ECM Records Discography: 1969-1972

1969 (establish)

Dollar Brand Solo

Dollar Brand (piano)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, October 22, 1969
Bra Joe From KilimanjaroSpectator Records (D) SL 1005; JAPO (G) JAPO 60002
Selby That The Eternal Spirit Is The Only Reality-
The Moon-
Xaba-
Sunset In Blue-
Kippy-
Jabulani - Easter Joy-
Tintiyana-
Flute Behold The Night And Day Gently They Give Way To Each Other Dear BrotherSpectator Records (D) SL 1005
* Spectator Records (D) SL 1005   Dollar Brand - African Piano
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60002; ECM (G) ECM 3602   Dollar Brand - African Piano

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Clarence Becton (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November 24, 1969
Rat NowECM (G) ECM 1001
Balladina-
1-3-234-
Rock My Soul-
Willow Weep For Me-
Boo-
* ECM (G) ECM 1001, ECM 1001 (CD)   Mal Waldron Trio - Free At Last

Just Music

Dieter Herrmann (trombone) Alfred Harth (tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpet) Franz Volhard (cello) Thomas Stowsand (cello, flute) Johannes Kramer (guitar) Peter Stock (bass) Thomas Cremer (percussion, clarinet)
Nettekoven Studios, Frankfurt/Main, West Germany, December 13, 1969
Stock-Vol-Hard 2+1ECM (G) ECM 1002
Just A Moment 2+2-
* ECM (G) ECM 1002   Just Music

1970

Marion Brown

Anthony Braxton (alto, soprano sax, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, Chinese musette, flute, percussion) Marion Brown (alto sax, zomari, percussion) Bennie Maupin (tenor sax, alto flute, bass clarinet, acorn, bells, wooden flute, percussion) Chick Corea (piano, bells, gong, percussion) Jack Gregg (bass, percussion) Billy Malone (African drums -2) Andrew Cyrille (percussion) Larry Curtis (percussion -2) William Green (top o' lin, percussion -2) Gayle Palmore (voice, piano, percussion) Jeanne Lee (voice, percussion)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, August 10, 1970
1.Afternoon Of A Georgia FaunECM (G) ECM 1004
2.Djinji's Corner-
* ECM (G) ECM 1004, ECM 1004 (CD)   Marion Brown - Afternoon Of A Georgia Faun

The Music Improvisation Company

Evan Parker (soprano sax) Hugh Davies (live electronics) Derek Bailey (electric guitar) Jamie Muir (percussion) Christine Jeffrey (voice -1,5)
Merstham Studios, London, England, August 25, 26 & 27, 1970
1.Third Stream BoogalooECM (G) ECM 1005
2.Dragon Path-
3.Packaged Eel-
4.Untitled No. I-
5.Untitled No. II-
6.Tuck-
7.Wolfgang Van Gangbang-
* ECM (G) ECM 1005   Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Hugh Davies, Jamie Muir, Christine Jeffrey - The Music Improvisation Company

Wolfgang Dauner Trio

Wolfgang Dauner (piano, Ringmodulator, Hohner Electra piano, Clavinet C) Eberhard Weber (bass, cello, guitar) Fred Braceful (percussion, voice)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September 15 & October 1, 1970
MudationsECM (G) ECM 1006
Output-
Bruch-
Nothing To Declare-
Abraxas-
Brazing The High Sky Full-
* ECM (G) ECM 1006   Wolfgang Dauner - Output

Mal Waldron Trio

Mal Waldron (piano) Isla Eckinger (bass) Fred Braceful (percussion) Manfred Eicher as M.E. (producer)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September 18, 1970
Spanish BitchECM (G) dividend; Globe (J) SMJX-10113
Eleanor Rigby-
Black Chant-
All That Funk-
* Globe (J) SMJX-10113   Mal Waldron - Spanish Bitch

Jan Garbarek Quartet

Jan Garbarek (tenor, bass sax, clarinet, flute, percussion) Terje Rypdal (guitar, bugle) Arild Andersen (bass, African thumb piano, xylophone) Jon Christensen (percussion)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, September 22 & 23, 1970
ScarabeeECM (G) ECM 1007
Mah-Jong-
Beast Of KommodoECM (G) ECM 1007, ECM 2661
Blow Away ZoneECM (G) ECM 1007
MYB-
Concentus-
Afric Pepperbird-
Blupp-
* ECM (G) ECM 1007, ECM 1007 (CD)   Jan Garbarek Quartet - Afric Pepperbird
* ECM (G) ECM 2661, ECM 2662   Jan Garbarek - Works

Robin Kenyatta Quartet

Robin Kenyatta (flute, alto sax, percussion) Wolfgang Dauner (Hohner Clavinet, piano) Arild Andersen (bass) Fred Braceful (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, October 30, 1970
Girl From MartiniqueECM (G) ECM 1008
Blues For Your Mama-
Thank You Jesus-
We'll Be So Happy-
* ECM (G) ECM 1008   Robin Kenyatta - Girl From Martinique

1971

Chick Corea Trio

Chick Corea (piano) David Holland (bass) Barry Altschul (percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January 11, 12 & 13, 1971
NefertittiECM (G) ECM 1009
Ballad For Tillie-
A.R.C.-
Vadana-
Thanatos-
Games-
Country SongECM (J) PA-9701
Vadana II-
* ECM (G) ECM 1009, ECM 1009 (CD)   Chick Corea, David Holland, Barry Altschul - A.R.C.
* ECM (J) PA-9701   Various Artists - ECM Special II - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4012   Various Artists - ECM Special II - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence

David Holland - Derek Bailey Duo

Derek Bailey (guitar) David Holland (cello)
"Little Theater Club", London, England, January, 1971
Improvised Piece IIIECM (G) ECM 1013
Improvised Piece IV-
Improvised Piece V-
* ECM (G) ECM 1013   David Holland, Derek Bailey - Improvisations For Cello And Guitar

Mal Waldron Quartet

Jimmy Jackson (organ) Mal Waldron (electric piano) Eberhard Weber (electric bass) Fred Braceful (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February 1, 1971
The CallJAPO (G) JAPO 60001
Thoughts-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60001   Mal Waldron, Jimmy Jackson, Eberhard Weber, Fred Braceful - The Call

David Holland - Barre Phillips Duo

Barre Phillips (bass) David Holland (bass, cello)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February 15, 1971
Improvised Piece IECM (G) ECM 1011
Improvised Piece II-
Beans-
Raindrops-
Maybe I Can Sing It For You-
Just A Whisper-
Song For Clare-
* ECM (G) ECM 1011, ECM 1011 (CD)   David Holland, Barre Phillips - Music From Two Basses

Circle

Anthony Braxton (reeds, percussion) Chick Corea (piano) David Holland (bass, cello) Barry Altschul (percussion)
"Maison De L'ORTF", Paris, France, February 21, 1971
NefertittiECM (G) ECM 1018/19
Song For The Newborn-
Duet-
Lookout Farm / 73 degrees Kelvin (Variation-3)-
same session
Toy Room-Q & A-
No Greater Love-
* ECM (G) ECM 1018/19, ECM 1018/19 (CD)   Circle - Paris-Concert

Barre Phillips Quintet

Palle Danielsson, Barry Guy, J.F. Jenny-Clarke, Barre Phillips (bass) Stu Martin (percussion)
Alster Film-Tonstudios, Hamburg, West Germany, March 12, 1971
Just 8JAPO (G) JAPO 60003
Whoop-
Few Too-
La Palette-
Y En A-
Dribble-
Y.M.-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60003   Barre Phillips - For All It Is

Jan Garbarek Quintet

Jan Garbarek (tenor, bass sax, flute) Bobo Stenson (piano, electric piano) Terje Rypdal (guitar) Arild Andersen (bass) Jon Christensen (percussion)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, April 14 & 15, 1971
SartECM (G) ECM 1015
Fountain Of Tears - Part I And II-
Song Of Space-
Close Enough For Jazz-
Irr-
Lontano-
* ECM (G) ECM 1015, ECM 1015 (CD)   Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Terje Rypdal, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen - Sart
= ECM (G) ECM 2146-48   Jan Garbarek - Dansere

Chick Corea Solo

Chick Corea (piano)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, April 21 & 22, 1971
Noon SongECM (G) ECM 1014, ECM 4261
Song For SallyECM (G) ECM 1014
Ballad For Anna-
Song Of The Wind-
Sometime Ago-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 1-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 2-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 3-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 4-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 5-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 6-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 7-
Where Are You Now?-A Suite Of Eight Pictures: Picture 8-
Noon Song IIECM (J) PA-9601
Where Are You NowECM (G) ECM 4261
same session
After Noon SongECM (G) ECM 1020
Song For Lee Lee-
Song For Thad-
Trinkle, Tinkle-
Masquellero-
Preparation 1-
Preparation 2-
Departure From Planet Earth-
A New Place: Arrival / Scenery / Imps Walk / Rest-
StringsECM (J) PA-9601
A New Place (Scenery)ECM (G) ECM 4261
* ECM (G) ECM 1014, ECM 1014 (CD)   Chick Corea - Piano Improvisations, Vol. 1
= ECM (G) ECM 2140-42   Chick Corea - Solo Piano
* ECM (G) ECM 4261, ECM 4262   Chick Corea - Works
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence
* ECM (G) ECM 1020, ECM 1020 (CD)   Chick Corea - Piano Improvisations, Vol. 2
= ECM (G) ECM 2140-42   Chick Corea - Solo Piano

Bobo Stenson Trio

Bobo Stenson (piano) Arild Andersen (bass) Jon Christensen (percussion)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, May 18 & 19, 1971
UnderwearECM (G) ECM 1012
Luberon-
Test-
Tant W.-
UntitledECM (G) ECM 1012, :rarum 8008
RudolfECM (G) ECM 1012
* ECM (G) ECM 1012   Bobo Stenson, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen - Underwear
* ECM (G) :rarum 8008   Bobo Stenson - Selected Recordings

Keith Jarrett - Jack DeJohnette Duo

Keith Jarrett (piano, electric piano, organ, flute) Jack DeJohnette (percussion)
Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA, May, 1971
Overture / CommunionECM (G) ECM 1021, :rarum 8012
Ruta + DaityaECM (G) ECM 1021
All We Got-
Sounds Of Peru / Submergence / Awakening-
AlgeriaECM (G) ECM 1021, (J) PA-9604
You Know, You KnowECM (G) ECM 1021
Pastel Morning-
* ECM (G) ECM 1021, ECM 1021 (CD)   Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette - Ruta And Daitya
* ECM (J) PA-9604, (J) PA-4015   Various Artists - ECM Special V - New Music In Percussion
* ECM (G) :rarum 8012   Jack DeJohnette - Selected Recordings

Terje Rypdal

Ekkehard Fintl (oboe, English horn) Jan Garbarek (tenor sax, flute, clarinet) Bobo Stenson (electric piano -1,2,4,5) Tom Halversen (electric piano -3) Terje Rypdal (guitar, flute) Bjornar Andresen (electric bass -5) Arild Andersen (electric bass, bass -1/4) Jon Christensen (percussion) Inger Lise Rypdal (voice)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August 12 & 13, 1971
1.Keep It Like That - TightECM (G) ECM 1016
2.RainbowECM (G) ECM 1016, ECM 4281
3.Electric FantasyECM (G) ECM 1016
4.Lontano II-
5.Tough EnoughECM (G) ECM 1016, :rarum 8007
* ECM (G) ECM 1016, ECM 1016 (CD)   Terje Rypdal
* ECM (G) ECM 4281, ECM 4282   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

Bobby Naughton Units

Mark Whitecage (flute, basset horn) Perry Robinson (clarinet) Bobby Naughton (vibes, piano, Clavinet) Richard Youngstein (bass -1,2,5,6) Mario Pavone (bass -3,4,7,8) Randy Kaye (percussion -1,2,4/6) Laurence Cook (percussion -3,7,8)
recorded in concert at YALE University and at Blue Rock Studio, NYC, October 30, 1971
1.UnderstandingOtic Records OTIC 1003
2.Austin Who-
3.Ictus-
4.Snow-
5.Generous 1-
6.Gloria-
7.V.A.-
8.Nital Rock-
* Otic Records OTIC 1003; JAPO (G) JAPO 60006   Bobby Naughton Units - Understanding

Keith Jarrett Solo

Keith Jarrett (piano)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, November 10, 1971
In FrontECM (G) ECM 1017
RitooriaECM (G) ECM 1017, ECM 4251
LaleneECM (G) ECM 1017
My Lady, My Child-
Landscape For Future Earth-
Starbright-
Vapallia-
Semblence-
CounterphonymicECM (J) PA-9601
* ECM (G) ECM 1017, ECM 1017 (CD)   Keith Jarrett - Facing You
* ECM (G) ECM 4251, ECM 4252   Keith Jarrett - Works
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence

1972

Return To Forever

Joe Farrell (flute, soprano sax) Chick Corea (electric piano) Stan Clarke (electric bass, double bass) Airto Moreira (drums, percussion) Flora Purim (vocals, percussion)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, February 2 & 3, 1972
Return To ForeverECM (G) ECM 1022
Crystal Silence-
What Game Shall We Play Today-
Sometime Ago / La FiestaECM (G) ECM 1022, :rarum 8003
Captain MarvelECM (J) PA-9601
La FiestaECM (G) ECM 4261
* ECM (G) ECM 1022, ECM 1022 (CD)   Chick Corea - Return To Forever
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence
* ECM (G) ECM 4261, ECM 4262   Chick Corea - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8003   Chick Corea - Selected Recordings

Keith Jarrett Trio

Keith Jarrett (piano, flute, percussion, soprano sax) Charlie Haden (double bass) Paul Motian (drums, percussion)
"NDR Jazz Workshop '72", live at NDR Studio 10, Hamburg, West Germany, June 14, 1972
RainbowECM (G) ECM 2422
Everything That Lives Laments-
Piece For Ornette-
Take Me Back-
Life, Dance-
Song For Che-
* ECM (G) ECM 2422   Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian - Hamburg '72

Dollar Brand Solo

Dollar Brand (piano, flute)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1972
Side I Medley: Bra Joe From KilimanjaroJAPO (G) JAPO 60005
Side I Medley: Mamma-
Side I Medley: Tokai-
Side I Medley: Llanga-
Side I Medley: Cherry-
Side I Medley: African Sun-
Side II Medley: African Sun (Continued)-
Side II Medley: Tintinyana-
Side II Medley: Xaba-
Side II Medley: Peace - Salaam-
Side II Medley: Air-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60005   Dollar Brand - Ancient Africa

Paul Bley Solo

Paul Bley (piano)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, September 11, 1972
CloserECM (G) ECM 1023
Ida Lupino-
Started-
Open, To Love-
HarlemECM (G) ECM 1023, (J) PA-4017
SevenECM (G) ECM 1023
Nothing Ever Was, Anyway-
Seven IIECM (J) PA-9601
* ECM (G) ECM 1023, ECM 1023 (CD)   Paul Bley - Open, To Love
* ECM (J) PA-4017   Various Artists - ECM Special VII - New Music In Piano
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence

Gary Burton - Chick Corea Duo

Gary Burton (vibes) Chick Corea (piano)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, November 6, 1972
Senor MouseECM (G) ECM 1024
Arise, Her EyesECM (G) ECM 1024, ECM 2365
I'm Your PalECM (G) ECM 1024
Desert AirECM (G) ECM 1024, ECM 2671, :rarum 8003
Crystal SilenceECM (G) ECM 1024
Falling Grace-
Feelings And Things-
Children's SongECM (G) ECM 1024, ECM 4261
What Game Shall We Play TodayECM (G) ECM 1024, :rarum 8003
* ECM (G) ECM 1024, ECM 1024 (CD)   Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence
= ECM (G) ECM 2036-39   Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence - The ECM Recordings 1972-79
* ECM (G) ECM 2671, ECM 2672   Gary Burton - Works
* ECM (G) ECM 4261, ECM 4262   Chick Corea - Works
* ECM (G) ECM 2365   Various Artists - Re: Seoul
* ECM (G) :rarum 8003   Chick Corea - Selected Recordings

Jan Garbarek Trio

Jan Garbarek (soprano, tenor sax, flute, baritone sax) Arild Andersen (bass) Edward Vesala (percussion)
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, November 8, 1972
RimECM (G) ECM 1029
SeljeECM (G) ECM 1029, ECM 2661
J.E.V.ECM (G) ECM 1029
Sang-
Triptykon-
Etu Hei!-
BruremarsjECM (G) ECM 1029, (J) PA-9601
* ECM (G) ECM 1029, ECM 1029 (CD)   Jan Garbarek, Arild Andersen, Edward Vesala - Triptykon
* ECM (G) ECM 2661, ECM 2662   Jan Garbarek - Works
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence

Paul Motian

Sam Brown (guitar) Charlie Haden (bass) Paul Motian (percussion)
Butterfly and Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, November 25 & 26, 1972
Georgian BayECM (G) ECM 1028, (J) PA-9601
Paul Motian (percussion)
Ch'i EnergyECM (G) ECM 1028
Sam Brown (guitar) Charlie Haden (bass) Paul Motian (percussion)
Rebica-
Keith Jarrett (piano) Paul Motian (percussion)
Conception VesselECM (G) ECM 1028, :rarum 8016
Keith Jarrett (flute) Paul Motian (percussion)
American Indian: Song Of Sitting BullECM (G) ECM 1028, (J) PA-9604
Becky Friend (flute) Leroy Jenkins (violin) Charlie Haden (bass) Paul Motian (percussion)
Inspiration From A Vietnamese LullabyECM (G) ECM 1028
* ECM (G) ECM 1028, ECM 1028 (CD)   Paul Motian - Conception Vessel
= ECM (G) ECM 2260-65   Paul Motian
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence
* ECM (J) PA-9604, (J) PA-4015   Various Artists - ECM Special V - New Music In Percussion
* ECM (G) :rarum 8016   Paul Motian - Selected Recordings

Ralph Towner With Glen Moore/Oregon

Ralph Towner (guitar, piano) Glen Moore (bass) Collin Walcott (tabla)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, November 27 & 28, 1972
BrujoECM (G) ECM 1025
Brujo IIECM (J) PA-9601
Ralph Towner (guitar, piano)
Winter LightECM (G) ECM 1025
Paul McCandless (oboe) Ralph Towner (guitar, piano) Glen Moore (bass)
Noctuary-
Ralph Towner (guitar, piano)
1x12-
Glen Moore (bass)
A Belt Of Asteroids-
Ralph Towner (guitar, piano) Glen Moore (bass)
Re: Person I KnewECM (G) ECM 1025, (J) PA-4016
Ralph Towner (guitar, piano)
Suite: 3x12ECM (G) ECM 1025, (J) PA-4019
Paul McCandless (oboe) Ralph Towner (guitar, piano) Glen Moore (bass)
Raven's WoodECM (G) ECM 1025
Ralph Towner (guitar, piano)
Reach Me, Friend-
* ECM (G) ECM 1025, ECM 1025 (CD)   Ralph Towner With Glen Moore - Trios/Solos
* ECM (J) PA-9601   Various Artists - ECM Special - Edition For Contemporary Music
= ECM (J) PA-4011   Various Artists - ECM Special I - The Most Beautiful Sound Next To Silence
* ECM (J) PA-4016   Various Artists - ECM Special VI - New Music In Bass
* ECM (J) PA-4019   Ralph Towner - ECM Special IX

Stanley Cowell Trio

Stanley Cowell (piano) Stanley Clarke (bass) Jimmy Hopps (drums)
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, November 29, 1972
MaimounECM (G) ECM 1026
Ibn Mukhtarr MustaphaECM (G) ECM 1026, (J) PA-4017
Cal MasseyECM (G) ECM 1026
Miss Viki-
Emil Danenberg-
Astral Spiritual-
* ECM (G) ECM 1026   Stanley Cowell Trio - Illusion Suite
* ECM (J) PA-4017   Various Artists - ECM Special VII - New Music In Piano

David Holland Quartet

Anthony Braxton, Sam Rivers (reeds, flute) David Holland (bass) Barry Altschul (percussion, marimba)
Allegro Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1972
Four WindsECM (G) ECM 1027
Q & A-
Conference Of The BirdsECM (G) ECM 1027, (J) PA-4016, (G) :rarum 8010
InterceptionECM (G) ECM 1027
Now Here (Nowhere)-
See-Saw-
* ECM (G) ECM 1027, ECM 1027 (CD)   David Holland Quartet - Conference Of The Birds
* ECM (J) PA-4016   Various Artists - ECM Special VI - New Music In Bass
* ECM (G) :rarum 8010   Dave Holland - Selected Recordings