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Sven-Ake Johansson / Niklas Fite / Joel Grip: Swinging at Topsi's [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31271
Catalog Code: AS175CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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An evening of free improvisation recorded in Berlin at au Topsi Pohl in 2020 from the Swedish trio of Euro Free Jazz legend Sven-Ake Johansson on drums, Niklas Fite on acoustic guitar and Joel Grip on double bass, performing two extended and dynamic improvisations, and then settling into jazz standard form for "Isn't It Romantic" and "Out of Nowhere" sung by by Johansson.


Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions: Compilation Cassette [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31172
Catalog Code: AS153-14
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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"This is a compilation of segments from 6 different recordings throughout the U.S. and Greece including: a trio with Amy Denio and Samantha Boshnack at the Good Shepherd Chapel in Seattle, part of the Wayward Series; a duo with Seetha S...


Cooper, Jack / Jeff Tobias : Tributaries [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31171
Catalog Code: AS181
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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"Wicken and Debden are tributaries of the River Cam, North Essex and the inspiration for this music."-Liner notes

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Strictly Missionary (Pitsiokos / Eisenberg / Lenz / Murray / Neuburg): Heisse Scheisse [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31168
Catalog Code: AS 182CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Mazzarella / Haker Flaten / Ra: What You Seek is Seeking You

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31166
Catalog Code: AS187CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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The Nick Mazzarella Trio, here configured as Mazzarella on alto saxophone & bells, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass and Avreeayl Ra on drums, are heard live at Constellation in Chicago in 2019, bringing together two generations of Chicago improvisers with Norwegian/US drummer Haker-Flaten for seven pieces espousing both tradition and innovative creative approaches.


Mazzarella / Haker Flaten / Ra: What You Seek is Seeking You [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31165
Catalog Code: AS187CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The Nick Mazzarella Trio, here configured as Mazzarella on alto saxophone & bells, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass and Avreeayl Ra on drums, are heard live at Constellation in Chicago in 2019, bringing together two generations of Chicago improvisers with Norwegian/US drummer Haker-Flaten for seven pieces espousing both tradition and innovative creative approaches.


Crazy Doberman: "Everyone Is Rolling Down A Hill" ... [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31164
Catalog Code: AS170
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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The Indiana collective Crazy Doberman in a 15-performer configuration including core members Tim Gick and Drew Davis, merging jazz and indescribable approaches to free improvisation with a mix of acoustic & electronic instruments, building their pieces from mysteriously cantankerous rumination to ecstatic grooves and much in-between.


Mako Sica (feat Tatsu Aoki / Thymme Jones / Jacob Fawcett) : Garland of Heads [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31163
Catalog Code: AS163
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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With virtually the same lineup as their Feeding Tube album Ourania, the Chicago-based duo of Mako Sica--Brent Fuscaldo (electric bass, voice, harmonica & percussion) and Przemyslaw Krys Drazek (electric trumpet, electric guitar & mandolin)--again join with Tatsu Aoki on bass & shamisen and Thymme Jones on keyboards, trumpet, balloon & voice, subbing drummer Jacob Fawcett.


Grdina, Gordon / Jim Black: Martian Kitties [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31162
Catalog Code: AS152CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Thirteen succinct improvisations pitting Gordon Grdina's swinging middle-eastern flavors on the oud offset by gritty, experimental guitar work against drummer Jim Black's well-chosen and rock-solid grooves, an engaging album that shifts and explores a tremendous range of ideas and adventurous attitudes that span jazz, rock and experimental genres with ease.


Fielder, Alvin / David Dove / Jason Jackson / Damon Smith : The Very Cup of Trembling

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 31160
Catalog Code: AS162
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Five inventive, lively and informed collective improvisations plus one brief interlude from the quartet of Alvin Fielder on drums, David Dove on trombone, Jason Jackson on tenor & baritone saxophones and Damon Smith on double bass, recording in Texas three years after their excellent From-To-From, with titles provided courtesy of poet and scholar Fred Moten.


Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall: Shadows of Tomorrow b/w The Brain Produces Electrical Waves [7'' VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30474
Catalog Code: AS167
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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After their duo album A Map of Guilt and many albums together under various Fire! groupings, Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and electronic artist Joachim Nordwall face off again for a limited 7" single: two simmering dialogs, remarkable counterpunches of rumbling synthetics, instrumental noise, pulsating bass tones, heavy breath and terrifying innuendo!


Novik, Aaron: Grounded [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30280
Catalog Code: AS159CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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During the lockdown of 2020 clarinetist and composer Aaron Novik recorded the sounds of clarinet, bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet, using those samples to create this 10-part composition, a work of active counterpoint and minimalist structures with a playful sense of humor, the character of the samples bringing forth both acoustic and electronic evocations.


Schlarb, Chris / Chad Taylor: Time No Changes [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30279
Catalog Code: AS169LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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Chicago Underground Duo drummer Chad Taylor joins with West Coast guitarist, composer and studio head Chris Schlarb for five extended improvisations on drums, mbira, 6- and 12-string guitars, Moog synth & Hammond organ, the album recorded in a single session with each piece a spiritually warm and melodically expressive dialog of embraceable music.


Leonardi, Stefano / Antonio Bertoni: Viandes [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30277
Catalog Code: AS158CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Using unusual techniques and a collection of instruments that include the standard Western instruments of cello and flute, along with guembri, sulittu, dilli kaval, bass xun, launeddas (mancosedda, tumbu), plus the application of objects against strings, the Italian duo of Antonio Bertoni & Stefano Leonardi engage in seven remarkable and assertive improvised duos.


Vernacular (Caswell / Kulcsar / Washington): The Little Bird [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30276
Catalog Code: AS160CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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"Forty years ago a group of hipsters fled Manhattan for . . . has it even been that long? I cannot fathom for I'm still alive and so many of my comrades have fallen to age, to the Amerikka machine. We started our Harlem project with gre...


Smith, Wadada Leo / Douglas R. Ewart / Mike Reed: Sun Beans of Shimmering Light

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30270
Catalog Code: AS166CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Brass, winds and percussion bring a beautiful dialog of spiritually rich improvsations from the trio of Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, Douglas Ewart on reeds & wind instruments, and Mike Reed on drums, recording in the studio in 2015 for five contemplative, often meditative, yet always bold dialogs that use spacious and free timing that showcases each player's masterful skills.


Cameron, Lisa / Sandy Ewen: See Creatures Too [2 CASSETTES]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30267
Catalog Code: AS148CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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From the depths of the deepest electroacoustic sea, the duo of Lisa Cameron on berimbauophone, percussion & devices and Sandy Ewen on guitar & devices release the second of their "Sea Creatures" series: two cassettes of dark aquatic audio, one recorded in the studio and the other during their 2019 Texas tour celebrating the release of the first album.


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

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 30016
Catalog Code: AS145CD
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: AS144CD
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: AS144CS
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.


Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits / Soul What Records
Product Code: 29788
Catalog Code: AS154LP/SWR008_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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This year's An Ayler Xmas, the 4th in the series from saxophonist Mars Williams, expands to a double CD with recordings from two bands: Josh Berman, Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Brian Sandstrom & Steve Hunt (Chicago); and Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, Chris Corsano, Nels Cline & Fred Lonberg-Holm (NYC); in incredible free jazz mashups and bash-ups of Holiday favorites.


Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Vol. 4: Chicago vs. NYC [2 CDs]

Label: Astral Spirits / Soul What Records
Product Code: 29787
Catalog Code: AS154CD/SWR008_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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This year's An Ayler Xmas, the 4th in the series from saxophonist Mars Williams, expands to a double CD with recordings from two bands: Josh Berman, Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Brian Sandstrom & Steve Hunt (Chicago); and Steve Swell, Hilliard Greene, Chris Corsano, Nels Cline & Fred Lonberg-Holm (NYC); in incredible free jazz mashups and bash-ups of Holiday favorites.


Pavone, J. String Ensemble: Lost and Found [CD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29696
Catalog Code: AS143CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Jessica Pavones String Ensemble with Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins, are recorded live at Firehouse 12 in a set of Pavone compositions combining traditional notation and improvisation, with a focus on sustained collaborative playing and the application of ideas exploring the healing potential of sonic vibrations.


Pavone, J. String Ensemble: Lost and Found [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29694
Catalog Code: AS143CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Jessica Pavones String Ensemble with Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins, are recorded live at Firehouse 12 in a set of Pavone compositions combining traditional notation and improvisation, with a focus on sustained collaborative playing and the application of ideas exploring the healing potential of sonic vibrations.


Jackson / Baker / Kirshner: So Glossy and So Thin [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29691
Catalog Code: AS129CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The second release for the Chicago trio of Keefe Jackson on tenor & sopranino saxophones, Jim Baker on piano & synthesizer, and Julian Kirshner on drums, following their 2016 album The Noisy Miner, are heard in two performances a year apart at the Hungry Brain, each an extended exploration of remarkably compatible, creative and uniquely lyrical collective collaboration.av


Bishop, Jeb Centrifugal Trio: [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29689
Catalog Code: AS147CS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A live recording from zentri-fuge in Berlin, led by trombonist Jeb Bishop, with Milan bassist Antonio Borghini (Mike Patton's Mondo Cane) and German drummer Michael Griener (Carl-Ludwig Hübsch' Primordial Soup), in a collective set of free and energetic improvisations, five pieces that "Jounce", "Jitter", "Plumb" and "Dither" through an exciting and expressive concert.


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

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29284
Catalog Code: AS135/STR004_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29283
Catalog Code: AS135/STR004_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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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 LP 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.


Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay: Specifically The Water

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29226
Catalog Code: AS123CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A wide range of approach and style in the debut duo recording from Alex Cunningham (violin) and Claire Rousay (percussion), a free affair of expressive and well-matched interaction, from effusively sophisticated rapport to pointillist dexterity and drive, from moments of intense introspection to cantankerous conversation, a fascinating and unpredictable dialog.


Rumback, Charles: June Holiday

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29225
Catalog Code: AS111CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A soulful and lyrically passionate album of modern jazz from Chicago drummer Charles Rumback in a trio with pianist Jim Baker and bassist John Tate, their third album together, with all three bringing compositions to the session, yielding a sensitive, understated yet impeccable balance of melodic music that reveals great strength at its center.


Seabrook, Brandon Trio: Convulsionaries [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29081
Catalog Code: AS076
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.45



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Essentially a string trio, guitarist Brandon Seabrook's Trio with upright bassist Henry Fraser and cellist Daniel Levin is anything but typical string fair, blending improvisation with complex composition and rock sensibilities as one of New York's most unique downtown players takes listeners on a diverse and sometimes demented journey through genre and style.


Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick): Ascua [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28650
Catalog Code: AS081
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Layered lowercase electroacoustic improv from the US / Mexico City / German trio of Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Juan Garcia on double bass, and Ignaz Schick on turntables & electronics, eclectically informed by concrete sources and abstract electronics over Garcia's bass work and Cogburn's threshold-crossing acoustics & electronic percussion.


Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28372
Catalog Code: AS117CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.


Fisher, Colin Quartet: Living Midnight

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28263
Catalog Code: AS107
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Toronto-area saxophonist Colin Fisher, best known for his group I Have Eaten The City, with his collective quartet of NY players Daniel Carter on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones + clarinet & flute, Brandon Lopez on upright bass, and Marc Edwards on drums & percussion, for three extended and exploratory improvisations of exemplary creative insight.


Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28253
Catalog Code: AS117
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.


Fisher, Colin Quartet: Living Midnight [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28251
Catalog Code: AS107
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Toronto-area saxophonist Colin Fisher, best known for his group I Have Eaten The City, with his collective quartet of NY players Daniel Carter on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones + clarinet & flute, Brandon Lopez on upright bass, and Marc Edwards on drums & percussion, for three extended and exploratory improvisations of exemplary creative insight.


Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano): Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28250
Catalog Code: AS112
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Recording in Toronto, the core trio of drummer Nick Fraser, saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis are joined on four tracks by tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trumpeter Lina Allemano, in an album of composed and collective improvisation, merging Toronto, NY and European influences in an accomplished album of diverse approaches and orchestrations.


Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28248
Catalog Code: AS116
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".


Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark: Invitation To A Dream

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27994
Catalog Code: AS100CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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An excellent album of informed free improvisation in the debut of this masterful trio of legendary musicians spread across the US--Joe McPhee on soprano sax & pocket trumpet [NY], Ken Vandermark on tenor sax & clarinet [Chicago], and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar [Texas], a profound album from assertive to introspective playing in seven captivating collective improvisations.


Sfyria Trio: Rockefeller Concert [CASSETTE]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27993
Catalog Code: AS109
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Since 2016 Sfyria Trio is the Chicago/NY free improvising trio of tenor saxophonist Sam Decker (Shorve, Logan Strosahl Team, Green and Grass), bassist Charlie Kirchen (The Few, Rooms, Charlie Kirchen Quartet), and drummer Matt Carroll (Ohmme, Typical Sisters, Rooms), performing their unique improv idiom incorporating elements from a wide range of musical perspectives.


Mazurek, Rob: Love Waves Ecstatic Charge

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27991
Catalog Code: AS113
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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One of three releases in Rob Mazurek's Marfa Trio, recorded in Marfa, TX, using 106 distorted still images and fragmented skipping sound from video shot at Abbaye Royal de Fontevraud, France in 2005, repurposed for this intense and wild sound work which processes the images through modular synth and computer, shaped by Mazurek's unique approach to sound.


Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27917
Catalog Code: AS106
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!


Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27916
Catalog Code: AS103CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.


CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins / Andrew Durham): Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27912
Catalog Code: AS091
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Two basses and a lower-end saxophone from the trio of Damon Smith on double bass, Andrew Durham on electric bass, and Danny Kamins on baritone sax, Durham also adding effects and "Radio Manipulation" to their deep sound, Durham & Kamins the core of CARL with Damon Smith adding extra underpinnings to their slowly developing, sometimes pensive, sometimes cantankerous, profound improvisation.


Smiley, Andrew : Dispersal [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27696
Catalog Code: AS047
Country: USA
 
Price: $3.00



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An uncommon solo guitar album from Andrew Smiley, a member of Little Women and the Chris Pitsiokos Quartet, creating textures on the guitar by applying unconventional techniques with his pick and fingers instead of using effects or guitar preparations, and accompanying himself on voice in Haino-esque ways, creating an album of sharp contrast and color.


Greene / Smith / Moses: Life's Intense Mystery

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27529
Catalog Code: AS090
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Performing live at Lily Pad in Cambridge, MA, the trio of free jazz piano legend Burton Green in a trio with bassist Damon Smith and drummer Ra-Kalam Bob Moses, in 6 collective improvisations, with impressive playing from all three as they segway through the three part "Life's Intense Mystery", taking exploratory moments and even some "Kid Play" inbetween.


Thomas / Butcher / Solberg : Fictional Souvenirs [CD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27527
Catalog Code: AS088
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Performing in concert at Iklectik in London in 2017, the UK and Norwegian free improvising trio of Pat Thomas on Moog Theremini & IPad based electronics, John Butcher on saxophones, and Stale Liavik Solberg on drums & percussion impress through a mix of masterful free playing and eclectic electroacoustic conversations, an adventurous and wonderfully unpredictable set.


Thomas / Butcher / Solberg : Fictional Souvenirs [CASSETTE]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27463
Catalog Code: AS088
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Performing in concert at Iklectik in London in 2017, the UK and Norwegian free improvising trio of Pat Thomas on Moog Theremini & IPad based electronics, John Butcher on saxophones, and Stale Liavik Solberg on drums & percussion impress through a mix of masterful free playing and eclectic electroacoustic conversations, an adventurous and wonderfully unpredictable set.


Warnecke, Pierce / Louis Laurain: Phonotypic Plasticity [CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27382
Catalog Code: AS092
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Pairing electronics with cornet, the duo of French cornetist Louis Laurain and US/Berlin electronicist Pierce Warnecke create an absolutely impressive and frequently frightening confluence of brass and sound, from slow interference tones to fully amplified microscopic elaboration, building environments that shift to surprise, alarm, and entrance their listeners.


Rempis / Piet / Daisy: Throw Tomatoes

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 25704
Catalog Code: AS060
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Bringing together two live shows from 2017 of the trio of Chicago luminaries, Dave Rempis on saxophones, Tim Daisy on drums, and Matt Piet on piano, in an exhilarating album of free jazz that shows the excitement of all three in what are only their 3rd and 4th live gigs together, each driving the other to enthusiastic heights amidst contemplative and playful moments.