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El'Zabar, Kahil Quartet: A Time for Healing El'Zabar, Kahil Quartet:
A Time for Healing

(Spiritmuse Records -- UK )

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Chicago spiritual jazz shaman, drummer/percussionist Kahil El'Zabar, leads a quartet of younger generation musicians--Corey Wilkes (trumpet), Justin Dillard (keyboards), Isaiah Collier (saxophone)--through a set of seven original compositions, plus Coltrane's "Resolution"; warmly soulful grooves intended as the healing force so needed in the context of this album's era.

Zorn, John: The Ninth Circle Zorn, John:
The Ninth Circle

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Chaos Magick, composer John Zorn's quartet with Brian Marsella on Fender Rhodes, piano & Mellotron, John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums and Matt Hollenberg on guitar, merge contemporary classical with jazz, funk, rock, blues, film soundtrack, and noise improvisation on a journey of 9 compositional Cantos into Orpheus' ninth concentric Circle of Hell.

Vandromme, Guy / Bruno Duplant: l'infini des possibles (12 etudes pour piano) [2 CDs] Vandromme, Guy / Bruno Duplant:
l'infini des possibles (12 etudes pour piano) [2 CDs]

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Twelve etudes for solo piano by French composer Bruno Duplant and interpreted by pianist Guy Vandromme, each etude consisting of eight lines of lowercase letters a-g representing white keys, with accents, uppercase shifts, apostrophes, &c. affecting those letters, the performer given an "infinity of possibilities" through choices of combinations and repetions of the score.

Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Vol.5 Williams, Mars Presents:
An Ayler Xmas Vol.5

(Astral Spirits / Soul What Records -- USA )

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This year's An Ayler Xmas is the 5th in the series from saxophonist Mars Williams, mashing holiday classics with works by saxophonist Albert Ayler, with the amazing sextet of Josh Berman on cornet, Jim Baker on piano, viola & Arp Synth, Brian Sandstrom on bass, guitar & trumpet, Steve Hunt on drums, Peter Maunu on violin and Kent Kessler or Krzysztof Pabian on bass.

Trilla, Vasco: Acoustic Masks Trilla, Vasco:
Acoustic Masks

(577 Records -- USA )

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Each track named for the instruments used (aquaspring, overtone triangles, metronome & blowing tube, &c.) and inspired by a book from Elias Canetti, Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla's creative improvisations reflect on the phrase: "every completely unknown language is a kind of acoustic mask; as soon as one learns it, it becomes a face, understandable and soon familiar."

Mendoza, Ava: New Spells [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Mendoza, Ava:
New Spells [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A joint release between Astral Spirts and Relative Pitch, guitarist Ava Mendoza conjures five assertive and rugged "spells" performed on solo electric guitar, passionate works of raw technical skill and bold power as she improvises over two songs composed by herself, alongside pieces written for her from Devin Hoff, Trevor Dunn and John Dikeman.

Paivinen, Pepa: Personal Breath Paivinen, Pepa:
Personal Breath

(Orbit577 -- USA )

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Bringing to life the story of an event that changed the course of Finland's 1918 civil war, taking listeners on a narrative journey of haunting beauty and power presented through a layering of chamber composition and improvisation, from the duo of Pepa Paivinen performing on flutes, woodwinds & Seagull Merlin dulcimer and drummer/percussionist Jussi Miettola.

Pettersen, Ed: The Problem With Livia Pettersen, Ed:
The Problem With Livia

(Orbit577 -- USA )

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Given the chance to perform in the dark fresco-covered room of the Emmanuel Vigeland Mausoleum and museum in Oslo, Norway, guitarist Ed Petterson brought his 8-string Weissenborn guitar, various keyboards and a modular synth, using the pensive atmosphere of the location to trace spacious and exploratory works through 15 varied and succinct improvisations.

Attitude! (Tang / Ishito / Wu): Pause & Effect [VINYL] Attitude! (Tang / Ishito / Wu):
Pause & Effect [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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Combining free jazz and post-punk rock forms with pointed commentary about issues of race, gender, the pandemic, and political autonomy, through provocative vocal works expressing modern angst, from three Asian-American female performers living in NYC: tenor saxophonist Ayumi Ishito, drummer Wen-Ting Wu, and activist and Tiananmen Square survivor Rose Tang on voice, guitar & piano.

GULFH of Berlin (Ullmann / Gschlossol / Fink / Leipnitz / Haves): GULFH of Berlin GULFH of Berlin (Ullmann / Gschlossol / Fink / Leipnitz / Haves):
GULFH of Berlin

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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The core quartet of Gulfh of Berlin — Gebhard Ullmann on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet, Gerhard Gschlossl on trombone & sousaphone, Johannes Fink on double bass & cello and Jan Leipnitz on drums & objects — are heard in the studio with guest Michael Haves providing live sound processing, expanding the sound of Gulfh's innovative sound-sculpting avant jazz

Konstrukt feat. Thurston Moore: Turkish Belly [VINYL] Konstrukt feat. Thurston Moore:
Turkish Belly [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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A blistering set of improvisations featuring two electric guitarists--Konkstrukt's own Umut Caglar and NY Sonic improviser Thurston Moore--performing live at SalonIKSV in Istanbul, Turkey, blurring acoustics and electronics as the quintet creates intrepid environments for an intense journey in free improvisation, howling and biting along the way.

Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Fifth Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten:
Fifth

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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As on their prior album Q, the Nordic Krokofant free improvising jazz/rock trio of Axel Skalstad on drums & vibes, Tom Hasslan on guitar and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone are joined by bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent), cementing their lineup as they forge adventurous and spectacular playing on this Fifth album.

Sex Magick Wizards: Your Bliss My Joy Sex Magick Wizards:
Your Bliss My Joy

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The sophomore release from this Norwegian instrumental rock band, with all members of the quartet coming from an improvisation/jazz background that fuels their diverse interests in the rock format, from blistering runs, dark blues grooves and even a nod to Swedish folk jazz; a dynamic album of great technical playing but more importantly, a strong commitment to rock.

Dickey, Whit / William Parker / Matthew Shipp: Village Mothership [VINYL] Dickey, Whit / William Parker / Matthew Shipp:
Village Mothership [VINYL]

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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An exemplary piano trio of compatriots who have collaborated in configurations since the 1980s--drummer Whit Dickey, bassist William Parker and pianist Matthew Shipp--three New York legendary free players in their first record as a trio since 1992's Circular Temple, here in six studio group improvisations demonstrating their easy confidence in profound collective conversation.

Shipp, Matthew: Codebreaker [VINYL] Shipp, Matthew:
Codebreaker [VINYL]

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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A fascinating solo piano record from New York free improvising luminary Matthew Shipp, a contemplative album that surprised even the pianist himself as he thoughtfully dissected harmonics to wring melodic fragments that bring sense to discursive streams of thought, his playing both investigational and charming, drawing an unlikely comparison to Bill Evans.

Bennington, James Colour And Sound: Everlasting Belle Bennington, James Colour And Sound:
Everlasting Belle

(ThatSwan! -- USA )

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A tribute to legendary audio engineer George Belle (1948-2019) who worked with a who's who including Horace Tapscott, Jimmy Smith, Gene Rodenberry, &c., in a set of compositions from Mal Waldron, Albert Heath, Herbie Nichols plus original work from leader James Bennigton, saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi, saxophonist James Cook, and group improvisations.

Bennington, James Colour And Sound: Live at Andy's Bennington, James Colour And Sound:
Live at Andy's

(ThatSwan! -- USA )

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Chicago drummer and composer Jimmy Bennington is heard live at Andy's Jazz Club in 2018 in a solid straight-ahead set with his Colour and Sound sextet of Fred Jackson, Jr. on alto & soprano saxophones, Artie Black on tenor saxophone, Dustin Laurenzi on tenor saxophone, Dan Pierson on piano, Mike Harmon on bass, with compositions from band members and arrangments from Bennington.

Centazzo, Andrea / Steve Lacy: Scraps <i>[Used Item]</i> Centazzo, Andrea / Steve Lacy:
Scraps [Used Item]

(Ictus -- Italy )

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"Scraps", or leftovers from the recording sessions of soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and drummer/percussionist Andrea Centazzo, the same sessions that yielded the albums Clangs and Tao, with remastered studio and live sessions in Udine, Bologna and other cities in Italy, plus a live recording from an audio cassette with Kent Cart on bass at Teatro Lirico in Milano.

EUPHORIUM_freakestra : Soundz Offfe Drzk Wahuh [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> EUPHORIUM_freakestra :
Soundz Offfe Drzk Wahuh [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(Euphorium -- Germany )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"The first double album of a vast cast of an early version of the legendary E U P H O R I U M _ f r e a k e s t r a was recorded prima...

George, Kazemde: I Insist <i>[Used Item]</i> George, Kazemde:
I Insist [Used Item]

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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A solid modern jazz album in the Blue Note tradition with a Latin angle, the title a reference to Max Roach's 1960 protest album We Insist! Freedom Now Suite, evoked through strongly melodic tunes composed by Brooklyn saxophonist Kazemde George and performed with vocalist Sami Stevens, keyboardist Isaac Wilson, bassist Tyrone Allen II, and drummer Adam Arruda.

Shipp, Matthew : The Reward [VINYL 2 LPs] <i>[Used Item]</i> Shipp, Matthew :
The Reward [VINYL 2 LPs] [Used Item]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Svobodni (Bennington / Hunger / Priest / Seyler): Mercenary Blues Svobodni (Bennington / Hunger / Priest / Seyler):
Mercenary Blues

(ThatSwan! -- USA )

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Thematic improvisations pairing synthetic sounds and effects with acoustic bass, sax and drums, recorded in the studio by the Chicago quartet of Jimmy Bennington on drums & percussion, Phil Hunger on synth, guitar & effects, Dvi Priest on acoustic bass & effects, Brian Seyler on tenor saxophone, augmented by field recording from a Syrian marketplace, Jackals and Hyenas.

Clark, Scott: This Darkness [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Clark, Scott:
This Darkness [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

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Let This Darkness Be a Bell Tower Quiet friend who has come so far, feel how your breathing makes more space around you. Let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell. As you ring, what batters you becomes your strength. Move back ...

Cooper-Moore & Stephen Gauci: Conversations Vol. 2 Cooper-Moore & Stephen Gauci:
Conversations Vol. 2

(577 Records -- USA )

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The second of two volumes from legendary Downtown NY pianist Cooper-Moore and saxophonist Stephen Gauci, recorded after a seven-month residency at Happylucky No. 1 Gallery in Brooklyn, allowing the two players to develop a natural dialog of unique and idiosyncratic approaches to their instruments, resulting in these seven solid recordings freely improvised in the studio.

Michael and Peter Formanek: Dyads Michael and Peter Formanek:
Dyads

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

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"Michael and Peter Formanek started making music and improvising together before Peter started school. Regular visits to their home from friends and colleagues like Tim Berne, Jim Black, Marty Ehrlich and many others only served to norm...

Sinton, Josh: b. Sinton, Josh:
b.

(FiP recordings -- USA )

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The third solo saxophone record from Brooklyn improviser Josh Sinton, and his first recorded solely on the baritone saxophone, an instrument for which Sinton explains he has dedicated half his life, heard in this remarkably diverse set on the lower horn that he approaches lyrically, technically, emotionally and with startling singularity.

Sinton's, Josh Predicate Trio (w / Chris Hoffman / Tom Rainey): Making Bones Sinton's, Josh Predicate Trio (w / Chris Hoffman / Tom Rainey):
Making Bones

(Iluso -- Australia )

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Concentrating on the lower reeds, baritone saxophone and bass clarinetist Josh Sinton's Predicate Trio brings the best of New York's Downtown improv scene through drummer Tom Rainey and cellist Christopher Hoffman, the album opening with a submerged baritone solo leading to seven original Sinton compositions and two uniquely mischievous and informed collective improvisations.

Tippett, Keith / Julie Tippetts / Philip Gibbs / Paul Dunmall: Mahogany Rain Tippett, Keith / Julie Tippetts / Philip Gibbs / Paul Dunmall:
Mahogany Rain

(577 Records -- USA )

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Originally recorded in 2005 for a small 100-copy release, the single extended track on Mahogany Rain offers an hour of mesmerizing improvisational sound, sparsely composed and deeply experimental and performed by Keith Tippett on piano & percussion, Julie Tippetts on xylophone & voice, Philip Gibbs on guitars, and Paul Dunmall on soprano & tenor saxophones.

Alcorn, Susan Quintet: Pedernal [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Alcorn, Susan Quintet:
Pedernal [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Very Good -- USA )

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Battus, Pascal / Michel Doneda: Miracle Battus, Pascal / Michel Doneda:
Miracle

(Potlatch -- France )

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Dovetailing and combining the rich harmonics of Michel Doneda's soprano and sopranino saxophone with Pascal Battus' rotating surfaces--mechanisms from small consumer electronics and their like put in motion and in contact with resonators and vibrators--this French improvising duo create fascinatingly shifting, unusual textures and sonic environments.

Cherry, Don New Researches Feat Nana Vasconcelos: Organic Music Theatre Festival de Chateauvallon 19 Cherry, Don New Researches Feat Nana Vasconcelos:
Organic Music Theatre Festival de Chateauvallon 1972 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Blank Forms -- USA )

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"In the late 1960s, the American trumpet player and free jazz pioneer Don Cherry (1936-1995) and the Swedish visual artist and designer Moki Cherry (1943-2009) began a collaboration that imagined an alternative space for creative music, ...

Coleman, Ornette: New York Is Now & Love Call, Revisited Coleman, Ornette:
New York Is Now & Love Call, Revisited

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

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An overlooked chapter in Ornette Coleman's recording career, these two Blue Note albums recorded in NY in 1968 and issued in '68 & '71 feature the innovative alto saxophonist joined by West Coast tenor saxophonist recently moved to NYC, Dewey Redman, and Coltrane sidemen, drummer Elvin Jones & bassist Jimmy Garrison, for two sessions of inventive and accomplished free jazz.

Leandre, Joelle: At Souillac en Jazz Leandre, Joelle:
At Souillac en Jazz

(Ayler Records -- France )

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An extraordinary solo double bass set recorded at Saint-Jacques church of Cales, Lot, France in 2021 as part of the Souillac en Jazz festival from Joëlle Léandre, reaching into the depths for an incomparable and intensely concentrated display of technical skill and passion on the deep strings; captivating, visceral and cathartic.

New York Contemporary Five: Copenhagen 1963, Revisited New York Contemporary Five:
Copenhagen 1963, Revisited

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

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Originally released in 1964 on The Sonet label as Volumes 1 & 2, this CD remasters this exceptional 1963 concert of original material and pieces by Ornette & Monk, complete in sequence as performed at Jazzhaus Montmarte in Copenhagen with Archie Shepp on tenor saxophone, Don Cherry on cornet, John Tchicai on alto saxophone, Don Moore on double bass and J.C. Moses on drums.

Big Bad Brotzmann Quintet: Bambule! Big Bad Brotzmann Quintet:
Bambule!

(Euphorium -- Germany )

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An intense concert of collective European Free Jazz in two extended improvisations recorded at naTo in Leipzig, German in 2019 from the quintet of Peter Brotzmann on tenor saxophone, clarinet & tarogato, Oliver Schwerdt on grand piano, percussion & little instruments, John Edwards and John Eckhardt on double bass, and Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion.

Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL] Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".

Courvoisier / Halvorson: Searching For The Disappeared Hour Courvoisier / Halvorson:
Searching For The Disappeared Hour

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )

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The second collaboration between pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and guitarist Mary Halvorson, six years after Crop Circles and a product of their tours together and the result of their both writing compositions specifically for their duo project, showing a level of communication that allows incredible inventiveness and moments of poignant exchange; exceptional.

Genovese, Leo: Ritual Genovese, Leo:
Ritual

(577 Records -- USA )

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Essentially a piano trio, Portuguese pianist and composer Leo Genovese leads his trio with Demian Cabaud on bass and renowned drummer Jeff Williams (Lookout Farm, Dave Liebman), also joined by Argentinian vocalist Nadia Larcheron for four pieces, Genovese's compositions using interesting structures that balance warmly lyrical and experimental approaches to modern jazz.

Schoenbeck, Sara: Sara Schoenbeck Schoenbeck, Sara:
Sara Schoenbeck

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )

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A document of bassoonist Sara Shoenbeck's collaborations recorded between 2019-2021 in recording studios across North America, showing the inspired curiosity she brings to improvisation through a diverse set of duos performed with Harris Eisenstadt, Nicole Mitchell, Nels Cline, Roscoe Mitchell, Matt Mitchell, Mark Dresser, Wayne Horvitz, Peggy Lee and Robin Holcomb.

Smith, Ches / We All Break: Path of Seven Colors [2 CDs] Smith, Ches / We All Break:
Path of Seven Colors [2 CDs]

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )

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Box Set for Path of Seven Colors with bonus disc (2015). Comes in a hardshell box with a booklet for each CD including full color photos extensive liner notes, lyrics booklet, and track-by-track information. Photography by Mimi Chakarova.

Ziegele, Omri: Can Walk On Sand <i>[Used Item]</i> Ziegele, Omri:
Can Walk On Sand [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The 2nd volume of saxophonist Omri Ziegele and pianist Irene Schweizer's "Where's Africa" with drummer Makaya Ntshoko, beautiful, virtuosic and melodic jazz.

Parker, William (Parker / Carter / Drake): Painters Winter Parker, William (Parker / Carter / Drake):
Painters Winter

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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A 2nd season from composer, improviser & bassist William Parker, after his 2000 Thirsty Ear release Painter's Spring, this new trio album with drummer Hamid Drake, wind player Daniel Carter performing on trumpet, flute and reeds, and Parker himself on bass, trombonium & shakuhachi, paint the season with sound as they celebrate the winter through visionary jazz music.

Parker, William (Parker / Cleaver / Mendoza): Mayan Space Station Parker, William (Parker / Cleaver / Mendoza):
Mayan Space Station

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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"Following the release of Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World: Volumes 1-10 (Centering Records) and his first book-length biography, Universal Tonality: The Life and Music of William Parker (Duke University Press) earlie...

Berne, Tim: Broken Shadows Berne, Tim:
Broken Shadows

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Broken Shadows brings together four luminaries of the American jazz scene: Tim Berne, Chris Speed, Reid Anderson and Dave King. Broken Shadows has very strong connections, in twos. Saxophonists Tim Berne and Chris Speed have been playi...

Borderlands Trio: Wandersphere [2 CDs] Borderlands Trio:
Wandersphere [2 CDs]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Following the stunning debut album "Asteroida", the New York trio Borderlands with Stephan Crump, Kris Davis and Eric McPherson release a double CD with four improvisations which range in length from just under twenty to over forty min...

Eberhard, Silke Trio: Being The Up And Down Eberhard, Silke Trio:
Being The Up And Down

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Being the Up And Down", Silke Eberhard's new CD with her trio with Jan Roder on bass and Kay Lubke on drums was recorded both in the studio as well as at a live concert at the A-Trane in Berlin. This was the result of her winning the p...

Formanek, Michael: Imperfect Measures Formanek, Michael:
Imperfect Measures

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"With his extensive artistic biography, Michael Formanek is one of the most outstanding figures in American jazz - As a composer, as a bassist in ensembles, and as a soloist. Although the bass often plays in the background, bassists wri...

Frith, Fred Trio: Road [2 CDs] Frith, Fred Trio:
Road [2 CDs]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Fred Frith is a multi-instrumentalist and a shrewd outsider who walks the line between rock and jazz, improvisation and composition, and hereby presents a breathtaking live double CD with his long-time Bay Area trio. CD1 documents an i...

Lewis, James Brandon Quartet: Code of Being Lewis, James Brandon Quartet:
Code of Being

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"The charismatic saxophonist and composer James Brandon Lewis is the musician of the moment in the broad field of contemporary jazz. With Code of Being, James Brandon Lewis now presents his second album. The debut CD Molecular, which Le...

London Jazz Composer's Orchestra: Zurich Concerts London Jazz Composer's Orchestra:
Zurich Concerts

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"The pieces here are recent works in the 18 year history of the London Jazz Composers Orchestra. 'Polyhymnia' is by Guy himself, the others are by the American composer and multi-reed instrumentalist Anthony Braxton, a man similarly fas...

Niesicer, Angelika / Alexander Hawkins : Soul In Plain Sight Niesicer, Angelika / Alexander Hawkins :
Soul In Plain Sight

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"When Alexander Hawkins played at the Jazzfest Berlin in a duo with the American trumpeter Wadada leo Smith, he met the saxophonist Angelika Niescier. Niescier was playing at the festival with her New York Trio with bassist Christopher ...

Punkt.Vrt.Plastik (Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger): Somit Punkt.Vrt.Plastik (Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger):
Somit

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Following their acclaimed 2018 debut album, the band Punkt.Vrt.Plastik, which brings together Kaja Draksler, Petter Elch and Christian Lillinger, three of the most exciting, profound and versatile musicians on the European jazz scene, ...

Rainey, Tom Obbligato: Untucked in Hannover Rainey, Tom Obbligato:
Untucked in Hannover

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"With "Untucked in Hannover", Tom Rainey's top-notch quintet Obbligato presents a third album of a collection of jazz standards - with Jacob Sacks on piano replacing regular pianist Kris Davis for this live recording. Wonderful jazz tun...

Schweizer, Irene / Hamid Drake: Celebration Schweizer, Irene / Hamid Drake:
Celebration

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Piano-Drums Duos are the preferred playing arrangement of pianist Irene Schweizer. Her mastery of duets with important drummers of contemporary jazz are documented on numerous Intakt albums. Han Bennink, Pierre Favre, Louis Moholo, Gun...

Speed, Chris: Light Line Speed, Chris:
Light Line

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Chris Speed, a driving force of modern jazz for decades, presents Light Line, an impressive solo statement on the clarinet. The repertoire of this musical legacy includes his own pieces and short improvisations, as well as compositions...

Talmor, Ohad Trio (w/ Dan Weiss / Miles Okazaki): Mise en place Talmor, Ohad Trio (w/ Dan Weiss / Miles Okazaki):
Mise en place

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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"Saxophonist and composer Ohad Talmor follows up his album Long Forms with the Ohad Talmor Newsreel Sextet (Intakt CD 341) - a trio recording with his closest musical friends in Brooklyn: guitarist Miles Okazaki and drummer Dan Weiss. O...

Sharp, Elliott SysOrk: ReGenerate Sharp, Elliott SysOrk:
ReGenerate

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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"To observe his 70th year, Elliott Sharp presented concerts and recordings under the rubrik E#@70. The initial concert in this series took place at Roulette in Brooklyn on Mar. 4, 2021 featuring the world premiere of four new works crea...

Bennington, James Colour And Sound: Live at Andy's <i>[Used Item]</i> Bennington, James Colour And Sound:
Live at Andy's [Used Item]

(ThatSwan! -- USA )

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Chicago drummer and composer Jimmy Bennington is heard live at Andy's Jazz Club in 2018 in a solid straight-ahead set with his Colour and Sound sextet of Fred Jackson, Jr. on alto & soprano saxophones, Artie Black on tenor saxophone, Dustin Laurenzi on tenor saxophone, Dan Pierson on piano, Mike Harmon on bass, with compositions from band members and arrangments from Bennington.

Svobodni (Bennington / Hunger / Priest / Seyler): Mercenary Blues <i>[Used Item]</i> Svobodni (Bennington / Hunger / Priest / Seyler):
Mercenary Blues [Used Item]

(ThatSwan! -- USA )

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Thematic improvisations pairing synthetic sounds and effects with acoustic bass, sax and drums, recorded in the studio by the Chicago quartet of Jimmy Bennington on drums & percussion, Phil Hunger on synth, guitar & effects, Dvi Priest on acoustic bass & effects, Brian Seyler on tenor saxophone, augmented by field recording from a Syrian marketplace, Jackals and Hyenas.

Ayler, Albert: La Cave Live, Cleveland 1966 Revisited Ayler, Albert:
La Cave Live, Cleveland 1966 Revisited

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

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"For believers and non-believers alike, it is the Holy Ghost that presents the problem. How are we meant to understand it? As pure spirit? As a revenant? As merely the balance that holds Father and Son together. In Andrei Rublev's most f...

Center For Whatever: Boogie Spiderland [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Center For Whatever:
Boogie Spiderland [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Huvudbry Recordings -- USA )

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""Boogie Spiderland" is the first release from Center For Whatever. The duo consists of John Lindaman and Hampus Ohman-Frolund, two indie rockers lost in space and time. The goal is to boogie. This is the result. Listening in headphones...

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"A swirling prismatic nexus of dark improvisational magic, where moments of pure clarity arrive amidst abased noise before all are consigned to the void."-Huvudbry Recordings

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"I would like to thank the musicians Matt Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey for their brilliant sensory delivery of these compositions and for their warm personal support; and Dave Ballou who also played brilliantly and who rendered these dyna...

Leon, David: Aire De Agua Leon, David:
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"I met David when he was attending the School for Improvisational Music summer workshop. Instantly impressed with his versatility as a composer and improviser, I could see he was eager to relocate to New York and make his mark on the cr...

Eisenberg, Wendy: Bloodletting [2 CDs] Eisenberg, Wendy:
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(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

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"Bloodletting, recorded, March 22th, 2019 at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, is a performance of a long form text score I wrote around late 2018. Unlike directive text scores that indicate through order or poetry what should be played (or ev...

Dunston, Nick: Atlantic Extraction [VINYL] Dunston, Nick:
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(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA / Canada )

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Brooklyn-based composer, bassist, and writer Nick Dunston in his debut album, blending jazz, contemporary, chamber and avant forms, in a uniquely voiced quintet with Louna Dekker on Vargas on flutes & piccolo, Ledah Finck on violin & viola, Tal Yahalom on guitar, and Stephen Boegehold on drums, in a sophisticated album of concisely fascinating compositions.



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