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Marge Records discography

This is a discography of albums released on the French label Marge.

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Marge albums

Cattin’ Curson, Ted Curson, 1975, Marge 01

Tracks : Flatted Fifth, Marjo, Airi's Tune, Searching For The Blues, Typical Ted

Musicians : Ted Curson, Chris Woods, Georges Arvanitas, Jacky Samson, Charles Saudrais

Recorded in Paris in October 1973. Released later in the 70's as (Typically Ted).

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Tricks of the Trade, Frank Lowe Quartet, 1977, Marge 02

Tracks : Navarro's Tomorrow, Anytime, Clear, A Ballad, Unsatisfied Blues, And Then

Musicians : Frank Lowe, Lawrence "Butch" Morris, Didier Levallet, George Brown

Recorded live in Rouen in December 1976.

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Live in Europe, vol 2, Saheb Sarbib Quartet, 1977, Marge 03

Tracks : Egypt, My Funny Child, On A Funny Day, Orient Occident Part. 2, B.Fields, Jumping Jack

Musicians : Saheb Sarbib, François Jeanneau, Joseph Dejean, Muhammad Ali

Recorded live in Paris in June 1976.

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Let the Music Take You, David Murray, 1978, Marge 04

Tracks : The Fast Life, Monikole, Let The Music Take You, The Hill

Musicians : David Murray, Lawrence "Butch" Morris, Johnny Dyani, George Brown

Recorded live in Rouen in January 1978.

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A Paris: Summer Music, Willem Breuker Kollektief, 1978, Marge 05

Tracks : Parabasis, Anabelle, Condizione Niente, Let's Fall In Love, Wake Up, Summer Music

Musicians : Willem Breuker, Boy Raaymakers, Bernard Hunnekink, Willem Van Manen, Maarten Van Norden, Bob Driessen, Jan Wolff, Leo Cuypers, Arjen Gorter, Rob Verdurmen

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Black Spring: Solo, Dabe Burrell, 1977, Marge 06

Tracks : Black Robert, Teardrops For Jimmy, Lovedance, Black Spring, Willow Weep For Me, Booking In My Dreams

Musicians : Dave Burrell, Hart Leroy Bibbs (track 4)

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Barefoot Dance, John Tchicai / André Goudbeek Duo, 1978, Marge 07

Tracks : Touch And Timing, Pä Tirsdag / Air, Walking / Exercise 13, Wordt Wakker, Chiquita Do, For Rita / No Tea This Time

Musicians : John Tchicai, André Goudbeek

Recorded live in Rouen in September 1978.

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Things Have Got To Change: Live at the Totem, volume 1, Archie Shepp Quartet, 1979, Marge 08

Tracks : Poème For Mama Rose, Things Have Got To Change, Things Have Got To Change, Giant Steps

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Siegfried Kessler, Bob Cunningham, Clifford Jarvis, Cheikh Tidiane Fall

Recorded live in Paris in January 1979.

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The Awakening, Billy Harper, 1979, Marge 09

Tracks : The Awakening, Soran Bushi-B.H., Cry of Hunger

Musicians : Billy Harper, Everett Hollins, Fred Hersch, Louie "Mbiki" Spears, Horacee Arnold

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Concert au Totem, Raymond Boni / Gérard Marais Duo, 1979, Marge 10

Tracks : Nuages, Le Funambule, Le Reveur Au Fil D'Or, Colchique Dans Les Pres, Summertime, Son D'Une Nuit D'Etet

Musicians : Raymond Boni, Gérard Marais

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Aigu - Grave, Sunny Murray Quintet, 1980, Marge 11

Tracks : Happeness Tears, Tree Tops, Pyramide, Motif Of Expression, Spanish Fly

Musicians : Sunny Murray, Richard Raux, Bobby Few, Alan Silva, Pablo Sauvage

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Engatsse, Bernard Lubat, Hervé Bourde et Barre Phillips, 1980, Marge 12

Tracks : Méduza, Improvizassion, Coïtus Provençulus, Miroir (Dédié À Gérard Terronès), Espasse, Dimension

Musicians : Bernard Lubat, Hervé Bourde, Barre Phillips

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Sunrise, Stu Martin Trio, 1980, Marge 13

Tracks : Moosemeat, Every So Often, A Lot A Z's, Song For Eugenia, Sunrise

Musicians : Stu Martin, Gerard Marais, Claude Barthelemy

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Live at the Dréher, Roy Burrowes Sextet, 1980, Marge 14

Tracks : (to be added)

Musicians : Roy Burrowes, Richard Raux, Mal Waldron, Patrice Caratini, George Brown, Roger Raspail

Uncertain about release date.

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Flutes Rencontre, Michel Edelin, 1980, Marge 15

Tracks : For Roland (Hommage À Rahsaan Roland Kirk), Grand Sorcier, Noonday, Black Beast, Totem: Intro/Thème/Ballade Pour Un Totem/Funky Funk/Thème Et Coda

Musicians : Michel Edelin, Denis Barbier, Jean Querlier, François Couturier, François Méchali, Christian Lété

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'Round About Midnight: Live at the Totem, vol 2, Archie Shepp Quartet, 1981?, Marge 16

Tracks : (to be added)

Musicians : Archie Shepp, Siegfried Kessler, Bob Cunningham, Clifford Jarvis

CD reissue in 2005 has four tracks: Donna Lee, 'Round About Midnight, Blues For Brother George Jackson, Confirmation

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No released album identified, Marge 17

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Filet de Sole, Philly Joe Jones octet, 1981, Marge 18

Tracks : Two Bass Hit, Our Delight, Dedicated To Tadd, Trailway Express, Hi Fly, Killer Joe

Musicians : Philly Joe Jones, Roger Guérin, Glenn Ferris, Charles Davis, Hal Singer, Hirshel McGinnis, Gene Adler, Wilbur Little

Track list and image are for CD release in 1992. Uncertain if there was an earlier LP release - maybe planned but not released as seems to be the case with a number of Marge albums at this time.

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Live at Jazz Unité, Michel Graillier / Albi Cullaz, 1981, Marge 19

Was this album released?

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Dance With Me Montana, Sonny Sharrock Trio, 1986?, Marge 20

Tracks : Dance With Me Montana, 74-75, Dick Dogs, Slow Drag, Marpasa Dawn / Song to Chester, She's Only Fourteen

Musicians : Sonny Sharrock, Kendall Buchanan, Levender Cope

Recorded in Paris in March 1982. Release date uncertain

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Rencontre à Paris, Marion Brown Solo Et Duo Avec Michel Graillier, 19??, Marge 21

Was this album released? Seems unlikely.

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Total Package, Richard Davis Quartet, 1998, Marge 22

Tracks : PAM/Total Pkg, 7.10 Lombard, Sweet'n, Dealing, Clean Jeans (Genes), Another, Spooky Conversations, Front Winder

Musicians possibly: Richard Davis, Ricky Ford, Curtis Clark, Andrew Cyrille

Recorded live in Paris in July 1997.

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Enfance, Abdelhai Bennani Quartet, 1999, Marge 23

Tracks : Le Geste Et La Parole, Asakusa, Enfance, Mystic, Du Vent Dans Les Ailes, Un Chameau Dans La Ville, Qu'As-Tu En Main?, Fomoires, Pousse Ta Roue Devant

Musicians : Abdelhaï Bennani, Itaru Oki, Alan Silva, Makoto Sato

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Visage, Rob Brown Trio, 2000, Marge 24

Tracks : A Step Out The Door, Vigil, Pivot-Full Swing, Pussy Foot, Bated Breath, Skipper, Tatters

Musicians : Rob Brown, Wilber Morris, Lou Grassi

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Stentor, Outland, 2000, Marge 25

Tracks : Outland, Visimonde, Stentor, Répondre Au Silence Par Surprise, Phoenix, Fureur Étoile

Musicians : Christophe Laborde, Luc Rebelles, John Schröder, Jean-Paul Celea, Wolfgang Reisinger, André Velter (track 4), Zéno Bianu (track 4)

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Linkage, Eric Barret / Simon Goubert, 2001, Marge 26

Tracks : Mercury, Rédemption, Uranus, Blessing In Disguise, Travel With Nothing But My Horn, Cinq Minutes Plus Tard, Naima

Musicians : Éric Barret, Simon Goubert

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Jazz Frelaté, Luc Rebelles / Fred Malle Luniks Project, 2001, Marge 27

Tracks : Bug, Interplay, Jour De Fête, ND, Fahrenheit 44, Republicado, Kollwitz Str 51, Bomber X, Pushlin Allee, Icelandic Killer Sheep

Musicians : Luc Rebelles, Fred Malle, Marc Stutz-Boukouya, Andreas Walter, Ray Kaczynski

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Open Systems, Assif Tsahar, Hugh Ragin, Peter Kowald, Hamid Drake, 2001, Marge 28

Tracks : Lonely Woman, The Lizards In The Maze, Fathers And Mothers (For Albert Ayler), Hearts Rememberance, Standing Motion, Dream Weavers (For Laurence & Alexandre), The Call

Musicians : Assif Tsahar, Hugh Ragin, Peter Kowald, Hamid Drake

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Mixolydis, Sonny Simmons Quintet, 2001, Marge 29

Tracks : Echoes Of Eric Dolphy, Mixolydis, The Lady From Trinidad, Benedictina, Reverend Church, Blues In The Pocket, The Voodoo Stomp, The Promise

Musicians : Sonny Simmons, Eddie Henderson, John Hicks, Curtis Lundy, Victor Lewis

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Vega: Live at 7 Lézards, Vega, 2002, Marge 30

Tracks : Rocket Ticket, Napkin de Paris, White Horses, Stars' Rain, Without The Shadow Of A Doubt

Musicians : Jeff Parker, Bernard Santacruz, Michael Zerang

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The Big Picture, Rob Brown Quartet, 2003, Marge 31

Tracks : Dawning, Islands Of Space, Wyoming Song, Trio Unsprung, Blues Thicket, Legroom

Musicians : Rob Brown, Roy Campbell, William Parker, Hamid Drake

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Lonely Woman, Claudine Francois Quartet, 2003, Marge 32

Tracks : Two For One, Something About You, Law Years, The Seagulls Of Kristiansund, Lonely Woman, Ugly Beauty, Flying Eagle

Musicians : Claudine François, Steve Potts, Jean-Jacques Avenel, John Betsch

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Green Note: Live At La Fenêtre, Ricky Ford Quintet, 2003, Marge 33

Tracks : Green Note, A Maidens' Voyage, Satindolls Cornerpockets, The Melon Man, Horn And Soul, Stills Swingin', Mysteryalso, Miles Steppin

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Eddie Henderson, Kirk Lightsey, Doug Sides, James Lewis

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Echoes, Eddie Henderson Quartet, 2003, Marge 34

Tracks : On Green Dolphin Street, Dubai, Oasis, Lost, Sand Storm, Tender You, Dolphin Dance

Musicians: Eddie Henderson, Laurent De Wilde, Gilles Naturel, Simon Goubert

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Septentrion, Arnaud Sacase Quartet, 2004, Marge 35

Tracks : T.O.C. I, Alternative, Septentrion, Debout, Au Lendemain, T.O.C. II

Musicians : Arnaud Sacase, Jobic Le Masson, Benjamin Duboc, Antoine Paganotti

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[TER], Guérineau / Duboc / Lasserre, 2006, Marge 36

Tracks : Untitled 1, Untitled 2

Musicians : Sylvain Guérineau, Benjamin Duboc, Didier Lasserre

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Down With It: Live at the Sunside, James Spaulding avec Pierre Christophe Trio, 2006, Marge 37

Tracks : I Mean You, Soul Station, Down With It, In A Sentimental Mood, Little Niles, Oracle 2, Recordame, Hurry Home / The Theme

Musicians : James Spaulding, Pierre Christophe, Raphaël Dever, Mourad Benhammou

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Live at the Sunset, Other Dimensions In Music, 2006, Marge 38

Tracks : Announcement, Other Dimensional Space Travelers, Hip Bop, Blues Configuration, Slam Me Down (For Slam Stewart), Afro Caribbean High Life, Blues For Baghdad, Desert Dance, Blues For Iraq, New Millenium Chaos (The Bush Reign Of Terror), Funk The Government / The Betrayal Of New Orleans / Hurricane Katrina, Suite For Miles Davis, For Louis, Cootie And Lester, Song Of Hope And Peace For The Future Of Humanity, Call For The Gathering Of All The Righteous And Spiritual People, James Brown Ascension

Musicians : Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, William Parker, Hamid Drake

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Hors Pistes, Laurent Geniez / Paco el Lobo / Octave Z, 2007, Marge 39

Tracks : Vengo De Ungria, Santiago (Buleria), Solea Bambera, Solea De Cadiz, Pause, Granada Part 2, Rosa, Clochette, De Rien, Al Piel De Un Arbol, Place Candolle, Martinete, Con El Vapo De Mi Aliento, Granada Part 1, Tango Por Camarón

Musicians : Laurent Geniez, Paco el Lobo, Octave Z

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Wha's Nine, Trio 3 (O. Lake, R. Workman, A. Cyrille, 2007, Marge 40

Tracks : Gazzelloni, Amreen, ZC, Come On Home, Baby, Willow Song, Striation, Wha's Nine, Hasan

Musicians: Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille

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A Night in Paris: Live At The Sunset, FAB Trio (Fonda/Altschul/Bang), 2008, Marge 41

Tracks : A Night In Paris, Part 1, A Night In Paris, Part 2, Da Bang, Just A Simple Song, China, Spirits Entering

Musicians : Joe Fonda, Barry Altschul, Billy Bang

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Shape: Live At The Sunset, Alexandra Grimal Trio, 2008, Marge 42

Tracks : Mouvances, En Silence, Le Sang N'est Pas Bleu, Forêts Aléatoires, Petite Plage, Texture, Suite Du Temps Absorbé

Musicians : Alexandra Grimal, Antonin Rayon, Emmanuel Scarpa

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Washed Away: Live At The Sunside, Sophia Domancich/William Parker/Hamid Drake, 2009, Marge 43

Tracks : Washed Away, The Seagulls Of Kristiansund, Lonely Woman

Musicians : Sophia Domancich, William Parker, Hamid Drake

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Existences, Trio Passeurs, 2009, Marge 44

Tracks : Interstitiel, Incursions, Petit Caillou, Tabaïaut 2, Enlacés Par L'Ondine, À Claire-Voie, Finality

Musicians : Véronique Magdelenat, Bernard Santacruz, Christian Rollet

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Tribute To Albert Ayler: Live at the Dynamo, Joe McPhee / Roy Campbell / William Parker / Warren Smith, 2009, Marge 45

Tracks : Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe, Muntu, Obama Victory Shoutout & Truth Is Marching In, DC & Vibrations, Prophet John, Universal Indians

Musicians : Joe McPhee, Roy Campbell, William Parker, Warren Smith

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Nightwork: Live At The Sunset, Evan Parker / Barry Guy / Paul Lytton, 2010, Marge 46

Tracks : Cohobation, Cupellation

Musicians : Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton

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Challenge, Hal Singer featuring David Murray, 2010, Marge 47

Tracks : Challenge, Hamid's Time, Hong Kong Nights, I Thought About You, Long March To Freedom, Stressology, Dreams Of Dream, About The Children

Musicians : Hal Singer, David Murray, Rasul Siddik (tracks 3 & 6), Lafayette Gilchrist, Jaribu Shahid, Hamid Drake

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Unexplained Phenomena: Live at Vision Festival HV, Rob Brown, 2010, Marge 48

Tracks : Kite, Wonder/Wander Off, Tic Toc, Lurking/Looking, Bell Tone

Musicians : Rob Brown, Matt Moran, Chris Lightcap, Gerald Cleaver

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Relentlessness: Live At The Sunset, The Nu Band quartet, 2011, Marge 49

Tracks : Seventh Heaven, Parallel Realities, Camel Caravan, Relentlessness, Little Piece, BH And I

Musicians : Roy Campbell, Jr., Mark Whitecage, Joe Fonda, Lou Grassi

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Explicit: Live At The Sunset, Open Loose, 2011, Marge 50

Tracks : The Archduke, Story Line, Explicit, Moving Parts, Line For Malavy, Work It, Waltz For Thursday Face, Shorty One, Kryptonite

Musicians : Tony Malaby, Mark Helias, Tom Rainey

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Courtepointe: Live At The Sunside, Sophia Domancich / Mark Helias / Andrew Cyrille, 2012, Marge 51

Tracks : En El Barrio Del Triana, How To, Dr. Licks, Vestiges, Courtepointe, Aubade, En El Barrio Del Triana Prise (Take 2)

Musicians : Sophia Domancich, Mark Helias, Andrew Cyrille

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Flying Eagle, Claudine François / Hubert Dupont / Hamid Drake, 2014, Marge 52

Tracks : Tapiwa's Vision, African Flower, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrica, Remember Mr. PM, Visage Pâle, Flying Eagle, Scot, Double Dutch Treat, Witchi Tia To

Musicians : Claudine François, Hubert Dupont, Hamid Drake

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Warrior, Richard Bonnet / Tony Malaby / Antonin Rayon / Tom Rainey, 2014, Marge 53

Tracks : Quelque Chose D'étrange, Warrior, Kala, Coney Island Line, Bonne Résolution, World Of Signs

Musicians : Richard Bonnet, Tony Malaby, Antonin Rayon, Tom Rainey

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