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On February 19, 2016.

On February 19, 2016, “ECM” label released “Quiver”, the tenth Ralph Alessi album. It was recorded in September 2014, at “Rainbow Studios” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Alessi – trumpet, mixing
  • Gary Versace – piano
  • Drew Gress – double bass
  • Nasheet Waits – drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – recording engineer
  • Manfred Eicher – mixing
  • James A. Farber – mixing engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Caterina di Perri – cover photos
  • Gérard Tissier – liner photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Ralph Alessi.

  1. Here Tomorrow
  2. Window Goodbyes
  3. Smooth Descent
  4. Heist
  5. Gone Today, Here Tomorrow
  6. I To I
  7. Scratch
  8. Shush
  9. Quiver
  10. Do Over

On November 28, 2014.

On November 28, 2014, “ECM” label released “Souvenance”, the tenth Anouar Brahem album. It was recorded in May 2014, at “Auditorio Stello Molo RSI” in Lugano, Switzerland, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Anouar Brahem – oud
  • François Couturier – piano
  • Klaus Gesing – bass clarinet
  • Björn Meyer – bass
  • Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana – Pietro Mianiti

Track listing:

All tracks by Anouar Brahem.

  1. Improbable Day
  2. Ashen Sky
  3. Deliverance
  4. Souvenance
  5. Tunis at Dawn
  6. Youssef’s Song
  7. January
  8. Like a Dream
  9. On the Road
  10. Kasserine
  11. Nouvelle Vague

On November 26, 1973.

On November 26, 1973, “ECM” label released “Diary”, the second Ralph Towner album. It was recorded in April 1973, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Towner — twelve-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, gong

Track listing:

All tracks by Ralph Towner except where noted.

  1. Dark Spirit
  2. Entry in a Diary
  3. Images Unseen
  4. Icarus
  5. Mon Enfant – traditional
  6. Odgen Road
  7. Erg
  8. Silence of a Candle

On November 20, 2015.

On November 20, 2015, “ECM” label released “This is Not a Miracle”, the eighth Food album. The album was recorded in June 2013, at “Holand Sound” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Strønen – drums, electronics, percussion, Moog synthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Iain Ballamy – saxophones, electronics
  • Christian Fennesz – guitar, electronics

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Strønen.

  1. First Sorrow
  2. Where Dry Desert Ends
  3. This Is Not a Miracle
  4. The Concept of Density
  5. Sinking Gardens of Babylon
  6. Death of Niger
  7. Exposed to Frost
  8. Earthly Carriage
  9. Age of Innocence
  10. The Grain Mill
  11. Without the Laws

On November 4, 1996.

On November 4, 1996, “ECM” label released “A Multitude of Angels”, a four-CD collection of Keith Jarrett solo piano performances. It was recorded in October 1996, at “Teatro Comunale” in Modena, “Teatro Comunale” in Ferrara, “Teatro Regino” in Torino, and “Teatro Carlo Felice” in Genova, Italy, and was produced by Keith Jarrett.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett, except where noted.

  1. Part I
  2. Part II
  3. Danny Boy – Frederic Weatherly
  4. Part I
  5. Part II
  6. Encore
  7. Part I
  8. Part II
  9. Part I
  10. Part II
  11. Encore
  12. Over the Rainbow – E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen

On November 3, 2017.

On November 3, 2017, “ECM” label released “The Study of Touch”, the 14th Django Bates album. It was recorded in June 2016, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Django Bates – piano
  • Petter Eldh – bass
  • Peter Bruun – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Django Bates except where noted

  1. Sadness All the Way Down
  2. Giorgiantics
  3. Little Petherick
  4. Senza Bitterness
  5. We Are Not Lost, We Are Simply Finding Our Way
  6. This World – Iain Ballamy
  7. The Study of Touch
  8. Passport – Charlie Parker
  9. Slippage Street
  10. Peonies as Promised
  11. Happiness All the Way Up

On October 19, 1999.

On October 19, 1999, “ECM” label released “A Long Time Ago”, the 16th Kenny Wheeler album. It was recorded September 1997 – January 1998, at “Gateway Studio” in Kingston, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Wheeler – flugelhorn
  • John Taylor – piano
  • John Parricelli – guitar
  • Derek Watkins, John Barclay, Henry Lowther, Ian Hamer – trumpet
  • Pete Beachill, Mark Nightingale, Richard Edwards- trombone
  • Sarah Williams, Dave Stewart – bass trombone
  • Tony Faulkner – conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Wheeler.

  1. The Long Time Ago Suite
  2. One Plus Three (Version 1)
  3. Ballad for a Dead Child
  4. Eight Plus Three / Alice My Dear
  5. Going for Baroque
  6. Gnu Suite
  7. One Plus Three (Version 2)

on october 14, 1999.

On October 14, 1999, “ECM” label released “The Melody at Night, with You”, the 23rd Keith Jarrett solo piano album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Cavelight Studio” in New Jersey, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Keith Jarrettt.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano, engineer
  • Daniela Nowitzki – cover photography
  • Rose Anne Jarrett – liner photography
  • Sascha Kleis – design

Track listing:

  1. I Loves You, Porgy – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward
  2. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  3. Don’t Ever Leave Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  4. Someone to Watch over Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  5. My Wild Irish Rose – traditional
  6. Blame It on My Youth/Meditation – Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant, Keith Jarrett
  7. Something to Remember You By – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  8. Be My Love – Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn
  9. Shenandoah – traditional
  10. I’m Through With Love – Gus Kahn, Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck

on October 11, 1994.

On October 11, 1994, “ECM” label released “Stranger than Fiction”, the 20th John Surman album. It was recorded in December 1993, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Surman – alto, soprano and baritone saxophone, alto and bass clarinet
  • John Taylor – piano
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • John Marshall – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Surman except where noted.

  1. Canticle with Response
  2. A Distant Spring
  3. Tess
  4. Promising Horizons – John Marshall, John Surman, John Taylor
  5. Across the Bridge
  6. Moonshine Dancer
  7. Running Sands
  8. Triptych: Hidden Orchid/Synapsis/Paratactic Paths

on october 10, 2007.

On October 10, 2007, “ECM” label released “The Third Man”, the 34th Enrico Rava album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Auditorio Radio Svizzera” in Lugano, Switzerland, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Enrico Rava – trumpet
  • Stefano Bollani – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Enrico Rava except where noted.

  1. Estate – Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino
  2. The Third Man – Stefano Bollani, Enrico Rava
  3. Sun Bay
  4. Retrato Em Branco y Preto – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Birth of a Butterfly
  6. Cumpari
  7. Sweet Light
  8. Santa Teresa – Stefano Bollani
  9. Felipe – Moacir Santos
  10. In Search of Titina
  11. Retrato Em Branco y Preto, Var. – Antonio Carlos Jobim
  12. Birth of a Butterfly, Var.