Richie Beirach Catalog

1974 (age 27)

Richard Beirach - Eon  (ECM (G) ECM 1054)

Richard Beirach, piano; Frank Tusa, bass; Jeff Williams, drums.
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, November, 1974
Nardis
Places
Seeing You
Eon
Bones
Mitsuku

1975

Richard Beirach - Methuselah  (Trio (J) PA-7128)

Richard Beirach, piano, electric piano; Frank Tusa, bass, electric bass; Jeff Williams, drums.
Science Hall, Tokyo, Japan, September 24, 1975
Eucalyptus
Off The Top
Methuselah
No Boy
Tomorrows Expectations
Tokyo
Liege
** also issued on Breaktime (J) BRJ-4004; Venus (J) TKCZ-79024.

Richard Beirach, Frank Tusa - Sunday Song  (Trio (J) PA-7142)

Richard Beirach, piano; Frank Tusa, bass.
winter 1975
Skeletonal
The Last Time
Sunday Song
Egg Shell
In The Middle
The Pearl
Paka Lolo
** also issued on Breaktime (J) BRJ-4006.

1976

Richard Beirach, Jeremy Steig - Leaving  (Trio (J) PAP-9074)

Jeremy Steig, alto flute #1, soprano flute #2-4,6-8,10, bass flute #5, piccolo #9; Richard Beirach, piano.
NYC, August 17 & 18, 1976
1.Angelo
2.Water-Lily
3.Liebsong
4.The Unforeseen
5.Mitsuku
6.Within A Song
7.Amethyst
8.Orphan
9.Splivy
10.Leaving

Richard Beirach - Zal  (Trio (J) PAP-9053)

Terumasa Hino, flugelhorn #4, trumpet #6; Richard Beirach, piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar #1-3.
Richie Beirach's home studio, NYC, September 28 & 29, 1976
1.Mavrodaphne
2.Broken Wing
3.Yesterdays
4.Zal
5.Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
6.What Is This Thing Called Love

1977 (age 30)

Richard Beirach - Hubris  (ECM (G) ECM 1104)

Richard Beirach, piano.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, June, 1977
Sunday Song
Leaving
Koan
Osiris
Future Memory
Hubris
Rectilinear
The Pearl
Invisible Corridor / Sunday Song - Monday

1978

Richard Beirach, David Liebman - Omerta  (Trio (J) PAP-9141)

David Liebman, tenor, soprano sax, alto flute; Richard Beirach, piano.
Onkyo House, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan, June 9 & 10, 1978
Ometra
On Green Dolphin Street
3rd. Visit
Eden
Spring Is Here
Cadaques
To A Spirit Once Known
In A Sentimental Mood
** also issued on Breaktime (J) BRJ-4007; Storyville (D) STCD 4154.

Richard Beirach Solo And Duet With Masahiko Togashi - Kahuna  (Trio (J) PAX-6005)

Richard Beirach, piano.
Nihon Victor Studios, Tokyo, Japan, June 27, 1978
Kahuna
Richard Beirach, piano; Masahiko Togashi, percussion.
Essence

1979

Richard Beirach - Elm  (ECM (G) ECM 1142)

Richard Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, May, 1979
Sea Priestess
Pendulum
Ki
Snow Leopard
Elm

1981

Richard Beirach, George Mraz - Rendezvous  (International Phonograph IPI 1001)

Richard Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass.
Sarasota, FL, January 24 & 25, 1981
Rendezvous
Distant Dream
Natural Selection
Inborn
Rectilinear
Wisteria
The Last Rhapsody

Richie Beirach - Elegy For Bill Evans  (Trio (J) PAP-25005)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, May 12, 1981
In Your Own Sweet Way
Blue In Green
Solar
Spring Is Here
Peace Piece
Nardis
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCZ-79023.

Richie Beirach - Live In Tokyo - Solo Concert  (Trio (J) PAP-25019)

Richie Beirach, piano.
"Sogetsu Hall", Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan, July 10, 1981
Elm
What Are The Rules
Peace Piece
Blue In Green
Nardis
Sunday Song
** also issued on Breaktime (J) BRJ-4005. PJL (J) MTCJ-2501 entitled "Complete Solo Concert 1981".

Richie Beirach - Complete Solo Concert 1981  (PJL (J) MTCJ-2501)

Richie Beirach, piano.: same session.
"Sogetsu Hall", Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan, July 10, 1981
Spring Is Here
All Blues
** reissue of Trio (J) PAP-25019 entitled "Live In Tokyo - Solo Concert" + 2 bonus tracks.

1982

Richard Beirach - Breathing Of Statues  (CMP Records (G) CMP 17 ST)

Richard Beirach, piano.
Cornet Studios, Cologne, West Germany, September, 1982
Breathing Of Statues
Mauve
Cartoon
Heart, Ear, Hand
The Boy
The Cocoon
Palindrome
Root, Flower, Fruit
The Girl
** also issued on Magenta MA 00202.

1983

Richie Beirach - Continuum  (Baybridge (J) KUX-182-B)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Vanguard Studios, NYC, July 5, 1983
Gargoiles
Heirloom
Hyperactive Airways
Continuum
'Round Midnight
Azzaro
Some Other Time
** also issued on Eastwind (US) EWCD 704.

1984

Richie Beirach, Masahiko Togashi, Terumasa Hino - Ayers Rock  (Polydor (J) 28MJ-3476)

Terumasa Hino, cornet, small instruments, special effects #3,4; Richie Beirach, piano; Masahiko Togashi, percussion #1,3-5.
Sound Inn, Tokyo, Japan, October 30-November 2, 1984
1.Stone
2.Emerald City
3.Ayers Rock
4.Boomerang
5.Arid Rain
6.Johnny B.
** also issued on Polydor (J) J33P-20001.

1985

Richie Beirach - Antarctica  (Pathfinder Records PTF 8617)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Mediasound, NYC, September 12-14, 1985
Antarctica Suite, Part One: The Ice Shelf
Antarctica Suite, Part One: Neptune's Bellows
Antarctica Suite, Part One: Penguins On Parade
Antarctica Suite, Part One: Deception Island
Antarctica Suite, Part Two: Mirage
Antarctica Suite, Part Two: Water Lilies (The Cloud)
Antarctica Suite, Part Two: The Empress
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22086-2.

1986

Richie Beirach - Ballads  (CBS/Sony (J) 28AP-3165)

Richie Beirach, piano.
CBS/Sony Studios, Shinano-Machi, Tokyo, Japan, March 16 & 17, 1986
Elm
My Foolish Heart
Infant Eyes
Blood Count
Nightlake
On Green Dolphin Street
Naima
Small World
Leaving
Over The Rainbow
You Don't Know What Love Is
Sunday Song
** also issued on CBS/Sony (J) 32DP-300; Sony Records (J) SRGL-615.

1987 (age 40)

Richie Beirach - Ballads II  (CBS/Sony (J) 28AP-3297)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Masonic Temple, NYC, January 20 & 21, 1987
My Funny Valentine
Chelsea Bridge
The Pearl
Alone Together
Flamenco Sketches
Zal
Young And Foolish
Summer Night
D.L.
Old Folks
Stella By Starlight
Anse Des Flamands
The Peacocks
Night And Day
** also issued on CBS/Sony (J) 35DP-649.

Richie Beirach And John Abercrombie - Emerald City  (Pathfinder Records PTF 8701)

Richie Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar synthesizer.
Mediasound, NYC, February 23-25, 1987
Odin
Anse Des Flamands
Sleight Of Hand
Emerald City
On Overgrown Paths
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22079-2.

Richie Beirach And John Abercrombie - Emerald City  (Evidence ECD 22079-2)

Richie Beirach, piano; John Abercrombie, guitar synthesizer.: same session.
Mediasound, NYC, February 23-25, 1987
Carnival Suspone
** reissue of Pathfinder Records PTF 8701 + 1 bonus track.

Richie Beirach - Common Heart  (Owl (F) OWL 048 CD)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Masonic Temple, NYC, September 28 & 29, 1987
Liquid Silver
For B.C.
Places
Nocturne No. 2 Vignettes
Foolish Door
Midpoint
Vadanna
The Last Rhapsody
Essence

Richie Beirach - Water Lilies - Richie Beirach Plays Musical Portraits Of Claude Monet  (CBS/Sony (J) 28AP-5035)

Richie Beirach, piano.: same personnel.
Saint Vartan Cathedral, Armenian Church, NYC, November 18 & 19, 1987
Agapanthus Triptych --Water Lilies #3--
Reflections Of The Weeping Willow
Green Reflections --Water Lilies #4--
Circular Water Lilies --Water Lilies #5--
Reflections From Below The Pond --Under Water Lilies--
Blue Water Lilies --Water Lilies #1--
Reflections Of Irises By The Pond
The Cloud --Water Lilies #2--
The Ice Floe, Winter Water Lilies --Water Lilies #6--
** also issued on CBS/Sony (J) 32DP-5035.

1989

Richie Beirach, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, George Mraz, Adam Nussbaum, John Scofield - Some Other Time - A Tribute To Chet Baker  (Triloka Records 320180-2)

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Richie Beirach, piano, musical director; John Scofield, guitar; George Mraz, bass; Adam Nussbaum, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, April 17 & 18, 1989
Broken Wing
Sunday Song
Alone Together
Young And Foolish
Leaving
In Your Own Sweet Way
Some Other Time
Inborn
Paradox
My Funny Valentine

1990

Richie Beirach - Self Portraits  (CMP Records (G) CMP CD 51)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Ztudio Zerkall, West Germany, May, 1990
Grandfather's Hammer
Song Of Experience
A Quiet, Normal Life
Song Of Innocence
Darkness Into Air
Falling Off My Bike
Calcutta
Apprentice / Master

Richie Beirach - Inamorata  (eau (J) TOCJ-5277)

Richie Beirach, piano.: same personnel.
BMG Studio A, NYC, June 29 & 30, 1990
Full Circle
Elegy
Inamorata
Chopin Prelude (Op. 28, No. 20)
...Des Pas Sur La Neige (Debussy Prelude Book 1, No. 6)
Wisteria
Kahuna
Prunella
Anse Des Flamands
Johnny B.

Richie Beirach, George Coleman - Convergence  (Triloka Records 320185-2)

George Coleman, tenor, soprano sax; Richie Beirach, piano.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, November 10 & 11, 1990
The Lamp Is Low
I Wish I Knew
Flamenco Sketches
Rectilinear
For B.C.
Riddles
Zal
What Is This Thing Called Love
Infant Eyes

1991

Richie Beirach - Themes And Impromptu Variations  (eau (J) TOCJ-5701)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Mastersound Studios, NYC, December 21 & 22, 1991
Prelude Op. 28 #4 In E Minor
From Foreign Lands And People, Scenes From Childhood #1
Impresiones Intimas #1 (Lament)
Peace Piece
Gnoissienes #1
Prelude #6 (For The Left Hand)
Bagatelle #6
Sunday Song
Touch Stone
Musica Callada #1
Etude Op. 10 #3 In E Major

1992

Richie Beirach - At Maybeck - Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Nineteen  (Concord Jazz CCD-4518)

Richie Beirach, piano.
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, January 5, 1992
Introductory Announcement
All The Things You Are
On Green Dolphin Street
Some Other Time
You Don't Know What Love Is
Spring Is Here
All Blues
Medley: Over The Rainbow / Small World / In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
'Round Midnight
Remember
Elm

Richie Beirach And Andy LaVerne - Too Grand  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31335)

Richie Beirach, Andy LaVerne, piano.
November, 1992
Footprints
Nature Boy
Moonlight In Vermont
So What
Zingaro
Monk's Dream
Milestones
In Your Own Sweet Way
Passion Dance

Richie Beirach And Laurie Antonioli - The Duo Session  (NABEL (G) 4705)

Richie Beirach, piano; Laurie Antonioli, vocals.
Mobius Studio, San Francisco, CA, 1992
Flamenco Sketches
You And The Night And The Music
Blue In Green
Green Dolphin Street
New Souls
The Island
Moonlake (Nightlake)
You Don't Know What Love Is
Sounds From Your Heart (Elm)
Memories, Dreams And Reflections

1993

Richie Beirach Trio - Trust  (Transheart (J) TDCN-5083)

Richie Beirach, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 24 & 25, 1993
What Are The Rules
Trust
Moor
Jamala
Boston Harry
Gargoyles
Nefertiti
Johnny B.
Rectilinear
** also issued on Evidence ECD 22143-2; ekURBAN (J) TDCN-5083.

Richie Beirach Trio - Trust  (ekURBAN (J) TDCN-5083)

Richie Beirach, piano; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.: same session.
Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 24 & 25, 1993
Alone Together
** reissue of Transheart (J) TDCN-5083 + 1 bonus track.

Richie Beirach And Andy LaVerne - Universal Mind  (SteepleChase (D) SCCD-31325)

Richie Beirach, Andy LaVerne, piano.
November, 1993
Solar
All The Things You Are
I Loves You, Porgy
Haunted Heart
Chappaqua
Blue In Green
Elm
The Town Hall Suite: Prologue
The Town Hall Suite: Story Line
The Town Hall Suite: Turn Out The Stars
The Town Hall Suite: Epilogue

1994

Richie Beirach - Solo Piano Recital - Live In Japan  (Label Les Jours De Zyugemu (J) JJ-0001)

Richie Beirach, piano.
"Matsushiro Bunka Hall", Nagano, Japan, October 31, 1994
Bagatelle #6
Impressions Intimas
Solar
Circle, Chain And Mirror (Dedicated To Toru Takemitsu)
Musica Callada #1
Haunted Heart
Monk's Dream
Elm
Footprints
Musica Callada #15
Sunday Song

1996

Richie Beirach - The Snow Leopard  (Alfa Jazz (J) ALCB-3908)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums; with Gregor Huebner, violin #4,9,10.
Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, NYC, June 16 & 17, 1996
1.The Snow Leopard
2.In The Wee Small Hours (Of The Morning)
3.Naima
4.Musica Callada No. 1
5.Peace Piece
6.Citizen Code
7.Expression
8.Redemption
9.Elm
10.Bagatelle, Opus 6, No. 1

1998 (age 51)

Richie Beirach + Gregor Huebner Duo - New York Rhapsody  (ONOFF (J) TKCB-71441)

Gregor Huebner, violin; Richie Beirach, piano.
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, The State University Of New York, NYC, March 23 & 24, 1998
Leaving
Balada
Russian Impressions
La Juana
Rumanian Dance
Circular Dreaming
Mumuki
Zal
Lonely Woman

1999

Richie Beirach Trio - What Is This Thing Called Love  (Venus (J) TKCV-35084)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, June 18 & 19, 1999
What Is This Thing Called Love
Leaving
Night And Day
Goodbye
Autumn Leaves
All The Things You Are
Pinocchio
Oh, What A Beautiful Morning
Nardis
On Green Dolphin Street
** also issued on Venus (J) TKGV-5, VHCD-2004, VHCD-78090, VHGD12.

Beirach-Huebner-Mraz - Round About Bartok  (The ACT Company (G) ACT 9276-2)

Gregor Huebner, violin; Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, December, 1999
Around Scrijabin Prelude Op. 16
Around Bartok Bagatelle #4
Around Stenkarasin
Around Bartok's World
Around Salcam De Vara
Around Porumbescu Balada
Around Dubrawuschka
Zal
Around Kodaly's World
Cossack's Farewell

2000

Richie Beirach Trio - Romantic Rhapsody  (Venus (J) TKCV-35091)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, November 18 & 19, 2000
Flamenco Sketches
Spring Is Here
Blue In Green
Old Folks
Young And Foolish
Prelude No. 20 C Minor
Hudba
I Wish I Knew
The Last Rhapsody
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35143, VHCD-2026, VHCD-78094.

2001

Beirach...Huebner...Mraz - Round About Federico Mompou  (The ACT Company (G) ACT 9296-2)

Gregor Huebner, violin; Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, May, 2001
Impressiones Intimas #1
Musica Callada #6
Fantasie On Musica Callada #10
Musica Callada #10
Bass Fantasie On Musica Callada #1
Musica Callada #1
Musica Callada #27
Around Musica Callada #27
Fantasie On Musica Callada #19
Around Musica Callada #19
Musica Callada #19
Musica Callada #18
Fantasie On Musica Callada #18
Musica Callada #15
Musica Callada #22

2002

Richie Beirach Trio - No Borders  (Venus (J) TKCV-35305)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums; with special guest: Gregor Huebner, violin.
The Studio, NYC, May 7 & 8, 2002
Scenes From Childhood-Op. 15 #1
Pathetique-C Minor Slow Movement
Gnossiene #1, F Minor
Pavane-G Minor
Footprints In The Snow -- Prelude For Piano Bk. 1-#6 D Minor
Siciliano-G Minor
Impressions Intimas-#1 A Minor
Prelude For Piano-#4 E Minor
Steel Prayers-Ballad For 9/11 WTC.
** also issued on Venus (J) TKGV-15, VHCD-2055, VHCD-78124, VHGD17.

Beirach, Huebner, Mraz - Round About Monteverdi  (The ACT Company (G) ACT 9412-2)

Gregor Huebner, violin; Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, October, 2002
Lamento D'Arianna
Responsorium #5
Eja Mater Fons Amoris
Chant
Ben Mio, Rimanti In Pace
Orfeos Lament
Fantasy On Orfeos Lament
Fantasy On Fili Mi, Absalon
Dialog Orfeo Messanger
Around Dialog Orfeo Messanger
Sancta Mater, Istud Agas
Siciliana
Fantasy On Lamento D'Arianna

2006

Richie Beirach Trio - Manhattan Reverie  (Venus (J) TKCV-35380)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, March 25 & 26, 2006
You Don't Know What Love Is
On Green Dolphin Street
If I Were A Bell
Manhattan Reverie
Etude (No. 6 In Eb Minor, Op. 10)
Transition
Stella By Starlight
Veils
Blood Count
Footprints
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-5006, VHCD-78041.

2007 (age 60)

Richie Beirach Trio - Summer Night  (Venus (J) TKCV-35417)

Richie Beirach, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
The Studio, NYC, September 4 & 5, 2007
Summer Night
All Of You
Solar
Memories Of You
All Blues
Siciliano
I Remember You
Impressions Intimas No. 1
Milestones
So What
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78025.

Richie Beirach, Gregor Huebner - Duality - The First Ten Years  (Niveau Records (G) NRM 007)

Gregor Huebner, violin; Richie Beirach, piano.
FWL Studios, Leipzig, Germany, 2007
Ysai/Portrait Of My Son
Hermitage
For Two Masters
Invention #7
Bagatelle #1
Bagetelle #2
Bagatelle #3
Bagatelle #4
Bagatelle #5
Bagatelle #6
Catalonian
Seems Like Yesterday
Message To John

2008

Richie Beirach - Jazz Adagio  (Venus (J) VHCD-1024)

Richie Beirach, piano.
Avatar Studios, NYC, August 18 & 19, 2008
Adagio -- Piano Concerto In A Minor KV488
Children's Song No. 1
Lucky To Be Me
Musica Callada No. 22
Cossack's Farewell
Short Prelude No. 4
For All We Know
Melody Eternal
Lost In The Stars
Prelude No. 4
My Funny Valentine
Ballad For Bill Evans
I'll Take Romance
Moon River
Adagio Reprise
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78155.

Richie Beirach - Crossing Over  (Niveau Records (G) NRM 011)

Richie Beirach, piano.: same personnel.
FWL Studios, Leipzig, Germany, released 2008
Andantino - Children Song #1
Variation #1 - Sun
Variation #2 - Moon
Variation #3 - Stars
Variation #4 - Windows
Variation #5 - Beach
Variation #6 - Lake
Variation #7 - Evening
Variation #8 - Good Night
I Got Rhythm
Invention - Children Song #7
Autumn Leaves
Crossing Over
What Is This Thing Called Love
Among The Living
Reflections In D.
Vadanna

2009

Richie Beirach, Dave Liebman - Quest For Freedom  (Sunnyside SSC 1266)

Dave Liebman, soprano sax, wooden flute; Richie Beirach, piano; with Frankfurt Radio Bigband: Martin Auer, Axel Schlosser, Thomas Vogel, Bijon Watson, trumpet; Gunter Bollmann, Peter Feil, Christian Jaksjo, trombone; Manfred Honetschlager, bass trombone; Oliver Leicht, Heinz-Dieter Sauerborn, alto sax; Julian Arguelles, Tony Lakatos, tenor sax; Rainer Heute, baritone sax; Peter Reiter, piano; Martin Scales, guitar; Thomas Heidepriem, bass; Paul Hochstadter, drums; Jim McNeely, conductor, arranger.
Hr Sendesaal, Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt/Main, Germany, June 20, 2009;
Horfunkstudio II, Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt/Main, Germany, June 18 & 19, 2009
Pendulum
Jung
Vendetta
WTC
Port Ligat
Enfin
The Sky Is The Limit

2010

Richie Beirach - Impressions Of Tokyo  (Outnote Records (F) OTN 009)

Richie Beirach, piano.
CMP Studio, Zerkall, Germany, September 17 & 18, 2010
Haiku - (Intro) - Tokyo Lights At Night
Haiku 1 - Baker-San
Haiku 2 - Buttefly
Haiku 3 - Cherry Blossom Time
Haiku 4 - Takemitsu-San
Haiku 5 - Bullet Train
Haiku 6 - Togashi-San
Ancient City Of The Future
Lament For Hiroshima And Nagasaki
Haiku 7 - Japanese Playground
Haiku 8 - Kabuki
Haiku 9 - Zatoichi-Kurosowa
Haiku 10 - Rock Garden
Haiku 11 - Tragedy In Sendai
Haiku 12 - Shibumi
Eyes Of The Heart