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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.

NRG Ensemble (directed by Mars Williams): Hold That Thought
NRG Ensemble (directed by Mars Williams):
Hold That Thought

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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The 1st of three archival albums from saxophonist Mars Williams' vaults, this 1996 concert in Utrecht with the NRG Ensemble--the band that Williams' carried forward after Hal Russell's passing in 1992--in an unrestrained concert of original material from Williams and fellow saxophonist Ken Vandermark, with Kent Kessler on bass, Steve Hunt on drums, and Brian Sandstrom on bass, guitar & trumpet.

Vandermark, Ken / Hamid Drake: Eternal River [VINYL]
Vandermark, Ken / Hamid Drake:
Eternal River [VINYL]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


Price: $23.95    




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Focused on the music of Don Cherry and recorded at Corbett vs. Dempsey's gallery space on the closing day of an exhibit of art by Cherry's partner Moki Cherry (whose tapestry "Spirit" is the LP's cover) this concert finds drummer Hamid Drake, who lived with the Cherry family in Sweden, and Ken Vandermark on tenor sax, reworking medleys of Cherry's tunes from across his discography.

Vandermark, Ken: The Field Within a Line (Black Cross Solo Sessions 1)
Vandermark, Ken:
The Field Within a Line (Black Cross Solo Sessions 1)

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- 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.

Various Artists (Guy / Leandre / Mazur / Nilssen-Love / Kaucic / Fernandez / Gustafsson / Vandermark
Various Artists (Guy / Leandre / Mazur / Nilssen-Love / Kaucic / Fernandez / Gustafsson / Vandermark / Trzaska / Brotzmann / Ste Swell / Holmlander / Homburger):
Not Two... But Twenty [5 CDs in Wooden Box]

(Not Two -- Poland )


Price: $40.00    




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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.

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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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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.

Revis, Eric: Sing Me Some Cry
Revis, Eric:
Sing Me Some Cry

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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]
Jerman / Barnes:
Versatile Ambience [VINYL]

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

(Not Two -- Poland )


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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.

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

(Aerophonic -- 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.

Lean Left: Live At Area Sismica
Lean Left:
Live At Area Sismica

(Unsounds -- 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.

Made to Break: Cherchez la Femme
Made to Break:
Cherchez la Femme

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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The quartet of Ken Vandermark on saxes, Christof Kurzmann on electronics, Devin Hoff on bass and Tim Daisy on drums trace women's influence on contemporary art, especially music, painting and photography, through 3 incredible examples of modern jazz.

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

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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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
Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson:
Verses

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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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]
Made to Break:
Lacerba [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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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.

Revis, Eric's 11:11, : Parallax
Revis, Eric's 11:11, :
Parallax

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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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.

Lean Left (The Ex guitars meet Nilssen-Love/Vandermark Duo): Live at Cafe Oto
Lean Left (The Ex guitars meet Nilssen-Love/Vandermark Duo):
Live at Cafe Oto

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )


Price: $15.95    




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An explosive mix of rock, jazz, noise and free improv when the guitarists from The Ex (Terrie Ex, Andy Moor) come together with Ken Vandermark (saxophone, clarinet) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) for their 3rd inspired release.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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

(Riti Publishing -- 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
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.

4 Corners: Alive In Lisbon [DVD]
4 Corners:
Alive In Lisbon [DVD]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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)

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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