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Quintet Recordings
 
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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

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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: $17.95

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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: $9.56

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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: $14.40

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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.

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

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.00

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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.

Von Orelli 5, Marco : Alluring Prospect Von Orelli 5, Marco :
Alluring Prospect

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Innovative arrangements in trumpeter Marco von Oreilli's quintet release, performed with trombonist Lukas Briggen, pianist Michael Wintsch, bassist Kasper von Gruningen, and drummer Samuel Duhsler, through 7 original and lyrical compositions that never fail to surprise.

Weber, Christian: 3 Suits and A Violin Weber, Christian:
3 Suits and A Violin

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Wishful Thinking: Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking:
Wishful Thinking

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $16.95

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Yamamoto, Eri: Duologue Yamamoto, Eri:
Duologue

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Japanese born NY based pianist Eri Yamamoto, part of William Parker's Raining on the Moon ensemble, in an album of duos with Parker, Federico Ughi, Hamid Drake, and Daniel Carter.

Zanussi 5 (Zanussi / Moster / Mathisen / Hegdal / Nilssen): Live In Coimbra Zanussi 5 (Zanussi / Moster / Mathisen / Hegdal / Nilssen):
Live In Coimbra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Bassist Per Zanussi and Zanussi 5 peforming live in Coimbra, Portugal at the 2013 Jazz ao Centro Festival, with drummer Gard Nilssen filling out the rhythm section and three reeds providing the front end for their powerful set balancing lyrical and free playing.

Zorn, John: At The Gates Of Paradise Zorn, John:
At The Gates Of Paradise

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A beautiful and sophisticated set of jazz compositions, part of Zorn's mystical works, performed by John Medeski (piano/organ), Kenny Wollesen (vibes), Trevor Dunn (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

Krakauer, David: Pruflas: The Book Of Angels Vol. 18 Krakauer, David:
Pruflas: The Book Of Angels Vol. 18

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Modern Klezmer clarinetists David Krakauer, founding member of Klezmatics, performs John Zorn's Masada compositions by taking them back to their roots, interpreting them as traditional (and not-so-traditional) Klezmer tunes.

Zorn, John: Dreamachines Zorn, John:
Dreamachines

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Dreamachines" takes Zorn's fascination with Gysin and Burroughs further in 9 compositions combining improvised and compositional techniques, performed by the amazing quartet of Joey Baron (drums), Trevor Dunn (bass), John Medeski (piano) and Kenny Wollesen (vibes).

Zorn, John: In Search Of The Miraculous Zorn, John:
In Search Of The Miraculous

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Zorn with Rob Burger, Greg Cohen, Ben Perowsky, Kenny Wollesen and Shanir Blumenkranz in a work inspired by esoteric spiritual practices, white magic, ritual, traditional myths & ancient legends.

Zorn, John: Nosferatu Zorn, John:
Nosferatu

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Released On The 100th Anniversary Of Bram Stoker's death, Zorn created this work for a modern Polish stage production of Stoker's classic vampire tale, performed with Bill Laswell, Rob Burger, Kevin Norton, and Zorn himself.

Zorn, John: On Leaves Of Grass Zorn, John:
On Leaves Of Grass

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Zorn's "Nova Express" quartet (Joey Baron-drums, Trevor Dunn-bass, John Medeski-piano, Kenny Wollesen-vibes) dedicates an album of lyrical contemporary jazz to poet Walt Whitman, a rich and beautiful album from some of Downtown NY's finest.

Zorn, John: Masada - The Circle Maker Zorn, John:
Masada - The Circle Maker

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $19.45

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John Zorn: Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus John Zorn:
Zorn: The Satyros Play / Cerebrus

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Two new large works beautifully packaged with a thick booklet: "Visions of Dionysus" with Cyro Baptist and Kenny Wollesen; and "Cerebus" with Peter Evans, David Taylor and Marcus Rojas.

Bret Higgins Atlas Revolt: Higgins, Bret; Atlas Revolt Bret Higgins Atlas Revolt:
Higgins, Bret; Atlas Revolt

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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A Canadian quintet led by double bassist Bret Higgins (Zebrina) merging latin, R&B, soul, film soundtracks, jazz and more into moody and infectious grooves, lyrical and upbeat music that borrows freely from a variety of world and folk styles in exuberant ways.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Mouthpiece Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Mouthpiece

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Outrageous sounds produced by a workshop orchestra directed by John Stevens - an SME-type improvisation; instrumental & vocal drones; a mechanically rhythmic yet unpredictable piece; and an all-out improv featuring non-vocal mouth sounds, vocal sounds & instruments.

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 )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Summer 1967 Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Summer 1967

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.07

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1967 recordings from the duo of John Stevens (percussion) and Evan Parker (soprano & tenor sax), plus Peter Kowald making the group a trio on two tracks; seminal work from three incredibly influential players.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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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.

Hammershlag, Arnold: No Face, No Name Hammershlag, Arnold:
No Face, No Name

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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A rich, diverse and irrepressibly melodic album from trumpeter Arnold Hammershlag blending jazz with Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin influences, in a quintet with Sam Barfeld (violin), Wil Holshouser (accordion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Aaron Alexander (drums).

Chadbourne, Eugene : Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius Chadbourne, Eugene :
Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Doc Chad's mysterious Eddie Chatterbox project, presenting tributes to master musicians he's had the opportunity to work with, this album including music from drummer Ed Cassidy, saxophonist Walter Malli, drummer Sunny Murray, bassist Peter Kowald, and throughout, guitarist Derek Bailey.

All Included: Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL] All Included:
Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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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!

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $14.95

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Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.45

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Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Zorn, John: The Dreamers-The Gentle Side Zorn, John:
The Dreamers-The Gentle Side

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting and remastering the most lyrical and beautiful tracks from John Zorn's three Dreamers releases, presented in a picture disc pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(Sundmagi -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David: Five Men Singing Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David:
Five Men Singing

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Brackeen, Charles Quartet: Attainment Brackeen, Charles Quartet:
Attainment

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Undersung tenor saxophonist Charles Brackeen's quartet plus one with Fred Hopkins, Andrew Cyrille, Olu Dara and Dennis Gonzalez recorded in 1987.

Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand: Transition de Phase Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand:
Transition de Phase

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Intense and understated electro-acoustic improvisation from saxophonists Jim Denley and Philippe Lauzier, electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel, guitaris Kim Myhr and bassis Eric Normand.

Eisenstadt, Harris: Canada Day II Eisenstadt, Harris:
Canada Day II

(Songlines -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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This is the 2nd release by Eisenstadt's stable working quintet Canada Day with Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder, Chris Dingman and Eivind Opsvik, named by ex-Torontonian drummer Eisenstadt for playing its first gig on Canada Day 2007.

Eisenstadt, Harris: Canada Day III Eisenstadt, Harris:
Canada Day III

(Songlines -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Released along with "Canada Day Octet", this new release presents drummer Eisenstadt's quintet with Nate Wooley (trumpet), Matt Bauder (sax), Chris Dingman (vibes) and Garth Stevenson (bass) in an album of great tunes and spirited playing.

Frith, Fred / Lussier, Rene: Nous Autres Frith, Fred / Lussier, Rene:
Nous Autres

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $16.95

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Kalashnikov: Bang Bang Kalashnikov:
Bang Bang

(Veal -- USA )

Price: $15.40

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Double CD of bleak and sinister metal-oriented improv from the duo of Jamie Saft on keys and bass and Mike Pride on drums and hostile and freakish vocals.

Killick: Exsanguinette Killick:
Exsanguinette

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

Price: $5.00

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Guitarist Killick Hinds comes together with saxophonist Larry Ochs, trumpeter Liz Allbee and drummer Brann Dailor for seven original tracks and seven remixes of intense avant-garde music.

Kyriakides, Yannis: The Buffer Zone Kyriakides, Yannis:
The Buffer Zone

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

Price: $15.95

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Normand 5, Eric: Sur Un Fil Normand 5, Eric:
Sur Un Fil

(Setola Di Maiale -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Bassist Eric Normand's compositions showcase the incredibly talented quintet of James Darling (cello), Antoine Letourneau-Berger (vibes), Michel F. Cote (drums/feedback) and Jean Derome (flute, sax, birdcall).

Other Dimensions in Music featuring Fay Victor: Kaiso Stories Other Dimensions in Music featuring Fay Victor:
Kaiso Stories

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $14.41

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Other Dimension with Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, William Parker, & Charles Downs, plus vocalist Fay Victor for an album influenced by Kaiso, a music of African and Spanish colonial influences.



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