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Ball,Hugo (Jaap Blonk / Bart van der Putten / Pieter Meurs / Damon Smith): Six sound Poems 1989 & 2013 [2 CDs]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics / kontrans
Product Code: 30260
Catalog Code: bpa-4 / kontrans1167
Country: USA
 
Price: $21.95



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"This release is dedicated to the memories of Pieter Meurs and Michael Galbreth. The Life and Work of Hugo Ball. This recording is a modern interpretation of sound poems written and performed by German Dadaist Hugo Ball more than a cent...


Feichtmair, Tanja / Damon Smith / Gino Robair: The Shrilling of Frogs

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 30259
Catalog Code: BPA -11
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"This recording from 2003 literally fell out of a box. I put the CDR on as a curiosity and was impressed by the playing as well as the beautiful recording quality. Weasel Walter's mastering sharpened it even further. We lost the great ...


Alexander, Sarah Ruth / Damon Smith: God Made My Soul an Ornament

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 30219
Catalog Code: bpaltd12012
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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An unusual duo of double bass, voice, hammered dulcimer, recorder, slide whistle, and various objects, recorded in 2019 between bassist Damon Smith and Sarah Ruth Alexander, freely improvising through nine pieces that show the breadth of creative imagination and powerful technical skills of each; curiously compelling, unpredictable and marvelously diverse.


Smith, Damon / Peter Kowald / Joelle Leandre / Bertram Turetzky: Bass Duos 2000-2007 [3 CDs + 3 Postcards]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 30218
Catalog Code: BPA3CD1
Country: USA
 
Price: $31.95



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Three CDs, each dedicated to a mix of concert and studio recordings of double bass duos, the first between Damon Smith and Peter Kowald in 2000 at Gallery 2310, in Oakland, CA; the 2nd between Smith and Joëlle Léandre in 2002, which was recorded by Henry Kaiser; and between Smith and Bertram Turetzky at 1510 8th St. Performance Space, in Oakland, CA in 2007.


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.


Clucas, Dan / Jeb Bishop / Damon Smith / Matt Crane: Universal or Directional

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 29587
Catalog Code: bpaltd 10010
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Three quartet improvisations and six duo combinations between Dan Clucas on cornet, Jeb Bishop on trombone, Damon Smith on double bass, and Matt Crane on drums, recording in the studio in Rhode Island, 2018, the various permutations of each player elucidating the full group interactions through focused and captivating investigations of instrumental combinations.


Fielder, Alvin / Damon Smith: Song For Chico [CASSETTE]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 29586
Catalog Code: BPA -6CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Free improvisations and a few fascinating covers of work by Cecil Taylor, Chico Hamilton, and Johnny Dyani from the duo of double bassist Damon Smith and legendary drummer Alvin Fielder, showing intense and unusual approaches in great rhythmic dialog.


Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice: The Dukes of Bedford

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 29349
Catalog Code: BPALTD 909
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Exploring the lineage of the Dukes of Bedford, the Russell lineage in Bedford, England, in groupings of acoustic & electric guitarists John Russell, Ray Russell, and Henry Kaiser along with double bassist Ollie Brice, from duos to quartets, eight Duke "Russells" from 1680 to 2003 are explored through intricate and joyfully creative and technically amazing string improvisations.


Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 29348
Catalog Code: BPA -10
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.


Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE] [Used Item]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 28929
Catalog Code: BPA-4-CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $6.45



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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.


Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 28420
Catalog Code: BPA-4
Country: USA
 
Price: $0.00



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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.


JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith): Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 28418
Catalog Code: BPA 19
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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The 1st of two volumes from the quartet of Jeb Bishop on trombone & electronics, Jaap Blonk on voice & electronics, Weasel Walter on percussion, and Damon Smith on double bass, each player an innovator and leader on their own, together bringing unique elements of virtuoso quirk and passionate mastery, merging voice, electronics and acoustics in profoundly unusual ways.


Smith, Damon : Winter Solos for Robert Ryman [CASSETTE]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 27841
Catalog Code: BPA -7
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Reflecting on the passing of artist and musician Robert Ryman, double bassist Damon Smith dedicated this concert of outstanding playing, technique and momentum at Cafe Fixe in Brookline, MA to Ryman, as Smith sought to present a definitive solo concert as an overview of his own work, ably realizing Ryman's concept of finding all the things you can do with your instrument.


Golia / Kaiser / Moses / Smith / Walter: Astral Plane Crash

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 26229
Catalog Code: BPA 018
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The West Coast Plane Crash trio of Henry Kaiser (guitar), Damon Smith (bass) and Weasel Walter (drums) is extended with Vinny Golia (reeds) and Ra-Kalam Bob Moses (drums) for two absolutely impressive improvisations that show forcefully restrained and coherent playing that follows an intuitive narrative only possible from such skilled and virtuosic musicians.


Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 21550
Catalog Code: BPA-4-CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.


Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith: Relations

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 20300
Catalog Code: BPALTD 505
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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The duo of Henry Kaiser and bassist Damon Smith perform 8 free improvisation with titles from the book "Company Week" by Peter Riley, a commentary on Derek Bailey's 1997 collective, Kaiser using a 1998 Monteleone Radio Flyer 7 string guitar at the request of Smith.


Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: North of Blanco

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18919
Catalog Code: BPA016
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Six focused quartet improvisations with complex, independent layers of rich textures. Featuring Dutch vocalist/sound-poet Jaap Blonk and three Texas improvisors: Damon Smith (bass), Sandy Ewen (guitar & objects), Chris Cogburn (percussion).


Gratkowski, Frank / Damon Smith / Jerome Bryerton: The Voice Imitator

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18161
Catalog Code: BPA006
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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German reeidst Frank Gratkowski in a trio with West Coast percussionist Jerome Bryerton and bassist Damon Smith, in an album of free music that blends the sensibilities of free improv with contemporary compositional music.


Fielder / Dove / Jackson / Smith: From-To-From

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 18156
Catalog Code: BPA015
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Drawing together improvisers from the American South - 60's AACM drummer Alvin Fielder hails from Jackson, Mississippi with trombonist Dave Dove and saxophonist Jason Jackson and bassist Damon Smith from Houston - for six dynamic and captivating improvisations.


Hartsaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton: Ausfegen [Used Item]

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15372
Catalog Code: bpa012
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Extreme improvisation from the West Coast, using dissonance, dynamics, harmonics, conversational interaction, extended techniques and energy, new viewpoints inspired by a mix of contemporary classical and jazz.


Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15201
Catalog Code: bpa007
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.


Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15200
Catalog Code: BPa014
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.


Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter: Jus

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15197
Catalog Code: bpa013
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A quiet quartet session intended for loud volume with Jacob Lindsay (reeds), Ava Mendoza (electric guitar), Damon Smith (7-string ergo-bass & lloopp), and Weasel Walter (percussion & bagpipe chanter), unusual tapestries of sound plus a recipe!


Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm: Sense of Hearing

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15196
Catalog Code: bpa005
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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8 duos recorded in the studio between bassist Damon Smith and free vocalist Carol Genetti, and 4 trio tracks adding Fred Lonberg-Holm on violoncello and performing live at Chicago's Empty Bottle.


Fuchs / Lindsay / Smith / Baghdassarians / Baltschun: The Happymakers

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15194
Catalog Code: bpa008
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton: Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys)

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 15125
Catalog Code: BPA012
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Unusual improvisational forms from the quartet of saxophonist Paul Hartsaw, guitarist Kristian Aspelin, bassist Damon Smith and percussionist Jerome Byrerton, recording in Oakland, CA in 2006.


Bennet / Bryerton / Butcher / De Gruttola / Kaiser / Smith: Sextessense: A Tribute to John Stevens and the SME

Label: Balance Point Acoustics
Product Code: 06437
Catalog Code: bpa011
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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