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Pisaro-Liu, Michael: Tombstones (performed by Barbara Dang & Muzzix) [Used Item]

Label: elsewhere
Product Code: 32335
Catalog Code: elsewhere 017
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Applying techniques that Michael Pisaro uses in his audio compositions to song formats, this album presents 11 new versions of songs from his 2013 Human Ear Music album, here reworked for clarity and recorded under the artistic direction of the Lille-based pianist Barbara Dang and six members of the Muzzix collective (Bellefont, Cruz, Orins, Pruvost & Pruvost).


Hartsaw, Paul / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: Precipitation of a Decision / The Ride On The 8 Of Infinity [2 CDs] [Used Item]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 32328
Catalog Code: BPA2CD3
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Two distinct session, the first CD presenting free improv trio perfomances in St. Louis, MO between Paul Hartsaw on soprano & tenor saxophones, Damon Smith on double bass and Jerome Bryerton on percussion, the 2nd CD finding Hartsaw and Smith in the studio in Oakland CA for a more experimental session, Smith adding laptop & field recordings and both employing extended techniques.


Bryerton, Jerome / Damon Smith : There Must be a Reason for Generating Sounds... [CD + BOOKMARK] [Used Item]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 32327
Catalog Code: bpaltd14014
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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From the late 1990s to the early 2000s, drummer Jerome Bryterton & double bassist Damon Smith toured & recorded with legendary German multi-reedist Wolfgang Fuchs, who was a great influence on both musicians, here presenting a tribute to the late improviser through 11 recordings titled with quotes from Fuchs, and released with a bookmark from an improvisation workshop in Oakland.


Sinton, Josh: b. [Used Item]

Label: FiP recordings
Product Code: 32323
Catalog Code: fpcd2
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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The third solo saxophone record from Brooklyn improviser Josh Sinton, and his first recorded solely on the baritone saxophone, an instrument for which Sinton explains he has dedicated half his life, heard in this remarkably diverse set on the lower horn that he approaches lyrically, technically, emotionally and with startling singularity.


Secret People (Moorgan / Carlson / Gentile): Secret People [Used Item]

Label: Out Of Your Head Records
Product Code: 32321
Catalog Code: OOYH 014
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A determined set of electric jazz from the Brooklyn, NYC trio of Nathaniel Morgan (Buckminster) on alto saxophone, Dustin Carlson on guitar & bass and Kate Gentile on drums & vibraphone, bringing driving rock and experimental music approaches to their improvisations, a uniquely voice and tenacious trio of unorthodox improvisers.


Jones Jones (feat. Larry Ochs / Vladimir Tarasov / Mark Dresser): Just Justice [Used Item]

Label: ESP
Product Code: 32320
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5072CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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The eccentrically named group "Jones Jones" is the trio of Lithuanian drummer Vladimir Tarasov, NY/West Coast bassist Mark Dresser and Rova Saxophone Quartet saxophonist Larry Ochs, since 2008 expressing humor and vexation at the world in sometimes meditative and sometimes explosive collective free improvisation, here in their 4th outstanding album and their 1st in the studio.


Bourne, Matthew / Emil Karlsen: The Embalmer [Used Item]

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 32279
Catalog Code: RPR1139
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Rogers, Erin: 2000 Miles [Used Item]

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 32276
Catalog Code: RPR SS005
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Pavone, Jessica : When No One Around You is There but Nowhere to be Found [Used Item]

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 32275
Catalog Code: RPR1128
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Burnett, Aaron: Correspondence [Used Item]

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 32274
Catalog Code: RPRSS010
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Tragic Assembly: Blood Drains And Memories

Label: Soul City Sounds
Product Code: 32269
Catalog Code: SCS-0006
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Sinton, Josh: Book of Practitioners, Vol. 1 "H"

Label: FiP recordings
Product Code: 32268
Catalog Code: fpcd04
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Six etude studies originally written by Steve Lacy in the 1980s, with whom NY baritone saxophonist Josh Sinton collaborated in the early 2000s, and who gave his blessings to Sinton's approach and adaption of each, developed subsequently for 20 years and recorded in 2021 for this album, demonstrating Sinton's personal approach to both Lacy's material and with the deep reed saxophone.


Falco / Sinton / WIlson: Adumbrations

Label: FiP recordings
Product Code: 32267
Catalog Code: fpcd03
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"This is an encapsulation. Of the thoughts and regards 3 long-time friends have for each other and their relationships with each other. What's funny/unique/different about this specific rendering is it's the first time we 3 have ever ex...


Dempsey, Craig Lee : 22:00 (CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD)

Label: Marthasville Fine Audio Recordings
Product Code: 32251
Catalog Code: MVL 003
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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"Craig Dempsey (of US Prisms, Ben Trickey Full Band, The Weight, Thoroughbred, At the Price of the Union and many more) has issued his long overdue solo album of expansive, cinematic, and alarmingly beautiful instrumental ambient/drone....


Wilson, Kelsey: Secular Music [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Marthasville Fine Audio Recordings
Product Code: 32250
Catalog Code: MVL 004
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Smith, Ches (w/ Bill Frisell / Mat Maneri / Craig Taborn): Interpret It Well

Label: Pyroclastic Records
Product Code: 32249
Catalog Code: PR 19
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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"From 2016 to 2018, I attempted to make my trio with Mat and Craig my "road" band, and somehow succeeded, for a spell. Bill Frisell came to hear us play in late 2018, and then wrote me, asking about the music. Craig, Mat and I have admi...


Columbia Icefield (Nate Wooley / Mary Halvorson / Ryan Sawyer): Ancient Songs of Burlap Heroes

Label: Pyroclastic Records
Product Code: 32248
Catalog Code: PR 20
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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"This album is dedicated to those who recognize living as a heroic act: the occupiers of sunup barstools; the cubicle-planted; the ghosts of Greyhounds; the reasonably sketchy. A burlap hero is one who marches-consciously or not-back to...


Reichel, Hans: Bonobo Beach

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32240
Catalog Code: CvsDCD094
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Subtitled Ňsome more guitar solos,Ó Bonobo Beach was German guitarist and instrument inventor Hans ReichelŐs fourth and final record of solo guitar works. After this record, Reichel would turn much of his attention to the bowed wooden-tongu...


Lacy, Steve / Evan Parker: Chirps

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32239
Catalog Code: CvsDCD095
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The first reissue in three decades of the 1985 SAJ Series FMP album bringing together legendary saxophonists Steve Lacy and Evan Parker, both on soprano saxophone, for two extended improvisations of magnificent reed interactions and a final coda, performed live during Summer Music at Haus am Waldsee, in Berlin, 1985; an essential album of masterful musicianship.


Graewe, Georg Quintet: Pink Pong

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32238
Catalog Code: CvsDCD093
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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"German pianist Georg Graewe, one of the most impeccable and imaginative improvisers in contemporary free music, made his debut recording, New Movements, in 1976, under the auspices of Free Music Production, the legendary Berlin-based o...


Graewe, Georg Quintet: New Movements

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32237
Catalog Code: CvsDCD092
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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"German pianist Georg Graewe, one of the most impeccable and imaginative improvisers in contemporary free music, made his debut recording, New Movements, in 1976, under the auspices of Free Music Production, the legendary Berlin-based o...


Elliott, Thom: Human Heart Worm [CASSETTE]

Label: Tribe Tapes
Product Code: 32236
Catalog Code: TRIBE 011
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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An album of thick, dark noise like a tunneling heart worm from Michigan noise musician Thom Elliott (Pleasure Dome Tapez), recorded in isolation during the pandemic in 2021, self-described as "my most aggressively revolting sonic landscapes", in four parts of detailed sludge that surprise with frequent sonic twists and turns on their pulsing tours.


Carter, Daniel / Watson Jennison / William Parker / Federico Ughi: Live! Volume 1: Erie

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 32231
Catalog Code: 5797-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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Working together in tours and recording since 2005, the NY trio of multi-reedist and wind player Daniel Carter, bassis William Parker and drummer/percussionist Federico Ughi are joined by saxophonist Watson Jennison also on flute, recorder and keyboards for this enlightened album of modern and transcendent jazz in a limited, remastered LP edition with bonus material.


Weston, Matt: Sparky 4 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: 7272music
Product Code: 32217
Catalog Code: 7272MusicSP4
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The 4th installment in percussionist & composer Matt Weston's serialized opera for percussion ensemble + electronics, a set of narratives and counter-narratives that explore mental health struggles as they develop over time in varying circumstances, realized through a combination of site-specific graphic, multidimensional and instantaneous scores.


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

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 32211
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5968-1
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.99



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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.


Olencki, Weston: Old Time Music [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tripticks Tapes
Product Code: 32210
Catalog Code: TTT017
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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"Following the conceptual avant-hillbilly trajectory of their previous SUPERPANG release "Verd Mont", "Old Time Music" is composer/improviser Weston Olencki's newest collection of historically-driven sound works. The album's three piece...


Baldwin, Nat: Autonomia II: Recombinations [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLAOD]

Label: Traced Objects
Product Code: 32209
Catalog Code: TO 004
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Four unedited performances of extreme double bass work from Tripticks label leader Nat Baldwin, merging free playing with extraneous bass sounds, noise and unusual techniques, yielding a muscular set of double bass improvisations, the opening tracks building technique around fractured lyrical expression as the album builds to the closing "negation" of burning intensity.


Munden-Dixon, Adrianne / Leo Chang: Some Time [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 32207
Catalog Code: NTR072
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Unusual interactions between electronically manipulated violin and an AMPIRI--an electronically enhanced Korean double reed instrument--from the Brooklyn duo of Leo Chang and Adrianne Munden Dixon, seven improvisations numbered "Sixteen" to "Twenty-Two", each a uniquely idiosyncratic exchange from quick slippery dialog to raspy dissonance of unexpected directions.


Motl, Kyle / Patrick Shiroishi: Apparitions [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 32206
Catalog Code: NTR071
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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The second album on Notice Recordings for West Coast free improvising saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi is a duo with San Diego-based double bassist Kyle Motl, in an exceptionally well-balanced example of powerful expression from both players, free blowing and turbulent exchanges offset by experimental introspective passages in four extended and excellent improvisations.


Lee, Charmaine / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Gabby Fluke-Mogul / Joanna Mattrey / Weston Olencki: Live in Accord [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 32205
Catalog Code: NTR070
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Four configurations of far-reaching free improv at Notice Recordings's 2021 event in Accord, NY: a solo performance by Charmain Lee on voice & electronics; a duo between Lee and Weston Olnecki on synths & trombone; a trio from Gabby Fluke-Mogul on violin, Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello and Joanna Mattrey on viola; a duo between Lonberg-Holm and Olencki.


Kidambi, Amirtha / Luke Stewart: Zenith/Nadir [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tripticks Tapes
Product Code: 32204
Catalog Code: TTT020
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Referencing the highs and lows to which the NY duo of free improvising vocalist Amirtha Kidambi and bassist Luke Stewart take their listeners, both bringing along electronics as they divert between clear acoustics and extreme processing, pouring out the turbulence of the time with a unique sense of duress and oddly hopeful musing; frighteningly unique and fascinating.


Baldwin, Nat : The Red Barn [CASSETEE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tripticks Tapes
Product Code: 32203
Catalog Code: TTT018
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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"The Red Barn is a small book of short fiction originally released by Calamari Archive, Ink in 2017. The audio version was recorded 5 years later, co-released by Calamari and Tripticks Tapes. The recording features excerpts from the tex...


Dredd Foole & The Din: Songs In Heat (1982)

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32199
Catalog Code: CvsDCD086
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Documented previously on just one 7" record, the joining of Mission of Burma and post-punk vocalist Dredd Foole, aka Dredd Foole & The Din, is a focal point for Boston's early 80's DIY rock movement, here reissued, remastered and remixed from the original master tapes, along with the rest of that studio session, giving listeners the first full look at their searing and seminal work together.


Baker, Jim / Brandon Lopez / Bill Harris: Dura

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32190
Catalog Code: AMA034
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Recorded while double bassist Brandon Lopez was in Chicago, frequent collaborators from two generations--keyboardist Jim Baker on piano and Arp Synth and drummer/percussionist Bill Harris--joined together to record this live-in-the-studio album of highly interactive, explorative, propulsive and often cathartic free improvisation.


Cordoba (Brianna Tong / Eric Novak / Cam Cunningham / Zach Bain-Selbo / Khalyle Hagood / Zach Upton-Davis): Specter

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32189
Catalog Code: AMA026
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Combining elements of neo-soul, jazz fusion and hip hop, the Cordoba genre-bending sextet from Chicago use their warm, slightly off-center grooves to present vocalist Brianna Tong's articulate lyrics that observe and reflect on the state of world, the band's arrangements extended on five songs with the Latin America-influenced Kaia String Quartet.


AAVD Trio (Alexander Adams / Danny Andrade / Daniel Van Duerm): Anti Glow

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32188
Catalog Code: AMA028
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Experimental improvisation driven by the foundations of electric piano, organ & electronics of Chicago keyboardist Daniel Van Duerm, fueled by the flexible and unusual drumming of Alexander Adams and passionately expanded by the cathartic tenor sax wrangling of Danny Andrade, dark and light come together to form an "anti-glow" from this intriguing young trio.


Harris, Bill: ONOMAT

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32186
Catalog Code: AMA031
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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A diverse and confident set of solo drums improvisations, acoustic or in tandem with metal and wooden objects, microphone amplification, drum feedback manipulation and close-microphone use on a detuned floor tom, in the first solo release from Chicago drummer and Amalgam label leader Bill Harris recording live at the Music Garage, in Chicago.


Physique (Sam Scranton / Neil Quigley): Curve Tote

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32185
Catalog Code: AMA030
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Creating soundscapes from homemade instruments, Text-To-Speech, AI voices, lap steel guitar, found objects, field recording, &c., the duo of sound artists Sam Scranton from Chicago and Neil Quigley from Kilkenny, Ireland, present six unusually unfolding compositions of deceptively relaxed environments layered with mysterious elements and a sly sense of humor.


McKenna, Wills / Norman W. Long / Ishmael Ali / Bill Harris: Anemoi [2 CDs]

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32182
Catalog Code: AMA038
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Part of cellist Ishmael Ali's Chi Away Project recording small ensembles of new collaborations between Chicago musicians of diverse backgrounds, this live recording of energetic and unique free jazz and ea-improv was captured at Marmalade in 2021, bringing together Ali, drummer Bill Harris, saxophonist & flutist Wills McKenna and sound artist Normal W. Long.


Tong, Brianna / Johanna Brock / Andrew Scott Young / Ishmael Ali: Akjai

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32181
Catalog Code: AMA037
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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"Akjai is an improvising quartet incorporating two vocalists and a string trio. The group's unique instrumentation lends itself to exploration of strange timbres, textures, and orchestrations. This recording documents a first meeting in...


Moore, Allen / Ishmael Ali / Bill Harris: Hearsay

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32180
Catalog Code: AMA036
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Unusual textures, unlikely orchestration and unconventional rhythmic directions from the Chicago electroacoustic improv trio of Allen Moore on turntables & records casted with various material, Ishmael Ali on cello, guitar & electronics and Bill Harris on drums & percussion, captured live at Marmalade in Chicago in 2021 for a diverse set of experimental and absorbing improvisations.


Success Pistols (Finer / Bevins / Davidovici / Hong): First Shot

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32179
Catalog Code: AMA035
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Borrowing from jazz/improvised music, new compositional forms and avant reductionist traditions, the Montreal quartet Success Pistol release their debut album of compositions by saxophonist Dustin Finder, oral instructions including game pieces that leave room for improvisation; with Scott Bevins on trumpet, and husband and wife duo Eli Davidovici on bass and Mili Hong on drums.


Abhorrent Expanse (Polipnick / Fratzke / Courage / Glenn): Gateways To Resplendence

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32178
Catalog Code: AMA041
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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"Abstract, ecstatic, and pummeling, ABHORRENT EXPANSE's Gateways To Resplendence articulates the unspeakable dread which dwells in the sepulchral caverns of the mind. A grotesquely improvised manifesto plumbing from the depths of blacke...


Harris, Bill: Blinking Glue

Label: Amalgam
Product Code: 32177
Catalog Code: AMA040
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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"Blinking Glue is the second solo record from Chicago-based percussionist Bill Harris. Building off of ideas and material from his 2021 solo recording, ONOMAT, Blinking Glue is a single-take, 25-minute live performance that explores liv...


Flying Luttenbachers, The: Imminent Death [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: God Records
Product Code: 32172
Catalog Code: GODREC 056LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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The ever-shifting lineup of jazz/no-wave/avant/aberrant improvisers The Flying Luttenbachers, anchored by drummer Weasel Walters, brings multi-reedist Matt Nelson, two guitarists (Brandon Seabrook & Henry Kaiser), bassist Tim Dahl and Brad Laner on synth for an aggressively informed and excitingly unpredictable album of superb playing and possibly bad intention; recommended!


Zorn, John (Marsella / Roeder / Smith): Suite for Piano

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 32161
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8389
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Blurring the lines between composed and improvised music, John Zorn's ten-part composition in his "Suite for Piano" was inspired in part by the Goldberg Variations and Schoenberg's solo piano music, set in the classic piano trio format and performed by extraordinary New York musicians and improvisers, Brian Marsella on piano, Jorge Roeder on bass, and Ches Smith on drums.


Veloso, Moreno: Every Single Night [Used Item]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 32147
Catalog Code: CvsD CD084
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Brazilian singer Moreno Veloso recorded these songs from a songbook developed from his favorite artists, inspired while singing his children to sleep during pandemic, selecting lyrical songs that he performs accompanying himself on acoustic nylon-string guitar, recording the album in a corner of his living room, giving the album a beautiful intimacy and sincerity.


Turbulence: Roughness Of Surfaces

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 32144
Catalog Code: 9289
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Using David Peck's "Broad Palate" concept to introduce frequent variation in sonorities through changing instrumental combinations, this live performance of Turbulence, the extended horn section of the Boston collective Leap of Faith Orchestra, presents the largest assemblage of performers for the group yet, and introduces the 17-string bass to the Evil Clown arsenal.


Axioms: Discourse

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 32143
Catalog Code: 9287
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Featuring the poetry and words of Cecil Taylor-associated poets Albey OnBass and Jane SpokenWord, the Boston collective improvising band Axiom of David Peck on reeds, winds and percussion, Steve Niemtiz on drums & percussion and Glynis Lomon on cello & aquasonic + OnBass & SpokenWord, focus on "Discourse", wakefullness and freedom in an age of social unrest.


Leap Of Faith: Revealing The Essence

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 32142
Catalog Code: 9286
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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The first Leap of Faith set in a quartet lineup expanding the core of David Peck on reeds, winds & percussion and Glynis Lomon on cello & aquasonic with trumpeter Vance Provey and percussionist Michael Knoblach, in an introspective livestreamed set that balances the strings of Lomon against two horns while bringing out a wealth of unusual percussive interactions.