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Enja Records main series discography

This is a discography of the main series of jazz albums released on the Enja label from 1971 onwards.

The main series of albums is split over a number of pages on the site. This is the fourth page covering Enja 5001 to Enja 5099. Only odd numbers are used for catalog numbers in this sequence of albums.

Enja pages on the site:

Main Enja album series:
2002-2098   |   3001-3099   |   4002-4098   |   5001-5099   |   6002-6098   |   7000-7099   |   8000-8098   |  
... more to be added ...

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Enja 5001 to 5099

Sweet Machine, Blue Box, 1985, Enja 5001

Tracks : Wanne Sketch, Devil's Disciples, Dragon-Fly And Peanut, Poem I, Woody Woodpecker, Little Song, Sweet Machine: Part I/Part II/Part III, High Moon, Half Country

Musicians : Reiner Winterschladen, Alois Kott, Peter Eisold

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Bolero, Yosuke Yamashita / Hozan Yamamoto, 1986, Enja 5003/4

Tracks : Round About Midnight, Senba Yama, Bolero, Seijaku, Space Unknown, Farewell Jo Härting, Passing Rain, The Tragedy Of A Grotesque Funeral, Again, We Are, Scarborough Fair

Musicians : Yosuke Yamashita, Hozan Yamamoto

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Strollin', Chet Baker, 1986, Enja 5005

Tracks : Strollin', Love For Sale, Leaving, But Not For Me

Musicians : Chet Baker, Philip Catherine, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse

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South Africa, Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand), 1986, Enja 5007

Tracks : Thaba Bosigo, Siya Hamba Nahlanje, Iza-Ne Zembe Gawaule, Black And Brown Cherries, Our Loving Family, Elsie's River, Pancakes, Capetown Carnival, Thaba Bosigo

Musicians : Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Essiet Okun Essiet, Don Mumford, Johnny Classens

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Midnight Candy, Uli Lenz, 1986, Enja 5009

Tracks : Five For Bob, My Piano, Eraser, Four Corners, Balthasar, Midnight Candy

Musicians : Uli Lenz

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To Duke And Basie, Clark Terry & Red Mitchell, 1986, Enja 5011

Tracks : It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Swingin' The Blues, I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, Moten Swing, Hey Mr. Mumbles, What Did You Say?, Big'N The Bear, Shiny Stockings, C-Jam Blues, Thank You For Everything, It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing

Musicians : Clark Terry, Red Mitchel

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What If?, Kenny Barron, 1986, Enja 5013

Tracks : Phantoms, What If?, Close To You Alone, Dexterity, Voyage, Lullaby, Trinkle Tinkle

Musicians : Kenny Barron, Wallace Roney, John Stubblefield, Cecil McBee, Victor Lewis

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Bushman Song, John Stubblefield, 1986, Enja 5015

Tracks : Serenade To The Mother Land, Some Things Never Change, Mwé Malad O, Loss Of A Moment, Bushman Song, East Side - West Side, Calypso Rose

Musicians : John Stubblefield, Geri Allen, Charnett Moffett, Victor Lewis, Mino Cinelu

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Shades Of Change, David Friedman, 1986, Enja 5017

Tracks : Shades Of A Labyrinth, Out Of A Labyrinth, 3 + 1 = 5, The Search, Ibrahim

Musicians : David Friedman, Geri Allen, Anthony Cox, Ronnie Burrage

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Birdland Stomp, Herb Geller, 1987, Enja 5019

Tracks : Birdland Stomp, Come Rain Or Come Shine, Our Love Is Here To Stay, The Princess, Summer Serenade, Confirmation

Musicians : Herb Geller, Michael Melzer, Red Mitchell, Harold Smith

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Plays The Blues, Mal Waldron, 1987, Enja 5021

Tracks : Blues For F.P., Way In, Miles And Miles Of Blues, Up Down Blues, Blues For D.S.

Musicians : Mal Waldron, Jimmy Woode, Pierre Favre

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Un Poco Loco, Conexion Latina, 1987, Enja 5023

Tracks : Rumba De Las Cajas, Salsa Jazz, Escucha Una Voz Latina, Asi Es La Vida, La Yumba, Total, Un Poco Loco

Musicians : Claus Reichstaller, Franz Weyerer, Richard Laughlin, Joe Gallardo, Rudi Fuesers, Roman Schwaller, Heinz Von Hermann, Hector Martignon, Roland Richardson, Ramon Plaza, Ricky Jamieson, Guillermo Torres, David Lenis, Guillermo Marchena, Freddie Santiago, Wito Rodriguez

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Stambul Boogie, Blue Box, 1987, Enja 5025

Tracks : Stambul Boogie, Collect On Delivery, Abuse Amuse, Virulence In Paraphrase, Random, Lulu, The Wheel, Irrigation, Natural

Musicians : Reiner Winterschladen, Aloys Kott, Peter Eisold

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Memories Of Pannonia, Attila Zoller, 1987, Enja 5027

Tracks : Circle Waltz, Memories Of Pannonia, Beam Me Up!, Sophisticated Lady, Obsession

Musicians : Attila Zoller, Michael Formanek, Daniel Humair

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Dreamsville, Hal Galper, 1987, Enja 5029

Tracks : Once I Loved, Surrey With A Fringe On Top, Dreamsville, Don't Blame Me, High Fly, Lament, Sweet Pumpkin

Musicians : Hal Galper, Steve Gilmore, Bill Goodwin

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Wings And Air, Nana Simopoulos, 1987, Enja 5031

Tracks : Time To Re, Pulcie's Dance, Jamming With The Animals, Wings And Air, Nono Nana, New Moon

Musicians : Nana Simopoulos, Don Cherry, Jim Pepper, Matthias Sudholter, Are Dinkjian, Charlie Haden, Jerry Granelli, Naná Vasconcelos, Art Tuncboyaci

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Nightwork, Marty Cook Group, 1987, Enja 5033

Tracks : Kiki, Nightwork, Apocatastasis, Idiosyncratic, Such Good Friends, 'Just Us

Musicians : Marty Cook, Jim Pepper, Essiet Okun Essiet, John Betsch

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Movies, Franco Ambrosetti, 1987, Enja 5035

Tracks : Summertime, Yellow Submarine, Chan's Song (Never Said), That Old Black Magic, Good Morning Heartache, The Magnificent Seven, Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt (Falling In Love Again), Be A Brave Utopist

Musicians : Franco Ambrosetti, Geri Allen, John Scofield, Michael Formanek, Daniel Humair, Jerry Gonzalez

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It Just So Happens, Ray Anderson, 1987, Enja 5037

Tracks : It Just So Happens, Ross The Boss, Elegy For Joe Scott, La Vie En Rose, Once In A While, Raven's Jolly Jump-Up, Fatelet, Fishin' With Gramps

Musicians : Ray Anderson, Stanton Davis, Perry Robinson, Bob Stewart, Mark Dresser, Ronnie Burrage

CD release has one additional track.

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Quintessence, Michele Rosewoman, 1987, Enja 5039

Tracks : For Now And Forever, Lyons, Univized, Vamp For Ochun, Where It Comes From, Springular And Springle, The-Thrill-Of-Real-Love, The Dream (#3)

Musicians : Michele Rosewoman, Greg Osby, Steve Coleman, Anthony Cox, Terri Lyne Carrington

Last track only on CD release.

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The Current Set, Mark Helias, 1987, Enja 5041

Tracks : The Current Set, No Passport, Rebound, Greetings From L.C., Nuclear One, Ellipsis, Lism

Musicians : Mark Helias, Herb Robertson, Robin Eubanks, Greg Osby, Tim Berne, Victor Lewis, Nana Vasconcelos

Last track only on CD release.

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Dakota Sound, Jim Pepper, 1987, Enja 5043

Tracks : 3/4 Gemini, What's New, Jumpin' Gemini, Dakota Song, Mercer Street Blues, Comme Il Faut, It Could Happen To You

Musicians : Jim Pepper, Kirk Lightsey, Santi Debriano, John Betsch

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Vintage Dolphy, Eric Dolphy, 1987, Enja 5045

Tracks : Half Note Triplets, Ode To Charlie Parker, Iron Man, Densities, Night Music, Abstraction, Donna Lee

Tracks recorded in 1962 and 1963.

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Seventh Quadrant, Gary Thomas, 1987, Enja 5047

Tracks : Foresight, Preparation And Subterfuge, Tablet Of Destinies, No, First Sketches, Seventh Quadrant, Labyrinth, The Eternal Present

Musicians : Gary Thomas, Renee Rosnes, Paul Bollenback, Anthony Cox, Billy Murphy, Jeff Watts

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Joint Venture, Joint Venture, 1987, Enja 5049

Tracks : Lush Life, Just In Time, Chorale And Descendance, Avenue A, Intra-Action #2, El-Smoke

Musicians : Paul Smoker, Ellery Eskelin, Drew Gress, Phil Haynes

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Countin' The Blues, John Stubblefield, 1987, Enja 5051

Tracks : Remembrance, For Those Who Didn't Know, Going Home, Montauk, My Ideal, Countin' On The Blues

Musicians : John Stubblefield, Hamiet Bluiett, Mulgrew Miller, Charnett Moffett, Victor Lewis

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Overcome, Attila Zoller, 1988, Enja 5053

Tracks : Overcome, Starry Night, Lullabye, Lev Blues, Keserges For Albert (CD only), Don Alabard (CD only)

Musicians : Attila Zoller, Kirk Lightsey, Michael Formanek, Daniel Humair

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Secret Cosmos, Daniel Schnyder, 1988, Enja 5055

Tracks : Septet No. 1, Song For My Grandfather, Septet No. 2, Secret Cosmos, Blues Variations, Isabelle, Sailing

Musicians : Daniel Schnyder, Max Helfenstein, Hugo Helfenstein, Hans Peter Haas, Matthias Ziegler, Hans Bergström, Hämi Hämmerli

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Remember To Remember, Reflexionen, 1988, Enja 5057

Tracks : Waves, Memory Of Scotty, Mountain Song 1, Dance, Mountain Song 2

Musicians : Urs Leimgruber, Don Friedman, Palle Danielsson, Joel Allouche

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Art Of The Duo, Albert Mangeldorff / Lee Konitz, 1988, Enja 5059

Tracks : Hot Hut, She's As Wild As Springtime, Inclination, I Wonder What She's Doing Right Now, Creole Love Call, About Time We Looked At This, A-Minor Blues In F, Matti's Matter, Cher Ami, En Passant, Bloas

Musicians : Albert Mangeldorff, Lee Konitz

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Pale Fire, Gust William Tsilis & Arthur Blythe, 1988, Enja 5061

Tracks : Sister Daisy, Insipid, Bathsheba, Smokey & Ruby, La Indomable (For Susanna), Pale Fire

Musicians : Gust William Tsilis, Arthur Blythe, Allen Farnham, Anthony Cox, Horacee Arnold, Arto Tuncboyaci

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Angelica, Nels Cline, 1988, Enja 5063

Tracks : Angel Of Death, Maria Alone (For Maria Farandouri), The Lung (For Vinny Golia), Bandoneon (For Dino Saluzzi), Fives & Sixes (For Booker Little), Jara (For Victor Jara)

Musicians : Nels Cline, Stacy Rowles, Tim Berne, Eric Von Essen, Alex Cline

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Pliant Plaint, Marty Ehrlich, 1988, Enja 5065

Tracks : Celebration In Capetown, The All Told Alto Blues, After After All, Pliant Plaint, After All, Willie Whipporwill's Back Slidin' Heart Throb Two-Step, What I Know Now

Musicians : Marty Ehrlich, Stan Strickland, Anthony Cox, Robert Previte

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Red White Black And Blue, Marty Cook, 1988, Enja 5067

Tracks : Spirit War, It's About Time, Love Life, Grab Bag, Sweet, No Regrets Now, Mr. D.C., Trapeze, Face the Nation

Musicians : Marty Cook, Jim Pepper, Mal Waldron, Ed Schuller, John Betsch

Subsequently released on Tutu in 1997.

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Live At Jazztage Leverkusen, Günther Klatt & Elephantrombones, 1988, Enja 5069

Tracks : Benniethelonious, Geezee, Sex On Zebra, Warm Blue, Radioaktives Kinderlied "Tschernobubbie", That's The Monk I See Now, Variations On Body And Soul, Jazz & Roll & Art & Soul

Musicians : Günther Klatt, Daniel Casimir, Joerg Drewing, Roberto Mandruzzato, Leo Gmelch, Jürgen Wuchner, Andreas Krieger

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Live At Fat Tuesdays, Kenny Barron, 1988, Enja 5071

Tracks : There Is No Greater Love, Misterioso, Lunacy, Sand Dune, 518, Something For Ramone, Dreams

Musicians : Kenny Barron, Eddie Henderson, John Stubblefield, Cecil McBee, Victor Lewis

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Mindif, Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand), 1988, Enja 5073

Tracks : Earth Bird, African Market, Mindif, Pule (Rain), Protee, Star Dance, Theme For Mark, Serenity (The Daybreak Song)

Musicians : Abdullah Ibrahim, Benny Powell, Ricky Ford, Craig Handy, David Williams, Billy Higgins

The last track is only on the CD edition.

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Looking For Love, Maria Joao / Aki Takase, 1988, Enja 5075

Tracks : Estranha Forma De Vida, My Favorite Things, Confirmation / Donna Lee / Au Privave, Looking For Love, Mae-Dou-Iho Nao, S. Joao / Quinta Das Torrinhas, Don't Shout At Me / Amanojaku, Watashi No Obakasan, Send In The Clowns

Musicians : Maria João, Aki Takase

Some tracks are omitted from the LP version.

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Straight Ahead, Barbara Dennerlein, 1988, Enja 5077

Tracks : Bad And Blue, It Just So Happens, All That Blues, Open And Free, Stormy Weather Blues, Straight Ahead

Musicians : Barbara Dennerlein, Ray Anderson, Mitch Watkins, Ronnie Burrage

The CDrelease has three additional tracks.

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Movies, Too, Franco Ambrosetti, 1988, Enja 5079

Tracks : My Man, Angel Eyes, Theme From Superman, Theme From Peter Gunn, Cinderella's Waltz, What's New Pussycat?, God Bless The Child, Steppenwolf

Musicians : Franco Ambrosetti, Greg Osby, Geri Allen, John Scofield, Michael Formanek, Daniel Humair

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Blues Bred In The Bone, Ray Anderson, 1988, Enja 5081

Tracks : Blues Bred In The Bone, 53rd And Greenwood, Mona Lisa, Datune, A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing, Hemlines, I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire

Musicians : Ray Anderson, Anthony Davis, John Scofield, Mark Dresser, Johnny Vidacovich

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Cherry Bat, Heinz Sauer, 1989, Enja 5083

Tracks : Lush Life, Cherry Bat, Green Sleeves, I Want To Die Easy When I Die, God Bless The Child

Musicians : Heinz Sauer, Bob Degen, Günter Lenz, Thomas Cremer

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Code Violations, Gary Thomas, 1989, Enja 5085

Tracks : Maxthink, Traf, Zylog, The Dawning Crescent, Code Violations, Pads, Absolute Images, Sybase, Adax

Musicians : Gary Thomas, Tim Murphy, Paul Bollenback, Anthony Cox, Geoff Harper, Dennis Chambers, Steve Williams

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The Path, Jim Pepper, 1988, Enja 5087

Tracks : Bamasso, Lullaby, Marchant Le Chemin, Habi Ba, Reflections, Witchi Tia To, Caddo Revival (CD has two extra tracks)

Musicians : Jim Pepper, Stanton Davis, Kirk Lightsey, Santi DeBriano, John Betsch, Arto Tuncboyaci, Caren Knight

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Manhattan Melody, Stanton Davis, 1989, Enja 5089

Tracks : Manhattan Melody, Subway Blues, Bleecker Street, Jungle, Thirtyfourth Street, Sweet Basil, The I Man, Soho Dancer, Gemini Rug

Musicians : Stanton Davis, Dave Mann, Mark Dresser, Carl Stoermer, Vinny Johnson

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Contrast High, Michele Rosewoman And Quintessence, 1989, Enja 5091

Tracks : Commit To It, Panambula, Of All, The Dream #1, Akomado, Same´s Different, Contrast High, Dream Fragment

Musicians : Michele Rosewoman, Gary Thomas, Greg Osby, Lonnie Plaxico, Cecil Brooks III, Eddie Bobé

The CD release has one additional track.

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Secrets, Leni Stern, 1989, Enja 5093

Tracks : Goundhog, Maybe, Easy Now, Secrets, Who Loves You, Amethyst, Point Falling

Musicians : Leni Stern, Bob Berg, Harvie Swartz, Dave Tronzo, Wayne Krantz, Lincoln Goines, Dennis Chambers, Don Alias

The CD release has one additional track.

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Obalata, Jerry Gonzalez & Fort Apache Band, 1989, Enja 5095

Tracks : Intro, Nefertiti, Obatalà, Siempre Junto A Ti, Evidence, Eighty-One

Musicians : Jerry Gonzalez, Angel "Papo" Vasquez, John Stubblefield, Larry Willis, Edgardo Miranda, Andy Gonzalez, Milton Cardona, Hector "Flaco" Hernandez, Steve Berrios, Nicky Merrero

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My Favourite Songs: The Last Great Concert, Chet Baker, 1989, Enja 5097

Tracks : All Blues, My Funny Valentine, Well You Needn't, Summertime, In Your Own Sweet Way, Django, I Fall In Love Too Easily

Musicians : Chet Baker, Herb Geller, Walter Norris, John Schröder, Lucas Lindholm, Aage Tanggaard, NDR Big Band, Radio Orchestra Hannover

Recorded live in Hanover in April 1988.

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Underneath It All, Mitch Watkins, 1989, Enja 5099

Tracks : Esmeralda, Lester Leaps In, Clocksville, Underneath It All, High Plains Drifter, The City, Why

Musicians : Mitch Watkins, Stephen Zirkel, Paul Ostermayer, Rob Lockart, Anthony Cox, Dennis Chambers, Arto Tuncboyaciyan

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