Air Catalog

1975

Air - Air Song  (WhyNot (J) PA-7120)

Henry Threadgill, tenor, baritone, alto sax, flute; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, percussion.

P.S. Recording Studios, Chicago, IL, September 10, 1975

Untitled Tango
Great Body Of The Riddle Or Where Were The Dodge Boys When My Clay Started To Slide
Dance Of The Beast
Air Song

** also released on WhyNot (J) PAP-23022, 32ED-5016; India Navigation IN 1057.

1976

Air - Live Air  (Black Saint (It) BSR 0034)

Henry Threadgill, alto sax, flute, percussion; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, percussion.

Studio Rivbea, NYC, July 1, 1976

Eulogy For Charles Clarke
Portrait Of Lee Smith

same personnel.

University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, October 28, 1977

Keep Right On Playing Thru The Mirror Over The Water
Be Ever Out

** also released on Black Saint (It) 120034-2.

Air - Air Raid  (WhyNot (J) PA-7156)

Henry Threadgill, Chinese musette, alto sax, hubkaphone, flute, tenor sax; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, percussion.

Basement Studio, NYC, July 15, 1976

Air Raid
Midnight Sun
Release
Through A Keyhole Darkly

** also released on WhyNot (J) PAP-23023, 32ED-5021; India Navigation IN 1064.

1977

Air - Air Time  (Nessa N-12)

Henry Threadgill, alto, tenor sax, bass flute, hubkaphone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, percussion.

Streeterville Sound Studios, Chicago, IL, November 17 and 18, 1977

I'll Be Right Here Waiting...
No. 2
G.v.E
Subtraction
Keep Right On Playing Thru The Mirror Over The Water

** also released on Nessa ncd-12.

1978

Air - Open Air Suit  (Arista Novus AN 3002)

Henry Threadgill, tenor, alto, baritone sax, flute; Fred Hopkins, bass, maracas, Stick; Steve McCall, drums, percussion.

CI Recording, NYC, February 21 and 22, 1978

Card Two: The Jick Or Mandrill's Cosmic Ass
Card Five: Open Air Suit
Card Four: Straight White Royal Flush...78
Card One: Cutten (2 Knuckles, 2 Widows, 2 Tracks) / 3 X 1

Air - Montreux Suisse-Air: Live At Montreux 1978  (Arista Novus AN 3008)

Henry Threadgill, alto, tenor, baritone sax, hubkaphone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, percussion.

"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 22, 1978

Let's All Go Down To The Footwash
Abra
Suisse Air

1979

Air - Air Lore  (Arista Novus AN 3014)

Henry Threadgill, tenor, alto sax, flute; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, percussion.

CI Recording, NYC, May 11 and 12, 1979

The Ragtime Dance
Buddy Bolden's Blues
King Porter Stomp
Paille Street
Weeping Willow Rag

1980

Air - Air Mail  (Black Saint (It) BSR 0049)

Henry Threadgill, tenor, alto sax, flute, bass flute, hubkaphone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, bells.

Right Track Recording, NYC, December 28, 1980

B.K.
R.B.
C.T., J.L.

** also released on Black Saint (It) 120049-2.

1982

Air - 80 Degrees Below '82  (Antilles AN 1007)

Henry Threadgill, alto sax; Frederic Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, trap drums.

Right Track Recording, NYC, January 23 and 24, 1982

Chicago Breakdown
The Traveller
80 Degrees Below '82
Do Tell

** also released on Antilles (J) J33D-20008.