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Sound Aspects discography

This is a discography of albums released by German label Sound Aspects Records between 1983 and 1994.


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Sound Aspects albums

The East Side Suite, John Lindberg, 1983, Sound Aspects 001

Tracks : The East Side Suite (Part1), The East Side Suite (Part2)

Musicians : John Lindberg, John Carter, Eric Watson

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The Welcome, Marty Ehrlich, 1984, Sound Aspects 002

Tracks : Hybrid, Lament (In Passing), The Welcome, Generosity, Dar Woods Bright Sparks, Stride

Musicians : Marty Ehrlich, Anthony Cox, Pheeroan Aklaff

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Composition 113, Anthony Braxton, 1984, Sound Aspects 003

Tracks : Composition 113 (For One Soloist, A Large Photograph, And Prepared Stage): Section 1 / Section 2 / Section 3 / Section 4 / Section 5 / Section 6

Musicians : Anthony Braxton

Recorded in December 1983.

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Opus Krampus, Griot Galaxy, 1985, Sound Aspects 004

Tracks : Liberty City Rundown, Dragons, Necrophilia

Musicians : Faruq Z. Bey, Anthony Holland, Jaribu Shahid, Tani Tabbal, Panda O'Bryan (track 3)

Recorded live in July 1984. CD release has additional tracks.

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Tuba Love Story, Pinguin Moschner, 1985, Sound Aspects 005

Tracks : Love Story (Und Dann Ging's Heiß Her), Majobiwomo, Sax-Machine, Bouillabaisse (Thanks, Maggie), Deep Throb, Antarctic Love Song, Der Wüste Lebt, Waterloo

Musicians : Pinguin Moschner

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Mississippi River Rat, Paul Smoker Trio, 1986, Sound Aspects 006

Tracks : Shramba, Blues For Doc, Phon-Phun, Specific Impulse, Regent, Mississippi River Rat

Musicians : Paul Smoker, Ron Rohovit, Phil Haynes

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Live At Nickelsdorf Konfrontationen, Spencer Barefield/Anthony Holland/Tani Tabbal, 1986, Sound Aspects 007

Tracks : Xenogenesis, Hindola Spring, Iocab-4

Musicians : Spencer Barefield, Anthony Holland, Tani Tabbal

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Bump The Renaissance, Bobby Previte, 1985, Sound Aspects 008

Tracks : Short Of Breath, Art For Now, Untitled, Cover The Earth, Not Since, 1958, Dark Ride, Soundtrack, Otto The Auto

Musicians : Robert Previte, Lenny Pickett, Tom Varner, Richard Shulman, David Hofstra

Recorded in New York in June 1985.

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Anthony Braxton / Robert Schumann String Quartet, 1986, Sound Aspects 009

Tracks : 8KN - (B-12) | R10, AOTH MBA H, (448-R) | C-234, 8KN - (B-12) | R10, KSZMK PQ EGN, SOVA NOUB V-(AO), RORRT 33H7T 4, NATK TD-(B)

Musicians : Anthony Braxton, Chiharu Yuuki, Michael Geiser, Jürgen Weber, Wolfgang Mehlhorn

Recorded live for radio in Koln on November 10, 1979. Track 1 is Anthony Braxton and the string quartet. Track 4 is the string quartet. All other tracks are solo Braxton.

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Current Trends in Racism in Modern America, Butch Morris, 1986, Sound Aspects 4010

Tracks : Part One, Part One (Continued), Part Two

Musicians : Butch Morris, Frank Lowe, John Zorn, Curtis Clark, Brandon Ross, Zeena Parkins, Tom Cora, Christian Marclay, Eli Fountain, Thurman Barker, Yasunao Tone

Recorded live in New York in February 1985.

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The Ritual, Kahil El'Zabar, 1986, Sound Aspects 011

Tracks : Magg Zelma

Musicians : Kahil El'Zabar, Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors

Recorded live in Chicago in November 1985.

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No album identified, Sound Aspects 012

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Deadline, Steve Lacy / Ulrich Gumpert, 1987, Sound Aspects 013

Tracks : Art, I Feel A Draft, Blues, Deadline

Musicians : Steve Lacy, Ulrich Gumpert

Recorded live in Brussels on March 20th, 1985.

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Nine Below Zero, Wayne Horvitz/Butch Morris/Robert Previte, 1988, Sound Aspects 014

Tracks : 3 Places In Suburban California, Nine Below Zero, Glory, If Only, Remind Me Of You, The Duchness, After All These Years, Three Strickes, Reno

Musicians : Wayne Horvitz, Butch Morris, Robert Previte

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Homeing, Butch Morris, 1988, Sound Aspects 4015

Tracks : Intro - Interlude, Nowhere Even After I, Long Goodbye, Nowhere Even After II, Sound Interlude, The Dice, Nowhere Even After III

Musicians : Butch Morris, J.A. Deane, Vincent Chancey, Daniel Werts, Curtis Clark, Pierre Dorge, Jason Hwang, Jean-Jacques Avenel, Eli Fountain, Oliver Johnson, Shelley Hirsch, David Weinstein

Recorded live in Berlin in November 1987.

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Another Kind of Groove, Kahil El'Zabar, 1987, Sound Aspects 016

Tracks : The Opening, Ocean Deep, Return Of The Lost Tribe, Little Gwen, Pedro, Another Kind Of Groove, Freedom Of Speech

Musicians : Kahil El'Zabar, Billy Bang, Malachi Favors

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Outerbridge Crossing, Gerry Hemingway, 1987, Sound Aspects 017

Tracks : Outerbridge Crossing, Not Having, Endorphin, Threnody For Charles Mingus, Junctures

Musicians : Gerry Hemingway, Ray Anderson, David Mott, Ernst Reijseger, Mark Helias

Recorded in September 1985.

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Alone, Paul Smoker Trio, 1988, Sound Aspects 018

Tracks : Prelude: Around The Corner, Alone, Spektra, Mingus Amongus, Cornet Chop Suey, Caravan, Postlude: Wow Wow

Musicians : Paul Smoker, Ron Rohovit, Phil Haynes

Recorded in August 1986.

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Todos Santos: Play The Music Of Robin Holcomb, 1988, Sound Aspects 019

Tracks : Adagio, Nightbirds, Cheyenne, The Road To Zamora, Your Palm On The Window, Drawing, Todos Santos, Waltz, Overs, The Road To Zamora / Ashes To Ashes

Musicians : Wayne Horvitz, Butch Morris, Robert Previte, Doug Wieselman, Bill Frisell

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Hippo Stomp, Andy Laster, 1989, Sound Aspects 020

Tracks : Xotland, The Purple Light, Agbayac, Vision, Hippo Stomp, Shippensburg (CD only)

Musicians : Andy Laster, Frank Lacy, Michele Rosewoman, Drew Gress, Phil Haynes

Recorded in April 1987.

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Sacred Love, Kahil El'Zabar, 1988, Sound Aspects 021

Tracks : Day Of The Celestials, The Inner Search, Earth Song, There Is No Greater Love

Musicians : Kahil El'Zabar, Lester Bowie, Raphael Garett, Malachi Favors

Recorded live in Chicago in November 1985.

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Tubworks, Gerry Hemingway, 1988, Sound Aspects 022

Tracks : Four Studies for Single Instruments, Snare Drum, Hi-Hat, Bass Drum, Cymbal, Trance Tracks, Tub Etudes, Like So Many Sails, Dance of the Sphygmoids

Musicians : Gerry Hemingway

Tracks recorded between 1983 and 1987.

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The Aggregate, Anthony Braxton/ROVA Saxophone Quartet, 1986,88, Sound Aspects 023

Tracks : The Shopper, The Aggregate, Composition 129+: Excerpt 1 (Comp. 129 Session A) / Excerpt 2 (Comp. 86 / Comp. 87) / Excerpt 3 (Comp. 129 Session B)

Musicians : Anthony Braxton, Bruce Ackley, Larry Ochs, Jon Raskin, Andrew Voigt

The Shopper and Composition 129+ recorded live in Oakland on July 30, 1988. The Aggregate recorded live in San Francisco on August 22, 1986.

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Come Rain or Come Shine, Paul Smoker Trio, 1989, Sound Aspects 024

Tracks : The Call, Oldtime Southside Street Dance, Chorale And Descendance, Come Rain Or Come Shine

Musicians : Paul Smoker, Ron Rohovit, Phil Haynes

Recorded in August 1986.

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The Cliff, New Winds, 1989, Sound Aspects 025

Tracks : The Cliff, Beauty Is A Rare Thing, Seeing The Double, Categorical Imperatives, Business, Chroma, Mood Indigo

Musicians : Ned Rothenberg, J.D.Parran, Robert Dick

Recorded in September 1986.

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Larks, They Crazy, Robin Holcomb, 1989, Sound Aspects 026

Tracks : New, Larks, They Crazy, The Natural World, Thirds, Tala/Davenport, Continuity, Marking, March, Dixie, Silence In The Square, Solo

Musicians : Robin Holcomb, Marty Ehrlich, Doug Wieselman, Dave Hofstra, Wayne Horvitz, Robert Previte

Recorded in October 1988.

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Golden Sea, Kahil El'Zabar with David Murray, 1989, Sound Aspects 027

Tracks : Golden Sea, Dreams, Sunrise Serenade, Sweet Meat, All Blues, Song For A New South Africa

Musicians : Kahil El'Zabar, David Murray

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Room, Chris Brown/Larry Ochs/William Winant, 1989, Sound Aspects 028

Tracks : Some Of The Part, Snake Charmer 1, Lobster Time, Postmortem, Snake Charmer 2, Edgetime, The Match

Musicians : Chris Brown, Larry Ochs, William Winant

Recorded in December 1987 except for the last track which was recorded in December 1986.

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In Sleep A King, Clark Suprynowicz/Rinde Eckert, 1989, Sound Aspects 029

Tracks : In Sleep A King, Stopping To Pray, Dahboo, Paramus, New Jersey, What She Said, Rinde, This Is My Hour

Musicians : Clark Suprynowicz, Rinde Eckert, Peck Allmond, Rob Sudduth, Andy Laster, Sheldon Brown, Jai Uttal, Peter Perfido, Ward Spangler, Michael Spyro

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After The End, A. Spencer Barefield, 1989, Sound Aspects 030

Tracks : Strange Vibes, Portrait Of Jannina, Raise Four, Escape From Bizarro World, After The End: 1. Mortality 2. Chrysalis

Musicians : A. Spencer Barefield, Hugh Ragin, Oliver Lake, Richard Davis, Andrew Cyrille, Ballade String Quartet

Recorded in 1987.

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Kol Nidre, Andrew Voigt/Anthony Braxton, 1990, Sound Aspects 031

Tracks : Composition No. 85, Composition No. 87, Kol Nidre, Break'n Rag

Musicians : Anthony Braxton, Andrew Voigt

Recorded in San Francisco in December 1988.

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Riff-ifi, Kxutrio, 1990, Sound Aspects 032

Tracks : Kxunette, Riff-Ifi, Tune Two, Jimmy Jymp Jump, The Break Broken, J's T's, New York / Chicago / Abstract Theme, Louise / Little Lees, Kxubo

Musicians : Harald Kimmig, Uwe Martin, H. Lukas Lindenmaier

Recorded in March 1988.

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The Art Of The Staccato, Koch/Schütz/Käppeli, 1990, Sound Aspects 033

Tracks : One 4 Morelli, Das Kosmische Bückel, Stumblebum, Staccatoeihgts / Confluence, Trnrnd, The Piranha Syndrome, Ticso, Rd Scks, Il A Nettoyé Une Assurance

Musicians : Hans Koch, Martin Schütz, Marco Käppeli

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The Private Ear, Andreas Willers w/Louis Sclavis, Gabriele Hasler, p1990, Sound Aspects 034

Tracks : The Private Ear, Left Over Night, Late News, Leaving Us, Petite Theatre, The Storm / Around The Fish / Berlin By The Sea, True Tune

Musicians : Andreas Willers, Louis Sclavis (tracks 1, 2 & 3), Gabriele Hasler (tracks 2, 5 & 6), Martin Lillich (tracks 5 & 7), Michael Clifton (track 5)

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Twirler, Andy Laster, 1991, Sound Aspects 035

Tracks : Devotional, Fallen Angel, Twirler, Batcom, Iphigenis's Fate, Drip Dry, Gondolier

Musicians : Andy Laster, Herb Robertson, Hank Roberts, Drew Gress, Phil Haynes

Recorded in December 1988.

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Bing, John Rapson, 1990, Sound Aspects 036

Tracks : Bing, Tucking Einstein In, Paradox, Real Reality, E.A.R. (Mark #10), Three Things For The Practitioner, Flurry, A B-flat Eclecticum Of Monkism

Musicians : John Rapson, John Fumo, Bill Hoper, Kim Richmond, Vinny Golia, Chris Symer, Alex Cline, Tom Lackner

Recorded in January 1989.

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Long On Logic, ROVA, 1990, Sound Aspects 037

Tracks : Long On Logic, Hope, Song And Dance, Sugagaki For Conlon, The Shopper, K/24 (For Vasilly Kandinsky), Wig Hat Six Step, Tourque (For Roscoe Mitchell)

Musicians : Bruce Ackley, Steve Adams, Larry Ochs, John Raskin

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Prag 1984 (Quartet Performance), Anthony Braxton, 1990, Sound Aspects 038

Tracks : Composition 105A / Composition 110A / Composition 114 / Composition 69H

Musicians : Anthony Braxton, Marilyn Crispell, John Lindberg, Gerry Hemingway

Recorded during the Prag International Jazz Festival in August 1984.

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Live at Leverkusener Jazztage, A. Spencer Barefield/Oliver Lake/Andrew Cyrille, p1990, Sound Aspects 039

Tracks : Mirror World, Gallery, Shell, Akan V, In Between, For Dancers

Musicians : A. Spencer Barefield, Oliver Lake, Andrew Cyrille

Recorded live in Leverkusen in October 1989.

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Alika Rising, Kahil El'Zabar / The Ritual Trio, 1990, Sound Aspects 040

Tracks : Alika Rising, Why Not - To Steve McCall, Where Do You Wan't Go

Musicians : Kahil El'Zabar, Ari Brown, Malachi Favors

Recorded live in Leverkusen in October 1989.

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Unfolding Stone, Jason Hwang, 1990, Sound Aspects 041

Tracks : Mizu (Water), Edge Of Elysium, Tsuzuriori (Tapestry), Cloud Call, Solitude, Unfolding Stone

Musicians : Jason Hwang, Mark Desser, Geoffrey Gordon, J.D. Parran (track 6), Ned Rothenberg (track 6), Wilson Moorman (track 6)

Tracks 1 to 5 recorded in New York in July/August 1988. Track 6 recorded on an unknown date in New York.

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Gumption in Limbo, Tom Cora, 1991, Sound Aspects 042

Tracks : Straylight, Burning Hoop, Deciding To Live In Houses, Cruelty And Memory, Big Cell, Cows Stars Rivers And Giants, Waiting For The Cannon To Laugh, Story Of Anybird, Trivial Disasters, Who To Salute?, Hibou Perdu (Lost Owl), There Will Be A Happy Meeting

Musicians : Tom Cora

Recorded in New York in September 1990.

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Unroll, Winterschladen/Kremer/Manderscheid, 1991, Sound Aspects 043

Tracks : Unroll, Ringelnuts, Luminaries, Shamrock, Kamel In Rhytmischer Baumlandschaft, WKM, Short Work, One Bar Suite, Rolling Glas

Musicians : Reiner Winterschladen, Achim Krämer, Dieter Manderscheid

Recorded in Koln in December 1989.

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Traction, New Winds, 1991, Sound Aspects 044

Tracks : Traction, 3-2-1, Caterpillar Fish Sign, Liplock, Pluma Euphonia, Propriocentricity, Hat And Beard, Birds Of A Feather

Musicians : Ned Rothenberg, J.D.Parran, Robert Dick

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Modaladom, Mani Planzer 's MorschAchBlasOrCHester, 1991, Sound Aspects 045

Tracks : Transsibirit, Sonordanza, Philharmonial, All Eins Sein, Moaladom, Philigram, Marchita Ardiente, Dá Dëù Dí, Encore

Musicians : Many Planzer, Peter Böhringer, Florian Nussbaumer, Beat Unternährer, Andy Schneider, Peter Schmid, Valentin Vecellio, Urs Schnell, Manuel Hebeisen, Nicolas Rihs, Leo Bachmann, Christoph Steiner, Matthias Burkardt

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Esperar, Mani Planzer 's MorschAchBlasOrCHester, 1991, Sound Aspects 046

Tracks : Kaum Und Dennoch, Sala De Espera, Wandel, Hoffnung, Da Sein, Widerstehen, Aus Der Reihe, Zeit, Illusion, Geduld, Dreifaltigkeit, Heute, Die Andere Zeit, Ungelebt, Hoffen

Musicians : Mani Planzer, Peter Böhringer, Florian Nussbaumer, Hans Kennel, Beat Unternährer, Andy Schneider, Urs Schnell, Peter Schmid, Valentin Vecellio, Manuel Hebeisen, Leo Bachmann, Edwin Küttel, Karl Raas, Christoph Steiner, Herbert Kramis

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Needless to Say, Tatsu Aoki, 1992, Sound Aspects 047

Tracks : Orange Skin House, Jealous Phallus, Waiting For 3 Hours, Freckles Part 1, Freckles Part 2, Waltz For A Blimp, Omni Blonde, Hernia, Steel Toe, Woven Romance, Andrew, Needless To Say...Paint!, Funk - A-Flat

Musicians : Tatsu Aoki

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Cityscape, Andreas Willers, 1993, Sound Aspects 048

Tracks : Swamplegend, Cityscape, Bauhaus, Reggea, Princess, Judika, Time Flies, Four Miles, Rummage, Cycles, Northern Bars/All The Way

Musicians : Andreas Willers, Horst Nonnenmacher, Mark Dresser, Bobby Previte, Jim Black

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Zwei Nächte in Berlin, Georg Graewe/Ernst Reijseger/Gerry Hemingway, 1993, Sound Aspects 049

Tracks : Muss Musik Nun Erklingen?, Der Mond Schaut Zitternd Hinein, So Manche Nacht In Alter Zeit, ... Und Sie Hatte Den Czardas Im Blut, Am Lachenden Donaustrand

Musicians : Georg Graewe, Ernst Reijseger, Gerry Hemingway

Recorded live in Berlin in November 1990.

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Light On The Path, Edward Wilkerson, 1994, Sound Aspects 050

Tracks : Layaway, Mommo's Bag, Box Canyon, Light On The Path, The Twelfth Dialect

Musicians : Edward Wilkerson, Rod McGaha, Harrison Bankhead, Reggie Nicholson

Recorded in Chicago in October 1992.

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Hydra, Andy Laster, 1994, Sound Aspects 051

Tracks : Hagia Sophia, The Four Questions, Canto I, Radbaz, Eelpout, Canto II, Cluniac, Their Last End, Canto III, The Rocket Club, Parachute, Canto IV, Darshon, Canto V

Musicians : Andy Laster, Herb Robertson, Ed Schuller, Tom Rainey

Recorded live in New York in January 1992.

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22132434141, Fritz Hauser, 1994, Sound Aspects 053

Tracks : Klang 1, Klang 2, Wise Guy, Èh!, Baro, All Fours For The Drum, A Composer's Conversatio, Passage, Das Rätsel Eines Tages, Dance, One 4, Pulsation, Aïre

Musicians : Fritz Hauser

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