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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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.

Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle: Five Lines Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle:
Five Lines

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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This meeting of 5 EA-Improv heavyweights from Europe and the Pacific US happened during the MKM trio tour in Northern America 2010, capturing this extended performance at CalArts for 40 minutes of engaging, burbling electronics, pulses, and short wave introspection.

Antunes, Hugo: Roll Call Antunes, Hugo:
Roll Call

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A quintet of two drummers and two saxophonists playing the music of leader and bassist Hugo Antunes in pieces designed to foster musicial situations and real-time composition.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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

Baker, Duck: The Ducks Palace Baker, Duck:
The Ducks Palace

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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American fingerstyle improvising guitarist Duck Baker in a collection of duos and trios recorded from 1993-2004, with Derek Bailey, Cyro Baptista, Roswell Rudd, and John Zorn.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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).

Bica, Carlos: Carlos Bica + Matéria-Prima Bica, Carlos:
Carlos Bica + Matéria-Prima

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New perspectives in Portuguese jazz, a remarkable balance between folk elements and a unique vision for modern jazz, in eight original songs and two covers including one from Marc Ribot.

Bon, Piero Bittolo & His Original Pigneto Stompers: Mucho Acustica Bon, Piero Bittolo & His Original Pigneto Stompers:
Mucho Acustica

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Young Italian artist Piero Bittolo Bon (saxophones) with his new band, the Original Pigneto Stompers (Massaron, Sorrentini, Scettri) and special guest Jamaaladeen Tacuma (electric bass) in a powerful improvised session.

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

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Carvalhais, Hugo: Particula Carvalhais, Hugo:
Particula

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Following his successful "Nebulosa" debut CD, Portuguese bassist Hugo Carvalhais augments his trio of Gabriel Pinto (keys) and Mario Costa (drums) with French soprano saxophonist Emile Parisien and violinist Dominique Pifarely.

Coleman, Steve & Five Elements: Functional Arrhythmias Coleman, Steve & Five Elements:
Functional Arrhythmias

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist Steve Coleman takes his long-standing M-Base band Five Elements ongoing study into patterns found in nature in an album of music reflecting the irrational rhythms found in healthy human heartbeat patterns.

Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey:
Dreamland

(NO LABEL -- USA )

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Percussionist Scott Davidson, whose music is informed by jazz, classical Indian and Middle Eastern music, teamed up with pianist Matthew Shipp, bassist Michael Bisio, drummer Whit Dickey and reedist Lloyd Shorter for this album of world encompassing and rhythmic jazz.

Drumheller: Sometimes Machine Drumheller:
Sometimes Machine

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The Toronto jazz quintet Drumheller with Nick Fraser on drums, Eric Chenaux on guitar, Brodie West on sax, Rob Cloutton on bass and Doug Tielli on trombone mix avant and traditional jazz with a variety of musical forms to create persuasive and thoroughly enjoyable music.

Eisenstadt, Harris: Canada Day Eisenstadt, Harris:
Canada Day

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The first release of drummer Eisenstadt's Canada Day quintet with trumpeter Nate Wooley, saxophonist Matt Bauder, vibraphonist Chris Dingman, and bassist Eivind Oipsvik.

Ember (Leimgruber / Shcubert / Schwerdt / Lillinger): Aurona Arona Ember (Leimgruber / Shcubert / Schwerdt / Lillinger):
Aurona Arona

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Ember quartet's 2nd release recorded during the 2008 Ahornfelder Festival in Leipzig, an amazing live/studio album of distinct and clearly separated structured improvisations.

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.

Fields, Scott Ensemble: Fugu Fields, Scott Ensemble:
Fugu

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Originally released in 1995 on Field's own Geode label, these compositions for choreographer Li Chiao-Ping use complex rhythms and tonalities in a serial pitch "system of circles".

Foxes Fox: Live at the Vortex Foxes Fox:
Live at the Vortex

(psi -- Great Britain )

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A 2006 concert recording at London's legendary Vortex by Evan Parker (sax), Steve Beresford (piano), John Edwards (bass) and Louis Moholo-Moholo (percussion) with guest Kenny Wheeler for a 2nd set.

Gauci's, Stephen Stockholm Conference: Live at Glenn Miller Cafe Gauci's, Stephen Stockholm Conference:
Live at Glenn Miller Cafe

(Ayler -- France )

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Two sets of New York tenor saxophonist Stephen Gauci and an impressive rhythm section playing with alternately Broo Magnus and Mats Aleklint, live at the Glenn Miller Cafe in Stockholm, 2007.

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels: Resurrection and Life Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels:
Resurrection and Life

(Ayler -- France )

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Named for the miraculous recovery of drummer and AACM founder Alvin Fielder, who travelled to Dallas in 2010 to record with trumpeter Gonzalez and his sons bassist Aaron and vibraphonist Stefan, with Gaika James on trombone.

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels: Cape of Storms Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels:
Cape of Storms

(Ayler -- France )

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Trumpeter Gonzalez's band with sons, bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez, joined by saxophonist Tim Green and legendary UK/South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo.

Guilbeault, Normand Ensemble: Mingus Erectus Guilbeault, Normand Ensemble:
Mingus Erectus

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Normand Guilbeault's ensemble plays seven eclectic compositions by Charles Mingus and one from Jean Derome in this excellent recording.

Hetu, Joane: Musique d'hiver Hetu, Joane:
Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A work that pays homage to chilly northwest winds, sparkling winter light, the February moon, and the tedium and the exasperation of March , all of which allow the emotional excitement of winter to show through.

Hubbub: Whobub [2 CDs] Hubbub:
Whobub [2 CDs]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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A double CD by the French free improvising ensemble Hubbub recording live in 2010: CD1 in concert at Festival Muzzix, La Malterie, Lille; CD2 at Carre Bleu, Poitiers.

Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet: Circuitous Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet:
Circuitous

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Some of Chicago's top improvisers in a set of new compositions by pianist Karayorgis, featuring reed players Rempis and Jackson in various powerful sax and clarinet combinations.

Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet: System Of 5 Karayorgis, Pandelis Quintet:
System Of 5

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Pandelis Karayorgis in a new band with Luther Gray, Jef Charland, Jeff Galindo and Matt Langley, distinctive jazz focusing on tradition through contemporary perspectives.

KGB: Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD] KGB:
Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD]

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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KGB (Dougherty/Hennebohl/Cascone) in audio environments fromm 2 day-long performances in Berlin using a mix of found objects, constructions, machines, contact mics & traditional instruments.

Lightcap, Chris Bigmouth: Epicenter Lightcap, Chris Bigmouth:
Epicenter

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth features 2 saxophonists--Chris Cheek and Tony Malaby, Craig Tabor on keys and Gerald Cleavers on drums, in 8 melodic tracks inspired by landmarks of NYC and influenced by jazz tradition, West African music, pop hooks, and more.

Maroney, Denman Quintet: Udentity Maroney, Denman Quintet:
Udentity

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Hyperpianist Denman Maroney in a quintet with Ned Rothenberg, Dave Ballou, Reuben Radding and Michael Sarin, complex and rewarding structured & multi-tempo music.

Martin, Jean: At the Farm Martin, Jean:
At the Farm

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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After touring Canada extensively for 3 years the trio of Jean Martin, Justin Haynes and Kevin Turcotte released this CD of wide-ranging and excellent recordings.

McAuley, Jim: The Ultimate Frog McAuley, Jim:
The Ultimate Frog

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Guitarist and string player Jim McAuley's "The Ultimate Frog" is a double album made up of duets with artists Leroy Jenkins, Nels Cline, Ken Filiano, and Alex Cline.

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: 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.

Nakatani / Fells / Nicholson / MacDonald / Davidson: Aporias (Nakatani / Fells / Nicholson / MacDona Nakatani / Fells / Nicholson / MacDonald / Davidson:
Aporias (Nakatani / Fells / Nicholson / MacDonald / Davidson)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Neto Quartet, Alipio C.: The Perfume Comes Before The Flower Neto Quartet, Alipio C.:
The Perfume Comes Before The Flower

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lisbon saxophonist and composer Alípio Neto in exciting free and hard bop sessions with New Yorkers Herb Robertson, Michael Thompson, and Ken Filiano.

Niggli, Lucas / Big Zoom: Celebrate Diversity Niggli, Lucas / Big Zoom:
Celebrate Diversity

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Nordstrom, Fredrik: Live in Coimbra Nordstrom, Fredrik:
Live in Coimbra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fredrick Nordstrom's 60s inspired jazz places itself in the Ornette Coleman heritage, with references also to Blue Note artists like Bobby Hutcherson.

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- France )

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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

Paura: The Construction Of Fear Paura:
The Construction Of Fear

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Excellent, fun and slightly twisted free improvising quintet with Dennis Gonzalez, Mark Sanders, Alipio Netom, and father/son team Ernesto Rodrigues and Guilherme Rodrigues.

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.

Rampersaud / Shaw / Neal / Martin / Krakawiac: Halcyon Science130410 Rampersaud / Shaw / Neal / Martin / Krakawiac:
Halcyon Science130410

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Intelligent and inspired compositions by saxophonist Evan Shaw and trumpeter Nicole Rampersaud performed with Jean Martin (drums and laptop), Wes Neal (double bass), and Tomasz Krakowiak (percussion).

Resende, Julio: You Taste Like A Song Resende, Julio:
You Taste Like A Song

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lyrical pianist Julio Resende's trio confirms his love for the song format in an album combining beatiful, lyrical melodies, groovy rhythms and hot improvisations.

Rodrigues / Davies / Rodrigues / Bosetti / Ezaki: London Rodrigues / Davies / Rodrigues / Bosetti / Ezaki:
London

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet: Live at Crescendo Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet:
Live at Crescendo

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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A live recording of lyrical post-bop jazz from Swedish legend, tenor saxophnoist Nisse Standstrom, in a live recording from 2014 fronting a quintet of creative players Jonas Kullhammar on tenor sax, Leio Lindberg on piano, Kenji Rabson on bass, and Moussa Fadera on drums.

Sharp, Elliott Aggregat: Quintet Sharp, Elliott Aggregat:
Quintet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 2nd Aggregat album expands the first release's trio of Elliott Sharp (just on reeds this time), Brad Jones (bass) and Ches Smith (drums) into a quintet with Nate Wooley (trumpet) and Terry L. Green (trombone) for an amazing set of free jazz compositions.

Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio: Live at the Tel Aviv Museum Shibolet, Ariel and Between the Strings Trio:
Live at the Tel Aviv Museum

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Soprano saxophonist Shibolet performing solo and with the Between the Strings trio (JC Jones, Daniel Hofman, Nori Jacoby) live at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2006.

Sorey, Tyshawn: Oblique-I Sorey, Tyshawn:
Oblique-I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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10 compositions from drummer Tyshawn Sorey's creative quartet/quintet repertoire "41 Compositions", created as a series of platforms for improvisation, here performed with Loren Stillman, Todd Neufeld, John Escreet & Chris Tordini.

Splatter with Rafal Mazur: cloudseed Splatter with Rafal Mazur:
cloudseed

(Citystream -- Great Britain )

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Splatter's 3rd CD resulted from a meeting between the London-based quartet Splatter (Noel Taylor-clarinet; Anna Kaluza-sax; Tom Greenhalgh-drums; Pedro Velasco-electric guitar) and Polish bassist Rafal Mazur after their successful collaboration at Cafe Oto in 2010.

Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ): Fanon Tarbaby (Waits / Evans / Revis / + Lake & Ducret ):
Fanon

(RogueArt -- France )

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Tarbaby (Orrin Evans on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums) is joined by saxophonist Oliver Lake and guitarist Marc Ducret for an album inspired by philosopher, psychologist and revolutionary Franz Fanon, a superb album balancing melodic and intense playing.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume I Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume I

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's Zooid with Liberty Ellman, Jose Davila, Stomu Takeishi and Elliot Kavee in all new Threadgill compositions, important and influential modern jazz!

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume II

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Threadgill's 2nd Volume with Jose Davila, Liberty Ellman, Elliot Humberto Kavee, and Stomu Takeishi, intelligent and cutting-edge music exploring the boundaries of composition & improvisation.

Threadgill, Henry: Everybody's Mouth's a Book Threadgill, Henry:
Everybody's Mouth's a Book

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Von Orelli 5, Marco : Alluring Prospect Von Orelli 5, Marco :
Alluring Prospect

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Innovative arrangements in trumpeter Marco von Oreilli's quintet release, performed with trombonist Lukas Briggen, pianist Michael Wintsch, bassist Kasper von Gruningen, and drummer Samuel Duhsler, through 7 original and lyrical compositions that never fail to surprise.

Wishful Thinking (Krieger / Neto / Maguire / Freitas / Goncalves: Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking (Krieger / Neto / Maguire / Freitas / Goncalves:
Wishful Thinking

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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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.

Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand: Transition de Phase Denley / Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Normand:
Transition de Phase

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Intense and understated electro-acoustic improvisation from saxophonists Jim Denley and Philippe Lauzier, electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel, guitaris Kim Myhr and bassis Eric Normand.

Frith, Fred / Rene Lussier: Nous Autres Frith, Fred / Rene Lussier:
Nous Autres

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kyriakides, Yannis: The Buffer Zone Kyriakides, Yannis:
The Buffer Zone

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt): (Dance to) The Early Music Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt):
(Dance to) The Early Music

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Nate Wooley assembled his outstanding quintet of Josh Sinton on bass clarinet, Matt Moran on vibs, Eivind Opsvik on bass and Harris Eisenstadt on drums to present a non-ironic take on the early music of a trumpeter who inspired Wooley at an early age - Wynton Marsalis.

Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor): Hommage A Bartok Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor):
Hommage A Bartok

(Silkheart -- France )

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Trombonist Steve Swell presents an homage to composer Bela Bartok, applying jazz techniques to the composer's music to find something new and unexpected, in an amazing quintet with Connie Crothers (piano), William Parker (bass), Chad Taylor (drums) & Rob Brown (sax).

Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall: I Look At You Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall:
I Look At You

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Blending free and compositional players, saxophonist Paul Dunmall leads the quintet of Neil Metcalfe on flute, Hanna Marshall on cello, Alison Blunt on violin and Phillip Gibbs on guitar for a refined and sprightly set of extended improvisations recorded at Birmingham Conservatory.

Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme : Exaiphnes Chrysakis / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Moimeme :
Exaiphnes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A quintet of string improvisers in discerning dialog using viola, cello, double bass, electric guitar, piano & harp, from regular collaborators Ernesto & Guilherme Rodrigues, Miguel Mira, and Abdul Moimeme, plus Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis.

Hocevar, Dre : Collective Effervescence Hocevar, Dre :
Collective Effervescence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Freely improvised collective with an electroacoustic inclination and chamber music reserve from the quintet of Dre Hoceva (drums), Bran De Looze (piano), Lester St. Louis (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (sax) and Philip White (electronics & signal processing).

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Frey, Jurg: String Quartets Frey, Jurg:
String Quartets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Jurg Frey's 1988 work "String Quartet" realized by Nadia Francavilla, Clemens Merkel, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini, exploring ideas of audibility: the moment when sound waves move in space and the air touches the body.

Rara Avis (Ken Vandermark / Stefano Ferrian / Simone Quatrana / Luca Pissavini / Sec): Rara Avis Rara Avis (Ken Vandermark / Stefano Ferrian / Simone Quatrana / Luca Pissavini / Sec):
Rara Avis

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark in a quintet with Italian musicians Stefano Ferrian (tenor saxophone), Simone Quatrana (piano), Luca Pissavini (double bass), and SEC_ (Revox tape recorder, instant sound treatment) in an uninhibited live concert in 2013 at Dragon Club in Poland.

Braxton, Anthony : Quintet (Tristano) 2014 [7 CDs] Braxton, Anthony :
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(New Braxton House -- USA )

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Newly Distributed in 2021: Composer and jazz master Anthony Braxton performing on piano in a septet with saxophonists Jackson Moore and Andre Vida, bassist Eivind Opsvik and drummer Mike Szekely, exploring the compositions of Lennie Tristano plus peers Billy Bauer, Connie Crothers, Warne Marsh, Sal Mosca, &c.

Doran, Christy: In The Corner Of The Eye Doran, Christy:
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Irish guitarist Christy Doran in a quintet with NY Downtown stars Hank Roberts (cello) and Marty Ehrlich (reeds), UK legend Ray Anderson (trombone) and Swiss sax master Urs Leimgruber, in recordings from 1989-1991 showing incredible melodic, technical and creative skills.

BZ BZ UEU: Tapes & Vinyls BZ BZ UEU:
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Reissue of Italian improvising rock band of Jacopo Andreini (sax), Pino Montecalvo (bass), Carlo Lupori (drums), Efisio Biancofiore (guitar), Edi Leo (trumpet), active from 1993 to 2005, in their first demo tape recorded live in studio in 1994 plus two 7" split with NO and God Is My Co-Pilot.

Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles): No Coming, No G Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles):
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(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Two recordings from multi-reedist Peter Kuhn from 1978-79; a reissue of an LP of a '78 radio broadcast with Toshinori Kondo (trumpet), Arthur Williams (trumpet), William Parker (bass), and Denis Charles (drums); and a live concert with Denis Charles in Massachusetts in '79.

Amalgamated / Odd Person : Anthropodermic Ixii [CASSETTE] Amalgamated / Odd Person :
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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, all hand-painted & numbered; this release presents the collaborative long-form improvisation noise project Amalgamated backed with Odd Person, the ongoing project of Bicephalic label leader August Traeger.

Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer:
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(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.

Eisenstadt, Harris: September, Canada Day IV Eisenstadt, Harris:
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Drummer Harris Eisenstadt continues his excellent NY quintet with Nate Wooley, Matt Bauder, Chris Dingman, and new bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, through 7 original compositions of lyrical modern jazz that leaves room for open-ended and extraordinary soloing.

Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang): What's Wrong? Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang):
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(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Following jazz traditions blending lyrical and free approaches with unexpected twists and turns from the Norwegian quintet of Andree Roligheten on sax, Thomas Johansson on trumpet, Oscar Gronberg on piano, Jon Rune Strom on double bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums.

 

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