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ECM Samplers

This is a list of promotional samplers released by ECM between 1978 and 1982. Each sampler comprises tracks, sometimes edited, from ECM albums. The list may be incomplete.

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Main ECM album series:
1001-1099 | 1100-1199 | 1200-1299 | 1300-1399 | 1400-1499 | 1500-1599 | 1600-1699 | 1700-1799 | 1800-1899 |
... more to be added ...

Compilation series:
ECM Works series | ECM :rarum series | ECM Old & New Masters editions | ECM promotional samplers |

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ECM promotional samplers

ECM Sampler 1, Various Artists, 1978, ECM PRO E 752

Tracks : San Lorenzo (Pat Metheny), My Song (Keith Jarrett), Seriously Deep (Eberhard Weber And Colours), Raga (Egberto Gismonti), Country (Keith Jarrett), Phase Dance (Pat Metheny), Parable (John Abercrombie), Baiăo Malandro (Egberto Gismonti)

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ECM Sampler 2, Various Artists, 1979, ECM PRO E 795

Tracks : Pulse V (Steve Reich), Arcade (John Abercrombie), Mumakata (Collin Walcott / Don Cherry / Nana Vasconcelos), Will (Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette), Dreaming Of The Master (Art Ensemble Of Chicago), Crossing (Double Image), Eulogy (Azimuth), The Fearless Five (Enrico Rava)

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ECM Sampler 3, Various Artists, 1979, ECM PRO E 801

Tracks : Long As You Know You're Living Yours (Keith Jarrett), Watercolors (Pat Metheny), Celebracao De Nupcias (Egberto Gismonti), Per Uiv (Terje Rypdal), Icarus (Ralph Towner / Gary Burton), Koln Concert - Encore (Keith Jarrett), Flying Spirits (Jack Dejohnette's Directions), The Child Is Gone (Steve Kuhn And Ecstacy)

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ECM Sampler 4, Various Artists, 1979, ECM PRO E 808

Tracks : Blue Sky (Jan Garbarek), Quiet Departures (Eberhard Weber), Summer Band Camp (Mick Goodrick), Radio (Gary Burton / Chick Corea), Encore A (Keith Jarrett), Eyes Of The Heart (Keith Jarrett), Fluid Rustle (Eberhard Weber), Eevee (Tom Van Der Geld)

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ECM Sampler 5, Various Artists, 1980, ECM PRO E 849

Tracks : Silver Lake (Miroslav Vitous), Ondas (Nana Vasconcelos), India (Jack DeJohnette), New Moon (Ralph Towner), Palhaco (Haden / Garbarek / Gismonti), Avskjed (Terje Rypdal), Open Or Close (Cherry / Redman / Haden / Blackwell), Got Somethin' Good For You (George Adams)

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ECM Sampler 6, Various Artists, 1980, ECM PRO E 858

Tracks : New Dance (Keith Jarrett), Riddles (John Abercrombie), Journal Violone II (Barre Phillips), The Zoo (Steve Kuhn / Sheila Jordan Band), Innocence (Keith Jarrett), Swimming With A Hole In My Body (Bill Connors)

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ECM Sampler 7, Various Artists, 1980, ECM PRO E 895

Tracks : Music For A Large Ensemble (Steve Reich), Every Day (I Thank You) (Pat Metheny), Charlie M (Art Ensemble Of Chicago), Linje (Jan Garbarek / Kjell Johnsen), Zip (Sam Rivers), Salsa For Eddie G (Jack DeJohnette), Two Folk Songs: 1st (Pat Metheny), Reading Of Sacred Books (Keith Jarrett), Lost Woltz (Kenny Wheeler)

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ECM Sampler 8, Various Artists, 1980, ECM PRO E 795

Tracks : Bali (Eberhard Weber And Colours), Nardis (Ralph Towner), Falling Grace (Chick Corea, Gary Burton), Second Movement (Keith Jarrett), Mirror, Mirror (Chick Corea, Gary Burton), Some Echoes (Steve Swallow), Zoetrope (Ralph Towner), "No Trees?" He Said (Eberhard Weber And Colours)

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ECM Sampler 9, Various Artists, 1981, ECM PRO E 954

Tracks : It's For You (Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays), I Know (Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition), Tweek (Gary Burton), Walking Batteriewoman (Carla Bley), Boat Song (John Abercrombie), As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls (Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays), Silver Rain, Pt. III (John Clark), When Face Gets Pale (Miroslav Vitous)

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ECM Sampler 10, Various Artists, 1981, ECM PRO E 982

Tracks : Spielraum (Elbow Room) (Rainer Brüninghaus), Venice (Steve Eliovson), Topplue, Votter & Skjerf (Rypdal / Vitous / DeJohnette), Mopti (Old And New Dreams), The Tale (Meredith Monk), Travelling (Meredith Monk), Ananda Nadamadum Tillai Sankara (Shankar), Lillekort (Jan Garbarek)

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ECM Sampler 11, Various Artists, 1982, ECM PRO E 1017

Tracks : The Big Wind (Steve Tibbetts), Rios Negroes (Lester Bowie), The Jingler's Etude (Ralph Towner / John Abercrombie), Odwalla / Theme (Art Ensemble Of Chicago, The), The Drinking Song (Steve Kuhn Quartet), The Great Pretender (Lester Bowie), Soaring (Gallery), The Dabtara (James Newton)

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