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Garcia, Violeta / Chris Pitsiokos: Uanmortaim

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 31080
Catalog Code: RPR1129
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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From fractured and fragmented to assertively raw improvisation in the unusual pairing of saxophone and cello from Chris Pitsiokos on alto and Argentinian cellist Violeta Garcia, using intense approaches to their instruments in a reactive set of 11 concise dialogs, a well-matched meeting of innovative improvisers uniquely responding to and clearly enjoying an eccentric conversation.


CP Unit (Pitsiokis / Lisabeth / Fraser / Nazary): Riding Photon Time

Label: Eleatic Records
Product Code: 31042
Catalog Code: ELEA004
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The first live album from the CP Unit led by alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos and his quartet with Sam Lisabeth on electric guitar, Henry Fraser on electric bass and Jason Nazary on drums & electronics, captured live at the 2018 Moers Festival in Germany in 8 compositions drawn from previous studio tracks and two new pieces; thrilling and brilliant modern jazz!


Pitsiokis, Chris Quartet ( w/ Smiley / Fraser / Nazary): One Eye with a Microscope Attached

Label: Eleatic Records
Product Code: 31041
Catalog Code: ELEA002
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Taking an angular approach to modern jazz that reminds of Steve Coleman/Five Elements, New York alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos provides the compositions for the six improvisations on this live album recorded at Seizure's Palace, in Brooklyn in a quartet with Andrew Smiley on electric guitar, Henry Fraser on electric bass and Jason Nazary on drums.


Pitsiokos, Chris: Carny Cant [VINYL]

Label: Eleatic Records
Product Code: 30804
Catalog Code: ELEA005
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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In the spirit of Downtown NY by merging forms of jazz, rock and experimental music, Chris Pitsiokos bookends his album with two solo pieces, joining forces with NY electric guitarist Rick Eye for 4 tracks and drummer Jason Nazary joining for 3 tracks, as Pitsiokis performs on alto & baritone sax, harmonica, electric bass, guitar & drums, electronic instruments & voice.


GPS Trio (Chris Pitsiokos / Luke Stewart / Devin Gray): Blast Beat Blues

Label: Rataplan Records
Product Code: 30545
Catalog Code: RR004
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Hard-edged NYC free jazz in a limited EP CD release from the trio of alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos, bassist Luke Stewart and drummer & composer Devin Gray, who explains that the music reflects "the modern world we're all trying to live in, with that odd mix of the comfortable and uncomfortable", as heard in the edgy and dynamic power of his group.


Pitsiokos, Chris / Javier Areal Velez / Kevin Murray: First Blush

Label: 1039 Records
Product Code: 29662
Catalog Code: 1039-01
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Intended originally as a solo performance related to NY saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos' Relative Pitch release Speak In Tongues, Pitsiokos decided instead to expand the gig to a trio with assertive and demanding players Kevin Murray on drums & objects, and Argentinian guitarist Javier Areal Vélez, recording this savagely fun EP in the process.


Pitsiokos, Chris: Speak In Tongues And Hope For The Gift Of Interpretation

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 28575
Catalog Code: RPRSS004
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Dedicating his pieces to Charlie Parker, Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, and John Zorn, NY alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos is heard live at this solo concert in New Haven, CT in 2019, reflecting on the history of jazz through his intense playing style that deploys incredible technique balanced with abstraction and rapid lyricism.


Pitsiokos, Chris / Susana Santos Silva / Torbjorn Zetterberg: Child Of Illusion

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 26507
Catalog Code: CF498CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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A profound sense of drama in free playing from the young collective trio of NY saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos with the establish partnership of Portuguese trumpeter Susana Santos Silva and Swedish bassist Torbjourn Zetterberg, in chamber-like jazz, informed by their musical background that spreads over a myriad of aesthetics, full of nuance and beautiful interplay.


Pitsiokos, Chris / CP Unit: Silver Bullet In The Autumn Of Your Years

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 26019
Catalog Code: CF481CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Pushing the envelope in genre-smashing collective improvisation, Brooklyn-based sax and synth player Chris Pitsiokos and his CP Unit with 2 electric bassists--Tim Dahl and Henry Fraser--2 drummers--Jason Nazary and Connor Baker--and guitarist Sam Lisabeth, take a twisted path through improv, rock, and electronics that always shows a fierce allegiance to free jazz.


Levin, Daniel / Chris Pitsiokos / Brandon Seabrook: Stomiidae

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 25325
Catalog Code: DT09
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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A collective trio of vanguard improvisers and frequent New York collaborators, Daniel Levin on cello, Chris Pitsiokos on alto saxophone, and Brandon Seabrook on electric guitar, a working band captured here in the studio at Firehouse 12 for a powerful set of idiosyncratic and exhilarating improvisations with tracks and the title named for a family of deep sea fish.


Wooley, Nate: Knknighgh (Minimal Poetry for Aram Saroyan)

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24458
Catalog Code: CF434CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Pronounced as "knife", this new project from NY trumpeter Nate Wooley brings together Chris Pitsiokos on alto sax, Brandon Lopez on bass, and Dre Hocevar on drums in a fresh take on the concepts of free jazz, using short material composed by Wooley and based on the poetry of Aram Saroyan, used in looping and repeating structures that never sound as such.


CP Unit (Pitsiokos / Seabrook / Dahl / Walter): Before the Heat Death

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 23387
Catalog Code: CF408CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Chris Pitsiokos' Unit with electric guitarist Brandon Seabrook, electric bassist Tim Dahl, and drummer Weasel Walter turn in a fiery and demanding album of compelling free jazz, using traditional jazz structures but turning them on their head in joyfully unconventional ways.


Hocevar, Dre : Collective Effervescence

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 21567
Catalog Code: CF360CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Freely improvised collective with an electroacoustic inclination and chamber music reserve from the quintet of Dre Hoceva (drums), Bran De Looze (piano), Lester St. Louis (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (sax) and Philip White (electronics & signal processing).