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Ingrid Laubrock’s Anti-House

German-born saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock was more developed within the London innovative and avant jazz scene when she relocated to Brooklyn in 2008, but she took a little bit of time before forming Anti-House, her 1st Brooklyn-based group like a leader. After her appearance in the brand new York Town borough, …

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Soft Heap

British group Gentle Heap was a short-lived group made up of previous members of Smooth Machine and Hatfield as well as the North. The lineup of the group was Elton Dean (saxophone; Soft Machine), Alan Gowen (keyboards; Hatfield as well as the North), Hugh Hopper (bass; Soft Machine), and Pip …

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S.O.S.

John Surman, Mike Osborne, and Alan Skidmore, three of the very most groundbreaking saxophonists in Uk jazz from the ’60s and ’70s, had recently been building their marks in a number of contexts — executing and saving both collectively and aside — if they formed the S.O.S. trio in 1973. …

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Pierre Vervloesem’s Grosso Modo

Belgian avant rock, jazz, and experimental guitarist Pierre Vervloesem (X-Legged Sally, Toned Earth Society) had many albums to his name — including DO-IT-YOURSELF (1994), Fi asc o (1996), and Chef-d’Oeuvre (1999) — when he assembled the exploratory prog music group Grosso Modo to record an eponymous album at Brussels’ Growing …

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Teun Verbruggen

Delivered in 1975, Teun Verbruggen offers emerged among the most intriguing drummers on Belgium’s avant jazz and creative improvisation picture, looking much beyond his country’s edges for collaborators. Verbruggen graduated from your Royal Conservatory of Brussels in 1999, as do Finnish pianist Alexi Tuomarila, as well as the drummer quickly …

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Alvin Singleton

Composer Alvin Singleton enjoyed many residencies in america through the 1980s, carrying out a sojourn of ten years abroad. From the center of the 10 years through 1988 he was composer in home using the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, consequently shifting to a posture as citizen composer at Spelman University from …

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Ask

The first hints at what would become Ask could be traced right down to the first ’80s, as Martin Archer (synthesizers, electronics, sopranino saxophone, amplified objects) and John Jasnoch (guitars, electronics) were both members from the British electric jazz band Bass Tone Trap. Sooner or later, Question comprised up to …

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Unknown Instructors

A self-described “punk-jazz-rock-experimental” group, Unknown Teachers match the legendary Minutemen tempo portion of bassist Mike Watt and drummer George Hurley with Saccharine Trust guitarist Joe Baiza and poet and saxophonist Dan McGuire within an inspired fight of hyper-advanced music wits. Released in 2005 by Smog Veil Information and featuring extra …

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The Julie Mittens

The Julie Mittens certainly are a brainy, hermetic experimental/post-rock trio made up of Aart-Jan Schakenbos, Michel van Dam, and Leo Fabriek. Frequently operating with out a label, the trio constructed a dedicated, nigh-on cultish group of fans on the effectiveness of a small number of basically titled, monitor list-free self-released …

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Kris Davis

As a innovator, collaborator, or sidewoman, Kris Davis has surfaced among the state-of-the-art and singular pianists on New York’s creative jazz picture from the 21st hundred years. Like the greatest innovative improvisers, Davis is usually highly disciplined in a manner that might get away the belief of informal jazz listeners, …

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