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XT (Wright / Abbott): Deorlaf X [VINYL] XT (Wright / Abbott):
Deorlaf X [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- UK )

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An unusual sax and drum duo from saxophonist Seymour Wright and percussionist Paul Abbott, taking recordings from a dozen years of their work together and assembling, mixing and re-recording them into these two impressive works of "mutated multiphonics and triggered percussion" offset with periods of reflection; startling, unexpected, amusing, awe inspiring.

Lee, Okkyung / Jerome Noetinger / Nadia Ratsimandresy: Two Duos [VINYL] Lee, Okkyung / Jerome Noetinger / Nadia Ratsimandresy:
Two Duos [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- UK )

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Recorded during cellist Okkyung Lee's 2019 residency at OTO Cafe, this album presents two duos: the A side with Jerome Noetinger performing on tapes & electronics, processing Lee's cello live to create a virtual trio of incredible technical skill; the B side with a master of the historic keyboard Ondes Martenot, Nadia Ratsimandresy, in an uncommon dialog of strings and synthetics.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Fruition Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Fruition

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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An intimate and succinct set of conversations between two long time collaborators and compatible New York improvisers--tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp--recording at Park West Studios for their 18th album as a duo, making innately lyrical and technically creative decisions in a nearly telepathically manner informed by vast experience.

Marcus, Michael (w/ F. Lacy / Mateen / Rosen): Abstractions in Lime Caverns Marcus, Michael (w/ F. Lacy / Mateen / Rosen):
Abstractions in Lime Caverns

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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Multi-reedist Michael Marcus brings together former Cosmosamatics players Jay Rosen on drums and Tarus Mateen-Marcoustico on acoustic bass with French Horn player Frank Lacy (SaxEmble), Marcus on soprano & tenor saxophones, alto tarogato, G clarinet and bass flute for a set of Marcus original compositions, exquisitely lyrical free jazz based in the tradition.

Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary: SSWAN: Invisib Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary:
SSWAN: Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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Rugged, experimental and avant jazz in the debut album from the SSWAN group of Patrick Shiroishi on saxophones, Chris Williams on trumpet, Jessica Ackerley on electric guitar, Luke Stewart on bass and Jason Nazary on drums, the group focused first on sound and velocity rather than pitch and harmonic information as they carve out a unique space between free jazz and free improv.

Guerineau, Sylvain / Fred Marty: Parodies Guerineau, Sylvain / Fred Marty:
Parodies

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Hautzinger, Franz / Mazen Kerbaj: Abu Tarek Hautzinger, Franz / Mazen Kerbaj:
Abu Tarek

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"The extraction of specific languages from conventional instruments - in this case a pair of trumpets - comes pretty comfortably to Hautzinger and Kerbaj, whose two-edged duo offers a series of sockets where we can plug to recharge the ...

Isotope Ensemble: Uranium Isotope Ensemble:
Uranium

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Mines, Kelsey: Look Like Mines, Kelsey:
Look Like

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The first complete solo release from Seattle, Washington bassist and vocalist Kelsey Mines, active in both classical music as a member of Yakima Symphony, Symphony Tacoma and the Paramount Orchestra, and as an improviser, here presenting a series of improvised solo-duets that explore how listening to our on-going internal dialogue helps us conjure honest, outward expressions.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Brad Henkel / Guilherme / Rodrigues / Matthias Muller : Wing Elegy Rodrigues, Ernesto / Brad Henkel / Guilherme / Rodrigues / Matthias Muller :
Wing Elegy

(Creative Sources -- USA )

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"Wind Elegy" is a suite in four movements. It is notable for the fact that the Rodrigues family is joined here by Brad Henkel on trumpet, and the one and only Matthias Miller on trombone. The resulting music is absolutely stunning and o...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Bruno Parrinha / Joao Madeira / Hernani Faustino / Jose Oliveira: Unpoem Rodrigues, Ernesto / Bruno Parrinha / Joao Madeira / Hernani Faustino / Jose Oliveira:
Unpoem

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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""Unpoem" is a recording from Smup, Parede by the quintet, notable for two double bass players. The quinted plays one suite "Unpoem" in three movements. The music is dominated by the strings and consists in combination of free improvisa...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carla Santana / Emedio Buchinho / Bruno Parrinha: Distilling Silence Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carla Santana / Emedio Buchinho / Bruno Parrinha:
Distilling Silence

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Then (presumably) even more recent, Ernesto Rodrigues continues to record together with clarinetist Bruno Parrinha in 2022: The provocatively titled Distilling Silence comes from this past May, i.e. prior to Definitive Bucolic (as revi...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Flak / Bruno Parrinha: Definitive Bucolic Rodrigues, Ernesto / Flak / Bruno Parrinha:
Definitive Bucolic

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"One of my favorites in the set is "Definitive Bucolic", a trio with my beloved Bruno Parrinha and Flak, adding progressive rock-like touch, somewhat similar to what Terrie Ex or Thurston Moore do. Interestingly, Bruno uses here soprano...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Michel Stawicki / Bruno Parrinha / Joao Madeira: D'improvviso Rodrigues, Ernesto / Michel Stawicki / Bruno Parrinha / Joao Madeira:
D'improvviso

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Rodrigues, Guilherme / Dirk Serries: The Sage Flower Rodrigues, Guilherme / Dirk Serries:
The Sage Flower

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Schindler, Udo / Ardhi Engl: Basis_B(r)uchstucke Schindler, Udo / Ardhi Engl:
Basis_B(r)uchstucke

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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String Theory: Musica Povera String Theory:
Musica Povera

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 8-piece String Theory ensemble directed by violist Ernesto Rodrigues in a live performance at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon of a beautiful and subtle work inspired by a poem written by Rodrigues, ".. dans cette immensité ", realized through viola, violin, cellos, viola de gamba, double bass, piano, zither and objects, a deceptively tranquil work of detail and dexterous execution.

Suspensao : Fluxus Suspensao :
Fluxus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tamarisk (Carter / Menestres / Weathers): Plays a Word for Sun Tamarisk (Carter / Menestres / Weathers):
Plays a Word for Sun

(Waveform Alphabet -- USA )

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"Tamarisk comprises bassist, composer, and writer David Menestres, composer and improviser Andrew Weathers, and guitarist and vocalist Christina Carter. Tamarisk Plays A Word For Sun was recorded live at Co-Opt in April 2022. The record...

Terrazas, Wilfrido / Mariana Carvalho / Abdul Moimeme : Livro das Grutas Terrazas, Wilfrido / Mariana Carvalho / Abdul Moimeme :
Livro das Grutas

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Wong, Theresa: Practicing Sands Wong, Theresa:
Practicing Sands

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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A series of instrumental pieces and songs from Chinese-American composer, cellist, and vocalist Theresa Wong, inspired by the sounds of the natural world and a personal sense of "sonic genetic memory", her works merging composition and improvisation, the album recorded by Wong herself using specific microphone placement to bring out the warmth of her instrument and voice.

Bley, Paul Trios: Play Annette Peacock, Revisited Bley, Paul Trios:
Play Annette Peacock, Revisited

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

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Annette Peacock's response to the free-blowing loft scene was to compose using spacious intervals, allowing great harmonic and rhythmic freedom, inspiring pianist Paul Bley and his trio as heard in two unique interpretations of the same pieces from two exceptional working bands: one with bassist & drummer Mark Levinson & Barry Altschul, the other with Gary Peacock & Billy Elgart.

Davis, Miles Quintet: 2nd Sessions 1956, Revisited Davis, Miles Quintet:
2nd Sessions 1956, Revisited

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

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Recorded in the same October 1956 Rudy Van Gelder sessions that are heard on Miles Davis' Cookin' and Steamin' albums, these alternate takes with his quintet of John Coltrane on tenor saxophone, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on double bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums give us a unique view on the consistency and strength of the famous and foundational hard bop band.

Sanna, Claudio: Compositori Sardi Contemporanei [2 CDs] Sanna, Claudio:
Compositori Sardi Contemporanei [2 CDs]

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

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An astonishingly diverse album of solo piano works performed by pianist and composer Claudio Sanna, performing works from eight Sardinian composers including his own, weaving improvisation, acousmatic & musique concrete elements, turntablism, electronics, inside piano playing, chalk-board writing and more into lyrical and experimental pieces that flow together exquisitely.

Spaces Unfolding (Metcalfe / Wachsmann / Karlsen): The Way We Speak Spaces Unfolding (Metcalfe / Wachsmann / Karlsen):
The Way We Speak

(Bead -- UK )

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All three having met in the London Improvisers Orchestra, Neil Metcalfe on flute and violinist Philipp Wachsmann each worked with drummer Emil Karlsen in separate projects including Tern, and then at Karlsen's suggestion creating this new Spaces Unfolding trio, heard in their first album, recording in the natural resonance of St. Mary's Old Church in Stoke Newington.

Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary: SSWAN: Invisib Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi / Chris Williams / Luke Stewart / Jason Nazary:
SSWAN: Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster [VINYL] [Used Item]

(577 Records -- USA )

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Rugged, experimental and avant jazz in the debut album from the SSWAN group of Patrick Shiroishi on saxophones, Chris Williams on trumpet, Jessica Ackerley on electric guitar, Luke Stewart on bass and Jason Nazary on drums, the group focused first on sound and velocity rather than pitch and harmonic information as they carve out a unique space between free jazz and free improv.

Baker, Duck: Contra Costa Dance Baker, Duck:
Contra Costa Dance

(Confront -- UK )

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In 1980 Duck Baker's first label deal had expired and the label changed direction, as did Baker himself from arranging traditional tunes into compositions for improvisation; still, these well-recorded demos from 1982 held an appeal through song selection and a uniquely edgy yet lyrical approach to his playing, now finally released to the public 40 years later.

Wastell, Mark: Cello-intern Solos Wastell, Mark:
Cello-intern Solos

(Confront -- UK )

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"The Cello-intern residency at the Hundred Years Gallery began in February 2022 and has taken place on the first Saturday of each month since and is still ongoing. For one hour on each of those afternoons I'm given the opportunity to pl...

Lehman, Steve / Selebeyone: Xaybu: The Unseen Lehman, Steve / Selebeyone:
Xaybu: The Unseen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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An urgent album of modern jazz, underground urban and electronic music, from the international collective of MCs HPrizm (NYC) & Gaston Bandimic (Dakar), saxophonists Steve Lehman (Los Angeles) & Maciek Lasserre (Paris) and drummer Damon Reid, exploring Islamic mysticism of al-Ghaib with the voices of Billy Higgins and Jackie McLean heard throughout the album.

Sorey, Tyshawn Trio + 1 w/ Greg Osby: The Off-Off Broadway Guide to Synergism [3 CDs] Sorey, Tyshawn Trio + 1 w/ Greg Osby:
The Off-Off Broadway Guide to Synergism [3 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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"A 3CD set of live music recorded earlier this year at the Jazz Gallery in New York. Below, please find a brief description of the recording along with album details. I've attached cover art and a PR for reference. The Off-Off Broadway ...

Liberatore, Matteo: Lacquer Liberatore, Matteo:
Lacquer

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"After a series of explorations within the idioms of classical and experimental guitar, LACQUER sees Italian-born, Brooklyn-based composer/improviser Matteo Liberatore take a full-fledged plunge into electronic music. The same heightene...

Irarrazabal / Baldwin: Grips [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Irarrazabal / Baldwin:
Grips [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Grips documents a live performance and the first-time meeting between double bassists Amanda Irarrazabal (Chile) and Nat Baldwin (US). The show was organized by promoter Jessica Hallock of NYC Noise, aligning with a week of performance...

Garcia, Miguel A. / Garazi Navas / Alex Reviriego / Vasco Trilla : Les Capelles Garcia, Miguel A. / Garazi Navas / Alex Reviriego / Vasco Trilla :
Les Capelles

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Les Capelles documents the very first time Garazi Navas, Miguel Angel Garcia, Alex Reviriego and Vasco Trilla played together as a quartet. Carefully woven drones fill the reverberant space of the chapel, with the punctuating percussio...

Motl, Kyle / Carlos Dominguez : Field of Fried Umbrellas [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Motl, Kyle / Carlos Dominguez :
Field of Fried Umbrellas [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Field of Fried Umbrellas is a collection of improvised works for double bass and feedback mixer exploring both acoustic and electroacoustic phenomena resulting from the interaction between certain modes of bass playing and feedback str...

Kubo, Tomomi / Camila Nebbia : Polycephaly [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Kubo, Tomomi / Camila Nebbia :
Polycephaly [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Polycephaly was recorded in July 2021 by saxophonist Camila Nebbia and Tomomi Kubo on the Ondes Martenot. They first met the day they started recording at Tomomi's studio in Barcelona. Each of their opening riffs was like a self-introd...

Fraser, Henry / Camilo Ángeles / Jason Nazary: Aqrabuamelu Fraser, Henry / Camilo Ángeles / Jason Nazary:
Aqrabuamelu

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Having collaborated in various configurations for nearly a decade, Henry Fraser (NYC), Jason Nazary (NYC) and Camilo Angeles (PERU/CDMX) met for the first time in this particular formation in the fall of 2021, on a session which produc...

Chang, Leo / Lucie Vítkova: Religion [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Chang, Leo / Lucie Vítkova:
Religion [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Double reeds soar over the mountain

What do we expect from poetry?

Reality is an organize in the explanation of itself No Objectively rely upon beyond space

:.. ...absurdity is real the truth

Exp...

Dunn's, Trevor Trio (w/ Halvorson / Smith) Convulsant avec Folie a Quatre: Seances Dunn's, Trevor Trio (w/ Halvorson / Smith) Convulsant avec Folie a Quatre:
Seances

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )

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A series of powerful "séances" from the Trio-Convulsant of Trevor Dunn on bass, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Ches Smith on drums & percussion, imagining through improv the 18th century French sect of Convulsionnaires of Saint-Médard, assisted by the Folie à Quatre of Carla Kihlstedt (volin), Oscar Noriega (clarinet), Mariel Roberts (cell) and Anna Webber (flute).

de Asis, Clara / Ryoko Akama: Sisbiosis de Asis, Clara / Ryoko Akama:
Sisbiosis

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Engrossing interactions of electronic sound, abstract percussion, static, metallic ringing and other ephemeral sonic assertions, from French-based Spanish sound artist Clara de Asís and UK-based Japanese-Korean installation & sound artist Ryoko Akama: three tracks of live electroacoustic improvisation, and three compositions extracted from those sessions.

Rossetto, Vanessa: The Actress [2 CDs] Rossetto, Vanessa:
The Actress [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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An unusual narrative through field recordings, electronics and chamber instrumentation from composer Vanessa Rossetto, through two CDs weaving an abstracted and detailed story of recurring motifs, ndescribably intertwined with spoken word, equestrian moments, environmental recordings, melodic progressions of strings and harps; a momentous work of collaged composition.

Wright, Frank: Your Prayer [VINYL] Wright, Frank:
Your Prayer [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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A much-referenced album on the ESP label, tenor saxophonist's 2nd release brought together New York alto saxophonist Arthur Jones with French trumpeter Jacques Coursil, then living in NY, and the rhythm section of bassist Steve Tintweiss and drummer Muhammad Ali, for a passionate, well-balanced, and often burning free jazz album that still sounds modern today.

Copland, Marc Quartet (w/ Gress / Verheyen / Ferber): Someday Copland, Marc Quartet (w/ Gress / Verheyen / Ferber):
Someday

(Inner Voice Jazz -- USA )

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Bringing together veteran bassist Drew Gress with younger generation players, Belgian-American saxophonist Robin Verheyen (Bram De Looze) and drummer Mark Ferber (Gary Peacock, Ralph Alessi), pianist Marc Copland's new quartet presents a lyrical album of original compositions and standards; virtuosic, energetic and sensitively interpreted works of modern jazz.

Brennan, Patricia (w/ Herrera / Cass / Gilmore): More Touch Brennan, Patricia (w/ Herrera / Cass / Gilmore):
More Touch

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )

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Three drummer/percussionists and bass make up vibraphonist, marimbist, improviser and composer Patricia Brennan's sophomore album, reimagining the percussion quartet through jazz, new music and latin influences including Mexican folkloric roots, working with deceptively relaxed, highly interactive grooves that turn angular melodies into warmly irresistible music.

Mulelid, Kjetil Trio: Who Do You Love The Most? [VINYL] Mulelid, Kjetil Trio:
Who Do You Love The Most? [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Austria )

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The 3rd album from this young Norwegian piano trio led by composer Kjetil A Mulelid with double bassist Bjørn Marius Hegge and drummer Andreas Skår Winther, presenting ten lyrical compositions of strong melodies and solid and expressive rhythmic foundations, a thoughtfully beautiful and sophisticated album of exquisite modern jazz.

No Base Trio: NBT II [2 CDs] No Base Trio:
NBT II [2 CDs]

(Setola Di Maiale -- Italy )

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"No Base Trio releases their spectacular and completely improvised works in their second studio album, "NBT II." The experimental ensemble continues its musical journey by releasing this immersive double album under the radical label Se...

Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Van Hove / Han Bennink: Jazz in der Kammer Nr.71 [VINYL 2 LPs] Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Van Hove / Han Bennink:
Jazz in der Kammer Nr.71 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Recorded for radio for the series Jazz in der Kammer Nr 71, this 1974 concert was the first in East Germany for Peter Brötzmann, Fred Van Hove, and Han Bennink, bridging the divided German states through an energetic set of improvisations that extended traditional jazz with outrageous approaches to improv in an exciting, quirky and profoundly masterful set of European Free Jazz.

Gustafsson, Mats / Nu Ensemble: Hidros 8 Heal Gustafsson, Mats / Nu Ensemble:
Hidros 8 Heal

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A conduction of an absolutely impressive ensemble of free and ea- improvisers on a powerfully diverse journey, from Anna Högberg & Gustafsson on sax, Susana Santos Silva on trumpet, Per-Åke Holmlander on tuba, Hedvig Mollestad on guitar, Dieb13 on turntables, Christof Kurzmann on lloopp & voice, Massimo Pupillo on bass, Gert-Jan Prins on drums & electronics, and Ivar Loe Bjørnstad on drums.

Gustafsson, Mats / Nu Ensemble: Hidros 8 Heal [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats / Nu Ensemble:
Hidros 8 Heal [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A conduction of an absolutely impressive ensemble of free and ea- improvisers on a powerfully diverse journey, from Anna Högberg & Gustafsson on sax, Susana Santos Silva on trumpet, Per-Åke Holmlander on tuba, Hedvig Mollestad on guitar, Dieb13 on turntables, Christof Kurzmann on lloopp & voice, Massimo Pupillo on bass, Gert-Jan Prins on drums & electronics, and Ivar Loe Bjørnstad on drums.







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