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Parkins / Wooley / Westera / Vuletic: Fugitive Beautee Parkins / Wooley / Westera / Vuletic:
Fugitive Beautee

(Ignoring Gravity Music -- Germany )

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Bojan Vuletic composed these works based on lines from Baudelaire's "Les fleurs du mal", a remarkable set of songs sung by Vera Westera over the excellent musicianship of Zeena Parkins on harp, Nate Wooley on trumpet, and Bojan Vuletic handling the odd instrument.

Eisenstadt, Harris : Old Growth Forest Eisenstadt, Harris :
Old Growth Forest

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York drummer Harris Eisenstadt revives his trio with trombonist Jeb Bishop and bassist Jason Roebke, adding tenor saxophonist Tony Malaby, recording in the studio after two concerts at John Zorn's venue The Stone in 2015, heard in here in momentous and heartfelt jazz.

Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston:
Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston meets improvising guitar legend Fred Frith for an incredibly well-paced series of duos, remarkable improv that uses space, skill, extended techniques and unexpected approaches to both instruments in vivid and beautiful discourse.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Confirmation Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Confirmation

(TAIGA -- USA )

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The first vinyl solo album from one of the world's most active percussionists, Tatsuya Nakatani, recording live at Nakatani-kobo in Easton Pennsylvania in 2015, in an incredible display of unexpected sonic territory from drums, bows, bells, bowls and cymbals.

Univers Zero: Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs] Univers Zero:
Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Belgium septet Univers Zero's 1977 debut album, now including a large work titled "La Faulx" presented as a second LP, a much-needed vinyl reissue of this ground-breaking album of intense compositional rock from co-founders of the "Rock in Opposition" movement.

Hooker, William: Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set] Hooker, William:
Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 4-CD set from NY drummer William Hooker documenting his early years between 1975-89 in 2 early LPs from his label Reality Unit Concepts, plus 2 never-issued sessions from '88 & '89; with David S. Ware, David Murray, Jemeel Moondoc, Roy Campbell Jr., Booker T. Williams, &c. &c.

Artaud Beats, The: Logos Artaud Beats, The:
Logos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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After performing at Jean-Herve Peron's 2010 Avant Garde Festival, Yumi Hara (keys, violin & voice), Geoff Leigh (winds & electronics), John Greaves (bass & piano) and Chris Cutler (drums & percussion) present their first studio album mixing open-minded composed and improvised music.

This Heat: Deceit [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat:
Deceit [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

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This Heat (Charles Hayward, Charles Bullen, Gareth Williams) "Deceit" expands on the band's amazing mixture of avant/prog rock, sonic and electronic experimentation, tape collage, and other inexplicable elements, a monumental album that still sounds ahead of its time today.

This Heat: This Heat [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat:
This Heat [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

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An impressive and unprecedented achievement in rock composition, This Heat's first album blends sonic work with avant rock, drawing liberally from no wave, punk, progressive, and more, influencing a generation and producing some of rock and improv's finest players.

Douglas, Dave & Monarch Art Ensemble: Fabliaux Douglas, Dave & Monarch Art Ensemble:
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(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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An oustanding suite composed and led by trumpeter Dave Douglas for the for Monash Art Ensemble, an improvising chamber orchestra including some of Melbourne, Australia's finest players, scored for four winds, four brass, four strings, four percussion, and electronics.

Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts: Dialogues with Ornette! Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts:
Dialogues with Ornette!

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings in 2015 from Bim Huis, and in Quintavant/Audio Rebel in Rio de Janeiro, the first a tribute to the late saxophonist Ornette Coleman in a 3 part suite of fast-paced and insightful improv; the 2nd "Quantum Illusion", an introspective and rich 2-part work.

Dunmall, Paul / John Edwards / Tony Marsh: To Be Real Dunmall, Paul / John Edwards / Tony Marsh:
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(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Hard working free improv session from the UK trio of Paul Dunmall on tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass and the late Tony Marsh on drums, performing live at the Vortex in 2010, and at UWE in Bristol, 2007, never released material reminding of Marsh's stature and skill.

Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert: OUTgoing Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert:
OUTgoing

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The inimitable trio of saxophonist Francois Carrier (also on Chinese oboe), drummer Michel Lambert and bassist John Edwards, joined by pianist Steve Beresford for a European tour, here recorded at London's Vortex Club for a powerful and diverse album of creative free improv.

Infinite Spirit (Gluck / Hart / Henderson / Sullivan): Revisiting The Music Of Mwandishi Band Infinite Spirit (Gluck / Hart / Henderson / Sullivan):
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(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Herbie Hancock's 1971 Mwandishi band is revisited by original members Eddie Henderson (trumpet) and Billy Hart (drums) along with Bob Gluck on piano & electronics and Christopher Dean Sullivan on bass, updating and exploring the potential from that exciting music.

Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall: I Look At You Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall:
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(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Blending free and compositional players, saxophonist Paul Dunmall leads the quintet of Neil Metcalfe on flute, Hanna Marshall on cello, Alison Blunt on violin and Phillip Gibbs on guitar for a refined and sprightly set of extended improvisations recorded at Birmingham Conservatory.

Frith, Fred: Field Days (The Amanda Loops) Frith, Fred:
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(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Works for dance constructed by guitarist/composer Fred Frith as accompaniment to Amanda Miller's choreography for Nederland Dans Theater in 2011, revisited and revised by Frith into these beautiful pieces, with help from William Wynant, Lotte Anker, Karla Kihlstedt Arditti, &c.

Frith, Fred: Propaganda Frith, Fred:
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(Recommended Records -- USA )

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The long-awaited, missing 2nd side of "Technology of Tears" recorded at Noise NY by Kramer, this album was written for theatre in 1987 using a host of avian and mammalian voices, snippets of unidentified musical material and electroacoustic noise-sculpting, for a dark and amazing album.

Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim: Nor Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim:
Nor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The freely improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues, Axel Dorner, Nuno Torres and Alexander Frangenheim recorded this beautiful album of dark sound in Germany in 2014, 3 movements of understated dialog using unexpected techniques in a subtle dialog.

WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim): Berlin Kinesis WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Active since 1997, the quartet of Alexander Frangenheim (double bass), Roger Turner (percussion), Pat Thomas (piano & electronics) and Philipp Waschsmann (violin & electroncis) in a wildly creative cross of non-idiomatic improv flavored by the London scene.

Frey, Jurg: Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas Frey, Jurg:
Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

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Five new or recent pieces from composer Jurg Frey, alongside his 1993 work "In Memoriam Cornelius Cardew", all performed by pianist Philip Thomas, presenting slowly unfolding compositions emphasizing the physical space and time within which sounds are situated.

Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet: Nipples [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet:
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(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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A legendary and intense album of European Free Improvising masters recorded in 1969 from a band led by saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, with Evan Parker on tenor sax; Derek Bailey on guitar; Fred van Hove on piano; Buschi Niebergall on bass; and Han Bennink on drums.

Survival Unit III: Straylight (Live at Jazzhouse Copenhagen) [CASSETTE with download code] Survival Unit III:
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(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The long-running trio of Joe McPhee on sax and pocket trumpet, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and Michael Zerang on drums, performing live at Jazzhouse Copenhagen, Denmark in 2013 for a classic Survival Unit set of open-ended and cathartic creative jazz.

Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr Rova Channeling Coltrane:
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(RogueArt -- France )

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Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.

Midnight Doctors: Through A Screen And Into A Hole Midnight Doctors:
Through A Screen And Into A Hole

(Ourodisc -- Great Britain )

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A long-term studio project/mutant big band merging collage, scored pieces, structured improvisations, cut-up jams, hi- and lo-fi textures, electroacoustic work, and location recording into large and wonderfully unpredictable compositions with few boundaries.

Volcano the Bear: Commencing [VINYL 5 LP BOX SET + DOWNLOAD] Volcano the Bear:
Commencing [VINYL 5 LP BOX SET + DOWNLOAD]

(Miasmah -- Germany )

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England's wonderfully eccentric improvising band Volcano the Bear in a stunningly beautiful 5 LP box set of known and unreleased tracks, with individual covers & linernotes for each track, plus 50 page book of photos, artwork, flyers & stories from the band's 20 years.

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
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(Driff Records -- USA )

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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton):
Matchbox

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Blending melodic strength with post-bop intensity, Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra on alto sax, lyricon & analog synth, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano, Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums present 10 exuberant and unique modern jazz compositions.

S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber): Cold Duck S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber):
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(Monotype -- Russia )

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A unique saxophone quartet from 4 distinctive players, all on soprano sax -- Johh Butcher, Christian Kobi, Hans Koch, and Urs Leimgruber -- creating an incredible array of sound and spontaneous composition with profound technical prowess and discerning discretion in dialog.

Twins of El Dorado: Verses [CASSETTE] Twins of El Dorado:
Verses [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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New York's Twins of El Dorado is a voice-trumpet duo exploring the concept of the art song and the intersection of text and music as a songbook concept, performed by Joe Moffett (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax), Cole Kamen-Green (trumpet), and Kristin Slipp (voice).

Frith, Fred / Michel Doneda Frith, Fred / Michel Doneda:

(Vand'Oeuvre -- Canada )

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Since 2007 NEXMAP has produced "Binary Cities", a performance series bringing together artists from different cities; in 2009 they brought guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Michel Doneda together in San Francisco for the first time for an incredible night of improvisation.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Complementary Colors Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Complementary Colors

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The long-standing partnership of saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp take color, with each track taking the name of a hue, mixing shades through free improvisation of subtle grace in a masterful dialog that only two such complementary players can present.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey: Butterfly Whispers Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey:
Butterfly Whispers

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman suggests the listener use the titles of these improvisations to create their own narratives for the fluid and oratory overtones of these lyrical instant compositions, performed with drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Matthew Shipp.

Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez):
Metatonal

(Ayler -- France )

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Guitarist Marc Ducret expands his trio of bassist Bruno Chevillon and drummer Eric Echampard with saxophonist Christophe Monniot, trumpeter Frabrice Martinez, and trombonist Samuel Blaser for a tour de force of dynamic and quickly shifting improv that both shreds and reflects.

Lacy, Steve Quintet: Last Tour  (2004) Lacy, Steve Quintet:
Last Tour (2004)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The Steve Lacy Quintet's final tour with vocalist Irene Aebi, trombonist George Lewis, bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel and drummer John Betsch, performing live in Boston for an impressive set punctuated with words from Burroughs, Waldman, Kaufman, Creeley & Schelling.

Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya): Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks] Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya):
Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The insanely great improvising rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki, and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, in the third edition of their 2004 album, with 4 different bonus tracks recorded live At Osaka Bridge: "Hash"; "Arabesque"; "Quicksilver"; and "Freestone".

Power Trio (Raon / Sa / Martins): Di Lontan Power Trio (Raon / Sa / Martins):
Di Lontan

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Guitarist Luis Jose Martins and pianist Joana Sa, known from their Shhpuma release "Almost a Song" and a release on Creative Sources, join again with harpist Eduardo Raon, with two Shhpuma releases, for a delicately complex, effervescent, and sometimes turbulent release.

De Looze, Bram  (D Looze / St-Louis / Levin / Van Hemmen / Van Der Werf / Verheyen / Ullmann): Septy De Looze, Bram (D Looze / St-Louis / Levin / Van Hemmen / Van Der Werf / Verheyen / Ullmann):
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(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Young Belgian pianist & composer Bram De Looze in a new Septych (septet) orchestrated with two cellos, three horns, piano and drums from a tremendous set of players: Daniel Levin, Gebhard Ullmann, Robin Verheyen, Lester St-Louis, Bo Van Der Werf and Flin Van Hemmen.

Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt): (Dance to) The Early Music Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt):
(Dance to) The Early Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Nate Wooley assembled his outstanding quintet of Josh Sinton on bass clarinet, Matt Moran on vibs, Eivind Opsvik on bass and Harris Eisenstadt on drums to present a non-ironic take on the early music of a trumpeter who inspired Wooley at an early age - Wynton Marsalis.

Parker, William / Raining on the Moon: Great Spirit Parker, William / Raining on the Moon:
Great Spirit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA / Canada )

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Recorded alongside "Corn Meal Dance", these 2007 recordings complete the picture of bassist William Parker's intensely creative session that day, adding 6 songs plus 1 live track from 2012, with Rob Brown (sax); Eri Yamamoto (piano); Lewis Barnes (trumpet); and Leena Conquest (voice).

Ware, David S. / Apogee: Birth of a Being (Expanded) [2 CDs] Ware, David S. / Apogee:
Birth of a Being (Expanded) [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Remastering and reissuing the essential 1st studio recordings by saxophonist David S. Ware as a leader, recorded in 1977 in NY and originally issued on Hat Hut, with a 2nd disc of material from those sessions, in a trio with Marc D. Edwards (drums) and Cooper-Moore (piano).

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Krokofant: Krokofant II [VINYL] Krokofant:
Krokofant II [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The second album from this Norwegian improvising power rock trio, blending the sounds of 70's instrumental rock with European Free Jazz sensibilities (especially from saxophonist Mathisen of The Core/Zanussi 5), using complex melodic heads to drive joyfully energetic soloing.

Brotzmann, Peter Group: Alarm [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Group:
Alarm [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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Peter Brotzmann's 9-piece ensemble for the 164th NDR-JAZZWORKSHOP with the South African rhythm team of Harry Miller (bass) and Louis Moholo (drums), plus Frank Wright & Willem Breuker(sax), Hannes Bauer & Alan Tomlinson (trombone) and Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano).

Ochs, Larry: The Fictive Five Ochs, Larry:
The Fictive Five

(Tzadik -- USA )

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West Coast multi-reedist and founding member of the Rova Sax Quartet Larry Ochs leads this impressive free improvising quintet patterned after the New York Contemporary Five, with the superb lineup of Nate Wooley, Harris Eisenstadt, Pascal Niggenkemper, and Ken Filiano.

Campbell, Greg / Greg Kelley / Bill Nace / Wally Shoup: One End to the Other [VINYL] Campbell, Greg / Greg Kelley / Bill Nace / Wally Shoup:
One End to the Other [VINYL]

(OPEN MOUTH -- USA )

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Captured during a tour of the Pacific Northwest, the quartet of Bill Nace on electric guitar, Greg Campbell on drums & horns, Greg Kelley on trumpet and electronics, and Wally Shoup on alto sax recorded this wonderfully thick improv set at Gallery 1412 in Seattle, Washington.

Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano: The Hurrah [VINYL] Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano:
The Hurrah [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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Recorded during a 4 night residency by drummer Chris Corsano at Cafe Oto in August 2014, this trio had been playing together for 9 years at this point, as heard in their 2nd album together of almost telepathic interplay in energetic and passionate free improvisation.

Dikeman Noble Serries Trio: Obscure Fluctuations Dikeman Noble Serries Trio:
Obscure Fluctuations

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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High-charged improvisation balancing between free jazz, avantgarde and minimalism from the trio of American saxophonist John Dikeman, Belgian guitar experimentalist Dirk Serries, and legendary English drummer Steve Noble, performing at Soundsavers in London, 2015.

Guthrie, Will: Sacree Onsession [VINYL] Guthrie, Will:
Sacree Onsession [VINYL]

(iDeal -- Sweden )

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Ames Room drummer Will Guthrie in two extended works combining pulse and rthymic ideas with melodic and pitch based textures: "Timelapse" recorded using the resonance of the Chapelle Saint Jean in Mulhouse, and "Pacemaker" a multi layered and multi dimensional piece.

Bourne / Davis / Kane: Broken Light Bourne / Davis / Kane:
Broken Light

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at Belfast's Sonic Arts Research Centre during the Translating Improvisation: Beyond Disciplines Beyond Borders colloquium, from the intrepid improvising trio of Matthew Bourne (piano), Steve Davis (drums) and Dave Kane (double bass).

Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy: Out Of The Blue Bjorkenheim, Raoul / eCsTaSy:
Out Of The Blue

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Ecstatic modern improvised music from electric guitarist Raoul Bjorkenheims quartet with drummer Markku Ounaskari, bassist Jori Huhtala, and saxophonist Pauli Lyytinen, in their second album blending complex time signatures with beautiful sonic environments.

Dikeman Noble Serries Trio: Obscure Fluctuations [VINYL] Dikeman Noble Serries Trio:
Obscure Fluctuations [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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High-charged improvisation balancing between free jazz, avantgarde and minimalism from the trio of American saxophonist John Dikeman, Belgian guitar experimentalist Dirk Serries, and legendary English drummer Steve Noble, performing at Soundsavers in London, 2015.

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: Busman's Holiday Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
Busman's Holiday

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A meditation on the inner mental environments that one encounters and endures during times of work-related travel, intended as a distraction in airports, bus stations, train stations, subway terminals, &c, reflected in literal and abstract sound for a mix of patience and terror.

Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor): Hommage A Bartok Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor):
Hommage A Bartok

(Silkheart -- USA )

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Trombonist Steve Swell presents an homage to composer Bela Bartok, applying jazz techniques to the composer's music to find something new and unexpected, in an amazing quintet with Connie Crothers (piano), William Parker (bass), Chad Taylor (drums) & Rob Brown (sax).

Oberg, Uwe: Twice, At Least Oberg, Uwe:
Twice, At Least

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 2012 & 2015 by German pianist Uwe Oberg performing a mix of original compositions and work by Monk, Bley, Lacy, & A. Peacock, balancing melodic and exploratory playing with passionate conviction backed by masterly skills and impeccable pacing.

Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck): Skein Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck):
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(Leo -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at Alte Feuerwache Mannheim, Germany from Skein, extending the trio of Achim Kaufmann (piano), Frank Gratkowski (reeds), and Wilbert de Joode (bass) with Okkyung Lee (cello), Richard Barrett (electronics) and Tony Buck (drums) for an amazing album of instant composition.

New Monuments (Yeh / Hall / Dietrich): Long Pig New Monuments (Yeh / Hall / Dietrich):
Long Pig

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Heavy improvisation from the NY trio of C. Spencer Yeh on violin and electronics, Ben Hall on trap set and Don Dietrich on saxophone and electronics, bringing Borbetomagus strength to this authoritative and exciting album of sonically oriented free improv.

Braxton, Anthony : Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set Braxton, Anthony :
Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Remaster of the exhilarating second set from saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton's concert at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA, 1993, one of 7 nights performing with the quartet of Marilyn Crispell on piano, Mark Dresser on bass, and Gerry Hemingway on percussion.

Douglas, Dave Quintet: Brazen Heart Douglas, Dave Quintet:
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(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Recorded after trumpeter Douglas' 50 state tour for his 50th birthday, his quintet with Jon Irabagon (sax), Matt Mitchell (piano), Linda Oh (bass) and Rudy Royston (drums) present a set of creatively lyrical compositions and two spirituals honed on the road.

Rosaly, Frank: Malo Rosaly, Frank:
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(Utech Records -- USA )

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Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly in a five track suite of sinister percussion and ambiguous space, using an acoustic drum set, contact microphones, oscillators, effects pedals and analog synths, mining jazz, Afro-Cuban, and non-idiomatic grooves using unconventional techniques.

Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith: Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith:
Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Recorded in 2001 at Gallery 2310 in Oakland, California, young Bay Area double bassist Damon Smith met German free improvising master Peter Kowald for two sets of lively, explorative and technically superb improvisations: "Broken Mirrors" and "Reflections".



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