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EMANEM DISCOGRAPHY

CHRONOLOGICAL SESSION LIST

by MARTIN DAVIDSON

1954-1971

Currently available Emanem releases are shown with bold catalogue numbers.
Out of print Emanem releases are shown with catalogue numbers in normal print.
(Quark and QED were really Emanem, and are shown as such.)
Releases on other labels are shown with italic catalogue numbers.

LOL COXHILL

PETE KEMPSTER trumpet
LOL COXHILL tenor saxophone
PETER LOVE double bass
JEFF GRIFFIN bongos

Aylesbury (The Hop Pole) 1954

01 - PERDIDO - 2:11

2002 - "LC: SPECTRAL SOPRANO" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 4204

LOL COXHILL

LOL COXHILL tenor saxophone
unknown piano
unknown double bass
unknown drum set

London 1954

01 - AUTUMN IN NEW YORK - 3:35
02 - OUT OF NOWHERE - 1:21

2002 - "LC: SPECTRAL SOPRANO" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 4204

(Note: The order of performance is not known.)

THELONIOUS MONK Quintet

THELONIOUS MONK piano
STEVE LACY soprano saxophone
CHARLIE ROUSEtenor saxophone
JOHN ORE double bass
ROY HAYNES drum set

Philadelphia (Quaker City Jazz Festival) 1960 August 27

01 - EVIDENCE - 6:30
02 - STRAIGHT NO CHASER - 8:22
03 - RHYTHM-A-NING (incomplete) - 4:00

2006 - "TM: IN PHILADELPHIA 1906" - RLR (E CD) 88623
2011 - "SL: SCHOOL DAYS" - Emanem (GB CD) 5016 [01, 02]

STEVE LACY Quartet

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone
ROSWELL RUDD trombone
HENRY GRIMES double bass (on 03 - 07)
DENNIS CHARLES drum set

New York City (Phase Two) 1963 March (approx)
Recorded by Vashkar Nandi & Paul Haines

01 - BYE-YA - 8:57
02 - PANNONICA (incomplete) - 3:20
03 - MONK'S DREAM - 7:14
04 - BRILLIANT CORNERS - 9:42
05 - MONK'S MOOD - 8:07
06 - BA-LUE BOLIVAR BA-LUES-ARE - 10:22
07 - SKIPPY - 6:16

1975 - "SL: SCHOOL DAYS" - Emanem (USA LP) 3316
1979 - "SL: SCHOOL DAYS" - QED (USA LP) 997
1994 - "SL-RR Quartet: SCHOOL DAYS" - Hat Art (CH CD) 6140
1996 - "SL" - Giants of Jazz (I CD) CD 53260 [01, 05, 07]
2002 - "SL-RR Quartet: SCHOOL DAYS" - Hatology (CH CD) 578
2011 - "SL: SCHOOL DAYS" - Emanem (GB CD) 5016

TONY KNIGHT'S CHESSMEN

LOL COXHILL tenor saxophone
JOHN GUMMER baritone saxophone
JEFF REED electric organ
TERRY MARTIN electric bass guitar, vocal
TONY BROWN lead vocal, drum set

London 1964

01 - BAD BOY - 2:45
02 - MESSIN' WITH THE MAN - 1:54

2002 - "LC: SPECTRAL SOPRANO" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 4204

(Note: The order of performance is not known.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

KENNY WHEELER flugelhorn (01, 02, 05 - 07)
PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone
TREVOR WATTS alto saxophone
BRUCE CALE double bass
JOHN STEVENS drum set (except on 06)

London 1966 March 5, 12 & 19
Recorded by Eddie Kramer

01 - 2.B.ORNETTE - 2:07
02 - CLUB 66 - 8:37
03 - DAY OF RECKONING - 8:33
04 - END TO A BEGINNING - 2:42
05 - TRAVELLING TOGETHER - 9:10
06 - LITTLE RED HEAD - 3:52
07 - AFTER LISTENING - 8:10

1966 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Eyemark (GB LP) EMPL 1002 [01 - 03, 05 - 07]
2001 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4053
2013 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 5029

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
It is also not known which titles were recorded on which date.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

KENNY WHEELER flugelhorn
PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone
TREVOR WATTS soprano saxophone, alto saxophone
JEFF CLYNE double bass
JOHN STEVENS drum set

London 1966 March 19 or later
Recorded by Eddie Kramer

01 - E.D.'S MESSAGE - 4:08
02 - END TO A BEGINNING - 4:16

1966 - "SME: CHALLENGE" Eyemark (GB LP) EMPL 1002
2001 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4053
2013 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 5029

(Note: This was recorded after the sessions with Bruce Cale.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

KENNY WHEELER trumpet, flugelhorn
PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone
TREVOR WATTS oboe, alto saxophone
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
BARRY GUY double bass
JOHN STEVENS drum set, glockenspiel

London 1966 September
Recorded by Eddie Kramer

01 - WITHDRAWAL SOUNDTRACK - PART 1A - 5:19
02 - WITHDRAWAL SOUNDTRACK - PART 1B - 5:07
03 - WITHDRAWAL SOUNDTRACK - PART 1C - 7:49
04 - WITHDRAWAL SOUNDTRACK - PART 2 - 13:42

1997 - "SME: WITHDRAWAL" - Emanem (GB CD) 4020

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
The recording month was definitely September.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

KENNY WHEELER trumpet, flugelhorn, glockenspiel
PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone, percussion
TREVOR WATTS flute & voice, oboe, alto saxophone, vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, glockenspiel, percussion
DEREK BAILEY amplified guitar
BARRY GUY double bass, piano
JOHN STEVENS drum set, glockenspiel, percussion

London 1967 March 3 (approx)
Recorded by Eddie Kramer

01 - WITHDRAWAL SEQUENCE 1 - 11:22
02 - WITHDRAWAL SEQUENCE 2 - 10:51
03 - WITHDRAWAL SEQUENCE 3 (C4) - 2:34
04 - SEEING SOUNDS & HEARING COLOURS - INTRODUCTION (Puddles, Raindrops & Circles) - 4:02
05 - SEEING SOUNDS & HEARING COLOURS - MOVEMENT 1 - 4:43
06 - SEEING SOUNDS & HEARING COLOURS - MOVEMENT 2 (C) - 5:15
07 - SEEING SOUNDS & HEARING COLOURS - MOVEMENT 3 - 7:23

1997 - "SME: WITHDRAWAL" - Emanem (GB CD) 4020

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

TREVOR WATTS piccolo, alto saxophone
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone
CHRIS CAMBRIDGE double bass
JOHN STEVENS drum set

London 1967 April 22
Recorded by Eddie Kramer

01 - DISTANT LITTLE SOUL - 15:13

2001 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4053
2013 - "SME: CHALLENGE" - Emanem (GB CD) 5029

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
PETER KOWALD double bass

London (Les Cousins) 1967 August 1 (approx)
Recorded by John Hall Freeman (?)

01 - FIRST COUSINS - 14:38
02 - SECOND COUSINS - 11:15

1995 - "SME: SUMMER 1967" - Emanem (GB CD) 4005

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone

London 1967 August 16

01 - LISTENING TOGETHER 1 - 4:41
02 - LISTENING TOGETHER 2 - 8:41
03 - LISTENING TOGETHER 3 - 4:44
04 - LISTENING TOGETHER 4 - 4:26
05 - LISTENING TOGETHER 5 - 7:18

1995 - "SME: SUMMER 1967" - Emanem (GB CD) 4005

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone
IRENE AEBI voice
RICHARD TEITELBAUM synthesizer

New York City 1967 August 31

01 - CHINESE FOOD (Cantata Polemica) - 12:11

2012 - "SL: THE SUN" - Emanem (GB CD) 5022

ROSWELL RUDD

ROSWELL RUDD piano
ROBIN KENYATTA alto saxophone
KARL BERGER vibraphone
LEWIS WORRELL double bass
RICHARD YOUNGSTEIN double bass
HORACE ARNOLD drum set

New York City 1967 September

01 - LONG HOPE - 4:27

2006 - "RR: BLOWN BONE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4131

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion
EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone

London 1967 September 17

01 - ECHO CHAMBER MUSIC 1 - 5:05
02 - ECHO CHAMBER MUSIC 2 - 3:04
03 - ECHO CHAMBER MUSIC 3 - 2:12

1995 - "SME: SUMMER 1967" - Emanem (GB CD) 4005

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone (on 01 - 02)
IRENE AEBI voice (on 01)
ENRICO RAVA trumpet (on 01 - 02)
KARL BERGER vibraphone
KENT CARTER double bass (on 01 - 02)
ALDO ROMANO drum set (on 01 - 02)

Hamburg 1968 February 12–18

01 - THE SUN - 4:47
02 - THE GAP - 7:26
03 - THE WAY (introduction) - 0:38

2012 - "SL: THE SUN" - Emanem (GB CD) 5022

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone
IRENE AEBI voice (on 01 - 02)
RICHARD TEITELBAUM synthesizer

Roma 1968 July

01 - THE WAY (take 5?) - 2:51
02 - THE WAY (take 6) - 4:38
03 - IMPROVISATION (Numero Uno) - 6:33
04 - IMPROVISATION (Numero Due) - 4:25

2000 - "SL: SIDEWAYS" - Roaratorio (USA LP) 01

2012 - "SL: THE SUN" - Emanem (GB CD) 5022

(03 was announced in the studio as 'The Way take 7' and 04 as 'Numero Due'.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion
NORMA WINSTONE voice
KENNY WHEELER flugelhorn
PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone
TREVOR WATTS bass clarinet

London 1968 July 14

01 - FAMILIE SEQUENCE - 32:30

2007 - "SME: FRAMEWORKS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4134

PEOPLE BAND

LYN DOBSON tenor saxophone, piano
MEL DAVIS piano, cello
TERRY DAY percussion

London 1968 September (approx)
Recorded by Mel Davis

01 - HOME TRIO - 4:34

1970 - "tPB" Transatlantic (GB LP) TRA 214
2004 - "PB: 1968" - Emanem (GB CD) 4102

PEOPLE BAND

MIKE FIGGIS trumpet, flugelhorn, guitar
GEORGE KHAN tenor & alto saxophones, flute, piccolo
MEL DAVIS electric organ, piano, trombone, cello, vibraphone
RUSSELL HARDY piano, electric organ, bamboo pipes
FRANK FLOWERS double bass
TERRY HOLMAN double bass, violin, baritone saxophone, one-string thing-a-phone, tuba
TERRY DAY percussion, alto saxophone, bamboo pipes
TONY EDWARDS percussion, vibraphone.
EDDIE EDEM percussion, trumpet
JOE MORRETTI guitar [on 04]

London 1968 October 1

01 - PART 1 - 4:12
02 - PART 2 - 8:26
03 - SKIP TO PART 3 - 11:28
04 - PART 3 - 6:42
05 - PART 4 - 3:06
06 - CONDUCTION 1 - 1:51
07 - CONDUCTION 2 - 1:34
08 - CONDUCTION 3 - 1:00
09 - PART 5 - 4:12
10 - PART 6 - 6:05

1970 - "tPB" Transatlantic (GB LP) TRA 214 [01, 02, 04, 05, 08 - 10]
2001 - "NOT NECESSARILY ENGLISH MUSIC" Leonardo Music Journal (USA 2CD) EMF CD 036 [04]
2004 - "PB: 1968" - Emanem (GB CD) 4102

(Note: The order of performance is not known.)

PEOPLE BAND

EDDIE EDEM trumpet, congas
MEL DAVIS trombone, voice
ROSE WIDDISON penny whistle
GEORGE KHAN flute, drums, saxophones
DAVEY PAYNE flute, saxophones
ALBERT KOVITZ clarinet, bass clarinet, voice
PAUL JOLLY saxophones, bass clarinet
IAIN JACOBS alto saxophone
TERRY HOLMAN baritone saxophone ?
CHARLIE HART double bass
TERRY DAY drums, bamboo reed pipes, alto saxophone
TONY EDWARDS xylophone, congas, bells, shakers
Everybody flutes, whistles, shakers, rattles, percussion, voices etc.

London Trent Park c 1969
Recorded by John Darling

01 - IN THE WOODS - 23:21

2009 - "PB: 69/70" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5201

PEOPLE BAND

EDDIE EDEM trumpet, congas
MEL DAVIS trombone, voice
RUSSELL HARDY flute, penny whistle, bamboo reed pipe
LYNN DOBSON flute
GEORGE KHAN flute, drums, saxophones
ALBERT KOVITZ clarinet, bass clarinet, voice
PAUL JOLLY saxophones, bass clarinet
TERRY HOLMAN baritone saxophone ?
MIKE FIGGIS acoustic guitar, flugel horn
GEOFFREY PROWSE one string Thing-a-Phone with extended horn
CHARLIE HART double bass
TERRY DAY drums, bamboo reed pipes, alto saxophone
TONY EDWARDS xylophone, congas, bells, shakers
Everybody flutes, whistles, shakers, rattles, percussion, voices etc.

London Trent Park c 1969
Recorded by John Darling

01 - IN THE WOODS AGAIN - 15:57

2009 - "PB: 69/70" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5201

PEOPLE BAND

MIKE FIGGIS trumpet, flugel horn
ROSE WIDDISON clarinet
ALBERT KOVITZ clarinet, bass clarinet
DAVEY PAYNE tenor, alto & soprano saxophones, flute
PAUL JOLLY tenor, alto & soprano saxophones, bass clarinet
MICHAEL O’DWYER (SPOON) tenor saxophone
GEORGE KHAN baritone & tenor saxophones, flute, electric guitar
MEL DAVIS piano, organ, trombone
ADAM HART piano, organ, trombone
CHARLIE HART double bass
TERRY DAY drums, alto saxophone, bamboo flute
TONY EDWARDS drums
Everybody percussion, voices

London 1969/70
Recorded by Bob Woolford

01 - SOHO STUDIO 1 - 10:38
02 - SOHO STUDIO 2 - 5:38
03 - SOHO STUDIO 3 - 10:52
04 - SOHO STUDIO 4 - 14:06
05 - SOHO STUDIO 5 - 4:47
06 - SOHO STUDIO 6 - 2:27
07 - SOHO STUDIO 7 - 4:02
08 - SOHO STUDIO 8 - 4:01

2009 - "PB: 69/70" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5201

PEOPLE BAND

MIKE FIGGIS trumpet, flugel horn, electric guitar ?
EDDIE EDEM trumpet, conga drums
IAIN JACOBS alto saxophone ?
DAVEY PAYNE tenor saxophone, flute
PAUL JOLLY tenor & baritone saxophones
MEL DAVIS voice, piano, prepared piano, cello, percussion
BUTCH POTTER electric guitar ?, electric bass ?
CHARLIE HART double bass, electric guitar
GEORGE KHAN drums, saxophones, flute
TONY EDWARDS drums, percussion
TERRY DAY drums, percussion, alto saxophone ?
everybody percussion, voices

London 1969/70
Recorded by Mel Davis

01 - THE HOUSE OF MUSIC - 8:06

2009 - "PB: 69/70" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5201

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ORCHESTRA

JOHN STEVENS percussion, voice
TREVOR WATTS soprano saxophone, voice
Young musicians saxophones, double bass, percussion, voices

London 1970 January 23

01 - PEACE MUSIC: SUSTAINED PIECE - 27:46

1998 - "SMO: FOR YOU TO SHARE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4023

PEOPLE BAND

ALBERT KOVITZ clarinet, bass clarinet, piano
DAVEY PAYNE alto & soprano saxophones, shaker
PAUL JOLLY alto saxophone, bass clarinet
CHARLIE HART double bass
TERRY DAY drum set

Amsterdam (Paradiso) 1970 March 11

01 - PARADISO - 23:40

2009 - "PB: 69/70" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5201

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ORCHESTRA

JOHN STEVENS percussion, voice
TREVOR WATTS soprano saxophone, voice
ROY HARRISON double bass, voice
Young musicians & audience saxophones, guitar, double bass, percussion, voices

London (The Crypt) 1970 May 20
Recorded by Bob Brown

01 - FOR YOU TO SHARE: CLICK PIECE - 1:45
02 - FOR YOU TO SHARE: SUSTAINED PIECE 1 - 12:26
03 - FOR YOU TO SHARE: SUSTAINED PIECE 2 - 12:20
04 - FOR YOU TO SHARE: IF YOU WANT TO SEE A VISION - 10:35

1973 - "SME FOR CND FOR PEACE FOR YOU TO SHARE" - A (GB LP) 001
1998 - "SMO: FOR YOU TO SHARE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4023

ISKRA 1903

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone, piano
DEREK BAILEY amplified guitar
BARRY GUY amplified double bass

London (ICA) 1970 September 2
Recorded by Hugh Davies

01 - IMPROVISATION 1 - 21:03
02 - IMPROVISATION 2 - 5:37
03 - IMPROVISATION 3 - 11:36
04 - IMPROVISATION 4 - 5:04
05 - IMPROVISATION 0 - 25:20
06 - OFFCUT 1 - 4:25
07 - OFFCUT 2 - 11:17
08 - OFFCUT 3 - 1:40

1972 - Incus (GB 2LP) 3/4 [01 - 04]
2000 - "ISKRA 1903: CHAPTER ONE" - Emanem (GB 3CD) 4301

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
01 and 05 were scheduled for release on the Turtle label in 1971.)

ISKRA 1903

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone (01 - 06, 09, 11, 13, 15 - 18, 20)
DEREK BAILEY amplified guitar (01 - 04, 06, 07, 10, 11 14 - 18, 21)
BARRY GUY amplified double bass (01 - 05, 07, 08, 11, 12, 15 - 19)

London 1970 or 1971

01 - BUZZ TRIO 1 - 10:37
02 - BUZZ TRIO 2 - 2:02
03 - BUZZ TRIO 3 - 3:57
04 - BUZZ TRIO 4 - 5:16
05 - BASS & TROMBONE - 1:33
06 - TROMBONE & GUITAR - 1:11
07 - GUITAR & BASS - 1:59
08 - BASS SOLO 1 - 2:08
09 - TROMBONE SOLO 1 - 1:20
10 - GUITAR SOLO 1 - 3:12
11 - BUZZ TRIO 5 - 8:00
12 - BASS SOLO 2 - 3:47
13 - TROMBONE SOLO 2 - 2:07
14 - GUITAR SOLO 2 - 4:03
15 - BUZZ TRIO 6 - 6:35
16 - BUZZ TRIO 7 - 3:09
17 - BUZZ TRIO 8 - 5:55
18 - BUZZ TRIO 9 - 4:50
19 - BASS SOLO 3 - 2:31
20 - TROMBONE SOLO 3 - 1:57
21 - GUITAR SOLO 3 - 2:56

2002 - "ISKRA 1903: BUZZ SOUNDTRACK" - Emanem (GB CD) 4066

(Note: The order of performance is not known.)

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion, voice
JULIE TIPPETT voice, guitar
TREVOR WATTS soprano saxophone
RON HERMAN double bass

London 1971 April 25

01 - QUARTET SEQUENCE - 29:30

2007 - "SME: FRAMEWORKS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4134

DEREK BAILEY

DEREK BAILEY amplified guitar

London 1971 July 26

01 - SIX FAIRLY EARLY PIECES - 12:21

1988 - "DB: IN WHOSE TRADITION?" - Emanem (AUS LP) 3404
1999 - "DB: FAIRLY EARLY WITH POSTSCRIPTS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4027

(Note: 01 was edited to 11:45 on 3404)

EVAN PARKER & PAUL LYTTON

EVAN PARKER soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, dopplerphone, ocarina, voice(tube), cassettes
PAUL LYTTON percussion, live electronics, air horns, klaxon, dog whistles, etc

London 1971 July 26

01 - BUT FOR THE MIST (FOR ERIC ZIARKO) - 12:25

1995 - "EP & PL: THREE OTHER STORIES" - Emanem (GB CD) 4002

(Note: The recording date is erroneously given as June 27 on the CD)

ISKRA 1903

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone, amplified trombone
DEREK BAILEY amplified guitar
BARRY GUY amplified double bass

London 1971 August 1

01 - EXTRA 1 - 7:47
02 - EXTRA 2 - 11:32
03 - EXTRA 3 - 6:42

2000 - "ISKRA 1903: CHAPTER ONE" - Emanem (GB 3CD) 4301


Continued in 1972-1973
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