John Abercrombie Catalog

1974 (age 30)

John Abercrombie - Timeless  (ECM (G) ECM 1047)

Jan Hammer, organ, synthesizer, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, June 21 & 22, 1974
Lungs
Love Song
Ralph's Piano Waltz
Red And Orange
Remembering
Timeless
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1047 (CD).

1976

John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner - Sargasso Sea  (ECM (G) ECM 1080)

Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano; John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1976
Fable
Avenue
Sargasso Sea
Over And Gone
Elbow Room
Staircase
Romantic Descension
Parasol
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1080 (CD).

1977

John Abercrombie - Characters  (ECM (G) ECM 1117)

John Abercrombie, acoustic, electric guitar, electric mandolin.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1977
Parable
Memoir
Telegram
Backward Glance
Ghost Dance
Paramour
After Thoughts
Evensong
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1117 (CD).

1978

John Abercrombie Quartet - Arcade  (ECM (G) ECM 1133)

Richie Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar, electric mandolin; George Mraz, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1978
Arcade
Nightlake
Paramour
Neptune
Alchemy
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2478-80.

1979

Abercrombie Quartet  (ECM (G) ECM 1164)

Richard Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar, mandolin guitar; George Mraz, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1979
Blue Wolf
Dear Rain
Stray
Madagascar
Riddles
Foolish Dog
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2478-80.

1980

Abercrombie Quartet - M  (ECM (G) ECM 1191)

Richard Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar; George Mraz, bass; Peter Donald, drums.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, November, 1980
Boat Song
M
What Are The Rules
Flashback
To Be
Veils
Pebbles
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2478-80.

1984 (age 40)

John Abercrombie - Night  (ECM (G) ECM 1272)

Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Jan Hammer, keyboards; John Abercrombie, guitar; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, April, 1984
Ethereggae
Night
3 East
Look Around
Believe You Me
Four On One
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1272 (CD).

1985

John Abercrombie - Current Events  (ECM (G) ECM 1311)

John Abercrombie, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Marc Johnson, bass; Peter Erskine, drums.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1985
Clint
Alice In Wonderland
Ralph's Piano Waltz
Lisa
Hippityville
Killing Time
Still
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1311 (CD).

1986

John Abercrombie, Don Thompson - Witchcraft  (Justin Time (Canadian) JUST 16)

John Abercrombie, guitar; Don Thompson, bass, piano.
Puget Sound, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 24 & 25, 1986
Everything I Love
Sometime Ago
Witchcraft
My Foolish Heart
Fall Colours
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Peace
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
You Don't Know What Love Is
** also issued on Justin Time (Canadian) JUST 16-2.

1987

John Abercrombie - Getting There  (ECM (G) ECM 1321)

Michael Brecker, tenor sax; John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer; Marc Johnson, bass; Peter Erskine, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, April, 1987
Sidekicks
Upon A Time
Getting There
Remember Hymn
Thalia
Furs On Ice
Chance
Labour Day
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1321 (CD).

1988

John Abercrombie / Marc Johnson / Peter Erskine  (ECM (G) ECM 1390)

John Abercrombie, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Marc Johnson, bass; Peter Erskine, drums.
"The Nightstage", Boston, MA, April 21, 1988
Furs On Ice
Stella By Starlight
Alice In Wonderland
Beautiful Love
Innerplay
Light Beam
Drum Solo
Four On One
Samurai Hee-Haw
Haunted Heart
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1390 (CD).

1989

John Abercrombie - Animato  (ECM (G) ECM 1411)

Vince Mendoza, synthesizer; John Abercrombie, guitar, guitar synthesizer; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, October, 1989
Right Now
Single Moon
Agitato
First Light
Last Light
For Hope Of Hope
Bright Reign
Ollie Mention
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1411 (CD).

1991

John Abercrombie And Andy LaVerne - Nosmo King  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31301)

Andy LaVerne, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar.
December, 1991
I Hear A Rhapsody
Waltz For Debby (as Waltz For Debbie)
I Loves You, Porgy
Blue Cycle
Silver's Serenade
John's New Waltz
Babes w/Babies
My Man's Gone Now
Nosmo King
Never, Never Land
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

1992

John Abercrombie-Andy LaVerne Quartet - Now It Can Be Played  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31314)

Andy LaVerne, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Steve LaSpina, bass; Jeff Hirshfield, drums.
April, 1992
Now It Can Be Played
I Wish I Knew
Shadow And Fog
John's Waltz
Cat Nap
Yesterdays
Labour Day
Waltz King

John Abercrombie, Dan Wall, Adam Nussbaum - While We're Young  (ECM (G) ECM 1489)

Dan Wall, Hammond organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
The Power Station, NYC, June, 1992
Rain Forest
Stormz
Dear Rain
Mirrors
Carol's Carol
Scomotion
A Matter Of Time
Dolorosa

John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine w/ John Surman - November  (ECM (G) ECM 1502)

John Abercrombie, guitar; Marc Johnson, bass; Peter Erskine, drums; with John Surman, baritone, soprano sax, bass clarinet.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1992
The Cat's Back
J.S.
Right Brain Patrol
Prelude
November
Rise And Fall
John's Waltz
Ogeda
Tuesday Afternoon
To Be
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Big Music

1993

John Abercrombie, Andy LaVerne, George Mraz, Adam Nussbaum - Farewell  (Musidisc (F) 500462)

Andy LaVerne, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; George Mraz, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, April 30, 1993
Beautiful Love
Monk Like
Ralph's Piano Waltz
Mother Of Pearl
I Mean
Opus 25
Opal
Farewell

John Abercrombie Trio - Speak Of The Devil  (ECM (G) ECM 1511)

Dan Wall, Hammond B-3 organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1993
Angel Food
Now And Again
Mahat
Chorale
Farewell
BT-U
Early To Bed
Dreamland
Hell's Gate

1996 (age 52)

John Abercrombie, Dan Wall, Adam Nussbaum - Tactics  (ECM (G) ECM 1623)

Dan Wall, Hammond B-3 organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
"Visiones", NYC, July 13-15, 1996
Sweet Sixteen
Last Waltz
Bo Diddy
You And The Night And The Music
Chumbida
Dear Rain
Mr. Magoo
Long Ago And Far Away

1998

John Abercrombie - Open Land  (ECM (G) ECM 1683)

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Lovano, tenor sax; Mark Feldman, violin; Dan Wall, organ; John Abercrombie, guitar; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, September, 1998
Just In Tune
Open Land
Spring Song
Gimme Five
Speak Easy
Little Booker
Free Piece Suit(e)
Remember When
That's For Sure

2000

John Abercrombie - Cat 'N' Mouse  (ECM (G) ECM 1770)

Mark Feldman, violin; John Abercrombie, guitar; Marc Johnson, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December, 2000
A Nice Idea
Convolution
String Thing
Soundtrack
Third Stream Samba
On The Loose
Stop And Go
Show Of Hands

2002

John Abercrombie, Andy LaVerne - Timeline  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31538)

Andy LaVerne, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar.
September, 2002
My Funny Valentine
Darn That Dream
You Go To My Head
Skating In Central Park
Inner Voice
Stairway To The Stars
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
All Across The City
Chance Meeting
Turn Out The Stars
Adagio

2003

John Abercrombie - Class Trip  (ECM (G) ECM 1846)

Mark Feldman, violin; John Abercrombie, guitar; Marc Johnson, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, February, 2003
Dansir
Risky Business
Descending Grace
Illinoise
Cat Walk
Excuse My Shoes
Swirls
Jack And Betty
Class Trip
Soldier's Song
Epilogue

2004 (age 60)

John Abercrombie, Andy LaVerne - A Nice Idea  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31571)

Andy LaVerne, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar.
August, 2004
How My Heart Sings
Sometime Ago
Days Of Wine And Roses
Besame Mucho
In Love In Vain
Refried Bananas
Round About Midnight
Now Hear This
A Nice Idea
Confabulation
Jazz Folk

2006

John Abercrombie - The Third Quartet  (ECM (G) ECM 1993)

Mark Feldman, violin; John Abercrombie, electric, acoustic guitar; Marc Johnson, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, June, 2006
Banshee
Number 9
Vingt Six
Wishing Bell
Bred
Tres
Round Trip
Epilogue
Elvin
Fine

2008

John Abercrombie Quartet - Wait Till You See Her  (ECM (G) ECM 2102)

Mark Feldman, violin; John Abercrombie, guitar; Thomas Morgan, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December, 2008
Sad Song
Line-Up
Wait Till You See Her
Trio
I've Overlooked Before
Anniversary Waltz
Out Of Towner
Chic Of Araby

2011

John Abercrombie Quartet - Within A Song  (ECM (G) ECM 2254)

Joe Lovano, tenor sax; John Abercrombie, guitar; Drew Gress, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, September, 2011
Where Are You
Easy Reader
Within A Song / Without A Song
Flamenco Sketches
Nick Of Time
Blues Connotation
Wise One
Interplay
Sometime Ago

2013

John Abercrombie Quartet - 39 Steps  (ECM (G) ECM 2334)

Marc Copland, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Drew Gress, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, April, 2013
Vertigo
LST
Bacharach
Greenstreet
As It Stands
Spellbound
Another Ralph's
Shadow Of A Doubt
39 Steps
Melancholy Baby

2016 (age 72)

John Abercrombie Quartet - Up And Coming  (ECM (G) ECM 2528)

Marc Copland, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar; Drew Gress, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, April-May, 2016
Joy
Flipside
Sunday School
Up And Coming
Tears
Silver Circle
Nardis
Jumbles