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Vandermark, Ken: The Field Within a Line

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 31067
Catalog Code: CvsD CD080
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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One of Corbett vs. Dempsey's Black Cross Solo Sessions, Ken Vandermark recorded these twelve succinct, insightful and technically superb solo recordings at his home during pandemic lockdowns, part of a new book of compositions for solo reed instruments, each piece dedicated to an artist across multiple disciplines, including Joe McPhee, Anthony Braxton, Samuel Beckett, &c.


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.


Stewart, Luke Exposure Quintet: [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29700
Catalog Code: AS142LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $26.95



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Dave Rempis invited bassist & composer Luke Stewart to his Exposure Series at Elastic Arts in Chicago in 2018, assembling a band for Stewart with Edward Wilkerson & Ken Vandermark on reeds, Jim Baker on piano, and Avreeayl Ra on drums; Vandermark then invited the band back to his Option Series at Experimental Sound Studio; this double album presents recordings from both.


Vandermark / Drake / Trovalusci / Ceccarelli: Open Border [VINYL w/DOWNLOAD]

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 29122
Catalog Code: AGR-018
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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An incredibly exciting first encounter between Chicago improvisers Ken Vandermark on multiple reeds & Hamid Drake on drums, and Italian improvisers Gianni Trovalusci on flute & composer/electronics artist Luigi Ceccarelli, performing live at the Forlì Open Music Festival for an extended, inventive and unpredictably thrilling set!


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

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 28375
Catalog Code: CvsDCD064
Country: 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.


Entr'acte: Soigne Ta Droite

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 28294
Catalog Code: AGR-017
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Ken Vandermark's first large ensemble recording in more than four years brings together ten vanguard improvisers in acoustic and ea-improv forms--Dieb13, Elisabeth Harnik, Steve Heather, Terrie Hessels, Didi Kern, Mette Rasmussen, Jasper Stadhouders, Joe Williamson, and Nate Wooley--recording 3 long-form compositions live in concert, dedicated in sequence to musician Ikue Mori, sculptor Richard Serra, and painter, poet & typographist Francis Picabia.


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.


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

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27994
Catalog Code: AS100CD
Country: 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.


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

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 27627
Catalog Code: Hatology2-722
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 (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).


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.


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.


Vandermark, Ken : Site Specific [2 CDs + BOOK]

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 21585
Catalog Code: AGR-005BOOK
Country: USA
 
Price: $39.95



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2 CDs and a book of photos documenting solo work from Chicago improviser Ken Vandermark performing on clarinet, tenor, and baritone sax in 4 sites--a house, a cavern, a train trestle, & a skate park--dedicating the performances to important musicians, and to Buster Keaton, and Jay Adams.


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!


Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love: The Lions Have Eaten One of the Guards

Label: Audiographic Records
Product Code: 21581
Catalog Code: AGR-006
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The continuing adventures of European drummer Paal Nilssen-Love and Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark, this album was recorded live in Antwerp Belgium in 2013, showing the powerful technical skills of both players and their euphorically great approach to free improv.


Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic

Label: Aerophonic
Product Code: 20886
Catalog Code: AR009
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.


Vandermark, Ken / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Resistance

Label: Bocian
Product Code: 20754
Catalog Code: bc - kf
Country: Poland
 
Price: $12.00



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Live recordings from the duo of frequent collaborators Ken Vandermark on sax & reeds and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and electronics performing at Chicago's Heaven Gallery in 2013, for a superb set with surprising twists and turns and a great range of dynamics and approaches.


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: CvsDCD010
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.


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: $13.95



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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: $13.95



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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.


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: $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.


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.


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.


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

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 08569
Catalog Code: CF083
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $13.95



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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: $13.95



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