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  February 2010
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Burn / Thomas / Fell: The Middle Distance
Burn / Thomas / Fell:
The Middle Distance

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Unconvention improvisation fueled by the influence of contempary compositions from bassist Simon H. Fell, pianist Philip Thomas, and prepared pianist Chris Burn.

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman: To Fly To Steal
Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mark Feldman:
To Fly To Steal

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and violinist Mark Feldman in a quartet with Gerry Hemingway and Thomas Morgan, brilliant and graceful music blurring the lines between composition and improvisation.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Pillow Circles
Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Pillow Circles

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Saxophonist Dijkstra in compositions commissioned from the North Sea Jazz Festival 2009, 9 works written for Henry Threadgill, George Lewis, Fred Frith, &c.

Drake, Hamid & Bindu: Reggaeology
Drake, Hamid & Bindu:
Reggaeology

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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The 3rd Bindu record with Hamid Drake, Jeb Bishop, Jeff Parker, Jeff Albert, Josh Abrams and Napoleon Maddox on voice and beatbox, in a release bridging jazz with reggae influences.

Fields, Scott Ensemble: Fugu
Fields, Scott Ensemble:
Fugu

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Originally released in 1995 on Field's own Geode label, these compositions for choreographer Li Chiao-Ping use complex rhythms and tonalities in a serial pitch "system of circles".

Free Jazz Quartet: Memories For The Future
Free Jazz Quartet:
Memories For The Future

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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The quartet of Paul Rutherford, Harrison Smith, Tony Moore and Eddie Prevost from a concert in Bristol, UK in 1992, intricate and informed interplay from Euro free jazz masters.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: Das Donnernde Leben
Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
Das Donnernde Leben

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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After four decades as a team, pianist Ulrich Gumpert and drummer Gunter Baby Sommer release this remarkable album of upbeat and oft-times thunderous duos.

Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer: Lost Daylight
Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer:
Lost Daylight

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Pianist John Tilbury is captured with remarkable clarity by Sebastian Lexer as he performs works by composers Terry Jennings and John Cage (with Lexer on electronics); superb performances!

KGB: Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD]
KGB:
Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD]

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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KGB (Dougherty/Hennebohl/Cascone) in audio environments fromm 2 day-long performances in Berlin using a mix of found objects, constructions, machines, contact mics & traditional instruments.

Knuffke, Kirk Trio: Amnesia Brown
Knuffke, Kirk Trio:
Amnesia Brown

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Trumpeter Kirk Knuffke in a NY trio with clarinetist Doug Wieselman and drummer Kenny Wollesen, all part of Butch Morris' Nublu Orchestra and frequent Zorn collaborators.

MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding): Fever Dream [VINYL]
MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding):
Fever Dream [VINYL]

(TAIGA -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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A beautifully produced 3-sided double LP from New York's MAP, guitarist Mary Halvorson, percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and bassist Reben Radding, amazing contemporary improvisation.

Mateen, Sabir: Urdla XXX
Mateen, Sabir:
Urdla XXX

(RogueArt -- France )


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Legendary multi-reedist Sabir Matten in a live solo performance from URDLA in Vileurbanne, France, 2008; intensely logical playing from this unique voice.

Mayas, Magda: Heartland
Mayas, Magda:
Heartland

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Berlin pianist Magda Mayas, working with Tony Buck as recording engineer, performs inside and out of the piano in an amazing display of timbre and technique.

RED trio: (Pinheiro / Faustino / Ferrandini)
RED trio:
(Pinheiro / Faustino / Ferrandini)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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This Portugese jazz trio plays with a particularly percussive approach in bass, drums, percussion, piano and prepared piano giving them a unique and nimble collective sound.

Yamamoto, Eri Trio: In Each Day Something Good
Yamamoto, Eri Trio:
In Each Day Something Good

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist Yamamoto, noted on William Parker's "Corn Meal Dance", in a set of sensitive and melodic original compositions with her trio of drummer Ikuo Takeuchi & bassist David Ambrosio.

Ziegele, Omri: Can Walk On Sand
Ziegele, Omri:
Can Walk On Sand

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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The 2nd volume of saxophonist Omri Ziegele and pianist Irene Schweizer's "Where's Africa" with drummer Makaya Ntshoko, beautiful, virtuosic and melodic jazz.

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.

Goss, Stephen: Northern Lights
Goss, Stephen:
Northern Lights

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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An album of beautiful and impressionist musical landscapes: 3 large works in several movements drawing on mythology, visual imagery, and a work for Charles Jencks Garden of Cosmic Speculation.

Gumpert Quartette, Ulrich: Quartette
Gumpert Quartette, Ulrich:
Quartette

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Ziegele, Omri Billiger Bauer: The Silence Behind Each Cry - Suite For Urs Voerkel
Ziegele, Omri Billiger Bauer:
The Silence Behind Each Cry - Suite For Urs Voerkel

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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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.

Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo
Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A four part suite bridging compositional and improvisational music from Portugese pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel in a quintet including Rafael Toral on modulated electronics.

Lauzier / Martel: Sainct Laurens
Lauzier / Martel:
Sainct Laurens

(&Records -- Canada )


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Sparse but detailed improvisational journeys from the long-running duo of saxophonist Philippe Lauzier and bassist/electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $11.66    




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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia: You Lan
Gottschalk, Gunda / Xu Fengxia:
You Lan

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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A duo of contrasts and compatabilities from German violinst Gunda Gottschalk and guzheng virtuoso Xu Fengxia, exotic and beautifully textured improvisation live from Victoriaville, 2008.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music For Piano And Strings Volume 1 [DVD-AUDIO]
Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music For Piano And Strings Volume 1 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $29.95    




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The Smith Quartet with pianist John Tilbury perform two long works by Morton Feldman: "For John Cage" (1982) and "Piano and String Quartet" (1985) on DVD Audio.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting
Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $10.95    




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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders: Immense Blue <i>[Used Item]</i>
Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders:
Immense Blue [Used Item]

(West Hill Records -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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From the fertile London free improv scene comes this substantial concert recorded at the Vortex Jazz Club in 2022 by the trio of Olie Brice on double bass, Rachel Musson on tenor saxophone and Mark Sanders on drums, three highly compatible players from two generations of improvisers in three extended improvisations of energetic free jazz balanced by contemplative exploration.

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.

Guionnet / La Casa / Samartzis / Warburton: Parking (Collection Paris)
Guionnet / La Casa / Samartzis / Warburton:
Parking (Collection Paris)

(Swarming -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Two improvisations by saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet & violinist Dan Warburton recorded in Paris & Melbourne parking garages 14 years apart, registering the behavior and characteristics of environmental and instrumental sound within these unique spaces, edited by Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis as a 4-channel master by synchronizing two sets of independent stereo recordings.

Gustafsson, Mats / Ensemble E: EE Opus One <i>[Used Item]</i>
Gustafsson, Mats / Ensemble E:
EE Opus One [Used Item]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $14.00    




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Merging contemporary and traditional instruments, including the spilapipa (a fipple flute), hardanger fiddle, the Bilgoraj suka (a vertical fiddle), alongside prepared piano, organ, trumpet, tuba, baritone sax & voice, Mats Gustafsson's ensemble merges folk, experimental forms, improv & free jazz in a conduction shaped by the participants; absolutely unique & fascinating.




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