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Douglas, Dave (w/ Joey Baron / Dave Adewumi / Matt Stevens / Fabian Almazan / Carmen Rothwell): Dizzy Atmosphere - Dizzy Gillespie at Zero Gravity [Used Item]

Label: Greenleaf Music
Product Code: 30169
Catalog Code: CD-GRE-1076
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Trumpeter Dave Douglas' tribute to the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, exploring the many facets of the great Be-Bop progenitor's work, including the more experimental side of his discography, performed with a band of great lyrical NY jazz musicians: Dave Adewumi on trumpet, Matt Stevens on guitar, Fabian Almazan on piano, Carmen Rothwell on bass, and Joey Baron on drums.


Evangelista, Karl (w/ Alexander Hawkins / Louis Moholo-Moholo / Trevor Watts): Apura! [2 CDs] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30168
Catalog Code: AS130_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Filipino guitarist Karl Evangelista translates the name of the seminal South African sextet Chris McGregor Group's album "Very Urgent" to the tagalog equivalent--"Apura!"-- recording in London with McGregor group drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo and kindred soul Trevor Watts on saxophones, plus luminary pianist Alexander Hawkins, for a sophisticated album of exemplary collective improv.


Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [2 CDs] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30167
Catalog Code: AS135/STR004_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Recorded over 2 days in a Chicago studio in configurations from duos to an octet, drummer Quin Kirchner provides the compositions on this double CD for 11 pieces, alongside works by Frank Foster, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra & Carla Bley, presented as a story or a journey of differing styles and forms, made cohesive by Kirchner's remarkable drumming and coherently diverse interests.


Parkins / Rasmussen / Sawyer: Glass Triangle

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 30158
Catalog Code: RPR1118
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"Zeena Parkins, Mette Rasmussen and Ryan Sawyer in a new formation voicing string, breath and bell, harp, horn and drum speaking sparkling messages and hand-written letters of a Chain of New Hopes, back and forth, from the past and futu...


Regev, Reut / Igal Foni: Two Much Never Enough

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 30157
Catalog Code: RPR1115
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"After over two decades of musical collaboration and shared life, we are happy to finally present our first duo release. Recorded in intimate studio settings right before the pandemic, and then amended over the lockdown in our home stud...


Lucas, Gary: The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs] [Used Item]

Label: Knitting Factory
Product Code: 30115
Catalog Code: CD-KFR-1146
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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A retrospective of the work of guitarist and one-time Captain Beefheart Magic Band member Gary Lucas, in two CDs, the first devoted to songs recorded with Lucas' psychedelic jazz-rock band Gods and Monsters, the second devoted to solo works, rarities and collaborations, with an incredible list of performers reflecting Lucas' diverse 40-year career.


Perelman, Ivo Trio: Garden of Jewels

Label: Tao Forms
Product Code: 30095
Catalog Code: TAO 004CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A meeting of three master improvisers but also three friends and frequent collaborators of Ivo Perelman on tenor sax, Matthew Shipp on piano, and Whit Dickey on drums, their familiarity showing in a collective compatibility and assurance heard especially in this studio album of exploratory discourse, each piece aptly dedicated to a precious jewel.


Chase, Claire: Density 2036 [4 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30059
Catalog Code: CvsDCD076
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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Part of flutist Claire Chase's project to commission a modern body of work for the instrument, this 4-CD set features 17 works by 15 composers, including the multi-part album-long composition "Pan" by Brazilian-born Marcos Balter, with works for the entire flute family from piccolo to contrabass flute; participants include Tyshawn Sorey, Vijay Iyer, Pauline Oliveros, &c.


Vario 34 (Christmann / Frangenheim / Gustafsson / Lehn / Lovens): Vario 34-3

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30058
Catalog Code: CvsDCD073
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Since 1979 cellist & trombonist Günter Christmann has led around 50 variations of "Vario", inviting musicians, actors, dancers, & filmmakers to partake; Vario 34--Christmann, Paul Loven (percussionist), Mats Gustafsson (sax), Thomas Lehn (live-electronics), and Alexander Frangenheim (bass)--first performed in 1993, and these Berlin recordings are from their 3rd meeting in 2018.


Ashbury Stabbins Duo: Fire Without Bricks

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30057
Catalog Code: CvsDCD067
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A lost gem from of British free sax and drums & percussion duo of saxophonist Larry Stabbins and percussionist Roy Ashbury, originally released in 1976 on the Bead Label, their interplay including masterful and extended techniques from Stabbins and an array of chimes, chains, wood blocks, shakers, and bowed cymbals augmenting Ashbury's kit; captivating dialog.


Van Dykes Park: The Histories (Old Black Joe) [7'' Vinyl]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30056
Catalog Code: CvsDS002
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Philadelphia-based artist David Hartt invited songwriter & composer Van Dyke Parks to make an original arrangement of the Stephen Foster song "Old Black Joe" as part of his 2020 installation piece titled "The Histories (Old Black Joe)"; the B-side is a beautiful arrangement of "Souvenir de la Havane" by the pioneering pre-jazz American Creole composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk.


Instant Composers Pool: Incipient ICP, 1966-71 [2 CDs]

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 30055
Catalog Code: CvsDCD068
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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Founded in 1967 by pianist Misha Mengelberg, drummer Han Bennink, and saxophonist & clarinetist Willem Breuker, this double CD documents the earliest years of the ICP collective through live & studio recordings from 1966-71, with an impressive cast of jazz and contemporary compositional players creating a delightfully diverse set of approaches to improvisation.


Cunningham, Alex: Echo's Bones Were Turned to Stone [CASSETTE]

Label: Storm Cellar
Product Code: 30054
Catalog Code: SC001
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A muscular album of improvised "fiddling" from St. Louis violinist Alex Cunningham, five works of assertive playing based on recurring and evolving figures, often rapid string patterns that show Cunningham's skill and stamina on the instrument, interspersed with quirky expressions and extraneous instrumental sound that keep his listeners on edge and captivated.


Hatcher, Gerrit: Knowledge About The Future

Label: Kettle Hole Records
Product Code: 30051
Catalog Code: KTHL 005
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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A series of concise solo statements from Chicago tenor saxophonist Gerrit Hatcher, recorded on Washington Lagoon in 2020, showing both his technical skills and an ardent approach to the saxophone, playing clearly in the free jazz idiom with a ruminative approach that balances aggressive transitions with a penchant towards unusual melodic runs.


Devouring the Guilt (Gerrit Hatcher / Bill Harris / Eli Namay): Prison Planet

Label: Kettle Hole Records
Product Code: 30050
Catalog Code: KTHL 004
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Hatcher, Gerrit / Rob Magill / Patrick Shiroishi: Triplet Fawns

Label: Kettle Hole Records
Product Code: 30049
Catalog Code: KTHL 003
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Hatcher, Gerrit Group (Hather / Ernst / Gay / Jackson / Kirshner): The Good Instinct of the Morning

Label: Kettle Hole Records
Product Code: 30048
Catalog Code: KTHL 002
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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The first album as a bandleader from Chicago tenor saxophonist Gerrit Hatcher in a full quintet of well-known Chicago improvisers -- cornetist Ben LaMar Gay, tenor saxophonist Keefe Jackson, bassist Katie Ernst, and drummer Julian Kirshner -- in an album that would fit well in the ESP/Ayler free-jazz mode, tipped off by a cover of Charles Tyler's "Man Alone".


PEK Solo: Schism [Used Item]

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 30045
Catalog Code: 9246
Country: USA
 
Price: $4.95



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PEK Solo / An Orchestra Of PEKS: Some Truths Are Known [3 CDS] [Used Item]

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 30044
Catalog Code: 9248
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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CORNER CUT PROMO COPY


Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30017
Catalog Code: AS145_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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An ecstatic and intense album of saxophone and drum improvisation from the duo of AACM legend Roscoe Mitchel and drummer Mike Reed, also performing on electronics, the two Chicago mainstays performing at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2015 for an extended single improvisation of passionate and penetrating dialog.


Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30016
Catalog Code: AS145_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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An ecstatic and intense album of saxophone and drum improvisation from the duo of AACM legend Roscoe Mitchel and drummer Mike Reed, also performing on electronics, the two Chicago mainstays performing at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2015 for an extended single improvisation of passionate and penetrating dialog.


Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker: A Horizon Made of Canvas

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30015
Catalog Code: AS144_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A series of ominous duos on the dark side from NY improviser Jeremiah Cymerman on clarinets & pedals, and Charlie Looker (Extra Life, Psalm Zero) on guitars & piano, each of the five pieces exploring murky caverns of warmly bleak environments rendered through Looker's deep piano & guitar work, perforated by cracks of light through Cymerman's riffs & exclamations.


Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker: A Horizon Made of Canvas [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30014
Catalog Code: AS144_CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A series of ominous duos on the dark side from NY improviser Jeremiah Cymerman on clarinets & pedals, and Charlie Looker (Extra Life, Psalm Zero) on guitars & piano, each of the five pieces exploring murky caverns of warmly bleak environments rendered through Looker's deep piano & guitar work, perforated by cracks of light through Cymerman's riffs & exclamations.


Montgomery & Turner : Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Editions
Product Code: 30013
Catalog Code: AE019_CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Chicago sound artists Jayve Montgomery on saxophone & flute and Nick Turner on Mellotron, present an epic two part work of effected sound, two contemplative pieces of twilight environments, the first mysteriously punctuated with distant percussive elements, the second a hopeful work of glacial melody and harmonic tones; a great sonic companion under the influence.


Palombo, Hali: Cylinder Loops [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Editions
Product Code: 30012
Catalog Code: AE017_CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Using early cylinder recordings from the UCSB Cylinder Archive, Chicago composer Hali Palombo creates twelve brief and diverse compositions by looping each scratchy and sometimes strange recording, audio phantasms from one of the earliest forms of audio recording, repurposed into fascinating vignettes of experimental and intuitive approaches to sound art.


Modirzadeh, Hafez (Davis / Sorey / Taborn): Facets

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 30011
Catalog Code: Pi 87
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Using an unusual re-tuning of the piano, saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh enlists three inventive pianists--Kris Davis, Tyshawn Sorey, and Craig Taborn--for a set of melodically-oriented duos, Modirzadeh using alternate fingerings and embouchure adjustments to achieve intervals between major and minor, together freeing the improvisers to explore new tonal possibilities.


Emmeluth, Signe: Hi Hello I'm Signe

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 30006
Catalog Code: RPR1113
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A single piece recorded live for Ingebrit Haker Flaten's 2020 Sonic Transmissions Festival finds the Danish saxophonist in an extended improvisation of varying moods, applying a diverse set of methods and technical approaches to the horn, from quiet meditate work to full-throated exuberance, in a remarkably personal journey of confident exposition.


Fluke-Mogul, Gabby: Threshold

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 30005
Catalog Code: RPR1110
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Applying extended techniques from rubbing & scraping to sawing and striking, New York violinist Gabby Fluke-Mogul presents a bold solo violin album of 6 pieces with titles like "Bruise" or "Teeth", drawing an incredible gamut of unusual sounds from the violin and its body, occasionally adding vocal utterance, all laid out with a wonderfully quirky sense of timing.


Parker, William: Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (Volumes 1-10) [10 CD BOX SET]

Label: Centering Records
Product Code: 30004
Catalog Code: CENT 1020CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $79.95



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A 10-album collection in a solid box set of vocal and instrumental suites recorded expressly for this set between late 2018 and early 2020, with women's voices at its core (both on voice & other instruments), taking a vast view of music from around the globe through free improvisation and re-imagined sonic collage, performed by groupings of extraordinary performers.


Metal Chaos Ensemble: Don Quixote

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 29989
Catalog Code: 9249
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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An epic journey through diverse improvisational approaches within a composed framework, using heavy percussion of unusual & world origins, electronics, rock/groove elements and prepared mixes created from samples, from the Boston duo of David Peck (PEK) on reeds & an arsenal of devices & sources, and Yuri Zbitnoff on drums & percussion, with narration points along the way.


Cyclone Trio (Massimo Magee / Tim Green / Tony Irving): The Clear Revolution

Label: 577
Product Code: 29978
Catalog Code: 5857
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.00



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An exciting album of free jazz from the Australia/London-based Cyclone Trio, their name apt in the feverish interaction between saxophonist Massimo Magee and dual drummers Tony Irving and Tim Green on the opening work, the album patterned like a storm that slows introspectively for a quiet eye, then drums up a final gale force that dissipates to a sort of calm; brilliant.


Pek Solo: Pursuing the Ideal Limit of Inquiry

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 29977
Catalog Code: 9251
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.00



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The fourth PEK Solo effort of 2020 finds Boston-area reedist David Peck in a virtual duo with himself, using a digital delay in a call and response on a single instrument - the tenor saxophone - his primary horn for a large part of his early history, demonstrating his current improvisational thinking & language on his most familiar instrument.


Lucas, Gary: The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs]

Label: Knitting Factory
Product Code: 29971
Catalog Code: CD-KFR-1146
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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A retrospective of the work of guitarist and one-time Captain Beefheart Magic Band member Gary Lucas, in two CDs, the first devoted to songs recorded with Lucas' psychedelic jazz-rock band Gods and Monsters, the second devoted to solo works, rarities and collaborations, with an incredible list of performers reflecting Lucas' diverse 40-year career.


Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek): Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Blue Chopsticks
Product Code: 29969
Catalog Code: LP-BCH-034
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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The followup to their 2019 Corbett vs. Dempsey album and formalizing their trio name as "The Underflow", is an epic double LP of diverse and inspired free-ea from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on flute, fluteophone, baritone saxophone & live electronics, David Grubbs on electric guiar & voice, and Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, wooden flute, electronics, percussion & voice.


Various Artists curated by Nick Vander: Walk My Way, Volume Three

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 29945
Catalog Code: CD-ORB5-OR5013
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.00



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The third of a five volume compilation series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from Sergio Sorrentino, Christian Vasseur, Charbel Haber, Misha Marks, Henry Kaiser, Nick Ashwood, Emil Palme, Taus Bregnhoj, Sharif Sehnaoui, Colin Robinson, and Martin Huba.


Various Artists curated by Nick Vander: Walk My Way, Volume Two

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 29944
Catalog Code: CD-ORB5-OR5012
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.00



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The second of a five-volume compilation series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from David Stackenäs, Jessica Ackerley, Jorge Espinal, Usui Yasuhiro, Scott Fields, Sebastian Sequoiah.Grayson, Sam Shalabi, Shinobu Nemoto and Nyctalllz.


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Product Code: 29929
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Various Artists curated by Nick Vander: Walk My Way, Volume One

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 29920
Catalog Code: OR5011
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.00



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The first of a five-volume compilation series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from L. Hein, Davaajargal Tsaschikher, Alan Courtis, Marco Cappelli, Elliott Sharp, Hery Ujjaya, Killick Hinds, Gilbert Isbin, and Nick Vander.


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Product Code: 29915
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Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi: Extremities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 29914
Catalog Code: NTR060
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Employing a variety of strategies to free improv, guitarist Jessica Ackerley and saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi present 9 diverse dialogs, from nearly silent and introspective interaction to full blown exclamation, using exceptional technique to coax unusual sounds from their instruments, always in service to well conceived momentum and expression.


Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Lisbon Solo [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 29913
Catalog Code: NTR059
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Using a variety of extended techniques, Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm conjures a barrage of multiphonics, interwoven timbral excursions and minuscule textural knots lined along the peripheral architecture of these pieces, captured live in the studio at at Namouche Studios, in Lisbon in 2019 for a series of 10 fascinating and distinctive free improvisations.


Baczkowski, Steve / Bill Nace: Success [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Notice Recordings
Product Code: 29912
Catalog Code: NTR058
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A rough-and-tumble improv encounter between Steve Baczkowski performing on tenor & baritone saxophones and Bill Nace performing on electric guitar, captured live at The Wild Detectives in Dallas, Texas for two extended improvisations, the first a cantankerously energetic exchange, the second mysteriously evolving from introspective to barbed interaction and back.


Cameron, Lisa / Damon Smith / Alex Cunningham: Dawn Throws its First Knife

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 29887
Catalog Code: BPALTD11011
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An exceptional example of fully free collective improvisation with an emphasis on string interaction from the trio of Lisa Cameron on drums & feedback, Damon Smith on double bass, and Alex Cunningham on violin, recording in the studio in the St. Louis area for five energetic and explorative improvisations, at time dense but with remarkable clarity and direction.


Femme / Sunk Heaven / Jeph Jerman / Somnoroase Pasarele: 7 & 7 : VOL. 1 [VINYL 2 7-inch BOX]

Label: SpleenCoffin
Product Code: 29886
Catalog Code: 7x7V1
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The 1st in SpleenCoffin's double-7" series, each featuring exclusive material and packaged in reclaimed 7" audio reel boxes, this volume featuring audio tracks by French synth duo FEMME; NYC's Sunk Heaven; a piece composed from a group recording of Jeph Jerman, Tim Barnes, Bill Hutson & Ten Byrnes; and a work from Romanian audio artist SOMNOROASE PĂSĂRELE.


Copland, Marc: John (for John Abercrombie)

Label: Illusions/Mirage
Product Code: 29885
Catalog Code: 4005
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Working together first in Chico Hamilton's quartet in 1971, through his quartet with Drew Gress and Joey Barron, pianist Marc Copland's close friend and collaborator, guitarist and composer John Abercrombie, passed in 2017; this solo album of Abercrombie's compositions is expressed with a unique insight and compassion that no other player could convey.


Futterman, Joel / Greg Foster: Alabama [Used Item]

Label: Shipwreck
Product Code: 29884
Catalog Code: GFJ010
Country: USA
 
Price: $6.95



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Greg Foster has been merging poetry with music since the 60s, including work with Miles Davis, Art Blakey, and Thelonious Monk, here joins pianist Joel Futterman also on curved soprano saxophone and Indian flute, accompanying Foster's potent words and messages in 8 poems, including the 19 minutes "Alabama Exequy" examining the pain and horror of racism.


Frey, Jurg: l'air, l'instant - deux pianos

Label: elsewhere
Product Code: 29867
Catalog Code: elsewhere 014
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Two compositions for two pianos by Jürg Frey and performed Reinier van Houdt abd Dante Boon: "Entre les deux l"instant" (2017/2018) where pianist interchange playing "Melody" and note(s) from a "List of Sounds" with flexibility in performance; and "toucher l"air" (2019) where two pianists play each part at the same time with subtle similarities but in different tempos.


Legmann, Shira: Giacinto Scelsi: Suite No.9 / Quattro illustrazioni / Un Adieu

Label: elsewhere
Product Code: 29866
Catalog Code: elsewhere 013
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Three piano works by Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi: 'Suite No.9 "Ttai"' (1953); 'Quattro illustrazioni' (1953); and 'Un Adieu' (1978/1988); performed live in Tel Aviv by Israeli pianist Shira Legmann, who found these pieces particularly fascinating as she studied Scelsi's oeuvre, impressed by his compositional method of notating improvisations to create finished pieces.


Dalibert, Melaine: Infinite Ascent

Label: elsewhere
Product Code: 29865
Catalog Code: elsewhere 012
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Eight melodically structured song pieces from French composer and pianist Melaine Dalibert, his fifth album, presenting an embraceable and heartfelt set of compositions quite different from his typical algorithmic approach to writing, conceived by David Sylvian and recorded with outstanding fidelity on a Steinway at the chapel of the Rennes Conservatory.