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EMANEM DISCOGRAPHY

CHRONOLOGICAL SESSION LIST

by MARTIN DAVIDSON

1976-1980

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.

DEREK BAILEY

DEREK BAILEY guitars, talk

London 1976 January
Recorded by Derek Bailey

01 - KEW - 2:50
02 - UNITY THEATRE - 2:57
03 - QUEUE - 7:11
04 - CUE - 4:36
05 - ROOTS - 2:14
06 - VIRGINAL - 6:00
07 - PRAXIS - 4:00
08 - THE LOST CHORD - 1:43

1976 - "Various Artists: GUITAR SOLOS 2" Caroline (GB LP) C1518 [06 - 08]
1979 - "DB: DOMESTIC & PUBLIC PIECES" - Quark (USA LP) 9999 [01 - 05]
1995 - "DB: DOMESTIC & PUBLIC PIECES" - Emanem (GB CD) 4001

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

KARL BERGER & EDWARD BLACKWELL

KARL BERGER vibraphone, bala(fon), darbuka
EDWARD BLACKWELL drums & cymbals, osi-drum

Albany (Electronic Body Works) 1976 March 20
Recorded by Martin Davidson

01 - BALAFON SAMBA - 14:43
02 - JUST PLAY - 9:36
03 - STEPS - 8:39
04 - TIME IS - 4:20
05 - WOOD AND SKIN WORKS - 12:22
06 - WE ARE - 6:39
07 - SOUTH OF IMPERIAL - 4:57

1979 - "KB & EB: JUST PLAY" - Quark (USA LP) 9996 [01 - 06]
2000 - "KB & EB: JUST PLAY" - Emanem (GB CD) 4037

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone, piano, voice

Edmonton (Captain’s Cabin) 1976 March 21

01 - COASTLINE - 6:14
02 - HOOKY - 8:08

2014 - "SL: AVIGNON AND AFTER - 2" - Emanem (GB CD) 5031

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone, voice

Montreal (L'Eglise St Jean l'Evangeliste) 1976 March 24

01 - THE CRUST - 5:05
02 - CROPS - 6:39
03 - THE NEW DUCK - 7:32
04 - PEARL STREET - 7:23
05 - HOOKY - 8:25
06 - NO BABY - 4:06
07 - TAO: EXISTENCE - 7:07
08 - TAO: THE WAY - 3:47
09 - TAO: BONE - 5:12
10 - TAO: NAME - 7:30
11 - TAO: THE BREATH - 5:49
12 - TAO: LIFE ON ITS WAY - 3:21
13 - REVOLUTIONARY SUICIDE - 5:58

1979 - "SL: CROPS" - Quark (USA LP) 9998 [02 - 04, 06]
2000 - "SL: HOOKY" - Emanem (GB CD) 4042

ROSWELL RUDD

ROSWELL RUDD trombone, mbira, sanza, percussion
KENNY DAVERN clarinet, soprano saxophone
STEVE LACY soprano saxophone, percussion
TYRONE WASHINGTON tenor saxophone
PATTI BOWN electric piano
WILBUR LITTLE double bass
PAUL MOTIAN drum set
LOUISIANA RED electric guitar & voice [on 02]
JORDAN STECKEL bata drum [on 04]

New York City 1976 March 27
Recorded by Eddie Korvin

01 - BLOWN BONE - 3:32
02 - CEMENT BLUES - 8:55
03 - STREET WALKING - 2:21
04 - BETHESDA FOUNTAIN - 11:08

1979 - "RR: BLOWN BONE" - Philips (J LP) RJ-7490
2006 - "RR: BLOWN BONE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4131

(Note: 02 issued in two parts on Philips RJ-7490)

ROSWELL RUDD

ROSWELL RUDD trombone, percussion
ENRICO RAVA trumpet
STEVE LACY soprano saxophone, percussion
WILBUR LITTLE double bass
PAUL MOTIAN drum set
SHEILA JORDAN voice [on 02 & 03]

New York City 1976 March 28
Recorded by Eddie Korvin

01 - IT'S HAPPENING - 10:59
02 - BLUES FOR THE PLANET EARTH - 3:57
03 - YOU BLEW IT - 5:35

1979 - "RR: BLOWN BONE" - Philips (J LP) RJ-7490
2006 - "RR: BLOWN BONE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4131
2008 - "RR: OPEN HOUSE" - Musica Jazz (I CD) MJCD 1199 [03]

DEREK BAILEY

DEREK BAILEY guitar, talk

London 1977 March
Recorded by Derek Bailey

01 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU - 5:31

1988 - "DB: IN WHOSE TRADITION?" - Emanem (AUS LP) 3404
1995 - "DB: DOMESTIC & PUBLIC PIECES" - Emanem (GB CD) 4001

FRANK LOWE & EUGENE CHADBOURNE

FRANK LOWE tenor saxophone [except on 15]
EUGENE CHADBOURNE guitars, electric guitar [except on 14]

New York City 1977 October 13
Recorded by Martin Davidson

01 - COMPOSITION FOR DAVID MURRAY - 1:49
02 - IF IT SHOULD HAPPEN - 4:06
03 - THE CLAM - 0:55
04 - FRIGHT - 4:23
05 - 45 1st AVE (take 1) - 0:20
06 - 45 1st AVE (take 2) - 2:31
07 - GHOSTS - 4:17
08 - PHANTOM TO TOWER (part 2) - 1:23
09 - PHANTOM TO TOWER (part 1) - 2:59
10 - BOBO DID IT - 2:33
11 - AT REEL'S END - 2:33
12 - FIRE DOWN THERE - 1:30
13 - YOU WERE RIGHT IN THE FIRST PLACE - 2:45
14 - THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME - 2:52
15 - DOCTOR TOO-MUCH - 2:45
16 - DON'T PUNK OUT (take 1) - 1:49
17 - DON'T PUNK OUT (take 2) - 1:13

1979 - "FL/EC: DON'T PUNK OUT" - QED (USA LP) 995
2000 - "FL/EC: DON'T PUNK OUT" - Emanem (GB CD) 4043

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion, cornet, voice
NIGEL COOMBES violin
COLIN WOOD cello
ROGER SMITH guitar

Derby (College of Further Education) 1977 November 17

01 - IMMEDIATE PAST FRAGMENT - 2:23
02 - THE ONLY GEEZER AN AMERICAN SOLDIER SHOT WAS ANTON WEBERN - 31:42

1999 - "SME: LOW PROFILE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4031
2004 - "HAUNTED WEATHER" - Straubgold (D 2CD) 52 [02 excerpt]

STEVE LACY

STEVE LACY soprano saxophone

Köln (Beginner Studio) 1977 December 16

01 - TOTS - 10:42
02 - SNIPS - 11:18
2014 - "SL: AVIGNON AND AFTER - 2" - Emanem (GB CD) 5031 [02]

BARRY GUY / HOWARD RILEY / PHILIPP WACHSMANN

HOWARD RILEY piano
PHILIPP WACHSMANN violin
BARRY GUY double bass

London 1977 December 20
Recorded by Adam Skeaping

01 - TRIO ONE - 5:06
02 - TRIO TWO - 5:15
03 - TRIO THREE - 3:55
04 - TRIO FOUR - 6:19
05 - TRIO FIVE - 5:21
06 - TRIO SIX - 3:41
07 - TRIO SEVEN - 5:46
08 - TRIO EIGHT - 5:58

1978 - "BG/HR/PW: IMPROVISATIONS ARE FOREVER NOW" - Vinyl (GB LP) VS 113
2002 - "BG/HR/PW: IMPROVISATIONS ARE FOREVER NOW" - Emanem (GB CD) 4070

PAUL RUTHERFORD

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone, euphonium
JUDY voice [on 04]

Wales 1978 January 30/31
Recorded by Alan Green

01 - YEP 321 * - 6:03
02 - REALIGN 4 * - 9:00
03 - THREE LEVELS * - 3:46
04 - PAUNCH AND JUDIES * - 1:22
05 - CHEFOR - 7:57
06 - PHASE 2/2 * - 8:06
07 - NEUPH * - 7:22

1978 - "PR: NEUPH" - SFA (GB LP) 092
2005 - "PR: NEUPH" - Emanem (GB CD) 4118

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
* These items involve over-dubbing)

FOUR PULLOVERS

STEVE BERESFORD piano, euphonium, toys, electronics, etc
NIGEL COOMBES violin
TERRY DAY percussion, alto saxophone, cello, mandolin
ROGER SMITH guitar

London (LMC) 1978 May 5
Recorded by Max Eastley

01 - NO GREAT RIVER - 4:25
02 - COLLISION SPECIALISTS - 14:44
03 - JAZZ NOW FINAL HURDLE TO SIXTH TITLE - 2:48
04 - MUMS FOR SALE - 8:07

2000 - "THREE & FOUR PULLOVERS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4038

LOL COXHILL & SIMON EMMERSON

LOL COXHILL soprano saxophone
SIMON EMMERSON electronics

Welwyn Garden City (Digswell House) 1978 May 11

01 - FIRST ENCOUNTER PART ONE - 5:44
02 - FIRST ENCOUNTER PART TWO - 8:45
03 - FIRST ENCOUNTER PART THREE - 2:15
04 - SIDE ONE PART ONE - 14:57
05 - SIDE ONE PART TWO - 4:11
06 - ADDITIONAL ENDING - 3:15

1979 - "LC: DIGSWELL DUETS" - Random Radar (USA LP) RRR 005 [04, 05]
2001 - "LC: DIGSWELL DUETS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4052

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

LOL COXHILL & VERYAN WESTON

LOL COXHILL soprano saxophone [except on 02 & 06]
VERYAN WESTON piano

Oxford (Museum of Modern Art) 1978 May 26

01 - SIDE TWO PART THREE - 3:41
02 - MORE SUBSTANTIAL PIANO SOLO - 2:46
03 - SIDE TWO PART ONE - 7:41
04 - I CAN'T GET STARTED - 2:12
05 - SIDE TWO PART TWO - 5:22
06 - VERY SHORT PIANO SOLO - 0:09
07 - SIDE TWO PART FIVE - 1:45
08 - EMBRACEABLE WHO? - 2:58
09 - EMBRACEABLE YOU - 5:51
10 - SIDE TWO PART FOUR - 1:10

1979 - "LC: DIGSWELL DUETS" - Random Radar (USA LP) RRR 005 [01, 03, 05, 07, 10]
2001 - "LC: DIGSWELL DUETS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4052

(Notes: The order of performance is not known.
03 was edited to 6:31 on RRR 005.)

PAUL RUTHERFORD

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone, euphonium, voice

Pisa (Giardino Scotto open-air theatre) 1978 July 13
Recorded by Riccardo Bergerone

01 - THE GREAT LEANING 1A - 11:30
02 - THE GREAT LEANING 1B - 15:22
03 - THE GREAT LEANING 2 - 10:58

2009 - "PR: TETRALOGY" - Emanem (GB 2CD) 5202

JOHN STEVENS FOUR

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone & euphonium
EVAN PARKER soprano & tenor saxophones
BARRY GUY double bass & electronics
JOHN STEVENS drum set (& voice)

London 1978 August 31

01 - 1,4,4, - 4:29
02 - 2,4,4, - 11:01
03 - 3,4,4, - 7:42
04 - 4,4,4, - 18:24
05 - 5,4,4, - 1:38

1980 - "EP/BG/PR/JS: 4,4,4," - View (D LP) VS 011 [01 - 04]
1994 - "EP/BG/PR/JS: 4,4,4," - Konnex (D CD) KCD 5049

2012 - "JS/PR/EP/BG: ONE FOUR & TWO TWOS" - Emanem (GB CD) 5027

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion, cornet, voice
NIGEL COOMBES violin
ROGER SMITH guitar

Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1978 November 17
Recorded by Jolyon Laycock

01 - NEWCASTLE 78A - 9:24
02 - NEWCASTLE 78B - 23:01

2008 - "SME/O: TRIO & TRIANGLE" - Emanem (GB CD) 4150
2013 - "SME: NEW SURFACING" - Emanem (GB CD) 5030

(Note: 4150 was taken from a poor quality cassette - 5030 was taken from the original reel-to-reel tape with much better sound.)

TERRY DAY

TERRY DAY voice, flutes, alto saxophone, bamboo pipes, cello, mandolin, electric organ, thumb piano, percussion, crackle box, balloons, toys, etc

Amsterdam / London / Newcastle late 1978 & early 1979

01 - DRUMS / ALTOS / BALLOONS - 2:57
02 - ONE AND TWO CELLOS - 0:39
03 - ORIENTAL THEME 1 - 3:08
04 - ONE AND THREE CELLOS - 1:43
05 - ORIENTAL THEME 2 - 1:58
06 - TWO CELLO FRAGMENTS - 0:39
07 - THEME CONTINUED 1 - 3:51
08 - THEME CONTINUED 3 - 6:17
09 - THE FOUND CHORD - 0:21
10 - ALTO / CELLO / DRUMS - 3:32
11 - ALTO & CELLO - 3:14
12 - IMPERFECTION - 2:30
13 - WHAT A LOVELY LAD - 5:18
14 - CRACKLE BOX & ALTOS - 3:34
15 - ERIC - 2:42

2006 - "TD: INTERRUPTIONS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4125

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
Most items involve over-dubbing)

TERRY DAY

TERRY DAY mandolin

London 1979

01 - BOTTLENECK MANDOLIN 1 - 2:05

2006 - "TD: INTERRUPTIONS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4125

BARRY GUY / HOWARD RILEY / PHILIPP WACHSMANN

HOWARD RILEY piano
PHILIPP WACHSMANN violin
BARRY GUY double bass

London 1979 January 24

01 - TRIO NINE - 4:16
02 - TRIO TEN - 15:26
03 - TRIO ELEVEN - 5:18

2002 - "BG/HR/PW: IMPROVISATIONS ARE FOREVER NOW" - Emanem (GB CD) 4070

NIGEL COOMBES & STEVE BERESFORD

NIGEL COOMBES violin
STEVE BERESFORD piano

London (LMC) 1979 March 24
Recorded by David Toop

01 - WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED 1 (formerly 2) - 14:57

1980 - "NC & SB: WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED" - Bead (GB LP) 16
2014 - "NC & SB: WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED" - Emanem (GB CD) 5032

DEREK BAILEY

DEREK BAILEY guitar, talk, radio

London 1979 May 2
Recorded by Derek Bailey

01 - THE LAST POST - MORNING - 7:42
02 - THE LAST POST - AFTERNOON - 8:22

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

(Note: The two halves were edited together to form THE LAST POST 13:46 on 3404.)

NIGEL COOMBES & STEVE BERESFORD

NIGEL COOMBES violin
STEVE BERESFORD piano, etc

London (LMC) 1979 May 20
Recorded by David Toop & Max Eastley

01 - WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED 2 (formerly 1) - 29:41
02 - WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED 3 (complete) - 17:48

1980 - "NC & SB: WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED" - Bead (GB LP) 16
2014 - "NC & SB: WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED" - Emanem (GB CD) 5032

(Note: 03 was edited to 12:15 on Bead 16.)

NIGEL COOMBES

NIGEL COOMBES violin

London (LMC) 1979 June 24
Recorded by David Toop

01 - WHITE STRING DETACHED - 12:12

2014 - "NC & SB: WHITE STRING'S ATTACHED" - Emanem (GB CD) 5032

JOHN CARTER & BOBBY BRADFORD

BOBBY BRADFORD cornet [except on 03 & 05]
JOHN CARTER clarinet [except on 04]

Los Angeles (UCLA Schoenberg Hall) 1979 October 20

01 - TANDEM - 12:33
02 - AND SHE SPEAKS - 7:19
03 - LES MASSES JIGABOO (FAST FANNIE'S CAKEWALK) - 6:27
04 - SHE (WOMAN) - 7:47
05 - ECHOES FROM RUDOLPH'S - 5:39
06 - WOODMAN'S HALL BLUES - 9:12

1996 - "JC & BB: TANDEM 2" - Emanem (GB CD) 4012
2014 - "JC & BB: TANDEM (remastered)" - Emanem (E 2CD) 5204

(Note: The sound on 5204 has been cleaned up considerably.)

EUGENE CHADBOURNE

EUGENE CHADBOURNE guitar

New York City 1979 Autumn

01 - INNER EXTREMITIES SUITE 1 - 5:07
02 - INNER EXTREMITIES SUITE 2 - 5:16
03 - INNER EXTREMITIES SUITE 3 - 2:56

2000 - "FL/EC: DON'T PUNK OUT" - Emanem (GB CD) 4043

PAUL RUTHERFORD & BARRY GUY

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone & electronics
BARRY GUY double bass

Milano (Teatro Auteo) 1979 November 22
Recorded by Riccardo Bergerone

01 - 1,3,2, - 4:08
02 - 2,3,2, - 7:44
03 - 3,3,2, - 8:19

2012 - "JS/PR/EP/BG: ONE FOUR & TWO TWOS" - Emanem (GB CD) 5027

LOL COXHILL

LOL COXHILL tenor saxophone
COLIN WOOD cello
LAURIE ALLEN drum set

London late 1970s

01 - VERSTEHEN UND SPRECHEN - 2:03

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

PHIL MINTON

PHIL MINTON voice

London 1980
Recorded by David Vorhaus

01 - ORDERS FOR THE PALS - 4:40
02 - "I FOUGHT" - 1:53
03 - PSALM OF EVOLUTION 1 - 4:47
04 - PSALM OF EVOLUTION 2 - 4:47
05 - WREATH - 0:48
06 - CENOTAPH - 0:45

1981 - "PM: A DOUGHNUT IN BOTH HANDS" - Rift (USA LP) 3 [01 - 02, 05 - 06]
1998 - "PM: A DOUGHNUT IN BOTH HANDS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4025

(Note: The order of performance is not known, except that 01 - 04 were in that order.)

PHIL MINTON

PHIL MINTON voice

London 1980
Recorded by Paul Crawford

01 - THE TWO LIES - 2:09
02 - WELL - 1:52
03 - NOTES ON AVARICE - 5:38
04 - BURNT MEMORIES - 2:22

1981 - "PM: A DOUGHNUT IN BOTH HANDS" - Rift (USA LP) 3 [01, 03 - 04]
1998 - "PM: A DOUGHNUT IN BOTH HANDS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4025

(Note: It is not known whether 04 was recorded before or after the others.)

TERRY DAY

TERRY DAY voice, alto saxophone
PETER CUSACK electric guitar, drum machine

London 1980

01 - BE A GOOD BOY - 2:46
02 - IT AIN’T MY CUP OF TEA - 3:37

2006 - "TD: INTERRUPTIONS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4125

(Note: The order of performance is not known.
Items involve over-dubbing)

ROGER SMITH

ROGER SMITH guitar

London 1980 January 6
Recorded by David Toop & Max Eastley

01 - SPANISH GUITAR A - 3:05
02 - SPANISH GUITAR B1 - 4:41
03 - SPANISH GUITAR B2 - 0:44
04 - SPANISH GUITAR B3 - 2:06
05 - SPANISH GUITAR B4 - 6:04
06 - SPANISH GUITAR B5 - 0:55
07 - SPANISH GUITAR C - 5:33
08 - SPANISH GUITAR D1 - 4:15
09 - SPANISH GUITAR D2 - 2:28
10 - SPANISH GUITAR D3 - 5:24
11 - SPANISH GUITAR D4 - 3:40
12 - SPANISH GUITAR D5 - 4:26

1980 - "RS: SPANISH GUITAR" - LMC (GB LP) 1
2002 - "RS: SPANISH GUITAR" - Emanem (GB CD) 4083

SPONTANEOUS MUSIC ENSEMBLE

JOHN STEVENS percussion, cornet, voice
NIGEL COOMBES violin
ROGER SMITH guitar

London 1980 March (approx)
Recorded by Richie Stevens

01 - BOILEAU ROAD - 27:50

1996 - "SME: HOT AND COLD HEROES" - Emanem (GB CD) 4008

PAUL RUTHERFORD

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone

Roma (Teatro dell'Opera) 1980 April 14

01 - ROMAN TICK - 6:03

2005 - "PR: NEUPH" - Emanem (GB CD) 4118

DEREK BAILEY

DEREK BAILEY guitar, talk

London 1980 May 28

01 - TUNNEL HEARING - 7:18
02 - 10% EXTRA FREE - 3:28
03 - 20% EXTRA FREE - 3:49

1999 - "DB: FAIRLY EARLY WITH POSTSCRIPTS" - Emanem (GB CD) 4027

PAUL RUTHERFORD

PAUL RUTHERFORD trombone

Pisa (San Zeno Abbey) 1980 June 26

01 - PISA EAR - 17:24

2005 - "PR: NEUPH" - Emanem (GB CD) 4118


Continued in 1981-1989
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