albums

Click album covers to access feature profiles for a selection of the albums Bill Elgart has appeared on between 1968 and 2017

Christian Hassenstein Trio’s Cause & Consequence (2017) CD DJAMtones with Bill Elgart on drums, Hassenstein on guitars, and Sven Schuster on bass

Christian Hassenstein Trio - Cause & Consequence (2017) DJAMtones
Christian Hassenstein Trio – Cause & Consequence (2017) DJAMtones

Krisch – Höfler – Elgart feat. Lauren Newton’s Lonely Woman (2016) CD & Download JazzHausMusik with Bill Elgart on drums, Karoline Höfler on bass, Dizzy Krisch on vibraphone, and Lauren Newton on vocals

Krisch, Höfler, Elgart feat. Lauren Newton - Lonely Woman (2016)
Krisch – Höfler – Elgart feat. Lauren Newton – Lonely Woman (2016) JazzHausMusik

Gianni Lenoci – Kent Carter – Bill Elgart’s Plaything (2014) LP & Download NoBusiness Records/Silta Records with Carter on bass, Elgart on drums, and Lenoci on piano

Gianni Lenoci, Kent Carter, and Bill Elgart - Plaything (2014) NoBusiness Records
Gianni Lenoci – Kent Carter – Bill Elgart – Plaything (2014) NoBusiness Records/Silta Records

Baars – Kneer – Elgart’s Give No Quarter (2013) CD & Download Evil Rabbit Records with Ab Baars on tenor saxophone, clarinet, and shakuhachi, Meinrad Kneer on double bass, and Bill Elgart on drums

Baars, Kneer, Elgart – Give No Quarter (2013) Evil Rabbit Records
Baars – Kneer – Elgart – Give No Quarter (2013) Evil Rabbit Records

Geoff Goodman’s Jazz + Haiku (2011) CD & Download Double Moon Records with Bill Elgart on drums, Goodman on guitar, Kiyomi recitation, Till Martin on saxophone and clarinet, Henning Sieverts on bass, and Fjoralba Turku on vocals

Geoff Goodman, with Bill Elgart, Kiyomi, Till Martin, Henning Sieverts, and Fjoralba Turku - Jazz plus Haiku (2011) Double Moon Records
Geoff Goodman – Jazz + Haiku (2011) Double Moon Records

Klare – Platz -Kneer – Elgart’s Modern Primitive (2011) CD & Download Evil Rabbit Records with Bill Elgart on drums, Jan Klare on alto saxophone, clarinet, and flute, Meinrad Kneer on double bass, and Jeff Platz on guitar

Klare, Platz, Kneer, Elgart - Modern Primitive (2011) Evil Rabbit Records
Klare – Platz – Kneer – Elgart – Modern Primitive (2011) Evil Rabbit Records

Hans-Peter Salentin – Michael Wollny – Stephan Schmolck – Bill Elgart’s Beyond Our Thoughts (2007) CD & Download YVP Music with Salentin on trumpet and fluegelhorn, Wollny on Steinway piano, Schmolck on bass and electronic effects, and Bill Elgart on drums

Hans-Peter Salentin – Michael Wollny - Stephan Schmolck - Bill Elgart - Beyond Our Thoughts (2007) YVP Music
Hans-Peter Salentin – Michael Wollny – Stephan Schmolck – Bill Elgart – Beyond Our Thoughts (2007) YVP Music

Sadao Watanabe’s Sadao & Charlie Again (2006) CD & Download Victor with Bob Degen on piano, Bill Elgart on drums, Dieter Ilg on double bass, Charlie Mariano on alto saxophone, and Sadao Watanabe on alto saxophone

Sadao Watanabe – Sadao & Charlie Again (2006) Victor
Sadao Watanabe – Sadao & Charlie Again (2006) Victor

Charlie Mariano’s Not Quite a Ballad (2003) CD & Download Intuition Records with Bill Elgart on drums, Rudi Engel on double bass, Mariano on saxophone, Bernhard Pichl on piano, and the Würzburg Philharmonic

Charlie Mariano - Not Quite a Ballad (2004) CD Intuition (3373)
Charlie Mariano – Not Quite a Ballad (2003) Intuition Records

Wayne Darling’s The Art Of The Bass, Vol. 1 (2002) CD & Download Laika Records with Darling on bass, Árni Egilsson on bass, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen on bass, Fritz Pauer on piano, and Billy Elgart on drums

Wayne Darling - The Art Of The Bass, Vol. 1 (2003) CD
Wayne Darling – The Art Of The Bass, Vol. 1 (2002) Laika Records

Peter Fulda Trio’s The Nightmind (2002) CD & Download JAZZ ’n’ ARTS RECORDS with Bill Elgart on drums, Fulda on piano, and Henning Sieverts on bass

Peter Fulda Trio - The Nightmind (2002) JAZZ 'n' ARTS
Peter Fulda Trio – The Nightmind (2002) JAZZ ‘n’ ARTS

Alison Welles and Geoff Goodman’s Songs of Charles Ives and Other American Songs (2001) CD Musikverlag H. Burger & M. Müller with Bill Elgart on drums, Goodman on guitar and electric mandolin, Henning Sieverts on bass, and Welles on vocals

Songs of Charles Ives and Other American Songs (2000)
Alison Welles and Geoff Goodman – Songs of Charles Ives and Other American Songs (2001) Musikverlag H. Burger & M. Müller

Claudio Fasoli – Mick Goodrick – Paolino Dalla Porta – Bill Elgart’s Cities (1993) CD RAM Records with Elgart on drums, Fasoli on saxophone, Goodrick on guitar, and Dalla Porta on double bass

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Claudio Fasoli – Mick Goodrick – Paolino Dalla Porta – Bill Elgart – Cities (1993) RAM Records

Donald Johnston’s There’s No Forgetting You (1993) CD & Download Bhakti Records with Wolfgang Lackerschmid on vibes, Bill Elgart and Steve Little on drums, Rocky Knauer and Bill Crow on bass, and Johnston on piano

Donald Johnston - There's No Forgetting You (1993) Bhakti Records
Donald Johnston – There’s No Forgetting You (1993) Bhakti Records

Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart’s Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart (1991) LP & CD Koala Records with Darling on bass, Elgart on drums, O’Mara on guitar, and Wheeler on flugelhorn & trumpet

Kenny Wheeler, Peter O'Mara, Wayne Darling, Bill Elgart - Kenny Wheeler, Peter O'Mara, Wayne Darling, Bill Elgart (1990) Koala Records
Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart – Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart (1991) Koala Records

Roland Heinz Quartet’s Heavy Mental (1991) CD with Bill Elgart on drums, Heinz on guitar and guitar synthesizer, Barre Phillips on bass, and Leszek Żadło on tenor and soprano saxophones and flute

Roland Heinz Quartet – Heavy Mental (1991)
Roland Heinz Quartet – Heavy Mental (1991)

Carlo Mombelli and Charlie Mariano’s Happy Sad (1990) CD & Download ITM Pacific with Mariano on alto saxophone and flutes, Mombelli on bass and voice, Peter O’Mara on guitar, and Bill Elgart on drums

Carlo Mombelli and Charlie Mariano - Happy Sad (1990) CD ITM
Carlo Mombelli and Charlie Mariano – Happy Sad (1990) ITM Pacific

Franco D’Andrea Trio’s Franco D’Andrea Trio (1989) LP, CD & Download YVP Music with D’Andrea on piano, Bill Elgart on drums and Stephan Schertler on bass–reissued as Chromatic Phrygian in 1996

Franco D’Andrea Trio – Franco D’Andrea Trio (1989) YVP Music
Franco D’Andrea Trio – Franco D’Andrea Trio (1989) YVP Music

Kenny Wheeler Quintet’s Flutter By, Butterfly (1988) LP, CD & Download Soul Note with Billy Elgart on drums, Dave Holland on bass, Stan Sulzman on soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone & flute, John Taylor on piano, and Wheeler on flugelhorn & cornet

Kenny Wheeler Quintet - Flutter By, Butterfly (2014 Reissue) Soul Note (1988)
Kenny Wheeler Quintet – Flutter By, Butterfly (2014 Reissue) Soul Note (1988)

Tom van der Geld and Children At Play’s Out Patients (1980) LP Japo Records with Wayne Darling on bass, Bill Elgart on drums and percussion, Roger Jannotta on tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, oboe, flute, and  whistle, and Tom van der Geld on vibraphone

Tom van der Geld and Children At Play – Out Patients (1980) Japo Records
Tom van der Geld and Children At Play – Out Patients (1980) Japo Records

Paul Bley’s Mr. Joy (1968) LP Limelight/Mercury with Bley on piano, Bill Elgart on drums, and Gary Peacock on bass

Paul Bley - Mr. Joy (1968) Limelight
Paul Bley – Mr. Joy (1968) Limelight