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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.


Chrysakis, Thanos: Above the Hidden Track An Endless Blaze [Used Item]

Label: Aural Terrains
Product Code: 23538
Catalog Code: TRRN0929
Country: Greece/UK
 
Price: $11.95



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Composer/performer Thanos Chrysakis in a studio electronic work, using a diversity of methods and approaches that imply his usual free improvisational approaches by creating a rich and elaborate sound world of distinctive, unique and often warped electronic sound.


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.


Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass [Used Item]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23325
Catalog Code: at-b01
Country: UK
 
Price: $6.95



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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.


Matthews / Rives: arethusa [Used Item]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23315
Catalog Code: at20
Country: UK
 
Price: $8.95



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Saxophonist Rives with Wade Matthews on software synthesis and manipulated field recordings in a piece inspired by the story of Arethusa, a servant of the Greek goddess Artemis.


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".


Peacock, Annette & Paul Bley: Dual Unity

Label: Bamboo
Product Code: 23248
Catalog Code: BAM 7018LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $23.95



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Reissuing the debut album by vocalist Annette Peacock and pianist Paul Bley recorded during their first European tour in 1970, in a quartet with compatriots Mario Pavone on bass and Laurence Cook on drums, Bley using an early Moog synthesizer; unique and original avant jazz.


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.