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Ruhl, Joris: Feuilles <i>[Used Item]</i>
Ruhl, Joris:
Feuilles [Used Item]

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $10.00    




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Clarinetist Xavier Charles, accordionist Jonas Kocher and percussionist Toma Gouband join French improviser Joris Ruhl for this extended improvisation of multiphonics, textures and timbres, evolving from subtle harmonics into vast waves of sound, pausing to punctuate with pointillist interaction, then expanding into dramatic waves of sound before carefully fading away; sublime.

Griffure: Paratonnerre
Griffure:
Paratonnerre

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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The French duo Griffure of cellist & vocalist Leonore Grollemund and violinist & vocalist Amaryllis Billet are transformed into a string quintet enhanced by electroacoustic instrumentation, with violinist Chloe Julian, violist Alix Gauthier and double bassist Lea Yeche, all three providing vocals, in 15 evocative works that shift between composition, improv and text.

Lumpeks: Polonez
Lumpeks:
Polonez

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Ethnic folk flavors of traditional Polish dance music and song merge with modern jazz in the Polish Lumpeks quartet, researching the history of their music and working with musicians of multiple generations as they update their antecedents through free improvisation, and augmenting their repertoire with exotic instrumentation including bird calls, cabasa, baraban, basy, and drone box.

Ruhl, Joris: Feuilles
Ruhl, Joris:
Feuilles

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Clarinetist Xavier Charles, accordionist Jonas Kocher and percussionist Toma Gouband join French improviser Joris Ruhl for this extended improvisation of multiphonics, textures and timbres, evolving from subtle harmonics into vast waves of sound, pausing to punctuate with pointillist interaction, then expanding into dramatic waves of sound before carefully fading away; sublime.

Rummel, Simon Ensemble: Singinging
Rummel, Simon Ensemble:
Singinging

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Bringing together a vast range of jazz, song form, theater, and experimental approaches into a joyfully exciting journey of musical forms from German pianist and composer Simon Rummel, recorded with an versatile 11-piece ensemble at LOFT in Cologne, including Georg Wissel and Joris Ruhl on reeds, Matthias Muche and Carl Ludwig Hubsch on brass, and Michael Griener on drums.

Sbatax (Denzler / Gerbal): Spires
Sbatax (Denzler / Gerbal):
Spires

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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A high-intensity free jazz workout from the French duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Antonin Gerbal, long-time collaborators in their 3rd sax & drum duo album, anticipating each other's gestures to allow them flexibility in creating textural approaches to their dialog, challenging physical limits while subtly progressing their frenzied and arresting playing.

Novembre (Hoang / Clerc-Renaud / Darrifourcq) + Marc Baron: Encore [2 CDs]
Novembre (Hoang / Clerc-Renaud / Darrifourcq) + Marc Baron:
Encore [2 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A fascinatingly structured album conceived by Romain Clerc Renaud and Antonin Tri Hoang, the first CD constructing a complex poetic form made up of multiple themes, from simple (Encore, Petit Matelot) to rapidly complex (LetCo, Klaxon), unfolding in unexpected ways; the 2nd CD restructured in the studio by Marc Baron, transforming the music into seven engrossing electroacoustic compositions.

Naegelen / Gaillard / Arnaud-Cremon / Maisonneuve: Cartographie de rythmes #2 - Cardiaque
Naegelen / Gaillard / Arnaud-Cremon / Maisonneuve:
Cartographie de rythmes #2 - Cardiaque

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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The second part of Umlaut's Cartographie de rythmes, a sound exploration guided by an imaginary map of rhythm, here investigating the relationship between text and music through mysteriously breathing clarinet lines & harmonics by Fabrice Arnaud-Cremon, and patient narration by Julien Gaillard, Karl Naegelen and Aurélie Maisonneuve.

Hochstapler, Die : Within
Hochstapler, Die :
Within

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Their group name Die Hochstapler translating to "The Impostors", the fifth exuberant free jazz album from the Berlin quartet of Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, cymbals & bird calls, Louis Laurain on trumpet & vocals, Antonio Borghini on double bass and Hannes Lingens on drums & vibraphone was recorded during their February 2022 residency at Au Topsi Pohl.

Ouat (Simon Sieger / Joel Grip / Michael Griener): The Strange Adventures of Jesper Klint [VINYL 2 L
Ouat (Simon Sieger / Joel Grip / Michael Griener):
The Strange Adventures of Jesper Klint [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $33.95    




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Focusing on the compositions of Swedish pianist Per Henrik Wallin, the energetic piano trio of Simon Sieger on piano, Joel Grip on double bass and Michael Griener on drums puts new life into Wallin's 1998 trio album Coyote with the intention of putting Wallin's music in front of a new audience while clearly reveling in his compositions amid their own impressive mastery.

Lingens, Hannes: Nachthund [VINYL + CD]
Lingens, Hannes:
Nachthund [VINYL + CD]

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $21.95    




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Three recordings from percussionist Hans Lingens in his 2nd solo album on Umlaut, working at the intersection between improvised and composed forms of experimental music: "Nacht", a montage of prerecorded layers of mostly rolls and brush sounds; and two recordings in one take using close miking as he performs on a single cymbal with mallets ("Hund") and a bass bow ("Manatee").

Hochstapler, Die : Beauty Lies
Hochstapler, Die :
Beauty Lies

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Their group name Die Hochstapler translating to "The Impostors", the fourth exuberant free jazz album from the Berlin quartet of Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, cymbals & bird calls, Louis Laurain on trumpet & vocals, Antonio Borghini on double bass and Hannes Lingens on drums & vibraphone was recorded during their February 2022 residency at Au Topsi Pohl.

Quatuor Umlaut (Karl Naegelen / Morton Feldman): Calques
Quatuor Umlaut (Karl Naegelen / Morton Feldman):
Calques

(Umlaut Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Founded by violinists Amaryllis Billet and Anna Jalving, with Fanny Paccoud on viola and Sarah Ledoux on cello, Quatuor Umlaut presents their first recordings, joined by clarinetist Joris Ruhl for two pieces: "Calques" by composer Karl Naegelen using effects of transparency and fusion of tones; and Morton Feldman's highly textured "Clarinet and String Quartet".

Honsinger's, Tristan Hopscotch: Cloud Reading Society [VINYL]
Honsinger's, Tristan Hopscotch:
Cloud Reading Society [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $19.95    




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An idiosyncratic and wonderfully wild improvisational music theater group revolving around composer & cellist Tristan Honsinger, using spoken word and song through eclectic and active free improvisation including strings, reeds, trumpet, toy piano, tap dance, bass & drums, a truly unique and joyfully quirky album that fulfills Honsinger's goal of uniting music, theater & poetry.

Naegelen, Karl / Toma Gouband / Sylvain Darrifourcq: Cartographie de rythmes - Vitesse Approchante
Naegelen, Karl / Toma Gouband / Sylvain Darrifourcq:
Cartographie de rythmes - Vitesse Approchante

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Five varied and fascinating percussion duos under the title "Rhythm Mapping - Approximating Velocity" from French composer Karl Naegelen and performed by the duo of Sylvain Darrifourcq and Toma Gouband, both using traditional drums and percussion along with objects and vegetal lithophones (a collection of plants and stones); an innovative, upbeat and compelling album.

Herr Borelgrip (Pierre Borel / Joel Grip): The Great European Stool Sample [2LPS]
Herr Borelgrip (Pierre Borel / Joel Grip):
The Great European Stool Sample [2LPS]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $18.15    




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Sealed new copy damaged in the post, dinged corners and bends but the LPs are in mint shape.

The first album from the amalgamated band name Herr Borrelgrip, a play on the names of alto saxophonist Pierre Borel and double bassist Joel Grip, developing their work in Stockholm, Berlin and Paris starting in 2008 as a performing duo, heard here in a beautiful gatefold double LP studio release with an extensive LP-sized booklet of text in French and images.

Umlaut Big Band: Mary's Ideas [2 CDs]
Umlaut Big Band:
Mary's Ideas [2 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $19.95    




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Rare and newly discovered works from jazz composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams performed by the Umlaut Big Band in their series of portraits of forgotten jazz artist, here taking a broad look at the prodigious career of this essential and gifted pianist, composer & arranger, whose influence on swing and early be-bop deserves this fitting and inclusive overview.

SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre): SuperKlang
SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre):
SuperKlang

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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An effusive album of violin and percussion, fueled by the Iranian zarb drum and augmented with an eclectic mix of frame drums, nyckelharp and Tibetan bowls, from the French duo of violinist Frederic Aurier and percussionist Sylvain Lemetre, both trained classical musicians drawn to jazz forms, their duo an eclectically enjoyable blend of experimental and danceable, joyful music.

Herr Borelgrip (Pierre Borel / Joel Grip): The Great European Stool Sample [Vinyl 2 LPs]
Herr Borelgrip (Pierre Borel / Joel Grip):
The Great European Stool Sample [Vinyl 2 LPs]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $33.95    




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The first album from the amalgamated band name Herr Borrelgrip, a play on the names of alto saxophonist Pierre Borel and double bassist Joel Grip, developing their work in Stockholm, Berlin and Paris starting in 2008 as a performing duo, heard here in a beautiful gatefold double LP studio release with an extensive LP-sized booklet of text in French and images.

Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser): Ornithologie
Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser):
Ornithologie

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Formed in 2014 to explore their own personal history with jazz music, the French trio of Fidel Fourneyron on trombone, Sebastien Beliah on double bass and Geoffroy Gesser on tenor saxophone & clarinet put their focus on the master of be-bop, Charlie Parker, updating, reinventing and making an inventive playground of Parker's music through thirteen classics.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Sbatax
Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Sbatax

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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A burning album of free jazz caught live at Au Topsi Pohl, in Berlin, Germany in 2019 between the long-running duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Antonin Gerbal, best known for their work in Zoor or Denzler-Gerbal-Dorner, here working an "Interstellar Space" area of strength and energy through intense interaction and cathartic playing.

Umlaut Big Band: Plays Don Redman: The King Of Bungle Bar
Umlaut Big Band:
Plays Don Redman: The King Of Bungle Bar

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Don Redman was an American big band leader popular in the 1930's, responsible for work on animations, sound tracks, and recordings of pre-swing hot jazz arrangements of popular tunes; here the French Umlaut Big Band under the direction of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux pays homage to his music in rich orchestration showing the melodic, inventive, and complexities of Redman's music.

Lingens, Hannes: Pieces For Percussion [VINYL]
Lingens, Hannes:
Pieces For Percussion [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $18.95    




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Compositions for percussion from Berlin drummer and accordionist Hannes Lingens (Musaeum Clausum, Antoine Beuger, Lucio Capece, &c), composed over six years, each using a restricted set of materials, instrument or instrument type, Lingens performing solo, and as a duo and quartet using overdubs, employing microphone techniques for detail and ambiance.

Denzler / Grip / Johansson: Zyklus 1 [2 CDs]
Denzler / Grip / Johansson:
Zyklus 1 [2 CDs]

(Umlaut Records / SAJ -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $19.95    




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Exploring new ways of interplay within a classic jazz trio setting, "Zyklus 1" or "Cycle 1" is the 3rd album from the trio of Bertrand Denzler on tenor saxophone, Joel Grip on double bass, and Sven on Ake Johansson on drums, a double CD + poster of four improvisations that reference "Time" through masterful technique and superb collective free jazz.

Ruhl, Joris: Toile, Etoiles
Ruhl, Joris:
Toile, Etoiles

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Four improvisations in a series titled "Etoile" [star] and one composition using graphic notation titled "Toile" [canvas], from French clarinetist Joris Rhule, working with multiphonics and extended harmonic technique to extoll unusual sonorities from the single reed instrument, from fragile to forceful, fascinating examples of extreme sonic exploration.

Musaeum Clausum: Musaeum Clausum
Musaeum Clausum:
Musaeum Clausum

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Musaeum Clausum is a French-German trio that features Louis Laurain on cornet (Die Hochstapler, Umlaut Big band, ONCEIM), Hannes Lingens on drums (Obliq, Konzert Minimal) and Sebastien Beliah on bass.(Un Poco Loco, Ensemble Hodos, Umlaut Big Band), in an album of patiently developing improvisation giving each player freedom and flexibility within a composed framework.

Beliah, Sebastien: Nocturnes
Beliah, Sebastien:
Nocturnes

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Sebastien Beliah is a Paris-based double bass player, a member of Umlaut Big Band, The Coquettes, Un poco loco, &c., here in a solo album of bass noir, dark and resonant tones evoked through strong bowing, finding harmonics between the strings and from the instrument itself, creating beautiful passages in a mirage of engulfing deep timbre.

Trio La Soustraction des Fleurs  (Vrod / Aurier / Lemetre): Airs de Moyenne Montagne [2 CDS]
Trio La Soustraction des Fleurs (Vrod / Aurier / Lemetre):
Airs de Moyenne Montagne [2 CDS]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $19.95    




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Combining folk and ethnic rhythms in traditional popular forms, the Trio La Soustraction of des Fleurs of Jean-Francois Vrod on violin & voice, Frederic Aurier on violin & voice, and Sylvain Lemetre on zarb & voice focuses on the music of the mountains of the Massif Central, melodic music with unique timbres, forms, pre-texts, and a richly complex set of musical objects.

Rummel, Simon Ensemble: IM MEER
Rummel, Simon Ensemble:
IM MEER

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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German composer and improviser Simon Rummel presents the 2nd release from his 11-piece Simon Rummel Ensemble, blending his interest in acoustic phenomena and improvisational harmonics in an extended work that shifts from beautiful tonal work to disruptive cacophony and back to melodic music, blending jazz and 20th century approaches; a great achievement.

Fenetre Ovale (Risser / Ruhl / Billet / Gouband): Deuxieme Volet
Fenetre Ovale (Risser / Ruhl / Billet / Gouband):
Deuxieme Volet

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Transcendental and exceptional improvisation in the 2nd release from the Fenetre Ovale project, with composer Karl Naegelen and improvisers Eve Risser (piano) and Joris Ruhl (clarinet), expanded with the arrival of percussionist Toma Gouband and violinist Amaryllis Billet.

Gerbal, Antonin : Sound Of Drums
Gerbal, Antonin :
Sound Of Drums

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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An absorbing album of solo drum work from French drummer/percussionist Antonin Gerbal, recording in the studio and demonstrating his profound sonic and technical approaches to the drums, isolated from projects like Peeping Tom, Bertrand Denzler/ONCEIM or Zoor.

Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)
Ensemble Hodos:
Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $9.60    




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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.

Rummel, Simon Ensemble: Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All)
Rummel, Simon Ensemble:
Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All)

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $13.95    




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Cologne pianist and composer Simon Russell wrote these compositions, melding jazz, classical, electronic, even tango music into lyrical and joyfully quirky works, performed by his ensemble with Goerg Wissel, Matthias Muche, Udo Moll, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Zoor: Volumes A + B
Zoor:
Volumes A + B

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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The French trio of saxophonist Bertrand Denzler, guitarist Jean-Sebastien Mariage and drummer Antonin Gerbal in two extended works beginning and ending on a sustained plateau while maintaining a constant state of anticipatory suspense using no electronics, treatments or effects.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Heretofore
Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Heretofore

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $13.95    




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The duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and percussionist Antonin Gerbal, 2/3 of the Zoor trio, in an album of free improvisation contrasting simple and complex sounds, organic and mechanical rhythms while evoking asymmetric, geometric or enigmatic shapes.

Nordstrom / Johansson / Schlippenbach: Stockholm Connection [3 CDs]
Nordstrom / Johansson / Schlippenbach:
Stockholm Connection [3 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $36.95    




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A unique 3CD-box from Umlaut Records putting in attention the musical collaborations between two of Sweden's most headstrong musicians: the pioneers Bengt "Frippe" Nordstrom and Sven-Ake Johansson.

Doneda, Michel / Joris Ruhl: Linge
Doneda, Michel / Joris Ruhl:
Linge

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $13.95    




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The duo of saxophonist Michel Doneda and clarinetist Joris Ruhl in subtle recordings from The ferme du linge, Orbey, France, emphasizing unusual aspects of their instruments, tonal interactions, and extended techniques.

Wallin, Per Henrik & Sven-Ake Johansson: 1974 - 2004 [4 CD BOX]
Wallin, Per Henrik & Sven-Ake Johansson:
1974 - 2004 [4 CD BOX]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $39.95    




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Unique release of a 4-CD box including rare recordings of Swedish pioneers of free jazz and improvised music, as well as a 28-page booklet with extensive writings and photos, letters and drawings by the artists.

Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal): Boperation
Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal):
Boperation

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $13.95    




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The Boperation quartet of Axel Dorner (trumpet), Pierre-Anotoine Badaroux (sax), Joel Grip (bass), and Antonin Gerbal (drums) apply modern playing techniques to the original compositions of bepop artists including Herbie Nichols, Jackie McLean, Fats Navarro, &c.



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