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Pitch, The (Baltschun / Nutters / Joh / Thieke): KM28 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Pitch, The (Baltschun / Nutters / Joh / Thieke):
KM28 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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The Pitch is the Berlin quartet of Boris Baltschun on JI organ &, sines, Koen Nutters on upright bass, Morten Joh on JI electric vibes & cassette tape delay and Michael Thieke on clarinet, performing at Karl-Marx-Strasse 28 as they break off into solos, duos and trios to create spaciously reflective electroacoustic music of indirect melodic warmth and development; gorgeous.

Reviriego, Alex: Raben [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Reviriego, Alex:
Raben [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"After a year with plenty of band-oriented releases and collaborations, Alex Reviriego goes back to the solo, his favourite format and one that he's been cultivating since the very beginning of his career. Following Blaue Tauben (Siruli...

Fluke-Mogul / Liberatore / Mattrey / Mendoza : Death In the Gilded Age [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD Fluke-Mogul / Liberatore / Mattrey / Mendoza :
Death In the Gilded Age [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Brought together by violinist Joanna Mattrey during the dark period of COVID lockdown, four NY free improvisers (Gabby Fluke on Mogul on violin, Matteo Liberatore on acoustic guitar, Joanna Mattrey on viola and Ava Mendoza on electric guitar) explore the implications of the pandemic through separation, loss and new life in 10 succinct and dynamic explorations.

Laplanet / Nazary: Tunnel To light [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Laplanet / Nazary:
Tunnel To light [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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After 16 years of collaboration this duo album between tenor saxophonist Travis Laplante and drummer/percussionist/electronic artist Jason Nazary was recorded in two sessions after the long break of pandemic lockdown, the enthusiasm of in-person playing showing through intimate and confident exchanges, building and weaving a textural landscape of informed dialogs.

Vicente, Luis / Vasco Trilla: Made of Mist Vicente, Luis / Vasco Trilla:
Made of Mist

(577 Records -- USA )

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Mist and mystery in pensive and meticulous improvisation from the Portuguese duo of trumpeter Luis Vicente and percussionist Vasco Trilla, their 2nd studio album after their 2019 Clean Feed release, exploring textures and timbres through extended techniques and detailed percussive interaction, as confident expressions rise and submerges in a wonderfully abstracted haze.

Golding, Binker / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Moon Day [VINYL - Limited Edition] Golding, Binker / John Edwards / Steve Noble:
Moon Day [VINYL - Limited Edition]

(Byrd Out -- UK )

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UK saxophonist Binker Golding (Binker & Moses) in a new trio with the powerful rhythm section of frequent collaborators, double bassist John Edwards and drummer Steve Noble, in a commanding album of free playing with titles referencing Coltrane, conveying a strong sense of both 60s and modern free playing throughout, propelled by tight and near-telepathic interaction.

Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake (feat Tatsu Aoki / Thymme Jones): Ourania [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake (feat Tatsu Aoki / Thymme Jones):
Ourania [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )

Price: $24.95    

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The core of Chicago's Mako Sica--Brent Fuscaldo (electric bass, voice, harmonica & percussion) and Przemyslaw Krys Drazek (electric trumpet, electric guitar & mandolin)--join forces with Hamid Drake on drums & percussion, Tatsu Aoki on upright bass & shamisen and Cheer-Accident's Thymme Jones on keyboards, trumpet, balloon & voice for a warmly spiritual album.

Garcia, Violeta / Chris Pitsiokos: Uanmortaim Garcia, Violeta / Chris Pitsiokos:
Uanmortaim

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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From fractured and fragmented to assertively raw improvisation in the unusual pairing of saxophone and cello from Chris Pitsiokos on alto and Argentinian cellist Violeta Garcia, using intense approaches to their instruments in a reactive set of 11 concise dialogs, a well-matched meeting of innovative improvisers uniquely responding to and clearly enjoying an eccentric conversation.

Rogers, Erin: 2000 Miles Rogers, Erin:
2000 Miles

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Focusing intently on multiphonics and long-form statements on the saxophone, the second solo album from Canadian-American saxophonist based in New York City, Erin Rogers, is a tour-de-force of unusual language on the instrument, exploring every inch from the reeds to the pads in manners uniquely harrowing, ingenious, awe-filled, unorthodox, and always inspired.

Borghi, Andrea / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna: MOT [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Borghi, Andrea / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna:
MOT [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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Corcoran, Kevin / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna: Sul Filo [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Corcoran, Kevin / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna:
Sul Filo [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- USA )

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Initiating like a jet shaking the sky, the trio of Kevin Corcoran on percussion & objects, Giacomo Salis on percussion, objects & field recordings and Paolo Sanna on percussion & objects create otherworldly sonic environments that project collapsing and ringing events above often turbulent foundations, creating side-long journeys that engage through mysterious and surmisable sound.

Dunning, Graham / Edward Lucas: End Of A Cable [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Dunning, Graham / Edward Lucas:
End Of A Cable [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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A series of unusual improvisations between London free improvising trombonist Edward Lucas (Hyperion Ensemble, London Experimental Ensemble) and experimental sound artist, turntablist & percussionist Graham Dunning, merging acoustic sources with controlled feedback, objects and field recordings, pressed to dubplate to create these engagingly strange and concise dialogs.

Jacques, Anne-Francoise / Tim Olive: Bistre [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Jacques, Anne-Francoise / Tim Olive:
Bistre [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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The fourth release from the long-standing sonic research duo of Montreal sound artist Anne-F Jacques, who uses "rotating devices" based around small amplified motors, and Montreal ex-patriot living in Kobe, Japan Tim Olive (845 Audio), using magnetic pickups on objects and self-built instruments, here in six richly detailed and sometimes curiously menacing recordings.

Olive, Tim / Kayu Nakada: Entenka [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Olive, Tim / Kayu Nakada:
Entenka [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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Applying techniques similar to those of the prepared piano, Japanese experimental artist Kayu Nakada uses circuit bending--circuit boards from electronic instruments short circuited for new effects--joining forces with Japan-based Canadian electronic instrument maker Tim Olive (845 Audio) for four works of intriguingly interactive glitch, hum, static and sonic inexplicables.

Bellerue, Bob (feat. Brandon Lopez / Luke Stewart / Jessica Pavone): Radioactive Desire [2 CDs] Bellerue, Bob (feat. Brandon Lopez / Luke Stewart / Jessica Pavone):
Radioactive Desire [2 CDs]

(Elevator Bath -- USA )

Price: $14.94    

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A fascinating work for free chamber music in feedback environments devised by sound artist Bob Bellerue and employing the talents of improvisers Brandon Lopez & Luke Stewart (double bass), Jessica Pavone (viola), Gabby Fluke-Mogul (violin) and Ed Bear (baritone sax), Bellerue performing on electronics, unattended instruments, feedback, suling gambuh, junk metal & cymbals.

Brotzmann, Peter: Along The Way [BOOK] Brotzmann, Peter:
Along The Way [BOOK]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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A beautiful 228 page limited edition hardcover book chronicling the last decade of artwork by saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, created spontaneously while on the road or between tours using materials at hand; featuring essays by Brotzmann, Thomas Milroth, John Corbett, Markus Muller, Sotiris Kontos, Stephen O'Malley, Heather Leigh and Karl Lippegaus.

Carl, Rudiger / Joel Grip / Sven-Ake Johansson: In Early November Carl, Rudiger / Joel Grip / Sven-Ake Johansson:
In Early November

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Two European Free Improvisation legends--Prussian clarinetist Rudiger Carl and Swedish drummer Sven-Ake Johansson--join with younger double bassist Joel Grip (Umlaut Records) for three improvised "Inflections" performed live at Au Topsi Pohl in Berlin, superb examples of the historical depth of free jazz across Europe and the continuing energy each new generation brings.

Prehn, Tom Quartet: Centrifuga & Solhverv Prehn, Tom Quartet:
Centrifuga & Solhverv

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Two early free jazz masterpieces from 1964 never released in their day, from Danish pianist Tom Prehn and his Kvartet with Poul Ehlers on bass, Fritz Krogh on tenor saxophone and featuring drummer Finn Slumstrup, the close mic recording bring their swinging and enthusiastic music to the foreground in an adventurous album that absolutely demands to be heard!

Taylor, Cecil & Sunny Murray: Corona Taylor, Cecil & Sunny Murray:
Corona

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Beginning with an 8-member vocal incantation led by Taylor himself, this incredible reunion concert between pianist Cecil Taylor and drummer Sunny Murray was recorded by the FMP label in 1996 at the Total Music Meeting in Podewil, Berlin, an incredible display of pyrotechnical playing with an exultant excitement through three "sector" improvisations; extraordinary!

CP Unit (Pitsiokis / Lisabeth / Fraser / Nazary): Riding Photon Time CP Unit (Pitsiokis / Lisabeth / Fraser / Nazary):
Riding Photon Time

(Eleatic Records -- USA )

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The first live album from the CP Unit led by alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos and his quartet with Sam Lisabeth on electric guitar, Henry Fraser on electric bass and Jason Nazary on drums & electronics, captured live at the 2018 Moers Festival in Germany in 8 compositions drawn from previous studio tracks and two new pieces; thrilling and brilliant modern jazz!

Pitsiokis, Chris Quartet ( w/ Smiley / Fraser / Nazary): One Eye with a Microscope Attached Pitsiokis, Chris Quartet ( w/ Smiley / Fraser / Nazary):
One Eye with a Microscope Attached

(Eleatic Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Taking an angular approach to modern jazz that reminds of Steve Coleman/Five Elements, New York alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos provides the compositions for the six improvisations on this live album recorded at Seizure's Palace, in Brooklyn in a quartet with Andrew Smiley on electric guitar, Henry Fraser on electric bass and Jason Nazary on drums.

Pitsiokos, Chris: Carny Cant [VINYL] Pitsiokos, Chris:
Carny Cant [VINYL]

(Eleatic Records -- USA )

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In the spirit of Downtown NY by merging forms of jazz, rock and experimental music, Chris Pitsiokos bookends his album with two solo pieces, joining forces with NY electric guitarist Rick Eye for 4 tracks and drummer Jason Nazary joining for 3 tracks, as Pitsiokis performs on alto & baritone sax, harmonica, electric bass, guitar & drums, electronic instruments & voice.

Dan, Lao / Deng Boyu: Tutu Duo [VINYL] Dan, Lao / Deng Boyu:
Tutu Duo [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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"For those who love vinyl albums, I recommend you to be fast to get your copy of this one, as only 300 copies exist. It brings a great duo recording full of suprises by Lao Dan on alto and Chinese flute and Deng Boyu on drums and percus...

Gjerstad, Frode / Kent Carter / John Stevens: Detail-90 [VINYL] Gjerstad, Frode / Kent Carter / John Stevens:
Detail-90 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The second incarnation of the Detail trio of saxophonist Frode Gjerstad and drummer John Stevens with Kent Cart taking the role of double bass, is heard in this studio recording from 1990 at NRK-studio in Stavanger, Norway, a superb example of the nearly telepathic freedom four years of playing together afforded them, as heard in two extended, energetic improvisations.

Mockunas, Liudas / Christian Windfeld: Pacemaker [VINYL LINOCUT ART] Mockunas, Liudas / Christian Windfeld:
Pacemaker [VINYL LINOCUT ART]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An unusual sax and drum duo between Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockunas, here performing on contrabass and prepared clarinet, tenor & soprano saxophones, with Christian Windfeld performing on prepared drum kit, drums, drums and cymbals, in two side-long improvisations, the first focusing on sonic subtlety, the second a rompingly idiosyncratic and energetic set.

Oki, Itaru Quartet: Live At Jazz Spot Combo 1975 [VINYL] Oki, Itaru Quartet:
Live At Jazz Spot Combo 1975 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95    

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Late Japanese free jazz trumpeter and flute player Itaru Oki--one of the significant and early free jazz players in Japan in the 1970s, moving to France in the mid-70s to seek more opportunities to play--recorded this concert at Jazz Spot Combon as part of his farewell tour, performing with winds player Yoshiaki Fujikawa, bassist Keiki Midorikawa ad drummer Hozumi Tanaka.

Free Range Rat: Nut Club Free Range Rat:
Nut Club

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95    

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Le GGRIL: Sommes [3 CDs] Le GGRIL:
Sommes [3 CDs]

(Tour de Bras / Circum-Disc -- Canada )

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A magnificent triple-CD set from the Quebec creative ensemble GGRIL performing the works of Frederic Blondy, Robert Marcel Lepage, Lisa Cay Miller, Malcolm Goldstein, Caroline Kraabel, Allison Cameron, Martin Arnold, Lori Freedman, Michel F. Cote, Jean Derome and Gus Garside, a significant and beautifully packaged release from one of Canada's most important new music groups.

Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser: Varistar Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser:
Varistar

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )

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1999 recordings from the trio of cornetist Bobby Bradford, Tuba player Tom Heasley and guitarist Ken Rosser, bridging chamber and free jazz with a unique orchestration.

Dempster / Heasley / Rieman: Echoes of Syros Dempster / Heasley / Rieman:
Echoes of Syros

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )

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After playing with Deep Listening trombonist Stuart Dempster at Fort Worden the two added Eric Glick Rieman on prepared Rhodes electric piano for these rich acoustic and electronic improvisations.

Finn, James Trio: Plaza de Toros Finn, James Trio:
Plaza de Toros

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets: Dulces Fox, Billy Blackbirds and Bullets:
Dulces

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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NY percussionist Billy Fox in a septet playing compositions influenced by music from South Asia, The Middle East and Africa, filtered into compelling compositions for jazz ensemble.

Yanagawa, Homei: Homura Yanagawa, Homei:
Homura

(Armageddon Nova -- Japan )

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Two extended pieces of solo free improvisation from Japanese alto saxophonist Homei Yanagawa, aka Yoshinori Yanagawa, who regularly performs solo, releasing this album 30 years after his first solo album in 1991, Ground and Figure, here recording in the studio for confidently active and diverse approaches to solo expression; engaging and absorbing work.

As If 3 (Bommel / Weide / Janssen): Klinkklaar As If 3 (Bommel / Weide / Janssen):
Klinkklaar

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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Bassist Raoul van der Weide formed this sophisticated Dutch piano trio with pianist Frank van Bommel and drummer Wim Janssen (the latter two part of Guus Janssen's trio) exploring instant composition in a variety of conceptual approaches, including richly lyrical music, darkly mysterious environments, and spirited and inventive interplay; an accomplished and encompassing album.

Schmoliner, Ingrid / Hamid Drake: Awon Ona [2 CDs] Schmoliner, Ingrid / Hamid Drake:
Awon Ona [2 CDs]

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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An outstanding pair of concerts from Austrian pianist & vocalist Igrid Schmoliner and Chicago drummer & percussionist Hamid Drake, Schmoliner coming from a compositional/avant background, Drake merging jazz and world approaches to his playing, together creating something wonderfully informed and exciting, making their complex interplay radiantly lucid to their audience.

Kaiser, Henry / John Oswald / Paul Plimley: At One Time - Improvisations for Cecil Taylor Kaiser, Henry / John Oswald / Paul Plimley:
At One Time - Improvisations for Cecil Taylor

(Metalanguage -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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In tribute to late free jazz pianist Cecil Taylor, the West Coast/Vancouver trio of guitarist Henry Kaiser, alto saxophonist John Oswald and vibraphonist Paul Plimley explore the intention of Taylor's singular style in six anagrammatically titled improvisations, with Chicago violinist Tracy Silverman joining for the massive "Oceans Felons Salad", and Scott Amendola joing for "fir loom".

Le Trio Expansible: L'Atelier de musique experimentale [CD w/ BOOK] Le Trio Expansible:
L'Atelier de musique experimentale [CD w/ BOOK]

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Exploring the history of improvisation in Montreal, Tour de Bras issues this unreleased 1973 recording from Le Trio Expansible of Yves Bouliane (Ensemble Supermusique) on double bass, Bernard Gagnon on guitar and Robert Marcel Lepage (Ambiances Magnetiques) on clarinet, including archival documents from the Experimental Music Workshop with texts by co-founder Raymond Gervais.

ISM: Japanese Flower [VINYL] ISM:
Japanese Flower [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- France )

Price: $19.95    

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The ISM trio brings together Berlin, UK and Paris improvisers Antonin Gerbal (drums), Pat Thomas (piano) and Joel Grip (double bass) for their second album since 2015, recording live at Tokyo's Knuttel House in 2018 for two extended improvisations, collective pieces that unfold from lyrical beginning into tightly packed exchanges of exhilarating blooms.

SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre): SuperKlang SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre):
SuperKlang

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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An effusive album of violin and percussion, fueled by the Iranian zarb drum and augmented with an eclectic mix of frame drums, nyckelharp and Tibetan bowls, from the French duo of violinist Frederic Aurier and percussionist Sylvain Lemetre, both trained classical musicians drawn to jazz forms, their duo an eclectically enjoyable blend of experimental and danceable, joyful music.

Umlaut Big Band: Mary's Ideas [2 CDs] Umlaut Big Band:
Mary's Ideas [2 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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Rare and newly discovered works from jazz composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams performed by the Umlaut Big Band in their series of portraits of forgotten jazz artist, here taking a broad look at the prodigious career of this essential and gifted pianist, composer & arranger, whose influence on swing and early be-bop deserves this fitting and inclusive overview.

Mitchell, Roscoe : Dots: Pieces For Percussion And Woodwinds Mitchell, Roscoe :
Dots: Pieces For Percussion And Woodwinds

(Wide Hive -- USA )

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Using his own percussion array, particularly bells and ringing objects, and a variety of woodwinds focused around the saxophone family, AACM legend Roscoe Mitchell recorded these 19 compositions at his home studio during the pandemic lockdowns, creating fascinatingly introspective, atmospheric and resonant environments over which he distinctively overdubs his saxophone.

Paulo, Joao: Memorias De Quem Paulo, Joao:
Memorias De Quem

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $11.00    

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Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty: Pacifica Koral Reef Smith, Wadada Leo / Henry Kaiser / Alex Varty:
Pacifica Koral Reef

(577 Records -- USA )

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Interpreting trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's Ankhrasmation graphic score--the term joining the Egyptian symbol for life, the Ethiopian word for leader and the universal term for mother--Smith and guitarists Alex Varty & Henry Kaiser use the rich combination of visual cues and musical notation to record this rapturous and unduplicable album of profound and engaging improvisation.

Sanford, David Big Band (feat Hugh Ragin): A Prayer For Lester Bowie Sanford, David Big Band (feat Hugh Ragin):
A Prayer For Lester Bowie

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Active since 2013, David Sanford's powerful 20-piece big band based in New York City presents six Sanford originals, along with an effusive arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie's bop composition "Dizzy Atmosphere", the focal point of the album a large and spiritual work composed by trumpeter Hugh Ragin dedicated to and inspired by late trumpeter Lester Bowie.

Berner, Palu / Michael Moore: Amulet [2 CDs] Berner, Palu / Michael Moore:
Amulet [2 CDs]

(Ramboy -- Netherlands )

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More uncommon than than the sax/drum duo format, reedist Michael Moore performs on clarinet and Paul Berner on contrabass, releasing this double CD of intimately recorded duos, an eclectic mix of standards and original compositions in a lovely and engaging set of lyrical and succinct expression from two eloquent and passionate improvisers.

Zorn, John: Chaos Magick Zorn, John:
Chaos Magick

(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Chaos Magick" is a contemporary magical practice based on the ideas of Austin Osman Spare, influencing the work of William Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, and Aleister Crowley, and here inspiring the compositions of John Zorn for his Simulacrum ensemble of Kenny Grohowski on drums & percussion, Matt Hollenberg on electric guitar, Brian Marsella on electric piano and John Medeski on organ.

Zorn, John: Meditations On The Tarot Zorn, John:
Meditations On The Tarot

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The followup to John Zorns' 2019 CD The Hierophant, exploring the single Tarot card of the same name, this album performed by pianist Brian Marsella's Trio with Kenny Wollesen on drums and Trevor Dunn on bass, continues Zorn's exploration into the mystery of the occult through the remaining 13 cards, rendered as lyrical and sophisticated jazz compositions.

Ciao Ciao Cello: Quiero Ver A Ese Monstruo <i>[Used Item]</i> Ciao Ciao Cello:
Quiero Ver A Ese Monstruo [Used Item]

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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The Berlin-based trio of guitarist Beat Keller performing on feedbacker electric guitar & acoustic guitar, innovative tuba improviser Jack Adler-McKean and Spanish vocalist & performance artist Lorena Izquierdo Aparicio take on their monsters in five unique and disturbing improvisations recorded in the studio, as they "dance on the fine line between terror and joy".

Dorner, Axel: Untitled [3''CD] Dorner, Axel:
Untitled [3''CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )

Price: $9.95    

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Euphorium_freakestra: Free Electric Supergroup [2 CDs] Euphorium_freakestra:
Free Electric Supergroup [2 CDs]

(Euphorium -- Germany )

Price: $23.95    

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Since 2002 this large ensemble electric supergroup or "freakestra" has performed uncompromising free improvisation that draws on the best of modern approaches in a staggering display of style and technique.

Expanse Meets The JMDE Quartet: Scope Expanse Meets The JMDE Quartet:
Scope

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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David Peck's Grand Aesthetic approach to compositional structures for groupings of any size and orchestral combination leads to unexpected and sometimes exotic results, as heard in this live and monumental performance of his Expanse project expanded with percussionist Michael Knoblach, David Welans on flutes, Eric Dahlman on trumpet and Jimmy Zhao on Chinese instruments.

Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer: Favourite Galaxy <i>[Used Item]</i> Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer:
Favourite Galaxy [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Hamburg-based performing quartet of Lorena Izquierdo on free improvised voice, Aziz Lewandowski on cello & voice, Kris Kuldkepp on double bass and Felix Mayer on trombone are heard in these eight studio recordings of quietly creepy conversation, generally slow motion and reflectively introspective work that occasionally rises in throttled crescendo.

Leimgruber / Turner / Dorner / da Boff / Flesh: London / Leipzig / Luzern Leimgruber / Turner / Dorner / da Boff / Flesh:
London / Leipzig / Luzern

(Euphorium -- Germany )

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Leimgruber, Urs: Untitled [3'' CD] Leimgruber, Urs:
Untitled [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )

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  Resende, Julio:
Assim Falava Jazzatustra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pianist Julio Resende's International Quartet with Spanish saxophonist Perico Sambeat, Norway's Ole Morten Vagan on bass, &c., modern jazz plus one Pink Floyd cover(!).

Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet: Let The Free Be Men Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet:
Let The Free Be Men

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Referencing Ornette Coleman in the group name, Portuguese tenor saxophonist engages three US free jazz players--legendary saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, double bassist Kent Kessler and drummer Chris Corsano--for this 2017 concert at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark, capturing four exemplary, at times explosive, and always tightly interactive collective improvisations.

Conly, Sean: The Buzz Conly, Sean:
The Buzz

(577 Records -- USA )

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A mix of lyrical, free and traditional compositions, the majority from leader, New York bassist Sean Conly, along with pieces from long-time collaborator Michael Attias, Sam Rivers and Paul Motian, performed in the piano trio format with drummer Francisco Mela and pianist Leo Genovese, in a great balance of jazz steeped in tradition but living fully in the present.

Conly, Sean: The Buzz [VINYL] Conly, Sean:
The Buzz [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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A mix of lyrical, free and traditional compositions, the majority from leader, New York bassist Sean Conly, along with pieces from long-time collaborator Michael Attias, Sam Rivers and Paul Motian, performed in the piano trio format with drummer Francisco Mela and pianist Leo Genovese, a great balance of jazz steeped in tradition but living fully in the present.

Jeong, Eunhye: Nolda Jeong, Eunhye:
Nolda

(ESP Disk -- USA )

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The title referring to the Korean word for "play" in a sense of transcending physical reality without abandoning it, pianist Eunhye Jeong, aka Chi-Da, presents a playful and free-flowing enjoyment in nine original compositions, revealing discerning experience and a nimble approach to her instrument as she explores a diverse range of moods through impressive technical skill.

Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoff Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoffman):
Jesup Wagon [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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Led by tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and peformed by his Red Lily Quintet with Kirk Knuffke on cornet, William Parker on bass & gimbri, Christopher Hoffman on cello and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira, Lewis' work explores and reflects on the legacy of scientist George Washington Carver through 7 remarkable free jazz compositions.

Mofaya! (John Dikeman / Jaimie Branch / Luke Stewart / Aleksandar Skoric): Like One Long Dream Mofaya! (John Dikeman / Jaimie Branch / Luke Stewart / Aleksandar Skoric):
Like One Long Dream

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A fiery record of collective free improvisation from the Mofaya! Quartet of American saxophonist based in The Netherlands John Dikeman, Chicago trumpeter Jaimie Branch, US East Coast bassist Luke Stewart and Slovenian drummer Aleksandar Skoric, recording live at Roze Tanker in Amsterdam for three exhilarating improvisations that embody US & European Free Jazz forms.

Ranaldo, Lee / Jim Jarmusch / Marc Urselli / Balazs Pandi: Churning of the Ocean Ranaldo, Lee / Jim Jarmusch / Marc Urselli / Balazs Pandi:
Churning of the Ocean

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Dark, often unsettling and rich in detail and innuendo, bassist Marc Urselli brings together this quartet with Lee Ranaldo on guitar, pedals & bells, Jim Jarmusch on guitars, pedals & synth, and Balazs Pandi on drums for their second album of sublimely tension-filled improvisation, patiently building to stealthy momentum and retreating back into night.

Blue Lines Sextet (Rave / Maris / Wierbos / Scheen / van der Weide / Hadow): Live At The BIMhuis Blue Lines Sextet (Rave / Maris / Wierbos / Scheen / van der Weide / Hadow):
Live At The BIMhuis

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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"Let's say you receive an invitation for a formal New Year's party. Question: how do you behave? The golden rule would probably to... stand back, observe, follow the example. It's probably the decent thing to do, nobody likes a party pooper...

Blue Lines Trio (Scheen / van der Weide / Hadow): Blue Lines Trio Blue Lines Trio (Scheen / van der Weide / Hadow):
Blue Lines Trio

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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New Rumours And Other Noises (Ada Rave / Nicolas Chentaroli / Raoul van der Weide): The Moonlight Ni New Rumours And Other Noises (Ada Rave / Nicolas Chentaroli / Raoul van der Weide):
The Moonlight Nightcall

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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The debut of the Amsterdam-based trio of Argentinian pianist Nicolas Chientaroli and saxophonist & clarinetist Ada Rave with Dutch bassist Raoul van der Weide, all three using preparations, objects and voice to extend their unique approach to instant composition, heard in eight succinct, animated and sometimes eccentric dialogs recorded at BIMHuis.

Xavier Pamplona Septet: Play The Xavier Pamplona Septet:
Play The

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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Initiating his Netherlands-based ensemble in 2016, contrabassist Raoul van der Weide assembles younger musicians, alongside Michael Moore for one piece, orchestrated up to a septet performing a dizzying and joyfully fun array of original compositions including pieces from ICP composers Bert Koppelaar, Guus Janssen and Tristan Honsinger, and a piece from Fred Katz.

Archer / Keeffe / Pyne: Hi Res Heart Archer / Keeffe / Pyne:
Hi Res Heart

(Discus -- UK )

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"When I proposed this trio it was intentional to create an instrumentation which closely matched that of the classic Leo Smith Trio of the 1970s - a line up which allows space and fire to co-exist. Of course, the fact that Martin Pyne d...

Keeffe, Charlotte: Right Here, Right Now Keeffe, Charlotte:
Right Here, Right Now

(Discus -- UK )

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"This first release from the dynamic trumpet player features Charlotte Keeffe in a number of configurations recorded mainly live over the last three years. The four Quartet recordings on the disk find Charlotte in her group with guitar,...

Tippett, Keith / Matthew Bourne: Aeolian  [2 CDs] Tippett, Keith / Matthew Bourne:
Aeolian [2 CDs]

(Discus -- UK )

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Two generations of remarkable pianists--Keith Tippets and Matthew Bourne--performed a series of two-piano concerts between 2017 and 2019, also recording in the studio, as heard in this 2-CD release, the first a set of consequential piano duos recorded at Leeds Conservatoire in 2019, the 2nd disc a live performance at Daylight Music at Union Chapel, London, Tippetts' final public performance.

Ward, Alex: Gated Ward, Alex:
Gated

(Discus -- UK )

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"Conceived and realised over an 8-month period of intense solitary work, "GATED" is Alex Ward's most ambitious musical statement to date. The ten pieces employ all of Alex's instrumental resources as a performer, featuring clarinets, sa...

Expanse: Vacuum Energy Expanse:
Vacuum Energy

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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PEK Solo: Requiem for Raymond PEK Solo:
Requiem for Raymond

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"For Raymond Sheldon Peck on the day of his passing 17 September 2020. I have been very sad since the news arrived a few days ago of my father's passing. He has had a hard time the last few years, falling several times and sustaining in...

PEK Solo: Decision Boundary PEK Solo:
Decision Boundary

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"One aesthetic problem requiring a solution when performing long solo works on many instruments is how to continue the sound through the time required for instrument changes... Of course, the looper does exactly this since the loop will...

PEK Solo / A Quartet Of PEKS: Strange Beauty Out of Chaos PEK Solo / A Quartet Of PEKS:
Strange Beauty Out of Chaos

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"I recently became aware of the unique and distinctive instruments made by Tim Kaiser. I would classify these instruments as electro-acoustic rather than electronic since they amplify quiet acoustic sounds made on guitar strings, spring...

PEK Solo / A Quartet of PEKS: Fixed Intentions for the Saxophone Family PEK Solo / A Quartet of PEKS:
Fixed Intentions for the Saxophone Family

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"This is the sixth PEK Solo effort of 2020. There probably would be more, except I spent nearly two months on a massive studio construction, a structurally complex work involving many of my instruments, overdubbing and computer sound pr...



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