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Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet

Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet
All music by Michael Formanek
(Intakt CD 313)
Release Date: October 19, 2018
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Michael Formanek Double Bass
Tony Malaby Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Kris Davis Piano
Ches Smith Drums, Vibraphone, Haitian Tanbou


as a leader

2016 The Distance ECM
2012 Small Places ECM
2010 The Rub and Spare Change ECM
1998 Am I Bothering You? Screwgun
1996 Nature of the Beast Enja
1994 Low Profile Enja
1992 Extended Animation Enja
1990 Wide Open Spaces Enja
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as a co-leader

1999 Relativity
(with RelativityMarty Ehrlich and Peter Erskine)
1998 Ornery People (with Tim Berne) Little Brother
1994 Enja Band - Live at Sweet Basil Enja
1993 Michael Formanek, Tim Berne and Jeff Hirshfield - Loose Cannon Soul Note
1992 Gunther Schuller - Out of the Blue(s) GM Recordings
1991 Alien Army - Alien Army Music Masters
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as a sideman

2011 Tim Berne Insomnia Clean Feed
2011 Tim Kuhl’s Doomsayer  
2010 Julian Arguelles Trio Ground Rush Clean Feed
2010 Harold Danko Oatts and Perry II Steeplechase
2009 Harold Danko Trio Escapades Steeplechase
2008 Fernando Benadon Intuitivo Innova Records
1993 Glenn Alexander - Rainbow's Revenge Shanachie
1987 Franco Ambrosetti - Movies
(John Scofield, Geri Allen, Daniel Humair, Jerry Gonzales)
1989 Franco Ambrosetti - Movies, Too
(John Scofield, Geri Allen, Daniel Humair, Greg Osby)
2000 Jacob Anderskov Trio – Scraggly Music Scraggly Music
2000 Jacob Anderskov Trio – Even Worse Scraggly Music
2004 Jacob Anderskov Trio – On The Loose Scraggly Music
2005 Julian Arguelles – Partitia
1911 Chet Baker - Burnin' at Backstreet Fresh Sound
2001 Dave Ballou – On This Day Steeplechase
1998 Dave Ballou – Amongst Ourselves Steeplechase
2004 Dave Ballou – Dancing Foot Steeplechase
2007 Dave Ballou – Insistance Steeplechase
1997 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Lowlife
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
1995 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Poisoned Minds
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
1995 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Memory Select
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
1996 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Bloodcount Unwound
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
1997 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Discretion
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
1997 Tim Berne's bloodcount - Saturation Point
(Jim Black, Chris Speed)
2007 Tim Berne’s bloodcount – Seconds
1992 Jane Ira Bloom - Art and Aviation
(Kenny Wheeler, Jerry Granelli)
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