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Arista Novus Records discography

This is a list of LPs released by Arista Novus Records. The list is probably incomplete. The label subsequently became RCA Novus and Novus.

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Arista Freedom: main (1000) series: AL 1000 - AL 1043   |   1900 series: AL 1900 - AL 1906

Arista Novus: main (3000) series : 3000 - 3024

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Arista Novus LP discography

Lifea Blinec, Muhal Richard Abrams, 1978, Arista Novus 3000

Tracks : Bud P. (Dedicated To Bud Powell, Lifea Blinec, Ja Do Thu (Dedicated To Jarman, Douglas & Thurman), Duo 1, Duo 2

Musicians : Muhal Richard Abrams, Joseph Jarman, Douglas Ewart, Amina Claudine Myers, Thurman Barker

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Solo Piano, Warren Bernhardt, 1978, Arista Novus 3001

Tracks : Ecaflote, Morning Star, Evening Star, Painted Side-Walks, Tales Of A 39 Man

Musicians : Warren Bernhardt

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Open Air Suit, Air, 1978, Arista Novus 3002

Tracks : Card Two: The Jick or Mandrill's Cosmic Ass, Card Five: Open Air Suit, Card Four: Strait White Royal Flush..., Card One: Cutten 2 Knuckles, 2 Widows, 2 Tricks

Musicians : Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall

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Life Dance Of Is, Oliver Lake, 1978, Arista Novus 3003

Tracks : Rite-ing, Comous, Shu-ful, Tfon, Change One, Of Is

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Anthony Davis, Michael Gregory Jackson, Buster Williams, Leonard Jones, Pheeroan Ak Laff

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Looking For That Groove, Baird Hersey & The Year Of The Ear, 1978, Arista Novus 3004

Tracks : Lookin' For That Groove Miles Behind, Greedy, It's Been A Long Time, Invisible Man, Partings, Melisma, Tibet

Musicians : Baird Hersey, Daniel Mott, Tiger Okoshi, Kenny Mason, Mark Harvey, Ray Anderson, Tim Sessions, John Hagen, Len Detlor, Stan Strickland, George Garzon, Ernesto Provencher, Tommy Campbell, Arnie Clapman, David Moss

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European Impressions: Live At Montreux 1978, Larry Coryell, 1978, Arista Novus 3005

Tracks : Toronto Under The Sign Of Capricorn, For Philip And Django, Rodrigo Reflections, April Seventh, Silver Medley: A. Song For My Father; B. Sister Sadie, Copenhagen Impressions, Variations On A Theme

Musicians : Larry Coryell

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Rapport, Ran Blake, 1978, Arista Novus 3006

Tracks : Alone Together, Vanguard, Solitaire, Thursday, Wende, Biko, Arline, Breakthru, Vradiazi, The Ballad Of Hix Blewitt, You Go To My Head

Musicians : Ran Blake, Ricky Ford, Anthony Braxton, Jerome Thomas, Rufus Reid, Chris Connor, Eleni Odoni

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Spiral Live At Montreux 1978, Muhal Richard Abrams, 1978, Arista Novus 3007

Tracks : B Song, String Song, Voice Song

Musicians : Muhal Richard Abrams

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Montreux Suisse: Live At Montreux 1978, Air, 1978, Arista Novus 3008

Tracks : Let's All Go Down to the Footwash, Abra, Suisse Air

Musicians : Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall

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Free Smiles: Live At Montreux 1978, Mike Mainieri & Warren Bernhardt, 1978, Arista Novus 3009

Tracks : Praise, Song To Seth, Instant Garlic, I'll Sing You Softly, Stella By , Free Smiles, Mediterranean Waters Calling

Musicians : Mike Mainieri, Warren Bernhardt

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Shine, Oliver Lake, 1979, Arista Novus 3010

Tracks : Kuon Ganjo (Infinity, Really This Moment), Reference, Lodius, Shine!

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Anthony Davis, Michael Gregory Jackson, Clifford Morrison, Felix Farrah, Carl Ector, George Taylor, Abdul Wadud, Pheeroan Ak Laff

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Floating, Warren Bernhardt, 1979, Arista Novus 3011

Tracks : Timothy, Mirror, Floating, Snow-Birds, Sweet Harmony; Sing-Song, Song To My Father, Metrics

Musicians : Warren Bernhardt

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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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X-75, Volume 1, Henry Threadgill, 1979, Arista Novus 3013

Tracks : Sir Simpleton, Celebration, Air Song, Fe Fi Fo Fum

Musicians : Henry Threadgill, Douglas Ewart, Joseph Jarman, Wallace McMillan, Leonard Jones, Brian Smith, Rufus Reid, Fred Hopkins, Amina Claudine Myers

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Air Lore, Air, 1979,Arista Novus 3014

Tracks : The Ragtime Dance, Buddy Bolden's Blues, King Porter Stomp, Paille Street, Weeping Willow Rag

Musicians : Henry Threadgill, Fred Hopkins, Steve McCall

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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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Have You Heard?, Baird Hersey, 1979, Arista Novus 3016

Tracks : Have You Heard?, Showdown, Your Voices Like Wind On The Mountain Top, Ngoma, Ogunde, The Prince, Des Montanas

Musicians : Baird Hersey, Daniel Mott, Mark Harvey, Stanton Davis, Tim Sessions, John Hagen, Len Detlor, Stanley Strickland, Ernesto Provencher, Doane Perry, David Moss, Roger Squitero, Arnie Clapman

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Tributaries, Larry Coryell, 1979, Arista Novus 3017

Tracks : The File, Mother's Day, Little B's Poem, Zimbabwe, Solo on Wednesday, Thurman Munson, Equinox, Alster Fields

Musicians : Larry Coryell, Joe Beck, John Scofield

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Who's Who?, John Scofield, 1979, Arista Novus 3018

Tracks : Looks Like Meringue, Cassidate, The Beatles, Spoons, Who's Who, How The West Was Won

Musicians : John Scofield, Dave Liebman, Kenny Kirkland, Steve Swallow, Anthony Jackson, Eddie Gomez, Steve Jordan, Billy Hart, Adam Nussbaum, Sammy Figueroa

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Film Noir, Ran Blake, 1980, Arista Novus 3019

Tracks : Spiral Staircase, Eve (From "All About Eve"), Garden Of Delight, Key Largo, Pinky, Streetcar Named Desire, Touch Of Evil, Le Boucher, The Pawnbroker, Doktor Mabuse, Blue Gardenia

Musicians : Ran Blake

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Manhattan Update, Warren Bernhardt, 1980, Arista Novus 3020

Tracks : Sara's Touch, Manhattan Update, Hang Glidin', Praise, New Moon

Musicians : Warren Bernhardt, Pat Rebillot, Mike Mainieri, David Spinozza, Anthony Jackson, Tony Levin, Steve Gadd, Errol Bennett

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Beyond A Dream, Pharoah Sanders & Norman Connors, 1980, Arista Novus 3021

Tracks : Babylon, Beyond A Dream, Montreux Overture, The End Of The Beginning, Casino Latino

Musicians : Pharoah Sanders, Norman Connors, Duke Jones, Buzzy Jones, Bobby Lyle, Billy McCoy, Greg Hill, Alex Blake, Lawrence Killian, Petro Bass

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Bar Talk, John Scofield, 1980, Arista Novus 3022

Tracks : Beckon Call, New Strings Attached, Never, How to Marry a Millionaire, Fat Dancer, Nature Calls

Musicians : John Scofield, Steve Swallow, Adam Nussbaum

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Evidence, Steve Khan, 1980, Arista Novus 3023

Tracks : Infant Eyes, In A Silent Way, Melancholee, Threesome, Peace, Thelonious Monk Medley: Evidence/Think Of One/Monk's Mood/Little Rootie Tootie/Monk's Dream/Pannonica/Bye-Ya/Ruby, My Dear/Friday The 13th

Musicians : Steve Khan

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Standing Ovation, Larry Coryell, 1980, Arista Novus 3024

Tracks : Discotexas, Excerpt, Ravel, Wonderful Wolfgang, Piano Improvisation, Sweet Shuffle, Moon, Park It Where You Want, Spiritual Dance

Musicians : Larry Coryell

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