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Vancouver and Western Canada
 
A Band: Amphibian A Band:
Amphibian

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Calgary's A Band collective follows in the tradition of the People Band, Scratch Orchestra, and Portsmouth Sinfonia in creating swirling mixes of traditional and non-traditional instruments.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Aeroplane Trio: Naranja Ha [CD & DVD] Aeroplane Trio:
Naranja Ha [CD & DVD]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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CD & concert DVD of this well-conncected Vancouver acoustic jazz trio, who make delicate and combustible music while twisting and contorting their instruments in unusual ways.

Babin's, Tommy Benzene: Your Body Is Your Prison Babin's, Tommy Benzene:
Your Body Is Your Prison

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Bassist Babin's Benzene band mixes free improvisation with rock overtones, tight changes giving way to excellent solos from all members of this exceptional quartet.

Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel:
Corse

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.

Bent Spoon Duo: Cover Prince Bent Spoon Duo:
Cover Prince

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Calgary duo of Chris Dadge on violin and acoustic guitar, and Scott Munro on violin and partial trombone, performing live in Edmonton, Canada.

Bent Spoon Duo: With & Without Allison Cameron Bent Spoon Duo:
With & Without Allison Cameron

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chris Dadge and Scott Munro (aka the Bent Spoon Duo) recorded this album at Weeds Cafe in Calgary in 2012 as a duo, extending their set to a trio with the compatible style of Allison Camera on amplified & mangled banjo and kalimba.

Blur, Rosco: Stable Chaos Blur, Rosco:
Stable Chaos

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Rosco Blur's groove-based jazz album with a great set of players including Paul Plimey (piano), Dylan van der Schyff (drums), spirited music with the occasional sung-spoken lyric, an album that harkens to the world of Roland Kirk with a modern edge.

Bourgeois, Andre & Chris Dadge: Spaces Are The Place Bourgeois, Andre & Chris Dadge:
Spaces Are The Place

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chris Dadge (drums, percussion) and Andre Bourgeois (saxophones) play two sets of mostly straightforward free jazz with reasonably fixed outlines throughout the structure of each piece.

Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen): Unlearn Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen):
Unlearn

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Edge of your seat improv from this Vancouver quartet, cutting through genres and styles in a joyful mix of new and old jazz styles that mix mystery and complexity in amazing ways.

Broken Record Chamber: Free Improv For Robots Broken Record Chamber:
Free Improv For Robots

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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Inspired by the work of Otomo Yoshihide, Martin Tetreault, and Ruins, Broken Record Chamber create and deconstruct music using and abusing turtables, guitars, electronics and drum machines.

bst.cr: bst.cr bst.cr:
bst.cr

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The unusual and challenging trio of Ben Bennett on drumheads, Ryan Jewell on snare, Wilson Shook on alto sax, and guest Mara Sedlins on viola performing at Seattle's Gallery 1412.

Burro: Burnt Monument Burro:
Burnt Monument

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Burro is the Calgary improvising trio of Whitney Ota (electric guitar), Stew Elton (bass) and Andrew Hume (drums), in a studio release of their intense and hard rock-oriented playing.

Carrier, Francois Trio + Bobo Stenson: Entrance 3 Carrier, Francois Trio + Bobo Stenson:
Entrance 3

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Canadian saxophonist Francois Carrier in a trio with bassist Pierre Cote and drummer Michel Lambert, plus pianist Bobo Stenson performing live at the 2002 Vancouver Jazz Festival.

Chenaux, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo: Live in Calgary Chenaux, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo:
Live in Calgary

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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2nd meeting from summer 2009 of Toronto improviser Eric Chenaux & Calgary's Bent Spoon Duo, forward-moving yet rambling improvisation with a folksy intuitiveness of harmony and complimentary rhtyhm.

Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury: Concrete Shoes Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury:
Concrete Shoes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Violinist Mike Khoury and electronic artist Andrew Coltrane in an album of thick and blurry sonic environments and effected string interaction, a bit like a drive in an ancient auto on alien moons.

Dadge, Chris : Bin 15 [3-inch CDR] Dadge, Chris :
Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Percussionist Chris Dadge recorded these two drones using amplified cymbals, violin, and snare drum inside a replica of a Saskatchewan-prairies-style grain silo erected by artist Mark Lowe at the 2011 Calgary Folk Festival.

Dadge, Chris & Cody Oliver: Midnighties Dadge, Chris & Cody Oliver:
Midnighties

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Debut recordings and first recorded document of the duo of resonator guitarist Cody Oliver and drummer/percussionist Chris Dadge performing a live broadcast at CJSW studios in Calgary.

Dadge, Chris: A Moth That Smiles As It Burns Is Better Than You Dadge, Chris:
A Moth That Smiles As It Burns Is Better Than You

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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A live recording of a solo performance from percussionist/Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge live at Weeds Cafe in Calgary on percussion, violin, and acoustic guitar.

Dadge, Chris: Near and Distant Skies Dadge, Chris:
Near and Distant Skies

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Drummer and percussionist Chris Dadge plays a personal set that was recorded live and includes a variety of percussive stylings varying from minimal ideas to junk-oriented textural play.

Dadge, Chris: Pith [3-inch CDR] Dadge, Chris:
Pith [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge steps away from his drums for a live performance at Pith Gallery in Calgary, using field recordings and amplified objects to create intriguing and compelling environments of concrete sound, tinted from a percussionist's perspective.

Dadge, Chris: Silk Thousand Dadge, Chris:
Silk Thousand

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The 3rd solo drumset album from Bug Incision operator Chris Dadge, an album of sharply focused workouts vascillating between a handful of densities, operating in simple, clear structures.

Dark Blue World: The Perilous Beauty of Madness Dark Blue World:
The Perilous Beauty of Madness

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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DarkBlueWorld is Elizabeth Fischer's essential rock vehicle for collaborations with noted Canadian musicians, including Tony Wilson, Peggy Lee, Amy Denio, Jesse Zubot, &c &c.

DuH (Gratkowski / Mezei / Markos / Blume): in just DuH (Gratkowski / Mezei / Markos / Blume):
in just

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $10.80

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Drummer Martin Blume put this quartet together by request of the Festival "Scene Ungarn in NRW", choosing frequest associate reed player Gratkowski, cellist Albert Markos, and Markos' pick of violist Szilard Mezei.

Duplant / Lenglet / Widham: Proverbes Duplant / Lenglet / Widham:
Proverbes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The quasi-trio/mail improv of French improvisers Duplant, a multi-instrumentalist who appears here on percussion and Lenglet, on the guitar, with pianist and junk manipulator Rachael Wadham.

Fond of Tigers: Continent & Western Fond of Tigers:
Continent & Western

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Fond of Tigers with guests Mats Gustafsson and Sandro Perri in their unique blend of avant- and post-rock structures, amazing improvised and complex rock from one of Vancouver's finest.

Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov : Ardent Grass Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov :
Ardent Grass

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Saxophonist and clarinetist Frank Gratkowski meets Danish pianist Jacob Anderskov for these masterly live recordings at Germany's Loft in Koln in 2008.

Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson: Barrel Fire Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson:
Barrel Fire

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Gordon Grdina (Grdina's Box Cutter) in a trio with bassist Tommy Babin and drummer Kenton Loewen, joined by Mats Gustafsson on baritone sax for a vicious free jazz romp.

Grdina's Box Cutter: New Rules for Noise Grdina's Box Cutter:
New Rules for Noise

(Spool -- Canada )

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Guitarist Grdina's Box Cutter with Francoise Houle on clarinet mix acoustic and electric lines in tunes with melodic momentum that take plenty of pauses for free sections.

Hikage / Segel: GEN Hikage / Segel:
GEN

(Spool -- Canada )

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Camper Van Beethoven violinist Segel teams up with West coast koto player Shoko Hikage that intermingles Eastern and Western instruments in a pleasantly mystifying release.

Houle, Francois Trio: Schizosphere Houle, Francois Trio:
Schizosphere

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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An early album from Vancouver clarinetist Francois Houle with frequent collaborators Tony Wilson (guitar) and Dylan van der Schyff (drums & percussion), performing original compositions and a unique version of Duke Ellington's "Frustration."

Houle, Viviane: Treize Houle, Viviane:
Treize

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Out free improvising vocalist Viviane Houle's debut solo release in duos with a veritable who's-who of Vancouver's finest improvisers including Peggy Lee, Jesse Zubot, &c. &c.

Inhabitants: A Vacant Lot Inhabitants:
A Vacant Lot

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The 3rd full length from Canada's Inhabitants expands the sonic experiments of this quartet's intuitive group improvisations, mixing rich feedback with alluring lyricism.

Lab Coast: Bookflames [3" CD] Lab Coast:
Bookflames [3" CD]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Early recordings from Lab Coast (Chris Dadge and David Laing) from an odd session of improvisation recorded to cassette and restored for the band's debut release.

Larner, Brett: Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000 Larner, Brett:
Itadakimasu - Improvised Duets 1994-2000

(Spool -- Canada )

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Koto and gu zheng player Brett in duos with some of our favorite and most important improvisers: Anthony Braxton; Jim O'Rourke; Gino Robair; John Shiurba; Loren Connors; Gino Robair; &c.

Leandre / Mitchell / Van Der Schyff: Before After Leandre / Mitchell / Van Der Schyff:
Before After

(RogueArt -- France )

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Live recordings from Roundhouse Community Center in Vancouver of the intense and enchanting dialog of bassist Leandres, flautist Nicole Mitchell, and percussionist Dylan van der Schyff.

Leaney, Aaron & Chris Dadge: Continuity Leaney, Aaron & Chris Dadge:
Continuity

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Leaney-Dadge duo has been working together since 2006; this release is taken from a series of weekly sessions in Mount Pleasant, Calgary, using extended instrumentation including trumpet, percussion, zither, recorder, and piano.

Lee Band, Peggy: Invitation Lee Band, Peggy:
Invitation

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The fifth album by composer and cellist Peggy Lee with her gifted band of Canadian musicians playing a range of creative arrangements varying from haunting melodies to energetic sonic voyages.

Lee, Peggy Band Lee, Peggy Band:

(Spool -- Canada )

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Peggy Lee delivers a series of finely crafted compositions of rich and sonorous beauty, played by a crew of musicians performing with unusual depth and empathy.

Lee, Peggy Band: Sounds from the Big House Lee, Peggy Band:
Sounds from the Big House

(Spool -- Canada )

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Vancouver cellist Peggy Lee's band with Brad Turner, Dylan van der Schyff, Tony Wilson, &c. presents amazing arrangements allowing great solos in pieces that explore timbres, moods and rhythm.

Meichel, Dan & Chris Dadge: Mannington Meichel, Dan & Chris Dadge:
Mannington

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The first in a series of releases from Bug Incision's archive of late saxophonist Dan Meichel, from recordings in Calgary in 2008 showing Meichel's articulately heavy style against Dadge's inventive drumming and percussion.

Midnighties: With Monty Midnighties:
With Monty

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Vancouver duo of Cody Oliver and Chris Dadge is joined by multi-instrumentalist Scott Munro (Bend Spoon Duo) for a mix of acoustic and electronic improvisation to create unusual and interesting sonic environments and improvised discourse.

Moore / Lee / Van der Schyff: Floating 1..2..3 Moore / Lee / Van der Schyff:
Floating 1..2..3

(Spool -- Canada )

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The trio of Dutch clarinetist and alto saxophonist Michael Moore with Vancouver improvisers cellist Peggy Lee and drummer Dylan van der Schyff performing live at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

NoMoreShapes: Creesus Crisis NoMoreShapes:
Creesus Crisis

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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This Calgary based trio with Jay Crocker on guitar & electronics, J.C. Jones on trombone and Eric Hamelin on drums & percussion, mix free bop with small sound electronic improv.

Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo: Circuitry Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo:
Circuitry

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Bent Spoon Duo of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro met bassist Eric Normand (Tour De Bras, Ambiances Magnetiques) while Normand was on tour to record these ragged electro-acoustic improvisations.

NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia): Wowow NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia):
Wowow

(Spool -- Canada )

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Drawing from some of the finest of the West Coast and Vancouver scenes, The Now Orchestra present 3 long works in multiple section, with performers including Peggy Lee, Vinny Golia, George Lewis, Dylan van der Schyff, &c. &c.

Payne, David: Nirvana Unplugged Payne, David:
Nirvana Unplugged

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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David Payne (Fossils, Slut Mouth, Middle James Co.) solo offers a wasted take on the acoustic guitar, which is mangled, scraped, rubbed, fingered, bent, and subjected to a variety of preparations.

Perera, Nilan & Bent Spoon Duo: S/T Perera, Nilan & Bent Spoon Duo:
S/T

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Vancouver based Bent Spoon Duo of Scott Munro on viola, trombone, electronics & zither and Chris Dadge on percussion meets Toronto's Nilan Perera on electric guitar, performing at Weeds Cafe in Calgary, for a rich interactive release of free improvisation.

Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols: Sombrero Galaxy Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols:
Sombrero Galaxy

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Simon Rose, a member of Badland with Steve Noble and Simon Fell, in a duo with drummer Pascal Nichols, label leader of Krayon Recordings, for an understated set of extended improvisations.

Talking Pictures: The Mirror with a Memory Talking Pictures:
The Mirror with a Memory

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A mix of jazz and rock, the 2nd Talking Pictures CD brings Vancouver artists Ron Samworth (guita), Peggy Lee (cello), Bill Clark (trumpet) and Dylan van der Schyff (percussion) into unusual and compelling avant territory.

Unrepeatable Quartet, The (Wright / Epps / Muro / Dadge): Calgary 2012 Unrepeatable Quartet, The (Wright / Epps / Muro / Dadge):
Calgary 2012

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Jack Wright, one of the United States' true titans of free improvising, recorded this live set at Calgary with trumpeter Ellwood Epps and the Bent Spoon Duo of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro.

Various Artists: Best Of Bug Radio On CJSW  <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Best Of Bug Radio On CJSW [Used Item]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Way Out Northwest: The White  Spot - w/John Butcher, Tortsen Mueller and Dylan van der Shyff Way Out Northwest:
The White Spot - w/John Butcher, Tortsen Mueller and Dylan van der Shyff

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The UK and Vancouver meet for a second release under the Way Out Northwest name - British saxophone master John Butcher with bassist Torsten Muller and drummer Dylan van der Schyff - recording for Sonarchy Radio.

Williams, Darren: Reed Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Wilson, Tony 6tet: A Day's Life Wilson, Tony 6tet:
A Day's Life

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The first recording of Tony Wilson's music inspired by the plight and lives of the homeless and drug addictied in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, in a band with P Carter on trumpet, Jesse Zubot on violin, Peggy Lee on cello, Russell Sholberg on bass and Skye Brooks on drums.

Wilson, Tony Sextet: Lowest Note Wilson, Tony Sextet:
Lowest Note

(Spool -- Canada )

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Vancouver guitarist/composer Tony Wilson's sextet with Dylan van der Schyff, Peggy Lee, Paul Blaney, Dave Say and Kevin Elaschuk, extraordinary improvisation.

Wilson, Tony Sextet: The People Look Like Flowers at Last Wilson, Tony Sextet:
The People Look Like Flowers at Last

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Tony Wilson Sextet's was formed almost 20 years ago to perform his original compositions and arrangements, here performing Benjamin Britten's Lachrymae and 4 original works.

Zingaro, Carlos  / Peggy Lee : Western Front, Vancouver 1996 Zingaro, Carlos / Peggy Lee :
Western Front, Vancouver 1996

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The duo of violinist Carlos Zingaro and cellist Peggy Lee recording at Western Front in Vancouver in 1996.

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.

 


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