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Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet: For Mahalia, With Love [2 CDs]
Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet:
For Mahalia, With Love [2 CDs]

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Composer and tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis' exceptional Red Lily Quintet quintet (Kirk Knuffke on cornet; William Parker on bass; Chad Taylor on drums; Christopher Hoffman on cello) pays homage to gospel and jazz singer Mahalia Jackson through a suite of original Lewis compositions, reimagining some of Jackson's best known works; CD & LP issues include a bonus download track.

Lopez, Brandon: vilevilevilevilevilevilevilevile
Lopez, Brandon:
vilevilevilevilevilevilevilevile

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Extremely active in the Downtown NY scene as a versatile double bassist in a wide variety of settings, Brandon Lopez presents a tour de force album of solo improvisations, developed to illuminate his abilities as a powerful string player but also as a mischief-maker on the strings through unexpected technique and the application of "RealBadVibes".

Knuffke, Kirk Trio (w/ Bisio / Shipp): Gravity Without Airs  [2 CDs]
Knuffke, Kirk Trio (w/ Bisio / Shipp):
Gravity Without Airs [2 CDs]

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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A mix of original compositions and collective improvisations from the NY trio of cornetist Kirk Knuffke, bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp, in a double album of exemplary creative jazz from three players steeped in both tradition and forward-thinking approaches to improvisation, filled with spectacular playing from enthusiastic to introspective; a superb release.

Dickey, Whit Quartet: Astral Long Form: Staircase In Space
Dickey, Whit Quartet:
Astral Long Form: Staircase In Space

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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His 2nd album as a leader on Tao Forms, drummer Whit Dickey expands on his previous trio album with Rob Brown on alto sax and Brandon Lopez on bass, adding Mat Maneri on viola, bringing together four collaborative New York players that share a long history, evident in the confident interaction, freedom and momentum this band shows on five conceptually linked Dickey compositions.

Bisio, Michael Quartet (w/ Berger / Maneri / Dickey): MBefore
Bisio, Michael Quartet (w/ Berger / Maneri / Dickey):
MBefore

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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With the chamber-like orchestration of vibes and viola in the front line, the debut of bassist Michael Bisio's quartet with Karl Berger on vibes and sharing compositional credits, Mat Maneri on viola and Whit Dick on drums, is fueled by masterful improvisation and astute communication, an exemplary album of open-minded creative jazz executed with consummate skill.

Shipp, Matthew: Codebreaker [VINYL]
Shipp, Matthew:
Codebreaker [VINYL]

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $26.95    




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A fascinating solo piano record from New York free improvising luminary Matthew Shipp, a contemplative album that surprised even the pianist himself as he thoughtfully dissected harmonics to wring melodic fragments that bring sense to discursive streams of thought, his playing both investigational and charming, drawing an unlikely comparison to Bill Evans.

Shipp, Matthew: Codebreaker
Shipp, Matthew:
Codebreaker

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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An unusually contemplative solo record from New York pianist Matthew Shipp, belying the intricately subtle density of his inventive approach to solo piano improvisation, with an innate lyricism through unusual motive and direction; perhaps one of the most succinct and concise albums Shipp has released, and a beautiful reflection of his creative intentions.

Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoff
Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoffman):
Jesup Wagon

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Led by tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and peformed by his Red Lily Quintet with Kirk Knuffke on cornet, William Parker on bass & gimbri, Christopher Hoffman on cello and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira, Lewis' work explores and reflects on the legacy of scientist George Washington Carver through 7 remarkable free jazz compositions.

Perelman, Ivo Trio: Garden of Jewels
Perelman, Ivo Trio:
Garden of Jewels

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A meeting of three master improvisers but also three friends and frequent collaborators of Ivo Perelman on tenor sax, Matthew Shipp on piano, and Whit Dickey on drums, their familiarity showing in a collective compatibility and assurance heard especially in this studio album of exploratory discourse, each piece aptly dedicated to a precious jewel.

Shipp, Matthew: The Piano Equation
Shipp, Matthew:
The Piano Equation

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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The title referencing the discipline and often mathematical basis behind New York pianist Matthew Shipp's work, balanced by fascinating abstractions and a curious mind that drives Shipp's remarkable journeys in solo improvisation, these 11 pieces draw together fundamental elements of the jazz idiom and transform them into something intelligently complex and uniquely Shipp.



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