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[SNDNG STTNS] Kifpfmuller / Janek feat. Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues : Case Study: Sertao [SNDNG STTNS] Kifpfmuller / Janek feat. Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues :
Case Study: Sertao [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Since 2014 the collective [SNDNG STTNS] has explored theatrical situations between musictheatre, staging and composition with live music, instruments, recordings, samples, speach and live editing, this work featuring cellist Guilherme Rodrigues bridges the art of the brazilian "violeros" with contemporary music, acoustic and electronic composition and improvisation.

Taylor, Mike: Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited Taylor, Mike:
Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited

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

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Found dead in the Thames River in 1969, pianist & composer Mike Taylor left a legacy of two solid & lyrical jazz albums, of which the complete Trio album and one track from Pendulum are remastered; but he was also a songwriter for the Eric Clapton/Ginger Baker/Jack Bruce band Cream, of which three Taylor compositions with lyrics and vocals by Baker are included.

As 3 Velhas (Mortagua / Rodrigues / Andrade): Springtime As 3 Velhas (Mortagua / Rodrigues / Andrade):
Springtime

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Drasler / Pascolo / Novello: odboqpo Drasler / Pascolo / Novello:
odboqpo

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Miele, Lucio: Kalpa Miele, Lucio:
Kalpa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Mitzlaff, Ulrich: Transparent - fluorescent sound fibres Mitzlaff, Ulrich:
Transparent - fluorescent sound fibres

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Parrinha / Moimeme / Santos: A Silent Play In The Shadow Of Power Parrinha / Moimeme / Santos:
A Silent Play In The Shadow Of Power

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Pesce, Vito / Walter Forestiere: Anthropolitan Chorale Pesce, Vito / Walter Forestiere:
Anthropolitan Chorale

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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String Theory: Musique Placide String Theory:
Musique Placide

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 8-piece String Theory ensemble directed by violist Ernesto Rodrigues performs a beautiful and subtle work inspired by a poem written by Rodrigues, "Une Ombre Du Bonheur", realized through viola, violin, cellos, viola de gamba, double bass, piano, zither and objects, a stunningly beautiful and deceptively tranquil work of exceptional detail and dexterous execution.

Sung, Youjin  / Simon Rose: Map of Dreams Sung, Youjin / Simon Rose:
Map of Dreams

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Interested in exploring open form improvisation and pairing Western and Korean musical instruments & tradition, baritone saxophonist Simon Rose met gayageum player Youjin Sung, a member of the AsianArt Ensemble playing contemporary music, at the Berlin club Sowieso in 2019 to record these eight exotic and informed dialogs of unique timbral voicing and authoritative skill.

Tongue Is An Eye, The (Sanchez / Moser): Inscape Tongue Is An Eye, The (Sanchez / Moser):
Inscape

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite): Alba Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite):
Alba

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Miranda, Roberto Home Music Ensemble (Bradford / Carter / Newton / Tapscott / &c): Live At Bing Thea Miranda, Roberto Home Music Ensemble (Bradford / Carter / Newton / Tapscott / &c):
Live At Bing Theatre: Los Angeles, 1985

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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Dark Tree's Roots series continues to unearth hidden masterworks from the West Coast scene, here with bassist Roberto Miranda's Home Music ensemble in 1985, an 11-piece large band performing Miranda's lyrically rhythmic compositions, with an all-star cast including flutist James Newton, clarinetist John Carter, pianist Horace Tapscott, trumpeter Bobby Bradford, &c.

Malinowski, Marek Trio: Scratching Fork <i>[Used Item]</i> Malinowski, Marek Trio:
Scratching Fork [Used Item]

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

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Working together since 2015, the Polish guitar trio of Marek Malinowski on guitar, Robert Rychlicki-Gasowski on double bass & bass guitar, and Wojciech Zadruaynski on drums, present Marek Malinowski's embraceable mix of lyrically inclined modern jazz compositions with an explorative side, balancing structure with free space for sprightly spontaneity; a trio to keep track of.

Neuringer, Kier / Rafal Mazur: The Continuum <i>[Used Item]</i> Neuringer, Kier / Rafal Mazur:
The Continuum [Used Item]

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

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Investigating the continuity of our perceptions through sound--the one sense that flows continuously into our awareness--through a concert at Baza Club in Krakow, Poland in 2018 between alto saxophonist Keir Neuringer and acoustic bass guitarist Rafał Mazur, using magnificent technique as they tentatively then boldy exchanges waves of the past, present and future.

Owl, The feat. Pablo Held: Improcode <i>[Used Item]</i> Owl, The feat. Pablo Held:
Improcode [Used Item]

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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

Schindler, Udo / Damon Smith / Jaap Blonk: The Munich Sound Studies Vol 2 & 3 <i>[Used Item]</i> Schindler, Udo / Damon Smith / Jaap Blonk:
The Munich Sound Studies Vol 2 & 3 [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Refined and free ranging improvisation between German reedist Udo Schindler performing on bass clarinet, tenor & sopranino saxophones and also on cornet, and US double bassist Damon Smith, recorded 3 days after the first volume in this series, presenting two sets from the same day of informed and diverse dialogs between two masterful improvisers.

Sinclair, Iain / London Experimental Ensemble: Dark Before Dark Sinclair, Iain / London Experimental Ensemble:
Dark Before Dark

(577 -- USA )

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Writer Iain Sinclair joins The London Experimental Ensemble to perform his narrative work, a sequel to Living With Buildings: And Walking With Ghosts, telling a surreal story of the imaginary 25-year journey of a whalebone box, told in detailed images and incredible sonic support through keys, strings, brass, winds, guitar, electronics and voice; profoundly powerful.

Treesearch (GoGwilt / Motl / Kuester): Birdward Treesearch (GoGwilt / Motl / Kuester):
Birdward

(577 -- USA )

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The 2nd album from the trio of Keir GoGwilt on violin, Kyle Motl on bass and Nicolee Kuester on horn, the pieces combining original poems written by GoGwilt and Kuester with precise musical arrangement and poetic structures, around which the trio improvise with melodic and unexpected approaches, fascinating their listeners with peculiar insight and superb playing.

Various Artists (curated by Nick Vander): Walk My Way, Volume Five Various Artists (curated by Nick Vander):
Walk My Way, Volume Five

(Orbit577 -- USA )

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The final of five volumes from this series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from Harvey Valdes, Antonio Guillen, Boris Belica, Sandy Ewen, Denis Sorokin, Arvind Ganga, Pengboon Don, Josue Amador, Todd Clouser, and Mohammed Ashraf.

Cambien, Jonas Trio (w / Roligheten / Wildhagen): Nature Hath Painted The Body Cambien, Jonas Trio (w / Roligheten / Wildhagen):
Nature Hath Painted The Body

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Cleverly complex yet melodically embraceable, the trio of Beligan pianist residing in Norway, Jonas Cambien's trio with Andre Rolighete on tenor and soprano saxophone and drummer Andreas Wildhagen perform eleven original Cambien compositions, a mix of astute, joyful and irrepressibly creative approaches to jazz and free improvisation.

Chrome Hill (Lerheim / Nymo / Lofthus / Arntzen): This Is Chrome Hill [VINYL] Chrome Hill (Lerheim / Nymo / Lofthus / Arntzen):
This Is Chrome Hill [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Self-described as Scandinavian jazz rock noir, the Chrome Hill quartet of Asbjorn Lerheim on baritone guitar, Roger Arntzen on double bass, Torstein Lofthus on drums & vibraphone, and Atle Nymo on tenor saxophone, present a dramatic album of contrasts inspired by cinematic and musical moods, merging elements of folk, Delta blues and cowboy rock into their darkly cool sound.

Cortex (Hoyer / Nilssen / Alberts / Johansson): Legal Tender [VINYL] Cortex (Hoyer / Nilssen / Alberts / Johansson):
Legal Tender [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Seriously joyful and consequential "avant-garde party music" from the Norwegian Cortex quartet of Ola Hoyer on double bass, Gard Nilssen on drums & percussion, Kristoffer Berre Alberts on saxophone, and Thomas Johansson on trumpet, in their 6th album of irresistible, upbeat free jazz.

Courvoisier / Rothenberg / Sartorius: Lockdown Courvoisier / Rothenberg / Sartorius:
Lockdown

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Recording in the studio in Switzerland, the trio of Sylvie Courvoisier on piano, Ned Rothenberg on alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet & Shakuhachi, and Julian Sartorius on drums & percussion perform a mix of compositions, with 3 from Courvoisier and 1 by Rothenberg, and 4 collective improvisations; a unified and accomplished album of diverse approaches to free improv.

Fernandes, Andre (w/ Sambeat / Campos / Heliodoro / Pereira): Kinetic [VINYL] Fernandes, Andre (w/ Sambeat / Campos / Heliodoro / Pereira):
Kinetic [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Active Lisbon guitarist and producer André Fernandes formed the band Kinetic to perform the lyrically upbeat and sophisticated works of composers he admires--David Binney, Ohad Talmor, Akiko Pavolka, Sara Serpa, Perico Sambeat and Xan Campos--in a band that includes saxophonist Sambeat and pianist Campos, along with bassist Frederico Heliodoro and drummer João Pereira.

Hearth (Silva / Rasmussen / Rave / Draksler): Melt Hearth (Silva / Rasmussen / Rave / Draksler):
Melt

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Meeting for the 1st time at the 2016 October Meeting in Holland, the quartet performance there of Susana Santos Silva on trumpet, Mette Rasmussen on alto sax, Ada Rave on tenor sax & clarinet and Kaja Draksler on piano, inspired the formation of Hearth to develop soundscapes focusing on moods and textures, as heard in these six rich explorative collective improvisations.

Innanen / Pasborg / Piromalli: This Is It Innanen / Pasborg / Piromalli:
This Is It

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"This is it, indeed. The instrumentation of this album makes everyone curious. Saxophones (sopranino, alto and baritone) plus Hammond organ plus drums. The gathered names are another factor of special interest: Finnish saxophonist Mikko...

Pifarely, Dominique Quartet (w/ Rayon / Chevillon / Merville): Nocturnes Pifarely, Dominique Quartet (w/ Rayon / Chevillon / Merville):
Nocturnes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Following his ECM album Trace Provisoire, violinist Dominique Pifarély's new album with his quartet of Antonin Rayon on piano, Bruno Chevillon on double bass and Francois Merville on drums, expands on the merging of compositional and improvisational form in this set of Pifarély compositions, alongside two co-written with Bruno Chevillon and two with Antonin Rayon.

Space Quartet (Toral / Antunes / Morao / Torres): Directions Space Quartet (Toral / Antunes / Morao / Torres):
Directions

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Not to interrupt someone who is talking, is giving space. To stand aside and not in the doorway is creating space. To refrain from judging too fast is leaving space. We need space more than ever now. To back off. To slow down. To be qu...

Heberer, Thomas / Joe Fonda / Joe Herenstein: Remedy Heberer, Thomas / Joe Fonda / Joe Herenstein:
Remedy

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

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"When Europe headed to Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020, Joe Fonda and I were there with the Michael Musillami Quintet. Our concert tour was cut short, and we returned to NYC with no musical interactions for the next few months. Basically, w...

Martinez, Lucia / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy: Bosque de niebla [2 CDs] Martinez, Lucia / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy:
Bosque de niebla [2 CDs]

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

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"What can be the typical piano trio in the hands of three truly greatest, and wide-thinking contemporary virtuoso artists? It can be whatever you could think, it can fulfill every shape you can imagine and let the music be an incredible ...

MOVE (feat. Sjostrom / Kaufmann / Pultz Melbye / Narvesen / Gordoa): MOVE on MOERS MOVE (feat. Sjostrom / Kaufmann / Pultz Melbye / Narvesen / Gordoa):
MOVE on MOERS

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

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"Album MOVE in MOERS was recorded at the legendary Moers Festival by a super-group of Harri Sjostrom on soprano saxophone, Achim Kaufmann on piano, Adam Pultz Melbye on double bass, Dag Magnus Narvesen on drums, and fantastic Emilio Gord...

Parker, Evan Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Warszawa 2019 Parker, Evan Electro-Acoustic Ensemble:
Warszawa 2019

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

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Formed in 1990 as a sextet to explore the possibilities of real-time signal processing in an improvising context, the 30 year history of saxophonist Evan Parker's Electro-Acoustic Ensemble and the first new album in 9 years explodes with this incredible 2019 live concert at Wojciech Krukowski Hall, in Warsaw, Poland as a 10-piece ensemble of masterful improvisers.

Oker (Larsen / Myhr / Rasten / Gismervik): Susurrus Oker (Larsen / Myhr / Rasten / Gismervik):
Susurrus

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Existing between composition and free improvisation, this Norwegian quartet of Torstein Lavik Larsen on trumpet, Adrian Myhr on double bass, Fredrik Rasten on acoustic guitar, and Jan Martin Gismervik on drums & percussion are informed by minimal composed, folk and improvised musics, applying unusual technique and methodology to create beautiful textural and impressionistic sound.

Oker (Larsen / Myhr / Rasten / Gismervik): Susurrus [VINYL] Oker (Larsen / Myhr / Rasten / Gismervik):
Susurrus [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Existing between composition and free improvisation, this Norwegian quartet of Torstein Lavik Larsen on trumpet, Adrian Myhr on double bass, Fredrik Rasten on acoustic guitar, and Jan Martin Gismervik on drums & percussion are informed by minimal composed, folk and improvised musics, applying unusual technique and methodology to create beautiful textural and impressionistic sound.

Selva, The + Machinefabriek (Jacinto / Almeida / Morao + Zuydervelt): Barbatrama Selva, The + Machinefabriek (Jacinto / Almeida / Morao + Zuydervelt):
Barbatrama

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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"The Portuguese word Selva means Jungle, and this collaborative opus with Rutger Zuydervelt aka Machinefabriek is one more incursion towards Paradox. The Selva made this paradoxal enterprise its trademark: a trio with two string players...

Gregorio, Guillermo / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: Room of the the Present Gregorio, Guillermo / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton:
Room of the the Present

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

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"This album is structured around two performances of Guillermo Gregorio's graphic score Moholy 2, inspired by the remarkable art and ideas of Lsszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946). Gregorio's fascinating score, illustrated here, deserves cente...

Feichtmair, Tanja / Damon Smith / Gino Robair: The Shrilling of Frogs Feichtmair, Tanja / Damon Smith / Gino Robair:
The Shrilling of Frogs

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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"This recording from 2003 literally fell out of a box. I put the CDR on as a curiosity and was impressed by the playing as well as the beautiful recording quality. Weasel Walter's mastering sharpened it even further. We lost the great ...

Ball,Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith): Six sound Poems 1989 & 20 Ball,Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith):
Six sound Poems 1989 & 2013 [2 CDs]

(Balance Point Acoustics / kontrans -- USA )

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"This release is dedicated to the memories of Pieter Meurs and Michael Galbreth. The Life and Work of Hugo Ball. This recording is a modern interpretation of sound poems written and performed by German Dadaist Hugo Ball more than a cent...

Perelman, Ivo / Nate Wooley: Polarity Perelman, Ivo / Nate Wooley:
Polarity

(Burning Ambulance Music -- USA )

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Tight interaction in an incredible weaving of creative ideas and technical prowess from the duo of tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and trumpeter Nate Wooley, the two New York-based improvisers recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for ten dialogs, a perfect distillation of their work together after four CDs in larger group efforts; captivating.

Horenstein, Stephen / Eyal Netzer: Speaking Through The Walls Horenstein, Stephen / Eyal Netzer:
Speaking Through The Walls

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"An orchestra of two players filled with energy and determination, filling space and time with bursts of sound. Two generations in sync celebrating the tradition of two tenor saxophones in dialogue through traditional, contemporary and ...

IKB: Limosa Limosa IKB:
Limosa Limosa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Isotope Ensemble: Helium Isotope Ensemble:
Helium

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Papenheim, Torsten: Hellerau Papenheim, Torsten:
Hellerau

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Fujii, Satoko Tokyo Trio: Moon on the Lake Fujii, Satoko Tokyo Trio:
Moon on the Lake

(Libra -- Japan )

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"Pianist-composer Satoko Fujii brings together a new piano trio on her latest release Moon on the Lake captured live at Tokyo's famous jazz venue, Pit Inn. The Tokyo Trio features Fujii with two of the most in-demand younger musicians o...

Braxton, Anthony: 12 Duets (DCWM) 2012 [12 CD Box Set] Braxton, Anthony:
12 Duets (DCWM) 2012 [12 CD Box Set]

(New Braxton House -- USA )

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12-CD set presenting Braxton in dialogue with three distinctive duet partners: violinist Erica Dicker, vocalist Kyoko Kitamura and bassoonist Katherine Young. Recording dates: August 14 & 15 (Kyoko Kitamura), August 21 & 22 (Erica Dicker), August 28 & 29 (Katherine Young).

Olsen, Lance Austin / Barry Chabala: A field of wildflowers for our lost souls Olsen, Lance Austin / Barry Chabala:
A field of wildflowers for our lost souls

(Roeba -- USA )

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"During our enforced lock down I was thinking about the vast fields of our lives, how they intersect, layer and change, the changes that have happened due to the millions of Covid related deaths and how this has affected our individual ...

Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves): In Igma <i>[Used Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves):
In Igma [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Constrast from shifts in sound, texture and dynamic in Pedro Melo Alves' commissioned work for the Jazz No Parque Festival, using 3 vocalists (Aubrey Johnson, Beatriz Nunes, & Mariana Dionisio) to layer and interact over a quartet of contemporary and improvised instrumentalists: Eve Risser (piano), Mark Dresser (bass), Abdul Moimeme (electric guitar), and Alves (drums & percussion).

Bopp, Christiane / Jean-Marc Foussat / Emmanuelle Parrenin: Nature Still <i>[Used Item]</i> Bopp, Christiane / Jean-Marc Foussat / Emmanuelle Parrenin:
Nature Still [Used Item]

(Fou Records -- France )

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An immersive record of free improvisation from the French trio of analog synth player Jean-Marc Foussat, trombonist Christiane Bopp, and vocalist Emmanuelle Parrenin, 4 works inspired by a still life painting by Duane Keiser, each an impressive evolution and transmutation of sound in dream-like environments that envelop then surprise its listeners.

Calvi, Juan / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues: Los Ejes De Mi Carreta  <i>[Us Calvi, Juan / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues:
Los Ejes De Mi Carreta [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman): Yun <i>[Used Item]</i> Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman):
Yun [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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

Kaluza / Majewski  / Mazur  / Trilla: The Night of the Swift <i>[Used Item]</i> Kaluza / Majewski / Mazur / Trilla:
The Night of the Swift [Used Item]

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

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Picking up where the 2013 Clean Feed album Tone Hunting left off, the quartet of Anna Kaluza on alto saxophone, Artur Majewski on cornet, Rafal Mazur on acoustic bass guitar, with drummer/percussionist Vasco Trilla replacing Kuba Suchar, the refreshed quartet is heard live at the University of Zielona Gora, Poland for an informed 6-part free improvisation.

Santacruz, Bernard / Michael Zerang: Cardinal Point <i>[Used Item]</i> Santacruz, Bernard / Michael Zerang:
Cardinal Point [Used Item]

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

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Seven succinct dialogs between two masterful rhythm improvisers--bassist Bernard Santacruz and drummer Michael Zerang--whose previous work with Jeff Parker, Joelle Leandre, Douglas Eward and Jean-Luc Cappozzo is distilled to this intimate setting, employing innate lyricism and unique approaches to their instruments to fascinate and captivate their listeners.

String Theory: Tin <i>[Used Item]</i> String Theory:
Tin [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Takahashi, Marie / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Helena Espvall / Joao Valinho: Queen Triot <i> Takahashi, Marie / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Helena Espvall / Joao Valinho:
Queen Triot [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Taylor, Trevor: Oscillations 12 Tone Music For Jazz Quintet <i>[Used Item]</i> Taylor, Trevor:
Oscillations 12 Tone Music For Jazz Quintet [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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Exploring the jazz tradition through 12 tone serial tone row scales, along with graphic scores & other variations, from UK composer Trevor Taylor, also on drums & vibraphones, in a quintet with Shanti Paul Jayashina on trumpet, Josh Ison on saxophones, Dan Banks on piano, and Jose Canha on Double Bass, in a set of tunes that beautifully balance freedom and lyricism.

Triofolio (Chris Cundy / Paul K. Scott / Saul Scott): Ordinary Evidence <i>[Used Item]</i> Triofolio (Chris Cundy / Paul K. Scott / Saul Scott):
Ordinary Evidence [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

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

Trrma': The Earth's Relief <i>[Used Item]</i> Trrma':
The Earth's Relief [Used Item]

(577 -- USA )

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

Wachsmann, Phil : Writing In Water <i>[Used Item]</i> Wachsmann, Phil :
Writing In Water [Used Item]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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UK-based violinist Phillip Wachsmann, an essential player bringing contemporary approaches of indeterminacy, conceptualism and electroacoustics to the early community of improvisers and experimentalists, in a reissue of his 1984 Bead Records album, presenting his astute and sophisticated live solo performance for violin and electronics at the Actual Festival in July 1984, London.

Yannatou, Savina / Joana Sa: Ways of Not Seeing <i>[Used Item]</i> Yannatou, Savina / Joana Sa:
Ways of Not Seeing [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A gorgeous and sinuous album of piano and voice from Portuguese pianist Joana Sá, using preparations and props to accompany the incredibly illustrative voice of Greek vocalist Savina Yannatou, whose profound skills create a sense of mystery and narrative that surpasses language and intent, creating something uniquely fragile yet fiercely alluring.



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

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

Brown, Marion: Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited

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

New York Contemporary Five: Consequences Revisited

Coltrane, John Quartet: Impressions Graz 1962

Coltrane, John Quartet: My Favorite Things Graz 1962

Ayler, Albert Trio: 1964 Prophecy Revisted

Sun Ra Arkestra: Heliocentric Worlds 1 and 2

Neto Quartet, Alipio C.: The Perfume Comes Before The Flower

Braxton, Anthony : Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set

AMM (Previost / Rowe / Tilbury): An Unintended Legacy [3 CDs]

Braxton, Anthony / Quartet: (Santa Cruz) 1993 1st Set [REPRESS]

Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

Polwechsel / Klaus Lang: Unseen

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O.

Ayler, Albert Quartet With Don Cherry: European Recordings Autumn 1964 (Revisited) [2 CDs]

Taylor, Cecil : Garden, 2nd Set

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mary Halvorson: Crop Circles

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations