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Jon Balke discography

This is a discography of Jon Balke albums and albums by other musicians that feature Jon Balke.


Jon Balke: leader and co-leader discography

On and On, JøKleBa, 1991, Odin

Tracks : On And On, Svai, Kettle Call, It Don't Mean A Thing, Flag, Nefernefer, Koral, Take Great Care Out There

Musicians : Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Audun Kleive

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Nonsentration, Jon Balke with Oslo 13, 1992, ECM 1445

Tracks : Stealing Space I / II, Stop, Blic, Constructing Stop, The Laws Of Freedom, Disappear Here, Nord, Circling The Square, The Art Of Being

Musicians : Jon Balke, Nils Petter Molvær, Per Jørgensen, Torbjørn Sunde, Arne Frang, Morten Halle, Tore Brunborg, Audun Kleive, Jon Christensen, Finn Sletten, Miki N'Doye

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JøKleBa, JøKleBa, 1993, Norsk Plateproduksjon

Tracks : Hardt Stappa, Muggen Fallskjerm, Poppkorn, Kun For Konger, Hvileskjær, Aapen Slaabrok, Kreng, Rett I Pappen, Sen Sjiraff, Svett Lama, Fløyelsknokler

Musicians : Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Audun Kleive

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Further, Jon Balke with the Magnetic North Orchestra, 1994, ECM 1517

Tracks : Departure, Step One, Horizontal Song, Flying Thing, Shaded Place, Taraf, Moving Carpet, Eastern Front, Changing Song, Wooden Voices, Arrival

Musicians : Jon Balke, Jens Petter Antonsen, Per Jørgensen, Tore Brunborg, Morten Halle, Gertrud Økland, Trond Villa, Jonas Franke-Blom, Anders Jormin, Audun Kleive, Marilyn Mazur

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Live, JøKleBa, 1996, Curling Legs

Tracks : Ouverture, Åpne Mitt Øye, Titall, Svai, Second Z, In A Sentimental Mood, Igor, Aerodynamics, You Dont Know What Love Is, Mayshia

Musicians : Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Audun Kleive

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Saturation, Jon Balke, 1998, Jazzland

Tracks : Wrapped Comfort, Trapped, Dazed, Hooked, Drowned Delights, This Subtle Work, Performed You, To Keep You, Seduced, Slightly Unbalanced, Always Wanting, Craving More

Musicians : Jon Balke, Fredrik Lundin, Nils-Olav Johansen, Sidsel Endresen

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Rotor, Jon Balke / Cikada String Quartet, 1998, Curling Legs

Tracks : Khamsin, Rotor, Blue Norther, Aloft, Orbit, Downslope, Lapse Rate, Chinook, Machinery, Lentic, Coriolis

Musicians : Jon Balke, Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal, Marek Konstantynowicz, Morten Hannisdal

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Solarized, Magnetic North Orchestra, 1999, Universal / EMArcy

Tracks : Present Position, Solarized, Dark And Slow, Vertical, In Degrees, Circular, Linear, Curve, Encoded, Elusive Song

Musicians : Jon Balke, Arve Henriksen, Per Jørgensen, Morten Halle, Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal, Marek Konstantynowicz, Morten Hannisdal, Anders Jormin, Audun Kleive

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Kyanos, Jon Balke & Magnetic North Orchestra, 2002, ECM 1822

Tracks : Phanai, Zygotos, Mutatio, Ganglion, Katabolic, In Vitro, Plica, Nano, Karyon, Kyanos, Apsis

Musicians : Jon Balke, Arve Henriksen, Per Jørgensen, Morten Halle, Svante Henryson, Anders Jormin, Audun Kleive

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Diverted Travels, Jon Balke & Magnetic North Orchestra, 2004, ECM 1886

Tracks : Machinery, Nutating, Sink, Columns, Deep, In Patches, Ondular, Downslope, Rivers, Climb, Inside, And On, The Drive, Falling

Musicians : Jon Balke, Per Jørgensen, Fredrik Lundin, Bjarte Eike, Peter Spissky, Thomas Pitt, Helge Andreas Norbakken, Ingar Zach

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Statements, Batagraf / Jon Balke, 2005, ECM 1932

Tracks : Haomanna, Butano, Rraka, Doublespeak, Pregoneras Del Bosque, Betong, Altiett, En Vuelo, Pajaro, Whistleblower, Karagong, Unknown

Musicians : Jon Balke Arve Henriksen, Frode Nymo, Harald Skullerud, Helge Andreas Norbakken, Ingar Zach, Kenneth Ekornes, Solveig Slettahjell, Jennifer Myskja Balke, Jocely Sete Camara Silva, Sidsel Endresen, Miki N'Doye

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Book of Velocities, Jon Balke, 2007, ECM 2010

Tracks : Chapter I: Giada / Scintilla / Spread / Castello / Resilience, Chapter II: Single Line / Nyl / Double Line, Chapter III: Obsidian / Sunday Shapes / Gum Bounce / Finger Bass / Contrivance, Chapter IV: Drape Hanger / Septima Llegada / Reel Set / Scrim Stand, Epilogue: Sonance / Nefriit

Musicians : Jon Balke

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Siwan, Jon Balke / Amina Alaoui, 2009, ECM 2042

Tracks : Tuchia, O Andalusin, Jadwa, Ya Safwati, Ondas Do Mar De Vigo, Itimad, A La Dina Dana, Zahori, Ashiyin Raïqin, Thulâthiyat, Toda Ciencia Trascendiendo

Musicians : Jon Balke, Amina Alaoui, Jon Hassell, Hans Knut Sveen, Andreas Arend, Kheir Eddine M'Kachiche, Bjarte Eike, Anna Ivanovna Sundin, Milos Valent, Per Buhre, Peter Spissky, Joel Sundin, Rastko Roknic, Tom Pitt, Kate Hearne, Mattias Frostensson, Pedram Khavar Zamini, Helge Norbakken

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Say And Play, Batagraf / Jon Balke, 2011, ECM 2245

Tracks : Baka #65, Everyday Music, Riddle #1, Calmly, Vjup Tonk, The Wind Calmer, Riddle #2, Azulito, Hundred-Handed, One Change, Winds, GMBH

Musicians : Jon Balke, Erland Dahlen, Helge Andreas Norbakken, Emilie Stoesen Christensen, Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen

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Jøkleba! / Nu Jøk?, JøKleBa, 2011, Universal / EmArcy

Tracks : CD 1: (Jøkleba!): Overflaten: Hardt Stappa, Muggen Fallskjerm, Poppkorn, Kun For Konger, Hvileskjær, Aapen Slaabrok / Underflaten: Kreng, Rett I Pappen, Sen Sjiraff, Svett Lama, Fløyelsknokler / CD 2: (Nu Jøk?): Camelride, Lady Jane, I'm Only Sleeping, God Only Knows, Schopenhauer, Girl, Firefly, Slow Spin, Adagietto, Green Bottle, I'll Follow The Sun

Musicians : Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Audun Kleive

CD 1 recordings from 1992. CD 2 recordings from 1995 to 1997.

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Outland, JøKleBa, 2014, ECM 2413

Tracks : Vridd 1, Bell Jar, Blind Owl, Beyond The Glass, The Nightwood, Rodion, Horla, Vridd 2, Tremens, Brighton, One Flew Over, Curious Incident, Below The Vulcano, Vridd 3

Musicians : Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Audun Kleive

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Magnetic Works 1993–2001, Jon Balke & Magnetic North Orchestra, 2012, ECM 2182/83

Tracks : Departure, Changing Song, Flying Thing, Horizontal Song, Moving Carpet, Taraf, Shaded Place, Present Position, Solarized, Dark And Slow, In Degrees, Curve, Circular, Vertical, Encoded, Elusive Song, In Vitro, Plica, Zygotos, Karyon, Mutatio, Katabolic, Kyanos

Notes : A double CD compilation of tracks originally released on the albums Further, Kyanos and Solarized.

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Jon Balke: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

I Gården Hvor Jeg Bor, Stein Lunde, 1974, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : Trifakkvise, Lille Persille, Mathilde Oppi Bakken, Ute På Den Grønne Eng, I Gården Hvor Jeg Bor, Bussen Vår, Klokkekunst, Det Falt Et Lite Snøfnugg, Lita Lurevise, Vise Om En Mann, Lille Teodor Fra Finse, Jeg Planet En Gang Et Nøttetre, Mus i Hus, Det Bor En Gammel Baker, En Flue Og Hans Frue, Klovnen

Musicians : Stein Lunde, Knut Riisnæs, Jon Balke, Jon Eberson, Eilif, Morten Askeli, Arild Andersen, Pål Thowsen, Steinar Ofsdal, Tony Sheehan

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Clouds in My Head, Arild Andersen, 1975, ECM 1059

Tracks : 305 W 18 St, Last Song, Outhouse, Song For A Sad Day, Clouds In My Head, Cycles, Siv, The Sword Under His Wings

Musicians : Arild Andersen, Knut Riisnaes, Jon Balke, Pål Thowsen

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Jazz Jamboree '74 Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1975, Polskie Nagrania Muza

Tracks : Sysiphus (Klaus Lenz Big Band & Uschi Brüning), Dancers (Klaus Lenz Big Band & Uschi Brüning), P. T. (Arild Andersen Quartet)

Musicians: Jon Balke plays on the Arild Andersen track. The musicians on that track are: Arild Andersen, Knut Riisnaes, Jon Balke, Pal Thowsen.

Music recorded live in Warsaw in 1974.

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Hi-Fly, Karin Krog / Archie Shepp, 1976, Compendium

Tracks : Sing Me Softly Of The Blues, Steam, Daydream, Solitude, Hi Fly, Soul Eyes

Musicians : Karin Krog, Archie Shepp, Charles Greenlee, Jon Balke, Arild Andersen, Beaver Harris

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Høysang, Lars Klevstrand / Guttorm Guttormsen Kvintett, 1978, Nordisk

Tracks : Du Er Blitt Glad I Dette Landet, Men Har Du Skjønt Det Der Med Grøfter?, Inga Larsens Vise, Hør Hvor Det Lyves, Soweto, Folkevise I, De Tomme Hender, Høysang, Sær Gammel Mann, Matjord, Vi Minner Løgnarane Om Løgnene Deira Og Såleis Vidar Vi Ut Vår Forstand

Musicians : Lars Klevstrand, Guttorm Guttormsen, Jon Balke, Carl Morten Iversen, Espen Rud

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Club 7's Jubileumsplater, Various Artists, 1978, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : I Can't Hold Out (Bryggerigangen Bluesband), Oljelåt (Lotus), Tooley Tooh (2nd Evolution), Stemning (Kråbøl), Samba Bloibie (Unknown Artist), I'll Be Doggone (Arild Wikstrøm), Regrets (2nd Evolution), Ess-moll Låt (Lotus), There Is No Greater Love (Unknown Artist), Borr'e (E'Olen), Gertrudes Bounce (Ditlef Eckhoff Kvintett), Kansas City Blues (Bryggerigangen Bluesband)

A double LP of live performances celebrating the 15th anniversary of Club 7. Jon Balke plays on two tracks: Stemning by the group Kråbøl, and Borr'e by the group E'Olen.

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E'Olen, E'Olen, 1979, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : E'Olen (Våkn Opp!), Bintang Balong, Massani Yeah, M' Bala Fetchelen, So' Wallo, Kom Beng-Kario

Musicians : Pablo Guanio, Erik Balke, Jon Balke, Hovensjø, Miki N'Doye, Finn Sletten, Zakhir Helge Linaae

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To I Spann, Lars Klevstrand Og Steinar Ofsdal, 1979, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : Tarantella (A Carrettera), Nei, Pengane Er Ikkje Alt, Mellom Kameratar, Hva Vil De? (Largo Op. 44 Nr. 11), Kjære Trægde, I Have No Wife (To Bother My Life) / Green Groves Of Erin / Banish Misfortune, Tatogettatogetta, Brennevin & Ludder, Bellmann (De Røde Var Rødere), Montmartre (La Boutte Rouge), Lirendreierier (Mazurka De Lapleau / Pas D`Eté À L`Henri Caillaux), Bønn Til En Arbeider, ¡Latino América!, Songen Om Ludvig Damstorp

Musicians : Lars Klevstrand, Steinar Ofsdal, Jon Balke, Carl Morten Iversen, Espen Rud

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It Don't Come Easy, Radka Toneff, 1979, Zarepta

Tracks : It Don't Come Easy, The Friend, Aimless Wandering, Contemplation, The Snow, The World, Say Something Nice, A Certain Peace, A Form Of Women

Musicians : Radka Toneff, Jon Balke, Lars Jansson, Jon Eberson, Arild Andersen, Svein Christiansen, Pål Thowsen

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Frie Hender, Lars Klevstrand, 1981, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : Tørr Du?, Stå Med Glans, Tone, Tekst Og Trubadur, Blomar Drys Or Heggen, Den Nye Dressen, Segn, Hastverksbrudlaup/ Folkevise Av Vise Folk Um Visse Folk, Køl På Med Musikk, Visa Om Løgna, Drømmen Hennes Tonetta, Sitte På Trapp, En Vise Om De Siste Gode Ting, Når Du Vert Gamal

Musicians : Lars Klevstrand, Erik Balke, Steinar Ofsdal, Jon Balke, Kjetil Skaslien, Trond Villa, Arne Monn-Iversen, Sonja Wold, Geoffrey Gotch, Geir Tore Larsen, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Carl M. Iversen, Sture Janson, Espen Ruud, Svein Christiansen, Svein Erik Gaardvik, St. Hallvard-In-The-Fields Strykeensamble, Mannskoret Prøvelsen, Visegruppa Stiftelsen

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Hat Trick, Steinar Ofsdal, 1982, Plateselskapet Mai

Tracks : Hemmelige Fugler, En god følelse, To i et pariserhjul, Ballade til Johanne, Fridag for fløytisten, Ut av min hatt, Armando's rhumba, Utflukt, Lasse's lyster, Sandalenes dans, Heftige jenter, En forelsket narr

Musicians : Jon Balke plays on at least two tracks of this album

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Anti-Therapy, Oslo 13, 1983, Odin LP 07

Tracks : Langisesuap, Futuro Seguro, Anti-Therapy, Guatemala, Heavy Report, Shadows, Før Den Siste, Intro Til Fru P, Pink, Pausesignal

Musicians : Geir Hauger, Nils Petter Molvær, Torbjørn Sunde, Thor Bjørn Neby, Rune Nicolaysen, Erik Balke, Odd Riisnæs, Nancy Sandvoll, Stig Molvær, Geir Løvold, Jon Balke, Carl Morten Iversen, Audun Kleive

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Masqualero, Masqualero, 1983, Odin LP 08

Tracks : Masqualero, Fortere N, Delete, Til Radka, Wallen, Wallen! / Helsinki Song, Rememberance, Aural Exciter, Ved Fossen, Den Hemmelige

Musicians : Nils Petter Molvaer, Tore Brunborg, Jon Balke, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen

Released on CD in 1996 with 5 bonus tracks.

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Reisefeber, Steinar Ofsdal, 1985, Slager

Tracks : Reisefeber, Fløytespilleren På Den Grønne Øya , Fruktstol, Sang Er Pent, Drømmeslått m/Seljefløyel, Sykkelløpet Balthazar Ikk Vant (Tilegnet Nipe), Shi Li Guo Zhi Nai Tang, I En Stille Time, Husk Våren Om Høsten, Het Sommer - Men Hvor, Seil Videre

Musicians : Jon Balke plays on some of the tracks of this album

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Bande À Part, Masqualero, 1986, ECM 1319

Tracks : 3 For 5, Natt, Sort Of, Vanilje, Bali, Tutte, No Soap, Nyl

Musicians : Nils Petter Molvaer. Tore Brunborg, Jon Balke, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen

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A Hip Hop, Göran Klinghagen, 1986, Dragon

Tracks : A Hip Hop, Mr. Snoids Blues, Elegi, For T.K., Jolly Ride, Britta, Ornetteology, SFKL

Musicians : Göran Klinghagen, Jon Balke, Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen

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Her!, Lars Klevstrand, 1987, Sidespor

Tracks : Ungen Min, Berre, Høyt Flyr Du, Jamas! Samaia!, Juan & René, Eg Blir Her, Hold På'n!, Velkommen, Nye Landsmenn!, På Knaggen, Ord Over Grind, Lomnæsvisa

Musicians : Lars Klevstrand, Nils Petter Molvær, Erik Balke, Jon Balke, Jon Eberson, Lars Klevstrand, Arild Andersen, Jørn Fodnestøl, Ole Marius Melhuus, Finn Sletten, Jon Christensen

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Off Balance, Oslo 13, 1988, Odin 4022

Tracks : Once, Please Disturb, Only Everybody, Tåke, In Shape, Procession, Off Balance, Grå Skogepler, Moods

Musicians : Nils Petter Molvær, Dag Einar Eilertsen, Torbjørn Sunde, Tore Brunborg, Arne Frang, Erik Balke, Olav Dale, Jon Balke, Carl Morten Iversen, Audun Kleive

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Ut I Vind, Lynni Treekrem, 1991, Columbia

Tracks : Te Sola Rinn, Vi E På Vei, Veit Et Sted, På Skattejakt, Flo I Hjertet, Mexico, Langt Vekk Hjemmefra, Naken No, Ka Farsken, Fotspor I Sand

Musicians : Lynni Treekrem, Per Jørgensen, Steinar Ofsdal, Jon Balke, Eivind Aarset, Jonas Fjeld, Knut Reiersrud, Martin Hedstrøm, Tone Hulbækmo, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Paolo Vinaccia, Per Hillestad, Per Lindvall, Sigvart Dagsland

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Live At Rockefeller, Jazz-Punk Ensemblet, 1993, Odin 4041

Tracks : Double Bass, Jazz-Punk I, Jazz I Norge, Reggae, Reggae, Everything You Need, Fritz At The Rockefeller, Ballade

Musicians : Nils Petter Molvær, Torbjørn Sunde, Erik Balke, Tore Brunborg, Jens Bugge Wesseltoft, Jon Balke, Jon Eberson, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Geir Holmsen, Bjørn Jenssen, Jon Christensen, Pål Thowsen

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Live, Oslo 13, 1993, Curling Legs

Tracks : Taraf, Please Disturb-Part I, Off Balance, Zee Bloos, The Cut And Paste Interlude, Hymne, Kanon, Finale-Intro, Please Disturb-Part II, Hvit Vei

Musicians : Jens Petter Antonsen, Staffan Svennson, Torbjørn Sunde, Trygve Seim, Thomas Gustavsson, Morten Halle, Jon Balke, Carl Morten Iversen, Audun Kleive, Jon Christensen

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Mythscapes, Furio Di Castri / Paolo Fresu / Jon Balke / Pierre Favre, 1995, Soul Note

Tracks : Mandarin's Rap, Picture Of Time Passing, Variazione 2, Monday, Fellini, L'Homme Nu, Drum Solo, Sueños, Mythscapes, Heavy Ballet, Pacific Line, Shanta, Mandarin's Rap # 2

Musicians : Furio Di Castri, Paolo Fresu, Jon Balke, Pierre Favre

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Letters, Håvard Lund, 1996, Turn left

Tracks : The Mystery - And The Way It Disappeared, Autumn, Never Autumn Again, Another Picture At An Exhibition, An Unkind Poem, 11-70, Fanfare, Voggesang, Sørgemarsj

Musicians : Jon Balkeplays on this album

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Meridians, Torbjørn Sunde, 1998, ACT

Tracks : Arctic (Prologue), Kjære Maren, Vertigo, Imensidão Do Mar, Rotation, Tell Us, Tellus, Confronting Hemispheres, Antarctic (Epilogue)

Musicians : Torbjørn Sunde, Jens Petter Antonsen, Petter Wettre, Morten Halle, Jon Balke, Bugge Wesseltoft, Børge Petersen-Øverleir, Eivind Aarset, Terje Rypdal, Geir Holmsen, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Per Oddvar Johansen, Rune Arnesen, Joakim Nordin, Celio De Carvalho, Manolo Badrena, Torbjørn Sunde

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T.G. Evil Orchestra, Thomas Gustafson, 1999, Dragon

Tracks : Månvarv (Lunation), Förfluten Framtid (Past Future), Big Band, Looping, Cesium 133, Överlevnad (Survival), Skapelsen (The Creation), Viss Riktning (Certain Direction), Flyg Ande (Flying Spirit), Åldrande (Ageing), Uppenbar Existens (Obvious Being), Levitation

Musicians : Thomas Gustafson, Ray Anderson, Jon Balke, Nguyên Lê, Johan Granström, Thomas Gustafson, Audun Kleive

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Bakida, The Nguyên Lê Trio, 2000, ACT

Tracks : Dding Dek, Madal, Encanto, Bakida, Chinoir, Noche Y Luz, Feel Feliz, Heaven, Lü, Romanichel

Musicians : Nguyên Lê, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Tino Di Geraldo / Paolo Fresu, Chris Potter, Jon Balke (track 10), Carles Benavent, Karim Ziad, Illya Amar, Kudsi Erguner

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Joko, Miki N'Doye Orchestra, 2002, ACT

Tracks : Ousu Lion N'Jie, Boray, Diyakele, Kumbeng Kario, Kalimba No.1, Momodou Biti-K, Bo-kara-bo, Kalimba No.2, Rongake

Musicians : Miki N'Doye, Jens Petter Antonsen, Torbjørn Sunde, Erik Balke, Jon Balke, Bugge Wesseltoft, Solo Cissokho, Sveinung Hovensjø, Paolo Vinaccia, Alhagi N'Jing, Fredrik Otterstad, Heine Totland, Reza Aghamir, Rolf Asser

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Trialogue, Lars Møller / Jon Balke / Morten Lund, 2003, Imogena

Tracks : Trialogue Chapter 1, Trialogue Chapter 2, Trialogue Chapter 3

Musicians : Lars Møller, Jon Balke, Morten Lund

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Tuki, Miki N'Doye, 2006, ECM 1971

Tracks : Intro, Jahlena, Loharbye, Kokonum, Rubato, Dunya, Tuki, Kalimba 6, Tonya, Osa Yambe, Box, Me, Ending

Musicians : Miki N'Doye, Per Jørgensen, Jon Balke, Helge-Andreas Norbakken, Aulay Sosseh, Lie Jallow

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The Door, Mathias Eick, 2008, ECM 2059

Tracks : The Door, Stavanger, Cologne Blues, October, December, Williamsburg, Fly, Porvoo

Musicians : Mathias Eick, Jon Balke, Audun Erlien, Audun Kleive, Stian Carstensen

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Panopticon, Point 4, 2008, Sofa

Tracks : Wide Red, Di Fianco, Sostenuto, Partita: Allemande I / Digression / Allemande II / Courtante / Sarabande / Gigue, Panopticon, Seven Perspectives: Point Zero / Point One / Point Two / Point Three / Point Five / Point Six / Point Seven, Side Shadow, Vanishing Point

Musicians : Kenneth Karlsson, Jon Balke, Bjørn Rabben, Ingar Zach

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Butterfly, Radka Toneff, 2008, Curling Legs

Tracks : It's Been A Long Long Day, Pre-Dawn Imagination, Antonio's Song, Nature Boy, Sometime Ago, Like That, The Butterfly, Before Love Went Out Of Style, Black Coffee, My One And Only Love, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother, Don't Weep For The Lady, Lost In The Stars (video), Ballad Of The Sad Young Men (video)

Musicians : Radka Toneff, Jon Balke (tracks: 1, 2, 3 & 14), Lars Jansson, Steve Dobrogosz, Jon Eberson, Arild Andersen, Alex Riel, Espen Rud, Jon Christensen, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

Radio and live recordings made between 1976 and 1982. The three audio tracks featuring Jon Balke were recorded in Oslo in October 1980. The video track featuring Jon Balke was recorded in Oslo in 1976.

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Conic Folded, Torben Snekkestad, 2009, ILK Music

Tracks : September, Francis Faced #2, Seated Man, Noodles Or Icecream, Sir?, Zobob, Conic Folded, E.P. Flowers, Icon, Francis Faced #1, Undercurrents, Lovetann

Musicians : Torben Snekkestad, Jon Balke, Jonas Westergaard

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The Adventures Of A Polar Expedition, Hans Ulrik, 2010, Cowbell Music

Tracks : Time And Ice Suite: Nothing But Ice (The Adventurous But Somewhat Sad Monotony Of Unchanging Landscapes) / Time Piece / The Great Sled Journey (The Life And Deeds Of Knud Rasmussen), The Rise And Fall Of The Andree Balloon Expedition 1897: The Balloon Launch / Floundering On The Pack Ice / Struggling Homewards, In Good Spirits / Kvitøya, The Final Destination / Hallucinating Optimism, Yet Realizing The End, The Magnificent Journeys Of Nansen And Amundsen: Quietness Before Departure / The Legend Of Fram / Destination Home, Friendship Suite (The Disappearance Of Mylius-Erichsen And Jørgen Brønlund): Farewell My Heart, My House / Friendship / The Great Open

Musicians : Hans Ulrik, Benjamin Koppel, Jon Balke, Palle Danielsson, Alex Riel

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Improvoicing, Trondheim Voices, 2010, MNJ Records

Tracks : Ecliptical, Excerpt From Confabulation #1, Excerpt From Confabulation #2, Nakken, Stær Opp, Fortelling, Slipp, Blikket, Opp, Opp, Voice Rituals 1, Voice Rituals 2, Take 5

Musicians : Anita Kaasbøll, Heidi Skjerve, Ingrid Lode, Kirsti Huke, Live Maria Roggen, Silje Karlsen, Siri Gjære, Sissel Vera Pettersen, Tone Åse, Torunn Sævik, Jon Balke, Marilyn Mazur

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Green In Blue: Early Quartets, Arild Andersen, 2010, ECM 2143/45

Contents : A 3 CD box that brings together the three mid to late 1970's quartet albums Clouds In My Head, Shimri, and Green Shading Into Blue. Jon Balke plays on the Clouds In My Head album.

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Places Of Worship, Arve Henriksen, 2013, Rune Grammofon

Tracks : Adhan, Saraswati, Le Cimetière Marin, The Sacristan, Lament, Portal, Alhambra, Bayon, Abandoned Cathedral, Shelter From The Storm

Musicians : Arve Henriksen, Jan Bang, Erik Honoré, Christian Wallumrød, Jon Balke (tracks 7 & 9), Rolf Wallin, Eivind Aarset, Lars Danielsson, Ingar ZachSampler, Stahlquartett, The Norwegian Wind Ensemble

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Midwest, Mathias Eick, 2015, ECM 2410

Tracks : Midwest, Hem, March, At Sea, Dakota, Lost, Fargo, November

Musicians : Mathias Eick, Jon Balke, Gjermund Larsen, Mats Eilertsen, Helge Norbakken

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