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Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express
Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):
Goodbye Silence

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.

Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor): 4 Live In Oxford
Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor):
4 Live In Oxford

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recording from Oxford Improv Club in 2010 opposite Red Square with Paul Dunmall on saxophones, Phil Gibbs on electric guitar and electronics, Nik Stevens on double bass and Trevor Taylor electronic percussion.

Carrier / Lambert / Lapin: All Out
Carrier / Lambert / Lapin:
All Out

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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A joyfully engaged example of this sax/drum/piano trio's Melodic Improv Music performing live in St. Petersburg Russia, part of an intense and inspired tour of Russia in 2010.

Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard: Shores and Ditches
Carrier / Lambert / Thompson / Metcalfe / Viltard:
Shores and Ditches

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier's 3rd FMR release, with long-time companion Michel Lambert (drums) plus flautist Neil Metcalfe, guitarist Daniel Thompson and bassist Guilaume Viltard, recording in the beautiful acoustics of St leonards Church, London.

Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble: Epiphany
Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble:
Epiphany

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The first in a series of recordings from the shifting Circuit ea-improv ensemble, here with Trevor Taylor, Paul Dunmall, Jonathan Implett and Nick Stephens.

Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Kitaoka
Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble:
Kitaoka

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The 3rd CD in a series by the ea-improv group Circuit (Pat Thomas, Trevor Taylor, &c). music influenced by the japanese artist and illusionist Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

Circuit: Genesis
Circuit:
Genesis

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Percussionist Trevor Taylor's Circuit mixes acoustic instruments, electronics and real-time processing to morph alien sounding landscapes through well-honed improvising, here with Paul Dunmall, Hilary Jeffires, and Roberto Filoseta.

Circuit: Pyro
Circuit:
Pyro

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The UK electroacoustic improvising group led by FMR's label leader Trevor Taylor in two quartet recordings with Jonathon Seagroatt (reeds & electronics), Rob Stevenson (reeds & electronics), Steve Hubback (percussion) and and Geof Harris (bass).

Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis: Illusion
Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis:
Illusion

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The 5th release from the electronic and electroacoustic group Circuit, featuring Trevor Taylor and a changing set of collaborators, exploring improvisation with real time manipulation.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows
Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

Convergence Quartet, The: Live In Oxford
Convergence Quartet, The:
Live In Oxford

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum, Harris Eisenstadt, Alexander Hawkins and Dominic Lash) in their first FMR CD performing inspired modern jazz live in Oxford.

Deep Joy Trio: Live in Austria
Deep Joy Trio:
Live in Austria

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Long time associates since their Mujician days, saxophonist Paul Dunmall, bassist Paul Rogers and drummer Tony Levin are recorded live in Austria for two extended and deeply joyful improvisations.

Delta Saxophone Quartet: Uneasy Dreams [DVD]
Delta Saxophone Quartet:
Uneasy Dreams [DVD]

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The Delta Saxophone Quartet presents works by some of UK & Ireland's most original composers: Michael Finnissy, Mike Searby, Stephen Goss, Gerald Barry, and Tim Ewers.

Dunmall / Bianco / Kane: Ritual Beyond
Dunmall / Bianco / Kane:
Ritual Beyond

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings from 2009 at Delbury Hall with the mighty Paul Dunmall on tenor and clarinet; blistering music from an incredible trio playing seriously smoking free jazz.

Dunmall / Davis / Kane: Clown
Dunmall / Davis / Kane:
Clown

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Saxophonist Paul Dunmall's trio recorded this playful and impressive studio album in 2001 with drummer Steven Davis and bassist Dave Kane, Dunmall also adding border bagpipes on certain pieces.

Dunmall / Edwards / Gibbs / Sanders: Boundless
Dunmall / Edwards / Gibbs / Sanders:
Boundless

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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An incredible display of virtuosity and free jazz melodicism led by saxophonist Paul Dunmall, with dual guitars from Barry Edwards and Philip Gibbs, and Mark Sanders' propulsive drumming.

Dunmall / Gibbs / Metcalfe / Rogers: Sun Inside
Dunmall / Gibbs / Metcalfe / Rogers:
Sun Inside

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The quartet of Paul Dunmall on soprano sax and bass clarinet; Philip Gibbs on guitar; Neil Metcalf on flute; and Paul Rogers on 7-string bass; a unique orchestration with impressive improvisational results.

Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers / Sanders: Kithara
Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers / Sanders:
Kithara

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Quartet recordings from the Victoria Room in Bristol, 2010, from the remarkable grouping of Paul Dunmall on tenor sax, Phil Gibbs on guitar, Paul Rogers on 7-string bass, and Mark Sanders on drums.

Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers: Tribute to Tony Levin
Dunmall / Gibbs / Rogers:
Tribute to Tony Levin

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The great, late UK drummer Tony Levin is paid tribute in an album of lovely, unique and oft eccentric compositions performed by a (drumless) trio of peers: saxophonist Paul Dunmall, guitarist Phil Gibbs, and bassist Paul Rogers.

Dunmall / Wooster / Sanders / Mapp: The Iceberg Quartet
Dunmall / Wooster / Sanders / Mapp:
The Iceberg Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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A new quartet recording at The Lamp Tavern in Birmingham, 2011, interactive free jazz from saxophonist Paul Dunmall, trumpeter Sam Wooster, drummer Mark Sanders, and bassist Chris Mapp.

Dunmall, Paul / Mark Sanders: Pipe & Drum
Dunmall, Paul / Mark Sanders:
Pipe & Drum

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Two leading UK improvisers - Paul Dunmall and Mark Sanders - perform on bagpipe and drums, a rare combination taking both players into unexpected and exceptional improvisational territory.

Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Miles Levin: Manu
Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Miles Levin:
Manu

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Saxophonist Paul Dunmall steps out again with long standing compatriot guitarist Philip Gibbs and Miles Levin, the son of Mujician drummer Tony Levin, for two extended and awe-inspiring improvisations.

Dunmall, Paul: Deep [DVD]
Dunmall, Paul:
Deep [DVD]

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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PAL format DVD that documents the history of one of free improvisation's greatest saxophonists, Paul Dunmall, with music clips, interviews, &c.

Gjerstad / Edwards / Sanders: Bergen
Gjerstad / Edwards / Sanders:
Bergen

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Finnish free jazz master Frode Gjerstad in a trio with drummer Mark Sanders and bassist John Edwards performing live at the 2008 NattJazz Festival in Norway.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love: The Cello Quartet
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love:
The Cello Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Extraordinary reed player Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet in a quartet with two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm & Amit Sen) and all around drummer Paal Nielsen-Love.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang: Sugar Maple
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang:
Sugar Maple

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The inimitable Frode Gjerstad in a trio with some of Chicago's finest, bassist Fred Lonberg-Holm and percussionist Michael Zerang performing live at Milwaukee's Sugar Maple, 2009.

Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Tistel
Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Tistel

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Perhaps Norway's most creative multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad meets Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm for a series of freely improvised duets, a remarkable dialog from two tremendous improvisers.

Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens: Let's Just Keep Going
Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens:
Let's Just Keep Going

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad recorded this wonderful, spirited meeting with his friend, the late, great drummer and conceptualist John Stevens in 1994.

Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson: Tipples
Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson:
Tipples

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Free improvising from saxophonist Frode Gjerstad and vibraphonist Kenvin Norton, recording in the same space as their previous duo CD, but with guitarist David Watson as a 3rd voice.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street
Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.

Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann: Soria Moria
Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann:
Soria Moria

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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A great duo recording on clarinets and terrogoto from multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad and legendary free jazz musician Peter Brotzmann, incredible free improvisation from two masters.

Gjerstad, Frode / Steve Hubback: One Foot Moving
Gjerstad, Frode / Steve Hubback:
One Foot Moving

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Reissuing the 2005 Utech release from the duo of Frode Gjerstad on clarinets and Steve Hubback on hand-made drums, cymbals and gong, performing live at Lille Konsertsal, Stavanger, Norway, in February 2001.

Gjerstad, Frode: The Walk
Gjerstad, Frode:
The Walk

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The trio of vibraphonist Kevin Norton, Frode Gjerstad on clarinets, and accordeonist Eivin One Pederson in a beautifully textural album of improvisations.

Gluck, Bob Trio: Returning
Gluck, Bob Trio:
Returning

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Reprising the energetic trio on his first jazz recording "Sideways", pianist/composer Bob Gluck is joined by bassist Michael Bisio and drummer/percussionist Dean Sharp for 6 original Gluck compositions.

Goss, Stephen: Northern Lights
Goss, Stephen:
Northern Lights

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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An album of beautiful and impressionist musical landscapes: 3 large works in several movements drawing on mythology, visual imagery, and a work for Charles Jencks Garden of Cosmic Speculation.

Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]: Coordinates
Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]:
Coordinates

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The Grid Mesh trio performing live at The Loft in Cologne, dark and biting improv with an electroacoustic edge that shifts between playful dialog to massive walls of sound.

Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall: Blithe Spirit
Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall:
Blithe Spirit

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Saxophonist Rob Hall And pianist Chick Lyall in a charming album of modern jazz that reflects their Scottish roots in lilting original compositions of melodic distinction.

Hubback / Peijnenburg: Arrows
Hubback / Peijnenburg:
Arrows

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Sound sculptist and percussionist Steve Hubback met with Dutch saxophonist Ad Peijnenburg on baritone and sopranino in a release of thoughtful and mesmerizing improvisation.

Irvine Ensemble, Brian With Paul Dunmall / BBC Concert Orchestra: Montana Strange: The Music Of Bria
Irvine Ensemble, Brian With Paul Dunmall / BBC Concert Orchestra:
Montana Strange: The Music Of Brian Irvine

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Brian Irvine's large work performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra was written and dedicated to Paul Dunmall and inspired by the film work of David Lynch, a 4-part musical landscape using 3 groups of players, 2 conductors and Dunmall himself.

Jacobsen, Peter: For Pete's Sake Vol. 1
Jacobsen, Peter:
For Pete's Sake Vol. 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Mick Sexton curates the first compilation of late pianist/keyboard player Pete Jacobsen, with sidemen including Mick Sexton, Tony Marsh, Don Weller, Jimmy Roche, Bobby Wellins, Rob King, Chris Boscoe, &c.

Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz: Elevated Vegetation
Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz:
Elevated Vegetation

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The New York trio of trumpeter Kirk Knuffke, bassist Max Johnson and Ziv Ravitz recording mostly original compositions in the studio, modern improvisation blending melodic and free improvisation in excellent ways.

Malcolm, Nick Quartet: Glimmers
Malcolm, Nick Quartet:
Glimmers

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Trumpeter Nik Malcom leads his quartet with pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Olie Brice and drummer Mark Whitlam on a series of compositions that provide frameworks for excellent free playing.

Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs: For The Last Time
Marsh, Tony / Paul Dunmall / Phill Gibbs:
For The Last Time

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The last recording of the trio of saxophonist and flutist Paul Dunmall, guitarist Phill Gibbs, and the late drummer Tony Marsh, a fitting tribute to the great drummer's long association with Dunmall and Gibbs.

O'Leary / Shipp: Labyrinth
O'Leary / Shipp:
Labyrinth

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Celebrated pianist Matthew Shipp joins Irish guitarist Mark O'Leary to explore the many fields of improvisation each follows, from meditative to intense discourse.

O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz: Flux
O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz:
Flux

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Guitarist O'Leary exchanges musical dialogue with drummer/percussionist Dylan van der Schyff and (prepared) pianist Wayne Horvitz over 15 taut improvisations.

O'Leary,  With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov: Atmos
O'Leary, With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov:
Atmos

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The trio of guitarist O'Leary, drummer Pasborg and Fender Rhodes player Anderskov, Nordic lyricism juxtaposed with dark neo gothic landscapes in a gorgeous post-ECM flavor.

O'Leary, Mark: Ellipses
O'Leary, Mark:
Ellipses

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Members of Tortoise and Supersilent join the hugely talented guitarist Mark O'Leary in a recording that pushes the boundaries on all levels in exciting post-Miles electronic improvisation.

Parallax (Omenas / Kolbeinsen /  Thorsrud): Live In The UK
Parallax (Omenas / Kolbeinsen / Thorsrud):
Live In The UK

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Formed in 2008 the Norwegian trio of trumpeter Stian Omenas, guitarist Are Kolbeinsen and drummer Ulrik Thorsrud draws on influences including Asian folk musics, trad jazz, & abstract soundscapes.

Pedersen / Johannesen / Corsano: Door to Door
Pedersen / Johannesen / Corsano:
Door to Door

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings from NMH, Olso in 2009 from the flexible and free trio of saxophonist Kim-Erik Pedersen, guitarist Kim Johannesen, and drummer Chris Corsano.

Realisation Trio, The (Paul Dunmall / Nick Jurd / Jim Bashford): The Realisation Trio
Realisation Trio, The (Paul Dunmall / Nick Jurd / Jim Bashford):
The Realisation Trio

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The British trio of tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall, bassist Nick Jurd and drummer Jim Bashford performing the 7 part group composition "Realisation" live at the Lamp Tavern in Birmingham, 2011.

Realisation Trio: Dunmall / Jurd / Bashford: Salt Dolly
Realisation Trio: Dunmall / Jurd / Bashford:
Salt Dolly

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The 2nd release from Paul Dunmall's Realisation Trio with bassist Nick Jurd and drummer Jim Bashford, recording original Dunmall compositions at Victoria Rooms Bristol in 2011.

Red Square: Thirty Three
Red Square:
Thirty Three

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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This pioneering British group recorded these track in the 1970s, pushing free improvisation and experimental music, in their day performing alongside Henry Cow, Red Brass and Lol Coxhill.

Rogers / Dunmall / Bianco: Dig Deep Trio
Rogers / Dunmall / Bianco:
Dig Deep Trio

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The British improvising trio of tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall, 7-string bassist Paul Rogers and drummer Tony Bianco performing two long and serpentine improvisations at Delbury Hall, Shropshire in 2010.

Rogers / Dunmall: Distant
Rogers / Dunmall:
Distant

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Beautiful tonal improvisation from the duo of Paul Rogers on 7-string bass and Paul Dunmall on soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, intense and thoughtful music from two masters.

Schubert, Frank Paul and Matthias Muller: Foils
Schubert, Frank Paul and Matthias Muller:
Foils

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Using extended techniques and a remarkable interactive approach, trombonist Matthias Mueller and soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert surprise in 9 distinctive duo recordings.

Stabbins / Riley / Wren / Sanders: St. Cyprians 2
Stabbins / Riley / Wren / Sanders:
St. Cyprians 2

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The exceptional free jazz quartet of saxophonist Larry Stabbins, pianist Howard Riley, bassist Tony Wren and drummer Mark Sanders performing 4 extended improvisations of great dialog and dexterity.

Taylor / Dunmall / Chang: Crossing
Taylor / Dunmall / Chang:
Crossing

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The title "Crossing" was penned by the group as a metaphor for the way in which their individual experience and musics meet and interact, fueled by a common love of improvisation.

Thomas / Minton / Tucker / Turner: Scatter
Thomas / Minton / Tucker / Turner:
Scatter

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The unusual Scatter group formed in the early 90s to perform live improvisation with a rich dynamic range, expressive depth, quicksilver reactions and a sly sense of humour.

Thomas, Pat : Plays The Music Of Derek Bailey & Thelonious Monk
Thomas, Pat :
Plays The Music Of Derek Bailey & Thelonious Monk

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Pianist and keyboardist Pat Thomas plays transcriptions of Derek Bailey's early recordings, and the music of Monk performed at the 2007 Cohesion Festival at Oxford.

Trio Nang Naak (Edwards / Somervell / Sanders): Trio NaNG NAak
Trio Nang Naak (Edwards / Somervell / Sanders):
Trio NaNG NAak

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The trio of guitarist Barry Edwards, who has performed with Paul Dunmall; bassist Collin Somervell; and drummer Mark Sanders (Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, &c. &c.)

Ward / Hill / Lash / Sanders: Predicate
Ward / Hill / Lash / Sanders:
Predicate

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Alex Ward developed this band to confront the issue of combining composition with improvisation, using free jazz as a touchstone for pieces allowing stylistically unbounded playing, here with an incredible set of players.

Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra: Burundi Monday
Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra:
Burundi Monday

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings of the Trevor Watts Drum Orchestra from 1983, a turning point in his career towards evolving a complex, polyrhythmically-driven approach to improvised structures.

Watts, Trevor Moire Music: Moire Music
Watts, Trevor Moire Music:
Moire Music

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Watt's supergroup with Lol Coxhill, Simon Picard, Veryaon Weston, &c., amazing rhythmic music recorded live in 1985 for the Arts Council, Contemporary Music Network Tour.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal
Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )


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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur
Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Various Artists: ReR Quarterly Volume 4 Number 2
Various Artists:
ReR Quarterly Volume 4 Number 2

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


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Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs: After The Storm
Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs:
After The Storm

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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During a 2012 visit from the UK, guitarist Philip Gibbs traveled to Woodstock with vibraphonist/pianist Karl Berger and free vocalist Mossa Bildner, recording these 6 beautiful tracks in Berger's studio.

Bianco, Tony: Utoma Quartet
Bianco, Tony:
Utoma Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Borrowing from Elvin Jones' concepts, drummer Bianco's band uses 2 saxophones (Mike Fletcher and Mark Hanslip), bass (Colin Somervell) and drums, for energetic and ecstatic jazz compositions creating a continual pulse with long lines and looped synchronicity.

Bonga / Champion / Mwamba: Paperstone Suite
Bonga / Champion / Mwamba:
Paperstone Suite

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Since 2012 the improvising trio of saxophonist Ntshuks Bonga, bassist Andy Champion and Corey Mwamba have met to perform at concerts and festivals, here captured in the studio in a dynamic dialog balancing fervent and contemplative playing with commanding skill.

Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples
Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad):
Blood Samples

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin: Freedom Is Space For The Spirit
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin:
Freedom Is Space For The Spirit

(FMR -- USA )


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During their 2014 tour, Canadian saxophonist Francois Carrier and long-time partner, percussionist Michel Lambert, went into the Experimental Sound Gallery [ESG 21] in St. Petersburg, Russia with pianist Alexey Lapin to record these superb free improvisations.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin: The Russian Concerts Volume 1
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin:
The Russian Concerts Volume 1

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The first of two volumes documenting Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier and the trio of Michel Lambert on drums and Alexy Lapin on piano in their 2010 tour of Russia, here performing at DOM Cultural Center and Nikitskaya Jewish Cultural Center.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin: The Russian Concerts Volume 2
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Alexey Lapin:
The Russian Concerts Volume 2

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The second of two volumes documenting Canadian alto saxophonist Francois Carrier and the trio of Michel Lambert (drums) and Alexy Lapin (piano) in their 2010 tour of Russia, performing at Nikitskaya Jewish Cultural Center, ESG-21, and JFC Jazz Club.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: iO
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
iO

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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After their "Live in Russia" volumes, eloquent French Canadian saxophonist and creative drummer Michel Lambert present 9 new improvisations recorded at Resonance studios in their home town of Montreal, a tremendous dialog between these two free yet lyrical players.

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert: Kathmandu
Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert:
Kathmandu

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Originally intended as a trio recording, when the 3rd player missed the Nepal Jazzmandu Jazz Festival, saxophonist Francois Carrier and drummer Michael Lambert carried on as a duo, these recordings from two sets displaying their impressive "freely melodic" approach to improvised music.

Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert: OUTgoing
Carrier, Francois / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Michel Lambert:
OUTgoing

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The inimitable trio of saxophonist Francois Carrier (also on Chinese oboe), drummer Michel Lambert and bassist John Edwards, joined by pianist Steve Beresford for a European tour, here recorded at London's Vortex Club for a powerful and diverse album of creative free improv.

Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs): Electro Acoustic Ensemble
Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs):
Electro Acoustic Ensemble

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The 7th CD for the sophisticated Circuit electroacoustic improvising ensemble, whose personnel shifts with each release; here Paul Dunmall plays sax, flute, and wind controller, alongside Phillip Gibbs on electric guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic & electric percussion.

Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad: Give And Take
Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad:
Give And Take

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During multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad's tour of South America in 2015 he met with pianist Fabiana Galante and fellow reedist Luis Conde to record these excellent improvisations, all three using unusual and extended techniques to create these 8 captivating dialogs.

Cundy, Chris: Gustav Lost
Cundy, Chris:
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A melodic set of improvisations composed by bass clarinetist Chris Cundy, using approaches for songwriting to create compelling jazz compositions, in a band with Fyfe Dangerfield on piano, Mat Martin on guitar, Hannah Marshall on cello, Mark Sanders on drums and Dominic Lash on bass.

Deep Whole Trio (Dunmall / Rogers / Sanders): That Deep Calling
Deep Whole Trio (Dunmall / Rogers / Sanders):
That Deep Calling

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The UK trio of Paul Dunmall on saxophone, Paul Rogers on bass and Mark Sanders on drum, performing live at the Lamp Tavern in Birmingham, 2013, for three extended free improvisations of masterful playing.

Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics
Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

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Recorded and performed without loops, overlays or other technological aid, Norwegian drummer and composer Ola Djupvik explores his limits in a mix of European free improvisation, minimalism and contemporary composers like John Cage and Morton Feldman.

Dunmall / Hanslip / Gibbs / Ricart: Weeping Idols
Dunmall / Hanslip / Gibbs / Ricart:
Weeping Idols

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A two-tenor sax/two-guitar quartet of saxophonists Paul Dunmall and Mark Hanslip and guitarists Philip Gibbs and Ed Ricart in four superb improvisations, intense interaction and complex interplay from four authoritative voices linking the UK to the US.

Dunmall / Noble / Edwards / Sanders: Chords Of Connections
Dunmall / Noble / Edwards / Sanders:
Chords Of Connections

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A stunning example of collective free improvisation from the quartet of frequent collaborators and superb improvisers, Paul Dunmall on tenor & soprano sax, Liam Noble on piano, Mark Sanders on drums, and John Edwards on bass, recording in the studio in Birmingham.

 

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