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Fujii, Satoko Quartet (w/ Natsuki Tamura / Keisuke Ohta / Takashi Itani): Live at Jazz Room Cortez

Label: Cortez Sound
Product Code: 24882
Catalog Code: Cortez Sound 0005
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Presenting a different line-up from the 2001 debut of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii's Quartet, remaining is trumpeter Natsuka Tamura, with Keisuke Ohta on violin and Takashi Itani on drums, performing evolving and rich collective improvisation with a strange edge, captured live at the Jazz Room Cortez in Mito, Japan in 2016 for two extended and bewitching sets.


Smith, Wadada Leo / Natsuki Tamura / Satoko Fujii / Ikue Mori: Aspiration

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24881
Catalog Code: 204-043
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist/composer Satoko Fujii's "Aspiration" brings together four masterful improvisers and innovators--trumpeters Wadada Leo Smith and Natsuki Tamura, and Downtown NY laptop player Ikue Mori--for an album of exciting and exceptional free playing over compositions from Fujii, Tamura, and one collective composition, a brilliant pinnacle of creative music.


Suzuki, Akio / John Butcher: Immediate Landscapes

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 24828
Catalog Code: ftarri-987
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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"Sound artist Akio Suzuki crisscrosses the world with his self-made instruments. British tenor/soprano sax player John Butcher is a leading figure in improvised music. These two musicians have been carrying out duo performances since 20...


Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: Kisaragi

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24529
Catalog Code: Libra 102-042
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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On their 5th album together, pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura push the limits on approach and technique on their instruments to create otherworldly and captivating improvisations, both players deciding against using "normal instrumental sounds" instead using preparations and textural approaches to create truly unique music.


Gato Libre (Fujii / Tamura / Kaneko): Neko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24528
Catalog Code: Libra 103-040
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's Gato Libre's 5th album brings a beautiful light-through-the-leaves melodic melancholy to their unhurried pace, now the trio of Tamura, Satoko Fujii on accordion, and Yasuko Kaneko on trombone, as the cats on the cover stop to find allure in the late day while bringing profound and introspective music to our ears.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: ETO [Used Item]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 24352
Catalog Code: 215-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York in a work based on the Chinese zodiac, referred to as "Eto", in a celebration of husband and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura's 60th birthday, and of the 12 animals of the zodiac.


Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues [Used Item]

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 24347
Catalog Code: amorfon016
Country: Japan
 
Price: $6.95



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Japanese Steelpan player Yoshio Machida's 11th solo album, performed on the metal slit drum, made from a small gas tank tuned to the C scale over 2 octaves, which he takes into warm territories of rich overtones and melodic invention influenced by Kora, Gamelan, Kulintang and Myanmar musics.


Korekyojinn Acoustic: Kaleidoscope

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 24033
Catalog Code: MGC-53
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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The Korekyojin trio of Tatsuya Yoshida on percussion, Kido Natsuki on guitar and Mitsuru Nasuno on fretless bass, plus violinist Miyamoto Rei on several tracks, take their intricate and exuberant rock into acoustic territory with this impressive album, which includes acoustic takes on "Arabesque", "Careless Heart", "Four Holes in the Sky", &c.


Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 23942
Catalog Code: amorfon016
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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Japanese Steelpan player Yoshio Machida's 11th solo album, performed on the metal slit drum, made from a small gas tank tuned to the C scale over 2 octaves, which he takes into warm territories of rich overtones and melodic invention influenced by Kora, Gamelan, Kulintang and Myanmar musics.


Sirom: I

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 23941
Catalog Code: amorfon015
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Silom is a Slovenian creative music trio using a variety of string, percussive, and melodic percussive instruments, focused on the acoustic aspects of complex evolving works that combine composed and improvised aspects to create rich music with ancient ethnic overtones.


Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

Label: Cortez Sound
Product Code: 23811
Catalog Code: CSJ 0001/0002
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.


Ruins: Burning Stone [REISSUE]

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 23801
Catalog Code: MGC-3b
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Tatsuya Yoshida's insanely complex and exhilarating rock project Ruins started around 1986, and bassist Ryuichi Masuda (also a member of Koenji Hyakkei) has been with him since the early days; this CD reissues the 1992 Shimmy Disc album, originally an LP, here with the CD bonus tracks.


Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima : HMT

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23746
Catalog Code: dmf-167
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.10



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Three free improvisations at the burning heart of the Japanese Free Improv scene from the trio of Junji Hirose on sax, Yoshinori Mochizuki on bass, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums, balancing two tracks of frenetic playing with a lowercase extended instrumental piece.


Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Richard Scott: Awesome Entities

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23745
Catalog Code: dmf-168
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Japanese guitarist and daxophone player Kazuhisa Uchihashi joins forces with Berlin-based composer and free improvising analogue modular synthesizer player Richard Scott for an album of unique orchestration, the daxophone "humanizing" the playing with unusual voicing.


Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

Label: Libra
Product Code: 23565
Catalog Code: 217-039
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.


Murayama, Seijiro / Soundworm: Space & Place [Used Item]

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 23355
Catalog Code: ftarri-998
Country: Japan
 
Price: $8.95



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Percussionist Murayama and Soundworm (Hiromits Shoji) in a work following a score that switches between clusters of live microphones as Murayama improvises to the resulting sound.


Mitsuru, Nasuno : Prequel October 1998 - March 1999 + 1 [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23276
Catalog Code: dmf-121
Country: Japan
 
Price: $6.95



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Reissue with bonus material of Altered States bass player Nasuno Mitsuru's 1st release from '99, amzing underground material with Otomo, Samm Bennett, Numata Jun, &c.


Koichi, Makigami: Moon Ether [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23237
Catalog Code: DMS-107
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Blacksheep: s/t [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23075
Catalog Code: dmf-122
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.00



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With members of the Satoko Fujii Orchestra and Shibusashirazu Orchestra, the trio fo blacksheep create a balance of serious and humorous improvisation of great ability.


Tamura, Natsuki: KO KO KO KE [Used Item]

Label:
Product Code: 22994
Catalog Code: MTJCJ-3012
Country: Japan
 
Price: $8.95



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Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 [Used Item]

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 22933
Catalog Code: 845-6
Country: Japan
 
Price: $6.95



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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.


Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu: TYU

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 22665
Catalog Code: MGC-52
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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The frequent and super-speed improvising duo of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida and guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi join forces with Tzboguchi Masayasu on keyboards and vocoder for an energetic, melodic, and at times outlandish album that pays homage to astonishingly complex rock forms.


Davis, Gareth / Machinefabriek: Shroud Lines

Label: White Paddy Mountain
Product Code: 22557
Catalog Code: WPMC034
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Frequent collaborators Rutger Zyderveldt (Machinefabriek) and bass clarinetist Gareth Davis in their latest album, edited from a two day recording recidency at Studio Loos, The Hague, a beautifully structured album of subtle fragmentary sound, rich textures and melodic lines.


Huy (Junji / Kazuhisa / Yoshida): Huy

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 22332
Catalog Code: MGIS-01
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.71



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The Japanese trio of Hirose Junji on tenor saxophone, Innocence label founder Uchihashi Kazuhisa on guitar, and Yoshida Tatsuya on drums, initiating Magaibutsu's "Improv Session Series" with this on-fire album of controlled chaos, recorded live at Foxhole in Kichijoji.


PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 22331
Catalog Code: MGC-51
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.71



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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".


World Heritage, The (Yamamoto Seiichi / Katsui Yuji / Kido Natsuki / Nasuno Mitsuru / Yoshida Tatsuy

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 22330
Catalog Code: MGC-50
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.71



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The Japanese improvising rock quintet The World Heritage--Yamamoto Seiichi, Katsui Yuji, Kido Natsuki, Nasuno Mitsuru, and Yoshida Tatsuya--with two guitars, violin, bass and drums, in a live recording of dynamic collective improvisation at Akihabara Goodman in 2013.


Shimizu, Kazuto / Yoshida Tatsuya / Nasyuno Mitsuru: SYN LIVE

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 22329
Catalog Code: MGIS-02
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.71



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The Japanese improvising rock trio of Kazuto Shimizu on keyboards, Nasyuno Mitsuru on bass, and Yoshida Tatsuya on drums performing live at Club Goodman in Akihabara, Japan, 2016 for technically superb, fast paced, turn-on-a-dime, joyful prog-oriented playing.


Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "ro" [VINYL]

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22044
Catalog Code: YM9127
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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The 2nd of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.


Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "i" [VINYL]

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22043
Catalog Code: YM9110
Country: Japan
 
Price: $17.95



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The 1st of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.


Queijo, Jorge / Hiroki Chiba / Yoshio Machida: Luminant

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22036
Catalog Code: amorfon014
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Live recordings of the trio of Yoshio Machida on steelpans and gamelan, Hiroki Chiba on double bass and electronics, and Jorge Queijo on drums & percussion, performing live at Foxhole and Apollo in Tokyo, 2015, free improvisation with Eastern attitudes and European propulsion.


Baby Rap: Voice Performance By Babies

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22035
Catalog Code: amorfon013
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Amorfon continues their exploration of the "voice" of babies, started with "Kindermusik: Improvised Music by Babies" and expanded here as 14 babies are recorded in a single take, expressing themselves before the learning of language, volume, timbre and speech intervals.


Miimo: Miimo 5

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22034
Catalog Code: Miimo 5
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The alternative dub steelpan trio of Yoshio Machida (steeldrums, voice, percussion, electronics), Tatus (bass, voice & electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop & electronics) for 10 tracks of embraceable tunes including a cover of Miles Davis "All Blues".


Miimo: Miimo 3

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22033
Catalog Code: Miimo 3
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The improvising steelpan ensemble of Yoshio Machida (steel drums, percussion, electronics, PanKAT), Tatsu (bass, electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop, electronics) in their 3rd release, an alternative dub album, or music created by poly-rhythm and sound effects.


Miimo: Miimo 4

Label: Amorfon
Product Code: 22032
Catalog Code: Miimo 4
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Using bass, drums, steelpan, electronics and programming, the trio of Tatsu, Norihide Saji and Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida create a "pulse dub" album of polyrhythms and phase, producing warm, complex and embraceable music that includes a cover of Bjork's "Hyperballad".


Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 21849
Catalog Code: 845-6
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.01



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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.


Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.2

Label: Jinya Disc
Product Code: 21748
Catalog Code: B 30
Country: Japan
 
Price: $23.95



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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.


Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.1

Label: Jinya Disc
Product Code: 21747
Catalog Code: B 29
Country: Japan
 
Price: $23.95



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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.


Turner, Roger / Satoh Masahiko / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at Hall Egg Farm

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21595
Catalog Code: dmf-164
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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During legendary UK free improvising drummer Roger Turner's 2015 tour of Japan he met with guitarist Otomo Yoshihide and pianist Satoh Masahiko to record this monumental and astounding 66 minute improvisation at Fukaya City's Hall Egg Farm.


Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at SuperDeluxe

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21594
Catalog Code: dmf-163
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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UK free improvising percussionist Roger Turner in a duo with Japanese creative improviser Otomo Yoshihide on guitar, performing live at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2015, two sets of dynamic and demanding improvisation, from near silence to driving rhythm and noise.


Yoshihide, Otomo: Guitar Solo 2015 RIGHT

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21593
Catalog Code: dms-162
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The complement to his "Guitar Solo "RIGHT", Otomo Yoshihide recorded 123 structured guitar improvisations on Masayuki Takayanagi's 1963 Gibson, then gave them to Akihiko Matsumoto who fed them into software he developed to play them back using a set of intelligent rules.


Naka, Takuji / Tim Olive: The New Attractive

Label: EM Records
Product Code: 21422
Catalog Code: EM1139CD
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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The magnetic heads on Takuji Naka's cassette decks and Tim Olive's magnetic pickups explain The New "Attractive" aspect of the title, as this duo use pliable metals, analog electronics and a battered spring reverb unit to create a unique journey in sound.


Hirose, Junji / Kazuhisa Uchihashi: Saxophonedaxophone

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21421
Catalog Code: dmf-160
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.41



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Saxophonist Junji Hirose met Kazuhisa Uchihashi at Foxhole in Kichijoji in 2014 and 2015, Uchihashi performing only on Hans Reichel's daxophone--wood shapes played in a variety of ways to create unusual sound--as heard on these 10 surprising and wonderfully idiosyncratic recordings.


Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya): Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks]

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 21383
Catalog Code: MGC-23c
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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The insanely great improvising rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki, and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, in the third edition of their 2004 album, with 4 different bonus tracks recorded live At Osaka Bridge: "Hash"; "Arabesque"; "Quicksilver"; and "Freestone".


Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21122
Catalog Code: dmf-158/159
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.


Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 21121
Catalog Code: dmf-156/157
Country: Japan
 
Price: $21.95



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Long form twisted blues from the Japanese Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (guitar, voice, violin & flute), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (drums), performing live at Club Goodman in Tokyo in 2014, for an album of profoundly introspective and dark music.


PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno): Songs for children who don't want to sleep

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 21034
Catalog Code: MGC-48
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.20



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P (Yann Pittard on oud and guitar & vocals), Y (Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & vocals) and N (Mitsuru Nasuno on bass & vocals) performing Arabian Progressive Pop Improvisation, an unusual melding and orchestration of arabic progressions and melodic prog rock.


Korekyojinn: Fall Line

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 21033
Catalog Code: MGC-47
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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The 5th studio album from the trio of Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins alone / Koenji Hyakkei), Kido Natsuki (Bondage Fruit / Salle Gavoux), Nasunomitsuru (Altered states / Umbeltipo), avant-progressive instrumental rock, melodic and complex rock performed at breakneck speed.


Murayama, Seijiro / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Mishima, Day & Night

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 20977
Catalog Code: ftarri-990
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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"Seijiro Murayama (percussion), who is currently based in Japan, lived in France for a number of years and since that time has performed frequently with the French alto sax player Jean-Luc Guionnet. "Mishima, Day and Night" is their thi...


Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 20976
Catalog Code: dms-155
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".


Tamura, Natsuki: Dragon Nat [Used Item]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 20732
Catalog Code: 101-032
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Using Gato Libre's music as the direction for his first solo album since 2004, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura releases an album of powerful and personal playing with a surreal flow of ideas, impish humor, and restrained joy.