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Henry Threadgill - Poof (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Henry Threadgill - Poof (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Henry Threadgill - Poof (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 38:03 minutes | 729 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Pi Recordings, Official Digital Download

Poof is composer, saxophonist and flutist and newly-minted NEA Jazz Master Henry Threadgill’s latest work with his band, Zooid, his primary musical laboratory for the last two decades. Their last release together, In for a Penny, In for a Pound, was the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Music, whose committee called it “a highly original work in which notated music and improvisation mesh in a sonic tapestry that seems the very expression of modern American life.”

Archie Shepp Quartet: Blue Ballads `96 + True Ballads `97 + True Blue 2000

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Archie Shepp Quartet: Blue Ballads `96 + True Ballads `97 + True Blue 2000

Archie Shepp Quartet: Blue Ballads `96 + True Ballads `97 + True Blue 2000
3xSACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | ~ 8.19 GB
or DSD64 2.0 (SACD-ISO => Tracks.dff) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | ~ 8.05 GB
or 24-bit/96 kHz | Flac(Image + Cue) | ~ 3.60 Gb
Avant-Garde Jazz, Progressive Jazz, Mainstream, Hard Bop | Label: Venus | Artwork: 36 Mb

Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA) is an African-American jazz saxophonist. Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by the African people, as well as for his work with The New York Contemporary Five, Horace Parlan, and his collaborations with his "New Thing" contemporaries, most notably Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane.

Chris Stamey & Kirk Ross - The Robust Beauty of Improper Linear Models in Decision Making (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Chris Stamey & Kirk Ross - The Robust Beauty of Improper Linear Models in Decision Making (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Chris Stamey & Kirk Ross - The Robust Beauty of Improper Linear Models in Decision Making, Vol. I & II (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 70:35 minutes | 560 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Modern Recording, Official Digital Download

One of the endearing qualities about this record is that it’s maintained its mysteries. Decades later, maybe it’s time to unlock a little of the origin story.

John Butcher & Rhodri Davies - Drunk on Dreams (2019) [Official Digital Download]

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John Butcher & Rhodri Davies - Drunk on Dreams (2019) [Official Digital Download]

John Butcher & Rhodri Davies - Drunk on Dreams (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 44:15 minutes | 408 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Cejero, Official Digital Download

A long and profound relationship between two radical improvisors has transformed into a multiverse of sound in three pieces.

Dave Liebman - Aural Landscapes (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Dave Liebman - Aural Landscapes (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Dave Liebman - Aural Landscapes (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 69:55 minutes | 572 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Jazzline, Official Digital Download

David Liebman is considered a renaissance man in contemporary music with a career stretching over fifty years. He has played with masters including Miles Davis, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, McCoy Tyner and others; authored books and instructional DVDs which are acknowledged as classics in the jazz field; recorded as a leader in styles ranging from classical to rock to free jazz. He has performed on over 500 recordings with over 200 as a leader/co-leader featuring several hundred original compositions.

Pat Thomas - Plays Duke Ellington (2019) [Official Digital Download]

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Pat Thomas - Plays Duke Ellington (2019) [Official Digital Download]

Pat Thomas - Plays Duke Ellington (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 93:06 minutes | 767 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Otoroku, Official Digital Download

Pleased to present the full recording of Pat Thomas' moving tribute to Duke Ellington on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of his birth. According to Thomas, Ellington "never stopped discovering, never played the same tune in exactly the same way twice", and the same could be said here. The tunes are all there, but they emerge unpredictably, warped and hammered through the body of the piano in Pats own way.

Ken Vandermark, István Grencsó & Róbert Benkő - Burning River Melting Sea (Égő Folyó Olvadó Tenger) (2020) [24/44-192]

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Ken Vandermark, István Grencsó & Róbert Benkő - Burning River Melting Sea (Égő Folyó Olvadó Tenger) (2020) [24/44-192]

Ken Vandermark, István Grencsó & Róbert Benkő - Burning River Melting Sea (Égő Folyó Olvadó Tenger) (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1-192 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 51:06 minutes | 1,51 GB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Audiographic Records, Official Digital Download

As I write these words in Chicago during May of 2020 and look back on the week of activity in January that led to these recordings with István Grencsó and Róbert Benkő, it’s hard for me to comprehend that the tour scheduled at that time would most likely be the last series of concerts that I play in 2020. Without warning the world changed for everyone between those months, and it’s very hard to predict how things will look in the future, for music and for everything else.

Ole Morten Vågan & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra - Plastic Wave (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Ole Morten Vågan & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra - Plastic Wave (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Ole Morten Vågan & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra - Plastic Wave (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 83:12 minutes | 978 MB
Contemporary Jazz, Modern Creative, Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Odin Records, Official Digital Download

“Plastic Wave” comes as the sequel to 2018´s celebrated “Happy Endlings”, where Ole Morten Vågan, one of the most sought-after bass players in Norway, collaborated with the unpredictable and creative Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, comprised of a sort of «who´s who» in Norwegian jazz.

Bianco Brackenbury - Rising Up (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Bianco Brackenbury - Rising Up (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Bianco Brackenbury - Rising Up (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 77:00 minutes | 843 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Discus Music, Official Digital Download

A no holds barred free jazz duo equally balancing fire / momentum with space / texture.

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey - Nine Improvisations: Tour '05 (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey - Nine Improvisations: Tour '05 (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey - Nine Improvisations: Tour '05 (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 55:53 minutes | 647 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz, Fusion | Label: Royal Potato Family, Official Digital Download

‘Nine Improvisations’ contains nine show-opening improvisations from 2005. During this period, JFJO opened every show with a totally improvised sonic exploration from the deep end of their subconscious minds.

Patrick Shiroishi - Resting in the Heart of Green Shade (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

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Patrick Shiroishi - Resting in the Heart of Green Shade (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Patrick Shiroishi - Resting in the Heart of Green Shade (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 42:26 minutes | 458 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz | Label: Tripticks Tapes, Official Digital Download

Patrick Shiroishi is a prolific voice in the burgeoning world where experimental music and jazz playfully overlap. He is constantly collaborating with groups, including his own collective, Danketsu 10. These collaborations find him typically adding lyrical voicings through his woodwinds, predominantly the saxophone. On Resting in the Heart of Green Shade, Shiroishi goes solo, and does so with provocative aplomb.

Mat Maneri, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Kalle Moberg - Wordless Voices (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Mat Maneri, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Kalle Moberg - Wordless Voices (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Mat Maneri, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten & Kalle Moberg - Wordless Voices (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 46:36 minutes | 474 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: KAMO Records, Official Digital Download

Recorded on the cusp of our voyage into isolation, Wordless Voices sings songs from the collective unwinding at the heart of improvised music. The 4 tracks traverse, intertwine and disentangle myriad territories of microtonality, pulse, melody, and noise and present an incorruptible expression of group improvisation and, just as significant, a remembrance of collective listening shared by audience and performer.

Matt Mitchell & Kate Gentile - Snark Horse (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Matt Mitchell & Kate Gentile - Snark Horse (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Matt Mitchell & Kate Gentile - Snark Horse (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 335:52 minutes | 3,61 GB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Pi Recordings, Official Digital Download

Snark Horse is a book of highly-detailed one-bar compositions by pianist/composer Matt Mitchell and drummer/composer Kate Gentile -– audaciously presented across six discs – that are designed to incite inventive, multi-directional improvisation. It is also the name of a revolving cast of musicians – including Mitchell and Gentile – who have performed this music in various combinations since 2013.

Ståle Storløkken - The Haze of Sleeplessness (2019) [Official Digital Download]

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Ståle Storløkken - The Haze of Sleeplessness (2019) [Official Digital Download]

Ståle Storløkken - The Haze of Sleeplessness (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 32:10 minutes | 317 MB
Experimental, Avant-Garde Jazz, Electronic | Label: Hubro, Official Digital Download

Retro-futurist cinematic synth-fest from Supersilent keyboardist and composer.

Ståle Storløkken - Ghost Caravan (2021) [Official Digital Download]

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Ståle Storløkken - Ghost Caravan (2021) [Official Digital Download]

Ståle Storløkken - Ghost Caravan (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 38:30 minutes | 358 MB
Avant-Garde Jazz | Label: Hubro, Official Digital Download

The venerable composer and keyboardist Ståle Storløkken follows up his previous Hubro release (and solo debut recording), The Haze of Sleeplessness, with a second solo album performed entirely on pipe organ and recorded at Steinkjer Church by Stian Westerhus.