Tag Archives: Germany

On January 1, 1984.

On January 1, 1984, “ECM” label released “The Third Decade”, the 30th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in June 1984, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Lester Bowie – trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut – bass, percussion instruments
  • Joseph Jarman – saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments, synthesizer
  • Roscoe Mitchell – saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Prayer for Jimbo Kwesi – Joseph Jarman
  2. Funky Aeco – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye
  3. Walking in the Moonlight – Roscoe Mitchell
  4. The Bell Piece – Roscoe Mitchell
  5. Zero – Lester Bowie
  6. Third Decade – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye

On January 1, 1979.

On January 1, 1979, “ECM” label released “Nice Guys”, the 25th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in May 1978, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Roscoe Mitchell: saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Lester Bowie: trumpet, celeste, bass drum
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut: bass, percussion instruments, melodica
  • Joseph Jarman: vocal, saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye: vocal, drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Ja – Lester Bowie
  2. Nice Guys – Roscoe Mitchell
  3. Folkus – Don Moye
  4. 597–59 – Joseph Jarman
  5. CYP – Roscoe Mitchell
  6. Dreaming of the Master – Joseph Jarman

On December 20, 1979.

On December 20, 1979, “Hansa” label released (Japan, Canada and Germany) “Quiet Life”, the third Japan studio album. It was recorded in June 1979, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by John Punter, Simon Napier-Bell, David Sylvian, Rob Dean, Richard Barbieri, Mick Karn and Steve Jansen.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian– lead vocals, guitar
  • Rob Dean– guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Barbieri– synthesizer, keyboards
  • Mick Karn– bass, saxophone, flute, backing vocals
  • Steve Jansen– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Ann Odell – orchestralarrangements
  • Martyn Ford– orchestral conduction
  • John Punter – engineering
  • Colin Fairley – engineering
  • Keith Bessey – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian, except where noted.

  1. Quiet Life
  2. Fall in Love With Me
  3. Despair
  4. In Vogue
  5. Halloween
  6. All Tomorrow’s Parties – Lou Reed
  7. Alien
  8. The Other Side of Life

 

On November 13, 2001.

On November 13, 2001, “Stony Plain Records” label released “Remembering Leadbelly”, the final Long John Baldry studio album, completed in his lifetime. It was recorded in 2001, at “Music Lab Recording”, “Sebastian and Dolly’s Hutch”, “Skeena’s Place” in Vancouver, Canada, and “Halve Recording Studios” in Hamburg, Germany.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry- vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Kathi McDonald- vocals
  • Hans Stamer- vocals, national steel guitar, harmonica, jews harp, trumpet
  • Chris Nordquist- drums, hans-on drums, finger cymbals
  • John Lee Sanders– vocals, piano, organ, keyboard tuba, keyboard accordion, harmonica, keyboards
  • Andreas Schuld– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, ukulele, Russian zither, e-bow, percussion, claps, foot, national steel, slide
  • Norm Fisher- acoustic bass
  • Jesse Zubot- fiddle, mandolin, violin
  • Butch Coulter- harmonica
  • Tom Colclough- clarinet
  • Sybel Thrasher- vocals
  • Tyee Montessori Elementary School- backing vocals
  • Holger Peterson – executive producer
  • Peter Moore – mastering
  • Holger Peterson – bonus track interviews
  • Special thanks to Alan Lomax

Track listing:

All tracks by Leadbelly.

  1. Lining Track
  2. Gallows Pole
  3. Midnight Special
  4. Take This Hammer
  5. Rock Island Line
  6. Good Morning Blues
  7. Go Down Old Hannah
  8. Birmingham Jail
  9. Here Rattler
  10. Easy Rider Blues
  11. We’re In The Same Boat Brother
  12. John Hardy
  13. Digging My Potatoes
  14. On A Christmas Day
  15. Mary Don’t You Weep
  16. We Shall Walk Through The Valley
  17. Alan Lomax Interview
  18. Long John Baldry Interview

On September 1, 1989.

On September 1, 1989, “Venture” label released “Flux + Mutability”, the second David Sylvian and Holger Czukay collaboration album. It was recorded in December 1989, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– electric guitar, bass guitar, dictaphone, radio, engineer
  • David Sylvian– guitar, keyboard instruments, art director
  • Michael Karoli– electric guitar
  • Michi – voice
  • Markus Stockhausen– flugelhorn
  • Jaki Liebezeit– percussion, African flute
  • René Tinner- technical advice and assistant
  • Yuka Fujii – art director, cover art, photography design
  • David Buckland – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Flux (A Big, Bright, Colourful World)
  2. Mutability (A New Beginning Is in the Offing)

 

On August 19, 2008.

On August 19, 2008, “Metastation” label released “No Matter”, album by Kudsi Erguner, Bill Laswell, Mark Nauseef and Markus Stockhausen. It was recorded in 2008, at “Ztudio Zerkall” in Germany, “Orange Music” in West Orange, NJ, and was produced by Walter Quintus and Kurt Renker.

Personnel:

  • Kudsi Erguner– ney
  • Bill Laswell– fretless bass guitar, sitar, effects, mixing
  • Mark Nauseef– bells, gong
  • Markus Stockhausen– flugelhorn, trumpet
  • James Dellatacoma – assistant engineer
  • Michael Fossenkemper – mastering
  • Robert Musso– engineering
  • Walter Quintus– engineering
  • John Brown – cover art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Kudsi Erguner, Bill Laswell, Mark Nauseef and Markus Stockhausen.

  1. Please be Seated
  2. Expansion
  3. Suspension
  4. Hamsa
  5. Nirodha
  6. Ekatanata
  7. Return to Bell

 

 

On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaboration albums  between David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986–1987, Can Studio, Cologne, Germany, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  1. David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  2. Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  3. Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  4. Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  5. Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  6. Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All track by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)