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OmniTone Records

This is a discography of albums released by OmniTone Records.

OmniTone was setup by Frank Tafuri in 1999.

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OmniTone discography: 11000 catalog numbers

Saturn's Child, Frank Kimbrough / Joe Locke, 1999, OmniTone 11901

Tracks : 727, Saturn's Child, Trouble Is A Gorgeous Dancer, Silence, Waltz For Lee, Empty Chalice, Sanibel Island, I Still Believe (In Love), Midnight

Musicians : Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke

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Genius Envy, Ron Horton, 1999, OmniTone 11902

Tracks : Carla Blake, Long-Term Memories, Thumbnail Sketch, For Thomas Chapin, Claude's Petite Bicyclette, Star Winter's Day, Embrace, Genius Envy, Happy And Out Of It (On The Beach), Short-Term Memory

Musicians : Ron Horton, Jane Ira Bloom, John McKenna, Frank Kimbrough, Ben Allison, Rich Rosenzweig

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Swimming, Tom Varner, 1999, OmniTone 11903

Tracks : Swimming, Pantoum, Maybe Yes, Samuel Gets The Call, Seven Miniatures For Mark Feldman: A Waltz / Mark At The Circus / A Dream / Mark Goes To Work / In Memory Of One Nashville Gig / Mark Goes Minimalist / Another Circus, OmniTone Blues, Paul Goes To Rome, Strident, Chicago Interlude

Musicians : Tom Varner, Dave Ballou, Tony Malaby, Steve Wilson, Pete McCann, Mark Feldman, Cameron Brown, Tom Rainey

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Underthru, Joe Morris Quartet, 1999, OmniTone 11904

Tracks : Underthru, Remarks, Routine Three, Two Busses And A Long Walk, Manipulatives

Musicians : Joe Morris, Mat Maneri, Chris Lightcap, Gerald Cleaver

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Equal Interest, Equal Interest, 1999, OmniTone 12001

Tracks : B'Pale Night, Rondo For Jenny, Over This/Living Music, Poem Song, In The Moment, The Beauty We Love, Everything Today, Apricots From Eden ("Sourmaloui Jerk")

Musicians : Joseph Jarman, Myra Melford, Leroy Jenkins

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Bound, Cuong Vu, 2000, OmniTone 12002

Tracks : Two, Our Bridge: Dedicated To Mom And Sis, Still Ragged, Bound, The Drift, Acid Kiss, The Burn

Musicians : Cuong Vu, Jamie Saft, Stomu Takeishi, Jim Black

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Malinke's Dance, Marty Ehrlich's Traveler's Tales, 2000, OmniTone 12003

Tracks : Rhymes, The Cry Of, Malinke's Dance, Line On Love, Pigskin, Tears Of Rage, North Star, Bright Remembered, Willy Whippoorwill Steals A Bow

Musicians : Marty Ehrlich, Tony Malaby, Jerome Harris, Bobby Previte

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Luciano's Dream, Oscar Noriega's Play Party, 2000, OmniTone 12004

Tracks : Funky Number 5, 7 Of 9, The Z, Back To Back, Skincoat, Luciano's Dream, Kashikio Hito (Wise Old Man), Canción Para Cecilia

Musicians : Oscar Noriega, Cuong Vu, Brad Shepik, Tom Rainey

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New New York, Steve Slagle, 2000, OmniTone 12005

Tracks : New New York (Trio), Loftology, Bowery Blues, Thelonious, What Goes Around Comes Around, Blackwell's Manhattan, Manha De Hudson, Complicity, St Mark's Shuffle, New New York (Quartet), Nostalgia In Times Square

Musicians : Steve Slagle, Joe Lovano, Joe Locke, Dave Stryker, Cameron Brown, Gene Jackson

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Marionettes On A High Wire, Baikida Carroll, 2001, OmniTone 12101

Tracks : Ebullient Secrets, Griot's Last Dance, Marionettes on a High Wire, Miss Julie, Our Say, A Thrill a Minute, Velma, Flamboye, Down Under, Cab

Musicians : Baikida Carroll, Erica Lindsay, Adegoke Steve Colson, Michael Formanek, Pheeroan akLaff

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Second Communion, Tom Varner, 2001, OmniTone 12102

Tracks : Watts '56, Complete Communion: Complete Communion / And Now / Golden Heart / Remembrance (My Folks) / Paris Ambulance/Complete Communion (Reprise), Cherryco, Don's Big View, Leaving Malaga, Elephantasy, Don's Hymn

Musicians : Tom Varner, Dave Ballou, Tony Malaby, Pete McCann, Cameron Brown, Matt Wilson

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The Willow, Frank Kimbrough / Joe Locke, 2002, OmniTone 12201

Tracks : The Moon For Her, Just Suppose, The Willow, Pick-up Sticks, Now I Lay Me Down, Forsythia, Broken Toy, Highland, Truth Be Told, For Duke

Musicians : Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke

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Gut Reaction, String Trio Of New York, 2003, OmniTone 12202

Tracks : Upstart, Nature Time Patience: Nature / Time / Patience, Ode, In So Many Worlds (for Jaki Byard, in memoriam): Ecstatic / Mournful / In Praise, Offspring

Musicians : Rob Thomas, James Emery, John Lindberg

Recorded live in New York in May 2001.

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Mirror Me, Angelica Sanchez, 2003, OmniTone 12203

Tracks : Fresh Hell, Wisteria, Mirror Me, Tragón, Thorns, Quick Tipper, Weirdo, Ajo Comino

Musicians : Angelica Sanchez, Tony Malaby, Michael Formanek, Tom Rainey

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Beyond The Line, David Liebman Big Band, 2003, OmniTone 12204

Tracks : Hiroshima Memorial, Beyond The Line, Sing, Sing, Sing, Carissima, Fracas, Done With Restraint, Pablo's Story

Musicians : David Liebman, Bill Warfield, Laurie Frink, Pat Dorian, Dave Ballou, Jeff Nelson, Sam Burtis, Scott Reeves, Tim Sessions, Tim Ries, Dave Riekenberg, Jay Brandford, Chris Karlic, Jim Ridl, Vic Juris, Tony Marino, Marko Marcinko

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Save Big, Russ Johnson, 2004, OmniTone 12205

Tracks : Saguache, Figuratively Speaking, Reveille, Duo, Indonesian Folk Song, Rapid Comfort, Constantinople, The Loper, Sympathetic Mildew

Musicians : Russ Johnson, John O'Gallagher, Kermit Driscoll, Mark Ferber

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Far Side Of Here, Brooklyn Sax Quartet, 2005, OmniTone 12206

Tracks : Tie Me Sufre ("Teeay May Soofray"), Fishing Song Of The East China Sea, I Understand Now, A Night In Tunisia, The Black Nation Suite, O, Freedom, We Shall Overcome, Free New Afrika! Boogaloo, Song For A United Socialist Pan Africa, Lush Life, Spinning, Jajo (YAH-yo)

Musicians : David Bindman, Rudresh Mahanthappa (tracks 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 & 11), Sam Furnace (tracks 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8), John O'Gallagher, Fred Ho

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Quite Live In Brooklyn, MOB Trio, 2005, OmniTone 12207

Tracks : Peer Form IV, Play Some, A' Hundred Dollars (For Cal Collins), CSXY's, Warmer In Heaven (For Sam Furnace), Suspicion, Little Star, Band Intro, Brooklyn Ball

Musicians : Ohad Talmor, Bob Bowen, Matt Wilson

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Blues All Ways, David Liebman Group, 2007, OmniTone 12208

Tracks : Elvis The Pelvis, Down Time, Riz's Blues, Blues Mirage, Compared To Who, 64 Strings And A Reed, Blues Tripper, Bessie's Blues

Musicians : David Liebman, Vic Juris, Tony Marino, Marko Marchinko

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Verrazano Moon, Joe Locke/Frank Kimbrough, 2007, OmniTone 12209

Tracks : Miramar, Twenty Bars, Verrazano Moon, Vigilence, She's Always a Woman, Forgiveness, Katonah, Single Petal of a Rose, Trinkle Tinkle

Musicians : Joe Locke, Frank Kimbrough

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Heaven And Hell, Tom Varner, 2009, OmniTone 12210

Tracks : Prelude, Overview, A Moment, The Daily Dance, Bells, The Trilling Clouds, Three Thoughts, Queen Tai, Fields, Birds And Thirds, Low Resolution, Waltz For The Proud Tired Worriers, Searchlight, Structure Down, Postlude: Nine Years Later

Musicians : Tom Varner, Russ Johnson, Eric Barber, Mark Taylor, Hans Teuber, Saul Cline, Jim Dejoie, Jesse Canterbury, Phil Sparks, Byron Vannoy

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Undulations, Michael Bisio, 2000, OmniTone 15001

Tracks : Doesn't Really, Golden Blue, Give Up The Chair, Injury Or Malpractice?, Grimes, Henry Grimes, Undulation Song, Legends

Musicians : Michael Bisio, Rob Blakeslee, Bob Nell, Jim Nolet, Ed Pias

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Solo Flights, Lynn Seaton, 2000, OmniTone 15002

Tracks : Improv For Aubrey, Moten Swing, Ode To Jimi, Body And Soul, Rain, Barcelona, Trane's Changes, How High The Moon / Ornithology, First Melody, Honeysuckle Rose, Liltin' With Milton, Yesterdays

Musicians : Lynn Seaton

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My Backyard, Mike Lee, 2000, OmniTone 15003

Tracks : Just North Of Normal, Her Hair, Full Of Heavenly Glamour..., Sidewalk Seven, Stardust, Sandals And Seashells, Sinuosity, Crooked Halo, Message From Home, Secular Living, Relaxin' At Camarillo

Musicians : Mike Lee, Matt Ray, John Hart, Rebecca Harris-Lee, Andy McKee, Tim Horner

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Loose, MOB Trio, 2000, OmniTone 15004

Tracks : Yurname, Compulsion, Slog, S.A.D., Proxy, Surround, Denis & Dilek, Funk Assembly

Musicians : Ohad Talmor, Bob Bowen, Matt Wilson

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Group Therapy, Jim McNeely Tentet, 2001, OmniTone 15101

Tracks : The Fruit, Cranky Takes A Holiday, Silent Night, Lost, Group Therapy, Village Blues, Body And Soul, A Perfect Six

Musicians : Jim McNeely, Tony Kadleck, Greg Gisbert, Scott Wendholt, Ed Neumeister, Tom Varner, Dick Oatts, Billy Drewes, Scott Robinson, Cameron Brown, John Hollenbeck

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Change Of Time, Change Of Time, 2001, OmniTone 15102

Tracks : Transiting-I (Inspired by 125-"Csónakázás"), Nodal (Inspired by 136-"Hangsorok egészhangokból"), Change of Time (Inspired by 126-"Változó ütem"), Cells-saxophone solo (Inspired by 101-"Szukített ötödnyi távolság"), Java (Inspired by 109-"Báli szigetén"), Kidsong (Inspired by 106-"Gyermekdal"), Lunation (Inspired by 97-"Notturno"), Cells-bass solo, Pözeny, Brume (Inspired by 107-"Dallam ködgomolyagban"), Symmetrics-I (Inspired by 132-"Nagy másodhangközök egyszerre és törve"), Cells-piano solo, Transiting-II, Béla, Symmetrics-II

Musicians : Adam Kolker, Russ Lossing, John Hebert

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Physique, Christophe Schweizer Normal Garden, 2002, OmniTone 15201

Tracks : Atlas, Oscillation, Rain, Translucence, Pentagram

Musicians : Christophe Schweizer, Alexander Sipiagin, Donny McCaslin, Eric Rasmussen, Ethan Iverson, Johannes Weidenmueller, Billy Hart

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Line Zero, Christof Knoche, 2002, OmniTone 15202

Tracks : Line Zero, Perzina, The Orange Stream, Key Of Five, The Few, Über, 12-10, The Dazzle

Musicians : Christof Knoche, Russ Johnson, Bob Bowen, Dan Weiss

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Quickening, Frank Kimbrough Trio, 2003, OmniTone 15203

Tracks : Quickening, Cascade Rising, Chant, Clara´s Room, Svengali, For Duke, TMI, Ancestor

Musicians : Frank Kimbrough, Ben Allison, Jeff Ballard

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This Way Out, John McNeil, 2003, OmniTone 15204

Tracks : Mi Tio, ALa Orilla, Picasso View, My Taxi, Last Minute, What Comes After, Because Of You, Know Your Limits, Skeeter, West Coast Memories, Dewey Defeats Truman, Flor Del Viento

Musicians : John McNeil, Gorka Benitez, Giulia Valle, Joe Smith

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Here And How!, Cameron Brown, 2004, OmniTone 15205

Tracks : Art Deco, For All We Know, Rylie's Bounce, Remembrance, Medley: What Reason Could I Give?/For Dad and Dannie, Double Arc Jake

Musicians : Cameron Brown, Dave Ballou, Dewey Redman, Leon Parker, Sheila Jordan

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Moving Forward, Standing Still, Jamie Baum Septet, 2004, OmniTone 15206

Tracks : All Roads Lead To You, Spring Rounds, In The Journey, Clarity, Medley: From Scratch / Primordial Prelude, South Rim, Central Park, Bar Talk, Spring, Rivington Street Blues

Musicians : Jamie Baum, Ralph Alessi, Tom Varner, Doug Yates, George Colligan, Drew Gress, Jeff Hirshfield, Yosuke Yamamoto (tracks 5 & 7)

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One Block From Planet Earth, Mick Rossi, 2004, OmniTone 15207

Tracks : Page X, Henry And Ribsy, I Gotta Go To Bed, Through Lesser Things, Biohazard, Stasis, Changed, Whatever

Musicians : Mick Rossi, Russ Johnson, Andy Laster, Mark Dresser, Charles Descarfino

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Sleep Won't Come, John McNeil, 2004, OmniTone 15208

Tracks : Sleep Won't Come, The Other World, The Water Is Wide, Wired Together, Each Moment Remains, Escape From Beigeland, Penumbra, Polka Party, Somnambulation, Nanotech, World Without Velcro 2:05

Musicians : John McNeil, Jeff Jenkins, Kent McLagan

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A Blessing, John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble, 2005, OmniTone 15209

Tracks : A Blessing, Folkmoot, RAM, Weiji, Abstinence, April in Reggae, The Music of Life

Musicians : John Hollenbeck, Jon Owens, Tony Kadleck, Dave Ballou, Laurie Frink, Rob Hudson, Kurtis Pivert, Jacob Garchik, Alan Ferber, Ben Kono, Chris Speed, Tom Christensen, Dan Willis, Alan Won, Gary Versace, Kermit Driscoll, Matt Moran, Theo Bleckmann

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Touch of Your Voice: New Takes on Chet Baker, Elissa Lala, 2006, OmniTone 15210

Tracks : The Wind, You Don't Know What Love Is, Forgetful, Let's Get Lost, Almost Blue, I've Never Been in Love Before, I'm Blaming It on Your Heart, This Is Always, While You're Away from Me, You're Mine, You

Musicians : Elissa Lala, Alan Pasqua, Johnnie Valentino, Darek Oles, Sherman Ferguson

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East Coast Cool, John McNeil, 2006, OmniTone 15211

Tracks : Deadline, A Time to Go, Brother Frank, Bernie's Tune, Duet #1, Delusions, Wanwood, Internal Hurdles, Duet #2, Waltz Helios, Schoenberg's Piano Concerto, GAB

Musicians : John McNeil, Allan Chase, John Hebert, Matt Wilson

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Stingy Brim, Johnnie Valentino, 2006, OmniTone 15212

Tracks : Stingy Brim, Dog Eggs, Oyster Bay, 4M, Return, Stone Balloons, Where, When & How, Coyote Cowboy, Off Balance, All Monk's Children

Musicians : Johnnie Valentino, Bob Sheppard, Randy Jones, Mick Rossi, Mark Ferber

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Most Folks, Pete McCann, 2006, OmniTone 15213

Tracks : Most Folks, Jojo's Waltz, Rack 'em Up, Las Tias, About Face, Yes, My Friend, Hunter Gatherer, JM, Third Wheel, Split Decision, Worth

Musicians : Pete McCann, John O’Gallagher, Mike Holober, John Hebert, Mark Ferber

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New Nonet (Directed by Ohad Talmor), Lee Konitz, 2006, OmniTone 15214

Tracks : ChromaticLee Suite: Outward / Big Easy / West Coast / Funky / Omninous / Colorful, Springin', Ohad, Warmer in Heaven, Wallz, Rubato

Musicians : Lee Konitz, Ohad Talmor, Russ Johnson, Jacob Garchik, Oscar Noriega, Denis Lee, Dimos Goudaroulis, Ben Monder, Bob Bowen, Matt Wilson

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Inventions, Lee Konitz-Ohad Talmor String Project Featuring The Spring String Quartet, 2006, OmniTone 15215

Tracks : Qu'est-ce que c'est, Pretty Peace, Moon, Lied im Herzen, General Cluster, Chunks, FeeBeMe, Alone in Cologne, Struttin' with Some Barbeque

Musicians : Lee Konitz, Ohad Talmor, The Spring String Quartet: Christian Wirth / Marcus Wall / Julian Gillesberger / Stephan Punderlitschek

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Velvet Gentlemen, Dan Willis, 2007, OmniTone 15216

Tracks : Many Worlds Theory, Nothing Is Real, Place of Enlightenment, Door to Yesterday, Velvet Gentlemen, Closed Loops in Time, I'm Not the Reverend, Uncertainty Relation, 3:10 Local, Gentle Soul, Grandparent Paradox

Musicians : Dan Willis, Chuck MacKinnon, Pete McCann, Ron Oswanski, Kermit Driscoll, Stephan Crump, John Hollenbeck

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Portology, Lee Konitz-Ohad Talmor Big Band featuring The Orquestra Jazz De Matosinhos, 2007, OmniTone 15217

Tracks : Sound Lee, June '05, A New Ballad, Medley: Ornetty / September 11th / Ornetty (part 2), Rhythm Sweet: 'Dante / To Be or Not To / Fragmente / Tempo di Lee / Moderato, Relative Major

Musicians : Lee Konitz, Ohad Talmor, Erick Poirier, Rogério Ribeiro, Susana Silva, José Silva, Michaël Joussein, Álvaro Pinto, Daniel Dias, Gonçalo Dias, José Luis Rego, Joăo Guimarăes, Joăo Pedro Brandăo, Mário Santos, Zé Pedro Coelho, Rui Teixeira, Carlos Azevedo, Pedro Guedes, André Fernandes, Demian Cabaud, Mário Barreiros

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Here and How! Volume 2!, Cameron Brown and the Hear & Now, 2009, OmniTone 15218

Tracks : Soft Seas (Back Home), Baby Suite, You Do Something to Me, Confirmation (Dreamboat), Medley: Mourning Song / Lullaby for George, Don, and Dannie, Double Arc Jake

Musicians : Cameron Brown, Sheila Jordan, Dave Ballou, Leon Parker

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On Light Wings, Kandinsky Trio, 2013, OmniTone 15219

Tracks : Natural Bridge: Three Preludes / N'goni / Polysketch / Quist / Scherzo / Chromaticus, Silent Faustus: Act I, Part 1 (The Wager) / Act I, Part 2 (Faust Labors) / Act II, Part 1 (Plague) / Act II, Part 2 (The Crossroads) / Act II, Part 3 (Badness, Mayhem, Enchantment) / Act III (Songs of Home) / Act IV (Happy Ending), Piano Quartet ("On Light Wings"): I. Impromptu / II. Scherzo / III. Fantasia / IV. Bagatelle

Musicians : Benedict Goodfriend, Alan Weinstein, Elizabeth Bachelder / Guests: Roger Chase, Paul Langosch, Kurt Rosenwinkel

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OmniTone discography: miscellaneous

All The Tones, All The Shapes, All The Time..., Various, 20??, 193 11000

Tracks : Ebullient Secrets (Baikida Carroll), Boating (Take 2) (Change Of Time), Yurname (MOB Trio), Atlas (Edit) (Christophe Schweizer), B'Pale Night (Equal Interest), Funky Number 5 (Oscar Noriega's Play Party), Two (Cuong Vu), Watts '56 (Tom Varner), Cranky Takes A Holiday (Edit) (Jim McNeeley Tentet), Line Zero (Christof Knoche), Just Suppose (Frank Kimbrough / Joe Locke), New New York (Steve Slagle), Willy Whippoorwill Steals A Bow (Marty Ehrlich's Traveler's Tales)

An OmniTone sampler distributed with Jazz Thing magazine.

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Last updated April 2017