Oregon Catalog

1970

Oregon - Our First Record  (Vanguard VSD-79432)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, piano, mellophone; Glen Moore, bass, flute; Collin Walcott, tabla, sitar, 12-string guitar, percussion, esraj.
The Farm, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA, summer 1970
Canyon Song
Full Circle
Japan / Charles St. Melancholy
Collin's Delite
Cry Of The Peacock / Coral
Mary's New Bloom
Aheer
Recuerdos
L'Histoire Du Farm Suite
Jade Vision
Molecular
Margueritte
Entrez Devotee Compagne

1972

Oregon - Music Of Another Present Era  (Vanguard VSD-79326)

Paul McCandless, oboe; Collin Walcott, piano, tabla; Ralph Towner, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, NYC, released 1972
North Star
Collin Walcott, sitar; Ralph Towner, classical guitar.
The Rough Places Plain
Paul McCandless, English horn; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Collin Walcott, rhythm guitar, percussion; Glen Moore, electric bass.
Sail
Glen Moore, piano.
At The Hawk's Well
Paul McCandless, reeds; Glen Moore, violin; Collin Walcott, piano; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Children Of God
Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, tabla.
Opening
Paul McCandless, oboe; Glen Moore, piano.
Naiads
Paul McCandless, oboe; Glen Moore, violin; Collin Walcott, piano; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Shard
Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, mridangam.
Spring Is Really Coming
Paul McCandless, oboe; Collin Walcott, bells.
Bell Spirit
Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, harmonica, mellophone; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, tabla, sitar, percussion, esraj.
Baku The Dream Eater
Paul McCandless, English horn; Collin Walcott, sitar; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
The Silence Of A Candle
Glen Moore, piano; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Land Of Heart's Desire
Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, tabla.
The Swan
Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, mellophone; Glen Moore, bass, flute; Collin Walcott, mridangam, percussion.
Touchstone

1973

Oregon - Distant Hills  (Vanguard VSD-79341)

Paul McCandless, oboe; Glen Moore, violin, flute, electric bass, bowed bass; Ralph Towner, piano, 12-string guitar, trumpet; Collin Walcott, tabla.
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, NYC, July 2, 3 & 5, 1973
Aurora
Collin Walcott, sitar; Ralph Towner, guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Dark Spirit
Ralph Towner, trumpet, mellophone; Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn; Collin Walcott, clarinet, piano, marimba, congas; Glen Moore, violin, flute, bass.
Mi Chinita
Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn; Collin Walcott, clarinet, guitar, tambura; Glen Moore, piano; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Distant Hills
Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, drums.
Canyon Song
Ralph Towner, guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Song For A Friend
Paul McCandless, oboe; Glen Moore, piano; Collin Walcott, sitar; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Confession

1974

Oregon - Winter Light  (Vanguard VSD-79350)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, piano, French horn, clay drums, hands; Glen Moore, bass, electric bass, piano, violin, flute; Collin Walcott, tabla, sitar, pakhawaj, congas, percussion, dulcimer, clarinet.
July 16 & 18-21 & August 6 & 7, 1974
Tide Pool
Witchi-Tai-To
Ghost Beads
Deer Path
Fond Libre
Street Dance
Rainmaker
Poesia
Margueritte

1975

Oregon - In Concert  (Vanguard VSD-79358)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, wooden flute; Collin Walcott, sitar, tabla, clarinet, percussion, congas; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, mellophone, French horn, trumpet, piano; Glen Moore, bass, flute, violin, piano.
live before an invited audience at Vanguard's Studio, NYC, April 8 & 9, 1975
Introduction
Become, Seem, Appear
Summer Solstice
Undertow
The Silence Of A Candle
Tryton's Horn
Yet To Be

1976

Oregon, Elvin Jones - Together  (Vanguard VSD-79377)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, flute; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano; Glen Moore, bass; Elvin Jones, drums; Collin Walcott, tabla, congas.
Vanguard's Studio, NYC, January, 1976
Le Vin
Lucifer's Fall
Charango
Three Step Dance
Driven Omens
Teeth
Brujo

1977

Oregon - Friends  (Vanguard VSD-79370)

Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, piano; Glen Moore, bass; David Earle Johnson, congas, timbales; Collin Walcott, tabla.
Vanguard's Studio, NYC, originally released 1977
Interstate
Paul McCandless, bass clarinet; Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Glen Moore, bass.
Gospel Song
Paul McCandless, English horn; Collin Walcott, sitar; Ralph Towner, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass; David Earle Johnson, congas.
Grazing Dreams
Paul McCandless, bass clarinet; Larry Karush, piano; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar; Glen Moore, bass, flute; Collin Walcott, percussion.
Slumber Song
Paul McCandless, English horn; Ralph Towner, piano, percussion; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, congas, hi-hat.
Time Remembered
Bennie Wallace, tenor sax; Collin Walcott, tabla.
First Thing In The Morning
Glen Moore, lower piano; Larry Karush, upper piano.
Love Over Time
Paul McCandless, English horn; Collin Walcott, sitar, tabla; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, French horn; Glen Moore, bass.
Time-Less

1978

Oregon - Violin  (Vanguard VSD-79397)

Paul McCandless, oboe, bass clarinet; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar, classical guitar, piano; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, tabla, percussion, piano; + guest artist: Zbigniew Seifert, violin.
USA, early 1978
Violin
Serenade
Raven's Wood
Flagolet
Friend Of The Family

Oregon - Out Of The Woods  (Elektra 6E-154)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, piano, flugelhorn, percussion; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, percussion, sitar, tabla, guitar.
Long View Farms, North Brookfield, MA, April, 1978
Yellow Bell
Fall 77
Reprise
Cane Fields
Dance To The Morning Star
Vision Of A Dancer
Story Telling
Waterwheel
Witchi-Tai-To

Oregon - Roots In The Sky  (Elektra 6E-224)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, piano, flugelhorn, percussion; Glen Moore, bass; Collin Walcott, percussion, sitar, tabla, guitar.: same personnel.
Long View Farms, North Brookfield, MA, December, 1978;
assoicate recorded at Columbia Studios, NYC, April, 1979
June Bug
Vessel
Sierra Leone
Ogden Road
House Of Wax
Hungry Heart
Orrington's Escape
Roots In The Sky
Longing, So Long

1979

Oregon - In Performance  (Elektra 9E-304)

Paul McCandless, oboe, flute, English horn, soprano sax, bass clarinet; Collin Walcott, sitar, tabla, timpani; Ralph Towner, guitar, piano, French horn, flugelhorn; Glen Moore, bass, violin, flute, piano.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 24, 1979;
"Saint Foy University", Quebec City, QC, Canada, November 29, 1979;
"Outremont Theatre", Montreal, QC, Canada, November 30, 1979
Buzzbox
Along The Way
Wanderlust
Deer Path
Waterwheel
same session.
Drum Solo
Arion
Free Piece
Icarus

Oregon - Moon And Mind  (Vanguard VSD-79419)

Collin Walcott, dulcimer, tabla; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, NYC, originally released 1979
Person-To-Person
Paul McCandless, oboe, bass clarinet; Glen Moore, piano.
I Remember Me
Collin Walcott, sitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Rejoicing
Paul McCandless, bass clarinet; Glen Moore, bass.
The Elk
Ralph Towner, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Gloria's Step
Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, piano.
Moon And Mind
Paul McCandless, flute; Collin Walcott, tabla.
Dust Devil
Collin Walcott, piano, congas, percussion; Ralph Towner, Hammond organ, classical guitar, percussion.
Elevator
Ralph Towner, piano; Glen Moore, bass.
Dunvegan

1983

Oregon  (ECM (G) ECM 1258)

Paul McCandless, reeds, flute; Collin Walcott, sitar, percussion, voice; Ralph Towner, guitar, piano, synthesizer; Glen Moore, bass, violin, piano.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, February, 1983
The Rapids
Beacon
Taos
Beside A Brook
Arianna
There Was No Moon That Night
Skyline
Impending Bloom
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1258 (CD).

1984

Oregon - Crossing  (ECM (G) ECM 1291)

Paul McCandless, oboe, bass clarinet, soprano sax, English horn; Ralph Towner, Prophet-5 synthesizer, piano, cornet, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, percussion; Glen Moore, bass, flute, piano; Collin Walcott, tabla, percussion, sitar, snare, bass drum.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, October, 1984
Queen Of Sydney
Pepe Linque
Alpenbridge
Travel By Day
Kronach Waltz
The Glide
Amaryllis
Looking-Glass Man
Crossing
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1291 (CD).

1987

Oregon - Ecotopia  (ECM (G) ECM 1354)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, soprano sax, wind driven synthesizer; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, piano, synthesizer, drum machine; Glen Moore, bass; Trilok Gurtu, tabla, percussion.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, March, 1987
Twice Around The Sun
Innocente
WBAI
Zephyr
Ecotopia
Leather Cats
ReDial
Song Of The Morrow
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1354 (CD).

1988

Oregon - 45th Parallel  (Portrait OR 44465)

Paul McCandless, piccolo sax, soprano sax, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet; Ralph Towner, piano, synthesizer, 12-string guitar, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass; Trilok Gurtu, tabla, drums, percussion, voice; Nancy King, vocals #6.
Spectrum Studios, Portland, OR, August-September, 1988
1.Pageant
2.Hand In Hand
3.King Font
4.Riding On The D Train
5.Beneath An Evening Sky
6.Chihuahua Dreams
7.Urumchi
8.Les Douzilles
9.Bombay Vice
10.Pageant (Epilogue)
** also issued on Portrait RK 44465; veraBra Records (G) vBr 2048 1, vBr 2048 2.

2005

Oregon - Prime  (CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7773-2)

Paul McCandless, oboe, bass clarinet, soprano, sopranino sax; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, synthesizer guitar, piano, keyboards; Glen Moore, bass, stick bass; Mark Walker, drums, hand percussion, drum synthesizer.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, April 4, 5 & 6, 2005
If
An Open Door
Toledo
Hoedown
Solar Flare
Castle Walk
Moonrise
Pepe Linque
Monterey Suite: Dark
Monterey Suite: Tammuriata
Monterey Suite: Mountain King
Cleguerec
Doff

2006

Oregon - 1000 Kilometers  (CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7803-2)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, bass clarinet, soprano sax; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, synthesizer guitar, piano, keyboards; Glen Moore, double bass; Mark Walker, drums, hand percussion, drum synthesizer.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, November 20-25, 2006
Deep Six
From A Dream
Catching Up
1000 Kilometers
Bayonne
Simone
Free Imp
Back Pocket
Relentless Imp
Paraglide
The Bactrian
1000 Kilometers (Reprise)

2010

Oregon - In Stride  (CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7830-2)

Paul McCandless, oboe, English horn, soprano sax, flute; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, 12-string guitar, synthesizer guitar, piano; Glen Moore, double bass; Mark Walker, drums, hand percussion.
Sear Sound, NYC, February 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2010
Hop-To-It
As She Sleeps
Nacao
Summer's End
On The Rise
Glacial Blue
Aeolus
Song For A Friend
Petroglyph
The Cat Piano
In Stride

2012

Oregon - Family Tree  (CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7855-2)

Paul McCandless, oboe, bass clarinet, soprano sax, flute; Ralph Towner, classical guitar, piano, synthesizer; Glen Moore, double bass; Mark Walker, drums, hand percussion, drum synthesizer.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, April 24-28, 2012
Bibo Babo
Tern
The Hexagram
Creeper
Jurassic
Family Tree
Stritch
Mirror Pond
Moot
Julian
Max Alert
Carnival Express