The Squid's Ear Magazine
London & UK improvisation and related


 
Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001)
Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs
Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Meteo
Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble:
Meteo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A live recording at the famous Meteo Festival from the trio of Sophie Agnel (piano), John Edwards (double bass) and Steve Noble (drums), three of Europe's most active improvisers in an intense extended performance.

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

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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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 )


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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.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings
Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras
Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:
...de las piedras

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.

Allum & Prevost: Penumbrae
Allum & Prevost:
Penumbrae

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


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AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost playing all bowed sources in a subtle and ringing duet of bowing approaches with violinist Jennifer Allum of the London Post Quartet.

Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser: Bell Tower Recordings
Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser:
Bell Tower Recordings

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


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Members of Eddie Prevost's weekly improvisation workshops, violinist Jennifer Allum and cellist Ute Kanngiesser, recorded these 3 improvisations, running the gamut from spacious harmonics to vigorously weaving dialog, in 3 rooms of St Augustine's Bell Tower in London.

Altenburger, Martine  / John Russell: Duet
Altenburger, Martine / John Russell:
Duet

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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This duet between cellist Altenburger and guitarist Russell was recorded at the Musique en Mouvement Festival Theatre du Jarnisy in 2008, an intense and intricate dialog of great dynamics.

AMM (Tilbury / Prevost): Place Sub. V
AMM (Tilbury / Prevost):
Place Sub. V

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


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AMM (Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano(+)) performing a 1 hour, 1 minute and 1 second live concert at the 2012 Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music in Lublin, Poland in a beautiful melding of unconventional approaches to improvisation.

AMM (Cardew / Gare / Hobbs / Prevost / Rowe): The Crypt - 12th June 1968 The Complete Session [2 CDs
AMM (Cardew / Gare / Hobbs / Prevost / Rowe):
The Crypt - 12th June 1968 The Complete Session [2 CDs]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $28.50    




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Perhaps the most iconic and "classic" of AMM albums, recorded at The Crypt in London in 1968 with AMM as the quartet of Cornelius Cardew on piano & cello, Lou Gare on saxophone and violin, Christopher Hobbs on percussion, Eddie Prevost on percussion, and Keith Rowe on guitar & electronics.

AMM (Prevost / Gare): To Hear and Back Again
AMM (Prevost / Gare):
To Hear and Back Again

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg: Free Zone Appleby 2007
Angeli / Parker / Rothenberg:
Free Zone Appleby 2007

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A smaller than usual Freezone Appleby Festival, 2007 presents duos and trios with the excellent lineup of Paolo Angeli, Evan Parker and Ned Rothenberg.

Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga): Corgroc
Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga):
Corgroc

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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ap'strophe began working together in 2006 in search of a common sonoric space, which they found in the investigation of distinctive timbres between acoustic guitar and zither.

ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside): The Pursuit Of Happiness
ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside):
The Pursuit Of Happiness

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Since 1988 ARC have developed through improvisation a collective language that draws on the European textures of the violin family with a little bit of voice added.

Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):
Goodbye Silence

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.

Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor): 4 Live In Oxford
Atmospheres Without Oxygen (Dunmall / Gibbs / Stevens / Taylor):
4 Live In Oxford

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Live recording from Oxford Improv Club in 2010 opposite Red Square with Paul Dunmall on saxophones, Phil Gibbs on electric guitar and electronics, Nik Stevens on double bass and Trevor Taylor electronic percussion.

Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo: Scale Points on the Fever Curve
Bailey, Derek & Fine, Milo:
Scale Points on the Fever Curve

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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BARK!: Fume of Sighs
BARK!:
Fume of Sighs

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The third CD by the trio of Rex Casswell (electric guitar), Phillip Marks (percussion) and Paul Obermayer (samples), creating beautiful jagged, sharp edged textures propelled by some of their tightest, strangest, most powerful rhythmic designs yet.

Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward: Barkingside
Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward:
Barkingside

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A quartet of four excellent young improvising musicians based in London and Oxford, none of whom have ever been to the outer London suburb of Barkingside.

BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall): Gratuitous Abuse
BARREL (Blunt / Kallin / Marshall):
Gratuitous Abuse

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The London based improvising string trio Barrel of Alison Blunt on violin, Ivor Kallin on violin & viola, and Hannah Marshall on cello, all members of London Improvisers Orchestra and performers at the 2007 Freedom of the City.

Barrett, Richard: Adrift
Barrett, Richard:
Adrift

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.

Bell, Clive / Bechir Saade: An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney
Bell, Clive / Bechir Saade:
An Account of My Hut: Improvisations for Shakuhachi and Ney

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $17.95    




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Shakuhachi duets from veteran player Clive Bell and Lebanese improviser Bechir Saade recorded in England, 2007; lyrical, haunting and unexpected.

Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia: The Geographers
Bell, Clive & Hallett, Sylvia:
The Geographers

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.45    




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Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith: Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens a
Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith:
Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens and the SME

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener
Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

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.

Bianco, Tony / Dave Liebman / Tony Marino: Line Ish
Bianco, Tony / Dave Liebman / Tony Marino:
Line Ish

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Tony Bianco (drums) in a trio with Dave Liebman (saxophones, flute, piano) and Tony Marino (double bass) playing fiery jazz compositions as well as a few short improvisations.

Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall: Hour Glass [2 CDs]
Bianco, Tony & Paul Dunmall:
Hour Glass [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $19.95    




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Two energetic, extended improvisations led by drummer Tony Bianco, one with Paul Dunmall (saxophones) and Marcio Mattos (double bass), the other with Dunmall (saxophone) and Paul Rogers (bass).

Bianco, Tony: Utoma Quartet
Bianco, Tony:
Utoma Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Borrowing from Elvin Jones' concepts, drummer Bianco's band uses 2 saxophones (Mike Fletcher and Mark Hanslip), bass (Colin Somervell) and drums, for energetic and ecstatic jazz compositions creating a continual pulse with long lines and looped synchronicity.

Blume / Denley / Dorner / Mattos / Wachsmann: LINES in Australia
Blume / Denley / Dorner / Mattos / Wachsmann:
LINES in Australia

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The second album from the quintet of Martin Blume (percussion), Jim Denley (flutes, saxophone), Axel Dorner (trumpet), Marcio Mattos (cello, electronics) and Philipp Wachsmann (violin, electronics).

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.

Bradford, Bobby: Love's Dream
Bradford, Bobby:
Love's Dream

(EMANEM -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman: Ballgames & Crazy
Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman:
Ballgames & Crazy

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The duo of trombonist Gail Brand and vocalist Morgan Guberman in a studio recording of creative improvisations.

Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble: Mental Shake
Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble:
Mental Shake

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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A return to the group that kick-started Otoroku - the veteran German reedsman and free jazz pioneer Peter Brotzmann with the long-running London bass/drums partnership of John Edwards and Steve Noble, recording at the last set of a two-day residency at Cafe OTO in 2013.

Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble: Mental Shake [VINYL]
Brotzmann / Adasiewicz / Edwards / Noble:
Mental Shake [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $23.95    




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A return to the group that kick-started Otoroku - the veteran German reedsman and free jazz pioneer Peter Brotzmann with the long-running London bass/drums partnership of John Edwards and Steve Noble, recording at the last set of a two-day residency at Cafe OTO in 2013.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble: I Am Here Where Are You
Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble:
I Am Here Where Are You

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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Distilling the trio of Brotzmann/Noble/Edwards into a duo, saxophonist Brotzmann and drummer Noble recorded this powerful set of free improvisations live at Ateliers Claus, Brussels on January 19th, 2013.

Burn / Coxhill / Edwards / Minton / Russell: Mopomoso Solos 2002
Burn / Coxhill / Edwards / Minton / Russell:
Mopomoso Solos 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A concert featuring exceptional unaccompanied solo improvisations by John Russell (guitar), Phil Minton (voice), John Edwards (double bass), Lol Coxhill (saxophone) and Chris Burn (piano, percussion) followed by an impromptu performance as a quintet.

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.

Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Tempestuous
Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Tempestuous

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Live recordings of this incredible improvising trio as influenced by a 'tempestuous' storm buffeting & rattling the windows of the church in which the performance took place.

Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell: News From The Shed
Butcher / Durrant / Lovens /Malfatti / Russell:
News From The Shed

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Butcher / Hemingway: Buffalo Pearl
Butcher / Hemingway:
Buffalo Pearl

(Auricle -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Percussionist Hemingway with John Butcher on tenor and soprano sax performing live in 2005, demonstrating their extended language in a brilliant and eccentric dialog.

Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff: Way Out Northwest
Butcher / Muller / van der Schyff:
Way Out Northwest

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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British saxophone phenomenon John Butcher meets Vancouver's premiere bassist Torsten Müller and drummer Dylan van der Schyff for an amazing live set at the Western Front.

Butcher / Viltard / Prevost: "All But" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists -- Volume 2
Butcher / Viltard / Prevost:
"All But" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists -- Volume 2

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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The second volume of Eddie Prevost's 2011 series of concerts at Network Theatre, Waterloo, London meeting with remarkable saxophonists, here with John Butcher on tenor & soprano, with Guillaume Viltard on double bass.

 
Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell:
Membrane

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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Mysteriously dark electroacoustic improv from the adept trio of John Butcher on acoustic and amplified saxophones, Burkhard Beins on amplified bass drum and electronics, and Mark Wastell on amplified 32" paiste tam-tam, slowly evolving, rich environments in sound.

Butcher, John / John Edwards: Optic
Butcher, John / John Edwards:
Optic

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Butcher, John / Kurzmann, Christof: The Big Misunderstanding Between Hertz and Megahertz
Butcher, John / Kurzmann, Christof:
The Big Misunderstanding Between Hertz and Megahertz

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $18.95    




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Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal: Concentric
Butcher, John / Nilssen-Love, Pal:
Concentric

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell: The Scenic Route
Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell:
The Scenic Route

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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1999 release of the trio of John Butcher on soprano & tenor sax, Phil Durrant on violin, and John Russell on guitar, meticulous improvisation using outrageous technique, "unorthodox thematic development and off-center interplay which at times is odd and surreal".

Butcher, John / Mark Sanders: Daylight
Butcher, John / Mark Sanders:
Daylight

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Percussionist Mark Sanders and saxophonist John Butcher in recordings from two concerts: the 2010 Freedom of the City festival in London, and a year later at Southampton University; exceptionally expressive and technically unique playing.

Butcher, John: Bell Trove Spools
Butcher, John:
Bell Trove Spools

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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UK saxophone phenomenon John Butcher in 10 live solo recordings using the unique sonic environments of Richmond Hall, a Houston art gallery that has been compared to a bowling alley, and Issue Project Room's high-ceilinged marble room in Brooklyn, NY.

Butcher, John: Resonant Spaces
Butcher, John:
Resonant Spaces

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Extreme acoustic space recordings from saxophonist John Butcher, part of Arika's Resonant Spaces event, with performances from resonant and remote corners of Scotland.

Butcher, John: The Geometry of Sentiment
Butcher, John:
The Geometry of Sentiment

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Sonic experiments and solo improvisations on tenor and soprano with 2 pieces using amplified feedback, and 1 piece dedicated to Derek Bailey.

Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume): Caetitu
Caetitu (Gibson / Weston / Mattos / Blume):
Caetitu

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Live recordings from LOFT in Cologne, 2007 of this quartet of collective improvisers including Brazilian saxophonist Yedo Gibson and pianist Veryan Weston.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter
Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher: Choices
Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher:
Choices

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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The first meeting on disc of two of the finest and most innovative electroacoustic instrumentalists in Germany, performing on reeds, trumpets, radio, speakers, and preparations.

Carter String Trio, Kent: Intersections
Carter String Trio, Kent:
Intersections

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Kent Carter (double bass) leads a string trio comprised of Albert Maurer (violin) and Katrin Mickiewicz (viola) in an enchanting set of recordings made in Koln, Sers, and Bonn during 2004.

Carter String Trio, Kent: The Willisau Suites
Carter String Trio, Kent:
The Willisau Suites

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Kent Carter (double bass) leads Carl Zingaro (violin) and Francois Dreno (viola) in a string trio with touches of classical chamber, jazz, and European folk music. Albrecht Maurer (violin) and Emmanuelle Roch (viola) later join Carter in two pieces.

Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon : Music From ColourDome
Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon :
Music From ColourDome

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury: Variable Formations
Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury:
Variable Formations

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording at Cafe Oto in 2013 from this sextet in an extended and dynamic piece in which the musicians develop material they had presented in small groups in the first half of the concert, mixing improvised and prepared elements.

Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble: Epiphany
Circuit: Electro Acoustic Ensemble:
Epiphany

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The first in a series of recordings from the shifting Circuit ea-improv ensemble, here with Trevor Taylor, Paul Dunmall, Jonathan Implett and Nick Stephens.

Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Kitaoka
Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble:
Kitaoka

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The 3rd CD in a series by the ea-improv group Circuit (Pat Thomas, Trevor Taylor, &c). music influenced by the japanese artist and illusionist Akiyoshi Kitaoka.

Circuit: Genesis
Circuit:
Genesis

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Percussionist Trevor Taylor's Circuit mixes acoustic instruments, electronics and real-time processing to morph alien sounding landscapes through well-honed improvising, here with Paul Dunmall, Hilary Jeffires, and Roberto Filoseta.

Circuit: Pyro
Circuit:
Pyro

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The UK electroacoustic improvising group led by FMR's label leader Trevor Taylor in two quartet recordings with Jonathon Seagroatt (reeds & electronics), Rob Stevenson (reeds & electronics), Steve Hubback (percussion) and and Geof Harris (bass).

Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis: Illusion
Circuit: Taylor / Seagroat / Chatgigiannis:
Illusion

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The 5th release from the electronic and electroacoustic group Circuit, featuring Trevor Taylor and a changing set of collaborators, exploring improvisation with real time manipulation.

Cogburn / Jones / Rainey: Arena Ladridos
Cogburn / Jones / Rainey:
Arena Ladridos

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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A live performance of saxophonist Bhob Rainey, electronics artist Bonnie Jones and percussionist Chris Cogburn performing live at AAMP in Austin, TX, and at Crolwey Theatre, Marfa, TX.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows
Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles): Ulrichsberg
Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles):
Ulrichsberg

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.

Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash): Song / Dance
Convergence Quartet (Bynum / Einsenstadt / Hawkins / Lash):
Song / Dance

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, drummer Harris Eisenstadt, pianist Alexander Hawkins and bassist Dominic Lash converge for 9 pieces of avant-jazz and free music.

Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt): Owl Ja
Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum / Alexander Hawkins / Dominic Lash / Harris Eisenstadt):
Owl Jacket [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $25.95    




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The 4th release from the international quartet of NY cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum, Canadian drummer Harris Eisenstadt, and UK bassist Dominic Lash and pianist Alexander Hawkins, with compositions from all 4 players, including an adaptation of traditional Ghanaian & Gambian pieces.

Convergence Quartet, The: Live In Oxford
Convergence Quartet, The:
Live In Oxford

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The Convergence Quartet (Taylor Ho Bynum, Harris Eisenstadt, Alexander Hawkins and Dominic Lash) in their first FMR CD performing inspired modern jazz live in Oxford.

Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford: White String's Attached (1979)
Coombes, Nigel / Steve Beresford:
White String's Attached (1979)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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These 1979 duo concert performances from violinist Nigel Coomes and pianist Steve Beresford were generally considered at the time to be the most significant advance in violin & piano music for around 200 years.

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.

Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda: Sitting On Your Stairs
Coxhill, Lol & Michel Doneda:
Sitting On Your Stairs

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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An improvised concert at Les Instantes Chavires near Paris in 2011, the last outing of the duo of saxophonist Lol Coxhill and trumpter Michel Doneda, two fine improvisers at the top of their respective abilities.

Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner: Success With Your Dog
Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner:
Success With Your Dog

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The duo of Lol Coxhill on soprano saxophone and Roger Turner on drums & percussion, performing at Brest & London in 2003 and 2010; unusual conversation from two long-standing improvising colleagues.

Davies  / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell: For Hugh Davies
Davies / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell:
For Hugh Davies

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Recordings from early DIY electroacoustic improviser and instrument inventor, the late Hugh Davies, accompanied in live performance by Adam Bohman, Lee Patterson, and Mark Wastell.

Davies / Patterson / Toop : Wunderkammern
Davies / Patterson / Toop :
Wunderkammern

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Six delicate, complex and suubtle studio compositions from the trio of Rhodri Davies on harp & electronics, David Toops on guitar and percussive devices, and Lee Patterson on amplified devices.

Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner: A.D.
Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner:
A.D.

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Incredible, understated improvisation from two masters of the form - Axel Dorner on trumpet and Angharad Davies on violin - in three commanding tracks of atmospheric momentum.

Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji : Endspace
Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji :
Endspace

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Violinist Andharad Davies, with releases on Absinth, Creative Sources, & Emanem, and inside pianist Tisha Mukarji in delicate yet intensely beautiful improvisations.

Davies, Hugh : Performances 1969 - 1977
Davies, Hugh :
Performances 1969 - 1977

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Limited edition archive CDR of 1960's instrument inventor the late Hugh Davies, solo and with Richard Orton, to accompany the Another Timbre release "For Hugh Davies".

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum
Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Davis  / Milton / Saade: dun
Davis / Milton / Saade:
dun

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Understated and exquisite improvisation using trumpet, violin, bass clarinet, flute and field recordings from three forward-thinking performers.

Day, Terry: Interruptions
Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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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.

 

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