Geri Allen Trio: “A Celebration Of Life” from Printmakers, Minor Music, 1984. Geri Allen (piano), Anthony Cox (double bass), Adrew Cyrille (drums)
Khan Jamal Quartet: “Dark Warrior” from Dark Warrior, Steeplechace, 1984. Khan Jamal (vibraphone), Johnny Dyani (double bass), Leroy Lowe (drums), Charles Tyler (alto sax, baritone sax)
World Bass Violin Ensemble: “Mwanga Rag” from Bassically Yours, Black Saint, rec. Dec. '82 and Jan. '83, rel. 1984. Thurman Baker (drums, perc.), Bob Cunningham, Brian Smith, Fred Hopkins, Greg Maker, Phil Bowler, Rick Rozie, Rufus Reid (all double bass)
Wilber Morris / David Murray / Dennis Charles: “PCOP no 1” from Wilber Force, DIW Records, rec. Feb. 1983, rel. 1984. Wilber Morris (double bass), Dennis Charles (drums), David Murray (tenor sax, bass clarinet)
Ronald Shannon Jackson w/Michael S. Harper: “Last Affair: Bessie´s Blues Song” from Pulse, (aka. Puttin' on Dog) Celluloid, 1984. Ronald Shannon Jackson (drums, vocals) with Onaje Allen Gumps (piano) & Michael S. Harper (voice) on additional tracks.
Conjure: “Jes' Grew” from Music For the Texts o Ismael Reed, American Clavé. 1984. David Murray (tenor sax., vocals), Olu Dara (trumpet, backing vocals), Billy Hart (drums), Taj Mahal (guitar), Puntillo Orlando Rios (perc.), Steve Swallow (el. Bass), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (el. Bass), Allen Toussaint (piano), Don Jay (backing vocals), Ejaye Tracey (backing vocals) (credits for this track only)
Ganelin Trio: “Sempilce (Part 2)” (excerpt) from Semplice, Мелодия, 1984. Vyacheslav Ganelin (piano, casiotone, horn, perc.), Vladimir Chekasin (alto sax, trombone, flute, perc.), Vladimir Tarasov (drums, perc.)
Dave Holland Quintet: “Jumpin' In” from Jumpin' In, ECM, 1984. Dave Holland (bass), Steve Coleman (alto sax, flute), Julian Priester (trombone), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, cornet, flügelhorn) pocket trumpet)
Art Ensemble of Chicago: “Zero” from The Third Decade, ECM, 1984. Lester Bowie (trumpet, var. percussion, bass drum, flügelhorn), Malachi Favors (double bass, el. bass, melodica, var. percussion), Joseph Jarman (atlo sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet, clarinet, flute, var. wind instruments, var. perc.), Roscoe Mitchell (alto sax, baritone sax, tenor sax, bells, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, var. perc. & drums, synthesizer), Famoudou Don Moye (drums, var. perc. & drums)
David Murray: “Morning Song” from Morning Song, Black Saint. rec. Sept. '83, rel. 1984. David Murray (tenor sax, bass clarinet), Ed Blackwell (drums), John Hicks (piano), Reggie Workman (double bass)
Position Alpha: “Jagad av Jagger, jagad av Watts” from The Great Sound of Sound, Dragon, 1984. Mats Eklöf (clarinet, baritone sax, bass sax, trombone), Sture Ericson (flute, alto sax, soprano sax, tenor sax), Thomas Jäderlund (bass clarinet, flute, alto sax, soprano sax), Jonny Wartel (clarinet, alto sax, soprano sax, sopranino, trumpet), Jonas Åkerblom (alto horn, alto sax, baritone sax, soprano sax)
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