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Blum, John: Nine Rivers
Blum, John:
Nine Rivers

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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An outrageously powerful improvised exposition of nine rivers from New York pianist John Blum, performing live in a solo concert as part of the 2013 Crosscurrent Festival in Pecara, Italy, Blum's commanding technique and density making clear his influence by former mentors Cecil Taylor and Borah Bergman, as he rolls and roars rapidly through each torrent.

Reboul, Mark / Roberta Piket / Billy Mintz: Seven Pieces / About an Hour / Saxophone, Piano, Drums
Reboul, Mark / Roberta Piket / Billy Mintz:
Seven Pieces / About an Hour / Saxophone, Piano, Drums

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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A sophisticated album of collective free jazz recorded in Brooklyn in 2004, from the trio of husband and wife improvisers Roberta Piket on piano and Billy Mintz on drums, with under-recorded saxophonist Mark Reboul rounding out the trio, as the three present "Seven Pieces" in "About an Hour" of stunningly elegant, implicitly melodic and impressively creative playing.

Shipp, Matthew Trio: Circular Temple [VINYL]
Shipp, Matthew Trio:
Circular Temple [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Originally released in 1992 on the US Quinton Records label, this trio album by New York improvisers, pianist Matthew Shipp (this being his first CD under his own name), bassist William Parker and drummer Whit Dickey, presents the four-part "Circular Temple" composed by Shipp, leveraging the language of jazz in remarkable ways, particularly the 2nd movement, "Monk's Nightmare".

Shipp, Matthew Trio: Circular Temple
Shipp, Matthew Trio:
Circular Temple

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Originally released in 1992 on the US Quinton Records label, this trio album by New York improvisers, pianist Matthew Shipp (this being his first CD under his own name), bassist William Parker and drummer Whit Dickey, presents the four-part "Circular Temple" composed by Shipp, leveraging the language of jazz in remarkable ways, particularly the 2nd movement, "Monk's Nightmare".

Lowe, Allen And The Constant Sorrow Orchestra: America: The Rough Cut
Lowe, Allen And The Constant Sorrow Orchestra:
America: The Rough Cut

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Saxophonist Allen Lowe's statement on American music and American song form across the many genres and styles that make up the terrain, including jazz, the blues, gospel, honky tonk, heavy metal, hillbilly/minstrel song & medicine shows, &c.; diverse forms of popular music that reflect a commingled society, as Lowe blurs the sacred and the profane with a stellar ensemble of musicians.

Lowe, Allen And The Constant Sorrow Orchestra: In the Dark [3 CDs]
Lowe, Allen And The Constant Sorrow Orchestra:
In the Dark [3 CDs]

(ESP Disk -- USA )


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After suffering and recovering from cancer surgery for a tumor in his sinus, the darkest period of despair in NY-area tenor saxophonist Allen Lowe's life, he turned to composition of new jazz works, finding that the music poured out of him, as heard in this set of lyrical and sophisticated original compositions performed with his aptly named ensemble: The Constant Sorrow Orchestra.

Marcus, Michael (w/ F. Lacy / Mateen / Rosen): Abstractions in Lime Caverns
Marcus, Michael (w/ F. Lacy / Mateen / Rosen):
Abstractions in Lime Caverns

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Multi-reedist Michael Marcus brings together former Cosmosamatics players Jay Rosen on drums and Tarus Mateen-Marcoustico on acoustic bass with French Horn player Frank Lacy (SaxEmble), Marcus on soprano & tenor saxophones, alto tarogato, G clarinet and bass flute for a set of Marcus original compositions, exquisitely lyrical free jazz based in the tradition.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Fruition
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
Fruition

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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An intimate and succinct set of conversations between two long time collaborators and compatible New York improvisers--tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman and pianist Matthew Shipp--recording at Park West Studios for their 18th album as a duo, making innately lyrical and technically creative decisions in a nearly telepathically manner informed by vast experience.

Wright, Frank Trio: Frank Wright Trio [VINYL]
Wright, Frank Trio:
Frank Wright Trio [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Mississippi born, saxophonist Frank Wright followed Albert Ayler to NYC to join the free jazz scene of the mid-60s, signed to ESP on the spot after label owner Bernard Stollman heard him sit in with John Coltrane, this his first release on label in a trio with bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Tom Price as they rip through three original Wright compositions.

Parker, William / Patricia Nicholson: No Joke!
Parker, William / Patricia Nicholson:
No Joke!

(ESP Disk -- USA )


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An unapologetically political album from double bassist William Parker in collaboration with poet Patricia Nicholson, confronting injustice and inequality through spoken word set over Parker's compositions, performed with James Brandon Lewis on tenor saxophone, Devin Brahja Waldman on alto saxophone, Francisco Mela on drums, vocals, Melanie Dyer on viola and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

Jeong, Eunhye: Nolda
Jeong, Eunhye:
Nolda

(ESP Disk -- USA )


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The title referring to the Korean word for "play" in a sense of transcending physical reality without abandoning it, pianist Eunhye Jeong, aka Chi-Da, presents a playful and free-flowing enjoyment in nine original compositions, revealing discerning experience and a nimble approach to her instrument as she explores a diverse range of moods through impressive technical skill.

Rova Saxophone Quartet: The Circumference of Reason
Rova Saxophone Quartet:
The Circumference of Reason

(ESP Disk -- USA )


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Four decades into their project, the SF Bay Area saxophone quartet ROVA of Bruce Ackley (soprano & tenor), Steve Adams (alto & sopranino), Larry Ochs (tenor) and Jon Raskin (baritone) continue expanding their magnificent repertoire with original compositions, collective improvisations, and a piece from Glenn Spearman (Cecil Taylor, Double Trio) arranged by Larry Ochs.

Zucker, Gabriel & The Delegation: Leftover Beats from the Edge of Time [2 CDs]
Zucker, Gabriel & The Delegation:
Leftover Beats from the Edge of Time [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $17.95    




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Without bowing to genre restrictions, Gabriel Zucker's indie jazz orchestra The Delegation combines free jazz, chamber forms, avant song structures and experimental layering & transitions, as his large work in four sections of three movements each, explores time and the competing impulses of a backwards-looking nostalgia and a forwards-looking futurist belief in progress; innovative & stunning!

GULFH of Berlin (Ullmann / Gschlossol / Fink / Leipnitz / Haves): GULFH of Berlin
GULFH of Berlin (Ullmann / Gschlossol / Fink / Leipnitz / Haves):
GULFH of Berlin

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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The core quartet of Gulfh of Berlin — Gebhard Ullmann on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet, Gerhard Gschlossl on trombone & sousaphone, Johannes Fink on double bass & cello and Jan Leipnitz on drums & objects — are heard in the studio with guest Michael Haves providing live sound processing, expanding the sound of Gulfh's innovative sound-sculpting avant jazz

East Axis (Matthew Shipp / Allen Lowe / Gerald Cleaver / Kevin Ray): Cool With That
East Axis (Matthew Shipp / Allen Lowe / Gerald Cleaver / Kevin Ray):
Cool With That

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A definitive album of modern creative jazz and free improvisation, from confident lyrical exchanges to creative interaction and rock solid foundations from a bedrock rhythm section, heard in these studio recordings from the New York quartet of Matthew Shipp on piano, Allen Lowe on alto & tenor saxophones, Gerald Cleaver on drums and Kevin Ray on bass.

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke / Fred Lonberg-Holm: The Art Spirit
Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
The Art Spirit

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Music inspired by artist, teacher, writer and civic protestor Robert Henri (1865-1929) who in the early 1900s exhibited against the restrictive academic requirements of the National Academy of Design, from the free improvising trio of bassist Michael Bisio, Kirk Knuffke on cornet and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics, in a mix of Bisio compositions and collective improvisations.

Ochs-Robinson Duo: A Civil Right
Ochs-Robinson Duo:
A Civil Right

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Coming out of the tradition of saxophone and drum duos, Bay Area compatriots since 1991 in The Glenn Spearman Double Trio and Larry Ochs Sax and Drumming Core, saxophonist Larry Ochs and drummer Don Robinson, present their second album of creative original improvised music, employing energetic and intelligent approaches to jazz freedom that pay homage to those who came before them.

Shipp Trio, Matthew: The Unidentifiable
Shipp Trio, Matthew:
The Unidentifiable

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Using the traditional piano-bass-drums lineup, NY pianist Matthew Shipp's trio with Michael Bisio on bass and Newman Taylor Baker on drums balance their work between beautiful lyrical interplay of melodic counterpoint and rhythmic undertow and exploratory work accentuating unique eccentricities from all three players, a great next motion from this authoritative trio.

Okuden Quartet (Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Hamid Drake): Every Dog Has Its Day
Okuden Quartet (Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Hamid Drake):
Every Dog Has Its Day But It Doesn't Matter Because Fat Cat Is Getting Fatter [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Reed player Mat Walerian's 4th album as a leader, in a quartet with Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on double bass & shakuhachi, and Hamid Drake on drums, the name "Okuden" meaning "inner teachings, as Walerian's compositions vary from a fully free introspective opener to joyful jazz idiom, a perfect set for this versatile and enlightened set of musicians.

Radical Empathy Trio: Reality and Other Imaginary Places
Radical Empathy Trio:
Reality and Other Imaginary Places

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Recorded during Thollem's 2017 residency at Brooklyn's multi-discipline center Pioneer Works, the trio of Nels Cline on electric guitar and Michael Wimberly on drums apply treatments, alterations and processes to acoustic-electro improv, their unusual approach often inviting the listener to discover organization under a wonderful commotion of sound.

Ayler, Albert / Don Cherry / John Tchicai / Roswell Rudd / Gary Peacock / Sonny Murray: New York Eye
Ayler, Albert / Don Cherry / John Tchicai / Roswell Rudd / Gary Peacock / Sonny Murray:
New York Eye And Ear Control [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Tenor saxophonist Albert Ayler leads the New York free improvising sextet of trumpeter Don Cherry, alto saxophonist John Tchicai, trombonist Roswell Rudd, bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Sunny Murray through two extended jams, which were used as the soundtrack for director Michael Snow's short film "New York Eye and Ear Control".

Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake: Live at Okuden [2 CDs]
Jungle: Mat Walerian / Matthew Shipp / Hamid Drake:
Live at Okuden [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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The 2nd LP from Polish multi-wind & reedist Mat Walerian, his 2nd with NY pianist Matthew Shipp, and the 2nd recorded within the live Okuden Concert Series, adding drummer Hamid Drake for an excellent album of free improvisation that flows beautifully from track to track.

Ayler, Albert: Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]
Ayler, Albert:
Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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An expanded reissue of Albert Ayler's 1965 live album "Bells" in a quintet with drummer Sunny Murray (drums), Gary Peacock (bass), Donald Ayler (trumpet) and Charles Tyler (alto sax), plus his 1975 "Prophecy" album in a trio with Murray and Peacock, plus tracks from "Albert Smiles with Sunny".

Blake, Ran: Plays Solo Piano
Blake, Ran:
Plays Solo Piano

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Reissuing pianist Ran Blake's 1965 ESP release presenting original compositions and works by Ornette Coleman and George Russell, along with arrangements of standards, an expressive and passionate release heralding Blake's long and brilliant career.

Gayle, Charles Trio: Look Up
Gayle, Charles Trio:
Look Up

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A vigorous performance by Charles Gayle (saxophone, clarinet, voice), Michael Bisio (bass) and Michael Wimberly (drums) that was recorded live in 1994 and features lively gospel music.

Keszler, Eli: Oxtirn
Keszler, Eli:
Oxtirn

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $14.00    




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Extreme percussion work from Eli Keszler, mostly solo pieces using a diverse sonic palette, and assisted on 2 tracks by clarinetist Ashley Paul, plus brass player Andrew Fenlon and prepared pianist Sakkiko Mori.

Tyler, Charles: Eastern Man Alone
Tyler, Charles:
Eastern Man Alone

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Remaster and reissue of saxophonist Charles Tyler's Ensemble in their 2nd ESP LP from 1967, challenging and exploratory playing of avant-jazz from a quartet that reaches for something beyond.

Sun Ra: College Tour Volume One: The Complete Nothing Is...
Sun Ra:
College Tour Volume One: The Complete Nothing Is...

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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With over 90 minutes of additional material this reissue of "Nothing Is..." from the 1966 ESP College Tour adds a 2nd set from the Arkestra, a sound check, and an introduction by Burton Greene.

Talibam!: Boogie in the Breeze Blocks
Talibam!:
Boogie in the Breeze Blocks

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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One of NYC's oddest rock bands, Talibam! augment and mutilate rock forms with a weird mix, helped along by Jon Irabagon, Peter Evans, Chris Forsyth, &c., great and bizarre!

Sun Ra: Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold
Sun Ra:
Feature Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Sun Ra's 1964 ESP release with a young saxophonist Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold Murray on flute and log drum, remastered and with an additional 45 minutes.

Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs): Rejuvenation
Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs):
Rejuvenation

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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The first studio release for the trio of tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris and drummer Charles Downs, profound NY free improvisation.

Speed / Cheek / Leibovici: Jugendstil
Speed / Cheek / Leibovici:
Jugendstil

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Compositions by bassist Stephane Furic Leibovici with exceptional collaborators, following Leibovici's strategies of non-repetetive organic compositions; liner notes by Kevin Whitehead.

Lowe, Frank : Black Beings
Lowe, Frank :
Black Beings

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Reissue and remaster of this 1973 album from Frank Lowe with William Parker, Joseph Jarman and "The Wizard", restoring 15 minutes of material thought to have been lost.

Yuganaut: This Musicship
Yuganaut:
This Musicship

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Steve Rush, Tom Abbs and Geoff Mann take the trio format to new heights in music inspired by Sun Ra, the Art Ensemble of Chicago as well as Miles Davis.

TOTEM>: Solar Forge
TOTEM>:
Solar Forge

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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Excellent improvisational interaction from rapid scrabbly to lowercase exchange from guitarist Bruce Einsenbeil, bassist Tom Blancarte and drummer Andrew Drury.

Graves, Milford / Morgan, Sunny: Percussion Ensemble
Graves, Milford / Morgan, Sunny:
Percussion Ensemble

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


Price: $15.45    




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