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Gato, Joao / Bruno Parrinha: Two
Gato, Joao / Bruno Parrinha:
Two

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Two Portuguese saxophonists of different generations both playing on alto sax--Bruno Parrinha, an established and extraordinary player involved with many projects on Clean Feed and Creative Sources, and João Gato, leader of Apophenia Quartet--present 11 improvisations recorded in the studio, their voices intertwining amid masterful technique and creative impulse.

Nuno, Jorge: Labirinto
Nuno, Jorge:
Labirinto

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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After recovering from heart surgery, Portuguese guitarist Jorge Nuno (Ensemble MIOA, Isoptope, Voltaic Trio, &c) records this solo improv album to show his resilience, performed primarily on acoustic guitar in a balanced journey of assertive and introspective playing, accompanied by an insert of a text work by Rui Baião.

Made Of Bones (Fonesca / Clemente / Dias / Sousa): Handgun
Made Of Bones (Fonesca / Clemente / Dias / Sousa):
Handgun

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Having collaborated over 15 years in bands including Slow is Possible and Cat in a Bag, the Portuguese quartet of Duarte Fonseca on drums, Joao Clemente on guitar, Nuno Santos Dias on Waldorf Zarenbourg electric piano and Ricardo Sousa on double bass, borrow from electric 70's jazz, rock and experimental forms through 10 diverse and intriguing concepts tinged with a dark wit.

Lai, Clara (Lai / Reviriego / Roca): Corpos
Lai, Clara (Lai / Reviriego / Roca):
Corpos

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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"corpos" is the first album by the Barcelona-based trio, formed by pianist Clara Lai, double bassist Alex Reviriego and drummer Oriol Roca. The music of this album explores collective construction in trio format, visiting different soun...

Furioso, Felice / Jorge Nuno / Felipe Zenicola : Sameer
Furioso, Felice / Jorge Nuno / Felipe Zenicola :
Sameer

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Focused on unusual rhythms at the intersections of electrified bass and guitars, the trio of Italian improviser Felice Furioso on drums & percussion, Portuguese electric guitarist Jorge Nuno and Brazilian electric bassist Felipe Zenicola (Chinese Cookie Poets) turn in seven generally growling and aggressively paced works under the umbrella of experienced prejudice.

Sousa, Pedro Alves / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Gabriel Ferrandini : Cloud At Rest
Sousa, Pedro Alves / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Gabriel Ferrandini :
Cloud At Rest

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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An exemplary album of thoughtful free improv from the trio of tenor saxophonist Pedro Alves Sousa with 2/3's of Red Trio--pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini--recorded after a five day residency at the Goethe-Institut Lisbon, the band finding new approaches to playing to distance themselves from the typically fast & energetic music they are often associated with.

Lencastre, Jose (Genovese / Gress / Branco): Safe In Your Own World
Lencastre, Jose (Genovese / Gress / Branco):
Safe In Your Own World

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Lencastre, Jose (Lencastre / Zingaro / Lai / Almeida / Sousa): Common Ground
Lencastre, Jose (Lencastre / Zingaro / Lai / Almeida / Sousa):
Common Ground

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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An exquisite album of chamber-oriented free improvisation that naturally merges contemporary and jazz forms while underpinned by swinging grooves, each player expressing passion and abstraction to create unique sonic combinations, from Jose Lencastre on alto saxophone, Carlos Zingaro on violin, Clara Lai on piano, Goncalo Almeida on double bass and Joao Sousa on drums.

Lencastre, Jose / Hernani Faustino / Vasco Furtado : Forces In Motion
Lencastre, Jose / Hernani Faustino / Vasco Furtado :
Forces In Motion

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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The second trio release from alto saxophonist Jose Lencastre, Hernâni Faustino (Red Trio) here on electric bass and drummer Vasco Furtado, three Portuguese improvisers whose continued work together adds strength to their collective improvisation, heard in five pieces recorded live in the warm space of the Espírito Santo Church in Caldas da Rainha in Western Portugal.

Hyper.object: Inter .independence
Hyper.object:
Inter .independence

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Formed in 2019 by Red Trio members Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano and Hernani Faustino on double bass plus core Creative Sources electronic musician Carlos Santos, with Joao Almeida on trumpet and Joao Valinho on drums, the "inter.independence" referencing an experimental approach to collective improv through independent layers that interact to create unexpected intersections.

Voltaic Trio (Guerrreiro / Nuno / Valinho): 290421
Voltaic Trio (Guerrreiro / Nuno / Valinho):
290421

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Burning electric improvisation that draws from rock, metal, jazz and free improv by the Lisbon trio of Luis Guerreiro on trumpet, electronics, Jorge Nuno on electric guitar and Joao Valinho on drums, recording in the studio for an extended and unremitting collective improvisation that roars with galvanic, dramatic strength; terrifying!

Furtado, Vasco / Salome Amend / Luise Volkmann: Aforismos
Furtado, Vasco / Salome Amend / Luise Volkmann:
Aforismos

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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After a first meeting at an improvised music festival, the trio of Portuguese drummer Vasco Furtad, Wuppertal-based drummer/vibraphonist Salome Amend and German alto saxophonist Luise Volkmann agreed to meet again in the studio to record these five collective improvisations, focused on sparse yet active textures influenced by melodic implications.

Faustino, Hernani: Twelve Bass Tunes
Faustino, Hernani:
Twelve Bass Tunes

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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As described, twelve solo improvisations from Portuguese double bassist Hernani Faustino, known for Red Trio, Jose Lencastre Nau Quartet, innumerable Creative Sources ensembles, &c., here displaying his muscular yet lyrical approach to the big strings through plucking, bowing and instrument emanations, paced to value expression over exhibitionism; beautiful.

Lencastre, Jose Nau Quartet + Pedro Carneiro: Thoughts Are Things
Lencastre, Jose Nau Quartet + Pedro Carneiro:
Thoughts Are Things

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Saxophonist José Lencastre's Nau Quartet of Lencastre on alto & tenor, Hernani Faustino on double bass, Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano and João Lencastre on drums are joined by Pedro Carneiro on marimba for four extended improvisations that balance melodic intentions with urgent force, the additional percussive elements motivating the band from edgy soloing to introspective contemplation.

Pinheiro, Rodrigo / Pedro Carneiro: Kinetic Etudes
Pinheiro, Rodrigo / Pedro Carneiro:
Kinetic Etudes

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Six permutations on motion from the Kinetic duo of Portuguese pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio) and Pedro Carneiro performing on marimba with quarter tone extension, the duo emerging from "shadows and resonance" and ending with "inertia and collision", as they explore the interactions of keys and percussion in improvisations executed with the precision of composed music.

No Nation Trio (Nuno / Faustino / Valinho): Habitation
No Nation Trio (Nuno / Faustino / Valinho):
Habitation

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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Presenting concentrative and contemplative free improvisation from the Portuguese trio of Jorge Nuno on acoustic guitar, Hernâni Faustino on double bass and João Valinho on drums & percussion, recording in the studio for a 4-part and cohevise set of improvisation through muscular plucking, rich bowing, abstracted string progressions and mysterious drums & percussion; fascinating.

Lencastre, Jose / Hernani Faustino / Vasco Furtado : Vento
Lencastre, Jose / Hernani Faustino / Vasco Furtado :
Vento

(Phonogram Unit -- Portugal )


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A remarkable trio of active players on the Lisbon free improv scene -- José Lencastre (alto sax), Hernâni Faustino (double bass) and Vasco Furtado (drums) -- and the debut release for the Phonogram Unit label, in six collective improvisations recorded in the studio, evenly proportioned between boppish free jazz and abstract, almost chamber sonic expression; beautiful.



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