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Williams, Mars / Hamid Drake: I Know You Are But What Am I?
Williams, Mars / Hamid Drake:
I Know You Are But What Am I?

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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The second of three archival albums from late saxophonist Mars Williams' vaults, this 1996 recording is a rare duet with Chicago drummer Hamid Drake, and is also one of the first concerts of the Empty Bottle Jazz and Improvised Music series, a diverse set of four improvisations marked by energetic enthusiasm, doubling of reeds, and wild playing from both.

Anderson, Fred Quartet (w/ Brimfield / Drake / Hayrod): Milwaukee Tapes Vol. 2
Anderson, Fred Quartet (w/ Brimfield / Drake / Hayrod):
Milwaukee Tapes Vol. 2

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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An original member of the AACM and owner & director of the Velvet Lounge jazz club leading Chicago's free and experimental music scenes, and a mentor to countless young jazz musicians, tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson is heard in the counterpart to the 2000 Unheard Music Series album, The Milwaukee Tapes, this 2nd unissued volume of material from the same 1980 concert.

Vandermark, Ken / Hamid Drake: Eternal River [VINYL]
Vandermark, Ken / Hamid Drake:
Eternal River [VINYL]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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Focused on the music of Don Cherry and recorded at Corbett vs. Dempsey's gallery space on the closing day of an exhibit of art by Cherry's partner Moki Cherry (whose tapestry "Spirit" is the LP's cover) this concert finds drummer Hamid Drake, who lived with the Cherry family in Sweden, and Ken Vandermark on tenor sax, reworking medleys of Cherry's tunes from across his discography.

Swell's, Steve Fire Into Music ( w/ Moondoc / Parker / Drake): For Jemeel: Fire From The Road [3 CDs
Swell's, Steve Fire Into Music ( w/ Moondoc / Parker / Drake):
For Jemeel: Fire From The Road [3 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


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A triple CD of extended and magnificent performances between 2004 & 2005 from the quartet of Steve Swell on trombone, William Parker on double bass, Hamid Drake on drums and Jemeel Moondoc on alto saxophone, to whom this album is dedicated; two concerts in Texas and one at the Guelph Jazz Festival, with compositions from Swell and Moondoc plus collective improvisations.

Drake, Hamid: Dedications (Black Cross Solo Sessions 6)
Drake, Hamid:
Dedications (Black Cross Solo Sessions 6)

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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As prolific a drummer as Chicago-based international improviser Hamid Drake is, he has never released a solo drum album, which is finally put right with this release recorded at Experimental Sound Studio, developing strategies for these nine accomplished recordings, performed on a standard drum kit with each dedicated to prominent free jazz icon or group.

Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang): Ame: Live at Artacts [VINYL]
Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang):
Ame: Live at Artacts [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


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Two long-standing duos--Isabelle Duthoit on clarinet & voice and Franz Hautzinger on quarter tone trumpet plus Chicago percussionists Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang, both on percussion and frame drum--joined together in 2020 for a European tour, recording this wildly informed homage to the Mesopotamia city Uruk live at Artacts in Alte Gerberei, St. Johann, Austria.

Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang): Ame: Live at Artacts
Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang):
Ame: Live at Artacts

(Trost Records -- Austria )


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Two long-standing duos--Isabelle Duthoit on clarinet & voice and Franz Hautzinger on quarter tone trumpet plus Chicago percussionists Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang, both on percussion and frame drum--joined together in 2020 for a European tour, recording this wildly informed homage to the Mesopotamia city Uruk live at Artacts in Alte Gerberei, St. Johann, Austria.

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

(Mahakala Music -- USA )


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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.

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )


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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".

Phillips, Dan / Hamid Drake: L'Avventura Di Vivere
Phillips, Dan / Hamid Drake:
L'Avventura Di Vivere

(Lizard Breath -- USA )


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The second duo collaboration of Chicago percussionist Hamid Drake (Fred Anderson, Peter Brotzmann, DKV Trio, &c) and guitarist Dan Phillips (Chicago Edge Ensemble, Quartet Next, Dan Phillips Trio, Dan Phillips Quartet), recording in the studio for 11 improvisations that present a variety of moods and intensity, in textures and melodies from minimal to intricate interplay.

Shelton, Skeeter / Hamid Drake: Sclupperbep
Shelton, Skeeter / Hamid Drake:
Sclupperbep

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )


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After meeting in Detroit when tenor saxophonist & flutist Skeeter Shelton subbed for a sick player in a duo concert with drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake, the two found a bond through Shelton's father, Ajaramu Shelton, who had been one of Drake's mentor at Chicago's AACM; the concert was so successful that this recording was immediately planned, based around many of Shelton's themes.

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

(Centering Records -- USA )


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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.

Vandermark, Ken w/ Butcher / Drake / Kessler / McPhee / Mori / Noble / Prevost / Rasmussen / Tilbury
Vandermark, Ken w/ Butcher / Drake / Kessler / McPhee / Mori / Noble / Prevost / Rasmussen / Tilbury / Wooley:
Unexpected Alchemy [7-CD BOX]

(Not Two -- Poland )


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Recorded during Ken Vandermark's residency titled "The Unexpectable", in Krakow in 2017 at Klub Alchemia, plus concerts at Hevre and Black Box in Germany, with duos, trios and quartets in a variety of configurations with artists including Ken Vandermark, Nate Wooley, Ikue Mori, John Butcher, Kent Kessler, Steve Noble, Mette Rasmussen, Eddie Prevost, Joe McPhee &c.

Dunmall / Pursglove / Tromans / Kane / Drake: Soultime
Dunmall / Pursglove / Tromans / Kane / Drake:
Soultime

(FMR -- UK )


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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!

McPhee, Joe / Hamid Drake: Keep Going
McPhee, Joe / Hamid Drake:
Keep Going

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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The second duo album between saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee and drummer/frame drummer Hamid Drake begins with McPhee reciting words by Harriett Tubman (Keep Going), as the two inform and astound through masterful playing, together and solo, shaking the listener through intense and unambiguously clear playing, with pieces reflecting our world situation.

Gjerstad, Frode / Hamid Drake / William Parker: [4-CD BOX SET]
Gjerstad, Frode / Hamid Drake / William Parker:
[4-CD BOX SET]

(Not Two -- Poland )


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4 essential albums from the trio of Frode Gjerstad on saxophones and reeds, William Parker on double bass, and Hamid Drake on drums; CD 1 presents "Ultima" originally released in 1997 on Cadence Jazz; CD 2 presents "Remember To Forget" from 1998 on Circulasione Totale; CD 3 "The Other Side" from 2006 on Ayler Records; and CD 4 "On Reade Street" from 2008 on FMR.

Rothenberg, Ned / Hamid Drake: Full Circle - Live in Lodz
Rothenberg, Ned / Hamid Drake:
Full Circle - Live in Lodz

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )


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Two legendary improvisers, Downtown New York multi-reedist and shakuhachi player Ned Rothenberg met Chicago drummer Hamid Drake at Ciagoty I Tesknoty, in Lodz, Poland in 2016 to record this effusive, extraordinary live concert of improvised music, demonstrating both enormous instrumental skill while imparting wonderfully upbeat energy; outstanding!

Dunmall, Paul Quintet: The Dreamtime Suite
Dunmall, Paul Quintet:
The Dreamtime Suite

(FMR -- UK )


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Saxophonist Paul Dunmall's quintet with Hamid Drake, Dave Kane, Steve Tromans, and Percy Pusgove, bridge traditional with chamber jazz and world music, including a work for bagpipes and frame drum, in a monumental suite of improvisational possibilities.

Gratkowski, Frank / Hamid Drake: Live In New Orleans
Gratkowski, Frank / Hamid Drake:
Live In New Orleans

(Valid Records -- USA )


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Live recordings from the duo of saxophonist Frank Gratkowski and drummer Hamid Drake performing in New Orleans in 2009; amazing and far-ranging dialog from two masters.

Fields Ensemble, Scott : Denouement
Fields Ensemble, Scott :
Denouement

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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

(RogueArt -- France )


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Drake, Hamid / Assif Tsahar: Live at Glenn Miller Cafe: Soul Bodies Volume 2
Drake, Hamid / Assif Tsahar:
Live at Glenn Miller Cafe: Soul Bodies Volume 2

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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