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Johnson, Scott: Mind Out of Matter Johnson, Scott:
Mind Out of Matter

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Five years in the making, composer Scott Johnson transcribed the speech of philosopher Daniel C. Dennett (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) into this extended, 8-movement suite, using a rich, detailed set of musical landscapes blending musical genres that run in parity with the voice of Dennett, as Johnson emphasizes and highlight his insightful thinking.

Winter, Michael : Approximating Omega Winter, Michael :
Approximating Omega

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Michael Winter uses the "maximally complex, incomputable number" known as Chaitin's Constant, plus text adapted from Gregory Chaitin's 1994 book "The Limits Of Mathematics", samples from 36 creative musicians, the voice of Muirgen Eleonore Gourgues, plus cello from Judith Hamann and piano from Winters, to create this curious and compelling narrative work.

Shipp, Matthew: Zer0 <i>aka Zero</i> [2 CDs] Shipp, Matthew:
Zer0 aka Zero [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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New York pianist Shipp extends his infrequent solo career with this set of eleven solid studio recordings, taking us into the inner working of the influential pianist's approach to improvisation through lyrical, structured, enigmatic and unusual approaches to the keyboard; the first CD pressings include an hour talk "On Nothingness" that Shipp gave at The Stone.

Bailey, Derek & Company: Klinker [2 CDs] Bailey, Derek & Company:
Klinker [2 CDs]

(Confront -- UK )

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Derek Bailey's Company in recordings from 2000 at The Klinker in London, with four performers--Bailey on guitar, Simon H. Fell on double bass, Mark Wastell on violincello, and Will Gaines tap dancing--the concert presenting various permutations of these musicians improvising, with narrations from Bailey, Fell, Wastell and Gaines punctuating the recordings.

Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco: Relevance Liebman / Evan Parker / Bianco:
Relevance

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Saxophonist Dave Liebman arranged this, his (surprisingly) first encounter with Evan Parker, with the help of drummer Tony Bianco, performing live at the Vortext for BBC Radio 3.

Animals & Giraffes (Greenlief / la Rocco / Leidecker): Landlocked Beach Animals & Giraffes (Greenlief / la Rocco / Leidecker):
Landlocked Beach

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A fascinating work of spoken word and free improvisation from writer Claudia La Rocco and the duo of Phillip Greenlief on sax and Wobbly (aka Jon Leidecker) on electronics and live sampling, La Rocco's unexpected text of the mundane and the fantastic repeated, manipulated and mangled, bringing the words in and out of focus as the music and sonic environment.

Unami, Taku / Devin DiSanto: Taku Unami / Devin DiSanto <i>[Used Item]</i> Unami, Taku / Devin DiSanto:
Taku Unami / Devin DiSanto [Used Item]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A live performance at Fridman Gallery in New York City as part of erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2015 festival from sound artists Taku Unami & Devin DiSanto, using electronics, concrete sounds, and spoken word to create diverse active environments of narratives and pure sound.

Wolff, Christian / Antoine Beuger: Where Are We Going, Today Wolff, Christian / Antoine Beuger:
Where Are We Going, Today

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Using piano, objects, charango, flute, voice, whistles, and a copy of the Editions Wandelweiser recording of Christian Wolff's "Stones", improvisers and composer Christian Wolff and Antoine Beuger present the two part "Where Are You Going Today", a series of events punctuated by silence and Beuger's brief recitations, creating great tension and mystery.

Leandre, Joelle: Dire du Dire Leandre, Joelle:
Dire du Dire

(Rectangle -- France )

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An hour-long interview in the French language between French improvisers, bassist and vocalist Joelle Leandre and guiatist Noel Akchote, originally released in 2000, Leandre very engaged and at times quite animated and in good spirits, the CD partitioned into six equal sections for easy indexing.

Vulture Club, The: Live Young, Die Fast and Leave an Exquisite Corpse Vulture Club, The:
Live Young, Die Fast and Leave an Exquisite Corpse

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Labbe, Pierre : parlures et parjures <i>[Used Item]</i> Labbe, Pierre :
parlures et parjures [Used Item]

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Montreal multi-wind instrumentalist Pierre Labbe (Les Projectionnistes, L'Orkestre des Pas Perdus, Papa Boa) leads an insanely talented and quirky quartet with guitarist Bernard Falaise, drummer Pierre Tanguay, and narrator/storyteller Michel Faubert, creating a captivating album that transcends language in it's superb pacing, development, and artistry.

Metamorphic: The Two Fridas Metamorphic:
The Two Fridas

(Discus -- UK )

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Having met at Middlesex University in 2001, this sophisticated London-based contemporary jazz/folk sextet formed in 2011, recently adding vocalist Kerry Andrew (Juice), as pianist Laura Cole composes music and text based on her personal experiences; pieces include two collective improvs and 2 reworkings of Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman".



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