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Fujiwara, Tomas : Triple Double [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 27247
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-026LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $36.00



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Drummer Tomas Fujiwara's sextet is actually two trios interacting, with fellow drummer Gerald Cleaver, both Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook on guitar, and Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet and Ralph Alessi on trumpet, the pairings forming unisons and contrasts that add an unrestrained sense of enthusiasm and excitement to Fujiwara's sophisticated compositions.


Wooley, Nate (Wooley / Sawyer / Halvorson / Alcorn): Columbia Icefield

Label: Northern Spy
Product Code: 27161
Catalog Code: CD-NS-112
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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With two guitarists--Mary Halvorson and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel--and Ryan Sawyer on drums, New York trumpeter explores the Rocky Mountains Columbia Icefield, the largest icefield in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, through sophisticated compositions and superbly illustrative sound, an exceptional album of improvisation and intention from four modern masters.


Laubrock, Ingrid (w/ Halvorson / Davis / Wooley): Contemporary Chaos Practices - Two Works For Orchestra With Soloists

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26696
Catalog Code: INT314
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Studio recordings of two startlingly impressive compositions for orchestra and improvisers, with four soloists--Mary Halvorson (guitar), Kris Davis (piano), Nate Wooley (trumpet), and Laubrock (saxophone)-- presenting "Vogelfrei" written for the 2014 second Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute Reading, and "Contemporary Chaos Practices" written for the 2017 Moers Festival.


Halvorson, Mary / Joe Morris: Traversing Orbits

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 26514
Catalog Code: ROG-0083
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Two of this generation's most influential and skilled guitarists, Mary Halvorson and Joe Morris bring their distinct styles and jaw-dropping mastery of their instruments into a duo of collective improvisation, neither player using effects but instead impressing by (often high-speed) lyricism, incredibly precise interaction, and the warmth their long association brings to them.


Halvorson, Mary / Bill Frisell: The Maid With The Flaxen Hair

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26165
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4024
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Two Downtown NY guitarists, both masterful players with unique approaches to their instrument, come together to present extraordinary and brilliant interpretations of an eclectic set of standards and compositions, titled for Claude Debussy's 1910 solo piano work, and including pieces by Hoagy Charmichael, Johnny Smith, Willard Robinson, and a number of traditional works.


Halvorson, Mary : Code Girl [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 26039
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-027
Country: USA
 
Price: $34.95



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Always open to new approaches, NY guitarist Mary Halvorson takes her trio with drummer Tomas Fujiwara and bassist Michael Formanek, adds trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and, in a twist of the thumbscrew, vocalist Amirtha Kidambi, for a mix of song and instrumental pieces that balance jazz and rock sensibilities with lyricism, intricate lines, and creative spirit.


Bynum, Taylor Ho : Enter the Plustet [CD]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25198
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-025
Country: USA
 
Price: $22.95



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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum draws on a variety of techniques from improvised conduction to big band orchestration to deconstructed fanfares, with a large 15 member ensemble of impressive improvisers embodying a diversity of generations, backgrounds, ethnicities, and gender, presenting three large scale compositions that are ambitious and wonderfully accomplished.


Bynum, Taylor Ho : Enter the Plustet [VINYL]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25139
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-025
Country: USA
 
Price: $22.95



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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum draws on a variety of techniques from improvised conduction to big band orchestration to deconstructed fanfares, with a large 15 member ensemble of impressive improvisers embodying a diversity of generations, backgrounds, ethnicities, and gender, presenting three large scale compositions that are ambitious and wonderfully accomplished.


Halvorson, Mary: Away With You [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25138
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-024
Country: USA
 
Price: $33.95



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Mary Halvorson continues her string of excellent modern jazz albums with this octet release with fellow guitarist Susan Alcorn, Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon & Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Jacob Garchik (trombone), John Hebert (bass) and Ches Smith (drums).


Fujiwara, Tomas : Triple Double

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25137
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Drummer Tomas Fujiwara's sextet is actually two trios interacting, with fellow drummer Gerald Cleaver, both Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook on guitar, and Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet and Ralph Alessi on trumpet, the pairings forming unisons and contrasts that add an unrestrained sense of enthusiasm and excitement to Fujiwara's sophisticated compositions.


Sharp, Elliott / Mary Halvorson / Marc Ribot: ERR Guitar

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24127
Catalog Code: INT281
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Elliott Sharp's New York Studio zOaR was the meeting place for three New York guitarists--Sharp himself, Mary Halvorson, and Marc Ribot--who find common ground by blending a variety of approaches to the instrument in 12 excellent and generally succinct collective improvisations, stretching, bending, plucking and inexplicably effecting their guitars.


Laubrock Ingrid Anti-House (w/ Halvorson, Davis, Hebert, Rainey, Noriega): Roulette of the Cradle

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24099
Catalog Code: INT252
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Tenor and soprano saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's NY band with guitarist Mary Halvorson, pianist Kris Davis, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Tom Rainey in their 3rd album as Anti-House, with strong compositions pushing the quintet into great improvisational territory as the band pushes and pulls each other to create something greater than each player.


Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): Illegal Crowns

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22321
Catalog Code: Rog-0066
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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A cooperative band of mostly NY improvisers-- Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn, and French pianist Benoit Delbecq, recording in the studio for a album of uniquely unusual and rewarding compositions from all players.


Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara): Convallaria

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 22175
Catalog Code: CUN-CD-415
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The NY improvising trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar), Michael Formanek (double bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums) follow their "Thumbscrew" album with this impressive release of avant jazz, balancing melodic and technical playing with beautiful pacing and insightful interaction.


Braxton, Anthony : 3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]

Label: Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 21979
Catalog Code: GHR 2020
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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1st studio recordings of Echo Echo Mirror House Music, a framework where musicians Braxton, Halvorson, Bynum, Pavone, Testa, Siegel, & Rozen navigate scores combining cartography and graphic notation on instruments plus iPods with samples from Braxton's recorded discography.


Halvorson, Mary: Meltframe

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 21831
Catalog Code: 4021
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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NY guitarist Mary Halvorson's solo album, worked out after a tour opening for King Buzzo, has her performing creative interpretations of works from modern composers like Roscoe Mitchell, Ornette Coleman, Oliver Nelson, & Tomas Fujiwara, back to Duke Ellington's "Solitude".


Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21622
Catalog Code: RPR 1042
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.


People (Halvorson / Shea / Forester): 3xaWoman

Label: Telegraph Harp
Product Code: 18980
Catalog Code: CD-THR-005
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A beautifully balanced Downtown NY album mixing rock forms with improvisation from some of NY's finest improvisers: the trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar, voice, compositions), Kyle Forester (bass), and Kevin Shea (drums) with guests Peter Evans, Sam Kulik, and Dan Peck.


Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 18335
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-019
Country: USA
 
Price: $39.95



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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.


Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 18240
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-019
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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The 1st of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 CDS of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.


Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem

Label: Lock Step Records
Product Code: 17961
Catalog Code: LKSTP 022
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.16



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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.


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!


Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa): Echo Echo Mirror House

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 17688
Catalog Code: CD 125
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Composer/saxophonist Braxton performed "Composition NO 347 + 62'37" " at the 2011 Victo Festival with the "super-group" of Braxton alumni - Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Jay Rozen, Aaron Siegel, Carl Testa", on their respective instruments + iPods.


Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson: Sifter

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 17525
Catalog Code: RPR 1014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this exceptional trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation.


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: CF270
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.


Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

Label: Riti Publishing
Product Code: 16785
Catalog Code: 9780985981006
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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Joe Morris wrote this book to discuss aspects of free music, including responses to his questionnaire written by Joe McPhee, William Parker, Jamie Saft, Ken Vandermark, Marilyn Crispell, Nate Wooley, Jack Wright, Matthew Shipp, &c.


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.


AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 15675
Catalog Code: RPR 1004
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.


Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho: Apparent Distance

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 15264
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first recording of Ho Bynum's new sextet, with guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, augmented by bassist Ken Filiano, saxophonist Jim Hobbs, and tubist/bass trombonist Bill Lowe, in a 4-part suite.


Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet: The Middle Picture

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 13518
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-002
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Taylor Ho Bynum with NY players Matt Bauder, Mary Halvorson, Jessica Pavone, &c. documenting live & studio performances recorded at The Rotunda in Philadelphia and New Haven's Firehouse 12.


MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding): Fever Dream [VINYL]

Label: TAIGA
Product Code: 12752
Catalog Code: TAIGA 009LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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A beautifully produced 3-sided double LP from New York's MAP, guitarist Mary Halvorson, percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and bassist Reben Radding, amazing contemporary improvisation.


Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 11220
Catalog Code: Hatology662
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.


Bynum, Taylor Ho Sextet: Asphalt Flowers Forking Paths

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 10726
Catalog Code: Hatology675
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Braxton compatriot cornetist Bynum in solo, trio and sextet pieces with Pavone, Halvorson, Fujiwara, &c., exceptional music that balances jazz tradition with modern improvisational language.


Braxton, Anthony : 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 09260
Catalog Code: CD 109
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Braxton's Composition 361 is a staggeringly detailed 70 minute tour-de-force for his 12-tet, a work of shifting layers, counter-structures, quiet tensions and scorching explosions.


Braxton, Anthony : Trio (Victoriaville) 2007

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 09078
Catalog Code: CD 108
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Trio with Mary Halvorson and Taylor Ho Bynum live using laptop and interactive electronics at the 24th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville.


Braxton, Anthony: 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 [DVD]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 08432
Catalog Code: FH12-04-03-001
Country: USA
 
Price: $109.95



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Braxton's 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 is a nine-CD-plus-one-DVD box set documenting what Time Out New York called "last Spring's epochal run" at New York's Iridium Jazz Club with his 12+1tet.