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  December 2011
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Ames Room, The: Bird Dies
Ames Room, The:
Bird Dies

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Bringing the lineage of saxophone trios into the 21st century, saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, bassist Clayton Thomas and drummer Will Guthrie performed this extended recording live in Lille, France.

Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper): Fremdenzimmer
Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper):
Fremdenzimmer

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The debut album from the NY based Baloni trio, blending chamber techniques with a unique approach to improvisation, as performed by bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, violist Frantz Loriot, and multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst.

Borbetomagus: Black Album
Borbetomagus:
Black Album

(Agaric -- USA )


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The Borbetomagus trio of Jim Sauter (sax), Don Dietrich (reeds) and Donald Miller (guitar) in a 1982 release on their own Agaric label, high volume jazz compiled from concerts in 1979 and 1981.

Borbetomagus: Seven Reasons for Tears
Borbetomagus:
Seven Reasons for Tears

(Agaric -- USA )


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The unique voice of the Borbetomagus quartet recording in NYC in 1987, dark and beautiful improvisation that takes freedom to a unique level of squealing skronky feverish overtones and exhilaration.

Borbetomagus: White Album
Borbetomagus:
White Album

(Agaric -- USA )


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The first Borbetomagus, an unprecedented release of extreme free/punk improvisation and sound from the trio of Jim Sauter (reeds), Don Dietrich (reeds) and Donald Miller (guitar).

Bradford / Dresser / Ferris: Live in LA
Bradford / Dresser / Ferris:
Live in LA

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Performing together since the late 70s, this is the first recorded documentation of West Coast trumpeter Bobby Bradford, NY bassist Mark Dresser, and trombonist Glenn Ferris.

Clockwork + Poprawski: Myopic
Clockwork + Poprawski:
Myopic

(Clockwork Jazz -- Poland )


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Clockwork is the Polish duo of drummer Maciej Wrobel and bassist Szymon Orlowski, who for the last two years have worked with saxophonist Lukasz Poprawski (Urszula Dudziak, Michal Urbaniak, &c) here in their first album together.

Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo: Impressions
Copland, Marc / David Liebman Duo:
Impressions

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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The subtle duo of pianist Marc Copland and saxophonist Dave Liebman in a set of great jazz compositions from luminaries including Jimmy Giuffre, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Lester Young, plus original work.

Ehrlich's Rites Quartet, Marty: Frog Leg Logic
Ehrlich's Rites Quartet, Marty:
Frog Leg Logic

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Wind and reed player Mary Ehrlich's excellent Rites Quartet with Hank Roberts (cello), Michael Sarin (drums) and James Zollar (trumpet) in a set of lyrical compositions that borrows from jazz and downtown NY traditions.

eRikm / Norbert Moslang: Stodgy
eRikm / Norbert Moslang:
Stodgy

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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eRikm on 3k Pad Loop System, Electronics and Norbert Moslang playing Cracked Everyday Electronics in a collection of recordings from European concerts performed between 2002 and 2005; produced by Guiseppe Ielasi..

Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo: So Soft Yet
Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo:
So Soft Yet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The second duo release between trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez and pianist and accordionist Joao Paulo Estevez da Silva, a beautiful album of winter moods with Sefardic overtones, introspective and reflective improvisation.

Grant, Kay & Alex Ward: Fast Talk
Grant, Kay & Alex Ward:
Fast Talk

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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The London improvising scene duo of vocalist Kay Grant, a former Downtown NY artists, and clarinetist Alex Ward, have been playing together for decades, here recorded in four live performances and a studio session.

Hauf Sextet, Boris: Next Delusion
Hauf Sextet, Boris:
Next Delusion

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Berlin-based saxophonist Boris Hauf's sextet with Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Frank Rosaly (drums), Steve Hess (drums & electronics) and Michael Hartman (drums) in 4 extended pieces of boiling intensity.

Hayward, Charles: One Big Atom
Hayward, Charles:
One Big Atom

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


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This Heat/Camberwell Now drummer Charles Hayward's latest solo album after a long wait, an incredible and unique journey through drums, electronics and song, personal, pointed and brilliant statements from one or rock's master voices.

Ishiwarizakura: Okuno Hosomichi
Ishiwarizakura:
Okuno Hosomichi

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


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A live recording of this quartet from the Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region of Japan, improvised an29730d impressive rock from Yoshida Tatsuya (drums), Nasuno Mitsuru (bass), Kita Naoki (violin) and Murakami Naoki (guitar).

Keszler, Eli: Oxtirn
Keszler, Eli:
Oxtirn

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Extreme percussion work from Eli Keszler, mostly solo pieces using a diverse sonic palette, and assisted on 2 tracks by clarinetist Ashley Paul, plus brass player Andrew Fenlon and prepared pianist Sakkiko Mori.

Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums
Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa:
Doldrums

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


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Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya, Nasuno Mitsuru and Kido Natuski) in their 7th release, joined by violinist Akihisa Tsuboy, recorded live at Tokyo's Koenji High, Lush, and Missions from 2008-2010.

LAMA: Oneiros
LAMA:
Oneiros

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The trio LAMA comes from the dynamic and inventive Portuguese jazz scene, formed by bassist and composer Goncqalo Almeida & trumpeter/electronics artist Susana Santos Silva, with Candian drummer Greg Smith.

Mecha Fixes Clocks: Teoria dellelasticita di Girolamo Papariello
Mecha Fixes Clocks:
Teoria dellelasticita di Girolamo Papariello

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Mecha Fixes Clocks' 3rd release with Michel F. Cote, Lori Freedman, Philippe Lauzier, Ellwood Epps, Josh Zubot, Martin Tetrault, Bernard Falaise, &c... a musique actuelle supergroup, and an amazing conceptual work.

Schweizer, Irene : Les Diaboliques
Schweizer, Irene :
Les Diaboliques

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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The Diabolique trio of pianist Irene Schweizer, bassist Joelle Leandre, and vocalist Maggie Nichold in their first release from 1993, three women hell-bent on modern improvisation.

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox
Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Taylor, Cecil Quintet: Hard Driving Jazz + Looking Ahead!
Taylor, Cecil Quintet:
Hard Driving Jazz + Looking Ahead!

(Mad About Records -- Portugal )


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Reissuing Cecil Taylor's 1958 album with John Coltrane, an incredible forward thinking and inspired session; and Taylor's 2nd studio album from 1958, "Looking Ahead", in a quintet setting.

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.

Brady, Tim : Topology: Scat
Brady, Tim :
Topology: Scat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Tim Brady in an extraordinary collaboration mixing his rhythmic, jazz-influenced chamber music with Australia's dynamic and virtuosic Topology ensemble.

Hetu, Joane: Castor et compagnie
Hetu, Joane:
Castor et compagnie

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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With lyrics inspired by Hindu erotic books, Arabic love games, and sensual songs; Joane Hetu presents her first CD of her own music with accompaniment from Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, and Pierre Tanguay.

Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder): figuren
Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder):
figuren

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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An excellent quartet of 4 female improvisers creating mysterious landscapes, bizarre spaces and surprising topography using dual pianos, flute, melodica, trombone & alphorn.

Burger, Rob: City Of Strangers
Burger, Rob:
City Of Strangers

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Tin Hat Trio founder Burger in an eclectic and wonderfully informed set of film cues, with help from Marc Ribot, Eyvind Kang, Carla Kihlstedt, Kenny Wollesen, &c.

Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin
Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred:
Soshin

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari: My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]
Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari:
My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


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Tim Brady with Bradyworks and Quatuor Molinari in a CD/DVD release of four synchronized musical, video & theater works, ambitious and fascinating compositional pieces.

Quatuor Bozzini: A Chacun Sa Miniature
Quatuor Bozzini:
A Chacun Sa Miniature

(Collection QB -- Canada )


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The Quatuor Bozzini string quartet dedicate this double CD to emerging artists in a collection of miniatures written in 2011 by emerging composers for the QB's annual Composer's Kitchen event.

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.

Nakamura, Toshimaru : maruto
Nakamura, Toshimaru :
maruto

(erstwhile -- USA )


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Using his no-input mixing board Toshimaru Nakamura, perhaps the ultimate Onkyo artist, spent two years creating this work, which is also the second release in the Erstsolo series.

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.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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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.

Bica, Carlos & Azul: Things About
Bica, Carlos & Azul:
Things About

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Double bassist and composer Carlos Bica's Azul with guitarist Frank Mobus and drummer Jim Black in their 5th album, bringing jazz and elements of rock together into a lyrical and alluring set of recordings.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]
Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Nakamura, Toshimaru  / English (Joe Foster / Bonnie Jones): One Day
Nakamura, Toshimaru / English (Joe Foster / Bonnie Jones):
One Day

(erstwhile -- USA )


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EA-improv minimalist Toshimaru Nakamura with English (Joe Foster/Bonnie Jones) in a recording made in Tokyo while the three were touring South Korea and Japan in 2007.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs]
Brady, Tim / Bradyworks:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Montreal creative guitarist Tim Brady and his Bradyworks (Lori Freedman, Karen Young, &c) performing 6 duos for electric guitar with other instruments, and 12 compositions for electric guitar (with and without effects pedals).

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare
Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

Borbetomagus: Songs Our Mother Taught Us
Borbetomagus:
Songs Our Mother Taught Us

(Agaric -- USA )


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Three performances from London and Glasgow from New York saxophonists Jim Sauter and Don Dietrich, and guitarist Donald Miller, playing through pedals and distortion devices in unique and irascible free improvisations.

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!

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.

Hetu, Joane: Filature
Hetu, Joane:
Filature

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A musical theatre in 3 acts using texts, songs, free improvisation and compositional textures, "an evocation of the fusion between opposite forces-tight and flexible, male and female".

Hetu, Joane: Filature <i>[Used Item]</i>
Hetu, Joane:
Filature [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $12.00    


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A musical theatre in 3 acts using texts, songs, free improvisation and compositional textures, "an evocation of the fusion between opposite forces-tight and flexible, male and female".

Kaplan Quartet, Noah with Joe Morris: Descendants
Kaplan Quartet, Noah with Joe Morris:
Descendants

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Embracing free tonality, microtonal music, and 20th century classical music, Noah Kaplan's informed compositions are performed with his quartet of Joe Morris (guitar), Giacomo Merega (electric bass) & Jason Nazary (drums).

Necks, The: Mindset [VINYL]
Necks, The:
Mindset [VINYL]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


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The Necks 16th release layers polyrhythmic material to form seething blocks of sound, in two long pieces, one more stripped back to the live trio, the other featuring multiple strata of swirling Hammonds, noise-guitar and electronics.




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