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NU Band, The (Wessel / Heberer / Fonda / Grassi): Renual

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 32521
Catalog Code: MW-2 1028-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The continued evolution and renewal of the Nu Band anchored by the rhythm section of drummer Lou Grassi and bassist Joe Fonda, with Thomas Heberer in his 2nd album with the band taking the palce of late trumpeter Roy Campbell, and guitarist Kenny Wessel taking the place of late saxophonist Mark Whitecage; superb melodic free playing with compositions from all four members.


Malecki, Artur & The Creature Trio (w/ Chmiel / Aftyka): Widoki

Label: Fundacja Sluchaj!
Product Code: 32393
Catalog Code: 16 | 20221
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Widoki, Polish for Views, is the debut album of the free improvising trio of Artur Malecki on drums, Michal Aftyka on double bass & electric bass and Przemylaw Chmiel on tenor & soprano saxophones, performing seven compositions from drummer Malecki and one collective improvisation, a strong and wide-ranging set of recordings from a band with a fresh perspective on creative jazz.


Futterman, Joel: Intervals 2

Label: Fundacja Sluchaj!
Product Code: 32392
Catalog Code: 15 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Technically brilliant and creatively inventive, pianist Joel Futterman expands on his 2020 Listen! Foundation CD with a second three-part journey into his powerfully investigative approach to solo jazz improvisation, referencing a history of styles and techniques that display both a dynamo of intricate ability and a sensitivity to timing, space and melodic expression.


Graewe / Lonberg Holm / Gratkowski: Trilinear Polarity

Label: Fundacja Sluchaj!
Product Code: 32390
Catalog Code: 13 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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In 2004 legendary European Free Jazz pianist Georg Graewe and German multi-reedist Frank Gratkowski met with Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm on the stage at LOFT in Cologne, Germany to perform these six collective improvisations with an innate chamber jazz feeling, particularly the four part "Trilinear Polarity"; a spectacular set available for the first time.


Dreamstruck (Crispell / Fonda / Sorgen): With Grace In Mind

Label: Fundacja Sluchaj!
Product Code: 32389
Catalog Code: 12/20221
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Officially taking their group name from the title of their first album, The Dreamstruck trio of Marilyn Crispell on piano, Joe Fonda on bass and Harvey Sorgen on drums are heard in this innately lyrical and masterfully controlled, concise set of studio recordings, with compositions from each performer and two collective improvisations, a remarkable example of the modern piano trio.


Kuchen / Fernandez / Kaucic: The Steps That Resonate

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 32221
Catalog Code: MW-2 1025-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Uniquely orchestrated with all three members bringing a trove of objects & percussion, the trio of Martin Küchen on saxophones, Agustí Fernández on piano and Zlatko Kaučič on drums are heard in this two-part live concert at BUMF festival in Smartno, Slovenia, for a superb example of intent listening and use of space around confident, stunningly creative & virtuosic playing.


Robinson / Whitecage / Filiano / Grassi: Live @ VisionFest20

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 32220
Catalog Code: MW-2 1023-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Dedicated to the memory of reed & wind players Perry Robinson and Mark Whitecage, both of whom have passed since they took part in this tremendous 2015 live recording recorded at the 20th VisionFest in NYC, in a quartet with bassist Ken Filiano and drummer Lou Grassi for three collective free improvisations, particularly the extended first piece dedicated to late trumpeter Roy Campbell.


McPhee / Edwards / Kugel: Existential Moments

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 32219
Catalog Code: MW-2 1021-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from the touring trio of Joe McPhee on trumpet & tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass and Klaus Kugel on drums, following their previous NotTwo releases A Night In Alchemia and Journey To Parazzar, here captured live at FreeJazzSaar 2019, in Saarbrucken, Germany for a boisterously exciting set of three collective improvisations, including a tip of the hat to Charles Gayle.


Zuydervelt, Rutger / Bruno Duplant: Synchronicite

Label: Sublime Retreat
Product Code: 32130
Catalog Code: SR010
Country: Poland
 
Price: $12.95



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Powerfully warm swells of organ drones and intricate textures, creating clouds of beautiful sonic environments to wrap around your ears, from the duo of Rutger Zuydervelt (aka Machinefabriek) on electronics and Bruno Duplant on organ, Zuydervelt adding sonic interest and a psychedelic touch to the majestic power of Duplant's extended chords.


Davis, Gareth / Machinefabriek: Standards (of Sorts)

Label: Sublime Retreat
Product Code: 32128
Catalog Code: SR012
Country: Poland
 
Price: $12.95



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Frequent collaborators Rutger Zyderveldt (Machinefabriek) and bass & contrabass clarinetist Gareth Davis join together for five "Standards" through electronics, synthetics and unorthodox reed work, transmuting their instruments as they create variations from a few notes, some of them "misremembered", from jazz and contemporary classical standards.


M (feat. Ben Stapp / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Marco Colonna / Steve Swell): Broken Songs

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 32101
Catalog Code: off 01 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A set of blues songs of a personal nature, concepts for a broken yet hopeful age, written and sung by improvising guitarist Marcin "M" Olak (Gadt/Osborne/Zakrocki/Olak, Agusti Fernandez) performed and expanded by a set of stellar improvisers: Ben Stapp on tuba, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Marco Colonna on flute and Steve Swell on trombone.


Baars, Ab / Kaja Draksler / Terrie Exx: When The Hills Run Across The Fields - Live In Nickelsdorf

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 32100
Catalog Code: 11 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Drawing on previous collaborations between Amsterdam pianist Kaja Draksler and wind player Ab Baars, here on tenor sax, clarinet & shakuhachi, and two duo albums between Baars and guitarist Terrie Ex, this meeting as a trio took place at the 2018 Konfrontationen Festival in Nickelsdorf, Austria for a diverse journey from uniquely introspective to wildly energetic conversation.


Taylor, Cecil: Respiration

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 32099
Catalog Code: 10 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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An incredible solo concert from legendary New York pianist Cecil Taylor in October, 1968 at the Sala Kongresowa (Congress Hall, Palace of Culture and Science) in Warsaw during the Jazz Jamboree, recorded by Polski Radio and remastered in 2021, an excellent example of the nimble mind and quick technical skills of Taylor's personal take on improvisation; stunning!


RGG feat. Marta Grzywacz / Artur Majewski / Dominik Strycharski: October Suite

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 32098
Catalog Code: 09 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The Polish piano trio RGG of Lukasz Ojdana on piano, Maciej Garbowski on bass and Krzysztof Gradziuk on drums & percussion are joined by vocalists Marta Grzywacz, trumpet player Artur Majewski and block flutes virtuoso Dominic Strycharski to close out the 2020, 15th Ad Libitum Festival in Warsaw Poland, presenting seven improvisations in a beautifully informed journey.


Feldman, Mark / Katinka Kleijn: Sine Nomine

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 32097
Catalog Code: 08 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Blurring free improvisation and compositional strategies in this encounter at the "First Meeting Series" at FAB Music Studio Chicago between New York violinist Mark Feldman and Chicago cellist Katinka Kleijn, a remarkable concert in two parts showing imaginative skills of phenomenal technical expertise and experience, instant compositions of the highest order.


Salamon, Samo / New Freequestra: Free Distance, Vol. 2: Poems are Opening [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31732
Catalog Code: 06 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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With titles for the album and all compositions from a poem by US poet E.E. Cummings, guitarist Samo Salamon developed these structured improvisations during the pandemic, inviting a set of masterful improvisers including Martin Küchen, Luis Viocente, Vasco Trilla, Emanuele Parrini, &c. &c. to contribute to these magnificent long distance collective improvisations.


Various Artists (Bauer, Casserley, Florodos, De Joode, Kujala, Narvesen, Taramontana, Schiaffini, Wachsmann): SoundScapes Festival # 3 - Munich 2021 Schwere Reiter [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31731
Catalog Code: 07 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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14 musicians from 9 different countries in various collaborative groupings performing acoustic & electronic free improvisations, the focus on soundscape and limited to 15 minute performances, developed by saxophonist Harri Sjöström in 2013 as "SoundScapes Festivals" and presented in Helsinki and now in Munich as part of the art-project "Aspects of Free Improvisation 2021".


Vicente, Luis / Seppe Gebruers / Onno Govaert: Room With No Name

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31729
Catalog Code: 04 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A set of dramatic improvisations of incredible technical skill and creative drive from the working trio of Luis Vicente on trumpet, Seppe Gebruers on unprepared piano and Onno Govaert on drums, unedited improvisations presented as played, "composed by an interaction between the musicians and instruments, a nameless room, audience, microphones and you."


Trevor-Briscoe, Tim / Szilard Mezei / Nicola Guazzaloca: Before Then [4 CDs]

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31520
Catalog Code: MW 1022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $44.95



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A collection of four concerts, each presented on a single CD, from the chamber-oriented and technically superb trio of Tim Trevor-Briscoe on alto saxophone & clarinet, Szilard Mezei on viola and Nicola Guazzaloca on piano, captured at at Korzo Zenehaz in Hungary; Cultural Centre of Vojvodina in Novi Sad Serbi; Regional Creative Atelier in Serbia; and Harom Hollo in Budapest.


Ballister (Dave Rempis / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Paal Nilssen-Love): Chrysopoeia

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31519
Catalog Code: MW 1026
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Two burning improvisations from the Chicago / Norwegian trio Ballister of Dave Rempis on alto & tenor saxophones, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion, performing live at Alchemia in Krakow, Poland in 2019 in an exuberantly assertive concert from three incredibly active artists in the trans-Atlantic community of improvising musicians.


Fernandez, Agusti / Rafal Mazur: Correspondence With No Words

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31518
Catalog Code: MW 1024
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Barcelona pianist Agustí Fernández and Polish bass guitarist Rafał Mazur correspond through solo tracks recorded in their respective studios, each missive an unusual and impressive free improvisation using extended techniques, inside playing and inexplicable exclamation, in a five-part exchange where each message is alternately addressed "Dear Agusti" and "Dear Rafał".


NU Band, The (Whitecage / Heberer / Fonda / Grassi): In Memory of Mark Whitecage (Live at the BopShop)

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31469
Catalog Code: MW 1019-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A tribute to NY reedist & wind player Mark Whitecage, who passed away in March 2021, in a concert at Rochester's BopShop in 2018 by the band he is probably best known for: Nu Band, with trumpeter Thomas Heberer taking Roy Campbell's original seat, plus Lou Grassi on drums and Joe Fonda on bass, a great concert blending modern creative jazz with passionate playing and a bit of hard bop.


Amado, Rodrigo Northern Liberties (w/ Johansson / Strom / Nilssen): We Are Electric

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31468
Catalog Code: MW 1016-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A leader on the Portuguese free jazz scene, tenor saxophonist Rodrigo Amado assembles a collective quartet with three exemplary Norwegian improvisers--Thomas Johansson on trumpet, Jon Rune Strom on double bass and Gard Nilssen on drums--for a dynamic concert at ZDB club in Lisbon in 2017, three dialogs of sparking, fiery interactions and a final "Response".


Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda: Thread Of Light

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31403
Catalog Code: FSR 02 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The enduring and innately lyrical collaboration of Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and NY bassist Joe Fonda, first heard in 2016 with Duet, through 2019's Four with trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, continues despite the constraints of a pandemic in these 10 improvisations recorded separately in Kobe and at Fonda's home, with Fonda also performing on cello & flute.


Bisio, Michael / Matthew Shipp: Flow Of Everything

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31402
Catalog Code: FSR 01 | 2022
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The third duo album focusing on the relationship between the bass and piano interplay of New York improvisers Michael Bisio and Matthew Shipp, whose long relationship as collaborators, particularly in the Matthew Shipp Trio and Quartet, afford them a nearly telepathic compatibility in their work together, heard in nine detailed recordings of superb dialog.


Ming Bau Set (feat Gerry Hemingway / Vera Baumann / Florestan Berset): Yakut's Gallop

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31311
Catalog Code: 14 | 2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Meeting regularly since 2018, these three Luzern, Switzerland improvisers have developed a shared language of collective creative improv, the best known of the three being drummer & percussionist Gerry Hemingway working with two younger generation musicians, acoustic & electric guitarist Florestan Berset and vocalist Vera Baumann, here in their first wonderfully paced album.


Gadt, Anna / Zbigniew Chojnacki / Krzysztof Gradziuk: Renaissance Gesualdo [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31310
Catalog Code: 13/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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An epic journey in free vocal improvised music from the trio of vocalist Anna Gadt with Zbigniew Chojnacki on accordion & live electronics and Krzysztof Gradziuk on drums, performing live in the studio in Nieport, Poland, with arrangements, deconstructions and original music by Anna Gadt, along with the theme from "Monumentum pro Gesualdo" by Igor Stravinski.


Lebik / Edwards / Lovens: Lepomis Gibbosus

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 31309
Catalog Code: 12/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Captured at the 2015 Lublin Jazz Festival, the collective trio of Gerard Lebik on tenor saxophone, John Edwards on double bass and Paul Lovens on drums performed a seamless extended improvisation that was divided by index in post-production as parts A through D, but which should be listened to in a single sitting to appreciate their sublime interplay.


Fujii, Satoko ma-do: Heat Wave

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 31009
Catalog Code: MW 806-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Satako Fujii's 2008 release introducing her then new ma-do quartet of Satoko Fujii on piano, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, Akira Horikoshi on drums, and late bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, the band name signifying "window" and "the silence between notes", in an album of superb, lively, eclectic and absolutely exciting improvisation from 9 original Fujii compositions.


Riquelme, Matias / Fernando Ulzion: La Trahison Des Mots [Used Item]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30921
Catalog Code: FSR 04 | 2020
Country: Poland
 
Price: $7.95



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Using the natural resonance of the Apodaka church in Alava, Spain, the Bilbao-based experimental improvising duo of cellist Francia Matías Riquelme and saxophonist Fernando Ulzion on soprano and alto, present an introspective and informed set of works titled as iconic jazz compositions, an implication of the impressionist approach their expansive and thoughtful playing invokes.


Wandering The Sound Quintet (Satoko Fujii / Guillermo Gregorio / Natsuki Tamuyra / Rafat Mazur / Ramon Lopez): What Is...?

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 30534
Catalog Code: MW 1017-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The first Wandering The Sound album in 2018 was the trio of Argentinian reedist Guillermo Gregorio, Spanish drummer Ramón López and Polish bassist Rafał Mazur, here extended to a quintet with pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura for a 2019 concert at Alchemia in Poland, a masterful example of free improv based on a poem by Ikkyu Sojun, a Zen master from the 15th century.


Taylor, Cecil Ensemble: Gottingen [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30496
Catalog Code: 10/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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A double CD of the complete Cecil Taylor Ensemble's 1990 performance at Junges Theater in Gottingen, Sweden, with personnel similar to his 1989 Cecil Taylor Workshop Ensemble album Legba Crossing, here in an adventurous concert of large group improvisation with Taylor performing on piano while directing and conducting the extended orchestration that includes balafon & elephanthorn!


Colonna / Miranda / Spera: N-EST

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30495
Catalog Code: 9/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Ten collective improvisations and Steve Lacy's "Blues for Alda" from the Italian trio of Marco Colonna, who typically performs on clarinet but here also on bass clarinet, alto saxophone and flute, with the rhythm section of Dario Miranda on double bass and Fabrizio Spera on drums, in a wonderfully astute album of highly cultivated and sincere discourse.


Marcus, Michael: Stone Jump

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 30386
Catalog Code: MW 1015
Country: Poland
 
Price: $13.95



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Michael Marcus composed these lyrical jazz works to create a message about "New York City realities", recorded in two studio sessions with Marcus on soprano & tenor sax, octavin, A clarinet & tarogato, along with Denton Darien on piano, John Austria on Fender Rhodes, Tyler Mitchell on bass, Warren Smith on drums & percussion, and Lawrence Feldman on alto flute.


Jorgensmann / Del / Ramond / Kugel: At the Fields Edge

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 30385
Catalog Code: MW 1014
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Taking its album title and the titles for three compositions from poems by Laura Winter, the German jazz quartet led by clarinetist Theo Jörgensmann with Christopher Dell on vibes, Christian Ramond on double bass and Klaus Kugel on drums present an advanced example of modern creative, chamber-oriented collective free jazz with a stunning level of communication.


Leandre, Joelle: Beauty / Resistance [3 CD BOX]

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 30384
Catalog Code: MW 1013
Country: Poland
 
Price: $34.95



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Live concert recordings at Alchemia club in Krakow captured during the Krakow Jazz Autumn Festival 2019 while double bassist Joëlle Léandre held residence, 3 CDs presenting first a quartet with Zlatko Kaucic on drums & percussion, Mateusz Rybicki on clarinets and Zbigniew Kozera on bass, then one disc in a duo with Zlatko Kaucic and another with guitarist Rafal Mazure.


Pateras, Anthony: Pseudacusis

Label: Bocian
Product Code: 30328
Catalog Code: None
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The title referring to a condition of aural hallucinations, Anthony Pateras' composition is a work of tense motion, dissonance and resolution, commissioned by the Musica Sanae project and performed at the 17th Sacrum Profanum Festival in Krakow, 2019, using a recording improvised and assembled in Australia with his tape septet that underpins the performances in concert with his live septet.


Heberer, Thomas / Joe Fonda / Joe Herenstein: Remedy

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30326
Catalog Code: 08/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Their 2020 tour cut short and no prospects of perfomance in March 2020, the trio of trumpeter Thomas Heberer, bassist Joe Fonda and drummer Joe Hertenstein began a weekly discipline of composing and rehearsing new music, doing so for the next five months, recording this superbly defined set of new compositions in August, the day before Herstenstein left NYC for Berlin.


MOVE (feat. Sjostrom / Kaufmann / Pultz Melbye / Narvesen / Gordoa): MOVE on MOERS

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30325
Catalog Code: 07/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A live recording of insightful collective improvisation recorded in 2019 at the Moers Festival in Germany, from Harri Sjostrom on soprano saxophone, Achim Kaufmann on piano, Adam Pultz Melbye on double bass, Dag Magnus Narvesen on drums, and Emilio Gordoa on vibraphone, in an extended exploration of subtle hues through effortlessly intense and inventive interaction.


Parker, Evan Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Warszawa 2019

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30324
Catalog Code: 06/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Formed in 1990 as a sextet to explore the possibilities of real-time signal processing in an improvising context, the 30 year history of saxophonist Evan Parker's Electro-Acoustic Ensemble and the first new album in 9 years explodes with this incredible 2019 live concert at Wojciech Krukowski Hall, in Warsaw, Poland as a 10-piece ensemble of masterful improvisers.


Martinez, Lucia / Agusti Fernandez / Barry Guy: Bosque de Niebla [2 CDs]

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 30323
Catalog Code: 05/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $19.95



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After the Desalambrado duo album album between Spanish pianist Agustí Fernandez and drummer/percussionist Lucía Martinez, Fernandez enjoined UK bassist Barry Guy to record with them while he was in Spain working on his Via Augusta; the results are this album of mysterious environments that lead to intense and exciting interaction, expansive improv through Martinez' percussive elements.


Altschul's, Barry 3Dom Factor (feat. Jon Irabagon / Joe Fonda): Long Tall Sunshine

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29997
Catalog Code: MW 1012
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Drum and percussion improviser Barry Altschul leads his trio with Jon Irabagon on tenor, sopranillo saxophones & alto clarinet and Joe Fonda on bass in their fourth release since forming in 2013, here with five original compositions in free jazz form with strong melodic heads that manifest in tremendous soloing from his players and outstanding drum work.


Perelman, Ivo / Gordon Grdina / Hamin Honari Trio: The Purity Of Desire

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29996
Catalog Code: MW 1011
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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An exotic album of tradition-spanning improvisation from the trio of tenor saxophonist Ivo Perleman, oud player Gordon Grdina and percussionist Hamin Honari on tombak and daf, avoiding any cliches of "world fusion" as the effusive Middle Eastern rhythmic devices propel Perelman and Grdina into joyful flights of ecstatic playing that bridge the East and West.


Uesaka, Yuma / Marilyn Crispell: Streams

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29995
Catalog Code: MW 1010
Country: Poland
 
Price: $9.50



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A beautiful and authoritative set of duo performances by London-born, Japanese-raised and now residing in NYC, saxophonist & clarinetist Yuma Uesaka, and pianist Marilyn Crispell, performing a program of Uesaka compositions, each based around a poem by Rushi Vyas, realized in confident dialogs of powerful yet sensitive expression; a satisfying and lyrical collection.


Harnik, Elisabeth / Michael Zerang: Dream Disobedience

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29994
Catalog Code: MW 1008
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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The extended and absorbing live performance between Austrian pianist Elisabeth Harnik and Chicago drummer Michael Zerang at Španski Borci,in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2019 begins in restful interaction, Harnik often inside the piano and Zerang scraping and coaxing sound, building to a disruptive dream of intense interaction that ends in a turbulent awakening.


Trilla, Vasco: Unmoved Mover

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29976
Catalog Code: FSR 04/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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A dramatic set of improvisations performed on timpani and gongs from Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla, from the quietest of moments to massively profound and encompassing events, Trilla's timing evoking both meditative passages and moments of power, in a rich and spiritual album that impresses by both technical ability and by the sense of story he reveals.


Gregorio, Guillermo / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: Room of the the Present

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29975
Catalog Code: FSR 03/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Two performances of Chicago reedist and composer Guillermo Gregorio's graphic score "Moholy 2", inspired by the artwork of László Moholy-Nagy, recorded in two conductions at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago in 2007 & 2008 by the trio of Gregorio on clarinets & alto sax, Damon Smith on double bass, and Jerome Bryerton on percussion, cymbals and drums.


Malinowski, Marek Trio: Scratching Fork

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29974
Catalog Code: FSR 02/2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Working together since 2015, the Polish guitar trio of Marek Malinowski on guitar, Robert Rychlicki-Gasowski on double bass & bass guitar, and Wojciech Zadruaynski on drums, present Marek Malinowski's embraceable mix of lyrically inclined modern jazz compositions with an explorative side, balancing structure with free space for sprightly spontaneity; a trio to keep track of.


Taylor, Cecil Quintet (feat. Harri Sjostrom / Tristan Honsinger / Teppo Hauta-aho / Paul Lovens): Lifting The Bandstand

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Product Code: 29973
Catalog Code: FRS 01 | 2021
Country: Poland
 
Price: $16.95



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Though not well documented, free jazz legendary pianist Cecil Taylor's working band for 3 years in the late nineties was this quintet of Harri Sjostrom on soprano saxophone, Tristan Honsinger on cello, Teppo Hauta-aho on double bass, and Paul Lovens on drums, cymbals & gongs, heard in this energetic concert at Tampere Jazz Happening in Finland, 2018.


Step In (Carlo Morena / Joe Fonda / Felix Lecaros Herrera): Voila La Tendresse

Label: Not Two
Product Code: 29807
Catalog Code: MW 1009-2
Country: Poland
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Carlo Morena leads this lyrical and energetic piano trio with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer Fˇlix Lecaros Herrera, performing 6 Morena compositions and one piece by Emil Boyd, recording at the Firehouse 12 studio in Connecticut for the 3rd album under the Step In name, and the first with drummer Herrera; upbeat but never cloying, a very compelling album.



 






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