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Blonk, Jaap / Lou Mallozzi / Ken Vandermark: Improvisers

Label: Kontrans
Product Code: 29823
Catalog Code: 367
Country: Netherlands
 
Price: $17.95



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The eighth release in the Kontrans "Improvisers" series is a live recording from Elastic Arts, in Chicago in 2019 from the trio of Jaap Blonk on voice & electronics, Lou Mallozzi on turntables, cds, mixer, microphone & organ pipes, and Ken Vandermark on clarinet, bass clarinet, & tenor & baritone saxophones, in a uniquely quirky, exuberant and extraordinary set of improvisations.


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.


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

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 28323
Catalog Code: MW993-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $79.95



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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.


Made to Break: F4 Fake [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 28225
Catalog Code: TROST 189LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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This active quartet project brings together two Chicago players--drummer Tim Daisy and reedist Vandermark--with two European players--Christof Kurzmann on pooll & electronics, and Jasper Stadhouders on bass--in their 9th album, recording in the studio in Austria for an innovative album blurring the lines between fierce free jazz and inventive experimental ea-improv.


Made to Break: F4 Fake

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 28224
Catalog Code: TROST 189CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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This active quartet project brings together two Chicago players--drummer Tim Daisy and reedist Vandermark--with two European players--Christof Kurzmann on pooll & electronics, and Jasper Stadhouders on bass--in their 9th album, recording in the studio in Austria for an innovative album blurring the lines between fierce free jazz and inventive experimental ea-improv.


Konstrukt + Ken Vandermark: Kozmik Bazaar [VINYL]

Label: KARLRECORDS
Product Code: 27935
Catalog Code: KR 065LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $21.95



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In November 2018, the groove-oriented Turkish electric improvising quartet Konstrukt of saxophonist & electronic artist Korhan Futaci, guitarist Umut Caglar, double bassist Apostolos Sideris, and drummer Berkan Tilavel, met with Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark in Instanbul, recording these improvisation, a mix of muscular playing and psychedelic interaction.


Mengelberg, Misha: Two Days In Chicago [2 CDs]

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 27627
Catalog Code: 2-722
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $24.95



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In 1998 European legendary free improvising pianist Misha Mengelberg spent two days in Chicago, recording in the studio and then live at The Velvet Lounge in a variety of settings of collective free playing and covering Monk tunes, with the support of Ken Vandermark, Fred Anderson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Kent Kessler, Hamid Drake, Ab BAars, Wilbert de Joode, &c.


Vandermark, Ken / Nate Wooley: Deeply Discounted II / Sequences Of Snow [LP]

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 27090
Catalog Code: AGR-014
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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The 3rd release from the duo of Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and NY trumpeter Nate Wooley, two long-form compositions written for the LP format and developed while touring North America during 2017; "Deeply Discounted II," is inspired by John Cage's "Cheap Imitation", while "Sequences of Snow," is dedicated to the experimental filmmaker & musician, Michael Snow.


Vandermark, Ken (w/ Daisy / Kurzmann / Stadhouders / / Wooley / Yeh): Momentum 2 & 3 [2 CDs]

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 26348
Catalog Code: AGR011/12
Country: USA
 
Price: $21.95



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Two sessions blending free jazz with experimental ea work: Nashville with Tim Daisy (drums), Christof Kurzmann (ppooll), Jasper Stadhouders (electric bass), Vandermark (reeds), Nate Wooley (trumpet) and C. Spencer Yeh (violin); then Chicago with Tim Barnes (drums), Nick Macri (acoustic bass), Lou Mallozzi (turntables), Vandermark (reeds) and Mars Williams (sax).


Rutherford, Paul / Ken Vandermark / Torsten Muller / Dylan van der Schyff: Are We In Diego?

Label: WhirrbooM!
Product Code: 26346
Catalog Code: CD04
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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A 2004 live recording in Vancouver featuring the late trombonist, Paul Rutherford, in an outstanding performance with the quartet of Ken Vandermark (reeds), Torsten Muller (contrabass), & Dylan van der Schyff (drums, percussion) recorded as they were concluding a West Coast tour, showing fire and sensitivity as they deliver 2 extended improvisations and 4 well-focused miniatures.


Vandermark, Ken / Michael Snow: Duol

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 25774
Catalog Code: CVSD 042CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark is fascinated with the visual arts, and was drawn in the 60s to Toronto visual artist, director of the "New York Eye And Ear" film, and most notably here, pianist, Michael Snow; in 2015 they performed together for the first time, this startlingly explosive and informed album the complete recording of that event.


Revis, Eric: Sing Me Some Cry

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24448
Catalog Code: CF428CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Double Bassist Eric Revis expands his concepts in this outstanding album with fellow New Yorkers, pianist Kris Davis and drummer Chad Taylor, and Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark on tenor saxophone, with all four players providing compositions that push the limit on structure and form while opening up the players to superb soloing settings of great modern jazz.


DEK Trio (Ken Vandermark / Elisabeth Harnik / Didi Kern): Burning Below Zero

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23792
Catalog Code: TROST 139CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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One of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark's regular trios while in Austria, DEK is named for the letters of the 1st name of Vandermark, drummer Didi Kern and pianist Elisabeth Harnik, drawing inspiration from free improv, free rock, & cross-media projects of each member.


Jerman / Barnes: Versatile Ambience [VINYL]

Label: IDEA Intermedia
Product Code: 22923
Catalog Code: IDEA19
Country: USA
 
Price: $22.95



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Without referencing typical genre or style, the collaboration of sound artists Tim Barnes and Jeph Jerman moves a step forward with this 45 RPM LP release of texture and atmosphere, with assistance from Ken Vandermark, Jacob Duncan, Aaron Michael Bulter, Sara Saltau & Bret Berry.


Rara Avis (Ken Vandermark / Stefano Ferrian / Simone Quatrana / Luca Pissavini / Sec): Rara Avis

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 22077
Catalog Code: MW 927-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $12.95



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Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark in a quintet with Italian musicians Stefano Ferrian (tenor saxophone), Simone Quatrana (piano), Luca Pissavini (double bass), and SEC_ (Revox tape recorder, instant sound treatment) in an uninhibited live concert in 2013 at Dragon Club in Poland.


Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson): The Midwest School [VINYL]

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 21583
Catalog Code: AGR-002LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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With a quartet of reeds (Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams), Jeb Bishop on trombone, Josh Berman on cornet, plus Jen Paulson on viola, Jason Adasiewicz on vibes, Nick Macri on bass and Tim Daisy on drums, this Chicago band burns with amazing free playing!


Lean Left: Live At Area Sismica

Label: Unsounds
Product Code: 18862
Catalog Code: 41U
Country: Netherlands
 
Price: $15.95



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The amazing combination of Ex guitarists Terrie Ex and Andy Moor with drummer Paal Nilssen-love and Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark in their 5th release, a live album from Italy showing the aggressive and exuberantly determined band in excellent form.


Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c: Pipeline

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 18180
Catalog Code: CvsD CD010
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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In 2000, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and curator John Corbett organized a 16-piece free music big-band featuring key members of the Chicago and Swedish scenes, recording these two impressive, ecstatic, and explosive works.


Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson: Verses

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 17942
Catalog Code: CD009a
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Surprisingly after long partnerships with Peter Brotzmann's Tentet and the saxophone trio Sonore, this is the first time that Ken Vandermark & Mats Gustafsson have recorded as a duo, here in 6 incredible improvisations balancing technique, power, and beauty.


Made to Break: Lacerba [VINYL]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17926
Catalog Code: CF274LP
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $19.95



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The electroacoustic quartet of Christof Kurzmann (electronics), Devin Hoff (bass), Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Tim Daisy (drums) performing live in Lisbon, an innovative and significant band developing new languages for improvisation.


Made to Break (Daisy / Hoff / Kurzmann / Vandermark): Provoke

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17489
Catalog Code: CF273
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The result of a three day series of concerts by Ken Vandermark's new project with electronicist Christoff Kurzmann, electric bassist Devin Hoff and drummer Tim Daisy, taking new directions by following the principles of "modular organization".


Revis, Eric's 11:11, : Parallax

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17112
Catalog Code: CF266
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Eric Revis (double bass, composition) brings together Ken Vandermark (sax, clarinet), Jason Moran (piano), and Nasheet Waits (drums) for his new avant-garde quartet, 11:11, a jazz supergroup with a stellar first album.


Lytton / Wooley + Ikue Mori and Ken Vandermark: The Nows [2 CDs]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 16841
Catalog Code: CF260
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $18.95



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Nate Wooley and Paul Lytton continue their collaborations, extending their new duo recordings with live tracks from The Stone in NYC with Ikue Mori, and at Chicago's Hideout with Ken Vandermark.


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.


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.


Double Tandem (Baars / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love): Cement

Label: PNL
Product Code: 16098
Catalog Code: PNL013
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Performing live at Cementen in Norway, the trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with reed players Ken Vandermark and Ab Baars, 3 intense yet playful improvisations from 3 masters of the form.


Sonore: OTO

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 15538
Catalog Code: TROST 108CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.16



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A live recording at London's Cafe Oto for BBC Radio's Jazz on 3 program with the incredible saxophone trio Sonore featuring Peter Brotzmann, Ken Vandermark, and Mats Gustafsson.


Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 15225
Catalog Code: TROST 107LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $24.95



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The Full Blast trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, bassist Mario Piakas and drummer Michael Wertmueller are joined by Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer and Dirk Rothbrust for an excellent concert at Donaueschinger Musiktage, 2010.


Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 15224
Catalog Code: TROST 107CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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The Full Blast trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, bassist Mario Piakas and drummer Michael Wertmueller are joined by Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer and Dirk Rothbrust for an excellent concert at Donaueschinger Musiktage, 2010.


4 Corners: Alive In Lisbon [DVD]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 10900
Catalog Code: CF134
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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4 Corners with Ken Vandermark, Magnus Broo, Adam Land and Paal Nilssen-Love in a live DVD from a March 2007 gig in Portugal playing 5 extended tracks. (PAL format)


Morris, Joe / Vandermark, Ken / Gray, Luther: Rebus

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 08569
Catalog Code: CF083
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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4 Corners (Vandermark / Lane / Broo / Nilssen-Love): S/T

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 07995
Catalog Code: CF076
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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