Oregon Discography

1970

Oregon

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 SongVanguard VSD-79432
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-
* Vanguard VSD-79432   Oregon - Our First Record

1972

Oregon

Paul McCandless, oboe; Collin Walcott, piano, tabla; Ralph Towner, classical guitar; Glen Moore, bass.
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, NYC, released 1972
North StarVanguard VSD-79326
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-
* Vanguard VSD-79326   Oregon - Music Of Another Present Era

1973

Oregon

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
AuroraVanguard VSD-79341
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-
* Vanguard VSD-79341   Oregon - Distant Hills

1974

Oregon

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 PoolVanguard VSD-79350
Witchi-Tai-To-
Ghost Beads-
Deer Path-
Fond Libre-
Street Dance-
Rainmaker-
Poesia-
Margueritte-
* Vanguard VSD-79350   Oregon - Winter Light

1975

Oregon

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
IntroductionVanguard VSD-79358
Become, Seem, Appear-
Summer Solstice-
Undertow-
The Silence Of A Candle-
Tryton's Horn-
Yet To Be-
* Vanguard VSD-79358   Oregon - In Concert

1976

Oregon And Elvin Jones

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 VinVanguard VSD-79377
Lucifer's Fall-
Charango-
Three Step Dance-
Driven Omens-
Teeth-
Brujo-
* Vanguard VSD-79377   Oregon, Elvin Jones - Together

1977

Oregon

Paul McCandless, oboe; Ralph Towner, piano; Glen Moore, bass; David Earle Johnson, congas, timbales; Collin Walcott, tabla.
Vanguard's Studio, NYC, originally released 1977
InterstateVanguard VSD-79370
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-
* Vanguard VSD-79370   Oregon - Friends

1978

Oregon

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
ViolinVanguard VSD-79397
Serenade-
Raven's Wood-
Flagolet-
Friend Of The Family-
* Vanguard VSD-79397   Oregon - Violin

Oregon

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 BellElektra 6E-154
Fall 77-
Reprise-
Cane Fields-
Dance To The Morning Star-
Vision Of A Dancer-
Story Telling-
Waterwheel-
Witchi-Tai-To-
* Elektra 6E-154   Oregon - Out Of The Woods

Oregon

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 BugElektra 6E-224
Vessel-
Sierra Leone-
Ogden Road-
House Of Wax-
Hungry Heart-
Orrington's Escape-
Roots In The Sky-
Longing, So Long-
* Elektra 6E-224   Oregon - Roots In The Sky

1979

Oregon

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
BuzzboxElektra 9E-304
Along The Way-
Wanderlust-
Deer Path-
Waterwheel-
same session.
Drum Solo-
Arion-
Free Piece-
Icarus-
* Elektra 9E-304   Oregon - In Performance

Oregon

Collin Walcott, dulcimer, tabla; Ralph Towner, 12-string guitar.
Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, NYC, originally released 1979
Person-To-PersonVanguard VSD-79419
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-
* Vanguard VSD-79419   Oregon - Moon And Mind

1983

Oregon

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 RapidsECM (G) ECM 1258, 831 623-2
BeaconECM (G) ECM 1258
Taos-
Beside A Brook-
Arianna-
There Was No Moon That Night-
Skyline-
Impending Bloom-
* ECM (G) ECM 1258, ECM 1258 (CD)   Oregon
* ECM (G) 831 623-2   Various Artists - ECM Spectrum, Vol. 1

1984

Oregon

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 SydneyECM (G) ECM 1291
Pepe Linque-
Alpenbridge-
Travel By DayECM (G) ECM 1291, 837 276-1
Kronach WaltzECM (G) ECM 1291
The Glide-
Amaryllis-
Looking-Glass Man-
Crossing-
* ECM (G) ECM 1291, ECM 1291 (CD)   Oregon - Crossing
* ECM (G) 837 276-1, 837 276-2   Collin Walcott - Works

1987

Oregon

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 SunECM (G) ECM 1354
Innocente-
WBAI-
Zephyr-
Ecotopia-
Leather Cats-
ReDial-
Song Of The Morrow-
* ECM (G) ECM 1354, ECM 1354 (CD)   Oregon - Ecotopia

1988

Oregon

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.PageantPortrait OR 44465
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)-
* Portrait OR 44465, RK 44465; veraBra Records (G) vBr 2048 1, vBr 2048 2   Oregon - 45th Parallel

2005

Oregon

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
IfCAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7773-2
An Open Door-
Toledo-
Hoedown-
Solar Flare-
Castle Walk-
Moonrise-
Pepe Linque-
Monterey Suite: Dark-
Monterey Suite: Tammuriata-
Monterey Suite: Mountain King-
Cleguerec-
Doff-
* CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7773-2   Oregon - Prime

2006

Oregon

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 SixCAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7803-2
From A Dream-
Catching Up-
1000 Kilometers-
Bayonne-
Simone-
Free Imp-
Back Pocket-
Relentless Imp-
Paraglide-
The Bactrian-
1000 Kilometers (Reprise)-
* CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7803-2   Oregon - 1000 Kilometers

2010

Oregon

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-ItCAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7830-2
As She Sleeps-
Nacao-
Summer's End-
On The Rise-
Glacial Blue-
Aeolus-
Song For A Friend-
Petroglyph-
The Cat Piano-
In Stride-
* CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7830-2   Oregon - In Stride

2012

Oregon

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 BaboCAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7855-2
Tern-
The Hexagram-
Creeper-
Jurassic-
Family Tree-
Stritch-
Mirror Pond-
Moot-
Julian-
Max Alert-
Carnival Express-
* CAM Jazz (It) CAMJ 7855-2   Oregon - Family Tree