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  March, 2018
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Zorn, John: The Urmuz Epigrams
Zorn, John:
The Urmuz Epigrams

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $16.95    




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With the collaboration of percussionist Ches Smith, John Zorn creates a magnificent and dreamlike series of parallel tracks, a "modern reconstruction" and a set of faux 78rpm albums purportedly from 1923, as an homage to pre-dada absurdist, Romanian writer Urmuz (Demetru Dem), using the studio and card-file composition to create a bizarre and astonishing set of 8 x 2 pieces.

Drape, Rohan / Anthony Pateras: Ellesmere
Drape, Rohan / Anthony Pateras:
Ellesmere

(Immediata -- Australia )


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A founder of the Slave Pianos collective and co-organizer of the Inland Concert Series, Australian computer and synth artist Rohan Drap joins keyboardist Anthony Pateras for an extended exploration of interlocking vintage electric organs, allowing their tones and timbres to interact in microtonal richness as they create tonal environments and gradually unfolding progressions.

O'Malley, Stephen / Anthony Pateras: Reve Noir
O'Malley, Stephen / Anthony Pateras:
Reve Noir

(Immediata -- Australia )


Price: $23.95    




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Pianist Anthony Pateras and guitarist Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O))) performed a concert in 2011 at Instants Chavires in 2011, which they took into the studio to deconstruct and recompose on 1/4 inch tape, creating a compelling landscape of fractured musique concrete, introspective meditations, electro-acoustic textures and heavy guitar; includes a 20 page interview with O'Malley.

Blaser, Samuel / Gerry Hemingway: Oostum [VINYL]
Blaser, Samuel / Gerry Hemingway:
Oostum [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $23.95    




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A fantastic album of free improvisation between two creative and versatile players captured live at Kerkje van Oostum, Groningen, The Netherlands in 2015--percussionist Gerry Hemingway and trombonist Samuel Blaser--both using immense talent and unorthodox approaches to their instruments as they shift from unexpected atmospheres to lyrical richness.

Hwan, Kang Tae : Live at Cafe Amores
Hwan, Kang Tae :
Live at Cafe Amores

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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Korean free saxophonist Kang Tae Hwan recorded this album of sincere and satisfying solo improvisations in 1995 at Cafe Amores, in Hofu, Yamaguchi, Japan, two decades after forming his first free jazz trio of experimental improvisations, demonstrating powerful technical skills and a unique voice on the sax; a long-overdue distillation of his music.

Phillips, Barre / Motoharu Yoshizawa: Oh My, Those Boys!
Phillips, Barre / Motoharu Yoshizawa:
Oh My, Those Boys!

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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Two bass players--European free improv legend Barre Phillips and Japanese master Motoharu Yoshizawa--met at Cafe Amores in Yamaguchi, Japan in 1994, with Phillips on an amplified acoustic upright and Yoshizawa using an electric vertical 5-string bass of his own design, as the two weave and merge their unique sounds and approaches in a brilliant concert.

 
Salis, Giacomo / Paolo Sanna:
Humyth

(Confront -- UK )


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Creative uses of percussion from Italian drummers Giacomo Salis and Paolo Sanna, who explore gesture, movement, listening, and the investigation of natural materials and found objects, in five studio tracks that present the results of their research in both rhythmic sections and sections of abstract sound, honed from concerts, studio albums, and a collaboration with Jeph Jerman.

Rollet, Quentin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Christian Rollet: Entree Des Puys De Grele
Rollet, Quentin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Christian Rollet:
Entree Des Puys De Grele

(Fou Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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The french electroacoustic improvising trio of synth player and engineer Jean-Marc Foussat (Fou Records) with the father/son pair of saxophonist Quentin Rollet (Workshop De Lyon) and drummer/percussionist Christian Rollet (Rectangle Records, Bisou), in a rich, intensifying and often enthusiastically exploding set of extended and masterful improvisations.

Nabatov, Simon / Max Johnson / Michael Sarin: Free Reservoir
Nabatov, Simon / Max Johnson / Michael Sarin:
Free Reservoir

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An exciting and forceful album of free jazz from the trio of pianist Simon Nabatov, bassist Max Johnson and drummer Michael Sarin, recording in the studio in New York City with each player propelling themselves in dynamic, inventive collective free playing with an experimental bent, but never departing from the traditions of identifiable jazz music; recommended!

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Jeff Cosgrove: Live In Baltimore
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Jeff Cosgrove:
Live In Baltimore

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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A rare live album from Brazilian-born/NY-based saxophonist Ivo Perelman, performing live at An Die Musik in Baltimore in 2017 in a trio with pianist Matthew Shipp and new drummer Jeff Cosgrove, for a single epic improvisation that takes the listener on an adventure from lyrical to energetic free jazz, all three players unhurried and absolutely focused.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Bobby Kapp: Heptagon
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Bobby Kapp:
Heptagon

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Releasing albums at a furious pace, Brazilian/NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman continues his collaborations with some of New York's finest players, here in a quartet with Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass and Bobby Kapp on drums, in the appropriately titled 7-part "Heptagon" of lyrical free improvisation of great intensity and dialog.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Joe Hertenstein: Scalene
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Joe Hertenstein:
Scalene

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Scalene describes a triangle having sides unequal in length, but there's nothing uneven in the back and forth from the NY trio of tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman, pianist Matthew Shipp, and new to Perelman & Shipp's many collaborations, drummer Joe Herteinstein, in a 10-part studio recording of energetic spontaneous improvisation with a strong lyrical center.

Cambien, Jonas Trio (w / Roligheten / Wildhagen): We Must Mustn't We
Cambien, Jonas Trio (w / Roligheten / Wildhagen):
We Must Mustn't We

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Leveraging influences in improvisation and contemporary compositional music, Belgian/Oslo pianist Jonas Cambien, a member of Simiskina and Platform, extends his own trio of saxophonist Andre Rolighete and drummer Andreas Wildhagen with trumpeter Torstein Lavik Larsen on 2 tracks, as they balance jazz, avant, free improv and other hybrid forms in a compellingly creative album.

Delbecq, Benoit 4 (w / Turner / Hebert / Cleaver): Spots On Stripes
Delbecq, Benoit 4 (w / Turner / Hebert / Cleaver):
Spots On Stripes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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French pianist Benoit Delbecq brings together frequent collaborators from New York--Mark Turner on tenor saxophone and drummer Gerald Cleaver--and from Paris--Delbecq himself and double bassist John Hebert--for an album of refined and inventive contemporary jazz, the work of masterful players with years of experience and collaborations dating back to 2003.

Gjerstad, Frode  Trio + Steve Swell: Bop Stop
Gjerstad, Frode Trio + Steve Swell:
Bop Stop

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The indefatigable Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad invites trombonist Steve Swell, with whom he collaborated in 2011 on the live album "At Constellation", to join his trio with Jon Rune Strom on double bass and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, at Cleveland's Bop stop during their 2017 tour, recording this impressive concert of exemplary collective free jazz.

Piet, Matt & His Disorganization (w / Berman / Mazzarella / Daisy): Rummage Out
Piet, Matt & His Disorganization (w / Berman / Mazzarella / Daisy):
Rummage Out

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A young and fresh voice in the creative Chicago improv scene, pianist and composer Matt Piet, who leads his own trio and the band Four Letter Words, and one third of Rempis/Piet/Daisy, introduces a new quartet with saxophonist Nick Mazzarella, cornet player Josh Berman, and drummer Tim Daisy, a superb example of the energetic and active Chicago scene.

Risberg, Mattias : Stamps
Risberg, Mattias :
Stamps

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Swedish pianist Mattias Risberg demonstrates the passion he dedicates to vintage instruments like mellotron, Hammond organ, analog synthesizers, clavichord and pipe organs, here in a solo album of piano, with some light preparations, and the pedals of a Moog Taurus, in an inventive album of improvisations inspired by the vivid images of postage stamps.

Salamon, Samo / Tony Malaby / Roberto Dani: Traveling Moving Breathing
Salamon, Samo / Tony Malaby / Roberto Dani:
Traveling Moving Breathing

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A peer of Tim Berne, David Binney, Sabir Mateen, Mark Helias, &c., Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon presents an album of original compositions and one collective improvisation from his ever-changing Bassless Trio, here with drummer Roberto Dani and saxophonist Tony Malaby on tenor and soprano, in an introspective album of profound technique and lyrical playing.

Serpa, Sara (w / Laubrock / Fiedlander): Close Up
Serpa, Sara (w / Laubrock / Fiedlander):
Close Up

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Lisbon, Portugal native, singer and composer Sara Serpa in a trio with saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and cellist Erik Friedlander, recording live at Pete's House, in Brooklyn, for an album of unusual and creative vocals inspired by experimentation and changing identities, bringing a unique approach to improvised voice, here in the company of accomplished players.

Turbamulta (Raon / Sa / Ferreira / Martins / Aroso): Turbamulta
Turbamulta (Raon / Sa / Ferreira / Martins / Aroso):
Turbamulta

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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With orchestration of harp, daxophone, idiophones, piano, cello, guitar, percussion, sampling & electronics, the Portuguese quintet Turbamulta (roughly translates to "rowdy mob", though clearly a very sophisticated mob) was born from the band Powertrio of Eduardo Raon, Joana Sa and Luis Martins, expanded to blend compositional, EA and improv approaches into something unique and beautiful.

Higgins, Tyler (w / Stevens / Higgins): Blue Mood
Higgins, Tyler (w / Stevens / Higgins):
Blue Mood

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Hailing from Atlanta, GA, guitarist Tyler Higgins is also a multi-instrumentalist and composer who merges genres of moody, cinematic music based around folk, blues, jazz and twisted with unusual approaches, aided in his endeavors by drummer Paul Steven and wordless vocalist Ellen Higgins, producing a alluring set of musical narratives.

Jordan, Kidd / Alvin Fielder / Joel Futterman / Steve Swell: Masters Of Improvisation
Jordan, Kidd / Alvin Fielder / Joel Futterman / Steve Swell:
Masters Of Improvisation

(Valid -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The New Orleans bass-less free jazz trio of tenor saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder and pianist Joel Futterman are joined by New York trombonist Steve Swell for a concert at the Old US Mint for an absolutely superlative recording of lyrical and expansive collective improvisation, each player urging the other on as they create instant epics of modern jazz.

Kaiser, Henry / Ed Pettersen: We Call All Times Soon
Kaiser, Henry / Ed Pettersen:
We Call All Times Soon

(Split Rock Records -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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A series of acoustic guitar duos between Henry Kaiser playing on an 18-string harp guitar, and Ed Pettersen, playing an 8-string Weissenborn guitar, freely improvised and with a psychedelic/cosmic impulse as the two draw on elements of Americana and roots-based folk music in four extended recordings, the camaraderie and mutual intent evident in this fascinating album.

Quatuor Bozzini / Gyula Csapo: Deja? Koja?
Quatuor Bozzini / Gyula Csapo:
Deja? Koja?

(Collection QB -- Canada )


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The Canadian Council for the Arts commissioned this work by Hungarian composer Gyula Csapo, a student of Morton Feldman amd John Cage, realized by Montreal's Quatuor Bozzini quartet, "Deja? Koja?" meaning "Already? Where to?" is a three-part work with two intermissions, an epic work that references the same basic materials in a variety of perspectives.

IKB: Rhinocerus
IKB:
Rhinocerus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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One of Portugal's most interesting large scale lowercase ensembles led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, with frequent Creative Sources collaborators including Nuno Torres on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Miguel Mira on bass, 14 musicians move with subtlety in a tapestry of electroacoustic resonance and mystique.

Acre (Baron / Boschi / Bonini): Unexpected Variations
Acre (Baron / Boschi / Bonini):
Unexpected Variations

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Italian Acre trio of Ermanno Baron on drums & objects, Ginomaria Boschi on guitar & effects, and Marco 'uBiK' Bonini on laptop, tapes, theremin, in a five-part improvised work using a "free game" methodology to promote new modulations and configurations in organic and synthetic sounds and timbre, make each player subsume into their collective sound.

Domeniconi / Schlegel / Suter  : Quince Dreams
Domeniconi / Schlegel / Suter :
Quince Dreams

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Three versatile improvisers with pedigrees including Christian Weber, Christian Wolfarth, Objets Trouves, Big Bold Back Bone, &c, the Swiss trio of Roberto Domeniconi on piano, Jan Schlegel on electric bass, and Sheldon Suter on drums use unusual and extended techniques integrated within free improv in this coproduction with RSI Rete Due Radiotelevision, Switzerland.

Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alvaro Rosso / Vasco Trilla
Kimmig, Harald / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Alvaro Rosso / Vasco Trilla:
Zweige

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The Creative Sources core string improvisers of violist Ernesto Rodrigues, cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, cellist Miguel Mira, and double bassist Alvaro Rosso, with frequent collaborator percussionist Vasco Trilla, are joined by German violinist Harald Kimmig (Trio Kimmig) for a dynamic album that fluctuates from acoustic lowercase to rapid pointillistic improv.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues/ Eduardo Chagas/ Andre Hencleeday/ Carlos Santos : Spiric S
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues/ Eduardo Chagas/ Andre Hencleeday/ Carlos Santos :
Spiric Sections

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The affect of Carlos Santos' electronics and recordings are the foundation of this Portuguese quintet's improvisations, creating an environment over which Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues on viola & cello, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, and Andre Hencleeday add subtle gestures of unusual approaches to their instruments, in a mysterious album of lowercase improv.

Animals & Giraffes (Greenlief / la Rocco / Leidecker): Landlocked Beach
Animals & Giraffes (Greenlief / la Rocco / Leidecker):
Landlocked Beach

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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A fascinating work of spoken word and free improvisation from writer Claudia La Rocco and the duo of Phillip Greenlief on sax and Wobbly (aka Jon Leidecker) on electronics and live sampling, La Rocco's unexpected text of the mundane and the fantastic repeated, manipulated and mangled, bringing the words in and out of focus as the music and sonic environment.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Trilla: Synchronous Rotation
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Trilla:
Synchronous Rotation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, during the 2017 CreativeFest #11 from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Gianna de Toni on double bass, and Vasco Trilla on percussion, a sinuous, curving extended improvisation of subtle shades, with certain rotations more forceful, but always gravitating to quietude.

de Asis, Clara : Do Nothing
de Asis, Clara :
Do Nothing

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Spanish composer and guitarist based in France, Clara de Asis performs her own work "Do Nothing" in 6 sections, an electroacoustic, minimal studio composition for guitar and percussion, in 3 movements using space between distinct sound events to let each take its own life, offset by 3 movements of rotating or ringing percussive sound and punctuation.

Frey, Jurg / Magnus Granberg: Early to Late
Frey, Jurg / Magnus Granberg:
Early to Late

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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New ensemble pieces by Jurg Frey and Magnus Granberg played by Ensemble Grizzana, commissioned by Another Timbre with the request that both start from the same two fragments of early music, one by Johannes Ockeghem, the other by William Byrd, each composer producing fascinatingly different pieces that both contain echoes of the source material.

Sugimoto, Taku / Cristian Alvear: h
Sugimoto, Taku / Cristian Alvear:
h

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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An extended and beautiful composition for two guitars, exquisitely played by Taku Sugimoto and Cristian Alvear, captured in concert at Ftarri in Tokyo in 2017, and the first appearance on Another Timbre for this Japanese composer-guitarist Sugimoto, who is best known as an improviser, and who also features on the "Chamber and Field Works" album by Bruno Duplant.

Godet, Jean-Brice: Epiphanies
Godet, Jean-Brice:
Epiphanies

(Gigantonium -- France )


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French experimental improviser Jean-Brice Godet, a frequent collaborator with Joelle Leandre and a member of Cuir, in a solo album of 8 etudes for dictaphone, radio, and clarinet, a unique album of extreme and eccentric technique on reeds punctuated by unearthly voice and radio transmissions, a curious album that rewards detailed listening.

Camarasa / Mahler: TbPn
Camarasa / Mahler:
TbPn

(Gigantonium -- France )


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Recorded in concert during "Culture with a Big Q" in Toulouse, France in 2017, the duo of Xavier Camarasa on piano/prepared piano and Matthias Mahler on trombone, take Camarasa's compositions and arrange them to alternate between melodic free sections and contemporary abstract passages using extended techniques, heard in this captivating and versatile performance.

Nauseef, Mark: All In All In all
Nauseef, Mark:
All In All In all

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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Influenced by rock, jazz, Javanese and Balinese gamelan, NY drummer Mark Nauseef's career has embraced an inclusive blending of styles, heard in this fantastic new album embracing compositional and ea styles, recorded with previous collaborators including Tony Oxley, Bill Laswell, Walter Quintus, along with Sylvie Courvoisier, Pat Thomas, Miroslav Tadic, & Arthur Jarvinen.

Duo Baars Henneman & Dave Burrell: Trandans
Duo Baars Henneman & Dave Burrell:
Trandans

(Wig -- The Netherlands )


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A concert of sophisticated and introspective improvisation from the long-running duo of multi-reedist Ab Baars performing on tenor sax, clarinet & shakuhacih, and viola player Ig Henneman, who invited NY pianist Dave Burrell to join them at a concert at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam for a sublime series of unhurried, delicate and reflective improvisations.

Baars, Ab: Solo: And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads
Baars, Ab:
Solo: And She Speaks | A Collection Of Ballads

(Wig -- Netherlands )


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Internationally acclaimed for both his solo and ensemble music performed, Dutch multi-wind player Ab Baars presents a studio album of solo playing on the clarinet, saxophone, and shakuhachi, inspired by and focusing on the traditions of ballads from great saxophonists, with improvisations colored by songs like "Naima", "Body and Soul", "Solitude", &c.

Duo Baars-Henneman: Canzoni di Primavera
Duo Baars-Henneman:
Canzoni di Primavera

(Wig -- Netherlands )


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After their album "Autumn Songs" the Dutch improvising duo of Ab Baars on tenor sax, clarinet and shakuhachi and Ig Henneman on viola, celebrate the music of spring in "Canzoni di Primavera" (Songs of Spring) in 10 vivacious works blending free jazz and chamber music, with subtle use of timbre, dissonance and melody in pieces inspired by poets, composers and artists.

Frith, Fred / Hardy Fox: A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven And Earth
Frith, Fred / Hardy Fox:
A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven And Earth

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )


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Fred Frith's solo career started on the West Coast Ralph Records label, home of The Residents; Frith met Residents front man Hardy Fox in passing in 1991, making recordings on a Pacific beach using Fox's Walkman, which they brought to a multi-track studio to record the basis for an ultimately unreleased album, now revived decades later as Fox rediscovered this fascinating material.

Johnson, Scott: Mind Out of Matter
Johnson, Scott:
Mind Out of Matter

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Five years in the making, composer Scott Johnson transcribed the speech of philosopher Daniel C. Dennett (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) into this extended, 8-movement suite, using a rich, detailed set of musical landscapes blending musical genres that run in parity with the voice of Dennett, as Johnson emphasizes and highlight his insightful thinking.

Dunston, Nick: Atlantic Extraction
Dunston, Nick:
Atlantic Extraction

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )


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Brooklyn-based composer, bassist, and writer Nick Dunston in his debut album, blending jazz, contemporary, chamber and avant forms, in a uniquely voiced quintet with Louna Dekker on Vargas on flutes & piccolo, Ledah Finck on violin & viola, Tal Yahalom on guitar, and Stephen Boegehold on drums, in a sophisticated album of concisely fascinating compositions.

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).

da Rocha, Maria: Beetroot & Other Stories
da Rocha, Maria:
Beetroot & Other Stories

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


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Using violin, viola, synth and effect pedals, Portuguese string player Maria da Rocha creates rich environments of sound and unusual rhythmic structures over which she plays with subtlety and transcendence, in her first solo album, using her unique language as she tells the story of a beet and a witch, inspired by Odyssey Ulysses and Circe from Cortazar.

Suspensao: Physis
Suspensao:
Physis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The third album on Creative Sources for this 10-piece ensemble with 5 string players, piano, sax, trombone, electronics and percussion, freely improvising in an extended work themed for the Greek theological, philosophical, and scientific term typically translated as nature or physics, in a rich tapestry of meticulous detail and profoundly subtle communication.

Mahall, Rudi / Alexander von Schlippenbach: So Far
Mahall, Rudi / Alexander von Schlippenbach:
So Far

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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Pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach and clarinetist Rudi Mahall have been exploring the music of jazz and free improvisation for decades in their own bands or together in Globe Unity Orchestra; here they are heard in their essential element as a duo, pushing their music in rapid runs and elegant and emotional moments with imposing technique and authoritative confidence.

Duplant, Bruno : Chamber and Field Works 2015-2017 [2 CDs]
Duplant, Bruno :
Chamber and Field Works 2015-2017 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $24.95    




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A double CD of delicate music from the French composer Bruno Duplant, the first disc containing three chamber pieces exquisitely played by the Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble, the second disc a long piece for solo guitar, performed by Taku Sugimoto in a public park in Tokyo, incorporating an extraordinary variety of environmental sounds.

Maguire, Phil  / James L. Malone: Working Title
Maguire, Phil / James L. Malone:
Working Title

(Confront -- UK )


Price: $12.95    




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Phil Maguire (Verz label) exchanges abstract electronics from a variety of lo-fi devices with glitch and aberrant guitarist James L. Malone, a London improviser who has worked with Eddie Prevost, Phil Durrant, Steve Beresford and Adam Bohman, as the two trade strange sonic disruptions, avoiding pandemonium, instead using noise in pointed discourse.

Rova Saxophone Quartet: In Transverse Time
Rova Saxophone Quartet:
In Transverse Time

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Celebrating 40 years as a performing ensemble, the West Coast saxophone quartet ROVA of Bruce Ackley on soprano saxophone, Steve Adams on alto & sopranino saxophones, Jon Raskin on baritone saxophone, and Larry Ochs on tenor saxophone, reworked compositions from all members transversing their past 34 years, in an absolutely impressive and diverse album.

Cardew, Cornelius / London Experimental Ensemble: Treatise
Cardew, Cornelius / London Experimental Ensemble:
Treatise

(Split Rock Records -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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The full two-hour performance of Cornelius Cardew's entire 193-page legendary Treatise graphic score, performed at Iklectik in London, England on January 28, 2017 in an 11-member ensemble of some of London's most interesting improvisers including participants in Scratch Orchestra, in a double CD release with liner notes by AMM founder Eddie Prevost.

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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