The Squid's Ear Magazine




  February 2012
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AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies
AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum):
As The Crow Flies

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.

Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme: Brume
Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme:
Brume

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Extended improvisations using a mix of acoustic and electric instruments from the sextet of Ernesto Rodrigues, d'incise, Cyril Bondi, Abdul Moiemem, Eduardo Chagas, and Nuno Torres.

Brenders, Kyle / Brandon Valdivia: S/T
Brenders, Kyle / Brandon Valdivia:
S/T

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Toronto creative improviser multi-reedist Kyle Brenders (AIMToronto, The Rent) in an unhurried and intuitive duo with the drummer & percussionist of his quartet Brandon Miguel Valdivia (Not The Wind, Not The Flag).

Bryan and the Haggards: Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls
Bryan and the Haggards:
Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )


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Jazz, country and western music converge in unexpected ways in the 2nd release from the quintet of saxophonists Bryan Murray & Jon Irabagon, guitarist Jon Lundbom, bassist Moppa Elliott, and drummer Danny Fischer.

Burro: Burnt Monument
Burro:
Burnt Monument

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Burro is the Calgary improvising trio of Whitney Ota (electric guitar), Stew Elton (bass) and Andrew Hume (drums), in a studio release of their intense and hard rock-oriented playing.

Busolini / Loriot: VIOLAtwoVIOLA
Busolini / Loriot:
VIOLAtwoVIOLA

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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This duo arose from the meeting between two violists avid to confront with their instrumental double to create a common sound universe from the same instrument played by two different personalities.

Charbin / Van Isacker: kryscraft
Charbin / Van Isacker:
kryscraft

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Tense and subtle improvisation from the Belgian duo of pianist Marjolaine Charbin playing inside and out of the piano and alto saxophonist Frans van Isacker using microtonal and extended approaches with the sax.

Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury: Concrete Shoes
Coltrane, Andrew & Mike Khoury:
Concrete Shoes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Violinist Mike Khoury and electronic artist Andrew Coltrane in an album of thick and blurry sonic environments and effected string interaction, a bit like a drive in an ancient auto on alien moons.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma
Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Herman, Gerard: Feta Justice
Herman, Gerard:
Feta Justice

(Kraak -- Belgium )


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Odd popster Gerard Herman in songs using a combination of poetry, canned beats, field recordings, home made instruments, excerpts from his radio shows and other musique concrete elements.

Lacy, Steve: Avignon And After Vol.1
Lacy, Steve:
Avignon And After Vol.1

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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Highlights from saxophonist Steve Lacy's first solo concerts in Avignon 1972 originally released on LP in 1974, with additional recordings and a solo performance of his "Clangs" cycle from Berlin, 1974.

Lacy, Steve: The Sun
Lacy, Steve:
The Sun

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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Four sessions of music mostly against the Vietnam War - all featuring Steve Lacy and Irene Aebi, in sextet, trio, and quintet with associates including Enrico Rava, Karl Berger, Kent Carter, Richard Tietelbaum, &c.

Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade: Cosmic Rift
Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade:
Cosmic Rift

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Bassist Mezzacappa and her Nightshade (Cory Wright (clarinet), John Finkbeiner (guitar), Tim Perkis (electronics), Kjell Nordeson (vibes & percussion)) performing compositions inspired by diverse composers from Messiaen to Zappa.

Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek: Terra
Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek:
Terra

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Improvising vocalist Sainkho in a live performance at the Vilnius Jazz Festival with Wolfgang Puschnig on reeds and Paul Urbanek on piano, remarkable jazz vocalisations from this noted throat singer.

Nilssen-Love / Terrie Ex: Hurgu!
Nilssen-Love / Terrie Ex:
Hurgu!

(PNL -- Norway )


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Ex guitarist Terrie and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love met in the Jottem Studio in Wormerveer, NL, to record these 4 extended and rugged improvisations; rhythm vs strings with a skronky temperament.

Parkins, Zeena: Double Dupe Down
Parkins, Zeena:
Double Dupe Down

(Tzadik -- USA )


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A compilation of Downtown NY harpist, keyboardist and composer Zeena Parkins' work for film, featuring many of the NY mainstays: Shelley Hirsch, Christian Marclay, Ikue Mori, Okkyung Lee, James Pugliese, David Watson, &c. &c.

Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo: Dark Lady Of The Sonnets
Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo:
Dark Lady Of The Sonnets

(Tum -- Finland )


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Drawing on American creative music, Mbira music of Zimbabwe, and traditional Chinese music, trumpeter Leo Smith's ensemble with drummer Pheeroan akLaff and pipa player Min Xiao-Fen perform 5 extraordinary compositions of lyrical vision.

World Heritage, The: Travelling Silk Road
World Heritage, The:
Travelling Silk Road

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


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Live recordings of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's World Heritage band from Koenji HIGH in 2009, condensing and editing the show into one incredible hour of sophisticated rock improvisation.

Zorn, John: Mount Analogue
Zorn, John:
Mount Analogue

(Tzadik -- USA )


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An extended work drawing on the life and work of spiritual figure Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff in a work with Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirit quartet and vibraphonist Kenny Wollesen.

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.

Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith): A Color Photo of the Horse
Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith):
A Color Photo of the Horse

(D.S al Coda -- USA )


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Alessandro Bosetti provides voice and electronics on words & text from a variety of writers, as performed in a trio with drummer Ches Smith and fretless guitarist Kenta Nagai; fascinating and perplexing expression.

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.

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.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver
Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )


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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".

Hodgkinson, Tim: Pragma: New Works
Hodgkinson, Tim:
Pragma: New Works

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


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Nyberg, Joacim : Fylkingen, March 27, 2014
Nyberg, Joacim :
Fylkingen, March 27, 2014

(Confront -- Great Britain )


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Guitarist Joacim Nyberg, also performing on double bass, bell and recorder, in a live performance in Stockholm, Sweden at Fylkingen in 2014, using "Wood, steel, air. Hands, fingers, heart" in an open-ended and ardent exposition of his interpretation of jazz.

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions
Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- France )


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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

Sonore: OTO
Sonore:
OTO

(Trost Records -- Austria )


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A live recording at London's Cafe Oto for BBC Radio's Jazz on 3 program with the incredible saxophone trio Sonore featuring Peter Brotzmann, Ken Vandermark, and Mats Gustafsson.

Rainey, Tom Trio: Camino Cielo Echo
Rainey, Tom Trio:
Camino Cielo Echo

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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NY drummer Tom Rainey's Trio with guitarist Mary Halvorson and saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock in an album of informed free improvisation, powerful yet persuasively alluring playing from some of NY's finest.

Nozen (Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux): Live au Upstairs
Nozen (Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux):
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )


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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

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!

Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje): Slime Zone
Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje):
Slime Zone

(PNL -- Norway )


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The trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, electronic and turntable artist Lasse Marhaug and vocalist/electronic artist Maja Solveig Kjestrup Ratkje met at Cafe Mono during the Oslo Jazz Festival to perform these excellent and disturbing recordings.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver <i>[Used Item]</i>
Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver [Used Item]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )


Price: $16.00    


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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".




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