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  February 2016
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MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa
MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) :
Oakland/Lisboa

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Rich, subtle and unusual improv from the MillsMusicMafia (MMM) Quartet of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Fred Frith on electric guitar, Alvin Curran on keys, and Urs Leimgruber on sax, recording these spiritual and detailed improvisations live at Jazz em Agosto in Portugal.

Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr
Rova Channeling Coltrane:
Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirror - A Documentary by John Rogers" [Blu Ray + DVD + CD]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $31.95    




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Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.

McPhee, Joe : Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979
McPhee, Joe :
Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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In 1979 Joe McPhee, working with CJR produced Craig Johnson, recorded this set of overdubbed recordings of himself performing on saxes, trumpet and flugelhorn over original compositions showcasing solo, duo, trio and quartet contexts, an album of virtual McPhee ensembles!

Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977
Smith, Wadada Leo:
Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Unreleased for more than 39 years, these remarkably creative live solo performances on trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, steelophone, percussion and gongs from improvisor and composer Wadada Leo Smith were recorded in Los Angeles in 1977, during his visionary Kabell Records years.

Zorn, John: Madrigals
Zorn, John:
Madrigals

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Composer John Zorn presents two books of "Madrigals" scored for six acappella female voices, rich and seductive compositions intertwining voices in beautiful, electrifying and riveting ways through 10 works inspired by the 19th century British poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's
Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4- St. Bartholomew's

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $16.95    




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John Zorn's 4th volume of ritualistic organ improvisations, this recital was recorded at midnight on the eve of Halloween on St. Bart's organ, the largest in New York City, a massive sound of "contrasts, colors, bells, drones, counterpoint and simultaneity".

Artaud Beats, The: Logos
Artaud Beats, The:
Logos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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After performing at Jean-Herve Peron's 2010 Avant Garde Festival, Yumi Hara (keys, violin & voice), Geoff Leigh (winds & electronics), John Greaves (bass & piano) and Chris Cutler (drums & percussion) present their first studio album mixing open-minded composed and improvised music.

Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs): Electro Acoustic Ensemble
Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs):
Electro Acoustic Ensemble

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The 7th CD for the sophisticated Circuit electroacoustic improvising ensemble, whose personnel shifts with each release; here Paul Dunmall plays sax, flute, and wind controller, alongside Phillip Gibbs on electric guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic & electric percussion.

Halvorson, Mary: Meltframe
Halvorson, Mary:
Meltframe

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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NY guitarist Mary Halvorson's solo album, worked out after a tour opening for King Buzzo, has her performing creative interpretations of works from modern composers like Roscoe Mitchell, Ornette Coleman, Oliver Nelson, & Tomas Fujiwara, back to Duke Ellington's "Solitude".

Hooker, William: Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set]
Hooker, William:
Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $48.95    




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A 4-CD set from NY drummer William Hooker documenting his early years between 1975-89 in 2 early LPs from his label Reality Unit Concepts, plus 2 never-issued sessions from '88 & '89; with David S. Ware, David Murray, Jemeel Moondoc, Roy Campbell Jr., Booker T. Williams, &c. &c.

Laubrock, Ingrid: Ubatuba
Laubrock, Ingrid:
Ubatuba

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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An eponymous and formidable release by saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's newest quintet, featuring a handpicked group of musicians including alto saxophonist Tim Berne, trombonist Ben Gerstein, tuba player Dan Peck, and drummer Tom Rainey performing original Laubrock compositions.

Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones
Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble:
Stones

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Antoine Beuger, Burkhard Schlothauer, Chico Mello, Jurg Frey, Kunsu Shim, Michael Pisaro-Liu, and Thomas Stiegler participate in this realization of Christian Wolff's compositions to make sounds or draw sounds out of stones, alone or with other surfaces, acoustically or amplified.

Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman: Beuger.Cage
Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman:
Beuger.Cage

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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One composition each from Antoine Beuger and John Cage performed on the oboe by Kathryn Gleasman Pisaro; Beuger's work presents tones in regular intervals offset by silence; Cage's piece uses pitch and tone color with microtonal inflections, mutes and harmonic fingerings.

Beuger, Antoine : Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity
Beuger, Antoine :
Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Antoine Beuger's minimalist work for American painter Marcia Hafif, known for her monochrome paintings, in 24 tonal works each 3 minutes long using stationary waves of eight frequencies from a different octave and punctuated by silence.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps
Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $16.95    




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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]
Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $22.95    




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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere
Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
Bathysphere

(Driff Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads
Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster:
The Caustic Ballads

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.

Cage, John: One9 [2 CDs]
Cage, John:
One9 [2 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Edwin Alexander Buchholz performs this beautiful work by John Cage on accordion, originally written for the Japanese sho, where sounds are single tones and chords, up to six part harmonies, or as Cage wrote, "sounds brushed into existence as in oriental calligraphy".

Cage. Schlothauer: For Seven Players
Cage. Schlothauer:
For Seven Players

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Burkhard Schlothauer presents two works by John Cage written for septet, using indeterminacy in a score where each instrumental part is given twenty time brackets, allowing overlapping sounds which will be shaped depending on choices from each performer.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartets
Frey, Jurg:
String Quartets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Composer Jurg Frey's 1988 work "String Quartet" realized by Nadia Francavilla, Clemens Merkel, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini, exploring ideas of audibility: the moment when sound waves move in space and the air touches the body.

Wolff, Christian: Exercise 15
Wolff, Christian:
Exercise 15

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Carl Ludwig Hubsch (tuba); Ole Schmidt (bass clarinet); Chris Weinheimer (bass flute); Robert Schleisiek (piano); and Tom Lorenz (vibraphone) interpret Christian Wolff's composition based on "Union Maid", a song from the 1920's, transforming the work through temporal expansion.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

Cappozzo / Perraud: Suspension
Cappozzo / Perraud:
Suspension

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Drummer Cappozzo and trumpeter Perraud met at Tours "La Chapelle at St. Anne" in 2009 to record this strong album of extended improvisation merging conventional and extended techniques.

Masul: The Arousal City
Masul:
The Arousal City

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk): .next
SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk):
.next

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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This laptop trio create a dense and scurrying sound world of a surprising freeform nature that avoids cliches by combining sound-generation tools for ever-shifting results.

Ravenstine, Allen: The Pharaoh's Bee
Ravenstine, Allen:
The Pharaoh's Bee

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The original Pere Ubu keyboardist Allen Ravenstine in a limited edition release of analog electronics, an extraordinary album of rich sound taking unexpected twists and turns while showing the power of the EML synthesizer, coupled with a theremin.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $11.66    




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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Cappozzo, Jean-Luc  / Didier Lasserre: Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP]
Cappozzo, Jean-Luc / Didier Lasserre:
Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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A 2-part single improvisation recorded live at la Maison Peinte, Labarthe-sur-Leze in 2014 from Jean-Luc Capozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn, and drummer Didier Lasserre, showing a great range of style and dynamic in gutsy playing using powerful technique and creative interaction.

Fvrtvr: Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift [VINYL]
Fvrtvr:
Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift [VINYL]

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.96    




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Fritz Welch and Guido Hennebohl present a strange and discomforting album of electronic madness, as they "rattle them pots and pans, slap-the-cheek slurps and stick sharp elbows into a web of goof-off electronics" as they pursue the message of freedom.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even
Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox
Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton):
Matchbox

(Driff Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Blending melodic strength with post-bop intensity, Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra on alto sax, lyricon & analog synth, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano, Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums present 10 exuberant and unique modern jazz compositions.

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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