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Brown, Rob Quartet (Brown / Swell / Lightcap / Taylor): Oblongata
Brown, Rob Quartet (Brown / Swell / Lightcap / Taylor):
Oblongata

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Having met in William Parker's Little Huey Orchestra, long-time collaborators Rob Brown (saxophone & flute) and Steve Swell (trombone), along with Brown's longest improvising partner, double bassist Chris Lightcap, join with drummer Chad Taylor for an exemplary album of modern creative jazz through five Brown compositions and 4 collective improvisations.

Swell, Steve: For Rhina P. Espaillat
Swell, Steve:
For Rhina P. Espaillat

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Referencing poet Rhina P. Espaillat and her poem about the perseverance and future influence of individual art, New York trombonist Steve Swell, also performing on pocket trumpet, presents eight solo recordings of advanced techniques and unique creative power, in seven succinct expressions including a work for Walter Weirbos, and the extended improv "Hope".

Swell / Tokar / Kugel: For The People Of The Open Heart
Swell / Tokar / Kugel:
For The People Of The Open Heart

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


Price: $15.95    




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A meeting in Dortmund, Germany between the working trio of three masterful improvisers--New York trombonist Steve Swell, also on flute; Ukrainian double bassist Mark Tokar; and German drummer Klaus Kugel--recording 6 collective, spontaneous improvisations and Swell's "Child's Play", extending the concepts of the bass, drum and trombone trio.

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 )


Price: $31.95    




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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.

Bergman / Robinson / Swell / Sage: Quartets/Trios/Duos
Bergman / Robinson / Swell / Sage:
Quartets/Trios/Duos

(Mahakala Music -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Sheltered in place during the pandemic, trombonist Steve Swell occupied his time listening to recordings forgotten or never released, seizing on these excellent studio session from 2007 organized with drummer Ray Sage, performed in duo, trio and quartet configurations with clarinetist Perry Robinson and pianist Borah Bergman, demonstrating that in bad circumstance, good can appear.

Ullmann, Gebhard / Steve Swell / Hilliard Greene / Barry Altschul : We're Playing In Here ? [VINYL]
Ullmann, Gebhard / Steve Swell / Hilliard Greene / Barry Altschul :
We're Playing In Here ? [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $23.95    




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Substantial creative free jazz with compositions each from trombonist Steve Swell and reedist Gebhard Ullman, recording at Park West Studio in Brooklyn with Barry Altschul on drums and Hilliard Green on double bass, the structures of their compositions providing lyrical launch points for adept free soloing, amidst unusual and masterful technique and surprising asides; exceptional!

William Parker: Universal Tonality [2 CDs]
William Parker:
Universal Tonality [2 CDs]

(Centering Records -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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An incredible performance recorded at Roulette in NYC by a large ensemble of 16 jazz luminaries of various ages, cultures and musical backgrounds, led by composer and bassist William Parker, who explains that Universal Tonality is another name for love, the profusion of which is interpreted by vocalist Leena Conquest in a profoundly inspired concert of magnificent artistry.

Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang): For New Zealand
Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang):
For New Zealand

(Not Two -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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Featuring compositions from both trombonist Steve Swell and tenor saxophonist & bass clarinetist Gebhard Ulmann, the second album from The Chicago Plan with cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and drummer Michael Zerang is captured in the studio in Augsburg, Germany for six exceptional modern jazz recordings from a profoundly masterful and experienced transatlantic band.

M (feat. Ben Stapp / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Marco Colonna / Steve Swell): Broken Songs
M (feat. Ben Stapp / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Marco Colonna / Steve Swell):
Broken Songs

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


Price: $15.95    




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A set of blues songs of a personal nature, concepts for a broken yet hopeful age, written and sung by improvising guitarist Marcin "M" Olak (Gadt/Osborne/Zakrocki/Olak, Agusti Fernandez) performed and expanded by a set of stellar improvisers: Ben Stapp on tuba, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Marco Colonna on flute and Steve Swell on trombone.

Sharp, Elliot / Orchestra Carbon: Radiolaria
Sharp, Elliot / Orchestra Carbon:
Radiolaria

(zOaR Records -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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An algorithmic composition for Elliott Sharp's Orchestra Carbon modeled on biological paradigms of growth and reproduction, recorded at Tonic in 2001 with a large ensemble of instrumentalists including Ned Rothenberg, Steve Swell, Jim Pugliese, Andy Laster, &c. and programmers and sampler performers including David Weinstein, R. Luke Dubois, and Zeena Parkins.

Mateen, Sabir (w/ Steve Swell / Matt Lavelle / Matthew Heyner / Michael Thompson): Prophecies Come T
Mateen, Sabir (w/ Steve Swell / Matt Lavelle / Matthew Heyner / Michael Thompson):
Prophecies Come To Pass

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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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.

Warriors of the Wonderful Sound Expanded Ensemble, The: Soundpath
Warriors of the Wonderful Sound Expanded Ensemble, The:
Soundpath

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

(Astral Spirits / Soul What Records -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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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
Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg Holm / Steve Swell / William Parker:
Tales From

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- 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 An
Swell, Steve (w / Cyrille / Hwang / Bart / Lonberg-Holm / Boston):
The Center Will Hold featuring Andrew Cyrille

(Not Two -- 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.

Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders: So Perhaps
Dunmall / Swell / Owston / Sanders:
So Perhaps

(FMR -- 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.

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

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

(True Sound Recordings -- 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).

Implicate Order, The : At Seixal
Implicate Order, The :
At Seixal

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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
Gjerstad, Frode Trio + Steve Swell:
Bop Stop

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

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

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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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.

Swell, Steve (w/ Brown / Hwang / Ulrich / Boston / Pugliese): Music for Six Musicians: Hommage a Oli
Swell, Steve (w/ Brown / Hwang / Ulrich / Boston / Pugliese):
Music for Six Musicians: Hommage a Olivier Messiaen

(Silkheart -- France )


Price: $12.00    




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Steve Swell presents an homage to composer Olivier Messiaen in a sextet with Rob Brown (saxophone), Jason Kao Hwang (violin & viola), Robert Boston (piano & organ), Tomas Ulrich (cello), and Jim Pugliese (drums & percussion) performed live at Metro Baptist Church in NYC, 2017, a presentation of encompassing and passionate free music that knows little boundary.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Costa, Carlo Quartet: Sediment
Costa, Carlo Quartet:
Sediment

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A new NY label from percussionist Carlo Costa in its 1st release, a quartet with Steve Swell on trombone, Sean ali on bass and Jonathan Moritz on sax, presenting an improvisational language that subsumes the individual players into a distinct group sound.

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

(Relative Pitch -- 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.

Platform 1: Takes Off
Platform 1:
Takes Off

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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
Tsahar, Assif and the Zoanthropic Orchestra:
Embracing the Void

(Hopscotch Records -- 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
Swell, Steve presents:
Planet Dream

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

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

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Diplomats, The : We Are Not Obstinate Islands
Diplomats, The :
We Are Not Obstinate Islands

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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