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Doneda, Michel: Monstre (PRINT w/ DOWNLOAD)

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 29389
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Performing on soprano and sopranino saxophones, French saxophonist Michel Doneda is heard in concert at Tiasci in Paris for three "Monstre" solo improvisations of quietly emphatic playing using extended techniques and unusual phrasing, released as a limited 250g paper card hand-printed by Normad with an accompanying download code, 1 of 2 art cards initiating an 8-card series.


Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand : Not the music : Les temps fluos [PRINT w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 29388
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An album of quiet improvisation focused on timbre, rhythm and pensive pacing from the duo of bass clarinetist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Éric Normand, also using objects to create mysterious tones and acoustic sonics, released as a limited 300g paper card hand-printed by Normad with an accompanying download code, 1 of 2 art cards initiating an 8-card series.


Servant, Robin: Du Souffle Et De L'Espace

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 29351
Catalog Code: TDB9040cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Using a diatonic accordion and electronics, Robin Servant from Rimouski, Canada explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics, presenting 3 recordings from concerts in PiedNu in Le Havre, France, the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada, and at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec.


Normand, Eric: Demission Definitive Du Patron

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 29350
Catalog Code: TDB9042cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Two large compositions by Montreal bassist Éric Normand, the first in a quintet with Camille Brisson, Antoine Simard, Marc-Antoine Mackin and Sébastien Maltais, using electronics, objects and motors; the second an acoustic work performed by the Quasar saxophone quartet of Marie-Chantale Leclerc, Mathieu Leclerc, André Leroux & Jean-Marc Bouchard.


Bascaille: Quelque chose

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 29343
Catalog Code: TDB9041cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Insanely inventive and obsessive, the Bascaille trio of Antoine Letourneau-Berger, Olivier Tremblay-Noel and Tom Jacques use a mix of traditional and world percussive devices, homemade instruments, objects and amplification to create works of contemporary art and percussion, using equal temperament, microtonality, noise music, improvisation, unison, and polyrhythms.


Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith: Fanfarrisimo [VINYL]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28769
Catalog Code: TDB90004LP
Country: Canada
 
Price: $19.95



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Recording in Chile at the University Austral in 2018, trumpeter Benjamin Vergara and guitarist Fred Frith take us on two extended journeys through free electroacoustic improvisation, Frith's providing diverse and intense sonic environments over which Vergara's virtuosic and intuitive approach to the trumpet soars; impressive, creative, cathartic.


Denley, Jim / Eric Normand: Plant 3 [VINYL]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28768
Catalog Code: TDB90005LP
Country: Canada
 
Price: $23.95



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The collaboration of Quebec bassist Eric Normand and Australian saxophonist Jim Denley, both dedicated experimenters, in their third duo album under the Plant name, here recording live at the 2019 Syndey, Australia NowNow Festival, with Denley also playing bass flute, fruits and objects, and Normand using objects and playing the bass amp itself.


Akiyama, Tetuzi / Herve Boghossian: Suketchi

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28767
Catalog Code: TDB9035CD
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Translating to "sketch", the duo of Japanese improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama and French guitarist Hervé Boghossian recorded these sketches in the studio in Marseille, France, seven succinct free improvisations of an open and intuitively lyrical nature performed on acoustic guitars, in a gorgeous album of uniquely spacious interlaced string improvisation.


Bec, Mathieu / Robin Servant: Escarbilles

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28766
Catalog Code: TD9037CD
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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The Canadian free improvising duo of accordionist Robin Servant (GGRIL, P.O.W.E.R., Danielle Palardy Roger) and drummer Mathieu Bec (Dubovnik, Michel Doneda) are heard in this 2019 performance at la Maison de la Culture du Pic Champlain, in a gripping set of dialogs using preparations and extended techniques to create unusual sonic approaches to both instruments.


GGRIL: Plays Laubrock

Label: Tour de Bras / Circum-Disc
Product Code: 28765
Catalog Code: TDB9039
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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The GGRIL (Grand groupe régional d'improvisation libérée) improviser ensemble based in Quebec invited German saxophonist living in NYC, Ingrid Laubrock, to compose three works, taking the band on adventerous journeys of texture, abstraction and melody, harnessing the power of the band's unique orchestration of electric guitars, percussion, and strings.


Abdou, Sakina / Barbara Dang / Peter Orins: Lescence / Gmatique

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28764
Catalog Code: TDB300036cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Three musicians who are active members of the Lille-based collective Muzzix--Peter Orins on drums, Barbara Dang on grand piano, Sakina Abdou on saxophone & recorder--captured live at La Malterie, in Lille, France for two extended improvisations of minimalist conversation using extended techniques and unusual approaches to their instruments; fascinating.


Thomson, Scott: Murray - Trombone Solos

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28613
Catalog Code: TDB90036cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Trombonist Scott Murray (Monicker, AIMToronto) performed this installment of his "Trombone Solos at Odd Hours" series by paying homage after the passing of his friend, painter and drummer John Heward, recording this concert at Heward's studio in his home on Murray Street in Montreal, in a far-ranging and emotional solo performance of fascinating technique and expression.


Le Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du Quebec : Musique-Politique Anthologie 1971/1974 [4 CDS]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28369
Catalog Code: TDBHIST001
Country: Canada
 
Price: $64.95



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Le Quatuor de Jazz Libre Du Quebec was a collective of jazz musicians in the 1960s & 70s, bringing together free jazz musicians in Quebec who rejected commercialism while exploring modern improvisation, performers including Tristan Honsinger, Jean Martineau, Yves Charbonneau, Jean Prefontaine, &c, documented here in a 4-CD set with a 24 page book of images & text in French.


Orins, Peter : Happened By Accident

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 27472
Catalog Code: TDB90034cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Two works for solo percussion from French drummer Peter Orins, a member of the Circum collective and Circum Grand Orchestra, and peer of Jean-Luc Guionnet, Satoko Fujii, &c.: the 6 part "Happened by Accident", a work of subtle, building percussive work using unusual techniques and sources; and James Tenney's "Having Never Written A Note For Percussion".


Plant (Jim Denley / Eric Normand): II

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26761
Catalog Code: TDB89032cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Separated by 1,000 KMs and speaking a different language, the collaboration of Quebec bassist Eric Normand and Australian saxophonist Jim Denley, both dedicated experimenters, share a common aesthetic in free improvisation as they release their third album: five dialogs using reeds, electric bass, drums, objects and tools to create unusual sonic conversations.


Insect-ions (Pascal Landry / Mick Barr): out.over.forever

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26760
Catalog Code: TDB89031cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Acoustic guitar intermeshes with electric guitar as Canadian guitarist Pascal Landry and New York guitarist Mick Barr, both of whom play in heavy rock and free improvisation settings, meet in Queens, NY to record this intense album of free playing using a diverse set of approaches, intertwining their strings in an insectile swarm of notes and timbres.


Surruralists, Les (Bull / Normand / Grossman / Jacques / Berirau): La Way Qu'a Do

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26759
Catalog Code: TDB89033cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Slyly crossing modern improv and EAI approaches in a surreal take on early bottleneck, banjo and slide blues styles from the Quebec quintet of Arthur Bull on harmonica, voice, guitar & electronics, Eric Normand on banjo, voice & bass, Ben Grossman on "old wheel", Anne-Francoise Jacques on engines, and Gabriel Rochette on trombone; sincere and eccentric.


Beaudoin-de-la-Sablonniere, Louis / Eric Normand / Louis-Vincent Hamel: Brulez les Meubles

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26102
Catalog Code: none
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Seeking to extend the guitar trio into new and unique territory, the Quebec trio of Eric Normand on electric bass, Louis Beaudoin-de-la-Sablonniere on electric guitar, and Louis-Vincent Hamel on drums, reference performers like Jim Hall, Sonny Sharrock, John Abercrombie, & Bill Frisell while focusing on harmolodic force and unusual melodic lines.


Rose, Simon / Philippe Lemoine: Seance

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26101
Catalog Code: TDB9026cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Tenor and baritone saxophones in an exchange of spectral interactions that emphasize harmonic overtones and intersections, unusual emanations from both instruments in a perfectly paced improvisations, each of the 12 dialogs named aptly for locations and crossing in Englad and France, adding a sense of journey to these mysterious and wonderful expeditions.


Bonneau, Michel / John Heward / Scott Thomson : 4x3

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 26088
Catalog Code: TDB9028cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An unusual mix of instruments from the Montreal trio of percussionist Michel Bonneau on congas & balafon, John Heward on drums, and Scott Thomson on trombone, all members of Ratchet Orchestra and Heward's Murray Street Band, in an album of active and uniquely layered confident rhythmic floors over which Thomson freely plays with remarkable technique.


Mayas, Magda / Pierre-Yves Martel / Eric Normand: Boule-spiel

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 25256
Catalog Code: TDB9025cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Quebec improvisers Pierre-Yves Martel on Viola da Gamba, objects, and feedback, Eric Normand on electric bass and snare drum, are joined by Berlin pianist Magda Mayas for two extended works of free improvisation, manipulating and contorting strings with an electroacoustic edge, dark ruminations of exquisite detail, patience, and adroit interaction.


Charles, Xavier / Michel F Cote / Franz Hautzinger / Philippe Lauzier / Eric Normand: Torche!

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 25238
Catalog Code: TB90002cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An exceptional free improvising quintet of Montreal & Quebec improvisers--bassist Eric Normand, drummer Michel F. Cote, and bass clarinetist Philippe Lauzier--with French clarinetist Xavier Charles and German trumpeter Franz Hautzinger, performing live during the 2016 Festival de Musique de Creation, creating fascinating commotion with incredible restraint.


Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis : Stir

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24527
Catalog Code: TB89021cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The Montreal free improvising trio Still of Nicolas Caloia on bass, Peter Valsamis on drums, and Yves Charuest on saxophone is joined in the studio by visiting Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez for a superb set of detailed and energetic free jazz, 6 pieces titled "(un fold)" I - VI, making an album of first rate and exciting collective music.


d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault : Avant

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24526
Catalog Code: TD89021cd
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Montreal Musique Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and sound artist Erick d' Orion created this project as a tribute to the original explorers of electronic music and musique concrete -- GRM, Stockhausen, Henry, Oram, Schaeffer, &c. -- using historic sound recordings and new sources, presenting this incredible concert live at Au Mois in Quebec.


Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24074
Catalog Code: TDB9020cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $17.95



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Ensemble leader and tuba player Carl Ludwig Hubsch created this musical concept inspired by the guitar player Keith Rowe, exploring one static sound in the ensemble, maintaining it and in the same time interacting with utmost care and openness for any necessary change, in a 22-piece ensemble of exceptional players.


Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini: Chants et danses ...with strings (Vol. III)

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24073
Catalog Code: TDB9019cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Taking two of Montreal's most vital musicians, guitarist Rene Lussier and clarinetist Robert Lepage, and joining them with the far-ranging string quartet Le Quatuor Bozzini for a stunning album that merges chamber music, noise music, and improvisation without leaving behind melody, intention and direction; magnificent!


HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek): Drought

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 23230
Catalog Code: TDB9017cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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A live performance at the Loft in Cologne, Germany, 2015 from the recording and performing trio of Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba & objects, Pierre Yves Martel on viola da Gamba & harmonica, and Philip Zoubek on the prepared piano, restrained yet highly active playing.


Blouin, Hugo / Claude Bourque / Paul Gregoire: L' Ossuaire [2 CDs]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22595
Catalog Code: TDB-173cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $17.95



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Recordings of an installation piece built in Iles-de-la-Madeleine in the summer of 2013, a large sculpture made of resonant metal pipes with propane torches and whale bones, used as a huge musical instrument allowing three people to play simultaneously from different sides.


Normand, Eric: Mattempa

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22594
Catalog Code: TD890118cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Based on Canadian physician & author Jacques Ferron's book "Gaspe Mattempa", bassist Eric Normad leads a quintet into a mythological audio world with Raphael Arsenault (violin), Philippe Lauzier (bass clarinet), Alexandre Robichaud (trumpet) & Antoine Letourneau-Berger (percussion).


GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22024
Catalog Code: 90015
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Eric Normand's Quebec based 12-piece GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation) in an album of 5 improvisations and a piece by percussionist Danielle P. Roger; wonderfully creative music with eclectic instrumentation that's simultaneously challenging and fun.


Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 21955
Catalog Code: TDB9013cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $12.95



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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.


Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand: Not the Music / do

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 20297
Catalog Code: TBD90022cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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The Canadian duo of reedist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Eric Normand freely improvise in sound environments that are both introspective and precarious, using subtle and aberrant approaches to playing that evoke unusual aspects of their instruments in oddly refined dialog.


Earnear: earNear

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 20296
Catalog Code: TDB0912cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Intricate interactions in free improv from the Portugese trio of violist Joao Camoes, cellist Miguel Mira (Open Field String Trio, Nuovo Camerata), and pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio), focused on the balance between contrasting counterpoint, polyrhythms and fluid soundscapes.


Martel, Pierre-Yves: Continuum

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 20004
Catalog Code: TDB9011cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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A solo work from Pierre-Yves Martel performing two works for the viola da gamba, bringing this fretted renaissance-era ancestor to the violin into the 21st century through two slowly evolving and sonically fascinating pieces.


Surruralist(e)s, The/Le: Sortablue

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 19956
Catalog Code: None
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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The duo of Arthur Bull on guitars & harmoia and Eric Normand on electric bass and tenor banjo, and both on voice, taking on American rural songs--delta blues, cajun music, and Quebecois laments, &c--with a modern eye and a good sense of humor.


Prevost, Helene: A La Plage

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 19723
Catalog Code: TDB0009cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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A mix of sound art and improvisation from Quebec/Actuelle musician Helene Prevost, 10 minimal "Plages", or luminous surfaces, created with Eric Normand, Stephae Claude, and Mario Gauthier.


Chenard, Sylvie / Alexandre Dubuc / Cathy Heyden / Remi Leclerc: Allochtone

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 19722
Catalog Code: TDB9010cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Montreal/Actuelle players Sylvie Chenard on guitar and voice, Alexander Dubuc on bass, Cathy Heyden on sax, and Miriodor's Remi Leclerc on drums, with all providing electronics, in an encompassing ea-improv journey that balances acoustics with sonic environments and wonderfully controlled chaos.


Mecha Fixes Clock: Beau Comme un Aeroport

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 18237
Catalog Code: TDB90006cd
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Percussionist Michel F Cote takes his Mecha Fixes Clocks ensemble (Philippe Lauzier-sax, Elwood Epps-trumpet, Jean Rene-sax, Pierre-Yves Martel-feedback, Bernard Falaise-guitar, Guillaume Dostaler-piano) on a compelling audio tour of air travel.


GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Combines [VINYL]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 18236
Catalog Code: TDB 990001LP
Country: Canada
 
Price: $19.95



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The GGRIL is a Canadian ensemble of musicians who experiment with various forms of interactions possible in an orchestra without a conductor, bringing together a dozen musicians from different backgrounds.


Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Vivaces

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 16279
Catalog Code: TDB 9006
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Le Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee (GGRIL) of the St. Lawrence region is conducted by British saxophonist Evan Parker in this live concert held in Rimouski after a workshop hosted by Evan Parker.


Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand: Transition de Phase

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 14201
Catalog Code: TDB9005
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Intense and understated electro-acoustic improvisation from saxophonists Jim Denley and Philippe Lauzier, electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel, guitaris Kim Myhr and bassis Eric Normand.


Derome, Jean / Le Quan Ninh: Flechettes

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 14200
Catalog Code: TDB9004
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Part of Rencontres de musiques spontanees 2009, Jean Derome on bird calls, flute & sax met percussionist Le Quan Ninh playing objects over bass drum for a long work of unusual improvisation.


P.O.W.E.R.: Tomahawk Territory

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 06209
Catalog Code: TDB CD9003
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Trio improvisations with guitar, violin, and an assortment of noise elements, thoughtful pieces that use space wisely as they prepare for vicious attacks of sound.