AMN Picks of the Week: William Parker / Der 2TE Fruend / Matthew Shipp / Gauci, Knuffke Filiano

avant-garde pianist Matthew Shipp
Matthew Shipp (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

William Parker Septet – Wood Flute Songs: Light Cottage Draped in a Curtain of Blues (2009)
William Parker Quartet – Wood Flute Songs: Live in Houston (2007)
William Parker Quartet – Wood Flute Songs: Live at Yoshi’s (2006)
Der 2TE Fruend – Sub Divo (2014)
Matthew Shipp Trio – Root of Things (2014)
Gauci / Knuffke / Filiano – Chasing Tales (2014)