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FMP Top 10

It’s been a year since we launched the FMP download store. We’ve been incredibly honored to make so many great recordings available for the first time in years – if not decades. We’ve been generally encouraged by the sales and thankful… Continue reading

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FMP #26: The People’s Choice (aka “Follies”)

Follies by STEVE LACY QUINTET The results of our recent poll to determine the most sought after FMP release (of those that we’d already received from the label) are in, and the outcome is quite clear: the Steve Lacy Quintet… Continue reading

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FMP #25: Around the World with Peter Kowald

The Complete Duos: Europa · America · Japan by PETER KOWALD Available together for the first time ever, THE COMPLETE DUOS is a must for any fan of creative, improvised music. Spanning the globe and various approaches to music making,… Continue reading

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FMP #24: Let Us Pray

Dedication by WAUER | SOMMER Looking for mind-scrambling new sounds? We guarantee this spellbinding combination of church organ and percussion is unlike anything you’ve heard. Recorded in a Berlin cathedral in 1981, brilliant classical organist Hans-Günther Wauer and world-class percussionist… Continue reading

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FMP #23: Every Single One of Us Is a Pearl

Pearls by GLOBE UNITY ORCHESTRA We’re proud to offer one of the stone masterpieces of European jazz. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Globe Unity Orchestra convened an astonishing group of Europe’s finest musicians — plus Anthony Braxton! Pearls showcases the… Continue reading

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FMP #22: FMP…Superstars!

…Superstars by BREUKER | CUYPERS A true gem — and never before available on CD or digitally. Willem Breuker, best known for his big band efforts, has a rare chance to stretch out in this intimate duo setting from 1978.… Continue reading

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FMP #21: Crispell ’83

Pianosolo — A Concert in Berlin by MARILYN CRISPELL Consider for a moment that Marilyn Cripsell came to jazz/improvised music — what she calls spontaneous composition — at age 28. Her early musical education was almost entirely based around the… Continue reading

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