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Henry Cow: Vol. 2: 1974-5

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23553
Catalog Code: RERHC8
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.


Henry Cow: Vol. 1: Beginnings

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23552
Catalog Code: RERHC7
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Part of the Henry Cow boxset, now available for individual purchase, compiled from live recordings, radio transcription, or early recordings, remastered and presented to give a complete look at the history of Henry Cow.


Elyakim, Dganit : Failing Better [Used Item]

Label: Aural Terrains
Product Code: 23535
Catalog Code: TRRN1032
Country: Greece/UK
 
Price: $9.95



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Using electronics and voice, composer & sound artist Gtanit Elyakim presents a diverse set of compositions in collaboration with other acoustic, voice and electronic artists, a superb debut for an artist interested in aspects of the human and the digital paradigm.


Wire, The: #396 February 2017 [MAGAZINE]

Label: The Wire
Product Code: 23406
Catalog Code: WIRE 396
Country: UK
 
Price: $9.95



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On the cover: Run The Jewels, hiphop's 24 carat duo of El-P and Killer Mike; interview with Russian composer and Tarkovsky collaborator Edward Artemiev; Lisbon's new jazz vanguard; + Dubplates & Mastering's Rashad Becker Invisible Jukebox; views, news, reviews, &c.


Sunshine! Quartet (Archer / Mwamba / Bennett / Fairclough): Sunshine! Quartet

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23376
Catalog Code: 59CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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A small group setting where each performer brings a composition to the session, with Discus family members Martin Archer on saxophones, Corey Mwamba on vibraphone, Seth Bennet on double bass, and Peter Fariclough on drums, for jazz that balances melodic and formidable free improvisation.


Tippett, Keith Octet: The Nine Dances Of Patrick O'Gonogon

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23375
Catalog Code: 56CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Superlative large group jazz from UK pianist/composer Keith Tippett, presenting a series of lyrical and accessible compositions inspired by themes from Irish folk music, in a new Octet with alumni of the Royal Academy of Music's jazz programme and long-time Tippett collaborators.


Archer, Martin : Story Tellers

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23374
Catalog Code: 57CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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Martin Archer introduces a new sextet based on Chicago's AACM approach to free improvisation, in a 2-CD set of 6 large works divided into 5 or 6 chapters each, presenting character themes, rhythm ideas, composed duets, and improvised instructions; superb!


Juxtavoices: Warning: May Contain Notes

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23373
Catalog Code: 58CD/DVD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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Juxtavoices is an anti-choir of 30 voices whose repertoire includes original compositions and arrangements of classic modernist poems and found texts, here in a CD/DVD release with a reinterpretation of early an Cabaret Voltaire recordings and a terrifying ascent into hell.


P.O.P. [Psychology Of Perception]: Ikebana

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23347
Catalog Code: FMRCD432-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Fascinating sound and drone music from this interesting German ensemble led by Reinhold Friedl, "ikebana" takes its name from the tradition of Japanese flower arranging which dates back to the 7th century, with 8 tracks named as such: Shoka, Rikka, Nigeria and Morimono.


Reincke / Huges / Popple: Play "The Trio"

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23346
Catalog Code: FMRCD431-116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The Trio was the influential 60's band of saxophonist John Surman, drummer Stu Martin, and bassist Barre Phillips, here paid tribute by saxophonist Bernd Reincke, drummer Chad Popple, and bassist John Hughes, using their tunes as a springboard for exuberant modern improv.


Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor: Reuni

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23345
Catalog Code: FMRCD430-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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London's Cafe Oto organized a reunion of String Thing, guitarist Ian Brighton's project with violinist Phillip Wachsmann, bassist Marcio Mattos, & Trevor Taylor on percussion and electronics, adding guitarist John Russell and saxophonist Evan Parker, here capturing an impressive night of improv, and Brighton's first public appearance in nearly 40 years.


Fielder, Alvin / Frode Gjerstad / Damon Smith : The Shape Finds Its Own Space

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23344
Catalog Code: FMRCD429-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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West Coast double bassist and mid-west drummer Alvin Fielder meet Norways saxophonist Frode Gjerstad at the 2016 No Idea Festival in Austin, TX, opening the festival with this remarkable display of free improvisation, a seething and burning set from these veteran players.


Dunmall, Paul Quintet: The Dreamtime Suite

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23343
Catalog Code: FMRCD426-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Paul Dunmall's quintet with Hamid Drake, Dave Kane, Steve Tromans, and Percy Pusgove, bridge traditional with chamber jazz and world music, including a work for bagpipes and frame drum, in a monumental suite of improvisational possibilities.


Govaert, Onno / Marcelo Dos Reis / Luis Vicente / Kristjan Martinsson: In Layers

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23342
Catalog Code: FMRCD427-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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With members from Twenty One 4Tet, Clock and Clouds, Cactus Truck, and trumpeter Luis Vicente's Trio, this quartet's strength lies in a seemingly casual approach to what is in execution intensely detailed dialog, each member contributing to a unique and entrancing group sound.


Gauden / Hanslip: And How The Who Can Think the What...

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23341
Catalog Code: FMRCD426-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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UK Tenor saxophonist Mark Hanslip and drummer Ed Gauden in their 3rd record together, here stripped down to a duo, inspired by a planned trio concert where the pianist was unable to perform; the resulting show worked so well that the two decided to take it to the studio, this album the result of impressive avant interchanges in 8 succinct tracks.


Rulemares : Atractor Extrano

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23339
Catalog Code: FMRCD424-0916
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A trio of Chilean improvisers, Luis Conde on alto saxophone, Nicolas Rio on drums, and Ramiro Molina on electric guitar, with various pairings of the trio taking foreground in music that develops interesting structural compositions into tight dialogs of strong collective improv.


Nabatov, Simon: Monk 'N' More

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23314
Catalog Code: LEO 780
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Simon Nabatov plays the music of Thelonious Monk in a live concert from 1995, alternating those recordings with a 2013 concert of solo electroacoustic work, an unusual approach that focuses the melodic aspects of Monk while highlighting his eccentricity and intrepidity.


Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana: Live At Spanski Borci

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23313
Catalog Code: LEO 779
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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A wonderfully playful and buoyant duo between trombonist Sebi Tramontana and reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on bass clarinet, clarinet, and alto saxophone, performing live at Spanski Borci Theatre, in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016 over 15 concise and compelling dialogs.


Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 6

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23312
Catalog Code: LEO 776
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The 6th and final volume of tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman's ambitious series exploring modern free improvisation in a variety of trio setting with differing players and configurations, here with Joe Morris on bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums in an extended and masterful 2-part recording that runs the gamut of lyrical and burning free jazz.


Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23311
Catalog Code: LEO 774
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The 4th volume in Brazilian/New York saxophonist Ivo Perelman's exemplary 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" bring together bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a 3-part set of free improvisation, beautifully flowing dialog of masterful playing.


Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23310
Catalog Code: LEO 772
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The second volume of New York/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" is the most unique of the set, with Mat Maneri on viola and Whit Dickey on drums for a series of thirteen shorter and more intricate works of great range and diversity.


Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23309
Catalog Code: LEO 771
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman is the anchor for the 6 volumes of "The Art of the Improv Trio", here with Karl Berger on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums in a lyrical album that flows with grace and thoughtfulness, from ballad introspection to uptempo excitement, an impressive start to the series.


Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher): Raw

Label: Leo
Product Code: 23308
Catalog Code: LEO 766
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The Swiss string trio led by violinist Harald Kimmig, with Daniel Studer on bass and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello, is joined by UK saxophonist John Butcher for a set of improvisations that build with a unique percussive vitality and burning intensity.


Tin (Dominic Lash / Axel Dorner / Roger Turner): Uncanny Valley

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23305
Catalog Code: ccs 73
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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A new trio at the time, TIN is trumpeter Axel Dorner, bassist Dominic Lash, and drummer/percussionist Roger Turner, captured live in three locations during their 2015 UK tour, presenting masterful avant improvisations of sound-oriented work using an immense technical vocabulary to creative inventive and captivating dialog.


Veliotis, Nikos / Mark Wastell: Live at All Angels

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23304
Catalog Code: ccs 76
Country: UK
 
Price: $12.95



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Two cellists, Nikos Veliotis and Mark Wastell, employ a vast array of expansive techniques and approaches to an actively reductionist set of improvisations, using the natural reverb of All Angels church in Turnham Green, London as a third voice, as the duo listens attentively and advance their interchanges in intricate and riveting ways.


Collusion Duo (Nick Smith / Mark Wastell): Refraction

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23303
Catalog Code: ccs 75
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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Violinist and percussionist Nick Smith, having access to St. Mary's Church at Great Baddow for music performance and rehearsals, made his first use of the space in 1996 in a duo with Mark Wastell on violincello, preparations and percussion, where they used the acoustics of the church to enhance their detailed and absorbing improvisations.


Wadham, Rachael / Philippe Lenglet / Bruno Duplant: everydayisagoodday

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23302
Catalog Code: ccs 74
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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Starting from John Cage's Zen quote--"Every day is a good day"--the trio of Rachael Wadham on piano, Philippe Lenglet on acoustic guitar and cithar (a type of harp), and contrabass, recorded these improvisations approaching their instruments not for melodies but as tools for experimentation, from which this trio finds a wealth of inventive sound.


Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra: I Roam The Cosmos [VINYL]

Label: Art Yard
Product Code: 23254
Catalog Code: ARTYARD 2021LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $26.95



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An unreleased, previously unheard live session of Sun Ra with his 18 piece Solar Arkestra recorded at Slug's Saloon in New York in 1972, performing the title track along with "Discipline 27-II", a large work and a "poetic journey to the outer limits of planetary awareness".


Chrysakis, Thanos / Christian Kobi / Christian Skjodt / Zsolt Sores : Carved Water

Label: Aural Terrains
Product Code: 23245
Catalog Code: TRRN1035
Country: Greece/UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Using principles similar to Pauline Oliveros' Deep Listening, the quartet of Thanos Chrysakis, Christian Kobi, Christian Skjodt, and Zsolt Sores use acoustic and electronic instruments in carefully developed improvisations based around dynamics, densities & textures.


Bernocchi, Eraldo / Prakash Sontakke : Invisible Strings

Label: Rarenoise Records
Product Code: 23242
Catalog Code: RNR-CD-069
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Experimental musician-producer-sound designer Eraldo Bernocchi joins Indian slide guitar master Prakash Sontakke for a sublimely developing album of rhythm and slide guitar, an evocative album of strong melodies and subtle playing with influences from the East and West.


Cremaschi, George / Irene Kepl / Petr Vrba: Resonators

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23227
Catalog Code: at104
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.15



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Acoustic instruments and feedback devices in old stone spaces, rich multi-layered music recorded during a residency in the Czech Republic by the trio of George Cremaschi (double bass and electronics), Irene Kepl (violin and electronics) and Petr Vrba (trumpet, clarinet and electronics).


d'incise / Cristian Alvear: Appalachian Anatolia (14th Century)

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23226
Catalog Code: at103
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.36



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A composition for solo 'modified guitar' from Swiss composer d'incise peformed by guitarist Cristian Alvear, music "at the confluence of sound, melody and rhythm. Something quiet but somehow driven by a pulse, existing somewhere between the electroacoustic and the tonal conceptions of music."


d'Angiolini, Giuliano : Cantilena

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23225
Catalog Code: at102
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.15



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Six chamber works by the Paris-based Italian composer Giuliano d Angiolini, following his Edition Rz release by presenting more examples of Giuliano's careful and particular use of indeterminate elements in a series of compositions that are musically exquisite.


Boon, Dante / Jurg Frey: clarinet (and piano)

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23224
Catalog Code: at101
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.15



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Three beautifully delicate works for Jurg Frey's clarinet, composed by the Amsterdam-based Wandelweiser composer/pianist Dante Boon, who has collaborated with Frey for several years and who accompanies Jurg on two of the pieces.


Tilbury, John / John Lely / Dirar Kalash & Christian Wolff: Seaside

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23223
Catalog Code: at100
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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1st recordings of John Tilbury playing clavichord, recorded on his own instrument at his home, combined with improvised trios for clavichord, oud (played by Dirar Kalash) and John Lely's distinctive low-key electronics, plus compositions by Christian Wolff & John Lely.


Jerman / Salis / Sanna: KIO GE

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23217
Catalog Code: ccs 72
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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A collaboration between American sound artist Jeph Jerman and Italian percussionists Paolo Sanna and Giacomo Salis, twelve intriguing short improvisations using extended techniques and lowercase approaches that include minimal textures, field recordings, abstract atmospheres and organic sounds.


Shiroishi, Patrick : Ima

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23216
Catalog Code: ccs 71
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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US West Coast multi-instrumentalist Patrick Shiroishi performs an unorthodox set at 2575 Mission in Los Angeles, California, using alto saxophone, bells, electric toothbrush, ipod, pie tin, spoons, tape player, and voice to create a yearning work expressing the frustration of longing and estrangement.


Fell, Simon H. : Le Bruit de la Musique

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23215
Catalog Code: ccs 70
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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The French Le Bruit de la Musique festival is run by Le Quan Ninh and Martine Altenburger, who invited Simon H. Fell to perform a solo set on the doublebass, the result being this fantastic album that takes the largest of bass instruments through an astonishing array of approaches enhanced by the acoustics of the church of Toulx-Sainte-Croix.


Parker Woods, Seth: asinglewordisnotenough

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23214
Catalog Code: ccs 69
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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Violinist Seth Parker Woods presents four extraordinary compositions, the first for solo cello and voice from Edward Hamel, and then one work each for cello and electronics from Michael Clarke, George Lewis, and Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, each sophisticated, suprising, and beautifully executed pieces taking the cello into unique creative territory.


Previte, Bobby: Mass [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Rarenoise Records
Product Code: 23207
Catalog Code: RNR072LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $29.95



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Drummer Bobby Previte's "Mass" is based on heavy electrified rearrangements of 15th century composer Guillaume Dufay's "Missa Sancti Jacobi", performed by The Rose Ensemble, Stephen O'Malley, Don McGreevy, Mike Gamble and Jamie Saft, Marco Benevento, and Reed Mathis.


Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp: Tangle

Label: Fataka
Product Code: 23205
Catalog Code: 14
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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After "Exta", where saxophonist John Butcher and electronics artist Thomas Lehn met with pianist John Tilbury, the duo now meet with New York pianist Matthew Shipp for a distinct improvisational entanglement of Butcher's dense streams, Lehn's rich sound floor, and Shipp's thick repetitions.


Sun Ra / Merzbow: Strange City [VINYL]

Label: Cold Spring Records
Product Code: 23059
Catalog Code: CSR 229LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $21.95



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Blurring the lines between Sun Ra's avant jazz and Merzbow's approach to noise, these pieces are based on rare and unreleased tracks authorized by the Sun Ra archive, worked into compositions that morph and micro-inspect each track into something unique and outer-worldly.


Sun Ra / Merzbow: Strange City

Label: Cold Spring Records
Product Code: 23058
Catalog Code: CSR 228CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Blurring the lines between Sun Ra's avant jazz and Merzbow's approach to noise, these pieces are based on rare and unreleased tracks authorized by the Sun Ra archive, worked into compositions that morph and micro-inspect each track into something unique and outer-worldly.


Borbetomagus: The Eastcote Studios Session [VINYL]

Label: Dancing Wayang
Product Code: 23051
Catalog Code: DWR 011LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $23.95



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A rare studio album from the aggressive and influential free improv trio Borbetomagus of saxophonists Jim Sauter & Don Dietrich and guitarist Donald Miller, recorded in London in 2014, and described by Sauter himself as "unlike anything we've ever recorded before".


Hawkins, Alexander Ensemble: No Now Is So

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23024
Catalog Code: FMRCD270-0209
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Unusual instrumentation and a very diverse set of improvising backgrounds from pianist Alexander Hawkins ensemble, with Orphy Robinson on steel pan, Otto Fischer on electric guitar, Dominic Lash on double bass, Hannah Marshall on cello, and Javier Carmona on drums.


McPhee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Bricktop

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22962
Catalog Code: TROST 157CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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Live recordings at Sugar Maple/Okka Fest in 2015 from the duo of saxophonist Joe McPhee on tenor & soprano, and double bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, in a set dedicated to Paris jazz singer and club owner Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, aka Bricktop.


McPhee, Joe / Raymond Boni: Live From The Magic City (Birmingham, Alabama)

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22961
Catalog Code: TROST 151CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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During the 80s, free jazz saxophonist Joe McPhee teamed up with French guitarist Raymond Boni to perform and release albums; this live concert at the University of Alabama is from that period, an excellent example instant composition inspired by Eric Dolphy.


Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22700
Catalog Code: TROST 154CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.


Schubert, Frank Paul / Rudi Fischerlehner: Willing Suspension of Disbelief

Label: Not Applicable
Product Code: 22691
Catalog Code: NOT034
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Long-time collaborators and compatriots Frank Paul Schubert on soprano sax and Rudi Fischerlehner on drums and percussion recorded these intricate and engaging improvisations in their shared studio in Berlin, presented as a live album, unedited and in the order performed.


Chase, Brian / Andrea Parkins: Avalanche of Routes

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22688
Catalog Code: ccs 67
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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The NY duo of accordionist Andrea Parkins, using self-designed virtual instruments, field recordings, everyday objects and small instruments, and drummer Brian Chase, applying guitar pedals to his percussion, create fascinating sculpted works of electroacoustic improvisation.