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Zorn, John: The Urmuz Epigrams

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25473
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8358
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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With the collaboration of percussionist Ches Smith, John Zorn creates a magnificent and dreamlike series of parallel tracks, a "modern reconstruction" and a set of faux 78rpm albums purportedly from 1923, as an homage to pre-dada absurdist, Romanian writer Urmuz (Demetru Dem), using the studio and card-file composition to create a bizarre and astonishing set of 8 x 2 pieces.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: Fukushima

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25243
Catalog Code: 214-044
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Diverse aspects of the 2011 disaster at the Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant brought on by a tsunami orchestrated in sound by composer/pianist Satoko Fujii and rendered in remarkable ways from some of New York finest improvisers, including Tony Malaby, Ellery Eskelin, Oscar Noriega, Herb Roberts, Joe Fiedler, Stomu Takeishi, Nels Cline, &c &c.


Millevoi, Nick: Disertion

Label: Shhpuma
Product Code: 22131
Catalog Code: SHH024CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $12.95



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Guitarist Nick Millevoi leads an ensemble that includes Jamie Saft on Hammond Organ, Ches Smith on drums, Johnny Deblase on bass, Dan Blacksberg on trombone and June Bender on violin, for an album equally embracing and subverting a wealth of rock and jazz forms.


Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros: Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 21029
Catalog Code: AUM 095CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The 5th installment in saxophonist/composer Darius Jones' expansive "Man'ish" Boy epic, a well-balanced album of jazz and voice performed with Matt Mitchell (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Emillie Lesbros (voice, piano) and Pascal Niggenkemper (bass).


Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me

Label: ECM
Product Code: 20495
Catalog Code: ECD 2443 4722298
Country: Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.


Sharp, Elliott Aggregat: Quintet

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 18217
Catalog Code: CF 288
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The 2nd Aggregat album expands the first release's trio of Elliott Sharp (just on reeds this time), Brad Jones (bass) and Ches Smith (drums) into a quintet with Nate Wooley (trumpet) and Terry L. Green (trombone) for an amazing set of free jazz compositions.


Weiss, Alex (Rick Parker / Maoz / Ishenko / Ches Smith): Fighter Planes & Praying Mantis

Label: OutNow Recordings
Product Code: 18196
Catalog Code: ONR012
Country: Israel
 
Price: $12.95



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NY saxophonist Alex Weiss with Rick Parker (trombone and electronics), Eyal Maoz (guitar), Dmitry Ishenko (bass), Ches Smith (drums) and Mark Hodos (birimbau) mixing aggressive approaches to improv with the stranger side of organic beauty.


Mitchell, Matt: Fiction

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 17949
Catalog Code: PI 50
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The debut recording from NY pianist Matt Mitchell, in a duo with drummer Ches Smith on drums, percussion & vibes, 15 inventive original compositions written to push Mitchell's technical skills in improvisational settings, each an ingenious little puzzle.


Halvorson, Mary Septet: Illusionary Sea

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 17886
Catalog Code: 401017
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Mary Halvorson leads her Septet with Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto sax), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Jacob Garchik (trombone), John Hebert (bass) & Ches Smith (drums) through 6 original compositions and a Robert Wyatt cover!


Pride, Mike: Drummer's Corpse

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 17571
Catalog Code: AUM 078CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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With 9 drummers, bass, and guitar, "Drummer's Corpse" was written following a devastating apartment fire which consumed nearly all of Pride's possessions, recordings, and compositions.


Halvorson, Mary: Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 17510
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-016
Country: USA
 
Price: $44.95



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Limited edition LP of Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.


Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins): Hammered

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17488
Catalog Code: CF 270
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Drawing from some of NYC's finest - Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson and Andrea Parks - drummer Ches Smith's band takes the Downtown NY strategy to bridge experimental rock and avant jazz in unexpected and astonishing ways.


Halvorson, Mary Quintet: Bending Bridges

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 16199
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-016
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.


Sharp Trio, Elliott: Aggregat

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 15892
Catalog Code: CF 250
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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NY saxophonist/guitarist, composer and conceptualist Elliot Sharps Trio with bassist Brad Jones and drummer Ches Smith using written scores to guide rhythmic and melodic jazz into unlikely and fascinating structures.


Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith): A Color Photo of the Horse

Label: D.S al Coda
Product Code: 15693
Catalog Code: #4
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Alessandro Bosetti provides voice and electronics on words & text from a variety of writers, as performed in a trio with drummer Ches Smith and fretless guitarist Kenta Nagai; fascinating and perplexing expression.


Halvorson, Mary Quintet: Saturn Sings

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 13541
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-013
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Halvorson's quintet in a new book of music exploring close knit and dissonant harmonies for her ensemble of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert & drummer Ches Smith.


Staiano's, Moe! / Moe!Kestra!: An Inescapable Siren Earshot Distance Therein and Other Whereabouts

Label: Edgetone Records
Product Code: 12675
Catalog Code: AMOE2 / BRD 056
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.56



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This is Moe! Staiano's (Sleepytime Gorilla Museum) 1st CD of orchcestral compositions for Strings, Percussion, U-bolts, Wine Glasses, Prepared Guitar & Sirens recorded in 1998 and 2003.


Halvorson Trio, Mary : Dragon's Head

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 12359
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-007
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Brooklyn guitarist Mary Halvorson in her 1st release with her trio of bassist John Hebert & drummer Ches Smith, experimenting with harmonic, melodic & rhythmic components.


Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 10384
Catalog Code: PI 27
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Debut recording from Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, a post-everything band joining Downtown NY mayhem makers Marc Ribot and Shahzad Ismaily, with West Coast drummer Ches Smith.


Secret Chiefs 3: Xaphan: The Book Of Angels Volume 9

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 08896
Catalog Code: TZA-CD-7364
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Book 9 of Zorn's Book of Angels, arrangements of Masada compositions by mad alchemist Trey Spruance (Secret Chiefs 3) drawing upon an astonishing array of musical styles.


Staiano, Moe!: The Lateness of Yearly Presentations

Label: Dephine Knormal Musik and Amanita Records
Product Code: 05716
Catalog Code: DKM06 / AMASTA2
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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10 compositions by Sleepytime Gorilla Museum's percussionist, working with a great collection of musicians. Standard rock instrumentation sits alongside unusual percussive instruments such as theremin, musical saw and barking!