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Blue Reality Quartet (Joe McPhee / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith): Ella's Island

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 32394
Catalog Code: MAHA 039
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The 2nd album from the quartet of Joe McPhee on tenor saxophone, Warren Smith on vibraphone, Michael Marcus on reeds and Jay Rosen on drums, formed from a 2018 Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf date with NY drummer Jay Rosen rounding out the quartet, this album extends their accessibly relaxed and creatively magnificent approach to free and structured jazz.


McPhee / Edwards / Kugel: Existential Moments

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 32219
Catalog Code: MW-2 1021-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from the touring trio of Joe McPhee on trumpet & tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass and Klaus Kugel on drums, following their previous NotTwo releases A Night In Alchemia and Journey To Parazzar, here captured live at FreeJazzSaar 2019, in Saarbrucken, Germany for a boisterously exciting set of three collective improvisations, including a tip of the hat to Charles Gayle.


Survival Unit III (McPhee / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang): The Art of Flight: For Alvin Fielder [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31498
Catalog Code: AS127/IR001LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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A fully acoustic set of creative free improvisation from the Survival Unit III trio of Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Joe McPhee on tenor saxophone & pocket trumpet and Michael Zerang on percussion, performing at the 2018 The Instigation Festival in New Orleans in a set of concerts that also was drummer Alvin Fielder's last concert, to whom this album is dedicated.


A Pride of Lions (McPhee / Lazro / Abrams / Seguron / Taylor): No Questions - No Answers

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 31481
Catalog Code: ROG-0117
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd meeting of the transatlantic quintet of Joe McPhee on alto & soprano saxophones and pocket trumpet, Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone saxophones, Joshua Abrams on double bass & guembri, Guillaume Seguron on double bass and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira is heard in this exceptional 2018 concert at the International Jazzfestival Saalfelden in Salzburg, Austria.


McPhee, Joe / Evan Parker: Sweet Nothings (For Milford Graves)

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 31242
Catalog Code: CvsDCD085
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A confluence of masterful playing through two soprano & two tenor saxophones plus one pocket cornet, as Evan Parker and Joe McPhee perform live in 2003 at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the Empty Bottle Festival of Jazz & Improvised Music, weaving lines with intricately relaxed confidence and coming together for beautiful moments of lyrical connection.


Vandermark's, Ken Marker: McPhee Marker [VINYL EP]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 31241
Catalog Code: CvsD S004
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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A 12-inch 45rpm EP from Chicago Ken Vandermark's band Marker with guest Joe McPhee on tenor saxophone, performing the Parliament Funkadelic track "Night of the Thumpasorus Peoples" and DNA's "Egomaniac's Kiss", with Vandermark on tenor & baritone saxophones plus guitarists Andrew Clinkman & Steve Marquette, keyboardist Macie Stewart and drummer Phil Sudderberg.


McPhee, Joe / Michael Bisio / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Juma Sultan: The Sweet Spot

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 31093
Catalog Code: ROG-0114
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Bringing together four masterful players into the studio in NYC--Joe McPhee on saxophones, Michael Bisio on double bass, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and Juma Sultan on percussion--for a set of with one composition each from McPhee, Sultan and Lonberg-Holm, two collective improvisations, Charlie Haden's "Human Being" and Henry Grimes "For Django".


McPhee, Joe / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith: Blue Reality Quartet!

Label: Mahakala Music
Product Code: 30796
Catalog Code: MAHA-015
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Woodwind player Michael Marcus' duo with drummer Jay Rosen performed with fellow reedsman Joe McPhee and a 2nd drummer at the Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf in 2018, the concept so appealing that he took it to the studio in New York, with Warren Smith handling the 2nd drum part and cementing this unusually orchestrated and elegantly passionate band as "The Blue Reality Quartet".


McPhee, Joe / Jen Clare Paulson / Brian Labycz: The Mystery J [VINYL]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30556
Catalog Code: CvsDLP001
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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Taking its title from the rum-running yacht on which McPhee's father sailed from Nassau to Miami, this free electroaoustic improvised concert with Joe McPhee on pocket cornet & alto saxophone, Jen Clare Paulson on viola and Brian Labycz on electronics was captured live in 2014 at the Sugar Maple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during Okka Fest 6, released as CvsD's first vinyl LP.


Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet: Let The Free Be Men [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 30483
Catalog Code: TROST 209LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $23.95



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Referencing Ornette Coleman in the group name, Portuguese tenor saxophonist engages three US free jazz players--legendary saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, double bassist Kent Kessler and drummer Chris Corsano--for this 2017 concert at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark, capturing four exemplary, at times explosive, and always tightly interactive collective improvisations.


Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet: Let The Free Be Men

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 30482
Catalog Code: TROST 209CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Referencing Ornette Coleman in the group name, Portuguese tenor saxophonist engages three US free jazz players--legendary saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, double bassist Kent Kessler and drummer Chris Corsano--for this 2017 concert at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark, capturing four exemplary, at times explosive, and always tightly interactive collective improvisations.


Flow Trio w/ Joe Mcphee: Winter Garden

Label: ESP
Product Code: 29934
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5040CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.49



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Joining the exemplary New York City Flow Trio of Louie Belogenis on tenor & soprano saxophones, Joe Morris on bass, and Charles Downs on drums is NY legendary saxophonist & trumpeter Joe McPhee, performing on tenor saxophone in an album of collective free jazz that reminds its listeners of the power of passionately unfettered yet superbly controlled free playing.


Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love): She Knows...

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 29651
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1028
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $18.95



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Named for a Don Cherry composition included on this album, the core trio of The Thing--Mats Gustafsson on reeds, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums--is joined by saxophonist and pocket trumpter Joe McPhee, recording classic free jazz and harmolodic pieces by Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, James Blood Ulmer, Frank Lowe, & Joe McPhee.


McPhee, Joe : Black Is The Color: Live in Poughkeepsie and New Windsor, 1969-70 [2CDS]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 29475
Catalog Code: CvsDCD069
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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Unreleased material from Joe McPhee's archives, three live settings of the saxophonist and pocket trumpeter in upstate NY: a quartet with vibraphonist Ernie Bostic and the rhythm section of Tyrone Crabb and Bruce Thompson live at Vassar College; live in New Windsor with saxophonist Reggie Marks; and an outdoor concert at Poughkeepsie's Lincoln Centre.


Decoy (Alexander Hawkins / John Edwards / Steve Noble) With Joe McPhee: AC/DC

Label: Otoroku
Product Code: 28623
Catalog Code: ROKU 023CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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The UK Decoy trio of John Edwards (bass), Steve Noble (drums) and Alexander Hawkins (keys) joins forces with pocket trumpet and saxophone player Joe McPhee during McPhee's residency at London's Cafe OTO, recording these two huge sets of brilliant free improv, Hawkins performing on organ adding a unique and soulful tone to a set that balances powerful energy with innate lyricism.


McPhee / Reid / Lopez / Nilssen-Love / Rempis: Of Things Beyond Thule Volume 1 [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Aerophonic
Product Code: 28345
Catalog Code: AR024
Country: USA
 
Price: $26.95



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Already planning a duo concert at Chicago's Hungry Brain between saxophonist Dave Rempis and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love as part of their Transmission Series, the duo expanded to a trio with the inclusion of visiting cellist Tomeka Reid, and then to a quintet by adding New York legend Joe McPhee on trumpet & sax, and NY bassist Brandon Lopez, recording this masterful, limited album.


McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen Love: Song for the Big Chief

Label: PNL
Product Code: 28295
Catalog Code: PNL-046
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Named for Sunny Murray's 1969 album "Big Chief", the long-runing collaborations of tenor saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love pay tribute to the late drummer Sunny Murray in this concert recording at London's Cafe Oto for a dynamic dialog of free jazz, with two nuanced free improv pieces including a "Fantasy for Lester [Bowie]".


McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson: Brace For Impact

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26574
Catalog Code: CvsDCD055
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Drawing on many collaborations, from Peter Brotzmann's large groups to Gustafsson's The Thing, this duo album recorded in 2008 is finally issued to unleash 1 blistering album of saxophone duos, Joe McPhee on altos sax, alto clarinet, pocket trumpet and voice, with Gustafsson on baritone and slide saxophone, alto fluteophone and live electronics; brace yourself!


McPhee, Joe: Nation Time

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26573
Catalog Code: CvsDCD054
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Keeping this essential album in print, Corbett vs Dempsey reissues the saxophonist & pocket trumpeter's 1971 release on the CJR label alongside 3 bonus tracks, a smoking album titled for a poem by Amiri Baraka, captured live at Vassar College Urban Center for Black Studies with Mike Kull (piano), Tyrone Crabb (bass), Bruce Thompson (percussion) and Ernest Bostic (percussion).


McPhee, Joe / Hamid Drake: Keep Going

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 26572
Catalog Code: CVSD053CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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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.


Imaginary Numbers (McPhee / Niggenkemper / Solberg): Imaginary Numbers

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 25210
Catalog Code: CF455CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Playing both pocket trumpet and tenor sax, Joe McPhee joins German/French/NY bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, and Norwegian drummer Stale Liavik Solberg, for an authoritative and bold album of collective free improv, three extended conversations that center on "A Supreme Love (For John Coltrane)", pointing to the history and sympathies of these impressive musicians.


Ellis, Lisle / Cauley / Robinson / Ruthier / Ochs / McPhee / Spearman: Elevations

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23953
Catalog Code: VICCD027
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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"Elevations is one of the very rare albums on which bassist Lisle Ellis assumes leadership. It was recorded in a San Francisco studio in June 1993. At the core of the instrumentation is Ellis' quartet, which includes Christopher Cauley a...


Parker, Evan / Daunik Lazro / Joe McPhee: Seven Pieces. Live At Willisau 1995

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 23097
Catalog Code: CF397CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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1995 recordings of the superb saxophone trio of Evan Paker on tenor & soprano, Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone, and Joe McPhee on alto & soprano, plus alto clarinet and pocket trumpet, a group that went undocumented until this live concert tape at Willisau was discovered.


McPhee, Joe / Andre Jaume: Nuclear Family

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22705
Catalog Code: CvsDCD031
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 1979 saxophonist/cornetist Joe McPhee met French reedist Andre Jaume in Paris to record this exceptional album of standards, drawing on works from Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Duke and Ellington, and Ornette Coleman; melodic, poignant, emotional and insightful jazz.


Universal Indians w/ Joe McPhee: Skullduggery [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 22267
Catalog Code: CF328LP
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $35.95



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The free improvising trio of John Dikeman on sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums, invites Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet and alto sax for a release of rugged free improv using unorthodox approaches and amazing dexterity in their playing.


McPhee, Joe : Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 21488
Catalog Code: CvsDCD021
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 1979 Joe McPhee, working with CJR produced Craig Johnson, recorded this set of overdubbed recordings of himself performing on saxes, trumpet and flugelhorn over original compositions showcasing solo, duo, trio and quartet contexts, an album of virtual McPhee ensembles!


McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 21199
Catalog Code: CF345CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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A burning spiritual session inspired by John Coltrane's "Live at the Village Vanguard Again" that began when Jamie Saft told Joe Morris about his deep admiration for Alice Coltrane's playing, adding McPhee and Downs as the perfect complement to realize this excellent album.


McPhee, Joe: The Loneliest Woman [CD EP]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17119
Catalog Code: CvsDcd008
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A rich and unusual interpretation of Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman" recorded in Boswil, Switzerland in 1981 with McPhee, Pierre Favre, Irene Schweizer, Radu Malfatti, Daniel Bourquin, &c., in its first-ever release.


McPhee, Joe: Variations on a Blue Line / 'Round Midnight

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17118
Catalog Code: CvsDcd007
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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A much-needed reissue of McPhee's 1979 Hat Hut LP documenting his 1977 concert at Salle Ste Croix des Pelletiers, performing 3 original compositions and Monk's "Round Midnight" with incredible skill and inventiveness.


Haker-Flaten New York Quartet, Ingebrigt (McPhee / Wooley / Morris): Now Is

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17109
Catalog Code: CF263
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten is joined by key improvisers Joe McPhee (sax), Joe Morris (guitar) and Nate Wooley (trumpet) for this improvised studio recording, free improvisation with the influence of swing and blues.


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.


Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Brooklyn DNA

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 15878
Catalog Code: CF244
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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A project about the rich jazz history of Brooklyn, NY, recorded in that burrough by NY saxophonist Joe McPhee & bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, referencing Putnam Central, The Blue Coronet, Sonny Rollins, and Brooklyn itself.


McPhee, Joe / Lisle, Ellis / Plimley, Paul: Sweet Freedom - Now What?

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 10250
Catalog Code: Hatology602
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The trio of Joe McPhee, Lisle Ellis and Paul Plimley in this important '95 reissue, playing music from and for Max Roach in a drum-less trio, a remarkable album!


McPhee, Joe / Survival Unit II / Thorton, Clifford: N.Y., N.Y., 1971

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 06194
Catalog Code: Hatology624
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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