Barre Phillips from 'Three Day Moon' - 1978 Barre Phillips

bassist, composer, improviser

was born in San Francisco in 1934, and has been a professional musician since 1960. He migrated to New York in 1962, then to Europe in 1967. Since 1972 he has lived in southern France.

(His first name is pronounced as 'bar'.)

Links to Barre Phillips interviews:
on the AllAboutJazz website - on the JazzWeekly website

BARRE PHILLIPS DISCOGRAPHY
compiled by Dan Kurdilla : updated March 6, 2011

Now in two parts due to size. Go to part 2 (1986-present)

Note: This discography is 'unofficial'; I have no contact information for any musician mentioned herein.

Where a title is given in blue, details have been taken directly from a copy of the recording. Details for recordings with red titles are less certain; I welcome additions and corrections. E-mail with any info you'd like to provide.

Eric Dolphy: Vintage Dolphy GM 3005 [LP/CD], ENJA 5045 (Germany) [LP/CD]
   
  11. Abstraction (Gunther Schuller) 4:44
  12. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker) 12:56

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

track 11 recorded live March 14, 1963, Carnegie Hall, New York City
track 12 recorded live April 18, 1963, Carnegie Hall, New York City

on 11: Eric Dolphy, alto saxophone; Matthew Raimondi, Lewis Kaplan, violin; Samuel Rhodes, viola; Michael Rudiakov, cello; Jim Hall, guitar; Richard Davis, Barre Phillips, bass; Sticks Evans, drums

on 12: Nick Travis, Don Ellis, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Eric Dolphy, Phil Woods, alto saxophone; Benny Golson, tenor saxophone; Jim Hall, guitar; Lalo Schifrin, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Charles Persip, drums

Leonard Bernstein Conducts Music Of Our Time Columbia ML 6133, MS 6733 [LP]
   
  Improvisations For Orchestra And Jazz Soloists (Larry Austin) 11:55

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded 1964, New York City

Don Ellis, trumpet; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Cocuzzo, drums; New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

George Russell Sextet: Live in Bremen and Paris 1964 Gambit 69293 (Spain) [CD]
   
  1. 'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) 7:38
  2. You Are My Sunshine (Jimmy Burns) 11:10
  3. D.C. Divertimento 9:17
  4. Sippin' At Bells (Miles Davis) 6:42
  5. The Outer View 11:04
  6. Volupté 12:35
  7. You Are My Sunshine (Jimmy Burns) 11:06
  8. D.C. Divertimento 9:01

Note: CD issued 2008

composed by Russell except as noted

tracks 1-4 recorded live September 1964, Bremen
tracks 5-8 recorded live October 1, 1964, Salle Pleyel, Paris

Thad Jones, cornet, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Joe Farrell, tenor saxophone; George Russell, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Albert Heath, drums

Jimmy Giuffre: Olympia, Fevrier 1960 - Fevrier 1965 Trema 710586 (France) [CD]
   
  1. The Boy Next Door (Blane/Martin) 7:55
  2. Mack The Knife (Brecht/Weill) 9:15
  3. My Funny Valentine (Rodgers/Hart) 6:33
  4. Two For Tumbuktoo 5:28
  5. Drive 7:34
  6. Cry, Want 8:22
  7. Crossroads (Coleman) 7:27
  8. Syncopate 7:01
  9. Ictus (Carla Bley) 8:32

Note: CD issued 1999

composed by Giuffre except as noted

tracks 1-4 recorded live February 23, 1960, Olympia, Paris
tracks 5-9 recorded live February 27, 1965, Olympia, Paris

on tracks 1-4: Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor saxophone; Jim Hall, guitar; Wilford Middlebrooks, bass
on tracks 5-9: Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet, tenor saxophone; Don Friedman, piano; Barre Phillips, bass

Attila Zoller Quartet: The Horizon Beyond Emarcy MG26013 [LP], ACT 9211-2 (Germany) [CD]
   
  1. The Horizon Beyond 7:00
  2. Explorations 5:12
  3. Blizzards 6:40
  4. Ictus (Carla Bley) 5:50
  5. The Hun 6:30
  6. Flash Back Two (Don Friedman) 7:21

composed by Zoller except as noted

recorded March 15, 1965, Berlin

Attila Zoller, guitar; Don Friedman, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Daniel Humair, drums

Bob James Trio: Explosions ESP-Disk 1009 [LP/CD]
   
  1. Peasant Boy (James/Mumma) 8:55
  2. Untitled Mixes (Ashley/James) 5:17
  3. Explosions (James) 5:42
  4. And On (Phillips) 8:54
  5. Wolfman (Ashley/James) 6:10

recorded May 10, 1965, New York City

Bob James, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Robert Pozar, drums; Bob Ashley, Gordon Mumma, electronic tapes

John Coltrane/Archie Shepp: New Thing At Newport Impulse A94 [LP], Impulse 314 543 414-2 [CD]
   
  1. Spoken introduction to John Coltrane's set by Father Norman O'Connor 1:08
  2. One Down, One Up (Coltrane) 12:42
  3. My Favorite Things (Rodgers/Hammerstein) 15:14
  4. Spoken introduction to Archie Shepp's set by Billy Taylor 1:41
  5. Gingerbread, Gingerbread Boy (Shepp) 10:26
  6. Call Me By My Rightful Name (Shepp) 6:38
  7. Scag (Shepp) 3:19
  8. Rufus (Shepp) 5:17
  9. Le Matin Des Noire (Shepp) 8:20

Note: Tracks 3-5 are not on the original LP version of this record. Track 5 was originally issued on the Archie Shepp LP 'On This Night' (Impulse A97), but is not on the CD version of that record (as it's here instead).
Tracks 5-9 were also issued on the Archie Shepp 2LP compilation 'Further Fire Music' (Impulse IA-9357/2).

recorded July 2, 1965, Freebody Park, Newport, Rhode Island

on tracks 2-3: John Coltrane, tenor and soprano saxophones; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums
on tracks 5-9: Archie Shepp, tenor saxophone, recitation on 7; Bobby Hutcherson, vibraphone; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Chambers, drums

Peter Nero: On Tour RCA LSP-3610 [LP]
   
  1. Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie/Pinkard/Casey) 3:10
  2. Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) 4:56
  3. Autumn Leaves (Mercer/Prevert/Kosma) 2:42
  4. The More I See You (Mack Gordon/Harry Warren) 4:08
  5. Greensleeves (traditional arr. Nero) 2:52
  6. The Darktown Strutters' Ball (Shelton Brooks) 4:08
  7. Porgy And Bess Medley (Heyward/G. & I. Gershwin) 21:12

recorded live in Phoenix, Arizona; Pueblo, Colorado; and Denver, Colorado; dates not given, circa 1966

Peter Nero, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Cusatis, drums

Heiner Stadler: Brains On Fire, Volume 1 Labor LRS 7001 [LP]
   
  The Fugue # 2 [Take 1] (Stadler)  

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips. Also see the next entry below.

recorded December, 1966, Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Joe Farrell, tenor saxophone; Don Friedman, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Chambers, drums

Heiner Stadler: Retrospection Tomato 2696522 [CD], The Jazz Alliance TJA-10032 [CD]
   
  1. The Fugue # 2 [Take 2] (Stadler) 12:37

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded December, 1966, Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, New York City

Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Joe Farrell, tenor saxophone; Don Friedman, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Chambers, drums

Attila Zoller: Katz & Maus Saba SB 15112, MPS 15112, MPS/BASF 21 20633 [LP]
   
  1. Mahlke 7:42
  2. Conradinum Ballade 6:28
  3. Pilenz 9:42
  4. Catnip 8:32
  5. A. B. J. (Zoller/Phillips/Owens) 5:40
  6. Seascape 7:45

composed by Zoller except as noted

recorded December 14 & 15, 1966, New York City

on tracks 1-3: Attila Zoller, guitar; Albert Dailey, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Bobby Thomas, drums
on tracks 4-6: Jimmy Owens, trumpet; Attila Zoller, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass

Max Schubel: Exotica Opus One # 7 [LP]
   
  3. Quashed Culch (Schubel) 6:13

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded May 1967, Hayden Auditorium, Greenwich House Music School, New York City

Peggy Schecter, flute, gong; Barre Phillips, bass, gong

various artists: Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Die Jazz-Werkstatt '67 NDR 599 865 (Germany) [LP]
   
  Dreambells (Zoller) 5:56
  Alicia's Lullaby (Zoller) 7:44

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded August 31, 1967, Berlin

Attila Zoller Group:
on first track: Jimmy Owens, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Erik van Lier, bass trombone, tuba; Emil Mangelsdorff, alto saxophone, flute; Gerd Dudek, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Jan Konopasek, baritone and tenor saxophones, flute; Attila Zoller, guitar; Don Friedman, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Albert Heath, Stu Martin, drums
on second track: Attila Zoller, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass; Albert Heath, drums

Zoller/Konitz/Mangelsdorff: Zo-Ko-Ma MPS 15170, MPS/BASF CRM 664,
  MPS/BASF 21 20664-5, MPS BAP-5072 (UK),
  Corona CMJ-015 170, Crystal 63555 [LP], MPS 06025 1779748 (Germany) [CD]
   
  1. Zores Mores (Mangelsdorff) 5:42
  2. Feeling-In And Filling-In In Villingen (Konitz) 4:10
  3. Ach! Tavia (Konitz) / Skertzo (Mangelsdorff) / Alicia's Lullaby (Zoller) 6:22
  4. At Twighlite (Zoller) 5:52
  5. Struwwelpeter (Zoller) 4:37
  6. Alat's Mood (Mangelsdorff) 4:50
  7. Freeline Fräulein (Konitz) 4:41
  8. Danke For The Memory (Konitz) 4:02
  9. Rumpelstiltzchen (Zoller) 4:37

recorded March 13-14, 1968, MPS Tonstudio, Villingen, Germany

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Lee Konitz, alto saxophone, multi-vider; Attila Zoller, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

Lee Konitz: From Newport To Nice Philology W65-2 (Italy) [CD]
   
  10. 317 East 32nd Street (L. Tristano) 6:17
  11. At Twilight (M. Pinkard) 7:59

Note: This 1992 CD is a compilation of live recordings 1955-1980. Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded March 22, 1968, Köln

Lee Konitz, alto saxophone, varitone; Attila Zoller, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

various artists: Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Die Jazz-Werkstatt '69 NDR 654 057 (Germany) [LP]
   
  Sweet Hustler (Zoller) 5:38
  Impressions Of Sounds For Piano And Band (Dauner) 5:35

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded March 29, 1968, Hamburg

Attila Zoller, guitar; Wolfgang Dauner, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums
added on second track: Allan Botchinsky, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Torolf Molgaard, trombone; Lee Konitz, alto saxophone; Claes Rosendahl, tenor saxophone, flute; Heinz Sauer, tenor and soprano saxophone; Cecil Payne, baritone saxophone, clarinet

Marion Brown: Le Temps Fou [film soundtrack] Polydor 658142 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Le Temps Fou 5:24
  2. Cascatelles (Phillips) 5:31
  3. Song For Serge And Helle 6:39
  4. Boat Rock 4:59
  5. Ye Ye 6:08
  6. En Arrière 11:31

composed by Brown except as noted

recorded September 1968, Studio Davout, Paris

Ambrose Jackson, trumpet, percussion; Marion Brown, alto saxophone, bells; Gunter Hampel, vibraphone, bass clarinet, percussion; Barre Phillips, bass, percussion; Steve McCall, drums; Alain Corneau, percussion on 6

Barre Phillips: Journal Violone Opus One # 2 (USA) [LP]
(alias "Unaccompanied Barre") Music Man SMLS601 (UK) [LP]
(alias "Basse Barre") Futura GER 15 (France) [LP]
   
   
  1. Side One 18:40
  2. Side Two 19:10

all music by Phillips

recorded November 1968, Parish Church of St. James' Norlands, London

Barre Phillips, bass

Maximilian Schubel: Son Of Quashed Culch Opus One # 3 [LP]
   
  Son Of Quashed Culch: The Piece And The Process - Part 1  
  Son Of Quashed Culch: The Piece And The Process - Part 2  

composed by Schubel

recorded January 2, 1969, Parish Church of St. James' Norlands, London

Averil Williams, flute, piccolo, xylophone, glockenspiel, temple blocks, gong, timpani, bass drum; Alexander Kok, cello, suspended cymbal; Barre Phillips, bass, gong, suspended cymbal

Chris McGregor Septet: Up To Earth Fledg'ling FLED3069 (UK) [CD]
   
  1. Moonlight Aloe 10:42
  2. Yickytickee / Union Special 8:34
  3. Up To Earth 7:20
  4. Years Ago Now (McGregor/Moholo) 11:20

Note: First issued 2008.

composed by McGregor except as noted

recorded 1969, Sound Techniques, London

Mongezi Feza, trumpet; Dudu Pukwana, alto saxophone; Evan Parker, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet; Chris McGregor, piano; Barre Phillips, bass on 1, 3; Danny Thompson, bass on 2, 4; Louis Moholo, drums

Chris McGregor Trio: Our Prayer Fledg'ling FLED3070 (UK) [CD]
   
  1. Church Mouse 4:23
  2. Moonlight Aloe 7:18
  3. Spike Nard (Phillips) 7:35
  4. Our Prayer 25:47

Note: First issued 2008.

composed by McGregor except as noted

recorded 1969, Sound Techniques, London

Chris McGregor, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Louis Moholo, drums

John Surman: How Many Clouds Can You See? Deram DML-R1045 (UK) [LP], Deram 844882-2 (UK) [CD]
   
  1. Galata Bridge 14:56
  2. Caractacus 4:19
  3. Premonition (John Warren) 4:24
  4. Event - (a) Gathering (b) Ritual (c) Circle Dance 18:38
  5. How Many Clouds Can You See? 3:26

Note: The CD package lists the tracks as above, but the CD actually places the second LP side before the first, i.e. using the track numbers above, the CD tracks are ordered 4, 5, 1, 2, 3.

composed by Surman except as noted

recorded March 1969, London

on track 1: Harry Beckett, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone; Alan Skidmore, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone saxophone; John Taylor, piano; Harry Miller, bass; Alan Jackson, drums
on track 2: John Surman, baritone saxophone; Alan Jackson, drums
on track 3: Dave Holdsworth, Harry Beckett, trumpet; Chris Pyne, Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; George Smith, tuba; John Surman, soprano saxophone; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone; Alan Skidmore, tenor saxophone, flute; John Warren, baritone saxophone, flute; John Taylor, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Tony Oxley, drums
on tracks 4, 5: John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; John Taylor, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Tony Oxley, drums

The Mike Westbrook Concert Band: Marching Song Deram SML 1047 + 1048 (UK) [2 separate LPs]
  Deram MWB S-1 (USA) [2LP], Deram 844853-2 (UK) [2CD]
   
  1. Hooray! 6:24
  2. Landscape 15:28
  3. Waltz 5:54
  4. Landscape (II) 8:00
  5. Other World 9:35
  6. Marching Song 3:02
  7. Transition 3:01
  8. Home 9:44
  9. Rosie 6:36
  10. Prelude (Surman) 4:43
  11. Tension (Surman) 4:38
  12. Introduction/Ballad 8:23
  13. Conflict 9:43
  14. Requiem 1:53
  15. Tarnished (Surman) 5:58
  16. Memorial 2:18

Note: The original UK edition was two LPs issued separately as Volume 1 and Volume 2. The USA edition and the CD reissue have both volumes in one package.
Tracks 1 and 14 were also issued on a 7" single, Deram DM 286 (UK).

composed by Westbrook except as noted

recorded March 31, April 1 & 10, 1969, London

Dave Holdsworth, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Greg Bowen, Tony Fisher, Henry Lowther, Ronnie Hughes, trumpet; Malcolm Griffiths, Paul Rutherford, Mike Gibbs, Eddie Harvey, trombone; Tom Bennellick, french horn; Martin Fry, George Smith, tuba; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone, clarinet; Bernie Living, alto saxophone, flute; Alan Skidmore, tenor saxophone, flute; Nisar Ahmad Khan, Brian Smith, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones; John Warren, baritone and alto saxophones, flute; Mike Westbrook, piano; Harry Miller, Barre Phillips, Chris Laurence, bass; Alan Jackson, John Marshall, drums

Daevid Allen/Gilli Smyth/Gong: Magick Brother BYG 329305 (France) [LP], Spalax 14812 (France) [CD]
   
  1. Mystic Sister/Magick Brother 5:54
  2. Rational Anthem 4:09
  3. Glad To Sad To Say 3:45
  4. Chainstore Chant/Pretty Miss Titty 4:49
  5. Hope You Feel OK 4:32
  6. Ego 3:58
  7. Gongsong 4:10
  8. Princess Dreaming 2:57
  9. 5 & 20 Schoolgirls 4:30
  10. Cos You Got Green Hair 5:06

all composed by Gilli Smyth

recorded September/October 1969, Studio ETA and Studio Europa Sonor, Paris

Daevid Allen, voice, guitar, bass guitar; Gilli Smyth, voice; Tasmin Smyth, voice on 1, 8; Didier Malherbe, flute, soprano saxophone; Burton Greene, piano on 6; Earl Freeman, bass on 6, piano on 7; Dieter Gewissler, bass on 1, 7; Barre Phillips, bass on 2, 8; Rachid Houari, drums, tabla

Mal Waldron Trio: Set Me Free Affinity AFF116 (UK) [LP], Jimco JICL-89231 (Japan) [CD]
   
  1. Set Me Free / You Were Always There  
  2. Yeah  
  3. Jamaica Libre  
  4. Desillusion  
  5. Attila The Hun  

Note: This session was recorded by BYG but never issued by them. The 1984 Affinity LP was the first issue.

all composed by Waldron

recorded October 1969, Paris

Mal Waldron, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums

Remembering Sixty-nine JG 04/05 (Germany) [2LP]
   
  Depression (J. Kühn)  

Note: Other tracks are without Phillips.

recorded November 2, 1969, Altena/Iserlohn, Germany

Joachim Kühn, piano, alto saxophone; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, Jacques Thollot, drums

Rolf & Joachim Kühn: Monday Morning Hörzu SHZE909BL (Germany) [LP]
   
  1. Black Out (J. Kühn) 0:51
  2. Strangulation Of A Monkey (R. Kühn) 5:43
  3. Dance Of A Spaceman (R. Kühn/R. Jürgensen) 9:14
  4. Reflections Of A Monday Morning (R. Kühn) 2:58
  5. Oh! Grand Pa (J. Kühn) 7:18
  6. Don't Think (J. Kühn) 5:42

recorded November 1969, Berlin

Eje Thelin, trombone; Rolf Kühn, clarinet; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Joachim Kühn, piano, alto saxophone; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, Jacques Thollot, drums

various artists: Gittin' To Know Y'All MPS 15269, MPS/BASF CRM 728, MPS/BASF 21 20728-5,
  MPS 15038 (France) [LP], MPS POCJ 2553 (Japan) [CD]
   
  1. Gittin' To Know Y'All / Part 1 (Lester Bowie) 23:35
  2. Gittin' To Know Y'All / Part 2 (Lester Bowie) 8:25
  3. Ved Soerevatn (Terje Rypdal) 8:38
  4. For My Two J.B.'s (Karin Krog) 1:08
  5. May Hunting Song (Willem Breuker) 4:47

recorded December 12-14, 1969, Baden-Baden Free Jazz Meeting

on tracks 1 & 2: Lester Bowie, Hugh Steinmetz, Kenny Wheeler, trumpets; Albert Mangelsdorff, Eje Thelin, trombone; Willem Breuker, bass clarinet; Joseph Jarman, soprano saxophone; Roscoe Mitchell, alto saxophone; Alan Skidmore, Heinz Sauer, Gerd Dudek, Bernt Rosengren, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Dave Burrell, piano; Leo Cuypers, prepared piano; Barre Phillips, Palle Danielsson, bass; Steve McCall, Tony Oxley, Claude Delcloo, drums
on track 3: Karin Krog, voice; Joseph Jarman, flute; Bernt Rosengren, flute, oboe; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Barre Phillips, Palle Danielsson, bass; Steve McCall, drums; Claude Delcloo, bells
on track 4: Karin Krog, multi-tracked voices
on track 5: Willem Breuker, John Surman, bass clarinet

Siegfried Kessler/Barre Phillips/Steve McCall: Live At The Gill's Club Futura GER10 (France) [LP/CD]
   
  1. Elyane (Kessler) 17:56
  2. Journal Violone 7:43
  3. Spikenard 6:29
  4. Silver Cloud 5:54
  5. L.B. 12:40 (LP) - 22:25 (CD)
  6. Milestones (Miles Davis) 12:52

Note: Track 6 is only on the CD version, which also includes an extended version of track 5.

composed by Phillips except as noted

recorded live December 26-27, 1969, Gill's Club, Paris

Siegfried Kessler, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Steve McCall, drums

John Surman Trio: Live In Altena JG Records 018 (Germany) [LP]
   
  1. Billie The Kid (Martin)  
  2. Tallness (Surman)  
  3. Dee Tune (Surman) 25:00
  4. In Between (Surman)  
  5. Spikenard (Phillips) 18:30

recorded January 10, 1970, Altena, Germany

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

Portal/Surman/Phillips/Martin/Drouet: Alors!!! Futura GER12 (France) [LP/CD]
   
  1. Oo Bam Ba Deep (Phillips) 5:20
  2. Billie The Kid (Martin) 1:55
  3. Yes, Oh Yes, You Wonderous Sun-Kissed Maiden! (Surman) 14:10
  4. Ca Boom? (Phillips) 0:57
  5. Y En A Marre (Portal) 5:35
  6. Undercurrent (Surman) 5:30
  7. New Peace (Phillips) 1:55
  8. Ca Boom! (Phillips) 7:45

Note: Tracks 1 and 6 were also issued on a 7" single, Futura EFU 13 (France).

recorded January 27, 1970, Arsonor Studio, Paris

Michel Portal, alto saxophone, bass clarinet; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums; Jean-Pierre Drouet, percussion

The Trio Dawn DNLS 3006 (UK) [2LP]
  Beat Goes On BGOCD231 (UK) [2CD]
   
  1. Oh, Dear (Surman) 6:43
  2. Dousing Rod (Phillips/Surman) 3:22
  3. Silvercloud (Phillips) 7:30
  4. Incantation (Surman) 1:51
  5. Caractacus (Surman) 4:27
  6. Let's Stand (Phillips) 3:23
  7. Foyer Hall (Martin) 7:40
  8. Porte Des Lilas (Cooke) 5:59
  9. Veritably (Phillips) 5:54
  10. In Between (Surman) 9:11
  11. 6's And 7's (Phillips) 6:26
  12. Green Walnut (Phillips) 11:14
  13. Billie The Kid (Martin) 1:34
  14. Dee Tune (Surman) 8:42
  15. Centering (Phillips) 5:38
  16. Joachim (Martin) 6:50
  17. Drum (Martin) 2:44

Note: This set was also issued as two separate LPs under John Surman's name, Vogue VJD 505/1 and VJD 505/2.
A 2-CD set called 'The Trio featuring John Surman: The Dawn Sessions' (Sequel NEE CD 303) includes both this set and 'The Trio: Conflagration' (for details of which see below).

recorded March 1970, location not given

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena JG 21/22 (Germany) [2LP]
   
  track title not provided  

Note: Other tracks are without Phillips.

recorded June 1970, Altena, Germany

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

various artists: Jazz Jamboree 1970 Vol. 2 Muza SXL 0697 (Poland) [LP]
   
  Billie The Kid (Martin)  
  Nuts (Martin)  
  Dousing Rod (Phillips)  
  Dee Tune (Surman)  
  6's And 7's (Phillips)  
  Caractacus (Surman)  

Note: The Trio is featured on side 1 of this LP. Side 2 has tracks by Quinteto Cubano de Jazz and Theo Loevendie.

recorded live October 31, 1970, Warsaw

The Trio: John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

The Trio: Conflagration Dawn DNLS 3022 (UK) [LP]
  Beat Goes On BGOCD253 (UK) [CD]
   
  1. Conflagration (Phillips) 7:35
  2. Malachite (Surman) 8:00
  3. Nuts (Martin) 7:00
  4. 6's And 7's (Phillips) 7:35
  5. B (Martin) 6:35
  6. Afore The Morrow (Surman) 9:25

Note: A 2-CD set called 'The Trio featuring John Surman: The Dawn Sessions' (Sequel NEE CD 303) includes both this set and 'The Trio' (the original 2-LP set, for details of which see above).

recording date and location not given -- probably London, late 1970

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums; with Harold Beckett, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Marc Charig, cornet; Nick Evans, Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; Stan Sulzmann, clarinet, flute; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone, clarinet; Alan Skidmore, tenor and soprano saxophones, flute; Chick Corea, John Taylor, piano; Dave Holland, bass; John Marshall, drums

various artists: Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Die Jazz-Werkstatt '70 NDR 654 094 (Germany) [LP]
   
  To Albert Heath (Friedrich Gulda) 6:33

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded December 1970, Hamburg

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet, fluegelhorn; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Pierre Cavalli, guitar; Friedrich Gulda, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Klaus Weiss, drums

David Holland/Barre Phillips: Music From Two Basses ECM 1011 [LP/CD]
   
  1. Improvised Piece I (Holland/Phillips) 10:32
  2. Improvised Piece II (Phillips/Holland) 7:50
  3. Beans (Phillips) 3:05
  4. Raindrops (Holland) 4:10
  5. Maybe I Can Sing It For You (Phillips) 1:44
  6. Just A Whisper (Holland) 4:54
  7. Song For Clare (Holland) 4:54

recorded February 15, 1971, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

David Holland, bass, cello; Barre Phillips, bass

Barre Phillips: For All It Is JAPO 60003 (Germany) [LP]
   
  1. Just 8 7:00
  2. Whoop 3:50
  3. Few Too 5:30
  4. La Palette 4:00
  5. Y En A 5:43
  6. Dribble 7:13
  7. Y. M. 4:47

all composed by Phillips

recorded March 12, 1971, Alster Film-Tonstudios, Hamburg

Barre Phillips, Palle Danielsson, Barry Guy, J. F. Jenny-Clark, bass; Stu Martin, drums

various artists: Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Jazzworkshop 1971 NDR 654 963 (Germany) [LP]
   
  Whoop (Phillips) 3:40
  La Palette (Phillips) 3:58

Note: Additional tracks are without Phillips.

recorded 1971, Germany

Barre Phillips, Palle Danielsson, Barry Guy, J. F. Jenny-Clark, bass; Stu Martin, drums

Slide Hampton & Václav Zahradník Big Band: B & S Supraphon 1 15 0929 (Czechoslovakia) [LP]
  Curcio/Giganti del Jazz GJ39 (Italy) [LP]
   
  1. The End Of Love (Hampton) 4:40
  2. B & S (Hampton) 7:35
  3. Gardener's Waltz (Hampton) 7:00
  4. Jeannette (Zahradnik) 10:40
  5. Fashank In Blues (Dasek) 8:35

recorded March 31-April 2, 1971, Supraphon Studios, Prague

Miloslav Bures, Jirí Hlava, trumpet; Jan Capoun, Nikola Janev, trumpet on 1, 2, 3; Jirí Jelínek, Jaroslav Lautner, trumpet on 4, 5; Slide Hampton, Zdenek Pulec, Jan Hyncica, Josef Petrzilka, Miroslav Kozeluh, trombone; Petr Fleischer, tuba; Jirí Stivín, Jirí Válek, flute; Miroslav Krysl, clarinet, alto saxophone; Dusan Húscava, Jan Václavík, clarinet, tenor saxophone; Rudolf Tichácek, clarinet and tenor saxophone on 1, 2, 3; Jaroslav Hájek, clarinet and tenor saxophone on 4, 5; John Surman, soprano and baritone saxophones; Rudolf Dasek, guitar; Karel Velebný, vibraphone; Laco Gerhardt, piano, electric piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums; Václav Zahradník, conductor

The Trio: By Contact Ogun OG529 (UK) [LP]
   
  1. Flyover (Surman) 10:40
  2. Open Brown (Phillips) 12:10
  3. Utah, Oregon (Martin) 6:00
  4. Noninka (Martin) 7:40
  5. Cant (Phillips) 6:00
  6. In The Round (Martin/Phillips/Surman) 5:00

Note: This LP was issued in 1987. The credits give the recording date as 1979, but this is apparently a misprint. The liner notes indicate that the recordings are from 1971, when The Trio was an active group.

recorded April 16-17, 1971, Tangerine Studios

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet, cornet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

John Surman/John Warren: Tales Of The Algonquin Deram SML 1094 (UK) [LP], Deram 844883-2 (UK) [CD]
   
  1. With Terry's Help 5:56
  2. We'll Make It 6:21
  3. The Dandelion 6:10
  4. Picture-Tree 5:47
  5. The Purple Swan  
  6. Shingebis And The North Wind  
  7. The Adventures of Manabush  
  8. The White Water Lily  
  9. Wihio The Wanderer 23:15

all composed by John Warren

recorded 1971, London

Martin Drover, Kenny Wheeler, Harry Beckett, trumpet, fluegelhorn; Malcolm Griffiths, Ed Harvey, Danny Almark, trombone; Stan Sulzmann, alto and soprano saxophones, flute; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone, clarinet; Alan Skidmore, tenor saxophone, flute; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones; John Warren, baritone saxophone, flute; John Taylor, piano; Harry Miller, Barre Phillips, bass; Alan Jackson, Stu Martin, drums

2. Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena JG 27/28 (Germany) [2LP]
   
  Timelife Revisiting (Surman)  

Note: Other tracks are without Phillips.

recorded 1971, Altena, Germany

Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet & The Trio: Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Heinz Sauer, tenor saxophone; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones; Barre Phillips, Günter Lenz, bass; Stu Martin, Ralf Hübner, drums

various artists: Ossiach Live BASF 4921119-3/1-3 (Germany) [3LP]
   
  12. Maghreb Suite (Gruntz) 23:00
  13. Oh Dear (Surman) 7:50

Note: Additional tracks are by Friedrich Gulda, Weather Report, Dave Pike Set, Tangerine Dream, and others.

recorded June 25-July 5, 1971, Ossiach, Austria

on track 12, George Gruntz group: John Surman, soprano saxophone; Jean-Luc Ponty, violin; George Gruntz, electric piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums; Salah El Mahdi, nai; Jelloul Osman, mezoued; Moktar Slama, zoukra; Hattab Jouini, tabla, darbouka; Limpe Fuchs, voice

on track 13, The Trio: John Surman, baritone saxophone; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

Michel Portal: Splendid Yzlment CBS 64567 (France) [LP], CBS 467454-2 (France) [CD]
   
  1. Splendid Yzlment 7:06
  2. Aquellos Del Otro Lado 12:26
  3. Kakashoos III (Barre Phillips) 6:16
  4. Blindly And Continuously 14:02

composed by Portal except as noted

recorded July 1971, Studio Davout, Paris

Runo Erickson, trombone, violin, harmonica; Howard Johnson, tuba, baritone saxophone; Michel Portal, sopranino and alto saxophones, bass and contrabass clarinets, bandoneon; Jouck Minor, baritone, tenor, and sopranino saxophones, flutes, keina, musical saw; Gerard Marais, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass; Pierre Favre, drums

Stivín & Co Jazz System: Five Hits In A Row / 5 Ran Do Cepice Supraphon 115 1229 (Czechoslovakia) [LP]
   
  1. Five Hits In A Row 14:40
  2. Anten (Barre Phillips) 5:55
  3. Give More 7:30
  4. Shadows Of Dogs And People 5:40
  5. Phone On Monday And Reverse The Charge 7:30

Note: Two (at least) versions of this LP exist, one giving titles and other information in Czech, and another in English.

composed by Jirí Stivín except as noted

recorded February 25-27, 1972, Supraphon Studio, Prague

Jirí Stivín, recorder, flutes, alto saxophone; Zbigniew Seifert, violin; Rudolf Dasek, guitar; Barre Phillips, bass; Josef Vejvoda, Milan Vitoch, drums

Colette Magny: Feu Et Rythme Le Chant du Monde LDX74444 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Feu Et Rythme (Agostinho Neto/Colette Magny) 1:30
  2. K 3 Blues (Colette Magny) 2:05
  3. Brave Nègre (LeRoi Jones/Eric Kahane/Colette Magny) 2:00
  4. USA Doudou (Colette Magny) 7:30
  5. Jabberwocky (Michel Puig/Lewis Carroll) 2:30
  6. Soupe De Poissons (Pablo Neruda/André Wurmser/Colette Magny) 2:05
  7. Malachites (Max Jacob/Michel Puig) 1:32
  8. Prends Moi, Me Prends Pas (Colette Magny) 4:00
  9. A L'Écoute (Colette Magny) 5:35
  10. La Marche (Michel Puig/Grand Larousse) 2:26
  11. L'Église De Taban (Pablo Neruda/André Wurmser/Colette Magny) 2:15
  12. Conascor (Colette Magny) 6:05

recording date and location not specified

on tracks 5, 7, 10: Colette Magny, voice; ensemble directed by Diego Masson
on track 4: Colette Magny, Dane Belany, voice; Beb Guerin, Barre Phillips, bass
on all other tracks: Colette Magny, voice, guitar; Beb Guerin, Barre Phillips, bass

Colette Magny: Repression Le Chant du Monde LDX74476 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Babylone/U.S.A. (Magny/Tusques) 3:55
  2. Cherokee (Magny/Tusques) 5:20
  3. Djoutche (Magny/Tusques) 6:10
  4. Liberez Les Prisonniers Politiques (Magny/Tusques) 3:40
  5. Répression (Magny, arr. Phillips) 5:45
  6. Chronique Du Nord (Magny) 8:35
  7. Camarade-Curé (Magny) 2:55

recording date and location not specified, circa 1972

on tracks 1-4: Colette Magny, voice; Bernard Vitet, trumpet; Juan Valoaz, alto saxophone; François Tusques, piano; Beb Guerin, bass; Noel McGhie, drums
on tracks 5, 6: Colette Magny, voice, guitar; Beb Guerin, Barre Phillips, bass
on track 7: Colette Magny, voice, guitar

Terje Rypdal: What Comes After ECM 1031 [LP/CD]
   
  1. Bend It 9:52
  2. Yearning 3:21
  3. Icing (Rypdal/Christensen) 7:48
  4. What Comes After 10:59
  5. Séjours (Phillips) 3:51
  6. Back Of J. (Phillips) 4:17

composed by Rypdal except as noted

recorded August 7-8, 1973, Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo

Erik Niord Larsen, oboe, english horn; Terje Rypdal, electric and acoustic guitars, flute on 5; Barre Phillips, bass, piccolo bass on 5; Sveinung Hovensjø, electric bass on 1, 4; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion, organ on 5

Friedrich Gulda et al: It's Up To You Preiser SPR 3268 (Austria) [2LP]
   
  1. Solo L. Fuchs  
  2. Duo Gulda - L. Fuchs  
  3. Solo P. Fuchs  
  4. Ensemble Baschir - Gulda - Phillips - Herrmann - Zadlo  
  5. Trio Gulda - Baschir - Mangelsdorff  
  6. Ensemble Mangelsdorff - Phillips - Gulda - Herrmann - Zadlo - P. Fuchs  
  7. Trio L. Fuchs - Gulda - P. Fuchs  
  8. Trio Gulda - P. Fuchs - L. Fuchs  
  9. Duo Phillips - Herrmann  
  10. Quartett Phillips - Herrmann - Zadlo - Gulda  
  11. Trio Mangelsdorff - Gulda - Anders  
  12. Solo Gulda  
  13. Solo P. Fuchs  
  14. Trio Gulda - P. Fuchs - L. Fuchs  

recorded March and July 1974

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Leszek Zadlo, soprano saxophone, percussion; Mounir Baschir, oud; Friedrich Gulda, electric piano, electric clavichord, alto and bass recorders, voice; Barre Phillips, bass; Gerhard Herrmann, Ursula Anders, drums; Limpe Fuchs, drums, zither, voice; Paul Fuchs, harp, horn, saw, percussion, voice

Elias Gistelinck: Ndesse ou Blues Cultura 5072 N-1 (Belgium) [LP]
   
  1. Ndesse ou Blues (1) 20:22
  2. Ndesse ou Blues (2) 12:44
  3. Shouts 6:26

Note: B.R.T. = Belgische Radio en Televisie

all composed by Gistelinck; text on tracks 1, 2 by Leopold Sedar Senghor

tracks 1, 2 recorded at Studio 4, B.R.T.; track 3 recorded at Klankstudio G. Steurbaut, Gent
dates not provided (record issued 1975)

on tracks 1, 2: Versterkt Kamerorkest van de B.R.T.; Jazzorkest van de B.R.T.; Fernand Terby, conductor; Paul Roland, recitation; Palle Mikkelborg, trumpet; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums

on track 3: Walter Boeykens, clarinet

various artists: Balver Hoehle Jazz Festival JG 36-39 (Germany) [4LP]
   
  Maybe I Can Sing It For You  
  Silver Cloud  

Note: Other tracks are without Phillips.

recorded live May 31, 1975, Balver Hoehle Jazz Festival, Germany

Krzysztof Zgraja, flute; Barre Phillips, bass

Barre Phillips: Mountainscapes ECM 1076 [LP/CD]
   
  1. Mountainscape I 5:54
  2. Mountainscape II 2:45
  3. Mountainscape III 4:21
  4. Mountainscape IV 4:25
  5. Mountainscape V 4:50
  6. Mountainscape VI 4:33
  7. Mountainscape VII 3:21
  8. Mountainscape VIII 7:12

all composed by Phillips/Feichtner/Surman/Martin

recorded March 1976, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet, synthesizer; Dieter Feichtner, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, drums, synthesizer; John Abercrombie, guitar on 8

Friedrich Gulda et al: Nachricht Vom Lande Brain 500.018 (Germany) [2LP]
   
  1. Einsamkeiten  
  a) (Anders) 5:54
  b) (Gulda) 8:43
  c) (Phillips) 3:15
  2. Begegnung Auf Moosham (Gulda/Taylor) 5:10
  3. Wechselnde Begegnungen Auf Moosham 26:58
  a) (Taylor/Phillips/Anders/Gulda)  
  b) (Surman/Phillips/Gulda/Taylor)  
  c) (Mangelsdorff/Taylor)  
  d) (Taylor/Martin)  
  4. Mooshamer Begegnungen [Fortsetzung]: "Das Gewitter" 19:18
  (Martin/Mangelsdorff/Phillips/Surman/Gulda/Anders/Taylor)  
  5. Mooshamer Begegnungen [Schluss]: "Nach Dem Gewitter" 7:16
  (Gulda/Phillips/Surman/Martin)  
  6. Nachklänge - Rückkehr - Zweisamkeit (Gulda/Anders) 13:30

recorded August 1976, Schloss Moosham, Lungau, Austria

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, synthesizer; Cecil Taylor, piano; Friedrich Gulda, piano, electric clavichord, bass recorder, bongos; Barre Phillips, bass; Stu Martin, Ursula Anders, drums

Mumps: A Matter Of Taste MPS 68.169 [LP]
   
  1. A Matter Of Taste 8:32
  2. Old Love Never Rusts 4:24
  3. Amber 2:10
  4. Electric Waltz 5:01
  5. Sparrow Knows 5:52
  6. The Strange Tale Of Mr. Misster 4:22
  7. But The Accordion Stays 9:17

all composed by Martin/Mangelsdorff/Phillips/Surman

recorded March 13-19, 1977, Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik, Stuttgart

Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone, guitar, voice; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet, piano, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, bass, voice; Stu Martin, drums, synthesizer

Charlie Mariano: October Contemp 2 (Germany) [LP], Inner City 1024 (USA) [LP]
   
  1. Aszu (Brüninghaus) 8:06
  2. Nagaswarup (Mariano) 7:47
  3. Earth (Brüninghaus) 2:47
  4. Out Of The Jungle (Dahmen) 4:16
  5. To An Elfin Princess (Mariano) 7:24
  6. 7 Up (Meuser) 5:27
  7. Back Of J. (Phillips) 2:55
  8. Down The Kaveri (Mariano) 4:45

recorded October 5-7, 1977, Cornet Studio, Cologne

Charlie Mariano, soprano and alto saxophones, flute, nagaswaram; Rainer Brüninghaus, piano, electric piano, synthesizers; Barre Phillips, bass; Hansgeorg Meuser, electric bass; Udo Dahmen, drums; Trilok Gurtu, tabla, percussion

Barre Phillips: Three Day Moon ECM 1123 [LP/CD]
   
  1. A-i-a 9:41
  2. Ms. P. 4:59
  3. La Folle 5:18
  4. Brd 8:38
  5. Ingul-Buz 3:58
  6. S. C. & W. 9:27

all composed by Phillips

recorded March 1978, Talent Studio, Oslo

Terje Rypdal, guitar, guitar synthesizer, organ; Dieter Feichtner, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, bass; Trilok Gurtu, tabla, percussion

Miqueu Montanaro: Musica Occitana d'Encuei... Ventadorn VTD 323 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Santa-Filomena (Phillips/Montanaro)  
  2. Ginestiera (Montanaro)  
  3. Lo Grand Soleu (Montanaro)  
  4. La Volta Rigaudon (traditional)  
  5. Miquela (Montanaro, text: Vernet)  
  6. Dansa (Montanaro)  
  7. Borreia Dei Carrieras (Phillips/Montanaro)  
  8. Valsa E Escotisha Dei Goretas (Zagaria/Montanaro)  
  9. Amandina (Montanaro)  
  10. Dins Una Carriera Estrecha (Montanaro, text: Pelhon)  
  11. Boita A Musica (Montanaro)  
  12. Adiussatz (Montanaro)  

recorded circa 1979, France

Miqueu Montanaro, galobet, tamborin, accordion, ocarina, gaida, guitar, armonica, piano, flutes; Christian Zagaria, violin, percussion; Barre Phillips, bass; Frances Marques, bass on 11, 12; Daniel Daumas, recitation on 2; Florian Vernet, recitation on 5; Alan Pelhon, recitation on 10

Peter Kowald/Barre Phillips: Die Jungen: Random Generators FMP 0680 (Germany) [LP]
   
  1. Die Jungen: Random Generators 5:22
  2. Look Here, My Dear 5:43
  3. Avuncularly Yours 10:23
  4. The Boys 2:22
  5. Two Fingers Please 8:28
  6. Ein Stück Ins Blaue-Chops 11:05

Note: Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6 have been reissued on the 1999 CD Peter Kowald: Bass Duets (FMP CD 102).

all music by Kowald/Phillips

recorded live March 1 & 2, 1979, Academy of Arts, Berlin

Peter Kowald, Barre Phillips, bass

Hervé Bourde: Engatsse! Marge 12 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Meduze 5:15
  2. Improvizassion (Bourde/Phillips) 3:08
  3. Coitus Provençulus 4:34
  4. Miroir 7:11
  5. Espasse 13:20
  6. Dimension 4:24

composed by Bourde except as noted

recorded April 27, 1979, Paris

Hervé Bourde, alto and tenor saxophones, flute, bolémar; Bernard Lubat, piano, organ, melodica, drums; Barre Phillips, bass

Barre Phillips: Journal Violone II ECM 1149 [LP/CD]
   
  1. Part I 7:10
  2. Part II 6:19
  3. Part III 5:02
  4. Part IV 6:45
  5. Part V 3:26
  6. Part VI 11:03

all composed by Phillips

recorded June 1979, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

Aina Kemanis, voice; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, bass

Barre Phillips: Music By... ECM 1178 [LP]
   
  1. Twitter 6:18
  2. Angleswaite 8:49
  3. Pirthrite 5:29
  4. Longview 7:35
  5. Entai 3:00
  6. Double Treble (Phillips/Bourde) 3:02
  7. Elvid Kursong 6:47

composed by Phillips except as noted

recorded May 1980, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

Aina Kemanis, Claudia Phillips, voice; Hervé Bourde, alto and tenor saxophones, flutes; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Pierre Favre, drums

String Summit: One World In Eight MPS 0068.275 [LP]
   
  1. One World In Three (Lockwood/Blake/Debski) 6:37
  2. Jacasserie Intime (Escoudé) 8:31
  3. Trans Tanz (Dauner) 9:46
  4. Right Atrium (Lockwood) 5:00
  5. Christwood (Escoudé/Lockwood) 3:52
  6. Hargang (Pepl/Dauner) 5:30
  7. One For Beb (Phillips) 7:03

tracks 1-3 recorded November 24-27, 1980, Uko Studio I Südwestfunk, Baden Baden
tracks 4-7 recorded live November 28, 1980, Old Castle, Mainz

Ack van Rooyen, fluegelhorn, trumpet; John Blake, Didier Lockwood, Krzesimir Debski, violin; Abdul Wadud, cello; Christian Escoudé, Harry Pepl, guitar; Wolfgang Dauner, piano, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, Bo Stief, bass; Pierre Favre, Fredy Studer, drums

Peitzer Grand Mit Vieren Jazzwerkstatt 077 (Germany) [CD]
   
  1. Ein Set 39:15

Note: First issued 2009.

recorded live September 20, 1981, Jazzwerkstatt Peitz

Manfred Schoof, trumpet; Gianluigi Trovesi, alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Günter "Baby" Sommer, drums

Vocal Summit: Sorrow Is Not Forever - Love Is Moers Music 02004 (Germany) [LP/CD]
   
  1. Spiral Dance (Bobby McFerrin) 4:24
  2. New York Polka (Michal Urbaniak) 4:55
  3. Conversations Junior (Lauren Newton) 2:25
  4. Stream (Bobby McFerrin) 3:50
  5. Meet You There (Jay Clayton) 6:15
  6. Chant For Five (Rainer Brüninghaus) 10:30
  7. Sorrow Is Not Forever - Love Is (Michal Urbaniak) 6:00
  8. That's Me (Lee/Clayton/Newton/Dudziak/McFerrin) 3:00

Note: Lee Rozie is credited with "reeds" on tracks 6 and 7, but I don't hear any reed instruments on the issued tracks.

recorded live November 26, 1982, New Castle, Mainz
except tracks 6, 8 recorded November 22-25, 1982, SWF Studio 1, Baden Baden

Lauren Newton, Urszula Dudziak, Jeanne Lee, Jay Clayton, Bobby McFerrin, voice
added on 6, 7: Werner Pirchner, vibraphone; Rainer Brüninghaus, piano, synthesizer; Barre Phillips, bass; Joe Chambers, drums

Barre Phillips: Call Me When You Get There ECM 1257 [LP]
   
  1. Grants Pass 8:08
  2. Craggy Slope 4:57
  3. Amos Crowns Barn 4:00
  4. Pittmans Rock 4:59
  5. Highway 37 3:37
  6. Winslow Cavern 4:25
  7. Riverbend 4:13
  8. Brewstertown 2 5:28

all music by Phillips

recorded February 1983, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

Barre Phillips, bass

Alfred Harth: This Earth! ECM 1264 [LP]
   
  1. Female Is The Sun 2:29
  2. Relation To Light, Colour And Feeling 4:49
  3. Studying Walk, A Landscape 5:15
  4. Body & Mentation 6:05
  5. Energy: Blood/Air 6:22
  6. Three Acts Of Recognition (Bley/Harth) 6:13
  7. Come Oekotopia (Phillips/Harth/Gurtu) 8:30
  8. Waves Of Being 5:51
  9. Transformate, Transcend Tones And Images 4:04

composed by Harth except as noted; texts by Vicky Scrivener

recorded May 1983, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

Maggie Nicols, voice; Alfred Harth, tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet; Paul Bley, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Trilok Gurtu, percussion

Joëlle Léandre: Les Douze Sons Nato 82 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Pavane (Léandre/Nozati/Schweizer) 0:59
  2. Basses Profondes (Léandre/Phillips) 2:42
  3. Pierrot (Léandre/Nozati/Schweizer) 0:42
  4. Ballade De Chien (Léandre/Phillips/Lewis) 4:43
  5. Cadenza Rare (Léandre/Schweizer/Nozati) 0:07
  6. Trio En Form De Bagatelle (Léandre/Bailey/Reijseger) 5:25
  7. Grand Duo Concertant (Léandre/Phillips) 3:55
  8. Les Trois Dames (Léandre/Nozati/Schweizer) 9:05
  9. Instant Opus 3 (Phillips/Lewis) 1:20
  10. Sonate Brève Échappée (Léandre/Schweizer) 6:42
  11. Seriozo (Pour Cordes Et Trombone) (Léandre/Phillips/Lewis) 6:49
  12. Soupir (Nozati) 0:03

recorded June 9-12, 1983, Theatre Dunois, Paris

Joëlle Léandre, bass; Annick Nozati, voice on 1, 3, 5, 8, 12; Irène Schweizer, piano on 1, 3, 5, 8, 10; Barre Phillips, bass on 2, 4, 7, 9, 11; George Lewis, trombone on 4, 9, 11; Ernst Reijseger, cello on 6; Derek Bailey, guitar on 6

Gunter Hampel All Stars: Jubilation Birth 0038 (Germany) [LP/CD]
   
  1. Waiting 11:23
  2. Little Bird 14:45
  3. Waltz For Universes In A Corridor 12:37
  4. Laughin' To Keep From Cryin' 3:45
  5. Turbulence 5:54
  6. Spielplatz 10:30

Note: Track 6 is on the CD edition only.

all composed by Hampel

recorded November 8, 1983, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg

Jeanne Lee, voice; Manfred Schoof, trumpet; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Perry Robinson, clarinet; Marion Brown, alto saxophone; Thomas Keyserling, alto saxophone, flutes; Gunter Hampel, vibraphone, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass; Steve McCall, drums

Accroche Note: En Concert Accroche Note ANJ 8409 (France) [LP]
   
  1. Le Fou Saxophonisant (Angster) 14:00
  2. Mafu (Kubler/Collet) 7:40
  3. 7 Décembre 83 (Phillips/Kubler) 3:20
  4. Interlace 27 (Phillips) 9:30
  5. Couloirs (Angster) 7:30

recorded December 7, 1983, Maillon, Strasbourg
except track 3 recorded December 29, 1983, Maison de la Radio, Paris

Françoise Kubler, voice; Armand Angster, bass and contrabass clarinets, soprano saxophone; Barre Phillips, bass; Jean-Michel Collet, percussion

Denis Levaillant: Barium Circus Nato 382 (France) [LP]
   
  1. L'Entrée Des Athletes Aux Chevaux Noirs 4:30
  2. La Trapéziste 1 4:49
  3. La Trapéziste 2 1:15
  4. Le Jongleur Masqué 3:15
  5. Les Equilibristes 5:00
  6. La Pantomime Amoureuse 5:40
  7. Les Petits Chiens Gris 2:49
  8. Le Magicien 5:10
  9. Le Clown Blanc 1:41
  10. La Parade Des Augustes 2:16
  11. Le Départ Des Fauves 3:44

all composed by Levaillant

recorded live February 10, 1984, Avignon

Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Yves Robert, trombone; Tony Coe, tenor and soprano saxophones, clarinet; Denis Levaillant, piano; Barre Phillips, bass; Pierre Favre, drums

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