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Free Improvisation


 
4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Christian Fennesz / Nakamura): Cloud
4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Christian Fennesz / Nakamura):
Cloud

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $20.95    




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6IX (Lee / Leimgruber / Demierre / Lehn / Schurch / Turner): Almost Even Further
6IX (Lee / Leimgruber / Demierre / Lehn / Schurch / Turner):
Almost Even Further

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Ecstatic and unusual free jazz recordings for Radio-Studio DRS Zurich from the 6ix-tet of Jacques Demierre on piano, Urs Leimgruber on saxophone, Okkyung Lee on cello, Thomas Lehn on synth, Dorothea Schurch voice and singing saw, and Roger Turner on percussion.

AMM (Tilbury / Prevost): Place Sub. V
AMM (Tilbury / Prevost):
Place Sub. V

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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AMM (Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano(+)) performing a 1 hour, 1 minute and 1 second live concert at the 2012 Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music in Lublin, Poland in a beautiful melding of unconventional approaches to improvisation.

AMM w/ John Butcher: Trinity
AMM w/ John Butcher:
Trinity

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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New 2008 recordings from AMM - Eddie Prevost & John Tilbury with John Butcher - performing at Trinity College of Music in Greenwich, England.

AMM: AMMMusic 1966
AMM:
AMMMusic 1966

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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AMM: Before driving to the chapel we took coffee with Rick and Jennifer Reed
AMM:
Before driving to the chapel we took coffee with Rick and Jennifer Reed

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury): Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84
AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury):
Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury): Fine
AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury):
Fine

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury): Live in Allentown USA
AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury):
Live in Allentown USA

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury): Newfoundland
AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury):
Newfoundland

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM: Sounding Music
AMM:
Sounding Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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AMM's performance at the 2009 Freedom of the City Festival with AMM regular members Eddie Prevost and John Tilbury extended with John Butcher, Chritian Wolff and Ute Kanngiesser.

AMM: Spanish Fighters
AMM:
Spanish Fighters

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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Recorded at the festival Neposlusno (Sound Disobedience) in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012, the AMM duo of Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano perform an extend improvisation of tension and dynamic, delicately balancing sound in a rich dialog.

AMM (Cardew / Gare / Hobbs / Prevost / Rowe): The Crypt - 12th June 1968 The Complete Session [2 CDs
AMM (Cardew / Gare / Hobbs / Prevost / Rowe):
The Crypt - 12th June 1968 The Complete Session [2 CDs]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $28.50    




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Perhaps the most iconic and "classic" of AMM albums, recorded at The Crypt in London in 1968 with AMM as the quartet of Cornelius Cardew on piano & cello, Lou Gare on saxophone and violin, Christopher Hobbs on percussion, Eddie Prevost on percussion, and Keith Rowe on guitar & electronics.

AMM (Prevost / Gare): To Hear and Back Again
AMM (Prevost / Gare):
To Hear and Back Again

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury): Tunes Without Measure or End
AMM (Prevost / Rowe / Tilbury):
Tunes Without Measure or End

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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AMM (Prevost / Tilbury): Two London Concerts
AMM (Prevost / Tilbury):
Two London Concerts

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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Two live recordings by master improvisers John Tilbury (piano) and Eddie Prevost (percussion) playing two emotional sets that are quiet at just the right times and allow for a balanced amount of white space, creating beautiful music.

AMM (Prevost / Tilbury): Uncovered Correspondence: A Postcard From Jaslo
AMM (Prevost / Tilbury):
Uncovered Correspondence: A Postcard From Jaslo

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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2010 recordings of AMM (pianist John Tilbury and percussionist Eddie Prevost) performing at the Dom Kultury Centre in Poland, three "paragraphs" of introspective and exceptional improvisation.

ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside): The Pursuit Of Happiness
ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside):
The Pursuit Of Happiness

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Since 1988 ARC have developed through improvisation a collective language that draws on the European textures of the violin family with a little bit of voice added.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond
Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal
Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Abrahams, Chris / Magda Mayas: Gardener
Abrahams, Chris / Magda Mayas:
Gardener

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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"Four hands on one piano" from the duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Magda Mayas, both improvising in Berlin at the Vivaldi Saal performance space using their piano, harpsichord, and harmonium.

Acid Mothers Temple SWR: Yes, No & Perhaps
Acid Mothers Temple SWR:
Yes, No & Perhaps

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Acid Mother Temple SWR merge's AMT's Kawabata Kakoto (guitar, voice,) and Tsuyama Atsushi (bass, vocals, sax) with Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c), here in their 6th release, crazy prog-oriented rock of indescribable insanity and skill!

Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001)
Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Aerea: I Treni Inerti
Aerea:
I Treni Inerti

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs
Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting
Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments
Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings
Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis: Naranja Songs
Akiyama, Tetuzi / Anla Courtis:
Naranja Songs

(Public Eyesore -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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Two acoustic guitars collaborate in a beautiful and spare dialog, using extended techniques including bowing and percussive approaches that never detract from the sublime elements of their playing.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Gunther Mueller: Points and Slashes
Akiyama, Tetuzi / Gunther Mueller:
Points and Slashes

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition
Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras
Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:
...de las piedras

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.

Allum & Prevost: Penumbrae
Allum & Prevost:
Penumbrae

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost playing all bowed sources in a subtle and ringing duet of bowing approaches with violinist Jennifer Allum of the London Post Quartet.

Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser: Bell Tower Recordings
Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser:
Bell Tower Recordings

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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Members of Eddie Prevost's weekly improvisation workshops, violinist Jennifer Allum and cellist Ute Kanngiesser, recorded these 3 improvisations, running the gamut from spacious harmonics to vigorously weaving dialog, in 3 rooms of St Augustine's Bell Tower in London.

Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein: Vibrate in Sympathy
Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein:
Vibrate in Sympathy

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The Netherlands trio of Tobias Klein on reeds, Goncaio Almeia on double bass, and Martin van Duynhoven on drums, is inspired by all kinds of adventurous music of the last 50 years, on this album including compositions for Henry Threadgills, Oliver Lake, and Ornette Coleman.

Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet: vers l'ile paresseuse
Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet:
vers l'ile paresseuse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Incredible understated improvisation from the trio of cellist Martine Altenburger, pianist Frederic Blondy,and saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet, exceptional journeys from three accomplished players.

Altenburger, Martine  / John Russell: Duet
Altenburger, Martine / John Russell:
Duet

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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This duet between cellist Altenburger and guitarist Russell was recorded at the Musique en Mouvement Festival Theatre du Jarnisy in 2008, an intense and intricate dialog of great dynamics.

Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor: Tales Of The Unforseen
Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor:
Tales Of The Unforseen

(Tum -- Finland )


Price: $17.95    




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Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.

Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini: Wire Quartet
Amado, Rodrigo / Mota / Faustino / Ferrandini:
Wire Quartet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Saxophonist Rodrigo Amado in a quartet with 2/3's of Red Trio - bassist Hernani Faustino and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini - and guitarist Manuel Mota adding unusual angles to their exemplary blues-based free improvisation.

Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project
Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John :
Shruti Project

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Using an electric 12-string shruti stick, a Harry Partch guitar & percussion Anandan & Gzowski create amazing microtonal environments with growling vocal interventions.

Anandan, Ganesh / Hans Reichel: Self Made
Anandan, Ganesh / Hans Reichel:
Self Made

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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The acclaimed daxophonist Hans Reichel meets shruti stick and metallophone inventor Ganesh Anandan for these expressive and unconventional dialogs.

Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg: Free Zone Appleby 2007
Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg:
Free Zone Appleby 2007

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A smaller than usual Freezone Appleby Festival, 2007 presents duos and trios with the excellent lineup of Paolo Angeli, Evan Parker and Ned Rothenberg.

Angeli, Paolo & Takumi Fukushima: Itsunomanika
Angeli, Paolo & Takumi Fukushima:
Itsunomanika

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Sardinian guitarist Paolo Angeli teams up with After Dinner/Volapuk violinist and singer Takumi Fukushima for a complex, unusual, and wonderfully embraceable work recorded live in Bologna.

Angeli, Paolo: Tibi  (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video)
Angeli, Paolo:
Tibi (Hybrid Disc - CD + Video)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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The DVD movie and CD soundtrack of 10 years of Nanni Angeli's photo documentation of the strange story of Paolo Angelis exotic, extended giant Sardinian guitar.

Angles 9: In Our Midst [VINYL]
Angles 9:
In Our Midst [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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Clean Feed's 2nd LP is their 4th Angles release, expanding saxophonist Martin Kuchen's band to 9 pieces with Mattias Stahl, Johan Berthling, Alexander Zethson, Mats Aleklint, Eirik Hegdal, Goran Kajfes, and Magnus Broo in an album of rare expressiveness and power.

Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga): Corgroc
Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga):
Corgroc

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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ap'strophe began working together in 2006 in search of a common sonoric space, which they found in the investigation of distinctive timbres between acoustic guitar and zither.

Aperiodic: Future Feedback [VINYL LP & CD]
Aperiodic:
Future Feedback [VINYL LP & CD]

(Phratry Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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A combination of noise and free jazz with elements of no wave and hardcore, Aperiodic (Kevin Parrett, Ben Perkins, Matt Schulz) uses gu qin, rudra veena, and surbahar as well as standard Western instruments to create unique, improvised music.

Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love): Semikujira
Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love):
Semikujira

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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The trio of Akira Sakata on reeds & voice, Johan Berthling on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion in an intense set of free jazz denoted by the name Arashi (Storm), an apt description of the fury and irreproachable power of this trio's playing.

Arias, Ricardo / Gunter Muller / Hans Tammen: Intersecting a Cone with a Plane
Arias, Ricardo / Gunter Muller / Hans Tammen:
Intersecting a Cone with a Plane

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Ariel: Origami
Ariel:
Origami

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $13.95    




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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Arrias / Munthe: Torso And Legs
Arrias / Munthe:
Torso And Legs

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Free improvisation in the SME/Derek Bailey lineage from the duo of Stockholm-based John Arrias on sax and clarinet and Gothenburg-based Christian Munthe on acoustic guitar, using extended techniques with accessible language in unhurried and intertwining improvisations.

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

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

Ayler, Albert: Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]
Ayler, Albert:
Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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An expanded reissue of Albert Ayler's 1965 live album "Bells" in a quintet with drummer Sunny Murray (drums), Gary Peacock (bass), Donald Ayler (trumpet) and Charles Tyler (alto sax), plus his 1975 "Prophecy" album in a trio with Murray and Peacock, plus tracks from "Albert Smiles with Sunny".

BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall): Gratuitous Abuse
BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall):
Gratuitous Abuse

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The London based improvising string trio Barrel of Alison Blunt on violin, Ivor Kallin on violin & viola, and Hannah Marshall on cello, all members of London Improvisers Orchestra and performers at the 2007 Freedom of the City.

Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid: Voice & Percussion
Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid:
Voice & Percussion

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Ever-inventive drummer/percussionist Raymond Strid and performance collaborator, Norwegian-Swedish free improvising vocalist Andreas Backer, for a set of unusual, absurd and detailed improvisations, as the two complement each other in unexpected ways.

Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins: Future Perfect
Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins:
Future Perfect

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $13.95    




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Three impressive works of electroacoustic improv from the trio of Serge Baghdassarians (mixer, delays, electric guitar), Boris Baltschun (computer, sampler) and Burkhard Beins (percussion and zither), brooding and concentrative sound that unfolds slowly in detail and color.

Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo: Scale Points on the Fever Curve
Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo:
Scale Points on the Fever Curve

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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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 )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

Bailey, Derek: Standards
Bailey, Derek:
Standards

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Bailey, Derek: Carpal Tunnel
Bailey, Derek:
Carpal Tunnel

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Bailey, Derek: Fairly Early with Postscripts
Bailey, Derek:
Fairly Early with Postscripts

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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"Fairly Early With Postscripts is meant to be a scrapbook of Derek Bailey's activities from 1971 to 1998. Most of the material included on this CD had been previously released on hard-to-find LPs (mostly on the label Emanem) and f...

Baloni: Belleke
Baloni:
Belleke

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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A New York-born trio of European free improvisers, bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, clarinetist Joachim Badenhorst, and viola player Frank Loriot present a unique orchestration that blends contemporary compositional forms with free improvisation in sublime ways.

Baltschun / Dorner / Fagaschinski: No Furniture
Baltschun / Dorner / Fagaschinski:
No Furniture

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Bang, Billy / William Parker: Medicine Buddha
Bang, Billy / William Parker:
Medicine Buddha

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A 2009 concert at The Rubin Museum Of Art, New York, on the 8th May, 2009 from the duo of double bassist William Parker, also performing on shakuhashi, dousn gouni; and the late violinist Billy Bang, also performing on thumb piano; organic and deeply felt dialog.

Baptista, Cyro: Macunaima
Baptista, Cyro:
Macunaima

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A key member of the New York downtown, Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista features a new quartet of you downtown players in dynamic and adventurous music!

Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire: Quaturo Machaut
Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire:
Quaturo Machaut

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Taking their name from composer Guillaume de Machaut, Quentin Biardeau directs his saxophone quartet as they reinterpret his 1365 polyphonic mass "Messe de Nostre Dame", using the resonance of the the Abbey of Noirlac, France to enhance these beautifully paced compositions.

Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward: Barkingside
Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward:
Barkingside

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A quartet of four excellent young improvising musicians based in London and Oxford, none of whom have ever been to the outer London suburb of Barkingside.

Barnyard Drama: Christmas Singalong Volume 6
Barnyard Drama:
Christmas Singalong Volume 6

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Toronto's Xmas series with an amazing lineup Jean Martin, Christine Duncan, John Southworth, Tania Gill, Kyle Brenders, Justin Haynes, Julia Hambleton, DB Boyko, &c. &c.

Barnyard Drama: Memories and a List of Things to Do
Barnyard Drama:
Memories and a List of Things to Do

(Barnyard -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Drummer and electronic artist Jean Martin joins forces with amazing vocalist Christine Duncan for an album of rhythmic soundscapes and free vocal improvisation.

Baron / Denzler / Guionnet / Rives: Propagations
Baron / Denzler / Guionnet / Rives:
Propagations

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $17.95    




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Four reed players of the European improv community in a series of compositions exploring drones, flutters, grainy tones, and powerfully radical approaches to the sax.

Barrett, Richard: Adrift
Barrett, Richard:
Adrift

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.

BassX3: Transatlantic
BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $18.95    




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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds
Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites
Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit : La Vie Dans Les Bois
Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit :
La Vie Dans Les Bois

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $11.95    




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A document of a musical performance recorded in the open air near a castle in France by Pascal Bathus and Emmanuel Petit on electric guitars, and Lionel Marchetti credited with "electricity", recorded while Yoko Higashi performed a butoh dance during their music performance.

Bay's Leap: Swans Over Dorking
Bay's Leap:
Swans Over Dorking

(Citystream -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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The debut album by the British Improvised Music trio Bay's Leap of clarinetist Noel Taylor, pianist Clare Simmonds and cellist James Barralet, presenting 11 spontaneously improvised compositions that bridge avant jazz and contemporary classical chamber music.

Bayal & Arnaud Riviere: First Contact
Bayal & Arnaud Riviere:
First Contact

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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John Boyle & Aya Onishi of Nihilist Spasm Band with Arnaud Riviere of Textile Orchestra from their first set of unrelenting primal improv at Sonic Protest 2007 in France.

Phosphor (Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs): Phosphor II
Phosphor (Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs):
Phosphor II

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $17.95    




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Electro-acoustic improv from the Phosphor grouping, an amazing set of musicians who began working together in 2001 and have developed a complex and incredible form of interplay.

Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia: The Geographers
Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia:
The Geographers

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.45    




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Bell, Clive / Bechir Saade: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney
Bell, Clive / Bechir Saade:
An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $17.95    




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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.

Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener
Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Bent Spoon Duo, The: out there in the sea
Bent Spoon Duo, The:
out there in the sea

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Bug Incision's Bent Spoon Duo, in a release as part of the Micro Editions Series, in a performance of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro live in Vancouver, Feb 2008.

Bent Spoon Duo: Cover Prince
Bent Spoon Duo:
Cover Prince

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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The Calgary duo of Chris Dadge on violin and acoustic guitar, and Scott Munro on violin and partial trombone, performing live in Edmonton, Canada.

Bent Spoon Trio + 3: Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays
Bent Spoon Trio + 3:
Dead Salems Dance in Their Ashtrays

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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The Bent Spoon Trio + 3 (Thom Golub, Jay Crocker, Danny Meichel) from their monthly series at Theatre Junction in Calgary.

Bent Spoon Trio: lost in a chinese attic
Bent Spoon Trio:
lost in a chinese attic

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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A summer 2007 show of the Bent Spoon Trio recorded in an underground tunnel in Calgary, here joined by reed player Danny Meichel.

 

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