Providence, Rhode Island. 12/9/1954.

Ha iniziato a suonare diversi strumenti, la batteria, il pianoforte, il clarinetto e l’armonica e a 14 anni ha fatto parte di un gruppo blues. A sedici anni ha deciso di essere un sassofonista tenore e nel 1976 si è trasferito a New York, dove è arrivato subito il successo. Il suo primo partner newyorkese è stato Hank Jones, quindi ha fatto parte del gruppo del chitarrista Chris Flory, con il quale ha lavorato a Providence e del quale hanno fatto parte il batterista Chuck Riggs, il bassista Phil Flanigan ed il pianista John Bunch. Ha suonato poi con Warren Vache, nel 1977, con Anita O’Day, con Benny Goodman, con Rosemary Clooney, con Joe Venuti, con Woody Herman, ha fatto parte della Concord Jazz All-Stars, con Ruby Braff, con Dave McKenna, Cal Tjader, nel 1985 con Benny Carter, Eddie Bickert, Michael Moore, Connie Kay, Nat Pierce, ha accompagnato Maxine Sullivan, Jake Hanna, nel 1986 Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Byrd, Red Norvo, Al Cohn, Buddy Tate, nella Newport All Stars di George Wein, con Charlie Byrd, Susanne McCorkle, nel 1990 con Ken Peplowski, con Gene Harris, nel 1991 con Howard Alden. In seguito ha lavorato in giro per il mondo freelance. Sassofonista pieno di swing, pieno di fantasia, non ripetitivo. Solista dai mezzi tecnici notevoli, molto bravo nelle ballads e nelle jam sessions. Strumentista che dimostra di conoscere molto bene il suo lavoro, fornito di buon gusto, di grande facilità espositiva e dalla grande carica di swing.


Swinging Young Scott.77Swinging Young Scott

Warren Vache (tp) Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Michael Moore (b) Butch Miles (dr)

Thru’ for the night / Imagination / Warren’s rush / They can’t take that away from me / Scott’s idea / It’s you or no one / Liza / Blues for mastertone

(Famous Door HL119)

New York, 1977.


Is A Good Wind Who Is Blowing Us No Ill.77Is A Good Wind Who Is Blowing

Bill Berry (tp) Scott Hamilton (st) Nat Pierce (p) Monty Budwig (b) Jack Hanna (dr)

That’s All / Indiana / Stuffy / Exactly Like You / Ill Wind / Broadway / Blue Room / Sometimes I’m Happy.

(Concord CCD 4042)

Hollywood, 1 Marzo 1977.


Scott Hamilton 2.78scotthamilton2

Scott Hamilton (st) Monty Budwig (b)

East Of The Sun / There Is No Greater Love / Rough Ridin’ / These Foolish Things / I Want To be Happy / Everything Happens To Me / Love Me Or Leave Me / Blues For The Players / The very Thought Of You / It Colud Happen To You.

(Concord CCD 4061)

New York, 7-1-78.


The Grand Appearance.79thegreatappearance

Scott Hamilton (st) Tommy Flanagan (p) George Mraz (b) Connie Kay (dr)

I Thought About You / You’d Be So Nice To Come Home You / Out Of Nowhere / Cheek To Cheek / New York Bilzzar Blues.

(Progressive PR 7026)

New York, 8-2-78.


With S.H.Band In New York City.78With S.H.Band In New York City

Warren Vache (tp-flic) Scott Hamilton (st) Norman Simmons (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Tea For Two / You Took Advantage On Me / Freego / Dran That Dream / I Love You / There Will Never Be Another You / You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me / Raus / Danny Boy.

(Concord CCD 4070)

New York, 26-6-78.


Back To Back.78backtoback

Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate (st) Nat Pierce (p) Monte Budwig (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Tangerine / Rompin’ with Buck / September song / All of me / Candy / Medley: You’ve changed, Blue and sentimental / Big Tate / Sunday

(Concord Jazz CJ85)

San Francisco, Settembre 1978.



Warren Vache (corn, flic) George Masso (tb,arr) Scott Hamilton, Harold Ashby (st) Joe Temperley (sb) Norman Simmons (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr) Buck Clayton, Nat Pierce (arr)

How about you ? / Nancy’s fancy / Why shouldn’t I ? / Lightly and politely / You leave me breathless / Cadillac taxi / Love you madly / Do it in blue

(Concord Jazz CJ111)

New York, Luglio 1979.


Scott Hamilton (st) Dave McKenna (p) Phil Flanigan (b) Jeff Hamilton (dr)

I Should Care / Falling In Love With Love / The Shadow Of Your Smile /m The Nearmess Of You / How High The Moon / Our Delight / My Foolish Heart / O.K.

(Concord CCD 4127)

San Francisco, CA, Dicembre 1979.


Scott’s Buddy.80Scott's Buddy

Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate (st) Nat Pierce (p) Cal Collins (g) Bob Maize (b) Jake Hanna (dr)

There will never be another you / Everything happens to me / Scott’s buddy / Swingin’ away / Close your eyes / I want a little girl / Scott’s soup / Doggin’ around

(Concord Jazz CJ148)

San Francisco, Agosto 1980.


Apples And Orange.81Apples And Orange.

Scott Hamilton (st) Dave McKenna, Jimmy Rowles (p) George Mraz, Bob Maize (b) Jake Hanna, Joe La Barbera (dr)

So Little Time / Royal Orchid Blues / With Every Breath I Take / Silk Stockings / Do I Love You / My Silent Love / Ham Fat / Tenderly.

(Condord Jazz CJ 165)

New York, Gennaio 1981.


Close Up.82Close Up

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

All Of You / I Remember You / Mad About You / Robbins Nest / Was I To Blame For Falling In Love With You / Blue City / Mr.Big And Mr.Modern / Portrait Of Jennie / Soft.

(Concord CCD 4197)

New York, Febbraio 1982.


The Right Time.83The Right Time

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Just In Time / If I Love Again / Sleep / Eventide / Dropsy / All Through The Night / Skylark / Stealing Port.

(Concord CCD 4254)

New York, Gennaio 1983.


In Concert.83inconcert

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

I Can’t Believe / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / I’ve Found A New Baby / When I Fall In Love / Whispering / Sultry Serenade / Stardust / One O’Clock Jump.

(Concord CCD 4233)

Tokyo, Giugno 1983.


The Second Set.84The Second Set

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

All The Things You Are / Time After Time / Taps Miller / All Too Soon / How Insensative / I Never Knew / For All We Know / Jumpin’At The Woodside.

(Concord CJ 254)

Tokyo, Giugno 1983.


Major League.84Major League

Scott Hamilton (st) Dave McKenna (p) Jake Hanna (dr)

Swinging At The Copper Rail / A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody / Cocktail Fro Two / I’m Through With Love / Linger A While / September In The Rain / This Is All I Ask / It All Depends On You / April In Paris.

(Concord CCD 4305)

Boston, Maggio 1986.


Plays Ballad.89Plays Ballad

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Chris Flory (g) Phil Flanigan (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

I’ll Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her / Dream Dancing / ‘Round Midnight / Two Eighteen / Maybe September / Emily / In A Sentimental Mood / A Beautiful Friendship.

(Concord CCD 4386)

New York, Marzo 1989.


Radio City.90Radio City

Scott Hamilton (st) Gerry Wiggins (p) Dennis Irwin (b) Connie Kay (dr)

Apple Honey / Yesterdays / I’ll Be Around / The Touch Of Your Lips / Cherokee / Tonight I Shall Sleep With A Smile On My Face / Radio City / My Ideal / Wig’s Blues / Remember.

(Concord CCD 4428)

New York, Febbraio 1990.


Groovin’ High.91Groovin'High

Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowsky, Spike Robinson (st) Howard Alden (g) Gerry Wiggins (p) Dave Stone (b) Jake Hanna (dr)

Blues Up And Down / You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me / That Ole Devil Called Love / Shine / The Goof And I / What’s New / I’ll See You In My Dreams / Groovin’High / Body And Soul / The Jeep Is Jumpin’.

(Concord CCD 4509)

Hollywood, 17 Settembre 1991.


Race Point.91Race Point

Scott Hamilton (st) Gerry Wiggins (p) Andy Simpkins (b) Jeff Hamilton (dr)

Groove Yard / Race Point / Close Enough For Love / Alone Together / I’ve Just Seen Her / Limenhouse Blues / You Say You Care.

Stesso gruppo più Howard Alden (g)

Chelsea Bridge / Oh Look At Me Now / You’re My Thrill / The Song Is You.

(Concord CCD 4492) Hollywood, 18 Settembre 1991.

With Strings.92With Strings

Scott Hamilton (st) Alan Broadbent (p) Bob Maize (b) Roy McCurdy (dr) più sezione archi di venti elementi.

My Foolish Heart / Goodbye Mr.Evans / The Shining Sea / Angel Eyes / Heart’s Desire / The Look Of Love / Nancy / Young And Foolish / I Concentrate On You / Tonight I Shall Sleep With A Smile On My Face.

(Concord Jazz CCD 4538)

Hollywood, 5-6 Ottobre 1992.


East Of The Sun.93eastofthesun

Scott Hamilton (st) Brian Lemon (p) Dave Green (b) Allan Ganley (dr)

Autumn Leaves / Stardust / It Could Happen To You / It Never Entered My Mind / Bernie’s Tune / East Of The Sun / Time After Time / Setagaya Serenade / That’s All / All The Things You Are.

(Concord CCD 4583)

Londra, 31 Agosto 1993.


Organic Duke.93Organic Duke

Scott Hamilton (st) Mike Ledonne (org) Dennis Irwin (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Jump For Joy / Blue Hodge / Moon Mist / Paris Blues / Castle Rock / Just A-Sittin’And Rockin’/ Rockin’In Thythm / Isfahan / Love You Madly / The Old Circus Train Tumaround Blues.

(Concord Jazz 4623)

New York, 18-19 Maggio 1994.


Live At The Brecon J94liveattheazz Festival.

Scott Hamilton (st) Brian Lemon (p) Dave Green (b) Alan Ganley (dr)

Way Down In New Orleans / I Can’t Give You Anything But Love / My Old Flame / Ow / But Beautiful / Fascinating Rhythm / Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square / Come Rai Or Come Shine / Blues Wales.

(Concord Jazz 4649)

New York, 13 Agosto 1994.


My Romance.95myromance

Joel Helleny (tb) Scott Hamilton (st) Norman Simmons (p) Dennis Irwin (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Abundance / Blue Caper / Swingin’Till The Girls Come Home / My Romance / Lullaby In Rhythm / Will You Still be Mine / Poor Butterfy / Sugarchile / Jan / Just A Cigolo.

(Concord Jazz 4710)

New York, 23 Febbraio 1995.


The Red Door.98The Red Door

Scott Hamilton (st) Bucky Pizzarelli (g)

It Had To Be You / mGee Baby Ain’t I Good To You / The Red Door / Dream Of You / Jitterburg Waltz / Two Funky People / Just You Just me / In The Middle Of A Kiss / Morning Fun / It’s All Right With Me.

(Concord CCD 4799)

New York, 22 Marzo 1995.


After Hours.97After Hours

Scott Hamilton (st) Tommy Flanagan (p) Bob Cranshaw (b) Lewis Nash (dr)

Beyond The Bluebird / Woody’N You / Blues In My heart / Bye Bye Blues / What’s New / You’re Not The Kind / Black Velvet / How Am I To Know / Some Other Spring / Steeplechase.

(Concord Jazz 4755)

New York, 18-19 Dicembre 1996.


Late Night Christmas Eve.97latenight

Scott Hamilton (st) Michael Thompson (fhr) Jane Pickles (fl) Dick Morgan (oboe) John Orford (bassoon) Dave Fuest (cl) Alan Broadbent (p) Clive Dunstall, Andrew Vinter (synt) Dave Cliff (g) Dave Green (b) Allan Ganley (dr) The London String Ensemble: Jim Archer, Vaughan Armon, Howard Ball, Peter Benson, Paul Frowde, Laurie Lewis, Iain MacKinnon, David Randall, John Ronayne, Galinda Solodshin, Derek Solomons (vl) Norris Bosworth, Ken Essex, George Turnlund, John Underwood (viola) Barry Belcher, Robin Firman, Martin Robinson, Quentin Williams (cello)

The Christmas Song / I’ll Be Home For Christmas / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Little Drummer Boy / Christmas Waltz / Winter Wonderland / What Child Is This / Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town / White Christmas / Bell Carol Blues / Christmas Love Song.

(Concord Jazz 4771) Londra, 1-3 Aprile 1997.

Blues Bop & Ballads.99Blues Bop & Ballads

Greg Gisbert (tp) Scott Hamilton (st) Norman Simmons (p) Dennis Irwin (b) Chuck Riggs (dr) Duke Robillad (g) Joe Hellery (tb)

I Mean You / Skylark / Answer Me (My Love) / Stuffy / Smile / Good Bait / Rhythm Riff / Fish Market / Wabash / Blue Harlem.

(Concord Jazz CCD 4866)

New York, 23-24 Febbraio 1999.


Jazz Signatures.99jazzsignature

Scott Hamilton (st) John Bunch (p) Matt Miles (b) Steve Brown (dr)

Raincheck / Robin’s Nest / When I Fall In Love / Cotton Tail / Pennies Fron Heaven / Jitterburg Waltz / A Sleeping Bee / Skylark / U.T. / When Lights Are Low / Embraceable You / Bernie’s Tune / Don’t Blame Me / Move / Takin’A Change On Love / I Can’t Get Started / John’s Bunch.

Concord Jazz 4939)

Wimbledon, Inghilterra, 5-6 Giugno 2000.

Heavy Juice.99heavyjuice

Scott Hamilton (st) Harry Allen (st) John Bunch (p) dennis Irwin (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Heavy Juice / Did You Call here Today / Groovin’High / If I Should Lose You / Blues Up And Down / If Dreams Come True / Warm Valley / Ow.

(Condord CCD 2258)

New York, 11-12 Febbraio 2004.


Back In New York.99backinnewyork

Scott Hamilton (st) Bill Charlap (p) Peter Washington (b) Kenny Washington (dr)

What Is This Thing Called Love / Wonder Why / Blue’n’Boogie / I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face / Lullaby Of The leaves / Fine And Dandy / Bouncing With Bud / Love letters / This Is / I’ve Just Seen Her.

(Concord CCD 2274)

New York, 9-10 Settembre 2004.


Nocturnes & Serenade.99nocturnes

Scott Hamilton (st) John Pearce (p) Dave Green (b) Steve Brown (dr)

Man With A Horn / Autumn Nocturne / Flamingo / I’m Glad There Is You / Serenade In Blue / Isn’t A Pity / You Go To My Head / Chelsea Bridge / BY The River Saint Marie / A Portrait Of Jenny.

(Concord 30025)

Inghilterra, Febbraio-Marzo 2006.



Scott Hamilton (st) Alan Barnes (sb) David Newton (p) Matt Miles (b) Steve Brown (dr)

Zootcase / Stella By Starlight / Bean Soup / Stardust / I’ll Remember April / Do Nothing’Till You Hear Fro Me / On Green Dolphin Street / My Ideal / Just One Of Those Things / Disorder On The Border.

(Woodville 112)

25 Settembre 2006.


Our Delight.99ourdelight

Scott Hamilton (st) John Pearce, Dave Green, Steve Brown, Dave Cliff, Marc Nightingale.

Get Happy / Four / Lonely Moments / Serenade To Sweden / Our Delight / Change Partners / Tee Pee Time / Isfahan / Taking A Change On Love / I Walking Bud.

(Woodville 113)



Live At Nefertiti.scott hamilton live at nefertiti.

Scott Hamilton (st) Jan Lundgren (p) Ulf Wakenius (g) Jesper Bodilsen (b) Kristian Leth (dr)

Move / Tenderly / Dear Old Stockholm / Bye Bye Blackbird / In a Sentimental Mood / Blue Capers / Tenderly / Move / Bye Bye Blackbird / In a Sentimental Mood / Blue Capers / Smile / Interviews.


Gothenberg, Svezia, 2007.


Across The Tracks.99across

Scott Hamilton (st) Gene Ludwig (org) Duke Robillard (g) Chuck Righs (dr)

Deuces Wild / Parker’s Pals / Save Your Love For Me / Cop Out / Intermission Riff / Sweet Slumber / Something For Red / Blue Turning Grey Over You / Memories Of You.

(Concord 30388)



How About You.scott hamilton how about you

Scott Hamilton (st) Bernhart Pichl (p) Rudi Engel (b) Michael Keul (dr)

Taking a Chance on Love / Three Little Words / You’ve Changed / The Plain But Simple Truth / How Abou You / Emily / All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm / Love Letters.

(Organic Music 9754)

Nurnberg, Germania, 1 Ottobre 2009.


Midnight At Nola’s Penthouse.99midnight

Scott Hamilton (st) Rossano Sportiello.

Wonder Why / A Garden In The Rain / This Can’t Be Love / A Time For Love / Come Back To Sorrento / All My Tomorrows / Big Butter And Egg Man / It’s All In Your Mind / Al God’s Chillum Got Rhythm / In The Middle Of A Kiss.

(Arbors 19415)



Scott Hamilton Meets Jesper Thilo.Scott Hamilton Meets Jesper Thilo.

Scott Hamilton (st) Soren Kristiansen (p) Kristian Leth (dr) Jesper Lundgaard (b) Jesper Thilo (st)

Blue Lou / Good Bait / Just Friends / Blue Monk / Bernie’s Tune / Body and Soul / Blues Up and Down.

(Stunt 11082)

30 Gennaio 2011.


Tight But Loose With Dusko Goykovich.scott hamilton Tight But Loose With Dusko Goykovich.

Scott Hamilton (st) Dusko Goykovich (tr,flic) Bernhard Pichl (p) Rudi Engel (b) Michael Keul (dr)

Candy / Alone Together / Secret Love / I’ll Close My Eyes / I Can’t Get Started / Stuffy / Angel Eyes / The Blues Walk

(Organic Music 9757)

Oestreicher, Germania, 14 Marzo 2011.


‘Round Midnight.scott hamilton round midnight

Harry Allen, Scott Hamilton (st) Rosanno Sportiello (p) Joel Forbes (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

My Melancholy Baby / Great Scott / How Am I To Know / The Opener / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Hey Lock! / Lover / Flight of the Foo Birds / ‘Round Midnight.

(Challenge 73348)

6-7 Febbraio 2012.


Remembering Billie.scott hamilton remembering billie

Scott Hamilton (st) Tim Ray (p) Dave Zinno (b) Jim Gwin (dr) Duke Robillard (g)  

When You’re Smiling / Fooling Myself / Good Morning Heartache / Them There Eyes / Laughing At Life / You’re My Thrill / This Year’s Kisses / God Bless the Child / I’ll Never Be the Same / If Dreams Come True.

(Blue Duckess 003)

West Greenwich, RI, 2012.


Swedish Ballads and More With Jan Lundgren.Scott Hamilton Swedish Ballads and More With Jan Lundgren.

SCott Hamilton (st) Jan Lundgren (p) Jesper Lundgaard (b) Kristian Leth (dr)

Dear Old Stockholm / Swing In F / You Can’t Be In Love With A Dream / Trubbel / Stockholm Sweetnin’ / Min Soldat (My Soldier) / Bluesioktaver

(Stunt 13022)

Copenhagen, Dicembre 2012.


Scott Hamilton Plays with the Dany Doriz Caveau de la Huchette Orchestra.Scott Hamilton Plays with the Dany Doriz

Scott Hamilton (st) Dany Caveau (vib)

Slipped disc / Dropsy / Cotton tail / Amen / Hershey bar / Air mail special / Que reste-t-il de nos amours? / Place du tertre / Cherokee / Fanfreluche / Race point.

(Fremeaux & Associes 599)



Live At Smalls.scott hamilton live at smalls

Scott Hamilton (st) Rossano Sportiello (p) Hassan Shakur (b) Chuck Riggs (dr)

Shake It, Don’t Break It / Runnin’ Wild / Ah Moore / Estate / The Nearness of You / Apple Honey / Sweet Georgia Brown / If I Ever Love Again / Easy Does It


New York, 12-13 Febbraio 2013.


Who Cares ?scott hamilton who cares_

Scott Hamilton (st) Andrea Pozza (p)

Airegin / Who Cares / I’m Through With Love / Old Devil Moon (4th October take) / Don’t Worry ‘bout Me / On A Misty Night / All Of Me / Old Devil Moon (3th October Take)

(Fone Records)

Hotel II Castello, Certaldo Alto, Firenze, 3-4 Ottobre 2013.chiusura



Easy Listening.

Jerry Friedman (vib) Bobby Hammack (p) Wesley Nellermoe (g) Irving Eddleman (b) Milt Holland (dr)

Twilight in Turkey / My inspiration / Three little words / Black and blue / In a little Spanish town / Sophisticated lady / Honeysuckle rose / It’s a wonderful world / Beatrice / Oh, lady be good / If I had you.

(Audiophile AP35) 1957.




Arizona Blue.

Atle Hammer (tr,flic) Jon Gordon (sa) Red Holloway (st) Egil Kapstad (p) Terje Venaas (b) Egil Johansen (dr)

Remembrance of Eric Dolphy / Rainbow rabbit / Stranger in paradise / Arizona blue / Eddie’s blues / Ballad medley: She’s funny that way – Good morning heartache – Portrait of Jenny / Rainbow rabbit (alt).

(Gemini GMLP65) Oslo, 15 Agosto 1989.



Indianapolis, Indiana. 3/3/1930.

Finiti gli studi debutta a quindici anni come sideman e in questa attività sarà presente in grandi ed importanti orchestre come quelle di Gene Krupa di Sauter/Finegan, Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Knepper, Red Allen, Jimmy Dorsey. Come arrangiatore ha collaborato con Woody Herman, Charlie Mingus, Johnny Hartman. Tra le sue composizioni ”Hammerhead Waltz” è stato inciso da Clark Terry.



Joe Newman, Rolf Ericson (tr) Phil Woods (sa) Bob Hammer (p) Gene Bertoncini, Bucky Pizzarelli (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dr)

Twist and shout / Roll over Beethoven / Can’t buy me love / Anytime at all / Things we said today / A hard day’s night / When I get home / And I love her / I’m happy just to dance with you / Beatle jazz / I want to hold your hand / Ain’t she sweet ?.

(ABC-Paramount 497) New York, 29 Luglio 1964.


Praga, Cecoslovacchia. 17/4/1948.

Ha iniziato a suonare del jazz con Miroslav Vitous frequentando la stessa scuola. Il padre è stato un importante musicista ed organizzatore del jazz cecoslovacco. Egli ha inizia a suonare in gruppi rock, scopre la musica Coltrane che diventa il suo credo, ha messo su lo “Junior Trio” con i fratelli Vitous, gruppo eccellente data la giovanissima età dei componenti. Nel 1966 ha partecipato ad una importante competizione internazionale a Vienna. Ha studiato composizione al Conservatorio di Praga, ha vinto una borsa di studio per frequentare la Berklee School of Music di Boston. Tornato in patria, ha collaborato con Stuff Smith al Jazz Jamboree di Varsavia. Si è trasferito a Monaco in Germania quando i Russi hanno invaso la Cecoslovacchia e quindi è emigrato negli Stati Uniti, stabilendosi a Boston. Ha accompagnato in una lunga tournée Sarah Vaughan, a New York ha suonato con Jeremy Steig, con Elvin Jones, nel 1971 è entrato nella Mahavishnu Orchestra e vi è rimasto sino al 1975. Ha suonato negli “Spectrum” di Billy Cobham, con Carlo Santana. Ha guidato anche un suo gruppo di jazz rock. Ha iniziato a lavorare freelance. Ha collaborato con molti gruppi di jazz rock e con Jerry Goodman, Stanley Clarke, Steve Grossman, John Abercombie, Al Di Meola, Charlie Mariano, Zbigniew Seifert, Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce, con Tony Williams nel 1978, con Glen Moore nel 1979, in duo con David Earle Johnson, con Didier Lockwood nel 1980. Musicista specializzato in maneggiare ed elaborare suoni elettronici.


Malma Maliny.

Jan Hammer (p) George Mraz (b) Cees See (dr)

Make love / Waltz for Ivonna / Braching / Domicile’s last night / Malma Maliny / Goats-song / Responsibility.

(MPS 15217)

Monaco, 10 Agosto 1968.





New York, 26/2/1858.

Figlio di una pianista ha scelto anch’egli questo strumento che ha studiato con Sal Mosca dal 1965 al 1968. Nel 1980 ha suonato con Warne Marsh, ha avuto una lunga collaborazione con il sassofonista Richie Vitale. Ha trascorso la sua vita quasi sempre a New York, ha suonato con Charlie Rouse, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, nel 1986 con Johnny Griffin, nel 1987 con Lionel Hampton, nel 1988 con Lou Donaldson, nel quintetto di Art Farmer e Clifford Jordan nel 1989, nel 1990 con Vernel Fournier, poi con George Coleman, Gary bartz, Al Cohn, C.Sharpe, Harold Ashby. Ha fatto parte del gruppo “Metropolitan Bopera House”. Nel 1990 ha accompagnato in tournée Annie Ross. Ha anche insegnato in diverse scuole. Musicista bop elegante, pianista dal tocco delicato, molto raffinato. Il suo pianismo ricercato è prediletto in particolare modo dai cantanti, è stato l’accompagnatore preferito da Abbey Lincoln e Chris Connor.


Hammer Time.

Tardo Hammer (p) Dennis Irwin (b) Leroy Williams (dr)

Gnid / No Problem / Reflections / Ski Ball / Moment To Moment / I Concentrate On You / Plan B / Time / Celia / You Leave Me Breathless.

(Sharp Nine CD 1014)

Englewood Cliffs, 25-11-98.


Tardo’s Tempo.

Tardo Hammer (p) Dennis Irwin (b) Jimmy Wormworth (dr)

Last Time I Saw Paris / I Waited For You / Russian Lullaby / Philly Twist / Journey To Liechtenstein / Minor Mishap / Very Early / Little Man (You’Ve Had A Busy Day) / Thelonious.

(Sharp Nine CD 1028)

Brooklyn, 18-11-2003.chiusura


New York. 12/7/1895. – Doylestown, Pennsylvania. 23/8/1960.

Paroliere americano, ma anche direttore musicale, famoso soprattutto per aver sostituito Hart con il compositore Rogers. Ha vinto nella sua carriera otto Tony Award ed un Oscar. Egli ha collaborato con diversi grandi compositori americani, Jerome Kern, Vincent Youmans, Sigmund Rom,berg e Richard Rogers. Con loro ha firmato molte dei più bei musical della storia di questo genere di spettacolo. chiusura


Tampa, Florida. 26/12/1942.

Ha iniziato a suonare il trombone a otto anni e sino a 14 anni ha studiato batteria classica e jazz. Dal 1958 al 1962 ha studiato presso la Tampa Symphony Orchestra. Ha condotto un trio interessante ed affiatato, in un suo gruppo precedente aveva mosso i primi passi Steve Coleman. Batterista diligente e non invadente. Una sua composizione “Moves” ha dato il titolo ad un album di Charles Mingus del 1973. Ha anche collaborato con James”Blood”Ulmer e nel quintetto di Dave Holland. Oltre a Sonny Rollins, Sammy Price, Donald Byrd, Ornette Coleman, Nina Simone, Betty Carter, Paquito D’Rivera, Arnett Cobb, James Blood Ulmer, Arthur Blythe, ed altri. In seguito si è trasferito a Linz in Austria dove anche insegna.



Steve Coleman (sa) Muneer Abdul Fataah (cello) Doug Hammond (dr)

Papilagi / Lush Life (2 vers) / For Durrah / Figit Time / Heart Of Quiet Resignation / Perspicuity (2 vers) / Whispering Of Uschi / Spies / Cherokee.

(L+R CDLR 45031 CD)

Franz Heine’s, Traisa, Germania, 29-3-81 e 30-11-82. chiusura


New York, 15/12/1910 – New York, 11/7/1987.

Figlio di un magnate delle ferrovie, musicista dilettante ma grande organizzatore ed impresario, profondo conoscitore di musica, un’autorità nel campo del jazz. Si è laureato alla Yale University, ma è stato subito affascinato dalla musica afro-americana. Si deve a lui la scoperta ed il lancio di grandi musicisti, il primo Arthur Schutt nel 1923. Ha organizzato e supervisonato una enorme quantità di registrazioni, ha organizzato le prime incisioni di Billy Holiday, la sua cantante preferita, si dice che negli ultimi istanti di vita stata appunto ascoltando Lady Day mentre canta “All of me”. E’ stato lui a portare Count Basie a New York dove diventerà famoso. Ha organizzato il primo concerto “From Spirituals to Swing”. Ha organizzato i più celebri concerti alla Carnegie Hall, nei quali ha presentato Pete Johnson, Sidney Bechet, Sonny Terry, Tommy Ladnier e Big Joe Turner. Ha scoperto ed influito sulle carriere di Jess Stacy, è stato lui ha farlo scritturare da Benny Goodman, così come per Charlie Christian, per George Benson, Aretha Franklin, il folk singer Bob Dylan. E’ stato uno dei più importanti personaggi del mondo del jazz, grande scopritore di talenti senza mai preoccuparsi del lato commerciale. E’ stato il primo ad organizzare concerti per radio, ha collaborato in molte riviste e case discografiche, la Columbia, la Brunswick, la Mercury, la majestic ed altre.chiusura


Louisville, Kentucky, 16/12/1933. – Victorville, California. 4/6/1997.

Più conosciuto come Johnny Hammond Smith, ha debuttato a diciotto anni a Cleveland con Jimmy Hinsley, ha suonato anche con Willie Lewis. Si dedica in seguito completamente all’organo, si è esibito insieme a Nancy Wilson e a Chris Columbus. Negli anni ’60 ha messo su un suo gruppo con il quale ha avuto un grande successo nei migliori locali di New York. Ha registrato copiosamente per diverse case discografiche, come la Prestige e la Milestone. Tra le tante collaborazioni in sala di incisione ricordiamo quella con Grover Washington Jr.


All Soul.All Soul.

Johnny Hammond Smith (org) Thornel Schwartz (g) George Tucker (b) Leo Stevens (dr)

The Masquerade Is Over / All Soul / Easy Like / Pennies From Heaven / Goin’Place / Sweet Cookie / Secret Love.

(Prestige 8221)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 11-9-59.


That Good Feelin’.That Good Feelin’.

Johnny Hammond Smith (org) Thornel Schwartz (g) George Tucker (b) Leo Stevens (dr)

Autumn Leaves / My Funny Valentine / Bye Bye Blackbird / I’ll Remember April / Puddin’ / Billie’s Bounce / That Good Feelin’.

(Prestige 8229)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 4-11-59.


Talk That Talk.Talk That Talk.

Oliver Nelson (st) Johnny Hammond Smith (org) George Tucker (b) Art Taylor (dr) Ray Barretto (conga)

Minors Allowed / Bennie’s Diggin’/ Rip Tide / Talk That Talk / A Portrait Of Jennie / An Affair To Remember / The End Of A Love Affair / Misty.

(Prestige 8241)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 22-4-60.


Gettin’ The Message.Gettin’The Message.

Lem Winchester (vib) Johnny Hammond Smith (org) Eddie McFadden (g) Wendell Marshall (b) Bill Erskine (dr)

Dementia / Princess / Gettin’The Message / Suwanee River / Just Say So Long / Lid Flippin’.

(Prestige 7217)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 14-10-60.


Opus De Funk.Opus De Funk.

Freddie McCoy (vib) Johnny Smith (org) Eddie McFadden (g) Wendell Marshall (b) Leo Stevens (dr)

Opus De Funk / Almost Like Being In Love.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 14-2-61.

Sad Eyes / Shirley’s Theme / If Someone Had Told Me / Gone With The Wind.

(Prestige 7420) Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 12-5-61.


Freddie McCoy (vib) Johnny Hammond Smith (org) Eddie McFadden (g) Wendell Marshall (b) Leo Stevens (dr)

Spring Is Here / Ribs And Chips / Cry Me A River / Inviattion.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 14-2-61.

Because You Left Me / Que Pasa / Stimulation / Sticks And Stones.

(Prestige 7203) Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 12-5-61.

Look Out.Look Out.

Seldon Powell (st) Clement Wells (vib) Johnny Smith (org) Wally Richardson (g) Leo Stevens (dr)

Soul Grits / Let’s Everybody Say Amen / There’ll Never Be A Love / Upset / Que Sera Baby / I’m Glad There Is You / Clemente.

(Prestige 8288)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 22-1-62.


Johnny Hammond Smith Cooks With Gator Tail.Cooks With Gator Tail.

Willis Jackson (st) Johnny Smith (org) Eddie McFadden (g) Leo Stevens (dr)

Good’Nuff / Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen / Sonoja’s Dreamland / Besame Mucho / Y’All / Neckbones / Delicious.

(Prestige 7239)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 12-6-62.


The Stinger.The Stinger.

Earl Edwards, Houston Person (st) Jonny Hammon Smith (org) Floyd Smith (g) John Harrid (dr)

The Stinger / There bIs No Greater Love / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Brother John / Benny’s Diggin’ / Cleopatra And The African Knight.

(Prestige 7408)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 7-5-65.


Stringer Meets The Golden Thrush.Stringer Meets The Golden Thrush.

Otis Sutton (sa) Houston Person (st) Johnny Smith (org) Eddie McFadden (g) Leo Stevens (dr) Byrdie Green (vc)

If Ruled The World / Stormy Monday Blues / The Golden Trush / Oriole / Hown I Lost My Love / Broadway / On A Clear Day / Blue Jay.

(Prestige 7464)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 4-1-66.


Love Potion n.9.Love Potion n.9.

Virgil Jones (tp) Gene Walker (st) Johnny Smith (org) Eddie Diehl (g) John Harris (dr)

A Hears Of Honey / Blues On Sunday / The Shadow Of Your Smile / The Impossible Dream / Kimberly’s Delight / Sunny / Love Motionn.9 / Up Comes Monday.

(Prestige 7482)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 28-9-66.


Gettin’ Up.Gettin’Up.

Virgil Jones (tp) Houston Person (st) Johnny Smith (org) Thornel Schwartz (g) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) John Harris (dr)

Knock On Wood / The Sin-In / Ebb Tide / Stand By Me / The In Crowd / Summertime / Gettin’Up / The Souful Blues.

(Prestige 7494)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 3-3-67.


Soul Flowers.Soul Flowers.

Earl Edwards, Houston Person (st) Johnny Smith (org) Wally Richardson (g) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) John Harris (dr) Richie Landrum (conga)

N.Y.P.D. / Dirty Apple / The Days Of Wine And Roses / Alfie / Ode To Billie Joe / You’ll Never Alone / I Got A Woman / Tara’s Theme / Here Comes That Rainy Day.

(Prestige 7549)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 27-9-67.

Dirty Grape.Dirty Grape.

Earl Edwards, Houston Person (st) Johnny Smith (org) Wally Richardson (g) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) John Harris (dr) Richie Landrum (conga)

Dirty Grape / To Sir With Love / Black Strap Molasses / Animal Farm / She’s Gone Again / Please Send Me Someone To Love / Love Is A Hurting Thing / High Heel Sneackers.

(Prestige 7564)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 31-1-68.


Houston Person (st) Johnny Smith (org) John Abercrombie (g) Grady Tate (dr)

If I Were A Bell / Soeak Low / Song For My Father / Four Bowls Os Soup / Unchained Meldoy / Nasty.

(Prestige 7588)

New York, 18-6-68.


Soul Talk.Soul Talk.

Rusty Bryant (st-sa-varitone) Johnny Smith (org) Wally Richardson (g) Bob Bushmell (b/el) Bernard Purdie (dr)

Purdy Dirty / This Guy’s In Love With You / Soul Talk / All Soul / Up To Date.

(Prestige 7681)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 19-5-69.


Black Feeling.Black Feeling.

Virgil Jones (tp) Rusty Bryant (st-sa-varitone) Johnny Smith (org) Wally Richardson (g) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) Bernard Purdie (dr)

Johnny Hammond Boogaloo / Black Feeling / Kindra / Dig On It / When Sunny Getz Blue / Soul Talk 1970.

(Prestige 7736)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 22-12-69.


Here It ‘Tis.Here It ‘Tis.

Houston Person (st) Johnny Hammond Smith (org) James Clark (g) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) Eddie Gee (dr)

Stormy / You Made Me So Very Happy.

Stesso gruppo con Bernard Purdie per Gee.

Here It ‘Tis / Gina D / Danny Boy / The Nubs.

(Prestige 10002) Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 21-9-70.

What’s Going On.What’s Going On.

Grover Washington Jr. (st) James Clark, Ted Dumbar (g) Johnny Hammond Smith (org) Jimmy Lewis (b/el) Eddie Gee (dr) and Orchestra.

Smokin’Cool / Between The Sheets / What’s Goin’On / L & J. / I’ll Be There

(Prestige 10015)

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 12-4-71.


Storm Warning.Storm Warning.

John Hammond (tast) Carol Kaye (g) Ron Crater (b) ed altri.

Lady Smooth / California Lovers / Imagination / Quiet Storm / Brother Snook / Lonely Dreamer.

(Milestone MSM 9076)

New York, 1978.chiusura


Gottingen, Sassonia, Germania. 31/8/1937.

Nel 1958 ha messo su il suo primo gruppo ed in pochi anni è arrivato al successo. Nel 1965 ha ottenuto una scrittura al Blue Note di Parigi e nel 1966 è entrato a far parte della Globe Unity Orchestra. Nel 1969 ha registrato in duo con Anthony Braxton. Arrivato a New York ha messo su la Galaxie Dream Band. Attivo oltre che come musicista anche come organizzatore e produttore. Ha collaborato con Manfred Schoof, con Alex Schlippenbach. Ha registrato al vibrafono in duo con Marion Brown ed al basso con Cecil Taylor nel 1984. Si è cimentato anche al clarinetto basso strumento preferito da Dolphy, ha suonato anche con John McLaughlin. Marito della cantante Jeanne Lee. Musicista free molto sensibile, in possesso di una grande tecnica in tutti i strumenti nei quali si è cimentato.



Manfred Schoof (tp) Gunter Hampel (vib,fl) Alexander von Schlippenbach (p) Buschi Niebergall (b) Pierre Courbois (dr)

Heartplants / No arrows / Iron perceptions / Our chant / Without me.

(MPS 15026)

Villigen, Germania, 30 Gennaio 1965.


Music From Europe.Music From Europe.

Gunter Hampel (fl-cl/b-vib-vc) William Breuker (sa-st-cl-ss-sb) Piet Veening (b) Pierre Courbois (perc)

Assemblage (Suite) / Dissociation- Consolation- Renunciation- Modul- Esother / Renunciation / Heroicrerdolphysiognomistery / Make Love Not War To everybody / Modul / Esotheric / Epiphany / Turbolance / Heroicrerdolphysiognomistery / Make Love Not War To Everybody.

(ESP 1042)

Baarn, Olanda, 21 Dicembre 1966.

Wergo Jazz, Studio Reihe Neuer Musik.Studio Reihe Neuer Musik

Willem Breuker (cl/b,ss,sa,st,cl) Gunter Hampel (vib,fl,cl/b) Arjen Gorter (b,harmonium) Pierre Courbois (perc) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Leoni Antoinettea / O western wind / The capacity of this room / The four elements / Water / Air / Fire / Ear / Lazy afternoon.

(Wergo ST80001)

Soest, 2 Aprile 1968.


The 8th Of July 1969.The 8th Of July 1969.

Anthony Braxton (cl/b-sa-ss) William Breuker (cl/b-ss-sa-st) Gunter Hampel (vib-cl/b-p) Arien Gorter (b) Steve McCall (dr-perc) Jeanne Lee (vc)

We Move / Crepuscule / Gib Mir Noch Ein Spiegelei Mit Schinken / Morning Song.

Anthony Braxton (cl/b-sa-ss) Gunter Hampel (vib-cl/b-p)

The 8 th Of July 1969.

(Birth 001) Nederhost, Olanda, 8-7-69.

People Symphony.People Symphony

Willem van Manen (tb) Willem Breuker (cl,sax) Gunter Hampel (cl/b,vib,fl) Maxine Gregg (cello) Arjen Gorter, Jack Gregg (b) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Op. 53, 1st movement “The bull” / Op. 54, le mat / Op. 53, 6th movement “The bull” / Op. 76, Balance / Op. 75, Ritual / Op. 59, Centering.

(Birth 005)

Francoforte, 22 Marzo 1970.


Gunter Hampel (cl-p-vi-perc) Jeanne Lee (vc) Anthony Braxton (sa,fl,ss,cl/b)

Famile (parte 1) / Familie (parte 2)

(Birth 008)

Parigi, 1 Aprile 1972.


Journey To The Song Within.Journey To The Song Within.

Marty Cook, John Wolf (tb) Perry Robinson (cl) Gunter Hampel (cl/b-p-vib) Mark Whitecage (sa-cl-fl) Allan Praskin (sa-cl-fl) Thomas Keyserling (st-fl) Jonayhan Kline (viol) Jack Gregg (b) Sunny Murray (dr) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Bolero part.1 / Bolero part.2 / Waltz For 11 Universes In A Corridor / Spiral / Waitting.

(Birth 0017)

New York, 12 Febbraio 1974.


Cosmic Dancer.Cosmic Dancer.

Perry Robinson (cl) Gunter Hampel (cl/b-fl-p-vib-perc) Steve McCall (dr) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Look At Me For What I Truly Am Rather Tham That What You Believe Me To Be / Mystic Pilgrimage / Doorway To The Mikrokosmos / Different Point Of View Different Reality / The Cosmic Dancer.

(Birth 0024)

New York, 6 Settembre 1975.


Enfant Terrible.Enfant Terrible.

Mark Whitecape (fl-cl-sa) Anthony Braxton (fl-cl/b-ss-sa) Thomas Keyserling (fl-st) Perry Robinson (cl) Gunter Hampel (vib-fl-cl/b-p) Jack Gregg (b) Martin Bues (dr) Jeanne Lee/vc)

(Composition n.243) Don’t Fall Around Much Anymore I / (n.247) Morning Bird Call / (n.271) Touches / (n.220) Yes Earth / (n.232) Purple Skies / (n.238) Metanoia / (n.243) Don’t Fall Arond Much Anymore II .

(Birth 0025)

Woodstock, 23 Settembre 1975.


Gunter Hampel (fl,cl,cl/b,vib) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Oasis / Wellspring [Op. 341] / Opus 169 / Communication / The Jamaican Suite (Two excerpts by Lee) / Couplet.

(Horo HDP33/34)

Roma, 12-13 Luglio 1978.


That Came Down On Me.That Came Down On Me

Perry Robinson (cl) Mark Whitecage (sa,fl) Gunter Hampel (vib,cl/b,fl) Martin Bues (dr) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Larry’s delight / That came down on me / That came down on me / Your ballad / Don’t fall around much anymore.

(Birth 027)

Berlino, 5 Novembre 1978.


All Is Real.All Is Real.

Perry Robinson (cl) Gunter Hampel (cl/b-p-vib) Thomas Keyserling (st-fl) Martin Bues (dr)

While You Thing Keep An Eye On Your Thoughts / Hope / All Is Real.

(Birth 0028)

Stoccarda, 18 Novembre 1978.


All The Things You Could Be If C.Mingus Was Your Daddy.All The Things You Could Be If

Gunter Hampel (cl-fl-p-sb-vib) Mark Whitecage (fl-sa) Perry Robinson (cl) Thomas Keyserling (fl-sa) Martin Bues (dr) Jeane Lee (vc)

While You Think Keep An Eye On Your / Ansage – Anouncement / All The Things You Could Be If Charles / All Is Real.

(Birth 0031)

Gottingen, Germania, 7 Luglio 1980.

A Place To Be With Us.Gunter Hampel A Place To Be With Us.

Thomas Keyserling (sa,fl) Gunter Hampel (vib,cl/b,sb) Martin Bues (dr) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Spielplatz (No.467) [11:35] / Surprise from Thomas (No.442) [5:22] / Jumpy Integrity (No.466) [4:40] / As If It Were a Bridge (No.458) [5:05] / A Place to Be With Us (No.437) [13:28] / Awakening (No.461) [2:28]

(Birth 0032) Stoccarda, 26 Gennaio 1981.


Live On This Planet 1981.Live On This Planet 1981.

Gunter Hampel (vib-fl-cl/b-sb) Perry Robinson (cl) Thomas Keyserling (fl) Martin Bues (dr-perc) Jeanne Lee (vc)

Infinite Transparencies / Here’s World / See What I mean.

(Birth 0033)

Ludwigsburg, 28 Luglio 1981.



Gunter Hampel (vib-clarone-sb-fl) Jeanne Lee (vc) Rudiger Mattembrink (tp) Jaochim Guckel (tb) Thomas Keiserling, Otto Jansen, Charles Walker, Ove Volloquartz (ance) Parry Robinson, Jean Frahm (cl) Ingo Marmula (g) Jurgen Attig (b) Martin Bues (dr) Klaus Mages (perc)

Partidos [6:53] / Bahia [15:17] / Serenade For Marion Brown [14:08] / Cavana [7:37].

(Birth 0034)

Ludwigsburg, 15 Dicembre 1981.


Gunter Hampel (vib-fl-cl) Jeanne Lee (vc) Thomas Kkeyserling (fl)

Companion / One For Charly / Livhtung / Pretty Face / Spielplatz / Funky Get Down.

(Birth 0036)

Berlino, 20 Novembre 1982.



Gunter Hampel (vib-cl/b) Manfred Schoof (tp) Albert Mangelsdorff (tb) Marion Brown (sa) Jeanne Lee (vc) Perry Robinson (cl) Thomas Keyserling (sa-fl) Barre Philips (b) Steve McCall (dr)

Waiting / Little Bird / Waltz For Universes In A Corridor / Laugin’To Keep From Cryin’ / Turbolence.

(Birth 0038)

Berlino, 9 Novembre 1983.


Fresh Heat-Live At Sweet Basil.Fresh Heat-Live At Sweet Basil.

Stephen Haynes, Vance R.Provey (tp) Curtis Fowlkes, Ceta (tb) Bob Stewart (tuba) Perry Robinson (cl) Mark Whitecage, Thomas Keyserling (sa-fl) Bob Hanlon (st-fl) Lucky Ennett (st) Hunter Hampel (vib-sb-fl-comp-arr) Jeanne Lee, Art Jenkins (vc) Bill Frisell (g) Kyoto Fujiware (b) Marvin”Smitty”Smith (dr)

Composition 569 Sweet Basil / Composition 522 211 E 11 Street / Composition 522 211 E 11 Street (Continued From Side 1) / Composition 508 Lichtung (Clearing)

(Birth Records 0039)

New York, 4-2-85.

Celestial Glory.Celestial Glory.

Gunter Hampel (cl-fl-p-arr-vib) Perry Robinson (cl) Thomas Keyserling (fl-sa) Mark Whitecage (sa-ss) Jeanne Lee (vc)

By All Means / Are You Phoenix / As If It Were A Bridge.

(Birth 0040)

Colonia, Settembre 1991.


Time Is Now.Time Is Now.

Gunter Hampel (fl-cl/b-vib-vc) Jurgen Attig (b) Heinrich Kobberling (dr)

People / Time Is Now / Serenade For Marrow Brown / That Came Down On Me / Song For My Father / Funky Get Down.

(Birth 54994)

Colonia, 3 Luglio 1992.



Gunter Hampel (fl-cl/b-vib-vc) Mattias Schubert (st)

Spielplatz / Her He’s World / 18 Bar Blues / After The Fact.

(Birth 994921)

Colonia, 4 Luglio 1992.


Solid Fun.Solid Fun

Christian Weidner (sa,st) Gunter Hampel (vib,cl/bl)

Faces around / More power to you / Guch / Solid fun / Relax / Culture of one / Charlie Parker place.

(Birth 044)

Auerbach, 9 Settembre 1995.


Koln Concert, Vol.1.Koln Concert, Vol.1.

Gunter Hampel (fl-cl/b-vib-vc) Christian Weidner (sa,st) Gunter Hampel (vib,cl/b) Clemens Orth (keyb,vc) Christian Jaroslawski (b) Gerrit Juhnke (dr) Shaun Vargas, Magnolia (vc)

You Ever Saw Birds Gather And Lift Off? / You Don’t Want To Live / Jazz Life / Think Think Think.

(Birth 047)

Colonia, 28 Maggio 1997.


The 8 th Of Sept.1999.The 8 th Of Sept.1999.

Nils Wogram (tb) Gunter Hampel (fl-cl/b-vib-vc) Christian Weider (sa) Clement Hort (p) Larry Roland (b)

Who’s Controlling Whom? (n.924) / How Late Is Hit In Your Life? (n.925) / Preface. (n.869) / Forward To The Past. (n.869) / Catering. (n.881) / Preface To Truth. (n.871) / Truth. (n.871) / Truth II. (n.871)

(Birth 049)

New York, 4 Settembre 1999.


Emissions 2004.

Johannes Schleiermacher (st-sa) Gunter Hampel (cl/b-fl-vib) Bernd Oezsevim (dr)

(1190) Who Are You If You Can’t Be Yourself? / (1191) Emision Workout / (1192) Emissions Wheel + Smilin’Energy / (1193) Emission Friday / (1194) Emission Celestial Travellin’ / (1195) Emission 2004.

(Birth 041202) Colonia, Dicembre 2004.chiusura



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