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Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players


 
Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

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

(psi -- Great Britain )

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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.

Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy:
That Certain Feeling

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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2010 master of this 1990 classic, not your average book of standards, pianist Blake takes an unusual and broad take on Gershwin with the help of saxophonists Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy.

Browne, Mark: Genial Decay Browne, Mark:
Genial Decay

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Using sopranino, sorano and decayed tenor saxophone, Mark Brown recorded these unusual improvisations, generating a huge variety of sounds and tones, and then constructing those recordings into this curious and captivating 40 minute work.

Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Alibi Days Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Alibi Days

(Potlatch -- France )

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Recordings of improvisations from different rooms with unique resonant properties, manipulated and organized into 5 compositions mixing musique concrete and e-a improv.

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

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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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.

Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark):
Western Automatic

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.

Denley, Jim: Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley Denley, Jim:
Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley

(Splitrec -- Australia )

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Recorded live in an Australian National Park on a 15-day walk, saxophonist Jim Denley performs solo on the alto saxophone in response to and in conversation with the environment around him using the natural acoustics of this rugged and awe-inspiring region.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Heretofore Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Heretofore

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )

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The duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and percussionist Antonin Gerbal, 2/3 of the Zoor trio, in an album of free improvisation contrasting simple and complex sounds, organic and mechanical rhythms while evoking asymmetric, geometric or enigmatic shapes.

Dijkstra, Jorrit : Music for Reeds and Electronics: Oakland Dijkstra, Jorrit :
Music for Reeds and Electronics: Oakland

(Driff Records -- USA )

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A curious and remarkably enjoyable collection of works from Jorrit Dijkstra (sax, lyricon and electronics) in a quintet with Phillip Greenlief (reeds), Kyle Bruckman (double reeds & electronics), Frank Gratkowski (reeds), and Jon Raskin (sax & electronics).

Donarier's, Matthieu  / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium: The Visible Ones Donarier's, Matthieu / Albert van Veenendaal's Planetarium:
The Visible Ones

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The duo of French saxophonist Matthieu Donarier and Dutch pianist/prepared pianist Albert van Veenendaal (I Compani), beautifully paced and inventive dialog between two melodic players who embrace both improvisational and compositional styles.

Doneda, Michel : Everybody Digs Michel Doneda Doneda, Michel :
Everybody Digs Michel Doneda

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A collection of solo pieces from forward-thinking French soprano saxophonist Michel Doneda, using extended techniques and utilizing every inch of the horn, creating unconventional and captivating sonic expressions from the instrument.

Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc): This is Not Art Double-Basse (Petit / Duboc):
This is Not Art

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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French free improvisers Benjamin Duboc (double bass) and Jean-Luc Petit (contrabass & clarinet) in a moody album of bass tones, deep harmonics and rich timbral interaction with beautiful pacing that rises in confrontation and then descends back to artful darkness.

Eskelin, Ellery: Solo Live At Snugs Eskelin, Ellery:
Solo Live At Snugs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Ellery Eskelin performing solo on tenor saxophone at 61 Local in Brooklyn, NY, four original compositions, personal and distinctive improvisation like listening to tales from a well seasoned and adept traveler.

FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin): All At Once FPR (Gratkowski / Greenlief / Raskin):
All At Once

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Three West Coast saxophonists, Jon Raskin (Rova), Frank Gratkowsk (Zeitkratzer) and Phillip Grenlief, in a free improvising trio of highly interactive music using extended techniques to captivate and entertain the listener.

Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going Frith, Fred / Evan Parker:
Hello, I Must Be Going

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.

Gallio / Rupp: Fasane Hula Punk Gallio / Rupp:
Fasane Hula Punk

(Rapid Moment -- Malaysia )

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The duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and soprano saxophonist Christoph Gallio in a set of 13 studio improvisations, restrained and thoughtful dialog of great technical skill and unusual tonal approaches to both instruments.

Gustafsson, Mats: Torturing the Saxophone Gustafsson, Mats:
Torturing the Saxophone

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Compiling 3 very limited solo LPs from Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, performing intimate and unusual renditions of the music of Duke Ellington, Albert & Donald Ayler, and the important post-bop baritone player Lars Gullin; liner notes by Robert Crumb.

Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney  : Fire Song Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney :
Fire Song

(erstwhile -- USA )

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International Nothing, The: The Dark Side of Success International Nothing, The:
The Dark Side of Success

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Berlin clarinetists Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke (The Magic I.D.) create rich, evolving soundscapes using tones and odd interjections in unison and in dissonance, dark works of subtle beauty in unique sound oriented compositions.

Kuchen, Martin : ...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust Kuchen, Martin :
...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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During his residency in Vienna as part of Johannes Heuer's "Vor Anker", Kuchen recorded these curious solo works using saxophone and preparations, 6 pieces of understated intent using unconventional approaches rewarding the active listener.

Lacy, Steve Five: The Way [2 CDs] Lacy, Steve Five:
The Way [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lacy, Steve / Brion Gysin: Songs Lacy, Steve / Brion Gysin:
Songs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lacy, Steve: at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002 Lacy, Steve:
at the New Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden 2002

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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McPhee, Joe: Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight McPhee, Joe:
Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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A much-needed reissue of McPhee's 1979 Hat Hut LP documenting his 1977 concert at Salle Ste Croix des Pelletiers, performing 3 original compositions and Monk's "Round Midnight" with incredible skill and inventiveness.

Merce, Sergio: Microtonal Saxophone Merce, Sergio:
Microtonal Saxophone

(Potlatch -- France )

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Using an alto saxophone where the original mechanisms have been replaced with water, gas & compressed air taps, saxophonist Sergio Merce can microtonally move the tuning of any note and create multiphonics, allowing him to play several sonic layers while using circular breathing.

Metzger, Matthieu: SelfCooking Metzger, Matthieu:
SelfCooking

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A member of the French ONJ (Orchestre National de Jazz), saxophonist Metzger also works with a variety of real-time transformation music software; this is an excellent review of his compositions and his unique voice in modern improvisation.

Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano: A Glancing Blow Parker, Evan / John Edwards / Chris Corsano:
A Glancing Blow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Parker, Evan / Barry Guy / Paul Lytton: Live at Maya Recordings Festival Parker, Evan / Barry Guy / Paul Lytton:
Live at Maya Recordings Festival

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Superb improvisation from three masters - Evan Parker on sax, Barry Guy on bass and Paul Lytton on drums - performing at the Maya Recordings Festival, September 23 - 25, 2011 at Theater am Gleis, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Parker, Evan / Leimgruber, Urs: Twine Parker, Evan / Leimgruber, Urs:
Twine

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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British sax giant Evan Parker meets Swiss tenor and soprano explorer Urs Leimgruber in an album of intertwining sax discussion using an unusual and unique language.

Parker, Evan: House Full Of Floors Parker, Evan:
House Full Of Floors

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Evan Parker's trio with John Russell and John Edwards, unexpectedly augmented by stroh viola, saw, and wax cylinder recordist Aleks Kolkowski; free ranging, sophisticated and unusual dialog.

Sandell Trio, Sten / Butcher, John: Strokes Sandell Trio, Sten / Butcher, John:
Strokes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Spontaneous Music Orchestra: For You To Share Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
For You To Share

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Concert and studio recordings of peace music organised by John Stevens for himself and Trevor Watts with numerous workshop musicians and audience people on saxophones, percussion and voices mostly contributing a flexible drone.

Tsahar, Assif / Tatsuya Nakatani: I Got It Bad Tsahar, Assif / Tatsuya Nakatani:
I Got It Bad

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The third collaboration from the duo of Israeli saxophonist Assif Tsahar and Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, an amazing journey in tone and rhythm from two kindred spirits through 20 short, inventive, and stunning improvisations.

Williams, Darren: Reed Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Wright, Jack / Ben Bennett : Tangle Wright, Jack / Ben Bennett :
Tangle

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Legendary free improvising saxophonist Jack Wright in a duo with new generation free improvising drummer Ben Bennett, both part of the touring band Wrest Trio, in an album of interactive interchanges informed by unusual technique and masterful playing.

Xasax: Ars Subtilior Xasax:
Ars Subtilior

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Four contemporary compositions separated by three transmissions from the past from the Xasax saxophone quartet of Jean-Michel Goury, Marcus Weiss, Pierre-Stephane Meuge and Serge Bertocchi.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

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.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Brotzmann, Peter: Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs] Brotzmann, Peter:
Solo + Trio Roma [2 CDs]

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Victoriaville celebrated European Free Jazz legend Peter Brotzmann's 70th birthday by presenting two concerts: one solo, and one with the amazing Trio Roma of Massimo Pupillo and Paal Nilssen-Love, both presented on this essential 2 CD release.

Butcher, John: 13 Friendly Numbers Butcher, John:
13 Friendly Numbers

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter Jackson, Keefe / Hans-Peter Pfammatter:

(Sonnenzimmer -- USA )

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Chicago saxophonist Keefe Jacksonand Swiss pianist Hans-Peter Pfammatter in a contemplative and expressive duo album demonstrating powerful technique and subtle restraint through nine improvisations.

Moor / Lehn / Butcher: Thermal Moor / Lehn / Butcher:
Thermal

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak: Mars Song Parker, Evan / Sainkho Namtchylak:
Mars Song

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Intense meeting of saxophone legend Parker and the remarkable Tuvan improvising vocalist Namtchylak performing live at Music Gallery in Toronto, 1996.

Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll: Signs Of Life Wright / Rainey / Ingalls / Djll:
Signs Of Life

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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An open improvisation between 3 reed player - Bob Rainey on soprano sax, Jack Wright on various saxes, and Matt Ingalls on clarinet, with Tom Djll on trumpet & "whatever", unconventional dialog from four innovative players.

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

di Scipio, Agostino : Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005 di Scipio, Agostino :
Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Live electronic compositions from 1993-2005 by composer Agostino Di Scipio, using acoustic instruments and digital sound processing to create unusual and previously unheard sound worlds.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )

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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

Vandermark, Ken : Site Specific [2 CDs + BOOK] Vandermark, Ken :
Site Specific [2 CDs + BOOK]

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

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2 CDs and a book of photos documenting solo work from Chicago improviser Ken Vandermark performing on clarinet, tenor, and baritone sax in 4 sites--a house, a cavern, a train trestle, & a skate park--dedicating the performances to important musicians, and to Buster Keaton, and Jay Adams.

Szuszkiewicz, Kamil: Robot Czarek Szuszkiewicz, Kamil:
Robot Czarek

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Using saxophone and electronics in unexpected ways, Warszawa composer Kamil Szuszkiewicz's 9 movement "Robot Czarek" is described as a "sound cartoon", using odd punctuation of voice and effected interactive instrumental interjections to tell his libretto's strange tale.

Prual, Matthieu: Inside Walks Prual, Matthieu:
Inside Walks

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A unique approach to solo reeds and winds from French multi-reedist Matthieu Prual, also on flute and ORLA Keyboard, maintaining lyrical and comprehensible approaches with strong technical skills in captivating and succinct statements, truly excellent work.

Bi-Ki?: Quelque Chose Au Milieu Bi-Ki?:
Quelque Chose Au Milieu

(BeCoq -- France )

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The alto sax duet of Jean-Baptiste Rubin and Sakina Abdou sculpt sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the space within which they play, captured here in various locations in Northern France by the keen ear of saxophonist/conceptualist Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Sikora, Catherine : Jersey Sikora, Catherine :
Jersey

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Irish-born New York based tenor saxophonist Catherine Sikora, know for her work with Eric Mingus, Hans-earl Park and Nick Didkovsky, in her first solo album, a strong release of passionate and informed free improv, 13 pieces revealing a unique and adept approach to the horn.

Butcher, John / Michael Duch: Fjordgata Butcher, John / Michael Duch:
Fjordgata

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A live recording at the Jazzfest Trondheim, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, in May 2015 from the freely improvising duo of John Butcher and contrabassist Michael Duch, a superb extended concert of incredible reed technique and concept anchored by Duch's flexible bass work.

Merce, Sergio: Be Nothing Merce, Sergio:
Be Nothing

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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A beautifully ambient album of analogue synthesiser, microtonal saxophone and electronics by Argentinian saxophonist Sergio Merce, a single long track that pauses and resumes its rich tones and harmonies at a deliberate and measured pace, allowing each environment to ring.

XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot): Pah' XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot):
Pah'

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The duo of Paul Abbot on drum kits, percussion & computer, and Seymour Wright on alto saxophone and feedback, in a massive edge-of-your seat live recording from London's Cafe Oto in 2015, a mix of brutal and beautiful playing with unexpected and surprising twists.

Nelson, Matt: Lower Bottoms [VINYL] Nelson, Matt:
Lower Bottoms [VINYL]

(Tubapede -- USA )

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Brooklyn saxophonist Matt Nelson in a solo album of extended saxophone techniques along with a litany of guitar effects pedals, all run through a large 70's era Peavy combo amp with real-time feedback manipulation, a unique album of muscular playing and unusual soundscape.

Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards: The Worse The Better: Live at Cafe OTO, January 2010 Brotzmann, Peter / Steve Noble / John Edwards:
The Worse The Better: Live at Cafe OTO, January 2010 [VINYL REPRESS]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )

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LP edition of the first set performed by the trio of Peter Brotzmann, Steve Noble and John Edwards at Cafe OTO in January 2010 during Brotzmann's first residency at the venue, and the first time this trio had played together.

Zimmerlin, Alfred: Dunki . Frey . Aeschbacher . Capt . Hefti . Moster Zimmerlin, Alfred:
Dunki . Frey . Aeschbacher . Capt . Hefti . Moster

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Norway )

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German composer Alfred Zimmerlin presents 3 pieces that balance compositional and improvisational approaches, with a 7-part work for strings, a large Klavierstruck work for microtonal piano, and an improvised chamber work, "Klarinettenquintett," with Jurg Frey on clarinet.

Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband : As The Wind Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband :
As The Wind

(psi -- Spain )

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A brilliant album of subtle and masterful improvisation recorded in 2012 at and using the reverb of the St. Peters church in Whitstable by soprano saxophonist Evan Parker with two percussionists: Toma Gouband on lithophone-based percussion and Mark Nauseef on metallophone-based percussion.

Schubert, Frank Paul / Rudi Fischerlehner: Willing Suspension of Disbelief Schubert, Frank Paul / Rudi Fischerlehner:
Willing Suspension of Disbelief

(Not Applicable -- UK )

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Long-time collaborators and compatriots Frank Paul Schubert on soprano sax and Rudi Fischerlehner on drums and percussion recorded these intricate and engaging improvisations in their shared studio in Berlin, presented as a live album, unedited and in the order performed.

Porta Chiusa: Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I) Porta Chiusa:
Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A beguiling and atmospheric work of overtones, harmonics, tonal and microtonal progressions from a trio of clarinetists (Hans Koch, Michael Thieke, and Paed Conca) with Japanese vocalist Maki Hachiya, an immaculately paced and exotic work of sound.

Gauguet, Bertrand: Shiro Gauguet, Bertrand:
Shiro

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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French alto saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet uses acoustic techniques and microtonal approaches to the reed instrument, presenting 4 tracks of acoustic-only playing, and 4 with amplifiers and guitar feedback, creating cogitative sonic environments of remarkable patience and pure and intersection tonal and timbral harmonics; remarkable work.

Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller: A Second Day Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller:
A Second Day

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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An album of unusual reed improvisations using extended and unusual acoustic techniques and further extended with electronics, field recordings, and samples, from the Swiss duo of Kobi Christian on soprano sax and Christian Muller on bass clarinet, sampler & electronics.

Nakamura, Toshimaru : maruto Nakamura, Toshimaru :
maruto

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Using his no-input mixing board Toshimaru Nakamura, perhaps the ultimate Onkyo artist, spent two years creating this work, which is also the second release in the Erstsolo series.

Cundy, Chris: The Disruptive Forest Cundy, Chris:
The Disruptive Forest

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A combination of cyclical themes, made-up folk dances, and invented improvisations from UK reedist Chris Cundy, performing on bass clarinet at the Cheltenham Synagogue for 10 compositions developed specifically for this Confront recording as playful pieces intended as popular music for solo bass clarinet.

Shiroishi, Patrick : Ima Shiroishi, Patrick :
Ima

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US West Coast multi-instrumentalist Patrick Shiroishi performs an unorthodox set at 2575 Mission in Los Angeles, California, using alto saxophone, bells, electric toothbrush, ipod, pie tin, spoons, tape player, and voice to create a yearning work expressing the frustration of longing and estrangement.

Machinefabriek: Assemblage Machinefabriek:
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A great collection of short film soundtracks and pieces that appeared on compilation albums and out-of-print CDRs, including the "Nerf" EP, the tracks for the book "Things That A Mutant Needs To Know" by Reinaldo Laddaga, and 3 soundtracks of which two are for a short movie and one for a video installation, alongside tracks from other compilations.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

Lillinger, Christian / Tobias Deluis: Dicht Lillinger, Christian / Tobias Deluis:
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(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Berlin-based improvisers Christian Lillinger on drums and Tobias Delius on tenor sax and clarinet in an album of powerful rhythms, instant melodies, and quick-witted responses, bridging a generation of experience in dialog and give and take that works well head on and in reserve, a great encounter from two modern and active creative players.

Rives, Stephane: Fibres Rives, Stephane:
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"Fibres" brings together seven circular-breathing soprano sax solos, grouped by Rives into 3 categories including high-pitched tones, breathy emissions and unpitched respiratory flows.

Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton): Fauna Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton):
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British saxophonist Simon Rose uses extended and evocative techniques in this exceptional set of duos with Paul Stapleton, who plays a Bonsai Sound Sculpture, an assemblage of unusual electronic and acoustic components allowing a wide range of expression.

Parzen-Johnson, Jonah: I Try To Remember Where I Come Parzen-Johnson, Jonah:
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Chicago born, Brooklyn-based saxophonist Jonah Parzen-Johnson performs live at The Bunker on baritone saxophone, accompanying himself on analog synthesizer, using arpeggiated and repeating structures over which he improvises lyrical work using extended techniques including circular breathing, multiphonics, and overtones to great effect.

 

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