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Sanhedrin (Haino / Yoshida / Nasuno): Change The Density So That You Can Crawl Up From The Sea Of Duty

Label: Trailights Record
Product Code: 29731
Catalog Code: TRLT-0016
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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Formed in the mid-2000s in the wake of the band Knead, the first new Sanhedrin album in six years sees the return of Keiji Haino on guitar, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass guitar and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, performing live at Akihabara Club Goodman in Japan for four extended rock improvisations, dense, soulful avant-prog with feedback drenched resonance.


Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 5 [2 CDs]

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 29730
Catalog Code: MGC-57/58
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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21 wild rides from the fully improvised duo of guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi on guitar & effects, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, voice & sampler, two CDs from four separate concerts at Japanese venues Akihabara Goodman in 2012 & 2014, Kichijoji FOXHOLE in 2014, and Okubo Hikarino-Uma in 2017; intensely exciting and magnificently masterful improv instrumental rock.


Daimonji (Hoppy / Yoshida / Nasuno) : Eutopia [3 CDs]

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 29686
Catalog Code: MGC-59~61
Country: Japan
 
Price: $29.95



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A triple CD from the quartet of Hoppy Kamiyama on keyboards, voice, Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & voice, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass and Kinuzuki on guitar, frequent collaborators in a mostly instrumental setting of high intensity improvised rock forms, three complete sets of dense avant/progressive music with incredible technical dexterity and a twisted creative sense.


Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm

Label: Libra/ Circum-Disc
Product Code: 29574
Catalog Code: 205
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29572
Catalog Code: 103-060
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 8th album from Gato Libre with compositions from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura in a trio with Yasuko Kaneko on trombone and pianist Satoko Fujii here on accordion, Koneko translating to "Kitten", as Tamura explores 8 new cats from strays to shop cats through deceptively simple pieces of melodic appeal of warm color, tone & texture; absolutely charming.


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.


Various Artists: Asian Meeting Recordings #1 [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29101
Catalog Code: dmf-170
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Otomo Yoshihide started The Asian Meeting Festival in 2005 to foster creative interaction between Japanese and other Asian musicians, since 2014 curated by DJ Sniff, and here in the 2017 edition at GOK Sound, in Tokyo, Japan with a who's-who of players including Yoshihide, Ryoko Ono, Ko Ishikawa, Son X, KEITO, Yuji Ishihara, Yuen Chee Wai, &c. &c.


Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor [Used Item]

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 29078
Catalog Code: 845-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.95



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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.


PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur [Used Item]

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 29068
Catalog Code: MGC-51
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.45



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Following their 2015 album "Songs for children who don't want to sleep", the quartet of Yan Pittard on guitar & oud, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass, Maki Nakano on vocals, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums present this soundtrack album, which translates to "the creative urge".


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29053
Catalog Code: dmf-169
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD] [Used Item]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28916
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Musson, Rachel / Naoko Saito / Audrey Lauro: The Region Of Braille Responsibility [CD with English Braille Sheet]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 28639
Catalog Code: AN R-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Three female saxophonist from around the world--Rachel Musson (UK), Naoko Saito (Japan) and Audrey Lauro (Belgium)--in a compilation of solo saxophone works, two extended pieces from Musson and Satio, and four shorter works from Laura, with a CD insert with English Braille characters, and a QR code that, when scanned, plays the audio information for the album.


Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28374
Catalog Code: 214-058
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii leads her 13-piece big band through 5 thrilling and insightful compositions with a who's-who of NY improvisation: Nels Cline (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Joe Fiedler & Curt Hasselbring (drums), Oscar Noriega, Ellery Eskelin, Briggan Krauss, Andy Laster & Tony Malaby (sax), Herb Robertson, Natsuki Tamura & Dave Ballou (trumpet) & bassist Stomu Takeishi; wow!


Toh-Kichi (Satoko Fujii / Tatsuya Yoshida): Baikamo

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28220
Catalog Code: 202-059
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The duo of Japanese improvisers, pianist Satoko Fujii and drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, continue their collaborations which includes many albums with the Satoko Fujii Quartet, their duo "Erans" record on Tzadik, and the original "Toh-Kichi" album on Victo, here in a new studio album of intricate, energetic and ebullient improvised dialogs, named for the aquatic flower "Baikamo".


Pinhas, Richard / Tatsuya Yoshida: Ascension

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 27971
Catalog Code: MGC-56
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The collaboration between Magaibutsu label leader, Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojinn, Koenji, The World Heritage, &c) on drums, keyboards & voice, and Heldon mastermind Richard Pinhas on guitar & effects, continues with this CD of live material from their 2014 Japanese tour, extending the 2015 "Live in Japan" album, including the 8-part "Ascension".


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 27692
Catalog Code: dmf-169
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.94



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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.


Olive, Tim / Martin Tetreault: Faune

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27533
Catalog Code: 845-11
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Fellow Canadians, Montreal's Ambiances Magnetiques collective member, turntablist and electronics artist Martin Tetrault meets Japan-based electronic explorer Tim Olive performing on magnetic pickups, in their first album despite having performed sporadically across three decades: 4 rich improvisations minimally edited, shaping sound in compelling ways.


Girard, Doreen / Tim Olive: Boro

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27532
Catalog Code: 845-12
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Recording in Saskatoon in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan the day before their performance at the Sounds Like Festival, audio explorer Tim Olive brings his magnetic pickups in a first meeting with Doreen Girard performing on a prepared tsymbaly, a Ukranian hammer dulcimer, for a single, unusually evolving, and wonderfully rich improvisation.


Kaikou (Yoshino / Natsuki Tamura): Kaikou

Label: Oniva
Product Code: 27343
Catalog Code: oniva 001
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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An intimate and unique collaboration between two far-ranging Japanese performers--Yoshino, also known for her work in Japanese underground rock, here on biwa (a short-necked fretted lute) and voice; and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii collaborator and Gato Libre leader--presenting exotic narratives in song using instrumental intervention of ardent improvisation.


Fujii, Satoko: Stone

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27342
Catalog Code: 201-056
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A stunning solo album working inside and outside of the piano and coaxing electronic response from the strings from pianist Satoko Fujii, caputered at Samurai Hotel in NY in September of 2018, and in the studio in Brooklyn three months later, during her prolific 60th "kanreki" birthday year, here in 15 dynamic and far-ranging improvisations revealing her depth and creative powers.


Kawabata, Makoto / Geoff Leigh: Spatial Roots

Label: Acid Mothers Temple
Product Code: 27300
Catalog Code: AMTCD-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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A live recording of the first encounter between Henry Cow/Radar Favourites/Ex-Wise Heads reed, wind and electronic artist Geoff Leigh and Acid Mother Temple guitarist and solo artist Kawabata Makoto, performing at Urbanguild, in Kyoto, Japan, in 2014 for a set of electronic, psychedelic improvisation of great detail using a vast arsenal of experimental approaches.


Oyauchi / Deku Duo: Now's The Time? [VINYL]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 27173
Catalog Code: AN-R1
Country: Japan
 
Price: $29.95



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The first release on Japan's Armageddon Nova, now reissued as a limited 180gm double vinyl LP, presenting a 2012 concert at Performing Arts Center, in Japan in 2012 by the duo of free improvising alto saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi, a peer of Karou Abe in the 60s, and contrabassist Deku, a member of the 70s free improvising group New Jazz Syndicate.


Olive, Tim / Yan Jun: Brother of Divinity

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27170
Catalog Code: 845-10
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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845 label leader and sonic explorer Tim Olive uses magnetic pickups and electronics in this meeting with radical living room concert sound artist, poet and improviser Yan Jun in Kobe, Japan, Jun using a variety of electronics, radio and field recordings as the two improvise in a wonderfully mischievous set of errant dialog and restrained deconstruction.


Lyall, Cal / Tim Olive: Lowering

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27169
Catalog Code: 845-9
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Like mad scientists of sound, sonic explorers Tim Olive and Cal Lyall met in a Tokyo studio in 2012 armed with hydrophones, magnetic pickups and electronics to record this richly detailed and slowly unfolding work, blending organic and mechanical elements of indeterminate origin, finding absorbing dialog without clamor or tumult; intriguing and engrossing.


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.


Saeki, Minami / Wakana Ikeda / Yoko Ikeda / Taku Sugimoto / Stefan Thut / Manfred Werder: Sextet

Label: Meena
Product Code: 26634
Catalog Code: meenna-979
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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While touring Europe in the autumn of 2017, Minami Saeki (voice), Wakana Ikeda (flute), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Taku Sugimoto (guitar) visited Switzerland and met up with Swiss musicians Stefan Thut (cello) and Manfred Werder (glockenspiel & typewriter), recording these five minimal improvisations in a recording session at the concert venue Theater Delly.


Common Objects (Davies / Butcher / Davies / Lapelyte / Patterson / Thomas): Skullmarks

Label: Meena
Product Code: 26633
Catalog Code: meenna-980
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Distributing the group--John Butcher, Angharad Davies, Lina Lapelyte, Lee Patterson, Pat Thomas, and Rhodri Davies--inside the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, Butcher chose 4 shamanic objects from the museum's ethnographic collection, evoking water, air, earth, spirit, ritual and utility, used as a score orchestrating varying combinations of players; intense and profound improvisation.


Fujii, Satoko : Diary 2005-2015 [Scorebook]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26620
Catalog Code: 201-053/054-SCORE
Country: Japan
 
Price: $39.95



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A book of scores to accompany the double CD of 56 Satoko Fujii compostions titled "Diary 2005-2015", performed by respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka, released as part of Satoko Fujii's ambitious 60th birthday monthly album set.


Fujii, Satoko / Yuko Yamaoka: Diary 2005-2015: Tuko Yamaoka plays the music of Satoko Fujii [2 CDs]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26616
Catalog Code: 201-053/054
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A double CD of Satoko Fujii compositions, 56 short compositions from a series she started around 2005 to expand her skills as a composer, many of which fueled her many band's repertoires; in 2018 she asked respected classical pianist and educator Yuko Yamaoka to record this set of compositions as part of her 60th birthday monthly album set.


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26615
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $22.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Mochizuki, Harutaka : Through The Glass [CASSETTE]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 26538
Catalog Code: AN-R 5CT
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Harutaka Mochizuki releases this solo album performing on saxophone, performing two extended improvisations that explore the instrument as a whole, producing unusual sounds from the physical and mechanical aspects of the horn alongside more traditional playing, using an expanded range of dynamics to build tension and interest.


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.


Mahobin (Fujii / Anker / Tamura / Mori): Live at Big Apple in Kobe

Label: Libra
Product Code: 26230
Catalog Code: 204-050
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Continuing the celebration of pianist Satoko Fujii's 60th birtday by releasing one CD each month, this quartet brings an excellent set of electroacoustic improvisation to the collection in a quartet with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, New York saxophonist Lotte Anker, and New York electronic artist and former DNA drummer Ikue Mori, performing live at Tokyo's Big Apple in 2018.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama: Idiophonic

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 26168
Catalog Code: ftarri-985
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The 4th album from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Parisian Jean Luc Guionnet, typically a saxophonist but here on pipe organ, presenting three live improvisations named for idiophones, instruments that creates sound by vibrating without the use of strings or membranes, with two improvisations at a church in Berlin and one at a church in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


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.


This Is It! (Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura / Takashi Itani): 1538

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25869
Catalog Code: 203-049
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Part of pianist Satoko Fujii's "Kanreki" (60th Birthday) tour and monthly album release, the "This Is It!" Trio with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer/percussionist Takashi Itani is heard at Koendori Classics, in Tokyo, Japan, in January 2018, for an incredible album of Fujii's compositions that include quirky asides in coherent and effusive playing.


de Waard, Frans / Takuji Naka / Tim Olive: False Mercury

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 25824
Catalog Code: 845-8
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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The titles places this unearthly experimental improvisation into the solar system, exactly where the blend of electronics, tapes, contact mics, spring, tubing, pickups and synth demand that the unusual soundscapes from the trio of Frans de Waard, Takuji Naka, and Tim Olive belong, in an alien dialog of interplanetary psychedelia using mutated and mesmerizing sound.


Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 25823
Catalog Code: 845-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.


Kira Kira (Tamura / Spence / Fujii / Takemura): Bright Force

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25688
Catalog Code: 204-048
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Since 2007 Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Australian keyboardist Alister Spence have collaborated on performance and recording in several configurations, including work with Tony Buck, Raymond McDonald, Jim O'Rourke, &c.; this energetic and otherworldly quartet session with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and drummer Ittetsu Takemura was recored live Knuttel House, in Tokyo, 2017.


Fujii, Satoko: Ninety-Nine Years

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25687
Catalog Code: 211-047
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Composer-pianist Satoko Fujii's new Orchestra Berlin, a ten-piece ensemble, presents a powerful work written specifically for this group in thought-provoking compositions of and uninhibited energy, with performers including saxophonists Gebhard Ullmann, Paulina Owczarek & Matthias Schubert, trombonist Matthias Muller, bassist Jan Roder, and drummers Peter Orins and Michael Griener.


International Nothing, The: In Doubt We Trust

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 25467
Catalog Code: ftarri-216
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The duo project of Berlin-based clarinetists Kai Fagaschinski and Michal Thieke, (Magic I.D., Christof Kurzmann, Splitter Ochester) in their 5th album of timbre-rich, harmonically fascinating and slowly evolving reed interactions, returning to their core duo after their previous quartet album, here presenting a large rich and beautifully weaving work.


Oyauchi, Aishi : Hidden Though It Is Difficult

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 25420
Catalog Code: AN-R 4
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Aishi Oyauchi is a free improvising alto saxophonist in the tradition of Kaoru Abe and who hails from the same first generation of Japanese free improvisers from the 1960s; this album finds him performing on alto and soprano sax at Performing Art Center, using space and abrupt diversions alongside unusual tone and technique with percussive asides.


Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins): Atody Man

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25413
Catalog Code: Circum Libra 204
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The fifth album from the French and Japanese quartet Kaze, initiated by drummer Pter Orins, with two trumpeters--Christian Pruvost and Natsuki Tamura--and pianist Satoko Fujii, all using extended and unusual techniques as they perform innovative compositions from Fujii, Orins, and Tamura with a balance of serious and playful approaches; brilliant.


Kerbaj, Mazen / Toshimaru Nakamura: East of Where?

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 25337
Catalog Code: ftarri-986
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Turkish free improviser trumpeter Mazen Kerbaj, best known for the "A" Trio, meets Japanese no-input mixing board pioneer Toshimaru Nakamura for an insanely energetic duo of squelchy electroacoustic improvisations, both players staying on the electric side, and on the far side of lowercase ea-improv as the two ebb and flow a wild dialog of sound.


Oyauchi, Aishi : Wrong Exit

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 25329
Catalog Code: ANR2/3
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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Under-recorded but legendary Japanese free improvising saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi in a double CD, performing on alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, and piano through 52 untitled and inventive pieces, from a few seconds in length to several minutes, presented as 7 composite tracks; part of the Armageddon Nova Series exploring radical free improvisation.


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.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: Fukushima

Label: Libra
Product Code: 25243
Catalog Code: 214-044
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Diverse aspects of the 2011 disaster at the Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant brought on by a tsunami orchestrated in sound by composer/pianist Satoko Fujii and rendered in remarkable ways from some of New York finest improvisers, including Tony Malaby, Ellery Eskelin, Oscar Noriega, Herb Roberts, Joe Fiedler, Stomu Takeishi, Nels Cline, &c &c.


Machida, Yoshio / Constantin Papageorgiadis: Music from the SYNTHI 100

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 24994
Catalog Code: YM1701
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Japanese artist Yoshio Machida and Belgian artist Constantin Papageorgiadis recorded these 12 tracks on an EMS Synthi 100 keyboard, a modular analogue/digital hybrid synth designed in 1971 of which 31 were constructed, this one being on loan from Gent University in Belgium, here manipulated without keyboards to create these rich electronic "Generations" and "Experiments".


Walk With The Penguin: Charm

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 24993
Catalog Code: amorfon017
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Japanese steelpan player Yoshio Machida leads this pan-national pop band in their second album, blending electronics and popular forms of music referencing and using electronic and acoustic rock, funk, synthpop, and spoken word, with the majority of the band Serbian artists, and guest musicians including Tatsuhisa Yamamoto (Jim O'Rourke), Paranel, and Misha.


Various Artists: Asian Meeting Recordings #1

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 24987
Catalog Code: dmf-170
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Otomo Yoshihide started The Asian Meeting Festival in 2005 to foster creative interaction between Japanese and other Asian musicians, since 2014 curated by DJ Sniff, and here in the 2017 edition at GOK Sound, in Tokyo, Japan with a who's-who of players including Yoshihide, Ryoko Ono, Ko Ishikawa, Son X, KEITO, Yuji Ishihara, Yuen Chee Wai, &c. &c.