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.
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Artist

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Remix

BLS-6060 Roll 'Em — Ed Michel Joe Turner* Joe Turner* - Roll 'Em (Album) BluesWay, ABC Records BLS-6060 US 1973 Sell This Version
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AS-9242 The Nubians Of Plutonia — Ed Michel Sun Ra Sun Ra - The Nubians Of Plutonia (Album) Impulse! AS-9242 US 1974 Sell This Version
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WGM-8301 Symphony #94 ( Franz Josef Haydn* Franz Josef Haydn* - Symphony #94 ("Surprise") • Symphony #101 ("Clock")(LP, Album) ABC Westminster Gold WGM-8301 US 1974 Sell This Version
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MCAC-27074, MCAC 27074 The Best Of B.B. King — Ed Michel B.B. King B.B. King - The Best Of B.B. King (Comp, Album) MCA Records, MCA Records MCAC-27074, MCAC 27074 US 1973 Sell This Version
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ND86284 A Song After Sundown (Stan Getz With Arthur Fiedler At Tanglewood) — Ed Michel 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
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ND90207, ND 90207 Late Lament (New Desmond Blue) — Ed Michel Paul Desmond Paul Desmond - Late Lament (New Desmond Blue)(CD, Album, RE, RM) RCA, Bluebird (3) ND90207, ND 90207 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
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CRB 1199 The Bluesway Sessions — Ed Michel Roy Brown Roy Brown - The Bluesway Sessions(LP, Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1199 Portugal 1988 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

TWS 111 Abyss — Ed Michel Robb Kunkel Robb Kunkel - Abyss (Album) Tumbleweed Records Inc. TWS 111 US 1973 Sell This Version
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AS 9247 En Medio — Ed Michel Saracho* Saracho* - En Medio (Album) Impulse!, ABC Records AS 9247 US 1973 Sell This Version
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ASD-9299 Equinox Express Elevator — Ed Michel Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
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BS 2916 Eternity — Ed Michel Alice Coltrane Morning Worship Alice Coltrane - Eternity (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2916 US 1976 Sell This Version
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06025 2780955 Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator — Ed Michel Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator(CD, Comp, RM) Impulse! 06025 2780955 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

SLP-123 Ragamuffin Child — Ed Michel 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
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AS-9207 Antelope Freeway — Ed Michel 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 AS-9207 US 1971 Sell This Version
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AS-9223-2 The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 — Ed Michel John Coltrane John Coltrane - The Best Of John Coltrane - His Greatest Years, Vol. 2 (Comp) Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9223-2 US 1972 Sell This Version
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BLS-6064 Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlins And Other Greasy Blues Specialities — Ed Michel Mel Brown Mel Brown - Eighteen Pounds Of Unclean Chitlins And Other Greasy Blues Specialities (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records BLS-6064 US 1973 Sell This Version
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BLS-6057 Sent For You Yesterday - The Classic Blues Of Jimmy Rushing — Ed Michel Jimmy Rushing Jimmy Rushing - Sent For You Yesterday - The Classic Blues Of Jimmy Rushing (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records BLS-6057 US 1973 Sell This Version
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BLS-6063 Heart Loaded With Trouble — Ed Michel Otis Spann Otis Spann - Heart Loaded With Trouble (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records BLS-6063 US 1973 Sell This Version
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AS-9195 Transition — Ed Michel John Coltrane John Coltrane - Transition (Album) ABC Impulse!, Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9195 US 1970 Sell This Version
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ASD-9299 Equinox Express Elevator — Ed Michel Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
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06025 2780955 Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator — Ed Michel Howard Roberts TTTT and 2 more… Howard Roberts - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator(CD, Comp, RM) Impulse! 06025 2780955 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
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Production

WP-1254 A Night At The Ash Grove (An Evening Of Coffee-House Music) — Ed Michel 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
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WP-1296 Down South Summit Meetin' — Ed Michel 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 WP-1296 US 1960 Sell This Version
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24-6024, RS 6024, 6024 Blues Is A Story — Ed Michel Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee* Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee* - Blues Is A Story (Album) The Record Society, The Record Society, The Record Society 24-6024, RS 6024, 6024 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
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RLP 7535 Raise A Ruckus — Ed Michel The Lonesome River Boys The Lonesome River Boys - Raise A Ruckus (Album) Riverside Records RLP 7535 US 1961 Sell This Version