Tag Archives: Jan Garbarek

On July 22, 1979.

On July 22, 1979. “ECM” label released “Photo with Blue Sky, White Cloud, Wires, Windows and a Red Roof”, the eleventh Jan Garbarek album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Jan Garbarek – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • John Taylor – piano
  • Bill Connors – guitar
  • Eberhard Weber – bass
  • Jon Christensen – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jan Garbarek.

  1. Blue Sky
  2. White Cloud
  3. Windows
  4. Red Roof
  5. Wires
  6. The Picture

On October 5, 1998.

On October 5, 1998, “ECM” label released “Rites”, the 30th Jan Garbarek album. It was recorded in March 1998, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and in Tbilisi, Georgia, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Jan Garbarek – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, synthesizers, sampler, percussion
  • Rainer Brüninghaus – piano, keyboards
  • Eberhard Weber – bass
  • Marilyn Mazur – drums, percussion
  • Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra – conducted by Jansug Kakhidze
  • Bugge Wesseltoft – synthesizer, accordion
  • Sølvguttene Choir – conducted by Torstein Grythe

Track listing:

All tracks by Jan Garbarek except where noted.

  1. Rites
  2. Where the Rivers Meet
  3. Vast Plain, Clouds
  4. So Mild the Wind, So Meek the Water
  5. Song, Tread Lightly
  6. It’s OK to Listen to the Gray Voice
  7. Her Wild Ways
  8. It’s High Time
  9. One Ying for Every Yang
  10. Pan
  11. We Are the Stars
  12. The Moon Over Mtatsminda – Jansug Kakhidze
  13. Malinye – Don Cherry
  14. The White Clown
  15. Evenly They Danced
  16. Last Rite

On September 21, 2004.

On September 21, 2004, “ECM” label released “In Praise of Dreams”, the 32nd Jan Garbarek album. It was recorded March – June 2003, at “Blue Jay Recording Studio” in Carlisle, “AP Studio” in Paris, and in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Jan Garbarek.

Personnel:

  • Jan Garbarek– soprano and tenor saxophone, synthesizers
  • Kim Kashkashian– viola
  • Manu Katché– drums, percussion, samples

Track listing:

.All tracks by Jan Garbarek.

  1. As Seen from Above
  2. In Praise of Dreams
  3. One Goes There Alone
  4. Knot of Place and Time
  5. If You Go Far Enough
  6. Scene from Afar
  7. Cloud of Unknowing
  8. Without Visible Sign
  9. Iceburn
  10. Conversation with a Stone
  11. A Tale Begun

 

On July 13, 2012.

On July 13, 2012, “ECM” label released “Sleeper”, the third Keith Jarrett’s “European Quartet” album. It was recorded on April 16, 1979, in Tokyo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett- piano, percussion
  • Jan Garbarek- tenor and soprano saxophones, flute, percussion
  • Palle Danielsson- double bass
  • Jon Christensen- drums, percussion
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug- recording engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Terje Mosnes – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett

  1. Personal Mountains
  2. Innocence
  3. So Tender
  4. Oasis
  5. Chant of the Soil
  6. Prism
  7. New Dance

On April 2, 1999.

On April 2, 1999, “ECM” label released “Mnemosyne”, the 33rd Jan Garbarek album, and his second one with the Hilliard Ensemble. It was recorded in April 1998, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Jan Garbarek.

Personnel:

  • Jan Garbarek– soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Hilliard Ensemble– vocal ensemble
    • Rogers Covey-Crump– tenor vocals
    • John Potter– tenor vocals
    • Gordon Jones – baritone vocals
    • David James – countertenor vocals
  • Friedrich Hölderlin – lyrics

Track listing:

  1. Quechua Song
  2. O Lord in Thee Is All My Trust
  3. Estonian Lullaby
  4. Remember Me My Dear
  5. Gloria
  6. Fayrfax Africanus
  7. Agnus Dei
  8. Novus Novus
  9. Se Je Fays Dueil
  10. O Ignis Spiritus
  11. Alleluia Nativitatis
  12. Delphic Paean
  13. Strophe and Counter-Strophe
  14. Mascarados
  15. Loiterando
  16. Estonian Lullaby
  17. Russian Psalm
  18. Eagle Dance
  19. When Jesus Wept
  20. Hymn to the Sun

 

On February 18, 2020.

On February 18, 2020, Jon Ivar Christensen died aged 76. He was musician (drums) and composer, one of the most respected European Jazz drummers. He has recorded with artists such as Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Enrico Rava, Palle Danielsson, John Abercrombie, Michael Mantler, Miroslav Vitous, Terje Rypdal, Bobo Stenson, Eberhard Weber, Ralph Towner, Barre Phillips, Arild Andersen, Rainer Brüninghaus, Charles Lloyd, Dino Saluzzi, George Russell, John Clark, David Friedman, David Darling, Steve Kuhn, Lee Konitz, Pony Poindexter, Phil Woods, Leo Wright, Yelena Eckemoff and Tomasz Stanko.

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “ECM” label released “Solstice”, the fourth Ralph Towner album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Arne Bendiksen Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Towner– 12-string and classical guitar, piano
  • Jan Garbarek– tenor and soprano saxophone, flute
  • Eberhard Weber– bass, cello
  • Jon Christensen– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All compositions by Ralph Towner except where noted.

  1. Oceanus
  2. Visitation
  3. Drifting Petals
  4. Nimbus
  5. Winter Solstice
  6. Piscean Dance
  7. Red and Black
  8. Sand – Eberhard Weber