Albert Ayler Catalog

1960 (age 24)

Albert Ayler - Holy Ghost - Rare And Unissued Recordings (1962-70)   Revenant RVN 213   2004

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)
Leap Frog (rehearsal)

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 Two
Summertime
On Green Dolphin Street

Jimmy Lyons, alto sax; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Cecil Taylor, piano; Sonny Murray, drums.

TV-Byen, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 16, 1962

spoken intro
Four

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Cellar Cafe, NYC, June 14, 1964

untitled / ends with "Spirits" (incomplete)
Saints
Ghosts (incomplete)

same session.

The Wizard
Children
Spirits (theme)

Don Cherry, cornet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 3, 1964

spoken intro
Spirits
untitled (tune Q)
Spirits (theme)

Albert Ayler, interviewee; Birger Jorgensen, interviewer.

Copenhagen, Denmark, circa early December, 1964

Interview With Birger Jorgensen Part 1

Albert Ayler, Frank Smith, tenor sax; Burton Greene, piano; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Rashied Ali, drums.

Slugs' Saloon, NYC, February, 1966

untitled (collective)

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 intro
Spirits Rejoice
D.C.
untitled (minor waltz)
Our Prayer

same personnel.

La Cave, Cleveland, OH, 1st concert 2nd set, April 16, 1966

spoken intro
untitled (F# tune)
Ghosts

same personnel.

La Cave, Cleveland, OH, 2nd concert 1st set, April 17, 1966

Spirits Rejoice
Medley: Prophet / Ghosts / Spiritual Bells
Our Prayer

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 In
Spirits
Zion Hill
Spirits
Spiritual Bells
untitled (F# tune)

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

spoken intro

same personnel.

De Doelen, Rotterdam, Holland, November 8, 1966

spoken intro
Truth Is Marching In
Bells
Spirits Rejoice
Free Spiritual Musics, Part IV

Albert Ayler, interviewee; Birger Jorgensen, interviewer.

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 11, 1966

Interview With Birger Jorgensen Part 2

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano, alto sax, vocal; Michel Sampson, violin; Bill Folwell, bass; Milford Graves, drums.

Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI, June 30, and July 1, 1967

Truth Is Marching In / Omega
Japan / Universal Indians
Our Prayer

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax, vocal; Richard Davis, bass; Milford Graves, drums.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, NYC, July 21, 1967

Love Cry / Truth Is Marching In / Our Prayer

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 Egypt

Albert Ayler, tenor sax, vocal; Call Cobbs, piano, Rocksichord; Bill Folwell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Mary Maria, tambourine, vocal; Vivian Bostic, vocal.

New York area, circa late August, 1968

untitled blues
untitled sermon
Thank God For Women
New Ghosts (demo fragments)

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 John
Judge Ye Not

Albert Ayler, interviewee; Kiyoshi Koyama, interviewer.

Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 25, 1970

Interview With Kiyoshi Koyama

Albert Ayler, interviewee; Daniel Caux, interviewer.

Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 27, 1970

Interview With Daniel Caux

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 / Children
untitled (incomplete)
untitled (C minor)
untitled (F minor/C minor)

Don Cherry, Mocqui Cherry, interviewee; Daniel Caux, interviewer.

Paris, France, 1971

Interview With Daniel Caux

1962

Albert Ayler - The First Recordings Vol. 1   Bird Note (Swd) LP 1

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Sune Spangberg, drums.

Main Hall, Academy Of Music, Stockholm, Sweden, October 25, 1962

I'll Remember April
Rollins' Tune (aka The Stopper)
Tune Up
Free

Albert Ayler - The First Recordings Vol. 2   Bird Note (Swd) LP 2

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Torbjorn Hultcrantz, bass; Sune Spangberg, drums.: same session.

Main Hall, Academy Of Music, Stockholm, Sweden, October 25, 1962

Moanin'
Good Bait
I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

1963

My Name Is Albert Ayler   Debut (D) DEB 140   1964

Albert Ayler, soprano, tenor sax; Niels Bronsted, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Ronnie Gardiner, drums.

Danish National Radio Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14, 1963

Introduction By Albert Ayler
Bye, Bye, Blackbird
Billie's Bounce
Summertime
On Green Dolphin Street
C.T.

** also released on Fantasy LP 6016 in 1965, LP 86016 in 1965; Fontana (Du) 688 603 ZL in 1964, 888 603 ZY in 1969, (E) SFJL 927 in 1969. and on Free Jazz, America (F) 30 AM 6100 in 1970.

1964

Albert Ayler - Spirits   Debut (D) DEB 146   1964

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.Spirits
2.Witches And Devils
3.Holy, Holy
4.Prophecy (mistitled as Saints)

** also released on Witches And Devils, Freedom (E) FLP 40101 in 1972, FLP 41018 in 1978; Arista Freedom AL 1018.

Albert Ayler - Swing Low, Sweet Spiritual   Osmosis (Du) 4001

Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax; Call Cobbs, piano; Henry Grimes, bass #2,4-7; Sonny Murray, drums #2,4-7.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 24, 1964

1.Goin' Home
2.Ol' Man River (take 2)
3.Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
4.When The Saints Go Marchin' In
5.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (take 3)
6.Deep River
7.Down By The Riverside (take 6)

** also released on Goin' Home, Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197.

Albert Ayler - Goin' Home   Black Lion (G) BLCD 760197

Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax; Call Cobbs, piano; Henry Grimes, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Atlantic Studios, NYC, February 24, 1964

Ol' Man River (take 1)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (take 1)
Down By The Riverside (take 5)

** originally released on Swing Low, Sweet Spiritual, Osmosis (Du) 4001 + 3 bonus tracks.

Albert Ayler - Prophecy   ESP-Disk' ESP 3030   1975

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, percussion.

Cellar Cafe, NYC, June 14, 1964

Spirits
Wizard
Ghosts, First Variation
Prophecy
Ghosts, Second Variation

** also released on Base Record (It) ESP 3030 in 1982; ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3030 in 2005+.
** part of Bells-Prophecy, ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1010-2 in 1992. and of Bells/Prophecy, ESP-Disk' ESP 4006 in 2005.

Albert Ayler - Albert Smiles With Sunny   InRespect (G) IR 39 501   1996

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sunny Murray, drums.

Cellar Cafe, NYC, June 14, 1964

Spirits
Wizard
Ghost 1' Variation
Prophecy
Ghost 2' Variation

same session.

Sweet Variation (1)
Ghost (another variation)
The Truth Is Marching In
No Head
Sweet Variation (2)

Albert Ayler - Bells/Prophecy - Expanded Edition   ESP-Disk' ESP 4076   2015

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sunny Murray, percussion.

Cellar Cafe, NYC, June 14, 1964

Spirits
Wizard
Ghosts, First Variation
Prophecy
Ghosts, Second Variation

same session.

Spirits
Saints
Ghosts
The Wizard
Children
Spirits (theme)

Albert Ayler Trio - Spiritual Unity   ESP-Disk' ESP 1002   1965

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, brushes.

NYC, July 10, 1964

Ghosts: First Variation
The Wizard
Prophecy (as Spirits)
Ghosts: Second Variation

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1002-2 in 1992, (US) ESP 1002 in 2005+, (US) ESP 1002 (later) in 2014.

Albert Ayler Trio - Spiritual Unity   ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1002 (later)   2014

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, brushes.: same session.

NYC, July 10, 1964

Vibrations

** originally released on ESP-Disk' ESP 1002 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Gary Peacock, Sonny Murray - New York Eye And Ear Control   ESP-Disk' ESP 1016   1966

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 Dawn
AY
ITT

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1016-2 in 1992, (US) ESP 1016 in 2005+.

Albert Ayler   Philology (It) W 88   1990

Don Cherry, cornet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 3, 1964

Vibrations (mistitled as Holy Spirits)
Mothers
Children

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

Ghosts / Bells
Truth Is Marching In
Omega

Albert Ayler - Ghosts   Debut (D) DEB 144   1965

Don Cherry, cornet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Copenhagen, Denmark, September 14, 1964

Ghosts (short version)
Children
Holy Spirit
Ghosts (long version)
Vibrations
Mothers

** also released on Fontana (E) SFJL 925 in 1969. and on Albert Ayler And Don Cherry - Vibrations, Freedom (E) FLP 40117 in 1975. and on Vibrations, Freedom (E) FLP 41000 in 1975; Arista Freedom AL 1000.

Albert Ayler - The Hilversum Session   Osmosis (Du) 6001

Don Cherry, cornet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.: same personnel.

VARA Studio, Radio Nederland, Hilversum, Holland, November 9, 1964

Angels
The Wizard (mistitled as C.A.C.)
Ghosts
Infant Happiness
Spirits
No Name

1965

Various Artists - The New Wave In Jazz   Impulse! A-90   1966

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Joel Freedman, cello; Lewis Worrell, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Village Gate, Greenwich Village, NY, March 28, 1965

90375Holy Ghost

** also released on Impulse! AS-90 in 1966.

Albert Ayler - Bells   ESP-Disk' ESP 1010   1965

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, Charles Tyler, sax; Lewis Worrell, bass; Sunny Murray, percussion.

Town Hall, NYC, May 1, 1965

Bells

** also released on ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1010 in 2009, (US) ESP 1010 (later) in 2014.
** part of Bells-Prophecy, ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1010-2 in 1992. and of Bells/Prophecy, ESP-Disk' ESP 4006 in 2005.

Albert Ayler - Bells   ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 1010 (later)   2014

Albert Ayler, sax; Gary Peacock, bass; Sonny Murray, brushes.

NYC, July 10, 1964

Vibrations aka (tune Q)2

** originally released on ESP-Disk' ESP 1010 in 1965 + 1 bonus track.

Albert Ayler - Spirits Rejoice   ESP-Disk' ESP 1020   1965

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 Rejoice
2.Holy Family
3.D.C.
4.Angels
5.Prophet

** also released on ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 1020-2 in 1992, (US) ESP 1020 in 2005+.

Sonny Murray - Sonny's Time Now   Jihad 663

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.Virtue
2.Justice Part 1
3.Justice Part 2
4.Black Art

Sonny Murray - Sonny's Time Now   DIW (J) DIW-25002   1986

Don Cherry, cornet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, Lewis Worrell, bass; Sonny Murray, drums.

Brooklyn, NY, November 17, 1965

The Lie (not for sale)

1966 (age 30)

Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon Vol. 1   Base Record (It) ESP 3031   1982

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 In
Our Prayer

Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon Vol. 2   Base Record (It) ESP 3032   1982

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Lewis Worrell, string bass; Ron Jackson, percussion.: same session.

Slugs' Saloon, NYC, May 1, 1966

Bells
Ghosts (as Ghost)

Albert Ayler Quintet - At Slug's Saloon Vol. 2   ESP-Disk' (G) ESP 3032-2   1994

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Lewis Worrell, string bass; Ron Jackson, percussion.: same session.

Slugs' Saloon, NYC, May 1, 1966

Initiation

** also released on ESP-Disk' (US) ESP 3032 in 2005+.
** part of Slugs' Saloon, ESP-Disk' ESP 4025 in 2005.

Albert Ayler - The Berlin Concerts 1966   Relyable (It) 001

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

Alpha
A.C.
Omega
Our Prayer
Ghosts
Bells
Jesus

Albert Ayler - Live In Europe 1964-1966   Landscape (F) LS2-902   1991

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Bill Folwell, bass; Beaver Harris, drums.: same session.

Berlin Jazz Festival, Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin, West Germany, November 3, 1966

Our Prayer

Albert Ayler - Lorrach/Paris 1966   hatMUSICS (Swi) 3500

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

Bells
Jesus
Our Prayer
Spirits
Holy Ghost

same personnel.

Paris Jazz Festival, Paris, France, November 13, 1966

Ghosts (1st variation)
Ghosts (2nd variation)
Holy Family

Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village   Impulse! AS-9155   1967

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Bill Folwell, Henry Grimes, bass; Beaver Harris, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, December 18, 1966

90858Truth Is Marching In
90860Our Prayer

Donald Ayler, trumpet #2; Albert Ayler, tenor, alto sax #1; Michel Sampson, violin; Joel Freedman, cello; Bill Folwell, Alan Silva, bass; Beaver Harris, drums #2.

Village Theatre, NYC, February 26, 1967

1. 90863For John Coltrane
2. 90862Change Has Come

** part of Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings, Impulse! IMPD-2-273 in 1998.

Albert Ayler - The Dedication Series Vol. VII: The Village Concerts   Impulse! IA-9336/2   1978

Donald Ayler, trumpet #1,2; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin #1,2; probably Call Cobbs Jr., piano #3; Bill Folwell, Henry Grimes, bass #1,2; Beaver Harris, drums #1,2.

Village Vanguard, NYC, December 18, 1966

1. 90859Spirits Rejoice
2. 90861Divine Peacemaker
3.Angels

Donald Ayler, trumpet; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Joel Freedman, cello; Bill Folwell, Alan Silva, bass; Beaver Harris, drums.

Village Theatre, NYC, February 26, 1967

Light In Darkness
90864Heavenly Home
Spiritual Rebirth
Infinite Spirit
90857Omega Is The Alpha

** part of Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings, Impulse! IMPD-2-273 in 1998.

1967

Albert Ayler - Live In Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings   Impulse! IMPD-2-273   1998

Donald Ayler, trumpet; George Steele, trombone; Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Michel Sampson, violin; Joel Freedman, cello; Bill Folwell, Alan Silva, bass; Beaver Harris, drums.

Village Theatre, NYC, February 26, 1967

Universal Thoughts

** same as Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village, Impulse! AS-9155 in 1967 + The Dedication Series Vol. VII: The Village Concerts, IA-9336/2 in 1978 + 2 bonus tracks.

Albert Ayler - Love Cry   Impulse! AS-9165   1968

Donald Ayler, trumpet #1-3,5; Albert Ayler, tenor, alto sax #1, vocal #1; Call Cobbs, harpsichord #3,4,6; Alan Silva, bass; Milford Graves, drums.

Capitol Studios, NYC, August 31, 1967

1. 90829Love Cry
2. 90830Ghosts
3. 90831Omega
4. 90832Dancing Flowers
5. 90833Bells
6. 90834Love Flower

Donald Ayler, trumpet #2; Albert Ayler, tenor, alto sax #1, vocal #2; Call Cobbs, harpsichord #1; Alan Silva, bass; Milford Graves, drums.

Capitol Studios, NYC, February 13, 1968

1. 90914Zion Hill
2. 90915Universal Indians

1968

Albert Ayler - Love Cry   Impulse! GRD-108   1991

Donald Ayler, trumpet #1,3,4; Albert Ayler, tenor sax, vocal #3,4; Call Cobbs, harpsichord #2; Alan Silva, bass; Milford Graves, drums.

Capitol Studios, NYC, February 13, 1968

1. 90911Love Cry II
2. 90912Zion Hill (alternate take)
3. 90913Universal Indians (alternate take)
4. 90915Universal Indians (complete form)

Albert Ayler - New Grass   Impulse! AS-9175   1969

Albert Ayler, tenor sax, vocal; Call Cobbs, electric harpsichord; Bill Folwell, electric bass; Pretty Purdie, drums; with Burt Collins, Joe Newman, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Seldon Powell, tenor sax; Buddy Lucas, baritone sax; The Soul Singers: Rose Marie McCoy, Mary Parks, vocal; Bert DeCoteaux, arranger, conductor.

NYC, September 5, 1968

90967Free At Last!
90968Everybody's Movin'
90969New Generation
90970Heart Love

Albert Ayler, tenor sax, vocal; Call Cobbs, piano; Bill Folwell, electric bass; Pretty Purdie, drums; with unknown, tambourine.

90972New Ghosts

Albert Ayler, tenor sax, whistling; Call Cobbs, piano, organ; Bill Folwell, electric bass; Pretty Purdie, drums.

NYC, September 6, 1968

90973Sun Watcher

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bill Folwell, electric bass.

90974New Grass

Bill Folwell, electric bass; Albert Ayler, recitation; with Burt Collins, Joe Newman, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Seldon Powell, flute; Buddy Lucas, baritone sax; Bert DeCoteaux, arranger, conductor.

90974AMessage From Albert

1969

Albert Ayler - Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe   Impulse! AS-9191   1970

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; Mary Maria, vocal.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969

91092Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe

same session.

91093A Man Is Like A Tree

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; Albert Ayler, vocal.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1969

91101Oh! Love Of Life

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; Mary Maria, vocal.

91102Island Harvest

Albert Ayler, bagpipes; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; + overdubs: Albert Ayler, bagpipes.

91103Masonic Inborn Part 1

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Henry Vestine, guitar; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; + overdubs: Henry Vestine, guitar.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 28, 1969

91107Drudgery

** also released on Impulse! 440 065 383-2 in 2003.

Albert Ayler - The Last Album   Impulse! AS-9208   1971

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; Mary Maria, vocal.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 26, 1969

91094Again Comes The Rising Of The Sun

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums; Albert Ayler, vocal.

91095Desert Blood

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1969

91100Birth Of Mirth

same session.

91104All Love

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 28, 1969

91106Water Music

Albert Ayler, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Henry Vestine, electric guitar; Bill Folwell, left channel bass, Fender bass; Stafford James, right channel bass; Muhammad Ali, drums.

91108Toiling

Albert Ayler, bagpipe chanter; Henry Vestine, electric guitar.

Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 29, 1969

91110Untitled Duet

** also released on Impulse! (J) MVCZ-122 in 1997.

1970 (aged 34)

Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 1   Shandar (F) SR 10 000   1970

Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax; Call Cobbs, piano; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Allen Blairman, drums; Mary Maria, chant, soprano sax.

Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 25 and 27, 1970

In Heart Only
Spirits
Holy Family
Spirits Rejoice

** also released on Shandar (F) 83 503 in 1972.
** part of Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Shandar (F) 83 503/83 504.

Albert Ayler Quintet 1970 - Live   Blu Jazz (It) BJ 023CD

Mary Maria, soprano sax, vocal; Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax, vocal; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Allen Blairman, drums.

live in Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 25, 1970

Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
Birth Of Mirth
T.C.A.
Oh! Love Of Life
A Little Prayer
Heart Love
Holy Ghost

Albert Ayler - Live On The Riviera   ESP-Disk' ESP 4001   2005

Mary Maria, soprano sax, vocal; Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax, museme, vocal; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Allen Blairman, drums.

live in Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 25, 1970

Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
Birth Of Mirth
Masonic Inborn
Oh! Love Of Life
Island Harvest
Heart Love
Ghosts

Albert Ayler - Nuits De La Fondation Maeght Volume 2   Shandar (F) SR 10 004   1971

Albert Ayler, tenor, soprano sax; Call Cobbs, piano; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Allen Blairman, drums; Mary Maria, chant, soprano sax.

Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France, July 27, 1970

Truth Is Marching In
Universal Message
Spiritual Reunion
Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe

** also released on Shandar (F) 83 504 in 1972?.
** part of Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Shandar (F) 83 503/83 504.