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Irène Schweizer discography

This is a discography of Irène Schweizer albums and albums by other musicians that feature Irène Schweizer.


Irène Schweizer: leader or co-leader discography

Jazz Meets India, Dewan Motihar Trio / Irène Schweizer Trio / The Jazz Horns, 1967, SABA / MPS 15142

Tracks : Sun Love, Yaad, Brigach And Ganges

Musicians : Dewan Motihar Trio: Dewan Motihar, Keshay Sathe, Kusum Thakur / Irene Schweizer Trio: Irene Schweizer, Uli Trepte, Mani Neumeier / Jazz Horns: Manfred Schoof, Barney Wilen

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Goose Pannée, Schweizer/Carl Quartet, 1974, FMP 0190

Tracks : Glücksgäu, Opus De Fökk, Masur, Scheidling Extra, Goose Pannée

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Irène Schweizer, Arjen Gorter, Heinrich Hock

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Ramifications, Irène Schweizer/Rüdiger Carl/ Paul Lovens/ Radu Malfatti/Harry Miller, 1975, Ogun OG 500

Tracks : Elephant Off The Bone, What's Yours Then?, Panacea For, Rüdiger's Tune Is Called 0202 Which Is Teh New Code For Wuppertal Part A / Part B, FMP

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Rüdiger Carl, Paul Lovens, Radu Malfatti, Harry Miller

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Messer, Schweizer/Carl/Moholo, 1976, FMP 0290

Tracks : Messer, Come-On-Bert, Göndsi Mitenand, Conn-Conn

Musicians : Iréne Schweizer, Rüdiger Carl, Louis Moholo

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Wilde Senoritas, Irène Schweizer, 1977, FMP 0330

Tracks : Wilde Señoritas, Saitengebilde (Last Part To Dudu)

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Hexensabbat, Irène Schweizer, 1978, FMP 0500

Tracks : Hexensabbat, Rapunzel…Rapunzel…!, Chabis, Choix Mixed, Dykes On Bykes, Lavender Valse, Monkey Woman, Baba-Rum

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Tuned Boots, Schweizer/Carl/Moholo, 1978, FMP 0550

Tracks : Tuned Boots, Boose, Blues, Bambus

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Rüdiger Carl, Louis Moholo (track 1)

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The Very Centre Of Middle Europe, Irène Schweizer / Rüdiger Carl, 1978, hat Hut HAT X

Tracks : Raum-Und Zeitpfleger(in), Tink-Dur, Lokale Beliebtheit, Für Julien Beck, Liebe Jazz & Übermut, Bain Marie

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Irène Schweizer

Recorded live in Basel in October 1978.

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Early Tapes, Irène Schweizer Trio, 1979, FMP 0590

Tracks : Dollar's Mood, Attack, Pre Beat Conception, Don't Worry About, Hinten, Stop Twice, Sounds

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Uli Trepte, Mani Neumeier

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For Example: Workshop Freie Musik 1969-1978, Various Artists, 1979, FMP R1/R2/R3

Tracks : Bone (Steve Lacy), Berl In Zil (Paul Rutherford), Mariahilf (Hans Reichel), I Didn´t Care (Tristan Honsinger), Daar Speelt De Baiaard Weer (Fred Van Hove), Improvisation 27376 (Derek Bailey), Question At Midnight (Albert Mangelsdorff), Soweto-Simbabwe-Mississippie-Child-Cry (Johnny Dyani), With Forks And Hope (Schlippenbach Trio), Then,Silence (Schlippenbach Trio), Things And Stuff (Brötzmann / Van Hove / Bennink plus Mangelsdorff), Chapter Ten (Frank Wright Unit), Konrad Usw. (Schweizer-Carl-Quartet), Biannale 1972 (Willem Breuker Orchestra), Thin In The Upper Crust (Globe Unity Orchestra), La Ronde (Vinko Globokar & Brass Group), Tetterettet (ICP-Tentet)

A triple LP of music recorded during Workshop Freie Musik at Akademie Der Künste Berlin. Comprises one LP of solo recordings, one LP of group recordings and one LP of orchestra recordings. The set also includes a large booklet with essays, a discography and many photographs.

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Die V-Mann Suite, Irène Schweizer / Rüdiger Carl, 1981, FMP 0860

Tracks : Freizeit, Reise, Erholung

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Rüdiger Carl

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Live At Taktlos, Irène Schweizer, 1986, Intakt 001

Tracks : First Meeting, Lungs And Legs Willing?, Trutznacht Igall, Every, Now And Then ...

Musicians : Track 1: Irène Schweizer, George Lewis / Track 2: Irène Schweizer, Günter Sommer, Maggie Nicols / Track 3: Irène Schweizer, Joëlle Léandre, Paul Lovens / Track 4: Lindsay Cooper, Maggie Nicols

Recorded live at the Taktlos Festival, Zürich in February 1984.

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Cordial Gratin, Joëlle Léandre, Irène Schweizer, 1987, FMP 1160

Tracks : Pierrot Le Fou, Diamonds For Fun, Calling For Gala, Cordial Gratin, Chinoiseries A Deux, Memories Of View, It's Too Low, Fresh Expressions, Musique Femmeuse, Why Not

Musicians : Joëlle Léandre, Irène Schweizer

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Canaille: International Women's Festival of Improvised Music, Various Artists, 1988, Intakt 002

Tracks : Gaat Uw Gang, Dames!, Kromhout 2 Cyl. 80 Pk, Vino Santo, Hello, Discovery, Trutznacht Igall II, Nasty, Eine Kleine Drum-Musik, Metal Nuit, Sweethearts Of Rhythm

Musicians : Track 1: Irène Schweizer, AnneMarie Roelops, Co Streiff, Marilyn Mazur / Track 2: Maud Sauer, Lindsay Cooper / Track 3: Joëlle Léandre, Marilyn Mazur, Flora St. Loup / Track 4: AnneMarie Roelops, Elvira Plenar, Maartje Ten Hoorn, Joëlle Léandre, Maggie Nicols / Track 5: Co Streiff, Marriëtte Rouppe van der Voort, Maud Sauer, Irène Schweizer, Petra Ilyes / Track 6: Irène Schweizer, Joëlle Léandre, Marilyn Mazur / Track 7: Lindsay Cooper, Irène Schweizer, Marilyn Mazur, Maggie Nicols / Track 8: AnneMarie Roelops, Maud Sauer, Maartje Ten Hoorn, Joëlle Léandre, Flora St. Loup / Track 9: Marriëtte Rouppe van der Voort, Elvira Plenar, Maartje Ten Hoorn, Petra Ilyes, Marilyn Mazur

Recorded live in Zurich in October 1986.

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The Storming Of The Winter Palace, Irène Schweizer, Maggie Nicols, George Lewis, Joëlle Léandre, Günter Sommer, 1988, Intakt 003

Tracks : Now And Never, The Storming Of The Winter Palace, Living On The Edge

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Maggie Nicols, George Lewis, Joëlle Léandre, Günter Sommer

Track 1 recorded live at at the International New Jazz Festival in Moers in May 1986. Tracks 2 and 3 recorded live at the Taktlos Festival in Zurich in March 1988.

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Irène Schweizer / Louis Moholo, Irène Schweizer & Louis Moholo, 1988, Intakt 006

Tracks : Free Mandela!, Mra, Angel, Exile: Song For Johnny Dyani / Africa(na) Memories / We Will Win The War

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Louis Moholo

Recorded live at the International Jazz Festival in Zürich in November 1986.

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Irène Schweizer / Günter Sommer, Irène Schweizer & Günter Sommer, 1988, Intakt 007

Tracks : Dresdener Schlittenfahrt, Verspielte Zeiten, Monte Marenzo, Auf Dem Feldweg Zur Feldstrasse, Erinnerungen, Schweitzersommer: "Der Regen Fliesst Von Oben Nach Unten"

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Günter "Baby" Sommer

Recorded live at the Rote Fabrik, Zürich in February 1987.

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Irène Schweizer / Andrew Cyrille, Irène Schweizer & Andrew Cyrille, 1989, Intakt 008

Tracks : Smashing Napf, Soft Inside, From Stäfa To Willisau Via Music, As Time Goes On, Fiction Of The 13th Kind, A Monkish Encore

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Andrew Cyrille

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Dix Improvisations: Victoriaville 1989, Various Artists, 1990, Les Disques Victo

Tracks : Taxi Round The Brim of a Hat (LaDonna Smith/Davey Williams), Phosphorescent Camouflage (LaDonna Smith/Davey Williams), Nightbird Shadow Blue (LaDonna Smith/Davey Williams), Northern Monologue: Green Version (Hans Reichel), Northern Monologue: Blue Version (Hans Reichel), The First and Last Feeling (Paul Plimley / Lisle Ellis), Power Lines (New Winds), Mookie (J.D. Parran / Ned Rothenberg), Crunchtime (Ned Rothenberg), Nicosch (Irene Schweizer/Maggie Nicols/Lindsay Cooper)

All tracks recorded live at the 7th Festival International De Musique Actuelle De Victoriaville in October 1989.

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Irène Schweizer / Pierre Favre, Irène Schweizer & Pierre Favre, 1991?, Intakt 009

Tracks : Cache-Cache, Ein Schnelles Verfahren, Miramara, Bongiorno Giacomo, Fulmination, Flying Over The Limmat, Ein Ton Kommt Selten Allein, Moving Time, What Is It You Wanted?, First Wave - Last Word

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Pierre Favre

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Piano Solo Vol I, Irène Schweizer, 1991, Intakt 020

Tracks : Verschoben, Irritations & Variations, The Ballad Of The Sad Cafè, Wo Ist Mein Hund?, Backlash, Stomping At The Church, Melancholy Single Blues, Look-In, Look-Out, Polka, Dots & Stringbeans, Wieso?, Broken Notes, Endlich!, Talking Frog, Blauer Mazurka

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Piano Solo Vol 2, Irène Schweizer, 1991, Intakt 021

Tracks : Sisterhood Of Spit (Dedicated To Chris And Dudu), Fox-Trottel, All Alone, Serious Hanging-Out, Shredded Shuffle, Creeping Waltz, Chüschtenplötz, ...Ausserdem U. Andererseits U. Aussersihl, Ask Me Now

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Overlapping Hands: Eight Segments, Marilyn Crispell & Irène Schweizer, 1991 FMP CD 30

Tracks : Segment I, Segment II, Segment III, Segment IV, Segment V, Segment VI, Segment VII, Segment VIII

Musicians : Marilyn Crispell, Irène Schweizer

Recorded live in Berlin on June 28th to 30th, 1990.

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Les Diaboliques, Les Diaboliques, 1994, Intakt 033

Tracks : Oh My Darling, Come Along, Charles, Le Petit Macabre, L' Aprés Midi D'Une Phantaisie, Hotel Modern, Free Or Fated, The Cheek Of The Devil, Come Into My Office, Valse Diabolique, Mme Dubois' Tragédie, Eclat, Distinguished Lady, My Mama Told Me, Gradually Into Anarchy, Gentle And Strong, Jour De Fête, Freedom, Fatal Attraction, Memories Can Freeze

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Joelle Leandre, Maggie Nicols

Recorded live in Paris in April 1993.

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Irène Schweizer / Han Bennink, Irène Schweizer & Han Bennink, 1996?, Intakt 010

Tracks : Gnash, Verzweigelt, Traps I, Eine Andere Partie Tischtennis, Stroef, Just You, Just Me, Zunderobsi, Just A Gigolo (For Edith!), Donnerwetter, Hackensack

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Han Bennink

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Many And One Direction: Piano Solos, Irène Schweizer, 1996, Intakt 044

Tracks : Contours, Hüben Wie Drüben, May Day, Jungle Beats, Nobile, Ictus, Last Call, Im Zwielicht, Sisyphos, Saitenpfade, Heat Flushes, Bleu Fonc, Chordially

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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European Masters Of Improvisation, Irène Schweizer + Mani Neumeier, 1997, Captain Trip

Tracks : Elibon, Serious Fun, Gazelle, One For Dollar, Sisterhood Of Spit

Musicians : Iréne Schweizer, Mani Neumeier

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Splitting Image, Les Diaboliques, 1997, Intakt 048

Tracks : Hélas!, Uncle Peter, The Whole World, Bring Out Your Dead, Molto Strano, Stevens' Game, In A Balladesque Mood, Splitting Image, Two Waves, Silly Boy, Who Is Adam?, The Very Last Tango, Little Nicols, Infinite Diversity, Quifecit, Valse Diabolique II

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Joelle Leandre, Maggie Nicols

Recorded live in Zurich in November 1994.

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WIM Radio Days, Various Artists, 1998, WIM

Tracks : Solo (Werner Lüdi), Untitled (Nyanda), Untitled (Voerkel / Lovens), Untitled (Bühler / Kramis / Wolfarth), Untitled (Co Streiff Sextett), Solo (Markus Eichenberger), Untitled (Afro Garage), Untitled (Müller, Seigner), Untitled (4 Venti Quattro), Untitled (Billiger Bauer), Solo (Hans Koch), Crepuscule With N. (Cieletterra), Untitled (Duo Frappant), Untitled (Die Firma Mit Peter Weber), Solo (Jürgen Krusche), Untitled (Polyphonie Zürich), Untitled (Geissberger / Kaehr / Rüdisüli / Wandeler-Deck), Solo (Peter K Frey), Untitled (Dick / Zimmerlin / Bohnes / Müller), Untitled (Schweizer / Favre)

Recordings made for radio broadcasts between April 1998 and March 1999..

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Live At The Rhinefalls, Les Diaboliques, 2000, Intakt 059

Tracks : Mercurial Drama, Almost Straight Ahead, Rheingefallen, Tongue Talking, Diverse Moods' Wings, Vals Diaboliques III

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Joelle Leandre, Maggie Nicols

Recorded live at the Jazzfestival Schaffhausen in May 1997.

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Chicago Piano Solo, Irène Schweizer, 2001, Intakt 065

Tracks : So Oder So, To The Bottle, Heilige Johanna (For B. B.), Togetherness One (First Movement), Stringfever, Circle, Hüben Ohne Drüben, Rag, Roots

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

Recorded live at the Empty Bottle in Chicago in November 2000.

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Wilde Señoritas / Hexensabbat: Piano Solo, Irène Schweizer, 2002, Intakt 071

Tracks : Wilde Señoritas: Wilde Señoritas / Saitengebilde (Last Part To Dudu), Hexensabbat: Hexensabbat / Rapunzel...Rapunzel...! / Chabis / Choix Mixed / Dykes On Bykes / Lavender Valse /Monkey Woman / Baba-Rum

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Twin Lines, Co Streiff / Irène Schweizer, 2002, Intakt 073

Tracks : Bea Be Good, Her Womb Had A Window, They're Coming Down, Fragment For An Old Friend, For Sabina, Mond Ballade 2, Forward To Start Again!, Twin Lines, So Oder So, Good Bye, Matthew, Five Dark Days

Musicians : Co Streiff, Irène Schweizer

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Ulrichsberg, Irène Schweizer / Pierre Favre, 2003, Intakt 084

Tracks : Twin Dialogue, It's About Time, Ulrich, Ulrich, Der Wagen Bricht! (Dedicated To Peter Kowald), Unwritten Messages, Nomades, Waltz For Lois

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Pierre Favre

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Where’s Africa, Irène Schweizer / Omri Ziegele, 2005, Intakt 098

Tracks : Golden Heart, Togetherness One/Part I, I'm Gonna Go Fishin', Monk's Mood, Suicide Is Painless, Speak Low, Isn't It Romantic, Terrestrial Beings, Art Deco, Togetherness One/Part II, Bleu Foncé, Jackying, Ask Me Now, The Bride, Ntyilo, Ntyilo

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Omri Ziegele

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Jazz In Zürich, Various Artists, 2005, Intakt 099

Tracks : Some Sausage (Eddie Brunner & Original Teddies), I Remember Clifford (Elsie Bianchi & Siro Bianchi), When Will The Blues Leave (Hans Kennel Quintet), Bra Joe From Kilimanjaro (Dollar Brand), Seventh Day (Alex Rohr Quartet*), The Blizzard (Charly Antolini), Street People (Jazz Rock Experience), The Man I Love (The Metronome Quintet), Stella By Starlight (Benny Bailey & Jazz Live Trio), Corpus Delicti (DRS Big Band), Dollar's Jungle Op. 51 (Remo Rau Memorial Quintet), The Sheik Of Araby (Buddha's Gamblers), Not Just A Groove (Robi Weber Quartett*), Angel (Irène Schweizer & Louis Moholo), Stampede/Saxophones (Pierre Favre), Flow Walk (Harald Haerter), L'Art Est Le Dieu Lare Des Mangeurs De Lard/Karl Legte Ein Amuse-Geule Auf Die Zunge (Karl Ein Karl), Smada (Nathanael Su & Fredi Lüscher), Dance For Hermeto (Lucas Niggli & Zoom Ensemble), Aksam Oldu (Saadet Türköz), Shunyata 1 (Chris Wiesendanger Quartet), Laetitia Pop-Corn (Christoph Gallio), Zwischenzeitstück 3 (Urs Voerkel), Beautifulfillness (Noisy Minority), Weibs (Priska Walss & Gabriela Friedli), Näckens Polska (Marianne Racine Quartet), Drei Kleine Kichererbsengesänge (Markus Eichenberger & Ivano Torre), The Girl From The Ali Mountain (Peggy Chew & Adrian Frey), Darb-El Mahashas (Co Streiff Sextet), Tap Dance (Stephan Wittwer), Rhodochrosit (Luigi Archetti & Jan Schlegel), Modul 20 (Nik Bärtsch's Mobile)

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Willisau & Taktlos, Irène Schweizer / Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake, 2006, Intakt 104

Tracks : A Former Dialogue, Trinity, Schwandrake, Willisau

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Fred Anderson, Hamid Drake

Recorded at Jazzfestival Willisau in August 2004 and Taktlos-Festival in Zürich in March 1998.

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Portrait, Irène Schweizer, 2005, Intakt 105

Tracks : Sisterhood Of Spit (Dedicated To Chris & Dudu), Bleu Foncé, Angel, Contours, The Very Last Tango, Waltz For Lois, So Oder So, Verspielte Zeiten, Come Along, Charles, Hüben Ohne Drüben, Hackensack, First Meeting, A Monkish Encore, Willisau

A compilation of tracks from Intakt albums.

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First Choice: Piano Solo KKL Luzern, Irène Schweizer, 2006, Intakt 108

Tracks : First Choice, Into The Hall Of Fame, The Ballad Of The Sad Café, Scratching At The KKL, The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Piano Player, Oska T.

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Love Letters To The President, Schweizer Holz Trio, 2008, Intakt 154

Tracks : Letter I, Letter II, Letter III, Rain Upon Your Heart, Somehow Brighter Sky, Waiting For An Answer, Couldn't Think Of One Word

Musicians : Hans Koch, Urs Leimgruber, Omri Ziegele

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Jubilee Concert (DVD), Les Diaboliques, 2009, Intakt 141

Tracks : Intro, Jubilation I, Jubilation II, Jubilation III, All Alone, Interference, Dip Me In Chocolate And Throw Me To The Lesbians, Jubilation IV (Epilogue)

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Joëlle Léandre, Maggie Nicols

A DVD release of a performance at Jazzclub Moods im Schiffbau, Zürich on 3 March 2006.

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To Whom It May Concern: Piano Solo Tonhalle Zürich, Irène Schweizer, 2011, Intakt 200

Tracks : To Whom It May Concern, Hüben Ohne Drüben, Scratching At The Tonhalle, Jungle Beat III / The Train AndTthe River, Homage To Don Cherry, Ida Lupino, Four In One, Bleu Foncé, Xaba, Final Ending

Musicians : Irène Schweizer

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Messer Und ..., Schweizer/Carl/Moholo, 2011, FMP CD 139

Tracks : Messer, Come-On-Bert, Göndsi Mitenand, Conn-Conn, Tuned Boots

Musicians : Iréne Schweizer, Rüdiger Carl, Louis Moholo

Tracks 1 to 4 originally released on Messer in 1975. Track 5 originally released on Tuned Boots in 1976. This CD was alos released as part of the 12 CD box set FMP: Im Rückblick / In Retrospect.

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FMP: Im Rückblick / In Retrospect, Various Artists, 2011, FMP

CDs : CD 1: Baden-Baden '75, Globe Unity Orchestra & guests / CD 2: In Berlin 1975/77, Steve Lacy solo & quintet / CD 3: Messer und... 1975/77, Schweizer/Carl/Moholo / CD 4: At Quartier Latin 1975/77, Schlippenbach Quartet / CD 5: Wolke in hosen 1976, Peter Brötzmann / CD 6: Und? ...plus 1977, Malfatti/Wittwer / CD 7: Piano solo 1981/86, Fred Van Hove / CD 8: Close up 1994, Die Like a Dog / CD 9: Choral-Konzert 1998, Manfred Schulze Bläser Quintett / CD 10: Live in Berlin 1999, Manuela + / CD 11: Was da ist (live) 2000, Peter Kowald / CD 12: Stretto 2010, Tristan Honsinger/Ofaff Rupp

A limited edition 12 CD box set accompanied by a 220 page booklet. All the CDs were also available separately.

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Live In Zürich, Schweizer / Favre, 2014, Intakt 228

Tracks : Black Mirror, Gemini Constellation, Bird Of Paradise, Ice Green Blue, Broken Notes, Hüben Wie Drüben, Painted Face, Night Flights, Open Star Clusters, All Alone, Up And Down, Blues For Crelier

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Pierre Favre

Recorded live at Rote Fabrik, Zürich in March 2013.

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Spring, Irène Schweizer / Jürg Wickihalder, 2014, Intakt 234

Tracks : Red Light Crossing Friends, Rag, Köln, Green, Last Jump, The Road, White, Ugly Beauty, 6243D, Trinkle Tinkle, Blue, Just A Gigolo

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Jürg Wickihalder

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Welcome Back, Irène Schweizer / Han Bennink, 2015, Intakt 254

Tracks : Welcome Back, Kit 4, Trap 5, Free For All, Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland, Verflixt, Rag, Bleu Foncé, Apus Melba, Ntyilo, Ntyilo, Firewood, To Misha With Love, I Surrender, Dear, Eronel

Musicians : Irène Schweizer, Han Bennink

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Another Evening At Logos 1974 79 81: Record One, Various Artists, 2015, Logos / Sub Rosa

Tracks : Untitled (Max Eastley + Logos Ensemble), Untitled (Feminist Improvising Group), Musical Theater Improvisations (Coum + Logos Ensemble), Guitar Improvisations / Logos Improvisations (Derek Bailey)

Musicians : Irene Schweizer was a member of the Feminist Improvising Group. Tghe musicians on that track are Lindsay Cooper, Sally Potter, Irene Schweizer, Georgie Born, and Maggie Nicols

A double LP release. The Feminist Improvising Group track was recorded live in February 1979. The other tracks are from July 1979, January 1974 and October 1981.

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More Modern At The German Jazz Festival 1966, Various Artists, 2015, BE! Jazz

Tracks : Floater (Irène Schweizer Trio), Sculpture (Irène Schweizer Trio), Automatically (Charles Lloyd Quartett), Zwei Stücke (Part 1) (Charles Lloyd Quartett), Zwei Stücke (Part 2) (Charles Lloyd Quartett), Tickle Toes (Le Double-Six de Paris), Ow! (Le Double-Six de Paris), Moanin' (Le Double-Six de Paris), Blues In Hoss Flat (Le Double-Six de Paris), One Base Hit (Le Double-Six de Paris), Four Brothers (Le Double-Six de Paris), Modul (Gunther Hampel Quartett), Sonny's Samba (Gunther Hampel Quartett), That Illusive (Gunther Hampel Quartett), Elephantasy (Suite) (Don Cherry Quintett), Zugabe Bonus (Don Cherry Quintett), Picture (Szenkar & Weiss Quartett), Nana Imboro (Szenkar & Weiss Quartett)

Musicians : The musicians on the Charles Lloyd tracks are Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Ron McClure, Jack DeJohnette

All tracks recorded at the 10th Jazz Festival Frankfurt, April 29-May 1 1966.

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Irène Schweizer: on other albums

European Echoes, Manfred Schoof Orchestra, 1969, FMP 0010

Tracks : European Echoes: Part 1, European Echoes: Part 2

Musicians : Manfred Schoof, Enrico Rava, Hugh Steinmetz, Paul Rutherford, Peter Brötzmann, Gerd Dudek, Evan Parker, Fred Van Hove, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Irène Schweizer, Derek Bailey, Arjen Gorter, Peter Kowald, Buschi Niebergall, Han Bennink, Pierre Favre

Each edition of this album released by FMP had a different front cover design.

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Pierre Favre Quartett, Pierre Favre Quartett, 1970, Wergo

Tracks : Lovers, Dedication (For John C.), What Happened To The Old Cop Sets, Clancy?

Musicians : Pierre Favre, Evan Parker, Irène Schweizer, Peter Kowald

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Born Free: The 12th German Jazz Festival, Various Artists, 1970, Scout

Tracks : Noisy Silence, Gentle Noise (Festival Big Band), Blues Booth (Albert Mangelsdorff Quartett), Sahara (Klaus Doldinger Quartett), Freedom Jazz Dance (Phil Woods And His European Rhythm Machine), Turn Around Mrs. Lot (Dave Pike Set), Tangente (Frédéric Rabold Crew), Action Playing (Jazzworkers), 22. März 1970 (Just Music), Frictions (Free Jazz Group Wiesbaden), Invention 2 (Frankfurter Trio Für Improvisation), Kundalini (Limbus 4), Position 2001 (Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe), Fuck De Boere (Peter Brötzmann Group), Satz 3 (New Jazz Trio), Siddharta (Pierre Favre Group), Rue De La Boule Rouge (Joachim Kühn Group + Rolf Kühn), Centering (Gunter Hampel Group), Getting To Know You All, Part 2 - Germany (European Free Jazz Orchestra Des Art Ensembles Of Chicago)

Live recordings made in Frankfurt on March 21 and 22, 1970. Irène Schweizer plays on the Pierre Favre Group track.

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Live, Wiebelfetzer, 1971, Bazillus

Tracks : Bazillus-Infection, Force Ichha, Viodo, Abrikosmos

Musicians : Jürg Grau, Runo Ericksson, John Tchicai, Irène Schweizer, Ole Thilo, Stephan Wittwer, Gogo Thalmann, Peter Warren, Freddy Studer, Beat Kennel, Krokodil-Düde Dürst, Anne Christiansen

Recorded live in Zurich on April 27nd 1971.

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Santana, Pierre Favre / Irène Schweizer / Peter Kowald, 1979, FMP 0630

Tracks : Santana, Fluency, M.G., Waiting For Paul

Musicians : Pierre Favre, Irène Schweizer, Peter Kowald

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Zwei Quintette, Rüdiger Carl, 1988, FMP 1210/20

Tracks : Count/First Part, Count/Second Part, Whirls/First Part, Whirls/Second Part

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Irène Schweizer, Stephan Wittwer, Phil Wachsmann, Jay Oliver

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Paris Quartet, Joëlle Léandre, 1989, Intakt 012

Tracks : French Fries, Esquimo Song, Beaujolais Pas Nouveau, Ballade Ussersihl, Paris Quartet, La Fete Oubliee, Andiamo Mangare, Mais Ou?, Nous On Aime, Conversation Intime, Intime Conversation, Dunoiseries Du Chinois, Wueste Goldkueste, Via Eustachi 14

Musicians : Joëlle Léandre, Yves Robert, Daunik Lazro, Irène Schweizer

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Topology, Joe McPhee Po Music, 1990, hat ART 6027

Tracks : Age, Blues For Chicago, Pithecanthropus Erectus, Violets For Pia, Topology I, Topology II

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Radu Malfatti, André Jaume, Daniel Bourquin, Klaus Baumgärtner, Daniel Bourquin, Irène Schweizer, Raymond Boni, Michael Overhage, François Mechali, Pierre Favre, Tamia

Recorded in March 1981. Originally released on a double LP in 1981 (hat ART 1987/88).

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Duos Europa, Peter Kowald, 1991 FMP 1260

Tracks : Maria's Black, Found Bits, Trollymog, Wind Travel Suite, Frerebet Soeurboise, Straight Angle Suite II, Wundenkönigin Und Fühlebär, Olie En Water, Stein Auf Bein, Without The Fat Of Sacrifice

Musicians : Each track is a duo with Peter Kowald joined by different musicians. The other musicians are: Floros Floridis, Derek Bailey, Peter Brötzmann, Marilyn Mazur, Joëlle Léandre, Evan Parker, Irène Schweizer, Han Bennink, Conrad Bauer, Fred Frith

This LP was also sold as part of a 3 LP box Duos: Europa / America / Japan

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Duos Europa America Japan, Peter Kowald, 1991 FMP CD 21

Tracks : Soeurbet Frereboise, Wind Arms, Straight Angles Suite, Throat I, Bein Auf Stein, Growing Crazy, Serious Fun I, Wundenkönigin Und Fühlebar, Birth Of Signs, Genmai, Trollymog, The Further Float, Lost Lots, Giorgos' Red, Diepe Spoeren, In These Last Days, Grüner Mori, Power Without Power II, Riff Raff Go On

Musicians : Each track is a duo with Peter Kowald joined by different musicians. The other musicians are: Peter Kowald, Joëlle Léandre, Seizan Matsuda, Evan Parker, Diamanda Galas, Conrad Bauer, Tom Cora, Andrew Cyrille, Irène Schweizer, Akira Sakata, Masahiko Kono, Peter Brötzmann, Tadao Sawai, Derek Bailey, Floros Floridis, Han Bennink, Jeanne Lee, Keiki Midorikawa, Junko Handa, Danny Davis

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Seite A Seite A, COWWS Quintett, 1991, FMP S 23

Tracks : Dieter für Günther, Our hour – new version, Geschwind, Falls, Heut nicht, Trauermarsch, Deutsche Bucht, Die Goetheschneise, Ruhe 2, Nidda river suite, Lapide, Joséphine leaps in, Funny green birds, CQ – an alle

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Jay Oliver, Philipp Wachsmann, Stephan Wittwer, Irène Schweizer / guest: Mayo Thompson

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Theoria, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra / Irène Schweizer, 1992, Intakt 024

Tracks : Theoria

Musicians : Barry Guy, Irène Schweizer, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Radu Malfatti, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Steve Wick, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton

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Grooves 'N' Loops, COWWS Quintett, 1994, FMP CD 59

Tracks : Die Einführung, Relativ ewiges Lied, The owls, P. waltz, Hinter den Gardinen, Gunst, Blue goo, Dunkler Ruhm, Tati's Tatoos, Erste Hilfe, Gasthaus Sympathie, Bei Fuss, Gunst II, Pawns, H.M.E. as a young man, Soweit so gut

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Jay Oliver, Philipp Wachsmann, Stephan Wittwer, Irène Schweizer

Recorded live in Wuppertal on January 12th and 13th, 1993.

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Meetings, Mario Schiano, 1994, Splasc(H) Records

Tracks : Action Trio, Three Little Songs Part One, Three Little Songs Part Two, Nobody Knows, Sometimes I Feel

Musicians : Track 1: Mario Schiano, Giorgio Gaslini, Bruno Tommaso / Tracks 2 & 3: Mario Schiano, Irene Schweizer, Phil Wachsmann, Barry Guy, Paul Lovens, Pamela Fries / Track 4 & 5:Mario Schiano, Clebert Ford, Archie Savage

Recordings made in Rome in October 1994 (track 1), October 1992 (tracks 2 & 3) and January 1980 (tracks 4 & 5).

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Violin Music In The Age Of Shopping, Jon Rose, 1995, Intakt 038

Tracks : Traditional Shopping Call, TV Shopping, A Channel Surfer's Guide To The Information Industry, Elevator Girls, Shopping Trolley Wars, Temptation, Blind Faith, Packaging / No Service Alarm Sequence, Dream, The Shopping List (A), Is It Me?, The Gift, Shopping World, The Shopping List (B), The Garbage Round Waltz, Closing Down Sale, Oo! That's Nice, Tribal Chant, Selling The Water, It's A W(rapp), Let Me Sell You A Smile, A Talking Machine

Musicians : Jon Rose, Irène Schweizer, Otomo Yoshihide, Chris Cutler, Shelley Hirsch, Rik Rue, Matsubara Sachiko*

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Double Trouble Two, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1998, Intakt 053

Tracks : Double Trouble Two: Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV /Part V

Musicians : Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Chris Bridges, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Paul Dunmall, Peter McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Robin Hayward, Irène Schweizer, Marilyn Crispell, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton, Pierre Favre

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Book, Rudiger Carl, 1998, FMP OWN 90007/8

Tracks : Little Runover Rabbit, Ruhe III, Stall-Twist, Irène's Hot Four II, Schwarzes Loch, Pur, Misterioso, Bern-Blues, Aljechin, Ein Einfaches Lied, Solo Mü I, Funny Green Birds, Senza Esperanza, Kipper Kids, Prelude To A Kiss, Paris Check, Netter Alter Mann, Lapide I, Der Nidder, Saints, Der Erica, Tuned Boots, Heut Nicht, Schwarzes Loch, Sweet Mammoth Waltz, Wiener Buben, Anflüge, Dieter Für Günther, Cleopatra's Nose, My Favorite Things, Im Tempel, Irène's Hot Four II, Lapide II, Some Tasty Truth, Nudeln Aus Gold Und Silber, From Hill To Hill, W.C. Fields And I, Upper And Lower Egypt, Ituri Forest, Land Der Dunklen Wälder, Senza Titolo, Moonlight Becomes You, The Bridge Cha-Cha, Spieluhrlied Für Lilofe, Beginners Live, September Blues, Kaskade

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Annemarie Roelofs, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Burkhard Kunkel, Lol Coxhill, Irène Schweizer, Albert Oehlen, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Phil Wachsmann, Uta Schirmer, Hans Reichel, Stephan Wottwer, Joe Sachse, Lars Rudolph, Jay Oliver, Arjen Gorter, Matthias Bauer, Maarten Altena, Johnny Dyani, Markus Oehlen, Günter Sommer, Han Bennink, Sven-Åke Johansson, Louis Moholo, Paul Lovens, Mayo Thompson, Andrew Unruh, Lupa Herz

A double CD collection of recordings by various Rudiger Carl groups made between 1978 and 1993. Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 11, 14, 17, 18, 22 and 23 on CD 1 and tracks 3, 8, 9, 10, and 11 on CD are by COWWS Quintett. This double CD was also released as part of the 3 CD box set Book / Virtual COWWS.

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Virtual COWWS, COWWS Quintett, 1998, FMP OWN 90009

Tracks : VC 1, VC 2 M, VC 3, VC 4, VC 5, VC 6 L, VD 7

Musicians : Rüdiger Carl, Philipp Wachsmann, Stephan Wittwer, Irène Schweizer, Arjen Gorter

Recorded in November 1996. This CD was also released as part of the 3 CD box set Book / Virtual COWWS.

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Book / Virtual COWWS, Rudiger Carl / COWWS Quintett, 1998, FMP OWN 90007/8/9

Notes : A triple CD box set that combines the double CD Rudiger Carl release Book with the single CD COWWS Quintett release Virtual COWWS. In total the set includes 23 COWWS Quintett tracks.

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Propinquity Zwischenzeitstueck Aria, Urs Voerkel, 1999, Intakt 057

Tracks : Propinquity-7, Propinquity-8, Propinquity-13, Propinquity-15, Propinquity-16, Propinquity-20, Aria 1, Zwischenzeitstück 1, Aria 2, Zwischenzeitstück 2, Aria 3, Zwischenzeitstück 3, Aria 4, Zwischenzeitstück 4, Aria 5, Zwischenzeitstück 5, Nomis

Musicians : Tracks 1-6: Urs Voerkel, Paul Lovens / Tracks 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17: Urs Voerkel, Priska Walss, Jacques Widmer, Gabriela Scherrer / Tracks: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Urs Voerkel, Irène Schweizer

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Ensemble Oggimusica Meets Irene Schweizer, Ensemble Oggimusica / Irene Schweizer, 2000, Altrisuoni

Tracks : Sott'acqua, Improvisations For Piano, Fuori Era Ancona Notte (Outside It Was Still Nighttime), Oggi-Movendo (Moving Today), Sonata, Feels Like 59

Musicians : Lorenzo Ghirlanda, Andrea Formenti, Claudio Pontiggia, Irene Schweizer, Paolo Vergari, Maurizio Ben Omar

Recorded live in Lugano on October 23, 1999.

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Study II, Stringer, Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra, 2004, Intakt 095

Tracks : Study II, Stringer (Four Pieces For Orchestra): Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV

Musicians : On Study II: Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Jon Corbett, Marc Charig, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Radu Malfatti, Paul Dunmall, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Peter McPhail, Steve Wick, Irène Schweizer, Philipp Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Paul Lytton / On The Stringer: Barry Guy, Dave Spence, Harry Beckett, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Nieman, Paul Rutherford, Evan Parker, Larry Stabbins, Peter Brötzmann, Tony Coe, Trevor Watts, Melvyn Poore, Howard Riley, Philipp Wachsmann, Peter Kowald, John Stevens, Tony Oxley

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At The Le Mans Jazz Festival, Joëlle Léandre, 2006, Leo CD LR 458/459

Tracks : Meeting One, Meeting Two, Meeting Three, Meeting Four, Meeting Five, Just Now One, Just Now Two, Just Now Three, Just Now Four, Just Now Five, Just Now Six, Just Now Seven, Just Now Eight, Just Now Nine

Musicians : Joëlle Léandre, Markus Stockhausen (tracks 9 & 10), Sebi Tramontana (tracks 11, 12, 13 & 14), Irene Schweitzer (tracks 1 & 2), Carlos Zingaro (tracks 11, 12, 13 & 14), India Cooke (tracks 6, 7 & 8), WIlliam Parker (tracks 3, 4 & 5), Paul Lovens (tracks 11, 12, 13 & 14), Mark Nauseef (tracks 9 & 10), Maggie Nicols (tracks 1 & 2)

Recorded live between April 26 and May 1, 2005.

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Root Down, Tommy Meier Root Down, 2008, Intakt 135

Tracks : The Dawn Part I - III, Lady, Analog / Vamp For Lady, City Of Noise, MRA, Kirui Part I - V, The Root, Makaya And The Rain, The Drought / Colo Vamp, Zombie, Gebrselassie

Musicians : Tommy Meier, Marco Von Orelli, Peter Schärli, Russ Johnson, Hans Anliker, Michael Flury, Hans Koch, Jürg Wickihalder, Peter Landis, Co Streiff, Irène Schweizer, Chris Wiesendanger, Philipp Schaufelberger, Stephan Thelen, Jan Schlegel, Christian Weber, Herbert Kramis, Fredi Flükiger, Marco Käppeli, Chris Jäger, Joke Lanz, Trixa Arnold

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Berne Concert, Trio 3 + Irène Schweizer, 2008, Intakt 150

Tracks : Flow, R. I. Exchange 1, Aubade, Phrases, Ballad Of The Silf, Timbral Interplay, WSLC

Musicians: Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille, Irène Schweizer

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Radio Rondo: Schaffhausen Concert, Barry Guy / London Jazz Composers' Orchestra, 2009, Intakt 158

Tracks : Schaffhausen Concert, Radio Rondo

Musicians : Track 1: Irène Schweizer / Track 2: London Jazz Composers Orchestra: Barry Guy, Henry Lowther, Herb Robertson, Rich Laughlin, Alan Tomlinson, Conrad Bauer, Johannes Bauer, Evan Parker, Mats Gustafsson, Pete McPhail, Simon Picard, Trevor Watts, Per Åke Holmlander, Irène Schweizer, Phil Wachsmann, Barre Phillips, Lucas Niggli, Paul Lytton

Recorded live at the Schaffhauser Jazzfestival, Switzerland in May 2008.

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Can Walk On Sand, Omri Ziegele Where's Africa Trio, 2010, Intakt 167

Tracks : It'a About Time, Tyntiana, Giggin', Soul Eyes, Butch & Butch, Andromeda, Can Walk On Sand, Rare Bird, Summertime, Ithi Gqi, Mbiza

Musicians : Omri Ziegele, Irène Schweizer, Makaya Ntshoko, Jürg Wickihalder (tracks 7, 10 & 11)

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The Master And The Rain, Tommy Meier Root Down, 2010, Intakt 181

Tracks : Ogoni, The Forbidden Land, No Agreement, Camel Dance, The Veil, The Root, Across The Sands, The Bride, The Rain Part II, Jackals, Children, Everything, Invocation, Colonial Mentality, The Master

Musicians : Tommy Meier, Marco Von Orelli, Peter Schärli, Russ Johnson, Andi Marti, Hans Anliker, Michael Flury, Jürg Wickihalder, Co Streiff, Peter Landis, Irène Schweizer, Chris Wiesendanger, Hans-Peter Pfammatter, Stephan Thelen, Herbert Kramis, Luca Sisera, Flo Goette, Jan Schlegel, Fredi Flükiger, Marco Käppeli, Chris Jäger, Trixa Arnold

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Jump!, Jürg Wickihalder European Quartet featuring Irène Schweizer, 2011, Intakt 194

Tracks : Triple Rittberger Exercise, Red Light Jumping Friends (Dedicated To Irène), Last Jump, 6243D (Armstand Back Double Somersault 1,5 Twists Free Position), High Wire Dancer

Musicians : Jürg Wickihalder, Irène Schweizer, Fabian Gisler, Michael Griener

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The Loneliest Woman, Joe McPhee Po Music, 2012, Corbett vs. Dempsey

Tracks : Lonely Woman

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Radu Malfatti, André Jaume, Daniel Bourquin, Irene Schweizer, Raymond Boni, Michael Overhage, François Mechali, Pierre Favre, Tamia

Recorded in Switzerland in March 1981. A CD single.

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