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Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Acceptance - Resistance

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23511
Catalog Code: ib53
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Alto saxophonist Rick Countryman is a busy player on the Phillippine scene, here in a trio with Simon Tan on bass and visiting Swiss drummer Christian Bucher for nine exemplary examples of free jazz in the tradition, hot music that bends melody while remembering its jazz roots.


Hachiya, Maki / Yuta Yokoyama / Shota Koyama / Hugues Vincent : Four Pillars Of Destiny

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23510
Catalog Code: ib51
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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French cellist Hugues Vincent recorded these improvisations in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan with well-established players on the Japanese free improv scene Shota Koyama on drums, Yuta Yokoyama on trumpet, and Maki Hachiya on objects & voice; lively, spacious and sophisticated improv.


Nuova Camerata : Chant

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23509
Catalog Code: ib50
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Lisbon's Nuova Camerata brings together a mix of improvisers and contemporary classical players--Carlos Zingaro, Joao Camoes, Ulrich Mitzlaff, Miguel Leiria on string with Pedro Carneiro on marimba--for a set of improvisations bridging both disciplines in passionate and unexpected ways.


Lasserre, Didier / Raymond Boni : Soft Eyes

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23508
Catalog Code: ib48
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The debut of the duo between French free improvising guitarist and harmonica player Raymond Boni (known for his long-standing duo with Joe McPhee) and percussionist Didier Lasserre (Nuts, Snus, &c) in a set of beautifully paced dialogs, that includes a cover of "Nature Boy".


Guerineau, Sylvain / Kent Carter / Itaru Oki / Makoto Sato: D'Une Rive A L'Autre

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23507
Catalog Code: ib47
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Dedicated to sailors, their adventures and rough living conditions while at sea, from the collective free improv quartet of US jazz master and Lacy associate Kent Carter on bass, French saxophonist Sylvain Gueineau, Makoto Sato on drums and Itaru Oki on trumpet & flute.


Departement d'Education Psychique: Untitled [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23431
Catalog Code: FR-LP 03&04
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice, abd Dynamo Dreesen & SVN on electronics, crossing artists more associated with electronica than free improvisation, here in their second release recorded live at Ohm in Berlin, Germany and at "Neues Deutchland" in 2016.


Marteau Rouge (Pauvros / Sato / Foussat): ... Un Jour Se Leve [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23430
Catalog Code: FR-LP 02
Country: France
 
Price: $11.95



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The free improvising trio of Makoto Sato on drums, Jean-Francois Pauvros on guitar and Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer & voice in a studio album of unique electro-acoustic dialog recorded in Paris in 2013.


Foussat, Jean-Marc : L'oiseau [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23429
Catalog Code: FR-LP 01
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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An amazing album of electronic experimentation from multi-instrumentalist Jean-Marc Foussat, dedicating the album to the late painter and son Victor Foussat, through two extended and far-ranging works that blends concrete sounds with intense playing and sonic environments.


Agnel, Sophie / Daunik Lazro: Marguerite D'Or Pale

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23428
Catalog Code: FR-CD21
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of French pianist Sophie Agnel and sax player Daunik Lazro traces back to their work in the quartet Qwat Neum Sixx; here the two as a duo are caught live at the "DOM" Cultural Centre, in Moscow in 2016 for 6 improvisations, contemplative to explosive dialog, inspired by the Russian novel "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov.


Kepl, Irene: SololoS

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23427
Catalog Code: FR-CD20
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Heard in our catalog on albums from Improvising Beings and Another Timbre, here we have a stunning solo album of improvised violin from Viennese violinist Irene Kepl, showing a great range of style and technique while keeping the music playful and interesting, invoking a quote from Trisha Brown: "Dancing on the edge is the only place to be."


Bopp, Christiane / Jean-Luc Petit: L'eorce Et La Salive

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23426
Catalog Code: FR-CD19
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A uniquely voiced dialog between two skilled improvisers -- Christiane Bopp on trombone and Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet & soprano sax -- bringing experience and technique to improvisations that push their instruments into extreme territory yielding fantastic and original language while keeps their listeners on the edge of their seats.


Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis: Enfances 8 Janv. 1984

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23424
Catalog Code: FR-CD18
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at 28 rue Dunois, in Paris, France in 1984 from the trio of Daunik Lazro on alto sax, Joelle Leandre on double bass and voice, and George Lewis on trombone, a trans-Atlantic enounter of creative inventiveness and innovative vision, a great document of three persistent masters captured early in their incredible careers.


Capurso, Maria Luisa / Jean-Marc Foussat: En Respirant

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23423
Catalog Code: FR-CD17
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at POP in Berlin between synth and electronics player Jean-Marc Foussat and vocalist and electronicist Maria Luisa Capurso, subverting the voice through electronics and effects to create wildly encompassing sound environments that contrast Foussat's synthetics with the organic quality of the human voice; rich, hallucinatory, wonderful.


Godet, Jean-Brice Quartet (Godet / Attias / Niggenkemper / Costa): Mujo

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23422
Catalog Code: FR-CD16
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The debut album of French clarinetist Jean-Brice Godet, recording with a New York quartet of Michael Attias on alto sax, Pascal Niggenkemper on doublebass, and Carlo Costa on drums for seven tracks of adventerous original compositions, using weaving lines in melodic heads that propel his sidemen to lyrically rich solos and asides.


Cecile & Jean-Luc Cappozzo: Soul Eyes

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23421
Catalog Code: FR-CD15
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A delicate album of melodic free playing from trumpeter Jean-Luc Cappozzo and his partner Cecile Cappozzon piano, covering the work of Charles Mingus ("Pithecantropus Erectus", "Goodbye Porkpie Hat") and Mal Waldron ("No More Tears," "The Seagulls of Kristiansund").


Leandre, Joelle: No Comment

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23420
Catalog Code: FR-CD14
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two exemplary solo sets from the truly distinctive and commanding French double bassist and vocalist Joelle Leandres recorded at Vancouver Jazz Festival, Western Front, Vancouver, Canada, in June 1995 and at The Ibleo Jazz Festival in Ragusa, Italy in October, 1994.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Jean-Luc Petit: ...D'Ou Vient La Lumiere !

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23419
Catalog Code: FR-CD13
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A wonderfully eccentric, complex and surprising set of extended improvisations between French clarinetist & saxophonist Jean-Luc Petit and synth and electronics artist Jean-Marc Foussat, ranging from intensive and detailed interactions to beautiful soundscapes, as the two show great compatibility and intent in their approach to free-form improvisation.


Camoes, Joao / Jean-Marc Foussat / Claude Parle: Bien Mental

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23418
Catalog Code: FR-CD12
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer, Claude Parle on accordion, and Joao Camoe on alto violin in three electroacoustic improvisations in a dialog of unusual approach balancing serious performance skills with quirky humor, "well mental" music indeed.


MarsaFouty (Jean-Luc Foussat / Fred Marty): Concerts

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23417
Catalog Code: FR-CD11
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



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Synth improviser Jean-Marc Foussat and double bassist Fred Marty join their names and playing together for an absolutely impressive album of exploratory improv, Foussat taking their music into hallucinatory territories while Marty provides both a solid anchor and flights of textural nuance; supberb.


Pisaro, Michael (w/ Didier Aschour / Stephane Garin): Resting in a Fold of the Fog

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 23405
Catalog Code: P117
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Two rich sound works: "Grounded Cloud" which gathers fragments of noise and tone into a continuous fabric; and "Hearing Metal (4)", an investigation into metallic resonance, performed by Pisaro with Dedalus members Stephane Garin (percussion) and Didier Aschour (guitar).


Breuker, Willem Kollektief: Angouleme, 18 Mai 1980 [2 CDs]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23404
Catalog Code: FR-CD09&10
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The late Willem Breuker's Kollektief was an ensemble focusing on jazz roots in theatrical and dramatic performances, emphasing the fun aspects of historic jazz bands with energetic orchestration and soloing, described as a "mix of circus music, jazz and improvisation".


Cuir: Chez Ackenbush

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23403
Catalog Code: FR-CD08
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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This French free improv group performs both quick-twisting post-bop compositions and modern extended technique work, comprised of John Cuny (piano), Jerome Fouquet (trumpet), Jean-Brice Godet (clarinet), Yoram Rosillio (bass) and Nicolas Souchal (trumpet).


Kowald, Peter / Daunik Lazro / Annick Nozati: Instants Chavires

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23402
Catalog Code: FR-CD07
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Recordings from 2000 at Instants Chavires in Montreuil, France from the free improvising trio of Peter Kowald on double bass, Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone sax, and Annick Nozati on voice, in a uniquely informed dialog representing the only time this masterful trio performed.


Bailey, Derek / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis / Evan Parker : 28 Rue Dunois Juillet 1982

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23401
Catalog Code: FR-CD06
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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A superb encounter from France in 1982 between four masters in a fertile and creative period: Derek Bailey (guitar), Joelle Leandre (double bass), George Lewis (trombone), and Evan Parker (saxophone), each bringing incredible experience to their enduring collective music.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Sylvain Guerineau / Joe McPhee: Quod

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23400
Catalog Code: FR-CD05
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Experimental improvisation from three masterful players --Joe McPhee on soprano sax, Sylvain Guerineau on tenor saxophone, and Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice--recording in France in 2010 for two extended works of concentrated and diverse dialog.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Ramon Lopez: Ca Barbare, La!

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23399
Catalog Code: FR-CD04
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Jean-Marc Foussat joins drummer Ramon Lopez for an album of inventive sound and rhythm, spontaneous compositions of unusual approach and texture, Lopez using an array of percussion and drums including tablas to provide punctuation and depth to Foussant's other-worldly playing.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Simon Henocq : Nopal

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23398
Catalog Code: FR-CD03
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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An unusual and gripping album of electronic improvisation on guitar and synthesizer between keyboardist Jean-Marc Foussat and guitarist Simon Henocq, taking alien and abstract landscapes into intense territory over two monumental tracks.


Ferrer, Violeta / Raymond Boni: Poemas De Federico Garcia Lorca Y Poemas Populares Espanoles

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23397
Catalog Code: FR-CD02
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Raymond Boni performs on guitar and harmonica, using a fascinating set of approaches, for poems from Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, chosen from Lorca's "Romancero Gitano" (Gypsy Ballads), and read with substantial depth by actress Violeta Ferrer.


Foussat, Jean-Marc : L'oiseau

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23396
Catalog Code: FR-CD01
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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An amazing album of electronic experimentation from multi-instrumentalist Jean-Marc Foussat, dedicating the album to the late painter and son Victor Foussat, through two extended and far-ranging works that blends concrete sounds with intense playing and sonic environments.


Yes Deer: Get Your Glitter Jacket [VINYL]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23334
Catalog Code: 20
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The Norwegian & Danish freejazz-noise-rock trio Yes Deer of Anders Vestergaard on drums, Karl Bjora on guitar and Signe Dahlgreen on sax, in their second album of high energy, cacophonous and brutally joyful (they say "enthusiastic despair") collective improvisation.


Gourdon, Yann / Maxime Petit / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Soli - Fanzine [3 CD + BOOK]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23333
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $39.95



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A strange and bizarrely beautiful "fanzine" of three CDs, one each from hurdy gurdy drone artist Yann Gourdon, bass guitarist Maxime Petite, and Jean Luc Guionnet on organ, with illustration by artists Fredox, Celine Guichard, and 38Fillette; an odd and absorbing package.


Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell): Unleashed

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 23229
Catalog Code: Rog-0074
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Myra Melford joins frequent collaborators, double bassist Joelle Leandre and flutist Nicole Mitchell, in a live performance at Galerie Zurcher, in Paris in 2016, for a set of spontaneous improvisations with a warm chamber jazz feeling of masterful dialog.


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

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 23228
Catalog Code: Rog-0073
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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


Mendoza, Ava / Maxime Petit / Will Guthrie: [7-inch VINYL]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23067
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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An excellent instrumental 7-inch from the trio of Ava Mendoza on guitar, Maxime Petit on bass and Will Guthrie on drums, recording in the studio in France, four rocking pieces showing the band's chops, quirky asides, and aggressive yet clean playing style.


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

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 23037
Catalog Code: Rog-0072
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



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


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22968
Catalog Code: P416
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Composer Jean-Luc Guionnet wrote "Distances ouies Dites" ("Distances: Hearsay") for the 7-piece Dedalus Ensemble, who are positioned in separate rooms at Le Consortium, each having to use the features of the room and distance from each other to confer liked musical ideas.


Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka: Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22708
Catalog Code: Rog-0071
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



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Two performers who have stretched the boundaries of their instruments--Miya Masaoka on 12-string koto and Anthony Braxton on saxophones and software-based electronics--in subtle and unusual environments where each player fills the phrases of the other in unforseen ways.


Edelin's, Michel Flute Fever Orchestra with special guest Nicole Mitchell: Kalamania [2 CDs]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22644
Catalog Code: Rog-0070
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



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French flutist Michel Edelin leads this 6-piece band named in honor of Jeremy Steig, with 4 flutists including Sylvaine Helary, Ludivine Issambourg, and Nicole Mitchell, plus John Betsch (drums) and Peter Giron (bass) in exceptional, unexpected and inclusive approaches to improv.


Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus: Moments Of Fatherhood

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22499
Catalog Code: Rog-0068
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Chicago flautist Nicole Mitchell presents a work inspired by photographs from scholar and leader of social justice, W.E.B. Dubois, about African American prosperity after the civil war, a rich and compelling set of compositions performed in an ensemble of superb Chicago improvisers.


Leandre, Joelle 10: Can You Hear Me?

Label: Ayler Records
Product Code: 22359
Catalog Code: aylCD-146
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Known mostly as a masterful improviser, this 2015 live performance of her 2009 work for a tenet crosses compositional and improvisation boundaries, reflecting on her 40 year career while bringing out new subtleties from its original release, here with a superb set of performers.


Blanc, Michel : Le Miroir des Ondes

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22358
Catalog Code: aylCD-151
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Percussionist Michel Blanc's astounding 12-part work was composed around news events that occurred between 1972-89, in a tour-de-force of music drawing from improvised music, RIO oriented rock, and concrete sound; with Marc Ducret, Annabelle Playe, Anne Gimenez, & Antonin Rayon.


Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake): Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22341
Catalog Code: Rog-0069
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An almost ceremonial release in percussive approaches to improvisation from the trio of William Parker on double bass, shakuhachi, thumb piano & more, Hamid Drake on drums, cymbals and gongs, and Joe Morris on guitar, banjo, bass, pocket trumpet, fiddle & whistles.


Baron, Marc : Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22338
Catalog Code: P316
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Beautifully paced and enigmatically interesting compositions from Marc Baron, using only analog processes in three compositions for reel to reel tape, blending field recordings, cut-up, noise, found sound, pre-recorded and degraded tapes in unusual and absorbing ways.


Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): Illegal Crowns

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22321
Catalog Code: Rog-0066
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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A cooperative band of mostly NY improvisers-- Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn, and French pianist Benoit Delbecq, recording in the studio for a album of uniquely unusual and rewarding compositions from all players.


ErikM: L'art De La Fuite [VINYL]

Label: Sonoris
Product Code: 22236
Catalog Code: SONORIS 001LP
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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A selection of first recordings originally released in 1995 as a self-titled homemade tape by eRikm, mainly composed with turntables and prepared records, along with other sources, a unique blend of innovative musique concrete and post-industrial sound.


Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22211
Catalog Code: Becoq26
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.


Bi-Ki?: Quelque Chose Au Milieu

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22210
Catalog Code: BeCoq 25
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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The alto sax duet of Jean-Baptiste Rubin and Sakina Abdou sculpt sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the space within which they play, captured here in various locations in Northern France by the keen ear of saxophonist/conceptualist Jean-Luc Guionnet.


Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver): Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNL

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22157
Catalog Code: Rog-0067
Country: France
 
Price: $20.95



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A great set of Downtown NY players led by trombonist Steve Swell, with Jemeel Moondoc on alto sax, Dave Burrell on piano, William Parker on double bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, a heartfelt and masterfully soulful album of excellent modern jazz in a limited LP.


Desprez / Duboc / Loutelier: Tournesol

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 22149
Catalog Code: DT 06
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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"Tournesol", or "Sunflower" in French, is the trio of Benjamin Duboc (double bass), Julien Loutelier (percussion) and Julien Desprez (electric guitar), freely improvising in four tracks that use unusual techniques to create massively dark and riveting sound environments.


Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus: Zanshin

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 22007
Catalog Code: ib45
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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The Leena Circus trio of Antoine Letellier on sax, trumpet & guitar, Nicolas Moulin on guitar, and Guillaume Arbonville on drums, joins with trumpeter Itaru Oki for an album of open-ended and downright psychedelic free improvisation, a superb achievement in creative music.