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Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck): Skein Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck):
Skein

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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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 )

Price: $15.95

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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 )

Price: $16.95

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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:
Brazen Heart

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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:
Malo

(Utech Records -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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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 )

Price: $12.95

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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".

AMM: Spanish Fighters AMM:
Spanish Fighters

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Recorded at the festival Neposlusno (Sound Disobedience) in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012, the AMM duo of Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano perform an extend improvisation of tension and dynamic, delicately balancing sound in a rich dialog.

Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost: Beyond the Barrier Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost:
Beyond the Barrier

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Superb free improvisation from the UK trio of Nathaniel Catchpole on tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass, and Eddie Prevost on drums and bowed tam-tam, three generations of improvisers pushing the envelope of spontaneous composition in accomplished and playful dialog.

Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe: Supersession [REMASTERED, REPACKAGED, ADDITIO Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe:
Supersession [REMASTERED, REPACKAGED, ADDITIONAL TEXT]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Recorded at a concert in London, September 1984, this supersession brings AMM stalwarts Keith Rowe and Eddie Prevost together with saxophonist Evan Parker and bassist Barry Guy for an amazingly diverse and cohesive long improvisation.

Thing, The: Shake [VINYL 2 LPs] Thing, The:
Shake [VINYL 2 LPs]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95

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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Thing, The: Shake Thing, The:
Shake

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Made to Break: Before the Code [VINYL] Made to Break:
Before the Code [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95

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MTB continues to inspire, merging shake-your-ass jazz with experimental electracoustic elements, blending players from Chicago (reedist Ken Vandermark & drummer Tim Daisy) and Europe (bassist Jasper Stadhouders of Cactus truck & Christof Kurzmann on electronics).

Made to Break: Before the Code Made to Break:
Before the Code

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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MTB continues to inspire, merging shake-your-ass jazz with experimental electracoustic elements, blending players from Chicago (reedist Ken Vandermark & drummer Tim Daisy) and Europe (bassist Jasper Stadhouders of Cactus truck & Christof Kurzmann on electronics).

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Mauch Chunk Mostly Other People Do the Killing:
Mauch Chunk

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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Recorded and mixed on analog tape, MOPDtK combines historical jazz lineage and the 21st century perspective of MOPDtK's members (Jon Irabagon; Ron Stabinsky; Moppa Elliott; Kevin Shea), with each piece dedicated to an individual who influenced their compositional process.

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer:
Angels On The Edge Of Time

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $16.95

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A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.

Kuchen, Martin / Jon Rune Strom / Tollef Ostvang: Melted Snow [VINYL] Kuchen, Martin / Jon Rune Strom / Tollef Ostvang:
Melted Snow [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $17.56

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Martin Kuchen (Angles, Fire! Orchestra, All Included, &c) on tenor and soprano sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums for an album of muscular playing and intense interaction, including a breakdown of All Included's "Satan In Plain Clothes".

Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet: The Delaware River [VINYL] Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet:
The Delaware River [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $22.95

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The longstanding collaboration of cornetist Bobby Bradford and reedist Frode Gjerstad (together since '86) with bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass and Frank Rosaly on drums, recording at Philadelphia Art Alliance in 2014, a powerful lineup of modern free players.

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs] Carter, John Trio:
Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Between 1973 and '76 Sunday afternoons at Rudolph's Fine Art Center hosted the superb John Carter Trio with son Stanley Carter on bass and Chris Carter on cymbals; these live recordings were originally released in a limited LP in 1977, now reissued with a rare '77 radio broadcast.

Kuchen, Martin / Johan Berthling / Steve Noble: Night In Europe Kuchen, Martin / Johan Berthling / Steve Noble:
Night In Europe

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $10.00

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Swedish saxophonist Martin Kuchen (Angles, Trespass Trio, All Included) with UK drummer/percussionist Steve Noble and double bassist John Berthling in a searing album of free improvisation performed live at Glenn Miller Cafe in Stockholm in 2014.

DiSanto, Devin / Nick Hoffman: Three Exercises DiSanto, Devin / Nick Hoffman:
Three Exercises

(ErstAEU -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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A self-aware release presenting 3 exercises exploring the relationship between performer and audience, DiSanto & Hoffman recorded and reworked these pieces from live performance, including introductions and explanations, using sound created from common objects and stochastic synthesis.

McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs:
Ticonderoga

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A burning spiritual session inspired by John Coltrane's "Live at the Village Vanguard Again" that began when Jamie Saft told Joe Morris about his deep admiration for Alice Coltrane's playing, adding McPhee and Downs as the perfect complement to realize this excellent album.

All Included: Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL] All Included:
Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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With members from Angles, Universal Indians, Frode Gjerstad Trio, Friends and Neighbors, &c. the quintet of Martin Kuchen (sax), Thomas Johansson (trumpet), Mats Aleklin (trombone), Jon Rune Strom (bass) and Tollef Ostvang (drums) play modern, energetic jazz that kicks Satan's ass; highly recommended!

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions [VINYL 2 audiophile LPs + 4 postcards] Sun Ra Arkestra:
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(hatART -- Switzerland )

Price: $69.95

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The ultimate audiophile repressing of this essential album of Sun Ra and his Arkestra performing live in Switzerland in 1980, originally an LP, then a CD, and now restored and expanded to 2 LPs in the original box packaging, with 3 new tracks and 4 post cards.

Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor: Tales Of The Unforseen Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor:
Tales Of The Unforseen

(Tum -- Finland )

Price: $17.95

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Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.

Angeli, Paolo : S'u Angeli, Paolo :
S'u

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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Sardinian improviser Paolo Angeli in his 8th release on ReR, peforming solo on his augmented Sardinian guitar equipped with motors, pedals, individual string mic'ing, and extra appendages, along side incredible technical skill and a brilliant sense of pacing - highly recommended!

Necks, The: Vertigo [VINYL] Necks, The:
Vertigo [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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The Necks 18th album finds the trio of drummer/percussionist Tony Buck, bassist Lloyd Swanton and pianist/keyboardist Chris Abrahams in a vertiginous 44 minute dark excursion punctuated by cliff hanging moments through homemade instruments and unusual textures.

Necks, The: Vertigo Necks, The:
Vertigo

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $11.86

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The Necks 18th album finds the trio of drummer/percussionist Tony Buck, bassist Lloyd Swanton and pianist/keyboardist Chris Abrahams in a vertiginous 44 minute dark excursion punctuated by cliff hanging moments through homemade instruments and unusual textures.

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Candy [7 CDs] McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Candy [7 CDs]

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $59.95

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Working together since 2000, and performing as a duo since 2007, this solid 7 CD box set presents free improvising saxophone and pocket trumpet legend Joe McPhee with Europe's most amazing drummer, Paal Nilssen-Love, in live sets from 2007-2014 recorded around the world.

Polwechsel: Untitled (No.7) [VINYL] Polwechsel:
Untitled (No.7) [VINYL]

(God Records -- Austria )

Price: $17.25

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This Polweschel quartet explores the borders between structured compositions and improvisation, with two percussionist (Burkhard Beins and Martin Brandlmayr) and two strings players (Werner Dafeldecker and Michael Moser), in an exceptional display of tension and dynamics.

Gray, Devin (w/ Kris Davis / Chris Tordini / Chris Speed): RelativE ResonancE Gray, Devin (w/ Kris Davis / Chris Tordini / Chris Speed):
RelativE ResonancE

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.71

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Excellent NY jazz from drummer/composer Devin Gray's superb quartet with Kris Davis on piano, Chris Speed on reeds, and Chris Tordini on double bass, in 8 compositions that are as enjoyable lyrically as it is following the structures, twists and turns of each piece.

Hammershlag, Arnold: No Face, No Name Hammershlag, Arnold:
No Face, No Name

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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A rich, diverse and irrepressibly melodic album from trumpeter Arnold Hammershlag blending jazz with Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin influences, in a quintet with Sam Barfeld (violin), Wil Holshouser (accordion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Aaron Alexander (drums).

Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal): Four Girls Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal):
Four Girls

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

Price: $13.95

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Presenting four of Europe's most active free improvisers, Peeping Tom uses the language of jazz--bop, free, swing--alongside modern improvisational approaches and unusual/extended techniques to make sophisticated yet accessible music that surprises and captivates.

Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs] Seijaku:
Last Live [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.95

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Long form twisted blues from the Japanese Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (guitar, voice, violin & flute), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (drums), performing live at Club Goodman in Tokyo in 2014, for an album of profoundly introspective and dark music.

Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda: Duo Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda:
Duo

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The long-running duo of US-based Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and French saxophonist Michel Doneda in an album merging superb technical skills and creative approaches in an almost telepathic dialog of surprising twists and turns.

Komuna// Warszawa: plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III Komuna// Warszawa:
plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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A fascinating rendering of Ferrari's Tautology--everyday activities enacted in gesture, noises, words, &c.--used as a framework for a chamber work where the performers recorded their parts independently, which were then overlapped and played alongside Ferrari's tapes and narration.

Kupczak, Slawomir : Res Facta Kupczak, Slawomir :
Res Facta

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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A series of electroacoustic compositions from composer Slawomir Kupczak, combining the sounds of instruments via electronic means to create new hybrid sounds of alien character, released in carefully building works from near-minimal to unsettling eruptions of sound.

Roginski, Raphael : Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music Roginski, Raphael :
Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Solo guitar from Raphael Roginski, interpreting works from jazz giant John Coltrane, 8 compositions reworked in stunningly beautiful ways, with two works accompanied by text from Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, as sung by Natalia Przybysz.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Ellman, Liberty Sextet: Radiate Ellman, Liberty Sextet:
Radiate

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Guitarist Liberty Ellman leads a sextet with Steve Lehman (alto sax), Jose Davila (tuba), Stephan Crump (bass), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet) and Damon Reid (drums) in a diverse collection of eight original compositions of energetic, lyrical and informed NY jazz.

Zorn, John: Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn Zorn, John:
Forro Zinho Ñ Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Forro is a NY East Village rock ensemble that reinterprets forro--traditional Brazilian folk music--using modern Downtown language, here taking on the compositions of John Zorn in rhythmically rich melodic approaches that's equal parts tribute and collaboration.

Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey: Tenorhood Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey:
Tenorhood

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.36

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Brazilian-born, New York tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman in a duo with drummer Whit Dickey for an extraordinary album dedicated to and with pieces named for saxophonists Hank Mobley, Ben Webster, John Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins.

Taylor, Cecil : Garden, 2nd Set Taylor, Cecil :
Garden, 2nd Set

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The second set of Cecil Taylor's superb live set at Grosser Saal Volkshaus, in Basel, Switzerland in 1981, performing solo over five improvisations, presented for the first time in the original concert sequence.

Lyall, Chick / David Garrett: Green Room Lyall, Chick / David Garrett:
Green Room

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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The 3rd release from the duo of Chick Lyall (piano, violin, synthesizers, modules, computer) and David Garrett (drums, percussion, prepared piano, zither, electronics) in an inventive set of pieces that use a "kitchen-sink" approach to creating mesmerizing and inexplicable music.

Sylvian, David (w/ Jan Bang, Otomo Yoshihide, Toshimaru Nakamura): Playing The Schoolhouse Sylvian, David (w/ Jan Bang, Otomo Yoshihide, Toshimaru Nakamura):
Playing The Schoolhouse

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $34.95

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With contributions from Otomo Yoshihide and Toshimaru Nakamura, David Sylvian recorded this album for Mark Wastell after much discussion, creating an intense and mysterious album of organized concrete sound and field recordings based on an improvisation with Jan Bang.

Graewe, Georg: Stills And Stories Graewe, Georg:
Stills And Stories

(Random Acoustics -- Germany )

Price: $12.00

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German pianist and Euro Free Jazz stalwart Georg Graewe in his first solo release in more than a decade, a remarkable set of succinct compositions balancing astonishing technical skills with beautifully expressive playing, presented in several series of "stills" and "stories".

Thymolphthalein : Mad Among The Mad Thymolphthalein :
Mad Among The Mad

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95

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Six rich and varied electro-acoustic instrumental works from an amazing quintet of brilliant improvisers: Anthony Pateras (keys); Will Guthrie (drums & percussion); Natasha Anders (bass & computer); Clayton Thomas (double bass) and Jerome Noetinger (tapes & electronics).

Granberg, Magnus : How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky? Granberg, Magnus :
How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky?

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.36

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Swedish composer Magnus Granberg (Skogen) places baroque instruments alongside prepared piano, objects and electronics in an exquisite 60-minute piece performed with an excellent set of performers including Cyril Bondi, d'incise, Eric Ruffing, Christoph Schiller, &c.

Frey, Jurg : Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs] Frey, Jurg :
Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $26.95

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The Ensemble Grizzana (Ryoko Akama, Mira Benjamin, Richard Craig, Emma Richards, Philip Thomas and Seth Woods) performs a series of delicate and beautiful chamber pieces by Swiss composer and clarinetist Jurg Frey, who also performs on clarinet.

Eisenstadt, Harris: September, Canada Day IV Eisenstadt, Harris:
September, Canada Day IV

(Songlines -- USA )

Price: $9.12

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Drummer Harris Eisenstadt continues his excellent NY quintet with Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder, Chris Dingman, and new bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, through 7 original compositions of lyrical modern jazz that leaves room for open-ended and extraordinary soloing.

Korekyojinn: Fall Line Korekyojinn:
Fall Line

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95

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The 5th studio album from the trio of Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins alone / Koenji Hyakkei), Kido Natsuki (Bondage Fruit / Salle Gavoux), Nasunomitsuru (Altered states / Umbeltipo), avant-progressive instrumental rock, melodic and complex rock performed at breakneck speed.

Parker, William: For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX] Parker, William:
For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $27.16

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A 3 CD box set of new and previously unissued long-form works from world-renowned composer-bassist William Parker, 10 compositions with musicians including Hamid Drake, Cooper-Moore, Charles Gayle, Rob Brown, Mike Reed, Klaas Hekman, NFM Symphony Orchestra + Choir, &c.

Zorn, John: Pellucidarña Dreamers Fantabula Zorn, John:
Pellucidarña Dreamers Fantabula

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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The 4th album from John Zorn's Dreamers (Cyro Baptista, Joey Baron, Trevor Dunn, Marc Ribot, Jamie Saft, & Kenny Wollesen) is a lyrical album of tuneful compositions and superb soloing, in an ornate package accompanied by a 36 page book of colorful drawings.

Wilson, Tony 6tet: A Day's Life Wilson, Tony 6tet:
A Day's Life

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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The first recording of Tony Wilson's music inspired by the plight and lives of the homeless and drug addictied in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, in a band with P Carter on trumpet, Jesse Zubot on violin, Peggy Lee on cello, Russell Sholberg on bass and Skye Brooks on drums.

Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy: Our Lady Of The Flowers Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy:
Our Lady Of The Flowers

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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Named after Jean Genet's infamous novel, New York pianist Matthew Shipp's quartet Declared Enemy with Sabir Mateen on tenor sax & clarinet, William Parker on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, return for a second outstanding album of dynamic and masterful jazz.

Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter: Plane Crash Two Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter:
Plane Crash Two

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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The 2nd installment of the trio of guitarist Henry Kaiser, double bassist Damon Smith and drummer Weasel Walter's unadulterated free improvisation escapades, with innovative approaches to playing and a quirky sense of humor leading to outstanding improv.

Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra): Trio Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra):
Trio

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $8.40

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Pianist Jeff Kowalkowski is a long-standing fixture on the Chicago creative jazz scene; here he is joined by veterans of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, drummer Avreeayl Ra and bassist Harrison Bankhead for an inventive album of free improv.

Last Exit: Iron Path [VINYL] Last Exit:
Iron Path [VINYL]

(ESP -- E.U. )

Price: $32.95

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A much-needed reissue of this 1988 Last Exit album, with Bill Laswell (bass), Peter Brotzmann (sax), Sonny Sharrock (guitar) and Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums), muscular "darkwave" improvisation of virtuosic playing with superb energy, suspense and tension.

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Friction Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Friction

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Cellist Daniel Levin Quartet leads his quartet with Nate Wooley on trumpet, Matt Moran on vibes, and Torbjorn Zetterberg on bass, in open-minded modern compositions that blend jazz, chamber, and experimental improvisation of reserved and riveting character.

Loriot, Frantz / Manuel Perovic Notebook Large Ensemble: Urban Furrow Loriot, Frantz / Manuel Perovic Notebook Large Ensemble:
Urban Furrow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot's large ensemble drawn from 5 nations in an excellent set of compositions that employ a diverse set of approaches, slyly drawing the listener into unique and encompassing sound worlds of remarkable elements and superb improvisation.

Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley: Ninth Square Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley:
Ninth Square

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The extraordinary trio of three masterful players from different generations who have broken with convention while playing within free forms--Evan Parker on sax; Joe Morris on guitar; and Nate Wooley on trumpet--performing live at Firehouse 12 in Connecticut, 2014.



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