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Jordan, Edward 'Kidd' / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Hamid Drake: A Tribute to Alvin Fielder (Live at Vision Festival XXIV)

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 31697
Catalog Code: MAHA-004
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded at Vision Festival XXIV in June of 2019, legendary drummer Alvin Fielder's friends and long time partners Kidd Jordan on tenor saxophone, Joel Futterman on piano and William Parker on contrabass are joined by drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake for an emotional and potent swinging free jazz tribute to Fielder, who passed away in January of that year.


Parker, Christopher / The Band of Guardian Angels: Soul Food

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 31695
Catalog Code: MAHA-016
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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An open and free album of modern jazz evoking loft-style collective improvisation but controlled under the compositions of pianist Christopher Parker, in his debut album as a leader with the incredibly talented sextet of Kelley Hurt on vocals, Daniel Carter on winds, Jaimie Branch on trumpet, William Parker on bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums


Perelman, Ivo Quartet: Magic Dust [2 CDs]

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 31694
Catalog Code: MAHA-024
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Four extended collective improvisations of implicit lyricism and transcendent power from Brazilian-born New York-based tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman, recording in the studio with his quartet of frequent collaborator and masterful bassist William Parker, also performing on shakuhachi, along with pianist Christopher Parker and drummer Chad Anderson.


Yamamoto, Eri / Chad Fowler / William Parker / Steve Hirsh: Sparks [2 CDs]

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 31691
Catalog Code: MAHA-027
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Four of New York's most versed free jazz players--Eri Yamamoto on piano, Chad Fowler on stritch & Saxello, William Parker on bass and Steve Hirsh on drums--aim for a form of Spontaneous Folk Music through post-bop/free jazz idioms, recording in the studio for naturally lyrical music that builds from a beautiful glimmer to a passionate fire of masterful interaction.


Dopolarians (Chad Fowler / Kelley Hurt / Christopher Parker / William Parker): The Bond

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 31690
Catalog Code: MAHA-012
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Reinventing their band with the late drummer Alvin Fielder and saxophonist Kidd Jordan, the core trio of vocalist Kelley Hurt, pianist Christopher Parker and alto saxophonist Chad Fowler bring together drumming legend Brian Blade, bassist William Parker and trumpeter Marc Franklin for three extended works, rich journeys in expressive, soulful and lyrical free jazz


Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela: O Life, O Light Vol. 1

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 31476
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5900-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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New generation New York tenor saxophonist Zoe Amba, a Tennesse transplant whose spirit is illuminated with free styles that harken back to Ayler, recording in the studio with a trio of luminary players--William Parker on bass and Francisco Mela on drums--performing three Amba compositions, one featuring Amba on flute; the CD edition contains one bonus improvisation.


Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: Welcome Adventure! Vol. 2 [VINYL]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 31474
Catalog Code: LP-577R-5837-2
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.99



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The 2nd of two studio albums from the quartet of Daniel Carter on saxophone & flute, Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, recordings from the same sessions as the 1st volume with five shorter works, as the long-time collaborators and friends show their nearly telepathic rapport in adventurous and masterful modern jazz.


Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver : Welcome Adventure! Vol. 2

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 31471
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5837-2
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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The 2nd of two studio albums from the quartet of Daniel Carter on saxophone & flute, Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, recordings from the same sessions as the 1st volume with five shorter works, as the long-time collaborators and friends show their nearly telepathic rapport in adventurous and masterful modern jazz.


Parker, William (Parker / Carter / Drake): Painters Winter

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 31401
Catalog Code: AUMF116.2
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A 2nd season from composer, improviser & bassist William Parker, after his 2000 Thirsty Ear release Painter's Spring, this new trio album with drummer Hamid Drake, wind player Daniel Carter performing on trumpet, flute and reeds, and Parker himself on bass, trombonium & shakuhachi, paint the season with sound as they celebrate the winter through visionary jazz music.


Brotzmann, Peter / Milford Graves / William Parker: Historic Music Past Tense Future [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Black Editions Archives
Product Code: 31370
Catalog Code: BEA 001LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $37.95



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A rare recording for Milford Graves in 2002 and a spectacular meeting between three free jazz legends--Peter Brotzmann on sax and clarinet, William Parker on bass and Doussn'Gouni, and Graves on drums and voice--recording in the front room of CBGBs for four magnificent and passionate improvisations, a wild affair captured by the Eremite Mobile Unit and finally released as a double LP.


Tsahar, Assif / William Parker / Hamid Drake: In Between The Tumbling A Stillness [VINYL]

Label: Hopscotch Records
Product Code: 31285
Catalog Code: HOP 60
Country: USA
 
Price: $27.95



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A fierce free jazz concert recorded live at Levontin 7, in Tel Aviv by three players with a long history of collaboration and dynamic trio settings, from Israeli saxophonist formerly based in NYC Assif Tsahar, bassist William Parker and Chicago drummer Hamid Drake, in two extended, energetic and inventive improvisations and a concise closing "Stillness".


Tsahar, Assif / William Parker / Hamid Drake: In Between The Tumbling A Stillness

Label: Hopscotch Records
Product Code: 31284
Catalog Code: HOP 60
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A fierce free jazz concert recorded live at Levontin 7, in Tel Aviv by three players with a long history of collaboration and dynamic trio settings, from Israeli saxophonist formerly based in NYC Assif Tsahar, bassist William Parker and Chicago drummer Hamid Drake, in two extended, energetic and inventive improvisations and a concise closing "Stillness".


Paula Shocron / William Parker / Pablo Diaz : El Templo

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31272
Catalog Code: AS164
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A perfect matching for a free jazz collective piano trio, bringing frequent collaborators Argentinian pianist Paula Shocron and drummer Pablo Diaz, part of the SLD trio heard on Listen! Foundation and Hatology, together with NY bass legend William Parker, recording in NYC for four powerful improvisations of great technical prowess and attentive explorative interaction.


Dickey, Whit / William Parker / Matthew Shipp: Village Mothership [VINYL]

Label: Tao Forms
Product Code: 31256
Catalog Code: TAO 006LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $26.95



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An exemplary piano trio of compatriots who have collaborated in configurations since the 1980s--drummer Whit Dickey, bassist William Parker and pianist Matthew Shipp--three New York legendary free players in their first record as a trio since 1992's Circular Temple, here in six studio group improvisations demonstrating their easy confidence in profound collective conversation.


Shipp, Matthew / William Parker: Re-Union

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 30610
Catalog Code: ROG-0111
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The kind of conversation only two profoundly accomplished jazz artists such as pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker could have, steeped in the history of the creative form and founded on a long history of collaborations between the two, here in four engaging extended dialogs recorded in the studio Sextan in La Fonderie, Malakoff, France.


Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30458
Catalog Code: LP-577R-5858-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.99



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A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".


Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30457
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5858-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".


Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoffman): Jesup Wagon

Label: Tao Forms
Product Code: 30254
Catalog Code: TAO 005CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Led by tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and peformed by his Red Lily Quintet with Kirk Knuffke on cornet, William Parker on bass & gimbri, Christopher Hoffman on cello and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira, Lewis' work explores and reflects on the legacy of scientist George Washington Carver through 7 remarkable free jazz compositions.


Black Top Presents: Hamid Drake / Elaine Mitchener / William Parker / Orphy Robinson / Pat Thomas: Some Good News [2 CDs]

Label: Otoroku
Product Code: 30102
Catalog Code: ROKU 025CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $19.95



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Bringing together the rhythm section of frequent collaborators, percussionist Hamid Drake and bassist William Parker, with London's improvising duo Black Top of Orphy Robinson on marimba and electronics & Pat Thomas on piano & electronics, plus improvising vocalist Elaine Mitchener, for a passionate and often ecstatically cathartic live concert at Cafe OTO.


Parker, William: Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (Volumes 1-10) [10 CD BOX SET]

Label: Centering Records
Product Code: 30004
Catalog Code: CENT 1020CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $79.95



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A 10-album collection in a solid box set of vocal and instrumental suites recorded expressly for this set between late 2018 and early 2020, with women's voices at its core (both on voice & other instruments), taking a vast view of music from around the globe through free improvisation and re-imagined sonic collage, performed by groupings of extraordinary performers.


Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg Holm / Steve Swell / William Parker: Tales From

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29563
Catalog Code: FSR 18 | 2020
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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After a tour through upstate New York State with Chicago cellist and electronic artist Fred Lonberg-Holm, saxophonist Frode Gjerstad headed to New York City for a planned trio recording which evolved into this informed quartet with Steve Swell on trombone and William Parker on bass, tuba, cornet & flutes, an outstanding example of Transatlanic collective improvisation.


Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver : Welcome Adventure! Vol. 1 [VINYL]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 29370
Catalog Code: 5837-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.99



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After decades playing together, the quartet of Daniel Carter on tenor sax, trumpet & flute, Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, release the first of two planned studio albums, with two extended and remarkably warm collective excursions bookending a shorter "Scintillate", in an exceptionally solid album of masterful modern jazz.


Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver : Welcome Adventure! Vol. 1

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 29354
Catalog Code: 5837-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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After decades playing together, the quartet of Daniel Carter on tenor sax, trumpet & flute, Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, release the first of two planned studio albums, with two extended and remarkably warm collective excursions bookending a shorter "Scintillate", in an exceptionally solid album of masterful modern jazz.


Swell, Steve Quintet Soul Travelers w/ special guest Leena Conquest: Astonishments

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 28633
Catalog Code: ROG-0091
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The follow-up to trombonist Steve Swell's Soul Travelers album with his quintet of saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc, pianist Dave Burrell, bassist William Parker, and drummer Gerald Cleaver, performing Swell's compositions, four instrumental pieces and two textual songs originally commissioned for Tom Buckner's Interpretation Series, with voice from Leena Conquest.


Ware, David S. New Quartet: Theatre Garonne, 2008

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 28230
Catalog Code: AUM 113CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Aum Fidelity's David S. Ware Archive series continues with this excellent live quartet recording from 2008 at Theatre Garonne in Toulouse, France with the late tenor saxophonist performing with Joe Morris on guitar, William Parker on bass and Warren Smith on drums, presenting expanded and re-arranged compositions from their recent "Shakti" album.


Fernandez, Agusti Trio (w. William Parker / Susie Ibarra): One Night At The Joan Miro Foundation

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 27791
Catalog Code: FSR 10 | 2019
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A formidable meeting of three powerhouses of modern creative improvisation of diverse backgrounds -- Filipina-American drummer/percussionist Susie Ibarra, legendary New York bassist William Parker, and Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez, in a spirited, masterful and stunning live performance at the Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona recorded in 1998.


Carter, Daniel / Watson Jennison / William Parker / Federico Ughi: Live! Volume 1: Erie [VINYL]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 27175
Catalog Code: 5797-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.99



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Working together in tours and recording since 2005, the NY trio of multi-reedist and wind player Daniel Carter, bassis William Parker and drummer/percussionist Federico Ughi are joined by saxophonist Watson Jennison also on flute, recorder and keyboards for this enlightened album of modern and transcendent jazz in a limited, remastered LP edition with bonus material.


Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Federico Ughi: The Dream [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 25368
Catalog Code: 5776
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.99



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This album was developed to present Daniel Carter, typically a wind/reed/trumpeter player, on an album that included his piano playing, which then advanced by adding the goal of both Carter and long-time collaborator, drummer Federico Ughi, to record with bassist William Parker, who rounds out this excellent trio on bass, tuba and shakuhachi.


Perelman, Ivo / William Parker / Gerald Cleaver: The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 4

Label: Leo Records
Product Code: 23311
Catalog Code: LEOR774.2
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The 4th volume in Brazilian/New York saxophonist Ivo Perelman's exemplary 6-part series "The Art of the Improv Trio" bring together bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a 3-part set of free improvisation, beautifully flowing dialog of masterful playing.


Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake): Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22341
Catalog Code: Rog-0069
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An almost ceremonial release in percussive approaches to improvisation from the trio of William Parker on double bass, shakuhachi, thumb piano & more, Hamid Drake on drums, cymbals and gongs, and Joe Morris on guitar, banjo, bass, pocket trumpet, fiddle & whistles.


Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles): No Coming, No Going. The Music of Peter Kuhn, 1978-1979 [2 CDs]

Label: NoBusiness
Product Code: 22181
Catalog Code: NBCD 89-90
Country: Lithuania
 
Price: $19.95



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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.


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

Label: Silkheart
Product Code: 21268
Catalog Code: SHCD-160
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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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).


The Turbine! (Bankhead / Duboc / Drake / Lopez + guests): Entropy/Enthalpy [2 CDs]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21013
Catalog Code: Rog-0058
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



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The transatlantic quartet of Harrison Bankhead & Benjamin Duboc on double bass, and Hamid Drake & Ramon Lopez on drums and percussion in recordings from a 2014 tour of France as part of The Bridge, with guests William Parker, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, and Lionel Garcin.


Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

Label: Riti Publishing
Product Code: 16785
Catalog Code: 9780985981006
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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Joe Morris wrote this book to discuss aspects of free music, including responses to his questionnaire written by Joe McPhee, William Parker, Jamie Saft, Ken Vandermark, Marilyn Crispell, Nate Wooley, Jack Wright, Matthew Shipp, &c.


Element Choir, The & William Parker: At Christ Church Deer Park

Label: Barnyard
Product Code: 15173
Catalog Code: BR0326
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Jean Martin and Christine Duncan lead this Toronto collective with more than 60 choir members in a stunning improvisational setting, here performing at Christ Church Deer Park with NY bassist William Parker.


Malaby, Tony: Tamarindo Live

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 13847
Catalog Code: CF200
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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Saxophonist Tony Malaby's incredible Tamarindo trio with William Parker on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums is transformed to a quartet with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, performing live in NYC, 2010.


Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street

Label: FMR
Product Code: 11150
Catalog Code: 256-0208
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $14.95



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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.


Malaby, Tony : Tamarindo

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 09258
Catalog Code: CF099
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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Tony Malaby's trio with William Parker & Nasheet Waits shows his great stylistic diversity in original compositions, making this his finest release to date.


Parker, William Double Quartet: Alphaville Suite: Music Inspired by the Jean Luc Godard film

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 08457
Catalog Code: ROG-0010
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Carter, Daniel / Parker, William / Ughi, Federico: The Dream

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 06198
Catalog Code: 577-6
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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This album was developed to present Daniel Carter, typically a wind/reed/trumpeter player, on an album that included his piano playing, which then advanced by adding the goal of both Carter and long-time collaborator, drummer Federico Ughi, to record with bassist William Parker, who rounds out this excellent trio on bass, tuba and shakuhachi.


Lyons, Jimmy: The Box Set

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 04074
Catalog Code: aylCD-036 - 040
Country: France
 
Price: $79.95



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Jan Strom, whose devotion to Lyons previously resulted in a 120-page sessionography, has strategically selected material that amounts to five previously unreleased discs of solo and small-group sessions with alto saxophonist Jimmy Lyons, covering a broad range of dates and groups, each in enough detail to stand on its own, along with a fact-packed 60-page booklet.


Kowald, Peter / William Parker: The Victoriaville Tape

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 01789
Catalog Code: VICCD088
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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