Carla Bley Discography

1966 (age 30)

Carla Bley - Mike Mantler Quintet / Jazz Realities

Mike Mantler, trumpet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Carla Bley, piano; Kent Carter, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.
Baarn, Netherlands, January 11, 1966
DoctorFontana (Du) 881 010 ZY
Oni Puladi-
J.S.-
Walking Batterie Woman-
Closer-
Communications No. 7-
* Fontana (Du) 881 010 ZY   Carla Bley, Mike Mantler, Steve Lacy, Kent Carter, Aldo Romano - Jazz Realities

1968

Carla Bley -- Paul Haines

Don Cherry, Michael Mantler, Enrico Rava, trumpet; Sam Burtis, Jimmy Knepper, Roswell Rudd, trombone; Jack Jeffers, bass trombone; Bob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman, French horn; John Buckingham, tuba; Souren Baronian, Perry Robinson, clarinet; Gato Barbieri, Peggy Imig, clarinet, tenor sax; Jimmy Lyons, Dewey Redman, alto sax; Chris Woods, baritone sax; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Nancy Newton, viola; Calo Scott, cello; Karl Berger, vibes; Carla Bley, organ, celeste, calliope; Don Preston, Moog; Sam Brown, acoustic guitar; John McLaughlin, guitar; Jack Bruce, Charlie Haden, Ron McClure, Richard Youngstein, bass; Paul Motian, drums; Roger Dawson, congas; Bill Morimando, bells, celeste; Linda Ronstadt, vocals; Paul Haines, words; Carla Bley, music; Michael Mantler, coordinator.
RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1968;
RCA Studios, NYC, November, 1970-June, 1971;
Empirical Sound, The Cinematheque, NYC, March, 1971;
Butterfly Mobile Sound Van, The Public Theater, NYC, June, 1971
Hotel OvertureJCOA 3LP-EOTH
... This Is Here-
Like Animals-
Escalator Over The Hill-
Stay Awake-
Ginger And David-
Song To Anything That Moves-
same session.
Eoth Theme-
Businessmen-
Ginger And David Theme-
WhyJCOA 3LP-EOTH; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
It's Not What You DoJCOA 3LP-EOTH
Detective Writer Daughter-
Doctor Why-
Slow Dance (Transductory Music)-
Smalltown Agonist-
End Of Head-
Over Her Head-
Little Pony Soldier-
Oh Say Can You Do-
Holiday In Risk-
Holiday In Risk Theme-
same session.
A.I.R. (All India Radio)-
Rawalpindi Blues-
End Of Rawalpindi-
End Of Animals-
... And It's Again-
* JCOA 3LP-EOTH   Carla Bley, Paul Haines - Escalator Over The Hill
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1973

Carla Bley -- Paul Haines

Michael Mantler, trumpet, valve trombone; Gato Barbieri, tenor sax, percussion; Toni Marcus, violin, viola; David Holland, cello, acoustic bass, bass guitar; Paul Motian, drums, percussion; Julie Tippetts, voice; Carla Bley, voice, recorder, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, organ, marimba, celeste, percussion; Howard Johnson, voice, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano, baritone, bass sax, tuba; Paul Haines, words; Carla Bley, music.
Blue Rock Studio, NYC, September, 1973-February, 1974;
Island Studios, London, England, November, 1973
What Will Be Left Between Us And The Moon Tonight?WATT (G) WATT/1
In India-
Enormous Tots-
Caucasian Bird Riffles-
Funnybird Song-
Indonesian Dock Sucking Supreme-
Song Of The Jungle Stream-
Nothing-
* WATT (G) WATT/1, WATT/1 (CD)   Carla Bley - Tropic Appetites

1975

Carla Bley Orchestra

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Michael Gibbs, trombone; John Clark, French horn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Paul Moen, alto flute; Roger Janotta, oboe; Frank Nizzari, bassoon; Collin Tilton, clarinet; Betty MacDonald, Kathy Seplow, violin; Mona Hector, Michael Levine, viola; Clare Maher, Hank Roberts, cello; Peter Warren, contrabass; Patrice Fisher, harp; David Samuels, marimba, vibes, chimes, orchestra bells, percussion; Ursula Oppens, piano; Carla Bley, solo piano; Carla Bley, John Hunt, Stu Martin, Michael Weinreich, miscellaneous percussion; Carla Bley, conductor, composer.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, August, 1975
3/4, For Piano And OrchestraWATT (G) WATT/3
* WATT (G) WATT/3   Michael Mantler, Carla Bley - 13 & 3/4

1976 (age 40)

Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Roswell Rudd, trombone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Carlos Ward, alto, tenor sax, flute; Richard Tee, piano, electric piano; Carla Bley, organ, piano, vocals, tenor sax; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Gordon Edwards, bass guitar; Steve Gadd, drums; Carla Bley, composer.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, July-September, 1976
Sing Me Softly Of The BluesWATT (G) WATT/6
Dreams So Real-
Ad Infinitum-
Dining Alone-
Song Sung Long-
Ida Lupino-
Funnybird Song-
A New Hymn-
* WATT (G) WATT/6, WATT/6 (CD)   Carla Bley - Dinner Music

1977

The Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Roswell Rudd, trombone; John Clark, French horn, guitar; Bob Stewart, tuba; Elton Dean, alto sax; Gary Windo, tenor sax; Terry Adams, piano; Carla Bley, organ, tenor sax; Hugh Hopper, bass guitar, bass drum; Andrew Cyrille, drums.
Bavaria Musikstudios, Munich, West Germany, September, 1977
Rose And Sad SongWATT (G) WATT/8
Wrong Key Donkey-
Drinking Musik-
Spangled Banner And Other Patriotic Songs (Including Flags, And Now The Queen, King Korn And The New National Anthem)-
* WATT (G) WATT/8, WATT/8 (CD)   The Carla Bley Band - European Tour 1977

1978

The Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Roswell Rudd, trombone; John Clark, French horn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Alan Braufman, alto sax, clarinet, flute; Gary Windo, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Terry Adams, piano; Carla Bley, organ; Steve Swallow, bass guitar; D. Sharpe, drums; and special guests: Eugene Chadbourne, acoustic, electric guitar; Charlie Haden, acoustic bass; with Karen Mantler, glockenspiel; Carla Bley, composer.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, August-November, 1978
440WATT (G) WATT/9
Jesus Maria And Other Spanish Strains-
Musique Mecanique I-
Musique Mecanique II (At Midnight)-
Musique Mecanique III-
* WATT (G) WATT/9, WATT/9 (CD)   The Carla Bley Band - Musique Mecanique

1980

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

1981

The Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone; Vincent Chancey, French horn; Earl McIntyre, tuba, bass trombone; Steve Slagle, alto, soprano sax, flute; Tony Dagradi, tenor sax; Arturo O'Farrill, piano, organ; Carla Bley, organ, glockenspiel, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; D. Sharpe, drums; Carla Bley, composer.
"The Great American Music Hall", San Francisco, CA, August 19-21, 1981
Blunt ObjectWATT (G) WATT/12
The Lord Is Listenin' To Ya, Hallelujah!-
Time And Us-
Still In The Room-
Real Life Hits-
Song Sung Long-
Michael Mantler, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone; Vincent Chancey, French horn; Earl McIntyre, tuba, background voice, bass trombone; Steve Slagle, alto, soprano sax, clarinet; Tony Dagradi, tenor sax; Arturo O'Farrill, piano, voice, organ; Carla Bley, organ, glockenspiel, voice; Steve Swallow, bass, drums; D. Sharpe, drums, voice; Carla Bley, words, music.
The InternationaleWATT (G) WATT/12 1/2 (CD)
MurderWATT (G) WATT/12 1/2
Very Very Simple-
I Hate To Sing-
* WATT (G) WATT/12, WATT/12 (CD)   Carla Bley - Live!
* WATT (G) WATT/12 1/2, WATT/12 1/2 (CD)   The Carla Bley Band - I Hate To Sing

1983

The Carla Bley Band

Michael Mantler, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone, voice; Vincent Chancey, French horn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Steve Slagle, alto, soprano sax, clarinet, voice; Tony Dagradi, tenor sax; Arturo O'Farrill, piano; Carla Bley, organ, glockenspiel, voice, piano; Steve Swallow, bass, voice; D. Sharpe, drums; Carla Bley, words, music.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, January 11-13, 1983
The Piano LessonWATT (G) WATT/12 1/2
The Lone Arranger-
Battleship-
* WATT (G) WATT/12 1/2, WATT/12 1/2 (CD)   The Carla Bley Band - I Hate To Sing

Carla Bley Octet +

Gary Valente, trombone; Steve Slagle, flute, alto, baritone sax; Kenny Kirkland, piano; Carla Bley, organ, synthesizer; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Manolo Badrena, percussion; with additional horns: Michael Mantler, trumpet; Earl McIntyre, tuba; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, September & October, 1983
Light Or DarkWATT (G) WATT/14
Talking Hearts-
Joyful Noise-
Ending It-
Starting Again-
Heavy Heart-
* WATT (G) WATT/14, WATT/14 (CD)   Carla Bley - Heavy Heart

1985

Carla Bley Sextet +

Larry Willis, piano, electric piano; Carla Bley, organ, synthesizer; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Manolo Badrena, percussion; with Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Tom Malone, trombone; David Taylor, bass trombone; John Clark, French horn; Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, soprano, tenor, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, June-August, 1985
Pretend You're In LoveWATT (G) WATT/16
Night-glo-
Rut-
Crazy With You-
Wildlife: Horns / Paw Without Claws / Sex With Birds-
* WATT (G) WATT/16, WATT/16 (CD)   Carla Bley - Night-glo

1986 (age 50)

Carla Bley Sextet

Larry Willis, piano; Carla Bley, organ; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Don Alias, percussion; Carla Bley, composer, arranger; Michael Mantler, general coordinator.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, December, 1986 & January, 1987
More BrahmsWATT (G) WATT/17; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
Houses And PeopleWATT (G) WATT/17
The Girl Who Cried Champagne-
Brooklyn Bridge-
Lawns-
Healing Power-
* WATT (G) WATT/17, WATT/17 (CD)   Carla Bley - Sextet
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1988

Carla Bley - Steve Swallow Duo

Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Steve Swallow, traditional, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger; Michael Mantler, general coordinator.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, summer 1988
Baby BabyWATT (G) WATT/20
Walking Batteriewoman-
Utviklingssang-
Reactionary Tango Parts 1/2/3-
Romantic Nations #3-
Remember-
Ups & Downs-
Ladies In Mercedes-
Soon I Will Be Done With The Troubles Of This WorldWATT (G) WATT/20 (CD)
* WATT (G) WATT/20, WATT/20 (CD)   Carla Bley, Steve Swallow - Duets

Carla Bley Big Band

Lew Soloff, Jens Winther, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone; Frank Lacy, French horn, flugelhorn; Bob Stewart, tuba; Daniel Beaussier, oboe, flute; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax, flute; Andy Sheppard, tenor sax, clarinet; Christof Lauer, tenor, soprano sax; Roberto Ottini, baritone, soprano sax; Karen Mantler, harmonica, organ, vibes, chimes; Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Buddy Williams, drums; Don Alias, percussion; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
"The Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, November 14-16, 1988
Fleur CarnivoreWATT (G) WATT/21; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
Song Of The Eternal Waiting Of CanuteWATT (G) WATT/21
Ups And Downs-
The Girl Who Cried Champagne (Parts 1/2/3)-
Healing Power-
* WATT (G) WATT/21, WATT/21 (CD)   Carla Bley - Fleur Carnivore
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1990

Carla Bley Big Band

Guy Barker, Steven Bernstein, Claude Deppa, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Richard Edwards, Gary Valente, Fayyaz Virji, trombone; Ashley Slater, bass trombone; Roger Janotta, oboe, flute, clarinet, soprano sax; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax, flute; Pete Hurt, tenor sax, clarinet; Andy Sheppard, tenor, soprano sax; Pablo Calogero, baritone sax; Carla Bley, piano; Karen Mantler, organ; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Don Alias, percussion; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, October 29 & 30, 1990
United StatesWATT (G) WATT/23
Starnge Arrangement-
All Fall Down-
Who Will Rescue You?-
Lo UltimoWATT (G) WATT/23 (CD)
* WATT (G) WATT/23, WATT/23 (CD)   The Very Big Carla Bley Band

1992

Carla Bley - Steve Swallow Duo

Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, composer.
Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, summer 1992
Sing Me Softly Of The BluesWATT (G) WATT/24
Mother Of The Dead Man-
Masquerade In 3 Parts: Carnation / Dark Glasses / Mustache-
Ad Infinitum-
Copyright Royalties-
Peau Douce-
Doctor-
Fleur Carnivore-
* WATT (G) WATT/24   Carla Bley, Steve Swallow - Go Together

1993

Carla Bley Big Band

Guy Barker, Claude Deppa, Lew Soloff, Steve Waterman, trumpet; Richard Edwards, Gary Valente, Annie Whitehead, trombone; Ashley Slater, bass trombone; Roger Jannotta, soprano sax, flute; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax, flute; Pete Hurt, tenor sax; Andy Sheppard, tenor, soprano sax; Julian Arguelles, baritone sax; Alex Balanescu, violin; Carla Bley, piano; Karen Mantler, organ; Steve Swallow, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums; Charles Mingus, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
Angel Studios, London, England, July 2 & 3, 1993
On The Stage In CagesWATT (G) WATT/25; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
Birds Of ParadiseWATT (G) WATT/25
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
Fresh Impression-
* WATT (G) WATT/25   Carla Bley - Big Band Theory
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1994

Carla Bley Trio

Andy Sheppard, tenor, soprano sax; Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Thelonious Monk, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
live on tour in France, Italy, Austria, Germany, Turkey and England, May, 1994
Real Life HitsWATT (G) WATT/26
The Lord Is Listenin' To Ya, Hallelujah!-
ChickenWATT (G) WATT/26; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
MisteriosoWATT (G) WATT/26
Wrong Key Donkey-
Crazy With You-
* WATT (G) WATT/26   Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow - Songs With Legs
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1996 (age 60)

The Carla Bley Big Band

Guy Barker, Claude Deppa, Lew Soloff, Steve Waterman, trumpet; Pete Beachill, Chris Dean, Gary Valente, trombone; Richard Henry, bass trombone; Roger Jannotta, soprano, alto sax, flute; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax; Andy Sheppard, Jerry Underwood, tenor sax; Julian Arguelles, baritone sax; Carla Bley, piano; Karen Mantler, organ, harmonica; Steve Swallow, bass; Dennis Mackrel, drums; Carl Ruggles, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
live at Chiesa San Francesco Al Prato, Umbria Jazz, Perugia, Italy, July 19-21, 1996
Setting Calvin's WaltzWATT (G) WATT/27
Exaltation / Religious Experience / Major-
One Way-
Beads-
Permanent Wave-
Who Will Rescue You?-
* WATT (G) WATT/27   The Carla Bley Big Band - Goes To Church

1997

Carla Bley

Alison Hayhurst, flute; Sara Lee, clarinet, glockenspiel; Steve Morris, violin; Andrew Byrt, viola; Emma Black, cello; Carla Bley, piano, composer; Steve Swallow, bass; Chris Wells, percussion.
SnakeRanch Studio, London, England, December 5 & 6, 1997
Wolfgang TangoWATT (G) WATT/28
Romantic Notion #4-
End Of ViennaWATT (G) WATT/28; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
Tigers In TrainingWATT (G) WATT/28
Romantic Notion #6-
JonBenet-
* WATT (G) WATT/28   Carla Bley - Fancy Chamber Music
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1998

Carla Bley - Steve Swallow Duo

Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Kurt Weill, composer.
live on tour in Europe, October, 1998
MajorWATT (G) WATT/29; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
A Dog's LifeWATT (G) WATT/29
Satie For Two-
Lost In The Stars-
King Korn-
Playing With Water-
Musique Mecanique: Part I / Part II / Part III-
* WATT (G) WATT/29   Carla Bley, Steve Swallow - Are We There Yet?
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

1999

Carla Bley 4 X 4

Lew Soloff, trumpet; Gary Valente, trombone; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax; Andy Sheppard, tenor sax; x Carla Bley, piano, composer, arranger; Larry Goldings, organ; Steve Swallow, bass; Victor Lewis, drums.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1999
Blues In 12 Bars / Blues In 12 Other BarsWATT (G) WATT/30
Sidewinders In Paradise-
Les Trois Lagons (D'apres Henri Matisse): Plate XVII / Plate XVIII / Plate XIX-
BaseballWATT (G) WATT/30; ECM (G) :rarum 8015
UtviklingssangWATT (G) WATT/30
* WATT (G) WATT/30   Carla Bley - 4 X 4
* ECM (G) :rarum 8015   Carla Bley - Selected Recordings

2000

Carla Bley and others

Carla Bley, piano; and others.
broadcast "National Public Radio", circa 2000
Jingle BellsNPR Classics 0013
* NPR Classics 0013   Various Artists - A Jazz Piano Christmas From NPR

2002

The Carla Bley Big Band

Giampaolo Casati, Earl Gardner, Lew Soloff, Byron Stripling, trumpet; Dave Bargeron, Jim Pugh, Gary Valente, trombone; David Taylor, bass trombone; Robert Routch, French horn; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax, flute; Lawrence Feldman, alto, soprano sax, flute; Craig Handy, Andy Sheppard, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Carla Bley, piano, conductor; Karen Mantler, organ, glockenspiel; Steve Swallow, bass; Billy Drummond, drums; Don Alias, percussion; traditional, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
Avatar Studios, NYC, October 7 & 8, 2002
Grand MotherWATT (G) WATT/31
The National Anthem: OG Can UC? / Flags / Whose Broad Stripes? / Anthem / Keep It Spangled-
Step Mother-
Fast Lane-
Los Cocineros-
Your Mother-
Tijuana Traffic-
God Mother-
Old Mac Donald Had A Farm-
* WATT (G) WATT/31   Carla Bley - Looking For America

2003

Carla Bley Quartet

Andy Sheppard, soprano, tenor sax; Carla Bley, piano, composer; Steve Swallow, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
tour in Europe, October, 2003
3 Blind Mice: 3 Blind MiceWATT (G) WATT/32
3 Blind Mice: Wink Leak / Traps / Leonard Feather-
3 Blind Mice: The Maze / Blind Mice Redux-
Hip Hop-
Tropical Depression-
Red-
Lost Chords: I-
Lost Chords: II-
Lost Chords: III-
* WATT (G) WATT/32   Carla Bley - The Lost Chords

2006 (age 70)

Carla Bley And Her Remarkable! Big Band

Giampaolo Casati, Florian Esch, Earl Gardner, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Beppe Calamosca, Gigi Grata, Richard Henry, Gary Valente, trombone; Roger Jannotta, soprano, alto sax, flute; Wolfgang Puschnig, alto sax, flute; Christophe Panzani, Andy Sheppard, tenor sax; Julian Arguelles, baritone sax; Carla Bley, piano, conductor; Karen Mantler, organ; Steve Swallow, bass; Billy Drummond, drums; Ray Noble, composer; Carla Bley, composer, arranger.
"New Morning", Paris, France, July 17 & 18, 2006
Greasy GravyWATT (G) WATT/33
Awful Coffee-
Appearing Nightly At The Black Orchid: 40 On/20 Off / Second Round / What Would You Like To Hear? / Last Call-
Someone To Watch-
I Hadn't Anyone Till You-
* WATT (G) WATT/33   Carla Bley And Her Remarkable! Big Band - Appearing Nightly

2007

Carla Bley Quintet

Paolo Fresu, trumpet, flugelhorn; Andy Sheppard, soprano, tenor sax; Carla Bley, piano, composer; Steve Swallow, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
Studios La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France, May 19 & 20, 2007
The Banana Quintet: One BananaWATT (G) WATT/34
The Banana Quintet: Two Banana-
The Banana Quintet: Three Banana-
The Banana Quintet: Four-
The Banana Quintet: Five Banana-
The Banana Quintet: One Banana More-
Liver Of Life-
Death Of Superman / Dream Sequence #1 - Flying-
Ad Infinitum-
* WATT (G) WATT/34   Carla Bley - The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu

2008

Carla Bley - Steve Swallow Duo And The Partyka Brass Quintet

Carla Bley, piano, celeste, arranger; Steve Swallow, bass, chimes; The Partyka Brass Quintet: Tobias Weidinger, trumpet, flugelhorn, glockenspiel; Axel Schlosser, trumpet, flugelhorn, chimes; Adrian Mears, trombone; Ed Partyka, bass trombone, tuba; Christine Chapman, horn; Adolphe Adam, Placide Cappeau, Lowell Mason, Isaac Watts, composer.
live in Berlin, Germany, December 4, 2008
O Holy NightWATT (G) WATT/35
Joy To The World-
* WATT (G) WATT/35   Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, The Partyka Brass Quintet - Carla's Christmas Carols

Carla Bley - Steve Swallow Duo And The Partyka Brass Quintet

Carla Bley, piano, celeste, arranger; Steve Swallow, bass, chimes; The Partyka Brass Quintet: Tobias Weidinger, trumpet, flugelhorn, glockenspiel; Axel Schlosser, trumpet, flugelhorn, chimes; Adrian Mears, trombone; Ed Partyka, bass trombone, tuba; Christine Chapman, horn; Carla Bley, Mykola Leontovych, James R. Murray, James Pierpont, Edmund Sears, Mel Torme, traditional, Robert Wells, Richard S. Willis, composer.
Studios La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines, France, December 8 & 9, 2008
O TannenbaumWATT (G) WATT/35
Away In A Manger-
The Christmas Song-
Ring Christmas Bells-
God Rest De Merry Gentlemen, Part One-
God Rest De Merry Gentlemen, Part Two-
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear-
Hell's Bells-
Jesus Maria-
Jingle Bells-
* WATT (G) WATT/35   Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, The Partyka Brass Quintet - Carla's Christmas Carols

2013

Carla Bley Trio

Andy Sheppard, tenor, soprano sax; Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass.
Auditorio Radiotelevisione Svizzera, Lugano, Switzerland, April, 2013
UtviklingssangECM (G) ECM 2287
Vashkar-
Les Trois Lagons (D'Apres Henri Matisse): Plate XVII / Plate XVIII / Plate XIX-
Wildlife: Horns / Paws Without Claws / Sex With Birds-
The Girl Who Cried Champagne: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3-
* ECM (G) ECM 2287   Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow - Trios

2015

Carla Bley Trio

Andy Sheppard, tenor, soprano sax; Carla Bley, piano; Steve Swallow, bass.
Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI, Lugano, Switzerland, November, 2015
Andando El Tiempo: Sin FinECM (G) ECM 2487
Andando El Tiempo: Potacion De Guaya-
Andando El Tiempo: Camino Al Volver-
Saints Alive!-
Naked Bridges / Diving Brides-
* ECM (G) ECM 2487   Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow - Andando El Tiempo