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“Green” from Krisch-Höfler-Elgart feat. Lauren Newton’s Lonely Woman (2016) JazzHausMusik with Dizzy Krisch on vibraphone, Karoline Höfler on bass, Bill Elgart on drums, and Lauren Newton on voice, composed by Krisch:

“Evolutism” from Krisch-Höfler-Elgart feat. Lauren Newton’s Lonely Woman (2016) JazzHausMusik with Dizzy Krisch on vibraphone, Karoline Höfler on bass, Bill Elgart on drums, and Lauren Newton on voice, composed by Krisch with lyrics by Newton:

“Setup” from Krisch-Höfler-Elgart’s Lonely Woman (2016) JazzHausMusik with Dizzy Krisch on vibraphone, Karoline Höfler on bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Krisch. Note: Album guest vocalist Lauren Newton does not appear on this track:

“Spider Diagram” from Gianni Lenoci – Kent Carter – Bill Elgart’s Plaything (2014) NoBusiness Records, with Lenoci on piano, Carter on bass, and Elgart on drums, composed by Gianni Lenoci:

“Drift” from Gianni Lenoci – Kent Carter – Bill Elgart’s Plaything (2014) NoBusiness Records, with Lenoci on piano, Carter on bass, and Elgart on drums, composed by Bill Elgart:

“Specific Gravity” from Baars – Kneer – Elgart’s Give No Quarter (2013) Evil Rabbit Records, with Ab Baars on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Meinrad Kneer on double bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Baars – Kneer – Elgart:

“Give No Quarter” from Baars – Kneer – Elgart’s Give No Quarter (2013) Evil Rabbit Records, with Ab Baars on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Meinrad Kneer on double bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Baars – Kneer – Elgart:

“Bamboo Children” from Geoff Goodman’s Jazz + Haiku (2011) Double Moon Records, with Bill Elgart on drums, Goodman on guitar, Kiyomi recitations, Till Martin on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Henning Sieverts on bass, and Fjoralba Turku on vocals, composed by Geoff Goodman:

“Heard Not Seen” from Geoff Goodman’s Jazz + Haiku (2011) Double Moon Records, with Bill Elgart on drums, Goodman on guitar, Kiyomi recitations, Ulrich Wangenheim on tenor saxophone, Henning Sieverts on bass, and Fjoralba Turku on vocals, composed by Geoff Goodman:

“Fifth Chromosome” non-LP cut from Geoff Goodman’s Jazz + Haiku (2011) Double Moon Records, with Bill Elgart on drums, Goodman on guitar, Kiyomi recitations, Till Martin on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Henning Sieverts on bass, and Fjoralba Turku on vocals, composed by Geoff Goodman:

“Impish Episode” from Klare – Platz – Kneer – Elgart’s Modern Primitive (2011) Evil Rabbit Records, with Jan Klare on alto saxophone, Jeff Platz on guitar, Meinrad Kneer on bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Klare – Platz – Kneer – Elgart:

“Meat Dress” from Klare – Platz – Kneer – Elgart’s Modern Primitive (2011) Evil Rabbit Records, with Jan Klare on alto saxophone, Jeff Platz on guitar, Meinrad Kneer on bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Klare – Platz – Kneer – Elgart:

“Beyond Our Thoughts” from Hans-Peter Salentin’s Beyond Our Thoughts (2009) YVP Music, with Bill Elgart on drums, Salentin on trumpet, and Stephan Schmolck on bass:

“Call Me” from Sadao Watanabe’s Sadao & Charlie Again (2006) Victor, with Bob Degen on piano, Bill Elgart on drums, Dieter Ilg on double bass, Charlie Mariano on alto saxophone, and Watanabe on alto saxophone, composed by Sadao Watanabe:

“Deep In A Dream” from Sadao Watanabe’s Sadao & Charlie Again (2006) Victor, with Bob Degen on piano, Bill Elgart on drums, Dieter Ilg on double bass, Charlie Mariano on alto saxophone, and Watanabe on alto saxophone, composed by Jimmy Van Heusen and Eddie Lanage:

“Polar Bear Stomp” from the Jim Pepper Trio’s Polar Bear Stomp (2003) EmArcy, with Wayne Darling on bass, Bill Elgart on drums, and Pepper on saxophone, percussion, and vocals:

“Thoreau” from Alison Welles and Geoff Goodman’s Songs of Charles Ives and Other American Songs (2001) Musikverlag H. Burger and Martin Muller, a composition by Charles Ives that includes part of Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden,” with Welles on vocals, Goodman on guitar, Bill Elgart on drums, and Henning Sieverts on bass:

“The Battle Cry of Freedom” from Alison Welles and Geoff Goodman’s Songs of Charles Ives and Other American Songs (2001) Musikverlag H. Burger and Martin Muller, an 1862 composition by George Frederick Root, with Welles on vocals, Goodman on guitar, Bill Elgart on drums, and Henning Sieverts on bass:

“Margaux Scene” from Franco D’Andrea Trio’s Chromatic Phrygian (1996 Reissue) YVP Music with D’Andrea on piano, Bill Elgart on drums, and Stephan Schertler on bass, composed by Lukas Kramer:

Claudio Fasoli’s Ten Tributes (1995) with Bill Elgart on drums, Fasoli on tenor and soprano saxophone, Mick Goodrick on electric guitar, Henri Texier on acoustic bass, and Kenny Wheeler on trumpet and flugelhorn:

Claudio Fasoli’s Trois Trios (1994) with Stefano Battaglia on piano, Jay Clayton on vocals, Bill Elgart on drums, Fasoli on tenor and soprano saxophone, Mick Goodrick on electric guitar, Henri Texier on double bass, and Aldo Romano on drums:

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

“Heavy Mental” from Roland Heinz Quartet’s Heavy Mental (1991) with Heinz on guitar and synthesizer, Leszek Zadlo on saxophone, Barre Phillips on double bass, and Bill Elgart on drums:

“Old Ballad” from Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart’s Kenny Wheeler – Peter O’Mara – Wayne Darling – Bill Elgart (1990) with Wheeler on flugelhorn, O’Mara on guitar, Darling on bass, and Bill Elgart on drums, composed by Kenny Wheeler:

“Everybody’s Song But My Own” from Kenny Wheeler Quintet’s Flutter By, Butterfly (1987) 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, composed by Kenny Wheeler:

“Things Have Changed” from Tom van der Geld and Children At Play’s Out Patients (1980) Japo Records with Wayne Darling on bass, Bill Elgart on drums & percussion, Roger Jannotta on tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, oboe, flute & whistle, and Tom van der Geld on vibraphone, composed by Tom van der Geld:

“Mr. Joy” from Paul Bley’s Mr. Joy (1968) Mercury/Limelight with Bley on piano, Billy Elgart on drums, and Gary Peacock on bass, composed by Annette Peacock: