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Runcible Quintet, The (Metcalfe / Edwards / Magliocchi / Thompson / Northover): Three

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29196
Catalog Code: 565-0120
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Working their way backwards from "Five" in 2017 to the new "Three" in 2020, the UK creative improvising quintet of Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar, Adrian Northover on saxophones, John Edwards on double bass, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, and Neil Metcalfe on flute are heard live at London's Iklectik in 2019 for three profoundly exploratory free improvisations.


Schindler, Udo: PNEUMA_Sax+Erde

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29195
Catalog Code: 549-0120
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Reedist and mutli-instrumentalist Udo Schindler's first instrument was a soprano sax, and this solo concert at Atelier Ekkelancj Götze in Munich in 2018 brings to the foreground his 40 years of experience, advanced technique, and creative approach to this capricious and demanding instrument, performing a 2-part free-form "PNEUMA-Sax+Erde" and an encore.


Dunmall / Owston / Jozwiak / Iragabon: Awoto

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29194
Catalog Code: FMR CD 553
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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New York saxophonist Jon Irabagon, performing on alto and Swanee saxophone, joins alto & tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall for a burning live performance at Sanson Studios in Birmingham in a quartet with bassist James Owston and drummer Tymek Jozwiak, the saxophones weaving and climbing over the powerful and adept rhythm section; formidable!


resAUnance : Migration [Used Item]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 29071
Catalog Code: FMRCD411-0216
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $9.95



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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.


Duerinckx, Jean-Jacques / Anatole Damien : Dry / Wet [Used Item]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28517
Catalog Code: FMRCD526-1218
Country: UK
 
Price: $8.95



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A duo of Brussels audio explorers, Jean-Jacques Duerinckx on sopranino saxophone and Anatole Damien on tabletop guitar and electronics, contrasting acoustic "dry" and highly effected "wet" sounds, the two develop sonic environments that build and release using unusual reed techniques and mutated string scrabbling in a strangely compelling set of dialogs.


Gauden's, Ed Crux+1: Control [Used Item]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28514
Catalog Code: FMRCD501-0918
Country: UK
 
Price: $8.95



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Birmingham drummer Ed Gauden's Crux trio with bassist Colin Somervell and saxophonist Mark Hanslip add keyboardist Steve Tromans in their 3rd album for FMR after their self-titled and "Believe" releases, originally developed from the sax and drum duo of Gauden & Hanslip; here in an extended studio improvisation of considerate exploration and lyrical intention.


Dunmall, Paul Nonet The: Interpretations of Beauty

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28442
Catalog Code: 562-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Paul Dunmall's nonet with Neil Metcalfe, Philip Gibbs, Trevor Taylor, Hannah Marshall, Sarah Farmer, Theo May, Alison Blunt and John Edwards on one track, is a larger ensemble blurring improvisation and compositional approaches through violin, viola, cello, double bass guitar, reeds, flute, and guitar; sophisticated chamber improvisation of superb quality.


Burke, Rob / Ben Monder / Tom Rainey / Ben Grayson: Slip Sliding

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28440
Catalog Code: 559-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Rob Burke composed the first seven pieces for this experimental NY quartet, the multi-reedist joined by guitarist Ben Monder, drummer Tom Rainey, and Ben Grayson on electronics, the last "Discordat" a collective improvisation in 4 parts, as the band investigates emotional approaches to playing, using subtle distortion and Grayson's post-editing sonic additions.


Lynch, Sue / Dawid Frydryk / Dave Fowler / John Edwards: Dial

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28438
Catalog Code: 558-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A great example of British collective free jazz captured live at Iklectic in London in 2019 for two extended and wide-ranging performances--"Dial Tone I" & II--from the quartet of Sue Lynch (Remote Viewers, The Horse Improvised Music Club), Polish trumpeter based in London Dawid Frydryk, drummer Dave Fowler (Maggie Nichols) and the ever-active John Edwards on bass.


Carrier, Francois / Tomek Gadecki / Marcin Bozek / Michel Lambert: WIDE

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28437
Catalog Code: 556
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A burning album of collective free jazz from Canadian compatriots Francois Carrier on alto saxophone and Michel Lambert on drums, on a spring tour of Europe, performing at Poland's MOZG in Byrgoszcz, home of the MOZG Festival, with Polish tenor saxophonist Tomek Gadecki amd bassist Marcin Bozen, also on French Horn, in an exhilarating set of three extended improvisations.


Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Empathy

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28436
Catalog Code: 555-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, Simon Tan on bass, and Christian Bucher on drums cover diverse territory while letting each player stand out in this studio album of collective improvisation, their frequent collaborations allowing them to evoke a strong degree of melodicism among spontaneous interaction, from energetic grooves to ballads to beautiful textural work.


Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / James Owston / Jim Bashford: Live At The Claptrap

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28435
Catalog Code: 554-1119
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Featuring the same quartet from Dunmall's 2018 album "Inner and Outer", Paul Dunmall on alto & tenor saxophones, James Owston on bass, Jim Bashford on drums, and Philip Gibbs on guitar bridge generations with impressive interplay as they take their playing to higher ground in two extended improvisations from their concert at the Claptrap in Stourbridge, UK.


Schindler, Udo / Eric Zwang Eriksson: Poetry?? Ein Wurfelwurf

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28067
Catalog Code: 514-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Udo Schindler marks his 80th Salon fur Klang+Kunst in Munich as his first duo recording with a drummer, in a first-time meeting with long-time acquaintance, drummer/percussionist Eric Zwang Eriksson, joining him as they find inspired common ground with Schindler on alto sax, bass clarinet, cornet and euphonium and Eriksson using all aspects of his drums and percussive devices.


Spirit in Spirit (Lencastre / Van der Weide / Govaert): Live at Zaal 100

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28066
Catalog Code: 547-0719
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A free jazz project from the trio of Portuguese alto saxophonist Jose Lencastre, French double bassist Raoul Van der Weide, and Dutch drummer Onno Govaert, performing at Amsterdam's Zaal 100 in 2018 for a concert of collective improvisation, intelligent discourse of coherently creative progressions and energetic but never overblown playing; exemplary.


Monash Art Ensemble (Grabowsky / Neal / Ford / Hannaford Williamson / Evans / Hope): Here Now Hear [2 CDs]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28064
Catalog Code: 552-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $19.95



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"Here Now Hear" is comprised of nine innovative Australian works commissioned and recorded by the Monash Art Ensemble between 2017 & 2019, featuring an eclectic mix of contemporary cross-genre music by significant Australian composers: Paul Grabowsky, Kate Neal, Andrew Ford, Robert Burke, Cat Hope, Marc Hannaford, Paul Williamson, Johannes Luebbers and Sandy Evans.


Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders: So Perhaps

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28062
Catalog Code: 545-0719
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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British saxophonist Paul Dunmall and American trombonist Steve Swell in a quartet with master drummer Mark Sanders and emerging UK bassist James Owston took the stage at Jubilee Center Birmingham, UK in 2019 for this dynamic album of collective improvisation, in a staggering concert of powerful technique and upbeat, ultimately swinging free jazz.


Wachsmann, Philipp / Trevor Taylor / Paul Medley / Matthew Hutchinson : Old Dreams New Horizons

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28060
Catalog Code: 538-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Quartet, trio and duo sessions between Paul Medley on alto saxophone & bass clarinet, Trevor Taylor on percussion & electronics, Matthew Hutchinson on piano, and Philipp Wachsmann on violin & electronics; improv and ea-improv that uses space and patient pacing, merging approaches from Circuit Electro-Acoustic Ensemble with an overall acoustic chamber feel--beautiful.


Sonifications (Banks / Canha / Taylor): The Anthropocene Epoch [CD + DVD]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 28059
Catalog Code: FMRDVD420-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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The UK trio of Dan Banks on piano, Jose Canha on double bass, and Trevor Taylor on drums & percussion, reflect on man's influence on climate and the environment in a 2 disc DVD/CD set, transforming data from NASA and Our World in Data into sonic platforms over which they adeptly improvise with lyrical intent; includes a 38 page booklet of photos & text detailing their process.


Glascow Improvisors Orchestra / Maggie Nicols: Energy Being

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27821
Catalog Code: 546-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The GIO presents a magnificent work of music, text and concept by Maggie Nicols,based on the poem of Scottish bassist Lindsay L. Cooper, "A Madman's Approach to Music", with vocals from Tam Dean Burn, Cliona Cassidy and Maggie Nicols herself, a remarkably fun, somewhat twisted, and thoroughly insightful album capturing Lindsay's create contradictions.


Munchen Neus (Schindler, Udo / Gunnar Geisse / Anton Kaun): superGau

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27819
Catalog Code: 541-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A single extended improvisation from the trio of Udo Schindler on reeds, brass & analogue synthesizer, Gunnar Geisse on laptopguitar & virtual instruments, and Anton Kaun on electronics, zeug & effects recorded live at Das Lihotzky/wagnis ART, in Munchen, Germany in 2017, a journey of odd intent, brilliant technique, eccentric attitude, and unorthodox dialog.


Dunmall / Pursglove / Tromans / Kane / Drake: Soultime

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27817
Catalog Code: 538-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The 2nd concert at Eastside Jazz Club for the quintet of Paul dunmall on saxophone & penny whistle, Percy Pursglove on trumpet, Steve Tromans on piano, Dave Kane on bass, and Hamid Drake on drums, in a powerfully passionate and profoundly masterful set of lyrical free jazz, the perfect example of Dunmall's skill at assembling inspired jazz bands; highly recommended!


Munchen Neus (Schindler, Udo / Gunnar Geisse / Anton Kaun): Gau

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27816
Catalog Code: 536-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A set of unusual and wonderfully unpredictable electroacoustic improvisations recorded live at the Akustronik#18 concert at Projektraum Streitfeld (Munich) in 2017 from the trio of Udo Schindler performing on reeds, brass & analogue synthesizer; Gunnar Geisse performing on laptopguitar & virtual instruments; and Anton Kaun performing on electronics, zeug & effects.


Lencastre, Joao: Parallel Realities

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27815
Catalog Code: 535-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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An absorbing album of free and electroacoustic improvisation from drummer/composer Joao Lencastre, introducing his Parallel Realities group of creative Portuguese avant jazz players Albert Cirera on sax, Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano, Pedro Branco on guitar and Joao Hasselberg on bass & electronics, composed for subgroups playing unique yet related passages in parallel.


Banks / Canha / Taylor / Ison: Luminos

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27814
Catalog Code: 534-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Exploring the intersection between freely improvised music and free-jazz, the UK collective quartet of Jose Canha on double bass, Trevor Taylor on drums, percussion, Dan Banks on piano, and Josh Ison on saxophone draw out energetic and subtle moments in their bright interaction, always radiating energetic and focused momentum through a full range of character.


Dunmall / Gibbs / Taylor / John Long: Landscapes

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27813
Catalog Code: 533-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The counterpart to the Dunmall session "Seascapes" recorded at the same Victoria Rooms at the University of Bristol's music department, this quartet sees Dunmall on soprano sax and flute joined by three string players--Benedict Taylor on viola, Ashley John Long on bass, and guitarist Phil Gibbs--for six detailed collective improvisations leaning toward chamber jazz.


Leahy, David / Philipp Wachsmann: Translated Space

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27812
Catalog Code: 539-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Drawing on double bassist David Leahy's "Musicians in Space" research and improvisation series, Leahy met up with free improvising violinist Philipp Wachsmann to record these twelve improvisations, collective conversation in a meeting of strings with influences from chamber and fully free approaches; tempered and detailed dialog of impressive virtuosity.


Mezei, Szilard Tul A Tiszan Innen Ensemble: Turizmus [2 CDs]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27811
Catalog Code: 542-0519
Country: UK
 
Price: $19.95



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Szilard Mezei's Tiszan Innen Ensemble is a chamber jazz ensemble of rare sophistication and talent, 11 musicians performing Mezei's compositions and arrangements based on Hungarian folk songs, in active and lyrical pieces with wonderful interplay between sections and individual players, and excellent moment of lively and passionate soloing.


Circuit (Seagroat / Chatzigiannis / Taylor / Hutchinson / Medley / Wachsmann): Cell

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27796
Catalog Code: 507-1218
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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UK percussionist and electronic artist Trevor Taylor's Circuit project in an extended electroacoustic version with Jon Seagroat on reeds & electronics, Tim Chatzigiannis on computer & electronics, Mathew Hutchinson on piano, Paul Medley on reeds, and Philipp Wachsmann on violin & electronics, in carefully controlled and sublimely detailed improvisation.


resAUnance : Migration [Used Item]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27676
Catalog Code: FMRCD411-0216
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $7.28



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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.


Mezei, Szilard Trio & Gergely Ittzes: Stormy Silence / Viharos Csend

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27363
Catalog Code: 532-1218
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The Serbian trio led by violist Szilard Mezei with Istvan Csik on drums and Ervin Malina on double bass are joined by Hungarian flutist Gergely Ittzes performing on piccolo, alto and bass flutes, as Mezei's as Mezei's chamber-oriented free jazz trio reflects on the words of poet Szegedi-Szabo Bela.


Duerinckx, Jean-Jacques / Anatole Damien : Dry / Wet

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27359
Catalog Code: FMRCD526-1218
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A duo of Brussels audio explorers, Jean-Jacques Duerinckx on sopranino saxophone and Anatole Damien on tabletop guitar and electronics, contrasting acoustic "dry" and highly effected "wet" sounds, the two develop sonic environments that build and release using unusual reed techniques and mutated string scrabbling in a strangely compelling set of dialogs.


Gauden's, Ed Crux+1: Control

Label: FMR
Product Code: 27355
Catalog Code: FMRCD501-0918
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Birmingham drummer Ed Gauden's Crux trio with bassist Colin Somervell and saxophonist Mark Hanslip add keyboardist Steve Tromans in their 3rd album for FMR after their self-titled and "Believe" releases, originally developed from the sax and drum duo of Gauden & Hanslip; here in an extended studio improvisation of considerate exploration and lyrical intention.


Vaczi, Daniel Multet: Reticular

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26891
Catalog Code: 517-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A persuasive album of lyrical groove-based electric free improv from the Hungarian quintet of Daniel Vaczi on saxophones & piano, Balazs Horvath on double bass, Zsolt Sarvari Kovacs on drums, Marton Fenyvesi on electric guitar & effects and Aved Janos on saxophones, Vaczi also programming the Budapest Music Center's player piano in unusual ways for the 3-art "Fabula".


Valid Tractor (Pat Thomas / Dominic Lash / Lawrence Casserley): On The Validity Of Tractors

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26890
Catalog Code: 515-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Each track on this album is named for a tractor brand (Eicher, Kubota, &c.) and the liner notes are directions regarding a tractor's maintenance, as the ea-trio of UK improvisers Pat Thomas on piano & electronics, Dominic Lash on double bass, and Lawrence Casserley on a signal processing instrument provide 10 inventive improvisations that validate a sound working condition.


Shock Troops: Central Dada Time

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26889
Catalog Code: 514-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Recorded in 1989 and only now released, this studio album includes Pat Thomas on keys & electronics in a sextet with guitar & bass, synth, turntables, electronic wind instruments, drum machines, samplers, &c., merging ea-improv approaches with disruptively odd asides, fragmented voices, and swelling interventions, making something otherworldly out of then-revelatory technology.


Dunmall / Siegel / Pursglove / Sanders: As One Does

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26887
Catalog Code: 512-1018
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Two saxophones take the front line in Paul Dunmall's 2018 studio album, the leader on tenor saxophone with fellow tenor player Julian Siegel, also on bass clarinet, while Mark Sanders drums and Percy Pursglove handles bass and also trumpet, as the band falls into a hard bop mode, weaving lines together over wonderfully turbulent and soulful grooves; outstanding.


Brighton, Ian: Imaginings

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26886
Catalog Code: FMRCD497-0618
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Looking back and fondly imagining some of the locations and configuration that UK guitarist Ian Brighton played in the 70s, Brighton developed the pieces on this album, each compositions varying the personnel from life-long partners (Taylor, Wachsmann, Mattos) to musicians Brighton has performed with since his 2016 return to improvisation (Carrier, Beresford, Metcalfe).


Mezei, Szilard Tul A Tiszan Innen Ensemble: Citromfa [2CDS]

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26593
Catalog Code: FMRCD510-0918
Country: UK
 
Price: $18.95



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Violist Szilard Mezei's Serbian jazz-folk group Tul a Tiszan Innen Ensemble is a twelve-piece band that functions as a small orchestra playing a range of complex to spacious compositions and arrangements from Mezei, using themes from Hungarian folk songs from Vojvodina to create expansive compositions over which the adept members of his ensemble improvise.


Mezei, Szilard / Albert Markos Duo: KOD

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26580
Catalog Code: FMRCD509-0918
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Improvised duos between Serbian violist Szilard Mezei and Hungarian cellist Albert Markos, for more than 15 years, with two previous albums recorded (Korom (Creative Sources, 2008), and "Der" (Bandcamp, 2016), this third album presents 5 interconnected works of subtle and impressive technique as the two string players trade approaches in a fascinating conversation.


Allaway, Mark / Malcolm Ball / Paul Downing: Free Trio

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26577
Catalog Code: FMRCD503-0918
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A trio of prodigious UK improvisers--saxophonist Mark Allaway (Quadrophonic woodwind group, Itchy Fingers); drummer Mark Ball who has worked in improv and contemporary music, and is a noted Ondes Martenot player; and bassist and composer Paul Downing--in an album of explorative and embracing improvisation with lyrical and relaxed approaches to jazz.


Wachsmann / Taylor / Mattos / Brighton: Strings

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26449
Catalog Code: FMRCD496-0618
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Three strings, percussion and electronics from the quartet of Phillip Wachsmann on violin, electronics, Trevor Taylor on percussion, electronics, Marcio Mattos on bass, cello, electronics, and Ian Brighton on electric guitar, which grew out of the 2016 return of guitarist Ian Brighton and his String Thing, released on FMR as "Reunion: Live From Cafe Oto".


Free Pantone Trio: A Blink Of An Eye To The Nature Of Things

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26448
Catalog Code: 496-0618
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Free Pantone trio is a Portuguese musical group recently created in Lisbon by bassist Rui Sousa, pianist Manuel Guimaraes and drummer Joao Valinho, using a trans-idiomatic and experimental approach they seek to exploit diverse musical genres and sub-genres from jazz and contemporary music using improvisation and real-time composition as their uniting principle.


Dunmall, Paul / Jon Irabagon / Mark Sanders / Jim Bashford: The Rain Sessions

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26447
Catalog Code: 492-0618
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Dedicated to Cecil Taylor and taking advantage of NY saxophonist Irabagon's UK visit, this album presents four drum duets "time two", as two tenor saxophonists--Paul Dunmall and Jon Irabagon--meet two lyrical drummers--Mark Sanders and Jim Bashford--following Dunmall long-standing interest in drum and sax duets, the results this ebullient and remarkable album.


Runcible Quintet, The: Four

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26444
Catalog Code: 489-0618
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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London-based free improvisers and members of the London Improvisers Orchestra (LIO), this ensemble consists of soprano saxophonist Adrian Northover, flautist Neil Metcalfe, acoustic guitarist Daniel Thompson, double bassist John Edwards and Italian-born drummer Marcello Magliocci, in their second album on the FMR label, a spectacular live performance at I'klectik in 2017.


Gibbs, Phil / Marcello Magliocchi / Adrian Northover / Maresuke Okamoto: Sezu

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26443
Catalog Code: 487-0518
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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An intense live concert in Bristol, UK of collective free improvisation using insane technique and ecstatic drive from the quartet of Philip Gibbs on guitar & banjo, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, Adrian Northover on soprano & alto saxophones, and Maresuke Okamoto on cello & voice, a wonderfully skilled example of unexpected directions in creative free playing.


Mezei, Szilard Septet: Veres Pancel

Label: FMR
Product Code: 26441
Catalog Code: 481-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Vojvodinian composer and violist Szilard Mezei formed this septet in 2005, his 3rd chamber group with a distinctly free jazz voice, citing influences Gyorgy Szabados, Anthony Braxton, Bela Bartok, Witold Lutoslawsky, Gyoryg Ligeti, Jimmy Giuffre, Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron, to which we would add Eric Dolphy, here in their second FMR album capturing a live concert in Serbia, 2018.


Mezei, Szilard Septet: Hajnali APN

Label: FMR
Product Code: 25863
Catalog Code: 479-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Serbian violinist and composer Szilard Mezei's septet in a recording for KCNS Novi Sad from 2015, three tracks of contemporarily orchestrated free improvisation performing three extended Mezei compositions, sophisticated works with effortlessly elaborate structures affording his septet opportunity in group interplay and well-developed soloing, a great achievement.


Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens / Johnny Mbizio Dyani: Detail 83

Label: FMR
Product Code: 25862
Catalog Code: 481-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A significant release from the history of the Detail trio of Frode Gjerstad on reeds, John Stevens on drums, and Johnny Dyani on bass, recorded at the Red Seahouses in Norway in 1938 during Detail's first trio tour, a smoking set of free jazz showing the power of these innovative players around the time of their first album, "Backwards and Forwards".


Thornton, Giles Jazz Orchestra: Be In Today

Label: FMR
Product Code: 25861
Catalog Code: 485-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A large band project from UK composer, arranger and conductor Giles Thornton, directing 29 musicians through original works and reinterpretations of ballads like Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You", in a blend of acoustic and electronic musicians that avoids overt fusion overtones while keeping the music melodic with the occasional exotica flair.


Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Neil Metcalfe / Ashley John Long : Seascapes

Label: FMR
Product Code: 25855
Catalog Code: 484-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Long-time collaborators, saxophonist Paul Dunmall and guitar Philip Gibbs are joined by Neil Metcalfe on flute and Ashley-John Long on bass for a concert at the Victoria Rooms, in Bristol, England in 2017, six collective improvisation of spectacular technique and inventive playing, often at very fast tempos, but always resolving to an inner calm and beauty.