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  May 2008
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Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume): Caetitu
Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume):
Caetitu

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    


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Live recordings from LOFT in Cologne, 2007 of this quartet of collective improvisers including Brazilian saxophonist Yedo Gibson and pianist Veryan Weston.

Dessen, Michael Trio : Between Shadow and Space
Dessen, Michael Trio :
Between Shadow and Space

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Trombonist Michael Dessen in a trio of works drawing inspiration from Pablo Neruda's "Ars Poetica", with the computer used as a 4th voice in several tracks.

Dorgon: Manjusri
Dorgon:
Manjusri

(Jumbo -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Unusual, head-scratching works of sound & noise or cracked pludnerphonics with a good sense of pacing that lulls and befuddles on it's own schedule.

Dorgon: My Hands Around Yer Neck
Dorgon:
My Hands Around Yer Neck

(Jumbo -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Sinister looping and shimmering works from Mr. Dorgon taking on the trumpet - or at least, a dead trumpeter: an unusual homage to cool dead player Miles Davis.

Ecstasy Mule: Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf
Ecstasy Mule:
Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf

(Batterrie -- USA )


Price: $6.95    


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Ecstasy Mule's demented improv blues in a maxi-single presenting 3 version of "Missouri Couple seeks Law Against Hunting + Drinking" from 3 NYC performances.

Electrics, The : Chain of Accidents
Electrics, The :
Chain of Accidents

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $15.95    


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Fieldwork: Door
Fieldwork:
Door

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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The NY trio of Steve Lehman, Vijay Iyer and new drummer Tyshawn Sorey in their 3rd Pi release, with wide influences from M-Base, Ornette Coleman, Art Ensemble, &c.

Frith, Fred / Zorn, John: The Art of Memory II
Frith, Fred / Zorn, John:
The Art of Memory II

(Recommended Records -- USA )


Price: $15.95    


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Idiosyncratic improvisation with a strange set of tools from two master musicians, fascinating recordings from 1983-85 in the blossoming downtown NY scene.

Frith, Fred: Technology of Tears
Frith, Fred:
Technology of Tears

(Recommended Records -- USA )


Price: $15.95    


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Fred's '88 SST release, one of his finest instrumental releases, with Tenko, John Zorn, Christian Marclay in an intense mix of melodic, rhythmic and technological brilliance.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Degrees Of Iconicity
Gregorio, Guillermo:
Degrees Of Iconicity

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Knuffke Quartet, Kirk : Big Wig
Knuffke Quartet, Kirk :
Big Wig

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    


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Trumpeter Kirk Knuffke's New York working band with Reuben Radding, Jeff Davis and Brian Drye showing influences of Lester Bowie, Lacy, &c. in free swinging compositions.

Koglmann, Franz: L'Heure Bleue
Koglmann, Franz:
L'Heure Bleue

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Lopes, Luis  (Lopes / Amado / Gonzalez / Gonzalez): Humanization 4tet
Lopes, Luis (Lopes / Amado / Gonzalez / Gonzalez):
Humanization 4tet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    


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Debut recording for Portugese guitarist Luis Lopes' Humanization 4Tet with Rodrigo Amado on tenor sax, exciting free-form jazz with a powerful rhythm section.

Marhaug, Lasse / Nilssen-Love, Paal: Stalk
Marhaug, Lasse / Nilssen-Love, Paal:
Stalk

(PNL -- Norway )


Price: $16.95    


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Paal Nilssen-Love with Lasse Marhaug, recorded and edited by Fe-mail/Spunk Hild Sofie Tafjord to create 6 fascinating free-form compositions of sound and texture.

Minton, Phil: No Doughnuts in Hand - 37 Solo Vocal Improvisations
Minton, Phil:
No Doughnuts in Hand - 37 Solo Vocal Improvisations

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    


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Minton's 3rd release in his doughnut reduction series, solo vocal work in Minton's unique and inimitable style that he hopes will cheer you up in these troubled times.

Sandell, Sten / Mattias Stahl: Grann Musik (Neighbour Music)
Sandell, Sten / Mattias Stahl:
Grann Musik (Neighbour Music)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    


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The piano and vibraphone duo of Sten Sandell and Mattias Stahl in improvisations that borrow from both Sun Ra and contemporary classical such as Cage, Cowell, Xenakis, &c.

Steen, Niels Joergen Beatkapell: The Ahus Concert
Steen, Niels Joergen Beatkapell:
The Ahus Concert

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $16.95    


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Danish pianist Niels Joergen Steen in a 1973 concert at Sweden's Ahus Jazz Festival, with Miles Davis associate Jesper Thilo and Red Mitchell scatting on 1 number.

Van Hove, Fred: Journey
Van Hove, Fred:
Journey

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    


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Fred Van Hove's 52 minute solo piano performance at the Jazz à Mulhouse summer festival 2007 reveals one of the giants of improvised music at the height of his creative powers.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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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 )


Price: $14.95    


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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.

Haino, Keiji / Masami Akita: Kikuri - Pulverized Purple
Haino, Keiji / Masami Akita:
Kikuri - Pulverized Purple

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    


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Avant noise guitarist Haino Keiji and experimental sound artist Masami Akita (Merzbow) in a powerful and varied live set at the Victoriaville, May 2007.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson  / Kjell Nordeson: Background Music
Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson / Kjell Nordeson:
Background Music

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    


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Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen : The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths
Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen :
The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    


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Pianist Samuel Vriezen performs Tom Johnson's work presenting what Johnson describes as a natural phenomenon within a musical scale: progressions in 1 to 5 voices of all possible combinations of notes with each voice being limited to 3 steps, a perfect 4th or a perfect 5th.

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.

Kalashnikov: Bang Bang [2 CDs]
Kalashnikov:
Bang Bang [2 CDs]

(Veal -- USA )


Price: $19.95    


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Double CD of bleak and sinister metal-oriented improv from the duo of Jamie Saft on keys and bass and Mike Pride on drums and hostile and freakish vocals.

Dollshot: Dollshot
Dollshot:
Dollshot

(Underwolf -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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An unusual and thickly strung album bridging dark rock and improvised music from saxophonist Noah Kaplan, bassist and prepared bassis Giacomo Merega, bassist and prepared painist Wes Matthews, and vocalist Rosalie Kaplan.

Earnear: earNear
Earnear:
earNear

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    


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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.

Gregorio, Guillermo Trio: Red Cube(d)
Gregorio, Guillermo Trio:
Red Cube(d)

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Koglmann, Franz: O Moon My Pin-Up
Koglmann, Franz:
O Moon My Pin-Up

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Trapist (Brandlmayr / Siewert / Williamson): Highway My Friend
Trapist (Brandlmayr / Siewert / Williamson):
Highway My Friend

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher): Enfants Terribles
Various Artists (Zorn / Johansson / Johnson / de Vroe / Schleirmacher):
Enfants Terribles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Jones, JC: ReComp
Jones, JC:
ReComp

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $15.95    


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Recomposing works from improvised sessions around the world, bassist JC Jones works with an excellent set of players including Ned Rothenberg, Ayal Maoz, Harold Rubin, &c.

Trion, Gyldene : Live at Glenn Miller Cafe
Trion, Gyldene :
Live at Glenn Miller Cafe

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $15.95    


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The Swedish trio of Jonas Kullhammar on sax, Torbjorn Zetterberg on bass and Daniel Fredriksson drums live at Glenn Miller Cafe in 2007 in a mix of originals and standards.

Koglmann, Franz: L'Heure Bleue <i>[Used Item]</i>
Koglmann, Franz:
L'Heure Bleue [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $14.50    


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Feldman, Morton: Violin & String Quartet [2CD]
Feldman, Morton:
Violin & String Quartet [2CD]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $54.95    


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Tenney, James: Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs]
Tenney, James:
Forms 1-4 - In Memoriam Edgar Varese, John Cage, Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman [2 CDs]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $20.95    


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Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem
Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )


Price: $7.16    


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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

Desprez, Julien / Luis Lopes: Boa Tarde [VINYL]
Desprez, Julien / Luis Lopes:
Boa Tarde [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    


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Two guitarists with unique approaches to their instruments -- Paris-based Julen Depsrez and Lisbon-based Luis Lopes -- in an experimental album of evolving sound through extreme modification of guitar sound and sustain, mysteriously building their interactions from whispering sonics to growling harmonics, tightly controlled but bristling with complex energy.

Dorgon: For Jason Viseltear
Dorgon:
For Jason Viseltear

(Jumbo -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Jason Viseltear, based in NYC, makes violins, violas, and cellos for both contemporary and period / baroque performance. Inexplicably, Mr. Dorgon dedicated this work to him, a piece of sound and noise, perhaps constructed using string instruments; perhaps not.

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

(Discus -- UK )


Price: $13.95    


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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.

Fields, Scott: Five Frozen Eggs
Fields, Scott:
Five Frozen Eggs

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Recorded in 1996 and first released by Music and Arts, this is perhaps Scott Fields' most important recording session to date: intricate compositions and superior interplay with his Chicago peers of Hamid Drake, Marilyn Crispell, and Hans Sturm.

Frith, Fred: Still Urban
Frith, Fred:
Still Urban

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    


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A commissioned work by Stanser Musik-Tage created during Frith's residency at the Benediktinerinnen-kloster Maria-Richenbach and premiered at the Festival on April 22, 2004.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Joe Fonda / Ramon Lopez: Intersecting Lives
Gregorio, Guillermo / Joe Fonda / Ramon Lopez:
Intersecting Lives

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    


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A collection of compositions from clarinetist Guillermo Gregorio alongside collective improvisations from the trio with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer Ramon Lopez, sophisticated chamber-oriented jazz from masterful players recording in the studio in New Jersey, as they explore the musical intersection of disparate cultural, geographic and life experiences.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell: Window and Doorway
Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell:
Window and Doorway

(Driff Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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The trio of Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Steve Swell (trombone) and Pandelis Karayorgis (piano) use their unique selection of instruments to play an original set of composition and improv.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi : Caught in the dilemma of being made to choose" This ma
Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi :
Caught in the dilemma of being made to choose" This makes the modesty which should never been closed off itself Continue to ask itself: "Ready or not? [VINYL 2 LPS]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )


Price: $42.95    


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The 11th release from the trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi, in two extraordinary works spread across a double LP gatefold release; first a collaborative long distance project commissioned by Issue Project Room during the pandemic; then a live performance at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in three extended improvisations with Haino on both drums and guitar.

Jones, JC: Myelination
Jones, JC:
Myelination

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $11.95    


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Bassist J.C. Jones brings together science & music, enabling an evocative window into the illness MS by making the vibrations of myelin protein audible, over which Jones, Yoni Silver, Harold Rubin, Airel Shibolet, &c. improvise.

Kalash, Dirar: Of Quietude
Kalash, Dirar:
Of Quietude

(Discus -- UK )


Price: $14.95    


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Pianist Dirar Kalash is a Palestinian performer, whos concerts combine free improvisation, text, sound, image, video and movement; opportunities to record and perform are rare, but on a visit to the UK in 2020 Simon Reynell (Another Timbre) was able to record these two extended and exemplary improvisations at St Paul's Hall at the University Of Huddersfield.

Knuffke / Wollesen / Ellis: Chew Your Food [VINYL]
Knuffke / Wollesen / Ellis:
Chew Your Food [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    


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Talented trumpeter and composer from New York Kirk Knuffke recording live at Roulette in 2009 in a trio with Kenny Wollesen on drums and Lisle Ellis on bass.

Koglmann, Franz Septet (w / Clark / Arcari / D'Agaro / Turkovic / Pasztor / Herbert): Fruits Of Soli
Koglmann, Franz Septet (w / Clark / Arcari / D'Agaro / Turkovic / Pasztor / Herbert):
Fruits Of Solitude

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


Price: $18.95    


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With a superb septet of improvisers also versed in contemporary music, trumpeter Franz Koglmann presents sophisticated compositions that interject the concept of "solitude" in the three-part title track, alongside Koglmann compositions and Jimmy Giuffre's "Finger Snapper", using striking orchestration of trumpet, sax, clarinet, bassoon, oboe, french horn, cello and double bass.

Lopes / Lane / Foni: What is When
Lopes / Lane / Foni:
What is When

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes with NY bassist Adam Lane and Israeli drummer Igal Fonis, emotional, raw music, with lots of feedback and distortion and astonishing solos!

Marhaug, Lasse / Jerome Noetinger: Top
Marhaug, Lasse / Jerome Noetinger:
Top

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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A tribute to late experimental sound artist Peter Rehberg (Pita) from collaborators and friends Lasse Marhaug and Jérôme Noetinger, ten recordings of wildly creative, slippery electronics, crunching sound bunts, rapid fire electronic turmoil and tapehead jamming, ending with a beautifully drifting tribute to an artist who widely influenced modern sound culture.

Minton, Phil / Pat Thomas / Dave Tucker / Roger Turner: Scatter: On A Clear Day Like This
Minton, Phil / Pat Thomas / Dave Tucker / Roger Turner:
Scatter: On A Clear Day Like This

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    


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Formed in 1992 by UK keyboardist Pat Thomas, originally with the intention of exploring the energy of rock forms within non-idiomatic ea improv, this 2017 album with Dave Tucker on acoustic & electric guitars, Roger Turner on drums & percussion and Phil Minton on voice, was captured live at Cafe OTO in London for two extended, sometimes perplexing, but consistently amazing improvisations.

Sandell, Sten / Lisa Ullen: Double Music
Sandell, Sten / Lisa Ullen:
Double Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    


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The first duo album by pianists Sten Sandell and Lisa Ullén, recorded in their home country of Sweden, performing eight freely improvised piano works which include the two-part "Double Music" and two-part "Onyx", each recording contrasting complex interplay of discord and harmony with beautiful passages of introspection and intellectual depth; a remarkable merging of masterful talent.

SteDaJoDa (Studer / Scheib / Weber / Schmitz): Schwebend
SteDaJoDa (Studer / Scheib / Weber / Schmitz):
Schwebend

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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A live recording of free improvisation recorded at Theater im Viertel, in Saarbrucken, Germany in 2021 from the SteDaJoDa quartet of Daniel Studer on double bass, Stefan Scheib on double bass, Daniel Weber on drums and Johannes Schmitz on guitar, the dark double bass foundation and floating ("Schwebend") percussion work balanced by Schmitz' blues oriented electric.

Transmap+ (Evan Parker / Matt Wright / Robert Jarvis): Grounded Abstraction
Transmap+ (Evan Parker / Matt Wright / Robert Jarvis):
Grounded Abstraction

(FMR -- UK )


Price: $14.95    


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A 2022 concert of acoustic and electroacoustic interaction at The Jazz Centre UK from the Trans Map duo of Evan Parker on soprano saxophone and Matthew Wright on laptop processing, the "+" in Transmap+ being trombonist Robert Jarvis, a versatile collaborator since London Improvisers Orchestra and here a 3rd voice expanding their spectacular open collective free improv.

Triofolio (Chris Cundy / Paul K. Scott / Saul Scott): Ordinary Evidence
Triofolio (Chris Cundy / Paul K. Scott / Saul Scott):
Ordinary Evidence

(FMR -- UK )


Price: $14.95    


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Performing a set of UK bass clarinetist Chris Cundy's compositions, along with one collective improvisation, TrioFolio is complemented with the father/son team of double bassist Paul K. Scott and drummer Saul Scott, exploring the borders between classic modern jazz and free forms of improvisation, all heard in the lower instrumental spectrum through rich lyrical jazz.

Van Hove, Fred / Roger Turner: The Corner
Van Hove, Fred / Roger Turner:
The Corner

(Relative Pitch -- 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.

Various Artists (Reichel / Williams / Smith / Ellis / Plimley / Rothenberg / &c): Dix Improvisations
Various Artists (Reichel / Williams / Smith / Ellis / Plimley / Rothenberg / &c):
Dix Improvisations - Victoriaville 1989

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    


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"To document the 1989 edition of the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, the label Disques Victo released a compilation album -- a one-time project. Dix Improvisations Victoriaville 1989 culls short to medium-len...

Electric Bird Noise: The Silber Sessions
Electric Bird Noise:
The Silber Sessions

(Silber Media -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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A collection of southeast darkwave & post rock band Electric Bird Noise (Brian Lea McKenzie) from 2000-2010, cinematic, richly eclectic, and absorbing instrumental music.




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