The Squid's Ear Magazine




  March 2012
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Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love): Mechanisms
Ballister (Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love):
Mechanisms

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Chicago and Norway collide in the continuing collaboration of the "free-wheeling trio" of Ballister: Dave Rempis, Fred Lonberg-Holm and Paal Nilssen-Love, amazing and forward-thinking free jazz.

Barnyard Drama: Christmas Singalong Volume 6
Barnyard Drama:
Christmas Singalong Volume 6

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Toronto's Xmas series with an amazing lineup Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, John Southworth, Tania Gill, Kyle Brenders, Justin Haynes, Julia Hambleton, DB Boyko, &c. &c.

BassX3: Transatlantic
BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $18.95    




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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Clarinet Trio, The: 4
Clarinet Trio, The:
4

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The fourth Clarinet Trio release on Leo Records, and the first one in eight years, with Jurgen Kupke on clarinet, Michael Thieke on alto clarinet, and Gebhard Ullmann on bass clarinet.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Atto
Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Atto

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Osvaldo Coluccino's "Atto" uses various acoustic objects but no musical instruments or electronic manipulation, here in 5 pieces recorded near Milan, Italy in 2011.

Crothers, Connie / David Arner: Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]
Crothers, Connie / David Arner:
Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $34.95    




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A 4-CD box set of 9 "Spontaneous Sweets", elaborate, magnificent and melodic piano improvisations, recorded by Connie Crothers & David Arner performing in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY.

Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers: Tribute to Tony Levin
Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers:
Tribute to Tony Levin

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The great, late UK drummer Tony Levin is paid tribute in an album of lovely, unique and oft eccentric compositions performed by a (drumless) trio of peers: saxophonist Paul Dunmall, guitarist Phil Gibbs, and bassist Paul Rogers.

ElSaffar, Amir: Inana
ElSaffar, Amir:
Inana

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar and his quintet expand the sonic possibilities of jazz by building on the modal music of the Iraqi maqam, adding a microtonal harmonic and melodic language influenced by the pitch-flexibility of Middle Eastern music.

Hirsch, Shelley / Ho, Simon: Where Were You Then ?
Hirsch, Shelley / Ho, Simon:
Where Were You Then ?

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Free improvising vocalist and story spieler Shelley Hirsch teams with Simon Ho and a great set of musicians including Tony Buck, David Hofstra, Tomas Ulrich, for an engaging and fascinating set of songs and stories.

Konitz, Lee with Frank Wunsch: Insight: Solos And Duets
Konitz, Lee with Frank Wunsch:
Insight: Solos And Duets

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )


Price: $21.95    




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Nine tracks from two albums that Konitz recorded with German pianist Frank Wunsch in the early 90s - "Into It - Solos and Duos" and "Frank-Lee Speaking" - beautiful soulful jazz dialog between two lyrical masters.

Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy: Thread
Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy:
Thread

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Performing on cello, piano, prepared guitar, tapes, and the mixing desk itself, Anthea Caddy, Magda Maya, and Annette Krebs present two improvisations, one from the studio and one live in Boston.

Kullhammar / Zetterberg / Aalberg: Basement Sessions Vol.1
Kullhammar / Zetterberg / Aalberg:
Basement Sessions Vol.1

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Following the traditions of the saxophone trio, tenor & baritone player Jonas Kullhammar releases this studio album of irrepressible compositions performed with bassist Tobjorn Zetterberg and drummer Espen Aalberg.

Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Roots Run Deep
Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto:
Roots Run Deep

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Yusef Lateef provides solo saxophone accompaniment to authors Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto's short stories and poems, using the music Lateef had played during the shooting of the film "Brother Yusef".

Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Brooklyn DNA
Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten:
Brooklyn DNA

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A project about the rich jazz history of Brooklyn, NY, recorded in that burrough by NY saxophonist Joe McPhee & bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, referencing Putnam Central, The Blue Coronet, Sonny Rollins, and Brooklyn itself.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: Family Ties
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
Family Ties

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Ivo Perelman's fifteenth album for Leo Records is a trio with bassist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing original group compositions recorded in the studio in NYC.

Realisation Trio: Dunmall / Jurd / Bashford: Salt Dolly
Realisation Trio: Dunmall / Jurd / Bashford:
Salt Dolly

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The 2nd release from Paul Dunmall's Realisation Trio with bassist Nick Jurd and drummer Jim Bashford, recording original Dunmall compositions at Victoria Rooms Bristol in 2011.

RED Trio + Nate Wooley: Stem
RED Trio + Nate Wooley:
Stem

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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NY trumpeter Nate Wooley and Portugal's Red Trio (Rodrigo Pinheiro, Hernani Faustino & Gabriel Ferrandini), recorded after their live performance at the 2010 Clean Feed Festival in NYC; powerful and thought-provoking modern improvisation.

Sharp Trio, Elliott: Aggregat
Sharp Trio, Elliott:
Aggregat

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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NY saxophonist/guitarist, composer and conceptualist Elliot Sharps Trio with bassist Brad Jones and drummer Ches Smith using written scores to guide rhythmic and melodic jazz into unlikely and fascinating structures.

Sorey, Tyshawn: Oblique-I
Sorey, Tyshawn:
Oblique-I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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10 compositions from drummer Tyshawn Sorey's creative quartet/quintet repertoire "41 Compositions", created as a series of platforms for improvisation, here performed with Loren Stillman, Todd Neufeld, John Escreet & Chris Tordini.

Stabbins / Riley / Wren / Sanders: St. Cyprians 2
Stabbins / Riley / Wren / Sanders:
St. Cyprians 2

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The exceptional free jazz quartet of saxophonist Larry Stabbins, pianist Howard Riley, bassist Tony Wren and drummer Mark Sanders performing 4 extended improvisations of great dialog and dexterity.

Teneleven (Nasuno Mitsuru): Teneleven
Teneleven (Nasuno Mitsuru):
Teneleven

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Nasuno Mitsuru (Altered States, Seijaku, Korkyojin, &c) in a new band with two synthesizers, bass, and drums, rock in a Heldon/Tangerine Dream mode using modern electroacoustic principles for richly hypnotic electronic music.

Ward / Hill / Lash / Sanders: Predicate
Ward / Hill / Lash / Sanders:
Predicate

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Alex Ward developed this band to confront the issue of combining composition with improvisation, using free jazz as a touchstone for pieces allowing stylistically unbounded playing, here with an incredible set of players.

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.

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.

Bogan Ghost (Allbee / Caddy): Zerfall
Bogan Ghost (Allbee / Caddy):
Zerfall

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The duo of Liz Allbee on trumpet and Anthea Caddy on cello in beautifully paced, mysterious improvisations using a minimal approach of extended and often disconcerting techniques augmented with subtle electroacoustic touches.

Lexer, Sebastian: Dazwischen
Lexer, Sebastian:
Dazwischen

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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Dazwischen means in-between, and these works by pianist, electronic artist and AMM associate Sebastian Lexer bridge the electronic, compositional, and free improv worlds with subtlety.

Mezei, Szilard Vocal Ensemble: Fujj Szel, Zenta, Visshangozz Szel
Mezei, Szilard Vocal Ensemble:
Fujj Szel, Zenta, Visshangozz Szel

(Not Two -- Poland )


Price: $19.95    




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Avant improvisation from violist Szilard Mezei's vocal ensemble, a 10 piece orchestra with two vocalists, performing live at CNESA, Serbia; complex and fascinating music with a mix of unusual and traditional orchestration.

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.

MusicWorks: #112 Spring 2012 [MAGAZINE + CD]
MusicWorks:
#112 Spring 2012 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Canada's premiere new music magazine, with Philip Glass on the cover, plus articles on Jocelyn Morlock, Farah, D'Eon and Gill, and Olivia Block, and a 12 track CD of works by those and other artists.

Toral, Rafael / Davu Seru: Live in Minneapolis
Toral, Rafael / Davu Seru:
Live in Minneapolis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Rafael Toral's Space Program, post-free jazz electronic music, is made manifest in this duo between the electronicist and drummer Davu Seru, performing live in Minneapolis during Toral's 2011 tour of the US.

Feldman, Morton: Piano And String Quartet
Feldman, Morton:
Piano And String Quartet

(Bridge Records -- USA )


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Composed two years before his death, Feldman's "Piano and String Quartet" is a wonderfully impressionistic piece that moves slowly, rendered beautifully by Vicki Ray and the Eclipse Quartet.

Lehman, Steve Trio,  feat. Matt Brewer and Damion Reid: Dialect Fluorescent
Lehman, Steve Trio, feat. Matt Brewer and Damion Reid:
Dialect Fluorescent

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


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With his new trio with bassist Matt Brewer and drummer Damion Reid, saxophonist Lehman combines his own original compositions with a full program of works by jazz legends like John Coltrane and Jackie McLean.

Taus (Klaus Filip & Tim Blechmann): Pinna
Taus (Klaus Filip & Tim Blechmann):
Pinna

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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An improvisation for two laptop computers performed by Tim Blechmann and Klaus Filip, recorded live in Vienna at "neue musik in st ruprecht", 2010, contrasting minimal tones with massive bass rumble and frothing frequencies.

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.




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