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Wooley, Nate: Battle Pieces 2

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24870
Catalog Code: RPR 1058
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Commissioned by Anthony Braxton's Tri-Centric Foundation, trumpeter Nate Wooley developed a modular compositional structure of small melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, conceptual, textural, and timbral fragments, allowing Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Matt Moran (Vibes) exceptional freedom in improvisation, here in their 2nd recording live at Koeln's Loft.


JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24591
Catalog Code: RPR 1055
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.


Butcher, John / John Edwards / Mark Sanders: Last Dream Of The Morning

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24582
Catalog Code: RPR 1056
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A studio album between three UK master improvisers -- John Butcher on sax, John Edwards on double bass, and Mark Sanders on drums -- the trio pushing the envelope in technique and dialog in nearly telepathic playing that transports the listener into their environment, as the music builds and releases in effortless ways that are stunning and exulant; highly recommended.


Van Hove, Fred / Roger Turner: The Corner

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24581
Catalog Code: RPR 1059
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pioneering improvising pianist Fred Van Hove at UK's Cafe OTO for the first time, captured in a duo with UK drummer/percussionist Roger Turner, their first recording together, for a night of exceptional improvised interplay, sophisticated and complex playing that is constantly buoyant and charming, an enthralling conversation between two veteran players.


Mayas, Magda / Jim Denley: Tempe Jetz

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24179
Catalog Code: RPR 1061
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A pairing of two innovative players, Berlin-based pianist Magda Mayas and Australian sound and wind artist Jim Denley, Mayas playing inside and out of the piano and Denley on alto sax and bass flute, both providing field recordings adding unexpected elements in a set of extremely balanced recordings that entrance the listener with unlikely and captivating settings.


Duthoit, Isabelle / Franz Hautzinger: Lily

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24178
Catalog Code: RPR1060
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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French free vocalist Isabelle Duthoit met world traveling improviser and Zeitkratzer trumpeter Franz Hautzinger in New York City to record these highly unusual duos, using extreme techniques and inexplicable intent to create 9 uniquely aberrant accompaniments to your most subtle and strange dreams; reference Phil Minton, Axel Dorner, Freddie Kruger.


Lillinger, Christian / Tobias Deluis: Dicht

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23753
Catalog Code: RPR 1057
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Berlin-based improvisers Christian Lillinger on drums and Tobias Delius on tenor sax and clarinet in an album of powerful rhythms, instant melodies, and quick-witted responses, bridging a generation of experience in dialog and give and take that works well head on and in reserve, a great encounter from two modern and active creative players.


JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23752
Catalog Code: RPR 1055
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.


Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23751
Catalog Code: RPR 1054
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.


Honsinger, Tristan / Nicolas Calioa / Jesse Zubot: In The Sea

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23750
Catalog Code: RPR 1053
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The transatlantic string trio of Amsterdam-based cellist Tristan Honsinger (also on voice) with Montreal free improvisers violinist Joshua Zubot and double bassist Nicolas Caloia in an album of informed improvisation that bring an upbeat approach to authoritative dialog which is both sharp-witted and irreverent, but never less than engaging.


Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mary Halvorson: Crop Circles

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23050
Catalog Code: RPR 1045
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A studio encounter between pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and electric guitarist Mary Halvorson, both using sophisticated techniques giving unique voices to their playing styles, in a set of improvisations that balance playful, subtle, energetic, and emotional playing.


Corsano / Courviosier / Wooley: Salt Task

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23049
Catalog Code: RPR 1044
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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First recorded meeting of Chris Corsano (drums), Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), and Nate Wooley (trumpet) in the studio in Brooklyn, 2015, for a completely open, sensitive set of improvisations that are constantly on the edge, at times explosive, and always in a focused dialog.


Forebrace (Ward / Sassi / Horro / Doulton): Steeped

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22584
Catalog Code: RPR1052
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Blending jazz and rock forms with frenetic excitement and masterful control, multi-reedist Forebrace quartet with Roberto Sassi (electric guitar), Santiago Horro (electric bass) and Jem Doulton (drums) run the gamut on exultantly virtuosic improvisation, here recording live at Cafe Oto.


Perch Hen Brock & Rainy (Ab Baars / Ig Henneman / Ingrid Laubrock / Tom Raine): Live @ The Jazz Hap

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22189
Catalog Code: RPR 1051
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Crossing Netherland and New York players, Ab Baars on reeds, Ig Henneman on viola, Ingrid Laubrcok on sax and Tom Rainey on drums present an album of insightful improv that borrows approaches to sound from natural world, performed live at Tampere Jazz Happening, Finland in 2014.


Morris, Joe: Shock Axis

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22188
Catalog Code: RPR 1050
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A limited edition release of guitarist Joe Morri's new NY-area aggressive improvising trio with younger players Dave Parmelle on drums and Chris Cretella on electric bass, shredding with awesome technical skill and intense harmonic and melodic force, really powerful stuff!


Pavone, Jessica : Silent Spills

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22187
Catalog Code: RPR 1038
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Using viola, effects, and on one track, voice, New York improviser and Anthony Braxton ensemble member Jessica Pavone presents a uniquely voiced solo album, approaching the instrument through simple means that become increasingly twisted and unforseen as they advance.


Sikora, Catherine : Jersey

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22186
Catalog Code: RPR 1049
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Irish-born New York based tenor saxophonist Catherine Sikora, know for her work with Eric Mingus, Hans-earl Park and Nick Didkovsky, in her first solo album, a strong release of passionate and informed free improv, 13 pieces revealing a unique and adept approach to the horn.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Buoyancy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 22068
Catalog Code: RPR1048
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Drawing on several years and many shared projects, the duo of Ingrid Laubrock (sax) and Tom Rainey (drums) recorded this excellent album of sophisticated improvisation at the end of a 17-date tour, performing for a studio audience at Audio for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.


Mazur, Rafel / Keir Neuringer: Diachronic Paths

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21978
Catalog Code: RPR 1046
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A beautifully evolving set of duos, or "paths" from Philadelphia saxophonist Keir Neuringer and Polish bassis Rafal Mazur, using monumental technique to support a dialog that's technical and intensely focused while remaining lyrically sophisticated and imaginative.


Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O.

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21625
Catalog Code: RPR1043
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.


Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21624
Catalog Code: RPR- 1047
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Jemeel Moondoc's third release on New York's Relative Pitch label is this duo with bassist Hilliar Greene, a soulful album of bluesy free playing, Greene's solid finger and bow work anchoring Moondoc for beautiful, informed, quirky and sincerely heartfelt playing.


Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21622
Catalog Code: RPR 1042
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.


Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21621
Catalog Code: RPR 1034
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.


Dead Neanderthals: Worship The Sun

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21168
Catalog Code: RPR 1033
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Intense free improvisation recorded in the studio from the Netherlands duo of Rene Aquarius on drums and Otto Kokke on saxophone, in an ever-shifting display of technical prowess and twisted approaches to playing, a controlled grindcore of cathartic jazz.


Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20901
Catalog Code: RPR-1041
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A trio of collective-improvisers recording in NYC's East Village in 2015 for exceptionally sympathetic dialog, instigated by electric keyboard improvisor Thollem McDonas, with Nels Cline on guitar and Charles Gayle cohort Michael Wimberly on drums; Fred Frith liner notes!


Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride: Pulverize The Sound

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20792
Catalog Code: RPR 1039
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The trio of trumpeter Peter Evans, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer/percussionist Mike Pride have played together since 2010, crossing the boundaries of improvisation, composition and rock in dynamic genre-defying music intended to be played loud.


Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20387
Catalog Code: RPR 1038
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.


Morris, Joe : Solos - Bimhuis

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20386
Catalog Code: RPR 1029
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Live recordings from guitarist Joe Morris, performing solo at Bimhuis in Amsterdam in two Octobers from 2013 to 2014, showing remarkable technical and creative skills while captivating his audience with accessible progressions and story-telling; masterful!


Rasmussen, Mette / Chris Corsano Duo: All The Ghosts At Once

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20385
Catalog Code: RPR 1037
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The enduring sax and drum duo format is invigorated with US drummer Chris Corsano and Danish saxophonist Mette Rasmussen, who push each other in free improvisation that uses insanely great technique while delivering a passionate and ecstatic dialog.


Roberts, Matana : Always

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20384
Catalog Code: RPR 1036
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Two passionate studio improvisations from saxophonist Matana Roberts, who lovingly dedicates the album to "those bard(s) of summer...the ideas herein of which I gleaned/interrogated/investigated/celebrated with you..."; subtle, rich, and inspiring.


Alcorn, Susan: Soldad

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20383
Catalog Code: RPR 1032
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pedal Steel guitar innovator Susan Alcorn in a mostly solo release, beautifully performing 4 lush compositions by Astor Piazzolla, with bassist Michael Formanek joining for the Alcorn-penned "Suite for AHL".


Shipp, Matthew Chamber Ensemble: The Gospel According to Matthew & Michael

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20382
Catalog Code: RPR 1035
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Frequent collaborators, Matthew Shipp (piano) and Michael Bisio (bass) are joined by fellow Downtown New Yorker Mat Maneri on viola create what they refer to as a chamber ensemble, performing the 15 improvised and inspired chapters of Shipp & Bisio's "Gospel".


Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran): Battle Pieces

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20381
Catalog Code: RPR 1031
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"Battle Pieces" was conceived as a background for an improviser, using linguistics, tape processes & aleatoric concepts to fashion an ever-shifting composition that supplies the soloist with information within the context of an ever-changing series of densities, velocities and silences.


Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20380
Catalog Code: RPR 1030
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.


Halvorson, Mary: Reverse Blue

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19754
Catalog Code: RPR-1025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Mary Halvorson's project with Chris Speed on sax & clarinet, Eivind Opsvik on bass, and Tomas Fuijwara on drums, a band formed for a one-off concert at the Blue Note in NYC, that continued on based on the strength of the bond between them, as heard on this superb release.


Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19629
Catalog Code: RPR-1028
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.


Doneda, Michel : Everybody Digs Michel Doneda

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19628
Catalog Code: RPR-1027
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A collection of solo pieces from forward-thinking French soprano saxophonist Michel Doneda, using extended techniques and utilizing every inch of the horn, creating unconventional and captivating sonic expressions from the instrument.


Parker, Evan & Sylvie Courvoisier: Either Or And

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19067
Catalog Code: RPR 1024
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A powerful duo recorded in the studio after their 2013 performance at The Stone in NYC from NY pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and UK saxophonist Evan Parker, with extraordinary playing over eight pieces presenting an inspired range of technical and impressionistic styles.


Moondoc, Jemeel: The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19066
Catalog Code: RPR 1026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A series of exceptional compositions by saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc plus one by Alice Coltrane, performed in a variety of group settings, from duos to quintet, with sidemen Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, and Newman Taylor Baker.


Bogan Ghost (Albee / Caddy): Zerfall

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19065
Catalog Code: RPR 1021
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of Liz Allbee on trumpet and Anthea Caddy on cello in beautifully paced, mysterious improvisations using a minimal approach of extended and often disconcerting techniques augmented with subtle electroacoustic touches.


Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano: Chasing Tales

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19064
Catalog Code: RPR 1023
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The NY trio of saxophonist Stephen Gauci, cornetist Kirk Knuffke and bassist Ken Filiano in a set of group improvisations plus compositions from each player, great melodic and interactive playing from three exceptional players.


Flaherty, Paul & Randall Colbourne: Ironic Havoc

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19063
Catalog Code: RPR 1019
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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For more than 25 years the duo of saxophonist Paul Flaherty and drummer Randall Colbourne have performed as a duo, here captured in the studio for six tracks of exceptional and telepathic free improvisation.


Shipp, Matthew Trio: Root Of Things

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18863
Catalog Code: RPR 1022
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Pianist Shipp's long-standing trio with bassist Michael Bisio and drummer Whit Dickey, complex and inspired compositions that makes modern creative approaches to jazz beautifully accessible and essential.


Wright, Jack: As If Anything Can Be The Same

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18327
Catalog Code: RPR 1019
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Acclaimed free improvising saxophonist Jack Wright is joined by his son Ben on double bass for these exceptional duos that balance space and color through extended techniques and an impecable sense of timing.


Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey: And Other Desert Towns

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18326
Catalog Code: RPR 1018
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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After many years collaborating together, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and drummer Tom Rainey present their debut as a duo in a series of improvisations, from subtle interaction to rousing interplay.


Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18325
Catalog Code: RPR 1016
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.


Cohen, Greg: Golden State

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18324
Catalog Code: RPR 1020
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.


FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin): All At Once

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 18081
Catalog Code: RPR 1015
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Three West Coast saxophonists, Jon Raskin (Rova), Frank Gratkowsk (Zeitkratzer) and Phillip Grenlief, in a free improvising trio of highly interactive music using extended techniques to captivate and entertain the listener.


Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson: Sifter

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 17525
Catalog Code: RPR 1014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this exceptional trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation.


Estamos Trio: People's Historia

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 17524
Catalog Code: RPR 1013
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.16



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Taking song titles from the Arawak language, the Estamos Trio of Thollem McDonas (piano), Milo Tamez (drums) and Carmina Escobar (voice & electronics) brings together artists from the Mexican/U.S. border, creating beautiful creative works.