Intakt

Michael Jaeger: Tenor Saxophone / Vincent Membrez: Piano, Prepared Piano / Luca Sisera: Bass / Norbert Pfammatter: Drums

"Kerouac plays with rhythms and sounds and spaces. A door within a door opens up into a new space of experience. And so...

Michael Jaeger: Tenor Saxophone / Greg Osby: Alto Saxophone / Philipp Schaufelberger: Guitar / Vincent Membrez: Piano, Prepared Piano / Luca Sisera: Bass / Norbert Pfammatter: Drums.

"Michael Jaeger keeps looking in the quartet KEROUAC w

Hans Koch, Clarinets, Saxophones, Sampling, Sequencer Programming
Martin Schütz, El-5string-Cello, Acoustic Cello
Fredy Studer, Drums, Percussion

"Congratulation on some of the most exciting music!"-John Zorn, June 1995...

Hans Koch Reeds / Electronics
Martin Schütz El-5string-Cello, Cello , Electronics
Fredy Studer Drums, Percussion

"Koch-Schütz-Studer live and pure. Eight expeditions in the land of «hardcore chambermusic.» The recordings for the new C

Hans Koch Reeds / Electronics
Martin Schütz El-5string-Cello, Cello , Electronics
Fredy Studer Drums, Percussion

"Thirty days, two sets every evening, always at the same time, always in the same place. In the laboratory atmosphere...

Hans Koch: bass clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophone, electronics, sequencer
Martin Schütz: electric 5string cello, acoustic cello, electronics, sequencer
Fredy Studer: drums, percussion
Christian Uetz: spoken poetry

"What is the...

Hans Koch: bass clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophone, electronics, sequencer
Martin Schütz: electric 5string cello, acoustic cello, electronics, sequencer
Fredy Studer: drums, percussion
DJ M. Singe: turntables
DJ I-Sound: turntables.

"On the new Intakt-CD «FIDEL» KOCH-SCHÜTZ-STUDER carry on the adventure they began with «HARDCORE CHAMBERMUSIC» and «HEAVY CAIRO TRAFFIC». Again acoustic instruments and modern technology are confronted. The meeting with eighteen traditional and...

Hans Koch: Reeds, Electronics / Martin Schütz: El-5string-Cello, Cello, Electronics / Fredy Studer: Drums, Percussion / Shelley Hirsch: Voice/Text.

"The trio Koch-Schütz-Studer which has over the last years repeatedly collaborated with...

Philip Bartels: Piano
Duri Collenberg: Piano
Simone Keller: Piano
Lukas Rickli: Piano

"This brilliant recording by the Kukuruz Quartet constitutes an important new contribution to the growing corpus of performances of music by the composer, pianist, and singer Julius Eastman (1940-1990), who came to prominence in the experimental music scene of the 1970s and 1980s ... On this recording, the Kukuruz Quartet renders Eastman's spirit of adventure audible and sensuous, exemplifying a new

Steve Lacy: Soprano Saxophone.

"The people who heard Steve Lacy’s final solo performance in 2003 at the “Unerhört” Festival in Zurich will not have forgotten the experience. This rollercoaster of emotions. It didn’t just go under the skin...

Oliver Lake: Saxophone
William Parker: Bass
"The album 'To Roy' dedicated to trumpeter Roy Campbell, who died in 2014, is the first collaboration between saxophonist Oliver Lake and double bass player William Parker – two important pioneers...

Oliver Lake Alto Saxophone / Christian Weber Bass / Dieter Ulrich Drums.

"The recordings presented here by Lake, Weber and Ulrich, are convincing for different reasons. They show the three musicians in an intensive exchange, jumping across...

Ingrid Laubrock Saxophone / Mary Halvorson Guitar / John Hébert Bass / Tom Rainey Drums / Kris Davis Piano."In the summer of 2008 Ingrid Laubrock quietly relocated to New York from London, where the German native had been living for nearly two

This is the sort of ambitous recording project that never happens anymore, except somehow, this time, it did!

“Ingrid Laubrock's credentials as an ambitious, skillful composer of intricate yet visceral works for small ensembles is well established – not least on the evidence of her excellent, much-admired Intakt recordings. Whether writing for conventionally constituted assemblages like her quintet Anti-House, or for a more unusual complement, like the mix of tuba, koto, electronics, and more...

Ingrid Laubrock: Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Glockenspiel
Peter Evans: Piccolo Trumpet, Trumpet
Miya Masaoka: Koto
Craig Taborn: Piano
Sam Pluta: Electronics
Dan Peck: Tuba
Tyshawn Sorey: Drums

“After relocating to Brooklyn in 2008 Ingrid Laubrock soon became a creative epicentre in the New York jazz scene, and is now one of the most significant voices in contemporary jazz. The new album 'Serpentines' fits in Laubrock’s musical cosmos, in which improvisational.

Ingrid Laubrock: Saxophones / Liam Noble: Piano / Tom Rainey: Drums

"Over the past years Ingrid Laubrock has gradually come to the limelight of the current jazz scene. She has won several awards and prizes with a jazz that is boldly modern...

Ingrid Laubrock: Saxophones, Marxophone / Liam Noble: Piano, Marxophone / Tom Rainey: Drums.

"If you haven't heard Laubrock live during the last couple of years, you're in for a revelation. Here, on tenor and soprano, she is writing what...

This is about as much of a modern-day, new-jazz / new composition supergroup as could be hoped for. I mean, look at this!
Ingrid Laubrock: Saxophone, Composition
Mary Halvorson: Guitar
Tom Arthurs: Trumpet
Ted Reichman: Accordion...

Ingrid Laubrock: Tenor & Soprano Saxophone
Aki Takase: Piano

“Jazz as the art of dialogue: two of the great musicians of today's jazz from different continents and generations make music sparkle.
Born in Osaka in 1948, Aki Takase moved to Berlin where her musical partners included Han Bennink, Evan Parker, Rudi Mahall, David Murray, Louis Sclavis and Fred Frith as well as her husband and pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach.
Ingrid Laubrock, born in 1970 in Stadlohn in North...

Ingrid Laubrock: Tenor & Soprano Saxophone
Mary Halvorson: Guitar Kris Davis: Piano
John Hébert: Bass
Tom Rainey: Drums
Oscar Noriega: Clarinet

"Anti-House is perhaps Laubrock’s most New York-centric band, comprised of hers

"With «Sequel,» trombonist, composer, and computer artist George Lewis presents a seminal work that breaks new ground in the borderland between acoustic and electronic music. In a unique effort of synthesis Lewis sought «to create a site of hybridity...

Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Paul Rutherford,Alan Tomlinson, Chris Bridges, Robin Hayward, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Peter McPhail, Paul Dunmall, Phil Wachsmann, Irène Schweizer, Marilyn Crispell, Barre Phillips...

Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Alan Tomlinson, Steve Wick, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Peter McPhail, Paul Dunmall, Phil Wachsmann, Howard Riley, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton...

Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Alan Tomlinson, Steve Wick, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Peter McPhail, Paul Dunmall, Phil Wachsmann, Howard Riley, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton.

Barry Guy: Bass/Composer / Buxton Orr: Conductor / Harry Beckett: Trumpet / Dave Holdsworth: Trumpet / Marc Charig: Cornet / Paul Rutherford: Trombone / Mike Gibbs: Trombone / Paul Nieman: Trombone / Dick Hart: Tuba / Howard Riley: Piano

Barry Guy Bass/Director / Henry Lowther Trumpet / Marc Charig Cornet / Jon Corbett Trumpet / Paul Rutherford Trombone / Radu Malfatti Trombone / Alan Tomlinson Trombone / Steve Wick Tuba / Trevor Watts Reeds / Evan Parker Reeds / Simon

featuring Irène Schweizer, Piano, Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Conrad Bauer, Radu Malfatti, Alan Tomlinson, Steve Wick, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Peter McPhail, Paul Dunmall, Phil Wachsmann, Irène Schweizer, Barre.

Guests:
Irène Schweizer, Piano
Marilyn Crispell, Piano
Maggie Nicols, Voice
Barry Guy, Maggie Nicols, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Paul Rutherford, Chris Bridges, Alan Tomlinson, Robin Hayward, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker

Barry Guy, Anthony Braxton, Henry Lowther, Marc Charig, Jon Corbett, Paul Rutherford, Radu Malfatti, Alan Tomlinson, Steve Wick, Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Simon Picard, Peter McPhail, Paul Dunmall, Phil Wachsmann, Howard Riley,Barre Phillips, Dave...

The history of Barry Guy's Jazz Composers’ Orchestra begins in 1970 with Ode, the first manifesto of this new way of individual/ collective collaboration at the interface of a structured intervention and the freedom of improvising. Ten years later...

Barry Guy:director, bass / Irène Schweizer: piano / Evan Parker: reeds / Mats Gustafsson: reeds / Trevor Watts: reeds / Simon Picard: reeds / Pete McPhail: reeds / Conrad Bauer: tmb / Johannes Bauer: tmb / Alan Tomlinson: tmb / Henry Lowt

Elliott Sharp: Guitars, Electronics / Christian Marclay: Turntables

"The guitarist Elliott Sharp and the turntable player Christian Marclay met in a studio in New York and, during three days, developed unusual tonal worlds. The encounter of both.

FRED FRITH electric guitar / MIYA MASAOKA 25 string koto and electronics / LARRY OCHS sopranino and tenor saxophones / WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: / GERRY HEMINGWAY drums, percussion, voice / CARLA KIHLSTEDT electric and acoustic violins / IKUE MORI.

"The 15-piece orchestra ROOT DOWN brings together impressions and experiences of African music – more precisely, the melancholy music of homesick South African musicians in exile and the revolutionary protest music of self-conscious rebels....

"On The Master and the Rain, Root Down allows Africa’s tuneful and downto-earth energy to merge with the more exploratory elements of European music concepts. There are the kicking rhythms and harmonies of South African Kwela music expressed in the...

Phil Minton: Voice
Veryan Weston: Piano, Organ, Voice

"Phil Minton and Veryan Weston, friends for many years, wrote a vocal project for a six-member choir on the topic of anarchism back in 1993. In the middle of the project stood the life...

Marilyn Crispell, Piano / Louis Moholo-Moholo, Drums.

I was *at* this concert!
"Call it inspiration, magic or what you will. The music then takes on a larger aspect, one that is extremely vivid to the senses, but is fundamentally resistant...

Thurston Moore: Guitar
Tom Surgal: Drums, Percussion
William Winant: Drums, Percussion

"Along with both drummers William Winant and Tom Surgal, Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore has designed a headstrong architecture of sound. Made..

David Moss: Voice, Drums, Guitar

David Moss: Drums, Voice, Electronics / Jean Chaine: Bass / Anthony Coleman: Keyboards, Sampling / John King: Guitar

David Moss: drums, voice, percussion, electronics / Heiner Goebbels: piano, keyboards, sampler / Catherine Jauniaux: voice / Hans Peter Kuhn: sound artist / Koichi Makigami: voice, mouth harp, conch shells, paper / Christian Marcley: turntables.

David Moss, Voice, Drums
Catherine Jauniaux, Voice
Koichi Makigami, Voice
Phil Minton, Voice
Frank Schulte, Electronics...

Angelika Niescier: Saxophone
Christopher Tordini: Bass
Tyshawn Sorey: Drums

"This magnificent concert took place at the Berlin Jazzfest 2017, where Angelika Niescier was awarded the Albert Mangelsdorff Prize (German Jazz Prize). This concert by the Angelika Niescier NYC Trio with Chris Tordini on bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums – who was Jazzfest Berlin’s 2017 Artist in Residence, and gave several performances in Berlin – proved to be a remarkable stroke of luck for the festival, since...

Angelika Niescier: Alto Saxophone
Christopher Tordini: Bass
Gerald Cleaver: Drums
Jonathan Finlayson: Trumpet

“During the current decade Cologne-based saxophonist Angelika Niescier has made her connection to New York's elite improvisational jazz community readily clear. Her trio CD The Berlin Concert, was voted one of the most important releases of 2018 by Downbeat.
This stunning new recording suggests that only the Atlantic Ocean separates her from the agile collaborators...

Lucas Niggli: Drums, Percussion

"Alchemia Garden: the album’s wonderful title, creates an enchanting, ambiguous effect. Lucas Niggli relates the organic, biological and growing, which develops on its own and is cultivated and maintained in the form of the garden, to the metamorphosis of material, the scientific search for something unknown which historically has been seen to generate something new.
During his thirty years of playing live Lucas Niggli recorded with many musicians like...

Nils Wogram trombone, melodica, voice
Philipp Schaufelberger guitar
Lucas Niggli drums, percussion
Beat Hofstetter soprano- and tenorsax
Sascha Armbruster alto-, soprano- and tenorsax
Andrea Formenti tenor- and sopranosax...

Lucas Niggli Drums, Percussion, Compositions
Nils Wogram Trombone
Claudio Puntin Clarinets
Philipp Schaufelberger Guitar
Peter Herbert Bass

"The music on this album, their second, relates more to the subtle and sophisticated..

"There are definite similarities in the musical background and progression of the two young artists Sylvie Courvoisie and Lucas Niggli. Both are born in 1968. Both attended the Conservatory as well as jazz school. Both finally left these institutions...

Nils Wogram, Trombone
Philipp Schaufelberger, Guitar
Lucas Niggli, Drums

"The drummer and band leader Lucas Niggli, with his trio ZOOM and quintet Big ZOOM, provided the big surprises at many festivals last year: the band's concerts