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Lussier / D'Orion / Kuster / Tetreault : Printemps 2021 <i>[Used Item]</i> Lussier / D'Orion / Kuster / Tetreault :
Printemps 2021 [Used Item]

(Victo -- Canada )

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Zucker, Gabriel & The Delegation: Leftover Beats from the Edge of Time [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> Zucker, Gabriel & The Delegation:
Leftover Beats from the Edge of Time [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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Without bowing to genre restrictions, Gabriel Zucker's indie jazz orchestra The Delegation combines free jazz, chamber forms, avant song structures and experimental layering & transitions, as his large work in four sections of three movements each, explores time and the competing impulses of a backwards-looking nostalgia and a forwards-looking futurist belief in progress; innovative & stunning!

Jeong, Eunhye: Nolda <i>[Used Item]</i> Jeong, Eunhye:
Nolda [Used Item]

(ESP Disk -- USA )

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The title referring to the Korean word for "play" in a sense of transcending physical reality without abandoning it, pianist Eunhye Jeong, aka Chi-Da, presents a playful and free-flowing enjoyment in nine original compositions, revealing discerning experience and a nimble approach to her instrument as she explores a diverse range of moods through impressive technical skill.

Leichtmann, Hanno: Minimal Studies <i>[Used Item]</i> Leichtmann, Hanno:
Minimal Studies [Used Item]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Berlin sound artist Hanno Leichtmann's modern version of minimal music with strong connections to dub, ambient and club music, recorded with the help of Kai Fagaschinski (clarinet), Sabine Ercklentz (trumpet), and Alex Stolze (violin).

Zorn, John: Meditations On The Tarot <i>[Used Item]</i> Zorn, John:
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(Tzadik -- USA )

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The followup to John Zorns' 2019 CD The Hierophant, exploring the single Tarot card of the same name, this album performed by pianist Brian Marsella's Trio with Kenny Wollesen on drums and Trevor Dunn on bass, continues Zorn's exploration into the mystery of the occult cards through the remaining 13 cards, rendered as lyrical and sophisticated jazz compositions.

Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer: Favourite Galaxy <i>[Used Item]</i> Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer:
Favourite Galaxy [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Hamburg-based performing quartet of Lorena Izquierdo on free improvised voice, Aziz Lewandowski on cello & voice, Kris Kuldkepp on double bass and Felix Mayer on trombone are heard in these eight studio recordings of quietly creepy conversation, generally slow motion and reflectively introspective work that occasionally rises in throttled crescendo.

Ciao Ciao Cello: Quiero Ver A Ese Monstruo <i>[Used Item]</i> Ciao Ciao Cello:
Quiero Ver A Ese Monstruo [Used Item]

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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The Berlin-based trio of guitarist Beat Keller performing on feedbacker electric guitar & acoustic guitar, innovative tuba improviser Jack Adler-McKean and Spanish vocalist & performance artist Lorena Izquierdo Aparicio take on their monsters in five unique and disturbing improvisations recorded in the studio, as they "dance on the fine line between terror and joy".

Barnes, Tim: All Acoustics <i>[Used Item]</i> Barnes, Tim:
All Acoustics [Used Item]

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Percussionist Tim Barnes has a history of playing with experimentally minded folk like Jim O'Rourke, Ikue Mori, and many members of J...

Rousay, Claire: A Collection [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> Rousay, Claire:
A Collection [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(American Dreams Records -- USA )

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Exploring the earliest work of Claire Rousay, from her performances as a solo drummer and then transitioning into a musique concrete/new music composer, the 1st CD collecting Rousay's favorite drumming cuts, sequenced into a large single composition, the 2nd CD beginning with percussion work as Rousay adds voice, sonic & field recorded material to create a monumental composition.

Jones, Jean Claude (JC): Give It Your All - Wild Guitar Musings 2 <i>[Used Item]</i> Jones, Jean Claude (JC):
Give It Your All - Wild Guitar Musings 2 [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Active and informed improvisations on acoustic guitar from Jean Claude "JC" Jones, label leader of the Kadima Collective and also known as a double bassist, though his roots are in the guitar, which he has returned to with vigor since 2016, performing on lap-style prepared acoustic and prepared Spanish guitar, heard here in 13 concise pieces titled by single words.

Never (Bennett / Wright / Darrup): Not Nothing <i>[Used Item]</i> Never (Bennett / Wright / Darrup):
Not Nothing [Used Item]

(Amalgam -- USA )

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"Never" is the the trio of frequent Philadelphia improvisers Jack Wright on saxophone, Ben Bennett on percussion and Zachary Darrup on guitar, captured live at the Hungry Brain in Chicago two years into touring their project, employing an extensive interactive language between the three of free playing, sonic gesture and surprising interventions in this exceptional concert.

je'raf: Throw Neck <i>[Used Item]</i> je'raf:
Throw Neck [Used Item]

(Amalgam -- USA )

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Reminding of Downtown NY bands in the vein of No Safety or Curlew, this Chicago/NY 7-piece blurs rock, jazz and funk forms with intelligent and often satirical lyrics, upbeat and joyful music that defies categorization through groove-based songs that playfully critique while keeping it all danceable and fun, in a wonderfully talented and enjoyable album.

Pip. (Rasten / Larsen): Pip. <i>[Used Item]</i> Pip. (Rasten / Larsen):
Pip. [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"On "Pip", we get another fabulous performance, now by Norwegians Fredrik Rasten on guitar and Torstein Lavik Larsen on trumpet. Their...

Via Lucis Trio: Via Lucis Trio <i>[Used Item]</i> Via Lucis Trio:
Via Lucis Trio [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"The jazz is not always subject to their premises. Even the breaks in their future creative. The jazz in the present century, taking t...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Gerhard Uebele / Andrea Sanz Vela / Nathalie Ponneau / Thorsten Bloedhorn / Ofe Rodrigues, Ernesto / Gerhard Uebele / Andrea Sanz Vela / Nathalie Ponneau / Thorsten Bloedhorn / Ofer Bymel:
Licht [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"At the same time risky attempt, masterpiece and manifest, Licht is a fine example of the radical, collective, demanding and disciplin...

Scarassatti, Marco / Eduardo Chagas / Gloria Damijan / Abdul Moimeme: Rumor <i>[Used Item]</i> Scarassatti, Marco / Eduardo Chagas / Gloria Damijan / Abdul Moimeme:
Rumor [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Rumor is a studio session by four musicians who had recently performed together for the first time during the 2014 MIA improvisation ...

Sundland, Dan Peter : Home Stretch <i>[Used Item]</i> Sundland, Dan Peter :
Home Stretch [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Chientaroli, Nico: Cada Fuego Es El Primero <i>[Used Item]</i> Chientaroli, Nico:
Cada Fuego Es El Primero [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Argentinian pianist (by way of Amsterdam) Nicolas Chientaroli delivers a solo performance that demonstrates the piano's architectural sou...

Wong, Eric: YYSSN <i>[Used Item]</i> Wong, Eric:
YYSSN [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Minneapolis-born Hong Kong raised and Berlin-based guitar performer Eric Wong is the author of this amazing release on Portuguese lab...

Uliben Duo: Shared Memory <i>[Used Item]</i> Uliben Duo:
Shared Memory [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"The Uliben Duo's CD Shared Memory (Creative Sources CS 327 CD) more accurately describe the performance of French bassist Benoit Canc...

Janek,  Klaus / Miriam Akkermann: The Tartini <i>[Used Item]</i> Janek, Klaus / Miriam Akkermann:
The Tartini [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Over the years I don't think I reviewed a lot of music by Klaus Janek, who plays processed double bass. In Vital Weekly 962 there was...

Lepany, Justin: Agnes (In Redemption) <i>[Used Item]</i> Lepany, Justin:
Agnes (In Redemption) [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A half composed, half improvised album for solo electric guitar from composer and improviser Justin Lepany, known for his work with musicians like Sven-Ake Johansson and his composition "Ringing Peace" premiered during the 2014 Peace Nobel Prize ceremony: three diverse pieces using effects to create both density and spacious sonic fields.

M2; (M to the power of 2): Pink  <i>[Used Item]</i> M2; (M to the power of 2):
Pink [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Maria da Rocha's name may not be familiar to jazz and improvised music lovers in Portugal, and this is because this violinist and viol...

Giesriegl & Schindler: So{u}ndages  <i>[Used Item]</i> Giesriegl & Schindler:
So{u}ndages [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Both Giesriegl and Gratkowski are responsible for the sound in the gearbox. It deals with an extreme range of vocalisms, which are of...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Eduardo Chagas / Abdul Moimeme / Joao Madeira: Cloud Voices <i>[Used Item]</i> Rodrigues, Ernesto / Eduardo Chagas / Abdul Moimeme / Joao Madeira:
Cloud Voices [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A three part improvised work for viola, trombone, electric guitar and double bass from, respectively, Ernesto Rodrigues, Eduardo Chagas, Abdul Moimeme, and Joao Madeira, an ascending conversation that uses innuendo, mystery, subtle movement, silence and swells to create atmospheric environments, each "voice" shifting enigmatically in sublimely hazy ways.

Gerszewski, Nikolaus: Ordinary Music Vol. 35: Textures <i>[Used Item]</i> Gerszewski, Nikolaus:
Ordinary Music Vol. 35: Textures [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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German composer working in Budapest Nikolaus Gerszewski does not consider the score for this piece a composition, but rather a basis for a process, which is executed live at Fabrica Braco de Prata with Gerszewski himself plus improvisers Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Pedro Roxo, Nuno Torres, Armando Pereira, Carlos Santos, Pedro Castello Lopes & Andre Mota.

Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite): Alba <i>[Used Item]</i> Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite):
Alba [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A live recording without an audience and the start of the Welcome To Silkeborg project between Lisbon improvisers Tiago Varela (Equinox Quartet, Isotope Ensemble) on melodicas & voice, and Monsieur Trinité (Equinox Quartet, IKB, Potlatch, Variable Geometry Orchestra) on percussive objects, their first encounter finding the two in a relaxed dialog of creative conversation.

Turbulence: Friction Coefficients <i>[Used Item]</i> Turbulence:
Friction Coefficients [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap Of Faith: Trajectories <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
Trajectories [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap Of Faith: Phenomena <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
Phenomena [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Riquelme, Matias / Fernando Ulzion: La Trahison Des Mots <i>[Used Item]</i> Riquelme, Matias / Fernando Ulzion:
La Trahison Des Mots [Used Item]

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

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Using the natural resonance of the Apodaka church in Alava, Spain, the Bilbao-based experimental improvising duo of cellist Francia Matías Riquelme and saxophonist Fernando Ulzion on soprano and alto, present an introspective and informed set of works titled as iconic jazz compositions, an implication of the impressionist approach their expansive and thoughtful playing invokes.

Blonk, Jaap / Lou Mallozzi / Ken Vandermark: Improvisers <i>[Used Item]</i> Blonk, Jaap / Lou Mallozzi / Ken Vandermark:
Improvisers [Used Item]

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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The eighth release in the Kontrans "Improvisers" series is a live recording from Elastic Arts, in Chicago in 2019 from the trio of Jaap Blonk on voice & electronics, Lou Mallozzi on turntables, cds, mixer, microphone & organ pipes, and Ken Vandermark on clarinet, bass clarinet, & tenor & baritone saxophones, in a uniquely quirky, exuberant and extraordinary set of improvisations.

Franklin / Gill: To My Left Is Where The Lake Is <i>[Used Item]</i> Franklin / Gill:
To My Left Is Where The Lake Is [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A series of improvisations recorded in an afternoon in Melbourne, Australia between bass guitarist Joseph Franklin and saxophonist Sam Gill on alto & soprano, this the debut of their duo work that since 2018 has developed a unique discourse of adept interaction from calmly precise to rapid & disciplined exchanges, connected by textural and exploratory periods.

Fluke-Mogul, Gabby: Threshold <i>[Used Item]</i> Fluke-Mogul, Gabby:
Threshold [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Pek Solo: Pursuing the Ideal Limit of Inquiry <i>[Used Item]</i> Pek Solo:
Pursuing the Ideal Limit of Inquiry [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Grady, Spencer / Fermata Ark / Mark Wastell: Thus : Excerpts From A Smaller Work <i>[Used Item]</i> Grady, Spencer / Fermata Ark / Mark Wastell:
Thus : Excerpts From A Smaller Work [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

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UK sound artist Fermata Ark, aka Harry Smith, composed this work from improvisations recorded by Mark Wastell performing on cello, double bass and harmonium, and Spencer Grady performing on 5-string banjo, ebow, violin bow and brass slide, creating an extended work of immersive and mesmerizing textures and tones, sounds rising and falling in sublime and passionate ways.

Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall: Upward Fall <i>[Used Item]</i> Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall:
Upward Fall [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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A set of lyrical, thoughtful and sometimes whimsical works from the Scottish-based duo of Rob Hall & Chick Lyall (Green Room Trio), who have been developing their musical language since 2003, drawing from a wide range of genres from Baroque chamber music to free jazz and folk idioms, their lack of boundaries lending itself to a uniquely diverse and embraceable music.

Innanen / Pasborg / Piromalli: This Is It <i>[Used Item]</i> Innanen / Pasborg / Piromalli:
This Is It [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The Hammond organ takes the lead sound on this straight-up, melodically grooving and fast-paced album, with compositions coming mostly from Finnish saxophonist Mikko Innanen, performed in this trio with French organist Cedric Piromalli and Danish drummer Stefan Pasborg; an album that puts one foot in the history of 60's jazz and one foot firmly in the creative present.

Pau Nasim (Lopez-Palacios / Serra): Alusion <i>[Used Item]</i> Pau Nasim (Lopez-Palacios / Serra):
Alusion [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Taking their project name as a concatenation of their personal names, appropriate to the close improvisational bond shared by the Spanish drum and sax duo of Nasim Lopez-Palacios and Pau Torres Serra, who present a unique and idiosyncratic language on their instruments to create an engaging set of dialogs through energetically controlled yet never chaotic interaction.

Mitzlaff, Ulrich: Transparent - fluorescent sound fibres <i>[Used Item]</i> Mitzlaff, Ulrich:
Transparent - fluorescent sound fibres [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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German cellist and pianist living in Lisbon, Ulrich Mitzlaff recorded these two solo works titled "transparent — fluorescent sound fibers" #1 & #2 in 2015 and 2020, each voiced for extended and unusual instrumental technique in an interaction with percussive objects, the first from 2015 performing on cello, the second from 2020 performed on piano.

Miele, Lucio: Kalpa <i>[Used Item]</i> Miele, Lucio:
Kalpa [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A solo album from Italian percussionsit Lucio Miele, presenting six works of layered percussion with live electronics and, on three tracks, recitation from actor Simona Fredella, each piece sound-oriented with an incredibly diverse set of percussive variety, detailed atmospheric settings and diverse rhythmic foundation; a remarkable and sometimes hair-raising album.

Microfiche (Alduca / Calligeros / Conner / Gill / Manojlovic / Murphy-Haste / Schack-Arnott): Everyt Microfiche (Alduca / Calligeros / Conner / Gill / Manojlovic / Murphy-Haste / Schack-Arnott):
Everything and Other Infinities [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 2nd release from this Sydney, Austrlian acoustic sextet, creating subtle yet dynamic improvisations influenced by the musical concepts of John Cage and Morton Feldman, balancing contemplative sections with building surges, these works developed on their 2019 Europe tour, which included performances at Copenhagen Jazz Festival as well as shows in Berlin and Stockholm.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Null Hypothesis <i>[Used Item]</i> Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Null Hypothesis [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Moritz / Ali / Costa : Estuary <i>[Used Item]</i> Moritz / Ali / Costa :
Estuary [Used Item]

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )

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After having collaborated in a variety of contexts for a few years, in 2017 Jonathan Moritz, Sean Ali and Carlo Costa started to perform regularly as a trio, over time honing a distinctive sound, using space through patient development, abstraction and textural playing and central tenets in their jazz-influenced improvisations, here in their first album.

Lubelski, Samara : Partial Infinite Sequence <i>[Used Item]</i> Lubelski, Samara :
Partial Infinite Sequence [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Lisbon String Trio / Luis Lopes: Isotropy <i>[Used Item]</i> Lisbon String Trio / Luis Lopes:
Isotropy [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Isotropy - having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions - is the collaboration between the Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Miguel Mira (cello) and Alvaro Rosso (double bass) with Luis Lopes, here on acoustic guitar, in a 2 part extended improvisation recorded live at the 2020 Small Format Materials Festiva.

Das Rad (Archer / Robinson / Dinsdale): Adios Al Futuro <i>[Used Item]</i> Das Rad (Archer / Robinson / Dinsdale):
Adios Al Futuro [Used Item]

(Discus -- UK )

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The 2nd release from the UK instrumental rock band Das Rad of Nick Robinson on guitars, keyboards & electronics, Martin Archer on woodwind, keyboards, synth bass & electronics, and Steve Dinsdale on drums, keyboards & electronics, expand their sound and referenes as they tug on the heartstrings of prog, krautrock and other advanced rock forms with modern and mellotron-fueled orchestration.

No Base Trio: No Base Trio <i>[Used Item]</i> No Base Trio:
No Base Trio [Used Item]

(Setola Di Maiale -- Italy )

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The trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, guitarist Gabriel Vicens, and drummer Leonardo Osuna, formed in 2010 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, emerging from a standards-based band influenced by jazz, rock, electronic and ambient music to a fully free improv group, focusing on creative improvisation that balances lyrical moments with raw sound & energetic momentum.

Leap Of Faith: True Representations of Reality <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
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(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap Of Faith: The Observed Present <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap Of Faith:
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(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Leap of Faith: Principles of an Open Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Leap of Faith:
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(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Kita, Naoki / Guilherme Rodrigues / Naoto Yamagishi : S/T <i>[Used Item]</i> Kita, Naoki / Guilherme Rodrigues / Naoto Yamagishi :
S/T [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of Portuguese cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, Japanese percussionist Naoto Yamagish currently residing in France, and Japanese violinist Naoki Kita, active in improvisation and contemporary fields in Portugal and Berlin, met in Saitama, Japan at Barber Fuji to record these open conversations integrating extraneous noise and incidental instrumental sounds.

Johnson, Hermione : Tremble <i>[Used Item]</i> Johnson, Hermione :
Tremble [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Gregoretti, Francesco : Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes <i>[Used Item]</i> Gregoretti, Francesco :
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(Toxo Records -- Italy )

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A solo percussion album from Francesco Gregoretti, employing traditional instruments and unusual object to create unique audio environment that use predictable rhythmic elements against capricious approaches, giving his playing a personal style fueled by resonance and natural feedback; an album that balances chaotic and structured environments in riveting ways.

Gouvea / Northover / Mattos: Cajula <i>[Used Item]</i> Gouvea / Northover / Mattos:
Cajula [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Representing some of the London scene's most innovative and creative improvisers, with years of work together as a trio and as M.A.M.--saxophonist Andrian Northover (Remote Viewers), cellist Marcio Mattos (Stellari String Quartet, Tony Oxley's Celebration Orchestra) and vocalist Marilza Gouvea--are heard here in 2 studio recordings and 3 live recordings at Iklectic.

Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller: Universal Vitamin  <i>[Used Item]</i> Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller:
Universal Vitamin [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An extended improvisation for acoustic instrumentation and voice using unusual and extended techniques, from the Russian trio of Alexey Sysoev on piano, Vladimir Gorlinsky on guitar & voice, and Christian Müller on clarinet, recorded at the Cultural Centre DOM in Moscow in 2019, cycling patiently from quietly expressive sections to chamber-oriented brightly active moments.

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Using the natural resonance of the chapel of Oficinas do Convento, in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal, saxophonist Julius Gabriel recorded these ten diverse solo improvisations, performing on soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones, applying unusual and extended techniques to his playing in a mixture of technical prowess and implicit wit & melodicism.

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Active in the modern creative music scene around Germany and The Netherlands, drummer/percussionist Hendrik Eichler explores a variety of "Dimensions" and "Transcendence" in solo percussive playing, using traditional and extended techniques, from highly active to deeply introspective moods, assisted at time through digital technology.

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An electroacoustic octet drawn from the collaborative community surrounding Creative Sources, captured live during the Small Format Materials Festival at Galeria Monumental, in Lisbon in 2019, a subtle and substantial work of intimate tension and quietly detailed interaction, seemingly minimalistic yet dynamically a narrative evolution of sublime patience.

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Cryingsnice (Eric Hamelin / Chris Dadge): All Greased Up For Nothin' <i>[Used Item]</i> Cryingsnice (Eric Hamelin / Chris Dadge):
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Frequent collaborators, Canadian drummer and experimentalist Eric Hamelin joins Chris Dadge, who more typically performs as a drummer/percussionist, in a duo with Dadge on violin, as the two create wonderfully active environments of sound that follow conceptual paths embracing electroacoustic methodology through two pieces performed live in the studio.

Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen): Grappling with the Orange P Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen):
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Some of the London free improv scene's finest players, including members of Remote Viewers, Custodians Of The Realm, London Improvisers Orchestra, The Runcible Quintet, &c, met with visiting Berlin double bassist Ulf Mengersen to record this fascinating collective improvisation, using objects, preparations, and a WASP synthesizer for wonderfully unusual results.

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Drawn from 3 days of recording in July 2019, after more than 6 years of collaboration in the Philippines between drummer Christian Bucher, alto saxophonist Rick Countryman, and bassist Simon Tan, and released as a complement to their "Empathy" album, in trio improvisations, plus the title track a duo between Bucher & Countryman; a melodic and well-balanced album of free jazz.

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With an ensemble of adept improvisers including Luis Vicente on trumpet, Nuno Torres, Jose Lencastre and Bruno Parrinha on reeds, Luis Lopes on guitar, &c, Creative Sources leader and violist Ernesto Rodrigues' Isotope Ensemble examines the element "Helium" in a monumental 44-minute electroacoustic improvisation recorded live at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon.

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33 songs in 74 minutes performed by Dublin composer, performer, improvisor, pianist and organist John Wolf Brennan, covering an elective and huge cross-section of styles and genres, from composers including Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Miles Davis, The Rolling Stones, Lars Hollmer, Tom Waits, Cornelius Cardew, Bela Bartok, Paul McCartney, John McLaughlin, &c!

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): Twenty <i>[Used Item]</i> Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
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After twenty years playing together, the Sealed Knot trio of Burkhard Beins on amplified percussion, Rhodri Davies on amplified lap harp, and Mark Wastell on dual 32 past tam tams, gongs & nepalese singing bowls, performed live at Cafe OTO to record this beautifully captured, contemplative concert of tone, texture and ringing sound, like a 20-year dream reflected.

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The project of Southern Italy's Giovanni Todisco (percussion) and Giuseppe Candiano (synthesizer), since 2015 touring Japan and Europe to perform in festivals and venues, this album presents their experimental improvisation combining classic afrikaans and symphonic percussion with modular synthesis, merging ancient rhythms with modern electronic excitement.

Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman): Yun <i>[Used Item]</i> Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman):
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Vocalist and electronic artist Lynn Cassier leads the "Yun" project, a sextet including fellow Octurn saxophonist Bo Van der Werf, plus two keyboardists (Erik Vermeulen & Jozef Dumoulin), bassist Manolo Cabras and drummer Marek Patrman, as she rearranges 12 pieces from the American Songbook, applying unique electroacoustic harmonic and rhythmic structures.

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Performing a set of UK bass clarinetist Chris Cundy's compositions, along with one collective improvisation, TrioFolio is complemented with the father/son team of double bassist Paul K. Scott and drummer Saul Scott, exploring the borders between classic modern jazz and free forms of improvisation, all heard in the lower instrumental spectrum through rich lyrical jazz.

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The Portuguese String Theory ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodridgues explores the element "Tin" in this live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, 2019, leading a 10-piece ensemble of strings — violin & violas, cellos, double basses, guitars and piano — through an extended improvisation of remarkably detailed yet controlled interaction.

Calvi, Juan / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues: Los Ejes De Mi Carreta  <i>[Us Calvi, Juan / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues:
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A studio recording bring three Portuguese string players--Maria do Mar on violin, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello--together with bass & soprano clarinetist Juan Calvi, for 9 succinct intertwining of energetic interplay, often chamber-oriented but all examples of masterful free improvisation exploring a diverse set of creative approaches.

Takahashi, Marie / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Helena Espvall / Joao Valinho: Queen Triot <i> Takahashi, Marie / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Helena Espvall / Joao Valinho:
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A remarkable album of masterful and wide-ranging string interaction from improviser and Creative Sources label leader Ernesto Rodrigues (viola) with active contemporary Portuguese performers Maria do Mar (violin), Helena Espvall (cello) and Berlin-based violinist of Japanese origin Marie Takahashi, accompanied by Joao Valinho on percussion & piano.

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The Polish trio OWL of Marcin Halat on violin, Maciej Garbowski on double bass, and Krzysztof Gradziuk on drums invited German pianist Pablo Held for a concert at Loft in Cologne, 2019, to perform three lyrical and dynamic compositions from violinist Halat, alongside a 6-part "IMPRO" collective improvisation, balancing free and lyrical approches to superb modern jazz.

 

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