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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.

Joe Maneri / Peter Dolger – Peace Concert (1964, free jazz)
Critters Buggin’ – Stampede (2004, experimental)
RIDD Quartet – Fiction Avalanche (2008, creative jazz)
Marion Brown – Why Not? (1966, free jazz)
Kurt RosenwinkelEast Coast Love Affair (1996, jazz)
Burning Star Core – Operator Dead… Post Abandoned (2007, experimental noise)
Tony Malaby – Warblepeck (2008, creative jazz)
Dave Stapleton – Catching Sunlight (2008, modern composition)

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KFJC Reviews

KFJC just posted a ridiculous number of avant music reviews. I’ll try to summarize some of what is now available:

Wagner, Rob Trio – “Rob Wagner Hamid Drake Nobu Ozaki ” – [Valid Records]
El Zabar’s, Kahil Infinity Orchestra – “Transmigration ” – [Delmark]
Dixon, Bill / Shepp, Archie [coll] – [Savoy Jazz]
Bang, Billy Quintet – “Above & Beyond: Live In Grand Rapids ” – [Justin Time Records]
Slow Six – “Nor’easter ” – [New Albion]
Abrams, Muhal Richard – “Vision Towards Essence ” – [Pi Recordings]
Frenette, Kevin 4 – “Connections ” – [Fuller Street Music]
Eisenbeil, Bruce Sextet – “Inner Constellation ” – [Nemu]
Dolphy, Eric – “Great Concert of Eric Dolphy, The ” – [Fantasy Records]
Coleman, Ornette – “Friends and Neighbors: Ornette Live At Prince Street ” – [Flying Dutchman Prod.]
Perrey, Jean-Jacques & Vibert, Luke – “Moog Acid ” – [Lo Recordings]
Sun Ra – “Night of The Purple Moon, The ” – [Atavistic (Unheard Music)]
His Name Is Alive – “Sweet Earth Flower : a Tribute to Marion Brown ” – [High Two]

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