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Baker, Duck (w/ Bailey / Beresford / Dresser / Butcher / Moore / Rudd / Ward / Williamson / Edwards / Noble): Confabulations

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30379
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5065CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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An excellent collection of duos and trios recorded in NY, London and Stockholm between 1994 & 2017, between acoustic improvising guitarist Duck Baker with a great set of masterful collaborators including Derek Bailey, Steve Beresford, John Butcher, Mark Dresser, Michael Moore, Roswell Rudd, Alex Ward, Joe Williamson, John Edwards and Steve Noble.


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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30378
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5064CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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"Allen Lowe says: "To me, free improvisation is another form of narrative, just as linear in terms of the consciousness of moving from one place to another, as any kind of storytelling. Yes, anyone can do it, you might say (and this is ...


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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30377
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5053CD
Country: 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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30376
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5052CD
Country: 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.


Free Music Quintet (Raaymakers / Van Der Locht / Somer / Rikkers / Courbois): Free Music 1 And 2 [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30375
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1083LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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This forward-thinking Dutch quintet led by percussionist Pierre Courbois released this album in 1968, recording their percussion-centric and enthusiastic collective free jazz at the farm of vibraphonist Erwin Sommer, with trumpeter Boy Raaymakers, saxophonist Peter Van Der Locht and bassist Ferdinand Rikker'; a passionately joyful and impressive example of European Free Jazz.


Davidson, Lowell Trio: Lowell Davidson Trio [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 30374
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1012LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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A reissue of pianist Lowell Davidson's 1965 ESP trio release with percussionist Milford Graves and bassist Gary Peacock, Davidson's only studio recording with a fascinating display of out riffs and progressions in a Cecil Taylor mode, propelled by a fantastic rhythm section, making this album both a document and a profound example of new directions in improvisation.


Shipp Trio, Matthew: The Unidentifiable

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 29543
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5039CD
Country: 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 But It Doesn't Matter Because Fat Cat Is Getting Fatter [2 CDs]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 29542
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5037CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.45



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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.


Boykins, Ronnie: The Will Come, Is Now [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 29541
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 3026LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $25.95



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Best known for his work with Sun Ra, Bassist Ronnie Boykin took 10 years to compose and arrange this, his only solo album, originally issued in 1974 and performed in a septet with a strong front line of wind and brass players and fueled by two drummer/percussionists, Boykin's natural bass sound in the foreground over a wealth of moods and textures.


Grimes Trio, Henry : The Call [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 29540
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1026LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $25.95



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After work supporting Lee Morgan, Gerry Mulligan, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Steve Lacy, Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, Cecil Taylor, &c., free jazz bassist Henry Grimes recorded this great example of his skills as a composer and leader, in a trio with Tom Price on drums and Perry Robinson, here in a definitive vinyl LP reissue of this exemplary album.


Talibam! W/ Silke Eberhard / Nikolaus Neuser: This Week Is In Two Weeks [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 29539
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5049LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $25.95



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Merging two collaborative free jazz pairings — New York's Talibam! duo of keyboardist Matt Mottel and drummer Kevin Shea with Berlin-based saxophonist Silike Eberhard and trumpeter Nikolaus Neuser, both members of I Am Three — recording in Berlin for two dynamic and far-ranging improvisations of exceptionally creative drive and concepts with unorthodox instrumentation.


Radical Empathy Trio: Reality and Other Imaginary Places [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 28084
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5035LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $24.95



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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.


Radical Empathy Trio: Reality and Other Imaginary Places

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 28083
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5035CD
Country: 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.


Lemer, Peter: Son of Local Colour: Live at the Pizza Express, Soho

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 28082
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5031CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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On the 50th anniversary of the recording of UK pianist Peter Lemer's '67 ESP album "Local Colour" he re-assembled the quintet for a reprisal at the London jazz club Pizza Express, replacing Nisar Khan with Alan Skidmore due to illness but retaining John Surman (sax), Tony Reeves (bass) and Jon Hiseman (drums), as they stretch out on the original recordings with a life's experience and insight.


Ayler, Albert: Bells (White Vinyl 180gm) [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 24826
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1010EP
Country: USA / EU
 
Price: $25.95



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Albert Ayler's 1965 ESP album originally released as a 1-sided clear vinyl LP, the single "Bells" song actually an amalgamation of his piece "Holy Ghost" which transitions into "Bells", here augmented with "Vibrations aka (tune Q)2", performed with brother Donald on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto sax, Lewis Worrell on bass, and Sunny Murray on drums.


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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 24586
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1016LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $25.95



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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]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 21891
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5009CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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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]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 21423
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4076CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 18387
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1011
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 16932
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4070CD
Country: 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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 15350
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4061
Country: 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.


Morris, Joe: Camera

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 13583
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4063CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Joe Morris returns with Luther Gray on drums and adds the string section of Katt Hernandez on violin and Junko Fujiwara Simons on cello for his follow up to 2009's "Colorfield".


Tyler, Charles: Eastern Man Alone

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 13582
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1059CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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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.


Dunmall, Paul & Chris Corsano: Identical Sunsets

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 13096
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4058CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Drummer Chris Corsano meets UK improvisor Paul Dunmall on tenor sax and bagpipes for these 4 impulsive and lyrical improvisation, alternatingly sparse and impossibly textured.


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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 13079
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4060CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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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.


Sun Ra: The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Volume 2 [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 12439
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1017LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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More explorations of outer space by the spokesman for the space age, 1965 studio recordings with Marhsall Allen, John Gilmore, Walter Miller, Ronnie Boykins, &c.


Sun Ra: The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra Volume One [VINYL]

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 12154
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1014LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $25.95



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LP remaster with mp3 download of the 1st volume in Sun Ra's "Heliocentric World" set recorded in NYC, 1965, music that was "light years beyond "free jazz" improvisation".


Tyler, Charles: Charles Tyler Ensemble

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 12151
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1029CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Charles Tyler's Ensemble with Henry Grimes, Ronald Jackson, Charles Moffett and Joel Friedman in 4 extended original compositions, incredible and historic free sessions.


Morris, Joe: Colorfield

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 12150
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4056
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Joe Morris returns to guitar in a trio with pianist Steve Lantner & drummer Luther Gray, parallelling the Colorfield painters, evoking emotions with color through harmony, phrase, tempo & rhythm.


Talibam!: Boogie in the Breeze Blocks

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 11669
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4055
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 11483
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4054CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 11307
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4052CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 10502
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4048CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 09809
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 3013CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 09807
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4044CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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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

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 09778
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 4046CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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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 with Morgan, Sunny: Percussion Ensemble

Label: ESP-Disk
Product Code: 01394
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 1015CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.45



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