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Kunz, Christopher / Florian Fischer: Die Unwucht [Used Item]

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 32283
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1031
Country: Austria
 
Price: $9.95



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The Die Unwucht (The Imbalance) duo of saxophonist Christopher Kunz and drummer Florian Fische was formed to explore jazz tradition while looking for ways to break down restrictive boundaries and create their own forms of expression, achieving a great balance and equality in Kunz' lyrical playing with a Getz/Desmond sound against Fische's active interactions.


Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang): Ame: Live at Artacts [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 32170
Catalog Code: TROST 219LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $27.95



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Two long-standing duos--Isabelle Duthoit on clarinet & voice and Franz Hautzinger on quarter tone trumpet plus Chicago percussionists Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang, both on percussion and frame drum--joined together in 2020 for a European tour, recording this wildly informed homage to the Mesopotamia city Uruk live at Artacts in Alte Gerberei, St. Johann, Austria.


Uruk (Duthoit / Hautzinger / Drake / Zerang): Ame: Live at Artacts

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 32169
Catalog Code: TROST 219CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Two long-standing duos--Isabelle Duthoit on clarinet & voice and Franz Hautzinger on quarter tone trumpet plus Chicago percussionists Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang, both on percussion and frame drum--joined together in 2020 for a European tour, recording this wildly informed homage to the Mesopotamia city Uruk live at Artacts in Alte Gerberei, St. Johann, Austria.


Nitsch, Hermann: Weinviertel Sinfonie

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 32168
Catalog Code: TROST 223CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Titled for the landscape and vineyards of his native Lower Austrian countryside, "Landschaft in Niederösterreich", this recording of composer Hermann Nitsch's serene and evocative Weinviertel Sinfonie for 27 string players in six parts was recorded in 2021 at the Nitsch Museum in Mistelbach by the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna conducted by Michael Mautner.


O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson: Xylophonen Virtuosen [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 32165
Catalog Code: TROST 205LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $38.95



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Dedicated to Derek Bailey, these long out of print, subtle and delicate duo recordings captured in Chicago between Mats Gustafsson on tenor sax, fluteophone, flute & "junk" and Jim O'Rourke on guitar, accordeon and also on "junk", were originally released in 1999 on the Incus label, here remastered, in some cases remixed, and adding previously unreleased material.


O'Rourke, Jim / Mats Gustafsson: Xylophonen Virtuosen

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 32164
Catalog Code: TROST 205CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Dedicated to Derek Bailey, these long out of print, subtle and delicate duo recordings captured in Chicago between Mats Gustafsson on tenor sax, fluteophone, flute & "junk" and Jim O'Rourke on guitar, accordeon and also on "junk", were originally released in 1999 on the Incus label, here remastered, in some cases remixed, and adding previously unreleased material.


Bootstrappers (Elliott Sharp / Melvin Gibbs / Don McKenzie): Xenolith

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 32037
Catalog Code: gg390
Country: Austria
 
Price: $14.95



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The first new Bootstrappers album since 1992, joining band leader Elliott Sharp for this 3rd album are longtime collaborators Melvin Gibbs on electric bass and Don McKenzie on drums, for seven assertive rock-based improvisations fueled by electronics, free jazz, no wave and electroacoustic sound, manifesting a hardboiled NY ethic of focused grooves and free playing.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Andy Milne: Fragile

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31997
Catalog Code: ITK379.2
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Following her duo albums on Intakt with pianists Aki Takase and Kris Davis, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock collaborates with pianist Andy Milne (Dapp Theory, M-Base Collective) for ten beautifully empathetic, delicate and sophisticated dialogs, Laubrock performing on tenor & soprano saxophones and Milne at times using preparations.


Various (The Residents / MX-80 / Chrome / Tuxedomoon): Subterranean Modern

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31805
Catalog Code: GG400
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Reissued as the inexplicable avant rock band The Residents celebrate their 50th year, this compilation album from 1979 includes tracks from San Fransisco peer bands Chrome (Damon Edge/Helios Creed), Art rockers from Indiana, MX-80 Sound, SF electronic new wave band Tuxedomoon, and four tracks from The Resident's themselves, two with Fred Frith on guitar.


Semantics (Elliott Sharp / Ned Rothenberg / Samm Bennett): Bone Of Contention

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31804
Catalog Code: GG398
Country: Austria
 
Price: $14.95



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Including three previously unreleased live tracks, one of Downtown NY's supergroups of drummer Samm Bennett, reed & wind player Ned Rothenberg and guitar & bass player Elliott Sharp's 2nd album is reissued, bringing this collection of seemingly endless possibility in improvisation back to the foreground, sounding as modern today as it did in the percolating creativity of 1987.


Tsunoda, Toshiya: Landscape And Voice [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 31779
Catalog Code: BT 089LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $33.95



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A truly unique set of compositions juxtaposing lush field recording with disruptive vocal repetitions, vowel sounds from six different speakers, creating disorienting moments that lull the listener into complacency and then startles them with unexpected interference, as the composer explores how he can establish a subjective relationship with natural environments.


Harnik, Elisabeth / Didi Kern / Jaap Blonk: Steamology

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31720
Catalog Code: GG380
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Joyfully assertive and somewhat twisted, the first of three improvisations on this live album at Wels Unlimited 2020 is the duo of Austrian pianist Elisabeth Harnik and drummer Didi Kern, starting at high speed then shifting to unusual approaches in a quirky dialog, made quirkier with Jaap Blonk adding wonderfully nonsensical vocalizations on the last two pieces.


Steamboat Switzerland (Blume / Pliakas / Niggli): Terrifying Sunset [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 31599
Catalog Code: TROST 216LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $27.95



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Contemporary German painter Albert Oehlen invited Steamboat Switzerland — Lucas Niggli on drums; Marino Pliakas on electric bass; Dominik Blum on drums& voice — to create music for his solo exhibition Tramonto Spaventoso at the Gagosian Gallery in Los Angeles, these extended compositions that connect to Oehlen's work the result, from dark ea-improv to hardcore Hammond free jazz.


Brotzmann, Peter / Misha Mengelberg / Han Bennink: 3 Points And A Mountain [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 31596
Catalog Code: CF 026LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $34.95



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A wonderfully idiosyncratic and masterful live recording from the Akademie der Kunste in Berlin, 1979, in this reissue of the 1979 FMP LP from the trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor saxophones, E flat & A clarinets & bass clarinet, Misha Mengelberg on piano and Han Bennink on drums, with a bit of free bop, some free insanity, and passages of stark beauty.


Globe Unity Orchestra & The Choir Of The NDR-Broadcast: Hamburg '74 [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 31250
Catalog Code: CF 024LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $34.95



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A tremendous concert from the 1974, 105th NDR Jazzworkshop at the Funkhaus Hamburg from the influential free jazz ensemble Globe Unity Orchestra with a who's who of European Free Jazz players (Brotzmann, schoof, Parker, Rutherford, Bailey, Kowald, Bennink, Lovens, Schlippenbach, &c) in a Satirical Oratorio in seven parts with the NDR Choir, plus Schoof's "Kontraste Und Synthesen".


Harnik, Elisabeth: Superstructure - Holding Up A Bridge

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 31054
Catalog Code: TROST 215CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Two works from Austrian pianist and composer Elisabeth Harnik sharing a subtle and complex aesthetic balancing acoustics & electronic instruments through extended approaches while accommodating composed and improvisation sections: Holding Up A Bridge commissioned by Viennese ensemble Studio Dan; and Superstructure performed by ALL Ears Area Ensemble.


Fraser, Nick Quartet: If There Were No Opposites

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 31018
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1034
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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First recording in 2012 as a trio with saxophonist Tony Malaby as a guest, 9 years later Toronto drummer Nick Fraser's quartet with Malaby as a permanent member, Rob Clutton on double bass and Andrew Downing on cello show their long collaboration's strength in a set of improvisations plus compositions for Decidedly Jazz Danceworks and the DJD production, Juliet & Romeo.


Schwerdt, Oliver / Gunter Sommer : Dry Swing / Tandem Spaces

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 30752
Catalog Code: EUPH 034
Country: Austria
 
Price: $13.95



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Three duos--"Tandem Spaces"--and two solos--"Dry Swing"(s)-between drummer Gunter Baby Sommer, who was celebrating his 70th birthday the year of this recording, and younger generation pianist and Euphorium label-leader Oliver Schwerdt, the duos an exciting set of exchanges often building to high speed, with Schwerdt's solo work engrossingly intricate and quick-witted.


Kahn, Jason: Infinity Suite [BOOK + CD]

Label: Editions
Product Code: 30658
Catalog Code: Editions 010
Country: Austria
 
Price: $21.95



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A 60 page book and CD from sound artist Jason Kahn, the audio composition representing an interconnected set of sound impressions focused on the Indian city of Varanasi, using field recordings of life on the street, the people, animals & music heard there, into the holy sites of the city, the school rooms, ending with a cremation and inevitable quiet at end of day.


Kahn, Jason: Days Falling [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Editions
Product Code: 30657
Catalog Code: Editions 011
Country: Austria
 
Price: $32.95



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After riding through his city of Zurich to the Kunstraum Walcheturm studio in 2020, Jason Kahn was struck by the quiet aspects of the usually busy city, now quelled by pandemic; entering the studio feeling the desolation and strange sense of peacefulness in the midst of so much tragedy and suffering, he recorded these "songs" of passionate free vocal improvisations and acoustic guitar.


Ranaldo, Lee / Jim Jarmusch / Marc Urselli / Balazs Pandi: Churning of the Ocean [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 30485
Catalog Code: TROST 214LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $24.95



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Dark, often unsettling and rich in detail and innuendo, bassist Marc Urselli brings together this quartet with Lee Ranaldo on guitar, pedals & bells, Jim Jarmusch on guitars, pedals & synth, and Balazs Pandi on drums for their second album of sublimely tension-filled improvisation, patiently building to stealthy momentum and retreating back into night.


Amado, Rodrigo / This Is Our Language Quartet: Let The Free Be Men [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 30483
Catalog Code: TROST 209LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $23.95



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Referencing Ornette Coleman in the group name, Portuguese tenor saxophonist engages three US free jazz players--legendary saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee, double bassist Kent Kessler and drummer Chris Corsano--for this 2017 concert at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark, capturing four exemplary, at times explosive, and always tightly interactive collective improvisations.


Giuffre, Jimmy (w / Bley / Swallow): Free Fall Clarinet 1962, Revisited

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30427
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1119
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Reissuing clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre's 1963 Columbia album Free Fall, presenting trio performances with bassist Steve Swallow and pianist Paul Bley recorded after their 1961 European tour, along with duos between Giuffre and Swallow and several solo tracks from the clarinetist himself, propelling himself and his band into his sophisticated, risk-taking chamber jazz compositions.


Bober, Max: Somos

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30316
Catalog Code: EWR 2012
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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Four works by Argentinian composer Max Bober living in Warsaw, Poland, performed in solo, duo and trio configurations by pianist Alejandro Peña Gutiérrez, flutists Francisco Rojas and Clara Peláez Hidalgo, and soprano Natalia Jarosiewicz; fragile works of depth and beauty that unfold gracefully.


Merce, Sergio: En Lugar De Pensar

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30315
Catalog Code: EWR 2011
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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One circular and one continuous composition from Argentinian composer Sergio Merce, using rich tones like clouds of sound generated by a microtonal saxophone, synthesizer and wind synth, the title referring to his sense of music a channel to see, to reveal, a channel that opens through intuition, observation and attention but not through thinking; beautiful.


Barco, Sergio Cote: Pink Noise(s) In Prime Numbers

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30314
Catalog Code: EWR 2010
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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"An invitation into our perceptual periphery, where noise(s) — and perhaps we — can be somewhat disobedient" read the liner notes to Colombian composer Sergio Cote Barco's sound work, three compositions from extreme minimalism and silence to rich sound, each varying the topography and envelopes of sound, ostensibly performed by "electronic music".


Gerard, Pierre: Imprevu Visible Inverse

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30313
Catalog Code: EWR 2009
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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Using guitars, violin, electronics, field recordings, abstract voice, and a "sound knife in the sand", Pierre Gerard recorded this set of 13 works in Liege, Belgium, and Wimereux, France, in 2019, using intuitive approaches to his minimalist electroacoustic compositions as he assembles his elements to convey human gesture and architectural form in sound.


Good, Kevin: Slow, Silent, Singing

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30311
Catalog Code: EWR 2008
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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The centerpiece of composer Kevin Good's "Slow" series is this evening-length glockenspiel solo, performed by San Diego based glockenspiel player Michael Jones, the composition of slow, melodic fragments that are increasingly permeated by swathes of silence of increasing length, exploring how the expressivity of the melodies are perceived and framed by these silences.


Strieff, Peter: Chronos-Kairos

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 30251
Catalog Code: EWR 2007
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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Exploring the difference between the two Greek concepts of time--chronos (measurable) and kairos (qualitative moments)--Bern composer Urs Peter Schneider's 1973 composition uses synthesizers to measure, divide, experience, forget, free from, and embody time; plus a 1968 composition with Ensemble Nueue Horizon Bern, and two recent works with Ensemble Montaigne.


Kunz, Christopher / Florian Fischer: Die Unwucht

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30239
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1031
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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The Die Unwucht (The Imbalance) duo of saxophonist Christopher Kunz and drummer Florian Fische was formed to explore jazz tradition while looking for ways to break down restrictive boundaries and create their own forms of expression, achieving a great balance and equality in Kunz' lyrical playing with a Getz/Desmond sound against Fische's active interactions.


Bley, Paul Trio: Touching & Blood, Revisited

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30238
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1108
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Reissuing two essential and innovative piano trio albums: Paul Bley Trio's 1965 album Touching with Bley on piano, Kent Carter on double bass and Barry Altschul on drums, plus the title track from the 1967 Bley album In Haarlem - Blood with Altschul and Mark Levinson taking the double bass roll, performing compositions by Paul Bley, Carla Bley and Annette Peacock.


Koch, Hans / Paul Lovens: Nephlokokkygia 1992

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30179
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1033
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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1992 live performances demonstrating masterful freedom in improvisation, recorded while on their first tour as a duo after working together in larger ensembles, from Hans Koch on clarinet, bass clarinet and tenor & soprano saxophones, and Paul Lovens on drums, cymbals, gongs & musical saw, in four live improvisations from Bulgaria presented in the order recorded.


Taylor, Mike: Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30178
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1116
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Found dead in the Thames River in 1969, pianist & composer Mike Taylor left a legacy of two solid & lyrical jazz albums, of which the complete Trio album and one track from Pendulum are remastered; but he was also a songwriter for the Eric Clapton/Ginger Baker/Jack Bruce band Cream, of which three Taylor compositions with lyrics and vocals by Baker are included.


Schmid, Silvan: Augmented Space

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30177
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1023
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss trumpeter Silvan Schmid (Silvan Schmid Quintett, London Improvisers Orchestra, Floor Poodle, &c) in a solo album of remarkable technique, pacing and intention, using traditional brass elements like rips, smears, half-valved notes and portamento, along with murmurs, pops & percussive evocations of indescribable origination, at times augmented via amplification.


Coltrane, John Quartet: Newport, New York, Alabama, 1963, Revisited

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 30176
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1114
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Two quartets performing two live concerts from 1963 led by John Coltrane on tenor & soprano saxophones, the first at the Newport Jazz Festival with McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on double bass and Roy Haynes on drums, the second at Birdland with Elvin Jones on the drums, plus 2 studio recordings with that quartet at Van Gelder Studio in the same year.


Ex, Luc: Music Of Inevitable Sounds

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 29834
Catalog Code: TROST 206CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Bassist Luc Klaasen, aka Luc Ex from the seminal rock back The Ex, leads the 11-piece acoustic ensemble Music Of Inevitable Sounds, Klaasen writing pieces to create musical landscapes that are based upon a specific concrete element, such as the sound of ventilators, concrete mixers, people talking loudly into their phones, building sites, robots, &c.


Regenorchester XII: Relics

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 29772
Catalog Code: TROST 203CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Franz Hautzinger formed the orchestra in 1995 as an ensemble for experimental music, developing into an advanced improvising band that incorporates a shifting and diverse set of styles, heard here at Klangspuren Festival in 2019 with Hautzinger on trumpet, Christian Fennesz on guitar & laptop, Otomo Yoshihide on guitar & turntables, Luc Ex on bass, and Tony Buck on drums.


ALSO (Siewert / Ernst): Live in Celovec

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 29770
Catalog Code: TROST 199CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Picking up where their "Live at Wirr" album left off, this new recording finds the Viennese free improvising electroacoustic duo of Martin Siewert on guitar & electronics and Katharina Ernst on drums & toys performing live at the 2018 New Adits festival in Celovec, Austria for five resourceful and diverse dialogs, from intensely tumultuous to delicately thoughtful.


Centazzo, Andrea / Elisabeth Harnik: Duophonic Landscape

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 29746
Catalog Code: GG346
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Recorded in a winery in Gorizia, Italy, in 2019, Austrian based pianist and composer Elisabeth Harnik, who works in both composed and improvised music, joined with Italian-born American composer, percussionist, multimedia artist and Ictus label leader Andrea Centazzo to perform this series of creative and authoritative "Duophonic Landscapes".


Coxhill, Lol / Fred Frith: French Gigs

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 29745
Catalog Code: GG353
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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A uniquely eccentric free improv album by Fred Frith on electric guitar and Lol Coxhill on soprano sax, originally released in 1983 on the French AAA label, the album assembles recordings from the "Musiques de Traverses" Festival 1981, 1978 concerts in Sainte Croix, in Poitiers, and at M.J.C. Aliénor D'Aquitaine in Limoges, plus additional material from 1999 in Munchen & London.


Shipp, Matthew / Rob Brown: Then Now

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 29530
Catalog Code: ROG-0101
Country: Austria
 
Price: $15.95



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Since their 1988 duo album Sonic Explorations and through a number of group collaborations, the duo of alto saxophonist Rob Brown and pianist Matthew Shipp have extended and evolved their uniquely astute and confident dialog, as heard in this magnificent 8-part studio album, a reflection on their compatibility and perceptive artistry.


Semantics (Elliott Sharp / Ned Rothenberg / Samm Bennett): Semantics

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 29528
Catalog Code: GG306
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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An excellent example of the 80s Downtown NY approach to improvisation from the trio of wind player Ned Rothenberg on alto & tenor saxophones, bass clarinet & flute, Elliott Sharp on guitar, bass & violin, and Samm Bennett on drums, percussion & electronic drums, all in the height and excitement of the new music being developed and performed in NYC in the 1980s; awe-inspiring!


Full Blast: Farewell Tonic [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 29402
Catalog Code: TROST 204LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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A fierce display of raw free improvisation from a concert that closed the open-minded and essential New York City venue Tonic in 2007, from the the Full Blast trio of Peter Brotzmann on reeds, Marino Pliakas on electric bass, and Michael Wertmuller on drums, playing to a receptive and excited crowd, with Brotzmann speaking to the audience before the final burner.


Becoming Animal (Massimo Pupillo / Gordon Sharp): A Distant Hand Lifted [VINYL-DAMAGED] [Used Item]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 28925
Catalog Code: TROST 161LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $11.95



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An album of dark atmospheric electroacoustic sound with voice and introductory narrative from Zu bassist Massimo Pupillo and Gordon Sharp of Cindytalk, the first meeting between the two, performed live at Cafe Oto for four pieces of rich sonics, emotional and hypnotic playing from two creative masters with a long history of powerful and passionate music.


Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet: Long Forms

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28683
Catalog Code: ITK341
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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The core members of NY saxophonist Ohad Talmor's Newsreel Sextet are Jacob Sacks (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitars) and Dan Weiss (drums) along with Matt Pavolka on acoustic bass and Shane Endsley on trumpet, performing Talmor's adventurous modern jazz compositions, merging jazz, North Indian traditional and contemporary compositional forms in lyrically embraceable ways.


Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera : Inside Rhythmic Falls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28682
Catalog Code: ITK339.2
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz reflects on his upbringing in Santiago de Cuba, evoking the cascades of daily sound and rhythm he heard there, through compositions performed with the trio of fellow Cuban Mauricio Herrera on percussion & marimbula, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, Emeline Michel and Marlene Ramirez-Cancio providing vocals on the powerful opening invocation.


Shepard, Craig: Broken Silence

Label: Music For Contemplation, Inc.
Product Code: 28601
Catalog Code: None
Country: Austria
 
Price: $13.95



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The music to composer Craig Shepards performance work that presents listeners with text drawn from court testimony in the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, here concentrating on the quiet long tones generated by wind instruments and ebow strings, where pure tones pass between the musicians to build a pulsating chord that then drops away tone by tone.


Schneider, Urs Peter : Klavierwerke 1971 - 2015 [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 28588
Catalog Code: EWR 1921/22
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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Four compositions for solo piano from Swiss composer Urs Peter Schneider, founder of Ensemble Neue Horizonte Bern, with four accompanying prose pieces with text in German from Schneider himself, Martin Luther, and Ita Wegman; unusual words to accompany Schneider's minimalist works of clear progressions, thoughtful direction and interesting concepts.


Silver-Swartz, Sivan: Untitled 6

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 28587
Catalog Code: EWR 1920
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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An hour long work for the string quintet of Nigel Deane (violin), Patrick Behnke (viola), Tanner Pfeiffer (viola), Tal Katz (cello) & Julius Tedaldi (cellos) performing on two contrasting charts, one where musical elements change and recur, the other where things change but don't recur, creating a textural feel of dovetailed motion and intricate interstices.


Cabado, Tomas : Historia De La Luz: Cuaderno De Guitarra

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 28586
Catalog Code: EWR 1919
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.95



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An harmonically rich album of spacious guitar interaction from two Argentinian guitarists and composers--Catriel Nievas and Tomas Cabado--who also work in the trio Merce / Cabado / Nievas, a minimal yet satisfying set of 8 pieces that interact through stereo positioning, harmonic disturbance and long decay, the effect mesmerizing and beautifully peaceful.



 






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