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On September 23, 2005.

On September 23, 2005, “ECM” label released “Neighbourhood”, the second Manu Katché album. It was recorded March – November 2004, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Manu Katché – drums, percussion
  • Jan Garbarek – saxophones
  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Marcin Wasilewski – piano
  • Sławomir Kurkiewicz – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Manu Katché:

  1. November 99
  2. Number One
  3. Lullaby
  4. Good Influence
  5. February Sun
  6. No Rush
  7. Lovely Walk
  8. Take Off and Land
  9. Miles Away
  10. Rose

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 March 26, 1980.

On March 25, 1980, “ECM” label released “Swimming with a Hole in My Body” the fifth Bill Connors album. It was recorded in August 1979, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Bill Connors – acoustic guitar
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Barbara Wojirsch – design
  • Dieter Rehm – design
  • Isio Saba – photography
  • Joel Meyerowitz – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Connors

  1. Feet First
  2. Wade
  3. Sing and Swim
  4. Frog Stroke
  5. Surrender to the Water
  6. Survive
  7. With Strings Attached
  8. Breath

On March 20, 2015.

On March 20, 2015, “ECM” label released “Midwest” the third Mathias Eick studio album. It was recorded in May 2014, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Mathias Eick – trumpet
  • Gjermund Larsen – violin
  • Jon Balke – piano
  • Mats Eilertsen – double bass
  • Helge Norbakken – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Mathias Eick.

  1. Midwest
  2. Hem
  3. March
  4. At Sea
  5. Dakota
  6. Lost
  7. Fargo
  8. November

On February 26, 2016.

On February 26, 2016, “Hubro” label released “In the End His Voice Will Be the Sound of Paper”, album by Trondheim Jazz Orchestra / Kim Myhr & Jenny Hval (the 18th Trondheim Jazz Orchestra album). It was recorded in 2015, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Kim Myhr.

Personnel:

  • Christian Wallumrød – piano, harmonium
  • Michael Duch – bass
  • Tor Haugerud – drums
  • Morten Olsen – percussion
  • Jenny Hval – voice
  • Kim Myhr – voice, 12 string guitar, arrangements (in collaboration with all the musicians)
  • Rhodri Davies – harp
  • Kari Rønnekleiv – viola
  • Klaus Holm – clarinet
  • Eivind Lønning – trumpet
  • Martin Taxt – tuba
  • Jim Denley – flute, alto saxophone
  • Espen Reinertsen – tenor saxophone
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – recording
  • Johnny Skalleberg – mixing
  • Helge Sten – mastering
  • Aslak Gurholt, Thomas Nordby (Yokoland) – design
  • Tebbe Schöningh – cover photography
  • André Løyning – recording session photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jenny Hval, all music by Jenny Hval and Kim Myhr.

  1. Seed
  2. Something New
  3. Me, You, Me, You
  4. The Beak
  5. Mass
  6. Even the Vowels
  7. Soft as Tongues
  8. Silence A Beat

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 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 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 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 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