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Harnik, Elisabeth / Steve Swell: Tonotopic Organizations

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29800
Catalog Code: 24 | 2020
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The title referring to the spatial arrangement where sounds of different frequency are processed in the brain, New York trombonist Steve Swell and Austrian Elisabeth Harnik performing inside and out of the piano, are captured live at Martinsschlossl, in Vienna, Austria in 2019 for 8 free improvisations of immense creative drive and ebullient rapport.


Warriors of the Wonderful Sound Expanded Ensemble, The: Soundpath

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 29790
Catalog Code: CF556CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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AACM legend Muhal Richard Abrams was commissioned by Philadelphia saxophonist Bobby Zankel to compose for Zankel's large ensemble Warriors of the Wonderful Sound, this monumental piece premiered in 2012, but only in 2018 was a 2nd performance possible, conducted by Marty Ehrlich and receiving 2 standing ovations, the band recording this studio version the next day at Drexel University.


Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits / Soul What Records
Product Code: 29788
Catalog Code: AS154_LP/SWR008_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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This year's An Ayler Xmas, the 4th in the series from saxophonist Mars Williams, expands to a double CD with recordings from two bands: Josh Berman, Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Brian Sandstrom & Steve Hunt (Chicago); and Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, Chris Corsano, Nels Cline & Fred Lonberg-Holm (NYC); in incredible free jazz mashups and bash-ups of Holiday favorites.


Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC [2 CDs]

Label: Astral Spirits / Soul What Records
Product Code: 29787
Catalog Code: AS154_CD/SWR008_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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This year's An Ayler Xmas, the 4th in the series from saxophonist Mars Williams, expands to a double CD with recordings from two bands: Josh Berman, Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Brian Sandstrom & Steve Hunt (Chicago); and Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, Chris Corsano, Nels Cline & Fred Lonberg-Holm (NYC); in incredible free jazz mashups and bash-ups of Holiday favorites.


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.


Swell, Steve (w / Cyrille / Hwang / Bart / Lonberg-Holm / Boston): The Center Will Hold featuring Andrew Cyrille

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29377
Catalog Code: MW1006-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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An essential asset of the NY Downtown scene since the 70s, trombonist Steve Swell leads and composes for an exemplary and uniquely orchestrated sextet bridging generations: Jason Kao Hwang on violin, viola & electronics, Ariel Bart on harmonica, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics, Robert Boston on piano & organ, and Andrew Cyrille on drums & percussion.


Various Artists (Barry Guy/Joelle Leandre/Rafal Mazur/Paal Nilssen-Love/Zlatko Kaucic/Agusti Fernandez/Mats Gustafsson/Ken Vandermark/Mikolaj Trzaska/Peter Brotzmann/Steve Swell/Per Ake Holmlander/Maya Homburger): Not Two... But Twenty [5 CDs in Wooden Box]

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29341
Catalog Code: MW 998-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $79.95



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Not Two Records celebrates their 20th Anniversary with a festival in Wlen, Poland, inviting 13 of the finest European & US improvisers--Guy, Leandre, Mazur, Nilssen-Love, Kaucic, Fernandez, Gustafsson, Vandermark, Trzaska, Brotzmann, Swell, Holmlander, & Homburg--performing in configurations from duo to quintet, released in a limited 5-CD wooden box set.


Hwang, Jason Kao (Filiano / Drury / Hwang / Forbes / Swell): Sing House [Used Item]

Label: Euonymus Records
Product Code: 28996
Catalog Code: EU 03
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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Focusing on melody, rhythm, harmony, and texture, violinist/composer Jason Kao Hwang's Sing House employs a perceptive and swinging blend of Western and Eastern influences as his impressive band with Andrew Drury on drums, Ken Filiano on bass, Chris Forbes on piano, and Steve Swell on trombone present four lyrical, propulsive and wonderfully embraceable "songs".


Sewelson, Dave (w/ Steve Swell / William Parker / Marvin Bugalu Smith): More Music for a Free World

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 28678
Catalog Code: MAHA20-002
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Baritone saxophonist Dave Sewelson leads this collective quartet of New York associated players Steve Swell on trombone, William Parker on bass, abd Marvin Bugalu Smith on drums, a masterful example of modern creative jazz with a strongly lyrical attitude, through two extended improvisations and ending with a shorter "Reflections"; exemplary free 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.


Swell, Steve / Robert Boston / Michael Vatcher: Brain In A Dish

Label: NoBusiness
Product Code: 28271
Catalog Code: NBCD 121
Country: Lithuania
 
Price: $15.95



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Trombonist Steve Swell stands out in this trio of collective improvisation, recorded in the studio in Brooklyn with pianist Robert Boston, also on organ, and drummer Michael Vatcher, in a set of eleven outstanding dialogs that range from highly energetic to deeply introspective, with quirky and unusual technique from Vatcher and Swell adding unique qualities to their collective "brain".


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.


Brown, Rob Quartet (w/ Steve Swell / Chris Lightcap / Chad Taylor): From Here To Hear

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 27597
Catalog Code: ROG-0090
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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A strong session from formidable alto saxophonist Rob Brown, presenting six compositions performed with the extraordinary grouping of trombonist Steve Swell, double bassist Chris Lightcap, and drummer Chad Taylor, all beautifully recorded in the studio, showing the incisive soloing of each player as they keep their listeners swinging on the edges of their seats.


Lowe, Allen: An Avant Garde of Our Own: Disconnected Works 1980-2018 [8 CD BOX SET]

Label: ESP
Product Code: 27439
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5034CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $69.96



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Issuing career-spanning work from saxophonist, guitarist, composer, and music historian Allen Lowe: 4 CDs of previously unreleased material, and four CDs of thematically arranged material previously available, with collaborators including Julius Hemphill, Marc Ribot, Matthew Shipp, Don Byron, Ben Goldberg, Roswell Rudd, Steve Swell, Bobby Zankel, Lou Grassi, &c. &c!


Hwang, Jason Kao (Filiano / Drury / Hwang / Forbes / Swell): Sing House

Label: Euonymus Records
Product Code: 27163
Catalog Code: EU 03
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Focusing on melody, rhythm, harmony, and texture, violinist/composer Jason Kao Hwang's Sing House employs a perceptive and swinging blend of Western and Eastern influences as his impressive band with Andrew Drury on drums, Ken Filiano on bass, Chris Forbes on piano, and Steve Swell on trombone present four lyrical, propulsive and wonderfully embraceable "songs".


Hwang, Jason Kao (Bynum / Daley / Drury / Filiano / Li / Swell / Guowei): Blood

Label: True Sound Recordings
Product Code: 27162
Catalog Code: TS01
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Composer & violinist Jason Kao Hwang wrote "Blood" as he meditated upon the traumas of war retained within the body as unspoken vibrations that reverberate across community and generations, performed in an incredible east/west octet with Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Joseph Daley (tuba), Andrew Drury (drums), Ken Filiano (bass), Sun Li (pipa), Steve Swell (trombone), & Wang Guowei (erh).


Zankel, Bobby & The Wonderful Sound 6: Celebrating William Parker at 65

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 26145
Catalog Code: MW962-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Celebrating bassist and composer William Parker's 65th birthday at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia in a band led by Bobby Zankel on alto saxophone, Muhammad Ali on drums, Dave Burrell on piano, Steve Swell on trombone, Diane Monroe on violin, and William Parker himself on bass, in a 4-part suite of beautifully turbulent and masterful free jazz.


Parker, William: Voices Fall From The Sky [3 CD BOX SET]

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 25900
Catalog Code: CENT 1015-17CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $27.95



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William Parker developed these works presented in three complementary albums titled "Voices Fall From The Sky", "Songs", and "Essence", bringing together new compositions with long unavailable or new versions of previous pieces, performed in various configurations from solo to large ensemble, the songs reflecting freedom, compassion, anti-oppression, anti-violence, a love of nature, spirit and creation; essential elements in Parker's optimistic oeuvre.


Implicate Order, The : At Seixal

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 25814
Catalog Code: CF001
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The very first album from Portugal's impressive Clean Feed Records is this live album at Auditorio do Forum Cultural do Seixal from the trio of Steve Swell on trombone, Ken Filiano on bass and Lou Grassi on drums, joined by Paulo Curado on alto sax and Rodrigo Amado on baritone sax, a significant concert merging free players from two nations with profound influence on jazz music.


Gjerstad, Frode Trio + Steve Swell: Bop Stop

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 25639
Catalog Code: CF470CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The indefatigable Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad invites trombonist Steve Swell, with whom he collaborated in 2011 on the live album "At Constellation", to join his trio with Jon Rune Strom on double bass and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, at Cleveland's Bop stop during their 2017 tour, recording this impressive concert of exemplary collective free jazz.


Rempis, Dave / Tim Daisy & Guests: Dodecahedron

Label: Aerophonic
Product Code: 25569
Catalog Code: AR017
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Marking their 20th anniversary working together, the collaboration between Chicago improvisers, saxophonist Dave Rempis and percussionist Tim Daisy, release their third duo recording, inviting an incredible list of improvisers to perform live with them at Elastic Arts in Chicago in 2017: Jason Adasiewicz, Jim Baker, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Steve Swell, Katie Young, and Aaron Zarzutzki.


Mateen, Sabir (w/ Steve Swell / Matt Lavelle / Matthew Heyner / Michael Thompson): Prophecies Come To Pass [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: 577
Product Code: 25369
Catalog Code: 5777
Country: USA
 
Price: $22.00



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Saxophonist Sabir Mateen's NY based Shapes, Textures, and Sound Ensemble with Steve Swell on trombone, Matt Lavelle on trumpet, Matthew Heyner on bass and Michael T.A. Thompson on drums, run though a gamut of post-bop and collective, creative jazz forms with energy, incredible dexterity, and tremendous group interplay, a great example of the modern spirit of jazz.


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.


Bynum, Taylor Ho : Enter the Plustet [VINYL]

Label: Firehouse 12 Records
Product Code: 25139
Catalog Code: FH12-04-08-025
Country: USA
 
Price: $22.95



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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.


Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang): The Chicago Plan

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 23096
Catalog Code: CF396CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Bringing together the core of the Gebhard Ullmann / Steve Swell Quartet in sax and trombone with Chicago mainstay improvisers Fred Longberg-Holm on cello & electronics and Michael Zerang on drums for an album that embraces free jazz, world rhythms, and experimental sound.


Swell, Steve: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Improviser

Label: Swell Records
Product Code: 22597
Catalog Code: SDS 001
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A diverse and engrossing solo album from NY-based, global travelling trombonist Steve Swell, showing vast creative and technical skills through unusual techniques that balance with inventive and lyrical approaches to the horn, a tour-de-force of modern playing.


Kretzmer, Yoni (Steve Swell / Thomas Heberer / Max Johnson / Chad Taylor): FIVE

Label: OutNow Recordings
Product Code: 22154
Catalog Code: ONR027
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An excellent example of collective free improv from a quintet led by NY tenor saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer with collaborators Steve Swell (trombone), Thomas Heberer (cornet), Max Johnson (double bass) and Chad Taylor (drums), capturing the horn sound of the late 60's Blue Note era.


Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson): No Time Left!

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 21938
Catalog Code: LSRCD139/2016
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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Long time collaborators, Italian saxophonist Daniele Cavallanti and drummer Tiziano Tononi, travelled to NYC to record with friends new and old, the results of which are this dynamic free jazz album recorded with Steve Swell (trombone), Herb Robertson (cornet) and Joe Fonda (bass).


Moondoc, Jemeel: The Zoopkeeper's House (Trio/Quartet/Quintet)

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 19066
Catalog Code: RPR 1026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A series of exceptional compositions by saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc plus one by Alice Coltrane, performed in a variety of group settings, from duos to quintet, with sidemen Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, and Newman Taylor Baker.


New Atlantis Octet: Unto the Sun

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 17734
Catalog Code: MW 873-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $9.95



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A free-wheeling debut from 8-piece mid-Atlantic supergroup formed by guitarist Edward Ricart and drummer Sam Lohman (Matta Gawa) plus Roy Cambell (trumpet), Steve Swell (trombone), Jason Ajemian (bass), Andrew Barker (drums), &c.


Gregorio, Guillermo / Pandelis Karayorgis / Steve Swell: Window and Doorway

Label: Driff Records
Product Code: 17278
Catalog Code: 1301
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The trio of Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Steve Swell (trombone) and Pandelis Karayorgis (piano) use their unique selection of instruments to play an original set of composition and improv.


Johnson, Max : Quartet

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 16491
Catalog Code: MW 889-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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Bassist Max Johnson's quartet with multi-reedist Mark Whitecage, trombonist Steve Swell and drummer Tyshawn Sorey in an upbeat album of free collective improvisation from the downtown NY scene.


Platform 1: Takes Off

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 16357
Catalog Code: CF255
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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A first and exceptional release from the Platform 1 quintet of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark, NY trombonist Steve Swell, European trumpeter Magnus Broo, Canadian ex-pat bassist Joe Williamson, and Amsterdamn based drummer Michael Vatcher.


Tsahar, Assif and the Zoanthropic Orchestra: Embracing the Void

Label: Hopscotch Records
Product Code: 11913
Catalog Code: HOP 09
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Tsahar's 60-minute suite with his NY heavyweights Zoanthropic Orchestra is a sort of self-portrait in sound, drawing on auditory memories from his childhood on.


Swell, Steve presents: Planet Dream

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 11752
Catalog Code: CF148
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The trio of Steve Swell, Daniel Levin and Rob Brown in music of a "social contract" enabling highly creative music, with no rigid boundaries, collective and empathic.


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

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 09869
Catalog Code: AUM 046CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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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.


Moondoc Tentet, Jemeel / Jus Grew Orchestra: Live at the Vision Festival 2001

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 09791
Catalog Code: aylCD-047
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Swell's, Steve Fire Into Music : Swimming In A Galaxy Of Goodwill And Sorrow

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 08456
Catalog Code: ROG-0009
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Diplomats, The : We Are Not Obstinate Islands

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 06451
Catalog Code: CF061
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Brown, Rob Quartet: Radiant Pools

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 05288
Catalog Code: ROG-002
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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