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Arc discography

This is a discography of albums released on the UK label Arc.

Arc was run by the musician Trevor Watts.




Arc discography

Over The Rainbow, Amalgam, 1979, Arc 01

Tracks : Wimbledon Music I, Wimbledon Music II, Wimbledon Music III, Wimbledon Music IV

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Keith Rowe, Colin McKenzie, Liam Genockey

Reissued by FMR Records in 2003.

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Trevor Watts' Moiré Music, Trevor Watts' Moiré Music, 1985, Arc 02

Tracks : Mr Sunshine, Moiré music II

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Lol Coxhill, Simon Picard, Keith Beal, Veryan Weston, Peter Knight, Steve Dunachie, Ernest Mothle, Liam Genockey, Nana Tsiboe

Track 1 recorded at the University of Warwick in Coventry on January 21, 1985. Track 2 recorded at the Strathallan Hotel in Birmingham on January 20, 1985. Reissued by FMR Records in 2008.

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With One Voice, Trevor Watts Moiré Music, 1988, Arc 03

Tracks : Themes For America No. 1, Need We Ever Say Goodbye?, Themes For America No. 2

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Simon Pickard, Veryan Weston, Richard Granville-Smith, Liane Carroll, Colin Gibson, Liam Genockey, Kofi Adu, Nana Tsiboe

Recorded live at the Rye Festival on September 8, 1988. Reissued by FMR Records in 2003.

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Live 1989, Trevor Watts Drum Orchestra, 1989?, Arc 04

Tracks : (to be added)

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Peter Knight, Ernest Mothle, Liam Genockey, Kofi Adu, Nana Tsiboe

A cassette only release.

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Unexpected Pleasures: Live 1982 & 1986, Trevor Watts Moiré Music, 1989?, Arc 05

Tracks : Celebration For Paul, More Music 3, More Music 3 (cont), Unexpected Plaesures, Saalfelden Encore

Musicians : Tracks 1, 4 & 5: Trevor Watts, Lol Coxhill, Pete McPhail, Simon Pickard, Peter Knight, Steve Cooke, Veryan Weston, Lazar Gregorian, Liam Genockey, Nana Tsiboe, Mamadi Kamara, Pinise Saul / Tracks 2 & 3: Trevor Watts, Larry Stabbins, Lol Coxhill, Keith Beal, Peter Knight, Steve Dunachie, Veryan Weston, Ernst Mothle, Liam Genockey, Nana Tsiboe

A cassette only release.

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Live In Latin America Vol. 1, Trevor Watts Moiré Music Drum Orchestra, 1991?, Arc 06

Tracks : Gonje Blues, Sobor, Fracas In Caracas, Nee Daku Here's To You

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Colin Gibson, Liam Genockey, Nana Tsiboe, Nee-Daku Patato, Nana Appiah, Jojo Yates

Recorded in Venezuala and Mexico in October and November 1990. Reissued by FMR Records in 2013. The track list shown is for the reissue - the original release track list may not have been the same.

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Fog & Fire, Northwoods Improvisors, 1994, Arc 07

Tracks : Gypsy Lady, Komodo Dragon, Ayler, Burning Trance, Blue Dream, Bop, Fog, Morning, Ancient Fire, Sky

Musicians : Mike Gilmore, Mike Johnston, Nick Ashton

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Live At The Athens Concert Hall, Trevor Watts Moiré Music Group, 2000, Arc 08

Tracks : Seamless, Tribute To Don Cherry, Gentle Love, Indian Hills, Yatra Groove, Mrs Robinson

Musicians : Tracks 1 to 5: Trevor Watts, Colin McKenzie, Ali Iaazane, Marc Parnell, Nana Tsiboe, Ali Iaazane / Track 6: Trevor Watts, Colin McKenzie, Ali Iaazane, Greg Leppard, Paapa J Mensah, Roberto Pia

Tracks 1 to 5 recorded live in Athens on February 22, 1998. Track 6 recorded live in Beijing on November 12 1999.

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Spinning, Northwoods Improvisors, 2000?, Arc 09

Tracks : Firepit, Hard Count, Entropy Puzzle, Spinning, Red Shift, Forest Rain, Free, Blues for Sonny Clark, Afghanistan, Living Space

Musicians : Mike Gilmore, Mike Johnston, Nick Ashton

Recorded in June 1996.

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Trevor Watts & The Celebration Band, Trevor Watts & The Celebration Band, 2001, Arc 010

Tracks : 8 In 7, Alone With You, Tar (Ta), Spring Sunrise, In The Street, Out Of The Street

Musicians : Trevor Watts, Marcus Cummins, Amy Metcalf, Rob Leake, Geoff Sapsford, Roger Carey, Giampaolo Scatozza, Jamie Harris

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Last updated June 2017