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Trio Recordings


 
Morgan / Minissali / Grollman: Yolt Morgan / Minissali / Grollman:
Yolt

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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A trio of NY free improvisers using unusual and advanced techniques - David Grollman (percussion); Weston Minissali (synth); Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax) - performing a 6-part series of "Yolts".

Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris: Migration Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris:
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.70    

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Electric jazz from the trio of Swedish born Greek Jiannis Pavlidlis on guitar, Greek organist Giorgos Kontrafouris, and American jazz/fusion drummer Adam Nussbaum, funky melodic and superb improv from an international group looking forward and back.

Rose, Jon: The Fence Rose, Jon:
The Fence

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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The Fence: about borders and fences all over the world, using long amplified strings and voices; Bagni di Dolabella: a violinists guide to the treatments and political intrigues of an ancient roman bath.

Settles, Brian Trio: Folk Settles, Brian Trio:
Folk

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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NY Saxophonist Brian Settles follows his "Secret Handshake" debut with a trio record with long-time collaborators Jeremy Carlstedt (drums) and Corcoran Holt (bass) for a set of tunes that balance free playing with melodic and detailed compositions.

Spearman's G-Force, Glenn: Let It Go Spearman's G-Force, Glenn:
Let It Go

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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1987 recordings from tenor saxophonist Glenn Spearman (Emergency) with Lisle Ellis on bass, Donal Robinson on trap drums, and James Routhier on electric guitar, creative avant jazz with a unique drive and determination.

Swirm: (Henkel / Grollman / Amat) Swirm:
(Henkel / Grollman / Amat)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $5.20    

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The New York duo Swirm of Brad Henkel (trumpet) and David Grollman (percussion) in a unique blend of virtuosic free improvisation, subtle sound exploration, and performance art, here adding free vocalist Laurie Amat for 6 compositions named by color.

Temperamental Trio: Raw and the Cooked Temperamental Trio:
Raw and the Cooked

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $9.95    

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Dark and daring electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of baritone saxophonist Stephen Horenstein, bassist JC Jones, and electronic artist Loic Kessous.

Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant): Shortcut Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant):
Shortcut

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.95    

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Trio Sowari's second recording, subtle interactions using a wide palette of sound and approaches, mixing electronics and acoustics in amazing improvisation.

Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel:
yclept

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.

Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak: Crunch Wright, Jack / Pensado / Wright / Lak:
Crunch

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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The free improvising quartet of Jack Wright on alto and soprano sax with three electronic artists--Andrea Pensado, Stephanie Lak, and Walter Wright--recording in the studio in Philadelphia PA for two extended pieces of unusual character and dynamic.

Ware, David S. Trio: Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs] Ware, David S. Trio:
Live in New York, 2010 [2 CDs]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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A tremendous one-night engagement by late saxophone colossus David S. Ware and his latter day Trio with William Parker on bass and Warren Smith on drums, in an intimate club setting at Blue Note in New York City on October 4, 2010, the last time this trio came together, the previous an electrifying set at Vision Festival in June of 2015.

Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty: The Dull Blade [VINYL] Baczkowski, Steve / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty:
The Dull Blade [VINYL]

(FEEDING TUBE RECORDS -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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A decade after their last album "Dim Bulb", "The Dull Blade" follows up with the trio of Chris Corsano on drums and duel saxophonist Steve Baczkowski and Paul Flaherty, recorded live in the studio at New Haven, Connecticut's Firehouse 12, an incredible album of fiery and ferocious playing with an outsider jazz attitude; brilliant.

Melford, Myra Trio: Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1 Melford, Myra Trio:
Alive In The House Of Saints, Part 1

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

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Pianist Myra Melford's original trio with Reggie Nicholson on drums and Lindsey Horner, her first in a long career of tremendous collaboration, presents a superb example of melodic playing balancing free and traditional structures with effusive joy and profound skill, captured live at Der Club, in Heiligenhaus, Germany in 1993.

Amado /  Kessler / Nilssen-Love: The Abstract Truth Amado / Kessler / Nilssen-Love:
The Abstract Truth

(European Echoes -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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The trio of Portuguese saxophonist Amado with Kent Kessler and Paal Nilssen-Love return for a 2nd album, an homage to Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico with a nod to Oliver Nelson.

Amado, Rodrigo: Motion Trio Amado, Rodrigo:
Motion Trio

(European Echoes -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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The 4th release on Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's European Echoes label has the leader in a trio with fellow Portuguese musicians cellist Miguel Mira and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini in meditative to muscular modern jazz.

Lane / Grassi / Whitecage: Drunk Butterfly Lane / Grassi / Whitecage:
Drunk Butterfly

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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A superb trio of NY improvisers and composers whose collective work bridges the divide between free playing and jazz tradition, a kind of avant swinging bebop.

Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras): Ordnung Herrscht <i>[Used Item]</i> Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras):
Ordnung Herrscht [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

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Led by bassist Noah Punkt, this young Leipzig-Zurich improvising trio with drummer Ramon Oliveras and saxophonist Tobias Pfister blend an unusual sense of humor into serious free jazz, with strange asides or layers of sound punctuating superb and energetic playing.

Vox Arcana: Aerial Age Vox Arcana:
Aerial Age

(Allos Musica -- USA )

Price: $12.60    

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The second release from prolific Chicago-based drummer/composer Tim Daisy's two year-old working trio, Vox Arcana with Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and James Falzone on clarinet.

Vox Arcana: Aerial Age <i>[Used Item]</i> Vox Arcana:
Aerial Age [Used Item]

(Allos Musica -- USA )

Price: $4.95    

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The second release from prolific Chicago-based drummer/composer Tim Daisy's two year-old working trio, Vox Arcana with Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and James Falzone on clarinet.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Consequences (of Time and Place)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.60    

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

Holdsworth, Allan: None Too Soon <i>[Used Item]</i> Holdsworth, Allan:
None Too Soon [Used Item]

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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

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Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis : Stir Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis :
Stir

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $14.95    

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The Montreal free improvising trio Still of Nicolas Caloia on bass, Peter Valsamis on drums, and Yves Charuest on saxophone is joined in the studio by visiting Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez for a superb set of detailed and energetic free jazz, 6 pieces titled "(un fold)" I - VI, making an album of first rate and exciting collective music.

Nabatov, Simon Trio: Picking Order Nabatov, Simon Trio:
Picking Order

(Leo -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Drawing from the spirit of early free jazz, pianist Simon Nabatov's new trio with Dominik Mahnig on drums and Stefan Schonegg on bass, are caught live at the LOFT in Cologne, Germany in 2015 for a superb concert of jazz that balances captivating lyrical material with exciting free passages, taking unexpected directions that constantly engage.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3 Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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The 3rd part of NY/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's "Art of the Improv Trio" series, with Matthew Shipp on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums, each an essential element in the interplay and subtle skills of these masterful players, with Perelman's voice exceptionally strong as he demonstrates the full range of his sax through free and melodic passage.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5 Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5

(Leo -- UK )

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The fifth volume in Ivo Perlman's series exploring free improvising trios in various configurations brings together the tenor saxophonist with guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver for an exemplary album of modern, creative jazz.

Lazro, Daunik / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Didier Lasserre: Garden(s) Lazro, Daunik / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Didier Lasserre:
Garden(s)

(Ayler Records -- France )

Price: $12.00    

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The trio of Daunik Lazro on baritone and tenor saxophone, Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn and Didier Lasserre on drums, alternate jazz standards from Duke Ellington (Sophisticated Lady; Hop Head), John Coltrane (Lonnie's Lament), Albert Ayler (Angels), with original compositions and the 3-part "Garden", all in the varied traditions of jazz.

Grimal, Alexandra / Benjamin Duboc / Valentin Ceccaldi: Bambu Grimal, Alexandra / Benjamin Duboc / Valentin Ceccaldi:
Bambu

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $12.00    

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An unusual and captivating work from the trio of saxophonist Alexandra Grimal, double bassist Benjaim Duboc, and cellist Valentin Ceccaldi, leading their album with tracks from "Respirer l'ombre" by Giuseppe Penone "spontaneously used without permission but with great admiration," leading to powerful and unpredictable directions in free improvisation; excellent.

Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell: There Is No Love Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell:
There Is No Love

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Confront initiates their new Core Series with the text piece "There Is No Love" with David Sylvian on voice, vocal treatments and electronics, Rhodri Davies on harp, vibraphone and radio, and Mark Wastel on tam tam and percussion, a sophisticated spoken word piece of shadowy atmosphere and innuendo, leveraging approaches from experimental, improvised and composed music.

Fujii, Satoko Min-Yoh Ensemble: Watershed Fujii, Satoko Min-Yoh Ensemble:
Watershed

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $15.95    

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After studying jazz and classical music, pianist Satoko Fujii became interested in Min-Yoh, which means folk music in Japanese; this is her 2nd lovely and powerful release with her Min-Yoh Ensemble.

Hodgkinson, Tim: Pragma: New Works Hodgkinson, Tim:
Pragma: New Works

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Landaeus, Mathias: Goes a Long, Long Way Landaeus, Mathias:
Goes a Long, Long Way

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95    

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Influential Swedish and New York jazz pianist and composer Mathias Landaeus & his House Of Approximation quintet in 9 original Landaeus compositions.

Scotch Of St James, The: Live at Amplify 2004 Scotch Of St James, The:
Live at Amplify 2004

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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Tim Barnes on snare drum and amplification and Mark Wastell on amplified textures, tuned metal, making small, mostly unidentifiable sounds with a Cage-style open flair.

Zanussi Thirteen: Live Zanussi Thirteen:
Live

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

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Bassist Per Zanussi expands his band to 13 players including saxophonists Jonas Kullhammar, Martin Kuchen, Jorgen Mathisen, Jketil Moster, guitarist Stian Westerhus, &c. for an amazing set of compositions on the edge of modern jazz.

Kokotob (Taiko Saito / Niko Meinhold / Tobias Schirmer): Flying Heart Kokotob (Taiko Saito / Niko Meinhold / Tobias Schirmer):
Flying Heart

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Japanese vibraphonist and marimba player Taiko Saito is a contemporary classical player well established in the field of improv, joined by long-time collaborator, pianist Niko Meinhold, and here expanded with Tobias Schirmer on clarinet and bass clarinet for an album that uses solid compositional foundations for lyrical and contemplative modern music.

Barno, Niklas / Joel Grip / Didier Lasserre: Can't Stop Snusing Barno, Niklas / Joel Grip / Didier Lasserre:
Can't Stop Snusing

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95    

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The Snus trio of Niklas Barno (trumpet), Joel Grip (bass) and Didier Lasserre (drums) return for their second album, an addictive mix of free jazz and free improv, subtle to skronking music of great beauty and power.

Bourne / Davis / Kane: The Money Notes Bourne / Davis / Kane:
The Money Notes

(Foghorn Records -- Great Britain )

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A series of miniatures from the trio of pianist Bourne, drummer Davis and bassist Kane, intensely focused works ranging from lovely to slightly disturbed while never failing to impress.

Cockpit Music: This Doesn't Look Like Our Town Cockpit Music:
This Doesn't Look Like Our Town

(Ninth World -- Belgium )

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A series of amazing miniatures from the 30 year trio of drummer Pere Oliver Jorgens, saxophonist Thorsten Hoeg, and guitarist Soren Tarding, playing an expectionally focused hybrid of improvised styles.

Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm: Sense of Hearing Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm:
Sense of Hearing

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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8 duos recorded in the studio between bassist Damon Smith and free vocalist Carol Genetti, and 4 trio tracks adding Fred Lonberg-Holm on violoncello and performing live at Chicago's Empty Bottle.

Invenio Ergo (Prevost / Lambert / Wright): Sum [2 CDs] Invenio Ergo (Prevost / Lambert / Wright):
Sum [2 CDs]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $34.95    

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Eddie Prevost's weekly workshops in London have produced two remarkable associates, saxophonist Seymour Wright and guitarist Ross Lambert, here in a trio on this 2CD release.

Kesten, Christian & Mark Trayle / Annette Krebs : Berlin series No. 2 Kesten, Christian & Mark Trayle / Annette Krebs :
Berlin series No. 2

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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The Second in a series of split discs highlighting the experimental music scene in Berlin, presenting a solo work by Annette Krebs, and a powerful duo for voice and electronics by Christian Kesten and Mark Trayle."

Koh / Fujii / Reichman: Yamabuki Koh / Fujii / Reichman:
Yamabuki

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $15.95    

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The trio of Japanese art-folk singer Koh Yamabuki with pianist Satoko Fujii and accordionist Ted Recihment in emotional, inventive and delicately beautiful music.

Kuning, Zai + Otomo Yoshihide + Dickson Dee: Book From Hell Kuning, Zai + Otomo Yoshihide + Dickson Dee:
Book From Hell

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $20.95    

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A 71 minute unedited improvisation between guitarist Zai Kuning, Otomo Yoshihide on guitar and turntable, and Dickson Dee on electronics, Asian improv moving between turbulence and stillness.

McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall: Intervention McGovern, Neil / Paul Dunmall:
Intervention

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Classical saxophonist Neil McGovern joins improvising legend Paul Dunmall to perform music based on Dunmall's book "60 Studies for Saxophone", with Matt London lending a 3rd voice for one track.

Orfield, Sue Band: Bonk Orfield, Sue Band:
Bonk

(self-released -- USA )

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Tiptons saxophonist Sue Orfield's Band performs original music that spans many genres from blues rock and funk to jazz and bluegrass with a little ethnic vibe thrown in.

Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth: All About Mimi Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth:
All About Mimi

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The intense lowercase trio of Creative Source label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, percussionist Christian Wolfarth on cymbals, and Ricardo Guerreiro on interactive computer performing the 6 part "All About Mimi" in the studio.

Scarassatti / Filho / Bomfim: Sonax Scarassatti / Filho / Bomfim:
Sonax

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Working in an AMM vein, Sonax uses a mixture of self-made instruments, sound sculpture and live electronics to create otherworldly improvisation environments.

Talibam! & Sam Kulik: Discover AtlantASS [CD & Graphic Book] Talibam! & Sam Kulik:
Discover AtlantASS [CD & Graphic Book]

(Belly Kids -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95    

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NY's Talibam! team up with artist graphic artist Sam Kulik to tell the absurd and fantastic story of a young teen named Franklin who gets abducted by a revolutionary jazz fish into the undersea world of Atlantis.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Wow! Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
Wow!

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sax and flute player/Ambiances Magnetique label leader Jean Derome's excellent jazz trio with bassist Normand Guilbeault and drummer Pierre Tanguay, in their 4th release, with three Derome originals and 4 standards including a Dolphy number.

Tsahar / Maneri / Black: Jam Tsahar / Maneri / Black:
Jam

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Three creative young musicians in New York Tsahar, Mat Maneri and Black in a trio of warmly orchestrated free improv with witty restraint in extended conversation.

Wiss / Unternahrer: sopstock Wiss / Unternahrer:
sopstock

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Swiss voice artist Isa Wiss with Marc Unternahrer on tuba in a surreal set of alphabetized improvisations in a Minton-esque mode with Unternahrer taking the tuba into untold territory.

Yuganaut: Sharks Yuganaut:
Sharks

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Eclectic and playful jazz from the trio of Tom Abss on bass instruments, Stephen Rush on keyboards, trombone and toys, and Geoff Mann on drums, percussion and trumpet.

Belorukov, Ilia / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres: Tak Prosto Belorukov, Ilia / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres:
Tak Prosto

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two recordings from the lowercase acoustic improvising trio of Portuguese players Ernesto Rodriduges on viola and Nuno Torres on alto saxophone and objects with Saint Petersburg alto saxophonist Ilia Belorukov, recording at Belorukov's Spina! label's studio, and again live at Vertikal' Gallery in Saint Petersburg in 2016.

Warble & MDuo : Ama Warble & MDuo :
Ama

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two improvising duos that share one person and joined as a trio -- Berlin musician Miako Klein on recorders -- Warble being Klein and NY/Berlin trumpeter Brad Henkel, the two exploring their instruments through close amplification; Mduo is Klein & NY/Berlin percussionist Michael Weilacher using extended techniques and strange actions.

Yoshihide, Otomo / Paal Nilssen-Love:  [VINYL] Yoshihide, Otomo / Paal Nilssen-Love:
[VINYL]

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )

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The fiery, complex and exultant duo of drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love and Otomo Yoshihide on electric guitar, performing at the Copenhagen Jazzhouse in May 2013, an intense and rewarding set from two authoritative improvisers.

Liedwart, Kurt / Andrey Popovskiy / Martin Taxt: Hjem Liedwart, Kurt / Andrey Popovskiy / Martin Taxt:
Hjem

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A live concert at Dom Cultural Center in Moscow, Russia in 2015 from Norwegian tuba player Martin Taxt, Saint Petersburg violinist and object player Andrey Popovskiy, and ppool performer Kurt Liedwart focusing on sinewaves and noise, in an extended lowercase improvisation exploring harmonic and microtonal sounds.

Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod:
3 Pianos

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

Price: $13.95    

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This trio joins 3 disparate approaches to composition and improvisation--Japanese improviser Ayumi Tanaka, Oslo composer Johan Lindvall, and ECM artist Christian Wallumrod-developing the engaging material on this album by focusing on elements like tuning, register, intervals and dynamics, for an absorbing album of compatible and concentrative playing.

Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos [VINYL LP] Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod:
3 Pianos [VINYL LP]

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

Price: $22.95    

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This trio joins 3 disparate approaches to composition and improvisation--Japanese improviser Ayumi Tanaka, Oslo composer Johan Lindvall, and ECM artist Christian Wallumrod-developing the engaging material on this album by focusing on elements like tuning, register, intervals and dynamics, for an absorbing album of compatible and concentrative playing.

Kontakte Trio (Trevor Taylor / Ian Brighton / Steve Beresford): Kontakte Trio Kontakte Trio (Trevor Taylor / Ian Brighton / Steve Beresford):
Kontakte Trio

(FMR -- UK )

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An important and well-matched trio of electroacoustic improvisers, and a welcome addition to guitarist Ian Brighton's return to active music life, with Steve Beresford on piano, prepared piano and electronics, and Trevor Taylor (Circuit) on percussion and electronics, six unhurried improvisations of intricate interplay and interchange themed on physics.

Tipple (Frode Gjerstad / Kevin Norton / David Watson): Live at Elastic Arts Tipple (Frode Gjerstad / Kevin Norton / David Watson):
Live at Elastic Arts

(FMR -- UK )

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Tipple, the trio of Frode Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet, Kevin Norton on percussion, and David Watson on electric guitar, are captured live for an energetic and masterly concert at Elastic Arts, in Chicago, Illinois in 2015, four "Elastic" improvisations of intense interaction, from collective conversation to stunning solo statements; jaw dropping.

Eye Contact: War Rug Eye Contact:
War Rug

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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The New York free improvising trio of Matthew Heyner (Test, Malkuth) on bass, Matt Lavelle on trumpet and clarinet and Ryan Sawyer (Tall Firs, Stars Like Fleas) on drums in the follow-up to their 2005 Utech double CD "Embracing The Tide / Making Eye Contact With God", an impressive release of expressive technique and ritualistic drive.

JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder):
Happy Jazz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.

Trio Caveat: Compliments Of The Season Trio Caveat:
Compliments Of The Season

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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The debut album of the New York Trio Caveat of Jonathan Moritz on tenor and soprano saxophones, John McLellan on drums, and James Ilgenfritz on bass, in an unusual Christmas album taking understated and obscure approaches to tunes like "Blue Christmas" and "Dreidel", where only the attentive listener discovers the melodic and harmonic basis for each tune.

Butcher, John / John Edwards / Mark Sanders: Last Dream Of The Morning Butcher, John / John Edwards / Mark Sanders:
Last Dream Of The Morning

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A studio album between three UK master improvisers -- John Butcher on sax, John Edwards on double bass, and Mark Sanders on drums -- the trio pushing the envelope in technique and dialog in nearly telepathic playing that transports the listener into their environment, as the music builds and releases in effortless ways that are stunning and exulant; highly recommended.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Ulrike Brand / Olaf Rupp : Traintracks, Roadsides, Wastelands, Debris Rodrigues, Ernesto / Ulrike Brand / Olaf Rupp :
Traintracks, Roadsides, Wastelands, Debris

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Three string improvisers--Ulrike Brand on cello, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Olaf Rupp on electric guitar--approach their instruments from all angles excepting the most traditional ones, from scraping and granulating to creating resonant sonic environments, an apt reflection of a journeying musician, enhanced by text and images in the CD package.

Lacy, Steve: Free for a Minute (1966-72) [2 CDs] Lacy, Steve:
Free for a Minute (1966-72) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- UK )

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Four sessions on a 2 CD set, all featuring Steve Lacy and Kent Carter: (1) DISPOSABILITY, the 1965 trio record with Aldo Romano of jazz standards, originals and free improv; (2) SORTIE, the 1966 free improv quartet + Enrico Rava album; (3) previously unissued 1967 'Free Fall' Film Cues in a quintet with Rava, Karl Berger, & Paul Motian; (4) two never issued '72 quintet pieces with Steve Potts, Irene Aebi on cello and Noel Mcghie.

Rutherford, Paul: In Backward Times (1979-2007) Rutherford, Paul:
In Backward Times (1979-2007)

(Emanem -- UK )

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Four very different previously unissued concert settings featuring trombonist Paul Rutherford: 2 festival solos - one from 1979 with electronics and one from 2004 without; a 1988 duo with Paul Rogers a few months before their ROGUES CD; and a 2007 trio with Veryan Weston and Marcio Mattos, which turned out to be Rutherford's last public appearance.

Borbetomagus: A Pollock of Sound [DVD] Borbetomagus:
A Pollock of Sound [DVD]

(Taping Policies -- USA )

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The first feature documentary of the Borbetomagus free improvising noise trio of Don Dietrich, Jim Sauter and Donald Miller, alongside a live concert at Instants Chavires, Montreuil in 2009; documentary interviews and footage include Byron Coley, drummer Chris Corsano, guitarist Thurston Moore, Japanese noise unit Hijokaidan, and Switzerland's Voice Crack.

Shipp, Matthew : Magnetism(s) [2 CDs] Shipp, Matthew :
Magnetism(s) [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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The creative NY jazz trio led by pianist Matthew Shipp with Rob Brown on alto sax and flute and William Parker on bass re-release and re-master their 1999 Bleu Regards album "Magnetism", a 20-part suite of concise and informed dialogs; and add a live CD of the trio recording three larger "Magnetism" improvisations captured at the Stone, 2016.

Bailey, Derek / Mick Beck  / Paul Hession: Meanwhile, Back In Sheffield... Bailey, Derek / Mick Beck / Paul Hession:
Meanwhile, Back In Sheffield...

(Discus -- Great Britain )

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Free improvising guitar legend Derek Bailey was invited to perform in his home town of Sheffield, England in 2004 with the trio of Mick Beck on tenor sax, bassoon, and whistles, and Paul Hession on drums, Bailey's first visit in many years, and a joyful occasion as the collective group explores a wide range of approaches to creating instant compositions.

Van Hove / Jacquemyn / Smith: Burns Longer Van Hove / Jacquemyn / Smith:
Burns Longer

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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European Free improvising legend Fred Van Hove performing on piano and accordion with two bassists--fellow Belgian Peter Jacquemyn, and West Coast bassist Damon Smith--for an album of dizzying flights and growling bass turning convention on its side in sensational ways.

Wooley, Nate / Daniele Martini / Joao Lobo : Legacy of Ashes Wooley, Nate / Daniele Martini / Joao Lobo :
Legacy of Ashes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A free jazz session recorded in Brussells between trumpeter Nate Wooley and half of the Daniele Martini Quartet--saxophonist Martini himself and drummer Joao Lobo--stepping in and out of modal jazz with a contemplative approach, using extended techniques to great effect, Lobo handling the foundation and rhythm in absolutely impressive ways.

Carl, Rudiger Inc.: King Alcohol (New Version) [2 CDs] Carl, Rudiger Inc.:
King Alcohol (New Version) [2 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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The debut album of Rudiger Carl is an assertive studio session of brilliant free jazz from 1972, with Carl on tenor saxophone, Gunter Christmann on trombone, and Detlef Schonenberg on drums, presenting a great example of early European Free Improv, remastered from the original tapes and issued on CD for the first time, with a 2nd CD of previously unreleased bonus tracks.

Pupillo, Massimo / Alexandre Babel / Caspar Brotzmann: Live At Candy Bomber Studios, Vol.1 [VINYL] Pupillo, Massimo / Alexandre Babel / Caspar Brotzmann:
Live At Candy Bomber Studios, Vol.1 [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Austria )

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The insanely powerful work of this new trio--bass player Massimo Pupillo (Zu, Laniakea), drummer Alexandre Babel (Sudden Infant) and Caspar Brotzmann on guitar--captured live at Candy Bomber Studios, in Berlin for two monumental free improvisations of raw energy that blend noise rock, drone, and improvisation into something uniquely fearsome and wonderful.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Jason Kahn / Toshimaru Nakamura: Between Two Akiyama, Tetuzi / Jason Kahn / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Between Two

(Meena -- Japan )

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A subtly complex and sophisticated album of electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Japanese sound artists Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board) and Switzerland-based American drummer Jason Kahn performing live at Ftarri in Suidobashi, Tokyo, during Kahn's stay in Japan, a rich and detailed exploration.



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