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Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]
Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Alebeek, Rinus van: plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs
Alebeek, Rinus van:
plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs

(Bolt -- Poland )


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Rinus van Alebeek plays a CD copy of the late composer Luc Ferrari's "Cycles Des Souvenirs" in Luc Ferrari's house, while his widow Brunhild Ferrari reads the liner notes and Van Alebeek makes recording inside the house and its surroundings.

Baron, Marc: Hidden Tapes
Baron, Marc:
Hidden Tapes

(Potlatch -- France )


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Five fascinating works composed from old cassette tapes accelerated or slowed down, layered and transformed with analog devices, with the addition of sources from movies soundtracks and classical or liturgical music extracts.

Blondy, Frederic  & DJ Lenar: play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van
Blondy, Frederic & DJ Lenar:
play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van

(Bolt -- Poland )


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Mauricio Kagel's 1970s avant cinema film "Ludwig Van" about Beethoven's music, is reinterpreted by pianist Frederic Blondy and turntablist DJ Lenar, improvising at Zacheta National Gallery of Art, in Warsaw, Poland, 2011, and assembled in studio.

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

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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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.

Bohlen / Reimann Duo: 2nd Floor
Bohlen / Reimann Duo:
2nd Floor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Recorded on various floors and in different rooms at the music school Bochum in Germany in 2014, the duo of reedists Katharina Bohlen and Claudius Reimann add spring drums, gongs, cymbals, tubular bells, and sound plates to their understated and moody improvisations.

Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble: Mental Shake
Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble:
Mental Shake

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    


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A return to the group that kick-started Otoroku - the veteran German reedsman and free jazz pioneer Peter Brotzmann with the long-running London bass/drums partnership of John Edwards and Steve Noble, recording at the last set of a two-day residency at Cafe OTO in 2013.

Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble: Mental Shake [VINYL]
Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble:
Mental Shake [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $23.95    


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A return to the group that kick-started Otoroku - the veteran German reedsman and free jazz pioneer Peter Brotzmann with the long-running London bass/drums partnership of John Edwards and Steve Noble, recording at the last set of a two-day residency at Cafe OTO in 2013.

Flaherty, Paul & Randall Colbourne: Ironic Havoc
Flaherty, Paul & Randall Colbourne:
Ironic Havoc

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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For more than 25 years the duo of saxophonist Paul Flaherty and drummer Randall Colbourne have performed as a duo, here captured in the studio for six tracks of exceptional and telepathic free improvisation.

Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: In Krakow In November
Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura:
In Krakow In November

(Not Two -- Poland )


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Pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuka Tamura performing in the studio in Krakow, Poland, 2005 for a duo of sublime power and great dynamic, modern jazz with a wealth of influence and performed with technical prowess.

Gallio / Streuli: Road Works [CD & DVD]
Gallio / Streuli:
Road Works [CD & DVD]

(Percaso -- Switzerland )


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72 extractions of electroacoustic improvisation from saxophonist Christoph Gallio, and an accompanying DVD from director Beat Streuli, with music and sound coming from Dominique Girod (bass), Julian Sartorius (drums), Andrea Neumann (piano), and Ernst Thoma (synth).

Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano: Chasing Tales
Gauci, Stephen / Kirk Knuffke / Ken Filiano:
Chasing Tales

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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The NY trio of saxophonist Stephen Gauci, cornetist Kirk Knuffke and bassist Ken Filiano in a set of group improvisations plus compositions from each player, great melodic and interactive playing from three exceptional players.

Glue (Arthurs / Perkin / Dimitriadis): Chats With The Real McCoy
Glue (Arthurs / Perkin / Dimitriadis):
Chats With The Real McCoy

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The 2nd release from the free improvising trio of trumpeter Tom Arthurs, bassist Miles Perkins, and drummer Yorgo Dimitriadis, recording in the studio in Berlin, 2012 for 8 collective improvisations with melodic strength and intensive communication.

Heenan / Rodrigues / Frangenheim / Bymel: Berlin
Heenan / Rodrigues / Frangenheim / Bymel:
Berlin

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Six pieces for strings, wind and percussion, free improvisation using unusual and extended techniques from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Chris Heenan (alto saxophone, contrabass clarinet), Alexander Frangenheim (double bass),and Ofer Bymel (percussion).

IKB Ensemble: Anthropometrie Sans Titre
IKB Ensemble:
Anthropometrie Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A large Lisboa ensemble presenting a collective improvisation titled after a painting by Yves Klein, with performers including Ernesto Rodrigues (baritone violin), Miguel Mira (bass), Nuno Torres (sax), Carlos Santos (electronics), Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), &c. &c.

Jorgensmann, Theo Quartet: Snijbloemen
Jorgensmann, Theo Quartet:
Snijbloemen

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Clarinetist Theo Jorgensmann's quartet with double bassist Christian Ramond, drummer Klaus Kugel, and vibraphonist Christopher Dell recording in the studio in German, 1999.

Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion
Kaul, Matthias:
Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

Lazro, Daunik / Benjamin Duboc / Didier Lasserre: Sens Radiants
Lazro, Daunik / Benjamin Duboc / Didier Lasserre:
Sens Radiants

(Dark Tree Records -- France )


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The superb trio of Daunik Lazro on baritone sax, Benjamin Duboc on bass, and Didier Lasserre on drum & cymbals, in a live recording from Ecouter pour l'instant festival, a long open work inspired by poet Henri Michaux's writings on emptiness & tranquility.

Le Ton Mite: Version D'Un Ouvrage Traduit
Le Ton Mite:
Version D'Un Ouvrage Traduit

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )


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An unusual set of pop compositions from Brussels-based Le Ton Mite, short vignettes blending compositional and folk elements into lovely miniatures, graced with a personal and idiosyncratic style reflected in the collage art covering the album.

Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel: Bad Falling Bostel
Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel:
Bad Falling Bostel

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Taking their name from the German Town Bad Fallingbostel, this album collects recordings from the 3 year collaboration of these two improvising sound artists: Gunnar Lettow on prepared bass guitar, electronics & objects; and Korhan Erel on computer & controllers.

Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach: The Fallout Of Dreams
Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach:
The Fallout Of Dreams

(RogueArt -- France )


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A quintessential NY release from Brooklyn poet Steve Dalachinsky and saxophonist Dave Liebman with special guest pianist Richie Beirach, in 14 insightful works referencing and dedicated to Cecil Taylor, Billie Holiday, Jackson Pollock, Steve Lacy, &c &c.

Lindsay, Arto : Encyclopedia of Arto Lindsay [2 CDs]
Lindsay, Arto :
Encyclopedia of Arto Lindsay [2 CDs]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $19.95    


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NY-based Arto Lindsay's diverse career includes No Wave band DNA, Ambitious Lovers with Peter Scherer, acclaimed Brazilian-tinged pop records, and improvising with a great set of Downtown NY players, much of which is presented in this excellent cross-section of his work to date.

Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections (Mitchell / Taborn / Boykin / Taylor): The Secret Escapades Of Ve
Mitchell, Nicole Sonic Projections (Mitchell / Taborn / Boykin / Taylor):
The Secret Escapades Of Velvet Andersen

(RogueArt -- France )


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Chicago flutist Nicole Mitchell's NY band with Craig Taborn (piano & wurlitzer), David Boykin (sax), Chad Taylor (drums & guitar) in a tribute to her mentor, the late saxophonist Fred Anderson and his Velvet Lounge club, in an excellent mix of free and melodic playing.

Moondoc, Jemeel: The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)
Moondoc, Jemeel:
The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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A series of exceptional compositions by saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc plus one by Alice Coltrane, performed in a variety of group settings, from duos to quintet, with sidemen Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, and Newman Taylor Baker.

Nu Creative Methods: Superstitions
Nu Creative Methods:
Superstitions

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )


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Originally released in 1984 on cassette by ADN tapes, these early works from Bernard Pruvost and Pierre Bastien use an unusual array of instruments to create irregular improvised music with a No Wave aesthetic.

People (Halvorson / Shea / Forester): 3xaWoman
People (Halvorson / Shea / Forester):
3xaWoman

(Telegraph Harp -- USA )


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A beautifully balanced Downtown NY album mixing rock forms with improvisation from some of NY's finest improvisers: the trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar, voice, compositions), Kyle Forester (bass), and Kevin Shea (drums) with guests Peter Evans, Sam Kulik, and Dan Peck.

Phizmiz, Ergo: Play Robert Ashley "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon"
Phizmiz, Ergo:
Play Robert Ashley "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon"

(Bolt -- Poland )


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Ergo Phizmiz reinterprets Robert Ashley's disturbing avant-classical work "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon", in a group with Ergo Phizmiz (voice, piano), Lula (voice), Maciej Cieslak (guitar), Julia Zietek (violin), Alessandro Bosetti (laptop), and DJ Lenar (turntable).

Pixel Hexing: A Databending / Video Art Compilation [DVD]
Pixel Hexing:
A Databending / Video Art Compilation [DVD]

(Bicephalic -- USA )


Price: $9.95    


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A DVD compilation of databending & video art from video and sound artists Raul Dominguez & Miguel A. Garcia, Muckrackers, loopool & Zara Kand, Kelly Donovan, Wayne Mason, Nipple Stools, CihanLucia, Third I, Carl Kruger, Meat Hands, Somnaphon, Regosphere.

Shibolet / Jacoby / Frangenheim / Bymel: Skulking In The Big House
Shibolet / Jacoby / Frangenheim / Bymel:
Skulking In The Big House

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Five open improvisations from the quartet of Israeli saxophonist Ariel Shibolet, viola player Nori Jacoby, drummer Offer Bymel and double bassist Alexander Frangenheim, recording in Frangenheim's studio in Germany in 2011.

Sontag Shogun: LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]
Sontag Shogun:
LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(Palaver Press -- USA )


Price: $11.95    


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Sontag Shogun is the trio of pianist Ian Temple and sound artists Jesse Perlstein and Jeremy Young, setting the piano against intricately designed sonic textures and cut-ups of choral voice and acoustic guitar, as well as processed field recordings, here in a 10" 4 track EP.

Tank Of Danzig: Not Trendy
Tank Of Danzig:
Not Trendy

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )


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Blending elements of punk, no wave and free improvisation reminding of Crass, The Ex, Gang of Four, &c., the cry of free jazz driven by strong bass lines and groove guitar riffs, this Italian band sings in English on a mix of socially conscious songs and observant themes.

Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ): Fanon
Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ):
Fanon

(RogueArt -- France )


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Tarbaby (Orrin Evans on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums) is joined by saxophonist Oliver Lake and guitarist Marc Ducret for an album inspired by philosopher, psychologist and revolutionary Franz Fanon, a superb album balancing melodic and intense playing.

United States of America Triptych (II): Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli pl
United States of America Triptych (II):
Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli play Ten Intrusions

(Bolt -- Poland )


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Andrea Belfi (percussion), David Grubbs (guitar), David Maranha (organ), and Pete Simonelli (voice) perform "Ten Intrusions", following the model set by Harry Partch's 1949-1950 composition "Eleven Intrusions".

Zorn, John: In The Hall Of Mirrors
Zorn, John:
In The Hall Of Mirrors

(Tzadik -- USA )


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The Downtown NY trio of Stephen Gosling on piano, Greg Cohen on bass, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums performs Zorn's lyrical jazz trio works blending classical and jazz forms into absorbing forms that are both intricate and enjoyable.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs COLOR EDITION]
Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs COLOR EDITION]

(Winds Measure Recordings -- USA )


Price: $39.95    


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Limited color edition of guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs]
Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [2 CDs]

(Winds Measure Recordings -- USA )


Price: $19.95    


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Guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

Moon, The : Good And Evil
Moon, The :
Good And Evil

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    


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The studio debut of drummer Federico Ughi and electric guitarist Adam Caine's project The Moon, a touring band crossing jazz based free improvisation with rock elements in free-flowing and driving music highlight the technical and melodic skills of both players.

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.

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.

Mitchell, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble's: Xenogenesis Suite
Mitchell, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble's:
Xenogenesis Suite

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


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Chicago flautist Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble in a release inspired by the work of Afrofuturist writer Octavia Butler; powerful, dissonant and intense performances.

Metcalfe, Neil / Daniel Thompson: Eight Improvisations
Metcalfe, Neil / Daniel Thompson:
Eight Improvisations

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Eight free improvisations recorded in the studio from London improvisers, guitarist Daniel Thompson and flautist Neil Metcalf, recorded and presented in the order played to maintain the familiar dialog and sense of adventure between two frequent collaborators.

Anzellotti, Teodoro : Push Pull
Anzellotti, Teodoro :
Push Pull

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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New works for the accordion composed by Vinko Globokar, Toshio Hosokawa, Youghi Pagh-Paan, Rolf Riehm, and Salavatore Sciarrino and performed by Teodoro Anzellotti.

Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert): Soundtrack [VINYL]
Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert):
Soundtrack [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    


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The 4th release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax, shaker, sound); Dieb13 (turntables, klopfer); and Martin Siewert (guitar, ring stinger, electronics) in a fictional soundtrack of 6 remarkable tracks punctuated with unexpected twists and turns.

Kosi: Pictures Of Us
Kosi:
Pictures Of Us

(Kosi -- USA )


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New York jazz vocalist Kosi in an album extending her duo format to a larger ensemble using lyrical jazz forms to create an intimate and emotional album of original and traditional songs.

Sontag Shogun: Tale
Sontag Shogun:
Tale

(Palaver Press -- USA )


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Brooklyn's Sontag Shogun (Ian Temple-piano; Jesse Perlstein-electronics; Jeremy Young-tapes & electronics) in their debut album, compiling three years of composing and directed textural improvisations, presented in 9 rich musical works.

Szilard: Spokes
Szilard:
Spokes

(Palaver Press -- USA )


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Jeremy Young, aka Szilard, in his debut full-length release as a solo performer on guitar and sine waves, with texts from Charles Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs Du Mal" (1857) read by Aki Onda, Ella Joyce Buckley, Liam Singer and Catherine Metayer.

Raulin, Francois Trio : Trois Plans Sur La Comete
Raulin, Francois Trio :
Trois Plans Sur La Comete

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Pianist Francois Raulin's trio with soprano saxophonist Francois Corneloup and double bassist Bruno Cheviloon, also providing vocals recording in the studio in France, 2000.

Zingaro, Carlos  / Peggy Lee : Western Front, Vancouver 1996
Zingaro, Carlos / Peggy Lee :
Western Front, Vancouver 1996

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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The duo of violinist Carlos Zingaro and cellist Peggy Lee recording at Western Front in Vancouver in 1996.

Mickens, Sam: Kayfabe: Lamb of G.O.D.
Mickens, Sam:
Kayfabe: Lamb of G.O.D.

(Sam Mickens -- USA )


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Vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Sam Mickens (The Dead Science) leading an excellent band including drummer Mike Pride, bassist Shahzad Ismaily, vocalists Carla Bozulich, Jesse Quattro, &c, through 15 persuasive rock songs recorded in NYC.

Raulin, Francois Trio : Trois Plans Sur La Comete  <i>[Used Item]</i>
Raulin, Francois Trio :
Trois Plans Sur La Comete [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $14.50    


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Pianist Francois Raulin's trio with soprano saxophonist Francois Corneloup and double bassist Bruno Cheviloon, also providing vocals recording in the studio in France, 2000.




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