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Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Josephson, Aurora / Joelle Leandre / Damon Smith / Martin Blume : Cruxes <i>[Used Item]</i> Josephson, Aurora / Joelle Leandre / Damon Smith / Martin Blume :
Cruxes [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Improvisers Aurora Josephson, Joelle Leandre, Damon Smith, & Martin Blume come together in a recording that is at times meditative, drone dominated & at other times a kaleidoscope of independent counterpoint.

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

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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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 )

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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 )

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A much-needed reissue of Eugene Chadbourne's ground-breaking free country improv album recorded in NYC with a great Downtown NY lineup including Tom Cora, John Zorn, Scott Manring, and David Licht, performing twisted takes on classics by Paycheck, Haggard, Miller, &c.

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

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The quartet of saxophonist Albert Cirera, pianist Agusti Fernandez, Hernani Faustino on bass and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums recording during the Voll Damm Festival Jazz Vic in Barcelona in 2015 for a set of four expansive, collective improvisations of intense interaction.

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

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Live recordings from Salao, Brazil in 2016 by the quartet of John Dikeman on tenor saxophone, Luis Vicente on trumpet, Hugo Antunes on double bass, and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums, for two sets of exploratory and often explosive free jazz.

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

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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The Nu Band with Roy Campbell, Jr on trumpet, Lou Grassi on drums, Joe Fonda on bass and Mark Whitecage on reeds toured from 2000-2014 until Campbell's passing; this excellent concert was their last with Campbell from their last tour, recorded at Sagewerk in Austria.

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL] Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann:
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang): The Chicago Plan Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang):
The Chicago Plan

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bringing together the core of the Gebhard Ullmann / Steve Swell Quartet in sax and trombone with Chicago mainstay improvisers Fred Longberg-Holm on cello & electronics and Michael Zerang on drums for an album that embraces free jazz, world rhythms, and experimental sound.

Douglas, Dave & Frank Woeste: Dada People <i>[Used Item]</i> Douglas, Dave & Frank Woeste:
Dada People [Used Item]

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Trumpeter Dave Douglas with composer/pianist Frank Woeste leads a quartet with Matt Brewer (bass) and Clarence Penn (drums) in a lyrical and sophisticated album paying tribute to "art of reinvention", the Dada Art movement of the early 1900s, interpreted through modern perspectives.

Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch: Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep <i>[Used Item]</i> Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch:
Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The remarkable Swiss improvising trio Koch-Schutz-Studer collaborates with NY improvising vocalist artist Shelley Hirsch for an amazing album of voice and electronic and acoustic improvisation with few boundaries and incredible insight.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Christian Kobi / Christian Skjodt / Zsolt Sores : Carved Water Chrysakis, Thanos / Christian Kobi / Christian Skjodt / Zsolt Sores :
Carved Water

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Using principles similar to Pauline Oliveros' Deep Listening, the quartet of Thanos Chrysakis, Christian Kobi, Christian Skjodt, and Zsolt Sores use acoustic and electronic instruments in carefully developed improvisations based around dynamics, densities & textures.

Lenoci, Gianni: Sextant <i>[Used Item]</i> Lenoci, Gianni:
Sextant [Used Item]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $8.95    

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Linson, Adam Systems Quartet (Dorner / Mahall / Linson / Lytton): Figures And Grounds <i>[Used Item] Linson, Adam Systems Quartet (Dorner / Mahall / Linson / Lytton):
Figures And Grounds [Used Item]

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Bassist and electronic artist Adam Linson brought this group together to explore new contexts at the intersection of jazz and computer music using real-time processing and interactive electronics.

Little Women: Throat <i>[Used Item]</i> Little Women:
Throat [Used Item]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Loud, agile and brilliantly odd Brooklyn quartet of saxophonists Darius Jones & Travis Laplante, guitarist Andrew Smiley and drummer Jason Nazary in their 7 part "Throat".

Masson, Nicolas Parallels : Thirty Six Ghosts <i>[Used Item]</i> Masson, Nicolas Parallels :
Thirty Six Ghosts [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

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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.

Emergency!: Live In Copenhagen Emergency!:
Live In Copenhagen

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )

Price: $18.95    

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Guitarists Otomo Yoshihide & Ryoichi Saito, bassist Hiroaki Mizutani & drummer Yasuhiro Yoshigaki performing a form of psychedelic swing on tunes by Charles Mingus, Rahsaan Kirk and Louis Prima.

Tilbury, John / John Lely / Dirar Kalash & Christian Wolff: Seaside Tilbury, John / John Lely / Dirar Kalash & Christian Wolff:
Seaside

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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"An album featuring first recordings of John Tilbury playing clavichord, recorded on his own instrument at his house in Deal, Kent. The CD combines improvised trios for the unique combination of clavichord, oud (played by the young Pale...

Govaert, Onno / Marcelo Dos Reis / Luis Vicente / Kristjan Martinsson: In Layers Govaert, Onno / Marcelo Dos Reis / Luis Vicente / Kristjan Martinsson:
In Layers

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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P.O.P. [Psychology Of Perception]: Ikebana P.O.P. [Psychology Of Perception]:
Ikebana

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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"Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is more than simply putting flowers in a container. It is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing where nature and humanity are brought together. It is stee...

 


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