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PAUL DUNMALL and various artists!!!
The Entire 50 CD Collection on FMR! [BOXSET1]

To celebrate its first 25 years FMR proudly releases a series of special limited box sets the first featuring our most prolific artists the incredible Paul Dunmall!!! the box set has an out sleeve detailing the releases and individual limited edition serial number of 100 and is signed by Paul himself. Inside the Strong magnetic clasped box is a specially prepared 273 page full colour book and a ring binder containg the 50 cd's The book contains not only all the information and anecdotes and notes re the 50 releases, but Pauls complete 'Music in the Big Key', many many pages of colour photographs, and much of his art, full colour etchings, drawings and paintings!!! an absolute bargain at 99!!!!


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TREVOR WATTS DEREK BAILEY JOHN STEVENS
Dynamics of the Impromtu [FMRCD360]

Fantastic never before released recording by this legendary and seminal trio!!!!!!! 3 of the undoubted pioneers of improvised music! Unreleased material like this is rare, and gives further insight into the beginnings of this incredible movement and its subsequent development


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TREVOR WATTS VERYAN WESTON MARK SANDERS JOHN EDWARDS
'HEAR NOW' a film by Mark French plus extra audio tracks [FMRDVD05]

Beautifully recorded and produced film by Mark French with various sections where Trevor Watts talks about the music. 4 separate dialogues , plus two tracks recorded by the quartet at Hastings Jazz Club in 2012


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FRODE GJERSTAD LOUIS MOHOLO
Sult [FMRCD369]

After the recent recording with Argenteenian reeds man Luis Conde, Frode continues one of his favourite formats , the duo with legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo! Again sensitive, creative and always engaging music prevails!!


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LUIS VICENTE RODRIGO PINHEIRO HERNANI FAUSTINO MARCO FRANCO
Clocks and Clouds [FMRCD371]

Great improv from Portugese musicians Luis Vicente trumpet, Rodrigo Pinheiro piano, Henani Faustino double bass and Marco Franco drums recorded in lisbon by Joaquim Monte in April last year and featuring 7 pieces, Irredescence, ophidian dance, strangely addictive, compression test, trios, hunting song, and smoke blows back


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THE BUTTON BAND
The Button Band [FMRCD373]

The Button bands first album features all kinds of delights! recorded in London In June 2013 the band is Andrew Button Guitar, Andrew Woolf Tenor Sax Dave Manington bass and Johnathan Ormston drums and percussion Although a seven track set of tunes somehow the players breath fresh live into what can be a well trodden format, proving theres live in the old dog that is mainstream jazz yet A breath of fresh air this recording introduces some truly delightful playing, simple , melodic but still creative and adventurous and overall the band together has a light but enquiring sound!


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PAUL DUNMALL PAUL ROGERS PHILIP GIBBS
Clocks Turned Silver [FMRCD372]

recorded at the Victoria rooms Bristol in May 2013, the enigmatic trio play 4 great improvisations, Nag Maheshay , The darkness descends, Sixty and the title track The clouds turned Silver File under the best improv your likely to hear!


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Francoise Carrier Michel Lambert Alexy Lapin
THE RUSSIAN CONCERTS VOLUME 1 [FMRCD367]

Eloguent and passionate Canadian alto saxophonist jones forces with fellow and long time partner drummer Michel Lambert for a tour de force recording while on tour in Moscow


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Paul Dumall Mark Sanders Paul Rogers
DEEP TRIO WHOLE [FMRCD370]

One of the most seminal imrov groups on the scene today! little to say except sit back, fasten your seat belts and enjoy these three master at work


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Mark Sanders Mikolaj Trazaska Olie Brice
RIVERLOAM TRIO  [FMRCD374]

while in new York excellent drummer and percussionist Mark Sanders, joined forces with Brit bassist Olie Brice and Alton Saxophonits Mikolaj Trazska to produce a stung collection of improv music, 1, Grasping Ivy, 2, Beware of Porter part 1, 3, beware of Porter part 2 4, danzig blues 5, grub party, 6 Elephant trees , 7 Inem Gortn


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TONY BIANCO'S UTOMA QUARTET
TONY BIANCO'S UTOMA QUARTET [FMRCD368]

Ace US drummer and now UKM resident Tony Bianco leads a great new two horn front line playing his quirky new tunes experimenting with Tonys fascination with long lines and looped synchronicity. Great players and highly creative writing as ever . Font line is Mike Fetcher alto and flute joined by Mark Handslip on tenor with Colin Somerville on double bass excellent stuff


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Susie Hodder Williams Chris Caldwell
3 MEDITATIONS [FMRCD353]

The dynamic duo emerge from deepest Darmoor to record 3 meditations, using flute and the gamelan at Kingston University where it was recorded by Ebby Acquah This cd comes after the extremely well received 'Northern Lights' that saw them playing the stunningly beautiful music of Stephen Goss along with virtuoso classical guitarist Graham Roberts. As usual the duo explore the beauty within the sound. Fabulous, pure, sonorous!!

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