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Solo Artist Recordings
 
Favre, Pierre: Drums And Dreams: Drum Conversation/Abanaba/Mountain Wind [3 CDs] Favre, Pierre:
Drums And Dreams: Drum Conversation/Abanaba/Mountain Wind [3 CDs]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $39.95

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First-time CD releases of three Pierre Favre solo albums from 40 years ago: Drum Conversations [originally an LP from Calig-Verlag label]; Abanaba [LP on Futura]; Mountain Wind [LP on Gemini].

Favriou, Fabrice: Phases Favriou, Fabrice:
Phases

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Six distinct "phases" of entrancing drones performed on an unprepared but slightly damaged harmonium by French improviser Monsieur Favriou, demonstrating the timbral range of the pedal-pumped reed organ.

Felizardo, Filipe: Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog Felizardo, Filipe:
Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The third solo venture for Lisbon-based guitarist and visual artist Filipe Felizardo, performing without effects and loops over a lush and spare framework, for a "ghost blues meditation" in 8 movements of focused, beautifully paced and sonically oriented playing.

Forsyth, Chris: Kenzo Deluxe Forsyth, Chris:
Kenzo Deluxe

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Peeesseye guitarist Chris Forsyth in a solo release crossing the vernaculars of country and blues with open-ended and experimental approaches, five rewarding and listenable tracks recorded in the studio.

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano Fox, Chistopher:
Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Four large and distinctive works by composer Christopher Fox performed by pianist Philip Thomas, who also writes the liner notes about the works, revealing and explaining the compositional elements, piano preparations, and physical requirements placed on the performer.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Frisell, Bill: Silent Comedy Frisell, Bill:
Silent Comedy

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A remarkable solo guitar CD from Bill Frisell, filled with complex harmonies, bizarre voicings, rich orchestral sonorities, intense screams, delicate phrasing, wild noises and an incredible simultaneity.

Frith, Fred: Accidental Frith, Fred:
Accidental

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Frith, Fred: Clearing Frith, Fred:
Clearing

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Frith, Fred: Guitar Solos Frith, Fred:
Guitar Solos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Frith, Fred: Prints Frith, Fred:
Prints

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel Fujii, Satoko:
Gen Himmel

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $16.95

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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.

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

(Leo Lab -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95

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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 ...

Gintas K: nota demo Gintas K:
nota demo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Lithuanian sound and industrial artist Gintas K (Gintas Kraptavicius) in an album of abstract electronics composed on the computer, 11 tracks of burbling and glitching sound.

Gorfinkel, Dale: Switches & Hose Gorfinkel, Dale:
Switches & Hose

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $19.95

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Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator and installation artist, creating unexpected aural environments exploring acoustic phenomena or creating acoustic sculptures using common materials like switches, balloons, hoses, cages, &c.

Gorfinkel, Dale: Switches & Hose [VINYL] Gorfinkel, Dale:
Switches & Hose [VINYL]

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $22.95

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Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator and installation artist, creating unexpected aural environments exploring acoustic phenomena or creating acoustic sculptures using common materials like switches, balloons, hoses, cages, &c.

Graewe, Georg: Fantasiestucke I-XIII Graewe, Georg:
Fantasiestucke I-XIII

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Georg Graewe in a series of 13 piano fantasies from 2 to 7 minutes long, non-idiomatic improvisation incorporating diverse modern styles in rich variety, from introspective work to elaborate and inventive playing using great technical and dramatic control.

Graewe, Georg: Stills And Stories Graewe, Georg:
Stills And Stories

(Random Acoustics -- Germany )

Price: $12.00

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German pianist and Euro Free Jazz stalwart Georg Graewe in his first solo release in more than a decade, a remarkable set of succinct compositions balancing astonishing technical skills with beautifully expressive playing, presented in several series of "stills" and "stories".

Grimal, Alexandra / Giovanni Di Domenico: Chergui [2 CDs] Grimal, Alexandra / Giovanni Di Domenico:
Chergui [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $24.95

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Saxophonist Alexandra Grimal recorded this double CD with pianist Giovanni Di Domenico a the Theatre Du Chatelet, in Paris, France, for adventurous dialog in a dynamic set of original Di Domenico compositions plus freely improvised work, both duo and solo.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs] Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $15.95

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Stepping away from the saxophone, composer/improviser Jean-Luc Guionnet presents two large compositions for the organ, each taking a single CD to explore the organ's border effects, resonances, natural saturations, all artefacts that sign the acoustic, analogic, digital, process.

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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Harrison, Bryn: Vessels Harrison, Bryn:
Vessels

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00

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Huddersfield-based composer Bryn Harrison wrote this piece for solo piano, performed by Philip Thomas, using threads of tones which are repeated with subtle variation until they attain a mysterious, labyrinthine quality.

Hemingway, Gerry: Kernelings [CD + DVD] Hemingway, Gerry:
Kernelings [CD + DVD]

(Auricle -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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Drummer Gerry Hemingway in a CD & DVD release, 15 audio tracks and accompanying video and interview, dividing the program into "mist, dust, light, and sex", highlighting aspects of this prominent percussionist that expand our understanding of his prodigious abilities.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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

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

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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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.

Hume, Carolyn  : Solo Piano Works  <i>[Used Item]</i> Hume, Carolyn :
Solo Piano Works [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95

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"For her fifth album since the turn of the millennium, all released on Leo, Carolyn Hume breaks the pattern of the previous four. Firstly, she is no longer paired with drummer Paul May, instead opting to play solo. Secondly, she only pl...

Jerman, Jeph: Psaltery Jerman, Jeph:
Psaltery

(no label -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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A psaltery is a type of zither, often played with a bow; Jerman does not explain his sources, but using analog cassette, micro-cassette and 4-track digital recorders he creates a series of rich drones and entrancing works of sound.

Jones, A.F.: Rearward Through Forgottenness Jones, A.F.:
Rearward Through Forgottenness

(Laminal Recordings -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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A compendium of compositions and improvisations from 2009-13 by undersea acoustician and audio engineer A.F. Jones, who uses stringed instruments and analog devices, hand-crafted and found, in works that emphasize structural components such as timbre, tone, or attack over form.

Joyfultalk: Muuixx Joyfultalk:
Muuixx

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Vancouver-based Jay Crocker, half of Bent Spoon with Chris Dadge, in an album of electronics using homebuilt instruments and treatments, rhythmically based music with effective melodies and a quirky, sometimes lo-fi, but always engaging approach.

Kahn, Jason: Things Fall Apart Kahn, Jason:
Things Fall Apart

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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Sound artist Jason Kahn performing in Zurich at the Kunstraum Walcheturm arts organization, recording fourteen short improvised sections, focusing on heavily effected drums and percussive elements augmented with synthetics, radio, plus work exclusively for voice.

Kaiser, Henry: Requia And Other Improvisations For Guitar Solo Kaiser, Henry:
Requia And Other Improvisations For Guitar Solo

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Henry Kaiser in a solo album paying tribute to a handful of his heroes who have tragically died in the past few years, including Basho, Stockhausen, Randy California, Sun Ra, Morton Feldman, Masayuki Takayanagi, Toru Takemitsu, Pete Cosey, Sonny Sharrock, &c.

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.

Killick: Bull**** <i>[Used Item]</i> Killick:
Bull**** [Used Item]

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Killick Hinds plays a custom-made 38 string harp guitar in twelve diverse solo tracks inspired by the pacifist writer Munro Leaf with resonant tones that are at times exciting and others hypnotic.

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

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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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.

Kwang, Goh Lee : Good Vibrations Kwang, Goh Lee :
Good Vibrations

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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Aberrant experiments with a stereo DJ mixer from Herbal International label leader Goh Lee Kwang, 5 tracks of unexpected sounds, micro-drills, crackles, purrs, hums, buzzes, quirks and bleeps from the mixer itself, performed live with no overdubs or pre-programming.

La Casa, Eric: W2 (1998-2008) [2 CDs] La Casa, Eric:
W2 (1998-2008) [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $15.95

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A journey in sound from composer Eric La Casa, who organized these recordings of water and wind captured over 12 years as a sonic journal of the various geographic locations he visited, transforming them into an absorbing story about the living world.

Lacy, Steve: Avignon and After - 2 (1972-7) Volume 2 Lacy, Steve:
Avignon and After - 2 (1972-7) Volume 2

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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The second volume of Steve Lacy's solo soprano saxophone concerts, starting off with the three short versions of Billy Strayhorn tunes which opened his first solo concert at Avignon in 1972.

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

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.50

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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!

Lauzier, Philippe: Transparence Lauzier, Philippe:
Transparence

(Schraum -- Germany )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze: The Harmonics Of Real Strings Lely, John played by Anton Lukoszevieze:
The Harmonics Of Real Strings

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.76

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Four realisations of composer John Lely's simple but brilliant composition 'The Harmonics of Real Strings', a very slow glissando along the full length of one bowed string, performed by Anton Lukoszevieze; one realization for each string of the cello.

Lerner, Marilyn: Luminance Lerner, Marilyn:
Luminance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Pianist Marilyn Lerner in a compilation of improvisations created by setting up different microphones in various configurations to highlight different sound qualities of the piano.

Lussier, Rene: Solos de guitare electrique Lussier, Rene:
Solos de guitare electrique

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Rene Lussier on solo electric guitar in fourteen improvisational pieces that were not overdubbed or processed post-recording.

Lytton, Paul: ?! Lytton, Paul:
?!

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first solo electronics and percussion album by radical and legendary British improvisor Paul Lytton since 1979, recorded in the studio in Germany, and using a wealth of homemade instruments, laptop, percussive devices, objects, and electro-mechanical devices.

Machinefabriek: Duotoon Machinefabriek:
Duotoon

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )

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Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt) in an EP of a long sine save compositions that creates a minimally moving piece of consonance and dissonance using beautifully recorded tones.

Majkowski, Mike: Why Is There Something Instead Of Nothing [VINYL] Majkowski, Mike:
Why Is There Something Instead Of Nothing [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

Price: $16.95

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Australian/Polish double bassist Mike Majkowski, currently based in Berlin, in his 3rd solo release, a 45 RPM LP using tension and momentum alongside unusual techniques and intricate playing, showing concentration and physical power in 2 well-developed works.

Marclay, Christian: More Encores Marclay, Christian:
More Encores

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.00

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Masecki, Marcin : Variations Masecki, Marcin :
Variations

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $13.95

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Composer & pianist Marcin Masecki wrote this work, inspired by Frederic Rzewski and presenting variations on the Chilean song "El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido" (The town united will never be defeated) and invited pianist Piotr Nowicki to perform it for this recording.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations <i>[Used Item]</i> Masecki, Marcin :
Variations [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $9.95

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Marcin Masecki, an outstanding Polish cross-genre pianist, composed the new work inspired by famous composition of Frederic Rzewski a...

Mattos, Marcio: SOL[os] Mattos, Marcio:
SOL[os]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Surprisingly the first solo album from bassist Marcio Mattos, an important member of the London free improv and jazz scenes since the 70's, here presenting recordings from late 90s and 2000's, and a live recording at St. Mary's Old Church in Stoke Newington, 2010.

Maucci, Thierry : Liaison Acoustique  <i>[Used Item]</i> Maucci, Thierry :
Liaison Acoustique [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Thierry Maucci has a fat, rich sound on tenor and baritone sax, with a tone a bit more piercing and urgent on the alto. The listener gets a chance to study all of his tricks on this 50-minute solo album. Liaison Acoustique was recorded...

Mazurek, Rob : Vortice of the Faun [CASSETTE with download code] Mazurek, Rob :
Vortice of the Faun [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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An unusual 18 piece work from Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek, entirely constructed through electro-acoustic means, using hundreds of samples selected for their audio quality, joined to electronics utilizing oscillators and modules, some of which sample acoustic sources.

Mazurek, Rob: Mother Ode Mazurek, Rob:
Mother Ode

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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An emotional solo concert performed at Chicago's Corbett vs. Dempsey gallery, an ode to Mazurek's mother a few months after her passing, on cornet, flutes, bells, books, maracas, apples, and little electronics, in a touching and beautiful celebration of her life.

McAuley, Jim: Gongfarmer 36 McAuley, Jim:
Gongfarmer 36

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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A collection of solo recordings by acoustic guitarist Jim McAuley, an improviser who redefines the classic instrument and whose music embodies aspects of jazz, blues, folk, and contemporary classic.

McGregor, Chris: In His Good Time McGregor, Chris:
In His Good Time

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.50

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The first release on CD for this solo outing by the renowned South African band leader and composer Chris McGregor (Brotherhood of Breath, Blue Notes), recorded live in his adopted homeland of France in 1977.

McPhee, Joe: As Serious As Your Life [reissue] McPhee, Joe:
As Serious As Your Life [reissue]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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In 1996, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Joe McPhee's first solo release, McPhee recorded this remarkable album of solo reeds, pocket cornet, and electronics, using overdubbing to create gripping music including an homage to Miles Davis and unique versions of standards.

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: Sonic Elements McPhee, Joe:
Sonic Elements

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A distinctive solo album from legendary New York saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, playing two extended solo improvisations, one dedicated to the late trumpeter Don Cherry, and one to innovative saxophonist Ornette Coleman.

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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $10.80

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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.

Melford, Myra : Life Carries Me This Way Melford, Myra :
Life Carries Me This Way

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Pianist/composer Myra Melford's first solo album, original compositions inspired by Sacramento artist Don Reich, with a 16-page booklet that includes full color photographs of Don Reich's artwork and liner notes by Melford and Charles Johnson.

Mendoza, Enrique: Below Sea Level Mendoza, Enrique:
Below Sea Level

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.80

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Six works recorded in Amsterdam from electric guitarist Enrique Mendoza, performed by himself or saxophonist Boglarka Nagy, or flutist Jos Zwaanenburg, each track featuring live electronics.



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