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Voerkel | Frey | Lovens

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This exceptionally rare trio date led by pianist Urs Voerkel is full of racheting tensions and blissful dissipations. Percussionist Lovens and bassist Frey deliver sympathetic accompaniment, knowing when to underpin the melodic motifs and when to undermine them. There’s an impressive sense of percolating momentum and tumult that never lets up. As Melody Maker wrote on its release: “Really, you should hear this album!”

[FMP] Easily Schlipp into a New Year

To ring in 2013, we present a pair of superlative Schlippenbach Quartet albums. Three Nails Left features the classic line-up of Evan Parker, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Peter Kowald, and Paul Lovens, captured live in 1974 (side 1) and 1975 (side… Continue reading

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FMP Sweetmeats

Just in time for your Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Festivus shopping, we’ve got some brand new offerings in our FMP download store. They’re the perfect gift for that hard-working person on your list whose impeccable music tastes are never fully… Continue reading

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FMP #19: Kowald ’72

Peter Kowald Quintet by PETER KOWALD QUINTET An important, vibrant early document from the late, great bass player/composer Peter Kowald, never before on CD. Here are four loose-limbed performances from a 1972 concert; quiet moments of intense focus from Kowald… Continue reading

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DESTINATION: MERSH —
Welcome to the D:O d/l store!

Elf Bagatellen, by the SCHLIPPENBACH TRIO . . Touch the Earth, Break the Shells, by KOWALD | SMITH | SOMMER We’re thrilled to announce the opening of the Destination: OUT download store. We’re offering high quality downloads of adventurous jazz… Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Pearl

EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US IS A PEARL Globe Unity Orchestra Pearls FMP : 1976 Enrico Rava, Manfred Schoof, and Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Gunter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, and Paul Rutherford, trombone; Peter Brotzmann, Anthony Braxton, Gerd Dudek, Evan Parker, and… Continue reading

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