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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.

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

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Immediata -- Australia )

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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 )

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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.

Korekyojinn: Fall Line Korekyojinn:
Fall Line

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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. )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT Yoshihide, Otomo :
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet: Book II [2 CDs] Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet:
Book II [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The 2nd 2Bass Quartet from Israeli/NY saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer, with Reuben Radding and Sean Conly handling the bass, and Mike Pride on drums, featuring 9 tracks with just the minimum amount of per-conceived material so as not to distinguish the spontaneity.

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Rempis Percussion Quartet, The (w/ Haker-Flaten / Rosaly / Daisy): Cash And Carry Rempis Percussion Quartet, The (w/ Haker-Flaten / Rosaly / Daisy):
Cash And Carry

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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After 10 years together, the Rempis Percussion Quartet led by saxophonist Dave Rempist, Frank Rosaly, Tim Daisy on drums and percussion, and Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, recorded this concert at Chicago's Hungry Brain for a superlative album of rhythmically simmering free improv.

Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark):
Western Automatic

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.

ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy): Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs] ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy):
Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A reissue of Emanem 4301, a classic concert and studio performances from '70-'72 by the innovative trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone, piano) Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass), which was a much expanded reissue of the early Incus releaes 3/4 of the same name.

Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going Frith, Fred / Evan Parker:
Hello, I Must Be Going

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.

Helary, Sylvaine : Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs] Helary, Sylvaine :
Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

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A hybrid of theater, music, sound poetry and political manifesto from Sylvaine Helary, focused on the "Arab Spring" in Egypt, using intertwining words and voices around the quartet performances of Hugues Mayot, Sylvain Lemetre, Antonin Rayon and Sylvaine Helary.

Lama + Joachim Badenhorst  (Silva / Smith / Almedia): The Elephant's Journey Lama + Joachim Badenhorst (Silva / Smith / Almedia):
The Elephant's Journey

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Crossing tonal material with post-bop playing, trumpeter Susana Santos Silva leads her LAMA trio in electroacoustic and traditional playing, with guest reedist Joachim Badenhorst adding a masterful edge, as they interpret the novel by the Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago.

Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang): Skullduggery Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang):
Skullduggery

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The free improvising trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums, invites Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet and alto sax for a release of rugged free improv using unorthodox approaches and amazing dexterity in their playing.

All Included (Kuchen / Johansson / Aleklint / Strom / Ostvang): Satan in Plain Clothes All Included (Kuchen / Johansson / Aleklint / Strom / Ostvang):
Satan in Plain Clothes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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!

Davis, Kris Infrasound (Davis / Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black) Davis, Kris Infrasound (Davis / Goldberg / Noriega / Badenhorst / Bishop / Radley / Versace / Black):
Save Your Breath

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A superb octet including pianist and leader Kris Davis providing innovative compositions, with the powerful support of Ben Goldberg, Oscar Noriega, Joachim Badenhorst & Andrew Bishop on reeds, Nate Radley on guitar, Gary Versace on organ, and Jim Black on drums.

Last Exit: Iron Path Last Exit:
Iron Path

(ESP -- USA )

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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.

Murayama, Seijiro: Broken Iteration  [2 CDs] Murayama, Seijiro:
Broken Iteration [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A 2-CD release from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama, performing solo on "objects" which combines clearly percussive objects and other electroacoustic items of obscure origin, creating active, rich and curious sonic environments that envelop the listener.

Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt): Owl Ja Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt):
Owl Jacket [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The 4th release from the international quartet of NY cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and UK bassist Dominic Lash and pianist Alexander Hawkins, with compositions from all 4 players, including an adaptation of traditional Ghanaian & Gambian pieces.

Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble: Fractions [VINYL] Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble:
Fractions [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Five freely improvised tracks recorded live in 2013 at London's Vortex Jazz Club from the trio of Stefan Keune on soprano & tenor sax, Dominic Lash on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums & percussion, playing demanding active work and more introspective inner dialog; exceptional!

Hubweber / Schubert / Schlippenbach / Thomas / Wllers: Intricacies [2 CDs] Hubweber / Schubert / Schlippenbach / Thomas / Wllers:
Intricacies [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Performing live at B-Flat, in Berlin, Germany in 2014, this album aptly names the intricate interactions and dialog from this sophisticated and seasoned quartet, performing extended collective compositions that showcases each player while emphasizing their group dynamic.

Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride: Pulverize The Sound Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride:
Pulverize The Sound

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The trio of trumpeter Peter Evans, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer/percussionist Mike Pride have played together since 2010, crossing the boundaries of improvisation, composition and rock in dynamic genre-defying music intended to be played loud.

Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Recorded and performed without loops, overlays or other technological aid, Norwegian drummer and composer Ola Djupvik explores his limits in a mix of European free improvisation, minimalism and contemporary composers like John Cage and Morton Feldman.

Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco: Autumn Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco:
Autumn

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The collaboration of UK saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American ex-pat drummer Tony Bianco has at least a 15 year history, heard in these telepathic duos of free improvisation recorded at Delbury Hall, Shropshire in 2014 for 3 extended works of breathtaking playing.

Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm:
Distant Groove

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Reedist Frode Gjerstad leads the multi-national quartet of Louis Moholo on drums, Nick Stephens on bass and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, 4 superb players in a 4-part free improvisation of animated and intertwining dialog that enthusiastically carries the listener.

Gjerstad, Frode Trio (w/ Paal Nilssen-Love / Jon Rune Strom): Miyazaki Gjerstad, Frode Trio (w/ Paal Nilssen-Love / Jon Rune Strom):
Miyazaki

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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One of the great modern groups in free improvisations, saxophonist & clarinetist Frode Gjerstad leads teh trio of Jon Rune Strom on bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums in a liver performance at Miyazaki, Japan for 2 extended and 1 short improv of vital, informed and exuberant improvisations.

Lytton, Paul: ?! Lytton, Paul:
?!

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The first solo electronics and percussion album by radical and legendary British improvisor Paul Lytton since 1979, recorded in the studio in Germany, and using a wealth of homemade instruments, laptop, percussive devices, objects, and electro-mechanical devices.

Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet: No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975 Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet:
No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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The Bobby Bradford & John Carter Quintet captured in performance in 1975, the earliest known recording of this configuration live from their 70s period in Los Angeles, playing amazing free jazz with Stanley Carter and Roberto Mirando on bass, and William Jeffrey on drums.

SQID: SQID SQID:
SQID

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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An international quartet of electroacoustic improvisers, SQID (Angelica Castello, Mario de Vega, Attila Faravelli and Burkhard Stangl) formed in 2011, using field recordings of sound instruments and objects which they use in live performance to make remarkable audio environments.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

Vandermark, Ken / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Resistance [VINYL] Vandermark, Ken / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Resistance [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Live recordings from the duo of frequent collaborators Ken Vandermark on sax & reeds and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and electronics performing at Chicago's Heaven Gallery in 2013, for a superb set with surprising twists and turns and a great range of dynamics and approaches.

Vandermark, Ken / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Resistance Vandermark, Ken / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Resistance

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Live recordings from the duo of frequent collaborators Ken Vandermark on sax & reeds and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and electronics performing at Chicago's Heaven Gallery in 2013, for a superb set with surprising twists and turns and a great range of dynamics and approaches.

Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang: Tales Out Of Time Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang:
Tales Out Of Time

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A much-needed reissue of the 2002 release from the quartet of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Joe McPhee (sax, pocket cornet, trumpet), Kent Kessler (double bass) and Michael Zerang (drums & percussion) recording in the studio for incredible free improvisation from four titans.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: Kathmandu Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
Kathmandu

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Originally intended as a trio recording, when the 3rd player missed the Nepal Jazzmandu Jazz Festival, saxophonist Francois Carrier and drummer Michael Lambert carried on as a duo, these recordings from two sets displaying their impressive "freely melodic" approach to improvised music.

Davies, Rhodri: Pedwar  [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS] Davies, Rhodri:
Pedwar [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS]

(Alt.Vinyl -- Great Britain )

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Improvising harpist Rhodri Davies in a solo career retrospective box set with 4 LPs (+ download codes) in screenprinted heavy card sleeves with artwork by Jean Luc Guionnet, plus curated flyers, posters, a booklet written by Rhodri Davies, an essay by David Toop, &c. &c.

Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM: Morph Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM:
Morph

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Bertrand Denzler composed this pseudo-drone work performed by the ONCEIM Orchestra, allowing the orchestra members to make decisions in order to keep the drone alive while moving within a small, pre-established musical perimeter defined by the composer.

IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn): Featuring John Zorn IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn):
Featuring John Zorn

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Acoustic string improvising trio IST was invited by Derek Bailey in 2001 for his Company event at Tonic in NYC, here in the entire and intense concert they performed that night, including a 2nd set pairing with John Zorn, pushing the band into amazing and unexpected territory.

  Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Upsilon Acrux : Sun Square Dialect Upsilon Acrux :
Sun Square Dialect

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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The 7th release from this exceptional Los Angeles experimental community rock band, featuring dual drums, dual guitars, and Fender Rhodes, instrumental music with unconventional rock structures of intricate and weaving lines and surprising twists and turns.

Upsilon Acrux : Sun Square Dialect [VINYL] Upsilon Acrux :
Sun Square Dialect [VINYL]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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The 7th release from this exceptional Los Angeles experimental community rock band, featuring dual drums, dual guitars, and Fender Rhodes, instrumental music with unconventional rock structures of intricate and weaving lines and surprising twists and turns.

Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins: Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL] Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins:
Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL]

(Alt.Vinyl -- Great Britain )

Price: $21.50    

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Berlin based composer-performers Liz Allbee and Burkhard Beins team up for some electro-acoustic explorations, utilizing synths and field recordings, trumpet and percussion, and tuning forks.

Parker, Evan: Monoceros Parker, Evan:
Monoceros

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The four part "Monoceros" was recorded by saxophonist Evan Parker, here on soprano, in 1987, originally for the Incus label, here in a remastered form with Parker showing his masterful use of the extended techniques that have influenced a generation of players.

Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher: Conceits (1987/1992) Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher:
Conceits (1987/1992)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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In 1987 the trio of John Butcher on tenor & soprano sax, Phil Durrant on violin & trombone, and John Russel on acoustic plectrum guitar, released this LP of free improvisations using superb forward-thinking dialog, remarkable 3 decades after its release!

Mori, Ikue: Light In The Shadow Mori, Ikue:
Light In The Shadow

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A beautifully paced and uniquely voiced album of electronic soundscapes from luminary New York performer Ikue Mori, 10 works including a realization of Izumi Kyoka's story "Koya Hijuri", 3 pieces for Mozu birds, the 2-part "Pomegranate Seeds", and one of Zorn's Masada compositions.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )

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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald: Ghetto Calypso Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald:
Ghetto Calypso

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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17 succinct improvisations recorded in 2000 from the trio of the late and legendary German free improvising bassist Peter Kowald, West Coast bassist Damon Smith, and alto saxophonist Marco Eneidi, powerful and lyrical improv with a nod to Ayler amidst brilliant playing.

Webster, Colin + Mark Holub: Viscera Webster, Colin + Mark Holub:
Viscera

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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A biting and propulsive recording of free noise improv and rock from rising stars of the UK/European avant scene--Colin Webster on alto, tenor and baritone sax, and Mark Holub on drums--in their 4th album as a power duo playing ecstatic, guttural free jazz.



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