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Lubelski, Samara / Bill Nace

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 26132
Catalog Code: RPR 1072
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Issuing on CD the duo album of violinist Samara Lubelski and guitarist Bill Nace, originally released on Nace's Open Mouth label early in 2018, presenting a series of psychedelic textural works, Lubelski creating vibrant and reiterating structures that Nace uses as a foundation for swells and expressive emanations; hypnotic and mesmerizing.


Aranda, Irene / Johannes Nastejo / Nuria Andorra: Inner Core

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 26131
Catalog Code: RPR 1071
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Referencing geothermal physics in the titles of their improvisations, these three Spanish improvisers create a riveting and radical set of experimental works, with Irene Aranda working inside and out of the piano, Johannes Nastejo extending and adapting his double bass, and percussionist Nuria Andorra using an arsenal of metallic and percussive objects.


Flamingo (Chris Heenan / Adam Pultz Melbye / Christian Windfeld / Roy Carroll): Loud

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25868
Catalog Code: RPR 1069
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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This Berlin-based collaboration with sound engineer Roy Carroll performing on electronics features the trio of Chris Heenan on contrabass clarinet, Adam Pultz Melbye on double bass, and Christian Windfeld on snare drum, percussion & objects, using a reductionist approach to deep sonic improvisation of mysterious origins, in an extended journey of sound.


Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Taylor Ho Bynum / Joe Morris: Geometry of Caves

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25867
Catalog Code: RPR 1068
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Bringing New York and Chicago performers together, the quartet of cellist Tomeka Reid, guitarist Joe Morris, cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum and free vocalist Kyoko Kitamura present an album of expressive and creative collective improvisation, bridging chamber forms and free jazz with a captivatingly eccentric appeal from Kitamura's wordless vocalese.


Richards, Stephanie : Full Moon

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25866
Catalog Code: RPR 1066
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An extremely interesting experimental record of free improvisation and electronics from the duo of Dino J.A. Deane and trumpeter Stephanie Richards, whose work with Henry Threadgill and Butch Morris is felt in these pieces where Richards explores resonance in brass and percussion as Deane samples and manipulates her playing live; an inventive and effusive album.


Tatakai Trio (Kuchen / Lindsjo / Strid): HappI

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25865
Catalog Code: RPR 1070
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A trio of well-versed Swedish free improvisers--Martin Kuchen on soprano & sopranino saxophones, Raymond Strid on drums, and Anders Lijndsjo on guitar--in 8 studio improvisations of unusual and highly rhythmic and upbeat interplay, titled with happy adjectives, an apt description of the joy these three find in unconventional approaches to improvisation.


Knuffke, Kirk / Ben Goldberg: Uncompahgre

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25864
Catalog Code: RPR 1064
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Two extraordinary players from two coasts--clarinetist Ben Goldberg from the West and cornetist Kirk Knuffke from the East--in an exuberant duo of lyrical and virtuosic free jazz that astonishes the listener with the ease of their interactions in both parallel and contrasting lines, supporting the other as they express themselves uniquely; an impressive achievement!


Mahall, Rudi / Alexander von Schlippenbach: So Far

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25654
Catalog Code: RPR 1067
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach and clarinetist Rudi Mahall have been exploring the music of jazz and free improvisation for decades in their own bands or together in Globe Unity Orchestra; here they are heard in their essential element as a duo, pushing their music in rapid runs and elegant and emotional moments with imposing technique and authoritative confidence.


Nauseef, Mark: All In All In all

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25617
Catalog Code: RPR 1065
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Influenced by rock, jazz, Javanese and Balinese gamelan, NY drummer Mark Nauseef's career has embraced an inclusive blending of styles, heard in this fantastic new album embracing compositional and ea styles, recorded with previous collaborators including Tony Oxley, Bill Laswell, Walter Quintus, along with Sylvie Courvoisier, Pat Thomas, Miroslav Tadic, & Arthur Jarvinen.


Lopez / Nelson / Nicodemou / Cleaver: The Industry Of Entropy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25319
Catalog Code: RPR 1063
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A great example of Downtown New York modern improvisation that takes unexpected twists and turns, from the collective quartet of bassist Brandon Lopez, a frequent collaborator with Nate Wooley and Ivo Perelman, tenor saxophonist Matt Nelson ( tUnE-yArDs), vibraphonist Andria Nicodemou (Thread Ensemble, Taylor Ho Bynum), and Gerald Cleaver (Veil of Names, Uncle June, &c).


Hall's, Ben Racehorse Names (w/ Joe Morris): The New Favorite Thing Called Breathing

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 25318
Catalog Code: RPR 1062
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Out and unusual compositions from drummer Ben Hall and his sextet with Mick Dobday on electric piano & organ, Anthony Levin Decanini on electronics, Ronnie Zawadi on percussion, John Dierker on reeds, Mike Khoury on viola & violin, and joined by Joe Morris on guitar, for 6 "Spines", free compositions using odd compositional structures leading to superb solo and group playing.


Wooley, Nate: Battle Pieces 2

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24870
Catalog Code: RPR 1058
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Commissioned by Anthony Braxton's Tri-Centric Foundation, trumpeter Nate Wooley developed a modular compositional structure of small melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, conceptual, textural, and timbral fragments, allowing Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), and Matt Moran (Vibes) exceptional freedom in improvisation, here in their 2nd recording live at Koeln's Loft.


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

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24582
Catalog Code: RPR 1056
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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.


Van Hove, Fred / Roger Turner: The Corner

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24581
Catalog Code: RPR 1059
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pioneering improvising pianist Fred Van Hove at UK's Cafe OTO for the first time, captured in a duo with UK drummer/percussionist Roger Turner, their first recording together, for a night of exceptional improvised interplay, sophisticated and complex playing that is constantly buoyant and charming, an enthralling conversation between two veteran players.


Mayas, Magda / Jim Denley: Tempe Jetz

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24179
Catalog Code: RPR 1061
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A pairing of two innovative players, Berlin-based pianist Magda Mayas and Australian sound and wind artist Jim Denley, Mayas playing inside and out of the piano and Denley on alto sax and bass flute, both providing field recordings adding unexpected elements in a set of extremely balanced recordings that entrance the listener with unlikely and captivating settings.


Duthoit, Isabelle / Franz Hautzinger: Lily

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24178
Catalog Code: RPR1060
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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French free vocalist Isabelle Duthoit met world traveling improviser and Zeitkratzer trumpeter Franz Hautzinger in New York City to record these highly unusual duos, using extreme techniques and inexplicable intent to create 9 uniquely aberrant accompaniments to your most subtle and strange dreams; reference Phil Minton, Axel Dorner, Freddie Kruger.


Lillinger, Christian / Tobias Deluis: Dicht

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23753
Catalog Code: RPR 1057
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Berlin-based improvisers Christian Lillinger on drums and Tobias Delius on tenor sax and clarinet in an album of powerful rhythms, instant melodies, and quick-witted responses, bridging a generation of experience in dialog and give and take that works well head on and in reserve, a great encounter from two modern and active creative players.


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

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23752
Catalog Code: RPR 1055
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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.


Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23751
Catalog Code: RPR 1054
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.


Honsinger, Tristan / Nicolas Calioa / Joshua Zubot: In The Sea

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23750
Catalog Code: RPR 1053
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The transatlantic string trio of Amsterdam-based cellist Tristan Honsinger (also on voice) with Montreal free improvisers violinist Joshua Zubot and double bassist Nicolas Caloia in an album of informed improvisation that bring an upbeat approach to authoritative dialog which is both sharp-witted and irreverent, but never less than engaging.


Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mary Halvorson: Crop Circles

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23050
Catalog Code: RPR 1045
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A studio encounter between pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and electric guitarist Mary Halvorson, both using sophisticated techniques giving unique voices to their playing styles, in a set of improvisations that balance playful, subtle, energetic, and emotional playing.


Corsano / Courviosier / Wooley: Salt Task

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23049
Catalog Code: RPR 1044
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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First recorded meeting of Chris Corsano (drums), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), and Nate Wooley (trumpet) in the studio in Brooklyn, 2015, for a completely open, sensitive set of improvisations that are constantly on the edge, at times explosive, and always in a focused dialog.


Forebrace (Ward / Sassi / Horro / Doulton): Steeped

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22584
Catalog Code: RPR1052
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Blending jazz and rock forms with frenetic excitement and masterful control, multi-reedist Forebrace quartet with Roberto Sassi (electric guitar), Santiago Horro (electric bass) and Jem Doulton (drums) run the gamut on exultantly virtuosic improvisation, here recording live at Cafe Oto.


Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine): Live @ The Jazz Hap

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22189
Catalog Code: RPR 1051
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Crossing Netherland and New York players, Ab Baars on reeds, Ig Henneman on viola, Ingrid Laubrcok on sax and Tom Rainey on drums present an album of insightful improv that borrows approaches to sound from natural world, performed live at Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland in 2014.


Morris, Joe: Shock Axis

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22188
Catalog Code: RPR 1050
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A limited edition release of guitarist Joe Morri's new NY-area aggressive improvising trio with younger players Dave Parmelle on drums and Chris Cretella on electric bass, shredding with awesome technical skill and intense harmonic and melodic force, really powerful stuff!


Pavone, Jessica : Silent Spills

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22187
Catalog Code: RPR 1038
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Using viola, effects, and on one track, voice, New York improviser and Anthony Braxton ensemble member Jessica Pavone presents a uniquely voiced solo album, approaching the instrument through simple means that become increasingly twisted and unforseen as they advance.


Sikora, Catherine : Jersey

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22186
Catalog Code: RPR 1049
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Irish-born New York based tenor saxophonist Catherine Sikora, know for her work with Eric Mingus, Hans-earl Park and Nick Didkovsky, in her first solo album, a strong release of passionate and informed free improv, 13 pieces revealing a unique and adept approach to the horn.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Buoyancy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22068
Catalog Code: RPR1048
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Drawing on several years and many shared projects, the duo of Ingrid Laubrock (sax) and Tom Rainey (drums) recorded this excellent album of sophisticated improvisation at the end of a 17-date tour, performing for a studio audience at Audio for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.


Mazur, Rafel / Keir Neuringer: Diachronic Paths

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21978
Catalog Code: RPR 1046
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A beautifully evolving set of duos, or "paths" from Philadelphia saxophonist Keir Neuringer and Polish bassis Rafal Mazur, using monumental technique to support a dialog that's technical and intensely focused while remaining lyrically sophisticated and imaginative.


Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O.

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21625
Catalog Code: RPR1043
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.


Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21624
Catalog Code: RPR- 1047
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Jemeel Moondoc's third release on New York's Relative Pitch label is this duo with bassist Hilliar Greene, a soulful album of bluesy free playing, Greene's solid finger and bow work anchoring Moondoc for beautiful, informed, quirky and sincerely heartfelt playing.


Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21622
Catalog Code: RPR 1042
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.


Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21621
Catalog Code: RPR 1034
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.


Dead Neanderthals: Worship The Sun

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21168
Catalog Code: RPR 1033
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Intense free improvisation recorded in the studio from the Netherlands duo of Rene Aquarius on drums and Otto Kokke on saxophone, in an ever-shifting display of technical prowess and twisted approaches to playing, a controlled grindcore of cathartic jazz.


Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20901
Catalog Code: RPR-1041
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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!


Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride: Pulverize The Sound

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20792
Catalog Code: RPR 1039
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The trio of trumpeter Peter Evans, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer/percussionist Mike Pride have played together since 2010, crossing the boundaries of improvisation, composition and rock in dynamic genre-defying music intended to be played loud.


Bisio, Michael (w/ Kirk Knuffke / Art Bailey / Michael Wimberly): Accortet

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20387
Catalog Code: RPR 1038
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.


Morris, Joe : Solos - Bimhuis

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20386
Catalog Code: RPR 1029
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Live recordings from guitarist Joe Morris, performing solo at Bimhuis in Amsterdam in two Octobers from 2013 to 2014, showing remarkable technical and creative skills while captivating his audience with accessible progressions and story-telling; masterful!


Rasmussen, Mette / Chris Corsano Duo: All The Ghosts At Once

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20385
Catalog Code: RPR 1037
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The enduring sax and drum duo format is invigorated with US drummer Chris Corsano and Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen, who push each other in free improvisation that uses insanely great technique while delivering a passionate and ecstatic dialog.


Roberts, Matana : Always

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20384
Catalog Code: RPR 1036
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Two passionate studio improvisations from saxophonist Matana Roberts, who lovingly dedicates the album to "those bard(s) of summer...the ideas herein of which I gleaned/interrogated/investigated/celebrated with you..."; subtle, rich, and inspiring.


Alcorn, Susan: Soledad

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20383
Catalog Code: RPR 1032
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pedal Steel guitar innovator Susan Alcorn in a mostly solo release, beautifully performing 4 lush compositions by Astor Piazzolla, with bassist Michael Formanek joining for the Alcorn-penned "Suite for AHL".


Shipp, Matthew Chamber Ensemble: The Gospel According to Matthew & Michael

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20382
Catalog Code: RPR 1035
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Frequent collaborators, Matthew Shipp (piano) and Michael Bisio (bass) are joined by fellow Downtown New Yorker Mat Maneri on viola create what they refer to as a chamber ensemble, performing the 15 improvised and inspired chapters of Shipp & Bisio's "Gospel".


Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran): Battle Pieces

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20381
Catalog Code: RPR 1031
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"Battle Pieces" was conceived as a background for an improviser, using linguistics, tape processes & aleatoric concepts to fashion an ever-shifting composition that supplies the soloist with information within the context of an ever-changing series of densities, velocities and silences.


Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20380
Catalog Code: RPR 1030
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.


Halvorson, Mary: Reverse Blue

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19754
Catalog Code: RPR-1025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Mary Halvorson's project with Chris Speed on sax & clarinet, Eivind Opsvik on bass, and Tomas Fuijwara on drums, a band formed for a one-off concert at the Blue Note in NYC, that continued on based on the strength of the bond between them, as heard on this superb release.


Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19629
Catalog Code: RPR-1028
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.


Doneda, Michel : Everybody Digs Michel Doneda

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19628
Catalog Code: RPR-1027
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A collection of solo pieces from forward-thinking French soprano saxophonist Michel Doneda, using extended techniques and utilizing every inch of the horn, creating unconventional and captivating sonic expressions from the instrument.


Parker, Evan & Sylvie Courvoisier: Either Or And

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19067
Catalog Code: RPR 1024
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A powerful duo recorded in the studio after their 2013 performance at The Stone in NYC from NY pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and UK saxophonist Evan Parker, with extraordinary playing over eight pieces presenting an inspired range of technical and impressionistic styles.


Moondoc, Jemeel: The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19066
Catalog Code: RPR 1026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A series of exceptional compositions by saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc plus one by Alice Coltrane, performed in a variety of group settings, from duos to quintet, with sidemen Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, and Newman Taylor Baker.


Bogan Ghost (Albee / Caddy): Zerfall

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19065
Catalog Code: RPR 1021
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of Liz Allbee on trumpet and Anthea Caddy on cello in beautifully paced, mysterious improvisations using a minimal approach of extended and often disconcerting techniques augmented with subtle electroacoustic touches.