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  March 2009
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Ariel: Origami
Ariel:
Origami

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $13.95    




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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean: I'm a Navvy
Barnyard Drama: Martin, Jean:
I'm a Navvy

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Toronto's amazing husband & wife team drummer Jean Martin and unusual vocalist Christine Duncan with guest guitarist Justin Haynes and Bernard Falaise, recommended!

Blah Blah 666: It's Only Life!
Blah Blah 666:
It's Only Life!

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $10.80    




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An eclectic assortment of old-fashioned entertainment, pre-harmonic bop, and Canada's new wave of avant garde mariachi from Jean Martin, Nick Fraser, Justin Haynes, &c..

Duval, Dominic / Jimmy Halperin: Monk Dreams
Duval, Dominic / Jimmy Halperin:
Monk Dreams

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $17.95    




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In the same mode as the "Monkinus" album, this is a new reincarnation of Monk's tunes arranged and performed by bassist Dominic Duval and saxophonist Jimmy Halperin.

EKG (Kyle Bruckmann & Ernst Karel): Electricals
EKG (Kyle Bruckmann & Ernst Karel):
Electricals

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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The 4th release by EKG (Bruckmann/Karel) presents live electroacoustic recordings extracted and restructured by Bruckman, emphasizing the electronic nature of their work.

Fefer / Revis / Taylor: Ritual
Fefer / Revis / Taylor:
Ritual

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Saxophonist Fefer's NY based trio with bassist Eric Revis and drummer Chad Taylor play an ecstatic and spiritually charged modern jazz style with great drive and expressiveness.

Fernandez, Agusti: Un Llamp Que No S'acaba Mai
Fernandez, Agusti:
Un Llamp Que No S'acaba Mai

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Agusti Fernandez in a trio with UK improvisers bassist John Edwards and drummer Mark Sanders, international interplay in modern improvisational language.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra: GIO poetics
Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra:
GIO poetics

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Glasgow's Improvisers Orchestra from the CCA Glasgow performing three free improvisations and a discretely structured piece by Raymond MacDonald.

Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo: Scapegrace
Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo:
Scapegrace

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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First meetings between Texan trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez met Portuguese pianist Joao Paulo, playing a delicate, beautiful music full of spirituality, nuance and drive.

Herculaneum: Herculaneum III
Herculaneum:
Herculaneum III

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Ranging from trio to septet, Herculaneum incorporates a chamber aesthetic into modern improvisational aesthetic with graceful expressiveness and compositional power.

Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies: kravis rhonn project
Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies:
kravis rhonn project

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Guitarist and electroacoustic musician Krebs met harpist and electronicist Rhodri Davies in 2008 for these recordings, which Krebs then organized for these fascinating recordings.

Kurzmann, Christof / Burkhard Stangl : Neuschnee
Kurzmann, Christof / Burkhard Stangl :
Neuschnee

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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The second album from the long running lowercase / ea-improv "pop" duo of Burkhard Stangl and Christof Kurzmann, understated and intensely skewed music and songs.

Lucky 7's: Pluto Junkyard
Lucky 7's:
Pluto Junkyard

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Chicago's Lucky 7 with trombones from Jeb Bishop & Jeff Albert, Josh Berman on cornet, Keefe Jackson on tenor sax, Jason Adasiewicz on vibes, &c... essential jazz color and style.

Martin, Jean / Colin Fisher: Little Man on the Boat
Martin, Jean / Colin Fisher:
Little Man on the Boat

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Drummer and loopster Jean Martin with multi-instrumentalist Colin Fisher in a veritable orchestra of sound resources, inspired and imaginative studio work.

Martin, Jean / Evan Shaw: Piano Music
Martin, Jean / Evan Shaw:
Piano Music

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Much more than a simple duo, with overdubbed saxophone Martin & Shaw make large and complex environments & orchestral sections over which they nimbly improvise.

Mori, Ikue: Class Insecta
Mori, Ikue:
Class Insecta

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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One of the pioneers of laptop electronics, Mori here features her idiosyncratic take on contemporary dance rhythms and electronica in instrumental tracks and an animated video.

Nilsson / Sandell / Strid: Beam Stone
Nilsson / Sandell / Strid:
Beam Stone

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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This versatile trio combine influences from the free improv, ea-improv, noise, ambient and contemporary art scenes into an original sound language.

Objets Trouves: Friedli / Streiff / Schlegel / Ulrich : This Side Up
Objets Trouves: Friedli / Streiff / Schlegel / Ulrich :
This Side Up

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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The 2nd CD for the quartet of Gabriela Friedli, Co Streiff, Jan Schlegel und Dieter Ulrich, lyric playful melodic lines with erratically pulsating accents of drum and bass.

Parker, Evan: Saxophone Solos
Parker, Evan:
Saxophone Solos

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Evan Parker's 1st solo saxophone recording from 1975 with additional FMP recordings from the same year, extreme and amazing improvisations aptly titled "Aerobatics".

Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio: Live at the Tel Aviv Museum
Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio:
Live at the Tel Aviv Museum

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $12.95    




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Soprano saxophonist Shibolet performing solo and with the Between the Strings trio (JC Jones, Daniel Hofman, Nori Jacoby) live at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2006.

Sim + Otomo: Monte Alto Estate
Sim + Otomo:
Monte Alto Estate

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Sim is the 3 piece electronic/rock band of Teruyuki, Yoshio & Masahiro, here with Otomo Yoshihide on turntables and synth, and amazing album of rhythms in a This Heat "Repeat" mode.

Smith, Wadada Leo / Dejohnette, Jack: America
Smith, Wadada Leo / Dejohnette, Jack:
America

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Originally proposed to ECM in 1979 and rejected, the duo of legendary trumpeter Smith and drummer DeJohnette pushes each other into remarkable and telepathic interplay.

Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume): Backchats
Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume):
Backchats

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Formed in 2008 Speak Easy brings free vocal improvisers Ute Wassermann and Phil Minton together with drummer Martin Blume and synth player Thomas Lehn for 5 tracks recorded in concert.

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold
Sun Ra:
Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Sun Ra's 1964 ESP release with a young saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold Murray on flute and log drum, remastered and with an additional 45 minutes.

Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley): Quadrologues
Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley):
Quadrologues

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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New York's Transit with Jeff Arnal, Seth Misterka, Reuben Radding and Nate Wooley, intelligently designed, unpredictable static and the hyper active free-jazz!

Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura: Soba to Bara
Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Soba to Bara

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Two of the original innovators of the Tokyo "onkyo" sound movement, understated ea-improvisations, in their first collaboration, constructed asynchronous recordings.

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.

Deluxx: The Tidy Boy [VINYL]
Deluxx:
The Tidy Boy [VINYL]

(Spirit of Orr -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

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.

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.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith: untitled (1959)
Shibolet / Josephson / Baker / Looney / Smith:
untitled (1959)

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $9.95    




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Kadima collective saxophonist Ariel Shibolet and 4 California Bay Area players in impressive and intense improvisation that make for an unusual and open-minded discourse.

Martin & Haynes: Freedman
Martin & Haynes:
Freedman

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Lyrical and sophisticated improvisations performed on just a ukulele and a suitcase from these Toronto musicians playing the compositions of lap steel player Myk Freedman

Eastley, Max / Rhodri Davies: Dark Architecture
Eastley, Max / Rhodri Davies:
Dark Architecture

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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The duo of sound sculptor Max Eastley and electric harpist Rhodri Davies in an unedited recording performing live at South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell, UK.

Octante (Barberan / Monteiro / Fages / Garcia): lunula
Octante (Barberan / Monteiro / Fages / Garcia):
lunula

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Four Barcelona musicians on the cutting edge of contemporary electroacoustic improvisation in their second release, recording at ca l'escuder in 2008.

Kurka, Irene : Chants
Kurka, Irene :
Chants

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Soprano vocalist Irene Kurka performs two works works by Antoine Beuger, and one each by Christopher Fox, Eva-Maria Houben, and Thomas Stiegler, accompanied by Antoine Beuger on flute for his composition "Chants de Passage"; 5 beautiful, unhurried works that bring the delicate beauty of each compositions, and of Kurka's refined voice, to a resonant foreground.

Yes Deer: Get Your Glitter Jacket [VINYL]
Yes Deer:
Get Your Glitter Jacket [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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The Norwegian & Danish freejazz-noise-rock trio Yes Deer of Anders Vestergaard on drums, Karl Bjora on guitar and Signe Dahlgreen on sax, in their second album of high energy, cacophonous and brutally joyful (they say "enthusiastic despair") collective improvisation.

Bailey, Derek: Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations
Bailey, Derek:
Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations

(Incus -- UK )


Price: $19.95    




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Reissue of Derek Bailey's 2nd Incus LP from 1974, fully remastered to bring Bailey's uniquely personal improvisation style clearly into the 21st century.




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