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Peter Evans


 
Evans, Peter / Tom Blancarte: [sparks] Evans, Peter / Tom Blancarte:
[sparks]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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NYC trumpeter Peter Evans and bassist Tom Blancarte play very experimental improvisation pushing the boundries, density and speed of free improv interaction.

Evans, Peter Quartet: ! Evans, Peter Quartet:
!

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Evans' 1st recording as a leader with guitarist Brandon Seabrook, bassist Tom Blancarte & drummer Kevin Shea, mixing 50-60's jazz and noise in wild and kinetic free improv.

Evans, Peter Quartet: Live in Lisbon Evans, Peter Quartet:
Live in Lisbon

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Trumpeter Evan's Quartet with Ricardo Gallo, Tom Blancarte and Kevin Shea at the 2009 Jazz em Agosto Festival brilliantly restructuring jazz standards into collective compositions.

Evans, Peter Quintet: Destination: Void Evans, Peter Quintet:
Destination: Void

(More Is More -- USA )

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The second release from NY trumpeter Peter Evans Quintet with Ron Stabinsky on piano, Tom Blancarte on bass, Sam Pluta on live electronics, and Jim Black on drums, an epic and amazingly sophisticated album based on Frank Herbert's novel of the same name.

Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Shamokin!!! Mostly Other People Do The Killing:
Shamokin!!!

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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New York's MOPDTK (Evans/Irabagon/Shea/Elliott) performing band leader Moppa Elliott's post-uber-be-bop that smokes in the future tradition of 50s jazz.

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Slippery Rock Mostly Other People Do the Killing:
Slippery Rock

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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Claiming to have been inspired by smooth jazz, the 6th MOPDTK album is a remarkable achievement of forward-thinking free jazz with a bizarre sense of humor and an irresistible love of poking fun at form while simultaneously paying homage.

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: This Is Our Moosic Mostly Other People Do the Killing:
This Is Our Moosic

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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Looking like the cover to Ornette's "This Is Our Music", the brilliant quartet of Peter Evans, Kevin Shea, Jon Irabagon & Moppa Elliott both pay homage to & move forward hard bop music.

Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans:
Scenes in the House of Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The classic European Free Improv trio of Evan Parker, Barry Guy and Pual Lytton is joined by New York trumpeter Peter Evans for an incredible live concert at Casa de Musica, Portugal.

Trumpets and Drums (Wooley / Evans / Black / Lytton): Live in Ljubljana Trumpets and Drums (Wooley / Evans / Black / Lytton):
Live in Ljubljana

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Two drummers - Jim Black & Paul Lytton - and two trumpeters - Nate Wooley & Peter Evans - came together at the 53rd Ljubljana Jazz Festival to record these extended improvisations, demonstrating the phenomenal skill and compatibility of these outstanding players.

PBB'S Lacus Amoenus with Peter Evans: The Sauna Session PBB'S Lacus Amoenus with Peter Evans:
The Sauna Session

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Piero Bittolo Bon's Lacus Amoenus featuring the leader on reeds & electronics, Simone Massaron on guitars, Glauco Benedetti on tuba, and Tommaso Cappellato on drums, is joined by trumpeter Peter Evans for an album of transatlantic improvisation of great dexterity and humor.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL] Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Durand, Werner : Schwingende Luftsaulen 2 Durand, Werner :
Schwingende Luftsaulen 2

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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A beautifully hypnotic album of saxophone, accompanied by Pan-Ney, Shruti Box and Organ, recorded in overdubs by composer/wind player Werner Durand in this 2nd chapter of his trilogy focused on the Pan-Ney, a self-built instrument for repetitive foundations, as Durand draws on elements of nature, mythology, dance, religion, literature and folklore.

Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer: Spectre Of Radiants Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer:
Spectre Of Radiants

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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An extended and rich confluence of strings from R Keenan Lawler and John Krausbauer, using resonator guitar and banjo, sustained tones that intertwine in a beautiful and optimistic drone, minimalistic yet drenched in a profusion of harmonic detail; a beautiful and elusive dream mixing between an Indian raga and an alien electronic environment.

Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet  [CASSETTE w/ DOW Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux:
Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla' Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Memories Of A Tunicate

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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While both improvisers were in New York City for the 2019 Vision Festival, multi-reedist and European Free Improv legend Peter Brötzmann met Chicago cellist and electronics artist Fred Lonberg-Holm to record their 3rd album together, their 1st album in the studio a diverse set of incredible concentration, with Brötzmann performing on tenor saxophone, woodwind, and clarinet.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis:
Blood Moon

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light... Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels:
Vanishing Light...

(Ayler -- France )

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Trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez merges his Yells at Eel project with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer/percussionist Stefan Gonzalez, with Texas-based experimental rock band Pinkish Black--Daron Beck on keyboards and Jon Teague on drums & synthesizers--for a gripping and masterful hybrid of improvisation, dark synthetic rock and heavy moods; a riveting journey.

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light Smith, Damon:
Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.



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Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

Evans, Peter / Tim Dahl / Mike Pride: Pulverize The Sound

Parker, Evan ElectroAcoustic Septet: Seven

Parker, Evan / Peter Evans / Craig Taborn / Sam Pluta: Rocket Science

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

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon

Evans, Peter Quintet: Destination: Void

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light...

Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Blue

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

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

Durand, Werner : Schwingende Luftsaulen 2

Parker / Guy / Lytton + Peter Evans: Scenes in the House of Music

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla'

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: This Is Our Moosic

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]

Trumpets and Drums (Wooley / Evans / Black / Lytton): Live in Ljubljana

Parker, Evan: Hasselt