Terje Rypdal Discography

1968 (age 21)

Terje Rypdal

Ditlef Eckhoff, trumpet #2; Kare Furuholmen, trumpet #2,4; Jarl Johansen, trumpet #2-5; Tore Nilsen, Oivind Westby, trombone #2; Kjell Haugen, trombone #2,4,5; Frode Thingnaes, trombone, tuba #4,5; Froydis Ree Hauge, Odd Ulleberg, horn #4,5; C. M. Neumann, alto sax, flute #2-5; Jan Garbarek, tenor sax, flute, bells #2-5; Hans Knudsen, baritone sax #2,5; Christian Reim, organ, piano #1-5; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute, vocals; Terje Venaas, bass #2-5; Tom Karlsen, drums #1; Jon Christensen, drums #2-5; Knut Riisnaes, arranger, conductor #2,4,5, tenor sax #3.

Roger Arnhoff Lydstudio, Oslo, Norway, October 7, 8 & 22, 1968

1.Dead Man's TalePolydor (N) 184 189
2.Wes-
3.Winter Serenade: Falling Snow / Snow Storm / Melting Snow-
4.Bleak House-
5.Sonority-
6.A Feeling Of Harmony-

* Polydor (N) 184 189; Karussell (G) 2915 053   Terje Rypdal - Bleak House

1971

Terje Rypdal

Ekkehard Fintl, oboe, English horn; Jan Garbarek, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Bobo Stenson, electric piano #1,2,4,5; Tom Halversen, electric piano #3; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute; Bjornar Andresen, electric bass #5; Arild Andersen, electric bass, bass #1-4; Jon Christensen, percussion; Inger Lise Rypdal, voice.

Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August 12 & 13, 1971

1.Keep It Like That - TightECM (G) ECM 1016
2.RainbowECM (G) ECM 1016, 825 428-1
3.Electric FantasyECM (G) ECM 1016
4.Lontano II-
5.Tough EnoughECM (G) ECM 1016, :rarum 8007

* ECM (G) ECM 1016, ECM 1016 (CD)   Terje Rypdal
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1973

Terje Rypdal Quintet

Erik Niord Larsen, oboe, English horn; Terje Rypdal, guitar, flute; Barre Phillips, double bass #1-4,6, piccolo bass #5; Sveinung Hovensjo, electric bass; Jon Christensen, percussion #1-4,6, organ #5.

Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August 7 & 8, 1973

1.Bend ItECM (G) ECM 1031
2.Yearning-
3.Icing-
4.What Comes After-
5.Sejours-
6.Back Of J.-

* ECM (G) ECM 1031, ECM 1031 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - What Comes After

1974

Terje Rypdal Quintet / Terje Rypdal With Orchestra

Odd Ulleberg, French horn; Pete Knutsen, Mellotron, electric piano; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string bass; Jon Christensen, percussion.

Oslo, Norway;
Ludwigsburg, West Germany, 1974

Silver Bird Is Heading For The SunECM (G) ECM 1045, :rarum 8007
The HuntECM (G) ECM 1045, 825 428-1, :rarum 8007

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Members Of Sudfunk Symphony Orchestra, Mladen Gutesha, conductor.

Whenever I Seem To Be Far AwayECM (G) ECM 1045

* ECM (G) ECM 1045, ECM 1045 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Whenever I Seem To Be Far Away
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1975

Terje Rypdal "Odyssey"

Torbjorn Sunde, trombone; Brynjulf Blix, piano; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Sveinung Hovensjo, bass; Svein Christiansen, drums.

"Fabrik", Hamburg, West Germany, June 6, 1975

Rolling StonePolydor (G) 2371618

* Polydor (G) 2371618   Terje Rypdal "Odyssey"/Dave Liebman "Lookout Farm"/Eberhard Weber "Colours"/Tomasz Stanko Unit - 1. New Jazz Festival Hamburg '75

Terje Rypdal Quintet/Odyssey

Torbjorn Sunde, trombone; Brynjulf Blix, organ; Terje Rypdal, guitar, string ensemble, soprano sax; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string Fender bass; Svein Christiansen, drums.

Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1975

Darkness FallsECM (G) ECM 1067/68, ECM 1067/68 (CD)
Midnite-
Adagio-
Better Off Without YouECM (G) ECM 1067/68, ECM 1067/68 (CD), 825 428-1

same session.

Over BirkerotECM (G) ECM 1067/68, ECM 1067/68 (CD), :rarum 8007
Fare WellECM (G) ECM 1067/68, ECM 1067/68 (CD)
Ballade-
Rolling StoneECM (G) ECM 1067/68

* ECM (G) ECM 1067/68   Terje Rypdal - Odyssey
= ECM (G) ECM 2136-38   Terje Rypdal - Odyssey In Studio And In Concert
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) ECM 1067/68 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Odyssey
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1976

Terje Rypdal Quartet With Swedish Radio Jazz Group / Unfinished Highballs

Brynjulf Blix, synthesizer, organ, electric piano; Terje Rypdal, electric, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, soprano sax, director; Sveinung Hovensjo, bass guitar; Svein Christiansen, drums; + Swedish Radio Jazz Group: Ulf Adaker, Americo Bellotto, Bertil Lovgren, trumpet, flugelhorn; Torgny Nilson, trombone; Sven Larson, bass trombone, tuba; Ivar Olsen, French horn; Hakan Nyquist, French horn, trumpet; Erik Nilsson, bass clarinet, flute; Lennart Aberg, soprano sax, flute; Claes Rosendahl, alto sax, clarinet; Ulf Andersson, tenor sax, flute, alto flute, piccolo; Bengt Hallberg, celeste, harpsichord, Mellotron; Stefan Brolund, bass; Georg Riedel, bass, director; Egil Johansen, drums, percussion.

"Estrad", Sodertalje, Sweden, June, 1976

Unfinished HighballsECM (G) ECM 2136-38
The Golden Eye-
Scarlet Mistress-
Dawn-
Dine And Dance To The Music Of The Waves-
Talking Back-
Bright Lights, Big City-

* ECM (G) ECM 2136-38   Terje Rypdal - Odyssey In Studio And In Concert

Terje Rypdal With Voice

Terje Rypdal, electric, acoustic guitar, string ensemble, piano, electric piano, soprano sax, flute, tubular bells, bells; Inger Lise Rypdal, voice.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1976

Autumn BreezeECM (G) ECM 1083
Air-
Now And Then-
Wind-
After The Rain-
Kjare Maren-
Little Bell-
Vintage Year-
Multer-
Like A Child, Like A SongECM (G) ECM 1083, (J) PA-9602

* ECM (G) ECM 1083, ECM 1083 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - After The Rain
* ECM (J) PA-9602, (J) PA-4013   Various Artists - ECM Special III - New Music In Guitar

1977 (age 30)

Terje Rypdal Quartet

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, flugelhorn, RMI keyboard computer, Tac piano, Ringmodulator; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, RMI keyboard computer, ARP synthesizer; Sveinung Hovensjo, 6 & 4-string electric bass; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1977

Per UlvECM (G) ECM 1110, :rarum 8020
KarusellECM (G) ECM 1110
Stenskoven-
WavesECM (G) ECM 1110, 825 428-1, :rarum 8007
The Dain CurseECM (G) ECM 1110
Charisma-

* ECM (G) ECM 1110, ECM 1110 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Waves
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) :rarum 8020   Jon Christensen - Selected Recordings
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1978

Terje Rypdal Trio

Terje Rypdal, guitar, guitar synthesizer, organ; Miroslav Vitous, bass, electric piano; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1978

SunriseECM (G) ECM 1125, 831 623-2
Den Forste SneECM (G) ECM 1125, 825 428-1
WillECM (G) ECM 1125
Believer-
Flight-
Seasons-

* ECM (G) ECM 1125, ECM 1125 (CD)   Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works
* ECM (G) 831 623-2   Various Artists - ECM Spectrum Vol. 1

1979

Terje Rypdal Trio

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards; Terje Rypdal, guitar, keyboards, flute; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1979

AvskjedECM (G) ECM 1144
Circles-
DescendreECM (G) ECM 1144, 825 428-1
Innseiling-
Men Of MysteryECM (G) ECM 1144
Speil-

* ECM (G) ECM 1144, ECM 1144 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Descendre
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works

1981

Terje Rypdal Trio

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, flute; Miroslav Vitous, acoustic, electric bass, piano; Jack DeJohnette, drums, voice.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1981

MayaECM (G) ECM 1192
Mountain In The Clouds-
Morning Lake-
To Be ContinuedECM (G) ECM 1192, 825 427-1
This MorningECM (G) ECM 1192
Topplue, Votter And SkjerfECM (G) ECM 1192, 825 428-1
Uncomposed AppendixECM (G) ECM 1192

* ECM (G) ECM 1192, ECM 1192 (CD)   Terje Rypdal, Miroslav Vitous, Jack DeJohnette - To Be Continued
* ECM (G) 825 427-1, 825 427-2   Jack DeJohnette - Works
* ECM (G) 825 428-1, 825 428-2   Terje Rypdal - Works

1983

Terje Rypdal - David Darling Duo

David Darling, cello, 8-string electric cello; Terje Rypdal, electronic guitar, Casio MT-30.

Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1983

LaserECM (G) ECM 1263
Eos-
Bedtime Story-
Light Years-
Melody-
Mirage-
Adagietto-

* ECM (G) ECM 1263, ECM 1263 (CD)   Terje Rypdal, David Darling - Eos

1985

Terje Rypdal And The Chasers

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar #1-6,8, electric guitar, keyboards #7; Bjorn Kjellemyr, acoustic, electric bass; Audun Kleive, drums, percussion.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1985

1.AmbiguityECM (G) ECM 1303
2.Once Upon A Time-
3.Geysir-
4.A Closer Look-
5.OrnenECM (G) ECM 1303, :rarum 8007
6.Chaser-
7.Transition-
8.Imagi (Theme)ECM (G) ECM 1303

* ECM (G) ECM 1303, ECM 1303 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Chaser
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1986

Terje Rypdal With Orchestra

Terje Tonnesen, violin; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, Christian Eggen, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.

St. Peter's Church, Morden, London, England, September, 1986

Undisonus Op. 23 (For Violin And Orchestra)ECM (G) ECM 1389

* ECM (G) ECM 1389, ECM 1389 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Undisonus/Ineo

Terje Rypdal And The Chasers

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar, keyboards; Bjorn Kjellemyr, electric, acoustic bass; Audun Kleive, drums, percussion.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1986

The CurseECM (G) ECM 1346, :rarum 8007
Kompet GarECM (G) ECM 1346
I Disremember Quite WellECM (G) ECM 1346, :rarum 8007
Og Hva Synes Vi On DetECM (G) ECM 1346
Last Nite-
Blue-
Tanga-
On Bare-

* ECM (G) ECM 1346, ECM 1346 (CD)   Terje Rypdal And The Chasers - Blue
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1987 (age 40)

Terje Rypdal With Orchestra

Grex Vocalis, Carl Hogset, choir director; The Rainbow Orchestra, Christian Eggen, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1987

Ineo Op. 29 (For Choir And Chamber Orchestra)ECM (G) ECM 1389

* ECM (G) ECM 1389, ECM 1389 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - Undisonus/Ineo

1988

Terje Rypdal Quartet

Allan Dangerfield, keyboards, Synclavier; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, bass; Audun Kleive, drums.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1988

There Is A Hot Lady In My Bedroom And I Need A DrinkECM (G) ECM 1383
Sprott-
Mystery ManECM (G) ECM 1383, :rarum 8007
The Last HeroECM (G) ECM 1383
Strange Behaviour-
U.'N.I.-
Coyote-
Somehow, Somewhere-
Steady-
Crooner Song-

* ECM (G) ECM 1383, ECM 1383 (CD)   Terje Rypdal - The Singles Collection
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1991

Terje Rypdal With Orchestra

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + Borealis Ensemble: Lasse Rosning, piccolo trumpet; Vidar Aarset, Jan Olav Martinsen, French horn; Inger-Johanne Qestby, flute; Per Hannisdal, bassoon; Leif Arne Pedersen, clarinet; Kjell Arne Joergensen, Eileen Siegel, violin; Marja-Liisa Rissanen, Are Sandbakken, viola; Kari Ravnan, Bjorn Solum, cello; Bjorn Kjellemyr, contrabass; Christian Eggen, conductor.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August & December, 1991

Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 1st MovementECM (G) ECM 1474
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 2nd Movement-
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 3rd Movement-
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 4th Movement-
Quod Erat Demonstrandum, Opus 52: 5th Movement-
Largo, Opus 55: Largo-

* ECM (G) ECM 1474   Terje Rypdal - Q.E.D.

1994

Terje Rypdal Trio + String Trio

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, bass; Audun Kleive, drums; + Terje Tonnesen, violin; Lars Anders Tomter, viola; Oystein Birkeland, cello; + Christian Eggen, conductor #3-5,7,9.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January & June, 1994

1.The Return Of Per UlvECM (G) ECM 1554, :rarum 8007
2.It's In The AirECM (G) ECM 1554
3.But On The Other Hand-
4.If Mountains Could Sing-
5.Private Eye-
6.Foran Peisen-
7.Dancing Without Reindeers-
8.One For The Roadrunner-
9.Blue Angel-
10.Genie-
11.Lonesome Guitar-

* ECM (G) ECM 1554   Terje Rypdal - If Mountains Could Sing
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

1996

Terje Rypdal

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Terje Tonnesen, violin; David Darling, cello; Christian Eggen, piano, keyboards; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Jon Christensen, drums; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, percussion.

Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1996

SkywardsECM (G) ECM 1608
Into The Wilderness-
It's Not Over Until The Fat Lady Sings!-
The Pleasure Is Mine, I'm Sure!-
Out Of This World (Sinfonietta)-
Shining-
Remember To Remember-

* ECM (G) ECM 1608   Terje Rypdal - Skywards

1998 (age 51)

Terje Rypdal

Terje Rypdal, Ronni Le Tekro, electric guitar; Riga Festival Orchestra, Normunds Sne, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.

Riga, June, 1998;
Nyhagen, August, 1998

Double Concerto, Op. 58: IECM (G) ECM 1567
Double Concerto, Op. 58: IIECM (G) ECM 1567, :rarum 8007
Double Concerto, Op. 58: IIIECM (G) ECM 1567
Double Concerto, Op. 58: IV-

Riga Festival Orchestra, Normunds Sne, conductor; Terje Rypdal, composer.

5th Symphony, Op. 50: I-
5th Symphony, Op. 50: II-
5th Symphony, Op. 50: III-
5th Symphony, Op. 50: IV-

* ECM (G) ECM 1567   Terje Rypdal - Double Concerto/5th Symphony
* ECM (G) :rarum 8007   Terje Rypdal - Selected Recordings

2000

Terje Rypdal With Bergen Chamber Ensemble

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Iver Kleive, organ; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Ashild Stubo Gundersen, soprano; Bergen Chamber Ensemble, Kjell Seim, conductor.

"Molde International Jazz Festival", "Molde Domkirke", Molde, Norway, July 19, 2000

1st Movement - Luminous GalaxyECM (G) ECM 1818
2nd Movement - Fjelldapen-
3rd Movement - Escalator-
4th Movement - Toccata-
5th Movement - Lux Aeterna-

* ECM (G) ECM 1818   Terje Rypdal - Lux Aeterna

2003

Terje Rypdal Octet

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet, synthesizer; Stale Storlokken, Hammond organ, electric piano, synthesizer; Bugge Wesseltoft, electric piano, synthesizer; Marius Rypdal, electronics, samples, turntables; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Bjorn Kjellemyr, electric, acoustic bass; Jon Christensen, Paolo Vinaccia, drums.

"Vossa Jazz Festival", Voss, Norway, April 12, 2003

Vossabrygg, Op. 84: GhostdancingECM (G) ECM 1984
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Hidden Chapter-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Waltz For Broken Hearts / Makes You Wonder-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Incognito Traveller-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Key Witness-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: That's More Like It-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: De Slagferdige-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: Jungeletelegrafen-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: You're Making It Personal-
Vossabrygg, Op. 84: A Quiet Word-

* ECM (G) ECM 1984   Terje Rypdal - Vossabrygg

Terje Rypdal And The Hilliard Ensemble With Bruckner Orchester Linz

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + The Hilliard Ensemble: David James, countertenor; Rogers Covey-Crump, Steven Harrold, tenor; Gordon Jones, baritone; + Bruckner Orchester Linz, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.

"Brucknerhaus Linz", Linz, Austria, December, 2003

Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: AwakeningECM (G) ECM 2006
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Easy Now-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Song Of Thunders-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: The Secret File-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: My Music Reaches To The Sky-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: But Then Again-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: A Prayer-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: Magician Song-
Melodic Warrior, Op. 79: The Morning Star-

* ECM (G) ECM 2006   Terje Rypdal - Melodic Warrior

2009 (age 62)

Terje Rypdal Quartet With Bergen Big Band

Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Stale Storlokken, Hammond B-3 organ; Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; Paolo Vinaccia, drums, samples; + Bergen Big Band: Svein Henrik Giske, trumpet, flugelhorn; Martin Winter, lead trumpet, flugelhorn; Reid Gilje, Are Ovesen, flugelhorn; Sindre Dalhaug, Pal Roseth, trombone; Oyvind Hage, lead trombone; Kjell Erik Husom, bass trombone; Olav Dale, flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass clarinet, director; Jan Kare Hystad, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet; Zoltan Vincze, tenor sax; Ole Jakob Hystad, tenor sax, clarinet; Michael Barnes, baritone sax, bass clarinet; Helge Lilletvedt, electric piano; Ole Thomsen, electric guitar; Magne Thormodsaeter, double bass, electric bass; Frank Jakobsen, drums, percussion.

"Nattjazz Festival", Bergen, Norway, May, 2009

Clint-The MenaceECM (G) ECM 2041
Prime Suspects-
Don Rypero-
Suspicious Behaviour-
The Good Cop-
Is That A Fact-
Parli Con Me?!-
The Criminals-
Action-
One Of Those-
It's Not Been Written Yet-
Investigation-
A Minor Incident-
Crime Solved-

* ECM (G) ECM 2041   Terje Rypdal - Crime Scene

Terje Rypdal With Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Terje Rypdal, electric guitar; + Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Sebastian Perlowski, conductor.

"Jazztopad Festival", Wroclaw, Poland, November, 2009

And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 1ECM (G) ECM 2006
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 2-
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 3-
And The Sky Was Coloured With Waterfalls And Angels, Op. 97: Waterfalls 4-

* ECM (G) ECM 2006   Terje Rypdal - Melodic Warrior