ESP-Disk’ (60s-70s free-jazz label re-emerged lately)

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Annotation

Founded by Bernard Stollman.
Has been reissued and/or distributed (in dubious conditions) by at least GetBack!, Abraxas, ... Nowadays, has gained control again over its catalog/distribution, although bootlegs/"previous distributors" are still in the wild.

Annotation last modified on 2007-04-03 19:12 UTC.

Releases

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateCatalog#Barcode
Spiritual UnityAlbert Ayler Trio12" Vinyl4
1002[none]
PharaohPharoah Sanders12" Vinyl2
1003[none]
Byron Allen TrioByron Allen Trio12" Vinyl4
1005
The Giuseppi Logan QuartetThe Giuseppi Logan Quartet12" Vinyl5
1007
BarragePaul Bley Quintet12" Vinyl6
1008
BellsAlbert Ayler12" Vinyl1
1010[none]
Ran Blake Plays Solo PianoRan Blake12" Vinyl10
1011[none]
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1Sun Ra12" Vinyl7
1014
Percussion EnsembleMilford Graves With Sunny Morgan12" Vinyl5
1015
Pharoah Sanders QuintetPharoah Sanders Quintet12" Vinyl2
ESP 1003
ExplosionsBob James Trio12" Vinyl5
ESP-1009[none]
Spirits RejoiceAlbert Ayler12" Vinyl5
ESP 1020
Patty Waters SingsPatty Waters12" Vinyl8
1025[none]
New York Eye and Ear ControlAlbert Ayler12" Vinyl3
1016[none]
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 2Sun RaVinyl3
1017
The Fugs First AlbumThe Fugs12" Vinyl10
1018
CloserPaul Bley TrioVinyl10
1021
Marion Brown QuartetMarion Brown Quartet12" Vinyl3
1022[none]
Frank Wright TrioFrank Wright Trio12" Vinyl3
1023
Turn On, Tune In, Drop OutTimothy Leary12" Vinyl2
1027
Staying on the WatchSonny SimmonsCD4
1030[none]
Sunny MurraySunny MurrayVinyl4
1032
College TourPatty Waters12" Vinyl7
1055[none]
The FugsThe Fugs12" Vinyl10
ESP 1028
The Forest and the ZooSteve Lacy12" Vinyl2
ESP 1060[none]
ZitroJames Zitro12" Vinyl3
1052[none]
No Deposit, No ReturnTuli Kupferberg12" Vinyl17
ESP 1035
Virgin FugsThe Fugs12" Vinyl11
ESP 1038[none]
In Search Of The MysteryGato Barbieri QuartetVinyl4
ESP 1049
One Nation UndergroundPearls Before SwineVinyl10
ESP-1054
Eastern Man AloneCharles Tyler12" Vinyl4
ESP 1059
Life Is a Constant Journey HomeJerry Moore12" Vinyl7
ESP 1061
Indian War WhoopThe Holy Modal Rounders12" Vinyl10
ESP 1068[none]
Sea ChanteysLouis KillenVinyl11
  • GB1968-05-22
ESP 1085
Why NotMarion Brown12" Vinyl4
1040
Music From the SpheresSonny Simmons12" Vinyl4
1043[none]
Marzette And CompanyMarzette Watts12" Vinyl3
1044
BalaklavaPearls Before Swine12" Vinyl10
1075[none]
Raga (4 A.M. at Frank's)Seventh Sons12" Vinyl1
1078[none]
You Used to ThinkErica Pomerance12" Vinyl9
1099
At Judson HallNoah Howard12" Vinyl2
ESP 1064[none]
The Third TestamentThe GodzVinyl11
ESP 1077
Ask the UnicornEd Askew12" Vinyl10
ESP 1092[none]
The Har-You Percussion GroupThe Har You Percussion Group12" Vinyl7
ORO-5[none]
Color by the NumberMIJ12" Vinyl9
1098
OrgasmCromagnon12" Vinyl8
2001[none]
SkilfullnessAlan Silva12" Vinyl2
ESP 1091
OctopusOctopus12" Vinyl7
ESP 2000
Pharaoh Sanders QuintetPharaoh Sanders Quintet12" Vinyl2
1003[none]
Nothing IsSun Ra and His Arkestra12" Vinyl8
1045
Song for an Uncertain LadyRandy Burns12" Vinyl11
ESP 2007
Marzette And CompanyMarzette Watts12" Vinyl3
ESP 1044
The Lady LivesBillie HolidayVinyl12
ESP 3002
Black BeingsFrank Lowe12" Vinyl3
ESP 3013
LIE: The Love and Terror CultCharles Manson12" Vinyl14
ESP 2003[none]
Ronnie BoykinsRonnie Boykins12" Vinyl6
ESP 3026
ProphecyAlbert Ayler12" Vinyl5
ESP-3030[none]
BarragePaul Bley QuintetCD6
1008-2090204037865
Spiritual UnityAlbert Ayler TrioCD4
ESP 1002-2090204037803
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1Sun RaCD7
ESP 1014-2090204037919
Nothing Is…Sun RaCD8
  • -1992
ESP 1045-2090204038107
Evening of the MagicianRandy BurnsCD10
  • DE1993-05-12
ESP 1089-2090204056538
Autumn Broadcast 1953Bud PowellCD14
ESP 3024-2090204100774
SingsPatty WatersCD8
  • JP1993-08-25
ESP-10254988008210538
College TourPatty WatersCD7
  • JP1993-09-25
ESP-10554988008214932
Spirits RejoiceAlbert AylerCD5
ESP 1020-2090204037957
BalaklavaPearls Before SwineCD10
  • -1993
ESP 1075-2
Boots 'n' RootsVarious ArtistsCD17
ESP 1111-2090204049349
Goddess of Wet DreamsJayne CountyCD10
ESP 2002-2090204098989
1953-56 Radio and TV BroadcastsBillie HolidayCD13
ESP-CD 30038711799930035
Frank Wright TrioFrank Wright TrioCD3
  • JP1995-09-24
TKJCZ-791334988008214734
OctopusOctopusCD7
ESP CD 20008711799920005
OrgasmCromagnonCD8
ESP CD 2001
1949-1952 Radio and TV BroadcastsBillie HolidayCD12
ESP CD 30028711799930028
SingsPatty WatersCD8
CD 1025
Spiritual UnityAlbert Ayler TrioCD4
ESP10028013252400223
BellsAlbert AylerCD1
ESP 10108013252401022
BellsAlbert AylerCD1
ESP 10105021364010103
Ask the UnicornEd AskewCD10
ESP 1092-2090204049226
The Giuseppi Logan QuartetThe Giuseppi Logan QuartetCD5
ESP CD 10078711799910075
Slug's SaloonAlbert Ayler2×CD3 + 2
8013252101823
Marion Brown QuartetMarion Brown QuartetCD3
ESP 10228013252402227
One Nation UndergroundPearls Before SwineCD10
ESP1054
Eastern Man AloneCharles TylerCD4
ESP 1059
The Third TestamentThe GodzCD13
ESP 1077-2090204046591
And About LoveNoah Howard QuartetCD4
  • US2003-11-18
New York Eye and Ear ControlAlbert Ayler, Don Cherry, John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Gary Peacock & Sonny MurrayCD3
ESP 10168013252401626
Spiritual UnityAlbert Ayler Trio(unknown)4
  • US2005-03-15
ESP 1002
Nothing Is…Sun RaCD12
  • US2005-06-21
ESP 4024825481040242
The Complete ESP-Disk' RecordingsPearls Before SwineCD20
ESP 40038254810400037
Marion Brown QuartetMarion Brown QuartetCD4
  • US2005-08-02
ESP 4011825481040112
Heliocentric Worlds Volumes 1 and 2Sun RaCD10
4005825481040051
Raga (4 A.M. at Frank's)Seventh SonsCD1
ESP 10788013252407826
Ed AskewEd AskewCD13
ESP 1092825481010924
Heliocentric Worlds, Volume 3: The Lost TapesSun RaCD5
  • -2005
ESP 4002825481040020
Pharoah's FirstPharoah Sanders QuintetCD10
ESP 4008825481040082
Slugs' SaloonAlbert Ayler2×CD3 + 2
ESP4025, ESP 4025825481040259
Jugendstil IILee Konitz, Chris Cheek & Stephane Furic LeiboviciDigital Media8
  • XW2006-06-21
825481040594
Spirits RejoiceAlbert AylerCD5
ESP 1020
UnityFrank WrightCD2
ESP 4028