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2009 Top Sellers


 
Butcher, John Group: somethingtobesaid Butcher, John Group:
somethingtobesaid

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

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"Somethingtobesaid" was commissioned by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Fest in this 1st full performance by a band of long-time and recent colleagues brought together for this project.

Core, The : And More Vol 1: The Art Of No Return Core, The :
And More Vol 1: The Art Of No Return

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95    

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This amazing 7 piece band from Norway play sophisticated and intense jazz compositions led by three reed players including Jonas Kullhammar and Magnus Broo on trumpet.

Digital Primitives (Cooper-Moore / Tsahar / Taylor) : Hum Crackle Pop Digital Primitives (Cooper-Moore / Tsahar / Taylor) :
Hum Crackle Pop

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The 2nd Digital Primitives release (Cooper-Moore, Asif Tsahar, Chad Taylor) digs in deep to fuse a new sound from blues, folk, jazz & funk, with accents from the music's African antecedents.

Dixon, Bill: Tapestries for Small Orchestra Dixon, Bill:
Tapestries for Small Orchestra

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Double CD and DVD release of Bill Dixon's amazing small orchestra with Taylor Ho Bynum, Rob Mazurek, Michel Cote, Warren Smith, Ken Filiano, Stephen Haynes, &c.

Eskelin, Ellery / Parkins, Andrea / Black, Jim: One Great Night...Live Eskelin, Ellery / Parkins, Andrea / Black, Jim:
One Great Night...Live

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A live concert recording at Towson University, Baltimore in 2007 from this trio whose years together have made them a seamless ensemble with amazing dexterity and sound.

Frith, Fred: Impur II Frith, Fred:
Impur II

(ReR/ Fred Records -- Great Britain )

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The 2nd part of a composition commissioned by L'Ecole Nationale de Musique de Villeurbanne as a 2 year residency and performed by a large group conducted by Frith.

Frith, Fred: Nowhere, Sideshow, Thin Air Frith, Fred:
Nowhere, Sideshow, Thin Air

(ReR/ Fred Records -- Great Britain )

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Three distinct commissions for dance performed by Frith & Carla Kihlstedt; Frith & Carla with Fred Guiliano & Gail Brand; and with Frith, Hande Erdem & Threresa Wong.

Fujii / Melford: Under the Water Fujii / Melford:
Under the Water

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianists Fujii & Melford met in Berkley to record these masterful and challenging duo works, impressionist excursions in the water inside and out of the piano.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells At Eels featuring Rodrigo Amado: The Great Bydgoszcz Concert Gonzalez, Dennis Yells At Eels featuring Rodrigo Amado:
The Great Bydgoszcz Concert

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Drummer Gonzalez and his sons traveled to Warsaw to meet saxophonist Rodrigo Amado for this incredible live concert of original compositions plus Ornette's "Happy House".

Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob Halvorson / Radding / Wooley:
Crackleknob

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.

Henry Cow: Box 1: The Road Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow:
Box 1: The Road Volumes 1-5

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Henry Cow's early years on the road, live recordings masterfully restored by Bob Drake, with early unreleased material, improvisations, shows with Robert Wyatt - wow!

Indigo Trio (Mitchell /  Drake / Bankhead): Anaya Indigo Trio (Mitchell / Drake / Bankhead):
Anaya

(RogueArt -- France )

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The trio of flautist Nicole Mitchell with Harrison Bankhead and Hamid Drake, three Chicago musicians recording a set of original recordings in NYC, 2008.

Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Tatsuya, Yoshida: Improvisations 3 [DVD] Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Tatsuya, Yoshida:
Improvisations 3 [DVD]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

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Guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei) return for a 3rd duo release, a DVD & CD of their amazing improvisations.

Keiji / Makoto / Tatsuya: Ichi to Ichi ga Kasanatte Shimaumade [DVD] Keiji / Makoto / Tatsuya:
Ichi to Ichi ga Kasanatte Shimaumade [DVD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The trio of Haino Keiji, Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple) & Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, &c) performing live at Beat Tokyo in 2008, intense improvised rock from three masters.

Necks, The: Silverwater Necks, The:
Silverwater

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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The trio of Chris Abrahams, Lloyd Swanton & Tony Buck in their first release in 4 years, named for an industrial suburb, a bleak and beautifully building affair in The Necks tradition.

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

Pere Ubu: London * Texas Pere Ubu:
London * Texas

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The only recording of the short-lived and still phenomenal version of Ubu after Allen Ravestine left to be replaced by Eric Drew Feldman, with Chris Cutler on drums.

Polwechsel & John Tilbury: Field Polwechsel & John Tilbury:
Field

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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An E-A supergroup with Burkhard Beins, Martin Brandlmayr, Werner Dafeldecker, John Butcher, Michael Moser and AMM pianist John Tilbury, mysterious and wonderful music!

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: The Antique Blacks Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
The Antique Blacks

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

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Long-sought Saturn reissue from Sun Ra with a mid-size ensemble of some of his most prominent players, the electric side of Ra in amazing compositions mostly unique to this release.

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold Sun Ra:
Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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Sun Ra's 1964 ESP release with a young saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold Murray on flute and log drum, remastered and with an additional 45 minutes.

Sun Ra: Nidhamu / Dark Myth Equation Sun Ra:
Nidhamu / Dark Myth Equation

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

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Reissuing two Sun Ra LPs from the Arkestra's 70s Egyptian tour, an amazing formation of the band with Sun Ra on Moog, adding two bonus tracks from the original releases.

Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley): Quadrologues Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley):
Quadrologues

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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New York's Transit with Jeff Arnal, Seth Misterka, Reuben Radding and Nate Wooley, intelligently designed, unpredictable static and the hyper active free-jazz!

Tsahar, Assif / Rashied Ali / Peter Kowald: Deals, Ideas and Ideals Tsahar, Assif / Rashied Ali / Peter Kowald:
Deals, Ideas and Ideals

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00    

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Part of bassist Kowald's 2000 US tour of solo and performances with local musicians, here with alto player Tsahar and drum legend Rashied Ali in a brilliant encounter.

Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano: Stolas: The Book Of Angels Volume 12 Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano:
Stolas: The Book Of Angels Volume 12

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The latest addition in The Book of Angels series bring the core Masada band (Zorn, Joey Baron, Uri Caine, Greg Cohen, Dave Douglas) together with Joe Lovano!

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

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.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads [VINYL] Full Blast & Friends:
Sketches & Ballads [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The Full Blast trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, bassist Mario Piakas and drummer Michael Wertmueller are joined by Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer and Dirk Rothbrust for an excellent concert at Donaueschinger Musiktage, 2010.

O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz: Flux O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz:
Flux

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist O'Leary exchanges musical dialogue with drummer/percussionist Dylan van der Schyff and (prepared) pianist Wayne Horvitz over 15 taut improvisations.

Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets Fujiwara, Tomas Trio:
Variable Bets

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.

Full Blast: Black Hole Full Blast:
Black Hole

(Atavistic -- USA )

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Peter Brotzmann's powerhouse trio with Mario Piakas and Michael Wertmueller, bringing Machine Gun visceral intensity into free improv that's not for the faint of heart!

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

Ibarra, Susie Trio: Radiance Ibarra, Susie Trio:
Radiance

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Drummer Ibarra's trio with Cooper-Moore and violinist Charles Burnham blur boundaries in a band of great versatility, taste and collective musicianship.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95    

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95    

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Frame Quartet (Vandermark / Daisy / Lonberg-Holm / McBride): 35mm Frame Quartet (Vandermark / Daisy / Lonberg-Holm / McBride):
35mm

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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The incredible Chicago based Frame Quartet in a studio album of six Vandermark compositions dedicated to Peter Brotzmann, Ennio Moricone, Jimmy Lyons, and Steve Lacy.

Trio 3 + Geri Allen: At This Time Trio 3 + Geri Allen:
At This Time

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Trio 3 (Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, and Oliver Lake in the next Trio 3 + release, here with pianist Geri Allen, amazing interplay from four statesmen of modern jazz.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob

Polwechsel & John Tilbury: Field

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

Eskelin, Ellery / Parkins, Andrea / Black, Jim: One Great Night...Live

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street

Indigo Trio (Mitchell / Drake / Bankhead): Anaya

Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline

Keiji / Makoto / Tatsuya: Ichi to Ichi ga Kasanatte Shimaumade [DVD]

Dixon, Bill: Tapestries for Small Orchestra

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity

Frame Quartet (Vandermark / Daisy / Lonberg-Holm / McBride): 35mm

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj

Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Tatsuya, Yoshida: Improvisations 3 [DVD]

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: The Antique Blacks

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells At Eels featuring Rodrigo Amado: The Great Bydgoszcz Concert

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano: Stolas: The Book Of Angels Volume 12