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  June 2009
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Anderson, Fred: Missing Link
Anderson, Fred:
Missing Link

(NESSA -- USA )


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An early recording of saxophonist Fred Anderson in 1979 with Hamid Drake, Larry Hayrod and Adam Rudolph in a classic display of Anderson's unique approach to improv.

BAKU: Symphony of Sirens
BAKU:
Symphony of Sirens

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $35.00    


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2 CDs & 72 pg book in a comprehensive presentation of the experiments and innovations in the exploration of sound by the historical Russian Avantgardes, 1908-42.

Bayal & Arnaud Riviere: First Contact
Bayal & Arnaud Riviere:
First Contact

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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John Boyle & Aya Onishi of Nihilist Spasm Band with Arnaud Riviere of Textile Orchestra from their first set of unrelenting primal improv at Sonic Protest 2007 in France.

Bent Spoon Trio + 3: Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays
Bent Spoon Trio + 3:
Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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The Bent Spoon Trio + 3 (Thom Golub, Jay Crocker, Danny Meichel) from their monthly series at Theatre Junction in Calgary.

Caine, Adam: Thousandfold
Caine, Adam:
Thousandfold

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Guitarist Adam Caine's trio with bassist Tom Blancarte and drummer John Wagner in studio recordings of eight original Caine compositions, great driven modern jazz.

Company: Once
Company:
Once

(Incus -- UK )


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From Bailey's live recordings at The Arts Theater in May 1987, excellent groupings of players inc. Barre Phillips, Carlos Zingaro, Tristan Honsinger, Lee Konitz, Steve Noble &c.

Mockunas / Ducret: Silent Vociferation
Mockunas / Ducret:
Silent Vociferation

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Studio recordings of collaborators Ducret with Lithuanian reed player Mockunas, who have played together in the bands Toxikum, Megaphone and in the Copenhagen Art Ensemble.

Ferguson / van Heumen: Whistle Pig Saloon
Ferguson / van Heumen:
Whistle Pig Saloon

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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WPG is John Ferguson and Robert van Heumen, blending a fractured pulse with dynamic texture into an immersive and disorientating music, from subtle to invasive sound.

Fully Celebrated Orchestra: Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones
Fully Celebrated Orchestra:
Drunk On The Blood Of The Holy Ones

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


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The trio of Jim Hobbs, Timo Shanko and Django Carranza in a studio release of original upbeat and amazing riff based compositions, along with a nifty skate video.

Gottschalk, Kurt: 24b
Gottschalk, Kurt:
24b

(Batterrie -- USA )


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Two introspective works of heavily saturated acoustic guitar form Ecstasy Mule's Kurt Gottschalk (aka Casey G), lovely musings for dark days.

Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Tatsuya Yoshida : Improvisations 3 [DVD]
Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Tatsuya Yoshida :
Improvisations 3 [DVD]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    


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Guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei) return for a 3rd duo release, a DVD & CD of their amazing improvisations.

Levin, Daniel Quartet: Live at Roulette
Levin, Daniel Quartet:
Live at Roulette

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Cellist Daniel Levin with Nate Wooley, Matt Moran and Peter Bitenc performing live at Roulette, NYC in 2008, improv based on words and concepts instead of song structures.

Lillinger's, Christian Grund: First Reason
Lillinger's, Christian Grund:
First Reason

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Drummer Christian Lillinger with Tobias Delius, Joachim Kuhn, Wanja Slavin, &c. unconventional formats that blur melody, rhythm and harmonics for great and abstract results.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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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!

Martin, Jean: At the Farm
Martin, Jean:
At the Farm

(Barnyard -- Canada )


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After touring Canada extensively for 3 years the trio of Jean Martin, Justin Haynes and Kevin Turcotte released this CD of wide-ranging and excellent recordings.

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.

Mitchell, Roscoe: L-R-G/ The Maze/ S Ii Examples
Mitchell, Roscoe:
L-R-G/ The Maze/ S Ii Examples

(NESSA -- USA )


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1978 recordings of AACM wind phenomenon Mitchell performing fascinating and advanced compositions with Braxton, Leo Smith, Henry Threadgill, George Lewis and Don Moye.

Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet: Bush Fire
Moholo, Loius / Evan Parker Quintet:
Bush Fire

(Ogun -- Great Britain )


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1995 studio recordings of this great UK quintet with Louis Moholo and Evan Parker leading, a classic meeting of two incredible free jazz performers in their prime.

Riggs, Christopher: I Feel So Strong, I Feel I Could Punch a Hole in a Fucking Wall
Riggs, Christopher:
I Feel So Strong, I Feel I Could Punch a Hole in a Fucking Wall

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Chris Riggs (Traum/Trauma, Holy Cheever Church, &c.) featuring assemblages of highly abstracted guitar improvisations and silence.

Sinha, Debashis: Quell
Sinha, Debashis:
Quell

(Eema Records -- Canada )


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"Quell" is an aural sound journey, using music and field recordings to investigate and present a deeply emotional exploration of Sinha's second home: India.

Swell, Steve presents: Planet Dream
Swell, Steve presents:
Planet Dream

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The trio of Steve Swell, Daniel Levin and Rob Brown in music of a "social contract" enabling highly creative music, with no rigid boundaries, collective and empathic.

Tippett, Tippetts, Moholo & Canto General: Viva La Black Live At Ruvo
Tippett, Tippetts, Moholo & Canto General:
Viva La Black Live At Ruvo

(Ogun -- Great Britain )


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Recorded live at the Ruvo Festival in southern Italy in 2004 this release brings Keith and Julie Tippett + Louis Moholo-Mohol together with the Canto General ensemble.

Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano: Stolas: The Book Of Angels Volume 12
Masada Quintet Featuring Joe Lovano:
Stolas: The Book Of Angels Volume 12

(Tzadik -- USA )


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The latest addition in The Book of Angels series bring the core Masada band (Zorn, Joey Baron, Uri Caine, Greg Cohen, Dave Douglas) together with Joe Lovano!

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.

SOL6
SOL6:

(Red Note -- Netherlands )


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Attacking jazz structures with great passion and power while taking on Ives, Satie and Bacharach, this supergroup of sorts sports Veryan Weston, Luc Ex, Ingrid Laubrock, Tony Buck, &c. - incredible!

Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex: In the Fishtank 9
Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex:
In the Fishtank 9

(Fishtank -- The Netherlands )


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Konkurrent's 9th release of the "In The Fishtank" series pairs Sonic Youth (less Kim Gordon) with ICP (Instant Composers Pool) and Luc & Terrie of The Ex, recording in the studio while Sonic Youth was in Amsterdam for the 2001 Holland Festival.

Sonic Openings Under Pressure : Muhheankuntuk
Sonic Openings Under Pressure :
Muhheankuntuk

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Berrocal, Jacques: Paralleles
Berrocal, Jacques:
Paralleles

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )


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Reissue of this '77 release from multi-instrumentalist Berrocal (NWW) and collaborators, mixing jazz, improv, rock'n'roll, punk, no wave, spoken words and industrial sound.

Signal To Noise: Issue #55, Fall 2009
Signal To Noise:
Issue #55, Fall 2009

(Signal to Noise -- USA )


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Fall 2009 issue with articles on Marshall Allen & The Preservation Of Sun Ra's Legacy, Pink Mountain, Mills College, Plus Gordon Allen, Pimmon, Stuart Dempster, and NY Eye & Ear II, &c

Sonic Youth: The Eternal
Sonic Youth:
The Eternal

(Matador -- USA )


Price: $15.45    


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Sonic Youth's 16th studio album and return to an indie label adds new member Mark Ibold, presenting 12 informed and compelling songs that show SY still going strong 28 years later.

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

(RogueArt -- France )


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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 )


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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 )


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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.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity
Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Novak, Ryan: Balloon Proportions
Novak, Ryan:
Balloon Proportions

(RY/NO Records -- USA )


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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Novak, who has worked with Tim Daisy and Tatsuya Nakatani, in an eclectic and complex solo release of colliding genres.

Vigroux, Franck & Matthew Bourne: Call Me Madame (Good News From Wonderland)
Vigroux, Franck & Matthew Bourne:
Call Me Madame (Good News From Wonderland)

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $12.00    


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A shared love of vintage analogue equipment, ear-splitting frequencies and the music of Scott Walker brought Franck Vigroux and Matthew Bourne together.

SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk): .next
SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk):
.next

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    


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This laptop trio create a dense and scurrying sound world of a surprising freeform nature that avoids cliches by combining sound-generation tools for ever-shifting results.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs
Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )


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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]
Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Durand, Werner : Schwingende Luftsaulen 2
Durand, Werner :
Schwingende Luftsaulen 2

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


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A beautifully hypnotic album of saxophone, accompanied by Pan-Ney, Shruti Box and Organ, recorded in overdubs by composer/wind player Werner Durand in this 2nd chapter of his trilogy focused on the Pan-Ney, a self-built instrument for repetitive foundations, as Durand draws on elements of nature, mythology, dance, religion, literature and folklore.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of C
Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

(Black Truffle -- Australia )


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The 5th release from the trio of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keiji Haino, guitarist Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi on wineglass and percussion is an introspective and beautifully developed set recorded live at their March 2013 concert at SuperDeluxe.

Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer: Spectre Of Radiants
Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer:
Spectre Of Radiants

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


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An extended and rich confluence of strings from R Keenan Lawler and John Krausbauer, using resonator guitar and banjo, sustained tones that intertwine in a beautiful and optimistic drone, minimalistic yet drenched in a profusion of harmonic detail; a beautiful and elusive dream mixing between an Indian raga and an alien electronic environment.

Livebatts!
Livebatts!:

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


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Recorded in the mid-90s, Livebatts! was a project of John White (Cornelius Cardew, Scratch Orchestra) developed to exploit "toy" keyboards of the 80s--cheap battery-driven instruments that hold tremendous potential for "serious" music-making--used here in a playful quartet with vocalist MJ Coldiron, Andrea Rocca (guitar & samples) and Nancy Ruffer (electrified flute).

Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet  [CASSETTE w/ DOW
Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux:
Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $7.95    


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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla'
Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine: Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]
Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine:
Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


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Stochastic music for percussion and synthesizers from New York avant conceptualist and keyboardist Charlemagne Palestine, here on piano & electronics, with the Italian duo Trrma' of Giovanni Todisco on percussion and Guiseppe Candiano on synth, in two side-long works of irregular rhythm, complexity and dissonance that build and recede in a suspenseful journey.

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate
Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Memories Of A Tunicate

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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While both improvisers were in New York City for the 2019 Vision Festival, multi-reedist and European Free Improv legend Peter Brötzmann met Chicago cellist and electronics artist Fred Lonberg-Holm to record their 3rd album together, their 1st album in the studio a diverse set of incredible concentration, with Brötzmann performing on tenor saxophone, woodwind, and clarinet.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]
Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker:
Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

(Fou Records -- France )


Price: $16.95    


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A momentous 2020 concert at London's Cafe OTO, presented in two discs, the 1st with label leader Jean-Marc Foussat in a solo improvisation on synth and voice, the 2nd in a trio with Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone sax, and Evan Parker on soprano sax, the 2 saxophones weaving and responding to Foussat's remarkable alien soundscapes and vocalization in an immersive extended improvisation.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon
Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis:
Blood Moon

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light...
Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels:
Vanishing Light...

(Ayler -- France )


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Trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez merges his Yells at Eel project with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer/percussionist Stefan Gonzalez, with Texas-based experimental rock band Pinkish Black--Daron Beck on keyboards and Jon Teague on drums & synthesizers--for a gripping and masterful hybrid of improvisation, dark synthetic rock and heavy moods; a riveting journey.

Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice: The Dukes of Bedford
Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice:
The Dukes of Bedford

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


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Exploring the lineage of the Dukes of Bedford, the Russell lineage in Bedford, England, in groupings of acoustic & electric guitarists John Russell, Ray Russell, and Henry Kaiser along with double bassist Ollie Brice, from duos to quartets, eight Duke "Russells" from 1680 to 2003 are explored through intricate and joyfully creative and technically amazing string improvisations.

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light
Smith, Damon:
Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


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Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.

Trespass Trio: "...was there to illuminate the night sky..."
Trespass Trio:
"...was there to illuminate the night sky..."

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Swedish saxophonist Martin Kuchen in trio with bassist Per Zanussi and drummer Raymond Strid, challenging and urgent jazz from a trio concerned with the state of our world.

Lussier / Tetreault / Yoshihide: Elektrik Toboggan
Lussier / Tetreault / Yoshihide:
Elektrik Toboggan

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    


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This amazing trio performed at the 25th Victoriaville Festival of Musique Actuelle in 2008 with 2 guitars, 3 turntables, one spy-microphone, and 201 spectators.

Gottschalk, Kurt: Bluefly Variations
Gottschalk, Kurt:
Bluefly Variations

(Batterrie -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Solo improvisations from guitarist Kurt Gottschalk, recorded at the juncture of the Connecticut and West Rivers in Windham County, Vermont on the afternoon of April 29, 2009.

Various Artists: Barnyard Drama Christmas Singalong Vol. 5
Various Artists:
Barnyard Drama Christmas Singalong Vol. 5

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    


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Put this one in your Wishlist for the next holiday season: 5th in a series drawing on Vancouver's best; unusual approaches to the classics in a oddly skewed yet sentimental ways.

Morris, Joe : Atmosphere
Morris, Joe :
Atmosphere

(KMB Jazz -- USA )


Price: $9.95    


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Known for his guitar work, and more recently on the bass, here in an album of improvisation on the 5-string banjo and 4-string banjouke.

Gronvold, Daniel / Havard Volden
Gronvold, Daniel / Havard Volden:

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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Volden and Gronvold are two Oslo-based improvising acoustic tabletop guitarists whose work focuses on textures and timing creating large and impressionistic soundscapes.




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