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  February 2022
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Zorn, John / Bill Laswell: The Cleansing Zorn, John / Bill Laswell:
The Cleansing

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A series of duo improvisation between long-time Downtown NY collaborators, alto saxophonist John Zorn and electric bassist Bill Laswell, recorded in the studio during pandemic lockdown and the first return for Zorn to the saxophone after 15 months, in a uniquely thoughtful set of recordings named for artists including Brion Gysin, W.S. Burroughs, Alejandro Jodorowsky, &c.

Zorn, John: New Masada Quartet Zorn, John:
New Masada Quartet

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn remakes his Masada Quartet with the new quartet of Kenny Wollesen on drums, Julian Lage on guitar, Jorge Roeder on bass, and the leader and composer himself on alto saxophone, the band having honed the elements of the Masada Songbook through live performance in NYC since 2019, here captured in Bill Laswell's studio in 2021 for 8 lyrically ecstatic recordings.

Mazurek, Rob Quartet (w/ Davis / Haker Flaten / Taylor): Father's Wing Mazurek, Rob Quartet (w/ Davis / Haker Flaten / Taylor):
Father's Wing

(RogueArt -- USA )

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Dedicated to Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek's late father Henry Mazurek Sr., this is the second outing for Mazurek's outstanding quartet with Kris Davis on piano, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on double bass and Chad Taylor on drums, Mazurek also on bells & electronics, the compositions presented as a suite in a moving tribute to the strengths and attributes his father passed on.

Ikeda, Ken / Massimo Magee / Eddie Prevost / Joshua Weitzel: Easter Monday Music Ikeda, Ken / Massimo Magee / Eddie Prevost / Joshua Weitzel:
Easter Monday Music

(577 Records -- USA )

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Two extended free electroacoustic improvisations in the AMM/London Improvisation Workshop vein, recorded live at London's Cafe OTO: first a prelude in the duo of Massimo Magee on electronics & saxophone and Joshua Weitzel on the 3-string Japanese shamisen; then expanded to a quartet with percussionist Eddie Prevost and Ken Ikeda on synthesizer.

Moller, Andre O. / Hans Eberhard Maldfeld: Out Of A Matrix (Partially) Moller, Andre O. / Hans Eberhard Maldfeld:
Out Of A Matrix (Partially)

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Andre O. Moller's work for solo double bass, performed by Hans Eberhard Maldfeld, was inspired by Moller's fascination in just tuning & rational frequency relations and an admiration for the work of Hans Eberhard Maldfeld, presented compositionally as a group of 7 pieces for 5-stringed double bass and pre-produced playback, creating a virtual double bass choir.

Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda: Thread Of Light Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda:
Thread Of Light

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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The enduring and innately lyrical collaboration of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and NY bassist Joe Fonda, first heard in 2016 with Duet, through 2019's Four with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, continues despite the constraints of a pandemic in these 10 improvisations recorded separately in Kobe and at Fonda's home, with Fonda also performing on cello & flute.

Bailey, Derek / Andrea Centazzo: Drops [VINYL] Bailey, Derek / Andrea Centazzo:
Drops [VINYL]

(Ictus -- Italy )

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Originally released in 1977 during an extremely creative period for both UK free improvising guitarist Derek Bailey and Italian percussionist Andrea Centazzo, this 3rd album on the Ictus label finds both players defining each of these extraordinary improvisations through instrumental timbres, dynamics and metronome speeds chosen to suit each piece.

Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo / Kent Carter: Trio Live [VINYL] Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo / Kent Carter:
Trio Live [VINYL]

(Ictus -- Italy )

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Recorded a few days after the Ictus duo album Clangs of percussionist and label leader Andrea Centazzo and soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, this 1977 release presents the joyfully sophisticated 1976 concert in Udine, Italy of the percussionist & saxophonist joined in a trio with double bassist Kent Carter, performing 5 improvisations including the 3-part "Tao" series.

Rosenfled, Marina: Teenage Lontano [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Rosenfled, Marina:
Teenage Lontano [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Two large scale choral compositions recorded at New York City's Park Avenue Armory and at South London Gallery: ""Teenage Lontano" re-envisions composer Gyorgy Ligeti's 1960s orchestral work, using an immersive sound environment and the collective voices of an ensemble of teenagers; in "roygbiv&b" a teen ensemble in London riff off of mis-hearings of the acronym "ROYGBIV".

Samartzis, Philip / Eugene Ughetti: Array [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Samartzis, Philip / Eugene Ughetti:
Array [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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A 3-part performance work exploring the effects of powerful climate forces affecting the poles of our planet, as Philip Samartzis and Eugene Ughetti use recordings of radar & scientific instrumentation used in upper atmospheric research along with custom built instruments, producing a unique series of textures, rhythmic cycles, resonances, and timbral phenomena.

Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora / Parkins): Free Dirt (Live) [2 CDs] Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora / Parkins):
Free Dirt (Live) [2 CDs]

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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One of the most intense and unusual of the 80s Downtown NY groups merging rock and improvisation with strong attitudes and incredible musical concepts, these live recordings, including songs never before released, are taken from American and European concerts by the trio of guitarist Fred Frith, cellist Tom Cora, and either electric harpist Zeena Parkins or reedist Dave Newhouse.

Tamura, Natsuki: Summer Tree Tamura, Natsuki:
Summer Tree

(Libra -- Japan )

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A stunning album of solo trumpet performance from Natsuki Tamura, who's name in Japanese translates as 'Natsu' meaning 'summer' and 'Ki' means 'tree', performed as layers of remarkable technique led by clarion playing over trumpet drones, sonic turbulence and percussive interaction on a wok, each layer using his extended vocabulary without studio manipulation.

Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jegger / Hemingway): Run, The Darkness Will Come! Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jegger / Hemingway):
Run, The Darkness Will Come!

(Percaso -- Switzerland )

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Originally formed in 1988 as a quartet with the primary composer and instigator saxophonist Chistoph Gallio, the current configuration of this Swiss modern jazz group is the trio of Gallio, double bassist Silvan Jeger and drummer Gerry Hemingway, incorporating a wide array of styles that are reminiscent of Steve Lacy's work while being uniquely DAY & TAXI.

Hope, Cat: Decibel Hope, Cat:
Decibel

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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A diverse set of works from Australian composer Cat Hope, employing acoustic instrumentation--strings, keys, flutes, reeds & percussion--along with electronics and field recordings, in chamber configurations from duos to quintets, performed by the Western Australia Decibel new music ensemble for which Hope is both director and a performer.

Williams, Anthony (w/ Shorter / Rivers / Hancock / Hutcherson / Carter / Davis / Peacock): Life Time Williams, Anthony (w/ Shorter / Rivers / Hancock / Hutcherson / Carter / Davis / Peacock):
Life Time & Spring, Revisited

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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Remastering & reissuing drummer Anthony Williams first two albums: Life Time was recorded for Blue Note shortly after joining the Miles Davis Quintet, employing two bassists--Richard Davis and Gary Peacock--along with mentor Sam Rivers and Davis alumni Herbie Hancock & Ron Carter; Spring reflects the new freedom of 60s jazz in a quintet with both Wayne Shorter & Sam Rivers.

Directives : Protenomaly [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Directives :
Protenomaly [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Aubjects -- USA )

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Aubjects label leader D. Petri (Amalgamated, Dog Hallucination) continues his work in unusual and sometimes aggressive exploration of the guitar as a sound source, looking for "novel anomalies" in amorphous compositions, seeking an extreme mixture of audio fidelities, peculiar equipment configurations, personally significant field recordings & various multi-level manipulations, in parts joined by Hillary Ulman on percussion.

Eliogabal: Mo Eliogabal:
Mo

(BeCoq -- France )

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Sharing members of the band F.A.T., the Lille, France on based quintet Eliogabal of Mael Bougeard & Sakina Abdou on saxophones, Paul Menard on guitar, Thomas Coquelet on bass and Pierre Pasquis on drums, declares themselves a free jazz rock progressif, performing complex and assertive music that takes time for contemplative musing among strong lyrical riffs, twists and turns.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Lunar Error: Plafond De Verre Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Lunar Error:
Plafond De Verre

(BeCoq -- France )

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The French Lunar Error Ensemble employ acoustic and electric instruments including reeds, piano, percussion, electric guitars, synth & computers to create complex drone and sonic environments, here performing Jean-Luc Guionnet's work for micro-variations and harmonic interference, a slowly building and massive work recorded in the resonance of the Protestant temple, in Reims.

Harker, Nina: Nina Harker [VINYL] Harker, Nina:
Nina Harker [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )

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Unusual approaches to rock song and instrumentals from this French duo of Apolline Schöser & Nocola Henry in collaboration with Valentine Noiret, Daniel Dariel on Japanese vocals, Louis Claus on Indian flute and Marie-Laure Gucciardi for poetic writing in Italian, &c.; peculiar and compelling, somehow reminiscent of Etron Fou...

Marclay, Christian / Elliott Sharp: 97 IS 97 Marclay, Christian / Elliott Sharp:
97 IS 97

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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Essential members of the Downtown NY scene since 1981, the collaborations of turntablist Christian Marclay and multi-instrumentalist Elliott Sharp, here on 8 string guitarbass, bass clarinet & electronics, is distilled in this extremely creative electroacoustic/concrete duo, recorded live in convert at the Knitting Factory in December, 1997.

Musicworks: #141 WINTER 2021/2022 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#141 WINTER 2021/2022 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The Winter 2021/22 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine explores the creative ideas of artists engaged in beautiful, daring musical acts of innovation, celebration, and resistance--Alanna Stuard, Yves Charuest, Roxanne Nesbitt, New Age Doom & Lee Scratch Perry--plus Beny Esguerra, Jessica McMann, Juro Kim Feliz, Backward Music; and recorded & live reviews, features, &c. &c.

Studio Dan / Anthony Coleman: ...Im Gebirg Studio Dan / Anthony Coleman:
...Im Gebirg

(ROS -- Germany )

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In 2019, the Ensemble Studio Dan commissioned Downtown New York composer and pianist Anthony Coleman for a new work, fluctuating in fascinating ways between contemporary music and jazz forms, premiered at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival and also presented in Vienna at the Jeunesse Special 2019, live at Porgy and Bess, from which this album was superbly recorded.

Studio Dan / Christian F. Schiller: HOHNOR [CD-EP] Studio Dan / Christian F. Schiller:
HOHNOR [CD-EP]

(ROS -- Germany )

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A chamber music piece for two harmonicas and an ensemble of strings, brass and drums, written by Austrian composer Christian F. Schiller, originally premiered at the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York in 2017 by the Austrian new music ensemble Studio Dan directed by Daniel Riegler, who perform the work again in the studio in Vienna in 2019 for this album release.

Studio Dan / Fred Frith: Rocket Science #1 #5 #8 [CD-EP] Studio Dan / Fred Frith:
Rocket Science #1 #5 #8 [CD-EP]

(ROS -- Germany )

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Originally commissioned by Music Traditions Inc. for the Paul Dresher Ensemble and premiered at Z Space in San Francisco in 2012, this adaptation of three numbered works by composer, improviser & multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith was part of Studio Dan's homage to Frank Zappa, written using strong rhythmic structuresÊand melodies associated with Frith's voice as a composer.

Studio Dan / Michel Doneda: Fanfare III Studio Dan / Michel Doneda:
Fanfare III

(ROS -- Germany )

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Based on the improvisations and sounds generated by soprano/sopranino saxophone player Michel Doneda, composer and Studio Dan director Daniel Riegler developed this work, at the intersection of Doneda's radical tonal language and Riegler's idiosyncratic music, performed live at Stanica Zilina in Slovakia in 2012 with an ensemble including Doneda himself.

Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jegger / Hemingway): Run, The Darkness Will Come! <i>[Used Item]</i> Day & Taxi (Gallio / Jegger / Hemingway):
Run, The Darkness Will Come! [Used Item]

(Percaso -- Switzerland )

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Originally formed in 1988 as a quartet with the primary composer and instigator saxophonist Chistoph Gallio, the current configuration of this Swiss modern jazz group is the trio of Gallio, double bassist Silvan Jeger and drummer Gerry Hemingway, incorporating a wide array of styles that are reminiscent of Steve Lacy's work while being uniquely DAY & TAXI.

Ellestad, Mark: Discreet Angel Ellestad, Mark:
Discreet Angel

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Three chamber works by Calgary, Canadian composer Mark Ellestad composed between 1988 and 1994 and recently retrieved by the composer, including the title track, a graceful solo guitar work performed by Christián Alvear; a meditative piece for pump organ & Hardanger fiddle performed by the composer; and a large work for violin and cello performed by Apartment House.

Houben, Eva-Maria: Together On The Way Houben, Eva-Maria:
Together On The Way

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A brooding work for pipe organ, piano and percussion, created by composer Eva-Maria Houben and the GBSR Duo of Siwan Rhys & George Barton, commissioned by the 2021 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and recorded in concert in the resonance of of Huddersfield's St. Paul's Hall using the organ built by Wood's of Huddersfield.

Paiuk, Gabriel: Adjacent Sound Paiuk, Gabriel:
Adjacent Sound

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four works from Amsterdam-based Argentina composer Gabriel Paiuk, particularly "The Construction of an Imaginary Acoustic Space" about the intertwining of technology, affect, space and listening, performed by the New European Ensemble in a mix of strings, reed, brass, piano and tape; also a solo work for cello; a solo work for piano; and a piece for three clarinets.

Brotzmann, Peter / Milford Graves / William Parker: Historic Music Past Tense Future [VINYL 2 LPs] Brotzmann, Peter / Milford Graves / William Parker:
Historic Music Past Tense Future [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Black Editions Archives -- USA )

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A rare recording for Milford Graves in 2002 and a spectacular meeting between three free jazz legends--Peter Brotzmann on sax and clarinet, William Parker on bass and Doussn'Gouni, and Graves on drums and voice--recording in the front room of CBGBs for four magnificent and passionate improvisations, a wild affair captured by the Eremite Mobile Unit and finally released as a double LP.

Hawkins, Alexander Mirror Canon: Break A Vase Hawkins, Alexander Mirror Canon:
Break A Vase

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Another wonderfully ambitious and superbly executed album from pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins, with nods to Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill and even Johann Sebastian Bach, expanding his core trio of bassist Neil Charles and drummer Stephen Davis with saxophonist & clarinetist Shabaka Hutchings, guitarist Otto Fischer and drummer Richard Olatunde Baker.

Ziegele's, Omri Where's Africa: That Hat Ziegele's, Omri Where's Africa:
That Hat

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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One of Swiss saxophonist Omri Ziegele smaller group formations with Yves Theiler on electric keyboards and Dario Sisera on drums & percussion, in a lyrical set of compositions yielding strong soloing over solid grooves and warm moods, highlighting Ziegele's remarkably fluid playing; it's nearly jazz/rock fusion, but at heart it's a solid jazz album.

Rzewski, Frederic: Speaking Rzewski: Performed by Stephane Ginsburgh Rzewski, Frederic:
Speaking Rzewski: Performed by Stephane Ginsburgh

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Composer Frederic Rzewsk is known for his associations with John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alvin Curran & Richard Tietelbaum, &c.; he wrote a number of text pieces for solo piano about life, philosophy and politics, many premiered by pianist and narrator Stephane Ginsburgh, who here presents seven such compositions, several written for Ginsburgh himself.

Malaby, Tony / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey: Huapango Malaby, Tony / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey:
Huapango

(RogueArt -- France )

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Updating their collaboration since the 2004 Alive in Brooklyn album from the trio of saxophonist Tony Malaby, drummer Tom Rainey and Angelica Sanchez on piano & Wurlitzer electric piano, contrasting that double album with a set of 10 succinct collective improvisations, inspired work of intuitive playing and a creative chemistry that only such long association can bring.

Tucker, Dave / Pat Thomas / Thurston Moore / Mark Sanders: Educated Guess Vol. 2 Tucker, Dave / Pat Thomas / Thurston Moore / Mark Sanders:
Educated Guess Vol. 2

(577 Records -- USA )

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The 2nd half of guitarist Dave Tucker's live concert at London's Cafe OTO, bringing together himself, pianist/keyboardist Pat Thomas, guitarist Thurston Moore and drummer/percussionist Mark Sanders for two extended improvisations of spontaneous performance, layering guitars over complex drum arrangements,and distinctive electronic manipulation.

Hippie Diktat: Gran Sasso [VINYL] Hippie Diktat:
Gran Sasso [VINYL]

(nunc. -- France )

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"Hippie Diktat opens a breach in time. The repetitive rhythms inherited from a Steve Reich dig deep into the granite and the impressive sound mass -worthy of Sunn O)))- releases an infinite solar space. For his 3rd album, "gran sasso", ...