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Miles Davis - Miles in Paris (2001)

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Miles Davis - Miles in Paris (2001)

Miles Davis - Miles in Paris (2001)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 235 Mb/s, 720 x 576 at 25.000 fps | Audio: PCM 2 channels at 1 536 kb/s, 48.0 kHz
Genre: Jazz | Label: Warner Music | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 29 Jan. 2001 | Runtime: 78min. | 3,91GB (DVD5)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian

For over five decades, trumpeter/bandleader Miles Davis (1926-91) was a major innovator of cool, modal, avant-garde, and fusion jazz styles. This video captures Davis's last working band: alto saxophonist/flutist Kenny Garrett, drummer Ricky Wellman, percussionist John Bingham, keyboardist Kei Akagi, bassist Benjamin Rietveld, and lead bassist Foley McCreary, live at the 10th Annual Paris Jazz Festival on November 3, 1989.

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Alexander von Schlippenbach - Jazz Now! (Live at Theater Gütersloh) (2016)

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Alexander von Schlippenbach - Jazz Now! (Live at Theater Gütersloh) (2016)

Alexander von Schlippenbach - Jazz Now! (Live at Theater Gütersloh) (2016)]
Jazz, Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:19:41 | 184 MB
Label: Double Moon Records | Release Year: 2016

Among jazz fans, you can have a lot of fun arguing whether “European Jazz” is a useful counterpoint to the American tradition, an original supplement thereto or “is worth less than American jazz on the market” as it can be read in a Wikipedia forum. There is no doubt that there have been and are gifted musicians this side of the Atlantic, who have molded and formed jazz for decades. They have developed very unique playing styles by merging European music traditions with American influences. To give these pioneers of European jazz a stage was the idea for the series of articles “European Jazz Legends”, which we launched in the magazine Jazz thing in our 100th issue in September 2013. We can now look back on 11 issues.

Sonny Sharrock - Highlife (1990) {Enemy EMY 119-2}

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Sonny Sharrock - Highlife (1990) {Enemy EMY 119-2}

Sonny Sharrock - Highlife (1990) {Enemy EMY 119-2}
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© 1990 Enemy Records | EMY 119-2
Jazz / Fusion / Avant-Garde Jazz / Guitar

Highlife was Sonny Sharrock's first studio album in three years, and it bore witness to several slight modifications in the guitarist's approach. Gone were bassist Melvin Gibbs and drummer Pheeroan akLaff, who had moved on to other projects; they were replaced by Charles Baldwin and Lance Carter, respectively, who joined additional drummer Abe Speller. Dave Snider's Korg synthesizer also makes its studio debut (he had appeared on the Live in New York set), which immediately makes the overall ensemble sound simultaneously brighter and tinnier. Even past the added timbre of the keyboards, Sharrock seems to be searching for ways to push his music forward, as he begins going farther afield for material and revisiting his past in the process.

Archie Shepp - Blase (1994)

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Archie Shepp - Blase (1994)

Archie Shepp - Blase (1994)
Jazz, Free Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 41 min | 95 MB
Label: LE JAZZ | Rel:1994

Archie Shepp's intense and sublime 5 song set, Blase was originally recorded at Studio Davout in Paris on August 16, 1969 and features Lester Bowie and Malachi Flavors (Art Ensemble Of Chicago) along with Dave Burrell, Philly Joe Jones and Jeanne Lee.

Borah Bergman Trio & John Zorn - Luminescence (2009) {Tzadik TZ 8131}

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Borah Bergman Trio & John Zorn - Luminescence (2009) {Tzadik TZ 8131}

Borah Bergman Trio & John Zorn - Luminescence (2009) {Tzadik TZ 8131}
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© 2009 Tzadik | TZ 8131 | Tzadik Radical Jewish Culture Series
Jazz / Modern Jazz / International Jazz / Piano Trio / Saxophone

The long awaited follow-up to Borah Bergman’s critically acclaimed solo recording Meditations for Piano takes his lyrical cross hands contrapuntal technique into the dynamic context of the classic piano trio. Rich and soulful, this is Borah at his most thoughtful, supported by a fabulous rhythm section and performing music very close to his heart. Influenced by the exotic melismas of cantorial singing, the counterpoint of Bach and the harmonic beauty of Alban Berg and Bill Evans, Borah forges a new language of joy and sadness, firmly rooted in the Jewish tradition. John Zorn guests on one track.

Keiji Haino, Jozef Dumoulin, Teun Verbruggen - The Miracles Of Only One Thing (2017) {Sub Rosa}

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Keiji Haino, Jozef Dumoulin, Teun Verbruggen - The Miracles Of Only One Thing (2017) {Sub Rosa}

Keiji Haino, Jozef Dumoulin, Teun Verbruggen - The Miracles Of Only One Thing (2017)
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Free Jazz, Experimental | Label: Sub Rosa - SR439

Keiji Haino just can’t stop pouring music out of himself: on this occasion the sonic flow erupted in the presence of Jozef Dumoulin and Teun Verbruggen, two Belgian musicians on a tour of Japan. The Miracles Of Only One Thing is a strong meeting of minds, with the trio working themselves into some deep and tasty territory.

Sonny Sharrock - Monkey-Pockie-Boo (1970) {Sunspots SPOT 504 rel 2002}

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Sonny Sharrock - Monkey-Pockie-Boo (1970) {Sunspots SPOT 504 rel 2002}

Sonny Sharrock - Monkey-Pockie-Boo (1970) {Sunspots SPOT 504 rel 2002}
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© 1970, 2002 Sunspots / BYG Records | SPOT 504
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Free Improvisation / Guitar

Wow! This is one of Sonny Sharrock's rare early recordings, recorded in France shortly after he had been playing with Herbie Mann. The groove's kind of crazy, and it's amazing that Sonny jumped out so soon after leaving the sort of pop-jazz environs he was in with Herbie – but hey, lots of players got to France in the 60s, and completely let their bag open up – so why not Sonny? Wife Linda's on vocals on the session, and they're backed up by Beb Guerin on bass and Jacques Thollot on drums. Titles include "27th Day", "Soon", and "Monkey Pockie Boo".

Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - Celestial Green Monster (2009) {Mutable Music--Big Red Media 001}

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Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - Celestial Green Monster (2009) {Mutable Music--Big Red Media 001}

Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - Celestial Green Monster (2009) {Mutable Music–Big Red Media 001}
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© 2009 Mutable Music / Big Red Media | 001
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Experimental / Modern Creative / Modern Big Band / Saxophone

Asian-American baritone saxophonist Fred Ho has been a champion of freedom and expressionism in modern creative jazz for some time. A continuing battle with cancer has inspired him to assemble the Green Monster Big Band, with reference to the famed left-field wall at Fenway Park in Boston, but more directly related to the huge sound and diverse ideas this juggernaut ensemble represents. Ho is influenced by the '60s big bands, television or movie themes, and the psychedelic rock he grew up with, all present on this ambitious program.

John Zorn & The Cracow Klezmer Band - Balan: Book of Angels, Volume 5 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7358}

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John Zorn & The Cracow Klezmer Band - Balan: Book of Angels, Volume 5 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7358}

John Zorn & The Cracow Klezmer Band - Balan: Book of Angels, Volume 5 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7358}
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© 2006 Tzadik | TZ 7358 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Avant-Garde / Jewish Music / Klezmer / Modern Composition / Structured Improvisation

Formed in 1997, The Cracow Klezmer Band is a phenomena. Through their spectacular combination of impeccable musicianship, imaginative arrangements and passionate performances they have been universally acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, developing into one of the most successful and exciting acoustic groups in the world. Here they are joined by the lush sound of strings, as Bester turns his prodigious arranging skills to eight new songs from Zorn’s fabulous and varied Book of Angels. Also featuring the Cracow String Quartet this is their best CD to date.

Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - The Sweet Science Suite: A Scientific Soul Music Honoring Of Muhammad Ali (2011)

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Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - The Sweet Science Suite: A Scientific Soul Music Honoring Of Muhammad Ali (2011)

Fred Ho & The Green Monster Big Band - The Sweet Science Suite: A Scientific Soul Music Honoring Of Muhammad Ali (2011)
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© 2011 Mutable Music / Big Red Media | 003
Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Experimental / Modern Creative / Modern Big Band / Saxophone

During the war against advanced colo-rectal cancer (from 2006), which included two primary tumors and two recurrences, Fred Ho, hammered by massive chemo and radiation, found inspiration in the fight for his life from watching movies of The Greatest, Muhammad Ali. Ali s bold, militant, defiant and spirited resistance to the forces of American racism, combined with his élan, grace and humor (both poetical and personal), his indisputable athletic abilities and genius, and the inspiration to the world s peoples (especially the oppressed) and their embrace of him, served as constant inspiration to Fred Ho. During one of his recovery periods, Ho decided to compose a work for his Green Monster Big Band to honor The Greatest.

John Zorn - Kristallnacht (1995) {Tzadik TZ 7301}

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John Zorn - Kristallnacht (1995) {Tzadik TZ 7301}

John Zorn - Kristallnacht (1995) {Tzadik TZ 7301}
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© 2005 Tzadik | TZ 7301 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Avant-Garde / Klezmer / Noise / Modern Composition

Recorded in 1993, Kristallnacht is Zorn's most powerful and unforgettable composition. This premiere work of Radical Jewish Culture features a virtuoso ensemble of creative Jewish musicians. Seven movements tell the story of the Jewish experience, survival through the Holocaust, the building of a Jewish state, diaspora Jewry and its attraction and resistance to assimilation, the rise of Jewish nationalism and the ultimate problems of fanatical religious fundamentalism. Seemlessly combining 12 tone classical composition, improvisation, noise and klezmer, this is a work not to be missed by anyone interested in new trends in modern music.

Various Artists - Euro Jazz 2004 (2004) [Jazz & Tzaz No. 134]

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Various Artists - Euro Jazz 2004 (2004) [Jazz & Tzaz No. 134]

VA - Euro Jazz 2004 (2004) [Jazz & Tzaz No. 134]
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Post Bop, Contemporary Jazz, Free Jazz, Latin Jazz | Label: Jazz & Τζαζ | # 0040-2 | 01:11:32

This is the third consecutive "Euro-Jazz" CD compilation produced by Jazz & Tzaz Magazine (Greece), featuring a large proportion of the groups and musicians that will participate in this year’s concerts of the 4th European Jazz Festival in Athens. Creative music and musicians from all over Europe give an integral scope of a special kind and variety, and a special feeling of contemporary jazz in Europe. This year’s festival is enriched by the participation of the new European Union members from Central and Eastern Europe. Jazz & Τζαζ Magazine would like to thank all European Embassies and Cultural Institutes (plus the Municipality of Athens) for their kind and helpful collaboration in making this CD, as well as all the musicians and record labels involved.

VA - The Songlines Anthology (1996)

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VA - The Songlines Anthology (1996)

VA - The Songlines Anthology (1996)
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Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Jazz | Label: Songlines | # SGL 4201-2 | Time: 01:11:23

This is the right way for a label to record an anthology of tracks featuring its artists. First, eleven outstanding groups are featured. Second, the anthology includes pieces never before released on CD, rather than selections from previously issued CDs. The exquisite production and extensive liner notes with full discographical information and bonus bibliography make this a "must-buy" for lovers of adventurous jazz. Among the artists represented are trumpeter Dave Douglas, pianist Paul Plimley, clarinetist François Houle, tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, guitarist Ben Monder, and alto saxophonist Briggan Krauss. With a lineup of that caliber, it is no wonder Songlines has emerged as one of the world's up-and-coming small jazz labels. Kudos to producer Tony Rief for fulfilling an ambitious vision.

Ivo Perelman, Mat Maneri, Joe Morris and Gerald Cleaver - Breaking Point (2016)

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Ivo Perelman, Mat Maneri, Joe Morris and Gerald Cleaver - Breaking Point (2016)

Ivo Perelman, Mat Maneri, Joe Morris and Gerald Cleaver - Breaking Point (2016)
Jazz, Free Jazz, Avant-Garde | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:01:30 | 141 MB
Label: Leo Records | Release Year: 2016

The track that gives this album its deceptively ominous titl comes at its very end, after nearly an hour filled with sound and fury, light and darkness, joy and foreboding, controlled chaos and serendipitous serenity - all those qualities (and the many more) that Ivo Perelman and his cohorts have learned to coax from their instruments. But rather than strain the leash or burst the seams, the piece titled 'Breaking Point' serves as an inward-looking finale - a concluding meditation rather than a celebratory scherzo.

Fred Frith & John Zorn - John Zorn 50th Birthday Celebration, Volume 5 (2004)

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Fred Frith & John Zorn - John Zorn 50th Birthday Celebration, Volume 5 (2004)

Fred Frith / John Zorn ‎- 50⁵ (2004)
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Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Improvisation | Label: Tzadik | # TZ 5005 | Time: 00:54:17

Working together since 1978, the partnership of Zorn and Frith is one of the most enduring musical partnerships in the downtown scene. Their periodic duo concerts have always been special events in themselves, but when it happens in celebration of Zorn's 50th Birthday, it takes on even greater meaning. Two masters of improvisation meet head to head in the redhot crucible of Tonic for an hour of telepathic communication and exploration, and you are there.