ECM Records Discography: 1961-1968

1961

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Paul Bley (piano) Steve Swallow (bass)
Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, March 3, 1961
23493-3Used To BeVerve MGV 8397
23494-3EmphasisVerve MGV 8397; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
23495-1Brief Hesitation-
23496-1Venture-
23497-5Trudgin'-
23498-6Jesus Maria-
23499-3In The Mornings Out There-
23500-8Cry, Want-
23501-4Scootin' About-
AfternoonECM (G) ECM 1438/39
* Verve MGV 8397   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Fusion
* ECM (G) ECM 1438/39, ECM 1438/39 (CD)   Jimmy Giuffre 3, 1961

The Jimmy Giuffre 3

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Paul Bley (piano) Steve Swallow (bass): same personnel
Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, August 4, 1961
61VK267That's True, That's TrueVerve V/V6 8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK268IctusVerve V/V6 8402, VE2 2514; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39, :rarum 8015
61VK269Asphalt (as The Gamut)Verve V/V6 8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK270Sonic-
61VK271CarlaVerve V/V6 8402, VE2 2514; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK272WhirrrrVerve V/V6 8402; ECM (G) ECM 1438/39
61VK273Goodbye-
61VK274Flight-
Me TooECM (G) ECM 1438/39
Temporarily-
Herb And Ictus-
* Verve V/V6 8402   The Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Thesis
* ECM (G) ECM 1438/39, ECM 1438/39 (CD)   Jimmy Giuffre 3, 1961
* Verve VE2 2514   Various Artists - Masters Of The Modern Piano
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1963

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
NYC, April 13, 1963
BluesECM (G) ECM 1003
Getting Started-
When Will The Blues Leave-
Long Ago And Far Away-
Moor-
* ECM (G) ECM 1003, ECM 1003 (CD)   Paul Bley With Gary Peacock

1967

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Mark Levinson (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
NYC, March 31, 1967
CirclesECM (G) ECM 1010
So Hard It Hurts-
* ECM (G) ECM 1010   Paul Bley - Ballads

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Barry Altschul (drums)
NYC, July 28, 1967
EndingECM (G) ECM 1010
* ECM (G) ECM 1010   Paul Bley - Ballads

Jazzensemble Des Hessischen Rundfunks

Albert Mangelsdorff (trombone) Tony Scott (clarinet) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Joki Freund, Heinz Sauer (tenor sax) Rainer Bruninghaus, Bob Degen (piano) Bill Frisell (guitar) Eberhard Weber (bass) Ralf-R. Hubner, Paul Lovens (drums) Jaime Torres (charango) Wilhelm Liefland (narrator) and others
Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, 1967-1993
Bagpipe SongECM (G) ECM 1549/50
Auf In Den Wald-
Niemandsland-
Out Of June-
Incantation For An Alto Player-
Stomp Blase-
Krotenbalz-
Blues, Eternal Turn On-
Accelerated Service-
Noldes Himmel-
Reverse-
Oben-
Schattenlehre-
Winterballade-
Repepetitititive-
Darauf Der Schnee Danach-
Fahrmann Charon-
same session
Concierto De Charangojazz-
Waltzer Fur Sabinchen-
Fur Den Vater-
Merge Song-
The Truth Is Unavailable-
Der Fahle Zwerg Auf Dem Kahlen Berg-
Kauf Dir Einen Bunten Luftballon-
Bloody Nose-
Von Der Gewohnlichen Traurigkeit-
Fin 89 ... Oder Was Der Mensch So Braucht-
Manipulation-
Herbstschleife-
Kauze Und Kauzchen-
Nachwort-
* ECM (G) ECM 1549/50   Jazzensemble Des Hessischen Rundfunks - Atmospheric Conditions Permitting

1968

The Jazz Composer's Orchestra

Stephen Furtado, Lloyd Michaels (flugelhorn) Jimmy Knepper, Roswell Rudd (trombone) Jack Jeffers (bass trombone) Bob Northern, Julius Watkins (French horn) Howard Johnson (tuba) Al Gibbons, Steve Marcus (soprano sax) Bob Donovan, Frank Wess (alto sax) George Barrow, Pharoah Sanders, Lew Tabackin (tenor sax) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Carla Bley (piano) Larry Coryell (guitar) Ron Carter, Eddie Gomez, Charlie Haden, Steve Swallow, Reggie Workman (bass) Beaver Harris (drums) Michael Mantler (composer, conductor)
RCA Victor's Studios, Studio B, NYC, May 8, 1968
Communications #9JCOA LP 1001/2
Communications #10-
PreviewJCOA LP 1001/2; ECM (G) ECM 1813
* JCOA LP 1001/2   The Jazz Composer's Orchestra
* ECM (G) ECM 1813   Michael Mantler - Review (1968-2000)

Paul Bley Trio

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Billy Elgart (drums)
"University Of Washington", Seattle, WA, May 10, 1968
GaryECM (G) ECM 1003
Big Foot-
Albert's Love Theme-
* ECM (G) ECM 1003, ECM 1003 (CD)   Paul Bley With Gary Peacock

Carla Bley -- Paul Haines

Don Cherry, Michael Mantler, Enrico Rava (trumpet) Sam Burtis, Jimmy Knepper, Roswell Rudd (trombone) Jack Jeffers (bass trombone) Bob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman (French horn) John Buckingham (tuba) Souren Baronian, Perry Robinson (clarinet) Gato Barbieri, Peggy Imig (clarinet, tenor sax) Jimmy Lyons, Dewey Redman (alto sax) Chris Woods (baritone sax) Leroy Jenkins (violin) Nancy Newton (viola) Calo Scott (cello) Karl Berger (vibes) Carla Bley (organ, celeste, calliope) Don Preston (Moog) Sam Brown (acoustic guitar) John McLaughlin (guitar) Jack Bruce, Charlie Haden, Ron McClure, Richard Youngstein (bass) Paul Motian (drums) Roger Dawson (congas) Bill Morimando (bells, celeste) Linda Ronstadt (vocals) Paul Haines (words) Carla Bley (music) Michael Mantler (coordinator)
RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1968;
RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1970-June, 1971;
Empirical Sound, The Cinematheque, NYC, March, 1971;
Butterfly Mobile Sound Van, The Public Theater, NYC, June, 1971
Eoth ThemeJCOA 3LP-EOTH
Businessmen-
Ginger And David Theme-
WhyJCOA 3LP-EOTH; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
It's Not What You DoJCOA 3LP-EOTH
Detective Writer Daughter-
Doctor Why-
Slow Dance (Transductory Music)-
Smalltown Agonist-
End Of Head-
Over Her Head-
Little Pony Soldier-
Oh Say Can You Do-
Holiday In Risk-
Holiday In Risk Theme-
* JCOA 3LP-EOTH   Carla Bley/Paul Haines - Escalator Over The Hill
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings