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Solo Artist Recordings
 
Sommer, Gunter Baby: Dedications Sommer, Gunter Baby:
Dedications

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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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 )

Price: $7.95

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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 )

Price: $16.95

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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 )

Price: $14.50

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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 )

Price: $8.95

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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 Tamura, Natsuki:
Dragon Nat

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $13.00

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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.

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

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $10.95

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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 )

Price: $16.95

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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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

Price: $12.00

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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 )

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Watts, Trevor: Veracity Watts, Trevor:
Veracity

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

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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.

Wolff, Christian: Early Piano Pieces Wolff, Christian:
Early Piano Pieces

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Early works from avant-garde composer Christian Wolff, including pieces for prepared piano influenced by John Cage's ideas for the same instrument.

Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT Yoshihide, Otomo :
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $16.95

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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".

Yoshihide, Otomo: Piano Solo [VINYL] Yoshihide, Otomo:
Piano Solo [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

Price: $23.95

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Otomo Yoshihide performs solo on Cafe Otot's piano using the instrument as a control matrix for harmonically rich feedback tones and devastating clusters of complex noise, released in a limited 45rpm mastering for maximum dynamic range.

Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 9 - The Classic Guide To Strategy/Fencing/Hockey Zorn, John:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 9 - The Classic Guide To Strategy/Fencing/Hockey

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The second volume documenting John Zorn's astonishing solo organ improvisations recorded in 2013 on the Aeloian Skinner organ at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 3. Paul&otilde;s Hall, Huddersfield Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 3. Paulõs Hall, Huddersfield

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The third in John Zorn's solo organ is performed live at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in 2013, performing with unusual sonorities, spectral experimentation, hypnotic moods and stirring melodies.

Zubot, Jesse: Dementia Zubot, Jesse:
Dementia

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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The perfect title for violinist Zubot's 1st solo improv release, a stunning blend of electronics and string meant to reflect the decline of a human's cognitive state.

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.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Gong

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Compositions on fourteen gongs performed and recorded by Tatsuya Nakatani during the winters of 2014 and 2015, 6 untitled works of powerful tones evoked from these large instruments using bows and mallets, each slowly unfolding and enveloping the listener.

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price. Nakatani-Kobo Special:
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $24.00

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Buy both Kobo releases Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong and save $4.00 !

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: LAC (Lake) Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
LAC (Lake)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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Jean-Luc Guionnet creates a portrayal of Lake Annecy near his home as described through its geographical location, and heard in a series of snapshot field recording compositions that describe the environment, fauna, people and civilization that abound around it.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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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.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Burr, Anthony: solo clarinet Burr, Anthony:
solo clarinet

(Skirl -- USA )

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A diverse and intriguing set of solo clarinet pieces from New Yorker Anthony Burr, performing works by Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Erik Ulman, John Rodgers and Thomas Meadowcraft.

Davis, Kris: Massive Threads Davis, Kris:
Massive Threads

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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NY pianist Kris Davis' second solo CD after her 2011 Clean Feed release expands on her repetoire by integrating modern compositional styles fused with improvisation, including one work overdubbing herself, plus a unique reading of Monk's "Evidence".

Killick: The Amplifucker Killick:
The Amplifucker

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

Price: $5.07

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Athens GA native Killick Erik Hinds performs on an 18-string electroacoustic guitar known as the H'arpeggione, performing his "Applachian Trance Metal" music in a diverse and dynamic exposition of the instrument and performer's potential.

Martel, Pierre-Yves: Continuum Martel, Pierre-Yves:
Continuum

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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A solo work from Pierre-Yves Martel performing two works for the viola da gamba, bringing this fretted renaissance-era ancestor to the violin into the 21st century through two slowly evolving and sonically fascinating pieces.

Peck, Dan: Solo [VINYL] Peck, Dan:
Solo [VINYL]

(Tubapede -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Inspired by Nikola Tesla and Karlheinz Stockhausen's collection of text pieces, "From the Seven Days", tuba player Dan Peck's solo album is an intense collection of deep tones in bold minimalism, and in clatteringly frightful tuba interactions.

Rosaly, Frank: Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD] Rosaly, Frank:
Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD]

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Frank Rosaly uses drums, percussion, and electronics as the core of improvised source material that he segments, orchestrates, and arranges into a sound program before editing and ultimately dividing the material down to two channels.

Robert, Jocelyn: The Maze Robert, Jocelyn:
The Maze

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

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Electroacoustic composer Jocelyn Robert creates a field recording audio map of locations he's traveled to, to which he applys audio techniques equivalent to a geographer's scaling, removing, enhancing, and adding to a map, in the process creating a journey and a story.

Yellow6: No Memories, Only Photographs Yellow6:
No Memories, Only Photographs

(Silber -- USA )

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British guitarist Jon Attwood's Yellow6 solo project finds him performing on guitar, bass, electronics, and drum programming for a beautiful album of shoegaze rock with elements of minimalist, electronica, and ambient sound.

Guthrie, Will: Sacree Onsession [VINYL] Guthrie, Will:
Sacree Onsession [VINYL]

(iDeal -- Sweden )

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Ames Room drummer Will Guthrie in two extended works combining pulse and rthymic ideas with melodic and pitch based textures: "Timelapse" recorded using the resonance of the Chapelle Saint Jean in Mulhouse, and "Pacemaker" a multi layered and multi dimensional piece.

Rosaly, Frank: Malo Rosaly, Frank:
Malo

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly in a five track suite of sinister percussion and ambiguous space, using an acoustic drum set, contact microphones, oscillators, effects pedals and analog synths, mining jazz, Afro-Cuban, and non-idiomatic grooves using unconventional techniques.

Ballou, Dave : Solo Trumpet Ballou, Dave :
Solo Trumpet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Baltimore brass player and composer Dave Ballou, know for Either/Orchestra, Meridian Art Ensemble, John Hollenbeck's Large Ensemble, Satoko Fujii ensembles, &c, in an intimate, diverse, and informed solo album performed on Bb trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, and mutes.

Bergmann, Hubert: Quietas Miniatures <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Quietas Miniatures [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

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"Miniatures. Recorded as early as 1990, but currently playing (?) Hung up, he shows his introspective side. He leaves with a steady hand and a permeable sense of life, from which one could never learn to dive and rise in the past displa...

Bergmann, Hubert: Reminiszenzen <i>[Used Item]</i> Bergmann, Hubert:
Reminiszenzen [Used Item]

(Mudoks Records -- Germany )

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"Hubert Bergmann is still too little known in regard to his improvisational lucidity and conscientious tackling of past issues of jazz pianism. Reminiszenzen, released in 2010, lasts 75 minutes; usually I consider this duration excessiv...



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