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Elephant9: Greatest Show On Earth [VINYL+CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25451
Catalog Code: RLP 3198LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The Norwegian Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken on organs and keyboard, Nikolai Haengsle on bass, and Torstein Lofthus on drums, are complemented by Pekka Pohjola of Wigwam fame, for their fifth studio album, a powerful blend of prog-era instrumental rock that's informed by impressive improvisational skill and fueled by the original enthusiasm of complex rock forms.


Tandaapushi: Borromean Rings

Label: JVTLANDT
Product Code: 25418
Catalog Code: JVT0018
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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The second album from this Norwegian electric improvising power trio, using dark rhythmic grooves over which guitar, electric piano, amplified objects, no-input mixing board, and pianet emerge, creating hypnotic states that lead to exultant moments through sinuous melody, building and releasing intensity while maintaining a consistent gauzy undertone.


Lauzier, Phillippe: A Pond in My Living Room [VINYL]

Label: Sofa
Product Code: 25323
Catalog Code: SOFA556
Country: Norway
 
Price: $19.95



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Using layers of bass clarinet in microtonal harmonies and micropolyphonies, Montreal bass clarinetist Philipe Lauzier (Sainct Laurens, Quartetski, Toiture and Not the Music) creates a mesmerizing set of textural and tonal environments, rich and slowly unfolding pieces that hold interest in the intersections of saturated timbre, tone and unforeseen harmony.


Lauzier, Phillippe: A Pond in My Living Room

Label: Sofa
Product Code: 25322
Catalog Code: SOFA556
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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Using layers of bass clarinet in microtonal harmonies and micropolyphonies, Montreal bass clarinetist Philipe Lauzier (Sainct Laurens, Quartetski, Toiture and Not the Music) creates a mesmerizing set of textural and tonal environments, rich and slowly unfolding pieces that hold interest in the intersections of saturated timbre, tone and unforeseen harmony.


Fire!: The Hands [VINYL + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25313
Catalog Code: RLP 3197LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Fire!: The Hands

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 25312
Catalog Code: RCD 2197CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.


Large Unit: Fluku

Label: PNL
Product Code: 25060
Catalog Code: PNL038
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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The 3rd album from Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's big band Large Unit, here in a 12-member configuration, adding saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts (Starlite Motel, Cortex) to the band, in an album centered on Nillsen-Love's penned title track "Fluku", and the equally impressive "Playgo", large complex works that showcase the group's collective and individual voices.


Large Unit: Selected Tracks 2013-2017

Label: PNL
Product Code: 25059
Catalog Code: PNL037
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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An excellent introduction to Norwegian percussionist and composer Paal Nilssen-Love's big band, Large Unit, through tracks showing the breadth of the band's ability in game pieces, ballads, a collaboration with Brazilian percussionists, live recordings from their 2015 North American tour and at Moers festival in Germany, and their first concert at Molde Jazzfestival in 2013.


Gjerstad, Frode / Paal Nilssen-Love : Nearby Faraway

Label: PNL
Product Code: 25058
Catalog Code: PNL036
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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The 25 year collaboration of Norwegian free improvisers Frode Gjerstad on saxophones and clarinets and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love, starting with Circulasione Totale Orchestra and best experienced in their duo recordings, here in an album dedicated to Frode's close friend and musical colleague, pianist and accordion player Elvin One Pedersen.


Pan-Scan Ensemble: Air And Light And Time And Space

Label: PNL
Product Code: 25057
Catalog Code: PNL035
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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"Pan-Scan" refers to pan-Scandinavian, and the nine players on this thrilling and joyful recordings are all of that origin, performing live at Blow Out in Mir, Oslo, Norway in 2016, including both Lotte Anker and Ann Hogberg on sax, Thomas Johansson, Emil Stranberg and Goran Kajfes on trumpet, Sten Sandell on piano, and Paal Nilssen-Love and Stale Liavik on drums.


Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin [VINYL LP]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24572
Catalog Code: NKM010LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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Known more for his double bass work, Christian Meaas Svendsen releases a stunningly beautiful album of unusually orchestrated pop songs with an 8-piece band of Nordic improvisers and performers, a dramatic album of tension and release which, despite lyrics in Norwegian, draws all listeners in through inventive and innovative musical structures.


Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24571
Catalog Code: NKM010CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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Known more for his double bass work, Christian Meaas Svendsen releases a stunningly beautiful album of unusually orchestrated pop songs with an 8-piece band of Nordic improvisers and performers, a dramatic album of tension and release which, despite lyrics in Norwegian, draws all listeners in through inventive and innovative musical structures.


Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos [VINYL LP]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24570
Catalog Code: MKM007LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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This trio joins 3 disparate approaches to composition and improvisation--Japanese improviser Ayumi Tanaka, Oslo composer Johan Lindvall, and ECM artist Christian Wallumrod-developing the engaging material on this album by focusing on elements like tuning, register, intervals and dynamics, for an absorbing album of compatible and concentrative playing.


Filosofer: Landet Er Gitt Oss [VINYL]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24568
Catalog Code: NKM003LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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An hallucinogenic and commanding blending of improvisation, song, spoken word, and tonal/timbral music from double bassist Christian Meaas Svendsen's Filosofer, creating beautiful sonic environments out of which voice and message emerge and submerge, buoyed by a string quartet (two violins and two double basses), computers, turntables, synths and samplers.


Filosofer : Landet Er Gitt Oss

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24567
Catalog Code: NKM003CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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An hallucinogenic and commanding blending of improvisation, song, spoken word, and tonal/timbral music from double bassist Christian Meaas Svendsen's Filosofer, creating beautiful sonic environments out of which voice and message emerge and submerge, buoyed by a string quartet (two violins and two double basses), computers, turntables, synths and samplers.


Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 23986
Catalog Code: RCD 2188CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.


Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 23414
Catalog Code: RLP 3190LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $25.95



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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.


Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 23413
Catalog Code: RCD 2190CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.


Nordstrom, Fredrik : Gentle Fire, Restless Dreams [2 CDs]

Label: Moserobie Music
Product Code: 23026
Catalog Code: MMPCD106
Country: Norway
 
Price: $17.95



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Saxophonist Fredrik Nordstrom releases two sides of his music, the hard-hitting "Gentle Fire" and the more contemplative "Restless Dreams" in a 2 CD release with Gerald Cleaver on drums and Swedish jazz musicians Jonas Ostholm on piano and Torbjourn Zetterberg on double bass.


Zimmerlin, Alfred: Dunki . Frey . Aeschbacher . Capt . Hefti . Moster

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 22201
Catalog Code: EWR 9605
Country: Norway
 
Price: $12.95



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German composer Alfred Zimmerlin presents 3 pieces that balance compositional and improvisational approaches, with a 7-part work for strings, a large Klavierstruck work for microtonal piano, and an improvised chamber work, "Klarinettenquintett," with Jurg Frey on clarinet.


Nilssen-Love, Paal: News From the Junkyard [VINYL]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 22042
Catalog Code: PNL031
Country: Norway
 
Price: $24.95



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Assembling a wide range of percussive instruments accumulated through world travels, from Korean gongs to scrap metal sheets from Ethiopia, Paal Nilssen-Love presents an intense and wide-ranging solo percussion tour-de-force, recorded in Oslo by frequent collaborator Lasse Marhaug.


Yagi, Michiyo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Angular Mass

Label: PNL
Product Code: 22040
Catalog Code: PNL028
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Japanese Koto virtuoso Michiyo Yagi joins the longstanding duo of drummer Paal-Nilssen-Love and electronics wizard Lasse Marhaug for a session of extended improvisations, driving the traditional Japanese instruments into non-idiomatic and percussive extremes.


Large Unit: Ana

Label: PNL
Product Code: 22039
Catalog Code: PNL033
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit recorded this ecstatic, Brazilian influenced material in 2015 after a mammoth European and North-American tour, hours after their performance at the 2015 Oslo Jazzfestival with an extended line-up with Brazilian percussion players.


Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 22012
Catalog Code: RLP 3182LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.


Ratkje, Maja S. K. : Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 21945
Catalog Code: RCD 2181CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $18.86



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An epic, hypnotic work for three choirs, three pairs of noise musicians, and church organ, to be performed in a cathedral or similar location with musicians surrounding the audience, here from a live performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012.


Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg: Kume

Label: SImlas
Product Code: 21742
Catalog Code: Simlas 2015
Country: Norway
 
Price: $10.95



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The second album from the duo collaboration of acoustic and electric bassist Anders Berg and guitarist Tellef Ogrim on fretted and unfretted standard and baritone guitars, a Hadron Particle synthesizer, and other instruments, merging rock, jazz and other groove oriented styles.


Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker: Birds [Used Item]

Label: Tektite
Product Code: 20694
Catalog Code: TR1201
Country: Norway
 
Price: $8.95



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Tektite is European improvising bassist Inegbrigt Haker Flaten's new label to release solo and ensemble work; "Birds" presents 5 solo recordings from Grand Sport Studio in Oslo and one live from The Hideout in Chicago.


Lacerda / Manso / Nilssen-Love / Zenicola: Bota Fogo [VINYL]

Label: Bocian Records 2014/QTV/PNL
Product Code: 20362
Catalog Code: bcBOT
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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A live recording of two extended improvisations at Audio Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from the quartet of Arthur Lacerda on guitar and electronics, electric bassist Felipe Zenicola, guitarist Eduardo Manso, and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love.


Gjerstad, Frode / Anders Hana / Morten Olsen / Per Zanussi : Born To Collapse

Label: Circulasione
Product Code: 20332
Catalog Code: CTCD 7
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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A live concert at Cafe Sting in Stavanger, Norway in 2003 from the free improvising acoustic/electric quartet of Frode Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet, Anders Hana on electric guitar, Morten Olsen on drums and Per Zanussi on acoustic bass and electronics.


Circulasione Totale Orchestra: Enten Eller

Label: Circulasione
Product Code: 20331
Catalog Code: 199208
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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An unusual improvising orchestra that absorbs concepts from a wealth of styles, led by saxophonist Frode Gjerstad; this 1992 recording is of a 7-piece band with 2 drummers including Paal Nilssen-Love, 2 bassists guitar, and Ove Storland on vocals.


Sult (Dryer / Heule / Moe / Skaset): Svimmelhed

Label: Conrad Sound-Humbler Records
Product Code: 20108
Catalog Code: CNRD316 / Humbler-002
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.45



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West Coast/Oslo acoustic improvising ensemble Sult is the quartet of bassist Tony Dryer, percussionist Jacob Felix Heule, bassist Guro Skumsnes Moe, and acoustic guitarist Havard Skaset, playing subdued, informed and textured work with a dark intent.


TiPPLE (Gjerstad / Norton / Watson): No Sugar on Anything

Label: Circulasione
Product Code: 19839
Catalog Code: CT15
Country: Norway
 
Price: $8.95



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The trio of NY players David Watson on electric guitar, Kevin Norton on percussion, vibes and marimba, and Norwegian Frode Gjerstad on multiple reeds, for 9 uniquely voiced free improvisations recorded in the studio; diverse concepts in reflective and moving dialog.


Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love: Scarcity

Label: PNL
Product Code: 19686
Catalog Code: PNL020CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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During Paal Nilssen-Love's July 2013 solo gig at Auido Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was joined by Arto Lindsay performing on electric guitar and voice, recording these two impressive improvisations.


Lacerda / Manso / Nilssen-Love / Zenicola: Bota Fogo

Label: Bocian Records 2014/QTV/PNL
Product Code: 19685
Catalog Code: PNL024
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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A live recording of two extended improvisations at Audio Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from the quartet of Arthur Lacerda on guitar and electronics, electric bassist Felipe Zenicola, guitarist Eduardo Manso, and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love.


Nilssen-Love, Paal Large Unit: Erta Ale [4 LP BOX SET]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 19597
Catalog Code: PNL 024 LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $59.95



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Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit of some of Norway's brightest young improvisers in a 4 LP box set with a bonus CD & flexi disc, recorded live during their 2014 tour, performing Nilssen-Love's compositions that focus on interaction, free improvisation, sound, dynamics and energy.


Nilssen-Love, Paal Large Unit: Erta Ale [3 CD BOX SET]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 19596
Catalog Code: PNL 024 CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $34.95



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Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit of some of Norway's brightest young improvisers in a solid 3-CD box set recorded live during their 2014 tour, performing Nilssen-Love's compositions that focus on interaction, free improvisation, sound, dynamics and energy.


Thing, The: Garage [VINYL]

Label: The Thing Records
Product Code: 19561
Catalog Code: TTR 004LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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Heavy free jazz in the 3rd release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, covering an eclectic set of punk and free jazz titles including covers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Sonics, White Stripes, Norman Howard and Brotzmann; thick and sick free improvisation.


Sandell, Sten & Paal Nilssen-Love: Jacana

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 19085
Catalog Code: RCD 2159CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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Rune Grammofon's latest release of duo combinations brings together Swedish pianist Sten Sandell and Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, two free improvising masters from similar circles captured live in an outstanding set at the 2013 Kongsberg Jazz Festival.


Fire! Orchestra: Enter

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 19083
Catalog Code: RCD 2158CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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28 of Northern Europe's finest jazz and improvising musicians join the Fire! Trio of Mats Gusfasson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass) and Andreas Werliin (drums) for a remarkable four part work directed by Gusfasson, blending improvised & rock forms with 3 vocalists.


Nilssen-Love, Paal Large Unit: First Blow [VINYL EP]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 18744
Catalog Code: PNL021EP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norway's younger generation of improvising musicians, acoustic and electronic, perform in percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit from their first EP, a live recording from Molde Jazzfestival 2013.


Bushman's Revenge: Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 18374
Catalog Code: RLP 3151LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $21.95



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The Oslo-based trio of Even Helte Hermansen (guitar), Rune Nergaard (bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums) are joined by David Wallumrod (organ) on this warm, almost meditative, album of composition and impov.


McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Red Sky

Label: PNL
Product Code: 18316
Catalog Code: PNL016
Country: Norway
 
Price: $12.76



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A live recording from the 2008 Kongsberg Jazzfestival of the duo of reedist Joe McPhee and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, extraordinary playing from two masters, keeping their listeners on the edge of their seat in insanely great improvisation.


Rorke, Daniel: San'an

Label: Saturn Musikk
Product Code: 18286
Catalog Code: 0902
Country: Norway
 
Price: $11.95



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A Scandinavian quartet drawing influence from the music of the Japanese shakuhachi, contemporary electronica, Scandinavian folk music, both European and American jazz traditions as well as tonal, atonal and microtonal composition.


Fear of Faces: The Mismeasure of Man

Label: Saturn Musikk
Product Code: 18285
Catalog Code: 0901
Country: Norway
 
Price: $11.95



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Thematic improvisation from this Scandinavian trio in an eclectic mix of improvised music, experiemental yet melodic music blending acoustic and electronic instrumentation from Daniel Rorke (sax & laptop), Rune Nergaard (bass) and Tomas Jarmry (drums).


Parker, Evan & Joe Mcphee: What / If / They Both Could Fly [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 18187
Catalog Code: RLP 3149LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $21.95



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Two legendary free players - saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee & saxophonist Evan Parker - performed these 3 exceptional improvisations live at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival, Norway in 2012.


Parker, Evan & Joe Mcphee: What / If / They Both Could Fly

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 18186
Catalog Code: RCD 2149CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.26



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Two legendary free players - saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee & saxophonist Evan Parker - performed these 3 exceptional improvisations live at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival, Norway in 2012.


Fire! Orchestra: Exit!

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 17175
Catalog Code: RCD 2138CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.


Westerhus, Stian: The Matriarch and the Wrong Kind of Flowers [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 16765
Catalog Code: RLP 3133LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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Stian Westerhus's 3rd album is a beautiful and unique album of guitar work recorded at the Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo, a tomb noted known for its 20 second natural reverb which Westerhus takes great advantage of.


Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Hide Out

Label: PNL
Product Code: 16495
Catalog Code: PNL015
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Named for the venue, Chicago's Hide Out, the trio of reedist Frode Gjerstad, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, and bassist Jon Rune Strom recorded these three propulsive and scorching improvised pieces in the summer of 2011.


Fire! with Oren Ambarchi: In The Mouth - A Hand

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 16290
Catalog Code: RCD 2130CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $16.95



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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborating with Australian guitarist Oren Ambarchi for an album of hypnotic, psychedelic rock'n'jazz exploration (CD has 1 track not included on the LP edition).