Gordon Beck Catalog

1967 (age 31)

The Gordon Beck Quartet - Experiments With Pops  (Major Minor (E) MMLP 21)

Gordon Beck, piano; Johnny McLaughlin, guitar; Jeff Clyne, bass; Tony Oxley, drums.
Lansdowne Studios, London, England, August, 1967
These Boots Are Made For Walking
Norwegian Wood
Sunny
Up, Up And Away
Michelle
I Can See For Miles
Good Vibrations
Monday, Monday
** also issued on Major Minor (E) SMLP 21; Art Of Life AL1001-2.

Gordon Beck + Two - DrDolittle Loves Jazz  (Major Minor (E) MMLP 8)

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.
London, England, released 1967
My Friend The Doctor
I've Never Seen Anything Like It
At The Crossroads
Talk To The Animals
Doctor Dolittle
When I Look In Your Eyes
After Today
I Think I Like You
Beautiful Things
** also issued on Major Minor (E) SMLP 8; Epic LN 24334, BN 26334.

1968

Gordon Beck Trio - Gyroscope  (Morgan (E) MJ1)

Gordon Beck, piano; Jeff Clyne, bass; Tony Oxley, drums.
Morgan Recording Studios, London, England, 1968
Gyroscope
Clusters
Suite No. 1
Miss T Fying
Sincerity
And Still She Is With Me / Oxus
** also issued on Art Of Life AL1003-2.

Gordon Beck + Two - Half A Jazz Sixpence  (Major Minor (E) MMLP 22)

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.
London, England, released 1968
Half A Sixpence
Money To Burn
I Know What I Am
The Race Is On
This Is My World
If The Rain's Got To Fall
Long Ago
She's To Far Above Me
Flash, Bang, Wallop
** also issued on Major Minor (E) SMLP 22.

1972

Gordon Beck, Ron Mathewson, Daniel Humair - Jazz Trio  (Dire (It) FO 341)

Gordon Beck, piano; Ron Mathewson, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.
Studio Fontana, Milan, Italy, January, 1972
Suite 5: 1 Movimento
Suite 5: 2 Movimento
Suite 5: 3 Movimento
All In The Morning: 1 Movimento
All In The Morning: 2 Movimento
** also issued on Musica (F) MUS. 3009 entitled "Daniel Humair, Gordon Beck, Ron Mathewson - Morning!". Art Of Life AL1017-2.

1976 (age 40)

Gordon Beck - One For The Road  (Jaguar Records (E) JR101)

Gordon Beck, acoustic piano, Fender electric piano, Oberheim ring modulator, MXR Phase 90, voice, percussion.
B.B.C Transcription Studios, London, England, November, 1976
The Beige Bird Beckons
Good Times, Sometimes
Out Of The Shadows, Into The Sun
Thoughts
A Place That I Know
Long, Lean & Lethal
What's This?
One For The Road
Shhh....!
** also issued on JMS. (F) JMS 18675-2.

1977

Gordon Beck/Alan Holdsworth/Jeff Clyne/John Stevens - Conversation Piece - Part 1 & 2  (Vinyl (G) VS 0010)

Gordon Beck, keyboards; Alan Holdsworth, guitar; Jeff Clyne, bass; John Stevens, drums.
BBC, Maida Vale, London, England, November 15, 1977
Conversation Piece - Part 1
Conversation Piece - Part 2
** also issued on View (G) VS 0010.

1978

Gordon Beck - The French Connection  (Owl (F) OWL 011)

Gordon Beck, Steinway acoustic piano, Fender electric piano.
Studio Acousti, Paris, France, March 13-18, 1978
The Beige Bird Beckons
Mademoiselle S.L.
Metro-Mania
The French Connection Part I
The French Connection Part II
The French Connection Part III
Going Up
** part of JMS. (F) JMS 18648-2.

1979

Gordon Beck - Sunbird  (Disques JMS (F) JMS 07)

Gordon Beck, piano, Fender electric piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar, electric violin; J.F. Jenny-Clark, bass; Aldo Romano, drums, percussion.
Studio Acousti, Paris, France, June-July, 1979
The Gathering
Flight: Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV
Halfway House
Sunbird
Second Summer
** also issued on JMS. (F) JMS 18650-2.

Gordon Beck, Ron Mathewson, Tony Oxley, Stan Sulzmann, Kenny Wheeler - Seven Steps To Evans  (MPS (G) 0068.248)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet; Stan Sulzmann, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gordon Beck, piano; Ron Mathewson, bass; Tony Oxley, drums.
Lansdowne Studios, London, England, July 21, 22 & 23, 1979
Waltz For Debby
Orbit
Five
Twelve Tone Tune II
Turn Out The Stars
Peace Piece
Peri's Scope

Allan Holdsworth-Gordon Beck - The Things You See  (Disques JMS (F) JMS 09)

Gordon Beck, piano, Fender electric piano; Allan Holdsworth, acoustic, electric guitar, vocals.
CBS Studios, Paris, France, December, 1979-January, 1980
Golden Lakes
Stop Fiddlin'
The Things You See
Diminished Responsability
She's Lookin', I'm Cookin'
At The Edge
Up Country
** also issued on JMS. (F) JMS 18651-2.
** part of JMS. (F) JMS 048-2.

1982

Gordon Beck - The French Connection 2  (Disques JMS (F) JMS 018)

Gordon Beck, Bosendorfer grand piano, Fender Rhodes, Korg organ.
Ramses Studio, Paris, France, February, 1982
Action City
The River
Sans Melodie Too
Philologie
Lady V
French Connection 2
Early Morning
** part of JMS. (F) JMS 18648-2.

Gordon Beck - Reasons  (JMS. (F) JMS 027)

Gordon Beck, Bosendorfer grand piano.
Ramses Studio, Paris, France, February, 1982
Stella By Starlight
Gloria's Step
Peace
Juju
Solar
White Line
A Nightingale Sang In Barkley Square
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Einbahnstrasse
** part of JMS. (F) JMS 18657-2.

1984

Gordon Beck Quintet - Celebration  (JMS. (F) JMS 035)

Stan Sulzmann, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Frank Ricotti, vibes, percussion; Gordon Beck, Bosendorfer piano; Mick Hutton, bass; Steeve Arguelles, drums.
"Bracknell Festival", England, July 7, 1984
Opening
Part I
Piano Solo
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Finale
** part of JMS. (F) JMS 18657-2.

1988 (age 52)

Allan Holdsworth, Gordon Beck - With A Heart In My Song  (JMS. (F) JMS 044)

Gordon Beck, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe.
The Brewery, May-June, 1988
Equus
54, Duncan Terrace
Ain't No Grief
With A Heart In My Song
999
Sundays
So, So, Calypso
** also issued on JMS. (F) JMS 18664-2.

1989

Gordon Beck - Dreams  (JMS. (F) JMS 049-2)

Gordon Beck, keyboards; introducing: Rowanne Mark, vocals #1,2,4,7.
released 1989
1.Times Gone But Not Forgotten
2.Games
3.Dreams: Day / Sweet
4.My Father
5.A Place That I Know
6.Exquisite Facilities
7.Times Yet To Come

1991

Gordon Beck, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Didier Lockwood - For Evans Sake  (JMS. (F) JMS 059-2)

Didier Lockwood, violin; Gordon Beck, keyboards; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Dreamland Studio, NYC, July, 1991
You Are All The Things
Almost There
Blue In Green
Re: Mister E
Try This
Just A Thought
Trio Type Tune Two
For Evans Sake
Not The Last Waltz
P.S.
He Is With Us Still

1996 (age 60)

Gordon Beck, Stan Sulzmann, Chris Laurence, Paul Clarvis - Once Is Never Enough  (FMR Records (E) FMR CD28-E0496)

Stan Sulzmann, sax, flute; Gordon Beck, piano; Chris Laurence, acoustic bass; Paul Clarvis, drums, percussion.
Gateway Studio, London, England, February 24, 1996
Are You Beautiful Too?
Once Is Never Enough
Little 'D'
Believing Is Seeing
Wun Tun
Someone Somewhere
For Keith

1997

Gordon Beck - Reflections  (Art of Life AL1005-2)

Gordon Beck, piano.
"The Guildhall", "Bath International Music Festival", Bath, England, May 24, 1997
Night And Day
Come Rain Or Come Shine
I Love You
Re: Person I Knew
Almost There
California Here I Come / Some Other Time
White Line (bonus track)

1999

The Gordon Beck Quartet - November Song  (JMS. (F) 18709-2)

Stan Sulzmann, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gordon Beck, piano, synthesizer; Steve Watts, bass, bass guitar; Gene Calderazzo, drums.
released 1999
Scorpio
Topaz
Changing Colours
Missed In A Mis
Fireworks
November Song
Autumn Leaves...Winter Arrives
I'll Be Looking At The Moon Too
Sagittarius

2003

The Gordon Beck Trio - Not The Last Waltz  (Art of Life AL1008-2)

Gordon Beck, piano; Bruno Rousselet, bass; Philippe Soirat, drums.
"Appleby Jazz Festival", Cumbria, England, July 27, 2003
Einbahnstrasse
Miss Day
Everything I Love
Not The Last Waltz
Announcements
This Heart Of Mine
Race Against Time
Blues In 'G'
First Trip (bonus track)

Gordon Beck - The Hustler / Taking Care Of Business  (Jazzman (E) JM.026)

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.
released 2003
The Hustler
Taking Care Of Business

2005

The Gordon Beck Quartet - Seven Steps To Heaven  (Art of Life AL1018-2)

Pierrick Pedron, alto sax; Gordon Beck, piano; Bruno Rousselet, acoustic bass; Philippe Soirat, drums.
"Franc Pinot Jazz Club", Paris, France, February 25 & 26, 2005
Backwards Bop
Gone With The Wind
JuJu
Isotope
Quiet Now
Solar
Seven Steps To Heaven

The Gordon Beck Trio - Appleby Blues  (Art Of Life AL1025-2)

Gordon Beck, piano; Jeremy Brown, acoustic bass; Tony Levin, drums.
"Appleby Jazz Festival", Cumbria, England, July 31, 2005
Solar
With A Heart In My Song
For P.J.
The Old Country
Appleby Blues
Gone With The Wind
California Here I Come