Ed Michel

Profile:
American musician, engineer, producer, and record company executive from Los Angeles, California born in 1936. Mainly produced jazz and blues recordings since 1957. Collaborations with many jazz musicians, from Louis Armstrong to John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker and Miles Davis. Also credited as photographer.

Started in industry as an assistant engineer to Richard Bock and Val Valentin. Joined Muntz Stereo-Pak, Inc. as Associate Director of the Music Department in February, 1966. He left do freelance producing and joined ABC-Dunhill Records, Inc. in early 1969 as their jazz and blues specialist. After Bob Thiele left to establish Flying Dutchman, Michel took over management of Impulse!, Bluesway and Apt Records in 1970. He was also Chief Producer and A&R Director for those labels until 1975. After leaving ABC, he did freelance production work, often in partnership with Eric Miller (6), notably at A&M's Horizon (3), Warner Bros. Records, Artists House, and Fantasy's sub-labels Galaxy and Contemporary Records.
Variations:

Remix

Ed Michel - Roll 'Em album art Joe Turner* Joe Turner* - Roll 'Em (Album) BluesWay, ABC Records US 1973 Sell This Version
AS-9242 Ed Michel - The Nubians Of Plutonia album art Sun Ra Sun Ra - The Nubians Of Plutonia(LP, Album, RE) Impulse! AS-9242 US 1974 Sell This Version
WGM-8301 Ed Michel - Symphony #94 ("Surprise") • Symphony #101 ("Clock") album art Franz Josef Haydn* Franz Josef Haydn* - Symphony #94 ("Surprise") • Symphony #101 ("Clock")(LP, Album) ABC Westminster Gold WGM-8301 US 1974 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - The Best Of B.B. King album art B.B. King B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King (Comp, Album) MCA Records, MCA Records US 1973 Sell This Version
ND86284 Ed Michel - A Song After Sundown (Stan Getz With Arthur Fiedler At Tanglewood) album art Stan Getz With Arthur Fiedler Stan Getz With Arthur Fiedler - A Song After Sundown (Stan Getz With Arthur Fiedler At Tanglewood)(CD, Album, RE, RM) Bluebird (3), RCA ND86284 Austria 1987 Sell This Version
ND90207, ND 90207 Ed Michel - Late Lament (New Desmond Blue) album art Paul Desmond Paul Desmond - Late Lament (New Desmond Blue)(CD, Album, RE, RM) RCA, Bluebird (3) ND90207, ND 90207 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
CRB 1199 Ed Michel - The Bluesway Sessions album art Roy Brown Roy Brown - The Bluesway Sessions(LP, Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1199 Portugal 1988 Sell This Version
MCAC-27074 B.B. King B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King(Cass, Comp, RE, Dol) MCA Records MCAC-27074 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Ed Michel - Abyss album art Robb Kunkel Robb Kunkel - Abyss (Album) Tumbleweed Records Inc. US 1973 Sell This Version
ASD-9299 Ed Michel - Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Eternity album art Alice Coltrane Morning Worship Alice Coltrane - Eternity (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1976 Sell This Version
06025 2780955 Ed Michel - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator(CD, Comp, RM) Impulse! 06025 2780955 Europe 2011 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

SLP-123 Ed Michel - Ragamuffin Child album art Lindy Michaels Deep Blue Sea (as E. Michel) and 5 more… Lindy Michaels - Ragamuffin Child(LP, Album) Vault SLP-123 US 1968 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Antelope Freeway album art Howard Roberts Five Gallons Of Astral Flash Could Keep You Awake For Thirteen Weeks and 1 more… Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway (Album) Impulse!, ABC Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 album art John Coltrane John Coltrane - The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Comp) Impulse! US 1972 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlins And Other Greasy Blues Specialities album art Mel Brown Mel Brown - Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlins And Other Greasy Blues Specialities (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Sent For You Yesterday - The Classic Blues Of Jimmy Rushing album art Jimmy Rushing Jimmy Rushing - Sent For You Yesterday - The Classic Blues Of Jimmy Rushing (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records US 1973 Sell This Version
ASD-9299 Ed Michel - Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
B0015953-02 Ed Michel - Transition album art John Coltrane John Coltrane - Transition(CD, Album, RE) Impulse! B0015953-02 US 2011 Sell This Version
06025 2780955 Ed Michel - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Antelope Freeway, Part 1 and 2 more… Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator(CD, Comp, RM) Impulse! 06025 2780955 Europe 2011 Sell This Version

Production

WP-1254 Ed Michel - A Night At The Ash Grove (An Evening Of Coffee-House Music) album art Bud Dashiell And Travis Edmonson*, Barbara Dane, Rolf Cahn, Lynn Gold (2) Bud Dashiell And Travis Edmonson*, Barbara Dane, Rolf Cahn, Lynn Gold (2) - A Night At The Ash Grove (An Evening Of Coffee-House Music)(LP, Album) World Pacific Records WP-1254 US 1958 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Down South Summit Meetin' album art Brownie McGhee - Lightnin' Hopkins - Big Joe Williams - Sonny Terry Brownie McGhee - Lightnin' Hopkins - Big Joe Williams - Sonny Terry - Down South Summit Meetin' (Album) World Pacific Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Raise A Ruckus album art The Lonesome River Boys The Lonesome River Boys - Raise A Ruckus (Album) Riverside Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Roarin' album art The New Don Rendell Quintet The New Don Rendell Quintet - Roarin' (Album) JAZZLAND UK 1961 Sell This Version
Ed Michel - Latin Impressions album art Charlie Byrd Charlie Byrd - Latin Impressions (Album) Riverside Records US 1962 Sell This Version