Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Japo Records (part 1) (Toppyjazz 461)

This week start with a series about Japo Records, a division of ECM Records.
Japo (Jazz bei Post) lived from 1970-1985 and had some fine artists and recordings.
In this program you'll hear Mal Waldron (1926, New York), Dollar Brand (1934 Kaapstad), Barre Phillips(1934 San Francisco), Herbert Joos (!940 Karlsruhe), Bobby Naughton (1944 Boston), Edward Vesala(1945-1999 Helsinki) and Jiri Stivin(1942 Praag) & Rudolf Dasek(1933-2013 Praag). Keep Jazzing!


Playlist :
01 - The Call 01- Mal Waldron (album Japo nr.1)
02 - The Call 02 - Mal Waldron (album Japo nr.1)
03 - Sunset in Blue - Dollar Brand (album Japo nr. 2)
04 - Y.M - Barre Phillips (album Japo nr. 3)
05 - Rainbow - Herbert Joos (album Japo nr. 4)
06 - Understanding - Bobby Naughton (album Japo nr. 6)
07 - Nan Madol - Edward Vesala Japo nr. 7)
08 - Shepherd Song - Jiri Stivin & Rudolf Dasek (Japo nr. 8)
Download :Toppyjazz 461

JAPO Records Discography
JAPO 60001Mal Waldron
The Call
℗1971
Recorded February 1, 1971, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9070
JAPO 60002Dollar Brand
African Piano
℗1973
Recorded October 1969 at Jazz-hus Montmartre, Copenhagen
JAPO 60003Barre Phillips
For All It Is
℗1973
Recorded March 12, 1971 at Alster Film-Tonstudios, Hamburg
Engineer Klaus Bornemann
Produced by Barre Phillips
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60004Herbert Joos
The Philosophy of the Fluegelhorn
℗1974
Recorded July 1973, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Herbert Joos
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60005Dollar Brand
Ancient Africa
℗1974
Recorded June 1972, Jazz-hus Montmartre, Copenhagen
Engineer Lars Vester Petersen
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60006Bobby Naughton
Understanding
℗1973
Recorded October 30, 1971 in concert at Yale University and at Blue Rock Studio, New York
Engineer Eddie Korvin
Produced by Otic Records
Also released on Otic 1003 (LP 1971)
JAPO 60007Edward Vesala
Nan Madol
℗1976
Recorded April 25, 26, 1974 at Alppi Studio, Helsinki
Engineer Harry Bergman
Released on CD as ECM 1077
JAPO 60008Jiri Stivin & Rudolf Dasek
System Tandem
℗1975
Recorded May 1974
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60009Tom van der Geld
Children at Play
℗1975
Recorded 1973 at Rennaissance Studios, Maynard, Massachusetts
Engineer C. Ange
Produced by Tom van der Geld
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60010Enrico Rava
"Quotation Marks"
℗1976
Recorded December 1973 at Blue Rock Studios, New York / April 1974 at Audion Studio, Buenos Aires
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9071
JAPO 60011Magog
Magog
℗1976
Recorded November 1 and 2, 1974 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland and Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Solitron Productions, S.A.
Listed on Amazon with ASIN: B00AWHEAGG
JAPO 60012Om
Kirikuki
℗1976
Recorded October 1 and 2, 1975, at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by OM
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60013Manfred Schoof
Scales
℗1976
Recorded August 1976 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19004
and reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
JAPO 60014Larry Karush
May 24, 1976
℗1976
Recorded May 1976 at Talent Studios, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Manfred Eicher
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 1901
JAPO 60015Herbert Joos
Daybreak
℗1977
Recorded October 1976 and July 1988 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Herbert Joos and Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD with additional material as ECM 3615
JAPO 60016Om
Rautionaha
℗1976
Recorded December 1976 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60017Stephan Micus
Implosions
℗1977
Recorded March 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Manfred Eicher
JAPO 60018Ken Hyder's Talisker
Land of Stone
℗1977
Recorded April 1977 in London
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60019Manfred Schoof
Light Lines
℗1978
Recorded December 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
JAPO 60020Rena Rama
Landscapes
℗1977
Recorded June 1977 at Talent Studio, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60021Globe Unity Orchestra
Improvisations
Recorded September 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Released on CD in Japan as UCCU-9020
JAPO 60022Om
Om with Dom Um Romao
℗1978
Recorded August 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19003
JAPO 60023Lennart Åberg
Partial Solar Eclipse
℗1978
Recorded September 5 - 9, 1977, at Metronome Studios, Stockholm
Engineer Rune Persson, Metronome
Produced by Håken Elmquist
A Phono Suecia Recording
JAPO 60024Contact Trio
New Marks
℗1978
Recorded January 1978 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60025George Gruntz
Percussion Profiles
℗1978
Recorded September 20, 1977 at Wally Heider Studios, Los Angeles
Engineer Biff Dawes
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19002
JAPO 60026Stephan Micus
Till the End of Time
℗1978
Recorded June 1978 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Manfred Eicher
JAPO 60027Globe Unity Orchestra
Compositions
℗1979
Recorded January 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Globe Unity with Thomas Stöwsand and Steve Lake
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9072
JAPO 60028Barry Guy
Endgame
℗1979
Recorded April 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and Manfred Eicher
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9073
JAPO 60029TOK
Paradox
℗1979
Recorded June 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake
Released on CD in Japan as MTCJ-5504
JAPO 60030Manfred Schoof
Horizons
℗1980
Recorded November 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
JAPO 60031AMM III
It Had Been an Ordinary Enough Day in Pueblo, Colorado
℗1980
Recorded December 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and AMM III
JAPO 60032Om
Cerberus
℗1980
Recorded January 1980 at Talent Studio, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Manfred Eicher
Released on CD as part of ECM 1642
JAPO 60033Elton Dean
Boundaries
℗1980
Recorded February 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and Elton Dean
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9074
JAPO 60034Peter Warren
Solidarity
℗1982
Recorded Grog Kill Studios, New York
Engineer Tom Mark
Produced by Jack DeJohnette
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60035Tom Van Der Geld / Children At Play
Out Patients
℗1980
Recorded July 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and the band
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60036Contact Trio
Musik
℗1981
Recorded October 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60037Alfred Harth
Es herrscht Uhu im Land
℗1981
Recorded December 9 - 11, 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60038Stephan Micus
Wings Over Water
℗1982
Recorded January 1981 at Ibiza Sound Studio and October 1981 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Manfred Ballheimer, Martin Wieland
JAPO 60039Globe Unity Orchestra
Intergalactic Blow
℗1983
Recorded June 4, 1982 at Studio 105, Radio France / Paris
Engineer Jean Deloron
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60040Stephan Micus
Listen to the Rain
℗1983
Recorded July 1983 at Tonstudio Bauer / June 1980 at WDR Sound Studio N, Köln
Engineer Martin Wieland / Gunther Kaspar
JAPO 60041Stephan Micus
East of the Night
℗1985
Recorded January 1985 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland

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