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HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek): Drought

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 23230
Catalog Code: TDB9017cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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"Music that transports the listener to wondrous landscapes of secrecy and transparency. Highly virtuosic and with a rich vocabulary of extended techniques, these three musicians tell a captivating story. A quiet and pointillistic communi...


Blanc, Michel : Le Miroir des Ondes [Used Item]

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 23151
Catalog Code: aylCD-151
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



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Percussionist Michel Blanc's astounding 12-part work was composed around news events that occurred between 1972-89, in a tour-de-force of music drawing from improvised music, RIO oriented rock, and concrete sound; with Marc Ducret, Annabelle Playe, Anne Gimenez, & Antonin Rayon.


Cor Fuhler : Stengam [Used Item]

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 23113
Catalog Code: P206
Country: France
 
Price: $8.00



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On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22968
Catalog Code: P416
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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"For this live recording, the seven musicians were placed in different rooms on the ground floor of an art center as if they were forming a chain from one space to the next. The audience took place in the first room in front of the firs...


Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22930
Catalog Code: ALYCD-149
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.


Grip / Denzler / Johansson: Neukollner Modelle [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 22655
Catalog Code: UMLP03
Country: France
 
Price: $22.95



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Three generations of European improvisers from Paris to Berlin, the trio of bassist Joel Grip, saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Sven Ake Johansson present a two part extended work of intense yet lyrical playing, what Johansson refers to as "Constructive Free Jazz".


Blouin, Hugo / Claude Bourque / Paul Gregoire: L' Ossuaire [2 CDs]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22595
Catalog Code: TDB-173cd
Country: France
 
Price: $17.95



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Recordings of an installation piece built in Iles-de-la-Madeleine in the summer of 2013, a large sculpture made of resonant metal pipes with propane torches and whale bones, used as a huge musical instrument allowing three people to play simultaneously from different sides.


Normand, Eric: Mattempa

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22594
Catalog Code: TD890118cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Based on Canadian physician & author Jacques Ferron's book "Gaspe Mattempa", bassist Eric Normad leads a quintet into a mythological audio world with Raphael Arsenault (violin), Philippe Lauzier (bass clarinet), Alexandre Robichaud (trumpet) & Antoine Letourneau-Berger (percussion).


Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus: Moments Of Fatherhood

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22499
Catalog Code: Rog-0068
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Chicago flautist Nicole Mitchell presents a work inspired by photographs from scholar and leader of social justice, W.E.B. Dubois, about African American prosperity after the civil war, a rich and compelling set of compositions performed in an ensemble of superb Chicago improvisers.


Leandre, Joelle 10: Can You Hear Me?

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22359
Catalog Code: aylCD-146
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Known mostly as a masterful improviser, this 2015 live performance of her 2009 work for a tenet crosses compositional and improvisation boundaries, reflecting on her 40 year career while bringing out new subtleties from its original release, here with a superb set of performers.


Blanc, Michel : Le Miroir des Ondes

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22358
Catalog Code: aylCD-151
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Percussionist Michel Blanc's astounding 12-part work was composed around news events that occurred between 1972-89, in a tour-de-force of music drawing from improvised music, RIO oriented rock, and concrete sound; with Marc Ducret, Annabelle Playe, Anne Gimenez, & Antonin Rayon.


Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake): Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22341
Catalog Code: Rog-0069
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An almost ceremonial release in percussive approaches to improvisation from the trio of William Parker on double bass, shakuhachi, thumb piano & more, Hamid Drake on drums, cymbals and gongs, and Joe Morris on guitar, banjo, bass, pocket trumpet, fiddle & whistles.


Baron, Marc : Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22338
Catalog Code: P316
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Beautifully paced and enigmatically interesting compositions from Marc Baron, using only analog processes in three compositions for reel to reel tape, blending field recordings, cut-up, noise, found sound, pre-recorded and degraded tapes in unusual and absorbing ways.


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.


PBK & Wolf Eyes: Rabid [VINYL]

Label: Sonoris
Product Code: 22237
Catalog Code: SONORIS 002LP
Country: France
 
Price: $17.95



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Six dark and disturbing tracks mixed by Phillip B. Klingler, aka PBK, between 2004-06 using Wolf Eyes source material, several released on obscure albums or net releases; this is the Wolf Eyes lineup of 2000-05: Nate Young, John Olson and Aaron Dilloway.


ErikM: L'art De La Fuite

Label: Sonoris
Product Code: 22236
Catalog Code: SONORIS 001LP
Country: France
 
Price: $17.95



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A selection of first recordings originally released in 1995 as a self-titled homemade tape by eRikm, mainly composed with turntables and prepared records, along with other sources, a unique blend of innovative musique concrete and post-industrial sound.


Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22211
Catalog Code: Becoq26
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.


Bi-Ki?: Quelque Chose Au Milieu

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22210
Catalog Code: BeCoq 25
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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The alto sax duet of Jean-Baptiste Rubin and Sakina Abdou sculpt sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the space within which they play, captured here in various locations in Northern France by the keen ear of saxophonist/conceptualist Jean-Luc Guionnet.


Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver): Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNL

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22157
Catalog Code: Rog-0067
Country: France
 
Price: $20.95



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A great set of Downtown NY players led by trombonist Steve Swell, with Jemeel Moondoc on alto sax, Dave Burrell on piano, William Parker on double bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, a heartfelt and masterfully soulful album of excellent modern jazz in a limited LP.


Desprez / Duboc / Loutelier: Tournesol

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 22149
Catalog Code: DT 06
Country: France
 
Price: $14.36



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"Tournesol", or "Sunflower" in French, is the trio of Benjamin Duboc (double bass), Julien Loutelier (percussion) and Julien Desprez (electric guitar), freely improvising in four tracks that use unusual techniques to create massively dark and riveting sound environments.


GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22024
Catalog Code: 90015
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Eric Normand's Quebec based 12-piece GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation) in an album of 5 improvisations and a piece by percussionist Danielle P. Roger; wonderfully creative music with eclectic instrumentation that's simultaneously challenging and fun.


Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus: Zanshin

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 22007
Catalog Code: ib45
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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The Leena Circus trio of Antoine Letellier on sax, trumpet & guitar, Nicolas Moulin on guitar, and Guillaume Arbonville on drums, joins with trumpeter Itaru Oki for an album of open-ended and downright psychedelic free improvisation, a superb achievement in creative music.


Sharrock, Linda The Network: They Begin To Speak [2 CDs]

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 22006
Catalog Code: ib46
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Improvising vocalist Linda Sharrock in a 2 CD release, one live with a sextet including trumpeter Itaru Oki and pianist Eric Zinman, one in the studio in a quartet with Derek Saw on trumpet and John Jasnoch on electric guitar, both performing the complex 3 part title track.


Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 21957
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD16
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.


Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 21955
Catalog Code: TDB9013cd
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.


Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs]

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 21954
Catalog Code: P116
Country: France
 
Price: $17.06



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An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.


Malfatti / Drumm / Capece: The Volume Surrounding The Task

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 21953
Catalog Code: P216
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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A moody album of minimal improv, using space, innuendo, breath and a wonderful sense of darkness from the trio of Radu Malfatti (trombone), Kevin Drum (electronics) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet & preparations), performing live at Q-O2 in Brussel, Belgium.


Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21745
Catalog Code: Be Coq 04
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Joining noise rock and free jazz, the Louis Minus XVI quartet is fronted by two saxophonists--Adrien Douliez on alto and Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor--with Maxime Petit on bass and Frederic L'homme on drums, in a balanced album of powerful and introspective compositions.


In Love With (Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / Darrifourcq): Axel Erotic

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21744
Catalog Code: Be Coq18
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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The French experimental jazz trio of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello) and Sylvain Darrifourcq (drums, percussuions, zither) in a playful release of quick paced, creative improvisations in an album of exciting and somewhat off-kilter music; superbe!


Poulsen, Hasse / Tom Rainey: Open Fist

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21735
Catalog Code: Be Coq 17
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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New York Drummer Tom Rainey met French guitarist Hasse Poulsen to record this album of dynamic duos in the studio, building works that ebb and flow between aggressive sound and reflective harmony, an impressive display of technical, lyrical, and powerful playing.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet : Loges De Souffle

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21733
Catalog Code: BeCoq 08
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Thomas Bonvalet takes the banjo into unusual territory with Jean-Luc Guionnet performing on the organ at the protestant temple of Bergerac, France, in a beautifully terrifying album recorded during the MONC cultural arts centre's festival of avant-garde culture in 2010.


Walabix invite Maris: Walabix invite Maris

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21732
Catalog Code: Be Coq 09
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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The French quartet or Quentin Biardeau on sax, Gabriel Lemaire on sax and clarinet, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, Adrien Chennebault on drums and guest trumpeter Bart Maris in a set of composed, structured, and freely improvised pieces, with an ear to lyricism.


MILESDAVISQUINTET!: Shapin' With

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21731
Catalog Code: Be Coq 13
Country: France
 
Price: $11.95



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The French trio of Xavier Camarasa on piano, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, and Sylvain Darrifourcq on percussion, having little to do with Mile Davis, but instead a creative band using timbral changes, intensity, density, volume to create unique improv environments.


Higuchi, Keiko: Between Dream And Haze

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21676
Catalog Code: ib44
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Free jazz vocal improvisation from Keiki Higuchi in a quartet with drummer Tatsuya Nakatani, bassist Luis Inage, and guitarist Masami Kawaguchi, creating an hallucinatory sound of unusual techniques and hazy vocal implications, revealing layers with each listen.


Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21592
Catalog Code: ALYCD-149
Country: France
 
Price: $14.41



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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres: Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set]

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21589
Catalog Code: ib38
Country: France
 
Price: $35.95



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A 4 CD anthology released on Jean-Marc Foussat's 60th birthday, presenting an amazing diversity of material from 40 years of recording, including early experiments, the development of his unique language, improv with Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Matthias Mahler, Joe McPhee, Paul Lovens, &c.


Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene: Space Is Still The Place

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21588
Catalog Code: ib39
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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New York free jazz pianist Burton Greene and free jazz vocalist Silke Rollig recorded these thirteen improvisations at The Loft in Koln, Germany in 2013, a mix of lyrical free playing with scat and freeform vocals, accompanied by flute, and by sax, on one piece each.


Vincent, Hugues / John Cuny : Tagtraum

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21587
Catalog Code: ib40
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Free improvising cellist Hugues Vincent and pianist John Cuny in a studio release of 9 subtle duos using space, time, unusual techniques, and intensive listening to develop succinct, unique and sometimes curious dialogs of spontaneous skill.


Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21576
Catalog Code: aylCD 129 aylCD 136
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.


Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson: Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21540
Catalog Code: ib40
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Instant compositions live at Sunset in Paris, 2013 from the quartet of Burton Greene on piano & percussion, Alan Silva on synthesizer, Adelhai Bennani on tenor sax, and Chris Henderson on electronic drums, an essential update from a trailblazing band that started in 1964.


Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21508
Catalog Code: ROG-0064
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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Crossing NY and Chicago artists, the quartet of Mike Ladd on vocals & synth, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, trombone & electric piano, and HPRIZM/High Priest on synth create thought-provoking spoken environments of intense improv.


Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21471
Catalog Code: ROG-0065
Country: France
 
Price: $31.95



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Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.


Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek: Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21470
Catalog Code: ROG-0059
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker and cornetist Rob Mazurek have collaborated for more than 20 years in a variety of ensembles, heard here in their first ever duo, condensing their creative use of lyrical, textural and technical skills into this outstanding album.


MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21469
Catalog Code: ROG-0063
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Rich, subtle and unusual improv from the MillsMusicMafia (MMM) Quartet of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Fred Frith on electric guitar, Alvin Curran on keys, and Urs Leimgruber on sax, recording these spiritual and detailed improvisations live at Jazz em Agosto in Portugal.


Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21390
Catalog Code: AYLCD-148
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Guitarist Marc Ducret expands his trio of bassist Bruno Chevillon and drummer Eric Echampard with saxophonist Christophe Monniot, trumpeter Frabrice Martinez, and trombonist Samuel Blaser for a tour de force of dynamic and quickly shifting improv that both shreds and reflects.


Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire: Quaturo Machaut

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21389
Catalog Code: AYLCD-147
Country: France
 
Price: $13.56



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Taking their name from composer Guillaume de Machaut, Quentin Biardeau directs his saxophone quartet as they reinterpret his 1365 polyphonic mass "Messe de Nostre Dame", using the resonance of the the Abbey of Noirlac, France to enhance these beautifully paced compositions.


Cactus Truck: Are You FREE?

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21084
Catalog Code: BeCoq 11
Country: France
 
Price: $6.67



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The Cactus Truck trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jasper Stadhouders on guitar and bass, and Onno Govaert on drums, performing live at the "Are you FREE? Music Festival in Slovakia, 2014 for two extended improvisations and a succinct closer; rugged yet sophisticated free improv.


Simmons, Sonny: Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom and Brilliance / Chasing The Bird? [8 CD BOX]

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21032
Catalog Code: ib25-26
Country: France
 
Price: $49.95



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An 8 CD set presenting 2 major works from saxophonist Sonny Simmons celebrating his 80th birthday, split into two sections: "Chasing The Bird" and "Leaving Knowledge Wisdom And Brilliance", using a variety of approaches using improv and world music to create a visionary music. Two 4-CD multiboxes with no additional cardboard housing.


Sharrock, Linda: No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21022
Catalog Code: ib30
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two extended and frenetic works of improvisation with free vocals from Linda Sharock, in a sextet including Itaru Oki on trumpet, Mario Rechter on reeds & voilin, Eric Zinman on piano, Makoto Sato on drums and Yoram Rosilio on bass; demanding, complex and cathartic jazz!


Johnson, Lucien / Alan Silva / Makoto Sato: Stinging Netttles

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21021
Catalog Code: ib29
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The trio of New Zealand saxophonist Lucien Johnson, living in Paris, with the rhythm section of Alan Silva on double bass and Makoto Sato on drums for an expressive album of free jazz with inventive counterpoint and soulful playing in the Ayler tradition.