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Quartet Recordings
 
Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal <i>[Used Item Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez):
Metatonal [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $8.00

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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.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Mir

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $15.95

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The first meeting of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad, bassist Jon Rune Strom and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, performing live at Cafe Mir in Oslo, an amazingly energetic session of great dialog and drive.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.95

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders: Rope <i>[Used Item]</i> Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders:
Rope [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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Soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert and pianist Uwe Oberg have played together since 2009; for ROPE they are joined by UK drummer Mark Sanders and Amsterdam bassist Wilbert de Joode for a diverse and astounding live set performed at Just Music Fest in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2015.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things <i>[Used Item]</i> Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

Price: $7.95

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $8.95

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle <i>[Used Item]</i> Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $5.95

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): Illegal Crowns Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum):
Illegal Crowns

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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A cooperative band of mostly NY improvisers-- Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn, and French pianist Benoit Delbecq, recording in the studio for a album of uniquely unusual and rewarding compositions from all players.

Quartet, The: Quartet, The [CASSETTE] Quartet, The:
Quartet, The [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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A Downtown NY quartet of drummer percussionists--Carlos Costa, Flin van Hemmen, Max Jaffe, and David Grollman--all active in the NY improv scene, here merging for an album of unique approaches to their instruments, from thunderous drones to curious experiments.

Porta Chiusa: Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I) Porta Chiusa:
Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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"Heike Fiedler's text "nano splitter gefaser" influenced me during composing, but I do not let it sound as a fluid text. Only fragments of sentences here and there will break out, but most of the time the voice will mingle with the thre...

Nordstrom, Fredrik : Gentle Fire, Restless Dreams [2 CDs] Nordstrom, Fredrik :
Gentle Fire, Restless Dreams [2 CDs]

(Moserobie Music -- Norway )

Price: $19.95

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Saxophonist Fredrik Nordstrom releases two sides of his music, the hard-hitting "Gentle Fire" and the more contemplative "Restless Dreams" in a 2 CD release with Gerald Cleaver on drums and Swedish jazz musicians Jonas Ostholm on piano and Torbjourn Zetterberg on double bass.

Escreet, John (w/ Evan Parker / John Hebert / Tyshawn Sorey): The Unknown (Live in Concert) Escreet, John (w/ Evan Parker / John Hebert / Tyshawn Sorey):
The Unknown (Live in Concert)

(Sunnyside Records -- USA )

Price: $15.45

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"Part of the attraction of improvised music is the implicit show of trust between musicians as they push off into the unknown. The relationships within a working ensemble determine the music's depth. Pianist John Escreet has established...

BassDrumBone + guests Joe Lovano / Jason Moran: The Long Road [2 CDs] BassDrumBone + guests Joe Lovano / Jason Moran:
The Long Road [2 CDs]

(Auricle -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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The 40th Anniversary release for the creative free improvising jazz trio of Gerry Hemingway (drums), Mark Helias (bass) and Ray Anderson (trombone), with guests Joe Lovano on sax and Jason Moran on piano; superb lyrical soulful collective improvisation of the finest order.

Bognetti / De Fabritiis / Fochesato / Galinari: Oprachina <i>[Used Item]</i> Bognetti / De Fabritiis / Fochesato / Galinari:
Oprachina [Used Item]

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $5.00

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"Oprachina" is made up of the words opra (opera) & china (bowed), meaning alienating, back-breaking work, coined in the early 20th century to represent an equilibrium between written passages and free improvisation.

Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault: Ocean pour la suite <i>[Used Item]</i> Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault:
Ocean pour la suite [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $6.00

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A collection of duo recordings featuring guitarist Sylvie Chenard playing with Maryse Poulin (sax), Martin Tetreault (turntables), and Alexandre St-Onge (electronics).

Copland, Marc: Crosstalk <i>[Used Item]</i> Copland, Marc:
Crosstalk [Used Item]

(Pirouet -- Germany )

Price: $13.00

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A quartet of finesse and great communication led by pianist Copland, with saxophonist Greg Osby, bassist Doug Weiss and drummer Victor Lewis, performing original compositions and two well-placed standards.

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $10.00

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Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Dorner / Schroder / Thomas / Steidle: Das Treffen <i>[Used Item]</i> Dorner / Schroder / Thomas / Steidle:
Das Treffen [Used Item]

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $10.00

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The quaret of Axel Dorner on trumpet and electronics, John Schroder on piano, Clayton Thomas on double bass and Oliver Steidle on drums and percussion in 2008 studio recordings.

Dubost / Matthews / Rives / Zach: Dining Room Music <i>[Used Item]</i> Dubost / Matthews / Rives / Zach:
Dining Room Music [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00

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Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton: Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys) <i>[Used Item]</i> Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton:
Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys) [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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Unusual improvisational forms from the quartet of saxophonist Paul Hartsaw, guitarist Kristian Aspelin, bassist Damon Smith and percussionist Jerome Byrerton, recording in Oakland, CA in 2006.

Jealousy Party & Nicolas Wiese: Relative Memory <i>[Used Item]</i> Jealousy Party & Nicolas Wiese:
Relative Memory [Used Item]

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $10.00

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The Italian improvising music unit Jealousy Party, known for their spontaneous use of self-recycling through playback devices, is joined by Berlin-based artist and composer Nicolas Wiese in this studio recording.

Jackson / Long / Taylor / Tippett: Four Quartets Jackson / Long / Taylor / Tippett:
Four Quartets

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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"Tom Jackson and Keith Tippett met at Tippett's educational sessions on free improvisation in 2001. When Ashley-John Long joined those classes in 2004 he and Tom immediately formed a duo and began performing together in 2009. After movi...

Snik: Metasediment Rock [VINYL] Snik:
Metasediment Rock [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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SNIK IS led by trombonist Kristoffer Kompen and bassist Ole Morten Vagan, who provide the compositions for their quartet with saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts and drummer Erik Nylander, in an album that ranges from meditative free playing to hard swinging bop oriented jazz.

Chadbourne, Eugene : There'll Be No Tears Tonight Chadbourne, Eugene :
There'll Be No Tears Tonight

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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"One of the absolute essentials of Chadbourne's oeuvre, what he described as "free improvised country & western bebop," featuring his frantic, skewed interpretations of classic songs such as Merle Haggard's "Swingin' Doors," Roger M...

Cirera, Albert / Hernani Faustino / Gabriel Ferrandini / Agusti Fernandez: Before the Silence Cirera, Albert / Hernani Faustino / Gabriel Ferrandini / Agusti Fernandez:
Before the Silence

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Dikeman, John / Luis Vicente / Hugo Antunes / Gabriel Ferrandini: Salao Brasil [VINYL] Dikeman, John / Luis Vicente / Hugo Antunes / Gabriel Ferrandini:
Salao Brasil [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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300 LP copies limited edition...

Nu Band, The: The Final Concert [VINYL] Nu Band, The:
The Final Concert [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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300 LP copies limited edition. ...

 


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