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News from the Shed: News from the Shed

Read "News from the Shed" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

In the past half dozen years or so, as saxophonist John Butcher has become more and more recognized in the world of very quiet improv, interest in the early vinyl releases on his Acta label has increased. His 1992 solo disc 13 Friendly Numbers was issued on CD last year by the Dutch Unsounds label, and ...

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John Butcher / Phil Durrant / Paul Lovens / Radu Malfattii / John Russell: News From The Shed

Read "News From The Shed" reviewed by John Eyles

This welcome CD reissue of the original News From The Shed (released on vinyl on John Butcher's Acta label in 1989) features four previously unissued tracks. Long regarded as one of the finest examples of group free improvisation, the album's reputation has grown steadily. The quintet grew out of the existing trio of Butcher, Durrant and ...