ECM Records Discography: 1979-1980

1979 (10th anniversary)

Eberhard Weber Trio

Gary Burton (vibraharp, marimba) Bill Frisell (guitar, balalaika) Eberhard Weber (bass, tarang) Bonnie Herman, Norma Winstone (voices)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1979
Quiet DeparturesECM (G) ECM 1137
Fluid RustleECM (G) ECM 1137, :rarum 8018
A Pale SmileECM (G) ECM 1137
Visible Thoughts-
* ECM (G) ECM 1137, ECM 1137 (CD)   Eberhard Weber - Fluid Rustle
* ECM (G) :rarum 8018   Eberhard Weber - Selected Recordings

Globe Unity

Enrico Rava (trumpet) Manfred Schoof, Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Gunter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff (trombone) Paul Rutherford (trombone, euphonium) Bob Stewart (tuba) Michel Pilz (bass clarinet) Steve Lacy (soprano sax, piano) Evan Parker (tenor, soprano sax) Gerd Dudek (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano) Buschi Niebergall (bass) Paul Lovens (drums, percussion, etc.)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1979
NodagooJAPO (G) JAPO 60027
Boa-
Trom-Bone-It-
Flat Fleet-
Reflections-
Worms (Dedicated To Ezra Pound)-
The Forge-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60027   Globe Unity - Compositions

Tom Van Der Geld Trio

Roger Jannotta (flute, soprano sax, oboe) Tom Van Der Geld (vibraharp) Bill Connors (guitar)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February, 1979
OneECM (G) ECM 1134
Eevee-
Joujou-
Michi-
Joys And Sorrows-
* ECM (G) ECM 1134   Tom Van Der Geld - Path

Paul Motian Trio

Charles Brackeen (tenor, soprano sax) J.F. Jenny-Clark (bass) Paul Motian (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1979
Folk Song For RosieECM (G) ECM 1138, :rarum 8016
Abacus-
Cabala / Drum MusicECM (G) ECM 1138
The Sunflower-
Le Voyage-
* ECM (G) ECM 1138, ECM 1138 (CD)   Paul Motian Trio - Le Voyage
= ECM (G) ECM 2260/65   Paul Motian
* ECM (G) :rarum 8016   Paul Motian - Selected Recordings

Terje Rypdal Trio

Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards) Terje Rypdal (guitar, keyboards, flute) Jon Christensen (drums, percussion)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1979
AvskjedECM (G) ECM 1144
Circles-
DescendreECM (G) ECM 1144, ECM 5428
Innseiling-
Men Of MysteryECM (G) ECM 1144
Speil-
* ECM (G) ECM 1144, ECM 1144 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Descendre
* ECM (G) ECM 5428, ECM 4281, ECM 4282   Terje Rypdal - Works

Nana Vasconcelos With Orchestra

Egberto Gismonti (super 8-string guitar -4) Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, percussion, voice, gongs) Members Of Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart, Mladen Gutesha (conductor)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1979
1.O BerimbauECM (G) ECM 1147
2.Vozes (Saudades)-
3.Ondas (Na Ohlos De Petronila)-
4.Cego Aderaldo-
5.Dado-
* ECM (G) ECM 1147, ECM 1147 (CD)   Nana Vasconcelos - Saudades

Jack DeJohnette Special Edition

Arthur Blythe (alto sax) David Murray (tenor sax, bass clarinet) Peter Warren (bass, cello) Jack DeJohnette (drums, piano, melodica)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, March, 1979
One For EricECM (G) ECM 1152, ECM 5427
Zoot SuiteECM (G) ECM 1152
Central Park West-
India-
Journey To The Twin Plane-
* ECM (G) ECM 1152, ECM 1152 (CD), ECM 2296/99   Jack DeJohnette - Special Edition
* ECM (G) ECM 5427, ECM 4271, ECM 4272   Jack DeJohnette - Works

European Quartet

Jan Garbarek (tenor, soprano sax, flute, percussion) Keith Jarrett (piano, percussion) Palle Danielsson (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums, percussion)
"Nakano Sun Plaza Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 1979
Personal MountainsECM (G) ECM 2290/91
Innocence-
So Tender-
same session
Oasis-
Chant Of The Soil-
Prism-
New Dance-
* ECM (G) ECM 2290/91   Keith Jarrett/Jan Garbarek/Palle Danielsson/Jon Christensen - Sleeper

European Quartet

Jan Garbarek (tenor, soprano sax) Keith Jarrett (piano, percussion) Palle Danielsson (bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
"Nakano Sun Plaza Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April, 1979
Personal MountainsECM (G) ECM 1382, :rarum 8020
PrismECM (G) ECM 1382
Oasis-
Innocence-
Late Night WillieECM (G) ECM 1382 (CD), :rarum 8001
* ECM (G) ECM 1382, ECM 1382 (CD)   Keith Jarrett/Jan Garbarek/Palle Danielsson/Jon Christensen - Personal Mountains
* ECM (G) :rarum 8020   Jon Christensen - Selected Recordings
* ECM (G) :rarum 8001   Keith Jarrett - Selected Recordings

Barry Guy Quartet

Trevor Watts (alto, soprano sax) Howard Riley (piano) Barry Guy (double bass) John Stevens (drums, cornet)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, April, 1979
The Y?JAPO (G) JAPO 60028
Remember To Remember-
Du Doo-
Maze-
"In Relationship To Circumstance..."-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60028   Barry Guy/Howard Riley/John Stevens/Trevor Watts - Endgame

George Adams Sextet

Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Heinz Sauer (tenor sax) George Adams (tenor sax, vocals) Richard Beirach (piano) Dave Holland (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1979
BabaECM (G) ECM 1141
Imani's Dance-
Stay Informed-
Got Someethin' Good For You-
A Spire-
* ECM (G) ECM 1141, ECM 1141 (CD)   George Adams - Sound Suggestions

Richard Beirach Trio

Richard Beirach (piano) George Mraz (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1979
Sea PriestessECM (G) ECM 1142
Pendulum-
Ki-
Snow Leopard-
Elm-
* ECM (G) ECM 1142   Richard Beirach - Elm

Miroslav Vitous Quartet

John Surman (soprano sax, bass clarinet) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1979
Silver LakeECM (G) ECM 1145
Beautiful Place To-
Trees-
Recycle-
First Meeting-
Concerto In Three Parts-
You Make Me So Happy-
* ECM (G) ECM 1145, ECM 1145 (CD)   Miroslav Vitous - First Meeting

John Surman Solo

John Surman (soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet, synthesizer)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1979
Edges Of IllusionECM (G) ECM 1148, :rarum 8013
FiligreeECM (G) ECM 1148
Caithness To Kerry-
Beyond A Shadow-
Prelude And Rustic Dance-
The Lamplighter-
Following Behind-
Constellation-
* ECM (G) ECM 1148, ECM 1148 (CD)   John Surman - Upon Reflection
* ECM (G) :rarum 8013   John Surman - Selected Recordings

European Quartet

Jan Garbarek (soprano, tenor sax) Keith Jarrett (piano, timbales, percussion) Palle Danielsson (bass) Jon Christensen (drums, percussion)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, May, 1979
Chant Of The SoilECM (G) ECM 1171/72
Innocence-
Processional-
same session
Oasis-
New Dance-
Sunshine SongECM (G) ECM 1171/72, :rarum 8002
* ECM (G) ECM 1171/72, ECM 1171/72 (CD)   Keith Jarrett/Jan Garbarek/Palle Danielsson/Jon Christensen - Nude Ants
* ECM (G) :rarum 8002   Jan Garbarek - Selected Recordings

Barre Phillips Trio

John Surman (soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet, synthesizer) Barre Phillips (bass) Aina Kemanis (voice)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1979
Journal Violone II: Part IECM (G) ECM 1149
Journal Violone II: Part II-
Journal Violone II: Part III-
Journal Violone II: Part IV-
Journal Violone II: Part V (To Aquirax Aida)-
Journal Violone II: Part VI-
* ECM (G) ECM 1149, ECM 1149 (CD)   Barre Phillips - Journal Violone II

Charlie Haden Trio/Magico

Jan Garbarek (sax) Egberto Gismonti (guitar, piano) Charlie Haden (bass)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1979
BailarinaECM (G) ECM 1151
MagicoECM (G) ECM 1151, ECM 3269
SilenceECM (G) ECM 1151
Spor-
Palhaco-
* ECM (G) ECM 1151, ECM 1151 (CD)   Charlie Haden/Jan Garbarek/Egberto Gismonti - Magico
* ECM (G) ECM 3269, ECM 2691, ECM 2692   Egberto Gismonti - Works

Pat Metheny Group

Lyle Mays (piano, Oberheim, autoharp, organ) Pat Metheny (6 & 12-string guitar) Mark Egan (bass) Dan Gottlieb (drums)
Long View Farm Studios, Brookfield, MA, June, 1979
(Cross The) HeartlandECM (G) ECM 1155, ECM 3270
AirstreamECM (G) ECM 1155, :rarum 8009
The SearchECM (G) ECM 1155
American Garage-
The Epic-
* ECM (G) ECM 1155, ECM 1155 (CD)   Pat Metheny Group - American Garage
* ECM (G) ECM 3270, ECM 2701, ECM 2702   Pat Metheny - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8009   Pat Metheny - Selected Recordings

Jack DeJohnette New Directions

Lester Bowie (trumpet) John Abercrombie (guitar, mandolin guitar) Eddie Gomez (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums, piano)
live in Willisau, Switzerland, June, 1979
Salsa For Eddie G.ECM (G) ECM 1157
Where Or Wayne-
Bayou Fever-
Multo Spiliagio-
* ECM (G) ECM 1157, ECM 1157 (CD)   Jack DeJohnette New Directions - In Europe

TOK

Takashi Kako (piano, celeste) Kent Carter (bass, cello) Oliver Johnson (drums, toy piano, tambourine, vocals) with Steve Lake (harpsichord)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1979
ParadoxJAPO (G) JAPO 60029
Night Music-
Dodec-
A Lua De Portugal-
Sekitel-
Wobbly Walk Parade-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60029   TOK - Paradox

Ralph Towner Quintet

Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) David Darling (cello) Ralph Towner (12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, French horn) Eddie Gomez (bass) Michael Di Pasqua (drums, percussion)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1979
New MoonECM (G) ECM 1153, ECM 3268
Yesterday And Long AgoECM (G) ECM 1153
Celeste-
Special Delivery-
Kupala-
Beneath The Evening SkyECM (G) ECM 1153, ECM 3268
* ECM (G) ECM 1153, ECM 1153 (CD)   Ralph Towner - Old Friends, New Friends
* ECM (G) ECM 3268, ECM 2681, ECM 2682   Ralph Towner - Works

Steve Kuhn/Sheila Jordan Band

Steve Kuhn (piano) Harvie Swartz (bass) Bob Moses (drums) Sheila Jordan (voice)
Columbia Studios, NYC, July, 1979
Tomorrow's SonECM (G) ECM 1159
Gentle Thoughts-
Poem For No. 15-
The Zoo-
Deep Tango-
Life's Backward Glance-
* ECM (G) ECM 1159   Steve Kuhn/Sheila Jordan Band - Playground
= ECM (G) ECM 2090/92   Steve Kuhn - Life's Backward Glances - Solo And Quartet

Old And New Dreams

Don Cherry (trumpet, piano) Dewey Redman (tenor sax, musette) Charlie Haden (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1979
Lonely WomanECM (G) ECM 1154
Togo-
Guinea-
Open Or Close-
Orbit Of La-Ba-
Song For The Whales-
* ECM (G) ECM 1154, ECM 1154 (CD)   Don Cherry/Dewey Redman/Charlie Haden/Ed Blackwell - Old And New Dreams

Kenny Wheeler Sextet

Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Eje Thelin (trombone) Evan Parker (soprano, tenor sax) Tom Van Der Geld (vibraharp) J.F. Jenny-Clark (bass) Edward Vesala (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, August, 1979
Mai We Go RoundECM (G) ECM 1156
Solo One-
May Ride-
Follow Down-
Riverrun-
Lost Woltz-
* ECM (G) ECM 1156, ECM 1156 (CD)   Kenny Wheeler - Around 6

Bill Connors Solo

Bill Connors (guitar)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1979
Feet FirstECM (G) ECM 1158
Wade-
Sing And Swim-
Frog Stroke-
Surrender To The Water-
Survive-
With Strings Attached-
Breath-
* ECM (G) ECM 1158, ECM 1158 (CD)   Bill Connors - Swimming With A Hole In My Body

Michael Mantler Sextet

Michael Mantler (trumpet, music) Gary Windo (tenor sax) Carla Bley (piano, organ) Philip Catherine (guitar) Steve Swallow (bass guitar) D. Sharpe (drums)
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, August, 1979-March, 1980
Movie NineWATT (G) WATT/10
The Sinking SpellWATT (G) WATT/10; ECM (G) ECM 1813
Movie ElevenWATT (G) WATT/10
Will We Meet Tonight?-
Movie Thirteen-
The Doubtful Guest-
Movie Fifteen-
Movie Fourteen-
Movie Ten-
Movie Twelve-
* WATT (G) WATT/10   Michael Mantler - More Movies
= WATT (G) WATT 7/10   Michael Mantler - Movies / More Movies
* ECM (G) ECM 1813   Michael Mantler - Review (1968-2000)

Steve Swallow -- Robert Creeley

David Liebman (sax) Steve Kuhn (piano) Lyle Mays (synthesizer) Steve Swallow (bass) Bob Moses (drums) Sheila Jordan (voice) Robert Creeley (poems)
Columbia Studios, NYC, September, 1979
Some EchoesECM (G) ECM 1160
"She Was Young..." (From "The Finger")-
"Nowhere One..."-
Colors-
Home-
In The Fall-
"You Didn't Think..."-
Ice Cream-
Echo-
Midnight-
* ECM (G) ECM 1160, ECM 1160 (CD)   Steve Swallow - Home

Chick Corea - Gary Burton Duo

Gary Burton (vibraharp) Chick Corea (piano)
"Limmathaus", Zurich, Switzerland, October 28, 1979
Senor MouseECM (G) ECM 1182/83
Bud Powell-
Crystal Silence-
TweakECM (G) ECM 1182/83, :rarum 8003
Gary Burton (vibraharp -1,3/6) Chick Corea (piano -2/6)
1.I'm Your Pal / Hullo, BolinasECM (G) ECM 1182/83
2.Love Castle-
3.Falling Grace-
4.Mirror, MirrorECM (G) ECM 1182/83, :rarum 8003
5.Song To GayleECM (G) ECM 1182/83
6.Endless Trouble, Endless Pleasure-
* ECM (G) ECM 1182/83, ECM 1182/83 (CD)   Chick Corea And Gary Burton - In Concert, Zurich, October 28, 1979
= ECM (G) ECM 2036/39   Gary Burton/Chick Corea - Crystal Silence: The ECM Recordings 1972-79
* ECM (G) :rarum 8003   Chick Corea - Selected Recordings

David Darling Solo

David Darling (acoustic cello, 8-string solid body electric cello, voice, percussion, bells, gongs, timpani)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, October, 1979
Slow ReturnECM (G) ECM 1161
Bells And Gongs-
Far Away Lights-
Solo Cello-
Minor Blue-
Clouds-
Solo Cello-
Solo Cello And Voice-
Journal October, Stuttgart-
* ECM (G) ECM 1161, ECM 1161 (CD)   David Darling - Journal October

Ralph Towner Solo

Ralph Towner (12-string guitar, classical guitar)
"Amerika Haus", Munich, West Germany & "Limmathaus", Zurich, Switzerland, October, 1979
Spirit LakeECM (G) ECM 1173
Ralph's Piano Waltz-
Train Of Thought-
Zoetrope-
Nardis-
Chelsea Courtyard-
Timeless-
* ECM (G) ECM 1173, ECM 1173 (CD)   Ralph Towner - Solo Concert

Abercrombie Quartet

Richard Beirach (piano) John Abercrombie (guitar, mandolin guitar) George Mraz (bass) Peter Donald (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1979
Blue WolfECM (G) ECM 1164
Dear Rain-
StrayECM (G) ECM 1164, :rarum 8014
MadagascarECM (G) ECM 1164
Riddles-
Foolish Dog-
* ECM (G) ECM 1164   Abercrombie Quartet
* ECM (G) :rarum 8014   John Abercrombie - Selected Recordings

Charlie Haden Trio/Magico

Jan Garbarek (tenor, soprano sax) Egberto Gismonti (8-string guitar, super 8-string guitar, piano) Charlie Haden (bass)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1979
Folk SongECM (G) ECM 1170, ECM 3266
Bodas De PrataECM (G) ECM 1170
Cego AderaldoECM (G) ECM 1170, :rarum 8002
VeienECM (G) ECM 1170
Equilibrista-
For Turiya-
* ECM (G) ECM 1170, ECM 1170 (CD)   Charlie Haden/Jan Garbarek/Egberto Gismonti - Folk Songs
* ECM (G) ECM 3266, ECM 2661, ECM 2662   Jan Garbarek - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8002   Jan Garbarek - Selected Recordings

Keith Jarrett Solo

Keith Jarrett (piano)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1979
The Moth And The Flame: Part IECM (G) ECM 1201/02
The Moth And The Flame: Part II-
The Moth And The Flame: Part III-
The Moth And The Flame: Part IV-
The Moth And The Flame: Part V-
* ECM (G) ECM 1201/02, ECM 1201/02 (CD)   Keith Jarrett - Invocations/The Moth And The Flame

Manfred Schoof Quintet

Manfred Schoof (trumpet, flugelhorn) Michel Pilz (bass clarinet) Rainer Bruninghaus (piano, synthesizer) Gunter Lenz (bass) Ralf Hubner (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1979
HorizonsJAPO (G) JAPO 60030; ECM (G) ECM 2093/94
The Abstract Face Of BeautyJAPO (G) JAPO 60030
HopeJAPO (G) JAPO 60030; ECM (G) ECM 2093/94
SunriseJAPO (G) JAPO 60030
Old BalladJAPO (G) JAPO 60030; ECM (G) ECM 2093/94
Sunset-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60030   Manfred Schoof Quintet - Horizons
* ECM (G) ECM 2093/94   Manfred Schoof Quintet - Resonance

Sam Rivers Quartet

George Lewis (trombone) Sam Rivers (soprano, tenor sax, flute) Dave Holland (bass) Thurman Barker (drums, marimba)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1979
CirclesECM (G) ECM 1162, ECM 2365
ZipECM (G) ECM 1162
SolaceECM (G) ECM 1162, ECM 2365
VerveECM (G) ECM 1162
Dazzle-
Images-
Lines-
* ECM (G) ECM 1162   Sam Rivers - Contrasts
* ECM (G) ECM 2365   Various Artists - Re: Seoul

Azimuth With Ralph Towner

Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn, trumpet) John Taylor (piano, organ) Ralph Towner (12-string guitar, classical guitar) Norma Winstone (voice)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1979
The Longest DayECM (G) ECM 1163
Autumn-
Arrivee-
Touching Points: From The Window-
Touching Points: Windfall-
Touching Points: The Rabbit-
Touching Points: Charcoal Traces-
Depart-
The Longest Day (Reprise)-
* ECM (G) ECM 1163   Azimuth With Ralph Towner - Depart
= ECM (G) ECM 1546/48   Azimuth - Azimuth/The Touchstone/Depart

Enrico Rava Quartet

Enrico Rava (trumpet) Franco D'Andrea (piano) Giovanni Tommaso (bass) Bruce Ditmas (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1979
LuluECM (G) ECM 1166
Outsider-
Small Talk-
Rose Selavy-
Ah-
Trombonauta-
At The Movies-
* ECM (G) ECM 1166   Enrico Rava Quartet - Ah

Jan Garbarek - Kjell Johnsen Duo

Jan Garbarek (tenor, soprano sax, wood flute) Kjell Johnsen (pipe organ)
Engelbrektskyrkan, Stockolm, Sweden, December, 1979
AftenlandECM (G) ECM 1169
Syn-
Linje-
Bue-
Enigma-
Kilden-
Spill-
IskirkenECM (G) ECM 1169, :rarum 8002
TegnECM (G) ECM 1169
* ECM (G) ECM 1169, ECM 1169 (CD)   Jan Garbarek/Kjell Johnsen - Aftenland
* ECM (G) :rarum 8002   Jan Garbarek - Selected Recordings

AMM III

Keith Rowe (guitar, prepared guitar, transistor radio) Eddie Prevost (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1979
Radio ActivityJAPO (G) JAPO 60031
Convergence-
Kline-
Spittlefields' Slide-
For A-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60031; ECM (G) ECM 3631   AMM III - It Had Been An Ordinary Enough Day In Pueblo, Colorado

Pat Metheny Group

Pat Metheny (guitar, voice) and others
1979
A Conversation With Pat MethenyECM (G) PRO-A-810
Phase Dance-
New Chautauqua-
A Conversation With Pat Metheny-
San Lorenzo-
Sueno Con Mexico-
* ECM (G) PRO-A-810   An Hour With Pat Metheny (A Radio Special)

1980

Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Lester Bowie (trumpet) Joseph Jarman (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass sax, bass clarinet, B flat clarinet, bassoon, piccolo, flute, alto flute, conch shells, vibraharp, celeste, gongs, congas, whistle) Roscoe Mitchell (sopranino, alto, tenor, baritone, bass sax, piccolo, flute, B flat clarinet, gongs, glockenspiel, congas) Malachi Favors (bass, percussion, melodica, vocals) Famoudou Don Moye (Sun percussion: drums, bells, bikehorns, congas, timpani, bongos, chimes, gongs, conch shells, whistles, wood blocks, cowbell)
Columbia Studios, NYC, January, 1980
Magg ZelmaECM (G) ECM 1167, :rarum 8006
Care FreeECM (G) ECM 1167
Charlie MECM (G) ECM 1167, ECM 7274, :rarum 8006
Old Time Southside Street DanceECM (G) ECM 1167
Full Force-
* ECM (G) ECM 1167, ECM 1167 (CD)   Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Full Force
* ECM (G) ECM 7274, ECM 2741, ECM 2742   Lester Bowie - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8006   Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Selected Recordings

OM

Urs Leimgruber (soprano, tenor sax, wooden flute) Erdman Birke (accordion -6) Christy Doran (6 & 12-string guitar, guitar synthesizer) Bobby Burri (bass) Fredy Studer (drums, gongs, percussion)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1980
1.Dreaming For The PeopleJAPO (G) JAPO 60032
2.Cerberus' Dance-
3.Asumusa-
4.At My Ease-
5.Earworms-
6.Eigentlich Wollte Johann Auf Dem Mond Den Andern Jazz Kennenlernen-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60032   OM - Cerberus
= ECM (G) ECM 1642   OM - A Retrospective

Gary Peacock Trio

Art Lande (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Eliot Zigmund (drums)
Columbia Studios, NYC, February, 1980
So GreenECM (G) ECM 1165
Fractions-
Last First-
Shift In The Wind-
Centers-
Caverns Beneath The Zoth-
Valentine-
* ECM (G) ECM 1165, ECM 1165 (CD)   Art Lande/Gary Peacock/Eliot Zigmund - Shift In The Wind

Steve Reich And Musicians

James Dooley, Marshall Farr, James Hamlin, Douglas Hedwig (trumpet) Mort Silver (flute) Virgil Blackwell, Richard Cohen (clarinet) Vincent Gnojek, Ed Joffe (soprano sax) Robert Chausow, Shem Guibbory (violin) Claire Bergmann, Ruth Siegler (viola) Chris Finckel, Michael Finckel (cello) Lewis Paer, Judith Sugarman (contrabass) Bob Becker, David Van Tieghem (xylophone) Russ Hartenberger, Gary Schall, Richard Schwarz, Glen Velez (marimba) James Preiss (vibes) Larry Karush, Edmund Niemann, Steve Reich, Nurit Tilles (piano) Elizabeth Arnold, Jay Clayton (voice) Steve Reich (composer)
Columbia Studios, NYC, February, 1980;
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1980
Music For A Large EnsembleECM (G) ECM 1168
Shem Guibbory (violin) Steve Reich (composer)
Violin Phase-
Virgil Blackwell, Mort Silver (clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, piccolo) Robert Chausow, Shem Guibbory (violin) Ruth Siegler (viola) Chris Finckel (cello) Edmund Niemann, Nurit Tilles (piano) Steve Reich (composer)
Octet-
* ECM (G) ECM 1168; ECM New Series (G) ECM 1168 (CD)   Steve Reich - Octet / Music For A Large Ensemble / Violin Phase

Elton Dean Quintet

Mark Charig (cornet) Elton Dean (saxello, alto sax) Keith Tippett (piano, marimba, voice, bottle) Marcio Mattos (bass) Louis Moholo (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February, 1980
BoundariesJAPO (G) JAPO 60033
Oasis-
Basho-
Out Of Bounds-
Fast News-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60033   Elton Dean Quintet - Boundaries

Keith Jarrett -- Syracuse Symphony/Christopher Keene

Keith Jarrett (piano, composer) Syracuse Symphony, Christopher Keene (conductor)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, March 22, 1980
The Celestial Hawk: First MovementECM (G) ECM 1175
The Celestial Hawk: Second Movement-
The Celestial Hawk: Third Movement-
* ECM (G) ECM 1175, ECM 1175 (CD)   Keith Jarrett - The Celestial Hawk: For Orchestra, Percussion And Piano

G.I. Gurdjieff -- Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett (piano) Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff (composer)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1980
Reading Of Sacred BooksECM (G) ECM 1174, ECM 2250, ECM 2250
Prayer And DespairECM (G) ECM 1174
Religious Ceremony-
Hymn-
Orthodox Hymn From Asia Minor-
Hymn For Good Friday-
Hymn-
Hymn For Easter Thursday-
Hymn To The Endless Creator-
Hymn From A Great Temple-
The Story Of The Resurrection Of Christ-
Holy Affirming-Holy Denying-Holy Reconciling-
Easter Night Procession-
Easter Hymn-
Meditation-
* ECM (G) ECM 1174, ECM 1174 (CD)   G.I. Gurdjieff - Sacred Hymns -- Keith Jarrett
* ECM (G) ECM 2250   Various Artists - Music For The Film Sounds And Silence

John Clark Quartet

John Clark (French horn) David Darling (cello) David Friedman (vibraharp, marimba) Jon Christensen (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, April, 1980
The Abha KingdomECM (G) ECM 1176
Lament-
Silver Rain, Part III-
Faces In The Fire-
Faces In The Sky-
You Did It, You Did It!-
* ECM (G) ECM 1176   John Clark - Faces

Pat Metheny Quintet

Mike Brecker (tenor sax -1,3) Dewey Redman (tenor sax -2,3) Pat Metheny (guitar) Charlie Haden (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May 26-29, 1980
1.Two Folk Songs: 1st / 2ndECM (G) ECM 1180/81
2.80/81-
3.The Bat-
4.Turnaround-
Dewey Redman (tenor sax -1,2) Mike Brecker (tenor sax -1/3) Pat Metheny (guitar) Charlie Haden (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
1.OpenECM (G) ECM 1180/81, ECM 7272
2.Pretty ScatteredECM (G) ECM 1180/81
3.Every Day (I Thank You)ECM (G) ECM 1180/81, ECM 3270, :rarum 8009
4.Goin' AheadECM (G) ECM 1180/81, ECM 3270
* ECM (G) ECM 1180/81, ECM 1180/81 (CD)   Pat Metheny - 80/81
* ECM (G) ECM 7272, ECM 2721, ECM 2722   Pat Metheny - Works II
* ECM (G) ECM 3270, ECM 2701, ECM 2702   Pat Metheny - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8009   Pat Metheny - Selected Recordings

Codona

Don Cherry (trumpet, melodica, doussn'gouni, voice) Collin Walcott (sitar, tabla, sanza, timpani, voice) Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, talking drum, percussion, voice)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1980
Que FaserECM (G) ECM 1177
GodumadumaECM (G) ECM 1177, ECM 7276
MalinyeECM (G) ECM 1177
Drip-Dry-
Walking On Eggs-
Again And Again, Again-
* ECM (G) ECM 1177, ECM 1177 (CD)   Collin Walcott/Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos - Codona 2
= ECM (G) ECM 2033/35   Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy
* ECM (G) ECM 7276, ECM 2761, ECM 2762   Collin Walcott - Works

Barre Phillips Sextet

John Surman (soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet) Herve Bourde (alto, tenor sax, flute) Barre Phillips (bass) Pierre Favre (drums, percussion) Aina Kemanis, Claudia Phillips (voice)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1980
TwitterECM (G) ECM 1178
Angleswaite-
Pirthrite-
Longview-
Entai-
Double Treble-
Elvid Kursong-
* ECM (G) ECM 1178   Barre Phillips/Aina Kemanis/John Surman/Herve Bourde/Claudia Phillips/Pierre Favre - Music By...

The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Lester Bowie (trumpet, bass drum, long horn, vocals) Roscoe Mitchell (sax, flute, percussion, clarinet, vocals) Joseph Jarman (sax, vocals, clarinet, bassoon, flute, percussion) Malachi Favors Maghostus (bass, percussion, melodica, vocals) Famoudou Don Moye (Sun percussion, vocals)
"Amerika Haus", Munich, West Germany, May, 1980
Promenade: Cote Bamako IECM (G) ECM 1211/12
Bush Magic-
Urban Magic-
Sun Precondition Two-
Theme For Sco-
same session
New York Is Full Of Lonely People-
Ancestral Meditation-
Uncle-
Peter And Judith-
Promenade: Cote Bamako II-
Odwalla / ThemeECM (G) ECM 1211/12, :rarum 8006
* ECM (G) ECM 1211/12, ECM 1211/12 (CD)   The Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Urban Bushmen
* ECM (G) :rarum 8006   Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Selected Recordings

Gary Burton Quartet

Jim Odgren (alto sax) Gary Burton (vibes) Steve Swallow (bass) Mike Hyman (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1980
Reactionary TangoECM (G) ECM 1184
Tweek-
Blame It On My Youth-
Summer Band Camp-
Isfahan-
Stardancer-
* ECM (G) ECM 1184   Gary Burton Quartet - Easy As Pie

Old And New Dreams

Don Cherry (trumpet, piano) Dewey Redman (tenor sax, musette) Charlie Haden (bass) Ed Blackwell (drums)
"Theater Am Kornmarkt", Bregenz, Austria, June, 1980
Happy HouseECM (G) ECM 1205
Mopti-
New Dream-
Rushour-
Broken Shadows-
Playing-
* ECM (G) ECM 1205, ECM 1205 (CD)   Old And New Dreams - Playing

Stephan Micus

Stephan Micus (steel string guitar, suling)
WDR Sound Studio N, Cologne, West Germany, June, 1980
Dancing With The MorningJAPO (G) JAPO 60040
Stephan Micus (tambura, Spanish guitar)
Listen To The Rain-
Stephan Micus (shakuhachi, Spanish guitar)
White Paint On Silver Wood-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60040; ECM (G) ECM 3640   Stephan Micus - Listen To The Rain

Miroslav Vitous Group

John Surman (soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet) Kenny Kirkland (piano) Miroslav Vitous (bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1980
When Face Gets PaleECM (G) ECM 1185, ECM 2365
Second MeetingECM (G) ECM 1185
Number SixECM (G) ECM 1185, :rarum 8013
Inner PeaceECM (G) ECM 1185
Interplay-
Gears-
Sleeping BeautyECM (G) ECM 1185, ECM 2365
EagleECM (G) ECM 1185
* ECM (G) ECM 1185   Miroslav Vitous Group
* ECM (G) ECM 2365   Various Artists - Re: Seoul
* ECM (G) :rarum 8013   John Surman - Selected Recordings

Eberhard Weber Colours

Charlie Mariano (soprano sax, flute) Rainer Bruninghaus (piano, synthesizer) Eberhard Weber (bass) John Marshall (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, July, 1980
The Last Stage Of A Long JourneyECM (G) ECM 1186
Bali-
A Dark SpellECM (G) ECM 1186, ECM 5429
Little MovementsECM (G) ECM 1186
'No Trees?' He Said-
* ECM (G) ECM 1186, ECM 1186 (CD)   Eberhard Weber Colours - Little Movements
= ECM (G) ECM 2133/35   Eberhard Weber - Colours
* ECM (G) ECM 5429, ECM 4291, ECM 4292   Eberhard Weber - Works

Arild Andersen Quartet

Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn, cornet) Steve Dobrogosz (piano) Arild Andersen (double bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1980
CameronECM (G) ECM 1188
Prelude-
Landloper-
Predawn-
Dear Kenny-
A Song I Used To PlayECM (G) ECM 1188, :rarum 8019
LifelinesECM (G) ECM 1188
Anew-
* ECM (G) ECM 1188   Arild Andersen - Lifelines
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

Tom Van Der Geld And Children At Play

Roger Jannotta (tenor, alto sax, bass clarinet, oboe, flute, whistles) Tom Van Der Geld (vibraharp) Wayne Darling (bass) Bill Elgart (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, July, 1980
Things Have ChangedJAPO (G) JAPO 60035
How Gently Sails The Moon Twixt The Arbour And The Bough (And The World Is Waiting For The Sun)-
Dreamer-
Ballade Matteotti-
I Hope It's You-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60035   Tom Van Der Geld/Children At Play - Out Patients

Rainer Bruninghaus Quartet

Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn) Brynjar Hoff (oboe, English horn) Rainer Bruninghaus (piano, synthesizer) Jon Christensen (drums)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1980
StufenECM (G) ECM 1187
Spielraum-
Radspuren-
Die Flusse Hinauf-
Tauschung Der Luft-
Freigeweht-
* ECM (G) ECM 1187, ECM 1187 (CD)   Rainer Bruninghaus - Freigeweht

Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition

Chico Freeman (tenor sax) John Purcell (baritone sax) Peter Warren (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September, 1980
Tin Can AlleyECM (G) ECM 1189
John Purcell (flute, alto sax) Chico Freeman (flute, tenor sax) Jack DeJohnette (piano, drums) Peter Warren (bass)
Pastel Rhapsody-
Chico Freeman (bass clarinet) John Purcell (baritone sax) Peter Warren (cello) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Riff Raff-
Jack DeJohnette (congas, drums, organ, timpani)
The Gri Gri ManECM (G) ECM 1189, ECM 5427
Chico Freeman (tenor sax) John Purcell (baritone, alto sax) Peter Warren (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums, vocals)
I KnowECM (G) ECM 1189
* ECM (G) ECM 1189, ECM 1189 (CD)   Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition - Tin Can Alley
= ECM (G) ECM 2296/99   Jack DeJohnette - Special Edition
* ECM (G) ECM 5427, ECM 4271, ECM 4272   Jack DeJohnette - Works

Pat Metheny - Lyle Mays Trio

Lyle Mays (piano, synthesizer, organ, autoharp) Pat Metheny (electric and acoustic 6 & 12-string guitar, bass) Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, drums, percussion, vocals)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1980
As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita FallsECM (G) ECM 1190
Ozark-
September Fifteenth (Dedicated To Bill Evans)-
"It's For You"ECM (G) ECM 1190, ECM 3270, :rarum 8009
Estupenda GracaECM (G) ECM 1190
* ECM (G) ECM 1190, ECM 1190 (CD)   Pat Metheny And Lyle Mays - As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
* ECM (G) ECM 3270, ECM 2701, ECM 2702   Pat Metheny - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8009   Pat Metheny - Selected Recordings

The Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler (trumpet) Gary Valente (trombone) Joe Daley (euphonium) Earl McIntyre (tuba) Carlos Ward (soprano, alto sax) Tony Dagradi (tenor sax, clarinet) Carla Bley (organ, piano) Steve Swallow (bass) D. Sharpe (drums) Carla Bley (composer)
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, September-December, 1980
Reactionary TangoWATT (G) WATT/11
Copyright Royalties-
Utviklingssang-
Valse Sinistre-
Floater-
Walking BatteriewomanWATT (G) WATT/11; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
* WATT (G) WATT/11, WATT/11 (CD)   Carla Bley - Social Studies
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

Thomas Demenga / Heinz Reber

Thomas Demenga (cello, composer) Heinz Reber (pipe organ, composer)
Pauluskirche Bern, Switzerland, October, 1980
Cellorganic #1ECM (G) ECM 1196
Cellorganic #2-
Cellorganic #3-
Cellorganic #4-
* ECM (G) ECM 1196; ECM New Series (G) ECM 1196 (CD)   Thomas Demenga/Heinz Reber - Cellorganics

Keith Jarrett Solo

Keith Jarrett (pipe organ, soprano sax)
Ottobeuren Abbey, Ottobeuren, West Germany, October, 1980
Invocations: First (Solo Voice)ECM (G) ECM 1201/02, :rarum 8001
Invocations: Second (Mirages, Realities)ECM (G) ECM 1201/02
Invocations: Third (Power, Resolve)-
Invocations: Fourth (Shock, Scatter)-
Invocations: Fifth (Recognition)ECM (G) ECM 1201/02, ECM 5425, :rarum 8001
Invocations: Sixth (Celebration)ECM (G) ECM 1201/02
Invocations: Seventh (Solo Voice)-
* ECM (G) ECM 1201/02, ECM 1201/02 (CD)   Keith Jarrett - Invocations/The Moth And The Flame
* ECM (G) ECM 5425, ECM 4251, ECM 4252   Keith Jarrett - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8001   Keith Jarrett - Selected Recordings

Contact Trio

Evert Brettschneider (acoustic, electric guitar) Aloys Kott (acoustic, electric bass) Peter Eisold (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, October, 1980
Air LinesJAPO (G) JAPO 60036
String Games-
Daddy Longleg-
Simple Symphony-
Silence-
Elbow Dance-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60036   Contact Trio - Musik

Abercrombie Quartet

Richard Beirach (piano) John Abercrombie (electric, acoustic guitar) George Mraz (bass) Peter Donald (drums)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1980
Boat SongECM (G) ECM 1191
M-
What Are The Rules-
Flashback-
To Be-
Veils-
Pebbles-
* ECM (G) ECM 1191   Abercrombie Quartet - M

First Avenue

James Knapp (trumpet, flugelhorn, waterphone) Denney Goodhew (alto sax, flute, bass clarinet) Eric Jensen (cello)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1980
Band OneECM (G) ECM 1194
Band Two-
Band Three-
Band Four-
Band Five-
Band Six-
Band Seven-
Band Eight-
* ECM (G) ECM 1194   First Avenue

Shankar

Shankar (10-string double violin, tambura) Zakir Hussain (tabla) Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman (mridangam) V. Lakshminarayana (conductor)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1980
Ragam-Tanam-Pallavi: Raga - HemavathiECM (G) ECM 1195
Ananda Nadamadum Tillai Sankara: Ragam - Savithri-
Ananda Nadamadum Tillai Sankara: Tala - Adi-
* ECM (G) ECM 1195, ECM 1195 (CD)   Shankar - Who's To Know

Egberto Gismonti And Academia De Dancas

Mauro Senise (soprano, alto sax, flute) Egberto Gismonti (piano, 10-string guitar, Indian organ, voice) Zeca Assumpcao (bass) Nene (drums, percussion)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1980
MaracatuECM (G) ECM 1203/04, ECM 3269
10 AmosECM (G) ECM 1203/04, :rarum 8011
FrevoECM (G) ECM 1203/04
LoroECM (G) ECM 1203/04, ECM 3269
Em Familia / Sanfona / Danca Dos Pes / EternaECM (G) ECM 1203/04
* ECM (G) ECM 1203/04, ECM 1203/04 (CD)   Egberto Gismonti And Academia De Dancas - Sanfona
* ECM (G) ECM 3269, ECM 2691, ECM 2692   Egberto Gismonti - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8011   Egberto Gismonti - Selected Recordings

Es Herrscht Uhu Im Land

Annemarie Roelofs (trombone, violin, voice) Rolf Riehm (English horn, alto sax, voice) Alfred Harth (sax, bass clarinet, voice) Heiner Goebbels (Wasp synthesizer, piano, sax, voice) Paul Lovens (selected drums, cymbals, percussion) Christoph Anders (voice, guitar, organ) plus Rolf Bauer, Mariagrazia Bianchi-Burioni, Heinz Birrer, Nikolaus Riehm (vocals)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December 9-11, 1980
Burroughs' HaikuJAPO (G) JAPO 60037
Wertkauf-
Landliches-
Autobahn-
El Salvador-
Echter Lachs-
Ich Nicht Mich Dich-
Mahlzeit-
Meinen Eltern-
Schottendicht-
Welt Voll Irrsinn-
Uhu-
Geigensage-
Riesel Riesel-
Sage-
Superbirdsong-
Ehorn-Uhu-
Durch Den Wald-
Der Main-
Knecht U.-
Tilt!-
* JAPO (G) JAPO 60037   Es Herrscht Uhu Im Land

Jan Garbarek Trio

Jan Garbarek (tenor, soprano sax, flute) John Abercrombie (electric 6 & 12-string guitar, mandolin guitar) Nana Vasconcelos (berimbau, talking drum, percussion, voice)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1980
Soria MariaECM (G) ECM 1200
LillekortECM (G) ECM 1200, :rarum 8002
EventyrECM (G) ECM 1200
Weaving A Garland-
Once Upon A Time-
The Companion-
Snipp, Snapp, SnuteECM (G) ECM 1200, ECM 3266
East Of The Sun And West Of The MoonECM (G) ECM 1200
* ECM (G) ECM 1200, ECM 1200 (CD)   Jan Garbarek - Eventyr
* ECM (G) ECM 3266, ECM 2661, ECM 2662   Jan Garbarek - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8002   Jan Garbarek - Selected Recordings

Steve Tibbetts Quintet

Steve Tibbetts (guitar, kalimba, synthesizer) Bob Hughes (bass) Marc Anderson (congas, drums, percussion) Tim Weinhold (bongos, vase, bells) Steve Cochrane or Marcus Wise (tabla)
Atma-Sphere and Oxit Roxon, St. Paul, MN, circa 1980
UrFrammis 1522-25
Sphexes-
Ten Years-
One Day-
Three Primates-
You And It-
The Alien Lounge-
Ten Yr Dance-
* Frammis 1522-25; ECM (G) ECM 1355, ECM 1355 (CD)   Steve Tibbetts - Yr