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Quintet Recordings
 
Papasoff, Charles: Papasoff Papasoff, Charles:
Papasoff

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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Montreal saxophonist Charles Papasoff's first album as a leader and the 1st release on the Red Toucan label, presenting Papasoff solo, and in a quartet with trumpeter Baikida Carroll, bassist Santi Debriano, and drummer Pheeroan Aklaff.

Parker / Schlippenbach / Guy / Lovens / Lytton: 2X3=5 Parker / Schlippenbach / Guy / Lovens / Lytton:
2X3=5

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Two trios of powerful musicians, Parker/Guy/Lytton and Schlippenbach/Parker/Lovens, come together for a 77 minute-long collective performance of live improvisation full of vivacity and zest.

Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine: New Excursions Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine:
New Excursions

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

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Evan Parker with the Danish improvising group Ghost-in-the-Machine recorded live at the Copenhagen International Experimental Festival.

Paura: The Construction Of Fear Paura:
The Construction Of Fear

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Excellent, fun and slightly twisted free improvising quintet with Dennis Gonzalez, Mark Sanders, Alipio Netom, and father/son team Ernesto Rodrigues and Guilherme Rodrigues.

PBB'S Lacus Amoenus with Peter Evans: The Sauna Session PBB'S Lacus Amoenus with Peter Evans:
The Sauna Session

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Piero Bittolo Bon's Lacus Amoenus featuring the leader on reeds & electronics, Simone Massaron on guitars, Glauco Benedetti on tuba, and Tommaso Cappellato on drums, is joined by trumpeter Peter Evans for an album of transatlantic improvisation of great dexterity and humor.

Perelman, Ivo with Sirius Quartet: The Passion According To G.H. Perelman, Ivo with Sirius Quartet:
The Passion According To G.H.

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman and the string ensemble Sirius Quartet create a passionate album of free improvisation that is at times fierce and others delicate, all the while remaining extraordinary.

Period (Pride / Looker / Bettis / Jones / Hillmer): 2 Period (Pride / Looker / Bettis / Jones / Hillmer):
2

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

Price: $7.00    

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Unconventional improvised music incorporating experimental metal, free form jazz, art rock, electro-acoustic music, in a quintet with Mike Pride (drums), Charlie Looker (guitar), Chuck Bettis (voice & laptop), Darius Jones (sax) and Sam Hillmer (sax).

Platform 1: Takes Off Platform 1:
Takes Off

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A first and exceptional release from the Platform 1 quintet of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark, NY trombonist Steve Swell, European trumpeter Magnus Broo, Canadian ex-pat bassist Joe Williamson, and Amsterdamn based drummer Michael Vatcher.

Polwechsel: Archives of the North Polwechsel:
Archives of the North

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5: The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5:
The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

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Mike Pride's ensemble with Brian Moran, Jessica Pavone, Aaron Ali Shaikh in an extended work recorded live at Freddy's in Brooklyn in February of 2003, a slowly building work of unusual acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc: Copie zero Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc:
Copie zero

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00    

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Claude St-Jean's band, Les Projectionnistes (Tommy Babin, Bernard Falaise, Pierre Labbe, Remi Leclerc), plays an ecletic mix of songs ranging from alternative jazz, rock, and improv.

Rampersaud / Shaw / Neal / Martin / Krakawiac: Halcyon Science130410 Rampersaud / Shaw / Neal / Martin / Krakawiac:
Halcyon Science130410

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Intelligent and inspired compositions by saxophonist Evan Shaw and trumpeter Nicole Rampersaud performed with Jean Martin (drums and laptop), Wes Neal (double bass), and Tomasz Krakowiak (percussion).

Reed, Mike People, Places & Things, : Clean on the Corner Reed, Mike People, Places & Things, :
Clean on the Corner

(482 Music -- USA )

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Chicago drummer Mike Reed's 4th album with his quartet of saxophonists Tim Haldeman and Greg Ward and bassist Jason Roebke, here with guests Craig Taborn on piano and Josh Berman on cornet, irrepressible modern jazz.

Resende, Julio: You Taste Like A Song Resende, Julio:
You Taste Like A Song

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lyrical pianist Julio Resende's trio confirms his love for the song format in an album combining beatiful, lyrical melodies, groovy rhythms and hot improvisations.

Robertson, Herb - NY Downtown Allstars: Elaboration Robertson, Herb - NY Downtown Allstars:
Elaboration

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Rodrigues / Davies / Rodrigues / Bosetti / Ezaki: London Rodrigues / Davies / Rodrigues / Bosetti / Ezaki:
London

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.45    

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Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis: Trees Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis:
Trees

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Five trees interpreted through electroacoustic improv from the quintet of Guilherme Rodrigues (cello, Gianna de Toni, double bass), Raphael Ortis (electric bass, objects) Christophe Berthet (sax), and Ernesto Rodrigues (viola); mysterious and compelling music.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi: Lisboa Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi:
Lisboa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Orchestrated from strings, piano, percussives, laptop & objects, this quintet creates a complex collective voice from high- and low-frequency drones, dissonant long string tones, slow piano chords, metallic sounds, and rich electronics.

Rose, Jon: //shoppinglive@victo Rose, Jon:
//shoppinglive@victo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Rothenberg / Buck / Takeishi / Tronzo: The Fell Clutch Rothenberg / Buck / Takeishi / Tronzo:
The Fell Clutch

(Animul -- USA )

Price: $11.96    

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Rubedo 'ro: Rubedo 'ro Rubedo 'ro:
Rubedo 'ro

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $12.95    

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Six years of songs and compositions reflecting the life and travels of the Montreal quintet of Geraldine Eguiluz (voice, guitar, compositions), Marie-Lys Trudel (violin & viola); Julie Babaz (cello), Sheila Hannigan (cello) and Stephane Diamantakiou (bass).

Russell, Hal: NRG Ensemble Russell, Hal:
NRG Ensemble

(NESSA -- USA )

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Multi-instrumentalist Hal Russell's superb 1981 Nessa release with his NRG Ensemble with Chuck Burdelik (sax & winds), Brian Sandstrom (bass), Curt Bley (bass) and Steve Hunt (drums), inventive and engaging modern jazz.

Rutherford, Paul: Tetralogy 2CD Rutherford, Paul:
Tetralogy 2CD

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Four situations with the late, inventive tromobonist Rutherford, with electronics solo, in trio and in a quartet; remarkable and unusual improvisation from one of the greats.

Saft, Jamie Trio: Trouble-The Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan Saft, Jamie Trio:
Trouble-The Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Sanchez, Angelica Quintet: Wires and Moss Sanchez, Angelica Quintet:
Wires and Moss

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Electric jazz with a hard bop twist from NY pianist Angelica Sanchez and her quintet with French guitarist Marc Ducret and NY mainstays Tony Malaby (sax), Drew Gress (bass) and Tom Rainey (drums).

Sanchez, Angelica: Life Between Sanchez, Angelica:
Life Between

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pianist and Wurlitzer player Angelic Sanchez in a great band with Tony Malaby, Marc Ducret, Drew Gress and Tom Rainey in a set of Sanchez original compositions.

Sandell, Sten / David Stackenas with Parker / Guy / Lytton: Gubbrora Sandell, Sten / David Stackenas with Parker / Guy / Lytton:
Gubbrora

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet: Live at Crescendo Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet:
Live at Crescendo

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00    

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A live recording of lyrical post-bop jazz from Swedish legend, tenor saxophnoist Nisse Standstrom, in a live recording from 2014 fronting a quintet of creative players Jonas Kullhammar on tenor sax, Leio Lindberg on piano, Kenji Rabson on bass, and Moussa Fadera on drums.

Scheinman, Jenny: Shalagaster Scheinman, Jenny:
Shalagaster

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Settles, Brian and Central Station: Secret Handshake Settles, Brian and Central Station:
Secret Handshake

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $9.50    

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Saxophonist Brian Settles' quartet with pianist Neil Podgurski, bassist Corcoran Holt, drummer Jeremy Carlstedt, jazz that freely moves towards and away from the rhythm, with bursts of raw Ayler-like blowing.

Sharp, Elliott Aggregat: Quintet Sharp, Elliott Aggregat:
Quintet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 2nd Aggregat album expands the first release's trio of Elliott Sharp (just on reeds this time), Brad Jones (bass) and Ches Smith (drums) into a quintet with Nate Wooley (trumpet) and Terry L. Green (trombone) for an amazing set of free jazz compositions.

Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith: untitled (1959) Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith:
untitled (1959)

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Kadima collective saxophonist Ariel Shibolet and 4 California Bay Area players in impressive and intense improvisation that make for an unusual and open-minded discourse.

Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio: Live at the Tel Aviv Museum Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio:
Live at the Tel Aviv Museum

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Soprano saxophonist Shibolet performing solo and with the Between the Strings trio (JC Jones, Daniel Hofman, Nori Jacoby) live at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2006.

Skronktet West, The: EL Skronktet West, The:
EL

(Spool -- Canada )

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Reedist Scott Rosenberg's Skronktet quintet with Morgan Guberman (bass), Matt Ingalls (clarinets), Gino Robair (percussion) & John Shiurba (guitar) in a release of seamless improv that transitions between various styles.

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg:
Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins): Hammered Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins):
Hammered

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Drawing from some of NYC's finest - Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson and Andrea Parks - drummer Ches Smith's band takes the Downtown NY strategy to bridge experimental rock and avant jazz in unexpected and astonishing ways.

Smith, Ian: Tryst Smith, Ian:
Tryst

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Irish trumpeter Ian Smith in an eclectic quintet of improvisers: Brian Godding (guitar synth), Marcio Mattos (bass, cello), then-emerging Mark Sanders (drums, percussion), and Thebe Lipere (percussion).

Smith, Wadada Leo: Kabell Years 1971-1979 Smith, Wadada Leo:
Kabell Years 1971-1979

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $45.95    

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From 1971-1979 Wadada Leo Smith released four albums on his own, privately pressed label Kabell, now remastered and coupled with over two hours of unreleased bonus tracks.

Smith, Wadada Leo: The Great Lakes Suites [2 CDs] Smith, Wadada Leo:
The Great Lakes Suites [2 CDs]

(Tum -- Finland )

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Outstanding compositions and performances on a 2 disc set from trumpeter Leo Smith, each piece dedicated to one of the US Great Lakes, with multi-wind player Henry Threadgill, bassist John Lindberg, and drummer Jack DeJohnette, a milestone in a superlative career!

Solborg, Mark Trio with Evan Paker & Herb Robertson: The Trees Solborg, Mark Trio with Evan Paker & Herb Robertson:
The Trees

(Ilk Music -- Denmark )

Price: $12.35    

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Danish guitarist and composer Mark Solborg invited the legendary British saxophonist and improviser Evan Parker to join his trio along with American trumpet player Herb Robertson for an unusual and unique meeting across borders and generations.

Sorey, Tyshawn: Oblique-I Sorey, Tyshawn:
Oblique-I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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10 compositions from drummer Tyshawn Sorey's creative quartet/quintet repertoire "41 Compositions", created as a series of platforms for improvisation, here performed with Loren Stillman, Todd Neufeld, John Escreet & Chris Tordini.

Splatter with Rafal Mazur: cloudseed Splatter with Rafal Mazur:
cloudseed

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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Splatter's 3rd CD resulted from a meeting between the London-based quartet Splatter (Noel Taylor-clarinet; Anna Kaluza-sax; Tom Greenhalgh-drums; Pedro Velasco-electric guitar) and Polish bassist Rafal Mazur after their successful collaboration at Cafe Oto in 2010.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Hot & Cold Heroes Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Hot & Cold Heroes

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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The longest lasting and most controversial edition of the SME was that featuring John Stevens (percussion, cornet, voice) with two vastly under-rated acoustic musicians: Nigel Coombes (violin) & Roger Smith (guitar); plus 3 concerts from 1980 and 1991.

Squakk (Griener / Mahall / Roder / Thewes): Willisau & Berlin Squakk (Griener / Mahall / Roder / Thewes):
Willisau & Berlin

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

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Berlin's Squakk is the quartet of Michael Griener (drums), Rudi Mahall (bass clarinet, clarinet, baritone sax), Jan Roder (double bass), and Christof Thewes (trombone), performing free-bop that draws on jazz history transformed into the modern improvised language.

Takase, Aki: Tarantella Takase, Aki:
Tarantella

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ): Fanon Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ):
Fanon

(RogueArt -- France )

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Tarbaby (Orrin Evans on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums) is joined by saxophonist Oliver Lake and guitarist Marc Ducret for an album inspired by philosopher, psychologist and revolutionary Franz Fanon, a superb album balancing melodic and intense playing.

Tchicai / McBee / Fewell / Kohlhase / Hart: Tribal Ghost [VINYL] Tchicai / McBee / Fewell / Kohlhase / Hart:
Tribal Ghost [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $26.95    

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Recorded during his residency at New York City's Birdland in Feb 2007, saxophonist and co-founder of the New York Art Quartet John Tchicai performs with the quintet of Charlie Kohlhase (sax), Garrison Fewell (guitar), Cecil McBee (bass) and Billy Hart.

Tetreault, Martin: Des pas et des mois Tetreault, Martin:
Des pas et des mois

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Using extended and unsual techniques of cutting up, scratching, scraping, sanding grooves, even ironing his records, turntabilist Martin Tetreault approaches new music in audacious ways.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $18.95    

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume I Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Henry Threadgill's Zooid with Liberty Ellman, Jose Davila, Stomu Takeishi and Elliot Kavee in all new Threadgill compositions, important and influential modern jazz!

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume II

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Threadgill's 2nd Volume with Jose Davila, Liberty Ellman, Elliot Humberto Kavee, and Stomu Takeishi, intelligent and cutting-edge music exploring the boundaries of composition & improvisation.

Threadgill, Henry: Everybody's Mouth's a Book Threadgill, Henry:
Everybody's Mouth's a Book

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Todd / Solomon / Russell / Coombes / Beresford: Teatime Todd / Solomon / Russell / Coombes / Beresford:
Teatime

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Analog recordings from this quintet of European Free Improvisers taken from their 1975 Incus LP, and a previously unissued recording live at London's Little Theatre Club, 1973.

Trio Caveat / Josh Sinton: Introspective Athletics / Pine Barren Trio Caveat / Josh Sinton:
Introspective Athletics / Pine Barren

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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A split CD: Trio Caveat, a bass/sax/guitar trio with Chris Welcome, Jonathan Moritz, and James Ilgenfritz; and a solo release from multi-reedist Josh Sinton; two well complemented free jazz CDs in 1!

Trophies (Alessandro Bosetti / Tony Buck / Kenta Nagai): You Wait To Publish Trophies (Alessandro Bosetti / Tony Buck / Kenta Nagai):
You Wait To Publish

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00    

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The third release from the trio of Alessandro Bosetti (voice, electronics), Tony Buck (drums) and Kenta Nagai (guitar) with help from trombonist Hilary Jeffrey and Els Vandeweyer on vibes.

Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea Turkoz, Saadet:
Marmara Sea

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $8.40    

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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 )

Price: $17.95    

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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.

Various Artists: Free Zone Appleby 2004 Various Artists:
Free Zone Appleby 2004

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4 Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet:
The Berlin Series No. 4

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

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A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.



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