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Hooker, William Trio (Feat. Ava Mendoza / Damon Smith): Remembering [CASSETTE]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 25471
Catalog Code: AS063
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Downtown NY drummer William Hooker leads a trio with West Coast players, Damon Smith on double bass and Ava Mendoza on guitar, for a live album at New York University in 2017 that blends free jazz and avant rock forms to create something unique and powerful, yet filled with moments of intrinsic beauty and drama, a great amalgamation of free playing.


Kamins / Smith / Fielder / Hertenstein: After Effects

Label: FMR
Product Code: 24538
Catalog Code: FMRCD448-0517
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A great example of traditional free improvisation spanning generations from the quartet of Danny Kamins on baritone saxophone, Damon Smith on double bass, and two drummer/percussionists--Alvin Fielder and Joe Hertenstein--for 10 tracks of swinging free music recorded in the studio in Texas, 2016, jazz with a lyrical intention and powerful rhythmic underpinnings.


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.


Ewen / Smith / Walter: Live in Texas

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 22650
Catalog Code: bpaltd 808
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Seven "hyperactive and urgent improvisations" of the reunited trio of guitarist Sandy Ewen, double bassist Damon Smith and drummer Weasel Walter, performing at the NMASS festval in Austin, Texas, and two venues in Houston, Texas; rugged and rewarding exploratory playing.


Fielder, Alvin / Damon Smith: Song For Chico

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 22649
Catalog Code: BPA -6
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Free improvisations and a few fascinating covers of work by Cecil Taylor, Chico Hamilton, and Johnny Dyani from the duo of double bassist Damon Smith and legendary drummer Alvin Fielder, showing intense and unusual approaches in great rhythmic dialog.


Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information [CASSETTE]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 21872
Catalog Code: BP-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith, to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.


Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 21550
Catalog Code: BPA-4-CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.


Kowald, Peter / Damon Smith: Mirrors, Broken - But No Dust [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 21250
Catalog Code: BPA 001
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Recorded in 2001 at Gallery 2310 in Oakland, California, young Bay Area double bassist Damon Smith met German free improvising master Peter Kowald for two sets of lively, explorative and technically superb improvisations: "Broken Mirrors" and "Reflections".


Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 21249
Catalog Code: BPA -5
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.


Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter: Plane Crash Two

Label: New Atlantis
Product Code: 21011
Catalog Code: NA-CD-024
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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The 2nd installment of the trio of guitarist Henry Kaiser, double bassist Damon Smith and drummer Weasel Walter's unadulterated free improvisation escapades, with innovative approaches to playing and a quirky sense of humor leading to outstanding improv.


Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20600
Catalog Code: ccs 42
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.


Eneidi, Marco / Damon Smith / Peter Kowald: Ghetto Calypso

Label: Not Two Records
Product Code: 20494
Catalog Code: MW 769-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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17 succinct improvisations recorded in 2000 from the trio of the late and legendary German free improvising bassist Peter Kowald, West Coast bassist Damon Smith, and alto saxophonist Marco Eneidi, powerful and lyrical improv with a nod to Ayler amidst brilliant playing.


Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 20493
Catalog Code: BPA -1
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.


Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith: Relations

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 20300
Catalog Code: BPALTD 505
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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The duo of Henry Kaiser and bassist Damon Smith perform 8 free improvisation with titles from the book "Company Week" by Peter Riley, a commentary on Derek Bailey's 1997 collective, Kaiser using a 1998 Monteleone Radio Flyer 7 string guitar at the request of Smith.


Mayas, Magda / Damon Smith / Tony Buck: Spill Plus

Label: Nuscope
Product Code: 19964
Catalog Code: CD 1028
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.45



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Spill Plus is (prepared) pianist Magda Mayas and drummer Tony Buck (Spill) with double-bassist Damon Smith, using extended language, unusual preparations and objects to create a unique, intricate, and quietly powerful approach to free improvised music.


Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: North of Blanco

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18919
Catalog Code: BPA016
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Six focused quartet improvisations with complex, independent layers of rich textures. Featuring Dutch vocalist/sound-poet Jaap Blonk and three Texas improvisors: Damon Smith (bass), Sandy Ewen (guitar & objects), Chris Cogburn (percussion).


Gratkowski, Frank / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: The Voice Imitator

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18161
Catalog Code: BPA006
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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German reeidst Frank Gratkowski in a trio with West Coast percussionist Jerome Bryerton and bassist Damon Smith, in an album of free music that blends the sensibilities of free improv with contemporary compositional music.


Fielder / Dove / Jackson / Smith: From-To-From

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18156
Catalog Code: BPA015
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Drawing together improvisers from the American South - 60's AACM drummer Alvin Fielder hails from Jackson, Mississippi with trombonist Dave Dove and saxophonist Jason Jackson and bassist Damon Smith from Houston - for six dynamic and captivating improvisations.


Vinkeloe / Smith / Nordeson: Elegans

Label: Nuscope
Product Code: 17294
Catalog Code: CD 1017
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Known for his trio work with Barre Phillips and the late Peter Kowald, alto saxophonist & flautist Biggi Vinkeloe leads a trio with bassist Damon Smith and drummer/vibraphonist Kjell Nordeson through 14 original group improvisations of elegance and style.


Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15201
Catalog Code: bpa007
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.


Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15200
Catalog Code: BPa014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.


Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm: Sense of Hearing

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15196
Catalog Code: bpa005
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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8 duos recorded in the studio between bassist Damon Smith and free vocalist Carol Genetti, and 4 trio tracks adding Fred Lonberg-Holm on violoncello and performing live at Chicago's Empty Bottle.


Fuchs / Lindsay / Smith / Baghdassarians / Baltschun: The Happymakers

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15194
Catalog Code: bpa008
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton: Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys)

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15125
Catalog Code: BPA012
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Unusual improvisational forms from the quartet of saxophonist Paul Hartsaw, guitarist Kristian Aspelin, bassist Damon Smith and percussionist Jerome Byrerton, recording in Oakland, CA in 2006.


Hooker, William: Earth's Orbit [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: NoBusiness
Product Code: 13465
Catalog Code: NBLP10
Country: Lithuania
 
Price: $33.95



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NY drummer William Hooker performing with Darius Jones and Adam Lane at The Stone in NYC, and with Aaron Bennett, Weasel Walter and Damon Smith at The Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco.


Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio: Live at the Tel Aviv Museum

Label: Kadima
Product Code: 11584
Catalog Code: KCR 13
Country: Israel
 
Price: $13.95



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Soprano saxophonist Shibolet performing solo and with the Between the Strings trio (JC Jones, Daniel Hofman, Nori Jacoby) live at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2006.