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West Coast/Pacific US Jazz


 
Abstractions, The: Novo Navigatio <i>[Used Item]</i> Abstractions, The:
Novo Navigatio [Used Item]

(Edgetone / pax -- USA )

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"Novo Navigatio (New Journey) is the Abstractions' third and final release of innovative and cutting sonic landscapes. This is "Vision music" that consists of a colorful orchestration of vocals, saxophones, guitars, percussion, strings,...

Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway: There's Nothing Better To Do Beger, Albert & Gerry Hemingway:
There's Nothing Better To Do

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

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A live recording at Levontin 7 in Tel Aviv between drummer/percussionist Gerry Hemingway and Israeli free jazz luminary Albert Beger on alto & soprano saxophones, a playful and interactive session.

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

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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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.

Bradford / Dresser / Ferris: Live in LA Bradford / Dresser / Ferris:
Live in LA

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Performing together since the late 70s, this is the first recorded documentation of West Coast trumpeter Bobby Bradford, NY bassist Mark Dresser, and trombonist Glenn Ferris.

Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser: Varistar Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser:
Varistar

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )

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1999 recordings from the trio of cornetist Bobby Bradford, Tuba player Tom Heasley and guitarist Ken Rosser, bridging chamber and free jazz with a unique orchestration.

Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet: No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975 Bradford, Bobby / John Carter Quintet:
No U Turn, Live in Pasadena 1975

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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The Bobby Bradford & John Carter Quintet captured in performance in 1975, the earliest known recording of this configuration live from their 70s period in Los Angeles, playing amazing free jazz with Stanley Carter and Roberto Mirando on bass, and William Jeffrey on drums.

Bradford, Bobby: Love's Dream Bradford, Bobby:
Love's Dream

(EMANEM -- Great Britain )

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Brand / Perkis / Robair / Shiurba / Sperry: Supermodel Supermodel Brand / Perkis / Robair / Shiurba / Sperry:
Supermodel Supermodel

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Trombonist Gail Brand plays as part of a duo, trio, quartet and quintet in 13 improvised pieces that were recorded during three visits to San Francisco.

Bruckmann / Diaz-Infante / Shiruba / Stackpole: Grand Mal Bruckmann / Diaz-Infante / Shiruba / Stackpole:
Grand Mal

(pax -- USA )

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Bay Area free improvisers Ernesto Diaz-Infante (acoustic guitar), John Shiurba (electric guitar), Karen Stackpole (percussion) and Kyle Bruckman (oboe, english horn & suona), crossing acoustic and electronic boundaries in unpredictable improvised collective compositions.

Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang: Six Synaptics Bruckmann / Rosenberg / Zerang:
Six Synaptics

(Ertia Creations / Barely Auditable Records -- USA )

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The trio of Kyle Bruckmann, setting his oboe aside for minimoog; Scott Rosenberg on sax and winds; and Michael Zerang on percussion, in an unusual and unpredictable release of electroacoustic improvisation that amuses as much as it impresses.

Carter, John / Bobby Bradford: Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs] Carter, John / Bobby Bradford:
Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Both volumes of trumpeter Bobby Bradford and clarinetist John Carter's remarkable concerts from 1979 in Los Angeles and 1982 in Worcester, MA, dramatically improved audio quality from their original issue.

Dessen, Michael Trio: Resonating Abstractions Dessen, Michael Trio:
Resonating Abstractions

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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West Coast trombonist and electronic artist Michael Dessen's electroacoustic trio with bassist Christopher Tordini and drummer Dan Weiss, balancing detailed compositions and radically open improvisation that equally embraces groove-based improv and soundscape.

Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald: Ghetto Calypso Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald:
Ghetto Calypso

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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17 succinct improvisations recorded in 2000 from the trio of the late and legendary German free improvising bassist Peter Kowald, West Coast bassist Damon Smith, and alto saxophonist Marco Eneidi, powerful and lyrical improv with a nod to Ayler amidst brilliant playing.

Estamos Trio: People's Historia Estamos Trio:
People's Historia

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Taking song titles from the Arawak language, the Estamos Trio of Thollem McDonas (piano), Milo Tamez (drums) and Carmina Escobar (voice & electronics) brings together artists from the Mexican/U.S. border, creating beautiful creative works.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Valle de Mexico

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.

Focus Quintet, The: 1-8 In 1 <i>[Used Item]</i> Focus Quintet, The:
1-8 In 1 [Used Item]

(Sachimay -- USA )

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"Anita Dechellis turns her soprano voice into an instrument on this ethereal recording that features the muted acoustic guitar atonality of Ernesto Diaz-Infante, electric guitar drone from Chris Forsyth, stark piano tracings from Dan De...

FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin): All At Once FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin):
All At Once

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Three West Coast saxophonists, Jon Raskin (Rova), Frank Gratkowsk (Zeitkratzer) and Phillip Grenlief, in a free improvising trio of highly interactive music using extended techniques to captivate and entertain the listener.

Goldberg / Cline / Eskelin / Sudduth / Smith: Unfold Ordinary Mind Goldberg / Cline / Eskelin / Sudduth / Smith:
Unfold Ordinary Mind

(Bag -- USA )

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Ben Goldberg uses his contra-alto clarinet to play bass in a quartet with Nels Cline (guitar), Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax), Rob Sudduth (tenor sax) and Ches Smith (drums), excellent West Coast modern jazz.

Goldberg / Redman / Miles / Hoff / Smith / Amendola: Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues Goldberg / Redman / Miles / Hoff / Smith / Amendola:
Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues

(Bag -- USA )

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A swinging album mining earlier jazz forms from the modern jazz sextet of Ben Goldberg on clarinet, Joshua Redman on tenor sax, Ron Miles on trumpet, Devin Hoff on bass, and drummers Ches Smith and Scott Amendola.

Goldberg, Ben: Baal: The Book Of Angels Vol. 15 Goldberg, Ben:
Baal: The Book Of Angels Vol. 15

(Tzadik -- USA )

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West Coast clarinest Ben Goldberg in the 15th volume of John Zorn's Masada Book of Angels, performing with bassist Greg Cohen, pianist Jamie Saft and drummer Kenny Wollesen.

Golia Quartet, Vinny: Take Your Time Golia Quartet, Vinny:
Take Your Time

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The third recording from this group of long-time collaborators, with Golia on soprano, alto and tenor sax, Bobby Bradford on cornet, Ken Filiano on bass and Alex Cline on drums in a set of Golia original compositions.

Golia, Vinny / Marco Eneidi / Lisa Mezzacappa / Vijay Anderson: Hell-Bent in the Pacific Golia, Vinny / Marco Eneidi / Lisa Mezzacappa / Vijay Anderson:
Hell-Bent in the Pacific

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Insanely great free improvisation for the West Coast in this quartet of Vinny Golia (multi-reeds), Marco Eneidi (alto sax) Lisa Mezzacappa (bass), and Vijay Anderson (drums).

Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Golia, Vinny Sextet: Abstractions And Retrocausalities Golia, Vinny Sextet:
Abstractions And Retrocausalities

(Nine Winds -- USA )

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A superb West Coast sextet ensemble led by reedist Vinny Golia with long-time associates, many from the California Institute of the Arts, performing Golia's complex and exuberant compositions.

Golia, Vinny: Low and Inside; (Close Call Anyway...) Music for Baritone Saxophone Golia, Vinny:
Low and Inside; (Close Call Anyway...) Music for Baritone Saxophone

(Nine Winds -- USA )

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Multi-reedist Vinny Golia focuses on the baritone sax and the tubax (contrabass sax) in this spectacular album performed with his octet of Ken Filiano, Brian Walsh, Gavin Templeton, Dan Rosenboom, George McMullen, Alex Noyce, and Matt Mayhall.

Gonzalez, Dennis New Dallasangeles: The Desert Wind Gonzalez, Dennis New Dallasangeles:
The Desert Wind

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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The septet of trumpeter Dennis Gonzales with saxophonists Charles Brackeen & Michael Session, trombonist Kim Corbet, cellist Michael Kruge, Henry Franklin on bass and Alvin Fielder on drums.

Gratkowski, Frank / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: The Voice Imitator Gratkowski, Frank / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton:
The Voice Imitator

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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German reeidst Frank Gratkowski in a trio with West Coast percussionist Jerome Bryerton and bassist Damon Smith, in an album of free music that blends the sensibilities of free improv with contemporary compositional music.

Hooker, William: Earth's Orbit [VINYL 2 LPs] Hooker, William:
Earth's Orbit [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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NY drummer William Hooker performing with Darius Jones and Adam Lane at The Stone in NYC, and with Aaron Bennett, Weasel Walter and Damon Smith at The Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco.

Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith: Relations Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith:
Relations

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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The duo of Henry Kaiser and bassist Damon Smith perform 8 free improvisation with titles from the book "Company Week" by Peter Riley, a commentary on Derek Bailey's 1997 collective, Kaiser using a 1998 Monteleone Radio Flyer 7 string guitar at the request of Smith.

Leandre, Joelle / Phillip Greenlief: That Overt Desire of Object Leandre, Joelle / Phillip Greenlief:
That Overt Desire of Object

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Relative Pitch Records debuts with the excellent duo of bassist Joelle Leandre and Bay Area woodwind improviser Phil Greenlief in 11 variations for contrabass and woodwinds.

Lee, Ingrid: Mouth to Mouth Lee, Ingrid:
Mouth to Mouth

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Hong Kong composer Lee Ingrid in four pieces from subtle beauty to harsh power, including a duo for piano and accordion, a piece for vibrating amplified snare drums, a work for piano, electric guitar and percussion, and one for string quintet and vibraphone.

Liebig / Vatcher / Golia: On The Cusp Of Fire And Water Liebig / Vatcher / Golia:
On The Cusp Of Fire And Water

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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The West Coast trio of Michael Vatcher on drums & percussion, Steuart Liebig on electric bass, and Vinny Golia on reeds and winds recording live in Los Angeles, 2001, astonishing free improvisation from three seasoned players.

Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter: Jus Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter:
Jus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A quiet quartet session intended for loud volume with Jacob Lindsay (reeds), Ava Mendoza (electric guitar), Damon Smith (7-string ergo-bass & lloopp), and Weasel Walter (percussion & bagpipe chanter), unusual tapestries of sound plus a recipe!

MAGIMC: Polishing the Mirror MAGIMC:
Polishing the Mirror

(Amirani Records -- Italy )

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Italian saxophonist Edoardo Marraffa and drummer Stefano Giust meet West Coast/touring pianist Thollem McDonas for an album of focused and spirited free improvisation recorded live in Bologna.

Maier, Giovanni: The Talking Bass Maier, Giovanni:
The Talking Bass

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Composer and double bassist Giovanni Maier creates the illusion of being everywhere at once while he plays alongside members of his quartet (Parrini, Calabrese & Amendola) as his instrument "talks" to theirs in this beautiful album.

Mayas, Magda / Damon Smith / Tony Buck: Spill Plus Mayas, Magda / Damon Smith / Tony Buck:
Spill Plus

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Spill Plus is (prepared) pianist Magda Mayas and drummer Tony Buck (Spill) with double-bassist Damon Smith, using extended language, unusual preparations and objects to create a unique, intricate, and quietly powerful approach to free improvised music.

McAuley, Jim: Gongfarmer 36 McAuley, Jim:
Gongfarmer 36

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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A collection of solo recordings by acoustic guitarist Jim McAuley, an improviser who redefines the classic instrument and whose music embodies aspects of jazz, blues, folk, and contemporary classic.

Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade: Cosmic Rift Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade:
Cosmic Rift

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Bassist Mezzacappa and her Nightshade (Cory Wright (clarinet), John Finkbeiner (guitar), Tim Perkis (electronics), Kjell Nordeson (vibes & percussion)) performing compositions inspired by diverse composers from Messiaen to Zappa.

Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch: What is Known Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch:
What is Known

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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San Francisco Bay Area bassist Lisa Mezzacappa's "garage jazz" quartet, a raw collective with an energized approach to jazz that focuses on band sound and chemistry.

Mitchell, Roscoe Trio: Angel City Mitchell, Roscoe Trio:
Angel City

(RogueArt -- France )

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Art Ensemble founder Roscoe Mitchel on reeds, winds and percussion, in an extended electroacoustic work performed with James Fei on reeds and analog electronics and William Winant on percussion; a composition/improvisation blending sound and space in creative and compelling ways.

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.

Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont: Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont:
Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Angeles

(RogueArt -- France )

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Cellist Petit and poet Pierrepont traveled from East to West Coasts recording with various improvisers who play with Petit while Pierrepont reads one of his poems in French, and then as a non-French speaker reads the same poem.

Plays Monk (Amendola / Goldberg / Hoff): Plays Monk Plays Monk (Amendola / Goldberg / Hoff):
Plays Monk

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Ten Thelonius Monk compositions played in a very unique, and often quirky, way by the trio "Play Monk", comprised of Scott Amendola (drums), Ben Goldberg (clarinet) and Devin Hoff (bass).

Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns: Scrawl Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns:
Scrawl

(Penumbra -- USA )

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Focusing on amplified percussion via Hal Rammel's percussion palettes, and Chris Burns' work with electric guitar, this Milwaukee area duo has been improvising together for many year, as heard in this engaging dialog of unusual interjection and tone.

Rammel, Hal / Matt Turner: Fractures and Phantoms Rammel, Hal / Matt Turner:
Fractures and Phantoms

(Penumbra -- USA )

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Collaborators for 20 years, cellist Matt Turner and percussionist Hal Rammel playing amplified palette alternate "Phantoms" and "Fractures", unusual and diverse improvised sound worlds.

Rempis, Dave / Darren Johnston / Larry Ochs: Spectral Rempis, Dave / Darren Johnston / Larry Ochs:
Spectral

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Inspired by Larry Ochs' Rova and Darren Johnston's collaborations with Rempis, this free-improvising trio began life in 2011, developing an "invisible architecture" that guides their playing, as heard in these seven superb recordings.

Robair, Gino: Solo Drums with Ebow Robair, Gino:
Solo Drums with Ebow

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Percussionist Robair placed an Ebow over a street-sweeper blade or a short length of guitar string, and then placed those on the head of a snare drum or floor tom, recording without effects to allow natural rhythms and harmonic modulation to come forth.

Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature Rosenboom, David:
Naked Curvature

(Tzadik -- USA )

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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

Skronktet West, The: EL Skronktet West, The:
EL

(Spool -- Canada )

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Reedist Scott Rosenberg's Skronktet quintet with Morgan Guberman (bass), Matt Ingalls (clarinets), Gino Robair (percussion) & John Shiurba (guitar) in a release of seamless improv that transitions between various styles.

Sult (Dryer / Heule / Moe / Skaset): Svimmelhed Sult (Dryer / Heule / Moe / Skaset):
Svimmelhed

(Conrad Sound-Humbler Records -- Norway )

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West Coast/Oslo acoustic improvising ensemble Sult is the quartet of bassist Tony Dryer, percussionist Jacob Felix Heule, bassist Guro Skumsnes Moe, and acoustic guitarist Havard Skaset, playing subdued, informed and textured work with a dark intent.

Sult: Bark Sult:
Bark

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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San Francisco' Jacob Heule (known for his work with Ettrick & Barn Owl) and Tony Dryer join Euro improvisers Havard Skaset and Guro Skumsnes Moe for seven free improvisations using extended techniques and unusual approaches to their instruments.

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.

Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy Thollem / Wimberly / Cline:
Radical Empathy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A trio of collective-improvisers recording in NYC's East Village in 2015 for exceptionally sympathetic dialog, instigated by electric keyboard improvisor Thollem McDonas, with Nels Cline on guitar and Charles Gayle cohort Michael Wimberly on drums; Fred Frith liner notes!

Tin Hat : Foreign Legion Tin Hat :
Foreign Legion

(Bag -- USA )

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West Coast's Tin Hat with clarinetist Ben Goldberg, violinist Carla Kihlstedt guitarist Mark Orton, and trumpeter Ara Anderson in live recordings from Mallorca & Berkeley.

Tin Hat: The Rain Is A Handsome Animal: 17 Songs From E.E. Cummings Tin Hat:
The Rain Is A Handsome Animal: 17 Songs From E.E. Cummings

(New Amsterdam Records -- USA )

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Tin Hat (Carla Kihlstedt, Ben Goldberg, Rob Reich, Mark Orton) plays 17 songs based from the poetry of E.E Cummings, introspective and melodic pieces that range from joyful to sinister, moving through a variety of musical styles.

Vinkeloe / Smith / Nordeson: Elegans Vinkeloe / Smith / Nordeson:
Elegans

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Known for his trio work with Barre Phillips and the late Peter Kowald, alto saxophonist & flautist Biggi Vinkeloe leads a trio with bassist Damon Smith and drummer/vibraphonist Kjell Nordeson through 14 original group improvisations of elegance and style.

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.

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.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Bruckmann's, Kyle Wrack: ...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire Bruckmann's, Kyle Wrack:
...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

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A 4-part suite from oboe/english hornist Kyle Bruckman based on Thomas Pynchon's early novels, exhilarating jazz performed with Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Darren Johnston (trumpet), Jeb Bishop (trombone), Tim Daisy (drums), Jen Paulson (viola) and Anton Hatwich (bass).

Eisenstadt / Mitchell / Dresser / Schoenbeck: Golden State Eisenstadt / Mitchell / Dresser / Schoenbeck:
Golden State

(Songlines -- Canada )

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New York drummer Harris Eisenstadt's new ensemble crosses the country with Chicago flutist Nicole Mitchell, NY & West Coast bassist Mark Dresser, and NY bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck, blending orchestral instruments in chamber and improvising contexts.

McDonas, Thollem / Gino Robair: Trio Music Minus One (For Dennis Palmer) McDonas, Thollem / Gino Robair:
Trio Music Minus One (For Dennis Palmer)

(Setola Di Maiale -- Italy )

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Remembering Shaking Ray Levis' Dennis Palmer in a duo between percussionist Gino Robair and pianist Thollem McDonas on Rhodes and analog effects, a mind-bending display of technical brilliance and unexpected twists and turns, a fitting tribute to the late SRL keyboardist.

Ton Trio II (Shelton / Brown / Vittum): On and On Ton Trio II (Shelton / Brown / Vittum):
On and On

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

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The Oakland-based Ton Trio II featuring Aram Shelton on alto saxophone, Scott Brown on bass, and Alex Vittum on drums, perform avant sophisticated jazz weaving through melody, rhythm, and texture while allowing for spacious improvisations.

Wooley / Looney / Smith / Walter: Scowl Wooley / Looney / Smith / Walter:
Scowl

(Ugexplode -- USA )

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Three improvised masters join together for this intense, noisy studio session, a powerful, cacophonous blast of sound warping guitar, bass and drums beyond recognition!

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

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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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.

Wright, Cory Outfit: Apples + Oranges Wright, Cory Outfit:
Apples + Oranges

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

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Reedist Cory Wright's 5-piece Outfit from Oakland, CA, in an album featuring eight tracks of advanced compositions featuring remarkable improvising with Evan Francis (sax), Rob Ewing (trombone), Lisa Mezzacappa (bass), and Jordan Glenn (drums).

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs] Carter, John Trio:
Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Between 1973 and '76 Sunday afternoons at Rudolph's Fine Art Center hosted the superb John Carter Trio with son Stanley Carter on bass and Chris Carter on cymbals; these live recordings were originally released in a limited LP in 1977, now reissued with a rare '77 radio broadcast.

Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith:
A Place Meant For Birds

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.

Schott, John: John Schott's Actual Trio Schott, John:
John Schott's Actual Trio

(Tzadik -- USA )

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San Francisco Bay Area guitarist John Schott (Junk Genius, T.J. Kirk, Tom Waits) in his 3rd release on Tzadik with his trio of Dan Seamans on bass and John Hanes on drums, 8 upbeat compositions including one for James Blood Ulmer; lyrical pieces with tight interplay.

Ochs, Larry: The Fictive Five Ochs, Larry:
The Fictive Five

(Tzadik -- USA )

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West Coast multi-reedist and founding member of the Rova Sax Quartet Larry Ochs leads this impressive free improvising quintet patterned after the New York Contemporary Five, with the superb lineup of Nate Wooley, Harris Eisenstadt, Pascal Niggenkemper, and Ken Filiano.

Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter: Plane Crash Two Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter:
Plane Crash Two

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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The 2nd installment of the trio of guitarist Henry Kaiser, double bassist Damon Smith and drummer Weasel Walter's unadulterated free improvisation escapades, with innovative approaches to playing and a quirky sense of humor leading to outstanding improv.

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 )

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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.

Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr Rova Channeling Coltrane:
Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirror - A Documentary by John Rogers" [Blu Ray + DVD + CD]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.

 

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