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Modney (Modney / Wooley / Gentile / Roberts / Pluta /   Symthe / ...): Ascending Primes [2 CDs]
Modney (Modney / Wooley / Gentile / Roberts / Pluta / Symthe / ...):
Ascending Primes [2 CDs]

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $15.00    




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Exploring tuning systems and the extremes of harmonicity and dissonance through compositions that employ prime numbers of players in solo, trio, quintet, septet, and undectet (11) configurations, violinist Modney takes listeners into transcendent and turbulent spaces spanning improvisation and composition, detailed in a 24-page booklet with collages from Ellsworth Kelly.

Wooley, Nate / Mutual Aid Music: Four Experiments [4 CD BOX SET]
Wooley, Nate / Mutual Aid Music:
Four Experiments [4 CD BOX SET]

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )


Price: $27.95    




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Engaging an expanded version of the ensemble from his Mutual Aid Music, trumpeter Nate Wooley provides scores for his players in various configuration that challenge concepts of group composition, instrumental sound and resonance, idealized tones and the human voice, the development of melody and harmony in compositions, &c.; performers include Wooley, Seymore Wright, John McCowen, Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Cory Smythe, Luke Stewart, Eric Wubbels, &c.

Gentile, Kate | International Contemporary Ensemble: b i o m e i.i
Gentile, Kate | International Contemporary Ensemble:
b i o m e i.i

(Obliquity -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Composed for and recorded with the International Contemporary Ensemble, NY drummer Kate Gentile's 13-movement composition biome ii integrates improvisation into a chamber music ensemble, each movement describing fictional flora or fauna from a biome of creatures as quirky and fascinating as the music Gentile has developed for this idiosyncratic and exceptional symphony.

Courvoisier, Sylvie / Cory Smythe: The Rite of Spring - Spectre d'un songe
Courvoisier, Sylvie / Cory Smythe:
The Rite of Spring - Spectre d'un songe

(Pyroclastic Records -- Canada )


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Having presented a solo version of Stravinksy's The Rite of Spring at Opera Bastille in Paris with avant-flamenco dancer Israel Galván, Courvoisier developed a new work for two pianos performed with Cory Smythe, merging composition & improvisation as they invoke impressions of The Rite in tandem with Stravinksy-like reharmonizations of previous Courvoisier works.

Smythe, Cory (w/ Jernberg / Modney / Reid / Evans / Elk / Muncy / Laubrock / Leon / Cox / Crump ): S
Smythe, Cory (w/ Jernberg / Modney / Reid / Evans / Elk / Muncy / Laubrock / Leon / Cox / Crump ):
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


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After working with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, pianist Corey Smythe assmebled this incredible ensemble that includes Peter Evans (trumpet), Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Stephan Crump (bass), Tomeka Reid (cello), &c., performing works influenced by the Kern/Harbach standard "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", which Smythe then interprets abstractly in 7 solo renderings.

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.

Wooley, Nate: Argonautica
Wooley, Nate:
Argonautica

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Trumpeter Nate Wooley's major 3-part work makes oblique reference to dodecaphony, ambient tape music, and the minimalist rock of Terry Riley, conceived as a tribute to Wooley's mentor Ron Miles, who performs alongside Devin Gray & Rudy Royston (drums), Cory Smythe & Jozef Dumoulin (piano).

Sorey, Tyshawn Trio: Alloy
Sorey, Tyshawn Trio:
Alloy

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Drummer Tyshawn Sorey's trio with bassist Christopher Tordine and pianist Cory Smythe in an album dedicated to Butch Morris and to his mother; intelligent and pensively restrained through-composed jazz influenced by modern composition as much as the history of the jazz trio.

Braxton, Anthony and the Tri-Centric Orchestra: Trillium E [4 CDs]
Braxton, Anthony and the Tri-Centric Orchestra:
Trillium E [4 CDs]

(New Braxton House -- USA )


Price: $59.95    




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Newly Distributed in 2021: Trillium E is the first-ever studio recording of an Anthony Braxton opera, a deluxe 4-disc set of this surreal and witty installment in Braxton's ongoing Trillium cycle, and includes a booklet with libretto, photos, and critical essays.



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