Vandermark, Ken – Discography

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Leader / Co-Leader

2016

  • Made To Break – N N N (Audiographic Records, SvA)
  • Made To Break – Dispatch to the Sea (Audiographic Records, SvA)
  • Made To Break – Before the Code: Live (Audiographic Records, SvA)

2015

  • The Ex + Special Guests – And So Say Us All (Ex Records)
  • Resonance Ensemble – Double Arc (Not Two)
  • Made To Break – Before the Code (Trost)
  • Fred Lonberg-Hom / Ken Vandermark – Resistance (Bocian KF)
  • The Chicago Reed Quartet – Western Automatic (Aerophonic Records)
  • Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo – All Directions Home (Audiographic Records)
  • Audio One – What Thomas Bernhard Saw (Audiographic Records)
  • Audio One – An International Report (Audiographic Records)
  • Ken Vandermark / Nate Wooley Duo – East By Northwest (Audiographic Records, Pleasure of the Text Records)
  • Ken Vandermark – Site Specific (Audiographic Records)
  • Paal Nilssen-Love / Ken Vandermark Duo – The Lions Have Eaten One of the Guards (Audiographic Records)
  • Audio One – The Midwest School (Audiographic Records, PNL)
  • Paal Nilssen-Love / Ken Vandermark Duo – Extended Duos (Audiographic Records
  • Barry Guy / Ken Vandermark Duo – Occasional Poems (Not Two)

2014

  • The Margots – Sople (Okka Disk)
  • Side A – In the Abstract (Not Two)
  • Made To Break – Cherchez La Femme (Trost)
  • Lean Left – Live at Area Sismica (Unsounds)
  • Christ of Kurzmann – Then Now (Trost)
  • DKV Trio – Sound In Motion In Sound (Not Two)

2013

  • The Margots – Pescado (Okka Disk)
  • The Ex & Brass Unbound – Enormous Door (Ex Records)
  • Resonance Ensemble – Head Above Water / Feet Out of the Fire (Not Two)
  • Rara Avis: Mutations/Multicellulars Mutaions (Den)
  • Pipeline –  Pipeline (Corbett Vs. Dempsey)
  • Made To Break – Provoke (Clean Feed)
  • Made To Break – Lacerba (Clean Feed)
  • Ken Vandermark’s Topology Nonet featuring Joe McPhee – Impressions of Po Music (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark – Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (Discordian Records)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love Duo – Lightning Over Water (Laurence Family)
  • Ken Vandermark / Mats Gustafsson Duo – Verses (Corbett Vs. Dempsey)
  • Ken Vandermark / Agusti Fernandez Duo – Interacting Fields (Discordian Records)
  • DKV Trio + Mats Gustafsson / Paal Nilssen-Love / Massimo Pupillo – Schl8hof (Trost)
  • Fire Room – Second Breath (Bocian Records)

2012

  • Resonance Ensemble – What Country Is This? (Not Two)
  • Platform 1 – Takes Off (Clean Feed)
  • Paul Lytton / Nate Wooley + Ikue Mori & Ken Vandermark – The Nows (Clean Feed)
  • Mats Gustafsson / Ken Vandermark / Ab Baars / Paal Nilssen-Love  Quartet – Abet?! (Terp Records)
  • Lean Left – Live at Cafe Oto – Day Two – with Steve Noble (Kollaps)
  • Lean Left – Live at Cafe Oto (Unsounds)
  • DKV Trio – Past Present (Not Two)
  • Double Tandem – Ox (Den)
  • Double Tandem – Cement (PNL)

2011

  • Tim Daisy / Ken Vandermark Duo – The Conversation (Multi Kulti Project)
  • Sonore – Cafe Oto / London (Trost)
  • Side A – A New Margin(Clean Feed)
  • Resonance Ensemble – Kafka in Flight (Not Two)
  • Reed Trio – Last Train to the First Station (Kilogram Records)
  • Ken Vandermark solo – Mark In the Water (Not Two)
  • Full Blast and Friends – Sketches and Ballads (Trost)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love Duo – Letter to a Stranger (Smalltown Super Jazz)

2010

  • Predella Group – Strade d’Acqua: Roads of Water (Multi Kulti Project)
  • Sonore – Only the Devil Has No Dreams (Jazzwerkstatt)
  • Powerhouse Sound – Overlap (Laurence Family)
  • Lean Left – The Ex Guitars Meet Nilssen-Love/Vandermark Duo Vol. 2 (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love Duo – The Chicago Volume (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • Free Fall – Gray Scale (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • iTi – Atifact: Live in St. Johann (Okka Disk)

2009

  • Vandermark 5 – Annular Gift (Not Two)
  • Tim Daisy / Ken Vandermark Duo – Light On the Wall (Laurence Family)
  • The Frame Quartet – 35mm (Okka Disk)
  • Sonore – Call Before You Dig (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark – Collected Fiction (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love Duo – The Milwaukee Volume (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • Ken Vandermark / Barry Guy / Mark Sanders Trio – Foxfire (Maya)

2008

  • Vandermark 5 – Beat Reader (Atavistic)
  • Resonance Ensemble – Resonance (Not Two)
  • Fire Room – Broken Music (Atavistic)
  • 4 Corners – 4 Corners: Alive in Lisbon  (Clean Feed)
  • Atomic/School Days – Distil (Okka Disk)
  • C.O.D.E – Plays the Music of Ornette Coleman and Eric Dolphy (Handsemmel Records)

2007

  • Territory Band-6 with Fred Anderson – Collide (Okka Disk)
  • Sound In Action Trio – Gate (Atavistic)
  • Powerhouse Sound – Oslo/Chicago: Breaks (Atavistic)
  • Ken Vandermark / Pandelis Krayorgis – Foreground Music (Okka Disk)
  • Jon Vanderlander Trio – Jon Vanderlander Trio (Carliot Records)
  • Joe Morris / Ken Vandermark / Luther Gray – Rebus (Clean Feed)
  • Free Fall – Point In A Line (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • 4 Corners – 4 Corners (Clean Feed)
  • Ab Baars / Ken Vandermark Duo –  Goofy June Bug (Wig)

2006

  • Vandermark 5 – Free Jazz Classics Vol. 3 & 4 (Atavistic)
  • Vandermark 5 – Four Sides to the Story (Not Two)
  • Vandermark 5 – A Discontinuous Line (Atavistic)
  • Territory Band-5 – New Horse for the White House (Okka Disk)
  • Paul Lytton / Ken Vandermark / Phillip Wachsmann Trio – CINC (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love – Seven (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • Bridge 61 – Journal (Atavistic)
  • FME (Free Music Ensemble) – Montage (Okka Disk)

2005

  • Vandermark 5 – The Color of Memory (Atavistic)
  • Vandermark 5 – Alchemia (Not Two)
  • Territory Band-4 – Company Switch (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark / Bartlomiej Brat Oles / Marcin Oles Trio – Ideas (Not Two)
  • Hoxha – Line 26 (Spool)
  • Free Fall – Amsterdam Funk (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • FME (Free Music Ensemble) – Cuts (Okka Disk)

2004

  • Vandermark 5 – Elements of Style… Evercises in Surprise (Atavistic)
  • Tripleplay – Gambit (Clean Feed)
  • Territory Band-3 – Map Theory (Okka Disk)
  • Sonore – No One Ever Works Alone (Okka Disk)
  • Atomic/School Days – Nuclear Assembly Hall (Okka Disk)
  • FME (Free Music Ensemble) – Underground (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark / Paal Nilssen-Love – Dula Pleasure 2 (Smalltown Supersound)

2003

  • Vandermark 5 – Airports For Light (Atavistic)
  • Ken Vandermark solo – Furniture Music (Okka Disk)

2002

  • Vandermark 5 – Free Jazz Classics Vol. 1 & 2 (Atavistic)
  • Territory Band-2 – Atlas (Okka Disk)
  • Spaceways Incorporated – Version Soul (Atavistic)
  • School Days – In Our Times (Okka Disk)
  • Ken Vandermark – Two Days in December (Wobbly Rail)
  • Free Fall – Furnace (Wobbly Rail)
  • DKV Trio – Trigonometry (Okka Disk)

2001

  • Vandermark 5 – Acoustic Machine (Atavistic)
  • Territory Band-1 – Transatlantic Bridge (Okka Disk)

2000

  • Vandermark 5 – Burn the Incline (Atavistic)
  • Steam – Real Time (Atavistic)
  • Spaceways Incorporated – Thirteen Cosmic Standards by Sun Ra & Funkadelic (Atavistic)
  • School Days – Crossing Division (Okka Disk)
  • Paul Lytton / Ken Vandermark Duo – English Suites (Wobbly Rail)
  • DKV – Wels / Chicago ’98 (Okka Disk)

1999

  • Vandermark 5 – Simpatico (Atavistic)
  • Sound In Action Trio – Design In Time (Delmark)
  • Ken Vandermark’s Joe Harriott Project – Straight Lines (Atavistic Records)
  • DKV Trio with Joe Morris: Deep Telling (Okka Disk)
  • AALY Trio + Ken Vandermark – Live at the Glenn Miller Cafe (Wobbly Rall)
  • AALY Trio / DKV Trio – Double Or Nothing (Okka Disk)

1998

  • FJF (Free Jazz Four) – Blow Horn (Okka Disk)
  • Vandermark 5 – Target Or Flag (Atavistic)

1997

  • Vandermark 5 – Single Piece Flow (Atavistic)
  • The Crown Royals – All Night Burner (Estrus)
  • Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark / Kent Kessler Trio – A Meeting in Chicago (Okka Disk)
  • Fred Anderson / DKV Trio – Fred Anderson / DKV Trio (Okka Disk)
  • DKV Trio – Baraka (Okka Disk)
  • NRG Ensemble – This is My House (Delmark)

1995

  • Ken Vandermark – Standards (Quinnah)
  • Steelwool Trio – International Front (Okka Disk)

1994

  • The Vandermark Quartet – Eightball / Steel Head Beauty (Hi-Ball)

1993

  • The Vandermark Quartet – Big Head Eddie (Platypus)

Collaboration/Compilation

2010

  • Wrekmeister Harmonies – Pittsburgh (Tizona)

2004

  • Various Artists – Morton Feldman Jazz Tributes (Villars Edition)

Sideperson

2015

  • James Falzone’s Renga Ensemble – The Room Is (Allos Documents)
  • Steve Swell – Kanreki: Reflection & Renewal (Not Two)

2013

  • Peter Brotzmann – Long Story Short (Trost)
  • Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends – Y’Anbessaw Tezeta (Terp African Series)

2012

  • Eric Revis’ 11:11 – Parallax (Clean Feed)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Walk, Love, Sleep (Smalltown Super Jazz)

2010

  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet + 1 – Three Nights in Oslo (Smalltown Super Jazz)

2008

  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – At Molde 2007 (Okka Disk)

2007

  • The Thing with Ken Vandermark – Immediate Sound (Smalltown Super Jazz)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – American Landscape 1 (Okka Disk)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – American Landscape 2 (Okka Disk)

2005

  • Petter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Be Music, Night (Okka Disk)

2004

  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Images (Okka Disk)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Signs (Okka Disk)
  • Gold Sparkle Band with Ken Vandermark – Brooklyn Cantos (Squealer)
  • Bob Hund – Ystad 7 Oktober 2002  (Dilettante Productions)

2002

  • Anna Linder – Cum Pane (not on label)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Short Visit to Nowhere (Okka Disk)
  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet Plus Two – Broken English (Okka Disk)

2001

  • Portastatic featuring Ken Vandermark & Tim Mulvenna – The Perfect Little Door (Merge)

2000

  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Stone / Water (Okka Disk)

1999

  • Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Octet/Tentet (Okka Disk)

1994

  • Syl Johnson with Ken Vandermark – Back In The Game (Delmark)