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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Remix

BLS-6060 Ed Michel - Roll 'Em album art Joe Turner* Joe Turner* - Roll 'Em (Album) BluesWay, ABC Records BLS-6060 US 1973 Sell This Version
AS-9242 Ed Michel - The Nubians Of Plutonia album art Sun Ra Sun Ra - The Nubians Of Plutonia (Album) 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
MCAC-27074, MCAC 27074 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 MCAC-27074, MCAC 27074 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

Instruments & Performance

TWS 111 Ed Michel - Abyss album art Robb Kunkel Robb Kunkel - Abyss (Album) Tumbleweed Records Inc. TWS 111 US 1973 Sell This Version
AS 9247 Ed Michel - En Medio album art Gary Saracho Gary Saracho - En Medio(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) Impulse!, ABC Records AS 9247 US 1973 Sell This Version
ASD-9299 Ed Michel - Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
BS 2916 Ed Michel - Eternity album art Alice Coltrane Morning Worship Alice Coltrane - Eternity (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2916 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
AS-9207 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 AS-9207 US 1971 Sell This Version
AS-9223-2 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!, ABC Records AS-9223-2 US 1972 Sell This Version
BLS-6064 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 BLS-6064 US 1973 Sell This Version
BLS-6057 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 BLS-6057 US 1973 Sell This Version
BLS-6063 Ed Michel - Heart Loaded With Trouble album art Otis Spann Otis Spann - Heart Loaded With Trouble (Comp) Bluesway, ABC Records BLS-6063 US 1973 Sell This Version
AS-9195 Ed Michel - Transition album art John Coltrane John Coltrane - Transition (Album) ABC Impulse!, Impulse!, ABC Records AS-9195 US 1970 Sell This Version
ASD-9299 Ed Michel - Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts Howard Roberts - Equinox Express Elevator(LP, Album, Quad, Gat) ABC Impulse! ASD-9299 US 1975 Sell This Version
06025 2780955 Ed Michel - Antelope Freeway / Equinox Express Elevator album art Howard Roberts TTTT 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
WP-1296 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 WP-1296 US 1960 Sell This Version
24-6024, RS 6024, 6024 Ed Michel - Blues Is A Story album art 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
RLP 7535 Ed Michel - Raise A Ruckus album art The Lonesome River Boys The Lonesome River Boys - Raise A Ruckus (Album) Riverside Records RLP 7535 US 1961 Sell This Version