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Stringed Instruments


 
Stellari String Quartet: Gocce Stellari Stellari String Quartet:
Gocce Stellari

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Philipp Wachsmann, Charlotte Hug, Marcio Mattos & John Edwards performing live at the Uncool Festival in Switzerland, 2007, and in studio recordings from 2006.

Takase, Aki La Planete: Flying Soul Takase, Aki La Planete:
Flying Soul

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Pianist Aki Takase's Planet Quartet ensemble with clarinetist Louis Sclavis, Dominique Pifarely on violin and Vincent Courtois on cello, a beautiful blend of improvisation and composed work that plays with time, space and sound.

Tenney, James: Music for Violin and Piano Tenney, James:
Music for Violin and Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

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The Jack and Jim Show (Plus the Artist Formerly Known as Black Paddy) (Chadbourne, Eugene and Black, The Jack and Jim Show (Plus the Artist Formerly Known as Black Paddy) (Chadbourne, Eugene and Black, Jimmy Carl):
We'll be Together Again

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Tsahar, Sahar Project / Nakatani / The Kjla String Fourtet: Solitude Tsahar, Sahar Project / Nakatani / The Kjla String Fourtet:
Solitude

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $11.96    

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Alto saxophonist/composer Tsahar further investigates what 3rd stream music left behind, a gorgeous exploration of sound and movement with percussionist Nakatani and the KJLA String 4tet.

Ullmann, Jakob: A Catalouge of Sounds Ullmann, Jakob:
A Catalouge of Sounds

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $15.95    

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Ullman's composition of subtle gradations in sound performed very softly forcing the ear to notice the smallest variations, as realized by the string trio Ensemble Oriol Berline.

Various: Freedom Is Wings: Remembering Tom Cora Various:
Freedom Is Wings: Remembering Tom Cora

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $18.00    

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

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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  Watkins, Zachary James:
Suite for string quartet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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Electronics artist Watkins wrote this piece for resonant spaces, interactive electronics, audience participation & string quartet, here in a special version tuning each string to an odd partial of 60Hz.

Wolff, Christian: Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs] Wolff, Christian:
Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $28.95    

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A portrait of Christian Wolff, documenting the composer's early activity through recordings made close to the time of their composition from artists including Cornelius Cardew, Frederic Rzewski, David Tudor, &c.

Xu Fengxia: Black Lotos Xu Fengxia:
Black Lotos

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Xu Fengxia traditional Sanxian & Guzheng player and free vocalist in duo with drummer/percussionist Lucas Niggli for suspenseful cross-cultural improvisations.

Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio: Spectrum Zingaro / Regef / DeJoode String Trio:
Spectrum

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Portuguese violinist Carlos "Zingaro" in a string trio work committed to reinventing chamber music through improvisation that bridges contemporary classical music.

Masada String Trio; John Zorn (Saxophone): Haborym: The Book Of Angels Volume 16 Masada String Trio; John Zorn (Saxophone):
Haborym: The Book Of Angels Volume 16

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The 16th release in John Zorn's series "The Book of Angels" reworking the Masada songbook, here with the Masada String Trio of Greg Cohen, Mark Feldman, and Erik Friedlander.

Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Revised version of this 2001 chamber work inspired by the remarkable worlds of Henry Darger, Lewis Carroll and Unica Zurn, remastered and resequenced with a new postlude.

Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Original edition of Zorn's "Chimeras" chamber work.

Zorn, John: Film Works Viii Zorn, John:
Film Works Viii

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.45    

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Zorn, John: Lemma Zorn, John:
Lemma

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Three young virtuoso violinists perform two new major works by John Zorn - "Passagen" and "Ceremonial Magic" (reworked from his Rimbaud release) and a set of 12 miniatures for two violins, "Apophthegms".

Zorn, John: Love, Madness & Mysticism Zorn, John:
Love, Madness & Mysticism

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Zorn, John: On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits Zorn, John:
On The Torment Of Saints, The Casting Of Spells And The Evocaton Of Spirits

(Tzadik -- USA )

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3 pieces of magic and religious mysticism: a string trio-satanic counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath written for the ICE Ensemble; a work for Shakespeare's "The Tempest"; and Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble performing Zorn's mini piano concerto.

Zorn, John: Masada - The Circle Maker Zorn, John:
Masada - The Circle Maker

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $19.45    

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Zorn, John: The Gift Zorn, John:
The Gift

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Zorn, John Quartet: String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4 Zorn, John Quartet:
String Quartets Nos. 1 - 4

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: What Thou Wilt Zorn, John:
What Thou Wilt

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Three compositional works from Zorn: 1999's violin concerto "Contes de Faes"; and two intense pieces of "Crowleana", a bizarre and expansive solo piano piece and a work for 3 cellists.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.10    

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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.

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.

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.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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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.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $10.95    

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Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney : Duologues Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney :
Duologues

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Great duo set from bassist Dresser and "hyperpiano" (read: heavily prepared) player Maroney.

Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker: Steel Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker:
Steel

(Tektite -- Norway )

Price: $11.50    

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Bassist Inegbrigt Haker Flaten's Tektite label in its 2nd release, coincidentally presenting the bassist's 2nd-ever solo acoustic album recorded live in concert in Bucharest/Romania, 2011.

Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia: You Lan Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia:
You Lan

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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A duo of contrasts and compatabilities from German violinst Gunda Gottschalk and guzheng virtuoso Xu Fengxia, exotic and beautifully textured improvisation live from Victoriaville, 2008.

Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica: Thin Air Halvorson, Mary & Pavone, Jessica:
Thin Air

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Beautiful string work and lovely and unusual vocals from the duo of Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone, music of "stark clarity and introspection."

Halvorson, Mary and Jessica Pavone: Departure of Reason Halvorson, Mary and Jessica Pavone:
Departure of Reason

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NYC improvising string duo guitarist Mary Halvorson and violist Jessica Pavone in their 2nd Thirsty Ear release, an impressive mix of instrumentals and songs that blend styles and genres in exemplary downtown ny approaches.

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

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

Pavone, Jessica / Halvorson, Mary: On and Off Pavone, Jessica / Halvorson, Mary:
On and Off

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Phillips, Barre / Joelle Leandre  / William Parker / Tetsu Saitoh : After You Gone Phillips, Barre / Joelle Leandre / William Parker / Tetsu Saitoh :
After You Gone

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Reverie Duo : Stagioni Reverie Duo :
Stagioni

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.30    

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Reverie Duo is the acoustic duo of Valerio Daniele on acoustic guitar and Redi Hasa on cello, whose art is largely drawn from natural influences, here recorded in the atmospheric environment of a fifteenth century chapel.

Sawai, Kazue / Michel Doneda / Kazuo Imai / Le Quan Ninh / Tetsu Saitoh: Une chance pour l'ombre Sawai, Kazue / Michel Doneda / Kazuo Imai / Le Quan Ninh / Tetsu Saitoh:
Une chance pour l'ombre

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Spring Heel Jack: Masses - The Blue Series Continuum Spring Heel Jack:
Masses - The Blue Series Continuum

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $10.50    

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Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March: Double Double Wright / Rainey / Lonberg-Holm / March:
Double Double

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

Price: $10.76    

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Two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm and Bob Marsh) and two saxophones (Bhob Rainey and Jack Wright) in a spirited improvisation session where no player is either soloist nor counterpoint, but instead are equal members in a unique and unusual dialog.

Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz: play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore a Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz:
play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore al terzo suono"

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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In 1754 violinist and theorist Giuseppe Tartini laid out a mathematical proof of a third tone's pitch as either the sum or difference of the other two articulated pitches, as investigated by Karolina Ossowska (violin), Mikolaj Palosz (cello) and Ralf Meinz (recording).

Lindberg,  John / Anil Eraslan: Juggling Kukla [VINYL] Lindberg, John / Anil Eraslan:
Juggling Kukla [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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The duo of cellist Anil Eraslan and contrabassist John Lindberg in a "rollicking adventure of sound explosions and subtle sensibilities, ragged expressionism and multi-faceted surprises and shockers. All from simple raw unfettered wood, strings, bow hairs, and flesh."

Frisch, Johannes / Ralf Wehowsky: Which Head You're Dancing In? <i>[Used Item]</i> Frisch, Johannes / Ralf Wehowsky:
Which Head You're Dancing In? [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $8.95    

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Deconstructed sounds from Ralf Wehowsky (RLW) on electronics & Johannes Frisch on double bass, citing Ornette Coleman's "Free Jazz" album as an (abstract?) influence, using noise, glitch, acoustics and jump-cut compositional styles that surprise but won't make you want to dance.

Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith: Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith:
Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Recorded in 2001 at Gallery 2310 in Oakland, California, young Bay Area double bassist Damon Smith met German free improvising master Peter Kowald for two sets of lively, explorative and technically superb improvisations: "Broken Mirrors" and "Reflections".

Levin, Daniel / Mat Maneri: Transcendent Function Levin, Daniel / Mat Maneri:
Transcendent Function

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Two string masters--Mat Maneri on viola and Daniel Levin on cello--recording at The Village in Copenhagen, Denmark in an album titled for psychologist and philosopher Carl Jung, reflecting the balance between intuitive spontaneity and pre-established conditions.

Waterman, Alex / Liz Wendelbo: A Ballad For Accounting (2009) <i>[Used Item]</i> Waterman, Alex / Liz Wendelbo:
A Ballad For Accounting (2009) [Used Item]

(D.S. al Coda -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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"Composition for Cello and Brooklyn Queens Expressway by Alex Waterman with a 16-millimeter film by Elizabeth Wendelbo. Recorded live under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, June 2009."-D.S. al Coda

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Hug, Charlotte: Neuland Hug, Charlotte:
Neuland

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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For her second solo album, Charlotte Hug concentrates on solo viola without any electronics in a series of pieces inspired by a then-recent visit to London, showing her strong musical personality and original extended techniques in a solo recital unlike any other.

Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker: Deining Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker:
Deining

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.95    

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Deining, meaning "heave" or "commotion", is a long composition from the duo of Rutger Zuydervelt on sine tones and violinist Anne Bakker, who bows each string, sliding slowly from the lowest note to the highest and in reverse, creating an hallucination of shifting tones.

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim:
Entertainment = Control

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $5.40    

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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.

Jack's Son: Everyone Has a Kid Inside Jack's Son:
Everyone Has a Kid Inside

(Abolipop Records -- Mexico )

Price: $9.95    

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Jack's son is an avant hip-hop/breaks project created at the end of 2003 by Diego Martinez, Mexican young producer who also works under the name Lumenlab.

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

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

Price: $24.95    

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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.

Pastor, Stefano: Freedom Pastor, Stefano:
Freedom

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $6.82    

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An unusual quartet of violin, 2 reeds and double bass assembled by Stefano Pastor specifically to record some of his compositions and other improvised pieces making up the Freedom suite.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch: Villa Lobos Suite Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch:
Villa Lobos Suite

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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Ivo Perelman pays tribute to Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos through free improvisation, enlisting two violists--Mat Maneri and Tanya Kalmanovitch-for a uniquely orchestrated set of recordings with Perelman emulating and complementing the strings in engaging ways.

Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder): figuren Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder):
figuren

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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An excellent quartet of 4 female improvisers creating mysterious landscapes, bizarre spaces and surprising topography using dual pianos, flute, melodica, trombone & alphorn.

Hush Arbors: Yankee Reality Hush Arbors:
Yankee Reality

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

Price: $7.50    

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Keith Wood's Hush Arbors with bassist Jason Ajemian, guitarist Leon Dufficy, and drummer Ryan Sawyer, in their 2nd Ecstatic Peace album of driving avant-folk songs and instrumental sections.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.



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