The Squid's Ear Magazine
NY Improv & Downtown NY


 
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.

AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies
AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum):
As The Crow Flies

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.

Abrams, Muhal Richard : SoundDance
Abrams, Muhal Richard :
SoundDance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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A double CD of pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, the first in duo with saxophonist Fred Anderson, and the second with trombonist George Lewis, also on laptop, celebrating Abram's 80th birthday!

Adkins, Michael Quartet: Rotator
Adkins, Michael Quartet:
Rotator

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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New York tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Adkins with his quartet including Paul Motian on drums in a set of 9 original compositions.

Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen): Afterfall
Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen):
Afterfall

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Luis Lopes put together this international group including Sei Miguel, Joe Giardullo & Benjamin Duboc for gigs in Portugal, which worked so well that they went to the studio for this impressive release.

Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]
Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Alessi, Ralph and This Against That: Wiry Strong
Alessi, Ralph and This Against That:
Wiry Strong

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Bridging mainstream jazz with avant approaches, trumpeter Alessi leads his "This Against That" group with saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, bassist Drew Gress, pianist Andy Milne, drummer Mark Ferber, and Tim Berne co-producing.

Allen / Shipp / Morris: Night Logic
Allen / Shipp / Morris:
Night Logic

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $15.91    




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The trio of Sun Ra legend, saxophonist Marshall Allen, pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist Joe Morris in 10 trio improvisations of intense density, history and perspective.

Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor: Tales Of The Unforseen
Altschul, Barry 3dom Factor:
Tales Of The Unforseen

(Tum -- Finland )


Price: $17.95    




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Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.

Altschul, Barry: The 3dom Factor
Altschul, Barry:
The 3dom Factor

(Tum -- Finland )


Price: $17.95    




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Drummer Barry Altschul's first release as a leader in 25 years finds him in a trio with Jon Irabagon (Mostly Other People Do the Killing) and Joe Fonda (FAB Trio) for 9 Altschul compositions plus Carla Bley's "Ictus".

Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans: The Freedom Principle
Amado, Rodrigo Motion Trio & Peter Evans:
The Freedom Principle

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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Lisbon saxophonist Rodrigo Amado's trio with Miquel Mira on cello and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for 3 dynamic and exciting studio recording of superb TransAtlantic free improvisation.

Andel, Laura: Somnambulist
Andel, Laura:
Somnambulist

(Red Toucan -- Canada )


Price: $14.45    




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Arguelles, Julian Trio: Ground Rush
Arguelles, Julian Trio:
Ground Rush

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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British tenor saxophonist Julian Arguelles in a trio with NY drummer Tom Rainey and bassist Michael Formanek, a strong group feel led by one of contemporary jazz' unique voices.

Attias, Michael: Credo
Attias, Michael:
Credo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Attias, Michael: Spun Tree
Attias, Michael:
Spun Tree

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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His first studio album since 2004, alto saxophonist Michael Attias returns to the epic forms of his "Credo" release, presentng 8 new compositions with his band of Ralph Alessi, Matt Mitchell, Sean Conly and Tom Rainey

Ayler, Albert: Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]
Ayler, Albert:
Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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An expanded reissue of Albert Ayler's 1965 live album "Bells" in a quintet with drummer Sunny Murray (drums), Gary Peacock (bass), Donald Ayler (trumpet) and Charles Tyler (alto sax), plus his 1975 "Prophecy" album in a trio with Murray and Peacock, plus tracks from "Albert Smiles with Sunny".

Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper): Fremdenzimmer
Baloni (Badenhorst / Loriot / Niggenkemper):
Fremdenzimmer

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The debut album from the NY based Baloni trio, blending chamber techniques with a unique approach to improvisation, as performed by bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, violist Frantz Loriot, and multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst.

Bandolin, Jacob do : Great Jewish Music
Bandolin, Jacob do :
Great Jewish Music

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A tribute to Jacob do Bandolim, one of the founders of the Brazilian instrumental style choro in the 30's and 40's, in compositions from Tzadik artists Davka, Cyro Baptista, Carla Kihlstedt, Jon Madof, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz, Ben Perowsky, Rob Burger, Jamie Saft, &c.

Bang, Billy / William Parker: Medicine Buddha
Bang, Billy / William Parker:
Medicine Buddha

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A 2009 concert at The Rubin Museum Of Art, New York, on the 8th May, 2009 from the duo of double bassist William Parker, also performing on shakuhashi, dousn gouni; and the late violinist Billy Bang, also performing on thumb piano; organic and deeply felt dialog.

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs]
Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues / New York Collage [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $25.95    




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Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 2 CDs and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Baptista, Cyro: Macunaima
Baptista, Cyro:
Macunaima

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A key member of the New York downtown, Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista features a new quartet of you downtown players in dynamic and adventurous music!

Baptista, Cyro: Bluefly
Baptista, Cyro:
Bluefly

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A pop-infused psychedelic trip featuring Cyro with a huge lineup of superb musicians, lyrical improvisation with latin and world influences, with Baptista taking vocals over his eclectic and melodically embraceable music; a beautiful album to return to frequently.

Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 11 - Bar Kokhba Sextet
Zorn, John:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 11 - Bar Kokhba Sextet

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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Zorn, John Bar Kokhba Sextet: Lucifer: The Book Of Angels Volume 10
Zorn, John Bar Kokhba Sextet:
Lucifer: The Book Of Angels Volume 10

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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This Book of Angels release is the first recording in 10 years from this Masada ensemble blending Sephardic and Ashkenazi sonorities with latin, surf, world music and more.

Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell: Just Listen
Baron, Joey / Bill Frisell:
Just Listen

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The duo of long-time collaborators guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Joey Baron, two of Downtown NY's finest players, performing 9 tracks of original numbers and work by Sam Cooke, Ray Noble, Ron Carter, and Charlie Parker.

BassDrumBone: The Other Parade
BassDrumBone:
The Other Parade

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The remarkable trio of basist Mark Helias, drummer Gerry Hemingway and trombonist Ray Anderson in a release that brings modern language to traditional jazz, blues, and Louisiana rhythms.

Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades
Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bauder, Matt: Day in Pictures
Bauder, Matt:
Day in Pictures

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A brilliant NY quintet led by reedist Matt Bauder, with trumpeter Nate Wooley, pianist Angelica Sanxhez, bassist Jason Ajemian & dummer Tomas Fujiwara, an album dedicated to Donald Walden, Bill Dixon & Fred Anderson.

Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke: Moon [2 CDs]
Berger, Karl / Kirk Knuffke:
Moon [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $23.95    




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After performing at a night dedicated to Ed Blackwell and Don Cherry, vibraphone legend Karl Berger invited trumpeter Knuffke to Woodstock to teach and perform with him, from which this lovely album of duets was born, 2 CDs of original compositions of free and lyrical playing.

Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs: After The Storm
Berger, Karl / Mossa Bildner / Philip Gibbs:
After The Storm

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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During a 2012 visit from the UK, guitarist Philip Gibbs traveled to Woodstock with vibraphonist/pianist Karl Berger and free vocalist Mossa Bildner, recording these 6 beautiful tracks in Berger's studio.

Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen: Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger
Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen:
Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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The electrified acoustic trio of vibraphonist Karl Berger (NY), trumpeter and electronic artist Werner Hasler (Switzerland) and drummer Gilbert Paeffgen (Switzerland), exotic groove-based jazz.

Berger, Karl: Gently Unfamiliar
Berger, Karl:
Gently Unfamiliar

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist, vibraphonist, and composer Karl Berger presents his 2nd release in a trilogy of Tzadik CDs that started with the solo "Strangely Familiar", here in a trio with Joe Fonda on bass and Harvey Sorgen on drums, lyrical free bop jazz in 7 rich and distinctive movements.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me
Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble: Open, Coma
Berne, Tim & The Copenhagen Art Ensemble:
Open, Coma

(Screwgun -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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2000 studio and live release from Tim Berne with a big band grouping of the Copenhagen Art Ensemble including trumpeter Herb Robertson and guitarist Marc Ducret.

Berne, Tim: Science Friction 3CD
Berne, Tim:
Science Friction 3CD

(Screwgun -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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Bernstein, Steven: Diaspora Suite
Bernstein, Steven:
Diaspora Suite

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Steven Bernstein's fourth installment in his Diaspora series, exploring Jewish tradition through original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Peter Apfelbaum, &c.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Elliott Sharp: BASE
Berthiaume, Antoine / Elliott Sharp:
BASE

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Two guitarists from New York's Downtown and Montreal's Actuelle scenes in 11 guitar improvisations, experimental sounds constructed and deconstructed.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter
Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Bisio, Michael (w/ Kirk Knuffke / Art Bailey / Michael Wimberly): Accortet
Bisio, Michael (w/ Kirk Knuffke / Art Bailey / Michael Wimberly):
Accortet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O.
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo:
Row for William O.

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.

Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo: Floating Ice
Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo:
Floating Ice

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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NY bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp continue their collaborations from their trio work with Whit Dickey in this duo release recorded in the studio, beautiful and amazing telepathic communication.

Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood: Control This
Blake, Michael / Kresten Osgood:
Control This

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A set of saxophone & drums duo from Ex-Loung Lizard Blake and Copenhagen/NY drummer Osgood, free and melodic music with great rhythmic and harmonic diversity.

Blaser, Samuel: Spring Rain
Blaser, Samuel:
Spring Rain

(Whirlwind -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Swiss trombonist Samuel Blaser pays tribute to clarinetist and composer Jimmy Giuffre, in a quartet with Russ Lossing on piano & keys, Drew Gress on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, merging Giuffre's lyrical forms to create new and innovative compositions.

Belogenis, Louie: Blue Buddha
Belogenis, Louie:
Blue Buddha

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Legendary tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis in a quartet with four New York improvisational heavy-weights-- trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey in an energetic set of modern and informed jazz.

Boeren, Eric 4tet: Song for Tracy the Turtle - Live in Brugge 2004
Boeren, Eric 4tet:
Song for Tracy the Turtle - Live in Brugge 2004

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Dutch improvisers cornetist Eric Boeren, saxophonist Michael Moore, bassist Wilbert de Joode with drummer Paul Lovens performing live in 2004 at Concertgebouw, Brugge.

Borbetomagus: Black Album
Borbetomagus:
Black Album

(Agaric -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The Borbetomagus trio of Jim Sauter (sax), Don Dietrich (reeds) and Donald Miller (guitar) in a 1982 release on their own Agaric label, high volume jazz compiled from concerts in 1979 and 1981.

Borbetomagus: Seven Reasons for Tears
Borbetomagus:
Seven Reasons for Tears

(Agaric -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The unique voice of the Borbetomagus quartet recording in NYC in 1987, dark and beautiful improvisation that takes freedom to a unique level of squealing skronky feverish overtones and exhilaration.

Borbetomagus: Trente Belles Annees
Borbetomagus:
Trente Belles Annees

(Agaric -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Live recordings from Instants Chavires in Montreuil, France as the final concert of the Borbetomagus 2009 tour, a blistering 46 minute improvisation celebrating 30 years of this groundbreaking noise jazz trio's work.

Borbetomagus: White Album
Borbetomagus:
White Album

(Agaric -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The first Borbetomagus, an unprecedented release of extreme free/punk improvisation and sound from the trio of Jim Sauter (reeds), Don Dietrich (reeds) and Donald Miller (guitar).

Bottle Skup Flenkenkenmike: Looks like Velvet, Smells like Pee
Bottle Skup Flenkenkenmike:
Looks like Velvet, Smells like Pee

(Broklyn Beats -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads
Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster:
The Caustic Ballads

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.

Braxton, Anthony / Milford Graves / William Parker: Beyond Quantum
Braxton, Anthony / Milford Graves / William Parker:
Beyond Quantum

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Three of the most important virtuoso instrumentalists in improvisation in an historic and intense musical meeting, recorded and mixed by Bill Laswell.

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 / Derek Bailey: First Duo Concert (London 1974)
Braxton, Anthony / Derek Bailey:
First Duo Concert (London 1974)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A much-need reissue of the 1974 Emanem LP presenting saxophonist Anthony Baxton, also on flute, with guitarist Derek Bailey on acoustic and electric, performing at London's Wigmore Hall for twelve duets of a diverse, playful, and accesible character.

Braxton, Anthony : 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007
Braxton, Anthony :
12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Braxton's Composition 361 is a staggeringly detailed 70 minute tour-de-force for his 12-tet, a work of shifting layers, counter-structures, quiet tensions and scorching explosions.

Braxton, Anthony : 3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]
Braxton, Anthony :
3 Compositions (EEMHM) 2011 [3 CDs]

(Braxton House/Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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1st studio recordings of Echo Echo Mirror House Music, a framework where musicians Braxton, Halvorson, Bynum, Pavone, Testa, Siegel, & Rozen navigate scores combining cartography and graphic notation on instruments plus iPods with samples from Braxton's recorded discography.

Braxton, Anthony : Trio (Victoriaville) 2007
Braxton, Anthony :
Trio (Victoriaville) 2007

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Trio with Mary Halvorson and Taylor Ho Bynum live using laptop and interactive electronics at the 24th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville.

Braxton, Anthony Sextet: (Victoriaville) 2005
Braxton, Anthony Sextet:
(Victoriaville) 2005

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa): Echo Echo Mi
Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa):
Echo Echo Mirror House

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Composer/saxophonist Braxton performed "Composition NO 347 + 62'37" " at the 2011 Victo Festival with the "super-group" of Braxton alumni - Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Jay Rozen, Aaron Siegel, Carl Testa", on their respective instruments + iPods.

Braxton, Anthony Quartet: (Victoriaville) 1992
Braxton, Anthony Quartet:
(Victoriaville) 1992

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Compositions 159, 148, 161, 158 and John Coltrane's "Impressions", performed with Marilyn Crispell, Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway.

Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson): No Time Left!
Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson):
No Time Left!

(Long Song Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    




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Long time collaborators, Italian saxophonist Daniele Cavallanti and drummer Tiziano Tononi, travelled to NYC to record with friends new and old, the results of which are this dynamic free jazz album recorded with Steve Swell (trombone), Herb Robertson (cornet) and Joe Fonda (bass).

Brown Ensemble, Rob: Crown Trunk Root Funk
Brown Ensemble, Rob:
Crown Trunk Root Funk

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Frequent William Parker sideman alto saxophonist Rob Brown on his 1st Aum Fidelity solo record, studio recordings of the ensemble he put together for the 2006 Vision Festival.

Brown, Rob: Unknown Skies
Brown, Rob:
Unknown Skies

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $13.50    




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The NY trio of alto saxophonist Rob Brown, pianist Craig Taborn, and drummer Nasheet Waits performing at the Sons d'Hiver Festival in 2010, insprired and powerful group interplay.

Bryan and the Haggards: Pretend It's the End Of the World
Bryan and the Haggards:
Pretend It's the End Of the World

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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New York's most decorated avant-country instrumental Merle Haggard cover band featuring Bryan Murray and Jon lrabagon on sax, Jon Lundbom on guitar, Moppa Elliott on bass and Danny Flscher on drums.

Bryan and the Haggards: Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls
Bryan and the Haggards:
Still Alive and Kickin' Down the Walls

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Jazz, country and western music converge in unexpected ways in the 2nd release from the quintet of saxophonists Bryan Murray & Jon Irabagon, guitarist Jon Lundbom, bassist Moppa Elliott, and drummer Danny Fischer.

Burger, Rob: City Of Strangers
Burger, Rob:
City Of Strangers

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Tin Hat Trio founder Burger in an eclectic and wonderfully informed set of film cues, with help from Marc Ribot, Eyvind Kang, Carla Kihlstedt, Kenny Wollesen, &c.

Burrell, Dave / Steve Swell: Turning Point
Burrell, Dave / Steve Swell:
Turning Point

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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The 3rd in a series of 5 suites from pianist Dave Burrell commemorating the people and events of the American Civil War, a mature and passionate work performed in a duo with NY trombonist Steve Swell, performed live at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia.

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.

Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho: Apparent Distance
Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho:
Apparent Distance

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The first recording of Ho Bynum's new sextet, with guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, augmented by bassist Ken Filiano, saxophonist Jim Hobbs, and tubist/bass trombonist Bill Lowe, in a 4-part suite.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams
Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The 2nd recording from cornetist Bynum's improvising chamber ensemble SpiderMonkey Strings in a narrative coming of age work using Bynum arrangements of Ornette, Sun Ra, & Elligton.

Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver: Book of Three: Continuum
Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver:
Book of Three: Continuum

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Collective improvisation from Ho Bynum's Book of Three with bassist John Hebert & drummer Gerald Cleaver, following their RogueArt CD with this exceptional album of original compositions plus works from Bobby Bradford, Salim Washington, and Jim Hobbs.

Bynum, Taylor Ho : Book Of Three
Bynum, Taylor Ho :
Book Of Three

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Bynum's trio with bassist John Hebert and drummer Gerald Cleaver, explorative and informed recordings from Firehouse 12, music on the forefront of modern improvisation.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs]
Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $23.95    




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The 1st of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 CDS of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

CHANGES TO blind: Volume 4: Phobia
CHANGES TO blind:
Volume 4: Phobia

(Mucal -- Mucal )


Price: $9.95    




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Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem
Cady, Jason:
Happiness Is The Problem

(Lock Step Records -- USA )


Price: $7.16    




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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.

Caine, Adam: Thousandfold
Caine, Adam:
Thousandfold

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Caine, Uri: Moloch - The Book Of Angels Volume 6
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Capece, Lucio: Zero Plus Zero
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With soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, Sruti box, electronics, preparations and applied objects, Lucio Cape releases this suite consisting of six structured pieces exploring the possibilities of those reed instruments.

Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper /  Loriot / Roig):
Carate Urio Orchestra (Badenhorst / Olaffson / Olaffson / Soniano / Niggenkemper / Loriot / Roig):
Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Active since 2013, this ever-changing band was formed by multi-reedist Joachim Badenhorst, blending jazz, post-rock, noise, lo- fi, psychedelica, and ambient music into a potent brew, as heard here in this septet rendering performing live at the 2015 Ljubljana Jazz Festival.

Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne: Nebulosa
Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne:
Nebulosa

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Alto saxophonist Tim Berne joined the trio of bassist & composer Hugo Carvalhais, pianist Gabriel Pinto, & drummer Mario Costa for this debut of their informed and dynamic modern jazz project.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn
Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn

(Northern Spy -- USA )


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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Chemical Composition: Excitement Within the Trojan Horse
Chemical Composition:
Excitement Within the Trojan Horse

(Chemical Composition -- USA )


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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

Chemical Composition: Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow
Chemical Composition:
Notes Are Rain, Timbre Is Snow

(Chemical Composition -- USA )


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The NY free improvising trio Chemical Composition (pianist Constance Cooper; percussionist John Cacciatore; electric guitarist Tom Desisto) are joined by Jeffrey Lependors on shakuhachi, xiao, and bawu.

Chemical Composition: Uttered Fast But Without Haste
Chemical Composition:
Uttered Fast But Without Haste

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The New York improvising trio Chemical Composition with pianist Constance Cooper, percussionist John Cacciatore, and electric guitarist Tom Desisto, free improvisation steeped in jazz traditions.

Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim: Old and Unwise
Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim:
Old and Unwise

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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American saxophonist Tim Berne and French double-bassist Bruno Chevillon in the studio after 3 live gigs in Portugal, improvising freely while exploring sound and spinning tales in the moment.

 

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