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 .

Releases

Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Spiritual Unity Albert Ayler Trio Vinyl 4 1002
Pharaoh Pharoah Sanders 12" Vinyl 2 1003 [none]
Byron Allen Trio Byron Allen Trio 12" Vinyl 4 1005
The Giuseppi Logan Quartet The Giuseppi Logan Quartet 12" Vinyl 5 1007
Barrage Paul Bley Quintet 12" Vinyl 6 1008
Bells Albert Ayler 12" Vinyl 1 1010 [none]
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1 Sun Ra 12" Vinyl 7 1014
Percussion Ensemble Milford Graves With Sunny Morgan 12" Vinyl 5 1015
Pharoah Sanders Quintet Pharoah Sanders Quintet 12" Vinyl 2 ESP 1003
Spirits Rejoice Albert Ayler 12" Vinyl 5 ESP 1020
New York Eye and Ear Control Albert Ayler 12" Vinyl 3 1016 [none]
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 2 Sun Ra Vinyl 3 1017
The Fugs First Album The Fugs 12" Vinyl 10 1018
Closer Paul Bley Trio Vinyl 10 1021
Marion Brown Quartet Marion Brown Quartet 12" Vinyl 3 1022 [none]
Frank Wright Trio Frank Wright Trio 12" Vinyl 3 1023
Patty Waters Sings Patty Waters 12" Vinyl 8 1025
Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out Timothy Leary 12" Vinyl 2 1027
Staying on the Watch Sonny Simmons CD 4 1030 [none]
Sunny Murray Sunny Murray Vinyl 4 1032
College Tour Patty Waters 12" Vinyl 7 1055
The Fugs The Fugs 12" Vinyl 10 ESP 1028
The Forest and the Zoo Steve Lacy 12" Vinyl 2 ESP 1060 [none]
Zitro James Zitro 12" Vinyl 3 1052 [none]
No Deposit, No Return Tuli Kupferberg 12" Vinyl 17 ESP 1035
Virgin Fugs The Fugs 12" Vinyl 11 ESP 1038 [none]
In Search Of The Mystery Gato Barbieri Quartet Vinyl 4 ESP 1049
One Nation Underground Pearls Before Swine Vinyl 10 ESP-1054
Eastern Man Alone Charles Tyler 12" Vinyl 4 ESP 1059
Life Is a Constant Journey Home Jerry Moore 12" Vinyl 7 ESP 1061
Indian War Whoop The Holy Modal Rounders 12" Vinyl 10 ESP 1068 [none]
Sea Chanteys Louis Killen Vinyl 11 ESP 1085
Why Not Marion Brown 12" Vinyl 4 1040
Music From the Spheres Sonny Simmons 12" Vinyl 4 1043 [none]
Marzette And Company Marzette Watts 12" Vinyl 3 1044
Balaklava Pearls Before Swine 12" Vinyl 10 1075 [none]
Raga (4 A.M. at Frank's) Seventh Sons 12" Vinyl 1 1078 [none]
You Used to Think Erica Pomerance 12" Vinyl 9 1099
The Third Testament The Godz Vinyl 11 ESP 1077
Ask the Unicorn Ed Askew 12" Vinyl 10 ESP 1092 [none]
Color by the Number MIJ 12" Vinyl 9 1098
Orgasm Cromagnon 12" Vinyl 8 2001 [none]
Skilfullness Alan Silva 12" Vinyl 2 ESP 1091
Octopus Octopus 12" Vinyl 7 ESP 2000
Pharaoh Sanders Quintet Pharaoh Sanders Quintet 12" Vinyl 2 1003 [none]
Nothing Is Sun Ra and His Arkestra 12" Vinyl 8 1045
Song for an Uncertain Lady Randy Burns 12" Vinyl 11 ESP 2007
The Lady Lives Billie Holiday Vinyl 12 ESP 3002
Black Beings Frank Lowe 12" Vinyl 3 ESP 3013
LIE: The Love and Terror Cult Charles Manson 12" Vinyl 14 ESP 2003 [none]
Ronnie Boykins Ronnie Boykins 12" Vinyl 6 ESP 3026
Prophecy Albert Ayler 12" Vinyl 5 ESP-3030 [none]
Barrage Paul Bley Quintet CD 6 1008-2 090204037865
Spiritual Unity Albert Ayler Trio CD 4 ESP 1002-2 090204037803
The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1 Sun Ra CD 7 ESP 1014-2 090204037919
Nothing Is... Sun Ra CD 8 ESP 1045-2 090204038107
Evening of the Magician Randy Burns CD 10 ESP 1089-2 090204056538
Spirits Rejoice Albert Ayler CD 5 ESP 1020-2 090204037957
Balaklava Pearls Before Swine CD 10 ESP 1075-2
1953-56 Radio and TV Broadcasts Billie Holiday CD 13 ESP-CD 3003 8711799930035
Octopus Octopus CD 7 ESP CD 2000 8711799920005
Orgasm Cromagnon CD 8 ESP CD 2001
1949-1952 Radio and TV Broadcasts Billie Holiday CD 12 ESP CD 3002 8711799930028
Sings Patty Waters CD 8 CD 1025
Spiritual Unity Albert Ayler Trio CD 4 ESP1002 8013252400223
Bells Albert Ayler CD 1 ESP 1010 8013252401022
Bells Albert Ayler CD 1 ESP 1010 5021364010103
Ask the Unicorn Ed Askew CD 10 ESP 1092-2 090204049226
Slug's Saloon Albert Ayler 2×CD 3 + 2 8013252101823
Marion Brown Quartet Marion Brown Quartet CD 3 ESP 1022 8013252402227
One Nation Underground Pearls Before Swine CD 10 ESP1054
The Third Testament The Godz CD 13 ESP 1077-2 090204046591
And About Love Noah Howard Quartet CD 4
New York Eye and Ear Control Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Gary Peacock & Sonny Murray CD 3 ESP 1016 8013252401626
Nothing Is... Sun Ra CD 12 ESP 4024 825481040242
The Complete ESP-Disk' Recordings Pearls Before Swine CD 20 ESP 4003 8254810400037
Marion Brown Quartet Marion Brown Quartet CD 4 ESP 4011 825481040112
Heliocentric Worlds Volumes 1 and 2 Sun Ra CD 10 4005 825481040051
Raga (4 A.M. at Frank's) Seventh Sons CD 1 ESP 1078 8013252407826
Ed Askew Ed Askew CD 13 ESP 1092 825481010924
Heliocentric Worlds, Volume 3: The Lost Tapes Sun Ra CD 5 ESP 4002 825481040020
Pharoah's First Pharoah Sanders Quintet CD 10 ESP 4008 825481040082
Slugs' Saloon Albert Ayler 2×CD 3 + 2 ESP4025, ESP 4025 825481040259
Spirits Rejoice Albert Ayler CD 5 ESP 1020
Unity Frank Wright CD 2 ESP 4028
Recital Yma Sumac CD 14 ESP 4029 825481040297
Concert for the Comet Kohoutek Sun Ra CD 9
Live at Café Montmartre 1966 Don Cherry CD 6 ESP 4032
The Hilversum Session Albert Ayler Quartet CD 6 ESP 4035 825481040358
Rare Live Recordings 1934-1959 Billie Holiday 5×CD 30 + 31 + 26 + 19 + 23 ESP 4039 825481040396
Live at Birdland Lester Young CD 19
Sings Charles Manson CD 26
Bird in Time 1940-1947 Charlie Parker 4×CD 22 + 30 + 32 + 21 ESP 4050 825481040501
New York Art Quartet New York Art Quartet CD 6 ESP 1004
Explosions Bob James Trio CD 5 ESP 1009 825481010092
Music From Europe Gunter Hampel Group CD 3 ESP 1042 825481010429
Indian War Whoop The Holy Modal Rounders CD 12 ESP 1068 825481010689
We Are The Levitts The Levitts CD 11 ESP 1095
Live at Café Montmartre 1966 Volume Two Don Cherry CD 7 ESP 4043
Unpop Yximalloo CD 24 ESP 4047 825481040471