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Septet Recordings
 
Pisaro, Michael : Harmony Series 11 - 16 Pisaro, Michael :
Harmony Series 11 - 16

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Pisaro's Harmony Series revolve around the process of translating poetic works into text scores, which are then analyzed to find change in the implicit sound of the text, and developed into graphic scores for the performers; here presenting 9 of 34 pieces from the series.

Braxton, Anthony : Trio (Victoriaville) 2007 Braxton, Anthony :
Trio (Victoriaville) 2007

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Trio with Mary Halvorson and Taylor Ho Bynum live using laptop and interactive electronics at the 24th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville.

Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent: Talking Trash Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent:
Talking Trash

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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With 2 clarinetists--Joris Ruhl and Joachim Badenhorst--and 2 prepared pianists--Eve Risser and Philip Zoubek--plus flutist Julian Elvira, leader/bassist Pascal Niggenkemper explores his "different twins" concept in 9 uniquely orchestrated and impressive improvisations.

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $13.56    

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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.

Braxton, Anthony : 3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs] Braxton, Anthony :
3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]

(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $29.95    

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1st studio recordings of Echo Echo Mirror House Music, a framework where musicians Braxton, Halvorson, Bynum, Pavone, Testa, Siegel, & Rozen navigate scores combining cartography and graphic notation on instruments plus iPods with samples from Braxton's recorded discography.

Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy:
That Certain Feeling

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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2010 master of this 1990 classic, not your average book of standards, pianist Blake takes an unusual and broad take on Gershwin with the help of saxophonists Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Withdrawal (1966/7)[REISSUE] Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Withdrawal (1966/7)[REISSUE]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Featuring the earliest published recordings of Barry Guy & Evan Parker, percussionist John Steven's presents transitional sextet and septet performances of his groundbreaking free improv group from 1966 & '67 with Trevor Watts, Paul Rutherford, Kenny Wheeler, and Derek Bailey.

Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper /  Loriot / Roig): Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper / Loriot / Roig):
Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Active since 2013, this ever-changing band was formed by multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst, blending jazz, post-rock, noise, lo- fi, psychedelica, and ambient music into a potent brew, as heard here in this septet rendering performing live at the 2015 Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Edelin, Michel Quartet: Resurgence Edelin, Michel Quartet:
Resurgence

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95    

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French artists Michel Edelin (flute), Jacques Di Donato (reeds), Jean-Jacques Avenel (bass) and Simon Goubert (drums) in a melodic and creative jazz album that surprises in beautiful and unusual compositional structures.

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.

Toop, David: Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL] Toop, David:
Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $23.95    

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Drawing on contemplative elements of Buddhist culture, Japanese stone gardens, and inquisitive literature, David Toop developed these engaging sound works through three periods of solitute, casting them with the help of Lawrence English, John Butcher, Sylvia Hallett, &c.

Brighton, Ian : Now And Then Brighton, Ian :
Now And Then

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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British guitar Ian Brighton was tutored by Derek Bailey, and was a member of John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble and the Tony Oxley Quartet; this release coincides with the guitarist's 72nd birthday, in a variety of setting with a great list of improvisers.

AMP Stringency: Universe of Amp AMP Stringency:
Universe of Amp

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $5.00    

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Blanc, Michel: Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade Blanc, Michel:
Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $9.26    

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French jazz and rock drummer Blanc in an album of extended compositions using unique structures and vocal styles, fascinating colors and tones for unusual works.

Dickens, Deric: Speed Date Dickens, Deric:
Speed Date

(Deric Dickens -- USA )

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Drummer Deric Dickens wrote the melodies and concepts for these duos in an Ornette/Cherry mode, recording with fellow New York musicians including Kirk Knuffke, Ben Cohen, Jon Crowley, Jef Lederer, Matt Wilson, and Jeremy Udden.

Lavelle, Matt and Morcilla: The Manifestation Drama Lavelle, Matt and Morcilla:
The Manifestation Drama

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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New Yorker Matt Lavelle's 3rd KMB release, here with Morcilla (Martinez/Grillot/Forbes) playing over a set of 7 compositions that blend latin rhythms with free swinging jazz.

Lurie, Jessica Ensemble: Shop of Wild Dreams Lurie, Jessica Ensemble:
Shop of Wild Dreams

(Zipa!Music -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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Jessica Lurie (The Tiptons) in a passionate and fascinating album that blurs the lines between jazz, world, folk, and other lyrical forms, driven by a strong band and impressive soloing.

Marcus, Michael: Lotus Symphony Marcus, Michael:
Lotus Symphony

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $17.95    

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Dowtown reed player Michael Marcus concentrates on clarinet on this set of original compositions recorded in the spring of 2008 in a variety of band configurations.

Noonan Brewed by Noon, Sean: Stories to Tell Noonan Brewed by Noon, Sean:
Stories to Tell

(Songlines -- Canada )

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Silverman, Ken Septet: From Emptiness Silverman, Ken Septet:
From Emptiness

(SoundSeer Records -- USA )

Price: $7.00    

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Guitarist Silverman in a free improvising septet with Roy Campbell, Blaise Siwula, Tom Swafford and Dave Miller, plus Buddhist monk Kossan and Cumbus player Tom Shad.

Witham, David: Spinning the Circle Witham, David:
Spinning the Circle

(Cryptogramophone -- USA )

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West Coast jazz musician David Witham in a set with Nels Cline, Scott Amendola, &c. in a versatile set of jazz, world beat and jamband influenced originals.

Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre): Selebeyone Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre):
Selebeyone

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman merges his sophisticated jazz roots with the experimental hip-hop community, including French saxophonist Maciek Lasserre, vocalists HPrizm & Gaston Bandimic alongside bassist Drew Gress, drummer Damion Reid, and pianist Carlos Homs.

Dynamite Club: it's deeper than most people actually think Dynamite Club:
it's deeper than most people actually think

(Funhole Records -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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A cross of Tokyo and NY rock scenes, Dynamite Club is led by vocalist Kentaro Saito and drummer Mike Pride, in their 2nd release with help from Nate Wooley, Aaron Ali Shaikh, &c.

Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds <i>[Used Item]</ Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith:
A Place Meant For Birds [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.

Eisenstadt, Harris (w/ Moore, Schoenbeck, Dresser): Golden State II <i>[Used Item]</i> Eisenstadt, Harris (w/ Moore, Schoenbeck, Dresser):
Golden State II [Used Item]

(Songlines -- USA )

Price: $9.21    

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Live recordings at the 2014 Vancouver International Jazz Festival from drummer Harris Eisenstadt's excellent and lyrical Golden State chamber jazz ensemble, here as a quartet with Michael Moore on clarinet, Sara Schoenbeck on bassoon, and Mark Dresser on bass.

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 )

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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.

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).

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 )

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.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus:
Distances Ouies Dites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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Composer Jean-Luc Guionnet wrote "Distances ouies Dites" ("Distances: Hearsay") for the 7-piece Dedalus Ensemble, who are positioned in separate rooms at Le Consortium, each having to use the features of the room and distance from each other to confer linked musical ideas.

Herculaneum: Herculaneum III <i>[Used Item]</i> Herculaneum:
Herculaneum III [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00    

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Ranging from trio to septet, Herculaneum incorporates a chamber aesthetic into modern improvisational aesthetic with graceful expressiveness and compositional power.

Fond of Tigers: Uninhabit Fond of Tigers:
Uninhabit

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $12.95    

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The 4th album in 14 years from this instrumental Vancouver 7-piece avant rock band exploring both heavy and beautiful sonic environments; the band shares members with The Tony Wilson 6Tet, Dark Blue World, Aeroplane Trio, with Drip Audio leader Jesse Zubot on violin.

Dresser, Mark Seven (Mitchell / Ehrlich / Boroff / Dessen / White / Black): Sedimental You Dresser, Mark Seven (Mitchell / Ehrlich / Boroff / Dessen / White / Black):
Sedimental You

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Downtown NY scene pioneering bassist, currently on the West Coast, Mark Dresser presents an album of original compositions performed with an amazing septet including Marty Ehrlich, Jim Black, Joshua White, Michael Dessen, David Morales Borof, and Nicole Mitchell.

Labrosse, Diane : Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition <i>[Used Item]</i> Labrosse, Diane :
Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $7.95    

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"Blindfolded" manipulations by Labrosse of recordings from an amazing set of Montreal improvisers to create eight flashbacks to a bygone daily sonic life.

 


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