The Squid's Ear Magazine
Piano & Keyboards


 
Abrahams, Chris / Magda Mayas: Gardener
Abrahams, Chris / Magda Mayas:
Gardener

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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"Four hands on one piano" from the duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Magda Mayas, both improvising in Berlin at the Vivaldi Saal performance space using their piano, harpsichord, and harmonium.

Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence
Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting
Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments
Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Ariel: Origami
Ariel:
Origami

(Kadima -- Israel )


Price: $13.95    




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Piano prodigy Ariel, performing complex jazz compositions at the age of 9 (!) with infuences from Matthew Shipp, John Hicks, Kirk Lightsey, Uri Caine, Aaron Goldberg, &c.

Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn: Horsky Park
Bertoncini, Tiziana / Thomas Lehn:
Horsky Park

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Two instruments - Bertoncini on violin; Lehn on analogue synth - with totally different histories come together and look for a connection across two great sets from 2006 & 2010.

Blondy, Frederic  & DJ Lenar: play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van
Blondy, Frederic & DJ Lenar:
play Mauricio Kagel Ludwig van

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $13.95    




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Mauricio Kagel's 1970s avant cinema film "Ludwig Van" about Beethoven's music, is reinterpreted by pianist Frederic Blondy and turntablist DJ Lenar, improvising at Zacheta National Gallery of Art, in Warsaw, Poland, 2011, and assembled in studio.

Bolleter, Ross: Night Kitchen
Bolleter, Ross:
Night Kitchen

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Bolleter has 5 "ruined" (abandoned & unpredictable) pianos set up in his kitchen so that he can play them simultaneously, as he does on these 14 night-time recordings.

Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli: Pilgrims
Brennan, John Wolf / Tony Majdalani / Marco Jencarelli:
Pilgrims

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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John Wolf Brennan, Marco Jencarelli, and Tony Majdalani in a musical trip reflecting a spiritual journey through sound and unusual instrumentation, with an extensive and insightful 17 page booklet to guide the listener.

Brennan, John Wolf: The Speed Of Dark
Brennan, John Wolf:
The Speed Of Dark

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $12.94    




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Solo piano works from Brennan, also performing on arcopiano, pizzicatopiano, sordinopiano, tamburopiano, frampiano, indian harmonium, Irish whistle, Hohner accordion & melodica, Yamaha e-piano.

Burn / Thomas / Fell: The Middle Distance
Burn / Thomas / Fell:
The Middle Distance

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Unconvention improvisation fueled by the influence of contempary compositions from bassist Simon H. Fell, pianist Philip Thomas, and prepared pianist Chris Burn.

Caine, Uri: Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6
Caine, Uri:
Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Chan, Charity: Somewhere the Sea and Salt
Chan, Charity:
Somewhere the Sea and Salt

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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An aural map of extended pianist Charity Chan's techniques, in unusual non-invasive, object interactive and excursive approaches to the acoustic piano.

Cipani, Nicola: The Ill-Tempered Piano
Cipani, Nicola:
The Ill-Tempered Piano

(Long Song Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    




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Twenty-four engrossing improvisations by Nicola Cipani that were made on broken and untuned pianos, keyboards, and even a clavichord that the artist found, from recordings over a two-year period across New York City.

Coleman, Anthony: The End Of Summer
Coleman, Anthony:
The End Of Summer

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Chamber compositions from Downtown NY pianist and composer Anthony Coleman performing with his ensemble "Survivors Breakfast", a large group of orchestral and improvisational colors.

Fuhler, Cor : Stengam
Fuhler, Cor :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $18.95    




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On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT
Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Crothers, Connie / David Arner: Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]
Crothers, Connie / David Arner:
Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos [4 CD Box Set]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $34.95    




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A 4-CD box set of 9 "Spontaneous Sweets", elaborate, magnificent and melodic piano improvisations, recorded by Connie Crothers & David Arner performing in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY.

Dadge, Chris / Rachael Wadham: 100 Silk Buttons from the Room Upstairs
Dadge, Chris / Rachael Wadham:
100 Silk Buttons from the Room Upstairs

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Chris Dadge & Rachael Wadham, who toured in 2007 in support of Peter Evans, play piano and percussion augmented with found objects, violin, percussion and junk.

Davis, Kris: Aeriol Piano
Davis, Kris:
Aeriol Piano

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The debut solo CD from in-demand pianist Kris Davis (Paradoxical Frog, Novela, Good Citizen, Anti-House), an absorbing and innovative album of original numbers and standards played inside and out of the piano.

Day, Terry: Interruptions
Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Demierre, Jacques: One Is Land
Demierre, Jacques:
One Is Land

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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A powerfully dense work, and a quiet and quirky piece for piano from pianist Demmier, whose song titles are quotations from the poem "One Island" by Robert Lax.

Donarier's, Matthieu  / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium: The Visible Ones
Donarier's, Matthieu / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium:
The Visible Ones

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The duo of French saxophonist Matthieu Donarier and Dutch pianist/prepared pianist Albert van Veenendaal (I Compani), beautifully paced and inventive dialog between two melodic players who embrace both improvisational and compositional styles.

Draksler, Kaja: The Lives of Many Others
Draksler, Kaja:
The Lives of Many Others

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Influenced by Cecil Taylor, Kaja Draksler is a Slovene piano player living in Amsterdam, performing inside and out of the piano in a unique style that approaches performing as a vision of the piano as a miniature orchestra.

Edwards, Michael: For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)
Edwards, Michael:
For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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UK Composer Michael Edwards wrote these quiet compositions using his "slippery chicken" software, originally written as a challenge to pianist Rei Nakamura, in contrast to his technical skills, instead requiring pensive accuracy over a steady line of quiet chords.

Favriou, Fabrice: Phases
Favriou, Fabrice:
Phases

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Six distinct "phases" of entrancing drones performed on an unprepared but slightly damaged harmonium by French improviser Monsieur Favriou, demonstrating the timbral range of the pedal-pumped reed organ.

Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas: Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs
Feldman, Morton played by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas:
Two Pianos And Other Pieces 1953-1969 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $28.95    




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"Two Pianos" is one of Morton Feldman's most experimental and radical works, performed here by John Tilbury & Philip Thomas; plus lesser known works including 'Piece for Four Pianos', 'Between Categories', 'False Relationships and the Extended Ending' and 'Two Pieces for Three Pianos'.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]
Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 2 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $28.95    




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The 2nd volume of "Music for Piano and Strings" by Morton Feldman is performed by The Smith Quartet with John Tilbury, presenting "Patterns In a Chromatic Field", and "Piano, violin, Viola, Cello", on DVD audio to allow for the length of these large works.

Feldman, Morton: Patterns In A Chromatic Field
Feldman, Morton:
Patterns In A Chromatic Field

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Fine, Milo: Ananke
Fine, Milo:
Ananke

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Milo Fine in a two part release of his "Ananke" work in trio and solo settings, playing inside and outside the piano, and with electronics and voice.

Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul: Something About Water
Fujii, Satoko / Bley, Paul:
Something About Water

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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8 remarkable and collaborative duets from pianists Satoko Fujii and free jazz legend Paul Bley, and 3 lovely solo pieces of extended technique and color.

Fujii, Satoko: Gen Himmel
Fujii, Satoko:
Gen Himmel

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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A hauntingly beautiful set of solo piano works from Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii, subtle work that belies her incredible techincal skill through beautifully paced and meditative music.

Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez: Quest
Gama, Joana / Luis Fernandez:
Quest

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Classical pianist Joana Gama and live electronic processing artist Luis Fernandes bridge compositional and experimental forms in this lyrical work, where Fernandes transforms, dissects, loops and otherwise mutates the Gama's playing in unexpected and elegant ways.

Gluck, Bob Trio: Returning
Gluck, Bob Trio:
Returning

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Reprising the energetic trio on his first jazz recording "Sideways", pianist/composer Bob Gluck is joined by bassist Michael Bisio and drummer/percussionist Dean Sharp for 6 original Gluck compositions.

Godforgottens, The : Never Forgotten, Always Remembered
Godforgottens, The :
Never Forgotten, Always Remembered

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Trumpeter Magnus Broo with pianist Sten Sandell's Trio of bassist Johan Berthling and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, here with Sandell on the Hammond organ.

Greene, Narada Burton: Live at Kerrytown House
Greene, Narada Burton:
Live at Kerrytown House

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A solo recital from legendary free jazz pianist Narada Burton Greene performing at Kerrytown House, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2010, sophisticated playing reflecting decades of creative exploration.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs]
Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
Non-Organic Bias [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $15.95    




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Stepping away from the saxophone, composer/improviser Jean-Luc Guionnet presents two large compositions for the organ, each taking a single CD to explore the organ's border effects, resonances, natural saturations, all artefacts that sign the acoustic, analogic, digital, process.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: Das Donnernde Leben
Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
Das Donnernde Leben

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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After four decades as a team, pianist Ulrich Gumpert and drummer Gunter Baby Sommer release this remarkable album of upbeat and oft-times thunderous duos.

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

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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

Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney  : Fire Song
Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney :
Fire Song

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy: Bouquet
Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy:
Bouquet

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Using extended techniques on viola and piano, Charlotte Hug and Frederic Blondy draw the listener into unusual and encompassing sound worlds that feel electronic, yet are created through acoustic improvisation.

Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer: Lost Daylight
Jennings / Cage / Tilbury / Lexer:
Lost Daylight

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Pianist John Tilbury is captured with remarkable clarity by Sebastian Lexer as he performs works by composers Terry Jennings and John Cage (with Lexer on electronics); superb performances!

Kese, Tiari: Ave <w>
Kese, Tiari:
Ave

(&Records -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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A mysterious electroacoustic work in seven compositions commissioned by the Sylvain Emard Danse group of keyboard artists Tiari Kese, aided by trumpeter Ellwood Epps and percussionist Michel F Cote.

Lenoci, Gianni: Sextant
Lenoci, Gianni:
Sextant

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Lerner, Marilyn: Luminance
Lerner, Marilyn:
Luminance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist Marilyn Lerner in a compilation of improvisations created by setting up different microphones in various configurations to highlight different sound qualities of the piano.

Lexer / Schiller: Luftwurzein
Lexer / Schiller:
Luftwurzein

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $19.95    




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Part of the Alike As Trees Festival 2011, pianist plus Sebastian Lexer met Christoph Schiller on spinet at The Rag Factory in London to record these intense and unexpected improvisations from two key instruments by two key London players.

Lexer, Sebastian: Dazwischen
Lexer, Sebastian:
Dazwischen

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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Dazwischen means in-between, and these works by pianist, electronic artist and AMM associate Sebastian Lexer bridge the electronic, compositional, and free improv worlds with subtlety.

MacLean, Steve: Expressions on Piano
MacLean, Steve:
Expressions on Piano

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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12 compositions for mediated acoustic piano from Dr. Nerve bassist MacLean, beautifully composed and recorded works showing his taste for Crumb, Satie, Cage, Reich, Eno, &c.

Marsh, Tony: Stops
Marsh, Tony:
Stops

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Percussionist Tony Marsh in four percussion solos and eleven duos with Veryan Weston on church organ performed live at St. Peter's church in Whistable, England.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations
Masecki, Marcin :
Variations

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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Composer & pianist Marcin Masecki wrote this work, inspired by Frederic Rzewski and presenting variations on the Chilean song "El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido" (The town united will never be defeated) and invited pianist Piotr Nowicki to perform it for this recording.

Mayas / Buck: gold
Mayas / Buck:
gold

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Necks drummer and percussion Tony Buck in a duo from December 2007 performing at the dOeK Festival in Bimhuis, Amsterdam with extended technique pianist Magda Mayas.

Mayas, Magda: Heartland
Mayas, Magda:
Heartland

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Berlin pianist Magda Mayas, working with Tony Buck as recording engineer, performs inside and out of the piano in an amazing display of timbre and technique.

Melford, Myra : Life Carries Me This Way
Melford, Myra :
Life Carries Me This Way

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist/composer Myra Melford's first solo album, original compositions inspired by Sacramento artist Don Reich, with a 16-page booklet that includes full color photographs of Don Reich's artwork and liner notes by Melford and Charles Johnson.

Mitchell, Matt: Fiction
Mitchell, Matt:
Fiction

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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The debut recording from NY pianist Matt Mitchell, in a duo with drummer Ches Smith on drums, percussion & vibes, 15 inventive original compositions written to push Mitchell's technical skills in improvisational settings, each an ingenious little puzzle.

Mukarji, Tisha: D is for Din
Mukarji, Tisha:
D is for Din

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Neumann, Andrea and Beins, Burkhard: Lidingo
Neumann, Andrea and Beins, Burkhard:
Lidingo

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Newton, Jamie: Driving Nails Into Fog
Newton, Jamie:
Driving Nails Into Fog

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Jamie Newton works with sound using guitar, keyboards, field recordings, processing, and Kyoto croquet, here in a contemplative set of works merging drone and thick noise with indistinct rhythms and layers of concrete sounds.

Newton, Jamie: Tone Wheel
Newton, Jamie:
Tone Wheel

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Tonewheel organ meditations along with feedback and sound forms using processed guitar, keyboards and field recordings from sound artist Jamie Newton, 2 slowly evolving tonal works sandwiching three more turbulent pieces in a journey of drone, noise and reflection.

O'Leary / Shipp: Labyrinth
O'Leary / Shipp:
Labyrinth

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Celebrated pianist Matthew Shipp joins Irish guitarist Mark O'Leary to explore the many fields of improvisation each follows, from meditative to intense discourse.

O'Leary / Wollesen / Saft: The Synth Show
O'Leary / Wollesen / Saft:
The Synth Show

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $12.68    




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Mark O'Leary's 9th release on Leo Records is a trio with drummer Kenny Wollesen and Zorn compatriot Jamie Saft, synthetic jazz in an ECM mold with rich, slowly unfolding soundscapes.

Radulescu, Horatiu: Clepsydra / Astray [VINYL]
Radulescu, Horatiu:
Clepsydra / Astray [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $16.95    




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Romanian-French composer Horatiu Radulescu with 2 works from 1983: "Clepsydra" for 16 Sound Icons played on a sideway piano, and the 1984 work "Astray" for 6 saxophones and Sound Icons.

Ratsimandresy, Nadia & Matteo Ramon Arevalos: Messiaen Et Autour De Messiaen For Onde Martenot And P
Ratsimandresy, Nadia & Matteo Ramon Arevalos:
Messiaen Et Autour De Messiaen For Onde Martenot And Piano

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Exploring the many voices of the extraordinary electronic instrument onde Martinot with works by Olivier Messiaen, N'Guyen Thien Dao, Jacques Charpentier & Tristan Murail.

Reason, Dana / Peter Valsamis: Border Crossings
Reason, Dana / Peter Valsamis:
Border Crossings

(Red Toucan -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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The duo of pianist Dana Reason and drummer & sampler player Peter Valsamis in an album crossing boundaries of jazz, classical, and creative new music from two exceptional players involved in a rich dialog.

Riley, Howard: Live With Repertoire
Riley, Howard:
Live With Repertoire

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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Pianist Howard Riley recorded these twelve solo piano performances live at Leicester Jazz House at Embrace Arts in 2012, with 4 original Riley compositions and 8 drawn from jazz standards or Thelonius Monk compositions.

Riley, Howard: Two Is One
Riley, Howard:
Two Is One

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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For the first time in 25 years, Howard Riley overdubs a piano by recording one part as if he were playing a solo and the immediately overdubbing the second part, resulting in nine improvisations and a jazz tribute to Monk.

Risser, Eve: Des pas sur la neige
Risser, Eve:
Des pas sur la neige

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Following her trio record with Benjamin Duboc and Edward Perraud, pianist Eve Risser releases this contemplative and gorgeous solo album, a beautifully paced and delicate album for the piano, augmented with moving preparations for sonic and percussive accents.

Sanchez, Angelica : A Little House (solo piano)
Sanchez, Angelica :
A Little House (solo piano)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Pianist Angelica Sanchez's debut solo record, a beautiful mix of meditative, introspective original compositions as well as pieces by Ornette Coleman, Hank Thompson and a Brazilian folk song.

Sandell, Sten / Mattias Stahl: Grann Musik (Neighbour Music)
Sandell, Sten / Mattias Stahl:
Grann Musik (Neighbour Music)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The piano and vibraphone duo of Sten Sandell and Mattias Stahl in improvisations that borrow from both Sun Ra and contemporary classical such as Cage, Cowell, Xenakis, &c.

Schiller / Danzeisen: 47 degrees 13' N 7 degrees E
Schiller / Danzeisen:
47 degrees 13' N 7 degrees E

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The coordinates in the title are from Switzerland, the location where Christoph Schiller and Lea Danzeisen recorded this unusual output from a pair of spinnet keyboards, manipulating them in highly unusual ways.

Schindler / Winter: Form & Material
Schindler / Winter:
Form & Material

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The free improvising duo of pianist Manon-Liu Winter and saxophonist Udo Schindler performing at the SALON fur KLANG + KUNST in Kralling, Munich in 2012, an amazing dialog that balances subtle and explosive playing in inventive ways.

Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Schlippenbach Plays Monk
Schlippenbach, Alexander Von:
Schlippenbach Plays Monk

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Modern improv and Bebop innvoative legends combine in this solo album from European pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach peforming the music of Thelonious Monk, 20 of the pianist's favorite works including several rarely performed pieces.

Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Twelve Tone Tales Volume 1
Schlippenbach, Alexander Von:
Twelve Tone Tales Volume 1

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Schlippenbach, Alexander Von: Twelve Tone Tales Volume 2
Schlippenbach, Alexander Von:
Twelve Tone Tales Volume 2

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Shipp, Matthew Trio: Root Of Things
Shipp, Matthew Trio:
Root Of Things

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist Shipp's long-standing trio with bassist Michael Bisio and drummer Whit Dickey, complex and inspired compositions that makes modern creative approaches to jazz beautifully accessible and essential.

Shipp, Matthew: Un Piano
Shipp, Matthew:
Un Piano

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Solo piano works from Matthew Shipp recorded in 2007 in NYC, 12 tracks that show the breadth style, range, technique from one of our greatest modern players.

Silva, Alan & Burton Greene: Parallel Worlds
Silva, Alan & Burton Greene:
Parallel Worlds

(Long Song Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    




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Free jazz pioneers and electronic improvisers Alan Silva and Burton Greene together playing vintage synthesizers and keyboards, exploring new sounds and pushing boundaries.

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza
Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $14.95    




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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Sontag Shogun: LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]
Sontag Shogun:
LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(Palaver Press -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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Sontag Shogun is the trio of pianist Ian Temple and sound artists Jesse Perlstein and Jeremy Young, setting the piano against intricately designed sonic textures and cut-ups of choral voice and acoustic guitar, as well as processed field recordings, here in a 10" 4 track EP.

Sun Ra: Space Probe
Sun Ra:
Space Probe

(Art Yard -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Recorded mostly in the early'60s in a sextet with Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, &c., this album explores stripped back forms and colour combinations that take jazz into unusual territories.

Takase, Aki: My Ellington
Takase, Aki:
My Ellington

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Pianist Takase continues her tributes to great American jazz musicians with a solo album of Ellington interpretations, taken from her unique perspective and style, played with great feeling and insight.

Tudor, David: Music for Piano
Tudor, David:
Music for Piano

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $28.95    




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2-CD set with recordings by the legendary 20th century avantgarde pianist performing compositions by (and with) John Cage, plus Sylvano Bussotti, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum 4
Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum 4

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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An extract from Berlin composer Jakob Ullman's 2012 3-CD box set on Edition Rz, presenting "solo III for organ" (1992/1993), an hour long work of tone and tension performed by Hans-Peter Schulz at the Big Organ in Abteikirche Neresheim.

Van Hove, Fred: Journey
Van Hove, Fred:
Journey

(psi -- Great Britain )


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Fred Van Hove's 52 minute solo piano performance at the Jazz à Mulhouse summer festival 2007 reveals one of the giants of improvised music at the height of his creative powers.

Weber, Katharina: Games And Improvisations
Weber, Katharina:
Games And Improvisations

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In a trio with bassist Barry Guy and percussionist Balts Nils, pianist Katharina Weber interprets 11 short piano pieces by Gyorgy Kurtag's collection "Jatekok", beautiful gems of trio improvisation.

Weston, Veryan & Minton, Phil: Ways out east, ways out west
Weston, Veryan & Minton, Phil:
Ways out east, ways out west

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