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Solo Artist Recordings
 
Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Abushanab, Branden: The Dust Improvisations Abushanab, Branden:
The Dust Improvisations

(no label -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Solo bass improvisations from Charleston improviser Branden Abushanab, 5 tracks using the strings, case, bridge and bow of the instrument for tempestuous and technical excursions.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Alcorn, Susan: Soldad Alcorn, Susan:
Soldad

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pedal Steel guitar innovator Susan Alcorn in a mostly solo release, beautifully performing 4 lush compositions by Astor Piazzolla, with bassist Michael Formanek joining for the Alcorn-penned "Suite for AHL".

Angeli, Paolo : Sale Quanto Basta Angeli, Paolo :
Sale Quanto Basta

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Paolo Angeli presents an experimental album that explores the entire range of his modified, extended, and prepared Sardinian guitar with beautiful compositions that defy categorization.

Angeli, Paolo: Bucato Angeli, Paolo:
Bucato

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Angeli, Paolo: Tibi  (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video) Angeli, Paolo:
Tibi (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $20.25

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The DVD movie and CD soundtrack of 10 years of Nanni Angeli's photo documentation of the strange story of Paolo Angelis exotic, extended giant Sardinian guitar.

Arcane Device (Myers, David Lee): Engines of Myth Arcane Device (Myers, David Lee):
Engines of Myth

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Ariel: Origami Ariel:
Origami

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $13.95

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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Bailey, Derek: Standards Bailey, Derek:
Standards

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Bailey, Derek: Ballads Bailey, Derek:
Ballads

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bailey, Derek: New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs] Bailey, Derek:
New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs]

(Incus -- Great Britain )

Price: $27.95

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A much-needed reissue of Derek Bailey's 1978 2-CD Japanese release on the Morgue label, the first disc a series of studio improvisations and the second presenting two live performances in Nagoya and Kalavinka.

Bailey, Derek: Pieces For Guitar 1966 - 67 Bailey, Derek:
Pieces For Guitar 1966 - 67

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bailey, Derek: Playing for Friends on 5th Street [DVD] Bailey, Derek:
Playing for Friends on 5th Street [DVD]

(Straw2Gold -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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Blake, Ran: Plays Solo Piano Blake, Ran:
Plays Solo Piano

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Reissuing pianist Ran Blake's 1965 ESP release presenting original compositions and works by Ornette Coleman and George Russell, along with arrangements of standards, an expressive and passionate release heralding Blake's long and brilliant career.

Blancarte, Tom: The Shortening Of The Way [VINYL] Blancarte, Tom:
The Shortening Of The Way [VINYL]

(Tubapede -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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A contrasting album of beauty and sonic exploration from Texas native, NY bassist Tom Blancarte, fueled by quotes from Frank Herbert and Ran Prieur, an unusual and creative album using extended and imaginative techniques from one of NY's finest bassists.

Blonk, Jaap: Keynote Dialogues Blonk, Jaap:
Keynote Dialogues

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Thirteen tracks by Avant vocalist Jaap Blonk using unusual techniques and electronics in his own original compositions and works for Thelonious Monk, Dylan Thomas, etc.

Blonk, Jaap: Lifespans Blonk, Jaap:
Lifespans

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

Price: $17.95

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Legendary improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk in a solo work, a mesmerizing and hallucinating piece of electronic music presenting myriads of voices and melodies that never repeat themselves.

Bolleter, Ross: Secret Sandhills and Satellites: Pieces for ruined pianos and pianos on the edge of Bolleter, Ross:
Secret Sandhills and Satellites: Pieces for ruined pianos and pianos on the edge of ruin

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.20

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Ross Bolleter improvises on pianos that have been "abandoned to all weathers and has become a decaying box of unpredictable dongs, clicks and dedoomps" around Australia between 2001 and 2005.

Brady, Tim: Twenty Quarter Inch Jacks Brady, Tim:
Twenty Quarter Inch Jacks

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Making extensive use of sampling and computer electronics, composer and guitarist Tim Brady combines a major work for 20 guitars on his debut record for Ambiances Magnetiques.

Braida, Alberto: Talus Braida, Alberto:
Talus

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Improvising pianist Alberto Braida combines the styles of jazz, 20th Century music, and European piano improvisation to create his own unique method of piano playing.

Brotzmann, Peter: Solo At Dobialab Brotzmann, Peter:
Solo At Dobialab

(Dobia -- Italy )

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Peter Brotzmann performed live at Dobialab in 2010 at the IX Dobiarteventi Festival, recording this superb set of 5 improvisations played on tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, tarogato, and B-flat clarinet.

Browne, Mark: Genial Decay Browne, Mark:
Genial Decay

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.60

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Using sopranino, sorano and decayed tenor saxophone, Mark Brown recorded these unusual improvisations, generating a huge variety of sounds and tones, and then constructing those recordings into this curious and captivating 40 minute work.

Butcher, John: Bell Trove Spools Butcher, John:
Bell Trove Spools

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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UK saxophone phenomenon John Butcher in 10 live solo recordings using the unique sonic environments of Richmond Hall, a Houston art gallery that has been compared to a bowling alley, and Issue Project Room's high-ceilinged marble room in Brooklyn, NY.

Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti: Changes Cage, John & Domencio Scarlatti:
Changes

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs both the playful and quirky sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti juxtaposed to John Cage's I Ching developed compositions, "Music of Changes", which complement each other in unexpected and sublime ways.

Catera, Damian: Radio deComposition Catera, Damian:
Radio deComposition

(Harsh House -- USA )

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Chadbourne, Eugene: At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Della 5 banger Chadbourne, Eugene:
Della 5 banger

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: End to Slavery Chadbourne, Eugene:
End to Slavery

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $14.99

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Old Time Banjo Chadbourne, Eugene:
Old Time Banjo

(Relax -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Roll Over Berlosconi [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Roll Over Berlosconi [VINYL]

(Interbang Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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The first release on Interbang Records presents Doc Chad in an LP taking on abuse of authority and power through Italian prime minister Silvio Berlosconi, in classic songs bridging blues, country, improv, and rock.

Chrysakis, Thanos: ΕΚΝΗΨΙΣ Chrysakis, Thanos:
ΕΚΝΗΨΙΣ

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Aural Terrains label leader and electronic composer Thanos Chrysakis in a work in three movements based on a blending of electronics and acoustic instruments.

Cipani, Nicola: The Ill-Tempered Piano Cipani, Nicola:
The Ill-Tempered Piano

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Twenty-four engrossing improvisations by Nicola Cipani that were made on broken and untuned pianos, keyboards, and even a clavichord that the artist found, from recordings over a two-year period across New York City.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Oltreorme Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Oltreorme

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00

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Italian composer Osvaldo Coluccino performed these minimal works using acoustic objects only: no musical instruments, no power tools, nor appliances, nor other electric machines, and no post electronic processing.

Cordier, Eric: Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006) Cordier, Eric:
Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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From an exploration of volcanoes in Japan to the ambience of a nap in France, composer Eric Cordier organizes field recordings made in his travels to create exotic and engaging audio environments that transport the listener.

Corner, Philip: Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) Corner, Philip:
Through Two More-Than-Mysterious Barricades (Improvizations After Francois Couperin) [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Fluxus musician Philip Corner uses French Baroque composer Francois Couperin's "Les Barricades Misterieuses" as the starting point for his piano improvisations, here presenting two unique perspectives on the piece, the 1st from 1992 and the 2nd from 2004.

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Cusack, Peter: Where Is the Green Parrot? Cusack, Peter:
Where Is the Green Parrot?

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Cutler, Chris: Solo Cutler, Chris:
Solo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Cymerman, Jeremiah: Purification / Dissolution Cymerman, Jeremiah:
Purification / Dissolution

(5049 Records -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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Clarinetist Jeremiah Cymerman's solo work with clarinet, electronics and amplifier is a dark and aggressive work that mutates the potential of the single reed into a monstrous instrument of surprising properties.

Dadge, Chris : Bin 15 [3-inch CDR] Dadge, Chris :
Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Percussionist Chris Dadge recorded these two drones using amplified cymbals, violin, and snare drum inside a replica of a Saskatchewan-prairies-style grain silo erected by artist Mark Lowe at the 2011 Calgary Folk Festival.

Dadge, Chris: Near and Distant Skies Dadge, Chris:
Near and Distant Skies

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Drummer and percussionist Chris Dadge plays a personal set that was recorded live and includes a variety of percussive stylings varying from minimal ideas to junk-oriented textural play.

Dadge, Chris: Pith [3-inch CDR] Dadge, Chris:
Pith [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge steps away from his drums for a live performance at Pith Gallery in Calgary, using field recordings and amplified objects to create intriguing and compelling environments of concrete sound, tinted from a percussionist's perspective.

Davies, Angharad : Six Studies Davies, Angharad :
Six Studies

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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Six unorthodox sketches for acoustic violin, focusing on advanced techniques and preparations including a plastic peg, a spring, and a nail file, from London based Angharad Davies, recording live improvisations at Goldsmiths University.

Davies, Rhodri: Pedwar  [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS] Davies, Rhodri:
Pedwar [BOX SET, 4 LPs + INSERTS]

(Alt.Vinyl -- Great Britain )

Price: $135.00

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Improvising harpist Rhodri Davies in a solo career retrospective box set with 4 LPs (+ download codes) in screenprinted heavy card sleeves with artwork by Jean Luc Guionnet, plus curated flyers, posters, a booklet written by Rhodri Davies, an essay by David Toop, &c. &c.

Day, Terry: Interruptions Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Denley, Jim: Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley Denley, Jim:
Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $17.95

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Recorded live in an Australian National Park on a 15-day walk, saxophonist Jim Denley performs solo on the alto saxophone in response to and in conversation with the environment around him using the natural acoustics of this rugged and awe-inspiring region.

Diamond Terrifier: Kill the Self That Wants to Kill Yourself Diamond Terrifier:
Kill the Self That Wants to Kill Yourself

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $8.75

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Sam Hillmer, aka the Diamond Terrifier, in his debut full length release, an album of spiritual free-RnB sax riffing embedded in world dub fragments and harmonizer pedals, embracing noise and jazz elements in irreverent ways.

Dimuzio, Thomas: Headlock Dimuzio, Thomas:
Headlock

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.00

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Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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Recorded and performed without loops, overlays or other technological aid, Norwegian drummer and composer Ola Djupvik explores his limits in a mix of European free improvisation, minimalism and contemporary composers like John Cage and Morton Feldman.

Doneda, Michel : Everybody Digs Michel Doneda Doneda, Michel :
Everybody Digs Michel Doneda

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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A collection of solo pieces from forward-thinking French soprano saxophonist Michel Doneda, using extended techniques and utilizing every inch of the horn, creating unconventional and captivating sonic expressions from the instrument.

Drake, Bob: 13 Songs and a Thing Drake, Bob:
13 Songs and a Thing

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Drake, Bob: The Skull Mailbox Drake, Bob:
The Skull Mailbox

(Crumbling Tones -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.00

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Draksler, Kaja: The Lives of Many Others Draksler, Kaja:
The Lives of Many Others

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Influenced by Cecil Taylor, Kaja Draksler is a Slovene piano player living in Amsterdam, performing inside and out of the piano in a unique style that approaches performing as a vision of the piano as a miniature orchestra.

Duboc, Benjamin: St. James Infirmary Duboc, Benjamin:
St. James Infirmary

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $9.95

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French bassist Benjamin Duboc, part of The Turbine!, Nuts, and a member of the Dark Tree roster, in a solo album of two extended improvisations: the traditional folk song "St. James Infirmary Blues"; and a free improvisation named for the church in which the album was recorded.

Duchesne, Andre: Reflexions Duchesne, Andre:
Reflexions

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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A solo poetic album by Andre Duchesne on acoustic guitar playing 14 beautiful songs.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 4 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, Vol. 4

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Marc Ducret's Tower series continues, skipping a beat as we jump from Vol 2. to Vol. 4, in this live solo acoustic guitar release from his 2012 Baltic tour, where he reassembles and builds bridges to offer a new vision of the Tower's cycle.

Edwards, Michael: For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer) Edwards, Michael:
For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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UK Composer Michael Edwards wrote these quiet compositions using his "slippery chicken" software, originally written as a challenge to pianist Rei Nakamura, in contrast to his technical skills, instead requiring pensive accuracy over a steady line of quiet chords.

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.

Falaise, Bernard: Do Falaise, Bernard:
Do

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Bernard Falaise's debut solo album in 15 peieces for guitar ensembles played by one guitarist with the help of overdubbing and digital processing.

 


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