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2012 Top 25
 
AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum):
As The Crow Flies

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.

Blue Notes: Before The Wind Changes Blue Notes:
Before The Wind Changes

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.50

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The Blue Notes with Louis Moholo-Moholo, Chris McGregor, Dudu Pukwana & Johnny Dyani in the 2nd Ogun release from their 1979 tour of Belgium and Holland, performing their South African rooted jazz live at Jazzclub De Hoop.

Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love: Dragon Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love:
Dragon

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $12.76

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Legendary West Coast cornetist Bobby Bradford meets two Norwegians, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love and multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad, for a live performance at Klub Dragon in Poland.

Brotzmann, Peter / Michael Zerang: Live In Beirut Brotzmann, Peter / Michael Zerang:
Live In Beirut

(Al Maslakh -- Lebanon )

Price: $17.95

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Percussionist Michael Zerang met free jazz legend Peter Brotzmann at the 5th Irtijal Festival Of Improvised Music in Beirut, 2006, to record these explosive improvisations from two players who walk unique and personal paths.

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins):
The Letter

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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Cosa Brava is an experimental rock and improvisation quartet formed in March 2008 by multi-instrumentalist and composer Fred Frith, with members Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, Shahzad Ismaily, William Winant, &c.

Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love): Cement Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love):
Cement

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $15.95

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Performing live at Cementen in Norway, the trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with reed players Ken Vandermark and Ab Baars, 3 intense yet playful improvisations from 3 masters of the form.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 4 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, Vol. 4

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Marc Ducret's Tower series continues, skipping a beat as we jump from Vol 2. to Vol. 4, in this live solo acoustic guitar release from his 2012 Baltic tour, where he reassembles and builds bridges to offer a new vision of the Tower's cycle.

Eisenstadt, Haris: Canada Day Octet Eisenstadt, Haris:
Canada Day Octet

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Expanding his Canada Day group to an octet, NY drummer Harris Eisenstadt presents his four-part suite "The Ombudsman", expanded for the larger orchestration and with a new introduction and conclusion.

Gayle, Charles: Streets Gayle, Charles:
Streets

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Legendary NY free jazz saxophonist Charles Gayle takes to "the streets" with his trio of bassist Larry Roland and drummer Michael TA Thompson in a record illustrating Gayle's passionate voice and expressive dialog.

Golia / Phillips / Leandre / Turetzky / Mezzacappa: The Ethnic Project Golia / Phillips / Leandre / Turetzky / Mezzacappa:
The Ethnic Project

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $12.00

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Multi-reedist Vinny Golia playing ethnic woodwinds including danso, kaval, moxeneo, marori bone flute, &c. in a series of duets with Barre Phillips, Joelle Leandre, Bert Turetzky, and Lisa Mezzacappa.

Gonzalez Yells at Eels, Dennis: Resurrection and Life Gonzalez Yells at Eels, Dennis:
Resurrection and Life

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Named for the miraculous recovery of drummer and AACM founder Alvin Fielder, who travelled to Dallas in 2010 to record with trumpeter Gonzalez and his sons bassist Aaron and vibraphonist Stefan, with Gaika James on trombone.

Halvorson, Mary Quintet: Bending Bridges Halvorson, Mary Quintet:
Bending Bridges

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.

Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa:
Doldrums

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

Price: $14.95

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Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya, Nasuno Mitsuru and Kido Natuski) in their 7th release, joined by violinist Akihisa Tsuboy, recorded live at Tokyo's Koenji High, Lush, and Missions from 2008-2010.

Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK] Morris, Joe:
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

(Riti Publishing -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Joe Morris wrote this book to discuss aspects of free music, including responses to his questionnaire written by Joe McPhee, William Parker, Jamie Saft, Ken Vandermark, Marilyn Crispell, Nate Wooley, Jack Wright, Matthew Shipp, &c.

Osborne, Mike Trio with Harry Miller and Tony Levin: The Birmingham Jazz Concert [2 CDs] Osborne, Mike Trio with Harry Miller and Tony Levin:
The Birmingham Jazz Concert [2 CDs]

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.00

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A double CD of saxophonist Mike Osborne's group with bassist Harry Miller and drummer Tony Levin performing live 1976 at the Warwick Suite, Grand Hotel in Birmingham, driven and innovative UK free jazz from a trio of legends.

Parker, William: Centering. Unreleased Early Recordings 1976-1987 [6 CD BOX + BOOK] Parker, William:
Centering. Unreleased Early Recordings 1976-1987 [6 CD BOX + BOOK]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $74.95

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The music on these six discs comes from roughly the first decade of William Parker's career, one of the most intensely creative periods enjoyed by any musician of any era.

Stone Quartet (Leandre / Campbell / Crispell / Maneri): Live at Vision Festival Stone Quartet (Leandre / Campbell / Crispell / Maneri):
Live at Vision Festival

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Bassist Joelle Leandre's drumless quartet with NY trumpeter Roy Campbell, pianist Marilyn Crispell and violist Mat Maneri performing at the Vision Festival in 2010, one of the highlights of that year's festival.

Sun Ra: Wake Up Angels [2 CDs] Sun Ra:
Wake Up Angels [2 CDs]

(Art Yard -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.00

Out of Stock

Live recordings from Sun Ra Solar-Myth and Intergalactic Arkestras performing live at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival from 1972-74, well-recorded and great performances in this first issue of these great concerts.

World Heritage, The: Travelling Silk Road World Heritage, The:
Travelling Silk Road

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95

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Live recordings of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's World Heritage band from Koenji HIGH in 2009, condensing and editing the show into one incredible hour of sophisticated rock improvisation.

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.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00

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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.

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 )

Price: $14.95

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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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Parker, William Quartet: Sound Unity Parker, William Quartet:
Sound Unity

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $20.95

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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.

Brotzmann, Peter: Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs] Brotzmann, Peter:
Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs]

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $23.95

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Victoriaville celebrated European Free Jazz legend Peter Brotzmann's 70th birthday by presenting two concerts: one solo, and one with the amazing Trio Roma of Massimo Pupillo and Paal Nilssen-Love, both presented on this essential 2 CD release.

Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime <i>[Used Item]</i> Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime [Used Item]

(Inner Arts -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

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

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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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.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Mir

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $15.95

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The first meeting of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad, bassist Jon Rune Strom and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, performing live at Cafe Mir in Oslo, an amazingly energetic session of great dialog and drive.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums

World Heritage, The: Travelling Silk Road

AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies

Osborne, Mike Trio with Harry Miller and Tony Levin: The Birmingham Jazz Concert [2 CDs]

Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love: Dragon

Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love): Cement

Brotzmann, Peter: Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs]

Blue Notes: Before The Wind Changes

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj

Gonzalez Yells at Eels, Dennis: Resurrection and Life

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Mir

Parker, William: Centering. Unreleased Early Recordings 1976-1987 [6 CD BOX + BOOK]

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

Sun Ra: Wake Up Angels [2 CDs]

Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 4

Eisenstadt, Haris: Canada Day Octet

Capece, Lucio : Awareness About <i>[Used Item]</i>

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter

Core, The: Party