Eremite Records

Joshua Abrams: Music for Life Itself & The Interrupters

Joshua Abrams
Music for Life Itself & The Interrupters
MTE-67 i-tunes

abrams music for two acclaimed documentaries by steve james

Byron Morris & Gerald Wise: Unity

Byron Morris & Gerald Wise
Unity
MTE-66 LP

exact repro of lost 1969 washington DC private press free jazz LP

Jeff Parker: Slight Freedom

Jeff Parker
Slight Freedom
MTE-65 LP

NYT best albums 2016

Joshua Abrams: Magnetoception

Joshua Abrams
Magnetoception
MTE-63/64 x2LP

the wire #3 record of 2015 / pitchfork #2 'experimental' record 2015

 

Joshua Abrams: Represencing

Joshua Abrams
Represencing
MTE-62 CD

deluxe CD edition with unreleased material. other music's best reissues 2014

Joshua Abrams: Natural Information

Joshua Abrams
Natural Information
MTE-61 CD

deluxe CD edition with unreleased material. other music's best reissues 2014

TEST: Always Coming From the Love Side

TEST
Always Coming From the Love Side
MTE-59/60 x2CD

the music reaches such a joyous pitch the players break into song

Juma Sultan's Aboriginal Music Society : Father of Origin

Juma Sultan's Aboriginal Music Society
Father of Origin
MTE-54/55/56 x2LP / x1CD / BOOK

AMS was both a radical arts presenting organization & a killer band.  its story is a long buried & previously undocumented chapter of the early loft era

Solidarity Unit, Inc.: Red, Black & Green

Solidarity Unit, Inc.
Red, Black & Green
MTE-52 LP

final copies. exact repro of way rare 1971 st. louis BLACK ARTISTS GROUP album.  edition of 600 copies, l/p only, pressed on audiophile-quality premium HQ-180 vinyl by RTI

The Khan Jamal Creative Arts Ensemble: Drumdance to the Motherland

The Khan Jamal Creative Arts Ensemble
Drumdance to the Motherland
MTE-50 CD

deluxe reissue of this outsider holy grail. an improbable fusion of cosmic free jazz & full-on live dub production techniques

John Blum Astrogeny Quartet: John Blum Astrogeny Quartet

John Blum Astrogeny Quartet
John Blum Astrogeny Quartet
MTE-49 CD

secret jazz hero blum joined by expat antonio grippi & one of the baddest rhythm sections in free jazz history

Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/William Parker: Blue Winter

Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/William Parker
Blue Winter
MTE-47/48 2xCD

a pinnacle in his work & in its documentation

Sunny Murray: Perles Noires vol. II

Sunny Murray
Perles Noires vol. II
MTE-46 CD

full of fire and surprise, ornery as hell, charming and urbane, and totally, unstintingly true to his free-spirited aesthetic

Sunny Murray: Perles Noires vol. I

Sunny Murray
Perles Noires vol. I
MTE-45 CD

one of the most original musical minds of the past 50 years, a genuine innovator, the liberator of the drum kit, & an artist of uncompromising honesty

Marshall Allen/Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan/William Parker/Alan Silva: The All-Star Game

Marshall Allen/Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan/William Parker/Alan Silva
The All-Star Game
MTE-44 CD

a remarkable gathering of first & second generation american free jazz heavyweights

Jemeel Moondoc with Denis Charles: We Don't

Jemeel Moondoc with Denis Charles
We Don't
MTE-43 CD

moondoc had a special chemistry with charles, whose caribbean-inflected rhythms animated jazz in an entirely unique way

Alan Silva & The Celestrial Communication Orchestra: H.CON.RES.57/TREASURE BOX

Alan Silva & The Celestrial Communication Orchestra
H.CON.RES.57/TREASURE BOX
MTE-39/40/41/42 x4CD

frighteningly powerful, summing up in its massive structure & sound all the forms & aesthetics that gave rise to it

William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra: Raincoat in the River

William Parker & The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra
Raincoat in the River
MTE-36 CD

parker's five section narrative suite based on the life of the late street musician marvin nunez. parker solos on four different instruments

Raphe Malik Quartet: Companions

Raphe Malik Quartet
Companions
MTE-34 CD

all the concentrated drive, tautness & ferocity characteristic of malik's strongest music

Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker with Hamid Drake: New World Pygmies vol.2

Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker with Hamid Drake
New World Pygmies vol.2
MTE-30/31 x2CD

heading off to the african interior in a joyful explosion of power and light

Jemeel Moondoc and the Jus Grew Orchestra: Spirit House

Jemeel Moondoc and the Jus Grew Orchestra
Spirit House
MTE-29 CD

a joyous fusion of hard-bop & avant garde visions. warehouse find = new lower price

Alan Silva & The Sound Visions Orchestra: Alan Silva & The Sound Visions Orchestra

Alan Silva & The Sound Visions Orchestra
Alan Silva & The Sound Visions Orchestra
MTE-26 CD

forget cute hand signals — conduction silva-style also involves blood-curdling tribal war cries

Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan/WIlliam Parker: 2 Days In April

Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/'Kidd' Jordan/WIlliam Parker
2 Days In April
MTE-23/24 x2CD

double CD documenting two 1999 concerts by this summit gathering of american free jazz heavyweights

Tom Bruno: White Boy Blues

Tom Bruno
White Boy Blues
MTE-22 CD

maybe he took the phrase underground musician too seriously.  maybe everyone else didn't take it seriously enough

Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker: New World Pygmies

Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker
New World Pygmies
MTE-20 CD

the most complete documentation of moondoc's instrumental prowess on record. final copies

Noah Howard: Patterns/Message To South Africa

Noah Howard
Patterns/Message To South Africa
MTE-19 CD

pairs howard's 1971 classic patterns with his super-heavy unreleased 1979 session message to south africa

Peter Brötzmann Die Like A Dog Quartet: From Valley To Valley

Peter Brötzmann Die Like A Dog Quartet
From Valley To Valley
MTE-18 CD

70 minutes of uproarious group conjuring by brötzmann's quartet for the apocalypse

Alan Silva & WIlliam Parker: A Hero's Welcome: Pieces For Rare Occasions

Alan Silva & WIlliam Parker
A Hero's Welcome: Pieces For Rare Occasions
MTE-17 CD

two modern giants of the bull fiddle united in a project of awesome power

Sunny Murray with Sabir Mateen: We Are Not at the Opera

Sunny Murray with Sabir Mateen
We Are Not at the Opera
MTE-14 CD

like baby dodds and kenny clarke before him, sunny murray revolutionized the role of the drummer in jazz. final copies

William Parker: Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace

William Parker
Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace
MTE-12 CD

reissue of parker's rare self-released 1st album with additional material. final copies

Denis Charles: Captain Of The Deep

Denis Charles
Captain Of The Deep
MTE-09 CD

one of only two records released under the leadership of the legendary denis "jazz" charles

Christopher Cauley: FINland

Christopher Cauley
FINland
MTE-06 CD

canadian lonewolf tribe independent riders no club, no meetings

Ellery Eskelin & Andrea Parkins: Green Bermudas

Ellery Eskelin & Andrea Parkins
Green Bermudas
MTE-02 CD

eskelin radically extends the 'song-poem' form pioneered by his father, the legendary rodd keith