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HatHut "ABC" series discography

The first 20 albums released by HatHut have alphabetic catalog numbers starting with A and ending with a triple LP Y/Z/Z. These albums are listed on this page. Following the Y/Z/Z release catalog numbers have a part numeric, part alphabetic catalog number. The next batch of albums released on HatHut are listed on the HatHut "R-1" series page.

HatHut was founded in 1975 by Werner X. Uehlinger as a means of releasing recordings by Joe McPhee. Primarily an avant garde jazz label in the early years the label has also released a wide range of avant garde classical and new music.

HatHut pages on the site:

HatHut "ABC" series : A - Y/Z/Z     HatHut "R-1" series : 1R01 - 2R22

Hat MUSICS : 3500 - 3517

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HatHut "ABC" series

Black Magic Man, Joe McPhee, 1975, hat Hut HAT A

Tracks : Black Magic Man, Song For Laureen, Hymn Of The Dragon Kings

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Mike Kull, Tyrone Crabb, Ernest Bostic, Bruce Thompson

Recorded live in Poughkeepsie in December 1970. Appears to have been released with two different front covers.

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The Willisau Concert, Joe McPhee Featuring John Snyder And Makaya Ntshoko, 1976, hat Hut HAT B

Tracks : Touchstone, Voices, Bahamian Folksong, Harriet

Musicians : Joe McPhee, John Snyder, Makaya Ntshoko

Recorded live in Willisau in October 1975. Appears to have been released with two different front covers.

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Tenor, Joe McPhee, 1977, hat Hut HAT C

Tracks : Knox (Dedicated To Niklaus Troxler, Willisau), Good-Bye Tom B (Dedicated To Klaus Baumgärtner), Sweet Dragon (Dedicated To Marc Levin), Tenor

Musicians : Joe McPhee

Released in 2000 on the hatOLOGY label with one bonus track and titled Tenor And Fallen Angels.

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Rotation, Joe McPhee, 1977, hat Hut HAT D

Tracks : Sweet Dragon, Theme From Episode #3, Bahamian Folksong, Spaces, Rotation, Episode #2

Musicians : Joe McPhee, John Snyder, Marc Levin (track 6)

Recorded live in Basel in September 1976.

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Hah!, Milo Fine Free Jazz Ensemble, 1977, hat Hut HAT E

Tracks : Number 7, Number 8, Number 9, Number 15, Number 16, Number 17, Number 20, Number 21, Number 25, Number 26

Musicians : Milo Fine, Steve Gnitka

Recorded in Minneapolis in December 1976. Released on Emanem in 2015 as part of a 2 CD set.

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Clinkers, Steve Lacy, 1978, hat Hut HAT F

Tracks : Trickles, Duck, Coastline, Microworlds, Clinkers

Musicians : Steve Lacy

Recorded live in Basel in June 1977. Reissued on hatOLOGY in 2000.

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Pot-Pourri Pour Parce Que, Raymond Boni, Claude Bernard, 1978, hat Hut HAT G

Tracks : 1: Pleine Lune Pour Le Criquet Somnambule/Petit Solo Introduisant/Le Grostuyau/Le Loup Garou En Pantoufle Cloutée/Cerisiers Roses Et Pommiers Blancs/Tenderly/Il Est L'heure Pour La Virgule Terrorisée/La Danse Des Fèves, 2: Le Saxophone Rouge-Gorge, 3: La Pêche Aux Souvenirs Interdits/Java En L'isle, 4: Migration/Quand Les Fourmis Auront Le Temps/Galoubet Blues/Mamadou Au Mali/Mistinguette

Musicians : Raymond Boni, Claude Bernard

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The Constant Extension Of Inescapable Tradition, Milo Fine Free Jazz Ensemble, 1978, hat Hut HAT H

Tracks : Guitar Solo I, Clarinet Solo (Ballad For D.), Prepared Piano/Guitar, Drum Solo I, Drum Solo II, Guitar Solo II, Guitar Solo III, Drums/Clarinet/Guitar

Musicians : Milo Fine, Steve Gnitka

Recorded in August 1977 in Minnesota.

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Graphics, Joe McPhee, 1978, hat Hut HAT I/J

Tracks : Graphics 3/4, Legendary Heroes, Vieux Carré/Straight (Dedicated To Sidney Bechet And Steve Lacy), Daisy Bones, Tenor #2, Anamorphosis (Dedicated To John Coltrane), Trumpet, Graphics 2/4

Musicians : Joe McPhee

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Stamps, Steve Lacy, 1979, hat Hut HAT K/L

Tracks : Existence, Ire, The Dumps, Stamps, Duckles, Wickets, The Blinks

Musicians : Steve Lacy, Steve Potts, Irene Aebi, Kent Carter, Oliver Johnson

A double LP of live recordings from Jazz Festival Willisau in August 1977 and Paris in February 1978.

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The Spoken Word, Baikida Carroll, 1979, hat Hut HAT M/N

Tracks : The Spoken Word I, The Spoken Word II, Third Image, Rites And Rituals, Double Rainbow Forest

Musicians : Baikida Carroll

Recorded live in Berkeley in April 1978.

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Variations On A Blue Line / 'Round Midnight, Joe McPhee, hat Hut HAT 1979, O

Tracks : Beanstalk, Motian Studies, Variations On A Blue Line (After A Theme For Knox), 'Round Midnight

Musicians : Joe McPhee

Recorded live in Rouen in October 1977. Reissued on CD by Corbett vs. Dempsey in 2012.

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Glasses, Joe McPhee, 1979, hat Hut HAT P

Tracks : Glasses, Naima, New Potatoes

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Reto Weber

Recorded live in Tavannes in October 1977. Reissued on CD by Corbett vs. Dempsey in 2012.

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Esoteric, Phillip Wilson, 1979, hat Hut HAT Q

Tracks : Lester B. I, Lester B. II, Lester B. III, Double Click, The Chad, Caul Call! The Eso, The March And Ragtime, Elephant Bossa, Olu 1, Olu 2, Lost And Brash

Musicians : Phillip Wilson, Olu Dara

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Saxanimalier, André Jaume, 1979, hat Hut HAT R

Tracks : Theme For Michel Redolfi, Un Soir Rue St. Jaume, Saxanimalier

Musicians : André Jaume

Recorded live in Paris in June 1978.

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In Minnesota, MFG, 1978, hat Hut HAT S/T

Tracks : Part I B, Part I C, Part II A, Part II B, Part II C, Part II D

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Milo Fine, Steve Gnitka

Recorded live in June 1978.

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3D Family, David Murray, 1978, hat Hut HAT U/V

Tracks : In Memory Of Jo Mo Kenyatta, Patricia, 3D Family (For Walter P. Murray), P-O In Cairo (For James Newton In N.Y.), Shout Song (For Cecil Taylor)

Musicians : David Murray, Johnny Dyani, Andrew Cyrille

A double LP of music recorded live at Willisau Jazz Festival in September 1978. Subsequently reissued on hatARt and hatOLOGY.

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Birth Of A Being, David S. Ware, 1979, hat Hut HAT W

Tracks : Prayer, Thematic Womb, A Primary Piece #1, A Primary Piece #2

Musicians : David S. Ware, Gene Y. Ashton, Marc D. Edwards

Recorded in New York in 1977.

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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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Push Pull, Jimmy Lyons, 1979, hat Hut HAT Y/Z/Z

Tracks : Mary Mary, After You Left A, After You Left B, Tortuga, Push Pull, Breakout

Musicians : Jimmy Lyons, Karen Borca, Munner Bernard Fennell, Hayes Burnett, Roger Blank

Triple LP release of music recorded live in May 1978 at the Collective for Living Cinema, New York.

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