Albert Ayler Discography

1960 (age 24)

U.S. Army 76th A.G. Band

Larry Drabik, ??? Holman, Roger Long (trumpet) Thomas Blagg, Max Marable, John Pajak (trombone) Willie Gordon (French horn) Leo Howard, Ralph Sgrillo (alto sax) Albert Ayler, ??? Elseroad (tenor sax) Robert Throne (baritone sax) Todd Cushman (piano) ??? Babcock (guitar) ??? Raines (bass) Tony Sarmento, Paul Tolar (drums)
Orleans, France, September 14, 1960
Tenderly (rehearsal)Revenant RVN 213
Leap Frog (rehearsal)-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

1962

Herbert Katz Quintet With Albert Ayler

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Teuvo Suojarvi (piano) Herbert Katz (guitar) Heikki Annala (bass) Martti Aijanen (drums)
YLE - Yleisradio Studio 2, Helsinki, Finland, June 19, 1962
Sonnymoon For TwoRevenant RVN 213
Summertime-
On Green Dolphin Street-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Trio

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Torbjorn Hultcrantz (bass) Sune Spangberg (drums)
"Main Hall", Academy Of Music, Stockholm, Sweden, October 25, 1962
I'll Remember AprilBird Note (Swd) LP 1
Rollins' Tune (aka The Stopper)-
Tune Up-
Free-
Moanin'Bird Note (Swd) LP 2
Good Bait-
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise-
* Bird Note (Swd) LP 1   Albert Ayler - The First Recordings, Vol. 1
* Bird Note (Swd) LP 2   Albert Ayler - The First Recordings, Vol. 2

Cecil Taylor Jazz Unit With Albert Ayler

Jimmy Lyons (alto sax) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Cecil Taylor (piano) Sonny Murray (drums)
TV-Byen, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 16, 1962
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
Four-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

1963

Albert Ayler Quartet

Niels Brosted (piano -2/5) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (bass -2/6) Ronnie Gardiner (drums -2/6) Albert Ayler (voice -1, soprano sax -2, tenor sax -3/6)
Danish National Radio Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14, 1963
1.Introduction By Albert AylerDebut (D) DEB 140
2.Bye Bye Blackbird-
3.Billie's Bounce-
4.Summertime-
5.On Green Dolphin Street-
6.C.T.-
* Debut (D) DEB 140; Fantasy LP 6016, LP 86016; Fontana (Du) 688 603 ZL, 888 603 ZY, (E) SFJL 927   My Name Is Albert Ayler
= America (F) 30 AM 6100   Albert Ayler - Free Jazz

1964

Albert Ayler Quintet

Norman Howard (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Henry Grimes (bass -1,2,4) Earle Henderson (bass -2,3) Sonny Murray (drums)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 24, 1964
1.SpiritsDebut (D) DEB 146
2.Witches And Devils-
3.Holy, Holy-
4.Prophecy (mistitled as Saints)-
* Debut (D) DEB 146   Albert Ayler - Spirits
= Freedom (E) FLP 40101, FLP 41018; Arista Freedom AL 1018   Albert Ayler - Witches And Devils

Albert Ayler Quartet

Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano sax) Call Cobbs (piano) Henry Grimes (bass -2,3,5/10) Sonny Murray (drums -2,3,5/10)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 24, 1964
1.Goin' HomeOsmosis (Du) 4001
2.Ol' Man River (take 1)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197
3.Ol' Man River (take 2)Osmosis (Du) 4001
4.Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen-
5.When The Saints Go Marchin' In-
6.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (take 1)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197
7.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (take 3)Osmosis (Du) 4001
8.Deep River-
9.Down By The Riverside (take 5)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197
10.Down By The Riverside (take 6)Osmosis (Du) 4001
* Osmosis (Du) 4001   Albert Ayler - Swing Low, Sweet Spiritual
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197   Albert Ayler - Goin' Home

Albert Ayler Trio

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (percussion)
"Cellar Cafe", NYC, June 14, 1964
SpiritsESP-Disk' ESP 3030
Wizard-
Ghosts, First Variation-
Prophecy-
Ghosts, Second Variation-
Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
Sweet (1st variation)In Respect IR 39501
Ghosts (3rd variation)-
Truth Is Marching In-
No Head-
Sweet (2nd variation)-
same session
untitled / ends with "Spirits" (incomplete)Revenant RVN 213
Saints-
Ghosts (incomplete)-
same session
The Wizard-
Children-
Spirits (theme)-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3030; Base Record (It) ESP 3030; ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3030   Albert Ayler - Prophecy
= ESP-Disk' ESP 4006   Albert Ayler - Bells/Prophecy
* In Respect IR 39501   Albert Ayler - Albert Smiles With Sunny
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Trio

Albert Ayler (sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
NYC, July 10, 1964
Ghosts: First VariationESP-Disk' ESP 1002
The Wizard-
Prophecy (as Spirits)-
Ghosts: Second Variation-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1002, ESPCD 1002   Albert Ayler Trio - Spiritual Unity

Albert Ayler - Don Cherry Sextet

Don Cherry (trumpet) Roswell Rudd (trombone) John Tchicai (alto sax) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
NYC, July 17, 1964
Dons DawnESP-Disk' ESP 1016
AY-
ITT-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1016, ESPCD 1016   Albert Ayler/Don Cherry/John Tchicai/Roswell Rudd/Gary Peacock/Sonny Murray - New York Eye And Ear Control

Albert Ayler - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, September 3, 1964
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
Spirits-
Vibrations (mistitled as Holy Spirits)Philology (It) W 88; Landscape (F) LS2-902; Revenant RVN 213
untitled (tune Q)Revenant RVN 213
MothersPhilology (It) W 88; Landscape (F) LS2-902; Revenant RVN 213
Children-
Spirits (theme)Revenant RVN 213
* Philology (It) W 88   Albert Ayler
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)
* Landscape (F) LS2-902   Albert Ayler - Live In Europe 1964-1966

Albert Ayler - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums): same personnel
Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1964
Ghosts (short version)Debut (D) DEB 144
Children-
Holy Spirit-
Ghosts (long version)-
Vibrations-
Mothers-
* Debut (D) DEB 144; Fontana (E) SFJL 925   Albert Ayler - Ghosts
= Freedom (E) FLP 40117   Albert Ayler And Don Cherry - Vibrations
= Freedom (E) FLP 41000; Arista Freedom AL 1000   Albert Ayler - Vibrations

Albert Ayler - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry (cornet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums): same personnel
VARA Studio, Radio Nederland, Hilversum, Netherlands, November 9, 1964
AngelsOsmosis (Du) 6001
The Wizard (mistitled as C.A.C.)-
Ghosts-
Infant Happiness-
Spirits-
No Name-
* Osmosis (Du) 6001   Albert Ayler - The Hilversum Session

Albert Ayler And Birger Jorgensen

Albert Ayler (interviewee) Birger Jorgensen (interviewer)
Copenhagen, Denmark, circa early December, 1964
Interview With Birger Jorgensen, Part 1Revenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

1965

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Joel Freedman (cello) Lewis Worrell (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
"Village Gate", NYC, March 28, 1965
90375Holy GhostImpulse! A-90, ASD-9228, AS-9257-2, IMPD-2-273
90446Saintsunissued
* Impulse! A-90, AS-90, GRD-137   Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz
* Impulse! ASD-9228   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! IMPD-2-273   Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler, Charles Tyler (sax) Lewis Worrell (bass) Sunny Murray (percussion)
"Town Hall", NYC, May 1, 1965
BellsESP-Disk' ESP 1010
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1010, ESPCD 1010   Albert Ayler - Bells
= ESP-Disk' ESP 4006   Albert Ayler - Bells/Prophecy

Albert Ayler Quintet

Don Ayler (trumpet) Charles Tyler (alto sax) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Call Cobbs (harpsichord -4) Henry Grimes, Gary Peacock (bass) Sonny Murray (drums)
"Judson Hall", NYC, September 23, 1965
1.Spirits RejoiceESP-Disk' ESP 1020
2.Holy FamilyESP-Disk' 4506, ESP 1020
3.D.C.ESP-Disk' ESP 1020
4.Angels-
5.Prophet-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1020, ESPCD 1020   Albert Ayler Quintet - Spirits Rejoice
* ESP-Disk' 4506   Ornette Coleman - Sadness / Albert Ayler - Holy Family

Sonny Murray Sextet

Don Cherry (cornet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Henry Grimes, Lewis Worrell (bass) Sonny Murray (drums) Leroi Jones (recitation -4)
Brooklyn, NY, November 17, 1965
1.VirtueJihad 663; DIW (J) DIW-25002
2.Justice, Part 1-
3.Justice, Part 2-
4.Black Art-
5.The Lie (not for sale)DIW (J) DIW-25002
* Jihad 663   Sonny Murray - Sonny's Time Now
* DIW (J) DIW-25002   Sonny Murray - Sonny's Time Now

1966 (age 30)

John Coltrane Nonet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) John Coltrane (soprano, tenor sax, percussion) Carlos Ward (alto sax) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Pharoah Sanders (tenor sax, percussion) Alice McLeod (piano) Jimmy Garrison (bass) Rashied Ali, J.C. Moses (drums)
"Philharmonic Hall", Lincoln Center, NYC, February 19, 1966
Omprivate tape
My Favorite Things-

Burton Greene Quintet With Albert Ayler

Albert Ayler, Frank Smith (tenor sax) Burton Greene (piano) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Rashied Ali (drums)
"Slugs' Saloon", NYC, February, 1966
untitled (collective)Revenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Clyde Shy as Mutawef Shaheed (bass) Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums)
"La Cave", Cleveland, OH, 1st concert 1st set, April 16, 1966
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
Spirits Rejoice-
D.C.-
untitled (minor waltz)-
Our Prayer-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Clyde Shy as Mutawef Shaheed (bass) Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums): same personnel
"La Cave", Cleveland, OH, 1st concert 2nd set, April 16, 1966
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
untitled (F# tune)-
Ghosts-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Clyde Shy as Mutawef Shaheed (bass) Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums): same personnel
"La Cave", Cleveland, OH, 2nd concert 1st set, April 17, 1966
Spirits RejoiceRevenant RVN 213
Medley: Prophet / Ghosts / Spiritual Bells-
Our Prayer-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Sextet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler, Frank Wright (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Clyde Shy as Mutawef Shaheed (bass) Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums)
"La Cave", Cleveland, OH, 2nd concert 2nd set, April 17, 1966
untitled / Truth Is Marching InRevenant RVN 213
Spirits-
Zion Hill-
Spirits-
Spiritual Bells-
untitled (F# tune)-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Lewis Worrell (string bass) Ron Jackson (percussion)
"Slugs' Saloon", NYC, May 1, 1966
Truth Is Marching InBase Record (It) ESP 3031
Our Prayer-
Truth Is Marching InESP-Disk' ESPCD 3031
Our Prayer-
Bells-
same session
-Base Record (It) ESP 3032
Ghosts-
-ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3032
Initiation-
* Base Record (It) ESP 3031   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 1
* Base Record (It) ESP 3032   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 2
* ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3031   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 1
= ESP-Disk' ESP 4025   Albert Ayler - Slugs' Saloon
* ESP-Disk' ESPCD 3032   Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon, Vol. 2
= ESP-Disk' ESP 4025   Albert Ayler - Slugs' Saloon

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Bill Folwell (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Berlin Jazz Festival", "Berlin Philharmonic", Berlin, West Germany, November 3, 1966
AlphaRelyable (It) 001
A.C.-
Omega-
Our Prayer-
Ghosts-
Bells-
Jesus-
same session
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
Our PrayerLandscape (F) LS2-902; Revenant RVN 213
Ghosts / BellsPhilology (It) W 88; Landscape (F) LS2-902; Revenant RVN 213
Truth Is Marching In-
Omega-
* Relyable (It) 001   Albert Ayler - The Berlin Concerts 1966
* Philology (It) W 88   Albert Ayler
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)
* Landscape (F) LS2-902   Albert Ayler - Live In Europe 1964-1966

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Bill Folwell (bass) Beaver Harris (drums): same personnel
"SWF-Jazz-Session", Lorrach, Baden-Baden, West Germany, November 7, 1966
BellshatMUSICS (Swi) 3500; Jazz Galore (It) 1002
Jesus-
Our Prayer-
Spirits-
Holy Ghost-
* hatMUSICS (Swi) 3500   Albert Ayler - Lorrach/Paris 1966
* Jazz Galore (It) 1002   Albert Ayler - Jesus

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Bill Folwell (bass) Beaver Harris (drums): same personnel
"De Doelen", Rotterdam, Netherlands, November 8, 1966
spoken introRevenant RVN 213
Truth Is Marching In-
Bells-
Spirits Rejoice-
Free Spiritual Musics, Part IV-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler And Birger Jorgensen

Albert Ayler (interviewee) Birger Jorgensen (interviewer)
Copenhagen, Denmark, November 11, 1966
Interview With Birger Jorgensen, Part 2Revenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin) Bill Folwell (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Paris Jazz Festival", Paris, France, November 13, 1966
Ghosts (1st variation)hatMUSICS (Swi) 3500
Ghosts (2nd variation)-
Holy Family-
* hatMUSICS (Swi) 3500   Albert Ayler - Lorrach/Paris 1966

Albert Ayler Septet

Donald Ayler (trumpet -1/4) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin -1/4) Call Cobbs (piano -5) Bill Folwell, Henry Grimes (bass -1/4) Beaver Harris (drums -1/4)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, December 18, 1966
1. 90858Truth Is Marching InImpulse! AS-9155
2. 90859Spirits RejoiceImpulse! IA-9336-2
3. 90860Our PrayerImpulse! AS-9155
4. 90861Divine PeacemakerImpulse! IA-9336-2
5.Angels-
* Impulse! AS-9155   Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village
= Impulse! IMPD-2-273   Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings
* Impulse! IA-9336-2   Albert Ayler - The Dedication Series, Vol. VII: The Village Concerts
= Impulse! IMPD-2-273   Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings

1967

Albert Ayler Septet

Donald Ayler (trumpet -2/8) George Stell (trombone -8) Albert Ayler (tenor, alto sax) Joel Freedman (cello) Bill Folwell, Alan Silva (bass) Beaver Harris (drums -2/8)
"Village Theatre", NYC, February 26, 1967
1. 90863For John ColtraneImpulse! AS-9155, AS-9257-2
2. 90862Change Has ComeImpulse! AS-9155, AS-9267-2
3.Light In The DarknessImpulse! IA-9336-2
4. 90864Heavenly Home-
5.Spiritual Rebirth-
6.Infinite Spirit-
7. 90857Omega Is The Alpha-
8.Universal Thoughts (incomplete)Impulse! IMPD-2-273
* Impulse! AS-9155   Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village
= Impulse! IMPD-2-273   Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! AS-9267-2   Various Artists - No Energy Crisis
* Impulse! IA-9336-2   Albert Ayler - The Dedication Series, Vol. VII: The Village Concerts
= Impulse! IMPD-2-273   Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings

Albert Ayler Septet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) George Stell (trombone) Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Michel Sampson (violin, veeda) Bill Folwell, Alan Silva (bass) Beaver Harris (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, April, 1967
Jesusrejected
Light In The Darkness-
Change Has Come-
Heavenly Home-
Space Race-
Ghosts-
Spirits Rebel-
Truth Is Marching In-
Passing Trough-
Divine Peacemaker-
Our Prayer-
Spiritual Love-
Peace-

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano, alto sax, vocals) Michel Sampson (violin) Bill Folwell (bass) Milford Graves (drums)
"Newport Jazz Festival", Newport, RI, June 30 & July 1, 1967
Truth Is Marching In / OmegaRevenant RVN 213
Japan / Universal Indians-
Our Prayer-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quartet

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals) Richard Davis (bass) Milford Graves (drums)
"St. Peter's Lutheran Church", NYC, July 21, 1967
Love Cry / Truth Is Marching In / Our PrayerRevenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet -1/3,5) Albert Ayler (tenor, alto sax, vocals -1, tenor sax -2/6) Call Cobbs (harpsichord -3,4,6) Alan Silva (bass) Milford Graves (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, August 31, 1967
1. 90829Love CryImpulse! AS-9165, AS-9257-2
2. 90830GhostsImpulse! AS-9165, AS-9257-2, ASH-9272-3
3. 90831OmegaImpulse! AS-9165
4. 90832Dancing Flowers-
5. 90833Bells-
6. 90834Love Flower-
* Impulse! AS-9165, GRD-108   Albert Ayler - Love Cry
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! ASH-9272-3   Various Artists - The Drums

1968

Pharoah Sanders Ensemble With Albert Ayler

Chris Capers (trumpet) unknown (alto sax) Albert Ayler, Pharoah Sanders, unknown (tenor sax) Dave Burrell (piano) Sirone (bass) Roger Blank (drums)
"Renaissance Ballroom", NYC, January 21, 1968
Venus / Upper And Lower EgyptRevenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Donald Ayler (trumpet -1,3,5) Albert Ayler (tenor sax -1,2, vocals -3,5, tenor, alto sax -4) Call Cobbs (harpsichord -2,4) Alan Silva (bass) Milford Graves (drums)
Capitol Studios, NYC, February 13, 1968
1. 90911Love Cry IIImpulse! GRD-108
2. 90912Zion Hill (alternate take)-
3. 90913Universal Indians (alternate take)-
4. 90914Zion HillImpulse! AS-9165, AS-9257-2
5. 90915Universal Indians-
* Impulse! AS-9165, GRD-108   Albert Ayler - Love Cry
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Ensemble

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals) Call Cobbs (piano, rocksichord) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Mary Maria (tambourine, vocals) Vivian Bostic (vocals)
New York area, circa late August, 1968
untitled bluesRevenant RVN 213
untitled sermon-
Thank God For Women-
New Ghosts (demo fragments)-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quartet + Bert DeCoteaux Orchestra

Burt Collins, Joe Newman (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Albert Ayler (tenor sax, whistling, vocals) Buddy Lucas (baritone sax) Call Cobbs (piano, organ, harpsichord) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Rose Marie McCoy, Mary Maria Parks (vocals) Bert DeCoteaux (arranger, conductor)
NYC, September 5, 1968
90967Free At LastImpulse! AS-9175
90968Everybody's Movin'-
90969New Generation-
90970Heart Love-
Albert Ayler (tenor sax, whistling, vocals) Call Cobbs (piano, organ, harpsichord) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums)
90971Thank God For Womenunissued
90972New GhostsImpulse! AS-9175, AS-9257-2
* Impulse! AS-9175   Albert Ayler - New Grass
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Quartet + Bert DeCoteaux Orchestra

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, bagpipe chanter) Call Cobbs (piano, organ, harpsichord -1) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums -1)
NYC, September 6, 1968
1. 90973Sun WatcherImpulse! AS-9175, AS-9257-2
2. 90974New GrassImpulse! AS-9175
Burt Collins, Joe Newman (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Buddy Lucas (baritone sax) Albert Ayler (recitation) Bert DeCoteaux (arranger, conductor)
90974-AMessage From Albert-
* Impulse! AS-9175   Albert Ayler - New Grass
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

1969

Don Ayler Sextet With Albert Ayler

Donald Ayler (trumpet) Albert Ayler (alto sax) Sam Rivers (tenor sax) Richard Johnson (piano) Richard Davis, Ibrahim Wahen (bass) Muhammad Ali (drums)
"Town Hall", NYC, January 11, 1969
Prophet JohnRevenant RVN 213
Judge Ye Not-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals) Bobby Few (piano) Stafford James (bass) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969
91092Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseImpulse! AS-9191
91093A Man Is Like A Tree-
91094Again Comes The Risting Of The SunImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
91095Desert BloodImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
* Impulse! AS-9208   Albert Ayler - The Last Album
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Sextet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax, vocals -1/3,5/10, tenor sax, bagpipe chanter, vocals -4) Bobby Few (piano) Henry Vestine (electric guitar -8/10) Stafford James (bass) Bill Folwell (electric bass) Muhammad Ali (drums) Mary Maria (vocals)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1969
1. 91100Birth Of MirthImpulse! AS-9208
2. 91101Oh! Love Of LifeImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
3. 91102Island HarvestImpulse! AS-9191
4. 91103Masonic Inborn-
5. 91104All LoveImpulse! AS-9208
6. 91105Poetic Soulunissued
7. 91106Water MusicImpulse! AS-9208, AS-9257-2
8. 91107DrudgeryImpulse! AS-9191, AS-9257-2
9. 91108TolingImpulse! AS-9208
10. 91109Joining Forcesunissued
* Impulse! AS-9208   Albert Ayler - The Last Album
* Impulse! AS-9191, 440 065 383-2   Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
* Impulse! AS-9257-2   Albert Ayler - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years

Albert Ayler Duo

Albert Ayler (bagpipe chanter) Henry Vestine (electric guitar)
Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 29, 1969
91110Untitled DuetImpulse! AS-9208
* Impulse! AS-9208   Albert Ayler - The Last Album

1970 (aged 34)

Albert Ayler Quartet

Mary Maria (soprano sax, vocals) Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano sax, vocals) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
live in Saint-Paul De Vence, France, July 25, 1970
Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseBlu Jazz (It) BJ 023CD
Birth Of Mirth-
T.C.A.-
Oh! Love Of Life-
A Little Prayer-
Heart Love-
Holy Ghost-
Mary Maria (soprano sax, vocals) Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano sax, museme, vocals) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
Music Is The Healing Force Of The UniverseESP-Disk' ESP 4001
Birth Of Mirth-
Masonic Inborn-
Oh! Love Of Life-
Island Harvest-
Heart Love-
Ghosts-
* Blu Jazz (It) BJ 023CD   Albert Ayler Quintet 1970: Live
* ESP-Disk' ESP 4001   Albert Ayler - Live On The Riviera

Albert Ayler And Kiyoshi Koyama

Albert Ayler (interviewee) Kiyoshi Koyama (interviewer)
Saint-Paul De Vence, France, July 25, 1970
Interview With Kiyoshi KoyamaRevenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quintet

Mary Maria (soprano sax) Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano sax) Call Cobbs (piano) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
live in Saint-Paul De Vence, France, July 27, 1970
In Heart OnlyShandar (F) SR 10.000
Spirits-
Holy Family-
Spirits Rejoice-
Mary Maria (soprano sax, vocals) Albert Ayler (tenor, soprano sax) Call Cobbs (piano) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Allen Blairman (drums)
Truth Is Marching InShandar (F) SR 10.004
Universal Message-
Spiritual Reunion-
Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe-
* Shandar (F) SR 10.000   Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Vol. 1
= Shandar (F) 83.503/83.504   Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght
* Shandar (F) SR 10.004   Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Vol. 2
= Shandar (F) 83.503/83.504   Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght

Albert Ayler And Daniel Caux

Albert Ayler (interviewee) Daniel Caux (interviewer)
Saint-Paul De Vence, France, July 27, 1970
Interview With Daniel CauxRevenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

Albert Ayler Quartet

Albert Ayler (tenor sax) Call Cobbs (piano) Steve Tintweiss (bass) Allen Blairman (drums) possibly Mary Maria (tambourine, handclaps)
live in Village Vacances Tourisme, Saint-Paul De Vence, France, July 28, 1970
Mothers / ChildrenRevenant RVN 213
untitled (incomplete)-
untitled (C minor)-
untitled (F minor/C minor)-
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)

1971

Don And Mocqui Cherry And Daniel Caux

Don Cherry, Mocqui Cherry (interviewee) Daniel Caux (interviewer)
Paris, France, 1971
Interview With Daniel CauxRevenant RVN 213
* Revenant RVN 213   Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost: Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)