SPARKLER "I Colored it in for You"

Track Listing

  1. I Colored it in for You (Pt. 1)
  2. I Colored it in for You (Pt. 2)
  3. I Colored it in for You (Bill Laswell Remix)

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (vocals, keyboards, saxophones, percussion); Natalie Cressman (vocals, trombone); Jill Ryan (vocals, alto sax); Will Bernard (guitar); Barney McAll (keyboards/percussion); Willard Dyson (drums); Aaron Johnston (drums, drum programming); Liberty Ellman (bass)

Released by

M.O.D. Technologies

Info

Produced by Peter Apfelbaum and Aaron Johnston.

Peter Apfelbaum and the New York Hieroglyphics "It Is Written"

Track Listing

  1. Prelude (1:15)
  2. Labile (Unfolding) (2:20)
  3. Rainbow Sign (7:20)
  4. Apparition/Projectiles (14:25)
  5. Song Of The Signs (6:00)
  6. Petroglyph Extension (3:15)
  7. Shotgun Bouquet (12:00)
  8. It Is Written (5:25)
  9. Titiwa (7:50)

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (piano, organ, tenor sax, clarinet, flute, harmonium, melodica, qarqabas, bata drums); Peck Allmond (tenor sax) Josh Roseman (trombone); Jessica Jones (tenor sax); Tony Jones (tenor sax); Norbert Stachel (bass sax); Craig Handy (alto sax); Steven Bernstein (slide trumpet); Natalie Cressman (trombone); Jeff Cressman (trombone); Charles Burnham (violin); Juliana Cressman (violin); David Phelps (guitar); Viva De Concini (guitar); Will Bernard (guitar); Trey Anastasio (electric guitar); Patrice Blanchard (bass); John Shifflett (acoustic bass); Abdoulaye Diabate (vocal); Jai Uttal (vocal, harmonium); Dafnis Prieto (caxixi); Cyro Baptista (pandeiro, caxixi, bells); Josh Jones (bata drums); David Frazier (bata drums); Aaron Johnston (drums); Deszon X. Claiborne (drums)

Released by

ACT/High Note

Info

Recorded at Loho Studios, NYC, September 22 - 24, 2004/Produced by Hans Wendl and Jeff Cressman.

Peter Apfelbaum "Luminous Charms"

Track Listing

  1. Phoenix Hill (5:16)
  2. Long Road/Motherless Child (5:15)
  3. Move In And Flourish (4:00)
  4. Luminous Charms (8:54)
  5. Chimes - (For Roscoe Mitchell) (4:45)
  6. Song Of Corrosion (6:03)
  7. Petroglyph/Marwa (4:20)
  8. Theater Piece (3:03)
  9. For The Living (4:53)

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (tenor saxophone, piano, organ); Jeff Cressman (trombone, electric bass); Jai Uttal (harmonium); Will Bernard (guitar); John Shifflett (acoustic bass); Deszon X. Claiborne (drums); Josh Jones (congas, percussion, drums)

Released by

Gramavision/Ryko

Info

Recorded at Bay Records Studio, Berkeley, California, January 1996/Produced by Hans Wendl.

Peter Apfelbaum & the Hieroglyphics Ensemble "Jodoji Brightness"

Track Listing

  1. Ghost Train Comes Peacefully (1:16)
  2. Chant 9 (4:59)
  3. 500 Years (5:41)
  4. Light Leaving The Spirit Bridge (4:24)
  5. The Hand That Signed The Paper (8:06)
  6. The Glow (5:30)
  7. Gypsies (4:05)
  8. The Gates (5:30)
  9. The Ankh (12:44)
  10. Libya Blues (6:25)
  11. I'll Look For You (4:01)
  12. A Las Estrellas (To The Stars) (7:30)

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (organ, tenor sax, synthesizer, drums, percussion, piano); Bill Ortiz (trumpet, flugelhorn); Norbert Stachel (clarinet, flute, alto sax , bass sax, tenor sax, soprano sax, baritone sax, piccolo); Jai Uttal (guitar, percussion, harmonium, dotar) Seku Heath (percussion, bata, vocals); Deszon X. Claiborne (percussion, drums); Steven Bernstein (trumpet); James Harvey (trombone); Peck Allmond (trumpet, alto sax, baritone sax, tenor sax, soprano sax); Will Bernard (guitar); Jeff Cressman (percussion, bells, trombone); Rachel Durling (violin); Stan Franks (guitar); Bo Freeman (bass); Paul Hanson (bassoon, alto sax; tenor sax); Buddha Robert Huffman (conga, gong, bell tree, bata, bells, vocals); Josh Jones (conga, timpani, drums, vocals); Tony Jones (tenor sax) 

Released by

Antilles/Polygram

Info

Recorded January 25 – January 28, 1992/Produced by Brian Bacchus, Hans Wendl, and Wayne Horvitz.

Peter Apfelbaum & the Hieroglyphics Ensemble “Signs of Life”

Track Listing

  1. Candles And Stones (8:17)
  2. Walk To The Mountain (And Tell The Story Of Love's Thunderclapping Eyes) (3:17)
  3. Grounding (7:30)
  4. The Last Door (5:47)
  5. The World Is Gifted (7:45)
  6. Chant #11 (5:14)
  7. Forwarding, Parts 1 & 2 (12:48)
  8. Samantha Smith (8:06)
  9. Folksong #7 (3:20)
  10. Waiting (2:00)

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (bells, drums, keyboards, percussion, piano, qarqaba, baritone sax, soprano sax, tenor sax, tambourine); Peck Allmond (clarinet, percussion, baritone sax, trumpet); David Belove (bass); Will Bernard (guitar); Deszon X. Claiborne (drums); Jeff Cressman (percussion, trombone); Stanley Franks (guitar); Bo Freeman (bass, vocals); Paul Hanson (bassoon, alto sax, tenor sax); James Harvey (percussion, trombone); Buddha Robert Huffman (bell tree, congas, gong, percussion, shekere); Josh Jones (djun-djun, drums, timbales); Tony Jones (tenor sax, synthesizer); Bill Ortiz (trumpet); Norbert Stachel (flute, bass flute, baritone sax, bass sax, soprano sax, tenor sax, sopranino); Scheherazade Stone (vocals); Jai Uttal (bells, cymbals, guitar, harmonium, MIDI guitar, percussion, vocals)

Released by

Antilles/Polygram 

Info

Recorded November 23 – 26, 1990/Produced by Wayne Horvitz.

Peter Apfelbaum & the Hieroglyphics Ensemble “Pillars”

Track Listing

SIDE ONE

  1. Signature
  2. Pillars
  3. Lift Every Voice

SIDE TWO

  1. Blood Chimes
  2. Zeus
  3. Blood Intellect
  4. African Hymn/Salvation

Personnel

Peter Apfelbaum (bass sax, drums, gongs, poem recitation, percussion, soprano sax, piano); Steven Bernstein (trumpet, flugelhorn, tuba); Josh Pickus (alto sax, bells); Tony Jones (tenor sax); Peck Allmond (trumpet); Rachel Durling (violin); Kevin Lock (tenor sax, baritone sax); Norbert Stachel (tenor sax); Wendy Apfelbaum (vocal); Herbert Sneed (trumpet); Sarah Cline (trombone); Paul Hanson (alto sax); Steve Mitchell (bass sax); Jed Kreinberg (electric guitar); Benny Green (piano); Bruce Somers (bass); Josh Jones (timbales); Robert Huffman (congas)

Released by

Jewish Matador

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Recorded at the Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, CA, November 15, 1978 and Bear West Studios, San Francisco, CA, March 3 & 10, 1979/Produced by Berkeley Arts Company Production.