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Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players
 
Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc): This is Not Art Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc):
This is Not Art

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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French free improvisers Benjamin Duboc (double bass) and Jean-Luc Petit (contrabass & clarinet) in a moody album of bass tones, deep harmonics and rich timbral interaction with beautiful pacing that rises in confrontation and then descends back to artful darkness.

Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco: Autumn Dunmall, Paul / Tony Bianco:
Autumn

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The collaboration of UK saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American ex-pat drummer Tony Bianco has at least a 15 year history, heard in these telepathic duos of free improvisation recorded at Delbury Hall, Shropshire in 2014 for 3 extended works of breathtaking playing.

Eskelin, Ellery: Solo Live At Snugs Eskelin, Ellery:
Solo Live At Snugs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Ellery Eskelin performing solo on tenor saxophone at 61 Local in Brooklyn, NY, four original compositions, personal and distinctive improvisation like listening to tales from a well seasoned and adept traveler.

Fisch, Donat / Christian Wolfarth: Circle & Line 2 <i>[Used Item]</i> Fisch, Donat / Christian Wolfarth:
Circle & Line 2 [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Drummer Christian Wolfarth and saxophonist Donat Fisch first recorded in this formation more than ten years ago. Circle and Line 2 is the Swiss duo's reunion and an unique free jazz achievement. Saxophone and drum duos rarely become an...

FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin): All At Once FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin):
All At Once

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Three West Coast saxophonists, Jon Raskin (Rova), Frank Gratkowsk (Zeitkratzer) and Phillip Grenlief, in a free improvising trio of highly interactive music using extended techniques to captivate and entertain the listener.

Freedman, Lori: a un moment donne Freedman, Lori:
a un moment donne

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Solo clarinetist Lori Freedman in 13 new pieces of improvisation for soprano and bass clarinets that are vibrant, captivating, and full of texture.

Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going Frith, Fred / Evan Parker:
Hello, I Must Be Going

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $13.56

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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.

Frith, Fred / John Butcher: The Natural Order Frith, Fred / John Butcher:
The Natural Order

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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This album documents guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist John Butcher's first head-to-head encounter in a recording studio, two titans of their instruments playing without overdubs in a single session for remarkable creative and sonic results.

Gallio / Rupp: Fasane Hula Punk Gallio / Rupp:
Fasane Hula Punk

(Rapid Moment -- Malaysia )

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The duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and soprano saxophonist Christoph Gallio in a set of 13 studio improvisations, restrained and thoughtful dialog of great technical skill and unusual tonal approaches to both instruments.

Gies, Joachim  : Whispering Blue  <i>[Used Item]</i> Gies, Joachim :
Whispering Blue [Used Item]

(Leo Lab -- Great Britain )

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"The use of the saxophone to generate sounds outside the limits of its "design" has been a longstanding tradition in jazz, from the honks and squeals of the music's earliest practitioners, through the wrenching vocalizations of players ...

Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann: Soria Moria Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann:
Soria Moria

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A great duo recording on clarinets and terrogoto from multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad and legendary free jazz musician Peter Brotzmann, incredible free improvisation from two masters.

Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Grutronic & Evan Parker: Together in Zero Space Grutronic & Evan Parker:
Together in Zero Space

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.50

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Complex, hyper-contrapuntal and molecular modes of group playing from the quartet of Stephen Grew (keyboard, processing), Richard Scott (wigi, buchla lightning, blippoo box), Nick Grew (transduction) & David Ross (drosscillator), joined by Evan Parker.

Gustafsson / Oehlan: Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL] Gustafsson / Oehlan:
Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The first of Trosts "Jukebox Series" of 7" records brings saxophonist Mats Gustafsson together with violinist Albert Oehlan for a 2 song EP of unusual free improvisation.

Gustafsson, Mats w/ John Russell & Phil Minton: a duo(s) [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats w/ John Russell & Phil Minton:
a duo(s) [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Multi-reedist Mats Gustafsson explores unique environments in improvised music with two duos performed live at Cafe OTO, one duo per side, the first with free vocalist Phil Minton for understated gargling and instrumental aberrations; the second with guitarist John Russell.

Gustafsson, Mats: Torturing the Saxophone Gustafsson, Mats:
Torturing the Saxophone

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Compiling 3 very limited solo LPs from Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, performing intimate and unusual renditions of the music of Duke Ellington, Albert & Donald Ayler, and the important post-bop baritone player Lars Gullin; liner notes by Robert Crumb.

Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe: Supersession Guy, Barry / Eddie Prevost / Evan Parker / Keith Rowe:
Supersession

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $18.95

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Recorded at a concert in London, September 1984, this supersession brings AMM stalwarts Keith Rowe and Eddie Prevost together with saxophonist Evan Parker and bassist Barry Guy for an amazingly diverse and cohesive long improvisation.

Hairy Bones (Brotzmann / Kondo / Pupillo / Nilssen-Love): At Fresnes Hairy Bones (Brotzmann / Kondo / Pupillo / Nilssen-Love):
At Fresnes

(PNL -- Norway )

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The frenetic and mind-blowing quartet of Peter Brotzmann, Toshinori Kondo, Massimo Pupillo, and Paal Nilssen Love live in a steaming set from France, 2010.

Hetu, Joane: Seule dans les chants Hetu, Joane:
Seule dans les chants

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Joane Hetu in her first solo album for alto saxophone and voice that is poetic and intimate.

Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2 Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler):
Horns 1.2

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler's pseudo-drone piece for the ensemble of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux (alto sax), Fidel Fourneyron (trombone) and Luis Laurain (trumpet) where the players keep the sound alive while moving in a small, pre-established musical perimeter.

Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney  : Fire Song Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney :
Fire Song

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Hughes, Benoit: Crescent Road [3-inch CDR] Hughes, Benoit:
Crescent Road [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Autodidact Benoit Hughes recorded these improvisations to a mini-disc recorder on auto-volume, adding unusual sonic qualities to inventive playing on the piano and half-clarinet, where the physical ambiance mixes with his unbridled machinations.

International Nothing, The: The Dark Side of Success International Nothing, The:
The Dark Side of Success

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Berlin clarinetists Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke (The Magic I.D.) create rich, evolving soundscapes using tones and odd interjections in unison and in dissonance, dark works of subtle beauty in unique sound oriented compositions.

Jackson, Keefe Likely So: A Round Goal Jackson, Keefe Likely So:
A Round Goal

(Delmark -- USA )

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Keefe Jackson's all-reed group Likely So with Mars William, Waclaw Zimple, Marc Stucki, Peter A. Schmid, Thomas K.J. Mejer, & Dave Rempis in 11 compositions pushing the limits of the sax & clarinet family, recorded live at the 2013 Jazzwerkstatt Festival.

Keune, Stefan: Sunday Sundaes Keune, Stefan:
Sunday Sundaes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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Solo improvisation from Stefen Keune performing on sopranino and alto saxophones, intense playing that focuses on hard-blowing and extreme performance, wringing a singularly desperate yet astute language from the horn.

Konstrukt (feat. Peter Brotzmann): Eklisia Sunday Konstrukt (feat. Peter Brotzmann):
Eklisia Sunday

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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The Turkish trio Konstruct augmented with four Turkish players perform live at Eklisia, an old chapel constructed in the 17th century, with saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, recording the four part freely improvised "Eklisia Sunday".

Kraabel, Caroline / Phil Hargreaves : Where We Were (Shadows Of Liverpool)  <i>[Used Item]</i> Kraabel, Caroline / Phil Hargreaves :
Where We Were (Shadows Of Liverpool) [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Where We Were is not your usual set of saxophone duets. Over the course of nearly four years, Caroline Kraabel and Phil Hargreaves hauled their saxes, flutes, and recording equipment to several unusual recording locations, from the ane...

Kuchen, Martin : ...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust Kuchen, Martin :
...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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During his residency in Vienna as part of Johannes Heuer's "Vor Anker", Kuchen recorded these curious solo works using saxophone and preparations, 6 pieces of understated intent using unconventional approaches rewarding the active listener.

Lacy Five, Steve: The Way [2 CDs] Lacy Five, Steve:
The Way [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lacy, Steve /  Rudd, Roswell Quartet: Early and Late Lacy, Steve / Rudd, Roswell Quartet:
Early and Late

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion: Songs Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion:
Songs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Lacy, Steve / Steve Potts: Tips Lacy, Steve / Steve Potts:
Tips

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Recorded in Paris in 1979, Steve Lacy (soprano sax) and Steve Potts (alto sax) perform music for the aphorisms of Georges Braque, as sung by Irene Aebi; originally issued on Hat Hut records, this reiusse remasters the original release and includes images from the score.

Lacy, Steve & Joe McPhee: The Rest [VINYL] Lacy, Steve & Joe McPhee:
The Rest [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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A previously unreleased, excellent improvised piece with two soprano saxophones from a concert in June 1977 in Basel, Switzerland when Steve Lacy invited Joe McPhee to join him to close his set.

Lacy, Steve Five: Blinks...Zurich 1983 Lacy, Steve Five:
Blinks...Zurich 1983

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

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Reissue of this 1983 live outing of the Steve Lacy Five, an incredible and sophisticated band with Steve Potts, Irene Aebi, Jean-Jacques Avenel and Oliver Johnson performing Lacy compositions.

Lacy, Steve Quartet: One Fell Swoop Lacy, Steve Quartet:
One Fell Swoop

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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Lacy, Steve: at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002 Lacy, Steve:
at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lacy, Steve: Avignon And After Vol.1 Lacy, Steve:
Avignon And After Vol.1

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Highlights from saxophonist Steve Lacy's first solo concerts in Avignon 1972 originally released on LP in 1974, with additional recordings and a solo performance of his "Clangs" cycle from Berlin, 1974.

Lacy, Steve: Cycles (1976-80) [2 CDs] Lacy, Steve:
Cycles (1976-80) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Solo saxophone performances of three of Steve Lacy's cycles--"Shots", "Sands", and "Hedges"--recorded in concert and in the studio in the late 70's and 1980, with the majority of the material previously unreleased; thoughtful, technical, lyrical, astounding music from a true master!

Lacy, Steve: The Sun Lacy, Steve:
The Sun

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Four sessions of music mostly against the Vietnam War - all featuring Steve Lacy and Irene Aebi, in sextet, trio, and quintet with associates including Enrico Rava, Karl Berger, Kent Carter, Richard Tietelbaum, &c.

Lauzier, Philippe  / Eric Normand: Not the Music / do Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand:
Not the Music / do

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The Canadian duo of reedist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Eric Normand freely improvise in sound environments that are both introspective and precarious, using subtle and aberrant approaches to playing that evoke unusual aspects of their instruments in oddly refined dialog.

Lauzier, Philippe: Transparence Lauzier, Philippe:
Transparence

(Schraum -- Germany )

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Quebec bass clarinetist and saxophonist Philippe Lauzier is an accomplished improviser and composer, here in his solo debut, an epic suite that finds untreated acoustic reeds mingling with textured overdubs and subtle feedback, music that is equally jarring and hypnotic.

Leandre, Joelle  / Akosh S.: Kor <i>[Used Item]</i> Leandre, Joelle / Akosh S.:
Kor [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"On this dazzling duet recording with multi-woodwind ace Akosh S. (Szelevenyi Akos) at the Olympic Cafe in Paris the musicinas present seven works with a gait that intimates poetry in motion. Glenn Astarita writes in his liner notes tha...

Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco: Relevance Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco:
Relevance

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Dave Liebman arranged this, his (surprisingly) first encounter with Evan Parker, with the help of drummer Tony Bianco, performing live at the Vortext for BBC Radio 3.

McPhee, Joe / Brotzmann, Peter: Guts McPhee, Joe / Brotzmann, Peter:
Guts

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $15.00

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McPhee, Joe: Solos: The Lost Tapes (1980-1981-1984) [VINYL] McPhee, Joe:
Solos: The Lost Tapes (1980-1981-1984) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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A collection of material from saxophonist Joe McPhee's personal archive of recordings, presenting unreleased material from 1980-1984, a diverse set demonstrating his investigative approach to solo playing from freely improvised, experimental, to melodic work.

McPhee, Joe: Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight McPhee, Joe:
Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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A much-needed reissue of McPhee's 1979 Hat Hut LP documenting his 1977 concert at Salle Ste Croix des Pelletiers, performing 3 original compositions and Monk's "Round Midnight" with incredible skill and inventiveness.

Mengelberg, Misha & Evan Parker: It won't be called Broken Chair Mengelberg, Misha & Evan Parker:
It won't be called Broken Chair

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Two improvisations with Misha Mengelberg on piano & Evan Parker on tenor saxophone, one in concert and the other before the audience arrived, recorded at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam in 2006.

Merce, Sergio: Microtonal Saxophone Merce, Sergio:
Microtonal Saxophone

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.00

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Using an alto saxophone where the original mechanisms have been replaced with water, gas & compressed air taps, saxophonist Sergio Merce can microtonally move the tuning of any note and create multiphonics, allowing him to play several sonic layers while using circular breathing.

Metzger, Matthieu: SelfCooking Metzger, Matthieu:
SelfCooking

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $12.00

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A member of the French ONJ (Orchestre National de Jazz), saxophonist Metzger also works with a variety of real-time transformation music software; this is an excellent review of his compositions and his unique voice in modern improvisation.

Mitchell, Nicole: Engraved in the Wind Mitchell, Nicole:
Engraved in the Wind

(RogueArt -- France )

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Flautist Nicole Mitchell's solo album of her own impromptu compositions and interpretations of other artists' works composed for her, reflecting her deep relationship with nature and her instrument.

Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet: Bush Fire Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet:
Bush Fire

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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1995 studio recordings of this great UK quintet with Louis Moholo and Evan Parker leading, a classic meeting of two incredible free jazz performers in their prime.

Moore, Thurston & Mats Gustafsson: Vi Ar Alla Guds Slavar [VINYL] Moore, Thurston & Mats Gustafsson:
Vi Ar Alla Guds Slavar [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

Price: $27.95

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The long-running duo pairing of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, etc) and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth, Chelsea Light Moving, Dream/Aktion Unit, etc) in a limited LP of power and sound.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher: Dusted Machinery Nakamura, Toshimaru / John Butcher:
Dusted Machinery

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Collaborating since 2002, saxophonist John Butcher and no-input mixing board artist Toshimaru Nakamura made these recordings during David Sylvian's "When we return you won't recognise us" project.

Ikue Mori/Mark Nauseef/Evan Parker/ Bill Laswell: Near Nadir Ikue Mori/Mark Nauseef/Evan Parker/ Bill Laswell:
Near Nadir

(Tzadik -- USA )

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An historic meeting of four legendary improvisers, recording at Evan Parker's favorite Whistable church, and in New York City; mindblowing electro-acoustic improvisation.

Nechushtan, Alon (with Dresser / Swell / Rothenberg / Dick / Wooley / Kaiser / &c.): Dark Forces Nechushtan, Alon (with Dresser / Swell / Rothenberg / Dick / Wooley / Kaiser / &c.):
Dark Forces

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An incredible large group including Ned Rothenberg, Nate Wooley, Henry Kaiser, Okkyung Lee, Briggan Krauss, Steve Swell, Mark Dresser, &c. &c. performing the dark electroacoustic compositions of Alon Nechushtan.

Neuringer, Keir: Ceremonies Out Of The Air Neuringer, Keir:
Ceremonies Out Of The Air

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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Composer, saxophonist, writer, and interdisciplinary artist Keir Neuringer in a solo album of five extended improvisations performed before an invited audience, an emotional album of physical exhalations of grief at the loss of his mother months before the recording.

Neuringer, Keir: Ceremonies Out Of The Air [VINYL 2 LPs] Neuringer, Keir:
Ceremonies Out Of The Air [VINYL 2 LPs]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $14.36

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Composer, saxophonist, writer, and interdisciplinary artist Keir Neuringer in a solo album of five extended improvisations performed before an invited audience, an emotional album of physical exhalations of grief at the loss of his mother months before the recording.

Ochs-Robinson Duo: The Throne Ochs-Robinson Duo:
The Throne

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $16.95

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Two Bay Area improvisers--Larry Ochs on saxophones and Don Robinson on drums--in irrepressible and dynamic duos, from intense interplay to melodic introspection: 9 concise compositions including 3 that reference Lester Bowie, Glenn Spearnman and Muddy Waters.

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 )

Price: $13.95

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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 Octet, Evan: Crossing the River Parker Octet, Evan:
Crossing the River

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.95

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