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Lisbeth Quartett (Greve / Schmiedel / Muellbauer / Baumgartner): Release

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 32176
Catalog Code: ITK383.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Founded in 2008, the Berlin-based Lisbeth Quartett under the direction of saxophonist and composer Charlotte Greve with core members Manuel Schmiedel on piano, Marc Muellbauer on bass and Moritz Baumgartner on drums, present nine lyrically cultured and beautifully fluid pieces through Greve's clever and sophisticated compositions of creative modern jazz.


Sommer, Gunter Baby / The Lucaciu 3: Karawane

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 32175
Catalog Code: ITK384.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The Lucaciu 3--Antonio Lucaciu (sax), Simon Lucaciu (piano) and Rober Lucaciu (bass)--are joined at Studio Loft in Koln, Germany by legendary Euro Free Jazz drummer Gunter Baby Sommer to record this exceptionally joyful and sophisticated album of creative jazz, with distinctive compositions from band members, alongside text from Hugo Ball and an adaptation of a Béla Bartók motiv.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Andy Milne: Fragile

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31997
Catalog Code: ITK379.2
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Following her duo albums on Intakt with pianists Aki Takase and Kris Davis, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock collaborates with pianist Andy Milne (Dapp Theory, M-Base Collective) for ten beautifully empathetic, delicate and sophisticated dialogs, Laubrock performing on tenor & soprano saxophones and Milne at times using preparations.


Murray, David (w/ Brad Jones / Hamid Drake): Seriana Promethea

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31996
Catalog Code: ITK381.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A new piano-less trio led by a modern giant of jazz--saxophonist David Murray--who composed the lyrically upbeat and swinging compositions for this Brave New World Trio with bassist Brad Jones and drummer Hamid Drake, two incredible and innovative players who expand each piece with enthusiastic playing of free and inventive approaches to Murray's music.


Fujiyama, Yuko / Graham Haynes / Ikue Mori: Quiet Passion

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31788
Catalog Code: ITK387.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A beautiful trio album of compositions from pianist Yuko Fujiyama and presented in a mix of solo pieces and duets & trios with cornetist Graham Haynes and electronic improviser Ikue Mori, for a subtle set of elegant improvisations balancing spacious moments with responsively relaxed interplay rich with anticipation, punctuated with two poems by Shutaro Tankikawa.


Stemeseder, Elias: Piano Solo

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31787
Catalog Code: ITK377.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A solo album from Austrian-born, NY-based pianist Elias Stemeseder, a member of the Jim Black Trio and Dre Hocevar, here presenting 14 original compositions, succinct works of inventive structures and insightful improvisation along with a traditional Austrian tune "foeggslia'l", an album revealing great skill, quick wit, and a complex mind that yields delightfully intrepid discovery.


Gisler, Dave Trio (w/ Jaimie Branch / David Murray): See You Out There

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31659
Catalog Code: ITK378.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Expanding on his live album "Zurich Concert" with trumpeter Jaimie Branch, Swiss guitarist Dave Gisler's trio with Raffaele Bossard on bass and Lionel Friedli on drums release this studio album with Branch returning, and adding New York tenor saxophonist David Murray for a mix of demanding jazz and introspective improv environments, a beautifully balanced album of avant jazz.


Punkt.Vrt.Plastik (Draksler / Eldh / Lillinger): Zurich Concert

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31658
Catalog Code: ITK380.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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An absolutely avant piano trio of masterful playing that pushes the envelope on melodic, harmonic and rhythmic interaction, from Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion, Kaja Draksler on piano and Petter Eldh on bass, performing live at the 2021 Unheard Of Festival at Rote Fabrik, in Zurich, Switzerland for 13 concise and energetic collective improvisations.


Lopez, Brandon / Tom Rainey / Ingrid Laubrock: No Es La Playa

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31480
Catalog Code: ITK376.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Despite five years of performance in the NYC area, this is the debut album of the collective trio of Ingrid Laubrock on saxophones, Brandon Lopez on bass and Tom Rainey on drums, fueled by the near-telepathic rapport of Laubrock & Rainey and expanded by the ferocious and astute contributions of Lopez, avoiding histrionics through literate and impeccably controlled discourse.


Ziegele's, Omri Where's Africa: That Hat

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31479
Catalog Code: ITK375.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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One of Swiss saxophonist Omri Ziegele smaller group formations with Yves Theiler on electric keyboards and Dario Sisera on drums & percussion, in a lyrical set of compositions yielding strong soloing over solid grooves and warm moods, highlighting Ziegele's remarkably fluid playing; it's nearly jazz/rock fusion, but at heart it's a solid jazz album.


Berne, Tim / Gregg Belisle-Chi: Mars

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31399
Catalog Code: ITK374.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Succinct interpretations of compositions by New York saxophonist and composer Tim Berne, performed by Berne himself in a duo with guitarist Gregg Belisle-Chi, whose collaborations with Berne and his recent album Koi: Performing the Music of Tim Berne show Belisle-Chi to be the most capably informed player to accompany Berne in these thoughtful renderings.


Hawkins, Alexander Mirror Canon: Break A Vase

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31398
Catalog Code: ITK373.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Another wonderfully ambitious and superbly executed album from pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins, with nods to Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill and even Johann Sebastian Bach, expanding his core trio of bassist Neil Charles and drummer Stephen Davis with saxophonist & clarinetist Shabaka Hutchings, guitarist Otto Fischer and drummer Richard Olatunde Baker.


Eberhard, Silke Trio: Being The Up And Down

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31396
Catalog Code: ITK365.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The 4th album from saxophonist & bass clarinetist Silke Ebherard with her long-running powerhouse trio of Jan Roder on bass and Kay Lübke on drums, presenting all Eberhard compositions showing her strong writing voice under the influence of jazz greats like Dolphy, Mingus and Coleman, through nine well-balanced pieces from bluesy introspection to burning freedom.


Berne, Tim: Broken Shadows

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31394
Catalog Code: ITK362.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Named after an Ornette Coleman composition from his album of the same name, alto saxophonist Tim Berne leads his duel-saxophone quartet with Chris Speed on tenor saxophone and the rhythm section from The Bad Plus, drummer Dave King and bassist Reid Anderson, through twelve melodic free jazz works honoring the legacy of Coleman, Redman, Haden & Hemphill.


Speed, Chris: Light Line

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31393
Catalog Code: ITK364.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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An absolutely impressive album of solo clarinet improvisations from reedist Chris Speed, known well for his saxophone work, here he displays inventive and implicitly lyrical approaches to this challenging reed instrument through great discipline, tone & technical skill as he presents succinct works inspired by John Coltrane, Julius Hemphill, Eric Dolphy and Paul Motion, &c.


Niesicer, Angelika / Alexander Hawkins : Soul In Plain Sight

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31392
Catalog Code: ITK369.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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After a series of performances in Europe in 2020, the duo of German saxophonist Angelika Niescier (Angelika Niescier sublim) and British pianist Alexander Hawkins recorded this passionately charged and intimate duo at the Loft in Koln, Germany, finding the two in a high-speed dance of weaving notes and ardent expression, a brilliant set from two virtuoso players.


Borderlands Trio (Crump / Davis / McPherson): Wandersphere [2 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31391
Catalog Code: ITK370.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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An exemplary collective piano trio from Stephan Crump on acoustic bass, Kris Davis on piano and Eric McPherson on drums, their 2nd album as Borderlands Trio, recording in the studio for four exceptional, extended improvisations with an innate sense of lyricism and free flowing exchange of confident interaction, developing elegantly warm grooves and melodic progressions; beautiful.


Lewis, James Brandon Quartet: Code of Being

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31390
Catalog Code: ITK371.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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With a clarity in both improvising and in composing, NY tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis' second album with the rock solid quartet of Aruan Ortiz on piano, Brad Jones on bass and Chad Taylor on drums further explores his concepts of Molecular systematic music through powerfully solid compositions that lead to both lyrical and ardent soloing; exceptional.


Frith, Fred Trio: Road [2 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31389
Catalog Code: ITK372.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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Taking his Bay Area trio with bassist Jason Hoopes and drummer Jordan Glenn on the "Road", guitarist and improviser Fred Frith first presents the trio itself in a wonderfully diverse extended set at the Week-End Fest in Koln, Germany; then invites trumpeter Susana Santos Silva at Old Cabell Hall in University of Virginia; and then saxophonist Lotte Anker at Altes Kino in Ebersberg, Germany.


Talmor, Ohad Trio (w/ Dan Weiss / Miles Okazaki): Mise en place

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31388
Catalog Code: ITK366.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Informed by the traditions of creative jazz; an interest in unusual time signatures; the music of Hinudstani and Brazil; through drummer Dan Weiss the influence of Indian Classical music; through Steve Coleman and Five Element compatriot, guitarist Miles Ozaki, an urban electric edge; making for an album both technically interesting and musically absolutely rewarding.


Schweizer, Irene / Hamid Drake: Celebration

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30230
Catalog Code: ITK363.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Having performed together a number of times in festivals both in Europe and Chicago, the duo of drummer Hamid Drake and pianist Irene Schweizer reveals the familiarity and confidence their history brings to their improvisations, both in intense exchanges and playful melodic passages, as heard in this exemplary 2019 concert at Jazzgallery, in Nickelsdorf, Austria.


Rainey, Tom Obbligato: Untucked in Hannover

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30229
Catalog Code: ITK360.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A collection of jazz standards performed with a modern approach to free playing, updating these essential melodies for the 21st century while adhering to their original warmth, from drummer Tom Rainey's exceptional New York Obligatto band of Ingrid Laubrock on saxophones, Ralph Alessi on trumpet, Drew Gress on bass, and Jacob Sacks on piano.


Formanek, Michael: Imperfect Measures

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30136
Catalog Code: ITK359.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Two decades after his last solo album, Michael Formanek returned to the studio to record these nine solo bass improvisations, each a profound spontaneous composition realizing structures and melodic development that incorporate journeys from abstraction into logical narrative territory as we follow the muse of a one of modern jazz' greatest bassists.


Punkt.Vrt.Plastik (Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger): Somit

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30135
Catalog Code: ITK353.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Perhaps one of the most complex piano trios active, Punkt.vrt.Plastik--Kaja Draksler on two different upright pianos, Petter Eldh on bass and Christian Lillinger on drums--explore unusual rhythmic approaches to jazz in exciting exchanges that fracture melody with rapidly veering impulse, always pulling back to reveal the mastery of their inventive playing.


London Jazz Composer's Orchestra: Zurich Concerts

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30134
Catalog Code: ITK5.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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This 1995 double CD presents the London Jazz Composer's Orchestra 1987 performances at Rote Fabrik, in Zurich, Switzerland and at the 1988 Taktlos-Festival, in a large ensemble that included Barre Philips, Dave Holland, Paul Lytton, Tony Oxley, Howard Riley, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Trevor Watts, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Jon Corbett, Phillip Wachsmann, &c.


Feldman, Mark: Sounding Point

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30133
Catalog Code: ITK354
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Including six of his own compositions, a work by Sylvie Courvoiser and Ornette Coleman's "Peace Warrior", New York violin virtuoso Mark Feldman's new solo album, recorded in the studio in Brooklyn, is a touchpoint to his skills and creative imagination today, 26 years after his first solo album, displaying a profound ability to engage and inspire his listeners.


Frith, Fred / Ikue Mori: A Mountain Doesn't Know it's Tall

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30132
Catalog Code: ITK352
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Having worked together for 40 years starting in the 80's in the Downtown NY scene, guitarist Fred Frith and electronic artist Ikue Mori recorded this album in Germany, using studio time left after recording the music for a radio play by Werner Penzel, using that work as an influence for these exceptional improvisations on home made instruments, toys and electronics.


Hawkins, Alexander feat/ Evan Parker + Riot Ensemble: Togetherness Music

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30131
Catalog Code: ITK361
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Pianist Alexander Hawkins' six movement composition is realized by the UK Riot Ensemble, known primarily for their work with notated contemporary music, adding Evan Parker's incredible soprano sax soloing, and filtered through Matthew Wright's live electronic processing, resulting in this amazing hybrid masterwork that bridges modern 21st Century forms.


Takase, Aki / Christian Weber / Michael Griener: Auge

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30130
Catalog Code: ITK356
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Bringing an innate lyricism to free improvisation in the piano trio format, albeit a thoroughly modern take on that format where all performers are equal and active participants, from Aki Takase on piano, Christian Weber on bass, and Michael Griener on drums, performing five Takase originals, one from Griener & Takase, and 8 collective works.


Gisler, Dave Trio (w / Bossard / Friedli) + Jaimie Branch: Zurich Concert

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29846
Catalog Code: ITK357.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A rollicking album of electric & acoustic jazz from guitarist Dave Gisler's trio with Raffaele Bossard on bass and Lionel Friedli on drums, with guest Jamie Branch on trumpet, recorded live at unerhort!-Festival, in Zurich, Switzerland in 2019, performing all Gisler compositions of ebullient drive pushing all 4 to exultant and impressive soloing.


Laubrock, Ingrid: Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt (Music For Chamber Orchestra And Small Ensemble) [2 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29845
Catalog Code: ITK355
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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The 2nd orchestral album from saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock, two very different but complementary sets of compositions using electronics in mostly acoustic settings: the 1st with the larger EOS Chamber Orchestra and guests including Cory Smythe, Tom Rainey, & Sam Pluta; the 2nd a smaller group of Laubrock, Smythe & Pluta + guests Adam Motlock, Josh Modney, and Zeena Parkins.


Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: The Deceptive 4 Live [2 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29721
Catalog Code: ITK358.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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The long-established Snakeoil quartet led by New York saxophonist Tim Berne, with Matt Mitchell on piano, Oscar Noriega on bass and B-flat clarinet, and Ches Smith on drums & percussion, are heard live in three settings over two CDs — at Firehouse 12 in 2017; at IBEAM in New York in 2010; and at Roulette in NY in 2009 — showing the band's evolution of expressive power.


Lewis, James Brandon Quartet (w/ Taylor / Ortiz / Jones): Molecular

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29720
Catalog Code: ITK350
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Inspired by molecular biology, saxophonist and composer James Brandon Lewis developed a unique system of composing, creating a surprising and beautiful music for the debut of his new quartet with drummer Chad Taylor, pianist Aruán Ortiz, and bassist Brad Jones, bringing lyricism and joyful playing to his sophisticated approach to the jazz tradition.


Schlippenbach, Alexander von : Piano Solo: Slow Pieces for Aki

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29719
Catalog Code: ITK346
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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A graceful and beautiful set of 21 improvisations composed by German pianist and European Free Improv legend Alexander von Schlippenbach for Japanese pianist and von Schlippenbach's spouse Aki Takase, emphasizing a lyrical and passionate deceleration of his profound technical skills to ring lyrically and even romantically as he expresses Takase's musical portrait.


Courvoisier, Sylvie Trio (Courvoisier / Gress / Wollesen): Free Hoops

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29713
Catalog Code: ITK351.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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With tracks dedicated to friends, family and musicians including Claude Thornhill & John Zorn, the 3rd album from The Sylvie Courvoisier trio with Drew Gress on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums & "Wollesonics", is an exuberantly sophisticated album of slyly complex jazz compositions that both happily swing and leave room for creative exploration; extraordinary!


OM (Urs Leimgruber / Christy Doran / Bobby Burri / Fredy Studer) : It's About Time

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29712
Catalog Code: ITK348.2
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Extremely active from 1972-82, then reformed in 2008, and now entering a new phase of their improvisational journey, the OM quartet of Urs Leimgruber on saxophones, Christy Doran on electric guitar, Bobby Burri on double bass, and Fredy Studer on drums & percussion extend their transformative approach to free improv through what they refer to as "ElectroAcoustiCore".


Irniger, Christoph Trio (w / Raffaele Bossard / Ziv Ravitz): Open City

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29546
Catalog Code: ITK349
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss saxophonist & composerChristoph Irniger extends his long-running trio of bassist Raffaele Bossard and drummer Ziv Ravitz with Brooklyn alto saxophonist Loren Stillmand and German trombonist Nils Wogram, combining arrangement and improvisation in the jazz tradition, performed with inventive clarity and a strong regard for melody, making this an upbeat and creative album of modern jazz.


Greve, Charlotte / Vinnie Sperrazza / Chris Tordini: The Choir Invisible

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29545
Catalog Code: ITK347
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The first recording for the New York-based trio formed in 2017 by Germany/NY saxophonist Charlotte Greve, Brooklyn-based bassist Chris Trodini and drummer Vinnie Sperazza, all three composing for the band as they integrate composed structures and improvised sections with an ear towards lyrical interplay, create a diverse and optimistic first outing of buoyant jazz.


Hawkins, Alexander / Tomeka Reid : Shards & Constellations

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29256
Catalog Code: ITK344
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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With intricate interplay and textural passages, Chicago improvising cellist Tomeka Reid and UK pianist Alexander Hawkins present their first collaboration, an exciting set of rapid interchanges of pointillistic playing and introspective playfullness, 9 collective dialogs alongside Leroy Jenkin's piece for "Albert Ayler (His Life Was Too Short)".


Lewis, James Brandon / Chad Taylor: Live in Willisau

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29255
Catalog Code: ITK342
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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After their 2018 Off Label release Radiant Imprints, the dynamic pairing of James Brandon Lewis on tenor sax and drummer Chad Taylor, also on Mbira, are heard live at the Jazz Festival Willisau in 2019 for an exciting concert where the two present and reference pieces by Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Duke Ellington, & Dewey Redman, alongside original work from each; superb!


Ziegele, Omri Tomorrow Trio (w / Bennink / Weber): All Those Yesterdays

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29217
Catalog Code: ITK333
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Using hard bop as his jumping off point, Swiss saxophonist Omri Ziegele Tomorrow Trio with Christian Weber on bass and Han Bennink on drums--musicians who have toured and performed together over years--went into the studio hot off of a 13 day tour to record these 6 Ziegele original compositions, lyrically balanced with room for exemplary soloing and group interplay.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 29216
Catalog Code: ITK345.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.


Talmor, Ohad Newsreel Sextet: Long Forms

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28683
Catalog Code: ITK341
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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The core members of NY saxophonist Ohad Talmor's Newsreel Sextet are Jacob Sacks (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitars) and Dan Weiss (drums) along with Matt Pavolka on acoustic bass and Shane Endsley on trumpet, performing Talmor's adventurous modern jazz compositions, merging jazz, North Indian traditional and contemporary compositional forms in lyrically embraceable ways.


Ortiz, Aruan / Andrew Cyrille / Mauricio Herrera : Inside Rhythmic Falls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28682
Catalog Code: ITK339.2
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz reflects on his upbringing in Santiago de Cuba, evoking the cascades of daily sound and rhythm he heard there, through compositions performed with the trio of fellow Cuban Mauricio Herrera on percussion & marimbula, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, Emeline Michel and Marlene Ramirez-Cancio providing vocals on the powerful opening invocation.


Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton: Collective Calls (revisited) (jubilee)

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28491
Catalog Code: ITK343.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Reprising their 1972 duo album recorded in a loft in London and employing electronics, the duo of saxophonist Evan Parker and drummer John Lytton revisit that collaboration in this studio album recorded in Chicago, a purely acoustic encounter of remarkable dialog that shows the wealth of experience, skill, and camaraderie developed through the last 50 years.


Berne's, Tim Snakeoil (Ducret / Mitchell / Noriega / Smith): The Fantastic Mrs. 10

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28490
Catalog Code: ITK340.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Starting in 2012 as a quartet with Oscar Noriega (reeds), Matt Mitchell (piano), and Ches Smith (drums/vibes), then expanded with guitar, saxophonist Tim Berne's Snakeoil now moves to the Swiss Intakt label, swapping guitarists for Marc Ducret, and releasing this fantastically intricate album of Berne compositions + 1 Hemphill piece, launching points for extraordinary soloing!


Keita, Aly / Jan Galega Bronnimann / Lucas Niggli: Kalan Teban

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28489
Catalog Code: ITK338.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Absolutely compelling rhythms and grooves from this trio bringing together Ivory Coast balafon player Aly Keita with Cameroon clarinetist and saxophonist Jan Galega Bronnimann and Swiss drummer Lucas Niggli, who was born in West Cameroon, the trio bringing strong African rhythms and melodic progressions to their propulsive and joyful improvisations.


Black, Jim Trio (w/ Elias Stemseder / Thomas Morgan): Reckon

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28488
Catalog Code: ITK334.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Making complex rhythms comprehendible, drummer Jim Black and his trio with Thomas Morgan on bass and pianist Elias Stemeseder, present their 4th album, with 11 original compositions by the leader recorded in the studio in Switzerland, reckoning unusual pulses with swinging rhythms over which all three improvise with free and lyrical mastery for brilliant results.


Laubrock, Ingrid / Aki Takase: Kasumi

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28343
Catalog Code: ITK337
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Having performed as duo in 2016 at Jazzfest Berlin, this album distills the chamber-like qualities of pianist Takase and saxophonist Laubrock bring, making playful interaction sophisticated through surprising twists and turns, each succinct conversation showing their empathetic connection, brilliant technical skills, and effortless ability to communicate.


Eskelin, Ellery / Christian Weber / Michael Griener: The Pearls

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 28342
Catalog Code: ITK331.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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In their second album the trio of saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, bassist Christian Weber and drummer Michael Griener revisit the music of jazz tradition through the modern ears of the free improvisation, alternating the music of Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin, Harry Edison/Count Bassie, and Russell Robinson with original group compositions, a fascinating contrast in time and style.