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Mcphee, Joe / Ken Vandermark: Musings of a Bahamian Son: Poems and Other Words
Mcphee, Joe / Ken Vandermark:
Musings of a Bahamian Son: Poems and Other Words

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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27 concise poems written and read by saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Joe McPhee, punctuated by 9 musical interludes between McPhee on soprano sax and Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark on clarinet and bass, fortifying McPhee's captivating words that mix life observations among jazz references to Dolphy, Monk, Brötzmann, Coleman, &c.; a truly embraceable "book" of poetry.

Tabbal, Tani Quartet (w/ McPhee / Bisio / Siegel): Intentional
Tabbal, Tani Quartet (w/ McPhee / Bisio / Siegel):
Intentional

(Mahakala Music -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Drummer with some of the most significant of free jazz icons--Roscoe Mitchell, David Murray, Henry Threadgill, Anthony Braxton, &c.--Tani Tabbal's own trio with fellow New Yorkers Michael Bisio on bass and Adam Siegel on alto sax are joined by Joe McPhee on tenor sax, with compositions from each of Tabbal, Bisio and Joe McPhee, plus four collective improvisations.

McPhee, Joe / Mette Rasmussen / Dennis Tyfus: Oblique Strategies [VINYL]
McPhee, Joe / Mette Rasmussen / Dennis Tyfus:
Oblique Strategies [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )


Price: $29.95    




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An unrestrained album of free jazz, unorthodox electronic excursions and vocal irascibility as legendary tenor saxophonist Joe McPhee joins the Bazuinschal duo of alto saxophonist Mette Rasmussen and percussionist & electronic manipulator Dennis Tyfus (Ultra Eczema) for this singularly unusual 2018 concert at Het Bos, in Antwerp, Belgium; magnificently indescribable!

Swell, Steve / Joe Mcphee / Chris Corsano: Sometimes The Air Is
Swell, Steve / Joe Mcphee / Chris Corsano:
Sometimes The Air Is

(Mahakala Music -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A masterful album of collective free improvisation captured in Brooklyn's Park West Studios by Jim Clouse, of the trio of tenor saxophonist Joe McPhee, trombonist Steve Swell and drummer Chris Corsano, ten conversations of diverse approach, from reflectively abstract to uncompromisingly assertive discourse that is ultimately fueled by a joyful camaraderie.

McPhee, Joe Quartet +1 Kirk Knuffke: Keep The Dream Up
McPhee, Joe Quartet +1 Kirk Knuffke:
Keep The Dream Up

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


Price: $15.95    




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Long a fan of his music, NY trumpeter Kirk Knuffke joined with saxophonist Joe McPhee and his quartet of Christof Knoche (bass clarinet), Michael Bisio (bass) and Jay Rosen (drums), following Knuffke's wife's advice to "keep the dream up" as the quintet recorded a series of exceptional collective improvisations, one Knuffke compositions and at Knuffke's request, a poem/"Invocation" from McPhee.

McPhee, Joe / John Edwards: Tell Me How Long Has Trane Been Gone (for James Baldwin And John Coltran
McPhee, Joe / John Edwards:
Tell Me How Long Has Trane Been Gone (for James Baldwin And John Coltrane)

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )


Price: $18.95    




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The incredible first meeting between legendary saxophonist Joe McPhee and double bassist John Edwards is this performance at the 2019 Artacts festival in Austria, a powerfully reflective free jazz concert with McPhee speaking & preaching about the loss of giants John Coltrane, Albert Ayler and James Baldwin, as they stand upon their shoulders through free music.

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

(Mahakala Music -- 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
McPhee / Edwards / Kugel:
Existential Moments

(Not Two -- 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.

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

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- 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.

McPhee, Joe: Route 84 Quarantine Blues (Black Cross Solo Sessions 2)
McPhee, Joe:
Route 84 Quarantine Blues (Black Cross Solo Sessions 2)

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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One of Corbett vs. Dempsey's Black Cross Solo Sessions, Joe McPhees approaches his album recorded during pandemic lockdown in his home through tenor sax, voice, water, objects and field recordings, the center of the album a cycle of compositions by Charles Mingus, alongside works by Carla Bley and influences by Joni Mitchell, and a virtual symphony of saxes on the title track.

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

(Mahakala Music -- USA )


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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $24.95    




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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.

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

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- 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 [2 CDs]
McPhee, Joe :
Black Is The Color: Live in Poughkeepsie and New Windsor, 1969-70 [2 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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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.

Lonberg-Holm, Fred / Joe McPhee: No Time Left for Sadness
Lonberg-Holm, Fred / Joe McPhee:
No Time Left for Sadness

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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"This Time", "That Time" and "Next Time", the three titles from the first duo meeting of Joe McPhee on tenor saxophone and cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, also bringing electronics, the distillation of their playing outside of Survival Unit III a revelation in intensity and unconventional creativity, fueled by magnificent playing and an empathetic rapport.

Lindsay, Arto / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark / Phil Sudderberg: Largest Afternoon
Lindsay, Arto / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark / Phil Sudderberg:
Largest Afternoon

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Bringing together Chicago's long partnership of saxophonists Joe McPhee and Ken Vandermark with frequent Vandermark collaborator, drummer Phil Sudderberg, and New York guitarist Arto Lindsay, meeting on a winter afternoon in a Chicago studio to record these fifteen collective, freely improvised conversations of intense energy, unexpected twists and turns, and brilliant playing.

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 )


Price: $40.00    




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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.

Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark: Invitation To A Dream
Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark:
Invitation To A Dream

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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An excellent album of informed free improvisation in the debut of this masterful trio of legendary musicians spread across the US--Joe McPhee on soprano sax & pocket trumpet [NY], Ken Vandermark on tenor sax & clarinet [Chicago], and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar [Texas], a profound album from assertive to introspective playing in seven captivating collective improvisations.

McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson: Brace For Impact
McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson:
Brace For Impact

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- 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 / 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.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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
McPhee, Joe / Andre Jaume:
Nuclear Family

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $32.95    




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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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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
McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs:
Ticonderoga

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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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.

Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang): Skullduggery
Universal Indians + Joe McPhee (Dikeman / Strom / Ostvang):
Skullduggery

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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: Sonic Elements
McPhee, Joe:
Sonic Elements

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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A distinctive solo album from legendary New York saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, playing two extended solo improvisations, one dedicated to the late trumpeter Don Cherry, and one to innovative saxophonist Ornette Coleman.

McPhee, Joe: The Loneliest Woman [CD EP]
McPhee, Joe:
The Loneliest Woman [CD EP]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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

(Riti Publishing -- USA )


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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
Mcphee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten:
Brooklyn DNA

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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