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Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba: Causa y Efecto, Vol. 2 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba:
Causa y Efecto, Vol. 2 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $23.00    




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The second volume of powerful free playing and intimate conversation bringing together two New York-based improvisers, Cuban native drummer/percussionist Francisco Mela and Tennessee native reed & wind player Zoh Amba, both sharing a mountain region upbringing that brings a uniquely reflective quality to their playing, fortified by the exploratory NY improv scene.

Mela, Francisco / Jonathan Reisin: Earthquake
Mela, Francisco / Jonathan Reisin:
Earthquake

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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A prime example of the saxophone and drum duo from Cuban/NY drummer/percussionist Francisco Mela, and Israeli saxophonist Jonathan Reisin performing on tenor and soprano saxophones, in five distinct free improvisations recorded at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, demonstrating profound technical skill and an exploratory attitude to their seismic interactions.

Jimenez, Kenneth / Michael Attias / Francisco Mela: Caribu
Jimenez, Kenneth / Michael Attias / Francisco Mela:
Caribu

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Formed at Michael Attias's Washington Heights, Manhattan apartment by three improv compatriots, the trio of Kenneth Jiminez on bass, Michael Attias on saxophones and Francisco Mela on drums & voice incorporate free and experimental jazz forms with heartfelt tradition, in five collective improvisations captured in the studio, plus Paul Motian's "From Time to Time".

Carter, Daniel / Leo Genovese / William Parker / Francisco Mela: Shine Hear, Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Carter, Daniel / Leo Genovese / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
Shine Hear, Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $25.95    




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Inspired by a poem Carter wrote about New York's interminable motion, the quartet of Daniel Carter on saxophone, Leo Genovese on piano, William Parker on bass, Gralla & Shakuhachi and Francisco Mela on drums & voice, turn in an ecstatic album of exotic collective improvisation in this first of two planned volumes from an excellent studio session.

Carter, Daniel / Leo Genovese / William Parker / Francisco Mela: Shine Hear, Vol. 1
Carter, Daniel / Leo Genovese / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
Shine Hear, Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

Inspired by a poem Carter wrote about New York's interminable motion, the quartet of Daniel Carter on saxophone, Leo Genovese on piano, William Parker on bass, Gralla & Shakuhachi and Francisco Mela on drums & voice, turn in an ecstatic album of exotic collective improvisation in this first of two planned volumes from an excellent studio session.

Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela: O Life, O Light  Vol. 2
Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
O Life, O Light Vol. 2

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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The second volume from the trio of Tennessee-to-NYC transplant Zoe Amba on tenor saxophone & flute, legendary double bassist William Parker and Francisco Mela on drums, performing three compositions by Amba recorded in the studio in NYC; emphatic free jazz with a powerful rhythm section elucidating Amba's spiritually fueled approach to compelling, lyrical improvisation.

Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela: O Life, O Light  Vol. 2 [VINYL]
Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
O Life, O Light Vol. 2 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




In Stock

The second volume from the trio of Tennessee-to-NYC transplant Zoe Amba on tenor saxophone & flute, legendary double bassist William Parker and Francisco Mela on drums, performing three compositions by Amba recorded in the studio in NYC; emphatic free jazz with a powerful rhythm section elucidating Amba's spiritually fueled approach to compelling, lyrical improvisation.

Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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The second volume of Music Frees Our Souls, the trio of Francisco Mela on drums, Cooper-Moore on piano and William Parker on bass, recording in the studio in Brooklyn two extended, far reaching and powerful collective improvisations of music performed under the influence of Mela's work with, mentorship by and encouragement from pianist McCoy Tyner.

Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2
Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

The second volume of Music Frees Our Souls, the trio of Francisco Mela on drums, Cooper-Moore on piano and William Parker on bass, recording in the studio in Brooklyn two extended, far reaching and powerful collective improvisations of music performed under the influence of Mela's work with, mentorship by and encouragement from pianist McCoy Tyner.

Carlberg, Frank Trio (w/ John Hebert / Francisco Mela): Reflections 1952
Carlberg, Frank Trio (w/ John Hebert / Francisco Mela):
Reflections 1952

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Reflecting on the 1952 Van Gelder studio sessions of The Thelonious Monk Trio with bassist Gary Mapp and drummers Art Blakey or Max Roach, 2021 pianist Frank Carlberg and drummer Francisco Mela revisited those recordings with bassist John Hebert in new compositions absorbing and quoting those icon works, and on two tracks, improvising conversations with the one and only Monk.

Jeong, Eunhye (Jeong / Burik / Ridley / Mela / Kim): End of Time / KM-53 Project Vol. 1
Jeong, Eunhye (Jeong / Burik / Ridley / Mela / Kim):
End of Time / KM-53 Project Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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An energetic and sophisticated album of free improvisation based around three compositions by and under the direction of Boston-based South Korean pianist Eunhye Jeong, in a quintet with Allison Burik on alto saxophone & bass clarinet, Max Ridley on double bass, Francisco Mela on drums and Mina Kim on cello, who also performs Jeong's solo work for cello on the center track.

Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba: Causa y Efecto Vol. 1
Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba:
Causa y Efecto Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

The first volume of powerful free playing and intimate conversation bringing together two New York-based improvisers, Cuban native drummer/percussionist Francisco Mela and Tennessee native reed & wind player Zoh Amba, both sharing a mountain region upbringing that brings a uniquely reflective quality to their playing, fortified by the exploratory NY improv scene.

Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba: Causa y Efecto Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba:
Causa y Efecto Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




In Stock

The first volume of powerful free playing and intimate conversation bringing together two New York-based improvisers, Cuban native drummer/percussionist Francisco Mela and Tennessee native reed & wind player Zoh Amba, both sharing a mountain region upbringing that brings a uniquely reflective quality to their playing, fortified by the exploratory NY improv scene.

Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela: O Life, O Light Vol. 1
Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
O Life, O Light Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

New generation New York tenor saxophonist Zoe Amba, a Tennessee transplant whose spirit is illuminated with free styles that harken back to Ayler, recording in the studio with a trio of luminary players--William Parker on bass and Francisco Mela on drums--performing three Amba compositions, one featuring Amba on flute; the CD edition contains one bonus improvisation.

Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela: O Life, O Light Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Amba, Zoh / William Parker / Francisco Mela:
O Life, O Light Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




In Stock

New generation New York tenor saxophonist Zoe Amba, a Tennessee transplant whose spirit is illuminated with free styles that harken back to Ayler, recording in the studio with a trio of luminary players--William Parker on bass and Francisco Mela on drums--performing three Amba compositions, one featuring Amba on flute; the CD edition contains one bonus improvisation.

Mela, Francisco / Sinya Lin: Motions Vol. 1
Mela, Francisco / Sinya Lin:
Motions Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Extraordinary New York drummer & percussionist Francisco Mela is joined by Taiwan pianist and composer residing in NY, Shinya Lin, for two extended collective improvisations of joyful interaction, a complex interweaving of keys and drums augmented by percussive preparations from Lin and vocal exclamation from Mela, an upbeat and exuberantly intricate encounter.

Conly, Sean: The Buzz [VINYL]
Conly, Sean:
The Buzz [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A mix of lyrical, free and traditional compositions, the majority from leader, New York bassist Sean Conly, along with pieces from long-time collaborator Michael Attias, Sam Rivers and Paul Motian, performed in the piano trio format with drummer Francisco Mela and pianist Leo Genovese, a great balance of jazz steeped in tradition but living fully in the present.

Conly, Sean: The Buzz
Conly, Sean:
The Buzz

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

A mix of lyrical, free and traditional compositions, the majority from leader, New York bassist Sean Conly, along with pieces from long-time collaborator Michael Attias, Sam Rivers and Paul Motian, performed in the piano trio format with drummer Francisco Mela and pianist Leo Genovese, in a great balance of jazz steeped in tradition but living fully in the present.

Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".

Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1
Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




In Stock

A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".

MPT Trio (Mela / Paz / Trujillo): Volume 1
MPT Trio (Mela / Paz / Trujillo):
Volume 1

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Influenced by both free jazz and Caribbean folk music, the NYC-based MPT Trio, led by Francisco Mela (Crash Trio, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner, John Scofield, Kenny Barron, Gary Bartz), presents a stylistically innovative sound on their debut album, presenting eight original pieces blending diverse musical traditions with contemporary & avant-garde jazz structures.



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