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benjamin duboc/itaru oki nobusiko :: françois tusques/noel mcghie topolitologie :: blaak heat shujaa :: sonny simmons/delphine latil symphony of the peacocks :: joe rigby for harriet/more music :: for harriet :: isabel juanpera/françois tusques tango libre :: mario rechtern/eric zinman the mario recztern-eric zinman zorn :: alan silva/sabu toyozumi/keiko higuchi/takuo tanikawa crimson lip :: ehécatl :: sonny simmons/françois tusques near the oasis :: jeff shurdut/gene janas/marc edwards bound and gagged :: sylvain guérineau/jean rougier/didier lasserre ligne :: abdelhaï bennani/itaru oki/alan silva/makoto sato new today, new everyday :: sabu toyozumi/jean-michel van schouwburg/pascal marzan/ove volquartz and friends kosai yujyo :: françois tusques l'étang change :: michel kristof/julien palomo other matter :: michel kristof mkf's approach :: giuseppi logan ... and they were cool :: keiko higuchi/yasumune morishige awai :: takuo tanikawa music for contemporary kagura :: sonny simmons/delphine latil/thomas bellier beyond the planets :: alan silva/noah rosen o.i.l. :: benjamin duboc st. james infirmary :: itaru oki chorui zukan :: françois tusques/alexandra grimal/sylvain guérineau la jungle du douanier rousseau :: sonny simmons leaving knowledge, wisdom and brilliance :: jean-luc petit matière des souffles :: yasumune morishige/hugues vincent fragment :: lucien johnson/alan silva/makoto sato stinging nettles :: linda sharrock no is no (don't fuck around with your women) :: linda sharrock don't fuck around with your women collector 7" :: françois tusques/mirtha pozzi/pablo cueco le fond de l'air :: françois tusques/françoise toullec/eric zinman laisser l'esprit divaguer :: laurence cook/burton greene a 39 year reunion celebration :: other matter voyager :: babooszchka for five years ihaven't stood up :: forthcoming :: contact :: concerts and events :: links :: artists

where to buy

Improvising Beings

Linda Sharrock, Itaru Oki, Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman, Makoto Sato, Yoram Rosilio : "No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)" (Improvising Beings ib30)
NO IS NO
Linda Sharrock
Linda Sharrock limited 7" "Don't Fuck Around With Your Women" (Improvising Beings ib30ltd)
DON'T FUCK AROUND WITH YOUR WOMEN - 7" limited collector edition
Linda Sharrock

François Tusques, Mirtha Pozzi, Pablo Cueco : "Le Fond De L'Air" (Improvising Beings ib31)
LE FOND DE L'AIR
François Tusques/Mirtha Pozzi/Pablo Cueco
François Tusques, Françoise Toullec, Eric Zinman : "Laisser L'Esprit Divaguer" (Studio234 - 010)
LAISSER L'ESPRIT DIVAGUER
François Tusques/Françoise Toullec/Eric Zinman
Laurence Cook, Burton Greene: "A 39 Year Reunion Celebration"  (Studio234 - 011)
A 39 YEAR REUNION CELEBRATION
Laurence Cook/Burton Greene
François Tusques, Alexandra Grimal, Sylvain Guérineau : "La Jungle Du Douanier Rousseau" (Improvising Beings ib24)
LA JUNGLE DU
DOUANIER ROUSSEAU

François Tusques / Alexandra Grimal /
Sylvain Guérineau
Sonny Simmons : "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance / Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising ib25-26, 2014)
LEAVING KNOWLEDGE, WISDOM
AND BRILLIANCE / CHASING THE BIRD?

Sonny Simmons
Jean-Luc Petit : "Matière Des Souffles" (Improvising Beings ib27)
MATIERE DES SOUFFLES
Jean-Luc Petit
Yasumune Morishige, Hugues Vincent : "Fragment" (Improvising Beings ib28)
FRAGMENT
Yasumune Morishige / Hugues Vincent
Lucien Johnson, Alan Silva, Makoto Sato : "Stinging Nettles" (Improvising Beings ib29)
STINGING NETTLES
Lucien Johnson/Alan Silva/Makoto Sato
O.I.L. Orchestrated Improvised Lives
O.I.L.
Alan Silva / Noah Rosen
Benjamin Duboc : St. James Infirmary (Improvising Beings, 2014)
ST. JAMES INFIRMARY
Benjamin Duboc
Itaru Oki : Chorui Zukan (Improvising Beings, 2014)
CHORUI ZUKAN
Itaru Oki

Other Matter: Voyager (Improvising Beings ib998)

         VOYAGER
         Other Matter

MKF's Approach
MKF'S APPROACH
Michel Kristof
... And They Were Cool
... AND THEY WERE COOL
Giuseppi Logan
Other Matter
OTHER MATTER
Music For Contemporary Kagura
MUSIC FOR CONTEMPORARY
KAGURA
- Takuo Tanikawa
Awai
AWAI
Keiko Higuchi / Yasumune Morishige
Beyond The Planets
BEYOND THE PLANETS
Sonny Simmons / Delphine Latil /
Thomas Bellier
Bound And Gagged

BOUND AND GAGGED
Jeff Shurdut / Gene Janas / Marc Edwards

Ligne
LIGNE
Didier Lasserre / Jean Rougier /
Sylvain Guérineau
New Today, New Everyday
NEW TODAY, NEW EVERYDAY
Abdelhaï Bennani / Itaru Oki /
Alan Silva / Makoto Sato
Kosai Yujyo
KOSAI YUJYO
Sabu Toyozumi
L'Etang Change (mais les poissons sont toujours là)
L'ETANG CHANGE
François Tusques

 

Tango Libre
TANGO LIBRE
Isabel Juanpera / François Tusques
Zorn
ZORN
Mario Rechtern / Eric Zinman
Crimson Lip
CRIMSON LIP
Alan Silva / Sabu Toyozumi /
Takuo Tanikawa / Keiko Higuchi
Ehecatl
EHECATL
Thomas Bellier / Tim Gacon
Near The Oasis
NEAR THE OASIS
Sonny Simmons / François Tusques
Nobusiko
NOBUSIKO
Benjamin Duboc / Itaru Oki
Topolitologie
TOPOLITOLOGIE
François Tusques / Noel McGhie
Blaak Heat Shujaa
BLAAK HEAT SHUJAA
Symphony Of The Peacocks
SYMPHONY OF THE PEACOCKS
Sonny Simmons / Delphine Latil
Joe Rigby
THE JOE RIGBY QUINTET
For Harriet

 

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- from Les Allumés du Jazz: http://www.allumesdujazz.com/labels/Improvising_Beings_108_68_1
- from Bandcamp: http://julienpalomo.bandcamp.com/album/leaving-knowledge-wisdom-and-brilliance-chasing-the-bird

 

le fond de l'air

Reference ib31 - November 24, 2014

Lucien Johnson, Alan Silva, Makoto Sato, "Stinging Nettles"  (Improvising Beings ib29, October 2014)         

françois tusques (piano), pablo cueco & mirtha pozzi (percussion)

Recorded July 5, 2014 at 19 Paul Fort, Paris, France.

Titles: Gestes Africains/Réjouissance/Come Sunday/Hush/Magba Mabga Nodié - La Racanaille Chapabavarde - Le Fond De L'Air/Brûle Brûle Brûle - La Jungle Du Douanier Rousseau - Tango/Milonga/Hob/Basse - Gankokif.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Julien Palomo - "Querpéen" by Jean-Max Albert - Very special thanks to Hélène Aziza.

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a 39 year reunion celebration

Reference Studio234-011 - November 5, 2014

Laurence Cook, Burton Greene "A 39 Year Reunion Celebration" (Studio234, 011) November 2014         

laurence cook (drums), burton greene (piano)

Recorded May 2008, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Titles: A 39 Year Reunion Celebration - Pussy Cat Says Meeow! - A Lamentation - Mark IV (1962-2005) - Insider Trading - Song For My Friend Burton - Desert Suite (Desert Wanderers/Eitan).

Remastered by Jim Hemingway. - Produced by Eric Zinman. (Note: this item will ship from the USA / cet article est expédié des Etats-Unis)

 

laisser l'esprit divaguer

Reference Studio234-010 - November 5, 2014

Françoise Toullec, Eric Zinman, François Tusques, "Laisser L'Esprit Divaguer" (Studio234, 010) November 2014         

françoise toullec, françois tusques & eric zinman (pianos)

Recorded February 13,2007 for Radio France, Paris, France, and June 11, 2011 in Dedham, MA, USA.

Titles:

CD1: Festin Préparé - Hommage A Marc Monnet - Blues A L'Improviste - Dialogue - Ffffffftttttt - Rappel.

CD2: Untitled (#1~#2~#3~#4~#5~#6~#7~#8).

Disc 1 recorded by Philippe Bredin, Frédéric Changenet, Benjamin Thuau, Dorothée Goll and Eloi Royer. Original session produced by Anne Montaron. Disc 2 recorded by Eric Zinman, remastered by Jim Hemignway. - Produced by Eric Zinman. (Note: this item will ship from the USA / cet article est expédié des Etats-Unis)

 

don't fuck around with your women

Reference ib30ltd - November 13, 2014

Linda Sharrock, Itaru Oki, Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman, Makoto Sato, Yoram Rosilio : "Don't Fuck Around With Your Women" (Improvising Beings ib30ltd, November 2014)          Linda Sharrock, Itaru Oki, Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman, Makoto Sato, Yoram Rosilio : "Don't Fuck Around With Your Women" (Improvising Beings ib30ltd, November 2014)

linda sharrock (vocals), itaru oki (trumpet, flugelhorn), mario rechtern (reeds, saxolin), eric zinman (piano), makoto sato (drums), yoram rosilio (double bass)

Recorded May 21st, 2014 at Studio Septième Ciel, Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France.

Titles:

Side A: Don't Fuck Around With Your Women
Side B: Don't Fuck Around With Your Women

7" (45rpm) collector's edition, limited to 98 copies, numbered.

Price worldwide: 28 € (includes registered shipping)

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Linda Sharrock, Itaru Oki, Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman, Makoto Sato, Yoram Rosilio : "Don't Fuck Around With Your Women" (Improvising Beings ib30ltd, November 2014) 7" (45rpm) collector's edition, limited to 98 copies, numbered.

 

no is no (don't fuck around with your women)

Reference ib30 - October 20, 2014

Linda Sharrock, Itaru Oki, Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman, Makoto Sato, Yoram Rosilio : "No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)" (Improvising Beings ib30, October 2014)         

linda sharrock (vocals), itaru oki (trumpet, flugelhorn), mario rechtern (reeds, saxolin), eric zinman (piano), makoto sato (drums), yoram rosilio (double bass)

Recorded May 21st, 2014 at Studio Septième Ciel, Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France, and May 20th, 2014 at Bab Ilo, Paris, France.

Titles:

CD1: No Is No (Studio). - Listen to an excerpt.

CD2: No Is No (Live).

Liner notes by Mario Rechtern and Julien Palomo - Mixed and Mastered by Julien Palomo - Produced by Aurélie Gerlach, Mario Rechtern and Julien Palomo.

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stinging nettles

Reference ib29 - October 20, 2014

Lucien Johnson, Alan Silva, Makoto Sato, "Stinging Nettles"  (Improvising Beings ib29, October 2014)         

lucien johnson (tenor sax), alan silva (double bass), makoto sato (drums)

Recorded November 2006 at Studio Campus, Paris, France.

Titles: Stinging Nettles - Abora - Copper Sky - Family Silva - Pieces Of Eight - Ice Shelf - Burnt Fingers - Rhyme Nor Reason.

Recorded by Jean-Marc Foussat - Mixed and mastered by Jean-Marc Foussat and Makoto Sato - Produced by Lucien Johnson - Executive producers Julien Palomo and Makoto Sato - Liner notes by Bill Meyer - Painting by Fane Flaws - This album was made possible through a grant from Creative NZ, the Arts Council of New Zealand.

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fragment

Reference ib28 - July 2014

Yasumune Morishige, Hugues Vincent, "Fragment"  (Improvising Beings ib28, July 2014)         

yasumune morishige & hugues vincent (cello)

Recorded May 20 & 21, 2013 at Studio Nyima, Orléans.

Titles: Fragment I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII - IX.

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matière des souffles

Reference ib27 - June 2014

Jean-Luc Petit, "Matière Des Souffles"  (Improvising Beings ib27, June 2014)         review 1

jean-luc petit (contrabass clarinet, baritone saxophone)

Recorded July 16, 2012 by Mathias Pontevia (Eglise Saint-Pierre de Sers) and April 27, 2013 by Benjamin Duboc (Eglise Saint-Martin à Bignac).

Titles: Abrasives Incursions - Vibratoires - Le Noir Et Le Goudron - La Montagne Se Consume - Autre Cime, Autre Gisement.

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leaving knowledge, wisdom and brilliance / chasing the bird?

Reference ib25-ib26 - May 2014

Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set         review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 :: review 4

sonny simmons (cor anglais, alto sax), bruno grégoire (percussion), anton mobin (prepared chambers), aka_bondage (prepared guitar), nobodisoundz, michel kristof (electrified indian instruments, electric guitar), julien palomo (keyboards)

Recorded from June 2006 to January 2014, Bruno Grégoire and Anne Segal's home, Romainville, France, and Studio IB.

33 tracks, over 7 hours of music.

Listen to extracts.

The history of the project.

Exclusive 8-CD box set, limited to 300 copies (80 available from the artists, 160 available from Improving Beings).

buy physical and digital copies through our bandcamp page

Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set

Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set

Sonny Simmons, Bruno Grégoire, Other Matter, Anton Mobin, AKA_Bondage, nobodisoundz: "Leaving Knowledge, Wisdom And Brilliance" (Improvising Beings ib25) / "Chasing The Bird?" (Improvising Beings ib26), May 2014, exclusive 8-CD box set

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la jungle du douanier rousseau

Reference ib24 - April 2014

François Tusques, Alexandra Grimal, Sylvain  Guérineau : "La Jungle Du Douanier Rousseau" (Improvising Beings ib24, April 2014)         review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 ::

françois tusques (piano), alexandra grimal (tenor sax), sylvain guérineau (tenor sax)

Recorded February 22, 2013 at Ackenbush, Malakoff, France.

Titles: Dick Twardzick - Sérénité - A Tâtons - Au Chat Qui Pêche - Orgue A Bouche - Don Cherry Blue - Alexandrins Africains - Tout Est Possible - La Jungle Du Douanier Rousseau - Move The Blues.

Special thanks to Benoît Spinga and Anne Tayeb.

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chorui zukan

Reference ib23 - February 2014

Itaru Oki : Chorui Zukan (Improvising Beings ib23, January 2014)         review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 :: review 4 :: review 5 :: review 6 :: review 7 :: review 8 :: review 9

itaru oki (trumpet, flugelhorn)

Recorded November 20-21, 2013 in Chény, France.

Titles: Janomecho - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Oogomadara - I Wish I Knew 1 - Asagimadara - Midorishijimi - Misterioso - You Are Too Beautiful - Karasuageha - I Wish I Knew 2 - Shimokita Blues - Smiling Mr Nanri - Suminagashi - 'Round Midnight.

Sound by Frédéric Loth.

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st. james infirmary

Reference ib22 - February 2014

Benjamin Duboc : St. James Infirmary (Improvising Beings ib22, January 2014)          review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 :: review 4 :: review 5 :: review 6 :: review 7 :: review 8 :: review 9 :: review 10 :: review 11

benjamin duboc (double bass)

Recorded April 2013 in Bignac, France.

Titles: St. James Infirmary Blues - Saint-Martin.

Special thanks to Philippe Levreaud .

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voyager

Reference ib998 - December 2013

Other Matter: Voyager (Improvising Beings, ib998)

michel kristof (electric guitar), julien palomo (keyboards, organ, piano)

Recorded September 21, 2013 and October 5, 2013.

Titles:

CD-r 1: August 20, 1977: Ignition (Voyager II) - 1978-1980: Asteroid Belt-Jupiter-Saturn (Voyager I)

CD-r 2: 1986-1989: Uranus-Neptune (Voyager II) - 2003-2011: Termination Shock-Heliosheath-Cosmic Purgatory

CD-r 3: August 25, 2012: Past Heliopause (Voyager I) - Sirius In The Year 296,000 (Voyager II)

Worldwide: $13 (shipping included) out of print

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o.i.l. (orchestrated improvised lives)

Reference ib21 - June 2013

Noah Rosen, Alan Silva: "O.I.L. (Orchestrated Improvised Lives)" (Improvising Beings, ib21)            review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 :: review 4 :: review 5 :: review 6 ::

noah rosen (piano), alan silva (orchestral synthesizer)

Recorded November 11, 2011 and April 27, 2012 at Z'Avant-Garde, Paris.

Titles: The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions - Flèche Dans Le Jardin - Two Buck Chuck.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Michael W. Huon - Produced by Noah Rosen and Julien Palomo.

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beyond the planets

Reference ib20 - June 2013

Sonny Simmons, Delphine Latil, Thomas Bellier: "Beyond The Planets" (Improvising Beings ib20)            review 1 :: review 2 :: review 3 :: review 4 :: review 5 :: review 6 :: review 7 :: review 8

sonny simmons (cor anglais, alto sax), delphine latil (harp, CD1), thomas bellier (guitar, CD2)

Recorded July 11, 2011 and February 8, 2012 in Paris.

Titles:

CD1: Many Unseen Mysteries I~IV - Sacred Moments.

CD2: We Know The Distance Between The Planets - The Awesomeness Of The Universe - The Four Corners Of The Earth - The Vast Parameters - Then That.

Recorded and mixed by Michel Kristof and Julien Palomo - Produced by Sonny Simmons, Michel Kristof and Julien Palomo.

Additional recordings and mixers by Ofer Tiberin and Andrew Jude Riotto.

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awai

Reference ib19 - May 2013

Keiko Higuchi, Yasumune Morishige: "Awai" (Improvising Beings, ib19)

keiko higuchi (voice), yasumune morishige (cello)

Recorded 2011-2012 in Tokyo.

Titles: Nearby - Inside - Glimpse - Void - Sigh - Calls - Rhizome - Moan.

Recorded and mixed by Yasumune Morishige - Artwork by Keiko Higuchi and Yasumune Morishige - Executive producer for IB Julien Palomo.

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music for contemporary kagura

Reference ib18 - April 2013

Takuo Tanikawa: "Music For Contemporary Kagura" (Improvising Beings ib18)

takuo tanikawa (all instruments) - featuring the sounds of alan silva (orchestral synthesizer), shota koyama (drums), sabu toyozumi (drums), jun kawazaki (double bass)

Recorded 2011-2012 in Tokyo.

Titles: Music For Contemporary Kagura 1 (Scene 1-5) - Music For Contemporary Kagura 2 (Scene 1-5).

Directed by Takuo Tanikawa - Liner notes by Hideaki Kondo - Executive producer for IB Julien Palomo.

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... and they were cool

Reference ib16 - December 2012

Giuseppi Logan: "... And They Were Cool"  (improvising beings, ref. ib16)

giuseppi logan (saxophone, piano), jessica lurie (saxophone, flute), larry roland (bass), ed pettersen (guitar, effects)

Recorded June 26, 2012 at Dubway Studios (NYC, USA).

Titles: Taking A Walk In The Park - With My Dog Sam - Singing The Blues - Trying To Decide - Which Path To Choose - And Which To Avoid.

Recorded by Peter Robbins - Mastered by Bob Ohlsson - Produced by Ed Pettersen - Executive producer for IB Julien Palomo.

Listen to Ed Pettersen describing the project.

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mkf's approach

Reference ib999 - February 15, 2013

Michel Kristof: MKF's Approach (Improvising Beings, ib999)

MKF's Approach: michel kristof (guitars, tape manipulations)

Recorded June 2012 (ib999).

Titles: Truc Concret... - ... Et Rouge.

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other matter (regular edition)

Reference ib17 - February 15, 2013

Other Matter (improvising beings, ref. ib17)

michel kristof (guitars), julien palomo (synthesizers, organ, tape manipulation)

Recorded April 2012.

Title: Birthplace Of The Massive Stars.

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l'étang change (mais les poissons sont toujours là)

Reference ib15 - November 22, 2012

François Tusques: L'Etang Change (improvising beings, ref. ib15)          review 1

françois tusques (piano)

Recorded January-May 2012 in Paris by Julien Palomo.

Titles:

CD1: Insouciance - L'Etang Change (A Tatons / Alexandrins Africains / Après La Basse Taille / Orgue A Bouche / Raisonnance / Va Et Viens / L'Acrobate / Tout Est Possible / Pigin') - Vive La Commune - Cococorico (Non A La Profitation) - Blues Variations (Miles - Goya - Mélomodie - Blues Pour Miguel Enriquez) - Off Minor / Insouciance

CD2: L'Héritage (To Duke Ellington: Ballade Des Parfums / Jungle Des Villes / Les Fleurs Du Grand Cronope / Fat's / Prelude To A Kiss) - A Patchwork (For Don Cherry And Ed Blackwell: Patchwork / La Grand-Mère / Don Cherry Blue / Au Chat Qui Pêche) - A L'Origine (To Bud Powell: Babby Bud / D'Artagnan / Blues For Bud / Emanation Impromptue) - Friday The 13th - Gallop's Gallop

Liner-notes by David Faroult and Jean-Max Albert.

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kosai yujyo

Reference ib14 / INaudible CD 008-009 - June 22, 2012

Sabu Toyozumi, Jean-Michel van Schouwburg, Pascal Marzan, Dan Warburton, Ove Volquartz, Peer Schlechta, Joel Grip, Audrey Lauro, Jacques Foschia, Jean Demey, Jean-Jacques Duerinckx, Kris Vanderstraeten, Guy Strale, Marjolaine Charbin, Isabelle Sainte-Rose, Luo Chao-Yun: Kosai Yujyo (improvising beings, ref. ib14)

sabu toyozumi (drums, erhu) and friends: marjolaine charbin (piano), jean demey (bass), jean-jacques duerinckx (sax), jacques foschia (clarinets), joel grip (bass), audrey lauro (sax), luo chao-yun (pi pà), pascal marzan (guitar), john russell (guitar), isabelle sainte-rose (cello), peer schlechta (pipe organ), guy strale (percussion), jean-michel van schouwburg (voice), kris vanderstraeten (percussion), ove volquartz (reeds), dan warburton (violin, piano)

Recorded September 3, 2010 at Bab'Ilo (Paris, France), September 5, 2010 at L'Archiduc (Brussels, Belgium), October 7-8, 2011 at Ateliers Mommsen (Brussels, Belgium) and October 12, 2011 at Neustädter Kirsche (Hofgeismar, Germany)

Titles:

CD1: Kris' Wish - The Last Feather - Strongsth 1 - Strongsth 2 - Unknown Sketch

CD2: Above Nino - Raw Drink - Sand's Witch - The Göttingen Cadenza

Sound by Michaël Huon, Pascal Marzan, Dan Warburton, Ove Volquartz - mixing and editing by Julien Palomo - produced by Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg (for INaudible), Julien Palomo and Aurélie Gerlach - avec le soutien de la Communauté Française de Belgique.

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new today, new everyday

Reference ib13 - June 22, 2012

Abdelhai Bennani, Itaru Oki, Alan Silva, Makoto Sato: New Today, New Everyday (improvising beings, ref. ib13)         review 1

abdelhaï bennani (tenor sax), itaru oki (trumpet), alan silva (synths), makoto sato (drums)

Recorded May 2 and July 5, 2009 at l'Atelier Tampon-Ramier (Paris, France)

Titles:

CD1: Birth - Tribes - East West Ends

CD2: Take Time, Play The Game - Life First, A Dream - More Is Different

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Benjamin Duboc - Produced by Julien Palomo.

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ligne

Reference ib12 - February 23, 2012

Sylvain Guérineau, Jean Rougier, Didier Lasserre: Ligne (improvising beings, ref. ib12)

sylvain guérineau (tenor sax), jean rougier (double bass), didier lasserre (snare drums, cymbals)

Recorded April 16, 2011 at l'Espace Culturel du Bois Fleuri (Lormont, France)

Titles: Cime - Et abîme - Sur la même - Ligne

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Jean Rougier - Produced by Julien Palomo.

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bound and gagged

Reference ib11 - May 7, 2012

Jeff Shurdut, Gene Janas, Marc Edwards: Bound and Gagged (improvising beings, ref. ib11)

jeff shurdut (alto sax, e-tuning electric guitar, amplifier, vocals, etc), gene janas (acoustic and electric bass, vocals, etc), marc edwards (drums)

Recorded August 22 and September 8, 2011 (NYC, USA)

Titles: Bound And Gagged part. I-XII

Recorded and edited by Jeff Shurdut - mixed by Jeff Shurdut and Julien Palomo - produced by Jeff Shurdut and Gene Janas

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near the oasis

Reference ib10 - December 12, 2011

Sonny Simmons, François Tusques : Near The Oasis, Live at Vision Festival 16 (improvising beings, ref ib10)

sonny simmons (cor anglais, alto sax), françois tusques (piano)

Recorded June 11, 2011 at Vision Festival 16 (NYC, USA)

Titles: Near The Oasis/L'Alexandrin Africain - 'Round Midnight - Theme For Ernie - Bolivar Blues - Night In Tunisia

Sound by Stefan Heger - Mixing and mastering by Benjamin Duboc - Produced by Julien Palomo and Michel Kristof (for Hello World!)

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ehécatl

Reference ib09 - October 5, 2011

Ehécatl (Thomas Bellier et Timothée Gacon) (improvising beings ib09) : Ehécatl

thomas bellier (bass guitar, vocals), timothée gacon (drums, perc.)

Recorded February 2011 at Hakesound studio (Romainville, France)

Titles: El Entierro de los Nahuas - La Canción del Dios Ehécatl - The Wrath of Tepeyollotl - Rih - Tenan - Nanahuatzin y Tecciztecatl

Sound and mixing by Benjamin Colin - mastering by Wendy Levin - produced by Benjamin Colin and Thomas Bellier

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crimson lip

Reference ib08 - July 4, 2011

Alan Silva, Keiko Higuchi, Takuo Tanikawa, Sabu Toyozumi (improvising beings ib08) : Crimson Lip

alan silva (bass, piano, synth), keiko higuchi (vocals), sabu toyozumi (drums, perc), takuo tanikawa (guitar, electronics)

Recorded August 29, 2009 at Jazz House AIREGIN (Yokohama, Japan)

Title: Crimson Lip

Supervision by Takuo Tanikawa.

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the mario recztern-eric zinman zorn, dedicated to linda sharrock

Reference ib07 - July 4, 2011

Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman (improvising beings ib07) : Zorn

mario rechtern (saxophones), eric zinman (piano)

Recorded November 26, 2007 and May 7, 2008 at Studio 234 (Cambridge, MA, USA)

Titles: The guy of the village zorn - dancing on a wet mirage of - pink, blue and green; - a mirage of stone tears, dry - and deceived of hopes; - a pompe funèbre for the divorcée - where demons die on high and on a cloud - that is the resolution: KICICIC IYA.

Sound, mixing, by Eric Zinman and Mario Rechtern. Mastering by Jim Hemingway.

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tango libre

Reference ib06 - April 8, 2011

Isabel Juanpera et François Tusques (improvising beings ib06) : Tango Libre

isabel juanpera (vocals), françois tusques (piano)

Recorded January 17, 2011 (Paris, France)

Titles: Maria - Sur - Malena - Madame Yvonne - Mano A Mano - Soledad - Milonga Sentimental - Los Mareados - Yira Yira - Nostalgias - A Un Semejante -
Cambalache - Balada Para Mi Muerte - Desencuentro - Alfonsina Y El Mar - La Ultima Curda - Balada Para Un Loco

Sound, mixing, mastering by Nicolas Delbart - Produced by Isabel Juanpera

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for harriet / more music

Reference ib05 / ib05ltd - April 8, 2011

50 first copies of for harriet come with a limited joe rigby solo album more music, each signed by the artist

Joe Rigby Quartet (improvising beings ib05/ib05ltd/Homeboy Music) : For Harriet/More Music

ib05 : joe rigby (tenor and sopranino sax, flute), calum maccrimon (bagpipes, penny whistle)
scott donald (drums), billy fisher (perc.)

ib05 ltd : joe rigby (tenor and sopranino sax, flute)

Recorded November 14 and 16, 2009 at Showcase The Street in Dundee (Scotland)

Titles:
ib05 : For Harriet part.1 to 3
ib05ltd : Spiritual - Don't Fence Me In - Chelsea Bridge - Autumn In New York - The Nearness Of You - Foundry Blues - Blues March -
Round Midnight - You Go To My Head - The Party's Over - Round Midnght - Cristo Redentor

Sound, mixing, mastering by Kenny McLeod - Produced by Roy Morris in association with Julien Palomo

France: 22€ + shipping (2,65€) out of print
Europe: 21€ + shipping (4,65€) out of print
Rest of the world: $30, shipping included out of print

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for harriet (regular edition)

Reference ib05 - April 8, 2011

Joe Rigby Quartet (improvising beings ib05/Homeboy Music) : For Harriet

joe rigby (tenor and sopranino sax, flute), calum maccrimon (bagpipes, penny whistle)
scott donald (drums), billy fisher (perc.)

Recorded November 16, 2009 at Showcase The Street in Dundee (Scotland)

Titles: For Harriet part.1 to 3

Sound, mixing, mastering by Kenny McLeod - Produced by Roy Morris in association with Julien Palomo

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symphony of the peacocks

Reference ib04 - January 20, 2011

Sonny Simmons and Delphine Latil (Improvising Beings ib04) : Symphony of the Peacocks

sonny simmons (cor anglais, alto sax), delphine latil (harp)

Recorded May 23, 2010 (Paris, France)

Titles: Beauty from long ago - Emeralds and Sapphires rejoice - The Blues of what it is - Blue Maze - Le Ruby of the East

Sound, mixing, mastering by Benjamin Duboc - Produced by Julien Palomo and Michel Kristof (for Hello World!)

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blaak heat shujaa

Reference ib03 - August 11, 2010

Blaak Heat Shujaa (improvising beings ib03)

thomas bellier (guitar, vox), antoine morel-vulliez (bass guitar, vox), timothée gacon (drums)

Recorded May 2010 at the Sanctuary (Banning, CA)

Titles: High On Altitude - Sinaloakarma (The Baja Blues) - M.I.A. - The Brown Buffalo - Where You At - The Pest - Let A Thousand Parks Bloom - Moon

Recorded and produced by Scott Reeder

Mastered by Wendy Levin

Executive producers Blaak Heat Shujaa, Julien Palomo, Alexis Lodygensky, Guy Bellier

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topolitologie

Reference ib02 - August 19, 2010

François Tusques and Noel McGhie (improvising beings ib02) : Topolitologie

françois tusques (piano), noel mcghie (drums)

Recorded live April 24, 2010 at the Triton in Montreuil (France)

Titles: Topolitologie - Va et viens - Night in Tunisia - Sérénité - Pianorgue - Togetherness - Le 13ème Doigt de Bud Powell - Libérez Alexandre

Sound by Jacques Vivante - Mixing and mastering by Benjamin Duboc - Produced by François Tusques and Julien Palomo

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nobusiko

Reference ib01 - March 26, 2010

Benjamin Duboc and Itaru Oki (improvising beings ib01) : Nobusiko

benjamin duboc (double bass), itaru oki (trumpet, flugelhorn, misc.)

Recorded December 15, 2009 at Christophe Bart's in Paris

Titles: Shyukendo - Fudo - Harawata - Rindo - Yamabusi - Tengu no Akubi - Ikoujin - Siwasu

Sound, mixing, mastering by Benjamin Duboc - Produced by Julien Palomo

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for five years i haven't stood up

Reference ibep1 - March 2012

Babooszchka: For Five Years I Haven't Stood Up (ibep1)

aurélie gerlach (vocals, piano), julien palomo (keyboards, guitars)

Recorded May 2011 - May 2012 (Studio IB, France)

Titles: Wild And Sorry - Sixth Avenue - Please Don't Be Long - The High-Ranked School

Produced by Julien Palomo

Available at whatever price you think fits at http://babooszchka.bandcamp.com/. Yes this is pop. Don't cringe.

 

 

i'll see you when you get there!

In the making:

- Sabu Toyozumi / Akira Sakata

- Abdelhaï Bennani

- Alexandra Grimal / Benjamin Duboc

- Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg / Marcello Magliocchi / Matthias Boss

- Luc Bouquet / Ove Volquartz / Jean Demey

 

 

contact

contact@improvising-beings.com

 

 

concerts and events

 

Keiko Higuchi et Benjamin Duboc

Mardi 21 mai 2013 à 21h au Bab'Ilo, 9 rue du Baigneur, 75018 PARIS

Keiko Higuchi et Yasumune Morishige

Jeudi 23 mai 2013 à 20h30 à l'Espace Z'Avant-Garde, 137 rue de Sèvres, 75006 PARIS

pour le lancement de leur album "Awai".

 

Sabu Toyozumi, Jean-Michel van Schouwburg, Pascal Marzan: Kosai Yujyo

Vendredi 22 juin 2012 à 18h30 au Souffle Continu: showcase de lancement.

Pour en savoir plus: http://www.soufflecontinu.com/index.php?f=evenement

 

Sylvain Guérineau, Jean Rougier, Didier Lasserre: Ligne

Samedi 24 avril 2012 à 20h à Ackenbush : concert de lancement.

Sylvain Guérineau, Jean Rougier, Didier Lasserre: Ligne (improvising beings, ref. ib12)

 

Sonny Simmons, François Tusques: Near The Oasis

Vendredi 10 février 2012 à 20h30 à L'Angora : concert de lancement.

 

François Tusques, Noël McGhie: Topolitologie

Samedi 24 avril 2010 à 20h au Triton. Enregistrement public.

François Tusques et Noël McGhie (photo Danilo de Marco, tous droits réservés) © Danilo de Marco, tous droits réservés

Pour en savoir plus...

 

Benjamin Duboc, Itaru Oki

Dimanche 18 avril 2010 à 17h. Release party de Nobusiko.

Benjamin Duboc, Itaru Oki : Nobusiko (Improvising Beings ib01)

 

links

Babooszchka : http://babooszchka.bandcamp.com/

Blaak Heat Shujaa : http://www.myspace.com/blacklightblackheat

Chao-yun Luo : http://www.myspace.com/pipawoman

Marjolaine Charbin : http://www.myspace.com/charbinmarjolaine

Jean Demey : http://users.telenet.be/Jean.Demey/Welkom.html

Benjamin Duboc : http://benjamin.duboc.free.fr/

JJ Duerinckx : http://soundcloud.com/duerinckx-jj

Ehécatl : http://diosehecatl.bandcamp.com/album/eh-catl

Joel Grip : http://www.joelgrip.com/

Sylvain Guérineau : http://sylvainguerineau.free.fr/

Keiko Higuchi : http://www.geocities.jp/cleokkk/

Didier Lasserre : http://didierlasserre.free.fr/

Noël McGhie : http://www.myspace.com/noelmcghie

Pascal Marzan : http://pascalmarzan.blogspot.fr/

MKF's Approach : http://michelkristof.bandcamp.com/

Sunny Murray : http://www.myspace.com/sunnymurray

Itaru Oki : http://www.myspace.com/itaruoki

Other Matter : http://www.othermatter.com/

Jean Rougier : http://www.myspace.com/jeanrougier

John Russell : http://john-russell.co.uk/

Peer Schlechta : http://de-de.facebook.com/peer.schlechta

Alan Silva : http://www.center-of-the-world.de/, http://fr.justin.tv/ihhavess/, http://www.live365.com/index.live

Sonny Simmons : http://www.sonnysimmons.org/

Takuo Tanikawa : http://pca.nmbbm.jp/~takuo/index.html

Sabu Toyozumi : http://www.geocities.jp/sabu_toyozumi/

Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg : http://soundcloud.com/jean-michelvanschouwburg

Ove Volquartz : http://www.myspace.com/ovevolquartz

Dan Warburton : http://www.paristransatlantic.com/warburton/

Eric Zinman : http://ericzinman.com/

Mr PRODEW-SAAAA is on Bandcamp : http://julienpalomo.bandcamp.com/

Muteant Sounds Netlabel (Other Matter, Jay Reeve, Temple Of Bon Matin...) : http://muteantsoundsnetlabel.bandcamp.com/

Souffle Continu, disquaire à Paris : http://www.soufflecontinu.com/

Jazz Loft : http://www.jazzloft.com/

Downtown Music Gallery : http://www.downtownmusicgallery.com/

PSF records Modern Music, record shop in Tokyo : http://www.psfmm.com/

Hurricane Entertainment (they press our CDs, check them) : http://www.hurricaneentertainment.com/

Homeboy Music : http://www.homeboy-music.co.uk/

Orkhestra international (our french distributor) : http://www.orkhestra.fr/

Jazzword (Ken Waxman takes a keen interest in us): http://www.jazzword.com/

Gapplegate Music Review : http://gapplegatemusicreview.blogspot.fr/

Orynx, Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg's blog on improvised music : http://orynx-improvandsounds.blogspot.com