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Two out of print John Abercrombie albums
Marco Oppedisano -The Good News (for classical or electric guitar quartet)
Bill Evans Trio with Symphony Orchestra
Bill Evans – Portrait In Jazz
Bill Evans – Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Bill Evans – How My Heart Sings!
Bill Evans – I Will Say Goodbye
Lou Reed – Hudson River Meditations
Derek Bailey & Dave Holland – Improvisations for Cello and Guitar
Jerome Cooper – the Unpredictability of Predictability
David Diamond – Complete String Quartets, Vol.1 & 2
Craig Taborn – Chants
Craig Taborn – Daylight Ghosts
Matt Mitchell – Vista Accumulation
Mary Halvorson – Ghost Loop
Bill Bruford and Patrick Moraz – Music for Piano and Drums
Bill Bruford and Patrick Moraz – Flags
John Adams – Scheherazade.2
Ralph van Raat, John Adams – Complete Piano Music
Virgil Donati – In This Life
Virgil Donati – Stretch
Sofia Gubaidulina – Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings
Sofia Gubaidulina – Triple Concerto (2016), for Violin, Cello, Bayan and Orchestra

Albums never released on CD…

John Abercrombie has been on innumerable sessions over the years, many of them have never been released on CD. Straight Flight (JAM 5001) aka Direct Flight (DSP-5015) was recorded in March 1979 with the same rhythm section – George Mraz (bass), Peter Donald (drums) – that appear on his ECM quartet albums from that period. Straight Flight gives us to an excellent chance to hear Abercrombie playing standards during that time. I’ve never seen a copy, but I’ve been told there were many copies in the discount bins when it went out of print.

The First Quartet box on ECM includes Beirach on piano.

Beautiful Friendship (Concord CJ 243) by Canadian bassist Don Thompson features Abercrombie (guitar) and Michael Smith (drums). Dave Holland fills in on bass when Thompson plays piano.

John Abercrombie Trio

Straight Flight (JAM 5001)
1979


In Your Own Sweet Way
My Foolish Heart

Bessie’s Blues
There Is No Greater Love 
Beautiful Love 
Nardis 

John Abercrombie – guitars
George Mraz – bass
Peter Donald – drums

Don Thompson

Beautiful Friendship (Concord CJ 243)
1984

Even Steven

My One and Only Love

Blues for Jim-San

I’ve Never Been in Love Before

For Scott La Faro

A Beautiful Friendship

Ease It

Dreams


Don Thompson – bass, piano
John Abercrombie – guitars

Michael Smith – drums
Dave Holland – bass

20160703_205430 croppedSteve Lacy – Station/TAO, Nov. 7, 1970
Steve Lacy – Revolutionary Suicide, April 7, 1973
Joe Diorio – Solo Guitar
Aphex Twin – 10 Mellow Tracks for Free
Naqsh Trio – Narrante
Gallery – Gallery
Double Image – Dawn
Terje Rypdal – Descendre
Terje Rypdal – After the Rain
Leo Smith – the Kabel Years
Katrina Krimsky – Four Moons/a Rainbow in Curved Air
The Hired Hands: a Tribute to Bruce Langhorne
Larry Coryell, Badi Assad & John Abercrombie – Three Guitars
Frank Sinatra – Conducts Tone Poems Of Color

Folks, Marco Oppedisano is from Brooklyn and he writes guitar music. Listen:

recorded in December 2016 by the Quarto Ensamble.

Marco Oppedisano
http://www.marcooppedisano.net

Quarto Ensamble
http://www.quarto-cl.webnode.cl

Score and parts are available for purchase/streaming at:
http://marcooppedisano.musicaneo.com/sheetmusic/sm-273685_the_good_news_for_electric_or_classical_guitar_quartet.html
Music by Marco Oppedisano
Out Your Ear (ASCAP)

Two very out of print albums on ECM records, probably never released on CD. Maybe some kind of re-release is in order?

Gallery
ECM 1206
David Samuels – vibraphone, marimba
Paul McCandless – oboe, english horn, soprano saxophone
David Darling – cello
Ratzo Harris – upright bass
Michael DiPasqua – drums, percussion
Double Image – Dawn
ECM 1146
David Samuels – vibraphone, marimba
David Friedman – vibraphone, marimba
Harvie Swartz – bass
Michael DiPasqua – drums, percussion
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