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Mengelberg, Misha / Peter Brotzmann / Evan Parker / Peter Bennink / Paul Rutherford / Derek Bailey / Han Bennink : Groupcomposing

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26575
Catalog Code: CvsD CD056
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Authoritative and playful free improvisation in the European Free Jazz style, this 1978 album on Misha Mengelberg and Han Bennink's Instant Composers Pool (ICP) label, included the pianist and drummer along with Peter Brotzmann, Peter Bennink and Evan Paker on sax, Paul Rutherford on trombone, and Derek Bailey on guitar, in a much-need reissue of this seminal album.


McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson: Brace For Impact

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26574
Catalog Code: CvsD CD055
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Drawing on many collaborations, from Peter Brotzmann's large groups to Gustafsson's The Thing, this duo album recorded in 2008 is finally issued to unleash 1 blistering album of saxophone duos, Joe McPhee on altos sax, alto clarinet, pocket trumpet and voice, with Gustafsson on baritone and slide saxophone, alto fluteophone and live electronics; brace yourself!


McPhee, Joe: Nation Time

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26573
Catalog Code: CvsD CD054
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Keeping this essential album in print, Corbett vs Dempsey reissues the saxophonist & pocket trumpeter's 1971 release on the CJR label alongside 3 bonus tracks, a smoking album titled for a poem by Amiri Baraka, captured live at Vassar College Urban Center for Black Studies with Mike Kull (piano), Tyrone Crabb (bass), Bruce Thompson (percussion) and Ernest Bostic (percussion).


McPhee, Joe / Hamid Drake: Keep Going

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26572
Catalog Code: CVSD 053CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The second duo album between saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee and drummer/frame drummer Hamid Drake begins with McPhee reciting words by Harriett Tubman (Keep Going), as the two inform and astound through masterful playing, together and solo, shaking the listener through intense and unambiguously clear playing, with pieces reflecting our world situation.


Graves, Milford: Babi [2 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26571
Catalog Code: CVSD 052CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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Recorded in 1976 at WBAI-FM/Free Music Store in New York, drummer percussionist Milford Graves goes head to head with two reedists, Arthur Doyle and Hugh Glover, an absolute stunner of percussive momentum and force, drawing the reeds into a frenzy of unbridled free playing; issued with a 2nd CD of a private recording of Graves plus unpublished photos.


Rota, Nino: Amarcord

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26252
Catalog Code: CVSD 051CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A reissue of "Amarcord Nino Rota", a tribute album assembled by producer Hal Willner, originally released by Hannibal Records in 1981, with interpretations of classic soundtrack compositions by the Italian composer from Jaki Byard, Bill Frisell, Steve Lacy, Muhal Richard Abrams, Carla Bley, Gary Windo, David Amram, George Adams, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, &c.


Harris, Beaver / Don Pullen 360-degree Experience: A Well-Kept Secret

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25778
Catalog Code: CVSD 046CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Released in 1984 on Hal Wilner's Shemp records, this is the 1st reissue for late drummer Beaver Harris' 360-degree Experience with pianist Don Pullen on piano, in a stellar band with saxophonists Ricky Ford, Hamiet Bluiett, bassist Buster Williams, percussion from Candido & steel drummer Francis Haynes, and four french horn players, a truly forward-thinking jazz album.


Lacy, Steve: Stamps [2 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25777
Catalog Code: CVSD 045CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Originally released on the Hat Hut label in 1979, this 2-CD set of saxophonist Steve Lacy's quintet with Steve Potts on saxophone, Irene Aebi on cello, voice & violin, Kent Carter on bass, and Oliver Johnson on drums, are heard live in two tour-de-force concerts, first at the 1977 Jazz Festival, in Willisau, Switzerland, then in 1978 at Jazz Au Totem in Paris, France.


Lonberg-Holm, Fred / Amphibians Of the Everglades feat Gustave Matamoros: Bow Hard At The Frog

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25776
Catalog Code: CVSD 044CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Extending his interest in accompaniment with field recording, Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm took his cello into the Florida Everglades along with soundscape artist and field recordist Gustavo Matamoros, seeking out night creatures, particularly vocalizing frogs, edited down to six intriguing tracks of "outdoor interspecies improvisation".


Gustafsson, Mats / Jason Adasiewicz: Timeless

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25775
Catalog Code: CVSD 043CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Unexpected directions in this meeting between Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, in an introspective album of beautiful tonal conversations, relaxed and sophisticated dialogs that mostly eschews the more aggressive side of both musicians in deference to a thoughtful, reflective and elegant set of tunes.


Vandermark, Ken / Michael Snow: Duol

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25774
Catalog Code: CVSD 042CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark is fascinated with the visual arts, and was drawn in the 60s to Toronto visual artist, director of the "New York Eye And Ear" film, and most notably here, pianist, Michael Snow; in 2015 they performed together for the first time, this startlingly explosive and informed album the complete recording of that event.


Chadbourne, Eugene : The Lost Eddie Chatterbox Session [2017 REISSUE]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25136
Catalog Code: CD0041
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Reissuing free improvising guitarist Eugene Chadbourne's 1977, San Francisco recording of compositions by the likes of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman, plus a few standards and originals, captured on an ailing quarter-track tape deck, but saved for the force of his playing, here restored, corrected, and remastered.


McPhee, Joe: The Willisau Concert

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25135
Catalog Code: CD0040
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Recorded in 1975 at the Swiss Willisau Jazz Festival, Joe McPhee's trio with John Synder on synth and Makaya Ntshoko on drums, and McPhee on tenor and sopranox sax, was Hat Hut's 2nd release and has been out of print since; Corbett vs. Dempsey asked McPhee what unavailable album he'd like to see in print, and this suberb album was his first choice.


Sun Ra: Discipline 27-II [2017 REMASTER]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25134
Catalog Code: CD0039
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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The 2nd volume in Sun Ra's "Discipline" series was recorded during the same sessions as 1972's Impulse release "Space Is the Place", with Sun Ra on electronic keyboards and Moog, and a large band including Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Danny Davis, Akh Tal Ebah, June Tyson, &c.


Carl, Rudiger Inc.: King Alcohol (New Version) [2 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 24545
Catalog Code: CvsD 032/FMP 060
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The debut album of Rudiger Carl is an assertive studio session of brilliant free jazz from 1972, with Carl on tenor saxophone, Gunter Christmann on trombone, and Detlef Schonenberg on drums, presenting a great example of early European Free Improv, remastered from the original tapes and issued on CD for the first time, with a 2nd CD of previously unreleased bonus tracks.


Reichel, Hans: Wichlinghauser Blues

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 24544
Catalog Code: CvsD 033/FMP 0150
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The debut LP by legendary German guitar improvisor and instrument inventor Hans Reichel, an incredible display of brilliant playing, both technically and by approach, playing on acoustic and unfiltered electric guitars, originally issued on FMP in 1973, here re-mastered from the original tapes and retaining the original design; highly recommended.


Reichel, Hans: Bonobo

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 24543
Catalog Code: CvsD 034 / FMP 0280
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Second LP in the catalog of German guitarist and instrument inventor Hans Reichel (1949-2011), a program of microtonal string investigations that is still beguiling and fresh four decades later, originally released on FMP in 1976, with a great album cover from Reichel demonstrating how he created his neck-to-neck guitar; absolutely impressive and essential.


Bang, Billy: Distinction Without a Difference

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 24542
Catalog Code: CvsD 035
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The late American violinist Billy Bang's first album, originally issued on Hat Hut Records, is reissued with an additional track, plus 4 previously unissued solo tracks recorded in Tilberg, Netherland in 1978, demonstrating this great artist's broad range of innovative techniques, mixing free-form and melodic passages in extended and joyful improvisations.


Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett: Dead Level

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22706
Catalog Code: CvsDSP001
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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A half-hour work of non-narrative radio theater featuring music and text collage, as well as Terri Kapsalis on violin and John Corbett on analog synthesizer, commissioned and recorded in the Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago in 2000 for the Outer Ear Festival.


McPhee, Joe / Andre Jaume: Nuclear Family

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22705
Catalog Code: CvsDCD031
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 1979 saxophonist/cornetist Joe McPhee met French reedist Andre Jaume in Paris to record this exceptional album of standards, drawing on works from Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Duke and Ellington, and Ornette Coleman; melodic, poignant, emotional and insightful jazz.


Picnic (Honsinger / Kondo / Bergen / Jacques Avenel / Vatcher / Vigni): Picnic

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22704
Catalog Code: CvsDCD029
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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ICP Orchestra cellist/composer Tristan Honsinger wrote these sophisticated works combining free improv with mischievous songs in a band with Toshinori Kondo on trumpet, Sean Bergen on sax, Jean Jacques Avenel on bass, Michael Vatcher on drums and Tiziana Simona Vigni on voice.


Chadbourne, Eugene : There'll Be No Tears Tonight

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22703
Catalog Code: CvsDCD030
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A much-needed reissue of Eugene Chadbourne's ground-breaking free country improv album recorded in NYC with a great Downtown NY lineup including Tom Cora, John Zorn, Scott Manring, and David Licht, performing twisted takes on classics by Paycheck, Haggard, Miller, &c.


Lyons, Jimmy : Push Pull [2CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22030
Catalog Code: CvsDCD022
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Originally issued on the Hat Hut label as a 3-LP set, this 1978 recording of Cecil Taylor compatriot, saxophonist Jimmy Lyons, performing live at Collective for Living Cinema in New York in a unique band with Karen Borca (bassoon), Munner Bernard Fennel (cello) and Roger Blank (drums).


Wilson, Phillip : Esoteric

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22029
Catalog Code: CvsDCD027
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recordings from the late 70s from the duo of Art Ensemble of Chicago drummer Phillip Wilson and trumpeter Olu Dara, an intimate and intelligently reserved session that includes a 3 part tribute to Lester Bowie, originally released on Hat Hut records.


Moore, Thurston / Frank Rosaly: Marshmallow Moon Decorum

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22028
Catalog Code: CvsDCD028
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Chicago's 2012 Marshmallow Festival brought together improvising drummer Frank Rosaly with New York guitarist Thurston Moore for a thick 35 minute improvisation that builds in intensity as Moore's drive and Rosaly's vehement interaction take the listener on a monumental journey.


McPhee, Joe : Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 21488
Catalog Code: CvsDCD021
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 1979 Joe McPhee, working with CJR produced Craig Johnson, recorded this set of overdubbed recordings of himself performing on saxes, trumpet and flugelhorn over original compositions showcasing solo, duo, trio and quartet contexts, an album of virtual McPhee ensembles!


Harde, Staffan : Staffan Harde

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 21487
Catalog Code: CvsDCD024
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Mats Gustafsson, the Harde family, and Corbett vs. Dempsey lovingly restore Swedish guitarist Staffan Harde's lone 1972 LP and a series of reel-to-reel tapes, bringing this brilliant yet obscure player's unique approach to the instrument to new audience's ears.


Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 21486
Catalog Code: CvsDCD025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Unreleased for more than 39 years, these remarkably creative live solo performances on trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, steelophone, percussion and gongs from improvisor and composer Wadada Leo Smith were recorded in Los Angeles in 1977, during his visionary Kabell Records years.


Prehn, Tom Quartet: Axiom

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 20982
Catalog Code: CvsDCD019
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Pianist Tom Prehn's quartet with Frits Krogh on tenor sax, Poul Ehlers on bass, and Finn Slumstrup on bass, superb European free jazz recorded in 1963 in Copenhagen but never formally released, here remastered and issued with an unreleased track from 1966.


Lacy, Steve / Steve Potts: Tips

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 20981
Catalog Code: CvsDCD018
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded in Paris in 1979, Steve Lacy (soprano sax) and Steve Potts (alto sax) perform music for the aphorisms of Georges Braque, as sung by Irene Aebi; originally issued on Hat Hut records, this reiusse remasters the original release and includes images from the score.


Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink: 1971

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 20980
Catalog Code: CvsDCD020
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Unreleased material from legendary European players Peter Brotzmann (sax), Fred Van Hove (piano) and Han Bennink (drums), captured live in 1971 for intensely heavy playing at the 2nd Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena, and in detailed studio work at Radio Bremen.


Reid, Tomeka : Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 19870
Catalog Code: CvsDCD017
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Chicago cellist and composer Tomeka Reid was commissioned to create original music for the first documentary of the Imagists, mid 60's Chicago post-surrealists artists who exhibited together; Reid reworked the music into a fully realized suite for this CD release.


Kowald, Peter / Kent Kessler / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Flats Fixed

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 19869
Catalog Code: CvsDCD016
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.00



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Three bassists converged on WNUR Studios, in Evanston, Illinois in 1998 to record these tracks, finally released after 16 years: 5 freely improvised trio sessions, 6 miniatures suggested by Kowald and performed by the trio, and 6 duos between Kowald and Lonberg-Holm.


Moore, Thurston : Sonic STREET Chicago

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 19868
Catalog Code: CvsDCD015
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A solo electric guitar soundtrack to James Nares' film "Street" performed by Thurston Moore, freely improvising in a dynamic and impressive performance recorded live at the Rubloff Auditorium at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.


Davis, George: Scapula: Bop Acetates, Chicago, 1949

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 18911
Catalog Code: CvsDCD014
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.16



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Restoring post-war Chicago jazz saxophonist George Davis' late 40s 78-rpm releases of bop and R&B numbers announced by Davis himself, swinging music rescued from obscurity to expand our knowledge of Chicago bop history.


Mazurek, Rob: Mother Ode

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 18910
Catalog Code: CvsDCD013
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An emotional solo concert performed at Chicago's Corbett vs. Dempsey gallery, an ode to Mazurek's mother a few months after her passing, on cornet, flutes, bells, books, maracas, apples, and little electronics, in a touching and beautiful celebration of her life.


Gustafsson, Mats: Torturing the Saxophone

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 18909
Catalog Code: CvsDCD012
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Compiling 3 very limited solo LPs from Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, performing intimate and unusual renditions of the music of Duke Ellington, Albert & Donald Ayler, and the important post-bop baritone player Lars Gullin; liner notes by Robert Crumb.


Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c: Pipeline

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 18180
Catalog Code: CvsD CD010
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 2000, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and curator John Corbett organized a 16-piece free music big-band featuring key members of the Chicago and Swedish scenes, recording these two impressive, ecstatic, and explosive works.


Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson: Verses

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17942
Catalog Code: CD009a
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Surprisingly after long partnerships with Peter Brotzmann's Tentet and the saxophone trio Sonore, this is the first time that Ken Vandermark & Mats Gustafsson have recorded as a duo, here in 6 incredible improvisations balancing technique, power, and beauty.


Sun Ra: Continuation [2 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17751
Catalog Code: CD009
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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A rare release of vintage Sun Ra remastered from the original tapes, featuring 14 tracks not issued anywhere else on a bonus CD, altogether totaling over 80 minutes of great music.


McPhee, Joe: The Loneliest Woman [CD EP]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17119
Catalog Code: CvsDcd008
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A rich and unusual interpretation of Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman" recorded in Boswil, Switzerland in 1981 with McPhee, Pierre Favre, Irene Schweizer, Radu Malfatti, Daniel Bourquin, &c., in its first-ever release.


McPhee, Joe: Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17118
Catalog Code: CvsDcd007
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.80



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A much-needed reissue of McPhee's 1979 Hat Hut LP documenting his 1977 concert at Salle Ste Croix des Pelletiers, performing 3 original compositions and Monk's "Round Midnight" with incredible skill and inventiveness.