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  May 2016
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Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake: Live at Okuden [2 CDs]
Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake:
Live at Okuden [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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The 2nd LP from Polish multi-wind & reedist Mat Walerian, his 2nd with NY pianist Matthew Shipp, and the 2nd recorded within the live Okuden Concert Series, adding drummer Hamid Drake for an excellent album of free improvisation that flows beautifully from track to track.

Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]
Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $25.95    


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Two string players who have developed distinctive improvisation styles--cellist Okkyung Lee and guitarist Bil Orcutt--meet for their first encounter at London's Cafe Oto, for an exultant and sophisticated duo showing intense skill and strong conversational powers.

Malfatti / Drumm / Capece: The Volume Surrounding The Task
Malfatti / Drumm / Capece:
The Volume Surrounding The Task

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $16.95    


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A moody album of minimal improv, using space, innuendo, breath and a wonderful sense of darkness from the trio of Radu Malfatti (trombone), Kevin Drum (electronics) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet & preparations), performing live at Q-O2 in Brussel, Belgium.

Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins: Instead Of The Sun
Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins:
Instead Of The Sun

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $14.95    


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The duo of Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Burkhard Beins (Polweschel, The Sealed Knot) in an album of obscured percussion and keys, insinuating melody in shadowy and beautiful ways, a journey in unexpected sound and dynamics.

Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck): Zone Tripper
Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck):
Zone Tripper

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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Friction, one of the most important and longest running underground bands in Japan, is currently the trio of Reck (bass, guitar & vocals), Iami Akinobu (guitar) and Sato Minoru (drums), in a hard-edged album of original songs and remixes; demanding and powerful modern rock.

Nova Express Quintet: Andras: The Book Of Angels Volume 28
Nova Express Quintet:
Andras: The Book Of Angels Volume 28

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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The 28th release in John Zorn's Book of Angels series, performing the Masada song books in distinct groupings, brings together the all-star NY group of Cyro Baptista, Joey Baron, Trevor Dunn, John Medeski, and Kenny Wollesen for a blend of jazz, Afro-Cuban bop, Exotica, and more.

Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins: Future Perfect
Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins:
Future Perfect

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $13.95    


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Three impressive works of electroacoustic improv from the trio of Serge Baghdassarians (mixer, delays, electric guitar), Boris Baltschun (computer, sampler) and Burkhard Beins (percussion and zither), brooding and concentrative sound that unfolds slowly in detail and color.

Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury: Goldsmit
Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury:
Goldsmiths

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    


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An extended group improvisation and compositions by Lely, Sarah Hughes, and Jurg Frey, subtle and beautiful performances by Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (electric harp), Michael Duch (bass), Lina Lapelyte (violin), John Lely (objects & electronics) & John Tilbury (piano).

Moslang, Norbert / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart: sale_interiora
Moslang, Norbert / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart:
sale_interiora

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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Live recordings from the Dom Cultural Center in Moscow by the trio of Norbert Moslang on cracked everyday-electronics, Ilia Belorukov on sax, electronics & laptop, and Kurt Liedwart on analog synthesizer, electronics, ppooll, superb ea-improv balancing reserve and cracked power.

Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey: Tenorhood
Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey:
Tenorhood

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Brazilian-born, New York tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman in a duo with drummer Whit Dickey for an extraordinary album dedicated to and with pieces named for saxophonists Hank Mobley, Ben Webster, John Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins.

Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck): Skein
Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck):
Skein

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    


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A live recording at Alte Feuerwache Mannheim, Germany from Skein, extending the trio of Achim Kaufmann (piano), Frank Gratkowski (reeds), and Wilbert de Joode (bass) with Okkyung Lee (cello), Richard Barrett (electronics) and Tony Buck (drums) for an amazing album of instant composition.

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O.
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo:
Row for William O.

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.

Frey, Jurg  (performed by Cristian Alvear): Guitarist, Alone
Frey, Jurg (performed by Cristian Alvear):
Guitarist, Alone

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $26.95    


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A double CD featuring all of Wandelweiser composer Jurg Frey's music for solo acoustic guitar, beautifully interpreted by the Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear, including a new piece written specially for Cristian Alvear; beautifully unfolding, concentrative music.

Kaufmann, Achim / Frank Gratkowski /Wilbert de Joode: Oblengths
Kaufmann, Achim / Frank Gratkowski /Wilbert de Joode:
Oblengths

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    


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The trio of Achim Kaufmann on piano, Frank Gratkowski on sax and clarinets, and Wilbert de Joode on bass, has performed together since the mid-80s, developing a unique language of dynamic, texture and rhythmic complexity that puts them at the forefront of European collective improv.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Buoyancy
Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey:
Buoyancy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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Drawing on several years and many shared projects, the duo of Ingrid Laubrock (sax) and Tom Rainey (drums) recorded this excellent album of sophisticated improvisation at the end of a 17-date tour, performing for a studio audience at Audio for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.

Cambien, Jonas Trio: A Zoology of the Future
Cambien, Jonas Trio:
A Zoology of the Future

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    


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Belgian pianist based in Oslo, Jonas Cambien's Trio with Andre Roligheten on reeds and Andreas Wildhagen on drums, in an album of unique compositions using simple ideas yielding complex improvisation & dialog, named for the Dougal Dixons book "After Man: A Zoology of the Future".

Festen (Hedtjarn / Ullen / Bergman / Carlsson): Festen
Festen (Hedtjarn / Ullen / Bergman / Carlsson):
Festen

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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A remarkable album of free improvisation from the Scandinavian quartet of Isak Hedtjarn on clarinet, Lisa Ullen on piano, Elsa Bergman on double bass, and Erik Carlsson on drums, captivating the listener with active and detailed interplay of strong intention and technical skill.

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations
Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio:
Incantations

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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NY Saxophonist Tony Malaby's Paloma Recio with Ben Monder on guitar, Eivind Opsvik on double bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums in a studio album performing Malaby's 4-part "Incantation Suite", lyrically free improvisation with a shimmering essence invoking dreamlike states.

Miguel, Sei : (Five) Stories Untold
Miguel, Sei :
(Five) Stories Untold

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A collection of "stories untold" with varying line-ups, from a duo with Fala Mariam to a sextet with Mariam, Nuno Torres, Rodrigo Amado, Jose Bruno Parrinha & Paulo Curado, including the participation of other musicians like Carlos Santos, Hernani Faustino, Luis Desirat & Moz Carrapa.

Millevoi, Nick: Disertion
Millevoi, Nick:
Disertion

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Guitarist Nick Millevoi leads an ensemble that includes Jamie Saft on Hammond Organ, Ches Smith on drums, Johnny Deblase on bass, Dan Blacksberg on trombone and June Bender on violin, for an album equally embracing and subverting a wealth of rock and jazz forms.

Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent: Talking Trash
Niggenkemper, Pascal: 7eme Continent:
Talking Trash

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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With 2 clarinetists--Joris Ruhl and Joachim Badenhorst--and 2 prepared pianists--Eve Risser and Philip Zoubek--plus flutist Julian Elvira, leader/bassist Pascal Niggenkemper explores his "different twins" concept in 9 uniquely orchestrated and impressive improvisations.

Parrinha, Bruno / Luis Lopes / Ricardo Jacinto: Garden
Parrinha, Bruno / Luis Lopes / Ricardo Jacinto:
Garden

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A dark and gritty album of experimental improvisation from the Portuguese trio of Jose Bruno Parrinha on reeds, Luis Lopes on electric guitar, and Ricard Jacinto on cello and electronics, dense yet restrained playing that occasionally emerges to moments of beauty.

RED Trio w/ John Butcher: Summer Skyshift
RED Trio w/ John Butcher:
Summer Skyshift

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The second collaboration between the Portugese Red Trio of Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), Hernani Faustino (double bass) and Gabriel Ferrandini (drums) with UK saxophonist John Butcher, performing live at Jazz em Agosto Festival in 2015, revealing new aspects to their project.

Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen): Awosting Falls [VINYL]
Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen):
Awosting Falls [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $24.95    


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Scandinavian and American musicians join together to form this quartet, with Kristoffer Berre Alberts on saxes, Jamie Saft on organ and keys, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric bass, and Gard Nilssen on drums & electronics, for an album of spacey and groove oriented jazz.

Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio: Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]
Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio:
Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $32.95    


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Reissuing and re-mixing New York saxophonist Steve Lehman's 2004 album with his previous Camouflage Trio of Mark Dress on double bass and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums, perfoming a stupendous set of original compositions live at Teatro Academica Gil Vicente in Coimbra, Portugal.

Ferrian, Stefano / Simone Quatrana: A-SEPTiC
Ferrian, Stefano / Simone Quatrana:
A-SEPTiC

(Den Records -- Italy )


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Italian saxophonist Stefano Ferrian in a duo with pianist Simone Quatrana, Ferrian bounding terse phrases against Quatrana's concise but tenacious dissections of pattern and rhythm, using angularity, counterpoint and expansive harmonics in a rewarding dialog.

Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen): Lykke [VINYL]
Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen):
Lykke [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    


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The Ich Bin Nintendo trio of Christian Skar Winther (guitar & voice), Magnus Skavhaug Nergaard (bass) and Joakim Heibo Johansen (drums) take their improvised noise music into the post-punk world with demanding and energetic music that voices it's power and exultation.

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader
Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

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.

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.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity
Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]
Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    


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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!

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

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $12.95    


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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).

Lopes, Luis: Love Song [VINYL]
Lopes, Luis:
Love Song [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    


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Solo work from Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes, showing a different side to his work with Humanization 4tet or his Noise Solo project, instead presenting a gentler and more romantic music marked by seductive playing with an unexpectedly tender appeal.

Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen): Lykke
Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen):
Lykke

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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The Ich Bin Nintendo trio of Christian Skar Winther (guitar & voice), Magnus Skavhaug Nergaard (bass) and Joakim Heibo Johansen (drums) take their improvised noise music into the post-punk world with demanding and energetic music that voices it's power and exultation.

Liedwart, Kurt / Phil Raymond: Rim
Liedwart, Kurt / Phil Raymond:
Rim

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $13.95    


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Moscow sound experimenter Phil Raymond, recording with computers and percussions, is resampled live by Moscow musician Kurt Liedwart on lloopp, electronics & percussion, to create these 5 darkly ambient tracks merging organized and improvised approaches.

Strom (Gaudenz Badrutt / Christian Muller): X
Strom (Gaudenz Badrutt / Christian Muller):
X

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $13.95    


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A concept record from Gaudenz Badrutt (electronics & synth) and Christian Muller (electronics & contrabass clarinet), starting with an improvised piece which is then resampled live into 6 new pieces, changing the character with each pass, and presented in reverse order.

Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz: Rows And Rows
Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz:
Rows And Rows

(Delmark -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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An inventive and lyrical set of duos between Chicago tenor saxophonist and bass clarinetist Keefe Jackson and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, nine concise pieces that blend free improvisation with compositions seamlessly in a really delightful duo.

Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz: Rows And Rows [VINYL]
Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz:
Rows And Rows [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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An inventive and lyrical set of duos between Chicago tenor saxophonist and bass clarinetist Keefe Jackson and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, nine concise pieces that blend free improvisation with compositions seamlessly in a really delightful duo.

Capece, Lucio : Awareness About
Capece, Lucio :
Awareness About

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    


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Four recent pieces by Berlin-based instrumentalist, composer and improviser, Lucio Capece, all focusing on the process of listening, one performed by Konzert Minimal, the other solo performances including a work for hanging speakers and helium balloons.




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