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  February 2009
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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.

Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs): Rejuvenation
Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs):
Rejuvenation

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The first studio release for the trio of tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris and drummer Charles Downs, profound NY free improvisation.

Frith, Fred: Big Picture
Frith, Fred:
Big Picture

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Two cycles of compositions from Fred Frith: "The Big Picture - For Saxophone Quartet and Two Improvising Soloists" and his legendary 90s copositions: "Freedom in Fragments".

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.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love: The Cello Quartet
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love:
The Cello Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Extraordinary reed player Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet in a quartet with two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm & Amit Sen) and all around drummer Paal Nielsen-Love.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street
Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.

O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz: Flux
O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz:
Flux

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Guitarist O'Leary exchanges musical dialogue with drummer/percussionist Dylan van der Schyff and (prepared) pianist Wayne Horvitz over 15 taut improvisations.

Taylor / Dunmall / Chang: Crossing
Taylor / Dunmall / Chang:
Crossing

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The title "Crossing" was penned by the group as a metaphor for the way in which their individual experience and musics meet and interact, fueled by a common love of improvisation.

Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra: Burundi Monday
Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra:
Burundi Monday

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Live recordings of the Trevor Watts Drum Orchestra from 1983, a turning point in his career towards evolving a complex, polyrhythmically-driven approach to improvised structures.

Watts, Trevor Moire Music: Moire Music
Watts, Trevor Moire Music:
Moire Music

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Watt's supergroup with Lol Coxhill, Simon Picard, Veryaon Weston, &c., amazing rhythmic music recorded live in 1985 for the Arts Council, Contemporary Music Network Tour.

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.

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.

Deluxx: The Tidy Boy
Deluxx:
The Tidy Boy

(Spirit of Orr -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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One part Sonic Youth, one part early Residents, Deluxx is the anomalous output of NY/Boston transplant Mark Peretta, a one-man band of crazy riffs and warped song-spieling.

Martusciello, Elio: Unoccupied areas
Martusciello, Elio:
Unoccupied areas

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $12.95    




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Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads [VINYL]
Full Blast & Friends:
Sketches & Ballads [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $24.95    




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The Full Blast trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, bassist Mario Piakas and drummer Michael Wertmueller are joined by Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer and Dirk Rothbrust for an excellent concert at Donaueschinger Musiktage, 2010.

Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul: Foxy
Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul:
Foxy

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Drummer Barry Altschul joins saxophonist Jon Irabagon and bassist Peter Brendler in an incredible trio of free improvisation and hard playing that's not afraid to put a little cheesecake on the cover.

Martusciello, Elio: To Extend the Visibility [PAL DVD]
Martusciello, Elio:
To Extend the Visibility [PAL DVD]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $28.95    




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Beautifully packaged PAL DVD of 6 films by Elio Martusciello (Taxonomy) including two original texts by Tim Hodgkinson & Sebastiano Giacobello & visual works by Ester Curcio & Ale Sordi.

Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets
Fujiwara, Tomas Trio:
Variable Bets

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.

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.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline
Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste: Ye - Yi - You - Ya
Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste:
Ye - Yi - You - Ya

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant): Shortcut
Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant):
Shortcut

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Trio Sowari's second recording, subtle interactions using a wide palette of sound and approaches, mixing electronics and acoustics in amazing improvisation.

Various Artists: Victoriaville Matiere Sonore
Various Artists:
Victoriaville Matiere Sonore

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Francisco Lopez initiated this project in 2006 with the Pogus CD "Montreal Sound Matter", now expanded into an acousmatic group of linked tracks from a group of impressive sound artists.

AMP: Stringency
AMP:
Stringency

(Meta Records -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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Universe of AMP are the Swiss twin brothers pianist Michael and drummer Florian Arbenz, in a 7 piece group mixing modern jazz with an active string section.




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