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Thomas, Pat: The Elephant Clock of Al Jazari [VINYL]

Label: Otoroku
Product Code: 24502
Catalog Code: ROKU 019LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $23.95



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Inspired by the automatic water clock invented by Iraq inventor, engineer, and father of robotics, Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari built in the 12th century, pianist Pat Thomas recorded these four exceptional improvisations of powerful solo piano with an unusual and inventive twist live at London's Cafe Oto in 2015.


Drake, Bob: Antiquities [6-CD BOX SET]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 24212
Catalog Code: RERBDBOX1
Country: UK
 
Price: $44.95



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Collecting multi-instrumentalist & vocalist Bob Drake's albums Little Black Train, The Skull Mailbox and Other Horrors, XIII Songs and a Thing, The Shunned Country, and Bob's Drive-In in a solid box set, with a bonus CD, a specially curated collection of outtakes and oddities from this amazing avant-rocker, a member of Thinking Plague, 5uu's, Hail and The Science Group.


Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere: Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere

Label: Discus
Product Code: 24204
Catalog Code: 40CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The debut release of the UK improvising rock group Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere, co-led by Martin Archer & Chris Bywater, in a double CD blending kosmische musik, space rock, and contemporary classical, an improbable meeting between Ligeti, Klaus Schulze, & Quarkspace, supplemented at times by a string quartet, a sax quintet, and a 25-piece mixed choir.


Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere: 03

Label: Discus
Product Code: 24203
Catalog Code: 63CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The improvising rock group Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere, led by Martin Archer, Chris Bywater, and Steve Dinsdale, in their 3rd album of innovative improvisation, haunting hypnotic grooves and blasts of sheer exuberance, with the band augmented by strings and trombone to give them a larger and more intense sound.


Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols: Other Worlds

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24085
Catalog Code: FMRCD438-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Originally developed for the soundtrack to Sean Martin and Louise Milnes 2011 documentary, "A Boat Retold", vocalist Maggie Nichols and pianist Peter Urpeth revisited the material for album release, creating this wonderful pair of extemporaneous, otherworldly narratives.


Skogen / Magnus Granberg: 'Ist gefallen in den Schnee' (2010) and 'Despairs had Governed Me Too Long

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24083
Catalog Code: at4771
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Ist gefallen in den Schnee: A piece by Swedish composer-pianist Magnus Granberg, performed with Angharad Davies, Anna Lindal, Leo Svensson Sander, John Eriksson, Erik Carlsson, Henrik Olsson, Petter Wastberg and Toshimaru Nakamura; Despairs: A beautiful extended composition exquisitely played by an ensemble of fine musicians.


Beuger, Antoine : Ockeghem Octets

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24082
Catalog Code: at114
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Wandelweiser composer Antoine Beuger presents 25 of the 50 pages of his "Ockeghem Octets", each piece dedicated to one of Beuger's heroes, performed by an octet comprised of melodica, concertina, harmonium, e-bow zither, cello, flute, accordion and alto flute, each player provided notes and a playing methodology to create these gorgeous soundscape.


Feldman, Morton : Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24081
Catalog Code: at113
Country: UK
 
Price: $11.00



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Morton Feldman's final composition, originally premiered in 1987, here performed by pianist Mark Knoop, violinist Aisha Orazbayeva, violist Bridget Carey, and cellist Anton Lukoszevieze, recording a year after their successful performance at London's Cafe Oto, maintaining focus and concentration on this large, unhurried work of micro-variations.


Schiller, Christoph / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Spinet & Violin

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24080
Catalog Code: at112
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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An extended improvisation between spinet player Christoph Schiller and Boston-based composer/violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler, recorded in Schiller's workshop in Basel during Evans-Weiler's tour of Europe, a slowly moving exploration of pitch, timbre and texture executed with intensive concentration and utterly impressive control.


Dalibert, Melaine : Ressac

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24079
Catalog Code: at111
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Two beautiful piano solos in an open-ended modular form, written and performed by the young French composer Melaine Dalibert, who also played on Giuliano d'Angiolini's "Cantilena", using space, sustain and unhurried progressions to create hypnotic and resonant environments that captivate in ways reminiscent of Morton Feldman.


Akama, Ryoko : Places And Pages [2 CDs]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24078
Catalog Code: at110x2
Country: UK
 
Price: $20.95



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Composer Ryoko Akama releases a 2 disc set of 23 scores in the crossroads of minimalism and sound compositions, quiet and loud, performed in a sextet with the composer herself plus Christian Muller, Cristian Alvear, Cyril Bondi, Stefan Thut, and d'incise, each section like a page in a notebook related to place, space, time or location.


Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5

Label: Leo
Product Code: 24048
Catalog Code: LEO 775
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The fifth volume in Ivo Perlman's series exploring free improvising trios in various configurations brings together the tenor saxophonist with guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver for an exemplary album of modern, creative jazz.


Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3

Label: Leo
Product Code: 24047
Catalog Code: LEO 773
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd part of NY/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's "Art of the Improv Trio" series, with Matthew Shipp on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums, each an essential element in the interplay and subtle skills of these masterful players, with Perelman's voice exceptionally strong as he demonstrates the full range of his sax through free and melodic passage.


Contida, Pedra : Amethyst

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24029
Catalog Code: FMRCD445-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The Portugese quintet of Angelica V. Salvi on harp, Miguel Carvalhais on computer, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Marcello doe Reis on electric guitar, and Joao Pais Filipe on drums & percussion in a live concert in Brazil at Salao for a far-ranging album of electroacoustic free improvisation, beautifully building to frenetic, collective dialog.


Mezei, Szilard: Still Now (If You Still)

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24028
Catalog Code: FMRCD442-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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An exciting album crossing free improvisation with chamber approaches and extended techniques from Serbian violist Szilard Mezei performing in a trio with pianist Marina Dzukljev and drummer/percussionist Vasco Trilla, recording in Novi Sad, Serbia in 2017.


Silence Ensemble led by Peter Urpeth: John Cage: Speech

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24027
Catalog Code: FMRCD443-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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These recordings of pieces by John Cage were made at a performance called Silence & Transmission led by Peter Upreth conducting an ensemble of four performers using radios and voice, held at An Lanntair Arts Centre, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides on 20th September 2012, as part of the celebrations for Cage's centenary.


Dunmall / Edwards / Noble / Sanders: Go Straight Around The Square

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24025
Catalog Code: FMRCD435-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The stellar quartet of Paul Dunmall on tenor and soprano saxophone, John Edwards on bass, Liam Noble on piano, and Mark Sanders on drums performing 2 extended improvisations balancing energetic playing with contemplative conversation, captured live at the Vortex, in London, England, in 2016.


Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur: Oneness

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24024
Catalog Code: FMRCD444
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The well-traveled working group of Francois Carrier (alto saxophone, Chinese oboe), Michel Lambert (drums) and Rafal Mazur (acoustic bass guitar) performing live at Alchemia Club in Krakow, Poland in 2015 for an excellent example of collective free improvisation with distinctive and unconventional approaches to their dialog.


Long, Ashley John: PSI

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24023
Catalog Code: FMRCD343-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Virtuoso UK bassist Ashley John Long presents a startling array of approaches and techniques on the double bass over 11 improvisations, from concise shorter presentations to expansive displays of skill, excitement or introspection, all with an ear to captivating his listener.


Runcible Quintet, The (featuring John Edwards / Neil Metcalfe): Five

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24022
Catalog Code: CDFMR337-2017
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The Runciple Quintet of John Edwards on double bass, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, Neil Metcalfe on flute, Adrian Northover on soprano saxophone, and Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar recording at IKLECTIC, in London in 2016 for 5 excellent examples of detailed, collective improvisation.


Schindler, Udo / Ove Volquartz: Answers And Maybe A Question?

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24021
Catalog Code: CDFMR440-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.46



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Udo Schindler's Salon for Sound and Art at Krailing in Krailing, Germany is the setting for this superb live duo concert, capturing Schindler and Ove Volquartz both on bass and double bass clarinet, showing the breadth of sonic possibilites and diverse approaches from the deepest of clarinets performed by two masterful musicians.


Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias: Shift

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24020
Catalog Code: FMRCD441-0217
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A meeting in NY's Lower East Village between four improvisors--Robert Burke on saxes, George Lewis on trombone & electronics, Paul Grabowsky on piano & snare drum, and Mark Helias on acoustic bass--playing a pre-composed work, blending 21st century composition with modern jazz sensibility, enhanced by Lewis' computer-based "shapeshifts".


Davies, Rhodri / David Sylvian / Mark Wastell: There Is No Love

Label: Confront
Product Code: 24019
Catalog Code: core 01
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Confront initiates their new Core Series with the text piece "There Is No Love" with David Sylvian on voice, vocal treatments and electronics, Rhodri Davies on harp, vibraphone and radio, and Mark Wastel on tam tam and percussion, a sophisticated spoken word piece of shadowy atmosphere and innuendo, leveraging approaches from experimental, improvised and composed music.


Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew Duo: All There Is

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23933
Catalog Code: 61CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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A strong and enthralling set of dialogs captured live from the working duo of pianist Stephen Grew and saxophonist Trevor Watts on alto & soprano, intricate exchanges of great energy but also great compassion and introspection, a well-rounded set of adventurous exchanges that highlight the incredible skills of both players.


Cundy, Chris: The Disruptive Forest

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23800
Catalog Code: ccs 77
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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A combination of cyclical themes, made-up folk dances, and invented improvisations from UK reedist Chris Cundy, performing on bass clarinet at the Cheltenham Synagogue for 10 compositions developed specifically for this Confront recording as playful pieces intended as popular music for solo bass clarinet.


Wire, The: #397 March 2017 [MAGAZINE]

Label: The Wire
Product Code: 23796
Catalog Code: WIRE 397
Country: UK
 
Price: $9.98



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On the cover: Aine O'Dwyer; Inside: The Primer: A user's guide to Moroccan trance; Experimental music from Canada; Invisible Jukebox: Alexander Hawkins; Global Ear: Seoul and Chuncheon; ADULT; Mary Ocher; Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments.


Sabat, Marc : Harmony

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23758
Catalog Code: at109
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The fifth CD in the Canadian Composers Series is also the debut appearance on Another Timbre by the Jack Quartet, performing works by composer Marc Sabat--two string quartets and a violin/cello duo--all combining an exploration of the soundworld of Just Intonation with a strong underlying lyricism.


Szlavnics, Chiyoko : During a Lifetime

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23757
Catalog Code: at108
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Three works from Canadian composer Chiyoko Szlavnics, two electroacoustic compositions incorporating sinewaves, one with a saxophone quartet and the other with two accordions, two flutes and two percussionists; and a string trio of long sustained tones and slow glissandi.


Ceccarelli, Isaiah : Bow

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23756
Catalog Code: at107
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Montreal-based Composer-percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli, well known through his Ambiances Magnetiques releases, in 7 compositions, a mix of timbrally-based music in which he himself performs, and through-composed pieces that focus on harmonic progressions, performed as string duos, trios, and quartets.


Arnold, Martin : The Spit Veleta

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23755
Catalog Code: at106
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Canadian composer Martin Arnold is based in Toronto, writing melodic works that contain a meandering, psychedelic quality, as heard in these three compositions performed by Philip Thomas on piano and Mira Benjamin on violin, the first two pieces solos from each respectively, and the last a duo with both musicians.


Smith, Linda Catlin : Drifter [2 CDs]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23754
Catalog Code: at105x2
Country: UK
 
Price: $19.95



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Ten pieces dating from 1995 to 2015 from Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith, performed by Quatuor Bozzini and Apartment House, the first in Another Timbre's Canadian Composer series, a 2-CD release focusing on Smith's "equal and simultaneous drive toward abstraction and lyricism" in slowly developing, lush and sophisticated compositions.


Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere: 02

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23733
Catalog Code: 47CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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An absolutely impressive album blending advanced/progressive rock forms with improvisation, starting from collective improvisation and layering in the studio to create a sophisticated psychedelic music, the second album from this ensemble that is headed by Martin Archer (reeds & keys), Chris Bywater (keys & synth), and Steve Dinsdale (drums & percussion).


Henry Cow: Vol. 10: Vevey 1976 [DVD]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23559
Catalog Code: RERHC16
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. 9: Late

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23558
Catalog Code: RERHC15
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. 8: Bremen

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23557
Catalog Code: RERHC14
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. 7: Later and Post-Virgin

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23556
Catalog Code: RERHC13
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. 3: Hamburg

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 23554
Catalog Code: RERHC9
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. 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: $8.96



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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: $15.26



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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: $13.46



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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.