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Lennon, Sean Ono: Asterisms [VINYL]
Lennon, Sean Ono:
Asterisms [VINYL]

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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The chameleonic styles of Sean Ono Lennon are in full force on this instrumental record, merging rock, jazz, experimental and cinematic styles in captivating ways, performed with the spectacular ensemble of Devon Hoff (bass), Yuka Honda (electronics), Johnny Mathar (drums), João Nogueira (Wurlitzer), Ches Smith (drums), Michael Leonhart (trumpet) & Mauro Refosco (percussion).

Smith, Ches: Laugh Ash
Smith, Ches:
Laugh Ash

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A stunning album that effortlessly blends styles from jazz, electronics, minimalism and contemporary forms, rendered by an eclectic group of primarily NY artists including Nate Wooley, Jennifer Choi, James Brandin Lews, Oscar Noriega, Anna Webber, Shahzad Ismaily and Smith himself, in an exhilarating and well-balanced set of Smith compositions that inform and groove spectacularly!

Ono Lennon, Sean: Asterisms
Ono Lennon, Sean:
Asterisms

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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The chameleonic styles of Sean Ono Lennon are in full force on this instrumental record, merging rock, jazz, experimental and cinematic styles in captivating ways, performed with the spectacular ensemble of Devon Hoff (bass), Yuka Honda (electronics), Johnny Mathar (drums), João Nogueira (Wurlitzer), Ches Smith (drums), Michael Leonhart (trumpet) & Mauro Refosco (percussion).

Formanek, Michael Quartet (Smith / Davis / Malaby): As Things Do
Formanek, Michael Quartet (Smith / Davis / Malaby):
As Things Do

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Michael Formanek's compositions run a wide range of styles and approaches to creative modern jazz, from flowing lyrical melodies to tense agitation in rapid runs, all anchored by Formanek's powerful bass and rendered with his Elusion Quartet of Tony Malaby on tenor & soprano sax, Kris Davis on piano and Ches Smith on drums & vibes; inventive jazz that continuously surprises.

Zorn, John Incerto (Marsella / Lage / Roeder / Smith): Homenaje A Remedios Varo
Zorn, John Incerto (Marsella / Lage / Roeder / Smith):
Homenaje A Remedios Varo

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $18.95    




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Continuing his work with the Incerto quartet of Julian Lage on guitar, Brian Marsella on piano, Jorge Roeder on bass and Ches Smith on drums, the fourth album for the group from John Zorn's compositional pen explores the artwork of Spanish surrealist/irrealist painter María de los Remedios Alicia Rodriga Varo, whose life was influenced by Paris enlightenment and the terrors of war.

Mitchell, Matt: Oblong Aplomb [2 CDs]d
Mitchell, Matt:
Oblong Aplomb [2 CDs]d

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )


Price: $18.95    




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Expanding on pianist/composer Matt Mitchell's 2013 duo album Fiction with Ches Smith is this double-duo release over 2 CDs, one CD with Smith performing on drums, gongs, percussion, vibraphone, glockenspiel, tam-tam & timpani, and one CD with drummer/percussionist Kate Gentile, performing Mitchell's fascinatingly convoluted works that integrate composition with improvisation.

Zorn, John (w/ Marsella / Roeder / Smith / Lage): Incerto
Zorn, John (w/ Marsella / Roeder / Smith / Lage):
Incerto

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $17.95    




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Bringing together John Zorn's trio from Suite for Piano (Brian Marsella, Jorge Roeder, Ches Smith) with guitarist Julian Lage, this new jazz quartet is a versatile and flexible unit capable of instantaneous changes in direction of genre or mood with virtuosic finesse and sensitivity, as Zorn's compositions explore concepts from Freud, Sartre, and the Uncertainty Principle.

Dunn's, Trevor Trio (w/ Halvorson / Smith) Convulsant avec Folie a Quatre: Seances
Dunn's, Trevor Trio (w/ Halvorson / Smith) Convulsant avec Folie a Quatre:
Seances

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A series of powerful "séances" from the Trio-Convulsant of Trevor Dunn on bass, Mary Halvorson on guitar, and Ches Smith on drums & percussion, imagining through improv the 18th century French sect of Convulsionnaires of Saint-Médard, assisted by the Folie à Quatre of Carla Kihlstedt (volin), Oscar Noriega (clarinet), Mariel Roberts (cell) and Anna Webber (flute).

Smith, Ches (w/ Bill Frisell / Mat Maneri / Craig Taborn): Interpret It Well
Smith, Ches (w/ Bill Frisell / Mat Maneri / Craig Taborn):
Interpret It Well

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Expanding drummer and composer Ches Smith's working band of violist Mat Maneri and pianist Craig Taborn with guitarist Bill Frisell, who had joined the band for one live gig that felt so natural that recording as a quartet was a natural conclusion, heard here in seven compositions that allow room for band members to improvise or "Interpret" on the compositions themselves.

Smith, Ches / We All Break: Path of Seven Colors [2 CDs]
Smith, Ches / We All Break:
Path of Seven Colors [2 CDs]

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $18.95    




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Drummer and composer Chess Smith in a 2-CD set of pieces merging jazz and traditional vodou rhythms, the band featuring Matt Mitchell (piano), Miguel Zenón (saxophone), Nick Dunston (bass), Sirene Dantor Rene (lead vocals), with Daniel Brevil, Markus Schwartz and Fanfan Jean-Guy Rene all on Haitian tanbou drums & vocals, released in a hardshell box with booklets.

Zorn, John: Les Maudits
Zorn, John:
Les Maudits

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $17.95    




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An outrageous interpretation of Alfred Jarry's fictional character Ubu performed with with the International Contemporary Ensemble and core Downtown New York performers Ikue Mori, Ches Smith and Zorn himself, using Zorn's quick cut approach to composition; presented along with a work inspired by French poet Charles Baudelaire and an elegy to painter Paul Gauguin.

Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity
Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York:
Entity

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Satoko Fujii leads her 13-piece big band through 5 thrilling and insightful compositions with a who's-who of NY improvisation: Nels Cline (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Joe Fiedler & Curt Hasselbring (drums), Oscar Noriega, Ellery Eskelin, Briggan Krauss, Andy Laster & Tony Malaby (sax), Herb Robertson, Natsuki Tamura & Dave Ballou (trumpet) & bassist Stomu Takeishi; wow!

Webber, Anna: Clockwise
Webber, Anna:
Clockwise

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Wind player and composer Anna Weber pays homage to 20th Century composers' works for percussion, using Xenakis, Feldman, Varese, Stockhausen, Babbitt & Cage as influences in compositions leaving room for improvisation from her septet of Jeremy Viner (sax & clarinet), Jacob Garchik (trombone), Christopher Hoffman (cello), Matt Mitchell (piano), Chris Tordini (bass), and Ches Smith (drums).

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York: Fukushima
Fujii, Satoko Orchestra New York:
Fukushima

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Diverse aspects of the 2011 disaster at the Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant brought on by a tsunami orchestrated in sound by composer/pianist Satoko Fujii and rendered in remarkable ways from some of New York finest improvisers, including Tony Malaby, Ellery Eskelin, Oscar Noriega, Herb Roberts, Joe Fiedler, Stomu Takeishi, Nels Cline, &c &c.

Millevoi, Nick: Disertion
Millevoi, Nick:
Disertion

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Guitarist Nick Millevoi leads an ensemble that includes Jamie Saft on Hammond Organ, Ches Smith on drums, Johnny Deblase on bass, Dan Blacksberg on trombone and June Bender on violin, for an album equally embracing and subverting a wealth of rock and jazz forms.

Sharp, Elliott Aggregat: Quintet
Sharp, Elliott Aggregat:
Quintet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The 2nd Aggregat album expands the first release's trio of Elliott Sharp (just on reeds this time), Brad Jones (bass) and Ches Smith (drums) into a quintet with Nate Wooley (trumpet) and Terry L. Green (trombone) for an amazing set of free jazz compositions.

Mitchell, Matt: Fiction
Mitchell, Matt:
Fiction

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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The debut recording from NY pianist Matt Mitchell, in a duo with drummer Ches Smith on drums, percussion & vibes, 15 inventive original compositions written to push Mitchell's technical skills in improvisational settings, each an ingenious little puzzle.

Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins): Hammered
Smith, Ches and These Arches (Smith / Berne / Malaby / Halvorson / Parkins):
Hammered

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Drawing from some of NYC's finest - Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson and Andrea Parks - drummer Ches Smith's band takes the Downtown NY strategy to bridge experimental rock and avant jazz in unexpected and astonishing ways.

Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith): A Color Photo of the Horse
Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith):
A Color Photo of the Horse

(D.S al Coda -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Alessandro Bosetti provides voice and electronics on words & text from a variety of writers, as performed in a trio with drummer Ches Smith and fretless guitarist Kenta Nagai; fascinating and perplexing expression.

Halvorson, Mary Quintet: Saturn Sings
Halvorson, Mary Quintet:
Saturn Sings

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Halvorson's quintet in a new book of music exploring close knit and dissonant harmonies for her ensemble of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, saxophonist Jon Irabagon, bassist John Hebert & drummer Ches Smith.

Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!: 2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.I
Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!:
2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.II

(Edgetone Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Two live conducted improvisations percussion for large group recorded at the Oakland Box Theater, presenting the 6 part Piece No.11: Two Orchestras in Separate Rooms.



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