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Fernandez, Agusti Trio (w. William Parker / Susie Ibarra): One Night At The Joan Miro Foundation

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27791
Catalog Code: FSR 10 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A formidable meeting of three powerhouses of modern creative improvisation of diverse backgrounds -- Filipina-American drummer/percussionist Susie Ibarra, legendary New York bassist William Parker, and Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez, in a spirited, masterful and stunning live performance at the Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona recorded in 1998.


As You Hear (Veryan Weston / Pei Ann Yeoh / Beibei Wang): Four Seasonings

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27790
Catalog Code: FSR 07 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Recording at Vortex Jazz Club in London in 2018, the As You Hear trio of renowned London and European free jazz pianist Veryan Weston with two younger generation improvisers, Pei Ann Yeoh (violin) and Beibei Wang (drums & percussion), here presenting a sophisticated concert of group improvisation, each collective improvisation named for a spice or seasoning.


Shocron, Paula / Pablo Diaz (special guest Guillermo Gregorio): Dialogos

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27789
Catalog Code: FSR 09 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Argentinian improvisers Paula Shocron (piano) and Pablo Diaz (drums) invite masterful Argentinian clarinetist and Mivimiento Musica Mas founder Guillermo Gregorio to record these 14 collective improvisations in the studio in New York, drawing upon contemporary and jazz elements with virtuosic skill, revealing inventive and imaginative playing.


Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Psychedelic Backfire II

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27783
Catalog Code: RCD 2207CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The second of two "Psychedelic Backfire"s, The Norwegian Elephant 9 improvising rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken are joined by Dungen guitarist Reine Fiske for an exciting live concert at Kampen Bistro, in Oslo in 2019, the interaction of Fiske and Storlokken a fine example that prog rock is still a vital form.


Elephant9: Psychedelic Backfire I

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27781
Catalog Code: RCD 2206CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The first of two "Psychedelic Backfire" concerts at Oslo's Kampen Bistro, taken from a 4 night residency by the Norwegian Elephant 9 rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken, expanding on tracks from their excellent studio catalog in strongly lyrical and technically superb instrumental and improvised rock forms.


Leimgruber, Urs / Jean-Marc Foussat: Face to Face [2 CDS]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 27577
Catalog Code: FR-CD32-33
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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The perfect foils for each other, German saxophonist Urs Leimgruber and French AKS sysnthesist Jean-Marc Foussat are heard in two complete concerts, one at the WIM in Zurich and one at the Kunsthalle in Lucerne, both exploring sound, timbre, momentum and atmosphere through extended techniques and extreme playing, and an amazing display of soundscape and sonic force.


Takayanagi, Masayuki New Direction Unit: April Is The Cruellest Month [VINYL]

Label: Blank Forms
Product Code: 27535
Catalog Code: BF 008LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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Culled from 1975 sessions by the New Direction Unit intended for but never issued on the ESP label, this insanely intense and interactive example of Japanese Free Jazz is finally unleashed, from the late legendary guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi and his quartet with wind and reed improviser Kengi Mori, percussionist Hiroshi Yamazaki, and bassist Nobuyoshi Ino.


Fernandez, Agusti : River Tiger Fire [4 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27504
Catalog Code: FSR 01 | 2015
Country: Poland
 
Price: $49.95



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Recorded at the 2014 Ad Libitum Festival in Warsaw, pianist and composer Agusti Fernandez was invited to perform four concerts in celebration of his 60th birthday, choosing his working trio Aurora for once concert, a solo performance of "El Laberint de la Memoria", his electroacoustic Thunder trio, and a large ensemble conduction: "River, Tiger Fire".


Parker / Trzaska / Edwards / Sanders: City Fall [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27501
Catalog Code: FSR 04 | 2016
Country: Poland
 
Price: $18.95



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Part of Evan Parker's 70th birthday in 2014, this album captures the super-charged quartet of Evan Parker on tenor saxophone, Mikolaj Trzaska on alto sax, bass clarinet, John Edwards on double bass, and Mark Sanders on drums, in two sets for two extended improvisations of both power playing and powerful communication, along with one shorter final statement.


Parker, Evan / RGG: Live@Alchemia

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27489
Catalog Code: FSR 01 | 2017
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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As part of the Polish website Jazzarium.pl's 5th anniversary celebration, UK tenor saxophonist Evan Parker joined the Polish RGG free-improvising piano trio of Lukasz Ojdana on piano, Maciej Garbowski on bass, and Krzysztof Gradziuk on drums, for this four-part sophisticated collective improvisation recorded at the legendary Alchemia club in Krakow.


Evans, Peter / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy : Free Radicals At DOM

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27488
Catalog Code: FSR 15 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Radical masters of free jazz--Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez and British bassist Barry Guy--meet young(er) radical trumpeter Peter Evans at the Moscow Cultural Center DOM for this 2017 concert of free improvisation, a fiery and informed concert of two sets, each in three parts, and an encore, showing technical mastery, inventive interaction, and sheer excitement in performance.


Leandre, Joelle: Strings Garden [3 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27483
Catalog Code: FSR 10 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $39.95



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Three concerts from 2016 & 2017 of different string duos anchored by Leandre's double bass, starting at rue Victor Masse 75009 in Paris in a double bass duo with Bernard Santacruz; then a bass and cello duo at Le Triton Les Lilas, France with Gaspar Claus; and completing the set, a performances at DZIK, in Warszaw, Poland with violinist and violist Theo Ceccaldi.


Guy, Barry : Blue Horizon. Barry Guy@70 (Live At The Ad Libitum Festival 2017) [3 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27480
Catalog Code: FSR 07 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $39.95



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Three astonishing concerts on 3 consecutive nights at the Ad Libitum Festival 2017 in Warsaw, Poland from British bassist Barry Guy in 3 configurations: 1st in a duo with Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez; 2nd in a trio with US pianist Marilyn Crispell and British drummer Paul Lytton; and 3rd in a double bass duo with French bassist Joelle Leandre.


Parker, Evan / Eddie Prevost: Tools Of Imagination

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27478
Catalog Code: FSR 05 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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An awe-inspiring concert between two of London's free improvisation legends, recording at Pardon To Tu [Teatr Nowy Clubroom] in Poland--percussionist Eddie Prevost and saxophonist Evan Parker on tenor sax--in an hour-long performance that starts with Prevost's reverberant bowed metal, as the two build and recede with profound concentration and masterful skill.


Wooley, Nate / Torben Snekkestad : Of Echoing Bronze

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27475
Catalog Code: FSR 02 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Two trumpeters--Nate Wooley from New York City, and Torben Snekkestad from Norway, also performing on soprano sax--met in Copenhagen in 2015 for this live concert "KoncertKirken--Blagards Plads", a monumental meeting of exploratory and investigative improvisation, using unusual and unorthodox techniques on their instruments to present 3 unique and singular dialogs.


Snekkestad, Torben / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy : Louisiana Variations

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27474
Catalog Code: FSR 01 | 2018
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A brilliant example of free improvisation from the performing trio of Barry Guy on double bass, Agusti Fernandez on piano and Torben Snekkestad on sax & trumpet, recording live at KoncertKirken Blagards Plads in Copenhagen, merging shards of jazz and fully free playing using astonishing technique and creative intention that is as rewarding as it it intrepid.


Kimura, Izumi / Barry Guy / Gerry Hemingway : Illuminated Silence

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27462
Catalog Code: FSR 01 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Performing at St. Ann's Church in Dublin, Ireland, the trio of Japanese pianist living in Ireland, Izumi Kimura, is joined by London bassist Barry Guy and Swiss based drummer Gerry Hemingway for 8 superb improvisations, including renderings of Guy's "Blue Horizon", "Ancients" and "Finding It" and Agusti Fernandez' "How to Go Into a Room You Are Already In".


Stapp, Ben / Joe Morris feat. Stephen Haynes : Mind Creature Sound Dasein

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27460
Catalog Code: FSR 03 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Splitting his time between Portugal and NY, tuba and euphonium player Ben Stapp's association with guitarist Joe Morris and cornetist Stephen Haynes started in 2011, including participating in their Improvisations series, leading to this trio performing Stapp's compositions with musical forms based on the narrative structure of his novel "Mind Creature Sound Dasein".


Carrier, Francois / Alexander Hawkins / John Edwards / Michel Lambert: Nirguna [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27459
Catalog Code: FSR 04 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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A complete, powerful performance at London's Vortex club from the indefatigable quartet led by Canadian saxophonist Francois Carrier, featuring one of the finest European young piano virtuosos, Alexander Hawkins, one of the most in-demand bass players on the Euro/London free improv scene, John Edwards, and long running partner to Carrier, drummer Michel Lambert.


Barrett, Brad / Joe Morris / Tyshawn Sorey : Cowboy Transfiguration

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27458
Catalog Code: FSR 05 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Using a participatory compositional process, the NY trio of Brad Barrett on bass & cello, Joe Morris on guitar, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, follow a framework to make choices based on density, rhythmic ratios, register, melody, and timbre, encouraged to employ small particles of sounds and blend timbres with an awareness of implied pulse and an inclination to disrupt it.


Phicus / Martin Kuchen: Sumpflegende

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27457
Catalog Code: FSR 06 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The Catalan free improvising trio Phicus of Alex Reviriego on double bass, Ferran Fages on electric guitar, and Vasco Trilla on drums, continue their pursuit of 4th partners, here joined by Swedish saxophonist Martin Kuchen on tenor & alto saxophones for a studio album of collective improvisation with elements of ea/lowercase playing balanced with dynamic language.


Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay: Link [VINYL]

Label: Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz
Product Code: 27442
Catalog Code: STSAFJ 199LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $24.95



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Smalltown Supersound launches a new sublabel called Actions For Free Jazz with this duo of Christian Marclay and Mats Gustafsson, recording in the studio for 7 indescribably wonderful free improvisations using turntable and every inch of Gustafsson's baritone and tenor sax, plus electronics; an exciting album of unpredictable and incredibly skilled sound art.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27441
Catalog Code: RLP 3205
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27440
Catalog Code: RCD 2205CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Takayanagi, Masayuki New Direction Unit: April Is The Cruellest Month

Label: Blank Forms
Product Code: 27438
Catalog Code: BF 008CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Culled from 1975 sessions by the New Direction Unit intended for but never issued on the ESP label, this insanely intense and interactive example of Japanese Free Jazz is finally unleashed, from the late legendary guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi and his quartet with wind and reed improviser Kengi Mori, percussionist Hiroshi Yamazaki, and bassist Nobuyoshi Ino.


Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult [VINYL _ CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27234
Catalog Code: RLP 3204LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.


Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27233
Catalog Code: RCD 2204CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.


Bopp, Christiane: Noyau de Lune

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 26883
Catalog Code: FR-CD29
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A tour-de-force of solo improvisation from French trombonist Christiane Bopp, flawlessly captured by sound engineer Jean Marc Foussat, as Bopp transforms her instrument through technical skill, lyrical ability, and unusual technique, creating virtual duets, furtive expression, and thundering emotion, an absolutely impressive example of modern trombone language.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 26877
Catalog Code: RLP 3203LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 26876
Catalog Code: RCD 2203CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.45



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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.


Thumbscrew (Michael Formanek / Tomas Fujiwara / Mary Halvorson): Theirs

Label: Cuneiform Records
Product Code: 26074
Catalog Code: RUNE 441
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The second of two albums from the reborn Cuneiform label by New York free improvising jazz trio Thumbscrew with long-time collaborators guitarist Mary Halvorson, double bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, here presenting compositions from jazz greats Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Nichols, Stanley Cowell, Misha Mengelberg, &c.


Thumbscrew (Michael Formanek / Tomas Fujiwara / Mary Halvorson): Ours

Label: Cuneiform Records
Product Code: 26073
Catalog Code: RUNE 439
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The New York free improvising jazz trio Thumbscrew with long-time collaborators guitarist Mary Halvorson, double bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Tomas Fujiwara in the 1st of 2 albums on the reborn Cuneiform label, here presenting creative original compositions from each of the three musicians in 9 virtuosic, sometimes quirky, and always warmly adventurous tunes.


Luo, Bao / Jean-Marc Foussat: Surface Calme

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 26029
Catalog Code: FR-CD28
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A 5-part work of improvisations on keyboards, voice, guzheng and flute from French improviser Jean-Marc Foussat and Bao Luo (Beijing Talking), a mysterious album of nocturnal sounds, grand expressions, furtive language, and rich textures and timbres, as Bao Luo provides a guiding voice in song and speach to their beguiling dialog; an exotic and expressive album.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: Perfectly Unhappy [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25746
Catalog Code: RLP 3199LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye in their third album of melodic and inventive creative jazz, here with 8 new lyrical pieces informed by their extensive touring, and charged by the addition of legendary UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for whom Eriksen wrote a set of tunes tailored to his playing.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: Perfectly Unhappy

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25745
Catalog Code: RCD 2199CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye in their third album of melodic and inventive creative jazz, here with 8 new lyrical pieces informed by their extensive touring, and charged by the addition of legendary UK saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for whom Eriksen wrote a set of tunes tailored to his playing.


Rollet, Quentin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Christian Rollet: Entree Des Puys De Grele

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 25660
Catalog Code: FR-CD30
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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The french electroacoustic improvising trio of synth player and engineer Jean-Marc Foussat (Fou Records) with the father/son pair of saxophonist Quentin Rollet (Workshop De Lyon) and drummer/percussionist Christian Rollet (Rectangle Records, Bisou), in a rich, intensifying and often enthusiastically exploding set of extended and masterful improvisations.


Elephant9: Greatest Show On Earth [VINYL+CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25451
Catalog Code: RLP 3198LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The Norwegian Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken on organs and keyboard, Nikolai Haengsle on bass, and Torstein Lofthus on drums, are complemented by Pekka Pohjola of Wigwam fame, for their fifth studio album, a powerful blend of prog-era instrumental rock that's informed by impressive improvisational skill and fueled by the original enthusiasm of complex rock forms.


Elephant9: Greatest Show On Earth

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25450
Catalog Code: RCD 2198CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The Norwegian Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken on organs and keyboard, Nikolai Haengsle on bass, and Torstein Lofthus on drums, are complemented by Pekka Pohjola of Wigwam fame, for their fifth studio album, a powerful blend of prog-era instrumental rock that's informed by impressive improvisational skill and fueled by the original enthusiasm of complex rock forms.


Fire!: The Hands [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25313
Catalog Code: RLP 3197LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Fire!: The Hands

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25312
Catalog Code: RCD 2197CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Palestine, Charlemagne: STTT THOMASSS ''''''' D I N G G G D O N G G G D I N G G G z z z z z z z ferrrr TONYYY '''''''' [CASSETTE]

Label: Blank Forms
Product Code: 25231
Catalog Code: BF 001CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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In memory of the late polymath avant-garde artist Tony Conrad (1940-2016), longtime friend and coconspirator Charlemagne Palestine returned to the site of their first encounter for a tribute performance on what would have been Conrad's 77th birthday, performing on the bells at St Thomas's Church, in New York City for a rich album of ritualistic ringing and tones.


Piiptsjilling (Zuydervelt / Kleefstra / Baars / Kleefstra): Fiif

Label: Peter Foolen Editions
Product Code: 25147
Catalog Code: None
Country: Netherlands
 
Price: $12.95



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Piiptsjilling is the duo of guitarist Romke Kleefstra and vocalists Mariska Baars & Jan Kleefstra, joined here by Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, combining poetry with vocals, guitars and electronics in improvisational settings, creating rich sonic environments over which the voice guides the listener, speaking in one of the Germanic Frisian languages.


Walk With The Penguin: Charm

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 24993
Catalog Code: amorfon017
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Japanese steelpan player Yoshio Machida leads this pan-national pop band in their second album, blending electronics and popular forms of music referencing and using electronic and acoustic rock, funk, synthpop, and spoken word, with the majority of the band Serbian artists, and guest musicians including Tatsuhisa Yamamoto (Jim O'Rourke), Paranel, and Misha.


Fouick: Blick & Jean-Marc Foussat: Mastic Boreal

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24833
Catalog Code: FR-CD22
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Primarily a creative filmmaker, Blick here provides narrative improvisation--phonemes, gutturals, word fragments, and spoken word--over improvising keyboardist Jean-Marc Foussat's Synthi AKS, creating expansive landscapes or curious audio aberrations, through four recordings demonstrating a diverse set of sonic environments interweaving voice and sound.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Jamal Moss / Jean-Francois Pauvros: plays Tristan Tzara : L'homme Approximatif [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24832
Catalog Code: FR-LP 05
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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An album of spoken word and sound, Jean-Francois Pauvros reads from Tristan Tzara's "L'homme Approximatif" (The Approximate Man) over flutes from Chicago producer and flautist Jamal Moss, AKA Hieroglyphic Being, and Jean-Marc Foussat on synth and voice, a mysterious album of subtle insinuation with an intriguing underpinning of electroacoustic sound.


Favriou, Fabrice / Jean-Luc Petit / Julien Touery : S/T

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24800
Catalog Code: FR-CD27
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Translating to "Fever Counts" and "At Lightening", the trio of Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and alto & sopranino sax, Fabrice Favriou on electric guitar, and Julien Touery on piano and objects create impressive improvisations, the first a disruptive piece of detailed electracoustic colective interaction, the second a swelling work of sonic landscape.


Camarasa, Xavier / Jean-Marc Foussat: Dans les Courbes

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24799
Catalog Code: FR-CD26
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Matching two distinct keyboards--Xavier Camarasa's piano with Jean-Marc Foussat's synthi AKS--two improvisers present two extended works roughly translating to "The Immensity of The Instincts" and "There, or all is water ...", contrasting between melodic and otherworldly sounds, a complex tapestry that guides and excites the listener in an unusual convergence.


Kilian, Benoit / Jean-Luc Petit : La Nuit Circonflexe

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24798
Catalog Code: FR-CD25
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A magnificent album of sound-oriented free improvisation from the French duo of Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet, alto saxophone and sopranino sax, and Benoit Kilian on the horizontal bass drum, a beast of an instrument that create massive tones over which Petit employs an incredible array of techniques and tones on his reeds, creating other-worldly sonic environments.


Leandre / Minton: Leandre / Minton

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24797
Catalog Code: FR-CD24
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Phil Minton started as a trumpeter and became one of free improv's most outside vocalists; Joelle Leandre is a double bassist who also performs free vocal improv; this is their first recorded collaboration, and it's an unusual and wonderful album of heavy tone improvisation, plucked and bowed, and a masterfully odd free association of vocalisation.


Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24053
Catalog Code: FR-CD23
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two live recordings at Theatre au Clain, in Poitiers, France and at le Bistrot, in Bayonne, from the free improvising quartet of Christiane Bopp on trombone, Jean-Marc Foussat on synth & voice, Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and sopranino sax, and Makoto Sato on drums, for submersive interchanges blending electronics and acoustics in remarkable ways.