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Alan Silva

bass, cello, violin, synthesizer, etc.
born January 29, 1939 Bermuda

Greene/Silva/Friedman/Winter/Walker-Free Form Improvisation Ensemble

CJR 1094 USA cd NYC NYC, Judson Hall 4/3/64 12/30/64
Burton Greene-p,piano harp; Gary William Friedman-as; Jon Winter-fl; Alan Silva-b; Clarence Walker-perc
Eat Eat (29:01) Friedman
Free Form Composition 1 (8:26) Greene/Silva/Friedman/Winter/Walker
Free Form Composition 2 (8:07) Greene/Silva/Friedman/Winter/Walker
Free Form Composition 3 (14:51) Greene/Silva/Friedman/Winter/Walker


Sun Ra-Featuring Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold

Saturn JHNY 165 USA rec NYC 12/31/64
Chris Capers-tp Al Evans-tp,flh Black Harold-fl Teddy Nance-tb Bernard Pettaway-btb Marshall Allen-as Danny Davis-as Pharoah Sanders-ts Pat Patrick-bs Robert Cummings-bcl Sun Ra-p Alan Silva-b,cel Clifford Jarvis-d Art Jenkins-voc


Bill Dixon-Alan Silva Trio

(private recording) NYC early 1965
Bill Dixon-tp and/or flh; Alan Silva-b; Bob Fuhlrod-d


Bill Dixon Ensemble

(film "Wealth of a Nation") NYC, Theatre East 5/26/65
Bill Dixon-flh,tp; Bennie Maupin-ts,bcl; Alan Silva-b; Roger Blank-d; ?-tb; ?


Bill Dixon Ensemble

(16mm film) NYC late spring, 1965
Bill Dixon-flh,p,celeste,(possibly tp); ?-tb; (probably) John Gilmore-bcl; Marshall Allen-as, oboe; Alan Silva-b; Roger Blank-d,tymp


Brass Quintet and Duo

(private recording) NYC, Columbia U., McMillan Theatre 12/8/65
Bill Dixon-flh; Charles Sullivan-tp; Eugene Citronbaum-tp; Barbara Elliott-Frh; Mark Weinstein-tb; Lawrence Fishkin-tu; Alan Silva-b


Bill Dixon/Judith Dunn/Alan Silva

(private recording) Richmond, VA, Richmond Professional Institute 3/66
Bill Dixon-tp and/or flh; Judith Dunn-movement; Alan Silva-b (on prerecorded tape Bill Dixon-tp,perc; Alan Silva-b)


Bill Dixon/Judith Dunn/Alan Silva

(TV broadcast "The Wednesday Review) NYC, WNET Studios, Studio 55 4/5/66
Bill Dixon-flh; Judith Dunn-choreography,movement; Alan Silva-b


Cecil Taylor-Unit Structures

Blue Note 84237 USA rec Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio 5/19/66
Eddie Gale Stevens, Jr.-tp Jimmy Lyons-as Ken McIntyre-as,oboe,bcl Cecil Taylor-p,bells Henry Grimes-b Alan Silva-b Andrew Cyrille-d
(cd issue contains one additional track)


Sunny Murray

ESP 1032 USA rec NYC 7/23/66
Jacques Coursil-tp Jack Graham-as Byard Lancaster-as Sunny Murray-perc Alan Silva-b


Cecil Taylor-Conquistador!

Blue Note 84260 USA rec Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio 10/6/66
Bill Dixon-tp Jimmy Lyons-as Cecil Taylor-p Henry Grimes-b Alan Silva-b Andrew Cyrille-d


Cecil Taylor-Conquistador!

Blue Note 90840 USA cd Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Van Gelder Recording Studio 10/6/66
Bill Dixon-tp Jimmy Lyons-as Cecil Taylor-p Henry Grimes-b Alan Silva-b Andrew Cyrille-d


Cecil Taylor

(private tape) Stuttgart 10/16/66
Cecil Taylor-p,voc; Jimmy Lyons-as; Alan Silva-b; Andrew Cyrille-d
Second Amplitude:  Words
First Amplitude
Fragments of the Sister/Brother Dance
Conquistador


Cecil Taylor

(private tape) Paris 11/11/66
Cecil Taylor-p; Jimmy Lyons-as; Alan Silva-b; Andrew Cyrille-d
With (Exit)
(unknown title)
(unknown title)


Cecil Taylor

BYG YX4003/4004 J rec2 Paris, Concert "ORTF" 11/30/66
Cecil Taylor-p; Jimmy Lyons-as; Alan Silva-b; Andrew Cyrille-d
Amplitude
Niggle Jungle
Student Studies pt. 1
Student Studies pt. 2
Over There (unissued)
Bright Light (unissued)
(The last 2 unissued titles may be from 12/1/66 at the Grand Amphitheatre de la Faculte de Droit, Paris.)


Cecil Taylor-Soundtrack Ferrari

CBS/Sony 11007 J rec Paris 12/5/66 12/6/66 12/7/66
Jimmy Lyons-as; Cecil Taylor-p,perc,voc; Alan Silva-b; Andrew Cyrille-d,perc


Albert Ayler-In Greenwich Village

Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village Impulse 9155 USA rec NYC, Village Vanguard NYC, Village Theatre 12/18/66 2/26/67
Albert Ayler-ts,as Donald Ayler-tp Michel Sampson-vln Bill Folwell-b Henry Grimes-b Beaver Harris-d Joel Freedman-cel Alan Silva-b


Albert Ayler-The Village Concerts

Impulse 9336 USA rec2 NYC, Village Vanguard NYC, Village Theatre 12/18/66 2/26/67
Albert Ayler-ts,as Donald Ayler-tp Michel Sampson-vln Bill Folwell-b Henry Grimes-b Beaver Harris-d Call Cobbs-p Joel Freedman-cel Alan Silva-b


Albert Ayler-Live in Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings

Impulse 273 USA cd2 NYC, Village Vanguard NYC, Village Theatre 3/28/65 12/18/66 2/26/67
Albert Ayler-as,ts Don Ayler-tp George Steele-tb Joel Freedman-cel Michel Samson-vln Bill Folwell-b Henry Grimes-b Alan Silva-b Lewis Worrell-b Sunny Murray-d


Albert Ayler-Love Cry

Impulse 9165 USA rec NYC 8/31/67 12/13/68
Albert Ayler-ts,as,voc Donald Ayler-tp Call Cobbs-harpsichord Alan Silva-b Milford Graves-d


Albert Ayler-Love Cry

GRP/Impulse 108 USA cd NYC 8/31/67 12/13/68
Albert Ayler-ts,as,voc Donald Ayler-tp Call Cobbs-harpsichord Alan Silva-b Milford Graves-d


J. Marks/Shipen Lebzelter-Rock and Other Four Letter Words

Columbia 7193 USA rec NYC, CBS ca. 1968
Gerry Kuczynski-voc; William Graf-voc; The Gregg Smith Singers; Gregg Smith-cond; Shipen Lebzelter-voc; Carol Miller-voc; Hilda Harris-voc; Greater Abyssynian Baptist Choir; Alex Bradford-cond,voc,p; Mickey Most-voc; Janet Graham-voc; Susan Zeher-voc; Jean Nibbelink-voc; Theodore Anderson-voc; Bradley Meek-voc; Nick Gefroh-d,leader; Alan Silva-cel,contractor; Jake Jacobs-g; Bruce Johnson-el-b; Gerald Hayes-reeds; William Draper-reeds; Martin Alter-reeds; Andrew Cyrille-perc; Laurence Cook-perc; Warren Smith-perc; Roswell Rudd-tb; Michael Ripley-tp; Steve Furtado-tp; Jimmy Owens-tp; Larry Packer-el-vln; Jonathan Sachs-g; Michael Berardi-g; Bob Walker-g; Alberta Bradford-org; Harley Tyler-g; Cecil Garrett-d; Burton Greene-org,p,celeste; Blaine Farris-p,org,celeste
Other Four Letter Words (J. Marks/S. Lebzelter) 6:23
Essence of Its Own (J. Marks) 5:49
It's True (Gustav Marks) 3:17
Greatest Hits-Love Your Navel (J. Marks/S. Lebzelter) 2:25
In the Middle of Nothing (S. Lebzelter) 4:14
Baked Beans (J. Marks/S. Lebzelter) 3:35
They're Through (J. Marks) 5:54
Today (J. Marks) 1:26
Eine Kleine Hayakawa (J. Marks/S. Lebzelter) 1:25
Do You Understand What I'm Trying to Say (S. Lebzelter) 3:18
Trouble (J. Marks) 2:18
Poop for Sopranos and Orchestra (J. Marks/S. Lebzelter) 7:25
This is the World (J. Marks/Woody Guthrie) 1:42


The Jazz Composer's Orchestra

JCOA 1001 USA rec2 NYC, RCA Victor Studio B 1/24/68 5/8/68 6/20/68 6/21/68
Don Cherry-cor Gato Barbieri-ts Steve Lacy-ss Al Gibbons-ss Michael Mantler-comp,cond Bob Donovan-as Lew Tabackin-ts George Barrow-ts Charles Davis-brs Alan Silva-b Randy Brecker-flh Bob Northern-frh Julius Watkins-frh Jimmy Knepper-tb Jack Jeffers-btb Howard Johnson-tu Carla Bley-p Kent Carter-b Ron Carter-b Richard Davis-b Charlie Haden-b Reggie Workman-b Andrew Cyrille-d Larry Coryell-g Steve Marcus-ss Beaver Harris-d Bob Cunningham-b Eddie Gomez-b Steve Swallow-b Roswell Rudd-tb Pharoah Sanders-ts Cecil Taylor-p Jimmy Lyons-as Reggie Johnson-b


Sun Ra-(private tape)

NYC, The Electric Circus early 1968
Sun Ra-clavinet,org; prob. Earl Cross-tp,flh; Jothan Callins-tp,flh; Ali Hassan-tb; Bernard Pettaway-tb; Robert Northern-Frh; Marshall Allen-as,fl,ob; Danny Davis-as,fl; Danny Ray Thompson-as,fl; John Gilmore-ts,d,perc; Pat Patrick-bs; Robert Cummings-bcl; James Jacson-ob,perc; Alan Silva-cel; Ronnie Boykins-b; Clifford Jarvis-d; unidentified-d; unidentified-perc; unidentified female-voc
Lights on a Satellite (Ra)
unidentified title (Ra)
Friendly Galaxy (Ra)
untitled improvisation
The Satellites are Spinning (Ra)
Calling Planet Earth (Ra)
Somebody Else's Idea (Ra)
Spontaneous Simplicity (Ra)
Space Aura (Ra)


Sunny Murray-Big Chief

Pathe 2C062-10096 F rec Paris, Studio E.T.A. 1/11/69
Francois Tusques-p Ronnie Beer-as Beb Guerin-b Bernard Vitet-tp Sunny Murray-d Hart LeRoy Bibbs-poem Kenneth Terroade-ts Alan Silva-b Becky Friend-fl


Archie Shepp-Live at the Panafrican Festival

BYG/Actuel 529.351 F rec Algiers, Algeria 7/29/69 7/30/69
Clifford Thornton-cor Grachan Moncur III-tb Archie Shepp-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Sunny Murray-d Algerian musicians Tuareg musicians


Grachan Moncur III-New Africa

BYG/Actuel 529.321 F rec Paris 8/11/69
Grachan Moncur III-tb Roscoe Mitchell-as,piccolo Archie Shepp-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Andrew Cyrille-d


Dave Burrell-Echo

BYG/Actuel 529.320 F rec Paris 8/13/69
Clifford Thornton-cor Grachan Moncur III-tb Arthur Jones-as Archie Shepp-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Sunny Murray-d


Archie Shepp-Poem For Malcolm

BYG/Actuel 529.311 F rec Paris 8/14/69
Archie Shepp-ss,voc,ts,p Burton Greene-p Alan Silva-b Claude Delcloo-d Philly Joe Jones-tympani,d Grachan Moncur III-tb Hank Mobley-ts Vince Benedetti-p


Jimmy Lyons-Other Afternoons

BYG/Actuel 529.309 F rec Paris 8/15/69
Lester Bowie-tp Jimmy Lyons-as Alan Silva-b Andrew Cyrille-d


Sunny Murray-Hommage To Africa

BYG/Actuel 529.303 F rec Paris 8/15/69
Clifford Thornton-cor Lester Bowie-tp,flh Grachan Moncur III-tb Roscoe Mitchell-as,fl Kenneth Terroade-ts,fl Archie Shepp-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Sunny Murray-d Malachi Favors-balafon,bells Earl Freeman-tympani,bells Arthur Jones-gong,tambourine,bells Jeanne Lee-voc,bells


Sunny Murray-Sunshine

BYG/Actuel 529.348 F rec Paris 8/15/69
Lester Bowie-tp Arthur Jones-as Roscoe Mitchell-as Archie Shepp-ts Kenneth Terroade-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Malachi Favors-b Sunny Murray-d


Various Artists-History of Jazz Vol. 10

BYG 529.610 F rec Paris 8/15/69
Clifford Thornton-cor Grachan Moncur III-tb Roscoe Mitchell-as Kenneth Terroade-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-b Sunny Murray-d
Unity


Alan Silva And His Celestrial Communication Orchestra-Luna Surface

BYG/Actuel 529.312 F rec Paris 8/17/69
Bernard Vitet-tp,frh Grachan Moncur III-tb Archie Shepp-ss Anthony Braxton-ss,as Kenneth Terroade-ts Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-vln Leroy Jenkins-vln,vla Beb Guerin-b Malachi Favors-b Claude Delcloo-d


Dave Burrell-After Love

America 6115 F rec Paris 1970
Dave Burrell-p Alan Silva-cel,vln Ron Miller-mand,b Don Moye-d Bertrand Gauthier-d Roscoe Mitchell-reeds Michel Gladieux-b


Alan Silva-Skillfullness

ESP 1091 USA rec NYC 1970
Becky Friend-p,fl Alan Silva-vln,cel Karl Berger-vib Mike Ephron-p,org Dave Burrell-p Lawrence Cook-d,rattles Barry Altschul-light perc


Sun Ra Arkestra-(private tape)

NYC, The Red Garter early July 1970
Sun Ra-org,synth,rocksichord,voc; Kwame Hadi-tp,perc; Akh Tal Ebah-tp,perc; Marshall Allen-as,fl,perc; Danny Davis-as,acl,fl,perc; John Gilmore-ts,perc; Pat Patrick-bs,perc; Danny Ray Thompson-bs,fl,perc; Eloe Omoe-bcl,perc; Alan Silva-cel; Alex Blake-b; prob. William Brister (Rashid Salim)-d; prob. Lex Humphries-d; unidentified-perc
unidentified title
Love in Outer Space (Ra)
unidentified title
unidentified title (Ra)
Another Jackass Gonna Take Your Place (Ra)
unidentified title
Somewhere Else (Ra)
Sometimes I'm Happy (Caesar/Youmans)
Pleasant Twilight (Ra)


Sun Ra-Nuit de la Fondation Maeght Vol. 1

Shandar 10.001 F rec St. Paul de Vence, France 8/3/70 8/4/70 8/5/70 Marshall Allen-as,fl,picc,oboe,perc John Gilmore-ts,d Pat Patrick-bs,bcl,as,ts,fl,cl,perc Danny Davis-as,fl,perc Nimrod Hunt-d James Jacson-cl,fl,oboe,perc Kwame Hadi-tp John Goldsmith-d,tympani Robert Cummings-bcl,d Danny Thompson-bs,bsn,fl Rashied Salim IV-vib,d Ahk Tal Ebah-tp,cor Alan Silva-b,cel,vln Absholom Ben Shlomo-cl,fl,as Lex Humphries-d,perc June Tyson-voc,dance Gloristeena Knight-voc,dance Verta Grosvenor-voc,dance Sun Ra-synth,p,el-p,org,intergalactic instruments


Sun Ra-Nuit de la Fondation Maeght Vol. 2

Shandar 10.003 F rec St. Paul de Vence, France 8/3/70 8/4/70 8/5/70
Marshall Allen-as,fl,picc,oboe,perc John Gilmore-ts,d Pat Patrick-bs,bcl,as,ts,fl,cl,perc Danny Davis-as,fl,perc Nimrod Hunt-d James Jacson-cl,fl,oboe,perc Kwame Hadi-tp John Goldsmith-d,tympani Robert Cummings-bcl,d Danny Thompson-bs,bsn,fl Rashied Salim IV-vib,d Ahk Tal Ebah-tp,cor Alan Silva-b,cel,vln Absholom Ben Shlomo-cl,fl,as Lex Humphries-d,perc June Tyson-voc,dance Gloristeena Knight-voc,dance Verta Grosvenor-voc,dance Sun Ra-synth,p,el-p,org,intergalactic instruments


Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Research Arkestra-It's After The End Of The World

MPS/BASF CRM748 D rec Donaueschingen Music Festival Berlin Jazz Festival 10/17/70 11/7/70
Sun Ra-Farfisa org,Hohner clavinet,p,roc-si-chord,spacemaster,Mini-Moog synth,Hohner electra,voc Kwame Hadi-tp Ahk Tal Ebah-mellphone,tp John Gilmore-ts,perc Marshall Allen-as,fl,oboe,pic,d Pat Patrick-bs,ts,as,cl,bcl,fl,d Danny Davis-as,fl,cl Danny Thompson-bs,fl,as Abshlom Ben Shlomo-as,cl,fl Leroy Taylor-oboe,bsn,bcl Robert Cummings-bcl Augustus Browning-Eng hn Alan Silva-vln,vla,cel,b Alejandro Blake Fearon-b Lex Humphries-d James Jackson-d,oboe,fl Nimrod Hunt-hand d Hazoume-fireeater,dancer,African perc Math Samba-dancer,perc June Tyson-voc Ife Tayo-dancer,perc Richard Wilkinson-stereo light-sound coordination


Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Research Arkestra-Black Myth/Out In Space

MPS 557 656-2 D cd2 Donaueschingen Music Festival Berlin Jazz Festival 10/17/70 11/7/70
Sun Ra-Farfisa org,Hohner clavinet,p,roc-si-chord,spacemaster,Mini-Moog synth,Hohner electra,voc Kwame Hadi-tp Ahk Tal Ebah-mellphone,tp John Gilmore-ts,perc Marshall Allen-as,fl,oboe,pic,d Pat Patrick-bs,ts,as,cl,bcl,fl,d Danny Davis-as,fl,cl Danny Thompson-bs,fl,as Abshlom Ben Shlomo-as,cl,fl Leroy Taylor-oboe,bsn,bcl Robert Cummings-bcl Augustus Browning-Eng hn Alan Silva-vln,vla,cel,b Alejandro Blake Fearon-b Lex Humphries-d James Jackson-d,oboe,fl Nimrod Hunt-hand d Hazoume-fireeater,dancer,African perc Math Samba-dancer,perc June Tyson-voc Ife Tayo-dancer,perc Richard Wilkinson-stereo light-sound coordination


Sun Ra Arkestra-(private tape)

Amsterdam, Paradiso 10/18/70
Sun Ra-Farfisa org,Hohner clavinet,p,roc-si-chord,spacemaster,Mini-Moog synth,Hohner electra,voc Kwame Hadi-tp Ahk Tal Ebah-mellphone,tp John Gilmore-ts,perc Marshall Allen-as,fl,oboe,pic,d Pat Patrick-bs,ts,as,cl,bcl,fl,d Danny Davis-as,fl,cl Danny Thompson-bs,fl,as Abshlom Ben Shlomo-as,cl,fl Leroy Taylor-oboe,bsn,bcl Robert Cummings-bcl Augustus Browning-Eng hn Alan Silva-vln,vla,cel,b Alejandro Blake Fearon-b Lex Humphries-d James Jackson-d,oboe,fl Nimrod Hunt-hand d Hazoume-fireeater,dancer,African perc Math Samba-dancer,perc June Tyson-voc Ife Tayo-dancer,perc Richard Wilkinson-stereo light-sound coordination
Watusa (Ra)
Enlightenment (Dotson/Ra)
It's After the End of the World (Ra)
We Travel the Spaceways (Ra)
unidentified title


Sun Ra and the Intergalactic Research Arkestra-(private tape)

London, Queen Elizabeth Hall 11/9/70
Sun Ra-Farfisa org,Hohner clavinet,p,roc-si-chord,spacemaster,Mini-Moog synth,Hohner electra,voc Kwame Hadi-tp Ahk Tal Ebah-mellphone,tp John Gilmore-ts,perc Marshall Allen-as,fl,oboe,pic,d Pat Patrick-bs,ts,as,cl,bcl,fl,d Danny Davis-as,fl,cl Danny Thompson-bs,fl,as Abshlom Ben Shlomo-as,cl,fl Leroy Taylor-oboe,bsn,bcl Robert Cummings-bcl Augustus Browning-Eng hn Alan Silva-vln,vla,cel,b Alejandro Blake Fearon-b Lex Humphries-d James Jackson-d,oboe,fl Nimrod Hunt-hand d Hazoume-fireeater,dancer,African perc Math Samba-dancer,perc June Tyson-voc Ife Tayo-dancer,perc Richard Wilkinson-stereo light-sound coordination
Drumming ensemble
Walking on the Moon (Ra)
Outer Spaceways Incorporated (Ra)
The Shadow World (Ra)
unidentified title
Watusa (Ra)
Theme of the Stargazers (Ra)
Life Is Splendid (Ra)
Sun Ra and his Band from Outer Space (Ra)
Somewhere There (Ra)
unidentified title
unidentified title
Planet Earth (Ra)
Second Stop is Jupiter (Ra)
Myth versus Reality (Ra)
It's After the End of the World (Ra)
unidentified title


Alan Silva And The Celestrial Communication Orchestra-Seasons

BYG/Actuel 529.342/43/44 F rec3 Paris, Studio 104, Maison de l'O.R.T.F 12/29/70
Alan Silva-leader,b,el-vln,el-sarangi,bow and spring-two French electroacoustic instruments Bernard Vitet-tp,frh Lester Bowie-tp,flh Alan Shorter-tp Joseph Jarman-saxes,fl,bassoon Steve Lacy-ss Ronnie Beer-ts,ss,fl Roscoe Mitchell-saxes,fl,oboe Robin Kenyatta-as,fl Michel Portal-as,cl Dieter Gewissler-el-vln Jouk Minor-el-vla Kent Carter-cel Irene Aebi-cel,celeste Dave Burrell-p Bobby Few-p Joachim Kuhn-p Malachi Favors-b Beb Guerin-b Don Moye-d,perc Jerome Cooper-d,perc,bronte Oliver Johnson-tympani,perc


Celestrial Communication Orchestra-My Country

Leo 302 F cd Royan, France, Festival de Musique Contemporaine 1971
Alan Silva-cond,vln,sarangi,el-bow,ac-bow,el-spring,ac-spring Anthony Braxton-as,ss Steve Lacy-ss Becky Friend-fl,as Robin Kenyatta-as Ronnie Beer-as Hugh Levick-ts Lubomir Tamaskovic-ts Jouk Minor-bs Bernard Vitet-tp,frh Ambrose Jackson-tp Oche Ray Stephens-tp Noel McGhee-d,perc Jerome Cooper-d,perc Bob Reid-b Kent Carter-b Beb Guerin-b Francois Tusques-p,org,celeste,perc David Horowitz-p Robert Wood-vib


Francois Tusques-Intercommunal Music

Shandar 10.010 F rec Paris 5/11/71
Francois Tusques-p,g,saw,maracas Sunny Murray-d Louis Armfield-perc Alan Silva-cel Beb Guerin-b Bob Reid-b Alan Shorter-tp Steve Potts-as


Various Artists-For Example-Workshop Freie Musik 1969-1978

FMP R 1/2/3 D rec3 1972
Frank Wright-ts; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d
Chapter Ten (Frank Wright) 14:18


Frank Wright Quartet-Center of the World

Center of the World 001 F rec Rotterdam, Doelen 5/26/72
Alan Silva-b,cel,voc; Muhammad Ali-d,voc; Bobby Few-p,voc; Frank Wright-ts,voc
Center of the World, Part 1 (Wright) 19:51
Center of the World, Part 2 (Wright) 19:45


Bill Dixon-Considerations 1

Fore 3 I rec Bennington College, VT Paris 1973 1975 1976
Bill Dixon-tp,p Steve Horenstein-ts Alan Silva-b Henry Letcher-d


Frank Wright Quartet

(private tape) Moers 6/11/73
Frank Wright-ts; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d


Frank Wright Quartet-Last Polka in Nancy?

Center of the World 002 F rec Nancy, France 10/10/73
Frank Wright-ts; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d
Winter Echoes (Few) 15:00
Guanna Dance, Part 1 (Silva) 4:05
Guanna Dance, Part 2 (Silva) 11:40
Thinking of Monk (Few) 1:20
Doing the Polka (Few) 10:00


Bobby Few-More or Less Few

Center of the World 003 F rec Paris 11/73
Bobby Few-p Alan Silva-b Muhammad Ali-d


Frank Wright Quartet

(private recording) Moers New Jazz Festival, Germany 6/1/74
Frank Wright-ts,perc; Bobby Few-p,melodica; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d,perc


Alan Silva-Inner Song

Center of the World 005 F rec Paris, Rue de Prony 9/74
Alan Silva-b,p,org,voc


Frank Wright Trio

(private tape) Willisau 10/12/74
Frank Wright-ts; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d


Few/Silva/Wright-Solos & Duets

Sun SR102 F rec Massy Paris Reims 1/75-11/75
Bobby Few-p Alan Silva-b Frank Wright-ts


Few/Silva/Wright-Solos & Duets

Sun SR103 F rec Massy Paris Reims 1/75-11/75
Bobby Few-p Alan Silva-b Frank Wright-ts


Frank Wright Quartet

(private tape) Moers 5/18/75
Frank Wright-ts; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d


Franz Koglmann-Opium For Franz

Pipe 152 A rec Vienna, Studio Heinz 8/6/76
Bill Dixon-tp Franz Koglmann-tp Steve Horenstein-ts Muhammad Malli-cymbals Alan Silva-b
(other tracks do not include Alan Silva)


Franz Koglmann/Bill Dixon

(private recording) Vienna, Arena Sankt Marx 8/7/76
Bill Dixon-tp; Franz Koglmann-tp; Stephen Horenstein-ts; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Malli-cymbals


Bill Dixon Trio

(French Radio recording) Paris, Musee Galleria 9/28/76-10/2/76
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Stephen Horenstein-ts; Alan Silva-b


Bill Dixon Trio

(private recording) Paris, Musee Galleria 10/3/76
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Stephen Horenstein-ts; Alan Silva-b


Bill Dixon Trio

(private recording) Bennington, VT, Bennington College, Carriage Barn 11/24/76-12/17/76
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Stephen Horenstein-ts; Alan Silva-b


ICP 10'-tet-Tetterettet

ICP 020 NL rec Amsterdam, Uithoorn 9/14/77 9/15/77 9/16/77 9/17/77
Misha Mengelberg-p John Tchicai-as,ss Gilius V. Bergeyk-as,ob Peter Bennink-as,sopranino sax Peter Brotzmann-as,ts,bs Bert Koppelaar-tb Tristan Honsinger-cel Michel Waisvisz Alan Silva-b Han Bennink-d,bcl


Frank Wright Quartet-Center of the World

Fractal 006 F cd Detmold, Neue Anta 1978
Frank Wright-ts,bcl; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d
No End (Wright) 17:32
Church Number 9 (Wright) 13:11
(see 3/26/72 for more titles)


Frank Wright Quartet-Last Polka in Nancy?

Fractal 007 F cd Detmold, Neue Anta 1978
Frank Wright-ts,bcl; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-b; Muhammad Ali-d
Two Birds with One Stone (Wright) 18:57
(see 10/10/73 for more titles)


Alan Silva/The Celestrial Communication Orchestra-The Shout/Portrait from a Small Woman

Sun SEB 003 F rec Paris, Studio Davot 11/78
Georges Menousek-as Georges Gaumont-ss Jo Maka-as,ss Francois Cotinaud-ts,oboe Jouk Minor-brs,cbcl Denis Colin-bcl,octocontralto cl Robert Garrison-tp Pierre Sauvageot-tp Bernard Vitet-tp Itaru Oki-tp Adolf Winkler-tb Michael Zwerin-tb Pierre Faure-fl Jacques Dolias-vln Catherine Lienhardt-vln Bruno Girard-vln Helene Bass-cel Pierre Jacquet-b Armand Assouline-perc Michael Coffi-d Muhammad Ali-d Alan Silva-comp,arr


Sunny Murray Quintet-Aigu-Grave

Marge 11 F rec Paris, Studio Ramses 4/1/79
Alan Silva-b Sunny Murray-Sonor d Richard Raux-ts Bobby Few-p Pablo Sauvage-perc


Burton Greene/Alan Silva/Sunny Murray-Firmanence

Fore 1 I rec Nederhost den Berg, The Netherlands, Dali Press Studios 10/13/79
Burton Greene-p,prepared p,perc,voc Alan Silva-b,vib,perc,voc Sunny Murray-d,perc


Cecil Taylor-It Is In The Brewing Luminous

hat HUT 16 USA rec2 NYC, Fat Tuesday's 2/8/80 2/9/80
Cecil Taylor-p,voc Jimmy Lyons-as Ramsey Ameen-vln Alan Silva-b,cel Jerome Cooper-d,balafon Sunny Murray-d


Burton Greene/Alan Silva-The Ongoing Strings

hat HUT 15 USA rec2 Amsterdam, Bim Huis 2/14/80
Burton Greene-p,prepared p,perc,voc Alan Silva-b,cel,perc,voc


Bill Dixon-Live Tape

(no label) I casl Verona, Teatro Romano 6/5/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p Stephen Haynes-tp Art Brooks-tp Steve Horenstein-saxes Alan Silva-b Freddie Waits-d 


Various Artists-Verona Jazz

Nettle 001 I cd Verona 6/6/80
Bill Dixon-p; Steve Haynes-tp; Art Brooks-tp; Steve Horenstein-ts; Alan Silva-b; Freddie Waits-d
For Cecil Taylor (Bill Dixon) 9:06
(Silva does not appear on other tracks)


Bill Dixon-Bill Dixon In Italy-Volume One

Soul Note 1008 I rec Milan, Barigozzi Studios 6/11/80 6/12/80 6/13/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p Arthur Brooks-tp Stephen Haynes-tp Stephen Horenstein-ts,brs Freddie Waits-d Alan Silva-b


Bill Dixon-Bill Dixon In Italy-Volume Two

Soul Note 1011 I rec Milan, Barigozzi Studios 6/11/80 6/12/80 6/13/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p Arthur Brooks-tp Stephen Haynes-tp Stephen Horenstein-ts,brs Freddie Waits-d Alan Silva-b


Andrew Hill Trio-Strange Serenade

Soul Note 1013 I rec Milan, Barigozzi Studios 6/13/80 6/14/80
Andrew Hill-p Alan Silva-b Freddie Waits-perc


Bill Dixon Sextet

(private recording) Florence, Piazza del Annunciate 6/15/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Stephen Horenstein-ts,bs; Alan Silva-b; Freddie Waits-d; Arthur Brooks-tp; Stephen Haynes-tp


Bill Dixon Trio and guests

(private recording) Paris, La Chapelle des Lombards 6/24/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Arthur Brooks-tp; Earl Cross-tp; Stephen Haynes-tp; Arthur Doyle-ts,bs; Stephen Horenstein-ts,bs; Kent Carter-b; Alan Silva-b; Oliver Johnson-d


Bill Dixon Trio

(private recording) London, Institute of Contemporary Arts 8/31/80
Bill Dixon-tp,p; Kent Carter-b; Alan Silva-b


Bill Dixon Quartet

(private recording) Milan, Cinemateatro CIAK 11/5/81
Bill Dixon-tp,flh; Mario Pavone-b; Alan Silva-b; Lawrence Cook-d


Schlippenbach Quartet-Das Hohe Lied

Po Torch 16/17 D rec2 Berlin, Quartier Latin 11/6/81 11/8/81
Alexander von Schlippenbach-p Evan Parker-ss,ts Alan Silva-b Paul Lovens-perc


Bill Dixon Quartet-November 1981

Soul Note 1037/38 I rec2 Zurich, Volkshaus 11/8/81
Bill Dixon-tp Alan Silva-b Mario Pavone-b Laurence Cook-d


Bill Dixon Quartet

(private recording) Padova, Italy, Sala-Teatro Pio IX 11/10/81
Bill Dixon-tp,flh; Mario Pavone-b; Alan Silva-b; Lawrence Cook-d


Bill Dixon Quartet

(Italian TV broadcast) Milan 11/15/81
Bill Dixon-tp; Mario Pavone-b; Alan Silva-b; Lawrence Cook-d


The Globe Unity Orchestra-Intergalactic Blow

JAPO 60039 D rec Paris, Studio 105, Radio France 6/4/82
Toshinori Kondo-tp Kenny Wheeler-tp Gunter Christmann-tb George Lewis-tb,effects Albert Mangelsdorff-tb Bob Stewart-tu Gerd Dudek-fl,ss,ts Evan Parker-ss,ts Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky-fl,as,brs Alexander von Schlippenbach-p Alan Silva-b Paul Lovens-d


Celestrial Communication Orchestra-Desert Mirage

IACP 7004/5 F rec2 Paris, Studio Aquarium 6/25/82 6/26/82 6/27/82
Alan Silva-dir Pierre Faure-fl Carl Schlosser-fl,piccolo Aldridge Hansberry-fl,alto fl Karo-alto cl Denis Colin-bcl Jean Querlier-oboe,ehn Bruno Girard-vln Pascal Morrow-vln Didier Petit-cel Itaru Oki-tp,bugle Jeff Beer-tp Serge Adam-tp Bernard Vitet-tp Michael Zwerin-tb Domenico Criseo-tb Francois Cotinaud-ts Georges Gaumont-ts Arthur Doyle-ts Philippe Sellam-as Sebastien Franck-as Henri Grinberg-ss Antoine Mizrahi-el-b Rosine Feferman-b Francis Gorge-g Francois Leymarie-el-b Jacques Marugg-vib,marimba,timbales Adrien Bitan-vib,timbales Ron Pittner-d Bernard Drouillet-d Gilles Premel-perc


Schlippenbach Quartet-Anticlockwise

FMP 1020 D rec Berlin, Quartier Latin 9/11/82
Alexander von Schlippenbach-p Evan Parker-ss,ts Alan Silva-b Paul Lovens-perc


Bobby Few-Rhapsody in Few

Black Lion 65111 E rec Paris 6/83
Bobby Few-p Alan Silva-b Muhammad Ali-d


Globe Unity Orchestra '86-20th Anniversary

FMP CD 45 D cd Berlin, Philharmonic Hall 11/4/86
Toshinori Kondo-tp Kenny Wheeler-tp,flh Gerd Dudek-ss,ts,fl Evan Parker-ss,ts Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky-cl,as,fl Gunter Christmann-tb George Lewis-tb Albert Mangelsdorff-tb Bob Stewart-tu Alexander von Schlippenbach-p Alan Silva-b Paul Lovens-d


Take Some Risks-In Situ

Adda 590011 F cd Paris, La Galerie Maximilien Guiol 11/23/86
Alan Silva-b Roger Turner-perc Misha Lobko-clarinets Didier Petit-cel Bruno Girard-vln


A. R. Penck-The New TTT

Mara Records 6011 CD ca. 1991
Alan Silva-keys; Frank Wollny-b; A. R. Penck-d


Jeanne Lee + Gunter Hampel und TTT-Im Stadtgarten Köln

Mara Records 6012 CD ca. 1991 Köln, Stadtgarten 
Jeanne Lee-voc; Gunter Hampel-vib,fl,bcl; Butch Morris-cor,amplified cor,fl; Alan Silva-keys; Frank Wollny-b; A. R. Penck-d


Sound Unity

(private recording) NYC, The Kitchen 6/28/91 6/29/91
Bill Dixon-tp,flh; Butch Morris-cor; Alan Silva-synth; (probably) Frank Wollny-el-b; A. R. Penck-d,p; Rashied Ali-d; Jeanne Lee-voc


Silva/Bauer/Turner-In The Tradition

Basta/In Situ 166 F cd 1993
Alan Silva-synth Roger Turner-d,perc Johannes Bauer-tb


Sweethearts in a Drugstore

Ninth World Music NWM010CD DK cd Copenhagen, Den Anden Opera 5/3/96
Johannes Bauer-tb; Pat Thomas-p,elec; Phil Durrant-vln,elec; Alan Silva-keys; Peter Friis-b; P. O. Jřrgens-d,perc
A Vanished World 11:08
De Kooning's Dream 3:07
Tsunami 14:47
The Human Calculator 3:57
The Anatomy of Clouds 11:18
Blue Stallion 12:04
El Nino 2:33
(All music composed by Sweethearts in a Drugstore.)


Triple Trip Touch-Live in Weimar 1998 

TTT 37 D rec Weimar 1998
Manfred Schoof-tp; Kidd Jordan-ts; Gerd Dudek-ts,ss; Jesus Caneloni-sax; Markus Lupertz-p; Peter Kuhnel-g; Frank Wollny-b,d; Alan Silva-b,keys; Louis Moholo-d


Alan Silva & William Parker-A Hero's Welcome: Pieces for Rare Occasions

Eremite 017 USA cd NYC, Context Studios 3/6/98
Alan Silva-orch arr,midi keys,p; William Parker-b
I 8:24
II 7:26
III 16:50
IV 9:25
V 13:45
(All compositions by Alan Silva & William Parker)


Abdelhai Bennani Quartet-Enfance

Marge 23 F cd Paris, La Cave 10/11/98 10/12/98
Abdelhai Bennani-ts; Itaru Oki-tp,bugle,Indian flutes,yokobue,gashorn; Alan Silva-b; Makoto Sato-d


Abdelhai Bennani Trio-Entrelacs

Tampon Ramier 154 F cd Paris, Atelier Tampon 2/20/99
Abdelhai Bennani-ts; Alan Silva-b; Makoto Sato-d


Alan Silva/Kidd Jordan/William Parker-Emancipation Suite #1

Boxholder 023 USA cd NYC, St. Nicholas of Myra Church 5/29/99
Alan Silva-keys; Kidd Jordan-ts; William Parker-b


Alan Silva Conducts Vision Orchestra

Context Studios Production USA vid NYC 5/99
Michael Attias-woodwinds Karen Borca-woodwinds Will Connell, Jr.-woodwinds Scott Currie-woodwinds Kali Z. Fasteau-woodwinds Ori Kaplan-woodwinds Andrew Lamb-woodwinds Elliott Levin-woodwinds Sabir Mateen-woodwinds Roy Campbell, Jr.-tp Stephen Haynes-tp Taylor Ho Bynum-tp Raphe Malik-tp Alex Lodica-tb Steve Swell-tb Dave Hofstra-tu Bill Lowe-tu Jackson Krall-d Warren Smith-d Mark Hennen-p Alan Silva-synth,cond Wilber Morris-b
Vision I (Silva) 50:39


Alan Silva & the Sound Visions Orchestra

Eremite 026 USA cd NYC, St. Nicholas of Myra Church 5/31/99
Alan Silva-synth,cond; Scott Currie-bs; J. D. Parran-bass sax,acl; Andrew Lamb-ts; Sabir Mateen-ts,cl,fl; Rob Brown-as; Ori Kaplan-as; Elliot Levin-picc,ss; William Connell, Jr.-bcl,fl; Karen Borca-bsn; Mark Taylor-Frh; Art Baron-tb; Bill Lowe-btb,tu; Joe Daley-tu; Roy Campbell, Jr.-tp,flh,pkt tp; Raphe Malik-tp; Taylor Ho Bynum-tp,brass; Stephen Haynes-tp,brass; Jackson Krall-d; Mark Hennen-p; Wilber Morris-b; Steve Dalachinsky-poet; Kidd Jordan-ts


Alan Silva/Oluyemi Thomas-Transmissions

Eremite 027 USA cd Amherst, MA, Unitarian Meetinghouse 10/16/99
Alan Silva-b; Oluyemi Thomas-bcl,C-melody sax,wood fl,perc


William Parker with Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter & Alan Silva-Fractured Dimensions

FMP CD 122 D Berlin, Podewil, Total Music Meeting 11/7/99
William Parker-b; Roy Campbell-tp,flh; Daniel Carter-fl,cl,as,tp; Alan Silva-synth,p


Oluyemi Thomas Sextet

(private tape) Oakland, CA 6/16/00
Oluyemi Thomas-ss,cl; Francis Wong-ts; Alan Silva-keys; Damon Smith-b; Spirit-d; Ijeoma Thomas-voc


Allen/Drake/Jordan/Parker/Silva-The All-Star Game

Eremite 44 USA cd Boston, ICA Theater 12/1/00
Marshall Allen-as; Kidd Jordan-ts; William Parker-b; Alan Silva-b; Hamid Drake-d


Itaru Oki-Paris-Ohraď

Ohrai 1009 J cd Paris, Cave Abdu 5/12/01
Itaru Oki-tp; Michel Pilz-bcl; Alan Silva-b; Sunny Murray-d


Alan Silva & the Celestrial Communication Orchestra-H.Con.Res.57/Treasure Box

Eremite 39/40/41/42 USA CDx4 Poschiavo, Switzerland, Le Prese, The Uncool Festival 5/24/2001 5/27/2001 
Ijeoma Thomas-voc; Roy Campbell-tp,flh; Itaru Oki-tp,Oki tp; Baikida Carroll-tp,flh; Joseph Bowie-tb; Steve Swell-tb; Johannes Bauer-tb; William Lowe-btb,tu; Joseph Daley-tu,tenor hn; Marshall Allen-as,fl,electronic instrument breath controller; Kidd Jordan-ts; Sabir Mateen-ts,as,cl,fl; Francis Wong-ts,fl; J. D. Parran-bs,cl,wood fl; Daniel Carter-as,ts,cl,fl,tp; Oluyemi Thomas-bcl,C-melody sax,wood fl; Karen Borca-bsn; Wilber Morris-b; William Parker-b; Warren Smith-d,perc; Jackson Krall-d,perc; Bobby Few-p; Alan Silva-cond,synth


The Tradition Trio-Tone

all 004 D cd Antwerp, Zuidpool Theatre, Free Music Festival XXVIII 8/4/2001 
Alan Silva-synth; Johannes Bauer-tb; Roger Turner-d,perc


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