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Solo Artist Recordings


 
Munro, Scott : Monty Munro, Scott :
Monty

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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Ever-active Calgary guitarist Scott Munro (Bent Spoon Duo) in his debut solo album of freely improvised guitar performed on a baritone guitar, treated and untreated, captured live at Weeds Cafe in 2010 & 2011.

Murayama, Seijiro: Broken Iteration  [2 CDs] Murayama, Seijiro:
Broken Iteration [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $14.95    

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A 2-CD release from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama, performing solo on "objects" which combines clearly percussive objects and other electroacoustic items of obscure origin, creating active, rich and curious sonic environments that envelop the listener.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Present Presence Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Present Presence

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani presents thirteen pieces that take the listener on an expedition in the modern use of percussion, beautifully paced with rich sound, unexpected harmonic properties, fascinating punctuation, a mesmerizing journey.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $11.70    

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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.

Newton, Jamie: Driving Nails Into Fog Newton, Jamie:
Driving Nails Into Fog

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Jamie Newton works with sound using guitar, keyboards, field recordings, processing, and Kyoto croquet, here in a contemplative set of works merging drone and thick noise with indistinct rhythms and layers of concrete sounds.

Newton, Jamie: Tone Wheel Newton, Jamie:
Tone Wheel

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )

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Tonewheel organ meditations along with feedback and sound forms using processed guitar, keyboards and field recordings from sound artist Jamie Newton, 2 slowly evolving tonal works sandwiching three more turbulent pieces in a journey of drone, noise and reflection.

Niggenkemper, Pascal: Look With Thine Ears Niggenkemper, Pascal:
Look With Thine Ears

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Ever-active bassist Pascal Niggenkemper in his first solo album of riveting and intriguing double bass work, from aggressive to contemplative and immersive improvisations using work using bass preparations to transform the instrument and make us rethink its potential.

Nordwall, Joachim: Concert Nordwall, Joachim:
Concert

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Skull Defekts member and a part of Ocean Of Silver And Blood, Joachim Nordwal is captured in a 2008 concert in Oslo for this 17 minute lo-fi set of textured sound work, a grainy drone of howling sound.

Nyberg, Joacim : Fylkingen, March 27, 2014 Nyberg, Joacim :
Fylkingen, March 27, 2014

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist Joacim Nyberg, also performing on double bass, bell and recorder, in a live performance in Stockholm, Sweden at Fylkingen in 2014, using "Wood, steel, air. Hands, fingers, heart" in an open-ended and ardent exposition of his interpretation of jazz.

Parker, Evan: Conic Sections Parker, Evan:
Conic Sections

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Evan Parker's followup to The Snake Decides is this live recording of saxophone solos from 1989 recorded in the Holywell Music Room by Michael Gerzon.

Parker, Evan: Lines Burnt In Light Parker, Evan:
Lines Burnt In Light

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Exceptional free improvisation by Evan Parker performing solo at St. Michael and All Angels Church in England in 2001, urgent and powerful playing using extended techniques while playing to the natural reflections in the cathedral.

Parker, Evan: Saxophone Solos Parker, Evan:
Saxophone Solos

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Evan Parker's 1st solo saxophone recording from 1975 with additional FMP recordings from the same year, extreme and amazing improvisations aptly titled "Aerobatics".

Parker, Evan: Time Lapse Parker, Evan:
Time Lapse

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Parker, Evan: Whitstable Solo Parker, Evan:
Whitstable Solo

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.26    

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Eight jaw-dropping, inspired soprano saxophone solos from Evan Parker recording in his studio of choice, the marvelously resonant St. Peter's church in Whitstable, UK.

Pascal: Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL] Pascal:
Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL]

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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An album of solo drumming from Pascal Nichols, who is part of the duo "Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides", here in a diverse set of approaches performed on drums, djembe, goblet bowls, cowbells, blocks, &c. &c... an album that's become an in-store favorite.

Perry, Frank: Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence Perry, Frank:
Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Composer Frank Perry presents some new and some old unreleased recordings of solos, duos and trios featuring world famous musicians such as Evan Parker, David Toop, Paul Lytton, Paul Lovens, Jin Hi Kim and Trevor Taylor.

Pisaro, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar) Pisaro, Michael :
Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch -- France )

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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

Pisaro, Michael: The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders Pisaro, Michael:
The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Pisaro's fascinating composition created with guitar, bass, percussion, radio, electronics, and field recordings, using long gaps of silence resolved through a dynamic set of rich audio sections.

Rammel, Hal: Agog Rammel, Hal:
Agog

(Penumbra -- USA )

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Hal Rammel plays a collection of solo works for amplified palette, an instrument he created, that were recorded in realtime using multiple palettes arranged as a tabletop instrument and played with a variety of mallets.

Raon, Eduardo: On the Drive For Impulsive Actions Raon, Eduardo:
On the Drive For Impulsive Actions

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese harpist Eduardo Raon uses harp, daxophone, electronics, voice & percussion to create dramatic music that applies his classical training to improvisational methods, using real-time electronic processing to create encompassing yet intricate and unusual sonic environments.

Rebelo, Nuno: Removed From The Flow Of Time - Guitar Solos 1992-2012 Rebelo, Nuno:
Removed From The Flow Of Time - Guitar Solos 1992-2012

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Solo work recorded between 1992 & 2012 from Portugese electric guitarist Nuno Rebelo, using unusual techniques and approaches to render a wide and fascinating palette of sound and captivating playing styles.

Riek, Lasse Marc: Harbour Riek, Lasse Marc:
Harbour

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Compositions by Lasse-Marc Riek of the Gruenrekorder label, created from field recordings of sounds in harbors, recorded between 1999 & 2007 in Finland's Bjorkoby and Ostero harbors, and in Germany in Wismar and Hamburg harbors, rich evocations of the sea.

Riley, Howard : 10.11.12 [VINYL] Riley, Howard :
10.11.12 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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Five original compositions and a great rendering of "Lush Life" from British pianist Howard Riley performing solo at the Jazz Jungtys Festival in Kaunas, 2012, brilliant and focused playing showing his masterful skills deeply steeped in tradition and freedom.

Riley, Howard: Live With Repertoire Riley, Howard:
Live With Repertoire

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Pianist Howard Riley recorded these twelve solo piano performances live at Leicester Jazz House at Embrace Arts in 2012, with 4 original Riley compositions and 8 drawn from jazz standards or Thelonius Monk compositions.

Riley, Howard: Two Is One Riley, Howard:
Two Is One

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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For the first time in 25 years, Howard Riley overdubs a piano by recording one part as if he were playing a solo and the immediately overdubbing the second part, resulting in nine improvisations and a jazz tribute to Monk.

Risser, Eve: Des pas sur la neige Risser, Eve:
Des pas sur la neige

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Following her trio record with Benjamin Duboc and Edward Perraud, pianist Eve Risser releases this contemplative and gorgeous solo album, a beautifully paced and delicate album for the piano, augmented with moving preparations for sonic and percussive accents.

Robair, Gino: Solo Drums with Ebow Robair, Gino:
Solo Drums with Ebow

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Percussionist Robair placed an Ebow over a street-sweeper blade or a short length of guitar string, and then placed those on the head of a snare drum or floor tom, recording without effects to allow natural rhythms and harmonic modulation to come forth.

Roberts, Matana : Always Roberts, Matana :
Always

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two passionate studio improvisations from saxophonist Matana Roberts, who lovingly dedicates the album to "those bard(s) of summer...the ideas herein of which I gleaned/interrogated/investigated/celebrated with you..."; subtle, rich, and inspiring.

Rose, Jon / The Hyperstring Project: The Hyperstring Project: New Dynamic of Rogue Counterpoint Rose, Jon / The Hyperstring Project:
The Hyperstring Project: New Dynamic of Rogue Counterpoint

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Rowe, Keith: September Rowe, Keith:
September

(erstwhile -- USA )

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British improvising guitarist Keith Rowe in a solo set from the Amplify 2011 festival at The Stone in NYC, performing a stunning piece on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 titled "September".

Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; : -28+Alieni Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; :
-28+Alieni

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Italian drummer Mirko Sabatini on a solo album that explores different aspects of his instrument's sound and mechanics through interesting improvisation.

Sandell, Sten: Solid Musik Sandell, Sten:
Solid Musik

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Swedish pianist Sten Sandell's 2002 release, his first solo recording involving only one piano, demonstrating his skills as a composer through improvisations with a classical bent and a unique individualism.

Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Schlippenbach Plays Monk Schlippenbach, Alexander Von:
Schlippenbach Plays Monk

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Modern improv and Bebop innvoative legends combine in this solo album from European pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach peforming the music of Thelonious Monk, 20 of the pianist's favorite works including several rarely performed pieces.

Sellers, Joey: What the...? <i>[Used Item]</i> Sellers, Joey:
What the...? [Used Item]

(Circumvention -- USA )

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"Trombonist/composer Joey Sellers could be called a contrarian. Instead of following the solo trombone precedents set by George Lewis, Albert Mangelsdorf and Paul Rutherford ― all pretty serious affairs ― Sellers is positive...

Sharp, Elliott: Haptikon Sharp, Elliott:
Haptikon

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Downtown NY multi-instrumentalist Elliott Sharp in an absorbing set of very-electric-guitar pieces accompanied by computer, focusing on melodic and groove-based work with a broad range of influences.

Sharp, Elliott: Octal Book 3 Sharp, Elliott:
Octal Book 3

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 3rd volume in NY guitarist Elliott Sharp's "Octal" project, using a Koll 8-string guitar/bass, an electroacoustic hollow-bodied guitar with 2 extra bass strings, presenting unedited improvisations of technical and sonic power.

Shibolet, Ariel  : Metal Tube & Consciousness  <i>[Used Item]</i> Shibolet, Ariel :
Metal Tube & Consciousness [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.95    

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"The legacy of improvised solo reed music began with iconoclasts such as Eric Dolphy, Joe McPhee, Steve Lacy, Anthony Braxton, Evan Parker, and Peter Brotzmann-and it is still being developed by a younger generation of players such as K...

Shiroishi, Patrick: White Sun Sutra Shiroishi, Patrick:
White Sun Sutra

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Upsilon Acrux/Corima/Nakata saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi in an emotional album of solo saxophone recorded as a tribute to his grandfather, alone and overdubbed, pushing the limits of his mind and body through haunting, beautiful, and intense compositions and playing.

Siegel, Sabrina: Grace/Precious <i>[Used Item]</i> Siegel, Sabrina:
Grace/Precious [Used Item]

(pax -- USA )

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"In the relationship of grace to the precarious / in the moment unknown, a space for an event of the body, the spirit / the precipitate of living urges .. Of forces in the timing of nature - in a body and out of the time/space of a sexu...

Sommer, Gunter Baby: Dedications Sommer, Gunter Baby:
Dedications

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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An album of solo percussion from authoritative European improvising percussionist Gunter "Baby" Sommer, 9 works of exhilarating rhythms performed on drums, tubular bells, hang, gongs, xylophone, an array of unusual percussion instruments, plus his voice.

Somnaphon: An Aligment of Various Things Somnaphon:
An Aligment of Various Things

(Bicephalic -- USA )

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Assembling 13 tracks from obscure compilations released from 2011-2012 by the various monikers of 910 Noise artist August (September) Traeger, a wide-ranging and captivating set of approaches to sound & noise work.

Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen): Klavierstucke / Sonaten Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen):
Klavierstucke / Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Alternating between Stockhausen and Beethoven, pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs solo works including "Klavierstuck", "Sonata A-Dur Op. 101" and "Sonata C-moll Op. 111", contrasting and comparing the innovations of both composers.

Takase, Aki: My Ellington Takase, Aki:
My Ellington

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Takase continues her tributes to great American jazz musicians with a solo album of Ellington interpretations, taken from her unique perspective and style, played with great feeling and insight.

Tamura, Natsuki: A Song For Jyaki  <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki:
A Song For Jyaki [Used Item]

(Leo Lab -- Great Britain )

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"Relying on twisted, distorted, and primitive sounds, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura blows alone on this unusual recording. With a nod to fellow trumpeters Herb Robertson and Lester Bowie, Tamura -- the spouse of new-music pianist Satoko Fuji...

Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.

Taylor, Cecil : Garden 1st Set Taylor, Cecil :
Garden 1st Set

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Reissue and 2015 remaster of Cecil Taylor's superb live set at Grosser Saal Volkshaus, in Basel, Switzerland in 1981, performing solo over three extended improvisations, presented for the first time in the original concert sequence.

Thomas, Pat: Al-Khwarizmi Variations Thomas, Pat:
Al-Khwarizmi Variations

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Al-Khwarizmi was a Muslim mathematician and astronomer, his memory interpreted in a series of variations by Pat Thomas playing inside and outside of the piano, an impressive display of 21st century keyboard technique and conceptual playing.

Tilbury, John: For Tomasz Sikorski Tilbury, John:
For Tomasz Sikorski

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Pianist John Tilbury plays three of his friend and colleague Tomasz Sikorski's minimalist compositions as well as an original improvisational piece performed in honor of Tomasz.

Ullen, Lisa: Catachresis Ullen, Lisa:
Catachresis

(Nuscope -- USA )

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On her first solo album, pianist Lisa Ullen plays 13 of her complex compositions, and, in addition to the keyboard, uses the inside piano and, on one track, her own upright bass, to illustrate her extended piano techniques.

Vees, Jack: The Restaurant Behind the Pier Vees, Jack:
The Restaurant Behind the Pier

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Vogt, Michael: Argonautika Vogt, Michael:
Argonautika

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Vogt, Michael: Tuba Intim Vogt, Michael:
Tuba Intim

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Watts, Trevor: Veracity Watts, Trevor:
Veracity

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Pure Trevor Watts performing solo on the alto saxophone, showing his lyrical and technical skills in full force through 13 studio recordings, from succinct tracks of a minute in length to longer displays of powerful playing with great skill and ingenuity.

Westerhus, Stian: The Matriarch and the Wrong Kind of Flowers [VINYL] Westerhus, Stian:
The Matriarch and the Wrong Kind of Flowers [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $22.95    

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Stian Westerhus's 3rd album is a beautiful and unique album of guitar work recorded at the Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo, a tomb noted known for its 20 second natural reverb which Westerhus takes great advantage of.

Weston, Veryan: Tessellations for Lutheal Piano (2003) Weston, Veryan:
Tessellations for Lutheal Piano (2003)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.41    

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Wierbos, Wolter: 3 Trombone Solos <i>[Used Item]</i> Wierbos, Wolter:
3 Trombone Solos [Used Item]

(DolFijn Records -- Netherlands )

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"3 Trombone Solos features three long tracks, very well recorded by Malachi Ritscher (Chicago), Dylan van der Schyff (Portland), and Micha de Kanter (Amsterdam) between October, 2005 and August, 2006. Nice dynamics, natural sound. Maybe...

Willers, Andreas: Drowning Migrant  <i>[Used Item]</i> Willers, Andreas:
Drowning Migrant [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Berlin-based guitarist Andreas Willers injects a bit of hoodoo voodoo into the realm of solo guitar, complete with effects-drenched overlays. A longtime participant in Europe's avant-garde, progressive jazz and jazz-rock contingent, th...

Williams, Darren: Reed Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Windham, Need Thomas: employment patterns Windham, Need Thomas:
employment patterns

(antiopic -- USA )

Price: $10.50    

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Wintsch, Michel : Roof Fool Wintsch, Michel :
Roof Fool

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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Innovative and idiosyncratic Swiss pianist Michel Wintsch in a set of original compositions that combine ambient sound and intentionality, displaying great technical skills and a unique mind that embraces melody and the unexpected aspects of improvisation.



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