Jane Ira Bloom Catalog

1978 (age 23)

Outline - We Are  (Outline OTL-137)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Kent McLagan, bass.
The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, March 25 & 26, 1978
Electric
Chelsea Bridge
Solar
Cahoon
Miles Tiles
White Tower
Braxton Bop
Bird Song
Varo

1980

Jane Ira Bloom - Second Wind  (Outline OTL-138)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Larry Karush, piano; Kent McLagan, bass; Frank Bennett, drums.
The Educational Center For The Arts, New Haven, CT, June, 1980
E.J.
same session.
Ten Years After The Rainbow
Jane Ira Bloom, alto sax; Kent McLagan, bass; Frank Bennett, drums.
Mrs. S
Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; David Friedman, vibes; Kent McLagan, bass.
Shan Dara
same session.
Jackson Pollock
Jane Ira Bloom, alto sax; Larry Karush, piano; Kent McLagan, bass.
Hannifin

1982

Jane Ira Bloom - Mighty Lights  (enja (G) 4044)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Fred Hersch, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Ed Blackwell, drums.
Vanguard Studios, NYC, November 17 & 18, 1982
2-5-1
Lost In The Stars
I Got Rhythm But No Melody
The Man With The Glasses
Change Up
Mighty Lights
** also issued on enja (G) CD 4044-2.

1984

Jane Ira Bloom, Fred Hersch - As One  (JMT Productions (G) JMT 850003)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Fred Hersch, piano.
Classic Sound, NYC, September, 1984
Waiting For Daylight
Desert
A Child's Song (For Charlie Haden)
Miyako
Inside
Winter Of My Discontent
Janeology
** also issued on Winter & Winter (G) 919 003-2 entitled "As 1".

1987 (age 32)

Jane Ira Bloom - Modern Drama  (Columbia FC 40755)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics, alto sax; Fred Hersch, piano, Hammond B-3 organ; Ratzo Harris, bass, electric bass; Tom Rainey, drums; with Andy Seligson, tuba #4; David Friedman, vibes, marimba, percussion #1,2,4; Isidro Bobadilla, percussion #1,7.
RCA Studio A, NYC, February 9-13, 1987
1.Overstars
2.Cagney
3.More Than Sinatra
4.NFL
5.Modern Drama
6.Strange And Completely
7.Varo
8.The Race (For Shirley Muldowney)
9.Rapture Of The Flat
** also issued on Columbia CK 40755.

1988

Jane Ira Bloom - Slalom  (Columbia FC 44415)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Fred Hersch, piano #1-5,7-11, prepared piano #6; Kent McLagan, bass; Tom Rainey, drums, percussion.
RCA Studio A, NYC, June 6-9, 1988
1.Mighty Lights
2.Gershwin's Skyline / I Loves You, Porgy
3.Blues On Mars
4.Slalom
5.Ice Dancing (For Torvill And Dean)
6.Drums Like Dancing
7.If I Should Lose You
8.Light Years Away
9.Painting Over Paris
10.Miro
11.Mighty Lights II
** also issued on Columbia CK 44415.

1992

Jane Ira Bloom - Art And Aviation  (Arabesque Jazz AJ0107)

Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Michael Formanek, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, July 22 & 23, 1992
Gateway To Progress
Ron Horton, trumpet; Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Kenny Werner, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Further Into The Night
Ron Horton, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Michael Formanek, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Hawkins' Parallel Universe
Ron Horton, trumpet; Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Rufus Reid, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Straight, No Chaser / Miro
Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Kenny Werner, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Oshumare
Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Michael Formanek, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Art & Aviation
Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Rufus Reid, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
Most Distant Galaxy
Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Michael Formanek, bass; Jerry Granelli, drums, elektro-acoustic percussion.
I Believe Anita
Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics.
Lost In The Stars

1995 (age 40)

Jane Ira Bloom - The Nearness  (Arabesque Jazz AJ0120)

Kenny Wheeler, flugelhorn, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone, bass trombone; Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Fred Hersch, piano; Rufus Reid, bass; Bobby Previte, drums.
The Power Station, Studio B, NYC, July 12, 13 & 14, 1995
Nearly Summertime
Midnight Round / 'Round Midnight
Flat 6 Bop
Midnight's Measure / In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Painting Over Paris
Wing Dining
Panosonic
White Tower
It's A Corrugated World
Monk's Tale / The Nearness Of You
Lonely House
The All-Diesel Kitchen Of Tomorrow
Yonder

1997

Jane Ira Bloom - The Red Quartets  (Arabesque Jazz AJ0144)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Fred Hersch, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Bobby Previte, drums.
Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY, May 29, 1997 & January 2 & 3, 1999
Always Hope
Time After Time
Monk's Rec Room
Tell Me Your Diamonds
Jax Calypso
Chagall / How Deep Is The Ocean
Five Full Fathorns
It's A Corrugated World
Climb Inside Her Eyes
Emergency
Einstein's Red/Blue Universe

2000

Jane Ira Bloom - Sometimes The Magic  (Arabesque Jazz AJ0155)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Vincent Bourgey, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Bobby Previte, drums.
Current Sounds, NYC, June 28 & 29 & July 21, 2000
Denver Stop
Now You See It
Bewitched
Blue Poles
Pacific
Truth In Timbre
Without Words
In Everything
Varo
Many Landscapes
How Are Things In Glocca Morra

2002

Jane Ira Bloom Meets Jackson Pollock - Chasing Paint  (Arabesque Jazz AJ0158)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Fred Hersch, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Bobby Previte, drums.
The Studio, NYC, April 14 & May 3, 2002
Unexpected Light
Chasing Paint
The Sweetest Sounds
On Seeing JP
Many Wonders
Jackson Pollock
Alchemy
Reflections Of The Big Dipper
White Light

2004

Jane Ira Bloom - Like Silver, Like Song  (ArtistShare 0007)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Jamie Saft, keyboards, electronics; Mark Dresser, bass; Bobby Previte, drums, electronic drums.
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, July 8 & 9, 2004
Dreaming In The Present Tense
Unconscious Forces
Singing In Stripes
Altair 4
Vanishing Hat
White Light
No Orchestra
Magnetic
In An Instant
Mercury
Night Skywriting
Dark Knowledge
I Have Dreamed
Singing In Stripes

2007 (age 52)

Jane Ira Bloom - Mental Weather  (Outline OTL139)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Dawn Clement, piano, Fender Rhodes; Mark Helias, bass; Matt Wilson, drums, percussion.
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, June 1 & 2, 2007
A More Beautiful Question
Ready For Anything
Multiple Choice
Mental Weather
Luminous Bridges
Electrochemistry
Cello On The Inside
What To Wear: I. Activewear / II. Easy Knit / III. The Reasons For Returns / IV. Clothes That Question
First Thoughts / This Nearly Was Mine
Mental Weather (MP3)

2010

Jane Ira Bloom - Wingwalker  (Outline OTL140)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax, live electronics; Dawn Clement, piano, Fender Rhodes; Mark Helias, bass; Bobby Previte, drums.
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, June 5 & 6, 2010
Her Exacting Light
Life On Cloud 8
Ending Red Songs
Freud's Convertible
Airspace
Frontiers In Science
Rooftops Speak Dreams
Rookie
Adjusting To Midnight
Live Sports
Wingwalker
I Could Have Danced All Night
Wingwalker Singularity (MP3)

2013

Jane Ira Bloom - Sixteen Sunsets  (Outline OTL141)

Jane Ira Bloom, soprano sax; Dominic Fallacaro, piano; Cameron Brown, bass; Matt Wilson, drums.
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, May 20 & June 12 & 17, 2013
For All We Know
What She Wanted
Gershwin's Skyline / I Loves You, Porgy
Darn That Dream
Good Morning Heartache
Out Of This World
Ice Dancing (For Torvill & Dean)
Left Alone
The Way You Look Tonight
But Not For Me
Primary Colors
My Ship
Too Many Reasons
Bird Experiencing Light