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Rutherford, Paul / Ken Vandermark / Torsten Muller / Dylan van der Schyff: Are We In Diego?

Label: WhirrbooM!
Product Code: 26346
Catalog Code: CD04
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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"This recording is dedicated to the memory of our dear friend and colleague, Paul Rutherford, who left us in 2007. Paul was a brilliant trombonist and improviser, with a warm personality and a wonderful sense of humor. He was also a sta...


Dadge, Chris / Jonathon Wilcke: Three Live Pieces

Label: Bug Incision Records
Product Code: 26188
Catalog Code: bim-78
Country: Canada
 
Price: $11.95



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With a 15 year history of collaboration, Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge joins with fellow Calgary free improviser Jonathon Wilcke on saxophone for an album of live performances in their home city, two performances from Parlour and one at Local 510, showing strong rapport in their duo of uniquely unconventional percussion and lyrically quirky sax.


Morris, Joe / Chris Dadge / Jonathon Wilcke: Rural Optimism

Label: Bug Incision Records
Product Code: 26187
Catalog Code: bim-77
Country: Canada
 
Price: $11.95



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During guitarist Joe Morris' stay as a visiting scholar at University of Calgary, Morris joined the Chris Dadge / Jonathon Wilkes duo, first on stage and then in the studio to record this first-rate album of collective improvisation, merging idiosyncratic percussive activity, abstract and lyrical sax declarations, and profound and pointillistic guitar work.


Bent Spoon Trio: Nine Year Itch

Label: Bug Incision Records
Product Code: 26186
Catalog Code: bim-76
Country: Canada
 
Price: $11.95



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Formed in 2002 as a quartet, then in 2005 as the trio of Chris Dadge (percussion, trumpet, bass), David Laing (bass & trombone), and Scott Munro (sax, melodica, &c), then as the duo of Dadge & Monro in 2008; 2016 found the trio together again in Calgary for the closing of the Emmedia performance space, their entire set of unique collective improv captured for this CD.


Morris, Joe / Rob Oxoby: Dancing With Penguins

Label: Bug Incision Records
Product Code: 26185
Catalog Code: bim-75
Country: Canada
 
Price: $11.95



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Improvising guitarist/bassist, writer, and educator Joe Morris spent four months as visiting scholar at the University of Calgary, during which time he recorded with University of Calgary professor and double bassist Rob Oxoby, this freely improvised album with Morris on electric guitar, a great confluence of strings in 6 concentrated and adept dialogs.


Musicworks: #130 Spring 2018 [MAGAZINE + CD]

Label: Musicworks
Product Code: 25847
Catalog Code: #130
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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In it's 40th year, the Canadian music journal Musicworks, with a reflection on their journey, alongside articles about guitarist Sam Shalabi, composer Sarah Hennies, the music series SONICBernheim in Louisville, Kentucky, electronic-music producer Vanese "VJ" Smith (Pursuit Grooves), and a 13-track CD with music from the those artists and more.


Shed Metal (Daniel Kernohan / Dan Lander): Equivalent Insecurity

Label: Spool
Product Code: 25661
Catalog Code: Spurn 1
Country: Canada
 
Price: $9.95



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Verge Music founder Daniel Kernohan aka Dee Kay and radio host Dan Lander developed this album of electroacoustic interaction between 1987-1989 in a dilapidated row house on "the wrong side of the tracks" in Toronto, using "instruments, toys, stuff, sound" to create an amusing, sometimes startling, and insightful series of interactions; unpredictable and interesting.


Kaiser, Henry : Friends & Heroes: Guitar Duets

Label: Fractal Music
Product Code: 25653
Catalog Code: 2017-63
Country: Canada
 
Price: $12.95



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Drawn from decades of work, guitarist Henry Kaiser collects an astonishingly diverse set of recordings of duos with fellow guitarists Derek Bailey, Debashish Bhattacharaya, Fred Frith, Knut Reiersrud, Sandy Ewen, Chris Muir, Ian Brighton, Nels Cline, Jim O'Rourke, Elliott Sharp, Eugene Chadbourne, Davey Williams, Roberto Zorzi, Bill Frisell, and John Russell.


Rova Saxophone Quartet: In Transverse Time

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 25652
Catalog Code: CD 131
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Celebrating 40 years as a performing ensemble, the West Coast saxophone quartet ROVA of Bruce Ackley on soprano saxophone, Steve Adams on alto & sopranino saxophones, Jon Raskin on baritone saxophone, and Larry Ochs on tenor saxophone, reworked compositions from all members transversing their past 34 years, in an absolutely impressive and diverse album.


Quator Bozzini / Gyula Csapo: Deja? Koja?

Label: Collection QB
Product Code: 25646
Catalog Code: CQB 1821
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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The Canadian Council for the Arts commissioned this work by Hungarian composer Gyula Csapo, a student of Morton Feldman amd John Cage, realized by Montreal's Quatuor Bozzini quartet, "Deja? Koja?" meaning "Already? Where to?" is a three-part work with two intermissions, an epic work that references the same basic materials in a variety of perspectives.


Palmer, Juliet: Rivers

Label: Barnyard
Product Code: 25533
Catalog Code: BR0343
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Composer and vocalists Juliet Palmer leads an ensemble of vocalists through works that use layering of voices using lyrics from Emily Dickinson, Nicholas Power, Julie Salverson, Anna Cahtterton, and Christine Duncan, a fascinating mixture of haunting acappella interaction, solo voice, and one work with electronic backing and one over an ultrasound.


Weston, Veryan: The Make Project

Label: Barnyard
Product Code: 25532
Catalog Code: BR0344
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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A collaborative composition by Veryan Weston, Christine Duncan and Jean Martin, performed with Jesse & Joshua Zubot on violin and Andrew Downing on bass & cello, based on Weston's score "Tessellation IV (Make)", the composed material based on 52 quotations by women writers, each sung on a 5-note (pentatonic) scale, each scale changing by one note when the word "make" is sung.


Musicworks: #129 Winter 2017 [MAGAZINE + CD]

Label: Musicworks
Product Code: 25380
Catalog Code: #129
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Canada's premiere creative and new music magazine in their 129th issue, Winter 2017/18, with Geronimo Inutiq on the cover, plus articles on University of Victoria's music department, reedist Karen Ng, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Kamancello, Quasar saxophone quartet, Biophilia, Spool, and an 11-track CD with music from those artists and more.


Ensemble SuperMusique: Les porteuses d'O

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 25290
Catalog Code: AM 239
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Montreal's superb ensemble of improvisers explore the integration of composed music with improvisation, here in 3 graphic scores from from Danielle Palardy Roger, Joane Hetu, and Lisa Cay Miller, allowing individual performers extensive freedom within fixed compositional frameworks leading to extraordinary and unexpected results, captured lived at Amphitheatre du Gesu in 2017.


Falaise, Bernard : Lezardes et zebrures

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 25289
Catalog Code: AM 237
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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A wonderfully inventive and enjoyable solo guitar album from Montreal guitarist Bernard Falaise, a member of Miriodor, Klaxon Gueule, les Projectionnistes, Diesel and other groups, here mostly focused on acoustic guitar with open turning fed into effects pedals, alongside pieces for electric guitar, glockenspiel and melodica; magnifique!


Derome, Jean : Resistances

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 25288
Catalog Code: AM 235
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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With many participants from Ensemble Musique and the Montreal Musique Actuelle scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean Derome directs an ensemble into the exploration of electricity and "Resistances", blending electronics, turntable, 60 Hz hums and other electronics into an orchestra of improvisers executing his dynamic 16 movement composition.


Braxton, Anthony : Solo (Victoriaville) 2017

Label: Victo
Product Code: 25064
Catalog Code: VICTO cd 130
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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On the 30th anniversary of the Victo Festival Anthony Braxton took to the stage for a magnificent solo performance on the alto sax, performing 8 spontaneous compositions and an 8+ minute version of "Body and Soul", seamlessly crossing lyrical and complex approaches to the horn using his unique intervallic, trimbral and diagrammatic language, a stunning and embraceable accomplishment.


Musicworks: #128 Summer/Fall 2017 [MAGAZINE + CD]

Label: Musicworks
Product Code: 24803
Catalog Code: #128
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Summer 2017 issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine, with a CD featuring tracks from selected artists covered in the magazine; Bekah Simms; Senyawa; Pantayo, HanHan, and Luyos MC; Brodie West; Artificiel; Another Timbre's Canadian Composers Series; Vicky Chow; Festival de International Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, 33rd Edition reviewed; &c. &c.


DK & The Perfectly Ordinary: CAR DEW TREAT US

Label: Spool
Product Code: 24332
Catalog Code: Spurn 2
Country: Canada
 
Price: $10.95



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A diverse set of artist interpret a random page from Cornelius Cardew's "Treatise", using the score alone with each artist unable to hear what the other participants were playing, which Spool label-leader Daniel Kernohan assembled into these 10 incredible audio tracks, each roughly 4:35 long, in a great interpretation of Cardew's (in)famous work.


Caloia, Nicolas : Les Bonnes Histoires [Used Item]

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 24214
Catalog Code: AM 226
Country: Canada
 
Price: $8.95



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Bridging contemporary and improvised music, Montreal double bassist Nicolas Caloia wrote these pieces for textured and impossible rhythms; blending pieces by Nancarrow and Grand Master Flash; and manipulating poems by Genevieve Letarte; with supporting improv from Jean Derome & Lori Freedman.


Sick Boss (Schmidt / Meger / Peggy Lee / JP Carter / Naylor / Page): Sick Boss

Label: Drip Audio
Product Code: 24209
Catalog Code: DAO1324
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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A richly refined and sophisticated album drawing on improvisation, experimenation and rock elements from the collaborative Vancouver ensemble Sick Boss of core members guitarist Cole Schmidt, bassist James Meger and drummer Daniel Gaucher, with guests including guitarist Tony Wilson, cellist Peggy Lee, trumpeter JP Carter, synth player Tyson Naylor, &c. &c.


Samworth, Ron (Samworth / Adler / JP Carter / Naylor / Peggy Lee / James Meger): Dogs Do Dream

Label: Drip Audio
Product Code: 24208
Catalog Code: DAO1296
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Presented at the Vancouver International Improvisation Festival and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, guitarist Ron Samworth's conceptual work explores the life and dreams of a dog, with narration from Barbara Adler and an incredible ensemble including cellist Peggy, keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, trumpeter JP Carter, drummer Dylan van der Schyff, etc.


Peregrine Falls (Grdina / Loewen): Peregrine Falls

Label: Drip Audio
Product Code: 24207
Catalog Code: DAO1302
Country: Canada
 
Price: $12.95



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Named for the moment when a Peregrine Falcon falls from flight to attack its prey, the Vancouver duo of Gordon Grdina on guitars, oud, electronics and Kenton Loewen on drums and percussion present a heavy album of improvised rock with raw energy, riveting technique and powerful grooves with an Arabic influence and essence; of interest to King Crimson fans.


Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24074
Catalog Code: TDB9020cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $17.95



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Ensemble leader and tuba player Carl Ludwig Hubsch created this musical concept inspired by the guitar player Keith Rowe, exploring one static sound in the ensemble, maintaining it and in the same time interacting with utmost care and openness for any necessary change, in a 22-piece ensemble of exceptional players.


Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini: Chants et danses ...with strings (Vol. III)

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24073
Catalog Code: TDB9019cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Taking two of Montreal's most vital musicians, guitarist Rene Lussier and clarinetist Robert Lepage, and joining them with the far-ranging string quartet Le Quatuor Bozzini for a stunning album that merges chamber music, noise music, and improvisation without leaving behind melody, intention and direction; magnificent!


Breschand, Helene / Jean-Fran¨ois Pauvros: Sombre

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24072
Catalog Code: CD 095
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Sombre is an unlikely pairing yielding unexpected results. The classically trained harpist Helene Breschand meets the maverick avant rock guitarist Jean-Francois Pauvros. She plays an electro-acoustic harp, which -- unlike Zeena Parkin...


Derome, Jean / Louis Sclavis Quartet: Un Moment De Bonheur

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24071
Catalog Code: CD 087
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"The album title, Moment de Bonheur, is rather trite, but the concert was marvelous and the recording preserves all of its intensity and charm. This was a first meeting between Jean Derome (flutes, alto sax) and Louis Sclavis (clarinets...


Cram, Paul Orchestra : Campin Out

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24070
Catalog Code: CD 078
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Even though Canadian saxophonist Paul Cram has led his orchestra for years, first in Toronto and then Halifax, Campin Out is the first recording by this ensemble since the 1987 LP Beyond Benghazi. One cannot accuse Cram of being too pr...


Minafra, Pino : Canto Libero

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24069
Catalog Code: CD 077
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Since the release of Sudori with his Sud Ensemble in 1995, Italian trumpeter Pino Minafra remained discreet as a leader, preferring to blend his voice among others in large-scale groups like the Italian Instabile Orchestra, Gianluigi T...


Kimura, Mari / Roberto Morales Manzanares : Leyendas

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24068
Catalog Code: CD 069
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Prior to the release of this CD, Mexican flutist/pianist Roberto Morales Manzanares was virtually unknown in North America. He met Japan-born violinist Mari Kimura when she played at Callejon del Ruido, a new music festival Manzanares ...


Plimley, Paul Trio: Safe-Crackers

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24067
Catalog Code: CD 066
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Vancouver pianist Paul Plimley and his comrades, bassist Lisle Ellis and drummer Scott Amendola, have issued a tough little gem of a recording in Safe-Crackers. Plimley's pianism ranges in voice from fierce avant-garde improvisation to...


Doppelmoppel : Aventure Quebecoise

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24066
Catalog Code: CD 065
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Palinckx : It's Frontal Dog

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24065
Catalog Code: CD 061
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Hard Rubber Orchestra: Cruel Yet Fair

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24064
Catalog Code: CD 059
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Musicworks: #127 Spring 2017 [MAGAZINE + CD]

Label: Musicworks
Product Code: 24055
Catalog Code: #127
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Spring 2016 issue of Canada's premier music magazine, including a 10-track CD of musicians featured in this issue's magazine. Contents include: articles on Craig Aalders' el8dEra 3m; , Eighty-five scores celebrate Pauline Oliveros; Toronto label All-Set! Editions; Thin Edge New Music Collective; electronic composer John Mills-Cockell; and much more!


Goldberg, Ben: Eight Phrases For Jefferson Rubin

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24014
Catalog Code: CD 057
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Doneda, Michel / Benat Achiary / Kazue Sawai : Temps Couche

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24010
Catalog Code: CD 055
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Three traditions, three musics? Hardly. This trio of improvisers -- Michel Doneda, soprano saxophone; Benat Achary, vocals, percussion; Kazue Sawai, koto -- forgoes all pretenses of speaking a universal language or separate ones, but i...


Dick, Robert / John Wolf Brennan / Daniele Patumi : Aurealis

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24009
Catalog Code: CD 052
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"This trio allies the spirited lightness of the Italian scene with the pastoral feel of the Swiss. Italian bassist Daniele Patumi and Swiss pianist John Wolf Brennan already played together in Pago Libre, an ensemble sharing a lot of af...


Gebbia, Gianni / Terra Arsa: Il Libro Degli Eroi

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24008
Catalog Code: CD 051
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"When Gianni Gebbia performed with his trio Terra Arsa at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in May 1997, he was already well-established in the Italian new jazz scene. His style draws from Coltranian jazz, ...


Burn, Chris: Music For Three Rivers

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 24007
Catalog Code: CD 050
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Music for Three Rivers presents four improvisations (totaling 45 minutes) from British pianist Chris Burn's performance at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in May 1996, as well as five studio recordings f...


Roelofs', Annemarie Waste Watchers: Music From The Land Of Milk And Honey

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23994
Catalog Code: CD 048
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Homler, Anna / Geert Waegeman / Pavel Fajt / Koen Van Roy : Corne De Vache

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23982
Catalog Code: CD 047
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Moore, Thurston / Tom Surgal / William Winant : Piece For Jetsun Dolma

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23981
Catalog Code: CD 045
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"In 1996, Thurston Moore was still mostly known for his work with the rock group Sonic Youth. In 1996, the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville was an established institution in the realm of serious experimental, ...


Sharp, Elliott / Zeena Parkins : >Blackburst<

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23980
Catalog Code: CD 044
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Psycho-Acoustic is guitarist Elliott Sharp and harpist Zeena Parkins, and Blackburst is their first album together under that name (their first album was titled Psycho-Acoustic and simply credited to Sharp and Parkins). As with their f...


Schiano, Mario : Social Security

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23979
Catalog Code: CD 043
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Rova: Ptow!!

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23978
Catalog Code: CD 040
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Kovac, Boris: Anamnesis: Ecumenical Mysteries

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23977
Catalog Code: CD 039
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Anamnesis: Ecumenical Mysteries was Yugoslavian saxophonist/composer Boris Kovac's first release out of Europe (on the Canadian label Disques Victo). It was also his first work recorded in Yugoslavia following the war that forced him t...


Papasoff, Charles: International Baritone Conspiracy

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23976
Catalog Code: CD 038
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Canadian baritone saxophonist Charles Papasoff has, with this recording, pulled off the heretofore unimaginable: pulled together a sextet comprised strictly of baritone players from Europe and North America and commissioned each member...


Far East Side Band, the: Urban Archeology

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23975
Catalog Code: CD 037
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Even for the avant-garde fan acquainted with the Far East Side Band's first CD, Caverns, Urban Archaeology cannot fail to surprise. The group's blend of Oriental and Occidental instruments and music forms provides quite a change of sce...


Dean, J.A.: Nomad

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23974
Catalog Code: CD 035
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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