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Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann: Shortening Distance Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann:
Shortening Distance

(L'innomable -- Slovenia )

Price: $9.95

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The trio of John Butcher on saxophones (acoustic and feedback), Leonel Kaplan on trumpet and Christof Kurzmann on ppooll, performing live at the 2012 Ulrichsberg Kaleidophon Festival, a subtle yet rich dialog from 3 players who complement each other in surprising ways.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs] Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $39.95

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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

Cohen, Greg: Golden State Cohen, Greg:
Golden State

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.

Dessen, Michael Trio: Resonating Abstractions Dessen, Michael Trio:
Resonating Abstractions

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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West Coast trombonist and electronic artist Michael Dessen's electroacoustic trio with bassist Christopher Tordini and drummer Dan Weiss, balancing detailed compositions and radically open improvisation that equally embraces groove-based improv and soundscape.

Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor: New Atmospheres Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor:
New Atmospheres

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist & flutist Paul Dunmall continues his Atmospheres series with these 3 varied improvisations performed with Philip Gibbs on electroacoustic guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic and electronic percussion.

East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap): Humeurs East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap):
Humeurs

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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Bridging the East and West, with Miya Masaoka on koto and Xu Fengxia on guzheng representing the East, and Larry Ochs on sax, Didier Petite on cello, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinet representing the West; exhiliarating and exotic global improvisation.

Enough!!! (CM von Hausswolff / Jason Lescalleet / Joachim Nordwall): Enough!!! Enough!!! (CM von Hausswolff / Jason Lescalleet / Joachim Nordwall):
Enough!!!

(Monotype -- Poland )

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The trio of Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Jason Lescalleet, and Joachim Nordwall use extreme electronics with an industrial bent and processed field recordings in this dark yet riveting release.

eRikm: Austral [DVD] eRikm:
Austral [DVD]

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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A mixed work for ensemble revolving around the sequences of video and electronic composition, showing a series of Chilean and Argentine landscapes and cityscapes.

Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte: Mirrors Edges Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte:
Mirrors Edges

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Two reed players, Frode Gjerstad from Norway and Luis Conte from Buenos Aires, in studio recordings of improvised interactions using unusual and extended techniques through eleven short and incisive tracks.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis: Artificial Life 2007 Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis:
Artificial Life 2007

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The large Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, led by Raymond MacDonald, met trombonist George Lewis in 2012 at CCA in Glasgow to record this two part work based on a set of instructions presented graphically, plus an extended free improvisation.

Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Grossman, Richard: Where The Sky Ended Grossman, Richard:
Where The Sky Ended

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Richard Grossman in a trio with double bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Alex Cline, playing freely improvised jazz in a live setting.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

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.

Hebert, John Trio: Floodstage Hebert, John Trio:
Floodstage

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist John Hebert continues to explore his Louisana/Cajun roots with his trio of Benoit Delbecq on piano (plus synth & electronics) and drummer Gerald Cleaver, challenging and enigmatic improvisation with a solid rhythmic center.

Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Osaka Fortune [VINYL] Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Osaka Fortune [VINYL]

(Premier Sang -- France )

Price: $21.95

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The quartet of two drummers (Paal-Nilssen-Love & Pika) and two noise artists (JoJo Hiroshige and Lasse Marhaug) performing live at Osaka Chika-Ikkai for six intense, powerful and informed noise improvisations.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs] Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $32.95

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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs] Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $20.95

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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002, plus the duo of Jordan and Fielder in the studio in 2005 and live, 2012 in Texas.

Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit: Phonolith Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit:
Phonolith

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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German composer Bernd Konrad masterfully balances composed and improvised parts in these pieces of construction and decay that constantly change texture.

Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg: Basement Sessions Vol. 2 Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg:
Basement Sessions Vol. 2

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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The saxophone trio of Jonas Kullhammar, bassist Torbjorn Zetterberg and drummer Espen Aalberg, the 2nd release in their Basement Sessions merging bop and free European forms in masterful ways.

Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin: Ljubljana - Wien Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin:
Ljubljana - Wien

(L'innomable -- Slovenia )

Price: $8.95

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Unusual electroacoustic improv from the duo of Christof Kurzmann on lloopp and Irena Tomazin on voice and dictaphone, recording at Radio Student and at Amann Studio in 2012 and 2013.

Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey: And Other Desert Towns Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey:
And Other Desert Towns

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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After many years collaborating together, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and drummer Tom Rainey present their debut as a duo in a series of improvisations, from subtle interaction to rousing interplay.

Law Quartet, John: Abacus Law Quartet, John:
Abacus

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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John Law (piano) in a quartet with Jon Lloyd (saxes), Tim Wells (bass) and Gerry Hemingway (drums) playing jazz compositions modeled on a baroque suite.

Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre: Hasparren Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre:
Hasparren

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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The exceptional improvising duo of Daunik Lazro (saxophone) and Joelle Leandre (bass, voice) in a live recording from Hasparren of dark and beautiful free improvisation.

Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear Lim, Liza:
The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love: Scarcity [VINYL] Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love:
Scarcity [VINYL]

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $18.50

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During Paal Nilssen-Love's July 2013 solo gig at Auido Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was joined by Arto Lindsay performing on electric guitar and voice, recording these two impressive improvisations released on a 180 Gram 33/45 RPM record.

Lloyd, Jon: Four & Five Lloyd, Jon:
Four & Five

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Composer and saxophonist Jon Lloyd comes together for the first time as a quartet with Stan Adler (cello), Marcio Mattos (bass), and Paul Clarvis (percussion) in a series of loosely composed works with a lot of room for improvisation.

Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian: As It Grows Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian:
As It Grows

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Composer and pianist Russ Lossing explores the eloquence of silence as his music grows out of silence and the space between thought and gesture in this trio with Ed Schuller (bass) and Paul Motian (drums).

Machinefabriek: Stroomtoon II Machinefabriek:
Stroomtoon II

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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After recording Stroomtoon in December 2011, electronic sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt wanted to capture more of the roughness and spontaneity of his live performances, so he recorded more material for this second installation.

Melford, Myra : Life Carries Me This Way Melford, Myra :
Life Carries Me This Way

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Pianist/composer Myra Melford's first solo album, original compositions inspired by Sacramento artist Don Reich, with a 16-page booklet that includes full color photographs of Don Reich's artwork and liner notes by Melford and Charles Johnson.

Mendoza, Enrique: Below Sea Level Mendoza, Enrique:
Below Sea Level

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Six works recorded in Amsterdam from electric guitarist Enrique Mendoza, performed by himself or saxophonist Boglarka Nagy, or flutist Jos Zwaanenburg, each track featuring live electronics.

Miller's, Harry Isipingo: Different Times, Different Places Miller's, Harry Isipingo:
Different Times, Different Places

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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An amazing band led by bassist Harry Miller, representing some of the finest players in the 70s London improv scene, 3 tracks from the studio and 3 live at the '76 Chateauvallon Jazz Festival, with Louis Moholo-Moholo, Chris McGregor, Mike Osborne, Keith Tippett, &c. &c.

Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor: Part and Parcel Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor:
Part and Parcel

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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The trio of Joe Morris on guitar, Fausto Sierakowski on alto sax and Nigel Taylor on trumpet in a spirited studio release of collective improvisation using superb technique in beautifully dovetailed dialog.

O'Rourke, Jim / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: The Love Robots [VINYL] O'Rourke, Jim / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
The Love Robots [VINYL]

(PNL/PICA -- Norway )

Price: $23.95

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The trio of Jim O'Rourke on guitar, Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and Lasse Marhaug on electronics in an album of beautiful psychedelic noise recorded at Gok Sound Studio in Tokyo.

Playe, Annabelle: Matrice Playe, Annabelle:
Matrice

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Sound artist Annabelle Playe blends electroacoustic, experimental and electronic noise music in her debut album.

Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns: Scrawl Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns:
Scrawl

(Penumbra -- USA )

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Focusing on amplified percussion via Hal Rammel's percussion palettes, and Chris Burns' work with electric guitar, this Milwaukee area duo has been improvising together for many year, as heard in this engaging dialog of unusual interjection and tone.

Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis): Red Dhal S Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis):
Red Dhal Sextet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Bringing together masterful players Paul Dunmall (sax), Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano), Paul Schuber (sax), Mike Majkowski (bass), and Yorgos Dimitriadis (drums) for a studio release of incredibly well-balanced and insightful improvisation.

Rempis / Abrams / Ra: Aphelion Rempis / Abrams / Ra:
Aphelion

(Aerophonic -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Showcasing the working trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams on bass, guimbri and small harp, and percussionist Avreeayl Ra, in a uniquely voiced trio balancing beauty and power.

Rempis / Daisy Duo, The: Second Spring Rempis / Daisy Duo, The:
Second Spring

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Since 1997 drummer Tim Daisy and saxophonist Dave Rempis have worked together as part of the vital Chicago improvising scene, heard here in these superb duo sessions of great technical, musical, and inventive skills.

Romannis Motte: Kozmische Romannis Motte:
Kozmische

(Mystery School Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Rich electronic space explorations in the tradition of Ash Ra Tempel, Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, &c.

Seeded Plain (Day / Kreimer): Provincial Stammer Seeded Plain (Day / Kreimer):
Provincial Stammer

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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The duo of Bryan Day (Eloine, Shelf Life) and instrument builder Jay Kreimer in what they describe as "confrontational gamelan theatre", a form of amplified metal/object-based improvisation.

Splatter with Rafal Mazur: cloudseed Splatter with Rafal Mazur:
cloudseed

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Splatter's 3rd CD resulted from a meeting between the London-based quartet Splatter (Noel Taylor-clarinet; Anna Kaluza-sax; Tom Greenhalgh-drums; Pedro Velasco-electric guitar) and Polish bassist Rafal Mazur after their successful collaboration at Cafe Oto in 2010.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Hot & Cold Heroes Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Hot & Cold Heroes

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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The longest lasting and most controversial edition of the SME was that featuring John Stevens (percussion, cornet, voice) with two vastly under-rated acoustic musicians: Nigel Coombes (violin) & Roger Smith (guitar); plus 3 concerts from 1980 and 1991.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Low Profile Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Low Profile

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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The 1977 Derby concert performance by the SME quartet with John Stevens (percussion, cornet, voice), Nigel Coombes (violin), Colin Wood (cello) & Roger Smith (guitar), with a tribute to Anton Webern, plus concert recordings as a trio.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: For You To Share Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
For You To Share

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Concert and studio recordings of peace music organised by John Stevens for himself and Trevor Watts with numerous workshop musicians and audience people on saxophones, percussion and voices mostly contributing a flexible drone.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Mouthpiece Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Mouthpiece

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Reordered on 3/15/2021

Outrageous sounds produced by a workshop orchestra directed by John Stevens - an SME-type improvisation; instrumental & vocal drones; a mechanically rhythmic yet unpredictable piece; and an all-out improv featuring non-vocal mouth sounds, vocal sounds & instruments.

Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht: ...Im Klang... Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht:
...Im Klang...

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler presents three solo pieces, one for accordion (Teodoro Anzellotti) one for piano (Marianne Schroeder) and the third for organ (Huub Ten Hacken).

Vigroux, Franck: Prisme Vigroux, Franck:
Prisme

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Prisme is the music for a sound installation by sound artist Franck Vigroux and a collaboration with Fabien Zocco in a live audiovisual performance.

Wallin, Per Henrik: Proklamation I & Farewell To Sweden [2 CDs] Wallin, Per Henrik:
Proklamation I & Farewell To Sweden [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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An hour of improvised duo music by Per Henrik Wallin (piano) and Sven-Ake Johansson (drums) on one CD, and another hour of exceptional playing by the trio of Wallin, Peter Janson (double bass) and Leif Wennerstrom (drums) on the second CD.

Williams, Darren: Reed Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Wire, The: #359 January 2014 [MAGAZINE] Wire, The:
#359 January 2014 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.95

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Wire's annual survey of the past 12 months, including their Top 50 Releases, Top 50 Archive Releases, and commentary from Simon Reynolds, Clive Bell, Agata Pyzik, &c. &c.

Wodrascka, Christine / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Gerry Hemingway: Grey Matter Wodrascka, Christine / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Gerry Hemingway:
Grey Matter

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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A live recording from Le Carre Bleu, France, of the superb improvising trio of Christine Wodrascka (piano), Jean Luc Cappozzo (trumpet), and Gerry Hemingway (percussion).

Wright, Jack: As If Anything Can Be The Same Wright, Jack:
As If Anything Can Be The Same

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Acclaimed free improvising saxophonist Jack Wright is joined by his son Ben on double bass for these exceptional duos that balance space and color through extended techniques and an impecable sense of timing.

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 )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: (((Clang))) [CD + DVD] Bartlett, Nathaniel:
(((Clang))) [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Sound artist Nathaniel Bartlett electronically processes the marimba and a variety of metal objects in an extended composition commissioned by sculptor Andree Valley for an exhibition featuring metallic sculptures.







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