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Threadgill, Henry Zooid: Poof [VINYL]

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 31112
Catalog Code: Pi 92 LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $21.95



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The sixth album in saxophonist and composer Henry Threadgill's Zood small ensemble project Zooid, a quintet with guitarist Liberty Ellman, tuba & trombonist Jose Davila, cellist Christopher Hoffman and drummer Elliot Humberto Kavee, following Threadgill's serial intervallic language compositions to create an amazingly intricate yet warmly embraceable avant jazz; exceptional!


Threadgill, Henry Zooid: Poof

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 31111
Catalog Code: Pi 92 CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The sixth album in saxophonist and composer Henry Threadgill's Zood small ensemble project Zooid, a quintet with guitarist Liberty Ellman, tuba & trombonist Jose Davila, cellist Christopher Hoffman and drummer Elliot Humberto Kavee, following Threadgill's serial intervallic language compositions to create an amazingly intricate yet warmly embraceable avant jazz; exceptional!


Shyu, Jen & Jade Tongue: Zero Grasses: Ritual for the Losses

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 30287
Catalog Code: Pi 88
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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An articulate and important collection of songs devoted to the marginalized voices of women around the world from NY vocalist Jen Shyu, performed in a masterful quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet, Mat Maneri on viola, Thomas Morgan on bass, Dan Weiss on drums, Shyu singing and performing on percussion, piano, Taiwanese moon lute, and Japanese biwa.


Modirzadeh, Hafez (Davis / Sorey / Taborn): Facets

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 30011
Catalog Code: Pi 87
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Using an unusual re-tuning of the piano, saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh enlists three inventive pianists--Kris Davis, Tyshawn Sorey, and Craig Taborn--for a set of melodically-oriented duos, Modirzadeh using alternate fingerings and embouchure adjustments to achieve intervals between major and minor, together freeing the improvisers to explore new tonal possibilities.


Ellman, Liberty: Last Desert

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 29260
Catalog Code: PI 85
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Guitarist/composer Liberty Ellman's album takes its name from the four deserts--Atacama in South America, the Gobi in China, the Sahara in Egypt, and the "White Desert" of Antarctica--in seven sophisticated compositions performed with Steve Lehman on alto sax, Stephan Crump on bass, Damion Reid on drums, Jonathan Finlayson on trumpet, and Jose Davila on tuba.


Lehman, Steve / Craig Taborn: The People I Love

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 28234
Catalog Code: Pi 82
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Steve Lehman's trio with drummer Damion Reid and double bassist Matt Brewer is expanded with pianist Craig Taborn for an album of Lehman originals and compositions by Autechre, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Kenny Kirkland, and Jeff "Tain" Watts, plus three duo recordings between Lehman and Taborn; intricate cutting edge jazz made effortless and exuberant!


Mitchell, Matt : Phalanx Ambassadors

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 27534
Catalog Code: Pi 81
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The sophisticated compositions of New York pianist Matt Mitchell on piano, also performing on synthesizer, are heard in this quintet with Miles Okazaki on electric & acoustic guitars, Patricia Brennan on vibraphone & marimba, Kim Cass on bass, and Kate Gentile on drums & percussion, a challenging album that rewards through intensity and incredible detail.


Webber, Anna: Clockwise

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 26971
Catalog Code: Pi 79
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Wind player and composer Anna Weber pays homage to 20th Century composers' works for percussion, using Xenakis, Feldman, Varese, Stockhausen, Babbitt & Cage as influences in compositions leaving room for improvisation from her septet of Jeremy Viner (sax & clarinet), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Christopher Hoffman (cello), Matt Mitchell (piano), Chris Tordini (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).


Finlayson, Jonathan : 3 Times Round

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 26504
Catalog Code: Pi 77
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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With a frontline of Jonathan Finlays on on trumpet, Steve Lehmanon alto saxophone and Brian Settles on tenor saxophone and flute, plus three members from Finlayson's band Sicilian Defense--Matt Mitchell on piano, John Hebert on bass and Craig Weinrib on drums--"3 Times" features intricate counterpoint, interlocking rhythmic complexity, gorgeous harmonies and strong melodies.


Threadgill, Henry : Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 25821
Catalog Code: Pi 75
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Composer Henry Threadgill's Double Up band does not include Threadgill himself, but for this second release with the group he adds a 3rd piano (also doubling on harmonium) alongside two alto saxophones, cello, tuba, drums and percussion, the octet performing Threadgill's complex yet effortlessly intricate and distinctive compositions that allow his performers to shine.


Threadgill, Henry 14 or 15 Kestra: Agg: Dirt... And More Dirt

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 25820
Catalog Code: Pi 73
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Composer, saxophonist and flutist Henry Threadgill presents 2 full-length works for his 15 piece band "14 or 15 Kestra: Agg", as he explores new ways of integrating composition with group improvisation, here using an entirely new system of improvisation based on preconceived series of intervals realized in multi-layered counterpoint, rigorous polyphony, and timbral contrasts.


Finlayson, Jonathan / Sicilian Defense: Moving Still

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 22663
Catalog Code: PI 67
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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NY trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson's 2nd Pi album, in a quintet with pianist Matt Mitchell, bassist John Hebert, guitarist Miles Okazaki, and drummer Craig Weinrib, for 6 original lyrical compositions with captivating progressions and top notch soloing making great modern jazz.


Threadgill, Henry Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 21787
Catalog Code: PI 64
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Henry Threadgill's tribute to friend, composer-conductor Lawrence D. Butch Morris, in a detailed 4-part work with an excellent set of improvisers: Henry Threadgill, Jose Davila, Jason Moran, Christopher Hoffman, David Virelles, Roman Filiu, Curtis Macdonald, and Craig Weinrib.


Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble: Sixteen: Drummers Suite

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 21786
Catalog Code: PI 63
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The follow-up to drummer/composer Dan Weiss's release "Fourteen" presents a larger ensemble taking on jazz, world music, prog rock, contemporary classical music and more in compositions named for drummers, with a diverse orchestration of acoustic and unconventional instruments.


Shyu, Jen & Jade Tongue: Sounds and Cries of the World

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 21256
Catalog Code: PI 61
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Experimental jazz vocalist and pianist Jen Shyu with her Jade Tongue band of Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet, Mat Maneri on viola, Thomas Morgan on bass, and Dan Weiss on drums in an intimate album that incorporates world traditions, instruments and languages.


Lehman, Steve Octet: Mise En Abime

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 19110
Catalog Code: PI 54
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman builds on his work with spectral harmony, expanding the harmonic palette with live electronics & a custom-built vibraphone, in an octet with Jonathan Finlayson, Mark Shim, Tim Albright, Chris Dingman, Jose Davila, Drew Gress & Tyshawn Sorey.


Mitchell, Matt: Fiction

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 17949
Catalog Code: PI 50
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The debut recording from NY pianist Matt Mitchell, in a duo with drummer Ches Smith on drums, percussion & vibes, 15 inventive original compositions written to push Mitchell's technical skills in improvisational settings, each an ingenious little puzzle.


Finlayson, Jonathan & Sicilian Defense: Moment and the Message

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 17666
Catalog Code: PI 48
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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A member of alto saxophonist Steve Coleman's band Five Elements, this is the debut album from a trumpeter widely admired for his ability to tackle cutting-edge musical concepts with confidence and great skill.


Threadgill Zooid, Henry: Tomorrow Sunny / The Revelry, Spp

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 16232
Catalog Code: Pi 43
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Henry Threadgill and his Zooid band follow up the 2 part "This Bring Us To" series with this exceptional album of NY jazz, abstracting the jazz idiom in persuasive and stunning ways through great writing and playing.


ElSaffar, Amir: Inana

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 15877
Catalog Code: PI 41
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and his quintet expand the sonic possibilities of jazz by building on the modal music of the Iraqi maqam, adding a microtonal harmonic and melodic language influenced by the pitch-flexibility of Middle Eastern music.


Sorey, Tyshawn: Oblique-I

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 15876
Catalog Code: PI 40
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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10 compositions from drummer Tyshawn Sorey's creative quartet/quintet repertoire "41 Compositions", created as a series of platforms for improvisation, here performed with Loren Stillman, Todd Neufeld, John Escreet & Chris Tordini.


Lehman, Steve Trio, feat. Matt Brewer and Damion Reid: Dialect Fluorescent

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 15875
Catalog Code: PI 42
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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With his new trio with bassist Matt Brewer and drummer Damion Reid, saxophonist Lehman combines his own original compositions with a full program of works by jazz legends like John Coltrane and Jackie McLean.


Shyu, Jen + Mark Dresser: Synastry

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 15000
Catalog Code: PI 39
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Vocalist Jen Shyu and master bassist Mark Dresser in a duo exploring opportunities for space and sound, texture and styles, through informed songs that include texts by Li Po and Ge Hong.


Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 13574
Catalog Code: PI 36
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Threadgill's 2nd Volume with Jose Davila, Liberty Ellman, Elliot Humberto Kavee, and Stomu Takeishi, intelligent and cutting-edge music exploring the boundaries of composition & improvisation.


Mahanthappa, Rudresh and Bunky Green: Apex

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 13378
Catalog Code: Pi 35
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A blazing collaboration between alto saxophonists Rudresh Mahanthappa and Bunky Green in an all-star band with pianist Jason Moran, bassist Francois Moutin and drummers Damion Reid and Jack DeJohnette.


ElSaffar, Amir / Hafez Modirzadeh: Radif Suite

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 12714
Catalog Code: PI 32
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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An important new recording in the continuing advancement of jazz from the trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and tenor saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh.


Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume I

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 11972
Catalog Code: PI 31
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Henry Threadgill's Zooid with Liberty Ellman, Jose Davila, Stomu Takeishi and Elliot Kavee in all new Threadgill compositions, important and influential modern jazz!


Lehman, Steve Quintet : On Meaning

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 09164
Catalog Code: PI 25
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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NY alto saxophonist Lehman's 2nd Pi releases combines groove-oriented musical content with highly contrapuntal, asymmetrical, and non-repetitive structural devices.


ElSaffar, Amir : Two Rivers

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 09163
Catalog Code: PI 24
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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NY based Iraqi-American trumpeter ElSaffar in an emotionally charged work that invokes ancient Iraqi musical traditions and frames them in a modern jazz setting.


Ellman, Liberty: Ophiuchus Butterfly

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 06155
Catalog Code: PI 19
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Odyssey the Band: Back In Time

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 05765
Catalog Code: PI 18
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Various Artists: Juncture

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 04269
Catalog Code: PI 12
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Fieldwork: Your Life Flashes

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 00837
Catalog Code: PI 05
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Threadgill, Henry: Everybody's Mouth's a Book

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 00835
Catalog Code: PI 01
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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