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  January 2008
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Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting
Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus
Babel, Isaac :
The Sin Of Jesus

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

Bernstein, Steven: Diaspora Suite
Bernstein, Steven:
Diaspora Suite

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Steven Bernstein's fourth installment in his Diaspora series, exploring Jewish tradition through original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum, &c.

Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Tempestuous
Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Tempestuous

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Live recordings of this incredible improvising trio as influenced by a 'tempestuous' storm buffeting & rattling the windows of the church in which the performance took place.

Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff: Way Out Northwest
Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff:
Way Out Northwest

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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British saxophone phenomenon John Butcher meets Vancouver's premiere bassist Torsten Müller and drummer Dylan van der Schyff for an amazing live set at the Western Front.

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum
Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Double Duo (Verploegen / Mengelberg / Tamura / Fujii): Crossword Puzzle
Double Duo (Verploegen / Mengelberg / Tamura / Fujii):
Crossword Puzzle

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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A challenging live quartet made of two duos: trumpet & piano, with Satoko Fujii & Misha Mengelberg at the former and Angelo Verploegen & Natsuki Tamura at the latter.

Frith, Fred: Back To Life
Frith, Fred:
Back To Life

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Classical chamber music from Fred Frith featuring virtuoso cellist Joan Jeanrenaud (Kronos), percussionist William Winant, pianist Stephen Drury, &c.

Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato: In the Tank
Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato:
In the Tank

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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Fujii, Satoko Quartet: Angelona
Fujii, Satoko Quartet:
Angelona

(Libra -- Japan )


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Gauci's, Stephen Basso Continuo  : Nididhyasana
Gauci's, Stephen Basso Continuo :
Nididhyasana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Tenor saxophonist Gauci & trumpeter Nate Wooley with the dual bass backbone of Mike Bisio and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten in original compositions using extended instrumental techniques.

Junk Box (Tamura / Fujii / Hollenbeck): Fragment
Junk Box (Tamura / Fujii / Hollenbeck):
Fragment

(Libra -- Japan )


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Lantner, Steve Trio: What You Can Throw
Lantner, Steve Trio:
What You Can Throw

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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New York area pianist Lantner in a trio setting playing original numbers and work by Joe Morris, Ornette Coleman, and Anthony Braxton's "Composition 23J".

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Blurry
Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Blurry

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Cellist Levin's 2nd hatOlogy CD, a quartet of NY players using extended technique in Levin compositions and unusual readings of Ornette Coleman and Charlier Parker pieces.

MI3: Free Advice
MI3:
Free Advice

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The Boston free jazz piano trio MI3 switch from electronics to acoustics in this set that mixes obscure Ellington and Sun Ra numbers with edgy originals.

Smith, Wadada Lee / Susie Ibarra / John Zorn: 50th Birthday Celebration - Volume 8
Smith, Wadada Lee / Susie Ibarra / John Zorn:
50th Birthday Celebration - Volume 8

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Zorn, John: Filmworks Xix
Zorn, John:
Filmworks Xix

(Tzadik -- USA )


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This installment of Zorn's Filmwork series presents a charming and lyrical score created for renowned Russian animator Dimitri Geller’s delightful animated parable The Rain Horse.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal
Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )


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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur
Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Braxton, Anthony : 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007
Braxton, Anthony :
12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Braxton's Composition 361 is a staggeringly detailed 70 minute tour-de-force for his 12-tet, a work of shifting layers, counter-structures, quiet tensions and scorching explosions.

Malaby, Tony : Tamarindo
Malaby, Tony :
Tamarindo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Tony Malaby's trio with William Parker & Nasheet Waits shows his great stylistic diversity in original compositions, making this his finest release to date.

Van Huffel's, Peter Gorilla Mask: Bite My Blues
Van Huffel's, Peter Gorilla Mask:
Bite My Blues

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A driving album of hard rocking jazz with a blues bite from saxophonist Peter Van Huffel and his power trio of bassist Roland Fidezius & drummer Rudi Fischerlehner, recorded live during their 2013 Canadia tour.

Davies, Hugh : Performances 1969 - 1977
Davies, Hugh :
Performances 1969 - 1977

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Limited edition archive CDR of 1960's instrument inventor the late Hugh Davies, solo and with Richard Orton, to accompany the Another Timbre release "For Hugh Davies".

Mezei Solo, Szilard : When Spring
Mezei Solo, Szilard :
When Spring

(Not Two -- Yugoslavia )


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Solo viola and double bass compositions from Voivodina Hungarian composer, violinist, viola player, and double bass player Szilárd Mezei.

Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher: Kolk
Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher:
Kolk

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Five unique pieces from improvisers Birgit Ulher (trumpet, radio, speaker, objects) and Christoph Schiller (spinet, preperations) recorded in Hamburg with no post-production work.

Koh / Fujii / Reichman: Yamabuki
Koh / Fujii / Reichman:
Yamabuki

(Libra -- Japan )


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The trio of Japanese art-folk singer Koh Yamabuki with pianist Satoko Fujii and accordionist Ted Recihment in emotional, inventive and delicately beautiful music.

Vasallo, Nick: The Burning
Vasallo, Nick:
The Burning

(Ars Nova Classics -- USA )


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The 1st release on the Ars Nova Classics label presents 'Eclecticism' composer Nick Vasallo in genre–blurring avant and electro-acoustic works performed by several ensembles.

Branche / Chrysakis / Soloveitzik / O'Sullivan / Vidal / Wigens: Magnetic River
Branche / Chrysakis / Soloveitzik / O'Sullivan / Vidal / Wigens:
Magnetic River

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


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Electroacoustic improvisation with unusual techniques from the sextet of saxophonist Sebastian Branche, laptop electronicist Thanos Chrysakis, saxophonist Tom Soloeitzik, guitarist James O'Sullivan, saxophonist Artut Vidal and clarinetist Jery Wigens.

Earnear: earNear
Earnear:
earNear

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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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.

Ecstasy Mule: Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD]
Ecstasy Mule:
Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD]

(Batterrie -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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Upper Manhattan's ecstatic blues- and Bailey-influenced acousto-electric improvising band in a 3" release of exultant, exotic and unusual music.

Jorgensmann, Theo / Oles Brothers: Alchemia
Jorgensmann, Theo / Oles Brothers:
Alchemia

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Theo Jorgensmann's Trio recorded live at the Klub Alchemia in Cracow, Poland in 2006 playing a set of original compositions with 'ecstatic and elastic freedom.'

Denyer, Frank: Music for Shakuhachi
Denyer, Frank:
Music for Shakuhachi

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Unprecedented music for Shakuhachi by Frank Denyer (releases on Tzadik, Mode) with Yoshikazu Iwamoto on shakuhachi and Paul Hiley joining Denyer on percussion.

Babel, Isaac : The Sin Of Jesus <i>[Used Item]</i>
Babel, Isaac :
The Sin Of Jesus [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $8.96    




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Transcription of Soviet writer Isaac Babel's The Sin of Jesus into music by applying a rule system where words determine melody, letters determine rhythm & harmony, &c.

Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Meteo
Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble:
Meteo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A live recording at the famous Meteo Festival from the trio of Sophie Agnel (piano), John Edwards (double bass) and Steve Noble (drums), three of Europe's most active improvisers in an intense extended performance.

Baars, Ab: Solo: And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads
Baars, Ab:
Solo: And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads

(Wig -- Netherlands )


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Internationally acclaimed for both his solo and ensemble music performed, Dutch multi-wind player Ab Baars presents a studio album of solo playing on the clarinet, saxophone, and shakuhachi, inspired by and focusing on the traditions of ballads from great saxophonists, with improvisations colored by songs like "Naima", "Body and Soul", "Solitude", &c.

Bernstein, Sarah: Exolinger
Bernstein, Sarah:
Exolinger

(577 Records -- USA )


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Recorded in the studio as an urgent response to the latent unease in the time of pandemic and political dissent, NY poet, violinist, composer and improviser Sarah Bernstein uses washes of distorted violin, ecstatic vocalizations, and poetic spoken word, an expression of immediacy and tension between extremes, a personal and articulate set of observational expressions.

Braxton,  Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008: Composition 367b
Braxton, Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008:
Composition 367b

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Braxton's with Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson and Katherine Young performing at the DOM in Moscow, incredible and unusual music from his "Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet".

Butcher / Charbin / Kanngiesser / Prevost: The Art Of Noticing
Butcher / Charbin / Kanngiesser / Prevost:
The Art Of Noticing

(Matchless -- UK )


Price: $17.95    




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"To celebrate drummer/percussionist Eddie Prévost's 80th birthday, Café Oto hosted four concerts once a week in June, 2022, each a differing configuration from Prévost's history; this 2nd concert brings together Prévost, Marjolaine Charbin (piano), Ute Kanngiesser (cello) and John Butcher (sax), the same group that recorded the contemporary album Sounds of Assembly on the Meena label.

Butcher / Hemingway: Buffalo Pearl
Butcher / Hemingway:
Buffalo Pearl

(Auricle -- USA )


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Percussionist Hemingway with John Butcher on tenor and soprano sax performing live in 2005, demonstrating their extended language in a brilliant and eccentric dialog.

Davies, Rhodri / John Butcher: Routing Lynn
Davies, Rhodri / John Butcher:
Routing Lynn

(Ftarri -- Japan )


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Chris Watson recorded John Butcher on acoustic & amplified sax and Rhodri Davies on acoustic & electric harp in Routing Lynn in Northumberland, then joined them live at a festival in Gateshead where the duo played alongside Watson's reworked recordings.

Denyer, Frank: Melodies [2 CDs]
Denyer, Frank:
Melodies [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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First recordings of composer Frank Denyer's "Melodies" series from the mid-1970s, arising from his ethnomusicological studies that explored the concept of what makes up a melody, or a note, creating a series of compositions with melodies of one note, then two, building up to a final work of 14- and 15-note melodies; includes a 24 page booklet by Denyer detailing the concept.

Dorr, Welf Unit: Blood
Dorr, Welf Unit:
Blood

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Combining free jazz spontaneity with the urgency of funk and rock, NY-based German saxophonist and bass clarinetist Welf Dorr (Funk Monk) presents his Unit with drummer Joe Hertenstein, bassist Dmitry Ishenko and guitarist Dave Ross, in an energetic album of tunes that combine determination and passion with upbeat grooves balanced by beautiful ballad work.

Eclectic Maybe Band: The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes
Eclectic Maybe Band:
The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes

(Discus -- UK )


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Univers Zero bassist Guy Seger brought this eclectic group of improvisers into the studio to develop the music on this genre-defying album, informed by a sextet of musicians who have performed and recorded with projects and artists including Vanishing Pictures, X-Legged Sally, Wrong Object, Tony Levin, Tony Bianco, Paul Schutze, Trevor Watts, Zeena Parkins, Jim O'Rourke, &c.

Frith, Fred Trio: Road [2 CDs]
Frith, Fred Trio:
Road [2 CDs]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $29.95    




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Taking his Bay Area trio with bassist Jason Hoopes and drummer Jordan Glenn on the "Road", guitarist and improviser Fred Frith first presents the trio itself in a wonderfully diverse extended set at the Week-End Fest in Koln, Germany; then invites trumpeter Susana Santos Silva at Old Cabell Hall in University of Virginia; and then saxophonist Lotte Anker at Altes Kino in Ebersberg, Germany.

Fujii, Satoko Quartet (w/ Natsuki Tamura / Keisuke Ohta / Takashi Itani): Live at Jazz Room Cortez
Fujii, Satoko Quartet (w/ Natsuki Tamura / Keisuke Ohta / Takashi Itani):
Live at Jazz Room Cortez

(Cortez Sound -- Japan )


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Presenting a different line-up from the 2001 debut of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii's Quartet, remaining is trumpeter Natsuka Tamura, with Keisuke Ohta on violin and Takashi Itani on drums, performing evolving and rich collective improvisation with a strange edge, captured live at the Jazz Room Cortez in Mito, Japan in 2016 for two extended and bewitching sets.

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

(Relative Pitch -- 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.

Jorgensmann, Theo / Koltermann, Eckard: Pagine Gialle <i>[Used Item]</i>
Jorgensmann, Theo / Koltermann, Eckard:
Pagine Gialle [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $14.50    




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Junk & The Beast (Petr Vrba / Veronika Mayer): Trailer
Junk & The Beast (Petr Vrba / Veronika Mayer):
Trailer

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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Petr Vrba and Veronika Mayer use non-idiomatic improvisation to research the combination of textural materials, crossing them with vibrations of objects on the speakers, pure sound waves, feedbacks, tones coming from trumpet, accordion, electronics, and laptop, culminating in the creation of a muscular frenetic soup of tense energy fields.

Lantner, Steve Quartet: Given - Live In Munster
Lantner, Steve Quartet:
Given - Live In Munster

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Pianist Steve Lantner's Quartet with Joe Morris, Luther Gray and Allan Chanse performing live at the 21st International Jazzfestival Munster in Germany.

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Bacalhau
Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Bacalhau

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Cellist Daniel Levin's quartet with Nate Wooley on trumpet, Peter Bitenc on bass and Matt Moran on vibraphone performing live at the Jazz ao Centro Festival, Salao Brazil.

Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch: What is Known
Mezzacappa, Lisa Bait and Switch:
What is Known

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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San Francisco Bay Area bassist Lisa Mezzacappa's "garage jazz" quartet, a raw collective with an energized approach to jazz that focuses on band sound and chemistry.

Smith, Roger: Green wood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002
Smith, Roger:
Green wood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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An excellent collection of solo acoustic guitar improvisations by Roger Smith that were digitally recorded at home in London during January, 2002.

Various: Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]
Various:
Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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A double album of experimental works and songs, virtual meetings curated by composer Dante Boon, recorded in the performer's individual cities as ensembles formed from musicians who have never met, including the Moscow duo The Same Ensemble of Sasha Elina and Kirill Shirokov, Amsterdamn's Seamus Cater's Tree Space, Berlin's Konzert Minimal, and sound artist Gabi Losoncy.

Zorn, John: Film Works XXIII: El General
Zorn, John:
Film Works XXIII: El General

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Zorn's 23rd Filmworks presents Eleven cues recorded for a striking documentary focusing on the life of controversial Mexican dictator Plutarco Elias Calles.

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.




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