R E C O R D I N G S
Antipop Consortium
The Blue Series Continuum
The Blue Series Sampler
Beans
Tim Berne
Big Satan
blink.
Guillermo E. Brown
Roy Campbell
DJ Spooky
DJ Spooky and Dave Lombardo
DJ Wally
Mark Eitzel
EL-P
free form funky freqs
The Free Zen Society
The Gang Font
Mary Halvorson and Jessica Pavone
Charlie Hunter and Bobby Previte as Groundtruther
Albert King
KTU
Mike Ladd
Mat Maneri
Meat Beat Manifesto
Nils Petter Molvaer
Ben Neill
William Parker
Rock The Net
Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR)
Carl Hancock Rux
Scanner with The Post Modern Jazz Quartet
Sex Mob
Matthew Shipp
  : The Art of the Improviser
  : 4D
  : HARMONIC DISORDER
  : Piano Vortex
  : One
  : Harmony and Abyss
  : Sorcerer Sessions
  : Nu Bop
  : New Orbit
  : Equilibrium
  : Pastoral Composure
  : DNA
Sigmatropic
Spring Heel Jack
Craig Taborn
Visionfest
Greg Ward
David S. Ware
Pete Wyer
Vernon Reid and DJ Logic are the Yohimbe Brothers
Weasel Walter - Mary Halvorson - Peter Evans
Eri Yamamoto

M E R C H
Matthew Shipp

Matthew Shipp : The Art of the Improviser
"The Art of the Improviser", a 2XCD, is Shipp's most audacious attempt yet to answer the enigmatic question of what it means to be a modern jazz musician. Already having explored the possibilities of electronically infused jazz on critically acclaimed project... More info

   $ 15.98      


Matthew Shipp : 4D
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp’s new solo piano CD, "4D" is the complete synthesis and culmination of all of his past Thirsty Ear releases, with the added wrinkle of standards reinterpreted as only he could muster, while combining his own brand of composition to the mix.... More info

   $ 15.98      


Matthew Shipp : HARMONIC DISORDER
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp has reached the Holy Grail of jazz, in that he possesses a unique style on his instrument, and he’s one of the few that can claim such an achievement.

He has returned with his Piano Vortex trio (respectively, Whit Dickey on Drums, and... More info

   $ 16.98      


Matthew Shipp : Piano Vortex
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp, stepping away from his electronic proclivities, delves deep into the original format that first gave birth to the very idea of jazz itself: the absolute freedom of an acoustic session.

Joined by Whit Dickey on drums and Joe Morris on bass, ... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : One
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp says so much without ever using a word. In "One", his latest release for Thirsty Ear's Blues Series, Shipp sends up a powerful entourage of solo acoustic tracks. Where previous releases have been on a voyage through electronica and hip- hop, this album com... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : Harmony and Abyss
[ the blue series ]
Harmony and Abyss is the next phase in a journey of discovery, a period of creative rebirth from an epic career that has already spanned more than two decades. Matthew Shipp's alliance with Thirsty Ear's Blue Series has been an evolutional odyssey, a period of gr... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : Sorcerer Sessions
The Blue Series Continuum
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp is a jazz pianist with a classical bent. To call William Parker's mastery of the bass versatile would be a vast understatement. Evan Ziporyn, new to the Blue Series, is best known for his role as clarinetist and arranger for the Bang On A Can Allstars. Dan... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : Nu Bop
[ the blue series ]
Matthew Shipp's follow-up to the critically acclaimed, #1 CMJjazz record, New Orbit. Shipp set out to build a platform of acoustic and electronic rhythm figures to serve as a backdrop for a canvas of organic compositions based on improvisational impulses. For mor... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : New Orbit
[ the blue series ]
New Orbit finds Matthew Shipp uniting the many experiences he has had as an Afro-American composer and the various strands of the modern music world that are relevant to him. Shipp is joined on New Orbit by Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, bassist extraordinaire Will... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : Equilibrium
[ the blue series ]
Bassist William Parker takes the cue from Nu Bop and delivers some of his most stylistic playing yet. Drummer-extraordinaire Gerald Cleaver lays down delicious beats over Chris Flam's lucid/liquid synth programming, and vibesman Khan Jamal creates
warm, rich reso... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : Pastoral Composure
[ the blue series ]
Pastoral Composure is a moving album that is one of the highlights of Matthew Shipp's career. The pianist and composer are joined by trumpeter and flugelhorn player Roy Campbell, leading bassist William Parker and drummer Gerald Cleaver. Pastoral Composure is a necessar... More info

   $ 14.98      


Matthew Shipp : DNA
On DNA the always-adventurous pianist Matthew Shipp performs a set of duets with bassist William Parker. Shipp's dense chords and atonal playing is reminiscent of Cecil Taylor although there is a lyricism and a use of space that is very much his own. Parker plays in a d... More info

   $ 14.98      




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