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4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future
4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

6IX (Lee / Leimgruber / Demierre / Lehn / Schurch / Turner): Almost Even Further
6IX (Lee / Leimgruber / Demierre / Lehn / Schurch / Turner):
Almost Even Further

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Ecstatic and unusual free jazz recordings for Radio-Studio DRS Zurich from the 6ix-tet of Jacques Demierre on piano, Urs Leimgruber on saxophone, Okkyung Lee on cello, Thomas Lehn on synth, Dorothea Schurch voice and singing saw, and Roger Turner on percussion.

BassX3: Transatlantic
BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $18.95    




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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Braxton Trio, Anthony: Trio (Glasgow) 2005
Braxton Trio, Anthony:
Trio (Glasgow) 2005

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $26.95    




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Double CD of two extended Braxton compositions performed in trio with Taylor Ho Bynum and Tom Crean, recorded at the Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Art in 2005.

Braxton,  Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008: Composition 367b
Braxton, Anthony Quartet (Moscow) 2008:
Composition 367b

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Braxton's with Taylor Ho Bynum, Mary Halvorson and Katherine Young performing at the DOM in Moscow, incredible and unusual music from his "Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet".

Braxton, Anthony / Ann Rhodes: GTM (Syntax) 2003 [2 CDs]
Braxton, Anthony / Ann Rhodes:
GTM (Syntax) 2003 [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $29.95    




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Anthony Braxton's Ghost Trance Music (GTM) in two compositions (numbers 339 and 340) performed by Braxton on multiple reeds and classically trained experimental vocalist Ann Rhodes.

Braxton, Anthony / Joelle Leandre: Duo (Heidelberg Loppem) 2007
Braxton, Anthony / Joelle Leandre:
Duo (Heidelberg Loppem) 2007

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $29.95    




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The complete meeting of bassist Joelle Leandre with reed player Anthony Braxton 2 CDs from their magnificent performance at the Heidelberg Cafe in Belgium, 2007.

Braxton, Anthony: Phonomanie VIII
Braxton, Anthony:
Phonomanie VIII

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $54.95    




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Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral: Triangulation - Whirligigs
Brennan / Doran / Amstad / Heral:
Triangulation - Whirligigs

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Groove-based improvisations from keyboardist Brennan, percussionist Heral, guitarist Doran, and vocalist Amstad, an inspired record influenced by a confluence of world influences.

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.

Clarinet Trio, The: 4
Clarinet Trio, The:
4

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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The fourth Clarinet Trio release on Leo Records, and the first one in eight years, with Jurgen Kupke on clarinet, Michael Thieke on alto clarinet, and Gebhard Ullmann on bass clarinet.

Corbett, Jon / Louis Moholo - Moholo / Nick Stephens: Jon Corbett's Dangerous Musics - Kongens Gade
Corbett, Jon / Louis Moholo - Moholo / Nick Stephens:
Jon Corbett's Dangerous Musics - Kongens Gade

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Three veterans of the British music scene join forces for a loose and free-wheeling romp recorded in the studio: trumpeter John Corbett, bassist Nick Stephens, and percussionist Louis Moholo-Moholo.

Ensemble Montaigne: Anthony Braxton
Ensemble Montaigne:
Anthony Braxton

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Switzerland's 10-piece contemporary classical Ensemble Montaigne adapt 7 compositions from Anthony Braxton, blurring the lines between improvisation and composition in captivating ways.

Gratkowski / Brown / Winant + Gerhard Winkler: Vermilion Traces; Donaueschingen 2009 [2 CDs]
Gratkowski / Brown / Winant + Gerhard Winkler:
Vermilion Traces; Donaueschingen 2009 [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $29.95    




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A fantastic 2 CD improvised set, one recorded in studio and the other live at Donaueschingen 2009, with Frank Gratkowski (reeds), Chris Brown (piano, live electronics), William Winant (percussion) and guest Gerhard E. Winkler (computer).

Gratkowski / Nabatov / Schmickler: Deployment
Gratkowski / Nabatov / Schmickler:
Deployment

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Four Allocations, an Artifact, a Cluster, and Instance and a Node form the acoustic and electronic trio of saxophonist Gratkowsi, (prepared) pianist Nabatov and Shmickler on computer.

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank: Le Vent et La Gorge
Gratkowski Quartet, Frank:
Le Vent et La Gorge

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Twelve powerful composed pieces by reedist Frank Gratkowski performed by his standard quartet of Wolter Wierbos (trombone), Dieter Manderscheid (double bass), and Gerry Hemingway (drums).

Gratkowski, Frank: Fo(u)r Alto; 4 Compositions
Gratkowski, Frank:
Fo(u)r Alto; 4 Compositions

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An alto saxophone quartet conceptualized by Frank Gratkowski based on his desire to blend the four player's sounds into a singular, multiplex voice and to integrate micro intervals with improvisation.

Kruglov / Lapin / Sooaar / Yudanov: Military Space
Kruglov / Lapin / Sooaar / Yudanov:
Military Space

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Russian new music from reed and wind player Alexey Kruglov, in a quartet with Alexey Lapin on piano, Oleg Yudanov on drums, and Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooaar, energetic and unusual improvisation recorded live at Jazz Centre in Yaroslavl, Russia.

Leandre / Tramontana: E'vero
Leandre / Tramontana:
E'vero

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $11.88    




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A concert recording from Munich, 1997, of these two virtuoso players, creating nine improvised pieces each of totally different character.

Leandre, Joelle / William Parker: Live At Dunois
Leandre, Joelle / William Parker:
Live At Dunois

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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11 years after their last duo release on Leo, influential bass players William Parker and Joelle Leandre come together for these performances at Sons d'Hiver festival.

Leandre, Joelle: Can You Hear Me - Live At The Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon [2 CDs]
Leandre, Joelle:
Can You Hear Me - Live At The Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $28.95    




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Bassist Joelle Leandre recorded these two live concerts over two consecutive nights in Ulrichsberg, Austria, the first with a tentet and the second as a trio, showing two sides to her incredible writing and playing skills.

Leimgruber, Urs: Chicago Solo
Leimgruber, Urs:
Chicago Solo

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Breathtaking solo work from saxophonist Urs Leimgruber using an impressive array of techniques along with circular breathing to create complex, extended and startling statements on the horn.

Maneri, Joe / Masashi Harada: Pinerskol
Maneri, Joe / Masashi Harada:
Pinerskol

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist, flautist & vocalist Masashi Harada and the late saxophonist Joe Maneri worked together from the mid 80s, here in a studio work from 2003 of great creative power.

Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade: Cosmic Rift
Mezzacappa, Lisa & Nightshade:
Cosmic Rift

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Bassist Mezzacappa and her Nightshade (Cory Wright (clarinet), John Finkbeiner (guitar), Tim Perkis (electronics), Kjell Nordeson (vibes & percussion)) performing compositions inspired by diverse composers from Messiaen to Zappa.

MMM Quartet (Frith / Leandre / Leimgruber / Curran): Live At The Metz' Arsenal
MMM Quartet (Frith / Leandre / Leimgruber / Curran):
Live At The Metz' Arsenal

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Master improvisers Joelle Leandre (double bass), Fred Frith (guitar), Alvin Curran (electronics, piano) and Urs Leimgruber (saxophones) in a new quartet for a live, abstract recording that moves at a fast past.

Nabatov / Reijseger / Schubert: Square Down
Nabatov / Reijseger / Schubert:
Square Down

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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12th CD by Simon Nabatov on Leo Records recorded at the same time as his previous CD "Roundup" celebrating his 50th Birthday; powerful, high-energy free jazz sustained for over 50 minutes.

Nabatov / Wogram / Rainey: NAWORA
Nabatov / Wogram / Rainey:
NAWORA

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The improvisational trio of Simon Nabatov (piano), Nils Wogram (trombone), and Tom Rainey (drums) play the third and last documentation of Nabatov's "Roundup" project at LOFT.

Nabatov, Simon / Wogram, Nils : Jazz Limbo
Nabatov, Simon / Wogram, Nils :
Jazz Limbo

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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An open dialog between 15 year collaborators pianist Nabatov and trombonist Wogram, both members of Wogram's Quartet and the NDR Big Band.

Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick: Not Quite Songs
Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick:
Not Quite Songs

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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ZGA leader Nick Sudnick meets with extreme vocalist Sainkho Namchylak for 15 parts of "Play", unusual and frightening work of rhythm, sound and vocalization of intense calibre.

Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek: Terra
Namchylak, Sainkho with Wolfgang Puschnig and Paul Urbanek:
Terra

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Improvising vocalist Sainkho in a live performance at the Vilnius Jazz Festival with Wolfgang Puschnig on reeds and Paul Urbanek on piano, remarkable jazz vocalisations from this noted throat singer.

Namchylak, Sainkho: NOMAD
Namchylak, Sainkho:
NOMAD

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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O'Leary / Kang / Van Der Schyff: Zemlya
O'Leary / Kang / Van Der Schyff:
Zemlya

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An incredible Vancouver-Seattle-Cork coming together of three experienced experimental improvisers in a mix of free jazz, free rock, Korean Court Music and electronics.

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.

Perelman, Ivo / Gerry Hemingway: The Apple in the Dark
Perelman, Ivo / Gerry Hemingway:
The Apple in the Dark

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Modern jazz giants tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman, also playing piano, in an exceptional duo with drummer Gerry Hemingway through 10 improvisations recorded in Brooklyn, NY, 2010.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: Family Ties
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
Family Ties

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Ivo Perelman's fifteenth album for Leo Records is a trio with bassist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing original group compositions recorded in the studio in NYC.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: Living Jelly
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
Living Jelly

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Studio recordings from the trio of Brazilian/NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman, drummer Gerald Cleaver, and Joe Morris on guitar, inventive and interactive improvisation from three of NY's finest players.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri: Two Men Walking
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri:
Two Men Walking

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The second collaboration between saxophonist Ivo Pereleman and violist Mat Maneri, pairing two single-melody instruments in a melding of sound, technique and personalities that captivates in exceptional unison and counterpoint playing.

Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Gerald Cleaver: The Foreign Legion
Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Gerald Cleaver:
The Foreign Legion

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman explores his musical relationship with two of the members of his quartet, pianist Matt Shipp and drummer Gerald Cleaver, in this improvised album that is the second part of a project that began with "Family Ties".

Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey: The Edge
Perelman, Ivo / Matt Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whitt Dickey:
The Edge

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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A quartet session led by saxophonist Ivo Perelman, with pianist Matthew Shipp, drummer Whitt Dickey and bassist Michael Bisio performing 9 works penned by Perelman, succinct and superb NY jazz.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio: The Gift
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio:
The Gift

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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The trio of saxophonist Ivo Perelman with pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist Michael Bisio (both part of Shipp's trio) in an explorative album of creative, energetic, and melodic jazz.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver: Enigma
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver:
Enigma

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The inquisitive nature of saxophonist Perelman searches for denser forms of expression with pianist Matthew Shipp and two drummers - Whit Dickey and Gerald Cleaver - allowing intense rhythmic playing over which Perelman's expressive voice slurs and shines.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: Serendipity
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver:
Serendipity

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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An extended and passionate work from NYC saxophonist Ivo Perelman, recorded at a studio session intended as a trio with drummer Cleaver and pianist Shipp, but from a scheduling mixup, serendipitously evolved into a quartet with the addition of William Parker on bass.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Book Of Sound
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Book Of Sound

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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A single extended work in 6 parts from the trio of Ivo Perelman (sax), Matthew Shipp (piano) and William Parker (bass), emotional and masterful music from a trio that has developed their sound over years working together; superb!

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: The Art Of The Duet Volume One
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
The Art Of The Duet Volume One

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The first of three duet volumes between New York players Ivo Perelman on saxophone and pianist Matthew Shipp, intelligent, attuned, and captivating dialog between two close collaborators.

Perelman, Ivo & Brian Willson: The Stream Of Life
Perelman, Ivo & Brian Willson:
The Stream Of Life

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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New York drummer Brian Willson and saxophonist Ivo Perelman continue their collaboration with this release of great warmth and musical substance through 11 Pereleman compositions.

Perelman, Ivo Duo Featuring Borah Bergman: Geometry
Perelman, Ivo Duo Featuring Borah Bergman:
Geometry

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $12.90    




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A meeting in Brooklyn in 1996 of these two monsters of avant-jazz as saxophonist Perelman and pianist Bergman tackle these difficult and passionate pieces.

Perelman, Ivo with Sirius Quartet: The Passion According To G.H.
Perelman, Ivo with Sirius Quartet:
The Passion According To G.H.

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman and the string ensemble Sirius Quartet create a passionate album of free improvisation that is at times fierce and others delicate, all the while remaining extraordinary.

Wintsch, Michael: Metapiano
Wintsch, Michael:
Metapiano

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Keyboardist Michel Wintsch uses piano, prepared piano, synthesizer, and a variety of foot devices to create unique solo compositions, informed by his years working with artists like Franz Koglmann and Gerry Hemingway.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger: Reverie
Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger:
Reverie

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Celebrating Ivo Perelman's 25th anniversary as a recording artist in a duo with legendary vibist Karl Berger (here on piano) for a special recording brimming with lyricism and a unique mix of virtuosity, wild abandon and romance.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris: Counterpoint
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris:
Counterpoint

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The trio of Joe Morris on guitar and Mat Maneri on viola, with Ivo Perelman taking the tenor saxophone taking the place of the late Joe Maneri from their long-standing trio association, in an album of superb chamber jazz focusing on unusual compositional structures.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Callas [2 CDs]
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Callas [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $28.95    




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A collection of performances by tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp, each piece named for characters from arias sung by Greek opera vocalist Maria Callas, 16 lyrical free improvisations as Perelman evokes Callas' distinctive voice.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]
Sun Ra Arkestra:
Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $29.95    




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Leo Records joins the celebration of Herman Blount, aka Sun Ra's, 100th birthday with this double CD, 100 minutes in 17 compositions of an 11-piece Arkestra performing live in Ulm, Germany in 1992, a great mix of classic Sun Ra pieces in a nearly continuous set.

Leandre / Delbecq / Houle: 14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris
Leandre / Delbecq / Houle:
14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The trio of Joelle Leandre (bass), Benoite Delbecq (piano), Francois Houle (clarinets) recording the 7-part "rue Paul Fort" at 14 rue Paul Fort @ Helene Aziza in Paris, France in 2013, beautifully fluid free improvisation from a set of superlative players.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch: Villa Lobos Suite
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Tanya Kalmanovitch:
Villa Lobos Suite

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Ivo Perelman pays tribute to Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos through free improvisation, enlisting two violists--Mat Maneri and Tanya Kalmanovitch-for a uniquely orchestrated set of recordings with Perelman emulating and complementing the strings in engaging ways.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Complementary Colors
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Complementary Colors

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The long-standing partnership of saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp take color, with each track taking the name of a hue, mixing shades through free improvisation of subtle grace in a masterful dialog that only two such complementary players can present.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey: Butterfly Whispers
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey:
Butterfly Whispers

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman suggests the listener use the titles of these improvisations to create their own narratives for the fluid and oratory overtones of these lyrical instant compositions, performed with drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Matthew Shipp.

Ligeti, Lukas / Thollem Mcdonas: Imaginary Images
Ligeti, Lukas / Thollem Mcdonas:
Imaginary Images

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Merging the sensibilities of compositional, jazz, and free improvised music, pianist Thollem McDonas and Lukas Ligeti on drums and electric "marimba lumina" create a hybrid that takes the best of all three in distinctive, disciplined, and heartfelt ways.

Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey: Tenorhood
Perelman, Ivo / Whit Dickey:
Tenorhood

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Brazilian-born, New York tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman in a duo with drummer Whit Dickey for an extraordinary album dedicated to and with pieces named for saxophonists Hank Mobley, Ben Webster, John Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins.

Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck): Skein
Skein (Gratkowski / Kaufmann / de Joode / Lee / Barrett / Buck):
Skein

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording at Alte Feuerwache Mannheim, Germany from Skein, extending the trio of Achim Kaufmann (piano), Frank Gratkowski (reeds), and Wilbert de Joode (bass) with Okkyung Lee (cello), Richard Barrett (electronics) and Tony Buck (drums) for an amazing album of instant composition.

Oberg, Uwe: Twice, At Least
Oberg, Uwe:
Twice, At Least

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Live recordings from 2012 & 2015 by German pianist Uwe Oberg performing a mix of original compositions and work by Monk, Bley, Lacy, & A. Peacock, balancing melodic and exploratory playing with passionate conviction backed by masterly skills and impeccable pacing.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris: Blue
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris:
Blue

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Referencing the color "blue" rather than the blues themselves, the duo of New York tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and Joe Morris on acoustic guitar present free improvisations balancing technical and melodic musings, an intimate and thoughtful album of concentrative playing.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger: The Hitchhiker
Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger:
The Hitchhiker

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The second CD that NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman has recorded with Ornette alumni Karl Berger, the first with Berger on piano, and here on vibraphone, opening new aspects of sound to the commanding dialog between these two friends and seasoned improvisers.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Corpo
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Corpo

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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After many years working together in the vital Downtown NY scene, saxophonist Ivo Perelman and Matthew Shipp take their playing the next step after their previous duo "Callas", in thoughtful improv that expresses in both their mutual language and masterful skills.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey: Soul
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Michael Bisio / Whit Dickey:
Soul

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The long–running duo of NY pianist Matthew Shipp and Brazilian/NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman forms the basis for this excellent quartet, with mainstays Michael Bisio on bass and Whit Dickey on drums, in an expressive and soulful album that balances enthusiasm and brilliant restraint.

Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann: Geode
Ullmann, Gebhard / Achim Kaufmann:
Geode

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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Albert Mangelsdorf Award-winning pianist Achim Kaufmann and multi-reedist Gebhard Ullmann met in the studio for the first time in Berlin, Germany to record these upbeat free improvisations, intricate collective playing covering a wide range of moods and styles.

Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann: Marbrakeys
Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann:
Marbrakeys

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.45    




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The Berlin-based trio of free improvising vocalist Almut Kuhne, pianist Achim Kaufmann and reedist Gebhard Ullmann for ten originals, on-the-edge, informed improvisation of great skill and melodic invention, taking their music into uncharted and unconventional territory.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien): Mingus Mingus Mingus
I Am Three (Eberhard / Neuser / Marien):
Mingus Mingus Mingus

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Saxophonist Silke Eberhard leads her trio with Nikolaus Neuser on trumpet and Christian Marien on drums, through a distillation of well known and lesser known Mingus tunes, restricting each tune to its essence in 3-4 minute renderings focusing on Mingus' compositional strength.

Nabatov, Simon: Monk 'N' More
Nabatov, Simon:
Monk 'N' More

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Pianist Simon Nabatov plays the music of Thelonious Monk in a live concert from 1995, alternating those recordings with a 2013 concert of solo electroacoustic work, an unusual approach that focuses the melodic aspects of Monk while highlighting his eccentricity and intrepidity.

Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1
Perelman, Ivo / Karl Berger / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 1

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman is the anchor for the 6 volumes of "The Art of the Improv Trio", here with Karl Berger on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums in a lyrical album that flows with grace and thoughtfulness, from ballad introspection to uptempo excitement, an impressive start to the series.

Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Whit Dickey:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 2

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The second volume of New York/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" is the most unique of the set, with Mat Maneri on viola and Whit Dickey on drums for a series of thirteen shorter and more intricate works of great range and diversity.

Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana: Live At Spanski Borci
Gratkowski, Frank / Sebi Tramontana:
Live At Spanski Borci

(Leo Records -- UK )


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A wonderfully playful and buoyant duo between trombonist Sebi Tramontana and reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on bass clarinet, clarinet, and alto saxophone, performing live at Spanski Borci Theatre, in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2016 over 15 concise and compelling dialogs.

Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4
Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The 4th volume in Brazilian/New York saxophonist Ivo Perelman's exemplary 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" bring together bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a 3-part set of free improvisation, beautifully flowing dialog of masterful playing.

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank: Spectral Reflections
Gratkowski Quartet, Frank:
Spectral Reflections

(Leo Records -- UK )


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A live recording in 2001 at Germany's The Loft from saxophonist & clarinetist Frank Gratkowski and his quartet with Wolter Wierbos on trombone, Dieter Manderscheid on bass, and Gerry Hemingway on drums, a superb example of the saxophonist's stature in the free improvising community, and the outstanding players he associates with.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline
Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Nabatov, Simon Trio: Picking Order
Nabatov, Simon Trio:
Picking Order

(Leo Records -- UK )


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Drawing from the spirit of early free jazz, pianist Simon Nabatov's new trio with Dominik Mahnig on drums and Stefan Schonegg on bass, are caught live at the LOFT in Cologne, Germany in 2015 for a superb concert of jazz that balances captivating lyrical material with exciting free passages, taking unexpected directions that constantly engage.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 3

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The 3rd part of NY/Brazilian saxophonist Ivo Perelman's "Art of the Improv Trio" series, with Matthew Shipp on piano and Gerald Cleaver on drums, each an essential element in the interplay and subtle skills of these masterful players, with Perelman's voice exceptionally strong as he demonstrates the full range of his sax through free and melodic passage.

Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5
Perelman, Ivo / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 5

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The fifth volume in Ivo Perlman's series exploring free improvising trios in various configurations brings together the tenor saxophonist with guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Gerald Cleaver for an exemplary album of modern, creative jazz.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Nate Wooley: Philosopher's Stone
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Nate Wooley:
Philosopher's Stone

(Leo Records -- UK )


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An inevitable meeting of New York luminaries, trumpeter Nate Wooley joins saxophonist Ivo Perelman with frequent sideman Matthew Shipp for an album of complex and sophisticated collective free improvisation, spectacular playing and like-minded conversation of incredible technique and lyrical innuendo; released with the quartet album "Octagon".

Perelman, Ivo / Nate Wooley / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver: Octagon
Perelman, Ivo / Nate Wooley / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver:
Octagon

(Leo Records -- UK )


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The second release pairing Brazilian-born, New York-based saxophonist Ivo Perelman with trumpeter Nate Wooley, in a quartet with bassist Brandon Lopez and drummer Gerald Cleaver, a frequent hard bop configuration, here in an 8 part set of studio recordings that range from exultant and vigorous group interplay to pointillist interaction, a superb album of creative modern jazz.

Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker): The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 1 Titan
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ William Parker):
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 1 Titan

(Leo Records -- UK )


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For more than 20 years Brazilian tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and New York pianist Matthew Shipp have collaborated in a diverse set of projects that have led to more than 30 albums; this first volume of 6 albums brings the two together with frequent collaborator William Parker for a 6 part work, fittingly dedicated to Saturn's largest moon, "Titan".

Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Bobby Kapp): The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 2 Tarvos
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Bobby Kapp):
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 2 Tarvos

(Leo Records -- UK )


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For more than 20 years Brazilian tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and New York pianist Matthew Shipp have collaborated in a diverse set of projects that have led to more than 30 albums; this second volume brings the duo together with legendary drummer Bobby Kapp, whose nimble and relaxed approach showcases himself and the duo of Pereleman Shipp with grace.

Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Michael Bisio): The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 4 Hyperion
Perelman, Ivo & Matthew Shipp (w/ Michael Bisio):
The Art Of Perelman-Shipp Volume 4 Hyperion

(Leo Records -- UK )


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For more than 20 years Brazilian/NY saxophonist Ivo Perelman and NY pianist Matthew Shipp have collaborated in a diverse set of projects that have led to more than 30 albums; this 4th volume celebrating that partnership adds another long-term compatriot, NY bassist Michael Bisio, for a 10 part series of improvisations exploring a diverse set of approaches.

 

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