Roscoe Mitchell - Not Yet

Roscoe Mitchell

Not Yet

A monumental recording of recent concert works by Roscoe Mitchell, for solo percussion, alto saxophone & piano, string quartet, alto saxophoneread more...

 

Revolutionary Ensemble - Counterparts

Revolutionary Ensemble, Jerome Cooper, Leroy Jenkins, Sirone

Counterparts

"They morph seamlessly into lengthy, imaginatively conceived improvs, wherein the band's gift for spontaneous composition is given freeread more...

 

SOLO LIVE / Richard Teitelbaum

Richard Teitelbaum

Solo Live

In 1973 composer/performer Richard Teitelbaum wrote a piece based on listening to and playing very softly with the distant sound of a highway asread more...

 

PARTICLE ENSEMBLE / Particle Ensemble

Particle Ensemble, Thomas Buckner, JD Parran, Mari Kimura, Earl Howard

Particle Ensemble

Thomas Buckner, Earl Howard, Mari Kimura, and J D Parran join forces in the Particle Ensemble. The ensemble - formed after several successfulread more...

 

FRED HO & QUINCY SAUL present  THE MUSIC OF CAL MASSEY: A TRIBUTE

Fred Ho, Quincy Saul

present The Music of Cal Massey: A Tribute

"What Fred Ho has done with his orchestra here is quite remarkable— the first recording ever of Massey’s 1970 10-movement “read more...

 

JB FLOYD / Another Time and Place

JB Floyd

Another Time and Place

This compilation of JB Floyd's Keyboard Music with the aid of the Yamaha Disklavier, spanning over 30 years of his career, signifies the greatread more...

 

Dan Joseph / Tonalization (for the afterlife)

Dan Joseph

Tonalization (for the afterlife)

This latest collection of chamber works by New York-based composer and hammer dulcimer player Dan Joseph has as its central work the 33-minuteread more...

 

Fred Ho And The Green Monster Big Band Conducted by Whitney George

Fred Ho, Green Monster Big Band

The Sweet Science Suite

"Ho’s arrangements are as outstanding and unique as Ali’s boxing style." Ken Waxman, JazzWord

 

Theread more...

 

Fred Ho and the Saxophone Liberation Front - Snake-Eaters

Fred Ho, the Saxophone Liberation Front

Snake-Eaters

"...its disciplined/riotous sound suggests that he's not only still going after a long bout with cancer, but is still going strong.read more...

 

OSTRAVSKÁ BANDA / On Tour

Ostravská banda

On Tour

Formed in 2005 by Petr Kotík as the resident chamber orchestra for the biennial Ostrava Days, Ostravská banda consists of youngread more...

 

BUN-CHING LAM / Heidelberg Concerts

Bun-Ching Lam

Heidelberg Concerts

The compositions featured on Disc 1 attempt to translate poetic or artistic sentiments into sound. It presents the many different cultural traitsread more...

 

MARI KIMURA / The World Below G and Beyond

Mari Kimura

The World Below G and Beyond

Mari Kimura is a creative violinist carrying on the tradition of renovation and transformation of her instrument by composing for herself, usingread more...

 

ROBERT DICK & THOMAS BUCKNER / Flutes & Voices

Robert Dick, Thomas Buckner

Flutes & Voices


Flutes & Voices is utterly brilliant improvisation, finding two longtime musicians in top form. Thomas Buckner and Robert Dick have somewhatread more...

 

IF, BWANA / Assemble. Age!

If, Bwana

Assemble. Age!


"This is strange, haunting, serious music, hardly the kind of stuff you're going to rave about in the pub with your pals, but somethingread more...

 

J D PARRAN / Window Spirits

JD Parran

Window Spirits

"Each piece brings a world of surprise and drips with keen ear for detail. “Window Spirits” is a fine record shining attention toread more...

 

JEROME COOPER / A Magical Approach

Jerome Cooper

A Magical Approach

Drummer/percussionist Jerome Cooper's fruitful musical legacy with the Revolutionary Ensemble and stints with saxophonist/composer Anthonyread more...

 

Fred Ho and The Green Monster Big Band - Celestial Green Monster

Fred Ho, The Green Monster Big Band

Celestial Green Monster

On Celestial Green Monster, Fred Ho and the Green Monster Big Band - assembled from Ho¹s favorite musicians with whom he had the pleasure andread more...

 

CONNIE CROTHERS & MICHAEL BISIO / Session at 475 Kent

Connie Crothers, Michael Bisio

Session at 475 Kent

Connie Crothers and Michael Bisio make an absolutely outstanding duo. The four improvised works on this recording radiate intensity and beauty.read more...

 

MUHAL RICHARD ABRAMS / ROSCOE MITCHELL / Spectrum

Muhal Richard Abrams, Roscoe Mitchell

Spectrum

"This is an important recording and it confirms my conviction as to the importance of these two composer-improvisers. It should expand theread more...

 

JB FLOYD / In Crossing The Busy Street

JB Floyd

In Crossing The Busy Street

Here's the perfect example of how creativity can be ageless, transcending musical genres and not necessarily using an obscure and experimentalread more...

 

BORAH BERGMAN & STEFANO PASTOR / Live at Tortona

Borah Bergman, Stefano Pastor

Live at Tortona

The five pieces on this recording­ highlight Bergman's amazing ability to have each hand go its own way. Instead of accompaniment andread more...

 

TOM HAMILTON / Local Customs

Tom Hamilton

Local Customs

Tom Hamilton is unquestionably among the most inquisitive minds around. Local Customs explores some obscure notions about music theory andread more...

 

REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE
 / Beyond the Boundary of Tim

Revolutionary Ensemble, Jerome Cooper, Leroy Jenkins, Sirone

Beyond the Boundary of Time

Beyond the Boundary of Time documents one of the last live performances of the legendary Revolutionary Ensemble before Leroy Jenkins¹s deathread more...

 

JÉRÔME BOURDELLON, THOMAS BUCKNER, 
DALILA KHATIR, ROSCOE MITCHELL / Kirili et les Nymphéas

Thomas Buckner, Roscoe Mitchell, Jérôme Bourdellon, Dalila Khatir

Kirili et les Nymphéas

This deluxe package includes a film by Jean-Paul Fargier ­ Habiter le Présent/To Live the Present, featuring the musicians recorded atread more...

 

NILS BULTMANN / Terminally Unique

Nils Bultmann

Terminally Unique

Nils Bultmann plays a mean viola, handles keyboards well enough and improvises with vocals and breath for good measure. He has collaborated withread more...

 

"BLUE" GENE TYRANNY / The Somewhere Songs

"Blue" Gene Tyranny

The Somewhere Songs

"The most original aspect of Tyranny's works is the way they create continuity: they're tonal, yet rigorously asymmetrical. Theyread more...

 

THOMAS BUCKNER / New Music for Baritone & Chamber Ensemble



Thomas Buckner

New Music for Baritone & Chamber Ensemble



Baritone Thomas Buckner performs works by Annea Lockwood (Luminescence), Tania Leon (Canto), and Petr Kotik (Conceptuality/Life) on this recordingread more...

 

TIMELESS PULSE/Quintet

Timeless Pulse: , Pauline Oliveros, George Marsh, David Wessel, Jennifer Wilsey, Thomas Buckner

Quintet

"Timeless Pulse sometimes recalls the soundscapes of Gunter Muller, Butch Morris, David Shea and AMM, and is thus recommended to fans of themread more...

 

THOMAS BUCKNER & JÉRÔME BOURDELLON / Totem

Thomas Buckner, Jérôme Bourdellon

Totem

"Totem is a brilliant disc from two masters of extemporized form, often spanning culture and time in each gesture. While I have long admiredread more...

 

Dan Joseph - Archaea

Dan Joseph

Archaea

"A major player on the New York new-music scene...." - Time Out New York

This recording consists of three extended chamber worksread more...

 

W. A. MATHIEU / The Indian Parrot

W. A. Mathieu

The Indian Parrot

Mutable Music is pleased to announce this latest release by William Allaudin Mathieu, pianist, composer, teacher, recording artist, and author. Aread more...

 

LEROY JENKINS' DRIFTWOOD / The Art of Improvisation

Leroy Jenkins, Driftwood

The Art of Improvisation

"Individually the four players are marvelous; collectively they are something special. This is a beautiful work." - Chris Kelsey, read more...

 

THOMAS BUCKNER, MEL GRAVES & GEORGE MARSH / Homage

Thomas Buckner, Mel Graves, George Marsh

Homage

"This project is the product of over thirty years of musical collaboration and personal friendships. The three of us met in the San Franciscoread more...

 

Earl Howard 5 Saxophone Solos

Earl Howard

5 Saxophone Solos

Earl Howard is a virtuoso saxophonist and has developed an extended repertoire for the instrument including Cinco Centavos for solo saxophone andread more...

 

THOMAS BUCKNER  / Contexts



Thomas Buckner

Contexts

"At once ethereal and earthy, Buckner travels the poles of idiomatic borrowings, referencing European intellectual art music and spontaneousread more...

 

BORAH BERGMAN, LOL COXHILL & PAUL HESSION / Acts of Love

Borah Bergman, Lol Coxhill, Paul Hession

Acts of Love

With a unique, two-handed approach that dispenses with the traditional notion of piano playing as competing or interlocking lines, Borah Bergmanread more...

 

GEORGE MARSH & W. A. MATHIEU / Game / No Game

George Marsh, W. A. Mathieu

Game / No Game

"The album's 21 tracks... generate engaging soundscapes that transcend the sublime feeling of rapture that possesses the improviser, andread more...

 

DAVID ROSENBOOM, JB FLOYD & TRICHY SANKARAN / Suitable for Framing

David Rosenboom, JB Floyd, Trichy Sankaran

Suitable for Framing

On April 19th, 1975, at Northern Illinois University, three musicians met in a milestone event from which emerged a unique, improvising trio withread more...

 

NOAH CRESHEVSKY / Hyperrealism

Noah Creshevsky

Hyperrealism

"I do not exaggerate when I say that I have never heard anything like Noah Creshevsky's music before - though I can hear the ghost ofread more...

 

ROSCOE MITCHELL / Solo [3]

Roscoe Mitchell

Solo [3]

Sudden music! All alone, unprotected, Roscoe Mitchell confronts Silence: the void, the vast unknown. One and a half of the 38 pieces in thisread more...

 

REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE / The Psyche

Revolutionary Ensemble, (Jerome Cooper, Leroy Jenkins, Sirone)

The Psyche

In 1970 the idea of revolution was everywhere - the raging war in VietNam, the desperate antiwar protests that erupted, the ongoing civil rightsread more...

 

JOSEPH BACON / Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos

Joseph Bacon

Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959), the greatest of Brazilian composers, was a man of instinct, vigor and passion; the antithesis of the academicread more...

 

JB FLOYD / Transporting Transmittance

JB Floyd

Transporting Transmittance

Much of pianist/composer/improviser J. B. Floyd’s music is keyboard centered and for many years he has explored the fascinating musicalread more...

 

Earl Howard - Strong Force

Earl Howard

Strong Force

"There is little in today's world of music that is more complex and challenging than Howard's ensemble scores, so alien to melody andread more...

 

MEL GRAVES / Ear Shot

Mel Graves

Ear Shot

"Ear Shot is nice music to dig while sipping your favorite beverage on your front steps on a sunny day (or one that deserves to be)."read more...

 

JEROME COOPER & THOMAS BUCKNER / Alone, Together, Apart

Jerome Cooper, Thomas Buckner


Alone, Together, Apart

Jerome Cooper's playing here stands out for its uniquely light but driving touch, although he spends only a fraction of the disc on drumset,read more...

 

RANDY WESTON / Ancient Future

Randy Weston

Ancient Future

"In African music," Randy Weston observed in a 1998 interview, "there aren't the categories of the past, the present and theread more...

 

THOMAS BUCKNER & TOM HAMILTON / Jump the Circle, 
Jump the Line



Thomas Buckner, Tom Hamilton

Jump the Circle, 
Jump the Line



"This is the kind of music that backs my dreams (& occasionally my nitemares) up! A totally different (but quality) musical adventure.read more...

 

JEROME COOPER / In Concert: From There to Hear

Jerome Cooper

In Concert: From There to Hear

"Imagine a drummer who plays this flute with one hand, bass drum and high-hat with his feet, and triggers drum loops, chord sequences andread more...

 

ROSCOE MITCHELL & THOMAS BUCKNER / 8 O'Clock: Two Improvisations



Roscoe Mitchell, Thomas Buckner

8 O'Clock: Two Improvisations

The full spectrum voice of baritone Thomas Buckner has been heard for more than two decades in questing improvisations alongside multi-read more...

 

BIG BLACK / Ethnic Fusion

Big Black

Ethnic Fusion

Big Black had more than his usual accumulation of drums set on one side of the room. Tumbas, congas, bongos, miscellaneous percussion devices.read more...

 

MEL GRAVES / Day of Love

Mel Graves

Day of Love

This album was the culmination of thirty years' worth of Graves' musical exploration. Ostensibly a jazz album, the disc explores lyricalread more...

 

MUHAL RICHARD ABRAMS / The Visibility of Thought

Muhal Richard Abrams

The Visibility of Thought

This is the first CD with chamber music by Muhal Richard Abrams, one of the most highly respected musicians in the contemporary music scene. He isread more...

 

SPACE (THOMAS BUCKNER & ROSCOE MITCHELL) / New Music for Woodwinds and Voice/An Interesting Breakfast Conversation

Thomas Buckner, Roscoe Mitchell

Space - New Music for Woodwinds and Voice/An Interesting Breakfast Conversation

"Putting Roscoe Mitchell, Thomas Buckner and Gerald Oshita in a room together is as good a way as any to ensure a high level of freakiness.read more...