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Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions: Thollem + Karl Berger, Thollem + Michael Snow

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31275
Catalog Code: AS153-22
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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One of a series of pianist Thollem McDonas' Astral Traveling Sessions, a 25-album series of concerts from around the globe, performing concerts in varying configurations with 70 musicians, here with two collaborations: in Kingston, NY with the great vibraphonist Karl Berger for 3 improvisations, and in Toronto with pianist Michael Snow for an extended piano duo.


Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions: w/ Hafez Modirzadeh

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31274
Catalog Code: AS153-24
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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One of a series of pianist Thollem McDonas' Astral Traveling Sessions, this unique duo configuration with NY saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh uses a sonic palette of eight re-tuned pitches for piano and saxophone in an attempt to expand harmonic empathy, bringing Eastern pitch relationships to Western improvisation through a series of extraordinary solo and duo recordings.


Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions: Compilation Cassette [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31172
Catalog Code: AS153-14
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Travelling through the US & Greece to join with performers for duos and trios, in six recordings between pianist Thollem McDonas in a trio with Amy Denio & Samantha Boshnack; a duo with Seetha Shivaswamy; a trio with Mat Weisman and Rick Kodramaz; a duo with Djallo Djakate; a hand percussion duo with Jason Finkelman; and a vocal duo with Maria Karamouza.


Thollem (w/ Alex Cline / Susan Alcorn): Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30268
Catalog Code: AS153-08CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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In 2019 pianist Thollem McDonas toured the US -- 12 months and 25 albums worth of recordings -- joining collaborators from a vast spectrum of improvisers and performers, this album presenting two such recordings: one a duo with drummer/percussionist Alex Cline from a live concert in Santa Monica; the other a duo with guitarist Susan Alcorn recorded in Baltimore.


Thollem / Parker / Cline: Gowanus Sessions II

Label: ESP
Product Code: 28494
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5038CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Free collective improvisation with an electronic edge from the trio of Nels Cline, double bassist William Parker and pianist Thollem McDonas, following up on their 2012 "Gowanus Session I" recorded in the same studio space, here expanding on the 1st session's shorter works with two large and evolving improvisations that balance reflective moments with intensive playing.


Estamos Trio (McDonas / Escobar / Tamez): Dire Warning

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 28472
Catalog Code: RPR 1101
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Highlighting issues between the US & Mexican borders, Thollem McDonas' Estamos Trio presents their 2nd album, here with Carmina Escobar (vocals, electronics, guitarron), Milo Tamez (percussion, found objects, electronics) and Thollem (keyboard, vocals, clay pot) in a work commissioned by and recorded at the 2018 "Casa Tomada" (House Taken Over) in Santa Fe for SITE.


Radical Empathy Trio: Reality and Other Imaginary Places

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 28083
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5035CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recorded during Thollem's 2017 residency at Brooklyn's multi-discipline center Pioneer Works, the trio of Nels Cline on electric guitar and Michael Wimberly on drums apply treatments, alterations and processes to acoustic-electro improv, their unusual approach often inviting the listener to discover organization under a wonderful commotion of sound.


Thollem / Mazurek: Blind Curves and Box Canyons

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23751
Catalog Code: RPR 1054
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Recorded at an exhibition of visual works by Chicago trumpeter Rob Mazurek in Texas, this was the first meeting with pianist Thollem McDonas, in an ardent session of explorative improvisation using electric and analog piano, sythn, samplers, cornet, voice, bells and effects; inquisitive and cathartic music of great drive.


Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 20901
Catalog Code: RPR 1041
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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A trio of collective-improvisers recording in NYC's East Village in 2015 for exceptionally sympathetic dialog, instigated by electric keyboard improvisor Thollem McDonas, with Nels Cline on guitar and Charles Gayle cohort Michael Wimberly on drums; Fred Frith liner notes!


TSIGOTI: Read Between The Lines...Think Outside Them

Label: Post Consumer
Product Code: 17607
Catalog Code: PCR-007
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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The TSIGOTI quarter brings together Italians Jacopo Andreini on guitar, Andrea Caprara on drums, and Piero Spitilli on bass with California pianist Thollem McDonas for critical avant punk with a technically brilliant flair.


Estamos Trio: People's Historia

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 17524
Catalog Code: RPR 1013
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Taking song titles from the Arawak language, the Estamos Trio of Thollem McDonas (piano), Milo Tamez (drums) and Carmina Escobar (voice & electronics) brings together artists from the Mexican/U.S. border, creating beautiful creative works.