-BACK TO RESTRUCTURES-
-RELOAD PAGE WITH FRAMES-

Hamid Drake Discography

compiled by Jason Guthartz
last updated:  07-Jul-2013

Born August 3, 1955, Monroe, LA (USA).

Chronological listing of recordings featuring Hamid Drake.
(+) following the title of a recording indicates that it includes other tracks not listed here on which Drake does not play.
Entries with unknown recording dates are grouped at the end.
Please contact me if you have any corrections or missing details.


Mandingo Griot Society
Mandingo Griot Society

Flying Fish FF70076 (CD)

1. Jimbasen (Suso) [8:41]
2. Sounds From The Bush (Suso) [3:55]
3. Appollo – Fusubara (Suso) [7:04]
4. Chedo (Suso) [2:06]
5. Africa (Suso) [3:39]
6. Janjungo (Suso) [2:05]
7. Mamamaneh (Suso) [5:41]
8. Gambia Village Sounds (Suso) [1:55]
9. Musubalanto (Suso) [8:08]

Don Cherry (tpt)
Joseph Thomas (Fender Tap b, shakers, voc)
Hank (Hamid) Drake (tr-d, tbl, bells, shakers, voc)
"Jali" Foday Musa Suso (kora, lead-voc, dngi, shakers)
Adam Rudolph (cga, bgo, tim, djm, tbl, achimevu, shekere, dundungo, bells, shakers, voc)

1978 – ??
Curtom Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson Quintet
Another Place

Moers Music 01058 (LP)

1. Saxoon (Anderson) [12:06]
2. The Bull (Anderson) [10:22]
3. Another Place (Anderson) [23:05]

    NOTE:  track times listed on LP sleeve & label for side A are in error (transposed).

Fred Anderson (ts)
Billy Brimfield (tpt)
George Lewis (tb)
Brian Smith (b)
Hank (Hamid) Drake (d, perc)

1978 – May
Live at 7th International New Jazz Festival
Moers (Germany)


Fred Anderson Quartet
Dark Day + Live in Verona

#1-4 on Message 0004 (LP)
all on Unheard Music Series/Atavistic UMS/ALP218 (2-CD)

Disc One:
1. Dark Day (Anderson) [18:40]
2. Saxoon (Anderson) [11:32]
3. Three On Two (Anderson) [18:07]
4. The Prayer (Drake) [10:55]
Disc Two:
5. The Bull (Anderson) [16:32]
6. Three On Two (Anderson) [31:46]
7. Dark Day (Anderson) [25:12]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Billy Brimfield (tpt)
Steven Palmore (b)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl)

1979 – May 15 (#1-4)
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL (USA)

1979 – May 19 (#5-7)
Verona Jazz 1979, Palazzo Della Gran Guardia 
Verona (Italy)


Fred Anderson
The Missing Link

Nessa 23 (LP, 1984)
Nessa 23 (CD, 1996)

1. Twilight (Anderson) [16:41]
2. A Ballad For Rita (Anderson) [13:56]
3. The Bull (Anderson) [17:15]
4. Tabla Peace (Drake) [14:48]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Larry Hayrod (b)
Adam Rudolph (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)

1979 – September 17
Pierce Arrow Recorders
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson Quartet
The Milwaukee Tapes Vol. 1

Unheard Music Series/Atavistic UMS/ALP204 (CD)

1. A Ballad For Rita (Anderson) [17:03]
2. The Bull (Anderson) [19:23]
3. Black Woman (Anderson) [13:28]
4. Bombay (Children of Cambodia) (Drake) [10:07]
5. Planet E (Anderson) [10:22]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Billy Brimfield (tpt)
Larry Hayrod (b)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl)

1980 – January
(unknown)
Milwaukee, WI (USA)


Mandingo Griot Society
Mighty Rhythm (+)

Flying Fish FF269 (LP)

1. One Man Dancing (Suso) [3:48]
2. Disco Gate (Suso) [3:35]
3. I Haven't Seen My Lover (Suso) [3:35]
4. Dusu Mungu (traditional) [2:39]
5. Ndan Ndang Nyaria (traditional) [5:22]
6. Woman Dance With Me (Suso) [3:42]
7. Demba Tenkren (Suso) [4:08]
8. Serri Nsamba (Suso) [4:05]
9. Festival on Crazy Street (Suso) [3:18]
10. Sunjata Keita ** (traditional) [5:03]

        **NOTE:  track not listed; Suso plays all instruments

"Jali" Foday Musa Suso (lead-voc, dsngi, hmca, kal, kora, tamo, bala, dundungo)
Adam Rudolph (cga, bgo, tbl, gembe)
Hamidu (Hamid) Drake (tr-d, tbl)
Joseph Thomas (b-g)
John Markiss (g)
Isatou Walker & Ka T'Etta Aton (back-voc)
Maulawi Nururdin (saxes)
Billy Brimfield (tpt)

?? 1980 or 1981 – July/August [1981 album copyright]
Studiomedia
Evanston, IL (USA)

[info from Chris Wilson]


Jim Pepper
Comin' and Goin' (+)

Bellaphon 290.31.029 (CD)
    also:  Bellaphon 5988827 (CD); Antilles/Island ANCD8706 (CD); Antilles/Island AN8706 (LP); Europa JP 2014; Europa Records RCD10001 (CD, Japan); Polygram 842652

1. Witchi-Tai-To (Pepper) [8:19]
4. Goin' Down To Muskogee (Pepper) [5:50]
5. Comin' And Goin' (Pepper) [4:41]
8. Custer Gets It (Pepper) [3:02]

Jim Pepper (ts, ss, voc)
John Scofield (g)
Lester McFarland (el-b, voc)
Nana Vasconcelos (perc, voc)
Hamid Drake (d)

1983 – May 12 to August 17
??
New York, NY (USA)

[info from Lanny Harrison's Colin Walcott discography & Andreas Dietz]


Herbie Hancock
Sound-System (+)

Columbia 65961 (CD)

1. Karabali (Hancock / Ponce) [5:17]
2. Sound System (Hancock / Laswell / Suso) [5:51]

Herbie Hancock (Fairlight CMI; p on #1; clv, Yamaha DX7 on #2)
Bernard Fowler (voc) on #1
Wayne Shorter (ss) on #1
Daniel Ponce (perc) on #1
Grandmixer D.ST (ttbl) on #2
Toshinori Kondo (tpt) on #2
Nicky Skopelitis (g) on #2
Bill Laswell (b, DMX) on #2
Anton Fier (Simmons-d, tmp, sound plates, synare) on #2
Foday Musa Suso (kora, g, talk-d) on #2
Aïyb Dieng (chatan, bells, talk-d) on #2
Hamid Drake (cym)

1984 – ??
Evergreen Studio, New York, NY (USA)
Garage Sale Recording, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
Studio Media, Evanston, IL (USA)
Eldorado Recording, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

[info from C. Genzel's Herbie Hancock discography; Mark Harbers]


Foday Musa Suso / Mandingo
Watto Sitta

Celluloid 6103 (LP)
Celluloid 6103 (CS)
Celluloid 6103 (CD)
    also:  Terrascape  4116 (CD)

1. Harima  (Suso) [6:00]
2. Muso  (Suso) [6:20]
3. Natural Dancer  (Suso) [6:15]
4. Kansala  (Suso) [5:55]
5. Dewgal  (Suso) [6:16]
6. Don't Worry  (Suso) [5:25]

Foday Musa Suso (kora, dsng, kal, talk-d, lead-voc)
Joe Thomas (b)
Abdul Hakeen (g)
Adam Rudolph (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)
Reymond Sillah (dundungo)
Aiyb Dieng (talk-d, chatan)
Nora Harris, Robin Robinson, Isatou Walker (back-voc)
Herbie Hancock (Yamaha DX-7) on #1, 5
Manu Washington (djm) on #6

??1984 – 
Evergreen Studio
New York, NY (USA)

??1984 – 
Studiomedia
Evanston, IL (USA)

[info from C. Genzel's Herbie Hancock discography]


Herbie Hancock / Foday Musa Suso 
Jazz Africa

Verve/Jazzvisions 847145-2 (CD, 1990)

1. Kumbasora (Suso) [6:15]
2. Debo (Suso) [17:06]
3. Cigarette Lighter (Suso) [13:05]
4. Jimbasing (Suso) [7:51]

Foday Musa Suso (kora)
Herbie Hancock (key)
Armando Peraza, Joe Thomas, Adam Rudolph, Aiyb Dieng, Hamid Drake, Abdul Hakeem (perc)

1986 – December
Live at the Wiltern Theatre
Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra
Johnny Lives

#1, 3-8 as Steeple Chase SCS 1228 (LP)
all on Steeple Chase SCCD 31228 (CD)

1. Flying Out With SAS (Dørge) [5:58]
2. The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder (Dørge) [7:53]
3. Lilli Goes To Town (Dørge) [7:50]
4. Manilla, Manilla (Dørge) [5:52]
5. Waltz for Two Camels (Dørge) [9:21]
6. Mbizo Mbizo (Dørge) [12:25]
7. The Root Eating Rag (Dørge) [5:12]
8. Flying Home With SAS (Dørge) [5:10]

Pierre Dørge (g)
John Tchicai (ts, bcl)
Jesper Zeuthen (as)
Harry Beckett (tpt)
Kenneth Agerholm (tb)
Irene Becker (key)
Morten Carlsen (ts, ney)
Bent Clausen (vib)
Hugo Rasmussen (b)
Thomas Dyani (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)
Marilyn Mazur (perc) on #5-6

1987 – April 15
??
??


Pierre Dørge / Becker / Carlsen
La Luna

Olufsen DOC 5054 (LP)

1. Moonlight in Virginia (Dørge) [6:30]
2. Doctor Dyani I Presume (Dørge) [6:30]
3. Secret Song (Becker) [4:00]
4. La Luna (Dørge) [3:00]
5. Rhino (Dørge) [4:17]
6. Carl Emil (Dørge) [4:37]
7. A Very Big Albatros (collective) [12:39]

Pierre Dørge (g)
Irene Becker (key)
Morten Carlsen (ts, b-sx, taragot, ney, kaval)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl)

1987 – April-June
Karma Music Studios
Copenhagen (Denmark)


Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra
Live in Chicago

#1-8 as Olufsen Records DOCD 5122 (CD, 1991) [NOTE: includes shorter edits of tracks 3 & 5]
all included in The Ulufsen Years 1988-1994, Steeplechase SCCD30020/24 (5-CD, 2010)

1. St. Louis Blues in Chicago (Dørge) [7:59]
2. Monkey Forest (Becker) [5:59]
3. 254 Bowery / Nteri Malamini (Dørge) [9:01]
4. Wa Wa Wabash Bush Leo? /
Sunday in Zürich
(Zeuthen / Beckett / Tchicai / Becker / Dørge) /
(Dørge)
[16:33]
5. Slow Down Boreas (Tchicai) [8:39]
6. Sky of July (Becker) [3:51]
7. Mbizo, Mbizo (Dørge) [13:17]
8. The Mooche (Duke Ellington) [11:20]
9. Cobra Zebra (Dørge) [6:04]

Pierre Dørge (g)
John Tchicai (ts, ss)
Jesper Zeuthen (as, b-cl, bamboo-fl)
Harry Beckett (tpt)
Irene Becker (key)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1990 – July 6
Southend Musicworks
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hassan Hakmoun
Life Around The World (+)

Alula 6263 (CD, 1996)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Baba Hadi [5:13]
2. Bakitini [5:01]
3. Nadiyan [5:29]]

Hassan Hakmoun (lead-voc, perc, sintir)
Radouane Laktib (oud, perc, voc)
Adam Rudolph (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)

1990 – ??
??
Vancouver, B.C. (Canada)


David Rothenberg
Nobody Could Explain It (+)

Accurate Jazz AC-4004 (CD)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. Se Lo [3:40]
2. Mani [3:43]
3. Three Sounds [13:25]

David Rothenberg (cl, key, wind-syn, fl, Tibetan lingbu)
Hamid Drake (cym, Tibetan bowls) on #1, 2; (tbl) on #3

?? (c) 1991 – 
??
??

[info from Ed Beuker]


Hamid Drake / Michael Zerang Duo
Ask The Sun

Okkadisk OD12008 (CD) includes session 2 below

1. The Black Basement (Drake / Zerang) [13:05]

Hamid Drake (d, perc, dgdo)
Michael Zerang (d, perc, dgdo)

1991 – May 19
live at Club Lower Links
Chicago, IL (USA)


Nelson Gill
Friends

Orchard 800834 (CD)
Etcetera Records 7-31011-6 (CD, 2002)
Etcetera Records 7-31011-6 (CD, 2002)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. Friends [Soca] (Gill) [5:20]
2. Wings of a Bird [Soca] (Gill) [4:51]
3. Tick Tock [version] (Gill) [3:22]
4. Power to Be Me [version] (Gill) [3:54]
5. Punta 'Til We Drop (Gill) [4:54]
6. Dance Punta (Gill) [3:29]
7. Soca Rock [Soca] (Gill) [4:15]
8. Baila Merengue [Merengue] (Gill) [4:03]
9. Amigo Leal [Spanish] (Gill) [5:22]
10. Tick Tock [Spanish] (Gill) [3:22]
11. Punta Hasta el Final [Spanish] (Gill) [4:54]
12. Baila Punta [Spanish] (Gill) [3:27]

Nelson Gill (g, voc)
Nanette Frank, Diane Madison (voc)
Nhaka Sevanhu "the Field Marshall" (rap)
Michael Hyde (key)
Clinton Crawford (key)
Abdul Hakeem (g)
Randy Hardy (g)
Fabian Cook (b)
Alejo Poveda, Dede Sampaio (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)
GiGi Murell, Gina Murrel (voc) on #1
Chavelita (voc) on #9-12

?? 1992 – 
Paramount Studios
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

[info from Ed Beuker]


Crispell / Brötzmann / Drake Trio
Hyperion

Music & Arts 4852 (CD)

1. Hyperion I (collective) [20:22]
2. Hyperion II (collective) [13:36]
3. Hyperion III (collective) [15:21]

Marilyn Crispell (p)
Peter Brötzmann (reeds, trgt)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1992 – June 25
Live at the Toronto Jazz Festival
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)


Brötzmann / Kondo / Parker / Drake
Die Like A Dog

FMP CD64 (CD)
included on Die Like a Dog: Complete FMP Recordings, Jazzwerkstatt JW-060 (4-CD, 2007)

Die Like A Dog:
fragments of music, life and death of Albert Ayler
(Brötzmann)
1. no. 1* [21:47]
2. no. 2 [15:59] total
- A:  Saint James Infirmary (Don Redman) -- [4:07]
- B* -- [10:37]
- C:  Saint James Infirmary (Don Redman) -- [1:15]
3. no. 3 [18:51] total
- A:  Two Birds In A Feather (Brötzmann) -- [1:23]
- B* -- [17:28]
4. no. 4* [16:05]

        *NOTE:  includes "very short quotations out of Albert Ayler's music in 
          different variations ("Prophet," "Ghosts," "Spirits," "Bells" and others)"

Peter Brötzmann (as, ts, trgt)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

1993 – August 19
Townhall
Charlottenburg, Berlin (Germany)


Flippomusic Globaljazz
Tendrils of Light (+)

Southport 0024 (CD)

1. Zimbabalupi (Flippo) [4:33]
2. Antelopin' (Flippo) [5:11]
3. Tendrils of Light (Flippo) [8:30]

David Flippo (p on #2, key on #1, 3)
Steven Hashimoto (el-b)
Dan Hesler (ts, ss, fl)
Aras Biskis (perc on #2, 3; d)
Ken Gueno (perc) on #2, 3
Hamid Drake (djm on #1, 2; tbl on #3)

1994 – March
Sparrow Sound Design Recording Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson Quartet
Birdhouse

Okkadisk OD12007 (CD) also includes session 2 below

1. Waiting for MC (Anderson / Drake) [12:20]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Hamid Drake (d)

1994 – April 7
Sparrow Sound Design
Chicago, IL (USA)


Anderson / Crispell / Drake
Destiny

Okkadisk OD12003 (CD)

1. Destiny 1 (collective) [14:16]
2. Destiny 2 (collective) [8:26]
3. Destiny 3 (collective) [7:29]
4. Destiny 4 (collective) [13:36]
5. Destiny 5 (collective) [14:37]
6. Destiny 6 (collective) [8:17]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1994 – April 8
live during the Women of New Music Festival at the HotHouse
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann / Drake Duo
The Dried Rat-Dog

Okkadisk OD12004 (CD)

1. The Dried Rat-Dog (Brötzmann / Drake) [15:50]
2. It's an Angel on the Door (Brötzmann / Drake) [6:51]
3. Open into the Unknown (Brötzmann / Drake) [5:17]
4. Trees Have Roots in the Earth (Brötzmann / Drake) [10:57]
5. The Uninvited Entertainer (Brötzmann / Drake) [16:09]
6. Dark Wings Carry Off the Sky (Brötzmann / Drake) [7:21]

Peter Brötzmann (trgt, Eb-cl, as, ts)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, tbl)

1994 – May 24
Sparrow Sound Design
Chicago, IL (USA)


Ken Vandermark
Standards: Four Improvising Trios (Chicago)
(+)

Quinnah Q08 (CD)

1. From the Force of the Term (collective) [7:02]
2. Spirit of the Staircase (collective) [5:27]
3. Out of Mere Impulse (collective) [8:52]

Ken Vandermark (reeds)
Kent Kessler (b)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1994 – July 25
Sparrow Sound Design
Chicago, IL (USA)


Die Like a Dog
Close Up

FMP CD144 (CD, 2010)
also included in FMP im Rückblick / FMP in Retrospect box set, FMP (12-CD, 2010, ltd ed of 1000)

1. Close Up (Man) (Brötzmann) [46:03]
2. Close Up (Woman) (Brötzmann) [12:03]

Peter Brötzmann (as, ts, b-sx, trgt, A-cl, bcl)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl)

1994 – November 16
Total Music Meeting at Podewil
Berlin (Germany)


Pharoah Sanders
Message From Home

Verve Records 529578-2 (CD)  ** INCOMPLETE **
Verve Records 314 529 578-1 (LP, 1996, France)

1. Our Roots (Began in Africa) (Sanders) [10:21]
2. Nozipho (Sanders) [9:43]
3. Tomoki (Sanders) [6:26]
4. Ocean Song  (Sanders) [8:49]
5. Kumba (Sanders / Suso) [7:50]
6. Country Mile (Sanders) [6:03]

Pharoah Sanders (ts, ss, fl, bells, bowls, voc)
Michael White (vln)
William Henderson (p, el-p, voc)
Bernie Worrell (key, voc)
Jeff Bova (key)
Foday Musa Suso (kora, dsng, voc)
Dominic Kanza (g)
Charnett Moffett (b)
Steve Neil (b, el-b)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl, fr-d, voc)
Aiyb Dieng (chatan, cga, bells, gongs, voc)
Salie Suso, Mariama Suso, Fanta Mangasuba, Fatoumata Sako (back-voc)

?? 1995
Sony Studios & Greenpoint Studios
New York, NY (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Fareed Haque
Opaque (+)

Blue Note 29270 (CD)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Pastoral [6:04]
2. Inspiration City [5:16]

Fareed Haque (g, el-g, g-syn, sitar)
Mark Walker (d, dumbek, udu-drum)
Jonathan Paul (b)
Hamid Drake (tbl)

1995 – February 9-17
BearTracks Studio
Suffern, NY (USA)

[info from Fareed Haque website; track times from AMG]


Fred Anderson Quartet
Birdhouse

Okkadisk OD12007 (CD) also includes session 2 above

1. Birdhouse (Anderson) [18:55]
2. Bernice (Anderson) [16:11]
3. Like Sonny (Anderson) [15:33]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Jim Baker (p)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1995 – February 20
Sparrow Sound Design
Chicago, IL (USA)


Borah Bergman with Hamid Drake
Reflections on Ornette Coleman and the Stone House

Soul Note 121280 (CD)

1. Focus On Sanity (Ornette Coleman) [17:00]
2. Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) [11:27]
3. Peace (Ornette Coleman) [8:51]
4. Congeniality (Ornette Coleman) [5:31]
5. The Stone House (Bergman) [6:09]
6. Focus On Sanity (Ornette Coleman) [4:38]

Borah Bergman (p)
Hamid Drake (d)

1995 – March 23
??
New York, NY (USA)

[date/location info from Andreas Dietz]


Ken Vandermark / Barrage Double Trio
Utility Hitter
(+)

Quinnah Q09 (CD)

1. Over and Both (Vandermark) [5:15]
2. Chicago Trio (Drake / Kessler / Williams) [2:39]
3. Agamemnon Sleeps (Vandermark) [15:46]
4. Turn Your Head (Vandermark) [4:49]
5. There Is No Reason (Vandermark) [8:51]
6. Drum Duo (McBride / Drake) [3:31]
7. East River Suite (Vandermark) [12:40]
8. Polarity (Vandermark) [6:12]

Ken Vandermark (ts, Bb-cl, b-cl)
Mars Williams (ts, as, ss, Bb-cl)
Nate McBride (b, el-b)
Kent Kessler (b)
Curt Newton (d, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1995 – September 9-10
Loose Booty Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hamid Drake / Mats Gustafsson Duo
For Don Cherry

Okkadisk ODL10003 (CD, ltd ed. of 600)

1. (untitled) (Drake / Gustafsson) [4:53]
2. (untitled) (Drake / Gustafsson) [6:27]
3. (untitled) (Drake / Gustafsson) [17:30]
4. (untitled) (Drake / Gustafsson) [11:09]

Hamid Drake (perc)
Mats Gustafsson (reeds)

1995 – October 19
Urbis Orbis
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hamid Drake / Michael Zerang Duo
Ask The Sun

Okkadisk OD12008 (CD) includes session 1 above

1. Sacred Womb (for Oshun) (Drake / Zerang) [10:05]
2. The Children of Clark St. (Drake / Zerang) [8:20]
3. River Dance (Drake / Zerang) [11:22]
4. The Wisdom Sisters (Drake / Zerang) [6:05]
5. Ararat Mountain Two-Step (Drake / Zerang) [6:04]
6. Dreaming of Winter (Drake / Zerang) [7:02]
7. Zikr of the Heart (Drake / Zerang) [10:23]

Hamid Drake (d, perc, dgdo; voc on #7)
Michael Zerang (d, perc, dgdo)
Ashik Altany (zurma) on #5
Eddie Zerang (djm) on #5

1995 – September 14-15
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Scott Fields Ensemble
Five Frozen Eggs

Music & Arts CD 987 (CD)

reissued as Scott Fields, 5 Frozen Eggs, Clean Feed CF258 (CD, 2012) credited to

1. Nada Que Ver, Juàrez (Fields) [5:04]
2. Laogai (Fields) [7:11]
3. The Archaeopteryx and the Manatees (Fields) [14:15]
4. Little Soldiers for Science (Fields) [5:06]
5. Teaching Rats Hope (Fields) [5:59]
6. When it comes time to hang the Capitalists, they shall be found bidding on the rope (Fields) [8:41]
7. Five Frozen Eggs (Fields) [8:34]

Scott Fields (g)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Hans Sturm (b)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1996 – October 13
Smart Studios
Madison, WI (USA)


Brötzmann / Gania / Drake
The "WELS" Concert

Okkadisk OD12013 (CD)

1. Part 1 (Brötzmann / Drake) [25:46]
2. Part 2 (Brötzmann / Drake) [25:15]
3. Part 3 (Brötzmann / Drake) [19:17]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, Eb-cl, trgt)
Mahmoud Gania (guembri, voc)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, tbl)

1996 – November 8
Festival Music Unlimited 96
Schlachthof Wels (Austria)


Fred Anderson / DKV Trio
Fred Anderson / DKV Trio

Okkadisk OD12014 (CD)

1. Planet E (Anderson) 8:30
2. Aaron's Tune (Anderson) 5:55
3. Black Woman (Anderson) 6:09
4. Our Theme (Anderson) 5:56
5. Dark Day (Anderson) 10:54
6. Lady's In Love (Anderson) 10:30

Fred Anderson (ts)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

1996 – December 3
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


DKV Trio
Live

Okkadisk ODL10001 (CD, ltd ed. of 600)

1. I / II / III (collective) [66:01]

Hamid Drake (perc)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

1996 – December 26
Lunar Cabaret
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Octet
The Chicago Octet/Tentet

Okkadisk OD12022 (3-CD) also includes session 2 & session 3 below

1. [disc 1, track 1] Burning Spirit (for Kazuka Shiraishi) (live) (Brötzmann) [29:42]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Mars Williams (ts, as, cl)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1997 – January 29
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


DKV Trio
Baraka

Okkadisk OD12012 (CD)

1. Double Holiday (collective) [10:46]
2. Soft Gamma Ray Repeater (collective) [8:14]
3. Baraka (collective) [35:58]
4. Figure It Out (collective) [7:16]
5. Consequence (collective) [9:27]

Hamid Drake (d)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

1997 – February 17 & 19
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
Contemplations

Meta 002 (CD, 1997)

1. Black Cherry Lotus (Rudolph) [5:08]
2. Bardo (Rudolph) [2:15]
3. Abmilakelo (Rudolph) [4:54]
4. Ascent (Rudolph) [8:33]
5. Midnight (Jones / Rudolph) [1:22]
6. Light Upon Light (Drake) [7:11]
7. Spiral (Rudolph) [2:43]
8. The Elders (Rudolph) [5:24]
9. Nascence (Rudolph) [2:45]
10. Miro (Ramos) [3:51]
11. Primal Iridescence (Rudolph) [2:13]
12. Emptiness and Form (Rudolph) [4:48]
13. Jumpover (Rudolph) [4:26]
14. Chandrikans (Rudolph) [8:02]

Adam Rudolph (udu drum, hand-d, thumb-p, talk-d, bendir, selya-fl, balafon, brekete, tajida, naqqara, key, gongs, cym, perc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, def, bendir, tumba, voc)
Ralph Jones (ss, ts, C-fl, afl, bcl, bsn, p, shn, ney, bmb-fl)
Federico Ramos (g, charango, oud, bmb-fl)
Oguri (dance)

1997 – March 11 & 12
Live at The Flynn Theatre
Burlington, VT (USA)


Hu Vibrational
Boonghee Music 1

Eastern Developments EastDev001 (CD) also includes session 2 below

1. Meditation (Rudolph / Drake) [2:47]
2. Mirto (Hu Vibrational mix) (F. Ramos / A.Rudolph) [4:30]

        NOTE:  liner notes say these tracks were originally released on Meta002 above

Adam Rudolph (udu-d, dusun'goni, sintir, thumb-p, fl, hrm, batajon, talk-d, dmb, voc, perc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, udu-d, batajon)

1997 – March 11 & 12 (#2)
Stagg Street Studios
North Hollywood, CA (USA)

1997 – Spring (#1)
Meta Studios
Venice, CA (USA)


Georg Gräwe Quartet
Melodie Und Rhythmus

Okkadisk OD12024 (CD)

1. Nodality (collective) [4:51]
2. Imaginary Portrait I (collective) [6:56]
3. Passing Scopes (collective) [7:11]
4. Trajectory (collective) [7:17]
5. Fringe Factor (collective) [11:01]
6. Multiversum (collective) [5:59]
7. Memory of Wings II (collective) [17:55]

Georg Gräwe (p)
Frank Gratkowski (reeds)
Kent Kessler (b)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1997 – May
AirWave Recording Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
The Chicago Octet/Tentet

Okkadisk OD12022 (3-CD) also includes session 1 above & session 3 below

1. [disc 2, track 3] Immediate Music (studio) (Lonberg-Holm) [13:49]
2. [disc 2, track 4] Makapoor (studio) (Zerang / Drake) [12:53]
3. [disc 3, track 1] Foolish Infinity (studio) (Brötzmann) [26:12]
4. [disc 3, track 2] Old Bottles, No Wine (studio) (Gustafsson) [9:20]
5. [disc 3, track 3] Other Brothers (studio) (Vandermark) [24:44]
6. [disc 3, track 4] Divide By Zero (studio) (Bishop) [10:40]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, fluteophone)
Mars Williams (ts, as, ss, cl)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Joe McPhee (p-cor, v-tb, ss)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1997 – September 16
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
The Chicago Octet/Tentet

Okkadisk OD12022 (3-CD) also includes session 1 & session 2 above

1. [disc 1, track 2] Other Brothers (live) (Vandermark) [24:39]
2. [disc 1, track 3] Old Bottles, No Wine (live) (Gustafsson) [9:46]
3. [disc 1, track 4] Aziz (live) (Zerang) [9:46]
4. [disc 2, track 1] Divide By Zero (live) (Bishop) [12:53]
5. [disc 2, track 2] Foolish Infinity (live) (Brötzmann) [26:45]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, fluteophone)
Mars Williams (ts, as, ss, cl)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Joe McPhee (p-cor, v-tb, ss)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1997 – September 17
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


Frode Gjerstad Trio
Ultima

Cadence Jazz CJR 1108 (CD)

1. Ultima (Gjerstad/Parker/Drake) [58:33]

Frode Gjerstad (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1997 – October 7
Ultima Festival
Oslo (Norway)


Frode Gjerstad Trio
Remember To Forget

Circulasione Totale 199710 (CD)

1. Remember (collective) [38:12]
2. Forget (collective) [29:31]

Frode Gjerstad (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1997 – October 8
Cafe Sting
Stavanger (Norway)


Peter Brötzmann / Die Like A Dog Quartet
Little Birds Have Fast Hearts No. 1

FMP CD97 (CD)
included on Die Like a Dog: Complete FMP Recordings, Jazzwerkstatt JW-060 (4-CD, 2007)

Little Birds Have Fast Hearts (Brötzmann)
1. Part 1 [45:44]
2. Part 2 [21:59]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1997 – November 7 & 8
live at the 30th Total Music Meeting, Podewil
Berlin (Germany)


Peter Brötzmann / Die Like A Dog Quartet
Little Birds Have Fast Hearts No. 2

FMP CD101 (CD)
included on Die Like a Dog: Complete FMP Recordings, Jazzwerkstatt JW-060 (4-CD, 2007)

Little Birds Have Fast Hearts (Brötzmann)
1. Part 3 [20:19]
2. Part 4 [25:41]
3. Part 5 [8:48]
4. Part 6 [4:25]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1997 – November 8 & 9
Live at the 30th Total Music Meeting, Podewil
Berlin (Germany)


Scott Fields Ensemble
Dénouement

Geode 99001 (CD, 1999)
Clean Feed CF088 (CD, 2007)

1. ...her children are her half-siblings and (Fields) [10:50]
2. ...although each had married the other... (Fields) [13:07]
3. ...the shots he missed were not for the... (Fields) [8:00]
4. ...the genius injections that had seemed... (Fields) [9:56]
5. ...his late wife wasn't unfaithful and... (Fields) [15:04]
6. ...the man he killed for "raping" his... (Fields) [7:11]
7. ...nothing had been wrong with him and he (Fields) [7:50]

Scott Fields, Jeff Parker (g)
Jason Roebke, Hans Sturm (b)
Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang (d, perc)

1997 – December
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Jeb Bishop
98 Duets (+)

Wobbly Rail 004 (CD)

1. k. [13:18]

Jeb Bishop (tb)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1998 – betw. January 21 and April 23
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Malachi Thompson
Freebop Now! (+)

Delmark 506 (CD)

1. Jammin' at the Point (Thompson) [8:02]
2. Jammin' at the Point (reprise) (Thompson) [2:25]

Malachi Thompson (tpt)
Steve Berry (tb)
Oliver Lake (as)
Kirk Brown (p)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Dana Hall (d)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1998 – February 22 & May 3
Riverside Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Irène Schweizer / Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake
Willisau & Taktlos 

Intakt 104 (CD, 2007)  see also session below

1. A Former Dialogue [21:59]

Irène Schweizer (p)
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – March 28
Taktlos Festival
Zurich (Switzerland)


Joe Morris w/ DKV Trio
Deep Telling (+)

Okkadisk OD12027 (CD)

1. "standing here" (collective) [12:15]
2. "hollow curve" trio #1 (collective) [5:59]
3. "narrative" (collective) [7:33]
4. "breathe easily" trio #2 (collective) [4:47]
5. "telling" suite (collective) [18:35]

Hamid Drake (d)
Joe Morris (g)
Kent Kessler (b) on #1-3, 5
Ken Vandermark (ts) on #1, 3-5

1998 – April 30
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


John Corbett & Heavy Friends
I'm Sick About My Hat (+)

Atavistic ALP116 (CD)

1. Ready Kilowatt (Corbett) [7:34]

John Corbett (el-g, voc)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, fluteophone)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Hamid Drake (d)

between
1998 – May and 
1999 – June
Experimental Sound Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson Trio
Live at the Velvet Lounge

Okkadisk OD12023 (CD)

1. Straight, But Not Straight (collective) [33:17]
2. To Those Who Know (collective) [11:41]
3. Multidimensional Reality (collective) [28:54]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Peter Kowald (b)
Hamid Drake (perc)

1998 – June 1
live at the Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Aesop Quartet
Fables For A New Millenium

8th Harmonic Breakdown 8000 (CD)

1. Summer Solstice (Dawkins) [6:51]
2. Egyptian Knights (Dawkins) [7:52]
3. Jamila's Song (Dawkins) [6:14]
4. Cuttin'-n-Scratchin' (Dawkins) [8:32]
5. Graph-ti-fi-ca-tion (Dawkins) [8:58]
6. Tobias & Me (Dawkins) [7:00]
7. One-Minute Ballad (Dawkins) [1:52]
8. Improvisation #8 (Dawkins) [8:50]

Ernest Dawkins (reeds)
Jeff Parker (g)
Rollo Radford (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – June 20
Chicago, IL (USA)


Kali Z. Fasteau
Vivid (+)

Flying Note 9007 (CD)

1. Red (Fasteau) [5:05]
2. Sun Yellow (Fasteau) [12:06]
3. Sienna (This Moment) (Fasteau) [1:50]
4. Tamil Blue (Fasteau / Drake) [2:03]
5. Pimento (Fasteau / Parker) [5:07]
6. Magenta (Fasteau / McPhee / Parker / Drake) [8:21]

Kali Z. Fasteau (moursin on #1; ss on #1, 2, 5, 6; sanza on #3; Nai-fl, Kaval-fl on #4; voc on #1-3, 5, 6)
Joe McPhee (ss on #1, 2, 6; p-tpt on #2, 5)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d on #1, 2, 5, 6; bindir on #3, 4; voc on #4)

1998 – June 27
Live at the Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Pharoah Sanders / Adam Rudolph / Hamid Drake
Spirits

Meta 004 (CD)

1. Sunrise (collective) [19:18]
2. Morning in Soweto (collective) [5:00]
3. The Thousand Petalled Lotus (collective) [7:00]
4. I and Thou (collective) [2:05]
5. Uma Lake (collective) [3:14]
6. Ancient Peoples (collective) [7:35]
7. Calling to the Luminous Beings (collective) [5:54]
8. Roundhouse (collective) [2:28]
9. Molimo (collective) [2:44]
10. Sunset (collective) [5:05]

Pharoah Sanders (ts, w-fl, hindehoo, voc)
Adam Rudolph (hand-d, bmb-fl, gong, perc, voc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, frame-d, voc)

1998 – July 4
Theatre Maisoneure
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)


Drake / Brötzmann / Hopkins
The Atlanta Concert

Okkadisk ODL10006 (LP, ltd ed. of 999)

1. The Atlanta Concert [45:50]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Fred Hopkins (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – July 17
High Museum of Art, Hill Auditorium
Atlanta, GA (USA)


Brötzmann / Drake / Kessler
Live at the Empty Bottle

Okkadisk ODL10005 (CD, ltd ed. of 800)

1. Something From Your Heart [17:04]
2. Crest Of The Wave [41:02]

Peter Brötzmann (reeds)
Kent Kessler (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – July 22
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


Die Like A Dog Quartet feat. Roy Campbell
From Valley to Valley

Eremite 018 (CD)

1. I [16:40]
2. Announcement [1:27]
3. II [40:02]
4. Encore [10:07]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, cl, trgt)
Roy Campbell (tpt, flgn, p-tpt)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

1998 – July 25
live at the Fire in the Valley Festival '98, Bezanson Recital Hall, Univ. of Mass.
Amherst, MA (USA)


Nicky Skopelitis
Ekstasis Live

n/a (MP3 download via e-music.com)

1. Tarab [14:10]
2. Meet Your Maker [5:18]
3. Round Ball Tilted [7:09]
4. Proud Flesh [8:10]
5. Round Ball Tilting [3:18]
6. Shriving [2:30]
7. One Eye Open [10:31]
8. Round Ball Tilts [2:47]
9. Mantra [11:55]
10. Black Lotus [3:36]

Nicky Skopelitis (g)
Graham Haynes (tpt, elec)
Amina Claudine Myers (org)
Raoul Bjorkenheim (g)
Bill Laswell (b)
Aiyb Dieng (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – Summer
live at Warsaw Summer Jazz Days
Warsaw (Poland)


Misha Mengelberg
Two Days In Chicago (+)

hatOLOGY 2-535 (2-CD)

1. Eronel (Thelonious Monk) [4:35]
2. Off Minor (Thelonious Monk) [5:10]
3. Chicago Quartet 1 (Mengelberg / Anderson / Kessler / Drake) [12:31]
4. Chicago Quartet 2 (Mengelberg / Anderson / Kessler / Drake) [14:34]

Misha Mengelberg (p)
Ken Vandermark (ts) on #1, 2
Fred Anderson (ts) on #3, 4
Kent Kessler (b) on #3, 4
Hamid Drake (d)

1998 – October 12
AirWave Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
12 Arrows

Meta 003 (CD)

1. Twe (Prelude) (Rudolph) [:50]
2. El (Rudolph) [7:21]
3. Via (Rudolph) [5:05]
4. Air (Rudolph) [5:52]
5. Row (Rudolph) [5:30]
6. So (Rudolph) [4:26]
7. Ra (Rudolph) [5:11]
8. Eve (Rudolph) [4:43]
9. Sa (Rudolph) [5:32]
10. Wa (Rudolph) [4:32]
11. Or (Rudolph) [7:09]
12. We (Rudolph) [10:26]

Adam Rudolph (hand-d, udu drum, thumb-p, talk-d, bmb-fl, gongs, cym, perc, voc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, def, voc)
Ralph Jones (ss, ts, fl, bmb-fl, shn)
Oguri (dance)

1998 – September 27
live at The Flynn Theatre
Burlington, VT (USA)


DKV Trio
Live in Wels & Chicago, 1998

Okkadisk OD12030 (2-CD)

Wels CD - "Complete Communion Suite" (Don Cherry)
1. Part 1 (collective) [7:12]
2. Part 2 (collective) [4:58]
3. Part 3 (collective) [13:53]
4. Part 4 (collective) [4:17]
5. Part 5 (collective) [9:22]
6. Memory Sketch (for Don Cherry) (collective) [4:10]
Chicago CD
7. Open Door (collective) [30:52]
8. Blues for Tomorrow (collective) [19:12]
9. Burning Sky (collective) [23:05]

Hamid Drake (d)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

1998 – November 8 (#1-6)
live at the Music Unlimited '98 Festival
Wels (Austria)

1998 – November 20 & 21 (#7-9)
live at The Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Stone/Water

Okkadisk OD12032 (CD)
Okkadisk ODL12032 (LP, 2007, ltd ed of 1000)

1. Stone/Water (Brötzmann) [38:44]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler, William Parker (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

1999 – May 23
live at the 16th Festival de musique de actuelle Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Quebec (Canada)


Hamid Drake / Joe McPhee
Emancipation Proclamation:  A Real Statement of Freedom

Okkadisk OD12036 (CD)

1. Cries and Whispers (Drake / McPhee) [18:37]
2. Mother Africa (for Miriam Makeba) (Drake / McPhee) [17:10]
3. God Bless the Child (Herzog / Holiday) [4:18]
4. Emancipation Proclamation (Drake / McPhee) [14:30]
5. Hate Crimes Cries (Drake / McPhee) [3:14]

Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, tbl)
Joe McPhee (p-tpt, ts)

1999 – June 25
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


AALY / DKV Double Trio
Double or Nothing

Okkadisk OD12035 (CD)

1. Left To Right [for Henry Grimes] (Vandermark) [13:15]
2a. Angels (Albert Ayler) [21:12]
2b. Awake Nu (Don Cherry) [17:06]

AALY Trio:
    Mats Gustafsson (ts, as)
    Kjell Nordeson (d)
    Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
DKV Trio:
    Hamid Drake (d)
    Kent Kessler (b)
    Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)

1999 – September 23
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann / Die Like A Dog Quartet
Aoyama Crows

FMP CD118 (CD)
included on Die Like a Dog: Complete FMP Recordings, Jazzwerkstatt JW-060 (4-CD, 2007)

1. (untitled) (Brötzmann) [27:46]
2. (untitled) (Brötzmann) [15:51]
3. (untitled) (Brötzmann) [22:40]
4. (untitled) (Brötzmann) [3:52]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1999 – November 3
Live at the Total Music Meeting, Podewil
Berlin (Germany)


Baars / Bennink / Drake / Vandermark
??

KMB Jazz KMB008 (CD, forthcoming??)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. [

Ab Baars (reeds)
Han Bennink (d)
Hamid Drake (d)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

1999 – November 14
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


Georg Graewe / Kent Kessler / Hamid Drake
For Trio (16 Fantasiestücke)

FMR CD153 (CD, 2004)

1. Fantasiestücke I (Graewe) [3:59]
2. Fantasiestücke II (Graewe) [5:23]
3. Fantasiestücke III (Graewe) [6:14]
4. Fantasiestücke IV (Graewe) [16:59]
5. Fantasiestücke XIV (Graewe) [3:59]
6. Fantasiestücke XI (Graewe) [3:59]
7. Fantasiestücke XII (Graewe) [3:59]
8. Fantasiestücke XIII (Graewe) [3:59]
9. Fantasiestücke V (Graewe) [3:34]
10. Fantasiestücke VI (Graewe) [14:47]
11. Fantasiestücke XV (Graewe) [3:59]
12. Fantasiestücke VIII (Graewe) [3:59]
13. Fantasiestücke IX (Graewe) [3:59]
14. Fantasiestücke X (Graewe) [3:59]
15. Fantasiestücke XVI (Graewe) [3:59]
16. Fantasiestücke VII (Graewe) [5:00]

Georg Graewe (p)
Kent Kessler (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1999 – December 28
Airwave Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson Quartet
Live at the Velvet Lounge Vol. 2

Asian Improv Records AIR 0054 (2-CD)

1. Look Out! [15:58]
2. Road Trip [37:40]
3. Tomato Song [12:11]
4. December 4th [15:04]
5. Exotic Dreams [22:31]
6. Jeff's Turnaround [34:41]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Jeff Parker (g)
Tatsu Aoki (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

1999 – ??
Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Charged
Charged Live

Innerhythmic INR013 (CD)

1. Shintotech Iridescence (collective) [8:47]
2. Fathoms (collective) [10:13]
3. Death Tools (collective) [9:29]
4. Dueling Sufis (collective) [8:13]
5. Subterrania (collective) [8:19]
6. Overloaded Lila (collective) [16:33]

Eraldo Bernocchi (g, elec)
Toshinori Kondo (electric-tpt)
Bill Laswell (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
DJ Disk (ttbl, skratch attack)
Aiyb Dieng (perc)
Graham Haynes (cor, flgn) on #1, 6
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania and the Gnawa Musicians of Morocco (perc, voc) on #6

1999 to 2001
(Japan, Germany, Holland)


Spaceways Incorporated
Thirteen Cosmic Standards by Sun Ra & Funkadelic

Atavistic ALP120 (CD, 2000)

1. Tapestry From An Asteroid (Sun Ra) [6:51]
2. Alice In My Fantasies /
Cosmic Slop
(George Clinton / Grace Cook) /
(George Clinton / Bernie Worrell)
[5:23]
3. Street Named Hell (Sun Ra) [5:34]
4. Trash A Go-Go (George Clinton) [3:51]
5. Bassism (Sun Ra) [6:56]
6. Red Hot Mama /
Super Stupid
(Worrell / Clinton / Hazel) /
(Hazel / Nelson / Ross / Clinton)
[7:35]
7. El is a Sound of Joy (Sun Ra) [5:57]
8. Future (Sun Ra) [5:15]
9. You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks /
Hit It and Quit It
(Clinton / Worrell / Haskins / Nelson / Jones)
(Clinton / Worrell / Nelson / Shila)
[8:20]
10. We Travel The Spaceways (Sun Ra) [6:02]

Ken Vandermark (reeds)
Nate McBride (b, el-b)
Hamid Drake (d) 

2000 – January 13 & 14
Uberstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Frode Gjerstad Trio
The Other Side

Ayler Records aylDL-019 (digital download, 2006)

1. First Cut (collective) [19:06]
2. The Ballade (collective) [11:47]
3. The Other Side (collective) [9:57]
4. The Duo (Parker / Gjerstad) [9:49]

Frode Gjerstad (as)
William Parker (b, Ewart-fl)
Hamid Drake (d, perc) on #1-3

2000 – January 20
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Anderson
On The Run: Live at the Velvet Lounge

Delmark 534 (CD)

1. Ladies In Love (collective) [4:43]
2. On The Run (collective) [16:17]
3. Smooth Velvet (collective) [19:29]
4. Tatsu's Groove (collective) [18:53]
5. Hamid's On Fire (collective) [13:29]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Tatsu Aoki (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2000 – March 25
The Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


William Parker & Hamid Drake
First Communion

AUM Fidelity 039/40 (2-CD, 2007) with session below

1. First Communion I (Parker / Drake) [20:32]
2. First Communion II (Parker / Drake) [13:51]
3. First Communion III (Parker / Drake) [53:57]

William Parker (b, balafone, slit-d, shk-fl, bombard, dmb)
Hamid Drake (d, bells, tbl, fr-d)

2000 – April 1
AUM HQ
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake / "Kidd" Jordan / William Parker
2 Days in April

Eremite 023/24 (2-CD)

Disc 1:
1. (untitled) [17:26]
2. (untitled) [11:55]
3. (untitled) [15:44]
4. (untitled) [10:01]
Disc 2:
5. (untitled) [10:00]
6. (untitled) [17:17]
7. (untitled) [17:51]

Fred Anderson (ts)
"Kidd" Jordan (ts)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2000 – April 1 (#1-4)
University of Massachusetts, Bezanson Recital Hall
Amherst, MA (USA)

2000 – April 2 (#5-7)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Killian Hall
Cambridge, MA (USA)


William Parker Trio
Painter's Spring

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57088-2 (CD)
    also:  #1 on Jazziz On Disc (CD accompanying August 2000 issue of Jazziz magazine)

1. Foundation # 1 (Parker) [7:47]
2. Come Sunday (Duke Ellington) [5:48]
3. Blues for Percy (Parker) [5:26]
4. Flash (Parker) [4:54]
5. There is a Balm in Gilead (traditional) [3:36]
6. Foundation # 4 (Parker) [5:50]
7. Foundation # 2 (Parker) [9:26]
8. Triology (Parker) [1:55]

Daniel Carter (as, ts, cl, fl)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2000 – April 2
Strobe-Light Studio
New York, NY (USA)

[info from R. Lopez' William Parker discography]


William Parker & Hamid Drake
Piercing The Veil

AUM Fidelity 017 (CD, 2001)
    also:  remixed versions released as Organic Grooves, Black Cherry (see below)
    also:  included on AUM Fidelity 039/40 (2-CD, 2007)with session above

1. Black Cherry (Parker / Drake) [2:42]
2. Chatima (Parker / Drake) [6:17]
3. Heavenly Walk (Parker / Drake) [3:44]
4. Japeru (Parker / Drake) [4:41]
5. Nur al Anwar (Parker / Drake) [3:55]
6. Piercing the Veil (Parker / Drake) [2:50]
7. Loom Song (Parker / Drake) [6:35]
8. Chaung Tzu's Dream (Parker / Drake) [8:55]
9. Bodies Die / Spirits Live (Parker / Drake) [4:26]

William Parker (b, balafone, slit-d, shk-fl, bombard, dmb)
Hamid Drake (d, bells, tbl, fr-d)

2000 – April 3
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Organic Grooves
Black Cherry

AUM Fidelity 021 (CD)
    NOTE:  remixed versions of tracks from Piercing The Veil (see above)

Piercing The Veil source:
1. gold weave "Loom Song" [6:21]
2. all be(tween) "Heavenly Walk" [5:30]
3. ...will be unbroken "Bodies Die / Spirits Live" [6:00]
4. satta pox "Japeru" [5:38]
5. chronos splinter "Chaung Tzu's Dream" [7:46]
6. light within light "Nur al Anwar" [5:19]
7. tundra roll "Piercing the Veil" [6:54]
8. know now go "Black Cherry" [4:32]

William Parker (b, balafone, slit-d, shk-fl, bombard, dmb)
Hamid Drake (d, bells, tbl, fr-d)
Zeb (g on #1; "synth & stuff" on #4; add'l programming on #4, 6, 7)
Takuya (key on #1; tpt on #8)
Gregory (mel) on #3, 5

2000 – April 3
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)

[info from R. Lopez]


Peter Kowald
Off the Road & Chicago Improvisations

Off the Road (Laurence Petit-Jouvet, 2001, 72m) documentary on Peter Kowald's 2000 U.S. tour
Jazz-Muzzik/MC4 2000 (video cassette); info

Chicago Improvisations (Laurence Petit-Jouvet, 2001, 83m) documentary on 2000 Empty Bottle Festival
Jazz-Muzzik/MC4 2001 (video cassette); info

both included on RogueArt 08 (2-DVD + CD, 2007)

1.

Fred Anderson (ts)
Peter Kowald (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2000 – May 10
Empty Bottle Festival of Jazz & Improvised Music
Chicago, IL (USA)


William Parker Quartet
O'Neal's Porch

AUM Fidelity 022 (CD)
    also:  Centering 1003 (CD)

1. Purple (Parker) [9:56]
2. Sun (Parker) [13:55]
3. O'Neal's Porch (Parker) [13:42]
4. Rise (Parker) [9:39]
5. Song for Jesus (Parker) [9:00]
6. Leaf (Parker) [4:50]
7. Song for Jesus 3/4 (Parker) [6:17]
8. Moon (Parker) [5:11]

Rob Brown (as)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2000 – May 26
Seltzer Sound
New York, NY (USA)


Nicole Mitchell / Black Earth Ensemble
Vision Quest (+)

Dreamtime (CD)

1. Sanctuary: Aaya's Rainbow (Mitchell) [7:11]
2. Vision Quest, Pt. 1: Seeking Enlightenment (Mitchell) [6:06]
3. Vision Quest, Pt. 2: Journey of Discovery
Vision Quest, Pt. 3: The Unknown
(Mitchell) [4:10]
4. Episodes of an Obscure Life: Episode One (Mitchell) [3:57]
5. Episodes of an Obscure Life: Episode Two, Episode Three (Mitchell) [3:11]
6. Sweet Tooth (Mitchell) [3:13]
7. Off the Clock (Mitchell) [5:36]
8. For the Brave (Mitchell) [2:26]

Nicole Mitchell (fl, afl, pic, voc; flutaphone on #3)
Savoir Faire [Sam Williams] (vln, vla)
Darius Savage (b)
Edith Yokley (vln) on# 1-5
Hamid Drake (perc)
Iyiola ("dance messenger of movement")

2000 – June 14
Duncan YMCA
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet Plus Two
Broken English

Okkadisk OD12043 (CD)

1. Stonewater (Brötzmann) [42:48]
2. Broken English (for Franz Kline) (Vandermark) [20:09]

Roy Campbell (tpt, flgn)
Joe McPhee (tpt, v-tb)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler (b)
William Parker (b, log-d)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2000 – July 3 & 4
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet Plus Two
Short Visit To Nowhere

Okkadisk OD12044 (CD)

1. Pet Peeve / Hold That Thought (Williams) [17:29]
2. Ellington (Gustafsson) [13:09]
3. Short Visit To Nowhere (Brötzmann) [25:05]
4. Lightbox, Studio #1 (Airwave) (Lonberg-Holm) [15:19]

Roy Campbell (tpt, flgn)
Joe McPhee (tpt, v-tb)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler (b)
William Parker (b, log-d)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2000 – July 3 & 4
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Lonberg-Holm / The Lightbox Orchestra
Two Lightboxes (+)

Locust 53 (LP, ltd ed. of 500)

1. (untitled) [15:35]

The Peter Brötzmann Tentet (+2):
    Jeb Bishop (tb)
    Peter Brötzmann (reeds)
    Roy Campbell (tpt)
    Hamid Drake (d)
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Kent Kessler (b)
    Fred Lonberg-Holm (lightbox operator)
    Joe McPhee (v-tb)
    William Parker (b)
    Ken Vandermark (reeds)
    Mars Williams (reeds)
    Michael Zerang (d)

2000 – July 5
Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hu Vibrational
Boonghee Music 1

Eastern Developments EastDev001 (CD) also includes session 1 above

1. Calling to the Water Goddess (Rudolph / Drake) [7:10]
2. Bonus Beats (Rudolph / Drake) [3:34]
3. Transformation (Rudolph / Drake / C.Niño) [8:12]

Adam Rudolph (udu-d, dusun'goni, sintir, thumb-p, fl, hrm, batajon, talk-d, dmb, voc, perc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, udu-d, batajon)

2000 – Fall
Hen House Studios
Venice, CA (USA)


Roy Campbell - Pyramid Trio
Ethnic Stew and Brew

Delmark 528 (CD)

1. Tazz's Dilemna (Campbell) [9:10]
2. Malcolm, Martin and Mandela (Campbell) [11:19]
3. Imhotep (Campbell) [9:13]
4. Impressions of Yokahama (Campbell) [8:51]
5. Ethnic Stew and Brew (Campbell) [4:35]
6. Heavenly Ascending (Campbell) [7:41]
7. Amadou Diallo (Campbell) [12:37]

Roy Campbell (tpt, flgn, p-tpt, perc)
William Parker (b, perc; shk-fl on # 4)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2000 – October 11 & 12
Riverside Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)

[venue info from Bob Koester/Delmark Records, via R. Lopez' William Parker discography]


Akira Sakata
Fisherman's.com

Starlets/Dogtails EOCD-0002 (CD)
    also:  limited edition Fisherman's.com Remix 12" by DJ Krush

1. Kaigara-bushi [14:43]
2. Ondo no hunauta [9:49]
3. Saitaro-bushi [8:43]
4. Wakare no ipponsugi [14:28]

Akira Sakata (voc, as, syn)
Pete Cosey (el-g)
Bill Laswell (el-b, synth-b)
Hamid Drake (d, cng)

2000 – October 17-19
Orange Music Sound Studio
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Hamid Drake & Sabir Mateen
Brothers Together

Eremite 035 (CD)

1. Brothers Together [27:25]
2. Of Mind & Spirit [6:14]
3. Knowing Oneself [15:08]
4. New Life Dance [17:50]

Sabir Mateen (cl, fl, as, ts, voc)
Hamid Drake (fr-d, tr-d)

2000 – October 23
PBS Studios
Westwood, MA (USA)


Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker
New World Pygmies v. 2 (+)

Eremite 030/31 (2-CD)

1. New World Pygmies 11/04/00 [27:25]
2. Blues for Katie, part I [6:14]
3. Blues for Katie, parts II & III [15:08]
4. Three Clay Pots [17:50]

Jemeel Moondoc (as, curved-ss)
William Parker (b, bombard, gralle)
Hamid Drake (tr-d)

2000 – November 4
The Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Allen / Drake / Jordan / Parker / Silva
The All-Star Game

Eremite MTE-44 (CD)

1. I [9:53]
2. II [12:06]
3. III [13:34]
4. IV [11:16]
5. V [11:33]
6. VI [16:57]

Marshall Allen (as)
Hamid Drake (d)
Edward "Kidd" Jordan (ts)
William Parker (b) right-channel
Alan Silva (b) left-channel

2000 – December 1
ICA Theater
Boston, MA (USA)


William Parker
I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield (+)

AUM Fidelity AUM062/63 (2-CD, 2011)

1. This is My Country (Curtis Mayfield) [5:44]
2. New World Order (Curtis Mayfield) [6:59]

Leena Conquest (voc)
Amiri Baraka (voc)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl)
Darryl Foster (ss, ts)
Achille Gajo (p)
William Parker (b, doson'ngoni, balofon)
Hamid Drake (d)
+ 90-member children's choir under the direction of Sylvia Howard

2004 – March 13
Banlieues Bleues Festival
Paris (France)

[info from Rick Lopez]


DKV Trio
Trigonometry

Okkadisk OD12042 (2-CD) includes session 2 below

1. Awake Nu (Don Cherry) [20:22]
2. The Thing (Don Cherry) [7:10]
3. Brown Rice (Don Cherry) [4:33]
4. Good-Bye Tom B. (Joe McPhee) [17:44]
5. Life (collective) [12:34]

        NOTE:  all themes and materials were improvised at the time of recording by DKV Trio

Hamid Drake (d)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

2001 – March 24
Bug Jar
Rochester, NY (USA)


DKV Trio
Trigonometry

Okkadisk OD12042 (2-CD) includes session 1 above

1. East Broadway Run Down (Sonny Rollins) [10:44]
2. Elephantasy (Don Cherry) [14:07]
3. Awake Nu / 
Take the Coltrane
(Don Cherry) / 
(Duke Ellington)
[7:25]
4. Brown Rice (Don Cherry) [10:30]
5. Red and Black (collective) [11:17]
6. Love Cry (Albert Ayler) [3:17]
7. The Thing (Don Cherry) [7:55]

        NOTE:  all themes and materials were improvised at the time of recording by DKV Trio

Hamid Drake (d)
Kent Kessler (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)

2001 – March 31
Harvey's On The Mall
Kalamazoo, MI (USA)


Peter Brötzmann / William Parker / Hamid Drake
Never Too Late But Always Too Early (dedicated to Peter Kowald)

Eremite mte37/38 (2-CD)

Disc One:
1. Never Run But Go I [19:19]
2. Never Run But Go II [4:47]
3. Never Run But Go III [9:31]
4. Never Run But Go IV [9:51]
5. The Heart & The Bones [18:26]
Disc Two:
6. Never Too Late But Always Too Early I [16:51]
7. Never Too Late But Always Too Early II [11:02]
8. Never Too Late But Always Too Early III [17:22]
9. Half-Hearted Beast [7:41]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
William Parker (b, dsng)
Hamid Drake (tr-d)

2001 – April 10
Casa del Popolo
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)


Abdoulaye N'Diaye
Taoué

Justin Time 168-2 (CD)

1. Aduna (N'Diaye) [7:07]
2. Taoué (N'Diaye) [6:50]
3. Casa Leule (N'Diaye) [9:51]
4. Xarrit Sama (N'Diaye) [7:40]
5. Cobb's Cat (N'Diaye) [3:48]
6. Wakhtane (N'Diaye) [8:29]
7. Darn That Dream (DeLange / VanHeusen) [7:47]

Abdoulaye N'Diaye (as, ts, ss)
David Murray (ts)
Dave Burrell (p)
Jaribu Shahid (b)
Sady Faza N'Diaye, Seydina Djiba (perc)
Tidiane Gaye (voc)
Cheikhou Kanté (bolong)
Edouard Mohammed Manga (kora)
Seydina Djiba (djm)
Hamid Drake (d)

2001 – May
Studio Xippi
Dakar (Senegal)

[?? three additional tracks: Bible Fi Dem, Know How Fe Work, Long John ??]


Assif Tsahar / Hugh Ragin / Peter Kowald / Hamid Drake
Open Systems

Marge 28 (CD, 2001)

1. Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) [16:10]
2. The Lizards in the Maze (Tsahar) [12:09]
3. Fathers and Mothers (for Albert Ayler) (Kowald) [6:04]
4. Hearts Remembrance (Drake / Kowald / Tsahar) [5:53]
5. Standing Motion (Tsahar) [9:45]
6. Dream Weavers (for Laurence and Alexandre) (Tsahar) [11:16]
7. The Call (Tsahar) [11:04]

Assif Tsahar (ts, bcl)
Hugh Ragin (tpt)
Peter Kowald (b, voc)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2001 – May 4 & 5
La Fenêtre Studio
Paris (France)


Hamid Drake & Assif Tsahar
Soul Bodies, Vol. 1

Ayler aylCD-024 (CD)

1. Introduction [0:54]
2. Soul Bodies [26:44]
3. Clay Dancers [17:27]
4. Heart's Mind [22:04]

Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)
Assif Tsahar (ts, bcl)

2001 – May 30
live at the 6th Annual Vision Festival
New York, NY (USA)


Somma
Somma

Verba Corrige VCP010 (CD, 2007, ltd ed. of 1000)

1. Mani [8:27]
2. Bon [8:17]
3. Namkhazod [11:12]
4. Tumo [8:36]
5. Rimpoche [8:36]
6. untitled [video] [9:20]

Eraldo Bernocchi (g, elec)
Bill Laswell (b)
Tibetan Monks (voc, "traditional instruments")
Hamid Drake (d)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt)
Raiz (voc)
Gigi (voc)

2001 – June 26
live at Auditorium Santa Chiara
Trento (Italy)

[all info from discogs.com]


Spaceways Inc.
Version Soul

Atavistic ALP132 (CD)

1. Back of a Cab (for Jackie Mittoo) (Vandermark) [7:20]
2. Reasonable Hour (for Serge Chaloff) (Vandermark) [7:30]
3. Size Large (for Larry Graham) (Vandermark) [3:55]
4. Journeyman (McBride) [9:20]
5. She Just Got Here (McBride) [6:00]
6. Clocked (for Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste) (Vandermark) [6:47]
7. Rothko Sideways (for Mark Rothko) (Vandermark) [12:04]
8. Force at a Distance (for Frank Wright) (Vandermark) [8:54]
10. All Frequencies (McBride) [6:47]

Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl, bcl)
Nate McBride (b, el-b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2001 – August 12 & 13
Semaphore Recording
Chicago, IL (USA)


William Parker Quartet feat. Leena Conquest
Raining On The Moon

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57119-2 (CD)

1. Hunk Papa Blues (Parker) [6:57]
2. Song of Hope (Parker) [6:33]
3. Old Tears (Parker) [5:32]
4. Raining on the Moon (Parker) [14:09]
5. Music Song (Parker) [3:37]
6. The Watermelon Song (Parker) [2:28]
7. James Baldwin to the Rescue (Parker) [8:01]
8. Donso Ngoni (Parker) [1:24]

Leena Conquest (voc)
Rob Brown (as, fl)
Louis Barnes (tpt)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2001 – October 2
Strobe-Light Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Hu Vibrational
Beautiful (Bonghee Music 2)

Soul Jazz SJRCD88 (CD, 2004); also SJRLP88 (2-LP, 2004)

1. Joyous (Drake / Rudolph) [0:33]
2. Joyful Road (Drake / Rudolph) [3:33]
3. We Walk (Drake / Rudolph) [4:15]
4. Friends and Gardens (for Don Cherry) (Drake / Rudolph) [5:28]
5. Feet on a Beautiful Planet (Drake / Rudolph) [1:48]
6. Locomotion (Drake / Rudolph) [4:50]
7. Path of Peace (for Yusef Lateef) (Drake / Rudolph) [2:05]
8. Walkabout It (Drake / Rudolph) [4:30]
9. Copa Setic Interlude (Drake / Rudolph) [0:30]
10. On the Now (for Big Black) (Drake / Rudolph) [5:31]
11. In the Here (Drake / Rudolph) [5:32]
12. Sunkissed (Drake / Rudolph) [5:24]
13. Return to Earth (Drake / Rudolph) [4:14]

Adam Rudolph (udu-d, dsng, sintir, thumb-p, fl, hrm, batajon, talk-d, dmb, voc, perc)
Hamid Drake (tr-d, udu-d, batajon)

2000 – Fall
Hen House Studios
Venice, CA (USA)


William Parker / Joe Morris / Hamid Drake
Eloping With The Sun

Riti CD7 (CD)

1. Sand Choir (collective) [7:59]
2. Dawn Son (collective) [2:04]
3. Hop-Kin (collective) [16:49]
4. Stepdance (collective) [12:53]
5. Dream (collective) [15:48]

William Parker (sintir)
Joe Morris (bjo, banjouke)
Hamid Drake (fr-d)

2001 – December 12
AUM Hi-Q
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


William Parker Trio
...and William Danced

Ayler Records aylCD-044 (CD)

1. First Dance [17:06]
2. The Undertaker's Dance [18:46]
3. ...and William Danced [30:26]

Anders Gahnold (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – April 15
Flash Music Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)


Drake / Gahnold / Parker
The Last Dances

Ayler Records aylDL-075 (digital d/l, 2007)

1. Oh Shit [12:50]
2. Slow Dance [11:52]
3. Bow Dance [23:11]
4. Dusk [12:37]

Anders Gahnold (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – April 15
Flash Music Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)


Jemeel Moondoc Trio
Live at Glenn Miller Café Vol. 1

Ayler Records aylCD-026 (CD)

1. Hi-Rise [30:55]
2. Blues From My People [29:46]

Jemeel Moondoc (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – April 15
Glenn Miller Café
Stockholm (Sweden)


William Parker Violin Trio
Scrapbook

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57133 (CD)

1. Scrapbook (Parker) [8:02]
2. Sunday Morning Church (Parker) [11:32]
3. Singing Spirits (Parker) [5:00]
4. Dust on a White Shirt (Parker) [5:06]
5. Urban (Parker) [7:24]
6. Holiday for Flowers (Parker) [3:23]

William Parker (b)
Billy Bang (vln)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – May
Strobe-Light Studio
New York, NY (USA)


various artists
Vision Fest / Vision Live (+)

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57131.2 (CD & DVD)

1. Crepuscule IV in Powderhorn Park [11:17]
2. Synchronicity [8:55]
3. Spirits Came In [4:12]

Douglas Ewart Quintet (#1):
    Douglas Ewart (sss, dijeridoo, d, fl, rainsticks, shakers)
    Miya Masaoka (koto)
    Wadada Leo Smith (tpt)
    Joseph Jarman (ts, fl)
    William Parker (b)
    Hamid Drake (d)
Ellen Christi Quartet (#2):
    Ellen Christi (voc)
    Rolf Strum (g)
    William Parker (b)
    Hamid Drake (d)
Kidd Jordan / Fred Anderson Quartet (#3):
    Kidd Jordan (as)
    Fred Anderson (ts) [notes erroneously list (as)]
    William Parker (b)
    Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – May 26 (#2-3)
2002 – May 30 (#1)
St. Peter's Youth Center, at 7th Annual Vision Festival
New York, NY (USA)

[specific dates and instrumentation from R. Lopez]


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Images

Okkadisk OD12047 (CD) also includes session 2 below

1. All Things Being Equal (for Robert Rauschenberg) (Vandermark) [37:05]

Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – June 17 & 18
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Signs

Okkadisk OD12048 (CD) also includes session 2 below

1. Six Gun Territory (Lonberg-Holm) [14:08]
2. Signs (Brötzmann) [17:02]

Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – June 17 & 18
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Budbill / Drake / Parker
Songs for a Suffering World

Boxholder BXH 044 (CD) also includes session 2 below

1. A Little Story About an Ancient Chinese Emperor  (Parker) [2:19]
2. Song of Longing  (Parker) [2:43]
3. A Buddhist Prayer  (Parker) [1:58]
4. In the Mood  (Parker) [1:09]
5. I Believe  (Parker) [4:57]
6. While We've Still Got Feet  (Parker) [7:47]
7. No Escape  (Parker) [2:25]
8. If a Bodhisattva  (Parker) [3:20]
9. Song of Hope  (Parker) [3:16]
10. Bambata's Song  (Parker) [4:05]
11. Kyrie  (Parker) [3:47]
12. Life to All That Grows  (Parker) [6:39]
13. Drum & Bass Dialogue  (Parker) [4:22]
14. We Want to Live (Parker) [7:08]
15. Song of Peace  (Parker) [1:22]

David Budbill (voc, shk-fl)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, ringing bowls) on #1-9, 11-15
William Parker (b, p-tpt, v-tb, gralle (Barcelonian double reed), shk-fl, slit-d, perc)
Andre Strobert (d) on #10

2002 – September 17 (Bidbill, Parker, & Drake)
2003 – January 7 (#10)
Strobe-Light Sound Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)

2003 – March 12
Charles Eller Studios
Charlotte, VT (USA)

[detective work by Rick Lopez -- see his William Parker discography entry]


Hamid Drake & Assif Tsahar
Live at Glenn Miller Café:  Soul Bodies, vol. 2

Ayler aylCD-025 (CD, 2006)

1. Warriors of Stillness (Drake / Tsahar) [17:03]
2. Praying Mantis (Drake / Tsahar) [8:20]
3. Mother and Father (Peter Kowald) [11:13]
4. Handing Clouds (Drake / Tsahar) [14:10]
5. Grasp the Birds Tail (Drake / Tsahar) [6:09]
6. Saint Thomas (traditional) [1:25]

Hamid Drake (d)
Assif Tsahar (ts)

2002 – November 30
live at Glenn Miller Café
Stockholm (Sweden)


David Murray 4tet & Strings
Waltz Again

Justin Time 193-2 (CD, 2005)

1. Pushkin Suite #1 (Murray) [26:05]
2. Waltz Again (Murray) [8:52]
3. Dark Secret (Murray) [10:18]
4. Steps (Murray) [11:25]
5. Sparkle (Murray) [6:46]

David Murray (ts)
Lafayette Gilchrist (p)
Jaribu Shahid (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
string section conducted by Roman Filiu O' Reilly:
    Reynier Guerrero, Ariel R. Sarduy Mendez, Carlos Guarez Moretin, Roman G. Serrano Gillinu, Omario A Fernandez San Andres (vln);
    Martha A. Saluado Vazquez, Robero Herrora Diaz (vla);
    Elis R. Ramos Martinez, Alexandro Rodriguez Tirado (clo);
    Reiner Elizarde Ruano (b)

2002 – December
??
??


Fredy Studer / Hamid Drake / Michael Zerang
Drummin' Chicago

FMR CD160 (CD, 2005)

1. North Damen Trance [12:04]
2. Drummin' Chicago  [2:18]
3. Empty Bottle Flow  [8:37]
4. Prima Materia  [4:09]
5. Six Hands  [10:12]
6. Blue Elbow [5:22]
7. Candlestick Whistle [1:40]
8. Three Voices [3:53]
9. Movements on Skin [6:30]

Fredy Studer (d, cym, gong, metal, multiple-perc)
Hamid Drake (d, cym, metal, fr-d, tbl, multiple-perc)
Michael Zerang (d, cym, gong, metal, dbk, zth, tam, whs, bell, multiple-perc)

2003 – January 7
Experimental Sound Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)

[info from Peter Stubley


Rob Brown Quartet
The Big Picture

Marge 31 (CD)

1. Dawning (Brown) [9:38]
2. Islands of Space (Brown) [10:11]
3. Wyoming Song (Brown) [11:01]
4. Trio Unsprung (Brown) [7:42]
5. Blues Thicket (Brown) [10:10]
6. Legroom (Brown) [14:34]

Rob Brown (as, fl)
Roy Campbell (tpt, p-tpt, flgn)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – January 16
Studios de la Seine
Paris (France)


Budbill / Drake / Parker
Songs for a Suffering World

Boxholder BXH 044 (CD) also includes session 1 above

1. Easy as Pie (Parker) [0:35]
2. Litany for the Emperor (Parker) [0:53]

David Budbill (voc, shk-fl)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, ringing bowls)
William Parker (b, p-tpt, v-tb, gralle (Barcelonian double reed), shk-fl, slit-d, perc)

2003 – March 12
Charles Eller Studios
Charlotte, VT (USA)


Evan Parker Trio & Peter Brötzmann Trio
The Bishop's Move

Victo 093 (CD)

1. The Bishop's Move (Parker / Brötzmann) [73:30]

Evan Parker (ts, ss)
Alexander von Schlippenbach (p)
Paul Lytton (d, perc)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, trgt, acl)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d, djm, perc)

2003 – May 19
live at the 20th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Quebec (Canada)


Arthur Doyle / Hamid Drake
Your Spirit is Calling

QBICO 15 (LP)

1. Your Spirit is Calling [7:47]
2. Noah Black Ark [4:00]
3. Flute and Drums [4:11]
4. Swing Low [8:15]
5. Ballad of Jericho [6:44]
6. November 8th or 9th [8:31]
7. Flute and Conga [6:00]

Arthur Doyle (ts, fl, rec, p, voc)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2003 – June 7
Mu Rec Studio
Milan (Italy)


Gaetano Liguori
L'Anima Di Un Uomo

Splasc(H) Records CDH 858-2 (CD, 2004)

1. L'anima di un uomo (Liguori) [24:54]
2. La nube della non conoscenza (Liguori) [17:07]
3. Come sopra, cosi sotto (Liguori) [9:22]
4. Il monte analogo (Liguori) [16:34]

Gaetano Liguori (p)
Roberto Ottaviano (as, ss)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – June 8
Mu Rec Studio
Milan (Italy)


David S. Ware Quartet
Live in the World (+)

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57153 (3-CD)

1. [disc 2, track 1] Elder's Path (Ware) [25:35]
2. [disc 2, track 2] Unknown Mansion (Ware) [13:43]
3. [disc 2, track 3] Sentient Compassion (Ware) [9:25]
4. [disc 2, track 4] Co Co Cana (Ware) [12:09]
5. [disc 2, track 5] Manu's Ideal  (Ware) [6:12]

David S. Ware (ts)
Matthew Shipp (p)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – June 22
Terni Injazz
Terni (Italy)


Zu & Spaceways Inc.
Radiale (+)

Atavistic ALP151 (CD)

1. Trash-A-Go-Go (George Clinton) [5:06]
2. Theme de Yoyo (Beagley / Bowie / Favors / Mitchell) [5:12]
3. You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks (Clinton / Worrell / Tones) [4:40]
4. We Travel the Spaceways / 
Space is the Place
(Sun Ra) /
(Sun Ra)
[8:10]

Hamid Drake (d)
Nate McBride (b)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)
Tacopo Battaglia (d)
Massimo Pupillo (b)
Luca T. Mai (bar)

2003 – September 1-4
Semaphore
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hugh Ragin
Revelation

Justin Time JTR 8502 (CD)

1. Restoration Intensive (Ragin) [8:23]
2. Kamal's Gift (Ragin) [8:44]
3. Revelation (Ragin) [14:50]
4. The Battlefield (Ragin) [7:22]
5. Skull Hill (Ragin) [5:18]
6. Night Life (Ragin) [6:42]
7. Wormwood (Ragin) [5:55]
8. Speak to the Mountain (Ragin) [4:51]
9. Next Time (Ragin) [2:20]

Hamid Drake (d)
William Parker (b)
Hugh Ragin (tpt)
Assif Tsahar (bcl, ts)

2003 – September 2
G Spot Studios
Brooklyn, NY (USA)

[location info from Rick Lopez, via e-mail of 19-Jan-2008]


PainKiller
50th Birthday Celebration, Vol. 12

Tzadik 5012 (CD, 2005)

1. Your Inviolable Freedoms (collective) [20:29]
2. DPM (collective) [16:24]
3. Prophethood of Chaos (collective) [6:23]

John Zorn (sax)
Bill Laswell (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Mike Patton (voc)

2003 – September 6
live at Tonic
New York, NY (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Images

Okkadisk OD12047 (CD) also includes session 1 above

1. Images (Brötzmann) [24:11]

Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – November 3
Västerås Konserthus
Västerås (Sweden)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Signs

Okkadisk OD12048 (CD) also includes session 1 above

1. Bird Notes (Gustafsson) [19:02]

Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – November 3
Västerås Konserthus
Västerås (Sweden)


Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake
Back Together Again

Thrill Jockey 70139 (CD + CD-ROM)
    NOTE:  CD-ROM includes video footage of #1, 2, 8, plus interviews (shot by Selina Trepp)

1. Leap Forward [7:39]
2. Black Women [7:22]
3. Back Together Again [13:49]
4. Losel Drolma [5:48]
5. A Ray from the One [9:02]
6. Louisiana Strut [9:29]
7. Know Your Advantage (The Great Tradition) [6:41]
8. Lama Khyenno (Heart's Beloved) [12:47]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2003 – December
Soma Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Inji
Collusion With Wonder (+)

Rigdzin Productions [no catalog #] (CD)

1. Undying Lotus [7:04]
2. Sweetness of the Heart [8:22]
3. River Song [6:59]
4. Playful Friend [8:08]
5. Scent of the Lotus [5:32]

Hamid Drake (fr-d on #1, d on #2, tbl, perc on #3, fr-d, tbl on #4; perc on #5)
A'dzom Rinpoche (voc) on #1-4
Al DiBlassio (voc, b on #1; b on #2; voc, b, tmb on #3; tmb on #4)
Brian Lillie (bjo, ac-g on #1, 3; voc, g on #2, g on #4, 5)
Rigdzin Pawo (perc on #1, dmb, perc on #3, fr-d, perc on #4)
Sangchen (cga on #1, 3; perc on #4)
Zangthal Schlomo (oboe on #1, voc on #2, 3, 4; voc, p on #5)
Abby Alwin (clo) on #1, 5
David Mosher (fdl, mdln) on #2
Pilar Horner (clo) on #4

2004 – ??
??
Ann Arbor, MI (USA)

[track times, date/city from Jason]


Ernest Dawkins' Chicago 12
Misconceptions of a Delusion Shades of a Charade: Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Chicago 7 Trial

Dawk Music #04 (CD, 2005)
Dawk Music download (digital d/l, 2010)

1. Misconception Part 1 (Dawkins) [7:04]
2. Misconception Part 2 (Dawkins) [11:19]
3. Misconception Part 3 (Dawkins) [3:19]
4. Misconception Part 4 (Dawkins) [10:00]

Ernest 'Khabeer' Dawkins (sax)
Greg Ward (as)
Aaron Getsug (bar)
Kevin Nabors (ts)
Corey Wilkes (tpt)
Norman Palm III (tb)
Dee Alexander (voc)
Khari B (voc)
Justin Dillard (p)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Josh Abrams (b)
Isaiah Spencer (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – February ??
Sons D'Hiver Festival
Paris (France)


Peter Brötzmann & Hamid Drake
Brötzmann / Drake

Brö Records Brö-D (CD, 2010) ltd ed of 525

1. [15:52]
2. [18:07]
3. [11:36]
4. [7:55]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, tarogato)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

2004 – March 9
Beachland Ballroom
Cleveland, OH (USA)


Sainkho Namtchylak / William Parker / Hamid Drake
Sainkho Namtchylak

La Huit (DVD, 2006) directed by Guy Girard 
excerpts included on Jungle Blue, La Huit (DVD, 2005) directed by Jacques Goldstein

1. [45:00]

Sainkho Namtchylak (voc)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – March 25
live at the Banlieues Bleues Festival, Salle Jacques Brel
Pantin (France)


William Parker Quartet
The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield: Live in Rome

RAI Trade RTPJ 0011 (CD, 2007)

1. The Makings of You (Curtis Mayfield) [2:30]
2. People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield) [12:02]
3. Inside Song #1 (William Parker) [9:43]
4. We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue (Curtis Mayfield) [20:53]
5. Spoken Introduction [3:12]
6. Think (Curtis Mayfield) [15:20]
7. Freddie's Dead (Curtis Mayfield) [10:24]

Leena Conquest (voc)
Amiri Baraka (voc)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts)
Darryl Foster (ss, ts)
Dave Burrell (p)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – April 6
New York is Now Festival, L'Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma
Rome (Italy)

[info from Rick Lopez]


Paul Dunmall Qt.
Love, Warmth and Compassion

FMR CD155-i0804 (CD)

1. Love [30:10]
2. Warmth [7:14]
3. Compassion [9:36]
4. Before Stonehenge [17:12]

Paul Dunmall (ss, bag)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)
Phil Gibbs (el-g)
Paul Rogers (7-string-b)

2004 – May 23
Univ. of West England Music Studios
England (UK)


Henry Grimes Trio
Live at the Kerava Jazz Festival

Ayler aylCD-028 (CD)

1. Spin (Grimes) [22:21]
2. Eighty Degrees (Drake) [25:49]
3. Flowers for Albert (Murray) [7:48]
4. Blues for Savanah (Murray) [7:34]

Henry Grimes (b)
David Murray (ts, bcl)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – June 5
Live at the Kerava Jazz Festival, Keuda House
Kerava (Finland)


Domino Quartet
Radio 3 Sessions

Auand Records AU9008 (CD, 2005)

1. Navigation #14 (Gianluca Petrella) [6:41]
2. Aimlessly (Sean Bergin) [5:31]
3. Zulu Wedding (Sean Bergin) [3:06]
4. Alda's Travelling (Antonio Borghini) [6:20]
5. Red Light (Antonio Borghini) [3:50]
6. Out of Sadness (Antonio Borghini) [4:15]
7. Stole Away (Sean Bergin) [4:36]
8. Peggy's Blue Skylight (Charles Mingus) [10:26]

Sean Bergin (ts, fl)
Gianluca Petrella (tb)
Antonio Borghini (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – June 7 & 8
RAI Radio 3
Rome (Italy)


William Parker Quartet
Sound Unity

AUM Fidelity 034 (CD, 2005)

1. Hawaii (Parker) [12:30]
2. Wood Flute Song (Parker) [10:40]
3. Poem for June Jordan (Parker) [8:45]
4. Sound Unity (Parker) [21:00]
5. Harlem (Parker) [8:45]
6. Groove (Parker) [8:15]

William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Rob Brown (as)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)

2004 – June 26 (#3, 4)
Suoni Per Il Popolo, La Sala Rossa
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

2004 – July 2 (#1, 2, 5, 6)
Vancouver East Cultural Center, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

[specific date/venue info from Rick Lopez, via email of 19-Jan-2008]


Irène Schweizer / Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake
Willisau & Taktlos 

Intakt 104 (CD, 2007)  see also session above
    7m21s (excerpt?) included on Portrait, Intakt 105 (CD, 2005)
    22m (excerpt?) included as bonus feature on Irène Schweizer: A Film by Gitta Gsell, Intakt 121 (DVD, 2006)

1. Trinity [28:25]
2. Schwandrake [10:16]
3. Willisau [7:41]

Irène Schweizer (p)
Fred Anderson (ts)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – August 28
Jazzfestival Willisau 2004
Willisau (Switzerland)


Paolo Angeli / Hamid Drake
Uotha

Nu Bop Records 1 (CD, 2005)

1. A Testa bassa (Angeli / Drake) [1:10]
2. Fuga dal Mouse (Angeli / Drake) [3:49]
3. Corpo a Corpo (Angeli / Drake) [6:14]
4. The Many Faces of the Beloved (Drake) [7:21]
5. Beslan (Angeli / Drake) [4:09]
6. C'è Tempo per Pensare (Angeli / Drake) [4:19]
7. Specchi d'Arancia (Angeli) [6:59]
8. Sib & Sob (Angeli / Drake / trad) [8:27]

Paolo Angeli (Sardinian prep-g on all; + voc on #7)
Hamid Drake (d on all; + voc on #4)

2004 – September 4
Ai confini tra Sardegna e Jazz XIX
Sant'Anna Arresi, Sardinia (Italy)


Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake / William Parker
Blue Winter

Eremite mte-047/048 (2-CD, 2005)

1. I (collective) [44:16]
2. II (collective) [37:59]
3. III (collective) [13:08]
4. IV (collective) [14:03]

Fred Anderson (ts)
William Parker (b, nagaswaram)
Hamid Drake (d)

2004 – December 12
Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College
Johnson, VT (USA)


Fred Anderson / Ernest Dawkins / Darius Savage / Hamid Drake / Corey Wilkes
Live at the Velvet Lounge - December 17, 2004

#1-2, 4-5 as chi-creates.tv (mp3)
#3 & excerpt of #1 as chi-creates.tv (video)

1. Improv Set 1, Song 1 [39:06]
2. Improv Set 1, Song 2 [19:43]
3. Improv Set 2, Song 1 [19:29] ??
4. Improv Set 2, Song 2a (Dawkins solo) [5:31]
5. Improv Set 2, Song 3 [19:21]

    NOTE: some distortion enters track #1 from about 28:00 to 33:00
    NOTE: end of #3 overlaps with beginning of #4

Fred Anderson (ts)
Ernest Dawkins (as, perc)
Darius Savage (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Corey Wilkes (tpt) on #5

2004 – December 17
Live at the Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Beans feat. William Parker & Hamid Drake
Only

Thirsty Ear (Blue Series) 57167 (CD, 2006)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. 5 (Stewart) [3:15]
2. 1 (Stewart) [3:37]
3. 7 (Stewart) [4:52]
4. 4 (Stewart) [2:15]
5. 3 (Stewart) [2:31]
6. 71 (Stewart) [2:57]
7. 118 (Stewart) [2:28]
8. 20 (Stewart) [9:33]
9. 56 (Stewart) [4:39]
10. 198 (Stewart) [3:39]

Beans [Robert Stewart] (voc, samples, beats)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
??

?? 2005 – ??
??
?? (USA)


Hamid Drake / Albert Beger / William Parker
Evolving Silence, Vol. 1

Earsay Jazz ES033 (CD, 2005)

1. Naked Truth (Beger) [11:44]
2. Duo #1 (Beger / Parker) [6:44]
3. Duo #2 (Beger / Drake) [11:03]
4. Rain Is Coming (Beger) [12:36]

Albert Beger (ts, afl)
Hamid Drake (d, perc) on #1, 3, 4
William Parker (b, dngi) on #1, 2, 4

2005 – February 27
Submarine Studios
Tel Aviv (Israel)

[location info from Rick Lopez via email of 27-Apr-2008]


Hamid Drake / Albert Beger / William Parker
Evolving Silence, Vol. 2

Earsay Jazz ES091 (CD, 2006)

1. Evolving Silence (Beger) [13:14]
2. Duo #3 (Beger / Parker) [8:09]
3. Funky Lacy (Beger) [6:22]
4. Skies of Israel (Beger) [12:35]

Albert Beger (ts, a-fl)
William Parker (b, dngi)
Hamid Drake (d, perc) on #1, 3, 4

2005 – February 27
Submarine Studios
Tel Aviv (Israel)

[location info from Rick Lopez via email of 27-Apr-2008]


Hamid Drake & Bindu
Bindu

RogueArt ROG-0001 (CD, 2005)

1. Remembering Rituals (Drake / Mitchell) [13:50]
2. Bindu #1 for Baba Fred Anderson (Drake) [10:57]
3. A Prayer for the Bardo, for Baba Mechack Silas (Drake / Carter / Dawkins / Mateen / Ward) [8:41]
4. Meeting and Parting (Drake / Carter / Dawkins / Mateen / Ward) [11:13]
5. Born Upon a Lotus (Drake) [3:08]
6. Bindu #1 for Ed Blackwell (Drake) [6:28]
7. Bindu #1 for Ed Blackwell, from Bind to Ojas (Drake) [6:13]
8. Do Khyentse's Journey, 139 Ears and More (Drake) [13:27]

Hamid Drake (d, perc, tbl, voc)
Daniel Carter (ts, as, cl) on #2-4, 6-7
Ernest Dawkins (ts, as, perc) on #2-4, 6-7
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, cl, bcl, voc) on #2-4, 6-7
Greg Ward (as, cl) on #2-4, 6-7
Nicole Mitchell (fl) on #1

2005 – March 1 & 2
Soma Electronic Music Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Paul Dunmall / Paul Rogers / Philip Gibbs / Hamid Drake
Peace and Joy

Slam CD267 (CD, 2006)

1. Peace and Joy [22:32]
2. Music is Like Oxygen [31:52]

Paul Dunmall (ss, bag)
Paul Rogers (7-str b)
Philip Gibbs (g)
Hamid Drake (d)

2005 – May 1
Le Mans Festival
Le Mans (France)


Indigo Trio
Live in Montreal

Greenleaf Music Paperback Series vol. 3 GRE-P-03 (CD, 2007)
Greenleaf Music (mp3, 2007)

1. Welcoming (collective) [5:28]
2. Thankfulness (collective) [5:44]
3. Afrika Rising (Mitchell) [17:47]
4. Forest Light (collective) [5:53]
5. Velvet Lounge Bounce (collective) [14:36
6. Stand Strong (Mitchell) [9:28]

Nicole Mitchell (fl, wood-fl, voc)
Harrison Bankhead (b, voc)
Hamid Drake (d, hand-d)

2005 – June 13
Casa del Popolo, live at the Suoni per Il Popolo Festival
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)


Fred Anderson
Timeless:  Live at the Velvet Lounge

Delmark 568 (CD, 2006)
Delmark 1568 (DVD, 2006)

1. Flashback [14:05]
2. Ode to Tip [15:11]
3. By Many Names [12:35]
4. Timeless [23:31]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2005 – July 12 & 13
live at the Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Assif Tsahar / Cooper-Moore / Hamid Drake
Lost Brother

Hopscotch HOP33 (CD, 2005)

1. Breaking the Water (collective) [8:14]
2. A Falling Leaf (collective) [4:19]
3. Departure (collective) [4:29]
4. Dugong the Sea Cow (collective) [9:31]
5. Seeking the Punto Fijo (collective) [6:19]
6. Confessions (collective) [8:19]
7. The Coming of the Ship (collective) [6:33]
8. The Shepherd (collective) [6:14]
9. Goin' Home (collective) [7:25]

Assif Tsahar (ts, bcl)
Cooper-Moore (ashimba, twinger, diddly-bow)
Hamid Drake (d, tablas, fr-d)

2005 – September
??
?? New York, NY (USA)


William Parker & Hamid Drake
Summer Snow

Aum Fidelity AUM041 (CD, 2007)

1. Awake, Arise [0:23]
2. Sky [7:30]
3. Earth [3:03]
4. Pahos [9:22]
5. Sifting the Dust [3:49]
6. Edge of Everything [3:31]
7. Traces of the Beloved [1:38]
8. Anaya Dancing [3:53]
9. Konte [11:33]
10. Faces [7:18]
11. Hadra [0:43]

William Parker (dngi, shk-fl, dmb, talk-d, water bowls, b)
Hamid Drake (tbl, fr-d, gongs, d)

2005 – September 21
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Kidd Jordan / William Parker / Hamid Drake
Palm of Soul

Aum Fidelity AUM038 (CD, 2006)

1. Peppermint Falls (collective) [0:56]
2. Forever (collective) [8:24]
3. Living Peace (collective) [14:51]
4. Unity Call (collective) [10:20]
5. So Often (collective) [2:17]
6. Resolution (collective) [5:40]
7. Last of the Chicken Wings (collective) [12:02]

Kidd Jordan (ts)
William Parker (b, guimbre, gongs, bowls, talking-d)
Hamid Drake (d, tablas, fr-d, voc)

2005 – September 23
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Rob Wagner
Rob Wagner Trio featuring Hamid Drake & Nobu Ozaki

Valid Records VR-1013 (CD, 2007)

1. Desoparia (They handed out 12billion cash in Iraq and 
couldn't even give New Orleans drinking water)
(Wagner) [6:03]
2. Plutino (Wagner) [6:43]
3. A Search for Home (Wagner) [10:54]
4. Shock, Awe, Sham, Shame (Drake/Ozaki/Wagner) [7:42]
5. Childhood Memory (Wagner) [7:10]
6. Seguiría (Wagner) [7:00]
7. Freedumb (Aren't You Glad to Vote in America?) (Wagner) [8:20]
8. Penumbra (Wagner) [9:38]

Rob Wagner (ts, ss, cl)
Nobu Ozaki (b)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

2005 – December 7-8
Cafe Brasil
New Orleans, LA (USA)

[info from Benjamin Lyons, via e-mails 29-May-2007, 11-Jun-2007]


Frode Gjerstad / Hamid Drake / William Parker
On Reade Street

FMR CD256 (CD, 2008)

1. The Street (collective) [21:39]
2. The Houses (collective) [11:17]
3. The People (collective) [23:58]

Frode Gjerstad (as, Bb-cl)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2006 – January 24
Piano Magic
New York, NY (USA)


Akron/Family
Meek Warrior

Young God Records YG33 (CD, 2006)    **INCOMPLETE**
Young God Records YG33 (mp3, 2006)

1. Blessing Force (Akron/Family) [9:29]
2. Gone Beyond (Akron/Family) [3:22]
3. The Meek Warrior (Akron/Family) [2:17]
4. No Space in This Realm (Akron/Family) [5:12]
5. Lightning Bolt of Compassion (Dorje / Khyentse) [4:10]
6. The Rider (Dolphin Song) (Akron/Family) [7:20]
7. Love and Space (Akron/Family) [3:37]

Seth Olinsky (misc.)
Miles Seaton (misc.)
Dana Janssen (misc.)
Ryan Vanderhoof (misc.)
Ohad Benchetrit (fl, as)
Chris Franklin (voc)
Griffin Rodriguez (b, perc, voc)
Ed Sortman (tpt, voc)
Charles Spearin (flgn, b-tpt)
Justin Small (g)
Charles Waters (cl, as, curved-ss)
Nick Broste (tb, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2006 – March 15 & 16
Shape Shoppe
Chicago, IL (USA)

2006 – ??
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

2006 – ??
Seizure's Palace
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Steve Swell's Fire Into Music
Swimming in a Galaxy of Goodwill and Sorrow

RougeArt 09 (CD, 2007)

1. Manhattan Dreamweavers (Swell) [10:01]
2. For Grachan (Swell) [10:51]
3. Blu Coo (Moondoc) [10:48]
4. Swimming in a Galaxy of Goodwill and Sorrow (Swell) [17:00]
5. For Arthur Williams (Moondoc) [15:02]
6. Planet Hopping on a Thursday Afternoon (Swell) [8:42]

Steve Swell (tb)
Jemeel Moondoc (as)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2006 – June 15
Leon Lee Dorsey Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Lafayette Gilchrist & Hamid Drake
Duets: Live at the Vision Festival 2006

Hyena Records [no catalog #] (digital d/l, 2007)

1. The Shadow Knows What the Shadow Do [15:46]
2. Black Sunshine [17:14]
3. Bubbles On Mars [11:39]

Lafayette Gilchrist (p)
Hamid Drake (d)

2006 – June 17
Vision Festival XI at the Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts
New York, NY (USA)


Echoes Quintet
Echoes

Terre Sommerse TS-JEI-004 (CD, 2010)

1. Shouts (Innarella) [10:48]
2. Lament For Tookie Williams (Olivieri) [12:59]
3. Is Life a B-Movie? (Olivieri) [13:33]
4. Sound Reflections for Bass Recorder (Battiston) [9:00]
5. Ceglie Open Blues (collective) [7:55]

Angelo Olivieri (tpt, flgn, tb)
Pasquale Innarella (ts, ss)
Armando Battiston (p, fl)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2006 – June 26
CeglieJazz Open Festival, Palagogna
Puglia (Italy)

[track details from Rick Lopez] 


Paul Dunmall
Blown Away (+)

Duns DLE 053 (2-CDR, 2007, ltd ed. of 50

1. Martin's Reh of Sunshine [10:37]
2. Eye Miles [14:21]
3. Franticle [11:57]
4. Ponticle [9:12]
5. Blown Away [40:34]

Paul Dunmall (ts)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)
Daniel Carter (as, tpt, fl) on #1, 2, 4, 5
Paul Rogers (b) on #1, 2, 4, 5
Philip Gibbs (g) on #1, 2, 5
William Parker (b, shn) on #2, 3, 5
Roy Campbell (tpt, fl) on #2, 4, 5

2006 – October 16
The Sage
Gateshead, England (UK)


Other Dimensions in Music
In Paris: Live at the Sunset 2006

Marge 38 (2-CD, 2007)

1. Other Dimensional Space Travelers [12:51]
2. Hip Box [5:04]
3. Blues Configuration [12:15]
4. Slam Me Down (for Slam Stewart) [3:24]
5. Afro Caribbean High Life [4:26]
6. Blues for Baghdad [9:06]
7. Desert Dance [20:34]
8. Blues for Iraq [12:03]
9. New Millennium Chaos (the Bush reign of terror) [5:04]
10. Funk the Government /
The Betrayal of New Orleans /
Hurricane Katrina
[3:17]
11. Suite for Miles Davis [9:54]
12. For Louis, Cootie and Lester [6:34]
13. Song of Hope and Peace for the Future of Humanity [10:56]
14. Call for the Gathering of All the Righteous and Spiritual People [20:09]
15. James Brown Ascension [5:37]

Roy Campbell, Jr. (tpt, p-tpt, flgn, rec, rec)
Daniel Carter (as, tpt, fl, voc)
William Parker (b, musette)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

2006 – October 19 & 20
The Sunset
Paris (France)

[info from Rick Lopez]


Viktor Tóth
Climbing With Mountains

BMC CD 132 (CD, 2007) 

1. Március (Tóth) [6:09]
  2. Autumn in Sicily (Tóth) [9:10]
  3. Message For Fishes (Tóth) [2:55]
  4.  Snake (Tóth) [7:43]
  5. Train to Sarajevo (Tóth) [5:03]
  6. Mese (Tóth) [5:49]
  7. R's Day (Tóth) [4:53]
  8. The Meaning of Three (Szandai) [7:07]
  9. Late Late Serenade (Tóth) [1:29]
  10. Ornette's Smile (Tóth) [5:16]
  11. Green With Blue (Tóth) [4:13]

Viktor Tóth (as)
Mátyás Szandai (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Ferenc Kovács (tpt) on #3-5, 7, 10, 11
Péter Pallai (voc)

2006 – November
L.V. Hang Studio
Budapest (Hungary)


Raoul Bjorkenheim / William Parker / Hamid Drake
DMG @ The Stone Vol. 2: December 26, 2006

Downtown Music Gallery ARC 722 (CD, 2008) 

1. Lithotone I - Part 1 (collective) [11:40]
2. Lithotone I - Part 2 (collective) [6:58]
3. Lithotone I - Part 3 (collective) [8:26]
4. Lithotone I - Part 4 (collective) [9:07]
5. Lithotone I - Part 5 (collective) [6:50]
6. Lithotone I - Part 6 (collective) [11:13]
7. Lithotone II  (collective) [13:22]

Raoul Bjorkenheim (el-g) 
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2006 – December 26
The Stone
New York, NY (USA)


Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake
From the River to the Ocean

Thrill Jockey thrill 183 (CD, 2007)    **INCOMPLETE **

1. Planet E (Anderson) [14:42]
2. Strut Time (Anderson) [21:15]
3. For Brother Thompson (Bankhead) [7:44]
4. From the River to the Ocean (Abrams / Drake) [13:35]
5. Sakti / Shiva (Anderson / Abrams / Drake) [6:24]

Fred Anderson (ts)
Josh Abrams (b) on #1-3; (guimbri) on #4, 5
Jeff Parker (el-g) on #1, 2, 4
Harrison Bankhead (b) on #1, 4; (clo) on #2; (p) on #3
Hamid Drake (d) on #1-3; (fr-d) on #4

?? 2007 ??
Soma Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Dorian Cheah
ARA

MetaStation 21 (CD, 2007)   ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Turiya Satchidananda [10:46]
2. Rebirth [13:39]
3. Rasa Lila [11:56]
4. Coming Home (Resistance) [12:34]

Dorian Cheah (el-vln)
Bernie Worrell (key)
Nicky Skopelitis (g)
Bill Laswell (el-b)
Zakir Hussain (tbl)
Hamid Drake, Aiyb Dieng, Bill Buchen, Karsh Kale (perc)

2007 – ??
??
?? (??)


William Parker / Raining on the Moon
Corn Meal Dance

AUM Fidelity AUM043 (CD, 2007)

1. Doctor Yesterday (Parker) [8:40]
2. Tutsi Orphans (Parker) [7:12]
3. Poem for June Jordan (Parker) [2:58]
4. Soledad (Parker) [9:53]
5. Corn Meal Dance (Parker) [8:56]
6. Land Song (Parker / Leena Conquest) [11:33]
7. Prayer (Parker) [3:53]
8. Old Tears (Parker) [8:35]
9. Gilmore's Hat (Parker) [7:15]

William Parker (b)
Rob Brown (as)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Eri Yamamoto (p)
Leena Conquest (voc)
Hamid Drake (d)

2007 – January 3
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


William Parker Double Quartet
Alphaville Suite: Music Inspired by the Jean-Luc Godard Film

RogueArt 10 (CD, 2007)

1. Alphaville Main Theme (Parker) [6:02]
2. Journey to the End of the Night (Parker) [11:00]
3. Natasha's Theme I (Parker) [2:05]
4. Interrogation (Parker) [2:50]
5. Alpha 60 (Parker) [9:45]
6. Doctor Badguy (Parker) [14:08]
7. Oceanville Evening (Parker) [3:05]
8. Civilization of Light (Parker) [16:49]
9. Outlands (Parker) [6:57]
10. Natasha's Theme II (Parker) [2:08]

William Parker (b)
Rob Brown (as)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Hamid Drake (d)
Mazz Swift (vln)
Jessica Pavone (vla)
Julia Kent (clo)
Shiau-Shu Yu (clo)
Leena Conquest (voc)

2007 – January 4 & 5
Leon Lee Dorsey Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Somma
23 Wheels of Dharma

RareNoiseRecords RNR004 (CD)
RareNoiseRecords RNR004 (digital d/l)

1. Jerusalem (collective) [9:52]
2. To the East (collective) [8:06]
3. Sind (Farualla) [2:58]
4. Chonyd Bardo (collective) [4:09]
5. Tenzin Travel (collective) [10:09]
6. Sidpa Bardo (collective) [9:04]
7. Bhavacakra (collective) [11:38]
8. Tibetan National Anthem (collective) [7:18]

Eraldo Bernocchi (treated guitars)
Nils Petter Molvaer (tpt)
Faraualla (voc)
Raiz (voc)
six Tibetan monks (horns, voc)
Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (voc)
Bill Laswell (el-b)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2007 – May 28
Teatro Del Verme
Milan (Italy)


William Parker Double Quartet
Double Sunrise Over Neptune

AUM Fidelity AUM047 (CD, 2008)

1. Morning Mantra (Parker) [15:08]
2. Lights of Lake George (Parker) [27:18]
3. O'Neal's Bridge (Parker) [0:37]
4. Neptune's Mirror (Parker) [22:39]

William Parker (shn, doson'ngoni, conductor)
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay (voc)
Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Rob Brown (as)
Bill Cole (double reeds)
Sabir Mateen (ts, cl)
Dave Sewelson (bar)
Joe Morris (g, bjo)
Brahim Fribgane (oud)
Mazz Swift (vln)
Jason Kao Hwang (vln)
Jessica Pavone (vla)
Shiau-Shu Yu (clo)
Shanya Dulberger (b)
Gerald Cleaver (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2007 – June 20
Vision Festival XII, Angel Orensanz Foundation [recorded prior to festival program]
New York, NY (USA)

[info from Rick Lopez]


Hamid Drake & Bindu
Blissful

RogueArt ROG-0011 (CD, 2008)

1. My Blissful Mother (Drake) [16:10]
2. Playful Dance at Soma (Drake) [12:20]
3. Visions of Me (Drake) [2:33]
4. Supreme Lady Victorious in Battle (Drake) [11:45]
5. Only Longing of My Soul (Drake) [6:52]
6. There is Nothing Left But You (Drake) [14:07]
7. The Beautiful Names (Drake) [4:36]

Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, tbl, bata, voc)
Dee Alexander (voc)
Joe Morris (g, bjo)
Jeff Parker (g)
William Parker (b, guimbri, shn, doson'ngoni)
Josh Abrams (b, guimbri)

2007 – July 12 & 13
Soma Electronic Music Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


David Murray Black Saint Quartet
Live in Berlin

Jazzwerkstatt JW 035 (CD, 2008)
Jazzwerkstatt JW 2002 (DVD, 2008)

1. Dirty Laundry [14:57]
  2. Banished   [6:10]
  3. Sacred Ground   [17:20]
  4. Murray's Steps   [15:52]
  5. Waltz Again   [17:10]

David Murray (b-cl, ts)
Lafayette Gilchrist (p)
Jaribu Shahid (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2007 – November 17
Radialsystem V, Jazzwerkstatt Special
Berlin (Germany)


Archie Shepp
Phat Jam in Milano

Dawn of Freedom DAWF 901 (CD, 2009)

1. Dig (Fonda / Maddox / Shepp) [5:38]
  2. Ill Biz (Daly / Maddox) [11:04]
  3. Kashmir (Bonham / Page / Plant / Maddox) [11:36]
  4. The Life We Chose (Albano / Maddox / Savgolini) [6:18]
  5. Revolution (Shepp) [13:26]
6. Casket (Anderson / Maddox / Walker) [9:08]
7. Ill Biz (radio edit) (Daly / Maddox) [3:38]

Archie Shepp (ts, voc)
Cochemea Gastelum (ts)
Oliver Lake (as)
Napoleon Maddox (voc)
Joe Fonda (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2007 – November 19
Teatro Manzoni
Milan (Italy)


William Parker Quartet
Petit Oiseau

AUM Fidelity AUM050 (CD, 2008)
Shortwave Records SW004 (2-LP, 2008; ltd ed of 500)

1. Groove Sweet 
(Groove #7, Hamid's Groove, Daughters Joy)
(Parker) [17:56]
2. Talaps Theme (Parker) [5:29]
3. Petit Oiseau (Parker) [9:33]
4. The Golden Bell (Parker) [6:23]
5. Four For Tommy (Parker) [4:04]
6. Malachi's Mode (Parker) [8:04]
7. Dust From A Mountain (Parker) [5:52]
8. Shorter For Alan (Parker) [12:37]

Lewis Barnes (tpt)
Rob Brown (as, Bb-cl)
William Parker (b, cedar-fl)
Hamid Drake (d, balafon, fr-d)

2007 – December
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Eri Yamamoto
Duologue (+)

AUM Fidelity AUM048 (CD, 2008)

1. Circular Movement (Yamamoto) [7:10]
2. Midtown Blues (Yamamoto) [4:25]

Eri Yamamoto (p)
Hamid Drake (fr-d)

2008 – January 10
Systems Two Studio
Brooklyn, NY (USA)


Ernest Dawkins' Chicago 12
Un-till Emmett Till

Dawk Music #07 (CD, 2009)
Dawk Music download (digital d/l, 2010)

1. Make It Stop (Dawkins) [8:31]
2. Emmett Till - Don't You Know That We Love You (Dawkins) [9:20]
3. Wholly Ghost (Dawkins) [6:22]
4. Hope My Baby's Alright (Dawkins) [6:18]
5. Hold On 2 Life (Dawkins) [9:13]
6. Fleeting Life (Dawkins) [0:19]
7. But He Wasn't Alright (Dawkins) [13:56]
8. Look What They Did 2 My Boy (Dawkins) [14:09]
9. Your Life Had a Meaning / reprise: Make It Stop (Dawkins) [11:40]

Ernest 'Khabeer' Dawkins (sax)
Greg Ward (as)
Aaron Getsug (bar)
Kevin Nabors (ts)
Corey Wilkes (tpt)
Norman Palm III (tb)
Dee Alexander (voc)
Khari B (voc)
Justin Dillard (p)
Harrison Bankhead (b)
Josh Abrams (b)
Isaiah Spencer (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2008 – February
Sons D'Hiver Festival
Paris (France)


Indigo Trio
Anaya

RogueArt ROG-0018 (CD, 2009)

1. Sho Ya Right Mitchell [8:10]
2. A Child's Curiosity Bankhead [13:10]
3. Anaya With the Sunlight Drake [13:58]
4. Song For Ma'at (Ma-ah-t) collective [8:48]
5. Beloved's Reflection Mitchell [5:38]
6. Wheatgrass Mitchell [7:19]
7. Anaya With the Moon Drake [8:34]
8. Affirmation of the One Bankhead [2:25]

Nicole Mitchell (fl, a-fl, pic)
Harrison Bankhead (b, clo)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

2008 – June 11 & 12
Leon Dorsey Studio
New York, NY (USA)


Sophia Domancich / William Parker / Hamid Drake
Washed Away: Live at the Sunside

Marge 43 (CD, 2009)

1. Washed Away (collective)  [15:35]
2. The Seagulls of Kristiansund (Mal Waldron) [10:07]
3. Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) [36:27]

Sophia Domancich (p)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2008 – July 1 & 2
The Sunside
Paris (France)


Alexandre Pierrepont & Mike Ladd
Maison Hantée (+)

RogueArt ROG-0017 (CD, 2008)

1. Hall   [2:23]
  2. Chamber 12   [5:30]
  3. Chamber 3   [1:42]
  4. Chamber 8   [5:09]
  5. Chamber 73   [7:25]
  6. Chamber 22   [5:38]
  7. Antechamber   [2:04]
  8. Chamber 20   [7:30]
  9. Chamber 72   [6:52]
  10. Chamber 8   [6:58]
  11. Chamber 2   [3:57]
  12. Chamber 21   [10:30]

Mike Ladd (voc, sound constructor) on #4, 7, 10
Alexandre Pierrepont (voc, sound designer) on #1-3, 5-6, 8-9, 11-12
Gymkhana (sound manipulator)
Stéphane Gombert (voc) on #2-3, 5-6, 8-9, 11-12
William Parker (b on #4; guimbri)
Hamid Drake (d on #4; fr-d)
Alex Dézé (erratic piano)
Marguerite Ladd (sampled composition)
Roscoe Mitchell (as) on #3
Rob Mazurek (cor, effects) on #5
Craig Taborn (mini-moog, Wurlitzer, bent circuit devices) on #5
Warren Ellis (vln, loops) on #6
David Murray (ts) on #7
John Moloney (elec, perc) on #8
Gene Moore (el-g) on #8
Thurston Moore (el-g) on #8
Bill Nace (el-g) on #8
Jeff Parker (el-g) on #9
Matana Roberts (cl) on #9
Joe Morris (el-g) on #9
Evan Parker (ss) on #12

between
2007 – June
& 2008 – July

??
New York, NY (USA)
??
Chicago, IL (USA)
??
Paris (France)


Chicago Trio
Velvet Songs to Baba Fred Anderson

RogueArt ROG-0030 (2-CD, 2011)

1. Astral Projection (collective) [12:53]
2. Sweet 22nd Street (The Velvet Lounge) (collective) [12:10]
3. You Just Cross My Mind (collective) [8:26]
4. The Rumble (collective) [6:11]
5. Peace and Blessing (to Fred) (collective) [9:21]
6. Down n' the Delta (collective) [7:40]
7. Jah Music (collective) [9:54]
8. Galaxies Beyond (collective) [5:47]
9. Woman of Darfur (collective) [10:00]
10. Waltz of Passion (collective) [8:56]
11. Moi Tre Gran Garcon (collective) [17:44]
12. One for Fred (collective) [17:19]

Ernest Dawkins (ts, as, ss)
Harrison Bankhead (b, clo)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

2008 – August 11 & 12
Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)


Viktor Tóth
Tartim

#1-13 as BMC CD 150 (CD, 2009) 
#14 as (digital d/l, 2009)

1. 13 Lines (Tóth) [7:30]
  2. Bringing Light Towards Me (Tóth) [6:48]
  3. In Easiness of Steps (Tóth) [5:12]
  4.  In the New Morning of the River (Tóth) [9:09]
  5. I'm Waiting For the Moment (Tóth) [8:39]
  6. Surrounded By Signs (Tóth) [6:13]
  7. Falling Down in Fancy Clothes (Tóth) [5:28]
  8. In a Clearing (Tóth) [2:39]
  9. Forgetting Past and Future (Tóth) [4:53]
  10. In the Sun-Dried Summer (collective) [3:30]
  11. Soaring in Autumn (collective) [5:34]
  12. In Winter's Palm (collective) [2:26]
  13. In Spring Fields (collective) [2:30]
  14. Under the Moon, Above the Sun   [5:55]

Viktor Tóth (as, fl)
Mátyás Szandai (b)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)
Ferenc Kovács (tpt, vln) on #6-13
Mihály Dresch (ss, fl) on #10-13
Ádám Jávorka (vla) on #10-13
György Jeszenszky (d, perc) on #10-13

2008 – September 18-20
Take Five Jazz Club
Budapest (Hungary)


Pasquale Innarella
Live in the Ghetto

Terre Sommerse TSJEI010 (CD, 2009)

1. Live in the Ghetto Door [8:08]
2. Live in the Ghetto Suite - a [17:05]
3. Live in the Ghetto Suite - b [13:08]
4. Live in the Ghetto Suite - c [19:22]
5. Live in the Ghetto Exit [15:14]

Pasquale Innarella (ts, ss, frhn)
William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2008 – November 2
Rialto S.Ambroglio, Yiddish Ghetto
Rome (Italy)

[date and location from Rick Lopez] 


Douglas R. Ewart & Inventions
Velvet Fire - dedicated to Baba Fred Anderson

Aarawak 006 (CDR, 2009)

1. Velvet Fire Ewart [16:09]
2. The Sound of Breaking Ewart [6:50]
3. Deemankwe Ewart [10:18]
4. Maji-ya Chai Ewart [16:03]
5. Mars Blues Ewart [1:58]
6. George Bush# Ewart [6:53]
7. 737 Ewart [2:33]
8. OK USA Ewart [11:10]

Douglas Ewart (bsn, sss, as, voc, perc)
Mwata Bowden (bar, cl, perc)
LaRoy Wallace McMillan (ss, perc)
Edward Wilkerson (cl, ts, perc)
Dee Alexander (voc, perc)
Duriel Harris (voc, perc)
Mankwe Ndosi (voc)
Ishamel Wadada Leo Smith (tpt)
Jeffrey Parker (g)
Tatsu Aoki (b)
Darius Savage (b, perc)
Vincent Davis (d)
Hamid Drake (d)
Dushun Mosley (d, perc)
Sly Dunbar, Gintas Janusonis, Guy Licata (d)

2009 – ?? (#1-5, 7-8)
Velvet Lounge
Chicago, IL (USA)

2009 – ?? (#6)
Guelph Jazz Festival
Guelph (Canada)



Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake
Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake

Valid Records 1014 (CD, 2010)

1. Brother G's Walk [20:06]
2. Square Root of Distraction [13:47]
3. Well, It's Complicated [12:10]
4. Varm Somehow [16:02]

Frank Gratkowski (as, cl, bcl)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2009 – March 19
Piety Street Recording
New Orleans, LA (USA)


Hal Singer featuring David Murray
Challenge

Marge 47 (CD, 2010)

1. Challenge [10:17]
2. Hamid's Time [9:02]
3. Hong Kong Nights [10:57]
4. I Thought About You [8:38]
5. Long March to Freedom [7:55]
6. Stressology [10:28]
7. Dreams of Dream [10:02]
8. About the Children [8:32]

Hal Singer (ts)
David Murray (ts)
Rasul Siddik (tpt)
Lafayette Gilchrist (p)
Jaribu Shahid (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2009 – April 8 & 9
EGB
Paris (France)


Hamid Drake & Bindu
Reggaeology

RogueArt ROG-0021 (CD, 2010)

1. Kali's Children No Cry [19:23]
2. Hymn of Solidarity [7:25]
3. Kali Dub [7:12]
4. The Taste of Radha's Love [9:52]
5. Togetherness [7:07]
6. Meeting and Parting [13:07]
7. Take Us Home [4:03]

Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, tbl, voc)
Napoléon Maddux (voc, beatbox)
Jeff Parker (g)
Jeff Albert (tb, org)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Josh Abrams (b, guembri)

2009 – May 6-8 (#1-6)
Soma Electronic Music Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)

2009 – July 28 (#7)
The Sape Shoppe Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Gigi w/Material
Mesgana Ethiopia

M.O.D. Technologies MOD0004 (CD, 2010)

1. Baty Shibabaw [4:28]
2. Gudfela Shibabaw [5:38]
3. Shema Shibabaw [6:51]
4. Mata Mata Shibabaw [7:42]
5. Shemum Mune Shibabaw [8:11]
6. Tizita and Zerafewa [10:58]
7. Ethiopia Shibabaw [6:56]
8. Zomaye Shibabaw [6:11]

Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw (voc)
David Murray (ts)
Peter Apfelbaum (ts, fl, perc)
Steven Bernstein (tpt)
Dominic Kanza (g)
Abegasu Shiota (key)
Bill Laswell (el-b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Aiyb Dieng (perc)

2009 – July 25
Festival Glatt & Verkehrt
Kerms (Austria)
Alemayehu Fanta (voc) on #6


William Parker / Conny Bauer / Hamid Drake
Tender Exploration

Jazzwerkstatt JW121 (CD, 2013)

1. Drake [24:55]
2. Parker [4:09]
3. Bauer [26:44]

William Parker (b)
Conny Bauer (tb)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2010 – February 26
Roulette
New York, NY (USA)


Brötzmann / Drake
Solid and Spirit

Nero's Neptune NN023 (2-LP, 2013)

1. Solid & Spirit [
2. Us Own Things [
3. Strike and Fade [
4. Pitch a Bull [
5. Poppa-Stoppa [
6. Streevus Mone on the Reevus Cone [

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as Bb-cl, taragato)
Hamid Drake (d, perc)

2010 – April 18
Clemente Velez Center
New York, NY (USA)


Dresch - Gilchrist - Szandai - Drake
Sharing the Shed

BMC CD174 (CD, 2010)

1. Shift One (Gilchrist) [4:37]
2. Delicate Dancer (Gilchrist) [5:38]
3. La Az Utcán [Down the Street] (Dresch) [5:57]
4. Waves (Gilchrist) [3:11]
5. Dried Goods (Gilchrist) [6:42]
6. Naiv [Naive] (Dresch) [7:48]
7. All In (Gilchrist) [8:35]
8. Öreg Ház Ballada [Old House Ballad] (Dresch) [6:09]
9. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (Buddy Bernier / Jerry Brainin) [5:57]
10. Night Spirit (Drake / Dresch) [7:25]

Dresch Mihály (ts, ss, fuhunna recorder)
Lafayette Gilchrist (p)
Szandai Mátyás (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2010 – May 11-13
Star Track Studio
Budapest (Hungary)


Jeb Bishop
Birthday Sampler! (+)

(no label) (CD-R, 2012, sold at the Jeb Bishop birthday concerts at the Green Mill, Chicago, on December 7 & 8, 2012)

1. untitled [37:47]

Hamid Drake (perc, voc)
Jeff Parker (g)
Josh Abrams (b, guimbri)
Jeb Bishop (tb)

2010 – July 14
The Hideout
Chicago, IL (USA)


Indigo Trio / Michel Edelin
The Ethiopian Princess Meets the Tantric Priest

RogueArt ROG-0034 (CD, 2011)

1. Top Secret (Mitchell) [9:23]
2. Inside the Earth (Mitchell) [5:07]
3. Dérives (Edelin) [5:07]
4. Wind Current (Mitchell) [9:05]
5. Call Back (Edelin) [6:46]
6. The Ethiopian Princess Meets the Tantric Priest (collective) [7:42]
7. Ambre Sunset (Mitchell) [6:32]
8. Return of the Sun (Bankhead) [6:13]

Nicole Mitchell (fl, a-fl, pic)
Harrison Bankhead (b, p)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)
Michel Edelin (fl, a-fl)

2011 – January 29 & 30
Downtown Studio
Strasbourg (France)


William Parker Orchestra
Essence of Ellington - Live in Milano

Centering CENT1008/9 (2-CD, 2012)

1. introduction by William Parker [3:12]
2. Portrait of Louisiana (Parker) [20:15]
3. Essence of Sophisticated Lady
Sophisticated Lady
(Parker)
(Duke Ellington)
[26:38]
4. Take the Coltrane (Duke Ellington) [21:09]
5. In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington) [7:28]
6. Take the 'A' Train
Ebony Interlude
(Billy Strayhorn)
(Parker)
[16:35]
7. Caravan (Juan Tizol) [23:16]
8. The Essence of Ellington (Parker) [14:13]

William Parker (b)
Hamid Drake (d)
Dave Burrell (p)
Kidd Jordan (ts)
Dave Sewelson (bar)
Sabir Mateen (cl, ts)
Rob Brown (as)
Darius Jones (as)
Ras Moshe (ss, ts)
Steve Swell (tb)
Willie Applewhite (tb)
Roy Campbell (tpt, flgn)
Matt Lavelle (tpt)
Ernie Odoom (voc)

2011 – February 5
Teatro Manzoni
Milano (Italy)


Didier Petit - Alexandre Pierrepont
Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Angeles (+)

RogueArt ROG-0042 (CD, 2012)

1. Is This Love (Bob Marley) [6:00]

Didier Petit (clo, voc)
Alexandre Pierrepont (voc)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2011 – May 31 & June 1
Soma Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


The Cool Runnings Orchestra
Tribute to Bob Marley

Budapest Music Center Records BMC CD 192 (CD, 2011)

1. Is This Love Bob Marley [6:00]
2. Could You Be Loved Bob Marley [8:47]
3. No Woman No Cry Bob Marley [6:24]
4. Rastaman Frustration Carsten Daerr [4:30]
5. Jammin' Bob Marley [5:58]
6. Nap-nap Viktor Tóth [3:59]
7. Redemption Song Bob Marley [6:46]
8. Natural Mystic Bob Marley [6:34]
8. Is This Love (Unplugged) Bob Marley [4:19]

Michael Schiefel (voc, elec)
Christophe Monniot (sss, as, bar)
Viktor Tóth (as)
Manu Codjia (g)
Carsten Daerr (p, org, Fender Rhodes, mel)
Mátyás Szandai (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2011 – June 8 & 9
Sándor Weöres Theater
Szombathely (Hungary)


various artists
Long Story Short (+)

Trost Records TR 112 (5-CD, 2013)

1. untitled [51:39]
2. untitled [11:08]

on #1:
      Peter Brötzmann (reeds)
      Bill Laswell (el-b)
      Maâllem Mokhtar Gania (guimbri)
      Hamid Drake (d)
on #2:
      Ken Vandermark, Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
      Kent Kessler (b)
      Massimo Pupillo (el-b)
      Hamid Drake, Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2011 – November 5 (#1)
2011 – November 6 (#2)
The Unlimited Festival, Alter Schlachthof Wels
Wels (Austria)


Jeff Albert's Instigation Quartet
The Tree on the Mound

RogueArt ROG-0046 (CD, 2013)

1. Three on Two [8:42]
2. Instigation Quartet #3 [5:12]
3. Instigation Quartet #1 [5:50]
4. Instigation Quartet #2 [6:31]
5. The Tree on the Mound [4:56]
6. Instigation Quartet #6 [12:13]
7. The Strut [9:07]

Jeff Albert (tb)
Kidd Jordan (ts)
Josh Abrams (b)
Hamid Drake (d)

2011 – November 21
Piety Street Studios
New Orleans, LA (USA)


UNKNOWN RECORDING DATES:


Sacred System
Nagual Site

Wicklow/BMG 63263-2 (CD, 1998)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. Raag Sohni (Khan / Buchen) [5:55]
2. Black Lotus (Laswell) [10:13]
3. X-Zibit-i (Laswell / Haynes) [7:45]
4. Derive (Laswell / Lancaster) [5:24]
5. Saiya Nikasegaye (Khan / Buchen) [6:11]
6. Driftwork (Laswell / Wobble / Bell)  [8:53]
7. Aab Yaad Kar Tu (Khan / Buchen) [7:38]

Gulam Mohamed Khan (harmonium, voc)
Susan Deyhim (voc)
Graham Haynes (cor)
Dave Liebman (ss)
Byard Lancaster (ss)
Craig Harris (tb)
Clive Bell (khene, shk-fl)
Nicky Skopelitis (g)
Bernie Worrell (org, el-p)
Jah Wobble (b)
Bill Laswell (b, key, perc)
Zakir Hussain (tbl, voc) 
Bill Buchen (tbl, ektar, log-d, perc) 
Aiyb Dieng (chatan, bells)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

?? 1998 – 
Orange Music
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Umar Bin Hassan
To The Last

Baraka Foundation BKA0016 (CD, 2001)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. A.M. (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [8:39]
2. Malcolm (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [5:38]
3. Forty Deuce Street (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [4:05]
4. Personal Things (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [4:38]
5. Love (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [5:10]
6. Bumrush (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [5:16]
7. Rhythm Magic (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [3:05]
8. Niggers Are Scared Of Revolution (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [4:41]
9. Vows (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [2:25]
10. Twenty Five Years (Bin Hassan / Laswell) [2:06]

Umar Bin Hassan (voc)
Bill Laswell (soundscapes)
Ayib Dieng (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)

?? 2001 – 
Orange Music Sound Studio
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Gigi
Gigi

Palm Pictures 2068-2 (CD, 2001)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. Gud Fella (Shibabaw) [5:35]
2. Mengedegna (Shibabaw) [5:33]
3. Tew Ante Sew (Shibabaw) [4:20]
4. Abay (Shibabaw) [5:18]
5. Bale Washintu (Assefa / Bekele / Dejene / Shibabaw) [5:35]
6. Guramayle (Shibabaw) [4:27]
7. Sew Argeñ (Shibabaw) [5:16]
8. Aynama (Shibabaw) [5:05]
9. Kahn (Shibabaw) [3:47]
10. Zomaye (Shibabaw) [4:00]
11. Abet Wudet (Shibabaw) [4:07]
12. Nafekeñ (Shibabaw) [5:23]
13. Adwa (Shibabaw) [5:02]

Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw (voc)
Dereje Mekonnen (org, el-p, syn)
Tony Cedras (acc)
Herbie Hancock (el-p, clv, syn)
Amina Claudine Myers (org, el-p)
Abegasu Shiota (el-p, syn)
Wayne Shorter (ss)
Pharoah Sanders (ts, ss, bells)
Graham Haynes (cor, flgn)
Henry Threadgill (as, fl; horn arrangements)
Art Baron (tb)
Mark Taylor (frhn)
Nicky Skopelitis (g) 
David Gilmore (g)
Zakki Jewad (g)
Bill Laswell (b, g, syn)
Thomas Gobena (b)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl, cga, doff)
Karsh Kale (d, tbl, syn) 
Mikias Abebayehu (d, cga)
Aiyb Dieng (chatan, cga, perc)
Abdou Mboup (cga, talk-d, djm, perc)
Setegne Satenaw (masinko)
Melaku Gelaw (kerare)
Imani Uzuri, Tigist Shibabaw, Hebest Tirunehe, Dawit Melesse, Abonesh Adenew, Mizanekristos Yohannes (back-voc)

?? 2001 – 
Orange Music Sound Studio
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Sussan Deyhim
Shy Angels

Crammed Discs CRAW 26 (CD, 2002)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. The Candle and the Moth (Deyhim) [5:42]
2. Bade Saba (The Wind of Saba) (Deyhim / Laswell) [11:32]
3. Daylaman (I nextricable) (Deyhim / Kale) [4:12]
4. Meykhaneh (Wine Cave) (Deyhim / Laswell) [5:24]
5. Navai (Savage Bird) (Deyhim / Kale) [5:18]
6. Negara (Mesmerized Mirror) (Deyhim / Kale) [4:18]
7. Gereyley (Nocturnal Dialogue) (Deyhim) [6:46]
8. Hamcho Farhad (Our Tears, Our Wine, Our Sight) (Deyhim) [2:14]

NOTE:  album is Bill Laswell's "reinterpretation" of Deyhim's Madman of God album

original musicians on Madman of God:
    Sussan Deyhim (voc)
    Reggie Workman (b)
    Dawn Avery (clo)
    Reza Derakhshani (tar, setar, kamanche, ney)
    Glen Velez (daf)
    Hearn Gadbois (zarb)
    Michael Harrison (tmb)
added musicians:
    Abegasu Shiota (el-p)
    Bill Laswell (b)
    Zakir Hussain (tbl)
    Aiyb Dieng (chatan)
    Abdou Mboup (perc)
    Karsh Kale (d, tbl)
    Hamid Drake (d, tbl)

?? 2001 – 
Orange Music Sound Studio
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


Jah Wobble & Bill Laswell
Radioaxiom: A Dub Transmission

Palm Pictures 2073-2 (CD, 2001)  **INCOMPLETE **

1. Subcode  (Laswell / Wobble) [7:36]
2. Alsema Dub  (Laswell / Wobble / Shibabaw) [5:48]
3. Virus B (Laswell / Wobble) [8:06]
4. Orion  (Laswell / Wobble) [7:51]
5. 6th Chamber  (Laswell / Wobble) [7:09]
6. Alam Dub  (Laswell / Wobble / Shibabaw) [6:49]
7. Second Sight  (Laswell / Wobble) [8:35]

Bill Laswell (b)
Jah Wobble (b)
Nils Petter Molvaer (tpt)
Graham Haynes (cor)
Nicky Skopelitis (g)
Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw (voc)
Amina Claudine Myers (org, el-p)
Karsh Kale (d, tbl)
Hamid Drake (d, tbl)
Sly Dunbar (d)
Aiyb Dieng (perc)
Tigist Shibabaw (voc) on #2, 6

?? 2001 – 
Orange Music Sound Studio
West Orange, NJ (USA)

[info from J. Geissler's Bill Laswell discography]


IsWhat?!
You Figure It Out... (+)

Iswhat 7812 (CD, 2003)
Hyena TMF 9326 (CD, 2004)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Concussion [2:35]
2. Can't Get In [4:13]
3. Gotta Be [3:58]

Animal Crackers (ttbl)
Matthew Anderson (b)
Jack Walker (reeds)
Napoleon (voc, beat box)
Hamid Drake (tr-d)

?? 2003
??
??


David Murray & the Gwo-Ka Masters featuring Pharoah Sanders
Gwotet

Justin Time 200-2 (CD, 2004)  ** INCOMPLETE **
#1 & 8 as Justin Time JUST DJ12 01 (12", 2004)
also: three remixes of #1 as Justin Time JUST DJ12 02 (12", 2004)

1. Gwotet [12:14]
2. Oléonso [7:57]
3. Ouagadougou [12:30]
4. La Jwa [10:04]
5. Djolla Feeling [9:24]
6. Go to Jazz [4:26]
7. Ovwa [5:34]
8. Gwotet (radio edit) [6:22]

David Murray (ts)
Pharoah Sanders (ts)
Angel Ballester Veliz (as, fl)
Moises Marquez Leyva (bar)
Leonardo Alarcon (tb)
Alexander Brown (tpt)
Carlos Sonduy Dimet (tpt)
Elpidio Chappotin Delgado (tpt)
Christian Laviso (g, voc)
Hervé Sambe (g)
Jaribu Shahid (b)
Klod Kiavue (gwo ka d, voc)
Hamid Drake (perc)

?? 2004 rel. 
??
??


Hu Vibrational
Universal Mother: Boonghee Music 3

Soul Jazz 139 (CD, 2006)    **INCOMPLETE **
Soul Jazz 139 (2-LP, 2006) 

1. Twins [4:14]
2. Luna [0:44]
3. We Call to Her [6:22]
4. Amma [2:14]
5. Meta M'Bulu [4:12]
6. Hakuna [1:10]
7. Nammu [2:23]
8. Her Dream of Peace [2:22]
9. Born Form the Sea [4:22]
10. Mandala [2:27]
11. M'Bip [0:58]
12. Ninety-Six Lotus Blossoms [1:16]
13. Red Ochre Cowrie [4:13]
14. In the Field [2:07]

Adam Rudolph (perc, voc, misc)
Hamid Drake (perc, voc)
Brahim Fribgane (perc)
Joshua Spiegelman (bam-fl) on #3, 5, 13

?? 2005 – 
Clear Lake Recording
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

[info from Ed Beuker]


Yakuza
Transmutations

Prosthetic Records 100492 (CD, 2007)   **INCOMPLETE **

1. Meat Curtains [6:50]
2. Egocide [7:41]
3. Congestive Art-Failure [3:37]
4. Praying for Asteroids [2:56]
5. Raus [6:47]
6. Steal the Fire [2:15]
7. The Blinding [6:09]
8. Existene into Oblivion [4:46]
9. Perception Management [7:21]
10. Black Market Liver [5:05]
11. Zombies [6:53]

Bruce Lamont (saxes, voc)
Matt McClelland (g)
John E. Bomher (b)
James Staffel (d)
Hamid Drake (perc)
Michael Zerang (perc)

?? 2007 – February ??
??
?? (USA)


Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
Dream Garden

Justin Time Records JTR 8537-2 (CD, 2008)   **INCOMPLETE **

1. Oshogbo (Rudolph) [6:27]
2. The Violet Hour (Rudolph) [1:08]
3. Twilight Lake (Rudolph) [7:22]
4. Scintilla (Rudolph) [0:59]
5. Happiness Road (Rudolph) [3:06]
6. Cousin of the Moon (Rudolph) [7:34]
7. Mood (Rudolph) [1:01]
8. A Vision of Pure Delight (Rudolph) [5:11]
9. Mystery (Rudolph) [2:14]
10. Spectral (Rudolph) [3:28]
11. Helix (Rudolph) [8:17]
12. Dream Garden (Rudolph) [2:03]
13. The Sphinx (Rudolph) [2:58]
14. Walking the Curve (Rudolph) [5:40]

Adam Rudolph (perc)
Brahim Frigbane (oud, tarija)
Graham Haynes (cor, flgn)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)
Kenny Wessel (g)
Ned Rothenberg (as, bcl, b-fl, shk)
Shanir Blumenkrantz (b, sintir)
Steve Gorn (cl, Pakistani oboe, bansuri)

?? 
?? Bill Laswell's studio
?? (USA)


Nomo
Ghost Rock

Ubiquity Records UR 230 (CD, LP, digital d/l, 2008)

1. Brainwave (Elliot Bergman) [3:59]
2. All the Stars (Elliot Bergman) [6:44]
3. Round the Way (Elliot Bergman) [4:28]
4. Rings (Elliot Bergman) [6:00]
5. My Dear (Elliot Bergman) [5:37]
6. Ghost Rock (Elliot Bergman) [6:00]
7. Last Beat (Elliot Bergman) [6:11]
8. Three Shades (Elliot Bergman) [5:40]
9. Nova (Elliot Bergman) [3:12]

Elliot Bergman (sax, key, brainwave monitor)
Eric Hall (g, d, perc)
Jamie Register (b)
Dan Piccolo (d)
Quin Kirchner (cga)
Joey Dosik (as)
Dan Bennet (ts, bar, cbcl)
Ingrid Racine (tpt)
Justin Walter (tpt)
Warn Defever (g)
Chilali Hugo (harp)
Josh Abrams (b)
Jason Murdy (perc)
Adam Rudolph (perc)
Hamid Drake (d)

?? – ??
??
?? (??)


Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Bandwidth (+)

Rune Grammofon RCD 2089 (3-CD, 2009)

1. Dancing in St. Johan IV - Part 1 (Frode Gjerstad) [25:06]
2. Dancing in St. Johan IV - Part 2 (Frode Gjerstad) [18:58]
3. Dancing in St. Johan IV - Part 3 (Frode Gjerstad) [5:00]
4. Dancing in St. Johan IV - Part 4 (Frode Gjerstad) [16:41]

Frode Gjerstad (sax, cl)
Sabir Mateen (sax, cl)
Bobby Bradford (cor)
Børre Mølstad (tba)
Kevin Norton (vib)
Lasse Marhaug (elec)
Morten J. Olsen (elec, d)
Anders Hana (el-g)
Nick Stephens (b)
Per Zanussi (el-b)
Louis Moholo-Moholo (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

?? – ??
??
?? (??)


Lee Scratch Perry
Rise Again

#1-11 as M.O.D. Technologies MOD0007 (CD, 2011)
#12 as M.O.D. Technologies (digital d/l, 2011)

1. Higher Level Laswell / Werner / Perry [3:51]
2. Scratch Message Laswell / Werner / Perry [4:06]
3. Orthodox Shibabaw [4:12]
4. Wake the Dead Laswell / Werner / Perry [5:09]
5. Rise Again Laswell / Werner / Perry [4:14]
6. African Revolution Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw / Ian Bromfield [4:02]
7. Dancehall Kung Fu Wayne S. Henry [5:33]
8. E.T. Laswell / Werner / Perry [5:10]
9. House of God Wayne S. Henry [4:07]
10. Butterfly Laswell / Werner / Perry [3:52]
11. Inakaya (Japanese Food) Laswell / Werner / Perry [6:01]
12. House of God (version) Wayne S. Henry [4:34]

Lee 'Scratch' Perry (voc)
Tunde Adebimpe, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Hawk, Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw (voc)
Peter Apfelbaum (ts, fl)
Steve Bernstein (tpt, alto horn)
Aaron Dugan, Dominick James, Wes Mingus (g)
Borahm Lee, Bernie Worrell (key)
Aiyb Dieng, Guy Licata (perc)
Bill Laswell (b, effects)
Josh Warner (b)
Hamid Drake (d, cga)
Sly Dunbar, Gintas Janusonis, Guy Licata (d)

?? – ??
Orange Music Sound System
Orange, NJ (USA)




BACK TO TOP