Gordon Beck Discography

1967 (age 31)

The Gordon Beck Quartet

Gordon Beck, piano; Johnny McLaughlin, guitar; Jeff Clyne, bass; Tony Oxley, drums.

Lansdowne Studios, London, England, August, 1967

These Boots Are Made For WalkingMajor Minor (E) MMLP 21
Norwegian Wood-
Sunny-
Up, Up And Away-
Michelle-
I Can See For Miles-
Good Vibrations-
Monday, Monday-

* Major Minor (E) MMLP 21, SMLP 21; Art Of Life AL1001-2   The Gordon Beck Quartet - Experiments With Pops

Gordon Beck + Two

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.

London, England, released 1967

My Friend The DoctorMajor Minor (E) MMLP 8
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-

* Major Minor (E) MMLP 8, SMLP 8; Epic LN 24334, BN 26334   Gordon Beck + Two - DrDolittle Loves Jazz

1968

Gordon Beck Trio

Gordon Beck, piano; Jeff Clyne, bass; Tony Oxley, drums.

Morgan Recording Studios, London, England, 1968

GyroscopeMorgan (E) MJ1
Clusters-
Suite No. 1-
Miss T Fying-
Sincerity-
And Still She Is With Me / Oxus-

* Morgan (E) MJ1; Art Of Life AL1003-2   Gordon Beck Trio - Gyroscope

Gordon Beck + Two

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.

London, England, released 1968

Half A SixpenceMajor Minor (E) MMLP 22
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-

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

1972

Gordon Beck - Ron Mathewson - Daniel Humair Trio

Gordon Beck, piano; Ron Mathewson, bass; Daniel Humair, drums.

Studio Fontana, Milan, Italy, January, 1972

Suite 5: 1 MovimentoDire (It) FO 341
Suite 5: 2 Movimento-
Suite 5: 3 Movimento-
All In The Morning: 1 Movimento-
All In The Morning: 2 Movimento-

* Dire (It) FO 341; Art Of Life AL1017-2   Gordon Beck, Ron Mathewson, Daniel Humair - Jazz Trio
= Musica (F) MUS. 3009   Daniel Humair, Gordon Beck, Ron Mathewson - Morning!

1976 (age 40)

Gordon Beck Solo

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 BeckonsJaguar Records (E) JR101
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....!-

* Jaguar Records (E) JR101; JMS. (F) JMS 18675-2   Gordon Beck - One For The Road

1977

Gordon Beck, Alan Holdsworth, Jeff Clyne, John Stevens

Gordon Beck, keyboards; Alan Holdsworth, guitar; Jeff Clyne, bass; John Stevens, drums.

BBC, Maida Vale, London, England, November 15, 1977

Conversation Piece - Part 1Vinyl (G) VS 0010
Conversation Piece - Part 2-

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

1978

Gordon Beck Solo

Gordon Beck, Steinway acoustic piano, Fender electric piano.

Studio Acousti, Paris, France, March 13-18, 1978

The Beige Bird BeckonsOwl (F) OWL 011
Mademoiselle S.L.-
Metro-Mania-
The French Connection Part I-
The French Connection Part II-
The French Connection Part III-
Going Up-

* Owl (F) OWL 011   Gordon Beck - The French Connection
= JMS. (F) JMS 18648-2   Gordon Beck - The French Connection I & II

1979

Gordon Beck

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 GatheringDisques JMS (F) JMS 07; JMS. (F) JMS 048-2
Flight: Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IVDisques JMS (F) JMS 07
Halfway HouseDisques JMS (F) JMS 07; JMS. (F) JMS 048-2
Sunbird-
Second Summer-

* Disques JMS (F) JMS 07; JMS. (F) JMS 18650-2   Gordon Beck - Sunbird
* JMS. (F) JMS 048-2   Allan Holdsworth, Gordon Beck - The Things You See / Sunbird

Gordon Beck Quintet

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 DebbyMPS (G) 0068.248
Orbit-
Five-
Twelve Tone Tune II-
Turn Out The Stars-
Peace Piece-
Peri's Scope-

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

Allan Holdsworth - Gordon Beck Duo

Gordon Beck, piano, Fender electric piano; Allan Holdsworth, acoustic, electric guitar, vocals.

CBS Studios, Paris, France, December, 1979-January, 1980

Golden LakesDisques JMS (F) JMS 09
Stop Fiddlin'-
The Things You See-
Diminished Responsability-
She's Lookin', I'm Cookin'-
At The Edge-
Up Country-

* Disques JMS (F) JMS 09; JMS. (F) JMS 18651-2   Allan Holdsworth-Gordon Beck - The Things You See
= JMS. (F) JMS 048-2   Allan Holdsworth, Gordon Beck - The Things You See / Sunbird

1982

Gordon Beck Solo

Gordon Beck, Bosendorfer grand piano, Fender Rhodes, Korg organ.

Studio Ramses, Paris, France, February, 1982

Action CityDisques JMS (F) JMS 018
The River-
Sans Melodie Too-
Philologie-
Lady V-
French Connection 2-
Early Morning-

Gordon Beck, Bosendorfer grand piano.

Stella By StarlightJMS. (F) JMS 027
Gloria's Step-
Peace-
Juju-
Solar-
White Line-
A Nightingale Sang In Barkley Square-
Some Day My Prince Will Come-
Einbahnstrasse-

* Disques JMS (F) JMS 018   Gordon Beck - The French Connection 2
= JMS. (F) JMS 18648-2   Gordon Beck - The French Connection I & II
* JMS. (F) JMS 027   Gordon Beck - Reasons
= JMS. (F) JMS 18657-2   Gordon Beck - Reasons / Celebration Suite

1984

Gordon Beck Quintet

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

OpeningJMS. (F) JMS 035
Part I-
Piano Solo-
Part II-
Part III-
Part IV-
Finale-

* JMS. (F) JMS 035   Gordon Beck Quintet - Celebration
= JMS. (F) JMS 18657-2   Gordon Beck - Reasons / Celebration Suite

1988 (age 52)

Allan Holdsworth - Gordon Beck Duo

Gordon Beck, keyboards; Allan Holdsworth, guitar, SynthAxe.

The Brewery, May-June, 1988

EquusJMS. (F) JMS 044
54, Duncan Terrace-
Ain't No Grief-
With A Heart In My Song-
999-
SundaysJMS. (F) JMS 044; Alternity ALTY-0402
So, So, CalypsoJMS. (F) JMS 044

* JMS. (F) JMS 044, JMS 18664-2   Allan Holdsworth, Gordon Beck - With A Heart In My Song
* Alternity ALTY-0402   The Best Of Allan Holdsworth - Against The Clock

1989

Gordon Beck Duo

Gordon Beck, keyboards; introducing: Rowanne Mark, vocals #1,2,4,7.

released 1989

1.Times Gone But Not ForgottenJMS. (F) JMS 049-2
2.Games-
3.Dreams: Day / Sweet-
4.My Father-
5.A Place That I Know-
6.Exquisite Facilities-
7.Times Yet To Come-

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

1991

Gordon Beck Quartet

Didier Lockwood, violin; Gordon Beck, keyboards; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Dreamland Studio, NYC, July, 1991

You Are All The ThingsJMS. (F) JMS 059-2
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-

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

1996 (age 60)

Gordon Beck Quartet

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?FMR Records (E) FMR CD28-E0496
Once Is Never Enough-
Little 'D'-
Believing Is Seeing-
Wun Tun-
Someone Somewhere-
For Keith-

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

1997

Gordon Beck Solo

Gordon Beck, piano.

"The Guildhall", "Bath International Music Festival", Bath, England, May 24, 1997

Night And DayArt Of Life AL1005-2
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)-

* Art Of Life AL1005-2   Gordon Beck - Reflections

1999

The Gordon Beck Quartet

Stan Sulzmann, tenor, soprano sax, flute; Gordon Beck, piano, synthesizer; Steve Watts, bass, bass guitar; Gene Calderazzo, drums.

released 1999

ScorpioJMS. (F) 18709-2
Topaz-
Changing Colours-
Missed In A Mis-
Fireworks-
November Song-
Autumn Leaves...Winter Arrives-
I'll Be Looking At The Moon Too-
Sagittarius-

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

2003

The Gordon Beck Trio

Gordon Beck, piano; Bruno Rousselet, bass; Philippe Soirat, drums.

"Appleby Jazz Festival", Cumbria, England, July 27, 2003

EinbahnstrasseArt Of Life AL1008-2
Miss Day-
Everything I Love-
Not The Last Waltz-
Announcements-
This Heart Of Mine-
Race Against Time-
Blues In 'G'-
First Trip (bonus track)-

* Art Of Life AL1008-2   The Gordon Beck Trio - Not The Last Waltz

Gordon Beck Trio

Gordon Beck, piano; Kenny Baldock, bass; Jackie Dougan, drums.

released 2003

The HustlerJazzman (E) JM.026
Taking Care Of Business-

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

2005

The Gordon Beck Quartet

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 BopArt Of Life AL1018-2
Gone With The Wind-
JuJu-
Isotope-
Quiet Now-
Solar-
Seven Steps To Heaven-

* Art Of Life AL1018-2   The Gordon Beck Quartet - Seven Steps To Heaven

The Gordon Beck Trio

Gordon Beck, piano; Jeremy Brown, acoustic bass; Tony Levin, drums.

"Appleby Jazz Festival", Cumbria, England, July 31, 2005

SolarArt Of Life AL1025-2
With A Heart In My Song-
For P.J.-
The Old Country-
Appleby Blues-
Gone With The Wind-
California Here I Come-

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