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Sonny Simmons : Music From The Spheres

Sonny Simmons : Music From The Spheres
(ESP-DISK' 1052)

68
(rec. 66.12.??)


Resolutions - Zarak's Symphony - Balladia - Dolphy's Days.

Sonny Simmons : alto sax. Barbara Donald : trumpet. Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Mike Cohen : piano. Juney Booth : bass. James Zitro : drums.
Rec. in NYC, USA. Producer : Bernard Stollman.

 

Zitro (featuring Bert Wilson) ESP

James Zitro : Zitro
(ESP-DISK' 1052)

68
(rec. 67.04.13)


Freeken' - Happy Pretty - Fourth.

Allan Praskin : alto sax. Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Warren Gale : trumpet. Michael Cohen : piano. Bruce Gales : bass. James Zitro : drums.
Rec. in NYC, USA. Producer : Bernard Stollman.

 


Now Creative Arts Jazz Ensemble : Now
(Arhoolie 8002)

69
(rec. 68.10.31)


Madness - Pretty Good - Doris - Nirvana - Daniel - Now.

Dave Wilson : vibes, arrangements, conductor. Bert Wilson : tenor and soprano sax. Rahim Roach : alto sax. Dale Reamer : soprano sax. Mike Breen : tenor and soprano sax. Peter Montalbano : trumpet. Patrick O'Hara : trombone. Carol Wilson : vocals. Robin Young : piano. Chris Amberger : bass. Smiley Winters : drums.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA. Producers : Dave Wilson and Chris Strachwitz.

 

Smiley Winters : Smiley Etc.

Smiley Winters : Smiley Etc.
(Arhoolie 8004/5)

69
(rec. 69.03.19)


Two Trains - Love Is Enlightenment - Smiley Etc. - Frank's Blues - Some Blue Shoes - Just Steppin' - Smiley's Mini Drum Suite.

Barbara Donald : trumpet. Bert Wilson : tenor and soprano sax, bass clarinet. Rafael Garrett : thumb piano, flute, voice, bass, horns. Michael White : violin. Frank Jackson : piano. Chris Amberger, Harley White, Jerry Sealund : bass. Smiley Winters, James Zitro, Paul Smith, Eddie Marshall, Mike O'Barra : drums, percussions.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA. Producers : Smiley Winters and Chris Strachwitz.

 

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : The Mystic Rites Of Sound

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : The Mystic Rites Of Sound
(FMO Dr. Wheelz' Archives #5)

05
(rec. 70.07.??)


Ritual Invocation Of The Wailing Demons / Communion Of The High Priests / ... resolving to... An Unanswered Question - Spirits Of The Cosmic Voice... Dare Us To Be Free ---- And We ---- AGREE!!.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Sonny Simmons : alto sax. Bob Saunderson : flute. Kenny Jenkins : bass violin. James Zitro : drums.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA.

 

The Smiley Winters Memorial Quartet (featuring Bert Wilson)

The Smiley Winters Memorial Quartet
(FMO 005)

96
(rec. 71)


Walkin' With Smiley - Praying With "Smiles" - Cynthia - Night Thoughts - Wondering - Dusk - Giant Steps.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Warren Gale : trumpet. Gary Todd : bass. Smiley Winters : drums.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA.

 

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Kozmic Communication

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Kozmic Communication
(FMO Dr. Wheelz' Archives #4)

05
(rec. 71)


Kosmic Boogaloo - Telepathic Suite.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax, bass clarinet. Sonny Simmons : alto sax. Barbara Donald : trumpet. Bobby Addison : guitar. Bobby Natanson : percussion.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA.

 

Bert Wilson, Bobby Addison, Sonny Simmons, Barbara Donald and Smiley Winters : Expanded Universe

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Expanded Universe
(FMO Dr. Wheelz' Archives #9)

05
(rec. 71.09.10)


Expanded Universe - Dusk - Well, You Needn't.

Bert Wilson : tenor saxophone. Sonny Simmons : alto saxophone. Barbara Donald : trumpet. Bobby Addison : guitar. John Neuman : bass. Smiley Winters, Bobby Natanson : drums.
Rec. in Berkeley, USA.

 

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Xmas With Uncle Sonny

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Xmas With Uncle Sonny
(FMO Dr. Wheelz' Archives #1 & 2)

04
(rec. 71.12.24-25)


CD1: Good Morning / Merry Xmas Bird - Xmas Dance At The Officer's Club / Johnuary Tranetarium.
CD2: Xmas With Uncle Sonny 1, 2, 3.

Bert Wilson, Sonny Simmons : reeds. Barbara Donald : trumpet. John Neumann : bass. James Zitro, Smiley Winters : drums.
Rec. in Berkeley and San Francisco, USA.

 

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Palo Colorado Suite

Sonny Simmons, Bert Wilson and V/A : Palo Colorado Suite
(FMO Dr. Wheelz' Archives #7)

05
(rec. 72)


Paraphrase On New Newk - Sonny's Tune - Untitled.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax, baritone sax. Sonny Simmons : alto sax. Barbara Donald : trumpet. Mike Cohen : organ. Dennis Parker : bass. James Zitro : drums.
Rec. in Big Sur, USA.

 

The Zytron Aquarian Ensemble (featuring Bert Wilson) : Concert At The Bach Dancing And Dynamite Society

 

The Zytron Aquarian Ensemble : Concert At The Bach Dancing And Dynamite Society
(FMO 14)

98
(rec. 72)


Big Greasy Elephant - Level Flight - Big Tut - Chen : The Arousing - Dusk - Reminiscence - Freedom Jazz Dance.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. David Kempton : piano, keyboards. Dennis Parker : bass guitar. James Zitro : drums.
Rec. in Half-Moon Bay, USA.

 

Bert Wilson/Bobby Addison Quartet : "Wheelz" N ' "Strings"

 

Bert Wilson/Bobby Addison Quartet : "Wheelz" N' "Strings"
(FMO 021)

02
(rec. 74)


Bemsha Swing - 'Round Midnight - Straight, No Chaser - Well, You Needn't - Sweet Georgia Brite - Like Someone In Love - Fantasia on a Theme by Bela Bartok (from Concerto for Orchestra) - Peace.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Bobby Addison : guitar. Walter Craig : bass. Ron Enyard, drums.
Rec. in Berkeley.

 

Bert Wilson : The First Rebirth

 

Bert Wilson : The First Rebirth
(FMO 18)

99
(rec. 75)


Impressions - Rocky's Waltz - Love Blues - You Don't Know What Love Is - Dedication - Peace - All The Things You Are.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet. Bobby Addison : electric guitar. Peter Barshay : bass violin. Smiley Winters : drums.

 

Obrador (featuring Bert Wilson) : Odd Jobs

 

Obrador : Odd Jobs
(Au Roar AU 002)

81


 

Bert Wilson & Rebirth : Kaleidoscopic Visions

 

Bert Wilson & Rebirth : Kaleidoscopic Visions
(Au Roar AU 003)

82
(rec. 79)

Sink Or Swim - Aldeburon - Kaleidoscopic Visions - Dedication - Starfire - Forward Motion.

Bert Wilson : soprano, alto and tenor sax. Bob Meyer, drums. Hein Van de Geyn : bass. Michael Moore : piano. Michael Olson : percussion.

Bert Wilson and Bob Meyer : Outrageousness !

 

Bert Wilson and Bob Meyer : Outrageousness !
(FMO cassette)

early 80's
 

Bert Wilson and Bob Meyer : Outrageousness Too !

 

Bert Wilson and Bob Meyer : Outrageousness Too !
(FMO cassette)

early 80's
 

Bert Wilson and Perry Robinson : Ebony Licorice Forest Factory

 

Bert Wilson and Perry Robinson : Ebony Licorice Forest Factory
(FMO 16)

99
(rec. 84.09.19)


Bert Wilson : bass clarinet, soprano sax. Perry Robinson : clarinet. Tom Russell : alto clarinet, clarinet. Craig Hoyer : piano. Skip Elliott Bowman : bass. Bob Meyer : drums. Michael Olson : percussion. Paul Hjelm : "black box".
Rec. at Rainbow Restaurant, Olympia, USA.

 

Bert Wilson : Wings

 

Bert Wilson : Wings
(FMO 10)

86


Suspended Animation - Nowdaze - Like Bert - Wings - Rosies' Rhumba - Bliminished Dues.

Bert Wilson : alto and tenor sax, bass clarinet. Nancy Curris : flute, alto flute. Allen Youngblood : piano. Chuck Metcalf : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson and Rebirth : Rebirth Loves Monk

 

Bert Wilson and Rebirth : Rebirth Loves Monk
(FMO 006)

86


Erronel - Well You Needn't - Light Blue - Ruby My Dear - Little Rootie Tootie - Trinkle Tinkle.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Nancy Curtis : flute. Allen Youngblood, Craig Hoyer : piano. Chuck Metcalf : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson and Be Bop Revisited : Live at the Bellevue Jazz Festival

 

Bert Wilson and Be Bop Revisited : Live At The Bellevue Jazz Festival
(FMO 009)

87


Steamin' with Stentz - Good Bait - Last Night When We Were Young - Fried Bananas - Onslaught - Well You Needn't - It's Easy To Remember - The Scene Is Clean - Tenor Madness.

Bert Wilson : alto and tenor sax. Chuck Stentz : tenor sax. Joe Baque : piano. Chuck Metcalf : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson : Live at Caffe Starbucks '87

 

Bert Wilson : Live At Caffe Starbucks '87
(FMO 008)

87


Confirmation - Quasimodo - An Oscar For Treadwell - Lover Man - Cheryl - Groovin' High - Tenor Madness (Theme).

Bert Wilson : alto and tenor sax. Chuck Stentz : tenor sax. Joe Baque : piano. Chuck Metcalf : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson : Live at the Zoo

 

Bert Wilson : Live At The Zoo
(Nine Winds 0138)

88


Allison by Moonlight - Things in April - Bliminished Dues - No More - Carolina - Backroads - Tres Cherbeaux - Jenny's Tune.

Bert Wilson : alto and tenor sax. Nancy Curris : flute. Allen Youngblood : piano. Chuck Metcalf : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson : Live & Smokin'

 

Bert Wilson : Live & Smokin'
(FMO 007)

89


Inner Beauty - Starfire - A Real Gypsy Word - Kaleidoscopic Visions - Love Blues.

Bert Wilson : tenor and soprano sax. Nancy Curtis : flute. Craig Hoyer : piano. Dan Schulte : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Greta Matassa (featuring Bert Wilson) : Got A Song That I Sing

 

Greta Matassa : Got A Song That I Sing
(Matassa Music)

91


Fascinating Rhythm - Azure Blue - A Sinner Kissed A Polkadot Medley (A Sinner Kissed An Angel / Polka Dots And Moonbeams) - Broadway Rhythm - Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart - I've Got The World On A String - The Lady Is A Tramp - Optimistic Voices - A Woman Alone With The Blues - Fix His Wagon Blues - Fine And Dandy.

Greta Matassa, Andy Shaw : vocals. Jay Thomas : trumpet. Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Denny Goodhew : baritone sax. Jay Mabin : harmonica. Phil Sheeran, Joe Villa : guitar. Barney McClure : Hammond B-3 organ. Craig Hoyer : piano, synthesizer. Peter Vinikow, Chuck Deardorf : bass. Bob Meyer, Dean Hodges, Steve Hill : drums.
Rec. in Seattle, USA. Producers : Greta and Mark Matassa.

 

Bert Wilson : Further Adventures In Jazz

 

Bert Wilson : Further Adventures In Jazz
(FMO 004)

92


Bent - Rocky's Waltz - Ionic Implant - Lasting Impressions - Loves Blues - A Real Gypsy World - Nancy's Back - Karmic Reflections - Happy Pretty - Truth.

Bert Wilson : alto, tenor and soprano sax, bass clarinet, voice. Syd Potter : trumpet. Greta Matassa : voice. Craig Hoyer : piano. Peter Vinikow : bass violin. Bob Meyer : drums. Michael Olson : percussions.

 

Bert Wilson : Endless Fingers

 

Bert Wilson : Endless Fingers
(Arabesque AJ 0123)

97


Endless Fingers - Ambrosia - Onslaught - Intunedon - Rolling Cycles - Love Heals - Once Is Never Enough - The One Behind It All - Craigonometry - Dee Dee's Rainbow - Libra.

Bert Wilson : soprano, alto and tenor sax, bass clarinet. Nancy Curtis : flute, piccolo. Chuck Stentz : tenor saxophone. Craig Hoyer : piano. Dan Schulte : bass. Peter Vinikow : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

The Keith Henson Octet (featuring Bert Wilson) : Our Delight

 

The Keith Henson Octet : Our Delight
(Bop Hen Music)

98


Our Delight - Stockholm Sweetnin' - Mysticism - Polka Dots and Moonbeams - Seven Steps to Heaven - Con Alma - Close Enough for Love - Topsy - Moment's Notice - El Is A Sound of Joy - I'll Remember April - Central Park West.

Keith Henson, Don Lanphere, Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Pete Christlieb : baritone sax. Jay Thomas : trumpet, flugelhorn. Tracy Knoop : alto sax. Vaughn Wiester : trombone. Craig Hoyer : piano. Clipper Anderson : bass. Wally Mitchel : drums.

 

Bert Wilson And Rebirth : Mothers Day In Albuquerque

 

Bert Wilson and Rebirth : Mothers Day In Albuquerque
(FMO 11)

98


Tres Cherbeaux - Crazed - Green Sun God - Seize the Night - Dedication - Prelude 1 - Prelude 2.

Bert Wilson : alto, tenor and soprano sax. Syd Potter : trumpet. Nancy Curtis : flute. Craig Hoyer : piano. Jeff Johnson : bass. James Zitro : drums.

 

Bert Wilson : Bebop '98

 

Bert Wilson : Bebop '98
(FMO 15)

99
(rec. 98)


Bert Wilson : alto sax. Chuck Stentz : tenor sax. Jack Perciful : piano. Buddy Catlett : bass. Bruce Simpson : drums.

 

Be Bop Revisited (featuring Bert Wilson) : Plays For Lovers

 

Be Bop Revisited : Plays For Lovers
(FMO 019)

01


Night And Day - Stardust - Dancing In The Dark - Sophisticated Lady - I Love You - Darn That Dream - Body And Soul - I Want To Talk About You - Don't Blame Me - Never Let Me Go.

Bert Wilson : alto sax. Chuck Stentz : tenor sax. Jack Perciful, Joe Baque, Jorgen Kruse : piano. Steve Lucano, Steve Bentley, Chuck Metcalf, Ann Wagner : bass. Bob Meyer : drums.

 

Bert Wilson and Art Tantrum : Magnetic Fields


Bert Wilson and Art Tantrum : Magnetic Fields
(FMO 020)

02


Field 1 : Licorice Launch - Field 2 : Propulsion - Field 3 : Stalking Into The Stygian Sky - Field 4 : Velocity.

Bert Wilson : tenor and alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet. Art Tantrum : piano.

 

Bert Wilson and Jeffrey Morgan : Take No Prisoners !

 

Bert Wilson and Jeffrey Morgan : Take no prisoners !
(Konnex KCD 5115)

03


Sky Dive - Take No Prisoners - Centauri - Fast Break - Poltergeist Meditations - Celestial Spheres - Lightning, Thunder And Rain.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Jeffrey Morgan : piano.

 

Bert Wilson : Interdimensional Interface

 

Bert Wilson : Interdimensional Interface
(FMO 17)

04


Deric Olphy Meets Art Tantrum - You've Got To Be In Tune With The Universe - Do We Want To Go On?... Sure - It's Only The Music Inside Your Head - Fantasy For Reeds And Strings - Doppelganger - The Last 11 Minutes And 9 Seconds Of Polyphonic Cacophony.

Bert Wilson : alto and tenor sax. Jeffrey Morgan : alto and tenor sax, piano. Nancy Curtis : soprano and alto sax.

 

Bert Wilson : Maximalist Music


Bert Wilson : Maximalist Music
(FMO 021)

04
(rec. 03)


Above & Beyond - Left Of Centaur - Dement Mixer - No Synonym For Cinnamon.

Bert Wilson : clarinet, tenor, alto and soprano sax. Nancy Curtis : flute, bass flute. Craig Hoyer : piano.
Rec. at the Percival Street House of Jazz, Olympia, USA.

 

Bert Wilson and Rebirth : Dedicated To Friends And Mothers

 

Bert Wilson and Rebirth : Dedicated To Friends And Mothers
(Pony Boy Records PB50147-2)

05
(rec. 98)


Seize the Night - One For Jane - Marney - For Jim Pepper - Calico Head - Green Sun God - Shirley Eyes.

Bert Wilson : tenor sax. Nancy Curtis : flute, bass flute. Syd Potter : trumpet, fluegelhorn. Craig Hoyer : piano. Dan Schulte : bass. James Zitro : percussion, vocals.

 


   
 

   

 


   
 
 

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