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Lopes, Luis : Humanization 4tet Lopes, Luis :
Humanization 4tet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Debut recording for Portugese guitarist Luis Lopes' Humanization 4Tet with Rodrigo Amado on tenor sax, exciting free-form jazz with a powerful rhythm section.

Lopes, Luis Humanization 4tet: Electricity Lopes, Luis Humanization 4tet:
Electricity

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes joins forces again with Rodrigo Amado on tenor sax and Gonzalez brothers Aaron and Stefan on bass and drums for a muscular set where free jazz meets rock meets blues.

Lugerner, Steven: For We Have Heard Lugerner, Steven:
For We Have Heard

(Primary Records / NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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New York & San Francisco double and single-reedist Steven Lugerner and his quartet with Darren Johnston (trumpet), Myra Melford (piano) and Matt Wilson (drums) present an incredible concept album in 10 tracks of structure free improvisation.

Lugerner, Steven: For We Have Heard [VINYL] Lugerner, Steven:
For We Have Heard [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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New York & San Francisco double and single-reedist Steven Lugerner and his quartet with Darren Johnston (trumpet), Myra Melford (piano) and Matt Wilson (drums) present an incredible concept album in 10 tracks of structure free improvisation.

Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas): Strong Language Lunge (Brand / Durrant / Sanders / Thomas):
Strong Language

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The entire Bimhuis concert from 2002 as well as two studio tracks from 2000 by the improvising quartet of Gail Brand (trombone), Phil Durrant (electronics, violin), Pat Thomas (electronics, piano) and Mark Sanders (percussion).

Lytton / Wooley + Ikue Mori and Ken Vandermark: The Nows [2 CDs] Lytton / Wooley + Ikue Mori and Ken Vandermark:
The Nows [2 CDs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Nate Wooley and Paul Lytton continue their collaborations, extending their new duo recordings with live tracks from The Stone in NYC with Ikue Mori, and at Chicago's Hideout with Ken Vandermark.

Made to Break (Daisy / Hoff / Kurzmann / Vandermark): Provoke Made to Break (Daisy / Hoff / Kurzmann / Vandermark):
Provoke

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The result of a three day series of concerts by Ken Vandermark's new project with electronicist Christoff Kurzmann, electric bassist Devin Hoff and drummer Tim Daisy, taking new directions by following the principles of "modular organization".

Made to Break: Cherchez la Femme [VINYL] Made to Break:
Cherchez la Femme [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The quartet of Ken Vandermark on saxes, Christof Kurzmann on electronics, Devin Hoff on bass and Tim Daisy on drums trace women's influence on contemporary art, especially music, painting and photography, through 3 incredible examples of modern jazz.

Made to Break: Lacerba [VINYL] Made to Break:
Lacerba [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The electroacoustic quartet of Christof Kurzmann (electronics), Devin Hoff (bass), Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Tim Daisy (drums) performing live in Lisbon, an innovative and significant band developing new languages for improvisation.

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out [VINYL] Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out [VINYL]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets and guitar.

Mahall / Dorner / Roder / Jennessen: Die Enttauschung Mahall / Dorner / Roder / Jennessen:
Die Enttauschung

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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This Berlin based quartet play a collective jazz of uncommon strategy and amazing prowess on 17 tracks of economical and brilliant playing - recommended!

Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Codebook Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Codebook

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Mother Tongue Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Mother Tongue

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Maier, Giovanni: The Talking Bass Maier, Giovanni:
The Talking Bass

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Composer and double bassist Giovanni Maier creates the illusion of being everywhere at once while he plays alongside members of his quartet (Parrini, Calabrese & Amendola) as his instrument "talks" to theirs in this beautiful album.

Malaby, Tony: Tamarindo Live Malaby, Tony:
Tamarindo Live

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Tony Malaby's incredible Tamarindo trio with William Parker on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums is transformed to a quartet with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, performing live in NYC, 2010.

Malaby's, Tony TubaCello: Scorpion Eater Malaby's, Tony TubaCello:
Scorpion Eater

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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NY saxophonist Tony Malaby's latest album was recorded with his most consistent collaborators--tubist Dan Peck, cellist Christopher Hoffman, and drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck--in an album of energetic improv with a unique timbral configuration.

Malcolm, Nick Quartet: Glimmers Malcolm, Nick Quartet:
Glimmers

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Trumpeter Nik Malcom leads his quartet with pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Olie Brice and drummer Mark Whitlam on a series of compositions that provide frameworks for excellent free playing.

Mancini Project, The: Views of Mancini Mancini Project, The:
Views of Mancini

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Simon H. Fell, Steve Noble, Pat Thomas and Han Bennink performing the works of Mancini scored for a jazz piano trio, plus 'sound manipulation artist' and prerecorded tapes.

Maneri Quartet, Joe: Tenderly Maneri Quartet, Joe:
Tenderly

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Niescier / Drury: Mind Games Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Niescier / Drury:
Mind Games

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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The NY quartet of pianist Denman Maroney, alto saxophonist Angelika Niescier, bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer Andrew Drury, exploring rhythmic playing, timbral variation, and harmonic shading in elegant and delightful ways.

Marsh Quartet, Tony: Quartet Improvisations Marsh Quartet, Tony:
Quartet Improvisations

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Percussionist Marsh's quartet with Neil Metcalfe (flute), Alison Blunt (violin) and Hannah Marshall (cello) performing at the incredible acoustic space of Peter's Whistable, an intricate album of color and dynamic.

Masada String Trio: Masada String Trio - 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume One Masada String Trio:
Masada String Trio - 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume One

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Masson, Nicolas Parallels : Thirty Six Ghosts Masson, Nicolas Parallels :
Thirty Six Ghosts

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Tenor saxophonist Nicolas Masson's quartet mixes influences as far-ranging as Ornette Coleman, Black Sabbath, Wayne Short, Warne Marsh and Olivier Messiaen.

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.

Mazurek, Rob Pulsar Quartet: Stellar Pulsations Mazurek, Rob Pulsar Quartet:
Stellar Pulsations

(Delmark -- USA )

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Cornetist Rob Mazurek's Pulsar Quartet with Angelica Sanchez (piano), Matthew Lux (bass) and John Herndon (drums), a subset of the Exploding Star Orchestra, in 7 exceptional Mazurek tracks balancing cosmic chaos and control.

Mezei, Szilard Wind Quartet: Innen Mezei, Szilard Wind Quartet:
Innen

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Serbian viola-player/composer Szilard Mezei and his Wind Quartet return with a release that crosses contemporary chamber music, European folk-jazz and improvisation in magnificent ways.

Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch: What is Known Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch:
What is Known

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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San Francisco Bay Area bassist Lisa Mezzacappa's "garage jazz" quartet, a raw collective with an energized approach to jazz that focuses on band sound and chemistry.

Minton Quartet, Phil: Slur Minton Quartet, Phil:
Slur

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections (Mitchell / Taborn / Boykin / Taylor): The Secret Escapades Of Ve Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections (Mitchell / Taborn / Boykin / Taylor):
The Secret Escapades Of Velvet Andersen

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago flutist Nicole Mitchell's NY band with Craig Taborn (piano & wurlitzer), David Boykin (sax), Chad Taylor (drums & guitar) in a tribute to her mentor, the late saxophonist Fred Anderson and his Velvet Lounge club, in an excellent mix of free and melodic playing.

Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections: Emerald Hills Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections:
Emerald Hills

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago flautist Mitchell in a quartet with pianist Craig Taborn, saxophonist David Boykin and drummer Chad Taylor playing Mitchell's fascinating compositions of complex twists and turns.

Mitchell, Nicole: Awakening Mitchell, Nicole:
Awakening

(Delmark -- USA )

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A smaller group setting for flutit Nicole Mitchell performing with Jeff Parker (guitar), Harrison Bankhead (bass), and Avreeayl Ra (drums), compelling music from a rising force in modern jazz.

Moholo-Moholo / Pukwana / Dyani / Wright: Spiritual Knowledge and Grace (Live 1979) Moholo-Moholo / Pukwana / Dyani / Wright:
Spiritual Knowledge and Grace (Live 1979)

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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A previously unreleased recording documenting a one-off collaboration between members of The Blue Notes and tenor sax giant The Reverend Frank Wright, recorded in Holland, 1979.

Moholo-Moholo, Louis Quartet (Hawkins / Edwards / Yarde): 4 Blokes Moholo-Moholo, Louis Quartet (Hawkins / Edwards / Yarde):
4 Blokes

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Blue Notes drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo's quartet with three of London's finest improvisers--Jason Yarde on sax, John Edwards on bass, and Alexander Hawkins on piano--in live studio recordings of exciting and impressive structured free improv.

Momin, Ravish's Trio Tarana: Miren (A Longing) Momin, Ravish's Trio Tarana:
Miren (A Longing)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Morris, Joe Bass Quartet: High Definition Morris, Joe Bass Quartet:
High Definition

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Joe Morris' Quartet with Taylor Ho Bynum, Allan Chase and Luther Gray in a set of Morris original compositions, excellent and inspired writing and playing.

Morris, Joe Quartet: Balance Morris, Joe Quartet:
Balance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Joe Morris reunites his NY quartet as their last configuration from 2000, with violist Mat Maneri, bassist Chris Lightcap, drummer Gerald Cleaver, and Morris on guitar, bringing us an update on the intently informed collective improvisation that defines this great- band.

Morris, Joe Quartet: Beautiful Existence Morris, Joe Quartet:
Beautiful Existence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Morris, Joe Quartet: Graffiti In Two Parts Morris, Joe Quartet:
Graffiti In Two Parts

(RogueArt -- France )

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A 1985 recording of guitarist Joe Morris with Lowell Davidson (drums), Malcolm Goldstein (violin) and Butch Moriss (cornet) riffing on the idea of graffiti tags, performed live at the Cambridge Dance Center.

Morris, Joe: Camera Morris, Joe:
Camera

(ESP -- USA )

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Guitarist Joe Morris returns with Luther Gray on drums and adds the string section of Katt Hernandez on violin and Junko Fujiwara Simons on cello for his follow up to 2009's "Colorfield".

Morris, Joe: Wildlife Traits Morris, Joe:
Wildlife Traits

(Riti Records -- USA )

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All improvised quartet music by four acclaimed leaders in free jazz and improvised music, led by Joe Morris on bass, with Luther Gray on drums, Jimm Hobbs on alto and Petr Cancura on tenor sax.

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Slippery Rock Mostly Other People Do the Killing:
Slippery Rock

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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Claiming to have been inspired by smooth jazz, the 6th MOPDTK album is a remarkable achievement of forward-thinking free jazz with a bizarre sense of humor and an irresistible love of poking fun at form while simultaneously paying homage.

Muche, Matthias / Zoubek, Philip / Tang, Achim: Sator-Rotas Muche, Matthias / Zoubek, Philip / Tang, Achim:
Sator-Rotas

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An acoustic transcription of Marcus Schmicker's electronic composition, the palindrome Sator Rotas (A-Musik, 1999)

Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four: Live September 3rd, 2005 at Ja Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four: Live September 3rd, 2005 at Jazzfestival Willisau

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Newton, Lauren: Filigree Newton, Lauren:
Filigree

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Nilssen-Love, Paal: townorchestrahouse Nilssen-Love, Paal:
townorchestrahouse

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Norton's Metaphor Quartet, Kevin: Not Only In That Golden Tree... Norton's Metaphor Quartet, Kevin:
Not Only In That Golden Tree...

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux: Live au Upstairs Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux:
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

O'Leary, Mark : On The Shore O'Leary, Mark :
On The Shore

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Objets Trouves: Fresh Juice Objets Trouves:
Fresh Juice

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The third CD of Objets Trouves, which translates to "a natural or discarded object found by chance and held to have aesthetic value", from Gabriela Friedli (piano), Co Streiff (sax), Dieter Ulrich (percussion) and Jan Schlegel (bass).

ONJQ: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJQ Live in Lisbon ONJQ: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJQ Live in Lisbon

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Ovary Lodge (Tippett / Miller / Tippett / Perry): Ovary Lodge Ovary Lodge (Tippett / Miller / Tippett / Perry):
Ovary Lodge

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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P-Project (Alexius / Hertenstein / Nies / Grammss / eDincise / SeDincise / Bondi): Gravities P-Project (Alexius / Hertenstein / Nies / Grammss / eDincise / SeDincise / Bondi):
Gravities

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The electroacoustic improvising quartet of guitarist Peter Alexius, drummer Joe Herteinstein, Joker Nies on raw electronics, and Sebastian Grammss on spacebass, in 9 tracks that run the gamut from groove-based intensity to open dialog using unusual voices.

Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell: Tete a Queue Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell:
Tete a Queue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An eclectic collection of mostly improvisational songs that use sampling and other electronic processing on raw instrumental material, that is then combined with new improvisation to reshape the material even further.

Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans:
Scenes in the House of Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The classic European Free Improv trio of Evan Parker, Barry Guy and Pual Lytton is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for an incredible live concert at Casa de Musica, Portugal.

Parker, Evan: Hook, Drift & Shuffle Parker, Evan:
Hook, Drift & Shuffle

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Parkins / Bruttin / Tara / Obertova: quick-drop Parkins / Bruttin / Tara / Obertova:
quick-drop

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of Andrea Parkins, Dragos Tara and Laurent Bruttin live in Switzerland, 2006, with Wanda Obertova on voice for two pieces.

Pavone, Jessica: Army Of Strangers Pavone, Jessica:
Army Of Strangers

(Porter Records -- USA )

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Pavone's latest takes her compositional and improvisational "army" into more aggressive rock-oriented territory, with the help of drummer Harris Eisenstadt, bassist Jonti Siman and guitarist Pete Fitzpatrick.

Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey: The Edge Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey:
The Edge

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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A quartet session led by saxophonist Ivo Perelman, with pianist Matthew Shipp, drummer Whitt Dickey and bassist Michael Bisio performing 9 works penned by Perelman, succinct and superb NY jazz.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver: Enigma Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver:
Enigma

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The inquisitive nature of saxophonist Perelman searches for denser forms of expression with pianist Matthew Shipp and two drummers - Whit Dickey and Gerald Cleaver - allowing intense rhythmic playing over which Perelman's expressive voice slurs and shines.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: Serendipity Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver:
Serendipity

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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An extended and passionate work from NYC saxophonist Ivo Perelman, recorded at a studio session intended as a trio with drummer Cleaver and pianist Shipp, but from a scheduling mixup, serendipitously evolved into a quartet with the addition of William Parker on bass.



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