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Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan / Isla Antinero / Stella Ignacio: The Search for the Five Senses

Label: Sol Disk Records
Product Code: 29733
Catalog Code: SD1811
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded during Sabu Toyozumi's first collaboration with Rick Countryman in 2017, this album features music from the same nights that produced Jya-Ne and Center of Contradiction: 6 tracks from an August 11th quintet performance with voice and trombone, and electric bass; plus 2 tracks from the following night in a trio format with acoustic bass.


Toyozumi / Yandsen / Countryman: Future of Change

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 29437
Catalog Code: CPCD-017
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The collaboration of American alto saxophonist living in the Philippines Rick Countryman with legendary Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozumim, also performing on Erhu, continues with this outstanding performance at the LIMBO Art Gallery in Makati, Philippines in 2020, joined by Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen for a burning set of free jazz.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Simon Tan / Yong Yandsen / Rick Countryman: reAbstraction

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29427
Catalog Code: FMR584
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen joins the working trio of Sabu Toyozumi, Simon Tan, and Rick Countryman for a lively set of performances, Sabu and Countryman having met Yandsen in Kuala Lumpur several times the previous year for unrelated projects, bringing confident familiarity to their improvisations, captured here as a trio and quartet from a 3-night engagement in Manila.


Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Blue Spontaneity

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29426
Catalog Code: FMR579
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Drawn from 3 days of recording in July 2019, after more than 6 years of collaboration in the Philippines between drummer Christian Bucher, alto saxophonist Rick Countryman, and bassist Simon Tan, and released as a complement to their "Empathy" album, in trio improvisations, plus the title track a duo between Bucher & Countryman; a melodic and well-balanced album of free jazz.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Simon Tan / Rick Countryman / Yong Yandsen: Voices Of The Spirit

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 29237
Catalog Code: CPCD-016
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded during a series of concerts reuniting alto saxphonist Rick Countryman with mentor and friend, drummer Sabu Toyozumi, this live concert at Tago Jazz Cafe in Philippines includes acoustic bassist Simon Tan and free improvising Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen, in an adventurous set of extended performances of intertwining reeds and rhythm; superb!


Toyozumi / Tan / Countryman: Turtle Bird

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29202
Catalog Code: 573-0120
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The entire first set and the final selection from the last set of a live concert at at Tago Jazz Cafe, in Quezon City, Philippines from the trio of Simon Tan on acoustic bass, Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, and Sabu Toyozumi on drums, including the full performance of material from their Chasing the Sun album; fluid, intelligent, captivating free jazz.


Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Empathy

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28436
Catalog Code: 555-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, Simon Tan on bass, and Christian Bucher on drums cover diverse territory while letting each player stand out in this studio album of collective improvisation, their frequent collaborations allowing them to evoke a strong degree of melodicism among spontaneous interaction, from energetic grooves to ballads to beautiful textural work.


Toyozumi / Countryman / Tan: Chasing The Sun [VINYL]

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 27456
Catalog Code: CPLP-001
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $29.95



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Two lives sets at Tago Jazz Cafe in the Philippines in 2018 from the trio of master percussionist Sabu Toyozumi on drums, American ex-pat Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, and Simon Tan on acoustic bass, this their 3rd album of solid free improvisation of extended and masterful discourse, unusual percussive devices, and powerful rhythmic foundation.


Toyozumi / Countryman / Montes: Blue Incarnation (Improvisations for Kulintang)

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 27386
Catalog Code: CPCD-015
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $9.95



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Also known as "Improvisations for Kulintang", this live album of energetic and informed free jazz occurred between legendary Japanese percussionist Sabu Toyozumi and Philippine-based saxophonist Rick Countryman in Dec 2018, with featured guest Tusa Montes performing on prepared Kulintang percussion, a set of horizontally laid gongs that add tympanic melody.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman: Sol Abstraction

Label: Sol Disk Records
Product Code: 27177
Catalog Code: SD1901
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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The longstanding relationship between US alto saxophonist living in the Phillipines, Rick Countryman, and legendary free improvising Japanese percussionist Sabu Toyozumi, heard in two previous albums, is here captured live in concert in the Phillipines in 2018, revealing active and thoughtful dialog of great expression and skill, an inspired encounter of free playing.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan: Preludes And Prepositions

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26642
Catalog Code: CPCD-013
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Three extended free improvisations recorded in 2017 in Cubao Quezon City from the trio of Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, Simon Tan on acoustic bass, and Japense first generation free improviser Sabu Toyozumi on drums & Erhu (a 2-stringed Chinese instrument), as the trio take their listeners on a marathon session of inspired and playing.


Bucher / Countryman (w/ Simon Tan / Isla Antinero): Extremely Live in Manila

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26415
Catalog Code: CPCD-014
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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A live concert in Quezon City from the Manila based duo of Rich Countryman on alto saxophone and Swiss drummer Christian Bucher, who are joined on one track by acoustic bassist Simon Tan and trombonist Isla Antinero.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan: The Center of Contradiction

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 26154
Catalog Code: CPCD-012
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording from Quezon City, Philippines of the free improvising trio of Sabu Toyozumi on drums, Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, and Simon Tan on acoustic bass, bring the first generation Japanese free improviser together with some of the Philippines' brightest free players for two extended improvisations of lyrical excursions and solid and often surprising rhythmic response.


Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman / Simon Tan / Stella Ignacio / Isla Antinero: JYA-NE

Label: Self Released
Product Code: 25829
Catalog Code: None
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $9.95



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Four configurations of free jazz recorded live during a 2017 visit by Japanese drummer Sabu Toyozumi to Manila: first in a duo with alto saxophonist Rick Countryman; then in a trio with Toyozumi on erhu and Simon Tan on acoustic bass; then a quintet with Simon Tan on electric bass, vocalist Stella Ignacio and trombonist Isla Antinero; and last as a trio with Countryman, Tan, and Toyozumi.


Bucher / Countryman: Estuary

Label: Self Released
Product Code: 25828
Catalog Code: None
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $9.95



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A live concert in the Philippines from American expatriate saxophonist Rick Countryman and visiting Swiss drummer Christian Bucher, a classic free jazz drum and sax duo informed by creative playing and superb rhythmic interplay, balancing lyrical progressions with a wonderful stream of concepts, this is a great example of the far reach of free jazz.


Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Tributary

Label: Self Released
Product Code: 25827
Catalog Code: None
Country: Philippines
 
Price: $9.95



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American ex-pat and Philippines-based alto saxophonist Rick Countryman joins with Philippines bassist Simon Tan and visiting Swiss drummer Christian Bucher to capture this live concert in that starts by paying homage to Eric Dolphy, amongst a strong set of jazz and blues influenced numbers and the two part building and flowing "Tributary".


Various Artists: Lao Dan / Rick Countryman / Colin Webster: Saxophone Anatomy

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 25328
Catalog Code: AN R-6
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophone solo improvisation omnibus by three free saxophonists from around the globe: Lao Dan from China recording in an underground bomb shelter in an agressive solo performance; US ex-pat Rick Countryman from the Philippines in a traditional yet extremely free jazz exposition; and London's Colin Webster on baritone sax for an exploration of extended techniques.