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Thumbscrew (Fujiwara / Halvorson / Formanek): Never Is Enough [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 30077
Catalog Code: Rune 478 LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $38.95



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Recorded at the same time and influenced by the recording of their 2020 album The Anthony Braxton Project, the NY Thumbscrew trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Michael Formanek on double bass & electric bass present 9 original compositions, three pieces from each of the musicians, of melodically inclined forward thinking, creative jazz.


Thumbscrew (Fujiwara / Halvorson / Formanek): Never Is Enough

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 30076
Catalog Code: Rune 478 CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Recorded at the same time and influenced by the recording of their 2020 album The Anthony Braxton Project, the NY Thumbscrew trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Michael Formanek on double bass & electric bass present 9 original compositions, three pieces from each of the musicians, of melodically inclined forward thinking, creative jazz.


Alcorn, Susan Quintet: Pedernal

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 29810
Catalog Code: RPR1111
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An innovator in integrating pedal steel guitar into modern improvised music, Cleveland-born, Baltimore-based pedal steel guitar player Susan Alcorn's quintet enlists a superb set of New York players--Mark Feldman on violin, Michael Formanek on double bass, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Ryan Sawyer on drums--taking on a diverse set of Alcorn compositions.


Reid, Tomeka Quartet: Old New

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 29438
Catalog Code: Rune 465
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Drawn from some of New Yorks finest and most active improvisers, cellist Tomeka Reid's string-centric quartet with Mary Halvorson on guitar, Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, take Reid's lyrical compositions into ebullient territory, showing the effective power of these versatile string instruments in creative and irresistible modern jazz.


Thumbscrew (Fujiwara / Halvorson / Formanek): The Anthony Braxton Project

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 29418
Catalog Code: Rune 475
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The Thumbscrew trio of NY improvisers Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibes, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Michael Formanek on double bass, turn their focus to their shared history with composer and reedist Anthony Braxton as he celebrates his 75th birthday, performing 11 previously unheard compositions selected from Composition No. 14 through No. 274; masterful and profound.


Bynum, Taylor Ho 9-tette: The Ambiguity Manifesto [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 28246
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-032
Country: USA
 
Price: $44.95



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Grown from a sextet to this 9-tette, cornetist/composer Taylor Ho Bynum's ensemble brings together some of the finest improvisers from the Boston and New York scenes for compositions that merge orchestration and allow flexibility in interpretation, as heard in these 7 lyrical pieces, the last 3 turning the first 3 on their heads in reworked, expanded versions.


Bynum, Taylor Ho 9-tette: The Ambiguity Manifesto

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 28245
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-032
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Grown from a sextet to this 9-tette, cornetist/composer Taylor Ho Bynum's ensemble brings together some of the finest improvisers from the Boston and New York scenes for compositions that merge orchestration and allow flexibility in interpretation, as heard in these 7 lyrical pieces, the last 3 turning the first 3 on their heads in reworked, expanded versions.


Douglas, Dave: Showing Up / The Power of the Vote [7" VINYL]

Label: Greenleaf Music
Product Code: 27267
Catalog Code: SI-GRE-1070
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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2019 Record Store Day release, a 7" from trumpeter Dave Douglas in two different configurations: the lead track from his album "Engage" featuring guitarist Jeff Parker and cellist Tomeka Reid along with Anna Webber, Nick Dunston & Kate Gentile; and a B-Side from 2018's "Uplift" featuring Joe Lovano and Bill Laswell alongside Mary Halvorson, Julian Lage, and Ian Chang.


Fujiwara, Tomas : Triple Double [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 27247
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-026LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $39.95



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Drummer Tomas Fujiwara's sextet is actually two trios interacting, with fellow drummer Gerald Cleaver, both Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook on guitar, and Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet and Ralph Alessi on trumpet, the pairings forming unisons and contrasts that add an unrestrained sense of enthusiasm and excitement to Fujiwara's sophisticated compositions.


Wooley, Nate (Wooley / Sawyer / Halvorson / Alcorn): Columbia Icefield

Label: Northern Spy
Product Code: 27161
Catalog Code: CD-NS-112
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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With two guitarists--Mary Halvorson and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel--and Ryan Sawyer on drums, New York trumpeter explores the Rocky Mountains Columbia Icefield, the largest icefield in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, through sophisticated compositions and superbly illustrative sound, an exceptional album of improvisation and intention from four modern masters.


Thumbscrew (Michael Formanek / Tomas Fujiwara / Mary Halvorson): Theirs

Label: Cuneiform Records
Product Code: 26074
Catalog Code: RUNE 441
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The second of two albums from the reborn Cuneiform label by New York free improvising jazz trio Thumbscrew with long-time collaborators guitarist Mary Halvorson, double bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, here presenting compositions from jazz greats Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Nichols, Stanley Cowell, Misha Mengelberg, &c.


Thumbscrew (Michael Formanek / Tomas Fujiwara / Mary Halvorson): Ours

Label: Cuneiform Records
Product Code: 26073
Catalog Code: RUNE 439
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The New York free improvising jazz trio Thumbscrew with long-time collaborators guitarist Mary Halvorson, double bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Tomas Fujiwara in the 1st of 2 albums on the reborn Cuneiform label, here presenting creative original compositions from each of the three musicians in 9 virtuosic, sometimes quirky, and always warmly adventurous tunes.


Halvorson, Mary : Code Girl [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 26039
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-027
Country: USA
 
Price: $34.95



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Always open to new approaches, NY guitarist Mary Halvorson takes her trio with drummer Tomas Fujiwara and bassist Michael Formanek, adds trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and, in a twist of the thumbscrew, vocalist Amirtha Kidambi, for a mix of song and instrumental pieces that balance jazz and rock sensibilities with lyricism, intricate lines, and creative spirit.


Bynum, Taylor Ho : Enter the Plustet [CD]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25198
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum draws on a variety of techniques from improvised conduction to big band orchestration to deconstructed fanfares, with a large 15 member ensemble of impressive improvisers embodying a diversity of generations, backgrounds, ethnicities, and gender, presenting three large scale compositions that are ambitious and wonderfully accomplished.


Fujiwara, Tomas : Triple Double

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25137
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Drummer Tomas Fujiwara's sextet is actually two trios interacting, with fellow drummer Gerald Cleaver, both Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook on guitar, and Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet and Ralph Alessi on trumpet, the pairings forming unisons and contrasts that add an unrestrained sense of enthusiasm and excitement to Fujiwara's sophisticated compositions.


Laubrock Ingrid Anti-House (w/ Halvorson, Davis, Hebert, Rainey, Noriega): Roulette of the Cradle

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24099
Catalog Code: INT252
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Tenor and soprano saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's NY band with guitarist Mary Halvorson, pianist Kris Davis, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Tom Rainey in their 3rd album as Anti-House, with strong compositions pushing the quintet into great improvisational territory as the band pushes and pulls each other to create something greater than each player.


Courvoisier, Sylvie / Mary Halvorson: Crop Circles

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23050
Catalog Code: RPR 1045
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A studio encounter between pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and electric guitarist Mary Halvorson, both using sophisticated techniques giving unique voices to their playing styles, in a set of improvisations that balance playful, subtle, energetic, and emotional playing.


Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara): Convallaria

Label: Cuneiform
Product Code: 22175
Catalog Code: CUN-CD-415
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The NY improvising trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar), Michael Formanek (double bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums) follow their "Thumbscrew" album with this impressive release of avant jazz, balancing melodic and technical playing with beautiful pacing and insightful interaction.


Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 21622
Catalog Code: RPR 1042
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first release from the NY/West Coast trio of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Ben Goldberg on clarinet, and Mary Halvorson on guitar, a collaborative improv of lyrical and nuanced improv, using great skill and sophistication in dialog that takes unexpected twists and turns.


Halvorson, Mary: Reverse Blue

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19754
Catalog Code: RPR 1025
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Mary Halvorson's project with Chris Speed on sax & clarinet, Eivind Opsvik on bass, and Tomas Fuijwara on drums, a band formed for a one-off concert at the Blue Note in NYC, that continued on based on the strength of the bond between them, as heard on this superb release.


Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 18335
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-019
Country: USA
 
Price: $39.95



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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.


Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts XII & XIII) [2 CDs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 18240
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-019
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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The 1st of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 CDS of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.


Cady, Jason: Happiness Is The Problem

Label: Lock Step Records
Product Code: 17961
Catalog Code: LKSTP 022
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.16



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A thoroughly modern and bizarre two-act opera about three struggling roommates in Brooklyn performed with Jason Cady, Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Jessica Pavone, Tim Dahl, Ben Holmes, Katie Young, &c.


Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa): Echo Echo Mirror House

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 17688
Catalog Code: CD 125
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Composer/saxophonist Braxton performed "Composition NO 347 + 62'37" " at the 2011 Victo Festival with the "super-group" of Braxton alumni - Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Jay Rozen, Aaron Siegel, Carl Testa", on their respective instruments + iPods.


Halvorson, Mary / Kirk Knuffke / Matt Wilson: Sifter

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 17525
Catalog Code: RPR 1014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Presenting compositions from all three players, the NY-based trio of Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar) & Matt Wilson (drums) this exceptional trio play a stripped down, rocking blend of free form improvisation.


Halvorson, Mary: Bending Bridges [2 VINYL LPs]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 17510
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-016
Country: USA
 
Price: $44.95



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Limited edition LP of Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.


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.


Halvorson, Mary Quintet: Bending Bridges

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 16199
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-016
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Brooklyn-based guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson's second recording with her amazing working quintet of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert, and drummer Ches Smith.


AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 15675
Catalog Code: RPR 1004
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.


Bynum Sextet, Taylor Ho: Apparent Distance

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 15264
Catalog Code: FH12-04-01-014
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The first recording of Ho Bynum's new sextet, with guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, augmented by bassist Ken Filiano, saxophonist Jim Hobbs, and tubist/bass trombonist Bill Lowe, in a 4-part suite.


Halvorson / Radding / Wooley: Crackleknob

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 11220
Catalog Code: Hatology662
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Free improvisation from a trio of New Yorkers working in abstract territory but maintaining the pieces in compact works that are succint and spontaneously focused.


New York Underground Orchestra, The: Fragments

Label: Hopscotch Records
Product Code: 04489
Catalog Code: HOP 27
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The 2nd recording by composer/saxophonist Assif Tshar's self-conducted, string-dominated NY Underground Orchestra including Jessica Pavone, Mary Halvorson, Tatsuya Nakatani, &c. &c.