ECM Records Discography: 1977-1978

1977

Steve Kuhn And Ecstasy

Steve Slagle, soprano, alto sax, flute; Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz, bass; Michael Smith, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1977

The Rain ForestECM (G) ECM 1094
Oceans In The Sky-
Catherine-
Bittersweet Passages-
Deep Tango-
Motility-
The Child Is Gone-
A Danse For One-
Places I've Never BeenECM (G) ECM 1094, (J) PA-4017

* ECM (G) ECM 1094   Steve Kuhn And Ecstasy - Motility   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 2090-92   Steve Kuhn - Life's Backward Glances - Solo And Quartet   2008
* ECM (J) PA-4017   Various Artists - ECM Special VII - New Music In Piano

Julian Priester And Marine Intrusion

Julian Priester, trombone, string ensemble; Ron Stallings, tenor, soprano sax; Curtis Clark, piano; Ray Obiedo, electric, acoustic guitar; Heshima Mark Williams, electric bass; Augusta Lee Collins, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1977

PolarizationECM (G) ECM 1098
Rhythm Magnet-
Wind Dolphin-
Coincidence-
Scorpio Blue-
Anatomy Of Longing-

* ECM (G) ECM 1098   Julian Priester And Marine Intrusion - Polarization   1977

Ralph Towner Quartet/Solstice

Jan Garbarek, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, French horn; Eberhard Weber, bass, cello; Jon Christensen, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1977

Distant HillsECM (G) ECM 1095
Balance Beam-
Along The Way-
Arion-
Song Of The Shadows-

* ECM (G) ECM 1095   Ralph Towner, Solstice - Sound And Shadows   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 1095 (CD)   -

Collin Walcott Quintet

Don Cherry, trumpet, wood flute, doussn'gouni; Collin Walcott, sitar, tabla; John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar, electric mandolin; Palle Danielsson, bass; Dom Um Romao, berimbau, chica, tambourine, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1977

Changeless Faith: Song Of The MorrowECM (G) ECM 1096, 837 276-1
Changeless Faith: Gold SunECM (G) ECM 1096
Changeless Faith: The Swarm-
Changeless Faith: Mountain Morning-
Changeless Faith: Jewel OrnamentECM (G) ECM 1096, (J) PA-9604
Changeless Faith: Grazing DreamsECM (G) ECM 1096
Changeless Faith: Samba Tala-
Changeless Faith: Moon Lake-

* ECM (G) ECM 1096   Collin Walcott - Grazing Dreams   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 1096 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 837 276-1   Collin Walcott - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 276-2   -
* ECM (J) PA-9604   Various Artists - ECM Special V - New Music In Percussion   1978
= ECM (J) PA-4015   -

Pat Metheny Quartet

Lyle Mays, piano; Pat Metheny, guitar, 12-string guitar, 15-string Harpguitar; Eberhard Weber, bass; Dan Gottlieb, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1977

WatercolorsECM (G) ECM 1097, (J) PA-9602
IcefireECM (G) ECM 1097, (J) PA-4020
OasisECM (G) ECM 1097, 837 272-1, :rarum 8018
LakesECM (G) ECM 1097
River QuayECM (G) ECM 1097, (J) PA-4020
Suite: Florida Greeting Song; Legend Of The FountainECM (G) ECM 1097
Sea Song-

* ECM (G) ECM 1097   Pat Metheny - Watercolors   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 1097 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-9602   Various Artists - ECM Special III - New Music In Guitar   1978
= ECM (J) PA-4013   -
* ECM (J) PA-4020   Pat Metheny - ECM Special X   1979
* ECM (G) 837 272-1   Pat Metheny - Works II   1988
= ECM (G) 837 272-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8018   Eberhard Weber - Selected Recordings   2004

Gary Peacock Trio

Keith Jarrett, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, February, 1977

VignetteECM (G) ECM 1101
Tone Field-
Major Major-
Trilogy I-
Trilogy II-
Trilogy IIIECM (G) ECM 1101, (J) PA-4016

* ECM (G) ECM 1101   Gary Peacock - Tales Of Another   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 1101 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-4016   Various Artists - ECM Special VI - New Music In Bass

Azimuth

Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; John Taylor, piano, synthesizer; Norma Winstone, vocal.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1977

Sirens' SongECM (G) ECM 1099, (J) PA-4017
OECM (G) ECM 1099
Azimuth-
The Tunnel-
Greek Triangle-
Jacob-

* ECM (G) ECM 1099   John Taylor, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler - Azimuth   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 1546-48   Azimuth - Azimuth/The Touchstone/Depart   1994
* ECM (J) PA-4017   Various Artists - ECM Special VII - New Music In Piano

Stephan Micus

Stephan Micus, 3 sitar, acoustic guitar, vocal.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1977

As I Crossed A Bridge Of DreamsJAPO (G) JAPO 60017

Stephan Micus, 3 Bavarian zither, vocal.

Borkenkind-

Stephan Micus, 4 shakuhachi.

Amarchaj-

Stephan Micus, 3 sho, Thai flute.

For The 'Beautiful Changing Child'-

Stephan Micus, rabab, vocal.

For M'schr And Djingis Khan-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60017   Stephan Micus - Implosions   1977
= ECM (G) ECM 3617   -

Michael Mantler Quintet

Michael Mantler, trumpet, music; Carla Bley, piano, synthesizer, tenor sax; Larry Coryell, guitar; Steve Swallow, bass guitar; Tony Williams, drums.

Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY, March, 1977

Movie OneWATT (G) WATT/7
Movie TwoWATT (G) WATT/7; ECM (G) ECM 1813
Movie ThreeWATT (G) WATT/7
Movie Four-
Movie Five-
Movie Six-
Movie Seven-
Movie Eight-

* WATT (G) WATT/7   Michael Mantler - Movies   1978
= WATT (G) WATT 7/10   Michael Mantler - Movies / More Movies   2000
* ECM (G) ECM 1813   Michael Mantler - Review (1968-2000)   2006

Ken Hyder's Talisker

Ricardo Mattos, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Davie Webster, alto sax; John Rangecroft, tenor sax, clarinet; John Lawrence, Marcio Mattos, bass; Ken Hyder, drums; Frankie Armstrong, Brian Eley, Phil Minton, Maggie Nichols, vocal.

London, England, April, 1977

The Strathspey King; The Men Of Barra Know How To Drink, But The Women Know How To SingJAPO (G) JAPO 60018
Close The Window And Keep It Down-
See You At The Mission, Eh, If It's No' Full-
Derek Was Only A Bairn-
Pibroch In Three Parts: A) For The Mac Crimmons; B) For John Coltrane; C) For Albert Ayler-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60018   Ken Hyder's Talisker - Land Of Stone   1977

Jack DeJohnette's Directions

Alex Foster, tenor, soprano sax; John Abercrombie, electric guitar, electric mandolin; Mike Richmond, bass, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums, piano.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1977

Minya's The MoochECM (G) ECM 1103
Lydia-
Flys-
New Rags-
Steppin' Thru-

* ECM (G) ECM 1103   Jack DeJohnette's Directions - New Rags   1977

Tom Van Der Geld And Children At Play

Roger Jannotta, soprano, baritone sax, flute, oboe, bass clarinet; Tom Van Der Geld, vibraharp, percussion; Kent Carter, bass; Bill Elgart, drums, percussion.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1977

PatienceECM (G) ECM 1113
Golden Stabs-
Alison-
Celia-
And Then...-

* ECM (G) ECM 1113   Tom Van Der Geld And Children At Play - Patience   1978

Richard Beirach Solo

Richard Beirach, piano.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1977

Sunday SongECM (G) ECM 1104
Leaving-
Koan-
Osiris-
Future Memory-
Hubris-
Rectilinear-
The Pearl-
Invisible Corridor; Sunday Song - Monday-

* ECM (G) ECM 1104   Richard Beirach - Hubris   1978

Art Lande And Rubisa Patrol

Mark Isham, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Lande, piano; Bill Douglass, bass, flute; Kurt Wortman, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1977

Rubisa PatrolECM (G) ECM 1106
Livre (Near The Sky)-
El Pueblo De Las Vacas Tristes-
Perelandra-
Sansara-

* ECM (G) ECM 1106   Art Lande And Rubisa Patrol - Desert Marauders   1978

Keith Jarrett -- Dennis Russell Davies

Dennis Russell Davies, piano; Keith Jarrett, composer.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1977

RitualECM (G) ECM 1112
Ritual (Continued)-

* ECM (G) ECM 1112   Keith Jarrett - Ritual -- Dennis Russell Davies   1982

Michael Naura And Wolfgang Schluter

Wolfgang Schluter, vibraharp, marimba; Michael Naura, piano.

Radio Bremen, West Germany, June, 1977

Balade Fur Eine SilberhochzeitECM SP (G) ECM 2305 803 SP
Schlafen-
Take Us Down The River-
Argentina-
Rosemary's Baby-
Country Children-
Sad Queen-
Variation Auf Abendlied (Dedicated To Peter Ruhmkorf)-
Call-

* ECM SP (G) ECM 2305 803 SP   Michael Naura, Wolfgang Schluter - Country Children   1980

Rena Rama

Lennart Aberg, tenor, soprano sax, percussion; Bobo Stenson, piano, percussion; Palle Danielsson, bass; Leroy Lowe, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1977

EnokJAPO (G) JAPO 60020
Rumanian Folk Song-
Circle Dance-
Pa Campagnan II-
Royal Song From Dahomey-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60020   Rena Rama - Landscapes   1977

Kenny Wheeler Quintet +

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jan Garbarek, tenor, soprano sax; John Abercrombie, electric guitar, electric mandolin; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; with Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar #2.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1977

1.Peace For FiveECM (G) ECM 1102
2.3/4 In The Afternoon-
3.Sumother Song-
4.Deer Wan-

* ECM (G) ECM 1102   Kenny Wheeler - Deer Wan   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1102 (CD)   -

Gateway

John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar, electric mandolin; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums, piano.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1977

OpeningECM (G) ECM 1105
Reminiscence-
Sing SongECM (G) ECM 1105, (J) PA-4018, (G) 837 275-1
NexusECM (G) ECM 1105
BlueECM (G) ECM 1105, 825 427-1

* ECM (G) ECM 1105   John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette - Gateway 2   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1105 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-4018   John Abercrombie - ECM Special VIII   1979
* ECM (G) 837 275-1   John Abercrombie - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 275-2   -
* ECM (G) 825 427-1   Jack DeJohnette - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 427-2   -

Dave Holland Solo

Dave Holland, bass.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1977

SpheresECM (G) ECM 1109
Emerald Tears-
Combination-
B-40/RS-4-W/M23-6K-
Under Redwoods-
Solar-
Flurries-
Hooveling-

* ECM (G) ECM 1109   Dave Holland - Emerald Tears   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1109 (CD)   -

OM With Dom Um Romao

Urs Leimgruber, soprano, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Christy Doran, 6 & 12-string electric guitar; Bobby Burri, bass; Fredy Studer, drums; Dom Um Romao, percussion, berimbau.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, August, 1977

ChiperoJAPO (G) JAPO 60022
Back To Front-
DuminiJAPO (G) JAPO 60022; ECM (G) ECM 1642
De FunkJAPO (G) JAPO 60022

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60022; ECM (US) ECM 19003   OM With Dom Um Romao   1978
* ECM (G) ECM 1642   OM - A Retrospective   2006

Lennart Aberg

Stephen Franckevich, trumpet #6; Ulf Adaker, Jan Kohlin, Bertil Lovgren, trumpet, flugelhorn; Lars Olofsson, trombone; Jorgen Johansson, trombone #6; Sven Larsson, bass trombone, tuba; Haken Nyquist, French horn, trombone, flugelhorn; Tommy Koverhult, soprano, tenor flute; Lennart Aberg, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Ulf Andersson, alto sax, piccolo, flute; Erik Nilsson, baritone sax, bass clarinet, flute; Bobo Stenson, piano, electric piano; Harald Svensson, synthesizer #1,4; Jan Tolf, electric guitar #1-4; Palle Danielsson, bass #1-5; Stefan Brolund, Fender bass #1,2,6; Jon Christensen, Leroy Lowe, drums; Okay Temiz, percussion #1-3.

Metronome Studio, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5-9, 1977

1.IJAPO (G) JAPO 60023
2.II-
3.III-
4.IV-
5.V-
6.VI-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60023   Lennart Aberg - Partial Solar Eclipse   1977

Percussion Profiles

Jack DeJohnette, Pierre Favre, Fredy Studer, drums, cymbals, gongs; George Gruntz, gongs, keyboards, synthesizer, crotales; Dom Um Romao, percussion, gongs; David Friedman, flat gongplay, vibes, marimba, crotales.

Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, September 20, 1977

Movement 1JAPO (G) JAPO 60025
Movement 2-
Movement 3-
Movement 4-
Movement 5-
Movement 6-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60025; ECM (US) ECM 19002   Jack DeJohnette, Pierre Favre, Fredy Studer, Dom Um Romao, David Friedman, George Gruntz - Percussion Profiles   1978

Paul Motian Trio

Charles Brackeen, soprano, tenor sax; David Izenzon, bass; Paul Motian, drums, percussion.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September, 1977

Waltz SongECM (G) ECM 1108
DanceECM (G) ECM 1108, :rarum 8016
KalypsoECM (G) ECM 1108
AsiaECM (G) ECM 1108, :rarum 8016
PreludeECM (G) ECM 1108
Lullaby-

* ECM (G) ECM 1108   Paul Motian Trio - Dance   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1108 (CD)   -
= ECM (G) ECM 2260-65   Paul Motian   2013
* ECM (G) :rarum 8016   Paul Motian - Selected Recordings   2004

Terje Rypdal Quartet

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, flugelhorn, RMI keyboard computer, Tac piano, Ringmodulator; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, RMI keyboard computer, ARP synthesizer; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string electric bass; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1977

Per UlvECM (G) ECM 1110, :rarum 8020
KarusellECM (G) ECM 1110
Stenskoven-
WavesECM (G) ECM 1110, 825 428-1, :rarum 8007
The Dain CurseECM (G) ECM 1110
Charisma-

* ECM (G) ECM 1110   Terje Rypdal - Waves   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1110 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 825 428-1   Terje Rypdal - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 428-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8020   Jon Christensen - Selected Recordings   2004
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings   2002

Globe Unity

Manfred Schoof, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Gunter Christmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, Paul Rutherford, trombone; Michel Pilz, bass clarinet; Evan Parker, soprano, tenor sax; Gerd Dudek, soprano, tenor sax, flute; Peter Brotzmann, alto, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Tristan Honsinger, cello; Alexander Von Schlippenbach, piano; Derek Bailey, guitar; Buschi Niebergall, bass; Peter Kowald, bass, tuba; Paul Lovens, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September, 1977

Improvisation 1JAPO (G) JAPO 60021
Improvisation 2-
Improvisation 3-
Improvisation 4-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60021   Globe Unity - Improvisations   1978

Eberhard Weber Colours

Charlie Mariano, soprano sax, flute; Rainer Bruninghaus, piano, synthesizer; Eberhard Weber, bass; John Marshall, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1977

Seriously DeepECM (G) ECM 1107
Silent FeetECM (G) ECM 1107, :rarum 8018
Eyes That Can See In The DarkECM (G) ECM 1107, 825 429-1

* ECM (G) ECM 1107   Eberhard Weber Colours - Silent Feet   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1107 (CD)   -
= ECM (G) ECM 2133-35   Eberhard Weber - Colours   2009
* ECM (G) 825 429-1   Eberhard Weber - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 429-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8018   Eberhard Weber - Selected Recordings   2004

European Quartet

Jan Garbarek, tenor, soprano sax; Keith Jarrett, piano, percussion; Palle Danielsson, bass; Jon Christensen, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1977

QuestarECM (G) ECM 1115
My SongECM (G) ECM 1115, :rarum 8001, :rarum 8002, :rarum 8020
TabarkaECM (G) ECM 1115
CountryECM (G) ECM 1115, 825 425-1
MandalaECM (G) ECM 1115
The Journey HomeECM (G) ECM 1115, 825 425-1, :rarum 8001

* ECM (G) ECM 1115   Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen - My Song   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1115 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 825 425-1   Keith Jarrett - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 425-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8001   Keith Jarrett - Selected Recordings   2002
* ECM (G) :rarum 8002   Jan Garbarek - Selected Recordings   2002
* ECM (G) :rarum 8020   Jon Christensen - Selected Recordings   2004

Egberto Gismonti

Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Egberto Gismonti, 8-string guitar.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1977

Palacio De Pinturas - Construcao Da Aldeia (as Palacio De Pinturas)ECM (G) ECM 1116, (J) PA-4019

Egberto Gismonti, 8-string guitar; Collin Walcott, tabla; Nana Vasconcelos, percussion.

Raga - Festa Da Construcao (as Raga)ECM (G) ECM 1116, 823 269-1

Egberto Gismonti, kalimba, wood flute, voice; Nana Vasconcelos, berimbau, percussion.

Kalimba - Lua CheiaECM (G) ECM 1116, :rarum 8011

Egberto Gismonti, piano.

Coracao - SaudadeECM (G) ECM 1116

Jan Garbarek, soprano sax; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Egberto Gismonti, 8-string guitar, voice.

Cafe - Procissao Do Espirito-

Egberto Gismonti, wood flute, voice, bottle; Ralph Towner, Collin Walcott, bottle; Nana Vasconcelos, tama, corpo, percussion, voice, bottle.

Sapain - Sol Do Meio Dia-

Egberto Gismonti, 8-string guitar.

Danca Solitaria No. 2 - Voz Do Espirito-

Egberto Gismonti, piano; Nana Vasconcelos, berimbau.

Baiao Malandro - Fogo Na Mata/Mudanca-

* ECM (G) ECM 1116   Egberto Gismonti - Sol Do Meio Dia   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1116 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-4019   Ralph Towner - ECM Special IX   1979
* ECM (G) 823 269-1   Egberto Gismonti - Works   1984
= ECM (G) 823 269-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8011   Egberto Gismonti - Selected Recordings   2004

John Abercrombie Solo

John Abercrombie, acoustic, electric guitar, electric mandolin.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1977

ParableECM (G) ECM 1117
MemoirECM (G) ECM 1117, :rarum 8014
TelegramECM (G) ECM 1117, (J) PA-4018
Backward GlanceECM (G) ECM 1117, 837 275-1
Ghost DanceECM (G) ECM 1117
Paramour-
After Thoughts-
Evensong-

* ECM (G) ECM 1117   John Abercrombie - Characters   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1117 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-4018   John Abercrombie - ECM Special VIII   1979
* ECM (G) 837 275-1   John Abercrombie - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 275-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8014   John Abercrombie - Selected Recordings   2004

Jan Garbarek Quartet

Jan Garbarek, sax; John Taylor, organ, piano; Bill Connors, guitar; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1977

ReflectionsECM (G) ECM 1118
Entering-
Going Places-
PassingECM (G) ECM 1118, 823 266-1

* ECM (G) ECM 1118   Jan Garbarek - Places   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1118 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 823 266-1   Jan Garbarek - Works   1984
= ECM (G) 823 266-2   -

Gary Peacock Solo/Duo

Jan Garbarek, sax #2,4; Gary Peacock, bass.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1977

1.Show DanceECM (G) ECM 1119
2.Winterlude-
3.A Northern Tale-
4.December Greenwings-
5.Flower Crystals-
6.Celebrations-

* ECM (G) ECM 1119   Gary Peacock - December Poems   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1119 (CD)   -

Bill Connors Quartet

Jan Garbarek, sax; Bill Connors, guitar; Gary Peacock, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1977

MeltingECM (G) ECM 1120
Not Forgetting-
Face In The Water-
Aubade-
Cafe Vue-
Unending-

* ECM (G) ECM 1120   Bill Connors - Of Mist And Melting   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1120 (CD)   -

Manfred Schoof Quintet

Manfred Schoof, trumpet, flugelhorn; Michel Pilz, bass clarinet; Jasper Van't Hof, piano, electric piano, organ; Gunter Lenz, bass; Ralf Hubner, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1977

SourceJAPO (G) JAPO 60019
Light Lines-
Criterium-
Lonesome Defender-
Resonance-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60019   Manfred Schoof Quintet - Light Lines   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 2093/94   Manfred Schoof Quintet - Resonance   2009

Stephan Micus

Stephan Micus, shakuhachi.

Cologne, West Germany, 1977

Part IECM SP (G) ECM 2305 804 SP

Stephan Micus, zither, gender, shakuhachi.

Part II-

Stephan Micus, sarangi, shakuhachi, rabab.

Part III-

Stephan Micus, rabab, sarangi, bodhran, angklung.

Part III Continued-

Stephan Micus, kyeezee, burmese bells, 2 vocal.

Part IV-

Stephan Micus, zither, guitar, shakuhachi.

Part V-

* ECM SP (G) ECM 2305 804 SP   Stephan Micus - Koan   1981
= ECM SP (G) ECM 5804   -

1978

Gary Burton Quartet

Tiger Okoshi, trumpet; Gary Burton, vibes; Steve Swallow, bass guitar; Roy Haynes, drums.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, January, 1978

SemblenceECM (G) ECM 1111
Coral-
Careful-
Peau Douce-
Midnight-
Radio-
True Or False-
Como En Vietnam-

* ECM (G) ECM 1111   Gary Burton, Steve Swallow, Roy Haynes, Tiger Okoshi - Times Square   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1111 (CD)   -

Pat Metheny Group

Lyle Mays, piano, Oberheim synthesizer, autoharp; Pat Metheny, 6 & 12-string guitar; Mark Egan, bass; Dan Gottlieb, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1978

San LorenzoECM (G) ECM 1114
Phase DanceECM (G) ECM 1114, :rarum 8009
JacoECM (G) ECM 1114
Aprilwind-
April JoyECM (G) ECM 1114, (J) PA-4020
Lone JackECM (G) ECM 1114

* ECM (G) ECM 1114   Pat Metheny Group   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1114 (CD)   -
* ECM (J) PA-4020   Pat Metheny - ECM Special X   1979
* ECM (G) :rarum 8009   Pat Metheny - Selected Recordings   2004

Ralph Towner Trio

Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1978

WaterwheelECM (G) ECM 1121
Shades Of Shutton' Hoo-
Trellis-
Batik-
Green Room-

* ECM (G) ECM 1121   Ralph Towner, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette - Batik   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1121 (CD)   -

Contact Trio

Evert Brettschneider, acoustic, electric guitar; Aloys Kott, bass; Michael Jullich, percussion, marimba, vibes.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1978

HappyJAPO (G) JAPO 60024
Circle-
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog-
Stoned Tunes-
New Marks-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60024   Contact Trio - New Marks   1978

Enrico Rava Quartet

Enrico Rava, trumpet; Roswell Rudd, trombone; J.F. Jenny-Clark, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1978

Lavori CasalinghiECM (G) ECM 1122
The Fearless Five-
Tramps-
'Round About Midnight-
Blackmail-

* ECM (G) ECM 1122   Enrico Rava Quartet   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1122 (CD)   -

Barre Phillips Quartet

Dieter Feichtner, synthesizer; Terje Rypdal, guitar, guitar synthesizer, organ; Barre Phillips, bass; Trilok Gurtu, tabla, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1978

A-i-aECM (G) ECM 1123
Ms. P.-
La Folle-
Brd-
Ingul-Buz-
S.C. & W.-

* ECM (G) ECM 1123   Barre Phillips - Three Day Moon   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1123 (CD)   -

Peter Ruhmkorf

Leszek Zadlo, sax, flute; Wolfgang Schluter, vibes; Michael Naura, piano; Peter Ruhmkorf, voice.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1978

Phonix VoranECM SP (G) ECM 2305 802 SP
Auf Einen Alten Klang-
Selbstportrait-
Paradise Regained-
Allein Ist Nicht Genug-
Ich Butter Meinen Toast Von Beiden Seiten...-
Das War Ich Und Ich Weiss Nicht-
Impromtu-
Tagelied-

* ECM SP (G) ECM 2305 802 SP   Peter Ruhmkorf - Phonix Voran   1978

Steve Kuhn Quartet

Steve Slagle, soprano, alto sax, flute, percussion; Steve Kuhn, piano, percussion; Harvie Swartz, bass; Bob Moses, drums.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, April, 1978

FirewalkECM (G) ECM 1124
Random Thoughts-
A Dance With The Wind-
The Fruit Fly-
Alias Dash Grapey-

* ECM (G) ECM 1124   Steve Kuhn - Non-Fiction   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   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 2143-45   Arild Andersen - Green In Blue - Early Quartets   2010
* ECM (G) :rarum 8019   Arild Andersen - Selected Recordings   2004

Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Lester Bowie, trumpet, celeste, bass drum; Roscoe Mitchell, reeds, percussion; Joseph Jarman, reeds, percussion, vocal; Malachi Favors, bass, percussion, melodica; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion, vocal.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1978

JaECM (G) ECM 1126
Nice GuysECM (G) ECM 1126, :rarum 8006
Folkus-
597-59ECM (G) ECM 1126
Cyp-
Dreaming Of The Master-

* ECM (G) ECM 1126   Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Nice Guys   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1126 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8006   Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Selected Recordings   2002

Terje Rypdal Trio

Terje Rypdal, guitar, guitar synthesizer, organ; Miroslav Vitous, bass, electric piano; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1978

SunriseECM (G) ECM 1125, 831 623-2
Den Forste SneECM (G) ECM 1125, 825 428-1
WillECM (G) ECM 1125
Believer-
Flight-
Seasons-

* ECM (G) ECM 1125   Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1125 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 825 428-1   Terje Rypdal - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 428-2   -
* ECM (G) 831 623-2   Various Artists - ECM Spectrum Vol. 1   1987

Jack DeJohnette New Directions

Lester Bowie, trumpet; John Abercrombie, guitar, mandolin; Eddie Gomez, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums, piano.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1978

Bayou FeverECM (G) ECM 1128, 825 427-1
Where Or WayneECM (G) ECM 1128
Dream StalkerECM (G) ECM 1128, 837 275-1
One Handed WomanECM (G) ECM 1128
Silver HollowECM (G) ECM 1128, :rarum 8012

* ECM (G) ECM 1128   Jack DeJohnette - New Directions   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1128 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 825 427-1   Jack DeJohnette - Works   1985
= ECM (G) 825 427-2   -
* ECM (G) 837 275-1   John Abercrombie - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 275-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8012   Jack DeJohnette - Selected Recordings   2004

Azimuth

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; John Taylor, piano, organ; Norma Winstone, voice.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1978

EulogyECM (G) ECM 1130
Silver-
Mayday-
Jero-
Prelude-
See-

* ECM (G) ECM 1130   Azimuth - The Touchstone   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 1546-48   Azimuth - Azimuth/The Touchstone/Depart   1994

Stephan Micus

Stephan Micus, table harp, kortholt, zither, guitar.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1978

Till The End Of TimeJAPO (G) JAPO 60026

Stephan Micus, guitar, zither, vocal.

For Wis And Ramin-

* JAPO (G) JAPO 60026   Stephan Micus - Till The End Of Time   1978
= ECM (G) ECM 3626   -

Pat Metheny Solo

Pat Metheny, electric 6 & 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar, 15-string harp guitar, electric bass.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1978

New ChautauquaECM (G) ECM 1131, :rarum 8009
Country PoemECM (G) ECM 1131, 831 623-2
Long-Ago Child; Fallen StarECM (G) ECM 1131
Hermitage-
Sueno Con MexicoECM (G) ECM 1131, 823 270-1
DaybreakECM (G) ECM 1131

* ECM (G) ECM 1131   Pat Metheny - New Chautauqua   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1131 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 823 270-1   Pat Metheny - Works   1984
= ECM (G) 823 270-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8009   Pat Metheny - Selected Recordings   2004
* ECM (G) 831 623-2   Various Artists - ECM Spectrum Vol. 1   1987

Codona

Don Cherry, trumpet, flute, doussn'gouni, voice; Collin Walcott, sitar, tabla, hammered dulcimer, sanza, voice; Nana Vasconcelos, berimbau, cuica, percussion, voice.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September, 1978

Like That Of SkyECM (G) ECM 1132, 837 276-1
Codona-
Colemanwonder: Race FaceECM (G) ECM 1132
Colemanwonder: Sortie-
Colemanwonder: Sir Duke-
Mumakata-
New Light-

* ECM (G) ECM 1132   Collin Walcott, Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos - Codona   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1132 (CD)   -
= ECM (G) ECM 2033-35   Don Cherry, Nana Vasconcelos, Collin Walcott - The Codona Trilogy   2008
* ECM (G) 837 276-1   Collin Walcott - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 276-2   -

Leo Smith Trio +

Leo Smith, trumpet, flugelhorn, steel-o-phone, gongs, percussion; Dwight Andrews, alto flute, bass clarinet, tenor sax, triangle, mbira; Bobby Naughton, vibraharp, marimba, bells; with Lester Bowie, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet #2; Charlie Haden, bass #3.

Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, September, 1978

1.Divine LoveECM (G) ECM 1143
2.Tastalun-
3.Spirituals: The Language Of Love-

* ECM (G) ECM 1143   Leo Smith - Divine Love   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1143 (CD)   -

Gary Burton - Chick Corea Duo

Gary Burton, vibes; Chick Corea, piano.

Delphian Foundation, Sheridan, OR, October 23-25, 1978

Duet SuiteECM (G) ECM 1140
Children's Song #15-
Children's Song #2-
Children's Song #5-
Children's Song #6-
Radio-
Song To Gayle-
Never-
La Fiesta-

* ECM (G) ECM 1140   Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Duet   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1140 (CD)   -
= ECM (G) ECM 2036-39   Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence - The ECM Recordings 1972-79   2009

Double Image

Dave Samuels, marimba #1, vibraharp #2-4; David Friedman, vibraharp #1, marimba #2-4; Harvie Swartz, bass; Michael Di Pasqua, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, October, 1978

1.PassageECM (G) ECM 1146
2.The Next Event-
3.Sunset Glow-
4.Crossing-

* ECM (G) ECM 1146   Double Image - Dawn   1979

Egberto Gismonti Solo

Egberto Gismonti, super 8-string guitar, surdo.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1978

Selva AmazonicaECM (G) ECM 1136, :rarum 8011

Egberto Gismonti, voice, cooking bells.

Pau Rolou-

Egberto Gismonti, piano.

Ano ZeroECM (G) ECM 1136

same session.

Frevo-

Egberto Gismonti, 8-string guitar.

SalvadorECM (G) ECM 1136, 823 269-1

Egberto Gismonti, piano, cooking bells.

Ciranda Nordestina-

* ECM (G) ECM 1136   Egberto Gismonti - Solo   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1136 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) 823 269-1   Egberto Gismonti - Works   1984
= ECM (G) 823 269-2   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8011   Egberto Gismonti - Selected Recordings   2004

Mick Goodrick Quartet

John Surman, soprano, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Mick Goodrick, guitar; Eddie Gomez, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1978

Feebles, Fables And FernsECM (G) ECM 1139, :rarum 8012
In The Tavern Of RuinECM (G) ECM 1139
Summer Band Camp-
Pedalpusher-
In Passing-

* ECM (G) ECM 1139   Mick Goodrick - In Pas(s)ing   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1139 (CD)   -
* ECM (G) :rarum 8012   Jack DeJohnette - Selected Recordings   2004

Abercrombie Quartet

Richie Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar, electric mandolin; George Mraz, bass; Peter Donald, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1978

ArcadeECM (G) ECM 1133
NightlakeECM (G) ECM 1133, 837 275-1
ParamourECM (G) ECM 1133
Neptune-
Alchemy-

* ECM (G) ECM 1133   John Abercrombie Quartet - Arcade   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 2478-80   John Abercrombie, Richie Beirach, George Mraz, Peter Donald - The First Quartet   2015
* ECM (G) 837 275-1   John Abercrombie - Works   1988
= ECM (G) 837 275-2   -

Jan Garbarek Group

Jan Garbarek, tenor, soprano sax; John Taylor, piano; Bill Connors, electric, acoustic guitar; Eberhard Weber, bass; Jon Christensen, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1978

Blue SkyECM (G) ECM 1135
White Cloud-
Windows-
Red Roof-
Wires-
The Picture-

* ECM (G) ECM 1135   Jan Garbarek Group - Photo With Blue Sky, White Cloud, Wires, Windows And A Red Roof   1979
= ECM (G) ECM 1135 (CD)   -

Steve Reich And Musicians

Virgil Blackwell, Richard Cohen, clarinet, bass clarinet; Shem Guibbory, violin; Ken Ishii, cello; Bob Becker, Russ Hartenberger, Glen Velez, marimba, xylophone; David Van Tieghem, marimba, xylophone, piano; Gary Schall, marimba, maracas; Steve Chambers, Nurit Tilles, piano; Steve Reich, piano, marimba; Larry Karush, piano, maracas; James Preiss, metallophone, piano; Rebecca Armstrong, Elizabeth Arnold, Pamela Fraley, voice; Jay Clayton, voice, piano; Steve Reich, composer.

released 1978;
The world premiere: "Town Hall", NYC, April 24, 1976

Music For 18 Musicians: Pulse; Sections I-IVECM (G) ECM 1129
Music For 18 Musicians: Sections V-X; Pulse-

* ECM (G) ECM 1129   Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians   1978
= ECM New Series (G) ECM 1129 (CD)   -
= ECM New Series (G) ECM 2540-42   Steve Reich - The ECM Recordings   2016