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Applying The Principles Of The Jazz Dialectic: An Aural History of the Vandermark 5

THE VANDERMARK 5

THE VANDERMARK 5

 

Detailed Discography

 

 

Various Artists - Out Of Their Mouths MK2

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 1996

Release format - 2CD

 

Track Listing:

 

"Limited Edition" (Studio recording, but not the same version as is on "Single Piece Flow")

 

Line-Up : MK I

 

Ken Vandermark - Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Mars Williams - Saxophones

 

 

 

Single Piece Flow

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 1997

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Careen

2. Momentum

3. Fence

4. Data Janitor

5. The Mark Inside

6. Wood-Skin-Metal

7. Billboard

8. Limited Edition

 

Line-Up : MK I

 

Ken Vandermark - Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Mars Williams - Saxophones

 

 

Live! At The Empty Bottle

 

(Recorded Live At The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, USA, August And September, 1997)

 

Record Label - Savage Sound Syndicate

Year released - 1997

Release format - CDR

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Super Opaque

2. New Luggage

3. Fever Dream

4. Attempted, Not Known

5.The Start of Something

6. Exit Now

 

Line-Up : MK I

 

Ken Vandermark - Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Mars Williams - Saxophones

 

 

Target or Flag

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released 1998

Release format CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Sucker Punch

2. Attempted, Not Known

3. The Start Of Something

4. Super Opaque

5. Last Call

6. New Luggage

7. 8K

8. Fever Dream

 

Line-Up : MK I

 

Ken Vandermark - Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Mars Williams - Saxophones

 

 

Vandermark 5 Vs. Santo

 

(Recorded Live At The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, USA, November And December, 1998)

 

Record Label - Savage Sound Syndicate

Year released - 1999

Release format - CDR

 

Track Listing:

 

1. STHLM

2. Cover to Cover

3. Full Deck

4. Point Blank

5. 4 4 4

6. Lost and Found

7. Vent

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto Saxophone

 

 

Simpatico

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 1999

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

1. Vent

2. Fact And Fiction

3. Full Deck

4. Anywhere Else

5. Sthlm

6. Cover To Cover

7. Point Blank

8. Encino

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto Saxophone

 

 

 

Various Artists - Chicago 2018 It's Gonna Change

 

Record Label - Clearspot

Year released - 2000

Release format - 2CD

 

Track Listing:

 

"Distance" (Same Version/Line-Up As Is On "Burn The Incline", See Below)

 

 

Burn The Incline

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2000

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Distance

2. The Cooler

3. Late Night Wait Around

4. Roulette

5. Accident Happening

6. In Focus

7. The Trouble Is

8. Ground

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Various Artists - Hangin' From The Devil's Tree

 

Record Label - Your Flesh

Year released - 2001

Release format - 2CD

 

Track Listing:

 

"8K" (Recorded Live At The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, USA, Spring 1999)

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Guitar/Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

With  -

 

Wolter Wierbos - Trombone

 

 

Acoustic Machine

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2001

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Hbf 4

2. Auto Topography

3. Fall To Grace

4. Hbf 2

5. License Complete

6. Coast to Coast

7. Hbf 3

8. Close Enough

9. Hbf 1

10. Wind Out

11. Stranger Blues

12. Hbf 5

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Free Jazz Classics Vol. 1&2

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2002

Release format - 2CD

 

Track Listing:

 

Disc 1:

1. Happy House - Ornette Coleman

2. 69L - Anthony Braxton

3. Conquistador Part 2 - Cecil Taylor

4. Goodbye Tom B. - Joe McPhee

5. Saturn - Sun Ra

6. Gazzelloni - Eric Dolphy

7. New York Is Full Of Lonely People - Lester Bowie

 

Disc: 2

1. Wherever Junebugs Go - Archie Shepp

2. King Korn/Calls - Carla Bley

3. The Earth/Jerry - Frank Wright

4. Scootin' About - Jimmy Guiffre

5. C.M.E./G Song - Julius Hemphill

6. There Is The Bomb - Don Cherry

 

Line-Up : MK II

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Tenor Saxophone

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Kent Kessler - Bass

Tim Mulvenna - Drums

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Airports for Light

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2003

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Cruz Campo (For Gerhard Richter)

2. Staircase (For John Cassavetes)

3. 7 Plus 5 (For Fredrik Ljungkvist)

4. Money Down (For Rahsaan Roland Kirk)

5. Both Sides (For Budd Johnson)

6. Initials (For Jean Tinguely)

7. Other Cuts (For Curtis Mayfield)

8. Long Term Fool (For Otis Redding)

9. Confluence (For Sonny Rollins)

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Elements of Style, Excercises in Surprise

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2004

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Outside Ticket (For John Gilmore)

2. Knock Yourself Out (For Jean-Michel Basquiat)

3. Intagliamento (For Zu)

4. Telefon (For Glenn Gould)

5. Gyllene (For Lars Gullin)

6. Strata (For Max Beckmann)

7. Six Of One (For Bogdan Beniger, Hans Falb, Mauro Pezzente, Martin Revheim, Mate Skugor, Wolfgang Wasserbauer...)

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

International Summit: Live from the Green Mill

 

(Vandermark 5 & Atomic) –  Limited edition CDR (only 60 copies!), included in the extremely rare and expensive "Flammable Material" poster set. Two tracks by the Vandermark 5, two by Atomic, and two tracks by the two groups, united, for versions of "Happy House", by Ornette Coleman, and "Aggression", by Booker Little.

 

Record Label Atavistic

Year released 2004

Release format CDR

 

Track Listing:

 

1. That Was Now

2. Pieces of the Past

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Alchemia

 

(Recorded Live At Alchemia In Krakow, Poland From March 15 -19, 2004)

 

Record Label - Not Two

Year released - 2005

Release format - 12 CD box set

 

Track Listing:

 

Album 1 - Day One: Monday, March 15, 2004, Set One 58:10 1. Telefon (Vandermark) [08:36] 2. Other Cuts (Vandermark) [12:57] 3. Staircase (Vandermark) [10:45] 4. Strata (Vandermark) [13:43] 5. Free King's Suite (Roland Kirk) [12:09]

 

Album 2 - Day One: Monday, March 15, 2004, Set Two 58:09 1. Outside Ticket (Vandermark) [11:03] 2. Money Down (Vandermark) [06:33] 3. Camera [FIRST PERFORMANCE] (Vandermark) [16:53] 4. Roulette (Vandermark) [04:33] 5. Cruz Campo (Vandermark [10:31] 6. The Black And Crazy Blues (Kirk) [08:36]

 

Album 3 - Day Two: Tuesday, March 16, 2004, Set One 57:51 1. Confluence (Vandermark) [08:17] 2. Rip Rig And Panic Suite (Kirk) [14:14] 3. Camera (Vandermark) [18:51] 4. Both Sides (Vandermark) [09:11] 5. Knock Yourself Out (Vandermark) [07:18]

 

Album 4 - Day Two: Tuesday, March 16, 2004, Set Two 65:25 1. The Cooler (Vandermark) [09:19] 2. That Was Now [DEBUT PERFORMANCE] (Vandermark) [11:32] 3. Six Of One (Vandermark) [22:48]

4. Silverlization/Volunteered Slavery (Kirk) [10:42] 5. There Is The Bomb

(Don Cherry) [11:04]

 

Album 5 - Day Three: Wednesday, March 17, 2004, Set One 48:25 1. That Was Now (Vandermark) [10:46] 2. Seven Plus Five (Vandermark) [08:13] 3. The Bridge (Sonny Rollins) [06:54] 4. Gyllene (Vandermark) [09:34] 5. Auto Topography (Vandermark) [12:58]

 

Album 6 - Day Three: Wednesday, March 17, 2004, Set Two 72:25 1. The Freedom Suite, Part 2 (Rollins) [06:20] 2. Telefon (Vandermark) [11:23] 3. Initials (Vandermark) [07:12] 4. Camera (Vandermark) [18:03] 5. Other Cuts (Vandermark) [13:36] 6. The Black And Crazy Blues (Kirk) [09:04] 7. Knock Yourself Out (Vandermark) [06:47]

 

Album 7 - Day Four: Thursday, March 18, 2004, Set One 50:05 1. Money Down (Vandermark) [05:36] 2. Inflated Tear (Kirk) [06:55] 3. Wherever June Bugs Go (Archie Shepp)  [12:24] 4. Camera (Vandermark) [15:42] 5. Cruz Campo (Vandermark) [09:28]

 

Album 8 - Day Four: Thursday, March 18, 2004, Set Two 62:24 1. Pieces Of The Past [DEBUT PERFORMANCE] (Vandermark) [09:47] 2. That Was Now (Vandermark) [11:53] 3. Long Term Fool (Vandermark) [09:57] 4. Strata (Vandermark) [11:25] 5. Silverlization/Volunteered Slavery (Kirk) [11:45] 6. The Bridge (Rollins) [07:37]

 

Album 9 - Day Five: Friday, March 19, 2004, Set One 53:53 1. Conquistador, Part 2 (Cecil Taylor) [08:26] 2. Knock Yourself Out (Vandermark) [07:22] 3. Pieces Of The Past (Vandermark) [09:47] 4. Camera (Vandermark) [18:02]

5. Cruz Campo (Vandermark) [10:16]

 

Album 10 - Day Five: Friday, March 19, 2004, Set Two 79:16 1. That Was Now (Vandermark) [11:38] 2. Gyllene (Vandermark) [10:55] 3. Telefon (Vandermark) [09:49] 4. Ken's Final Remarks [02:03] 5. Six Of One (Vandermark) [22:49] 6. Other Cuts (Vandermark) [13:42] 7. The Black And Crazy Blues (Kirk) [08:20]

 

Album 11 - Jam Session One: Wednesday, March 17, 2004, 60:25 1. Free Jam 1 (Vandermark/Bishop/M.Oles?/B.B.Oles?) [11:35] 2. Free Jam 2 (Vandermark/Bishop/M.Oles?/B.B.Oles?) [05:17] 3. Free Jam 3 (Vandermark/Rempis/Daisy/Bishop/M.Oles?) [12:27] 4. East Broadway Run Down (Rollins), Elephantasy/Complete Communion (Cherry) [11:17] 5. Theme For Alchemia (Vandermark/Rempis/Daisy/Kessler) [08:55] 6. Bemsha Swing (Thelonious Monk) [10:54]

 

Album 12 - Jam Session Two: Thursday, March 18, 2004, 65:56 1. Round Trip (Ornette Coleman) [22:50] 2. Free Jam 5 (Vandermark/Bishop/Kessler/M.Oles?) [17:38] 3. Free Jam 6 (Vandermark/Bishop/M.Oles?/B.B.Oles?) [12:26] 4. Togo (based on a Ghanese traditional, Ed Blackwell) [04:09] 5. Lonely Woman (Coleman) [08:53]

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

With (on discs 11 and 12) -

 

Bartlomiej Brat Oles - Drums

Marcin Oles - Bass

 

 

The Color of Memory

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2005

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

Disc 1:

1. That Was Now

2. Suitcase

3. Road Work

4. Burn Nostalgia

5. Chance

 

 Disc 2:

1. Vehicle

2. Camera

3. Pieces of the Past

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Free Jazz Classics Vols. 3 & 4

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2006

Release format - 2CD

 

Track Listing:

 

Disc One: 'Six For Rollins'

 

The Bridge

Strode Rode

Freedom Suite, Pt.2

John S.

East Broadway Rundown

Alfie Suite:

 -He's younger Than You Are

 -Little Malcolm Loves His Dad

 -Street Runner With Child

 

 Disc Two: 'Free Kings-The Music of Roland Kirk'

 

The Black And Crazy Blues

The Free Kings Suite:

 -Meeting On Termini's Corner

 -Three For The Festival

 -A Handful of Fives

The Inflated Tear

Rip, Rig And Panic Suite:

 -From Bechet, Byas, And Fats

 -Rip, Rig And Panic

 -No Tonic Press

Silverization/Volunteered Slavery

 

Line-Up : MK III

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone and Tenor Saxophones

Jeb Bishop - Trombone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

A Discontinuous Line

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2006

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Convertible, Version One (for Charles Eames)

2. Reciprocal (for Santiago Calatrava)

3. La Dernier Cri (for Elliot Carter)

4. Some Not All (for Phillip Wilson)

5. Aperture (for Walker Evans)

6. Morricone (for Sergio Leone)

7. Convertible, Version Two (for Ray Eames)

8. The Ladder (for Giorgio De Chirico)

 

Line-Up : MK IV

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone Saxophone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Fred Lonberg-Holm - Cello

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Four Sides To The Story

 

(Live at Alchemia in Krakow, Poland from November 23, 2005)

 

Record Label - Not Two

Year released - 2006

Release format - 2 LP box set

 

Track Listing:

 

Side One

1. Vehicle (for Magnus Broo) [08:55]

2. That Was Now (for the Volcano Suns) [09:30]

 

Side Two

3. Camera (for Edward Weston) [14:11]

4. Suitcase (for Ray Charles, Elvin Jones, and Steve Lacy) [07:18]

 

Side Three

5. Convertible (for Charles Eames) [08:47]

6. Burn Nostalgia (for Art Pepper) [07:01]

 

Side Four

7. Some Not All (for Phillip Wilson) [14:44]

8. Reciprocal (for Santiago Calatrava) [06:44]

 

Line-Up : MK IV

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone Saxophone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Fred Lonberg-Holm - Cello

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones

 

 

Beat Reader

 

Record Label - Atavistic

Year released - 2008

Release format - CD

 

Track Listing:

 

1. Friction (for Gyorgy Ligeti)

2. New Acrylic (for Andreas Gursky)

3. Any Given Number (for Bernd and Hilla Becher)

4. Signposts (for Lee Friedlander)

5. Speedplay (for Max Roach)

6. Compass Shatters Magnet (for Paul Rutherford)

7. Further From The Truth (for Walker Evans)

8. Desireless (for Daido Moriyama)

 

Line-Up : MK IV

 

Ken Vandermark - Bass and Bb Clarinets/Baritone Saxophone

Tim Daisy - Drums

Kent Kessler - Bass

Fred Lonberg-Holm - Cello and Electronics

Dave Rempis - Alto and Tenor Saxophones


 

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