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Winter Hat ezz-thetics Sale
Squidco Winter Hat Sale

In 2019 Switzerland's Hat Hut label initiated their latest line, ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd, releasing new albums of improvisation and contemporary compositional music, and mixtures of the same. They also launched an essential reissue series, starting by remastering and recombining original albums from Albert Ayler and Marion Brown, and by properly restoring and releasing live performances from artists including Jimmy Giuffre and John Coltrane.

For one week starting on Friday, January, 22 until Thursday, January 28, Hat Hut has authorized us to reduce the price of all 2019 ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd releases to $9.95, an $8 savings on each. That's 13 albums at an exceptional price, giving our customers a chance to fill in their collection of these quintessential albums!



 
Ayler, Albert Quartets: Spirits To Ghosts Revisited (remastered) Ayler, Albert Quartets:
Spirits To Ghosts Revisited (remastered)

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

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Three variations of quartet settings from iconoclastic free jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler, remastering and combining two Debut Records albums, "Spirits" from 1964 with Norman Howard (trumpet), Sunny Murray (drums), and alternating bass between Henry Grimes & Earle Henderson; and 1965's "Ghosts" on Debut Records with Don Cherry (trumpet), Gary Peacock (bass), and Sunny Murray.

Brown, Marion: Capricorn Moon To Juba Lee (remastered) Brown, Marion:
Capricorn Moon To Juba Lee (remastered)

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

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Merging and remastering two essential albums from free jazz saxophonist Marion Brown: his 1966 ESP album "Marion Brown Quartet" with trumpeter Alan Shorter, bassist Reggie Johnson and percussionist Rahied Ali; and his 1967 Fontana album "Juba-Lee" in a septet with Reggie Johnson, drummer Beaver Harris, pianist Dave Burrell, trombonist Grachan Moncur III & saxophonist Bennie Maupin.

Coltrane, John Quartet: Impressions Graz 1962 Coltrane, John Quartet:
Impressions Graz 1962

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

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Taking his quartet on a European tour in the fall of 1962, Coltrane's band with McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on double bass, and Elvin Jones on drums performed in Graz, Austria at Stefaniensaal, the concert beautifully recorded by ORF Steiermark and here released as the first of two volumes, showing both Coltrane's lyrical origins and expanding free inclinations.

Giuffre, Jimmy 3 (w / Bley / Swallow): Graz Live 1961 Giuffre, Jimmy 3 (w / Bley / Swallow):
Graz Live 1961

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

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After introducing his new trio with pianist Paul Bley and double bassist Steve Swallow in two 1961 albums on Verve, clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre embarked on a tour of Europe, this recently discovered, well-recorded concert in Graf, Austria the perfect example of his unique concepts yielding intensely focused, harmonically challenging, rhythmically abstract, and exquisite chamber jazz.

Hendriksen, Alex / Fabian Gisler: The Song Is You Hendriksen, Alex / Fabian Gisler:
The Song Is You

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

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Drawing on material from Billy Strayhorn, Thelonious Monk, Michel Legrand, Harry Warren, and Victor Young, the lyrical duo of saxophonist Alex Hendriksen (Swiss Jazz Orchestra) and double bassist Fabian Gisler (Jurg Wickihalder European Quartet) cite the art form of storytelling as central to their music as they reflect thoughtfully on the American Songbook.

Inoue, Satoko: Presents Jo Kondo's New Works For Piano Inoue, Satoko:
Presents Jo Kondo's New Works For Piano

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

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The second album of piano works from Japanese composer Jo Kondo performed by pianist Satoko Inoue--a noted interpreter of solo works by Feldman, Ferrari, and Cage--here presenting all of Kondo's works for solo piano written from 2001 to 2012, alongside two early works from 1975, exploring a wealth of harmonic, rhythmic, and conceptual ideas from a diversity of projects.

Kimmig-Studer-Zimmerlin and George Lewis: S/T Kimmig-Studer-Zimmerlin and George Lewis:
S/T

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

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The innovative string trio of Daniel Studer on double bass, Harald Kimmig on violin, and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello, develop focused environments of timbre, texture, dynamic and space, seemingly abstract yet incredibly concentrative and virtuosic interaction, here joined by Chicago trombonist and electronics artist George Lewis adding a 4th profound layer to their incredible conversation.

Kleeb, Hildegard / Roland Dahinden / Alexandre Babel: Lines Kleeb, Hildegard / Roland Dahinden / Alexandre Babel:
Lines

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

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The long-running duo since 1987 of spouses, pianist Hildegard Kleeb and trombonist Roland Dahinden, are joined by Swiss-born/ Berlin-based percussionist & vibraphonist Alexandre Babel for an album of interweaving and contrasting instrumental lines, blurring the boundaries between contemporary music and improvisation through exceptional mastery and dialog.

Koglmann, Franz Septet (w / Clark / Arcari / D'Agaro / Turkovic / Pasztor / Herbert): Fruits Of Soli Koglmann, Franz Septet (w / Clark / Arcari / D'Agaro / Turkovic / Pasztor / Herbert):
Fruits Of Solitude

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

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With a superb septet of improvisers also versed in contemporary music, trumpeter Franz Koglmann presents sophisticated compositions that interject the concept of "solitude" in the three-part title track, alongside Koglmann compositions and Jimmy Giuffre's "Finger Snapper", using striking orchestration of trumpet, sax, clarinet, bassoon, oboe, french horn, cello and double bass.

Lossing, Russ Trio: Ways Lossing, Russ Trio:
Ways

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

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An essential part of the New York jazz scene since the mid-80s, pianist Russ Lossing's compositions employ concept and space in unique and personal ways, as heard in these 8 original works performed with his trio of long-time collaborators, double bassist Masa Kamaguchi and drummer Billy Mintz, for an album of highly evolved and lyrically sophisticated music.

Shipp, Matthew : Invisible Light, Live Sao Paulo Shipp, Matthew :
Invisible Light, Live Sao Paulo

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

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Captured live at the 2016 Jazz at the Factory Festival in Sao Paulo, this addition to New York pianist Matthew Shipp's catalog finds the masterful player presenting his own compositions like "Symbol Systems", "Gamma Ray" or "Invisible" light alongside unique takes on "Angel Eyes", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Yesterdays" and "Summertime".

Studer, Daniel (w/ Kimmig / Loriot / Zimmerlin / Zoubek): Extended: For Strings & Piano Studer, Daniel (w/ Kimmig / Loriot / Zimmerlin / Zoubek):
Extended: For Strings & Piano

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

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A live album at Kunstraum Walcheturm from Swiss double bassist Daniel Studer's quintet of strings and piano, with Harald Kimmig on violin, Frantz Loriot on viola, Alfred Zimmerlin on violoncello, and Philip Zoubek on piano, performing an inventive set of Studer compositions extending string improvisation to extremes through unorthodox structures and techniques.

von Orelli, Marco / Tommy Meier / Luca Sisera / Sheldon Suter: Lotus Crash von Orelli, Marco / Tommy Meier / Luca Sisera / Sheldon Suter:
Lotus Crash

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

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Trumpeter Marco von Orelli's piano-less quartet with Tommy Meier on tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, Luca Sisera on double bass, and Sheldon Suter on drums is caught live at Theater am Gleis, in Winterthur, Switzerland in 2018, and at Boudoir au Revoir, the same year, performing von Orelli's compellingly clever compositions, plus one each from Adam lane and Tommy Meier.

Shipp, Matthew : Invisible Light, Live Sao Paulo <i>[Used Item]</i> Shipp, Matthew :
Invisible Light, Live Sao Paulo [Used Item]

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

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Captured live at the 2016 Jazz at the Factory Festival in Sao Paulo, this addition to New York pianist Matthew Shipp's catalog finds the masterful player presenting his own compositions like "Symbol Systems", "Gamma Ray" or "Invisible" light alongside unique takes on "Angel Eyes", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Yesterdays" and "Summertime".


In-stock items only. Sold out items will disappear from store. Orders must be placed through our shopping cart. Price shown is discounted price. Sale ends Thursday, January 28th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. While quantities last. Discounted items will not receive Squidco Reward Points.


Best Sellers in This Category:

Brown, Marion: Capricorn Moon To Juba Lee (remastered)

Giuffre, Jimmy 3 (w / Bley / Swallow): Graz Live 1961

Coltrane, John Quartet: Impressions Graz 1962

Ayler, Albert Quartets: Spirits To Ghosts Revisited (remastered)

Koglmann, Franz Septet (w / Clark / Arcari / D'Agaro / Turkovic / Pasztor / Herbert): Fruits Of Soli

Shipp, Matthew : Invisible Light, Live Sao Paulo

Kimmig-Studer-Zimmerlin and George Lewis: S/T

Inoue, Satoko: Presents Jo Kondo's New Works For Piano

von Orelli, Marco / Tommy Meier / Luca Sisera / Sheldon Suter: Lotus Crash

Lossing, Russ Trio: Ways

Studer, Daniel (w/ Kimmig / Loriot / Zimmerlin / Zoubek): Extended: For Strings & Piano

Kleeb, Hildegard / Roland Dahinden / Alexandre Babel: Lines

Hendriksen, Alex / Fabian Gisler: The Song Is You