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Mats Gustafsson


 
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.

Correction with Mats Gustafsson: Shift [VINYL]
Correction with Mats Gustafsson:
Shift [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Sweden's advanced free jazz piano trio Correction (Sebastian Bergstrom on piano, Joacim Hyberg on bass, and Emil Astrand-Melin on drums) are met by fellow Swede, baritone saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, for a stunning album ranging from abstract to hard blowing improv.

DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo: Schl8hof
DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo:
Schl8hof

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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Chicago's leading free jazz DKV Trio of Ken Vandermark (reeds), Hamid Drake (drums) and Kent Kessler (bass) are joined by European Free Jazz leaders Mats Gustafsson (reeds), Paul Nilssen-Love (drums) and Massimo Pupillo (bass).

Fire! Orchestra: Exit!
Fire! Orchestra:
Exit!

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $16.95    




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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.

Fire! With Jim O'Rourke: Unreleased?
Fire! With Jim O'Rourke:
Unreleased?

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $16.95    




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Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werlin are joined by Jim O'Rourke to add a driving guitar & electronic layer to the "hypnotic jazz psychedelia and sonic mayhem" of Fire!

Fond of Tigers: Continent & Western
Fond of Tigers:
Continent & Western

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Fond of Tigers with guests Mats Gustafsson and Sandro Perri in their unique blend of avant- and post-rock structures, amazing improvised and complex rock from one of Vancouver's finest.

Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson: Barrel Fire
Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson:
Barrel Fire

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Gordon Grdina (Grdina's Box Cutter) in a trio with bassist Tommy Babin and drummer Kenton Loewen, joined by Mats Gustafsson on baritone sax for a vicious free jazz romp.

Gustafsson, Mats: Catapult (baritone sax solo)
Gustafsson, Mats:
Catapult (baritone sax solo)

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJO
ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJO

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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Thing, The: Boot! [VINYL]
Thing, The:
Boot! [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $21.95    




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The sixth studio album from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums), the first release on their own label, a record that transforms rock, noise, and improv in intense and exultant ways.

Thing, The: Mono [VINYL 2 LPs]
Thing, The:
Mono [VINYL 2 LPs]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $28.95    




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Skronky improv from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) in this 180gm vinyl issue of their 2011 Smalltown Superjazz release, recorded in monaural sound for straight-to-your-brain free jazz!

Thing, The: Viking [VINYL 7-Inch]
Thing, The:
Viking [VINYL 7-Inch]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )


Price: $14.95    




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A 2 song EP from The Thing--Mats Gustaffson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)--reprising their "MONO" release, the title track a Bob Weston remix of that hard-hitting number; and "Bruremarsj" an abstract take on a traditional Norwegian wedding march.

Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c: Pipeline
Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c:
Pipeline

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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In 2000, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and curator John Corbett organized a 16-piece free music big-band featuring key members of the Chicago and Swedish scenes, recording these two impressive, ecstatic, and explosive works.

Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson: Verses
Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson:
Verses

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Surprisingly after long partnerships with Peter Brotzmann's Tentet and the saxophone trio Sonore, this is the first time that Ken Vandermark & Mats Gustafsson have recorded as a duo, here in 6 incredible improvisations balancing technique, power, and beauty.

Yoshihide /  Ozeki / Gustafsson: with records
Yoshihide / Ozeki / Gustafsson:
with records

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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It started with a Mats Gustafsson's LP, for which Ozeki Mitkito created a polyvinyl chloride cutout, which Otomo manipulated on his turntable, recording this limited hand-numbered CD.

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 )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

Rutherford, Paul: Chicago 2002
Rutherford, Paul:
Chicago 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Rutherford's appearance at Chicago's Empty Bottle Festival in 2002, his first visit to the US as a lead performer, performing this incredible 31 minute trombone solo, and then organising a septet with Jeb Bishop, Lol Coxhill, Mats Gustafsson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Kent Kessler & Kjell Nordeson.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson  / Kjell Nordeson: Background Music
Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson / Kjell Nordeson:
Background Music

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    




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Thing, The: Shake
Thing, The:
Shake

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics
Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

Thing, The: Boot!
Thing, The:
Boot!

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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The sixth studio album from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums), the first release on their own label, a record that transforms rock, noise, and improv in intense and exultant ways.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]
Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $22.95    




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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma
Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt [VINYL]
Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual
Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $16.95    




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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]
Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $26.95    




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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline
Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Sonore: OTO
Sonore:
OTO

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $17.95    




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A live recording at London's Cafe Oto for BBC Radio's Jazz on 3 program with the incredible saxophone trio Sonore featuring Peter Brotzmann, Ken Vandermark, and Mats Gustafsson.

Fire!: The Hands
Fire!:
The Hands

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $15.95    




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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.

Fire!: The Hands [VINYL + CD]
Fire!:
The Hands [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $28.95    




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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.

Gustafsson, Mats / Jason Adasiewicz: Timeless
Gustafsson, Mats / Jason Adasiewicz:
Timeless

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Unexpected directions in this meeting between Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, in an introspective album of beautiful tonal conversations, relaxed and sophisticated dialogs that mostly eschews the more aggressive side of both musicians in deference to a thoughtful, reflective and elegant set of tunes.

SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk): .next
SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk):
.next

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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This laptop trio create a dense and scurrying sound world of a surprising freeform nature that avoids cliches by combining sound-generation tools for ever-shifting results.

Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee): Again
Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee):
Again

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $15.95    




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The Thing "again" as Gustafsson on saxophones, Haker Flaten on electric and acoustic bass, and Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion present 3 extended blues-based, Ayler-inflected free jazz pieces, with Gustafsson's powerfully emotional playing over Haker-Flaten and Nilssen-Love's powerful polyrhythmic foundations; Joe McPhee joins for one track taking on a Frank Lowe piece.

Gustafsson / Sandstrom / Werlin : This is From the Mouth [VINYL 1-SIDED PICTURE DISC]
Gustafsson / Sandstrom / Werlin :
This is From the Mouth [VINYL 1-SIDED PICTURE DISC]

(Utech Records -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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After working together on the theater production Das Fliegende Kind (The Flying Child), the trio of Mats Gustafsson, David Sandstrom (Refused), and Andreas Werliin (Fire!) recorded this 18 minute improvisation, a work of percussive force and rolling sax tone that builds to an explosive fury of sound, released on a stunning 1-sided picture disc.

McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson: Brace For Impact
McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson:
Brace For Impact

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Drawing on many collaborations, from Peter Brotzmann's large groups to Gustafsson's The Thing, this duo album recorded in 2008 is finally issued to unleash 1 blistering album of saxophone duos, Joe McPhee on altos sax, alto clarinet, pocket trumpet and voice, with Gustafsson on baritone and slide saxophone, alto fluteophone and live electronics; brace yourself!

Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay: Link [VINYL]
Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay:
Link [VINYL]

(Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz -- Norway )


Price: $24.95    




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Smalltown Supersound launches a new sublabel called Actions For Free Jazz with this duo of Christian Marclay and Mats Gustafsson, recording in the studio for 7 indescribably wonderful free improvisations using turntable and every inch of Gustafsson's baritone and tenor sax, plus electronics; an exciting album of unpredictable and incredibly skilled sound art.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]
Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert): Soundtrack [VINYL]
Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert):
Soundtrack [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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The 4th release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax, shaker, sound); Dieb13 (turntables, klopfer); and Martin Siewert (guitar, ring stinger, electronics) in a fictional soundtrack of 6 remarkable tracks punctuated with unexpected twists and turns.

Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]
Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson:
Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $29.95    




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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.

Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee): Again [VINYL]
Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee):
Again [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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The Thing "again" as Gustafsson on saxophones, Haker Flaten on electric and acoustic bass, and Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion present 3 extended blues-based, Ayler-inflected free jazz pieces, with Gustafsson's powerfully emotional playing over Haker-Flaten and Nilssen-Love's powerful polyrhythmic foundations; Joe McPhee joins for one track taking on a Frank Lowe piece.

Thing, The: Garage [VINYL]
Thing, The:
Garage [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )


Price: $22.95    




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Heavy free jazz in the 3rd release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, covering an eclectic set of punk and free jazz titles including covers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Sonics, White Stripes, Norman Howard and Brotzmann; thick and sick free improvisation.

Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine: Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]
Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine:
Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $20.95    




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Stochastic music for percussion and synthesizers from New York avant conceptualist and keyboardist Charlemagne Palestine, here on piano & electronics, with the Italian duo Trrma' of Giovanni Todisco on percussion and Guiseppe Candiano on synth, in two side-long works of irregular rhythm, complexity and dissonance that build and recede in a suspenseful journey.

Grubbs, David / Mats Gustafsson / Rob Mazurek: The Underflow
Grubbs, David / Mats Gustafsson / Rob Mazurek:
The Underflow

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Recorded during two nights at Underflow Records and Art Gallery in Athens, Greece in 2019, The Underflow trio of Mats Gustafsson (reeds, fluteophone, electronics) from Sweden, with Chicago-based Rob Mazurek (trumpet, electronics), and David Grubbs (electric guitar) present an album of wide-ranging, powerful, often explosively eccentric, and always informed improvisation.

Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln  / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert: The Shithole Country & Boogie B
Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert:
The Shithole Country & Boogie Band

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A unique album blurring acoustic recordings from saxophonist Mats Gustafsson with the electronic machinations and rhythms of Wendy Gondeln, aka Albert Oehlen, a German experimental electronic artist, the two inviting Martin Siewert for additional guitar on two tracks, and Wolfgang Voight to remix two tracks; funky, unpredictable, amusing, and seductively tantalizing.

Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions [VINYL]
Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki:
Actions [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $27.95    




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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $12.95    




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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Various Artists (Guy / Leandre / Mazur / Nilssen-Love / Kaucic / Fernandez / Gustafsson / Vandermark
Various Artists (Guy / Leandre / Mazur / Nilssen-Love / Kaucic / Fernandez / Gustafsson / Vandermark / Trzaska / Brotzmann / Ste Swell / Holmlander / Homburger):
Not Two... But Twenty [5 CDs in Wooden Box]

(Not Two -- Poland )


Price: $79.95    




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Not Two Records celebrates their 20th Anniversary with a festival in Wlen, Poland, inviting 13 of the finest European & US improvisers--Guy, Leandre, Mazur, Nilssen-Love, Kaucic, Fernandez, Gustafsson, Vandermark, Trzaska, Brotzmann, Swell, Holmlander, & Homburg--performing in configurations from duo to quintet, released in a limited 5-CD wooden box set.

DUX Orchestra (Dave Sewelson / Mats Gustafsson / Susie Ibarra / Will Connell Jr. / Dave Hofstra / Wa
DUX Orchestra (Dave Sewelson / Mats Gustafsson / Susie Ibarra / Will Connell Jr. / Dave Hofstra / Walter "Sweet" Perkins / JC Morrison):
Duck Walks Dog (With Mixed Results) [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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Two thirds of the free jazz group "Boom Box"--saxophonist Thomas Borgmann and drummer Willi Kellers--and referencing that band's 2011 album titled Jazz, Keys & Screws is rounded out as a trio with double bassist Jan Roder, following the format of Jazz with compositions from each player following head/solo format, fueled by each player's extensive experience.

Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson: Hokusai [VINYL]
Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson:
Hokusai [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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A duo between Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozum and Swedish baritone saxophonist & wind player Mats Gustafsson, also performing on his own fluteophone (a mouthpiece attached to the flute), capturing five live improvisation at their 2018 performance at Jazz Spot Candy, in Chiba, Japan for an extremely inventive set of potent playing.

Vario 34 (Christmann / Frangenheim / Gustafsson / Lehn / Lovens): Vario 34-3
Vario 34 (Christmann / Frangenheim / Gustafsson / Lehn / Lovens):
Vario 34-3

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $10.80    




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Since 1979 cellist & trombonist Günter Christmann has led around 50 variations of "Vario", inviting musicians, actors, dancers, & filmmakers to partake; Vario 34--Christmann, Paul Loven (percussionist), Mats Gustafsson (sax), Thomas Lehn (live-electronics), and Alexander Frangenheim (bass)--first performed in 1993, and these Berlin recordings are from their 3rd meeting in 2018.

Fire!: Defeat
Fire!:
Defeat

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $15.95    




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On their 6th recording as a trio concept, The Fire! trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass guitar) and Andreas Werlin (drums) add to their energetic approach to free improvisation through Mats Gustafsson performing on both baritone sax and flute, and by the addition of guests Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone and sousaphone.

Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall: Shadows of Tomorrow b/w The Brain Produces Electrical Waves [7'
Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall:
Shadows of Tomorrow b/w The Brain Produces Electrical Waves [7'' VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $9.95    




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After their duo album A Map of Guilt and many albums together under various Fire! groupings, Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and electronic artist Joachim Nordwall face off again for a limited 7" single: two simmering dialogs, remarkable counterpunches of rumbling synthetics, instrumental noise, pulsating bass tones, heavy breath and terrifying innuendo!

Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek): Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs]
Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek):
Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Blue Chopsticks -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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The followup to their 2019 Corbett vs. Dempsey album and formalizing their trio name as "The Underflow", is an epic double LP of diverse and inspired free-ea from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on flute, fluteophone, baritone saxophone & live electronics, David Grubbs on electric guiar & voice, and Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, wooden flute, electronics, percussion & voice.

Fire!: Defeat [VINYL]
Fire!:
Defeat [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $28.95    




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An optimistic definition of "Defeat" through the exultantly dark and expressive work of Fire!, here as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on flute, baritone sax & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone & sousaphone, in five works of richly creative and modern improv.

Angles: A Muted Reality
Angles:
A Muted Reality

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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The chameleonic configuration of Angles is here an octet, in a powerfully building and passionate set of three recordings performed by Martin Kuchen (alto sax), Magnus Broo & Goran Kajfes (trumpets), Mats Aleklint (trombone), Mattias Stahl (vibraphone), Alexander Zethson (piano & synth), Konrad Agnas (drums) and Johan Berthling (double bass); exemplary.

O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson: Xylophonen Virtuosen
O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson:
Xylophonen Virtuosen

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $17.95    




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Dedicated to Derek Bailey, these long out of print, subtle and delicate duo recordings captured in Chicago between Mats Gustafsson on tenor sax, fluteophone, flute & "junk" and Jim O'Rourke on guitar, accordeon and also on "junk", were originally released in 1999 on the Incus label, here remastered, in some cases remixed, and adding previously unreleased material.

O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson: Xylophonen Virtuosen [VINYL 2 LPs]
O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson:
Xylophonen Virtuosen [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $38.95    




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Dedicated to Derek Bailey, these long out of print, subtle and delicate duo recordings captured in Chicago between Mats Gustafsson on tenor sax, fluteophone, flute & "junk" and Jim O'Rourke on guitar, accordeon and also on "junk", were originally released in 1999 on the Incus label, here remastered, in some cases remixed, and adding previously unreleased material.

Fire! w/ Stephen O'Malley / David Sandstrom: Requies [VINYL 1-SIDED EP w/ SCREEN PRINT on B-SIDE]
Fire! w/ Stephen O'Malley / David Sandstrom:
Requies [VINYL 1-SIDED EP w/ SCREEN PRINT on B-SIDE]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $44.95    




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A one-side EP with a screen print on the B-Side, of a raucous, dark and incredibly epic journey in heavy electric jazz from Fire! configured as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on bass saxophone, organ & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Stephen O'Malley on guitar and David Sandstrom on drums; awe inspiring!

Gustafsson, Mats / Otomo Yoshihide: Duo / Timing
Gustafsson, Mats / Otomo Yoshihide:
Duo / Timing

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $18.95    




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Meeting at GOK Sound studio in Kichijoji, Japan in front of a small audience, Swedish baritone saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire!) also performing on flutephone and live electronics, and Otomo Yoshihide (Ground-Zero, Regenorchester) performing on guitar, turntable and banjo, recorded these eight amazing improvisations of unusual and unique attitudes and timing.

Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson: Hokusai
Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson:
Hokusai

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A duo between Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozum and Swedish baritone saxophonist & wind player Mats Gustafsson, also performing on his own fluteophone (a mouthpiece attached to the flute), capturing five live improvisation at their 2018 performance at Jazz Spot Candy, in Chiba, Japan for an extremely inventive set of potent playing.

Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]
Gustafsson, Mats And Friends:
MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $57.95    




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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.

Fire! Orchestra: Echoes [VINYL 3 LPs]
Fire! Orchestra:
Echoes [VINYL 3 LPs]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $89.95    




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A monumental release from Fire! Orchestra led by Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling & Andreas Werliin, in an expanded ensemble of 43 international musicians, with new members including Joe McPhee, for a massive work organized into seven parts, presented in a solid box set spread across 3 vinyl LPs of music with titles inspired by Swedish author & poet Erik Lindegren; magnificent!



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Angles: A Muted Reality

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Fire!: Defeat

Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee): Again

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