The Squid's Ear Magazine
August 2007


 
Amado / Zingaro / Ulrich  / Filiano: Surface: for Alto, Baritone, and Strings
Amado / Zingaro / Ulrich / Filiano:
Surface: for Alto, Baritone, and Strings

(European Echoes -- Italy )


Price: $16.95    




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Chrysakis, Thanos: Klage
Chrysakis, Thanos:
Klage

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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Fields Ensemble, Scott : Denouement
Fields Ensemble, Scott :
Denouement

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Fish, The: Live at Olympic Cafe & Jazz a Mulhouse [2 CDs]
Fish, The:
Live at Olympic Cafe & Jazz a Mulhouse [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $28.95    




In Stock
Goebbels, Heiner / Harth, Alfred : Hommage/Fier Fauste fur Hanns Eisler & Von Sprengen des Gartens [
Goebbels, Heiner / Harth, Alfred :
Hommage/Fier Fauste fur Hanns Eisler & Von Sprengen des Gartens [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.00    




Out of Stock
Laginha Trio, Mario : Espaco
Laginha Trio, Mario :
Espaco

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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LEK: Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control
LEK:
Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control

(Fuzzworld Record -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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MacDonald, Raymond / Gunter Baby Sommer: Delphinius & Lyra
MacDonald, Raymond / Gunter Baby Sommer:
Delphinius & Lyra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




Out of Stock
Momin, Ravish's Trio Tarana: Miren (A Longing)
Momin, Ravish's Trio Tarana:
Miren (A Longing)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Morris, Joe / Vandermark, Ken / Gray, Luther: Rebus
Morris, Joe / Vandermark, Ken / Gray, Luther:
Rebus

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




Out of Stock
Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka: Septet
Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka:
Septet

(Ftarri/Improvised Music from Japan -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano: A Glancing Blow
Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano:
A Glancing Blow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Speicher, Martin / Wolf, Georg / Grassi, Lou: Shapes and Shadows
Speicher, Martin / Wolf, Georg / Grassi, Lou:
Shapes and Shadows

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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T.E.C.K. String Quartet (Sharp / Ulrich / Zingaro / Filiano): String 4TET
T.E.C.K. String Quartet (Sharp / Ulrich / Zingaro / Filiano):
String 4TET

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Zorn, John: Angelus Novus
Zorn, John:
Angelus Novus

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

O'Leary, Mark : On The Shore
O'Leary, Mark :
On The Shore

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




In Stock
Chrysakis, Thanos: A Scar In The Air
Chrysakis, Thanos:
A Scar In The Air

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $14.40    




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A continuation of Chrysakis' "inscapes" series, compositions based on the structural and aesthetic capacity of sonic matter using field-recordings, synthesized & acoustic sounds.

My Fun: Sonorine
My Fun:
Sonorine

(The Land Of -- USA )


Price: $10.95    




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Ministry: Just One Fix EP <i>[Used Item]</i>
Ministry:
Just One Fix EP [Used Item]

(Sire -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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Clusone 3 (Moore / Reijseger / Bennink): Rara Avis
Clusone 3 (Moore / Reijseger / Bennink):
Rara Avis

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Amado / Mcphee / Kessler / Corsano: A History Of Nothing
Amado / Mcphee / Kessler / Corsano:
A History Of Nothing

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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Following up their 2015 Not Two album "This is Our Language", the quartet organized by tenor saxophonist Rodrigo Amado with Joe McPhee on soprano saxophone and pocket trumpet, Kent Kessler on double bass, and Chris Corsano, a superb album of intense communication and soloing from a collective that merges free and lyrical playing, from ballads to full-on fury.

Chrysakis, Thanos: Equinox
Chrysakis, Thanos:
Equinox

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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A remarkable album of electronic composition from sound experimenter and improviser Thanos Chrysakis, ten stunning compositions that explore a diverse set of tones across a broad spectrum of rich deep timbre and beautiful high frequency ringing, bell-tones at times taking the focus, at others providing a rotating basis for ethereal experiments; sophisticated and engaging!

Clucas, Dan / Kyle Motl / Nathan Hubbard: Daydream and Halting
Clucas, Dan / Kyle Motl / Nathan Hubbard:
Daydream and Halting

(FMR -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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A collective West Coast trio from double bassist Kyle Motl (Treesearch) with cornetist Dan Clucas, also on violin and moxeno (an Andean wind instrument) and drummer Nathan Hubbard, imbued with a spiritual and natural chamber jazz feeling, their improvisations influenced by concepts of daydreams, incandescence and zephyrs; a beautiful and open-minded album.

Fielder, Alvin / Frode Gjerstad / Damon Smith : The Shape Finds Its Own Space
Fielder, Alvin / Frode Gjerstad / Damon Smith :
The Shape Finds Its Own Space

(FMR -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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West Coast double bassist and mid-west drummer Alvin Fielder meet Norways saxophonist Frode Gjerstad at the 2016 No Idea Festival in Austin, TX, opening the festival with this remarkable display of free improvisation, a seething and burning set from these veteran players.

Fish, The (Guionnet / Duboc / Pearraud): Moon Fish
Fish, The (Guionnet / Duboc / Pearraud):
Moon Fish

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The long-running trio of alto saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet and drummer Edward Perraud (Hubbub) and bassist Benjamin Duboc in a studio album of intense and expressive free jazz in the Albert Ayler tradition.

Godforgottens, The : Never Forgotten, Always Remembered
Godforgottens, The :
Never Forgotten, Always Remembered

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Trumpeter Magnus Broo with pianist Sten Sandell's Trio of bassist Johan Berthling and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, here with Sandell on the Hammond organ.

Lage, Julian / Gyan Riley: The Book Beri'ah Vol 4: Chesed
Lage, Julian / Gyan Riley:
The Book Beri'ah Vol 4: Chesed

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Guitarists Julian Lage and Gyan Riley take on John Zorn's third book of Masada, "The Book Beri'ah", here in the fourth volume performing the rich melodic music in 10 compositions of passionate interplay, from languid passages to rapid interplay, their familiarity lending itself to exceptional extended runs and tight synchronized playing.

Leith, Oliver: Me Hollywood
Leith, Oliver:
Me Hollywood

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Five chamber works written by composer UK Oliver Leith, the debut CD release from the creative music group Explore Ensemble including a piece they commissioned--Me Hollywood--, the compositions spanning four years of work and reflecting a sort of portrait of the composer as he experiments with unusual arrangements, sampling sounds, and new instruments.

MacDonald, Raymond / Graeme Wilson: Cast of Thousands
MacDonald, Raymond / Graeme Wilson:
Cast of Thousands

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Mingus, Charles: At Antibes 1960, Revisited
Mingus, Charles:
At Antibes 1960, Revisited

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Restoring and remastering the 1979 Atlantic album Mingus at Antibes from bassist & composer Charles Mingus, an extraordinary concert from the 1960 Antibes Jazz Festival with the masterful sextet of Eric Dolphy on alto sax & bass clarinet, Ted Curson on trumpet, Booker Ervin on tenor saxophone, and Dannie Richmond on drums, with Bud Powell or Mingus himself on piano.

Momes, The: Spiralling [VINYL LP + 7"]
Momes, The:
Spiralling [VINYL LP + 7"]

(Mental Experience -- Spain )


Price: $29.95    




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An essential reissue of the only album from this Rock in Opposition supergroup, with two members of Henry Cow & The Work--bassist Mick Hobbs and Tim Hodgkinson playing "Hawaiian laptop noisy guitar" and keyboards--and Andy Wake from Unrest Work & Play, in a great set of songs with a literate and post-punk viciousness and unusual approaches to rhythm and sound.

Morris, Joe / Rob Oxoby: Dancing With Penguins
Morris, Joe / Rob Oxoby:
Dancing With Penguins

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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Improvising guitarist/bassist, writer, and educator Joe Morris spent four months as visiting scholar at the University of Calgary, during which time he recorded with University of Calgary professor and double bassist Rob Oxoby, this freely improvised album with Morris on electric guitar, a great confluence of strings in 6 concentrated and adept dialogs.

My Cat Is An Alien: Robert Opalio/Maurizio Opalio [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
My Cat Is An Alien:
Robert Opalio/Maurizio Opalio [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Important Records -- USA )


Price: $21.60    




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A split LP with each side featuring a 20 minute solo track from both brotherly halves of the acclaimed space guitar improvising band My Cat Is An Alien.

NAO (Vaz / Silva / Marques): Arcana
NAO (Vaz / Silva / Marques):
Arcana

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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With sections of dark grooves, wild free improv, seething electronics, and even moments of "Set the Controls..." surrealism, the trio of Alexandre Vaz on keys, guitar & saxophone, Joao Silva on synths & drum machine, and Vasco Marques on bass & synth, take their listeners on an unexpected and wide-ranging journey of uneasy and informed, rich exploration.

O'Leary, Mark : 4 Urban Landscapes
O'Leary, Mark :
4 Urban Landscapes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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In "Urban Landscapes" Irish guitarist and electroacoustic artist Mark O'Leary captures and documents environmental audio associated with Urban Cork City.

Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley: Ninth Square
Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley:
Ninth Square

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The extraordinary trio of three masterful players from different generations who have broken with convention while playing within free forms--Evan Parker on sax; Joe Morris on guitar; and Nate Wooley on trumpet--performing live at Firehouse 12 in Connecticut, 2014.

Speed, Chris: Light Line
Speed, Chris:
Light Line

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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An absolutely impressive album of solo clarinet improvisations from reedist Chris Speed, known well for his saxophone work, here he displays inventive and implicitly lyrical approaches to this challenging reed instrument through great discipline, tone & technical skill as he presents succinct works inspired by John Coltrane, Julius Hemphill, Eric Dolphy and Paul Motion, &c.

T H O M A S: Janela
T H O M A S:
Janela

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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T H O M A S is the ongoing brainchild of Toronto's Thom Gill, since 2009 exploring the world of song, at home and abroad, through pieces that blur the lines between pop and avant-garde.

Zorn, John: A Vision In Blakelight
Zorn, John:
A Vision In Blakelight

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Inspired by the spiritual mythology of William Blake, this is part of Zorn's series of 21st century mystical works, alternately romantic, ominous, ecstatic, driving and meditative.

Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders: Immense Blue <i>[Used Item]</i>
Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders:
Immense Blue [Used Item]

(West Hill Records -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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From the fertile London free improv scene comes this substantial concert recorded at the Vortex Jazz Club in 2022 by the trio of Olie Brice on double bass, Rachel Musson on tenor saxophone and Mark Sanders on drums, three highly compatible players from two generations of improvisers in three extended improvisations of energetic free jazz balanced by contemplative exploration.

Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson: Live / Studio <i>[Used Item]</i>
Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson:
Live / Studio [Used Item]

(Bead -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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The improvising string duo of stalwart London improvisers, Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar and Phil Durrant on the octave mandola, are heard in two settings of texturally rich, intricate interactions, first at Cafe OTO in 2022 for an extended improvisation, then at Cable Street Studios two months later for six succint, impressively diverse dialogs.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Mingus, Charles: At Antibes 1960, Revisited

Parker, Evan / Joe Morris / Nate Wooley: Ninth Square

Clucas, Dan / Kyle Motl / Nathan Hubbard: Daydream and Halting

NAO (Vaz / Silva / Marques): Arcana

Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano: A Glancing Blow

Fish, The: Live at Olympic Cafe & Jazz a Mulhouse [2 CDs]

Chrysakis, Thanos: Equinox

Leith, Oliver: Me Hollywood

Fields Ensemble, Scott : Denouement

MacDonald, Raymond / Graeme Wilson: Cast of Thousands

O'Leary, Mark : On The Shore

Amado / Zingaro / Ulrich / Filiano: Surface: for Alto, Baritone, and Strings

Chrysakis, Thanos: A Scar In The Air

LEK: Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control

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