Arild Andersen Catalog

1975 (age 30)

Arild Andersen - Clouds In My Head  (ECM (G) ECM 1059)

Knut Riisnaes, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Jon Balke, piano; Arild Andersen, bass; Pal Thowsen, drums.

Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1975

305 W 18 ST
Last Song
Outhouse
Song For A Sad Day
Clouds In My Head
Cycles
SIV
The Sword Under His Wings

** part of ECM (G) ECM 2143-45 as Green In Blue - Early Quartets.

1976

Arild Andersen - Shimri  (ECM (G) ECM 1082)

Juhani Aaltonen, tenor, soprano sax, flute, percussion; Lars Jansson, piano; Arild Andersen, bass; Pal Thowsen, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, October, 1976

Shimri
No Tears
Ways Of Days
Wood Song
Vaggvisa For Hanna
Dedication

** part of ECM (G) ECM 2143-45 as Green In Blue - Early Quartets.

1978

Arild Andersen Quartet - Green Shading Into Blue  (ECM (G) ECM 1127)

Juhani Aaltonen, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Lars Jansson, piano, Moog synthesizer, string ensemble; Arild Andersen, bass; Pal Thowsen, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, April, 1978

Sole
The Guitarist
Anima
Radka's Samba
Terhi
Green Shading Into Blue
Jana

** part of ECM (G) ECM 2143-45 as Green In Blue - Early Quartets.

1980

Arild Andersen - Lifelines  (ECM (G) ECM 1188)

Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, cornet; Steve Dobrogosz, piano; Arild Andersen, double bass; Paul Motian, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1980

Cameron
Prelude
Landloper
Predawn
Dear Kenny
A Song I Used To Play
Lifelines
Anew

1981

Arild Andersen - A Molde Concert  (ECM (G) ECM 1236)

John Taylor, piano; Bill Frisell, guitar; Arild Andersen, acoustic bass; Alphonse Mouzon, drums.

"Molde Jazz Festival", Molde, Norway, August, 1981

Cherry Tree
Lifelines
Predawn
The Sword Under His Wings
Tagreta
Commander Schmuck's Earflap Hat
Cameron
Koral

** also released on ECM (G) ECM 1236 (CD).

1988 (age 43)

Arild Andersen, Ralph Towner, Nana Vasconcelos - If You Look Far Enough  (ECM (G) ECM 1493)

Ralph Towner, guitar; Arild Andersen, bass; Audun Kleive, snare drum; Nana Vasconcelos, percussion.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, spring 1988, July, 1991, and February, 1992

If You Look
Svev
For All We Know
Backe
The Voice
The Woman
The Place
The Drink
Main Man
A Song I Used To Play
Far Enough
Jonah

1990

Arild Andersen - Sagn  (Kirkelig Kulturverksted (N) FXLP 100)

Bendik Hofseth, tenor, soprano sax; Bugge Wesseltoft, keyboards; Frode Alnaes, guitar; Arild Andersen, bass; Nana Vasconcelos, percussion, vocal; Kirsten Braten Berg, vocal.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1990

Del I: Sagn
Del I: Gardsjenta
Del I: Eisemo
Del I: Toll
Del I: Draum
Del I: Laurdagskveld
Del II: Tjovane
Del II: Sorgmild
Del II: Svarm
Del II: Gamlestev
Del II: Reven
Del III: Nystev
Del III: Lussi
Del III: Rysen
Del III: Belare
Del III: Sagn

** also released on Kirkelig Kulturverksted (N) FXCD 100; ECM (G) ECM 1435.

1996 (age 51)

Arild Andersen - Hyperborean  (ECM (G) ECM 1631)

Tore Brunborg, soprano, tenor sax; Bendik Hofseth, tenor sax; Kenneth Knudsen, keyboards; Arild Andersen, double bass; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, percussion; + Cikada String Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal, violin; Marek Konstantynowicz, viola; Morten Hannisdal, cello.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996

Patch Of Light I
Hyperborean
Patch Of Light II
Duke Vinaccia
Infinite Distance
Vanishing Waltz
The Island
Invisible Sideman
Rambler
Dragon Dance
Stillness
Too Late For A Picture

Various Artists - Selected Signs, I  (ECM (G) ECM 1650)

Tore Brunborg, soprano, tenor sax; Bendik Hofseth, tenor sax; Kenneth Knudsen, keyboards; Arild Andersen, double bass; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, percussion; + Cikada String Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal, violin; Marek Konstantynowicz, viola; Morten Hannisdal, cello.: same session.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996

Hyperborean; Patch Of Light

2002

Arild Andersen Group - Electra  (ECM (G) ECM 1908)

Arve Henriksen, trumpet; Eivind Aarset, guitar; Arild Andersen, double bass, drum programs; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, percussion; Patrice Heral, drums, percussion, voice; Nils Petter Molvaer, drum programs; Chrysanthi Douzi, Savina Yannatou, vocal; Elly-Marina Casdas, Fotini-Niki Grammenou, chorus vocal.

Arild Andersen's home studio, 7.Etage, Oslo, Norway;
Kaevs Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark;
Les Productions De L'Erable, Montpellier, France;
Spectrum Studio, Athens, Greece, 2002 and 2003

Birth Of The Universe
Mourn
The Big Lie
Chorus I
Electra Song Intro
Electra Song
Electra Song Outro
Chorus II
7th Background
One Note
Whispers
Divine Command
Clytemnestra's Entrance
Loud Sound
Chorus III
Opening
Chorus IV
Big Bang

2003

Arild Andersen w/ Vassilis Tsabropoulos And John Marshall - The Triangle  (ECM (G) ECM 1752)

Vassilis Tsabropoulos, piano; Arild Andersen, double bass; John Marshall, drums.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 2003

Straight
Pavane
Saturday
Choral
Simple Thoughts
Prism
Lines
European Triangle
Cinderella Song

2007 (age 62)

Arild Andersen - Live At Belleville  (ECM (G) ECM 2078)

Tommy Smith, tenor sax; Arild Andersen, double bass, live electronics; Paolo Vinaccia, drums.

"Belleville", Oslo, Norway and "Drammen Theatre", Drammen, Norway, September, 2007

Independency, Part 1
Independency, Part 2
Independency, Part 3
Independency, Part 4
Prelude To A Kiss
Outhouse
Dreamhorse

2010

Arild Andersen, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Tommy Smith - Celebration  (ECM (G) ECM 2259)

Arild Andersen, double bass; Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Richard Iles, Cameron Jay, Tom MacNiven, Ryan Quigley, trumpet, flugelhorn; Chris Greive, Phil O'Malley, Michael Owers, trombone; Lorna McDonald, bass trombone, tuba; Martin Kershaw, clarinet, soprano, alto sax; Bill Fleming, bass clarinet, baritone sax; Paul Towndrow, alto sax; Konrad Wiszniewski, tenor sax; Tommy Smith, tenor sax, director; Steve Hamilton, piano; Calum Gourlay, double bass; Alyn Cosker, drums.

"Stevenson Hall", Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, October, 2010

May Dance
Molde Canticle, Part 1
Crystal Silence
Ulrikas Dans
Independency, Part 4
My Song

2012

Arild Andersen, Paolo Vinaccia, Tommy Smith - Mira  (ECM (G) ECM 2307)

Tommy Smith, tenor sax, shakuhachi; Arild Andersen, double bass, electronics; Paolo Vinaccia, drums.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 2012

Bygone
Blussy
Alfie
Rossetti
Reparate
Raijin
Le Saleya
Kangiten
Mira
Eight And More
Stevtone

2016 (age 71)

Arild Andersen - In-House Science  (ECM (G) ECM 2594)

Tommy Smith, tenor sax; Arild Andersen, double bass; Paolo Vinaccia, drums.

"Jazzfreunde Bad Ischl", Bad Ischl, Austria, September 29, 2016

Mira
Science
Venice
North Of The North Wind
Blussy
In-House