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Baikida Carroll discography

This is a discography of Baikida Carroll albums and albums by other musicians that feature Baikida Carroll.


Baikida Carroll: leader or co-leader discography

Orange Fish Tears, Baikida E.J. Carroll, 1974, Palm 13

Tracks : Orange Fish Tears, Forest Scorpion, Rue Roger, Porte D'Orléans

Musicians : Baikida E.J. Carroll, Oliver Lake, Manuel Villardel, Nana Vasconcelos

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The Spoken Word, Baikida Carroll, 1979, hat Hut HAT M/N

Tracks : The Spoken Word I, The Spoken Word II, Third Image, Rites And Rituals, Double Rainbow Forest

Musicians : Baikida Carroll

Recorded live in Berkeley in April 1978.

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Shadows and Reflections, Baikida Carroll, 1982, Soul Note SN 1023

Tracks : Kaki, Jahi Sundance Lake, Left Jab, Pyramids, At Roi

Musicians : Baikida Carroll, Julius Hemphill, Anthony Davis, Dave Holland, Pheeroan akLaff

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Door of the Cage, Baikida Carroll, 1995?, Soul Note SN 1123

Tracks : Door Of The Cage, King, At Roi, Against Your Warmth, Speak, Legacies, I Thought You Knew, Hannah Pearl, I Need ..., Spade Hearts In Clubs

Musicians : Baikida Carroll, Erica Lindsay, Steve Adegoke Colson, Santi Debriano, Pheeroan ak Laff

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Marionettes On A High Wire, Baikida Carroll, 2001, OmniTone

Tracks : Ebullient Secrets, Griot's Last Dance, Marionettes on a High Wire, Miss Julie, Our Say, A Thrill a Minute, Velma, Flamboye, Down Under, Cab

Musicians : Baikida Carroll, Erica Lindsay, Adegoke Steve Colson, Michael Formanek, Pheeroan akLaff

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Baikida Carroll: sideman

Whisper Of Dharma, Human Arts Ensemble, 1972, Universal Justice Records

Tracks : Whisper Of Dharma, A World New

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, J.D. Paran, Oliver Lake, James Marshall, Gene Lake, Baikida E.J. Carroll

Originally released on Universal Justice Records in 1972, then on Arista Freedom in 1977.

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Red, Black and Green, Solidarity Unit, Inc., 1972, Universal Justice Records

Tracks : Something To Play On, Floreo, Beyond The New Horizon

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Baikida Carroll, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, Oliver Lake, Clovis Bordeaux, Richard Martin, Carl Richardson, Kada Kayan, Danny Trice

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Dogon A.D., Julius Hemphill, 1972, Mbari MPC 501

Tracks : Dogon A.D., Rites, The Painter

Musicians : Julius Hemphill, Baikida E.J. Carroll, Abdul Wadud, Philip Wilson

Originally released on Mbari. Subsequently released on Arista Freedom in 1976.

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In Paris, Aries 1973, Black Artists Group, 1973, BAG

Tracks : Echos, Something To Play On, Re-Cre-A-Tion, OLCSJBFLBC Bag

Musicians : Baikida Carroll, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, Oliver Lake, Charles Bobo Shaw

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'Coon Bid'ness, Julius Hemphill, 1975, Arista Freedom AL 1012

Tracks : Reflections, Lyric, Skin 1, Skin 2, The Hard Blues

Musicians : Julius Hemphill, Baikida E. J. Carroll (track 5), Arthur Blythe, Hamiet Bluiett, Abdul Wadud, Barry Altschul, Daniel Ben Zebulon, Philip Wilson (track 5)

Reissued in 1995 as Reflections

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Hidden Strength, Hidden Strength, 1975, United Artists

Tracks : It Didn´t Have To Be This Way, Happy Song, Angel Of Love, Hustle On Up (Do The Bump), Why Does It Feel So Good To Me, I Wanna Be Your Main Man, Hustle On Up (Do The Bump), All We Need Is Time

Musicians : Baikida Carroll plays on this album

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Ntu: Point From Which Creation Begins, Oliver Lake, 1976, Arista Freedom AL 1024

Tracks : Africa, Tse'lane, Electric Freedom Colors, Eriee, Zip

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Baikida E. J. Carroll, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, Clovis Bordeux, John Hicks, Richard Martin, Don Officer, Charles Bobo Shaw, Don Moye

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Dogon A.D., Julius Hemphill, 1976, Arista Freedom AL 1028

Tracks : Dogon A.D., Rites, The Painter

Musicians : Julius Hemphill, Baikida E.J. Carroll, Abdul Wadud, Philip Wilson

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Whisper Of Dharma, Human Arts Ensemble, 1977, Arista Freedom AL 1039

Tracks : Whisper Of Dharma, A World New

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, J.D. Paran, Oliver Lake, James Marshall, Gene Lake, Baikida E.J. Carroll

Originally released on Universal Justice Records in 1972.

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Openhearted, Vinnie Golia, 1979, Nine Winds 0102

Tracks : Alone - A) ...At Nite B) Try Toane, #14 - A "Conversation" Piece, The Happy... - For My Friends In L.A., Pulse - ..Striving To Ascend..., The Presence - "..A Dedication To The All-seeing Eye...", Dance For O.C. - ..Thanks For A Conversation In '69 And A "Special" Meeting At Remingtons..."

Musicians : Vinny Golia, Baikida Carroll, Nels Cline, Roberto Miranda, Alex Cline

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Gifts, Michael Gregory Jackson, 1979, Arista Novus 3012

Tracks : Unspoken Magic, Dyami Emu, Vivid Violet, Theme For In Eyes, Sir Julius Of Woodstock, Gifts

Musicians : Michael Gregory Jackson, Baikida Carroll, Marty Ehrlich, Jerome Harris, Fred Hopkins, Pheeroan Ak Laff, Jay Hoggard

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Heart And Center, Michael Gregory Jackson, 1979, Arista Novus 3015

Tracks : Lovin' You, Falling Rock, Risin' Up, Heart & Center, We're Connected Now, Of A Highly Questionable Nature, We Will Always Know, Catalyst To Perception

Musicians : Michael Gregory Jackson, Baikida Carroll, Marty Ehrlich, Barry Harwood, Jerome Harris, Pheeroan Ak Laff

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Mama and Daddy, Muhal Richard Abrams, 1980, Black Saint 0041

Tracks : Fafca, Balu, Malic, Mama And Daddy

Musicians : Muhal Richard Abrams, Wallace McMillan, Baikida Carroll, Vincent Chancey, George Lewis, Bob Stewart, Leroy Jenkins, Brian Smith, Andrew Cyrille, Thurman Barker

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Prophet, Oliver Lake Quintet, 1980, Black Saint 0044

Tracks : Hat and Beard, Something Sweet, Something Tender, Poster, The Prophet, Cotton IV, Firm and Ripe

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Baikida Carroll, Donald Smith, Jerry Harris, Pheeroan akLaff

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Clevont Fitzhubert, Oliver Lake Quartet, 1981, Black Saint 0054

Tracks : November '80, Sop, Clevont Fitzhubert, King, Tap Dancer, Hmbay

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Baikida Carroll, Donald Smith, Pheeroan akLaff

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Blues Forever, Muhal Richard Abrams, 1982, Black Saint 0061

Tracks : Ancient and Future Reflections, Du King, Chambea, Duet for One World, Blues Forever, Cluster for Many Worlds, Quartet to Quartet

Musicians : Muhal Richard Abrams, Baikida Carroll, Craig Harris, Wallace Laroy McMillan, Jimmy Vass, Eugene Ghee, Vincent Chancey, Howard Johnson, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Michael Logan, Andrew Cyrille

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Inflation Blues, Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition, 1983, ECM 1244

Tracks : Starburst, Ebony, The Islands, Inflation Blues, Slowdown

Musicians : Jack DeJohnette, Baikida Carroll, John Purcell, Chico Freeman, Rufus Reid

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Rejoicing with the Light, Muhal Richard Abrams Orchestra, 1984, Black Saint 0071

Tracks : The Heart Is Love and "I Am", Blessed Be the Heavens at 12, Bloodline, Rejoicing with the Light, Spiral to Clarity

Musicians : Muhal Richard Abrams, Warren Smith, John Purcell, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Vincent Chancey, Eugene Ghee, Patience Higgins, Marty Ehrlich, Craig Harris, Baikida Carroll, Howard Johnson, Abdul Wadud, Rick Rozie, Andrew Cyrille

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The Source, Michele Rosewoman Quartet, 1984, Soul Note SN 1072

Tracks : The Source, In A Mood, To Be Cont..., Newton Baby, For Monk

Musicians : Michele Rosewoman, Baikida Carroll, Roberto Miranda, Pheeroan Aklaff

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Live at Sweet Basil Volume 1, David Murray Big Band, 1985, Black Saint 0085

Tracks : Lovers, Bechet's Bounce, Silence, Duet for Big Band

Musicians : David Murray, Olu Dara, Baikida Carroll, Craig Harris, Bob Stewart, Vincent Chancey, Steve Coleman, John Purcell, Rod Williams, Fred Hopkins, Billy Higgins

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Castles Of Ghana, John Carter, 1986, Gramavision

Tracks : Castles Of Ghana, Evening Prayer, Conversations, The Fallen Prince, Theme Of Desperation, Capture, Postlude

Musicians : John Carter, Baikida Carroll, Bobby Bradford, Marty Ehrlich, Terry Jenoure, Richard Davis, Andrew Cyrille

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I Can't Stand Another Night Alone (In Bed With You), Steve Weisberg, 1986, XtraWATT 1

Tracks : I Can't Stand Another Night Alone (In Bed With You), Table For One, Walking Home Alone, Waking Up Alone, Trapped In True Love, You Can't Have Anything

Musicians : Steve Weisberg, Baikida Carroll, Lew Soloff, Gary Valente, Wolfgang Puschnig, Norman David, Neil Leonard, Howard Johnson, John Clark, Karen Mantler, Hiram Bullock, Carol Capstein, Priscilla Chew, Mike Stanzilis, Steve Swallow, Frank Luther, Anton Fier, Jack Cook, Victor Lewis, Ken Winokur, Eric Goldberg

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Live at Sweet Basil Volume 2, David Murray Big Band, 1987, Black Saint 0095

Tracks : Dewey's Circle, Roses, David's Tune, Great Peace, Four Minute Marvin (For Marvin Gaye)

Musicians : David Murray, Olu Dara, Baikida Carroll, Craig Harris, Bob Stewart, Vincent Chancey, Steve Coleman, John Purcell, Rod Williams, Fred Hopkins, Billy Higgins

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New Life, David Murray Octet, 1987, Black Saint 0100

Tracks : Train Whistle, Morning Song, New Life, Blues in the Pocket

Musicians : David Murray, Baikida Carroll, Hugh Ragin, Craig Harris, John Purcell, Adegoke Steve Colson, Wilber Morris, Ralph Peterson, Jr

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Otherside, Oliver Lake, 1988, Gramavision

Tracks : Gano Club, Whitestone, Stand, Hymn For The Old Year, Weave Song II, Dedicated To Dolphy

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Baikida Carroll, Ken Cervanka, Stanton Davis, Roy Okutani, Frank Lacy, Al Patterson, Josh Roseman, Pete Cirelli, Jay Branford, Mathieu Darriau, Marty Ehrlich, Greg Osby, John Stubblefield, Mark Taylor, W. Marshall Sealy, Geri Allen, Michele Rosewoman, Anthony Peterson, Fred Hopkins, Leon Dorsey, Andrew Cyrille, Gene Lake

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Struck By Lightning, Graham Parker, 1991, Demon Records

Tracks : She Wants So Many Things, They Murdered The Clown, Strong Winds, The Kid With The Butterfly Net, And It Shook Me, Wrapping Paper, That's Where She Ends Up, A Brand New Book, Weeping Statues, Guardian Angel, Children And Dogs, Over The Border (To America), When I Was King, Ten Girls Ago, The Sun Is Gonna Shine Again

Musicians : Baikida Carroll possibly plays on this album

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Papasoff, Charles Papasoff, 1993, Red Toucan

Tracks : You Can't Escape Your Destiny, Left Jab, Our Thing, Tipaul, Serious, Variations Sur Le Lac De La Lune, Fruit Loops

Musicians : Charles Papasoff, Baikida Carroll, Jean Beaudet, Santi DeBriano, Pheeroan Aklaff

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Reflections, Julius Hemphill, 1995, Freedom

Tracks : Reflections, Lyric, Skin 1, Skin 2, The Hard Blues

Musicians : Julius Hemphill, Baikida E. J. Carroll (track 5), Arthur Blythe, Hamiet Bluiett, Abdul Wadud, Barry Altschul, Daniel Ben Zebulon, Philip Wilson (track 5)

Originally released as 'Coon Bid'ness in 1975.

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I Don't Know This World Without Don Cherry, New York Jazz Collective, 1997, Naxos

Tracks : I Don't Know This World Without Don Cherry, Nock Down Under, Don't Leave Me, New Morning Of The Dream, Indifference, El Niño, Legacy, Crucible

Musicians : Mike Nock, Baikida Carroll, Frank Lacy, Marty Ehrlich, Michael Formanek, Pheeroan Ak Laff, Steve Johns

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Global Mantras, Pheeroan akLaff, 1998, ModernMasters

Tracks : Okinawa Children, Abolishionist Prayer, Minister To Haiti, Aqua Chande, Hikalu Express, West Us, Midnight River Crossing, Poetry Leg Room

Musicians : Pheeroan Aklaff, Baikida Carroll, Joshua Roseman, Oliver Lake, Scott Robinson, Michael Cain, Ed Cherry, Jerome Harris, Hill Green, Steven Ray, Juan Sebastian Monsalve, Michael Rogers, Rui Qin Luo

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Inspiration, Sam Rivers' Rivbea All-Star Orchestra, 1999, BMG France

Tracks : Vines, Nebula, Beatrice, Inspiration, Solace, Whirlwind, Rejuvenation

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Baikida Carroll, James Zollar, Ralph Alessi, Ravi Best, Art Baron, Joseph Bowie, Ray Anderson, Chico Freeman, Gary Thomas, Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, Hamiet Bluiett, Joseph Daley, Bob Stewart, Doug Mathews, Anthony Cole

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Culmination, Sam Rivers' Rivbea All-Star Orchestra, 1999, BMG France

Tracks : Spectrum, Bubbles, Revelation, Culmination, Ripples, Neptune, Riffin'

Musicians : Sam Rivers, Baikida Carroll, James Zollar, Ralph Alessi, Ravi Best, Art Baron, Joseph Bowie, Ray Anderson, Chico Freeman, Gary Thomas, Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, Hamiet Bluiett, Joseph Daley, Bob Stewart, Doug Mathews, Anthony Cole

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Ruminations Upon Ives And Gottschalk, John Lindberg, 2003, Between The Lines

Tracks : Powerful Reflections, Yatan-Na, Beau Theme, Spirit Great, Golden Shine, Generations, Implications, Upon Powerhouses

Musicians : John Lindberg, Baikida Carroll, Steve Gorn, Susie Ibarra

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Cloth, Oliver Lake Big Band, 2003, Passin' Thru Records

Tracks : Cloth Two, M.I.L.D., Dedicated To Dolphy, '63 Impala, Round 2000, Dance 6/8, Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall), Creole Talkin'

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Peck Allmond, Winston Byrd, Baikida Carroll, Duane Eubanks, Joseph Bowie, Aaron Johnson, Al Paterson, Josh Roseman, Erica Lindsay, James Steward, Bruce Williams, Ron Blake, Michael Cochrane, Mark Helias, Otis Brown

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H.Con.Res.57 / Treasure Box, Alan Silva & The Celestrial Communication Orchestra, 2003, Eremite

Tracks : Amplitude I, Amplitude II, Amplitude III, Amplitude IV, HR57 I, HR57 II, What Is Your Name?, Amplitude I, Amplitude II, HR57 I, HR57 II, HR57 III, Soon, What Is Your Name?

Musicians : Alan Silva, Baikida Carroll, Roy Campbell, Itaru Oki, Johannes Bauer, Joseph Bowie, Steve Swell, William Lowe, Kidd Jordan, Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Francis Wong, Oluyemi Thomas, Marshall Allen, J.D.Parran, Karen Borca, Joe Daley, Bobby Few, Wilber Morris, William Parker, Jackson Krall, Warren Smith, Ijeoma Thomas

A limited edition 4 CD box of music recorded live in Switzerland in May 2001.

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Winter Birds, John Lindberg, 2004, Between The Lines

Tracks : BAM! Quatre, BAM! Cinq, BAM! Neuf, BAM! Onze, BAM! Sept, Winter Birds, Resurrection Of A Dormant Soul, Ether, Siladette Awakening, The Chicken Fix

Musicians : John Lindberg, Baikida Carroll, Steve Gorn, Susie Ibarra

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Insomnia, Tim Berne, 2011, Clean Feed

Tracks : The Proposal, Open, Coma

Musicians : Tim Berne, Baikida Carroll, Chris Speed, Marc Ducret, Dominique Pifarély, Erik Friedlander, Michael Formanek

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The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note, David Murray Octets, 2011, Black Saint/Soul Note

Notes : This 5 CD box includes the albums Ming, Home, Murray's Steps, New Life, and Hope Scope. Baikida Carroll plays on New Life.

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Special Edition, Jack DeJohnette, 2012, ECM 2296/99

Contents : A 4 CD set combining the albums Special Edition (1979), Tin Can Alley (1980), Inflation Blues (1982) and Album Album (1984). Baikida Carroll plays on Inflation Blues.

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Last updated September 2015