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DIW Records: CDs 801 to 899

This page is part of a discography of albums released on the Japanese label DIW Records.

This page lists LPs with catalogue numbers 8001 to 8043. These were released between 1987 and 1991. These albums were also released on CD with the 800 series catalogue number.

DIW pages on the site: :

LPs : 6001-6034 | 8001-8043 |

CDs : 601-634 | 801-899 | 900-947 |




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DIW Records albums: 8001 to 8043

Wilber Force, Wilber Morris, David Murray & Dennis Charles, 1984, DIW Records 8001/8002

Tracks : Randy, P.C.O.P. #1, Miss Mack, West Indian Folk Song, Afro-Amer.Ind., P.C.O.P #2

Musicians : Wilber Morris, David Murray, Dennis Charles

Double LP of music recorded live in New York on February 6, 1983.

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It Donít Mean A Thing, Yosuke Yamashita, 1985?, DIW Records 8003

Tracks : Memories, Mt: Senba, It Don't Moon A Thing, My Funny Valentine, Round Midnight

Musicians : Yosuke Yamashita

Recorded in Tokyo in April 1985.

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Inc. 1, John Hicks, 1988?, DIW Records 8004

Tracks : Boogie Please, For Heaven's Sake, Book Bossa, Inc. 1, Avojca, 'Round Midnight

Musicians : John Hicks, Walter Booker, Idris Muhammad

Recorded in Tokyo in April 1985.

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Live In Japan, Art Ensemble of Chicago, 1985, DIW Records 8005

Tracks : Ohnedaruth, The Waltz, Ol' Time Southside Street Dance, Zero, Odwalla: The Theme

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye

Recorded live in Tokyo in 1984. A double LP of music from this performance was released in 1988.

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Sketches of Tokyo, John Hicks With David Murray, 1985, DIW Records 8006

Tracks : Epistrophy, Blues In The Pocket, Naima, New Life, God Bless The Child, Sketches Of Tokyo

Musicians : John Hicks, David Murray

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Volume 1, Steve Grossman, 1986, DIW Records 8007

Tracks : Half Nelson, When I Fall In Love, Autumn Leaves, Just In Time, I Remember You, I'm Confessin'

Musicians : Steve Grossman, Fred Henke, Walter Booker, Masahiro Yoshida

Recorded in New York in November 1985.

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Volume 2, Steve Grossman, 1986, DIW Records 8008

Tracks : Just In Time, Mr. Sandman, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, Whims Of Chambers, Time Was, Easy Living

Musicians : Steve Grossman, Fred Henke, Walter Booker, Masahiro Yoshida

Recorded in New York in November 1985.

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Recording N.Y.C. 1986, David Murray, 1986, DIW Records 8009

Tracks : Red Car, Long Goodbye, Kareem, Patricia, Light Years

Musicians : David Murray, James Blood Ulmer, Fred Hopkins, Sunny Murray

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Katonah, Steve Grossman, 1986, DIW Records 8010

Tracks : Katonah, Afternoon In Paris, I Hear A Rhapsody, Taurus People, Friday The 13th, Soultrane

Musicians : Steve Grossman, Takehiro Honda, Yasushi Yoneki (tracks 1, 2, 5 & 6), Hideo Kawahara (tracks 3 & 4), Masahiro Yoshida

Recorded in Tokyo in February 1986. Released on CD (DIW 811) in 1989.

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Naked, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, 1986, DIW Records 8011

Tracks : Dancer, Tobago Tango, Flash 1, We Bop, Charm No. 10, RMR, Galactic Landscape, Way Way Down Yonder

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye

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In Our Style, David Murray & Jack DeJohnette, 1986 DIW Records 8012

Tracks : In Your Style, Tin Can Alley, Both Feet On The Ground, The Dice, Pastel Rhapsody, Great Peace

Musicians : David Murray, Jack DeJohnette

Released on CD (DIW 819) with one bonus track.

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Original Phalanx, Phalanx, 1987, DIW Records 8013

Tracks : Song Number One, Free Spirit, House On 13th Street, Troublemaker, Angel Love, Playground

Musicians : James Blood Ulmer, George Adams, Sirone, Rashied Ali

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Ancient to the Future: Dreaming of the Masters Series Vol. 1, Art Ensemble of Chicago, 1987, DIW Records 8014

Tracks : Ancient To The Future: Sangaredi/Blues for Zen, Creole Love Call, These Arms of Mine, No Woman, No Cry, Purple Haze, Zombie

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye, Bahnamous Lee Bowie

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Persia My Dear, Richard Davis, 1987, DIW Records 8015

Tracks : Manhattan Safari, Southpark and Richard, Summer in Central Park, Brownie Speaks, Persia My Dear, Strange Vibes, Let Me Try

Musicians : Richard Davis, Roland Hanna, Frederick Waits

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Celebration, Dusko Goykovich, 1987, DIW Records 8016

Tracks : Celebration, Inga, Nella, Blues In The Closet, New Bop Theme, Doboy, Recado Bossa Nova, Easy Living

Musicians : Dusko Goykovich, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Al Levitt

Recorded in London in August 1987. Released in the UK on the Hot House label. Released on CD by DIW in 1987 with two bonus tracks.

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We Three, Stanley Cowell / Frederick Waits / Buster Williams, 1987, DIW Records 8017

Tracks : Deceptacon, Winter Reflections, Enya-J, Sienna: Welcome My Darling, Sendai Sendoff, Air Dancing, My Little Sharif

Musicians : Stanley Cowell, Frederick Waits, Buster Williams

The CD edition (DIW 807) has two bonus tracks.

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Trio Transition, Trio Transition, 1988, DIW Records 8018

Tracks : Hear A Rhapsody, Shades Of Angola, Up Jumped Spring, No Sidestepping, Like Someone In Love, Two Faces Of Nasheet

Musicians : Mulgrew Miller, Reggie Workman, Freddie Waits

The CD edition (DIW 808) includes two bonus tracks

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London By Night, Nathan Davis, 1987, DIW Records 8019

Tracks : Noite Em Leblon, I Thought About You, Rio De Janeiro, London By Night, Dr. Bu, But Beautiful, You've Changed, Shades

Musicians : Nathan Davis, Dusko Goykovich, Kenny Drew, Jimmy Woode, Al Levitt

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Lovers, David Murray, 1988, DIW Records 8020

Tracks : Teardrops for Jimmy (Dedicated to Jimmy Garrison), Lovers, In a Sentimental Mood, Ming, Water Colors, Nalungo (For Nalungo Mwanga)

Musicians : David Murray, Dave Burrell, Fred Hopkins, Ralph Peterson, Jr.

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The Complete Live in Japan, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, 1988, DIW Records 8021/8022

Tracks : Spanish Song, Ancestral Voices/Old, Building The Mid, Ornedaruth, The Beginning, Waltz, Ol' Time Southside Street Dance, Zero, Funky Aeco, Odwalla/The Theme

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye

Recorded live in Tokyo in April 1984. A single LP of music from this performance was released in 1984. A double CD was released in 1988 (DIW 815/816).

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Naima's Love Song, John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson, 1988, DIW Records 8023

Tracks : Elementary My Dear Watson, Someday Soon, Soul Eyes, On The One, Pent-Up House, Naima's Love Song

Musicians : John Hicks, Bobby Watson, Curtis Lundy, Victor Lewis

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Cosmo Omnibus Imagiable Illusion, Sun Ra Arkestra, 1989, DIW Records 8024

Tracks : Introduction/Cosmo Approach Prelude, Angel Race/I Wait for You, Can You Take It?, If You Came from Nowhere Here, Astro Black, Prelude to a Kiss, Why Was I Born?, Insterstellar Lo-Ways

Musicians : Sun Ra, Michael Ray, Ahmed Abdullah, Tyrone Hill, Marshall Allen, John Gilmore, Danny Ray Thompson, Eloe Omoe, June Tyson, Bruce Edwards, Rollo Radford, Eric Walker, Earl "Buster" Smith

Recorded live at the Pit-Inn in Tokyo on August 8, 1988

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Music Revelation Ensemble, Music Revelation Ensemble, 1988, DIW Records 8025

Tracks : Bodytalk, Playtime, Nisa, Street Bride, Blues For David

Musicians : James Blood Ulmer, David Murray, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Ronald Shannon Jackson

The CD edition of this album (DIW 825) has one bonus track.

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In Touch, Phalanx, 1988, DIW Records 8026

Tracks : Keeping Still, Line In Line Out, Illusion Of Reality, Spanish Endeavors, Look And See, Involution Evolution

Musicians : James Blood Ulmer, George Adams, Sirone, Rashied Ali

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PDB, Jaco Pastorius, Hilam Bullock, Kenwood Dennard, 1989, DIW Records 8027

Tracks : Invitation, Three Views Of A Secret, Son Of Creeper, Ode To Billy Joe, Continuum, Dolphin Dance

Musicians : Jaco Pastorius, Hilam Bullock, Kenwood Dennard

Recorded live in Boston on February 1, 1986.

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East Side Blues, John Hicks Trio, 1989, DIW Records 8028

Tracks : East Side Blues, Yemenja, Never Let Me Go, Out Of Somewhere, Mou's Move, Is That So, Samditty, Beautiful Friendship

Musicians : John Hicks, Curtis Lundy, Victor Lewis

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Trio Transition with Special Guest Oliver Lake, Trio Transition, 1989, DIW Records 8029

Tracks : Planetside Trip, Moon Storm, Mr. Blackwell, Effie, Variation Of III, November '80

Musicians : Oliver Lake, Mulgrew Miller, Reggie Workman, Frederick Waits

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Deep River, David Murray, 1989, DIW Records 8030

Tracks : Jazz (Is Back), Home, M'Bizo, Theme 2A, Dakar Dance, Mr. P.C., Deep River

Musicians : David Murray, Dave Burrell, Fred Hopkins, Ralph Peterson, Jr.

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Last Flight, Essence (feat. Jaco Pastorius), 1989, DIW Records 8031/8032

Tracks : Universe Is My Home (Part 1), Universe Is My Home (Part 2), Galeon

Musicians : Yaco G. Grau, Michael Gerber, Delmar Brown, Jaco Pastorius, Carlos Cervantes

Recorded in New York on November 11, 1984. Also released on CD (DIW 831).

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The Alternate Express, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, 1989, DIW Records 8033

Tracks : Whatever Happens, And There Was Peace, Imaginary Situations, Kush, The Alternate Express

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye

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Segments, Geri Allen, 1989, DIW Records 8034

Tracks : Law Years, You'll Never Know, Marmaduke, Cabala/Drum Music, Home, I'm All Smiles, Segment, La Pasionara, Rain

Musicians : Geri Allen, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian

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Serious Fun, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1989, DIW Records 8035

Tracks : Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, Smooth Operator, Inflated Tear, Da Butt, God Bless The Child, Don't Worry Be Happy, Strange Fruit

Musicians : Lester Bowie, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brezel, Stanton Davis, Steve Turre, Frank Lacy, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Ken Crutchfield, Vinnie Johnson, Famoudou Don Moye

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My Way, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1990, DIW Records 8036

Tracks : Quasi, Who Says, After Thought, My Way, I Got You, Honky Tonk

Musicians : Lester Bowie, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brazel, Stanton Davis, Earl Garner, Frank Lacy, Steve Turre, Gregory Williams, Bob Stewart, Ken Crutchfield, Vinnie Johnson, Famoudou Don Moye

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Four Play, Clifford Jordan, 1990, DIW Records 8037

Tracks : Tokyo Road, Japanese Dream, I Mean You, For My Nephews, Hi-Fly, Misako (Beautiful Shore)

Musicians : Clifford Jordan, James Williams, Richard Davis, Ronnie Burrage

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Art Ensemble of Soweto, Art Ensemble Of Chicago With Amabutho, 1990, DIW Records 8038

Tracks : Coming Soon, African Woman, Fundamental Destiny, Fresh Start, Khauleza, The Bottom Line, Black Man

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye, Elliot Ngubane, Kay Ngwazene, Welcome "Max" Bhe Bhe, Zacheuus Nyoni, Joe Leguabe

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Heroes, Defunkt, 1990, DIW Records 8039

Tracks : Got To Give, Rain Flower, Foxy Lady, I Want Your Girlfriend, Manic Depression, Mr. Bond, Poise, Control Freak, D-Batman, Milestyles

Musicians : Joe Bowie, John Mulkerin, Bill Bickford, Kim Clarke, Kenny Martin, Mary Bruschini

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Ballads, David Murray, 1990, DIW Records 8040

Tracks : Valley Talk, Love in Resort, Ballad for the Black Man, Paradise Five, Lady in Black, Sarah's Lament

Musicians : David Murray, Dave Burrell, Fred Hopkins, Ralph Peterson, Jr.

Recorded in January 1988.

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Elec. Jazz, Music Revelation Ensemble, 1990, DIW Records 8041

Tracks : Exit, Inter City, Big Top, No More, Big Top Part 2, Taps Dance, Exit Part 2

Musicians : James Blood Ulmer, David Murray, Amin Ali, Cornell Rochester

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Spirituals, David Murray, 1990, DIW Records 8042

Tracks : Amazing Grace, Dave Blue, Blues for My Sisters (For Barbara and Michelle), Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen/Down by the Riverside, Sunlit on a Dark Afternoon, Crucifixion, Abel's Blissed Out Blues

Musicians : David Murray, Dave Burrell, Fred Hopkins, Ralph Peterson, Jr.

Recorded in January 1988.

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Live at the 6th Tokyo Music Joy, Art Ensemble Of Chicago & Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1991, DIW Records 8043

Tracks : Yobu-Sun, Ride the Line, Song for Atala, Night Time (Is the Right Time), Good Morning Heartache, The Music of the Night, The Emperor, Variations, A Jackson in Your House, The Great Pretender

Musicians : AEC (tracks 1-3 & 7-10): Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye / Brass Fantasy (tracks 4-10): Lester Bowie , E. J. Allen, Gerald Brezel, Stanton Davis, Clifton Anderson, Steve Turre, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Vinnie Johnson

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