A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears lately.

Anthony Braxton – Trio (Knoxville) 2016 (Braxton Bootleg; 2016)

Anthony Braxton10+1tet (Knoxville) 2016 (Braxton Bootleg; 2016)

Anthony BraxtonSextet (Istanbul) 1996 (Braxton House; 1996)

Anthony BraxtonSolo (Carnegie Hall) 1972 (New Braxton House; 2012)

Cameron GravesPlanetary Prince (Mack Avenue; 2017)

Eva-Maria Houbenlivres d’heures (Edition Wandelweiser; 2016)
> les très riches heures (livres d’heures 1) – Andreas Feilen, Eva-Maria Houben; les très belles heures (livres d’heures 2) – Erik Carlson; les petites heures (livres d’heures 3) – Bileam Kümper, Eva-Maria Houben

Jean-Luc Guionnet – Igreja do Bom Jesus da Cruz, Barcelos, Portugal, July 25, 2008, from Bending Contumax: Organ Works (2008-2014) (No Schools; 2015)

King CrimsonGuild Hall, Plymouth, England, May 11, 1971 (DGMLive; 2006)

Andrew Weathers & Seth ChrismanStaked Plain (FET Press; 2017)

The Tri-Centric OrchestraBlake, Bynum, Laubrock (Tri-Centric Foundation; 2016)
> Daniel BlakeAgora; Taylor Ho BynumQuestions of Transfiguration; Ingrid LaubrockVogelfrei

Alex Cline Flower Garland OrchestraOceans of Vows (Cryptogramophone; 2017)

Robin Holcomb – Todo Santos (Sound Aspects; 1988)

Thelonious MonkMonk’s Music (Riverside; 1957)

Dead Voices on Air – Frankie Pett en de Onderzeer Boten (self-released; 2017)

Art Ensemble of ChicagoThe Art Ensemble 1967/1968 (Nessa; 1993)

Art Ensemble of Chicago – A Jackson in Your House / Message to Our Folks (BYG/Charly; 1969/2001)

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