Arild Andersen Discography

1975 (age 30)

Arild Andersen Quartet

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 STECM (G) ECM 1059, :rarum 8019
Last SongECM (G) ECM 1059
Outhouse-
Song For A Sad Day-
Clouds In My Head-
Cycles-
SIV-
The Sword Under His Wings-

* ECM (G) ECM 1059   Arild Andersen - Clouds In My Head
= ECM (G) ECM 2143-45   Arild Andersen - Green In Blue - Early Quartets
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

1976

Arild Andersen Quartet

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

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, October, 1976

ShimriECM (G) ECM 1082
No Tears-
Ways Of Days-
Wood SongECM (G) ECM 1082, (J) PA-4016
Vaggvisa For HannaECM (G) ECM 1082
Dedication-

* ECM (G) ECM 1082   Arild Andersen - Shimri
= ECM (G) ECM 2143-45   Arild Andersen - Green In Blue - Early Quartets
* ECM (J) PA-4016   Various Artists - ECM Special VI - New Music In Bass

1978

Arild Andersen Quartet

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

SoleECM (G) ECM 1127, :rarum 8019
The GuitaristECM (G) ECM 1127
Anima-
Radka's Samba-
Terhi-
Green Shading Into Blue-
Jana-

* ECM (G) ECM 1127   Arild Andersen Quartet - Green Shading Into Blue
= ECM (G) ECM 2143-45   Arild Andersen - Green In Blue - Early Quartets
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

1980

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

1981

Arild Andersen Quartet

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

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

Cherry TreeECM (G) ECM 1236
Lifelines-
Predawn-
The Sword Under His WingsECM (G) ECM 1236, :rarum 8019
TagretaECM (G) ECM 1236
Commander Schmuck's Earflap Hat-
Cameron-
Koral-

* ECM (G) ECM 1236, ECM 1236 (CD)   Arild Andersen - A Molde Concert
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

1988 (age 43)

Arild Andersen Trio +

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 LookECM (G) ECM 1493
SvevECM (G) ECM 1493, :rarum 8019
For All We Know-
BackeECM (G) ECM 1493
The Voice-
The Woman-
The Place-
The Drink-
Main Man-
A Song I Used To Play-
Far Enough-
Jonah-

* ECM (G) ECM 1493   Arild Andersen, Ralph Towner, Nana Vasconcelos - If You Look Far Enough
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

1990

Arild Andersen Sextet

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: SagnKirkelig Kulturverksted (N) FXLP 100; ECM (G) :rarum 8019
Del I: GardsjentaKirkelig Kulturverksted (N) FXLP 100
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-

* Kirkelig Kulturverksted (N) FXLP 100, FXCD 100; ECM (G) ECM 1435   Arild Andersen - Sagn
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings

1996 (age 51)

Arild Andersen Quintet + Cikada String Quartet

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 IECM (G) ECM 1631
Hyperborean-
Patch Of Light II-
Duke Vinaccia-
Infinite Distance-
Vanishing Waltz-
The IslandECM (G) ECM 1631, :rarum 8019
Invisible SidemanECM (G) ECM 1631
Rambler-
Dragon Dance-
Stillness-
Too Late For A Picture-
Hyperborean; Patch Of LightECM (G) ECM 1650

* ECM (G) ECM 1631   Arild Andersen - Hyperborean
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings
* ECM (G) ECM 1650   Various Artists - Selected Signs, I

2002

Arild Andersen Group

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 UniverseECM (G) ECM 1908
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-

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

2003

Arild Andersen Trio

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

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 2003

StraightECM (G) ECM 1752
Pavane-
Saturday-
Choral-
Simple Thoughts-
Prism-
Lines-
European Triangle-
Cinderella Song-

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

2007 (age 62)

Arild Andersen Trio

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 1ECM (G) ECM 2078
Independency, Part 2-
Independency, Part 3-
Independency, Part 4-
Prelude To A Kiss-
Outhouse-
Dreamhorse-

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

2010

Arild Andersen, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Tommy Smith

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 DanceECM (G) ECM 2259
Molde Canticle, Part 1-
Crystal Silence-
Ulrikas Dans-
Independency, Part 4-
My Song-

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

2012

Arild Andersen Trio

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

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 2012

BygoneECM (G) ECM 2307
Blussy-
Alfie-
Rossetti-
Reparate-
Raijin-
Le Saleya-
Kangiten-
Mira-
Eight And More-
Stevtone-

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

2016 (age 71)

Arild Andersen Trio

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

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

MiraECM (G) ECM 2594
Science-
Venice-
North Of The North Wind-
Blussy-
In-House-

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