Toshinori Kondo discography 1979-1980

1975-1976    1977-1978    1979-1980    1981-1982    1983-1984    1985-1986    1987-1988    1989-1990    1991-1992   
1993-1994    1995-1996    1997-1998    1999-2000    2001-2002    2003-2004    2005-2006    2007-2008    2009-2010


Centazzo, Cora, Kondo, Zorn - Environment for sextet

1979, Ictus (Italy) - Ictus 0017 (LP) 

Centazzo, Cora, Kondo, Zorn - Environment for sextet

1996, New Tone (Italy), rdc 5026 2 (CD) 

1.    first environment for sextet 11.30
2.    solo improvisations 6.00
3.    second environment for sextet 17.15
4.    solo improvisation #2 8.03

Note: the CD reissue also contains a fifth track, taken from USA CONCERTS (1979).
5.    improvviso III (duet)

Polly Bradfield: violin
Andrea Centazzo: percussions
Eugene Chadbourne: guitar
Tom Cora: cello
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
John Zorn: sax

It is offered by the some on-line record stores but I guess none can deliver.


Russell, Turner, Kondo - Artless sky

1979 - CAW 001

1.    Artless sky 23.25
2.    Dear listeners 03.30
3.    When crime becomes an option 02.28
4.    Pies 06.10
5.    Mounting on the wind 05.02
6.    Marcel waves 02.59

John Russell: plectrum guitar
Roger Turner: drums and percussion
Toshinori Kondo, trumpet, alto horn, small amp & mutes

Not located in any store.


Andrea Centazzo - USA Concerts

1979, Ictus (Italy) - Ictus 0018 (LP) 1999, Robi Droli (Italy) - RDC 5044 (CD)

1.    Sextet Improvisation 
2.    Duet Improvisation #1 
3.    Duet Improvisation #2 
4.    Duet Improvisation #3 
5.    Trio Improvisation 
6.    Duet Improvisation #4 
7.    Duet Improvisation #5 
8.    Duet Improvisation #6 

Toshinori Kondo (1,6): trumpet
Eugene Chadbourne (1,2): acoustic and electric guitars
John Zorn (1,3): reeds
Polly Bradfield (1): violin
Tom Cora (1): cello
Andrea Centazzo: percussion
Alex Cline (4): percussion
LaDonna Smith (5,8): violin, viola, voice
Davey Williams (5,7): electric guitar, banjo

Note: the CD reissue lacks the third track of the LP pressing.


Eugene Chadbourne - 2000 Statues and the English Channel
1979, Parachute Records (USA), P007 (LP)

Lesli Dalaba: trumpet
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, alto-horn
Mark Kramer: trombone, organ
Charles Verstraeten: trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
John Zorn: clarinet, alto, soprano
Bob Ostertag: synthesizer
Steve Beresford: toys
Eugene Chadbourne: guitar, dobro
Fred Frith: guitar
Davey Williams: guitar, banjo, mandoline
Polly Bradfield: violin
Jim Katzin: violin
LaDonna Smith: violin, viola, organ
Tom Cora: cello
Wayne Horvitz: bass, piano, harmonium
Andrea Centazzo: drums, percussion
Evan Gallagher: percussion, piano, marimba, vibes, tympani.

Not located in any store.


William Parker - Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace
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1979, Eremite, mte12

1.    Desert Flower   19:42
2.    Through Acceptance of the Mystery Peace   9:43
3.    Rattles and Bells and the Light of the Sun   12:12
4.    Commitment   18:36
5.    Face Still Hands Folded   8:03

William Parker: bass
Ramsey Ameen, Billy Bang, Jason Kao Hwang and Polly Bradfield: violins
Tristan Honsinger: cello
Peter Kuhn, Rozanne Levine and Henry Warner: clarinets
Arthur Williams: trumpet
Toshinori Kondo: alto horn
Charles Brackeen and John Hagan: tenor saxophones
Will Connell, Jr: alto saxophone and flute
Jemeel Moondoc: alto saxophone
Daniel Carter: alto and tenor saxophone, flute, trumpet
Roger Baird and Denis Charles: drums

Available through Eremite (the label).


The Peter Kuhn Quintet - Livin' Right

1979, Big City Records - LPK 225 (LP)

A-1.    Red Tape 12:04
A-2.    Long Gone 3:25
A-3.    Monteca 6:18

B-4.    Chi 3:30
B-5.    Axistential 18:00

Peter Kuhn: clarinet, bass clarinet and compositions
Arthur Williams: trumpet (right speaker)
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, alto horn (left speaker)
William Parker: bass, bells
Dennis Charles: drums

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Toshinori Kondo - Fuigo From a Different Dimension

1979, Bellows - 001

A-1. Fuigo (6'50")
A-2. Double (4'14")
A-3. Cliff (10'00")

B-1. Short-ichi (0'55")
B-2. Short-ni (1'44")
B-3. Alto (8'03")
B-4. Slides out (6'00")
B-5. Buriki (5'00")

Toshinori Kondo: trumpet, alto-horn, mutes

Not located in any store.


Yoshito Ohsawa - Piano Solo
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1980, YO-8076 (LP)

Side A

  1. tune OH-1
  2. tune SA-9
  3. tune WA-7
  4. tune YO-5
  5. tune SHI-10
  6. tune TO-1

Side B

  1. improvisation PI
  2. tune A
  3. tune NO
  4. toy piano

Yoshito Ohsawa: piano (A1-6, B1-3), toy piano (B4)
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet (B4)
Masahiko Kono: trombone (B4)
Shoji Hano: drums (B4)

Not located in any store.


Toshinori Kondo + Eugene Chadbourne - Possibilities of the Color Plastic

1980, Bellows 002

A-1    More than just the music (21'40")
B-1    How to Kill the mind (19'30")

Toshinori Kondo : Trumpet, Alto Horn, Mutes, Percussion
Eugene Chadbourne : Electric Guitar, Dobro, Vocals

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Maki Asakawa - One
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1980, EMI - ETP-80125

1.    午後
2.    あの男がピアノを弾いた
3.    都会に雨が降るころ
4.    For M

Maki Asakawa : Vocal
Tetsu Yamauchi : Bass, Guitar
Yosuke Yamashita : Piano
Tamio Kawabata : Bass
Toshinori Kondo : Trumpet

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Metalanguage Festival of Improvised Music 1980 Volume 1: The Social Set

1980 - Metalanguage (USA) 116/Beak Doctor (USA) 5 (LP)

1.    The Social Set, part 1 23:04
2.    The Social Set, part 2 24:03

Bruce Ackley: soprano saxophone
Greg Goodman: piano, percussion
Henry Kaiser: electric guitar
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
Larry Ochs: tenor, sopranino saxophone
Evan Parker: soprano, tenor saxophones
Jon Raskin: baritone, alto saxophones
Andrew Voigt: alto, sopranino saxophones

Not located in any store.


Go to my Kondo collection Metalanguage Festival of Improvised Music 1980 Volume 2: The Science Set

1980 - Metalanguage (USA) 117/Beak Doctor (USA) 6 (LP)

1.    Cumulus (Kaiser/Voight) 4:32
2.    Gabbro Scoops (Bailey/Ochs/Kondo) 5:20
3.    Lexeme (Parker/Goodman/Raskin/Ochs) 7:08
4.    Xenon (Kondo/Parker) 7:41

5.    Realgar (Bailey/Raskin) 4:47
6.    Carpus (Kondo/Kaiser/Goodman) 7:45
7.    Basalt (Parker) 7:54
8.    Applied Ions (Ensemble) 6:42

Derek Bailey: acoustic guitar, Incus catalogs on track 8
Greg Goodman: piano, percussion
Henry Kaiser: electric guitar
Toshinori Kondo: trumpet
Larry Ochs: sopranino, tenor saxophones
Evan Parker: tenor, soprano saxophones
Jon Raskin: baritone, alto saxophones, clarinet
Andrew Voigt: alto, sopranino saxophones

Not located in any store.