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  April 2017
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Zeitkratzer: Performs Songs From The Albums "Kraftwerk" And "Kraftwerk 2"
Zeitkratzer:
Performs Songs From The Albums "Kraftwerk" And "Kraftwerk 2"

(Zeitkratzer -- Germany )


Price: $15.95    




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The 20th anniversary of director Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer ensemble, who have reinterpreted in surprising ways the music of a far-ranging and eclectic set of composers and performers, as they take on the innovative electronic rock band Kraftwerk in six interpretations from their first two albums.

Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast
Spunk:
Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $15.95    




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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL]
Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $25.95    




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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor: Reuni
Parker, Evan / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor:
Reunion: Live From Cafe Oto

(FMR -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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London's Cafe Oto organized a reunion of String Thing, guitarist Ian Brighton's project with violinist Phillip Wachsmann, bassist Marcio Mattos, & Trevor Taylor on percussion and electronics, adding guitarist John Russell and saxophonist Evan Parker, here capturing an impressive night of improv, and Brighton's first public appearance in nearly 40 years.

Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp: Vessel In Orbit
Dickey, Whit / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp:
Vessel In Orbit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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While working with Matthew Shipp on an Ivo Perelman album, drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Shipp agreed to record an album of their own and enlisted violist Mat Maneri to record this album of deep space-themed improvisations, collective music of heavy propulsion that bursts from impassioned exchange to convoluted clusters of sound.

Almeida, Goncalo / Rodrigo Amado / Marco Franco: The Attic
Almeida, Goncalo / Rodrigo Amado / Marco Franco:
The Attic

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A masterful concert of freely improvised creative jazz performed live at SMUP, Parede, in Lisboa, Portugal in 2015 by the trio of saxophonist Rodrigo Amado, double bassist Goncalo Almeida, and drummer Marco Franco, in a great dialog of skill and control that simmers without frenetic excess, leaving room for unique textural and introspective moments.

Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi: The Conscience
Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi:
The Conscience

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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The 1st in a series of unreleased concerts from the 90s recorded in Japan by Chap-Chap Records, acquired by NoBusiness to bring them to light; this duo album brings the late and influential UK free improvising trombonist Paul Rutherford together with drummer Sabu Toyozumi for five far-ranging dialogs of both reflective and enthusiastical energetic playing.

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen
Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Okazaki, Miles: Trickster
Okazaki, Miles:
Trickster

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Intricate interplay in modern jazz from guitarist Miles Okazaki in a quartet with fellow New Yorkers Craig Taborn on piano, Anthony Tidd on bass, and Sean Rickman on drums--Tidd and Rickman his compatriots in Steve Coleman and Five Elements--performing Okazaki's playfully complex and innovative compositions that drive some serious grooves.

En Corps (Eve Risser / Benjamin Duboc / Edward Perraud): Generation
En Corps (Eve Risser / Benjamin Duboc / Edward Perraud):
Generation

(Dark Tree Records -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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The 2nd album from En Corps, the improvising trio of Eve Risser on piano, Benjamin Duboc on double bass, and Edward Perraud on drums, was recorded live at Artacts 16 festival in St Johann, Austria in 2016, performing two building works--"Des Corps" and "Des Ames" (The Bodies, The Souls)--which evolve from intricate quiet interplay into rich harmonic interaction.

Gauguet, Bertrand: Shiro
Gauguet, Bertrand:
Shiro

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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French alto saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet uses acoustic techniques and microtonal approaches to the reed instrument, presenting 4 tracks of acoustic-only playing, and 4 with amplifiers and guitar feedback, creating cogitative sonic environments of remarkable patience and pure and intersection tonal and timbral harmonics; remarkable work.

Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller: A Second Day
Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller:
A Second Day

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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An album of unusual reed improvisations using extended and unusual acoustic techniques and further extended with electronics, field recordings, and samples, from the Swiss duo of Kobi Christian on soprano sax and Christian Muller on bass clarinet, sampler & electronics.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE]
Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Nakatani Gong Orchestra [CASSETTE]

(TAIGA -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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Excerpts from drummer/percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's 2012 Taiga release on cassette, presenting pieces from his Gong Orchestra project, where Nakatani takes his large collection of gongs on the road and teaches members of the community how to bow, strike, and follow his conduction, creating an amazing ritual of sound.

Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens): A Wing Dissol
Anemone (John Butcher / Peter Evans / Frederic Blondy / Clayton Thomas / Paul Lovens):
A Wing Dissolved in Light [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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A brilliant quintet brought together for the Tampere Jazz Happening, in Finland in 2013, with NY trumpeter Peter Evans, UK saxophonist John Butcher, Australian bassist Clayton Thomas, German drummer/percussionist Paul Lovens, and French pianist Frederic Blondy for a phenomenal extended improvisation presented in parts: "Une Aile Dissoute Dans La Lumiere".

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen [VINYL]
Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi: The Conscience [VINYL]
Rutherford, Paul / Sabu Toyozumi:
The Conscience [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




Out of Stock

The 1st in a series of unreleased concerts from the 90s recorded in Japan by Chap-Chap Records, acquired by NoBusiness to bring them to light; this duo album brings the late and influential UK free improvising trombonist Paul Rutherford together with drummer Sabu Toyozumi for five far-ranging dialogs of both reflective and enthusiastical energetic playing.

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL]
Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Sabat, Marc : Harmony
Sabat, Marc :
Harmony

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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The fifth CD in the Canadian Composers Series is also the debut appearance on Another Timbre by the Jack Quartet, performing works by composer Marc Sabat--two string quartets and a violin/cello duo--all combining an exploration of the soundworld of Just Intonation with a strong underlying lyricism.

Smith, Linda Catlin : Drifter [2 CDs]
Smith, Linda Catlin :
Drifter [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $24.95    




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Ten pieces dating from 1995 to 2015 from Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith, performed by Quatuor Bozzini and Apartment House, the first in Another Timbre's Canadian Composer series, a 2-CD release focusing on Smith's "equal and simultaneous drive toward abstraction and lyricism" in slowly developing, lush and sophisticated compositions.

Szlavnics, Chiyoko : During a Lifetime
Szlavnics, Chiyoko :
During a Lifetime

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Three works from Canadian composer Chiyoko Szlavnics, two electroacoustic compositions incorporating sinewaves, one with a saxophone quartet and the other with two accordions, two flutes and two percussionists; and a string trio of long sustained tones and slow glissandi.

Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs]
Fujii, Satoko :
Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

(Cortez Sound -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)
Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE:
Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.

JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz
JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder):
Happy Jazz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.

Marsella, Brian: Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31
Marsella, Brian:
Buer: The Book of Angels Volume 31

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Brian Marsella, pianist from Banquet of the Spirits, Zion80 and The Flail, in a trio album taking on John Zorn's Masada compositions, The Book of Angels, with the actual Masada rhythm section of Trevor Dunn on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums, in 16 lyrical and effusive pieces focused through the eyes of piano masters from Satie to Pullen.

Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons
Thollem / Mazurek:
Blind Curves and Box Canyons

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.

Apuh!: Freedom Of Peach
Apuh!:
Freedom Of Peach

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )


Price: $12.95    




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Great post-bop free playing from the Swedish trio Apuh! of Adrian Asling Sellius on saxophone, Hampus Ohman-Frolund on drums & percussion, and Mats Dimming on doublebass, recording in the studio in New York for 6 pieces that balance lyrical jazz with fully free improvisation, always captivating with adept playing and engaging approaches.

Wooley, Nate: The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]
Wooley, Nate:
The Complete Syllables Music [4 CD Box Set]

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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Composer, improviser, and trumpet player Nate Wooley continues to cement his place as an American iconoclast by releasing the complete recordings of his revolutionary solo [Syllables] compositions as a deluxe 4 CD set consisting of two reissues of out-of-print early works: 8 [Syllables] (2013) and 9 [Syllables] (2014) as well as the premiere recording of his 150 minute epic For Kenneth Gaburo.

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.

JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder): Happy Jazz
JR3 (Olaf Rupp / Rudi Mahall / Jan Roder):
Happy Jazz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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The Berlin trio of Rudi Mahall on clarinet and bass clarinet, Olaf Rupp on electric and acoustic guitar and Jan Roder on double bass in an ironically packaged album of free improvisation of the highest standard, taking the listener on a journey of informed free jazz that references the past in thoroughly modern approaches to creative music.

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] [Used Item]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $13.55    




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Swiss improviser Jason Kahn continues his forays into vocal experimentation with this solo album, recorded in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in Zurich, recorded in a single take, pushing himself over the edge in these unique vocal compositions that are stark examples of his creative and confrontational skills.

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $12.60    




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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Thing, The: Garage [VINYL]
Thing, The:
Garage [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )


Price: $22.95    




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Heavy free jazz in the 3rd release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, covering an eclectic set of punk and free jazz titles including covers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Sonics, White Stripes, Norman Howard and Brotzmann; thick and sick free improvisation.

Zorn, John: There Is No More Firmament
Zorn, John:
There Is No More Firmament

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $17.95    




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Collecting John Zorn's recent compositions from 2013-2016, with the stellar assistance of performers that include Peter Evans (trumpet), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Christian McBride (bass), presenting 9 works connected by a twisted and complex story of a magical descent into madness.

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $17.00    




In Stock

An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

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).

Wolfarth, Christian: Spuren [VINYL]
Wolfarth, Christian:
Spuren [VINYL]

(Hiddenbell Records -- Switzerland )


Price: $20.95    




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The two parts of "Spuren" from Swiss percussionist Christian Wolfarth cover each side in an album of concentrative timbre and strategy, evoking continuous sounds that are diverted into unexpected avenues, drawing the listener into trance-like states with rich resonance, tone, and malleable rhythms, then surprising with unforseen audio twists.

Arnold, Martin : The Spit Veleta
Arnold, Martin :
The Spit Veleta

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Canadian composer Martin Arnold is based in Toronto, writing melodic works that contain a meandering, psychedelic quality, as heard in these three compositions performed by Philip Thomas on piano and Mira Benjamin on violin, the first two pieces solos from each respectively, and the last a duo with both musicians.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah : Bow
Ceccarelli, Isaiah :
Bow

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Montreal-based Composer-percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli, well known through his Ambiances Magnetiques releases, in 7 compositions, a mix of timbrally-based music in which he himself performs, and through-composed pieces that focus on harmonic progressions, performed as string duos, trios, and quartets.

Archetti, Luigi: Null IV-VII  [4 CD BOX]
Archetti, Luigi:
Null IV-VII [4 CD BOX]

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )


Price: $25.95    




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Sound artist Luigi Archetti has developed his Null series over several years, here presenting his second Box set of 4 CDs, the word "null" (German for "zero") a metaphor for a state of pausing and anticipatory waiting, as the sound evolves slowly using static tones and drones and the transitions between, generated from e-guitars in unique tunings.

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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Swiss improviser Jason Kahn continues his forays into vocal experimentation with this solo album, recorded in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in Zurich, recorded in a single take, pushing himself over the edge in these unique vocal compositions that are stark examples of his creative and confrontational skills.




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