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Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28374
Catalog Code: 214-058
Country: 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!


Torn, David / Tim Berne / Ches Smith: Sun Of Goldfinger

Label: ECM
Product Code: 27258
Catalog Code: ECM 2613
Country: Germany
 
Price: $15.95



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The fourth ECM album from NY Saxophonist Tim Berne and drummer Ches Smith, here in a trio with textural guitarist David Torn in three extended compositions merging jazz, rock and ambient forms, the middle track augmented with the Scorchio String Quartet and Craig Taborn, as they ebb and flow intense energy, fascinating compositional turns, and superb playing.


Formanek, Michael Elusion Quartet: Time Like This

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26984
Catalog Code: INT313
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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NY Bassist Michael Formanek composes for and leads his Elusion Quartet with saxophonist Tony Malaby, pianist Kris Davis, and drummer Ches Smith, a heavyweight set of improvisers who take on Formanek's sophisticated and elusive compositions, using unusual meters and complex yet comprehensible structures, performed with prodigious skill and passionate approaches.


Webber, Anna: Clockwise

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 26971
Catalog Code: Pi 79
Country: 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).


Lee, Okkyung: Cheol-Kkot-Sae (Steel.Flower.Bird)

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25907
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4023
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Cellist Okkyung Lee explores her Korean roots in an amazing long-form composition combining electronics, improvisation, composed melodies and noise with Korean traditional music, performed with the superb ensemble of John Edwards (bass), Ches Smith (drums), John Butcher (sax), Jae Hyo Chang (Korean percussion), Song Hee Kwon (Pansori singing), and Lasse Marhaug (electronics).


Zorn, John: The Urmuz Epigrams

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25473
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8358
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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With the collaboration of percussionist Ches Smith, John Zorn creates a magnificent and dreamlike series of parallel tracks, a "modern reconstruction" and a set of faux 78rpm albums purportedly from 1923, as an homage to pre-dada absurdist, Romanian writer Urmuz (Demetru Dem), using the studio and card-file composition to create a bizarre and astonishing set of 8 x 2 pieces.


Sharp, Elliott Aggregat: Quintet

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 18217
Catalog Code: CF288
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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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

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 17949
Catalog Code: PI 50
Country: 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.


Pride, Mike: Drummer's Corpse

Label: Aum Fidelity
Product Code: 17571
Catalog Code: AUM 078CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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With 9 drummers, bass, and guitar, "Drummer's Corpse" was written following a devastating apartment fire which consumed nearly all of Pride's possessions, recordings, and compositions.


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

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 17488
Catalog Code: CF270
Country: 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

Label: D.S al Coda
Product Code: 15693
Catalog Code: #4
Country: 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.


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

Label: Edgetone Records
Product Code: 08773
Catalog Code: EDT4050
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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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.