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Bauer / Graewe / Lindberg: Sottobosco

Label: Random Acoustics
Product Code: 32163
Catalog Code: RA 033CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $17.95



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Performing live at Porgy & Bess in Vienna, Austria in 2018, the trio of Conrad Bauer on trombone, Georg Graewe on piano and John Lindberg on double bass present eight free improvisations based around compositionsal structures from all three musicians, their tight interaction, intent listening and powerful technical skills a testement to their long history in European Free Jazz.


Pisaro-Liu, Michael : Two Scrolls From Western Australia

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32074
Catalog Code: EWR 2206
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Composer Michael Pisaro-Liu asked guitarist Jameson Feakes and saxophonist Josten Myburgh to each select a location in Western Australia and make a set of field recordings at different times of day, providing the basis for a musical scroll akin to Chinese scroll paintings, each musician then a poetic character placed into the virtual landscape of their recordings.


Harlow, Sage J : Variations Without A Theme (Drones Ongs)

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32073
Catalog Code: EWR 2205
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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"This album was created on the unceeded lands of the whadjuk people of the noongar nation. The artists pay their respects to the whadjuk people and their elders.

Thanks: Lee at crank recording, tura new music, the perth exploratory...


Franek, John: About The Color Of The Moon

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32072
Catalog Code: EWR 2204
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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"How does a man decide in what order to abandon his life?"

-Cormac Mccarthy, No Country For Old Men

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Philippakopoulos, Anastassis : Piano 1 Piano 2 Piano 3

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32071
Catalog Code: EWR 2203
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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"wandering in the desert to find your voice

the path to the horizontal through the vertical

finding yourself in the intervals

the interval between idea and expression"

-gil sanson

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Wittenburg, Florian: 1- Bis 4-Stimmig

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32070
Catalog Code: EWR 2202
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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"the title already indicates the systematic aspect of this piano music: the applied systematic variation of the polyphony (actually "1- bis 4-klänge" would be more appropriate than the title, but that sounds a bit strange to my ears...


Houben, Eva-Maria : 4 For Four

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 32069
Catalog Code: EWR 2201
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A work for percussion in thirty-four succinct movements from German composer Eva-Maria Houben and performed by the Frantic Percussion Ensemble of Markus Behn, David Gutfleisch, Simon Gutfleisch, Gunnar Kötke and Jonathan Szegedi, each section using broad and patient spacing to highlight a fascinating mix of traditional and unusual percussive devices.


Lumpeks (Laurain / Borel / Koziel / Beliah): Lumpeks [Used Item]

Label: Bolt / Umlaut
Product Code: 32018
Catalog Code: RP02
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $7.95



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Bassist Sebastien Beliah leads this French-Polish quartet with Louis Laurain on cornet, Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, and Olga Koziel on voice & percussions, blending free jazz and traditional Polish music & songs with an experimental bent and the flourish of East European folk energy, a passionate mix that entertains and surprises the listener with unexpected twists & turns.


Lanz, Joke / Dieb13 : Musical Education [Used Item]

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31744
Catalog Code: GG375
Country: Germany
 
Price: $11.95



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A startling and energetically exciting collision of cleverly eclectic sound sources when Swiss turntablist and sound artist Joke Lanz met Austrian improviser and turntablist Dieb13 (Dieter Kovacic) for this amazing 2020 concert at GrillX in Vienna, using three turntables to create an incredible collage of sounds from the humorous to the awe inspiring.


Honsinger's, Tristan Hopscotch: Cloud Reading Society [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31648
Catalog Code: tslp1
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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An idiosyncratic and wonderfully wild improvisational music theater group revolving around composer & cellist Tristan Honsinger, using spoken word and song through eclectic and active free improvisation including strings, reeds, trumpet, toy piano, tap dance, bass & drums, a truly unique and joyfully quirky album that fulfills Honsinger's goal of uniting music, theater & poetry.


Naegelen, Karl / Toma Gouband / Sylvain Darrifourcq: Cartographie de rythmes - Vitesse Approchante

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31647
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD38
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Five varied and fascinating percussion duos under the title "Rhythm Mapping - Approximating Velocity" from French composer Karl Naegelen and performed by the duo of Sylvain Darrifourcq and Toma Gouband, both using traditional drums and percussion along with objects and vegetal lithophones (a collection of plants and stones); an innovative, upbeat and compelling album.


Ouat (Simon Sieger / Joel Grip / Michael Griener): Elastic Bricks [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31646
Catalog Code: TSLP2
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Setting out to explore a standard song format for modern times through the instrumental piano jazz format, the French/German trio of basist Joel Grip, drummer Michael Griener and pianist Simon Sieger present a set of six Grip compositions along with two Sieger/Grip and one Sieger piece, all sophisticated, creative and lyrically infused modern jazz.


Bondi, Cyril : Ce Qu'il Nous Restera

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31534
Catalog Code: EWR 2127
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Insub.Meta director Cyril Bondi developed this work to question the life course of an artist--their starting point, daily routines and essence--realized through sound and narration in an intimate soundscape of six artists who converge, converse, accompany and answer each other, accompanied by sounds made during warm-ups, rituals and rehearsals.


Schiller, Christoph: 24 Stucke Fur Ein Tasteninstrument

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31533
Catalog Code: EWR 2126
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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24 short works for clavichord from German composer Christoph Schiller and performed by French keyboardist Ed Williams (Heard Of Bears, TANDEM, Grand 8 Ensemble), slowly developing pieces that bring clusters of notes like falling leaves that slowly fade into silence, thoughtful works of space around unanticipated clusters, presented as groups of "Fuge" variations.


Monach, Greta: Fonerga

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31532
Catalog Code: EWR 2125
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Playful in its seriousness, the sound poetry of Greta Monach (1928-2018), an early proponent of computer generated concrete poetry, and known for her notated sound poem series for four voices, "Fonerga", is performed by University of Victoria voice artists Cathy Fern Lewis, Laura Brandes, Daniel Brandes and Christopher Butterfield; awe-inspiring and exotically amusing.


Underriner, Chaz: Meditations

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31531
Catalog Code: EWR 2124
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Composer and sound artist Chaz Underriner composed these eight meditation in 2021 during residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the NYU Music Technology studios, recorded at Stetson University in Florida with an ensemble including four vocalists, cello, piano, percussion, electronics and field recordings; beautifully introspective and thought provoking works.


Various: Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31530
Catalog Code: EWR 2122-23
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A double album of experimental works and songs, virtual meetings curated by composer Dante Boon, recorded in the performer's individual cities as ensembles formed from musicians who have never met, including the Moscow duo The Same Ensemble of Sasha Elina and Kirill Shirokov, Amsterdamn's Seamus Cater's Tree Space, Berlin's Konzert Minimal, and sound artist Gabi Losoncy.


Kervinen, Jukka-Pekka : Across / Birds / Lines

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31529
Catalog Code: EWR 2121
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Five extended works of descriptive ambience from Finnish composer and musician Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, working with algorithmic and electronic manifestations over five pieces--four works "Across" and one "Across (Lines)"--based on environmental field recordings of birds and ambiance, structures that he morphs & reiterates to create different facets of a single outdoor space.


Gerard, Pierre: A Simple Eye

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31528
Catalog Code: EWR 2120
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Putting less focus on the strings and more into sonic environments, French guitarist Pierre Gerard releases a set of eight abstract compositions for voice, guitar, cello, piano, violin, bass clarinet, electronics & field recordings, intended for random playing, employing silence and active sections to catch the passive or background listener off guard.


Zumthor, Peter Conradin : Things Are Going Down

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31527
Catalog Code: EWR 2119
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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The title's play on words for Swiss percussionist Peter Conradin Zumthor's piano compositions is explained by his performance being effected by piano tuner Rene Waldhauser while playing, the piano being slowly detuned while Zumthor plays a series of aggressive key separations in a percussive manner, the modified tuning generating unexpected turbulence and harmonic overtones.


Seuthe, Marei: Microcosms

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31526
Catalog Code: EWR 2118
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A member of London Improvisers Orchestra, Wuppertaler Improvisationsorchester, and Insub Meta Orchestra Geneva, cellist Marei Seuthe is primarily involved with classical chamber music, contemporary music, music theatre, but here exposes her playing in a solo sonic exploration of microscopic intent performed on every inch of the cello.


Houben, Eva-Maria : John Muir Trails

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31525
Catalog Code: EWR 2117
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Four compositions depicting the John Muir Trails, a high-quality set of biking trails near Madison and Milwaukee two hours from Chicago, composed by Eva-Maria Houben and performed by the West Coast percussion duo DesoDuo of Katie Eikam and Kevin Good, portraying the trails through bowed cymbals, marimba & vibraphone along with field recordings from the outdoor ambiance.


Andric, Andreja: Winter Solstice

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31524
Catalog Code: EWR 2116
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Their association stretching back to their time together in music school, pianist Anita Tomasevich is the perfect interpreter of Serbian composer Andreja Andric's December, exploring a single minor chord in each of six movements, challenging the performer to explore shades of tone color by working through gradual changes; plus Meditation (II) for 2 pianists.


Coles, Dominic: Everyone Thinks Their Dreams Are Interesting

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 31523
Catalog Code: EWR 2115
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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A slyly disruptive set of minimalist compositions from New York electronic artist Dominic Coles, recounting six dreams, each described in the liner notes, by using the voice to drive various forms of synthesis on computer and through circuitry, a curious and surprisingly detailed retelling through unexpected tone, punctuation, confrontation and silence.


Studio Dan / Anthony Coleman: ...Im Gebirg

Label: ROS
Product Code: 31455
Catalog Code: ROS 4
Country: Germany
 
Price: $15.95



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In 2019, the Ensemble Studio Dan commissioned Downtown New York composer and pianist Anthony Coleman for a new work, fluctuating in fascinating ways between contemporary music and jazz forms, premiered at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival and also presented in Vienna at the Jeunesse Special 2019, live at Porgy and Bess, from which this album was superbly recorded.


Studio Dan / Fred Frith: Rocket Science #1 #5 #8 [CD-EP]

Label: ROS
Product Code: 31454
Catalog Code: ROS 3
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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Originally commissioned by Music Traditions Inc. for the Paul Dresher Ensemble and premiered at Z Space in San Francisco in 2012, this adaptation of three numbered works by composer, improviser & multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith was part of Studio Dan's homage to Frank Zappa, written using strong rhythmic structuresÊand melodies associated with Frith's voice as a composer.


Studio Dan / Christian F. Schiller: HOHNOR [CD-EP]

Label: ROS
Product Code: 31453
Catalog Code: ROS 2
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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A chamber music piece for two harmonicas and an ensemble of strings, brass and drums, written by Austrian composer Christian F. Schiller, originally premiered at the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York in 2017 by the Austrian new music ensemble Studio Dan directed by Daniel Riegler, who perform the work again in the studio in Vienna in 2019 for this album release.


Studio Dan / Michel Doneda: Fanfare III

Label: ROS
Product Code: 31452
Catalog Code: ROS 1
Country: Germany
 
Price: $15.95



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Based on the improvisations and sounds generated by soprano/sopranino saxophone player Michel Doneda, composer and Studio Dan director Daniel Riegler developed this work, at the intersection of Doneda's radical tonal language and Riegler's idiosyncratic music, performed live at Stanica Zilina in Slovakia in 2012 with an ensemble including Doneda himself.


Sun Ra Arkestra Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen: Live At Babylon [VINYL 2 LPs LTD AUDIOPHILE w/ M.A. Signature]

Label: In and Out
Product Code: 31449
Catalog Code: IOR771221
Country: Germany
 
Price: $42.95



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The Sun Ra Arkestra configured as the 14-piece Centennial Dream Arkestra under the direction of Marshall Allen are heard in an ecstatic live concert at Istanbul's Babylon music club in 2014, released as a double LP audiophile edition, with performances of Sun Ra classics including "Astro Black", "Saturn", "Discipline 27B", and "Satellites Are Spinning".


Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora / Parkins): Free Dirt (Live) [2 CDs]

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31377
Catalog Code: GG389
Country: Germany
 
Price: $22.95



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One of the most intense and unusual of the 80s Downtown NY groups merging rock and improvisation with strong attitudes and incredible musical concepts, these live recordings, including songs never before released, are taken from American and European concerts by the trio of guitarist Fred Frith, cellist Tom Cora, and either electric harpist Zeena Parkins or reedist Dave Newhouse.


Novi_sad: ΚΕΡΑΥΝΟΣ

Label: Raster Music
Product Code: 31372
Catalog Code: R-M 198CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $24.95



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Using environmental sounds & field recordings from 5 continents--Oceania: Tarkine Rainforest; Asia: Okinawa; Europe: Ancient Olympia And Iceland; Africa: Uganda, Botswana & Namibia; America: Amazon Rainforest & Niagara Falls--sound artist Thanasis Kaproulias takes listeners on an incredible journey through sound from reflective to cathartic, from ominous danger to awe-inspired beauty.


Big Bad Brotzmann Quintet: Bambule!

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 31350
Catalog Code: EUPH 086
Country: Germany
 
Price: $17.95



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An intense concert of collective European Free Jazz in two extended improvisations recorded at naTo in Leipzig, German in 2019 from the quintet of Peter Brotzmann on tenor saxophone, clarinet & tarogato, Oliver Schwerdt on grand piano, percussion & little instruments, John Edwards and John Eckhardt on double bass, and Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion.


Big Bad Brotzmann Trio (feat John Edwards / John Eckhardt): Hot Ass / Sexy Legs [3'' MINI CD]

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 31286
Catalog Code: EUPH 085
Country: Germany
 
Price: $10.95



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Two recordings from naTo in Leipzig, Germany, the first an energetic free jazz romp from the Big Bad Brötzmann Trio of Peter Brötzmann on tenor sax & taragato, Oliver Schwerdt on piano & percussion and Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion; then a furtively powerful double bass duo between John Edwards and John Eckhardt, a tour de force of extended technique and deep sound.


Alva Noto: HYbr:ID Vol. 1 [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Noton
Product Code: 31251
Catalog Code: NOTON 056LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $39.95



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The first installment in a new series from Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, bringing together heterogeneous composition methods that aim to merge astrophysics phenomena, fiction, and performance movements, inspired by cinematic visual techniques and static images portraying scientific events; includes graphic inserts of notations informed by the album's sonic and acoustic code.


Alva Noto: HYbr:ID Vol. 1

Label: Noton
Product Code: 31249
Catalog Code: NOTON 056CD
Country: Germany
 
Price: $20.95



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The first installment in a new series from Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, bringing together heterogeneous composition methods that aim to merge astrophysics phenomena, fiction, and performance movements, inspired by cinematic visual techniques and static images portraying scientific events; includes graphic inserts of notations informed by the album's sonic and acoustic code.


Lanz, Joke / Dieb13 : Musical Education

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31248
Catalog Code: GG375
Country: Germany
 
Price: $22.95



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A startling and energetically exciting collision of cleverly eclectic sound sources when Swiss turntablist and sound artist Joke Lanz met Austrian improviser and turntablist Dieb13 (Dieter Kovacic) for this amazing 2020 concert at GrillX in Vienna, using three turntables to create an incredible collage of sounds from the humorous to the awe inspiring.


Leimgruber / Turner / Dorner / da Boff / Flesh: London / Leipzig / Luzern

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 31114
Catalog Code: EUPH060a
Country: Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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A powerful concert of free and electroacoustic improvisation from Urs Leimgruber on tenor saxophone, Axel Dorner on trumpet, Roger Turner on percussion, and Ra Ra da Boff (aka Oliver Schwerdt) & Ribo Flesh on electric organs, performing live at NuR in Leipzig, Germany in 2015 for two extended performances; see all Axel Dörner-Untitled (Berlin) & Urs Leimgruber-Untitled (Luzern).


Dorner, Axel: Untitled [3''CD]

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 31113
Catalog Code: EUPH 060b
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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A companion of sorts to the Euphorium release from Leimgruber/Turner/Dorner/da Boff/Flesh, London/Leipzig/Luzern, trumpeter Axel Dörner breaks off solo for an extended improvisation recorded at the same studio on the same day in Leipzig, employing his unique approach to the instrument in an 18-minute exploration of tone, timbre, and unexpected brass utterance.


Umlaut Big Band: Mary's Ideas [2 CDs]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31105
Catalog Code: UMFRCD34/35
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Rare and newly discovered works from jazz composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams performed by the Umlaut Big Band in their series of portraits of forgotten jazz artist, here taking a broad look at the prodigious career of this essential and gifted pianist, composer & arranger, whose influence on swing and early be-bop deserves this fitting and inclusive overview.


SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre): SuperKlang

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31104
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD36
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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An effusive album of violin and percussion, fueled by the Iranian zarb drum and augmented with an eclectic mix of frame drums, nyckelharp and Tibetan bowls, from the French duo of violinist Frederic Aurier and percussionist Sylvain Lemetre, both trained classical musicians drawn to jazz forms, their duo an eclectically enjoyable blend of experimental and danceable, joyful music.


Herr Borelgrip (Pierre Borel / Joel Grip): The Great European Stool Sample [Vinyl 2 LPs]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31103
Catalog Code: IMLP 05
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $33.95



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The first album from the amalgamated band name Herr Borrelgrip, a play on the names of alto saxophonist Pierre Borel and double bassist Joel Grip, developing their work in Stockholm, Berlin and Paris starting in 2008 as a performing duo, heard here in a beautiful gatefold double LP studio release with an extensive LP-sized booklet of text in French and images.


ISM: Japanese Flower [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31102
Catalog Code: UMLP06
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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The ISM trio brings together Berlin, UK and Paris improvisers Antonin Gerbal (drums), Pat Thomas (piano) and Joel Grip (double bass) for their second album since 2015, recording live at Tokyo's Knuttel House in 2018 for two extended improvisations, collective pieces that unfold from lyrical beginning into tightly packed exchanges of exhilarating blooms.


Mengelberg / Brotzmann / Parker / Bennink / Rutherford / Bailey / Bennink : Groupcomposing [VINYL]

Label: Our Swimmer
Product Code: 31091
Catalog Code: WELLE 120LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $26.95



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Authoritative and playful free improvisation in the European Free Jazz style, this 1978 album on Misha Mengelberg and Han Bennink's Instant Composers Pool (ICP) label, included the pianist and drummer along with Peter Brotzmann, Peter Bennink and Evan Paker on sax, Paul Rutherford on trombone, and Derek Bailey on guitar, in a much-need reissue of this seminal album.


ICP TENTET: Tetterettet [VINYL]

Label: Our Swimmer
Product Code: 31090
Catalog Code: WELLE 119LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $26.95



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10 years after drummer Han Bennink, pianist Misha Mengelberg, and saxophonist Willem Breuker formed the ICP co-op, Bennink & Mengelberg formed this 10-piece "Tetterettet", an all-star international group including Peter Brotzmann, Tristan Honsinger, John Tchicai, this their first incredible and far-ranging album, remastered and available on CD for the first time.


Pukwana, Dudu / Misha Mengelberg / Han Bennink: Yi Yole [VINYL]

Label: Our Swimmer
Product Code: 31089
Catalog Code: WELLE 118LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $26.95



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Recorded at the ICP Jubileum festival in Uithoorn, Holland, in 1978, this concert brings together the core of the Instant Composers Pool--pianist Misha Mengelberg and drummer Han Bennink--with legendary South African alto saxophonist Dudu Pukwana (Blue Notes), Bennink also playing trombone, clarinet, and viola, in a lyrical and unpredictable set filled with humor and astounding playing.


Leimgruber, Urs: Untitled [3'' CD]

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 31010
Catalog Code: EUPH060c
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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A companion of sorts to the Euphorium release from Leimgruber/Turner/Dorner/da Boff/Flesh, London/Leipzig/Luzern, soprano saxophone Urs Leimgruber breaks off solo for an extended improvisation recorded at the same studio on the same day in Leipzig.


Gratkowski, Frank / Elisabeth Harnik: Bullungga

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31000
Catalog Code: GG386
Country: Germany
 
Price: $17.95



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Recordings from two European jazz festivals in 2020--Klangspuren festival in Austria and Moers Festival in Germany--from the duo of pianist Elisabeth Harnik and multi-wind & reedist Frank Gratkowski performing on alto & soprano saxophones, clarinet & bass flute, both of whom bring classical training to their spirited, diverse and far-ranging improvisations.


Freakestra: Das Besuchte Getrank (Eine Suite Fur Zwei Unendliche Parallelen. Sie Treffen Sich.)

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 30785
Catalog Code: EUPH 003
Country: Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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After the earliest versions of the Euphorium_freakestra toured in Weimar, Leipzig, Dresden, Krakow & Gottingen in 2000, pianist Oliver Schwerdt and guitarist Friedrich Kettlitz came together to develop a suite for grand piano, acoustic guitar and free vocals, a prelude to the album Gay - Saunawirt ten years later, and the start of the professional recording history of the EUPHORIUM ensembles.


EUPHORIUM_freakestra : Soundz Offfe Drzk Wahuh [2 CDs]

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 30784
Catalog Code: EUPH 013
Country: Germany
 
Price: $18.95



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In many ways a prelude to the EUPHORIUM_freakestra to come, this double album of Oliver Schwerdt's open-minded ea-improv big band was recorded in Eisenach, Germany in 2000, in Bellers, Germany in 2001 and finally in Leipzig in 2001 & 2002; despite the vastly different band configuration the concepts of the Freakestra are clear in these spectacular recordings.


Euphorium_freakestra: Die Abenteuer des Birg Borgenthal

Label: Euphorium
Product Code: 30783
Catalog Code: EUPH 012
Country: Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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An early assemblage of the EUPHORIUM_freakestra led by pianist Oliver Schwerdt in a 2000 concert at Hochschule fur Musik und Theater in Leipzig, each work part of a fictional narrative of a figure called Birg Borgenthal, realized through a combination of improvisation and contemporary chamber music, orchestrated for 3 pianists, 2 guitarists, and 3 singers and narrators.