Carla Bley

Real Name:
Lovella May Borg
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Born: May 11, 1936 in Oakland, California.

Pianist and composer.

Mother of Karen Mantler.
Married to Michael Mantler from 1965 to 1991.
Married to Paul Bley in 1957, later divorced.
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881 010 ZY Jazz Realities — Carla Bley Carla Bley - Mike Mantler* - Steve Lacy Carla Bley - Mike Mantler* - Steve Lacy - Jazz Realities (Album) Fontana 881 010 ZY Netherlands 1966 Sell This Version
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SHP-6009 A Genuine Tong Funeral — Carla Bley The Gary Burton Quartet With Orchestra* / Carla Bley The Gary Burton Quartet With Orchestra* / Carla Bley - A Genuine Tong Funeral (Album) RCA SHP-6009 Japan 1969 Sell This Version
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3LP-EOTH Escalator Over The Hill — Carla Bley Carla Bley, Paul Haines Carla Bley, Paul Haines - Escalator Over The Hill (Album) JCOA Records 3LP-EOTH US 1971 Sell This Version
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WATT/ 1, PAP-9007 Tropic Appetites — Carla Bley Carla Bley Tropic Appetites (Album) WATT (2), Virgin WATT/ 1, PAP-9007 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
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WATT/ 3, 840.112 13 & 3/4 — Carla Bley Michael Mantler / Carla Bley Michael Mantler / Carla Bley - 13 & 3/4 (Album) WATT (2), Virgin WATT/ 3, 840.112 France 1975 Sell This Version
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WATT/6, 2313 106 Dinner Music — Carla Bley Carla Bley Dinner Music (Album) WATT (2) WATT/6, 2313 106 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
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VIM-4640, AS-9183 Liberation Music Orchestra — Carla Bley Charlie Haden , Arrangements By Carla Bley Charlie Haden , Arrangements By Carla Bley - Liberation Music Orchestra(LP, Album, Promo, RE, Gat) MCA Records, Impulse! VIM-4640, AS-9183 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
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ECM M5E 11 Social Studies — Carla Bley Carla Bley Social Studies (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records ECM M5E 11 US 1981 Sell This Version
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WATT/12, ECM W 12 Live! — Carla Bley Carla Bley Live! (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/12, ECM W 12 US 1982 Sell This Version
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812 097-1 Mortelle Randonnée (Extraits De La Bande Originale Du Film) — Carla Bley Carla Bley Mortelle Randonnée (Extraits De La Bande Originale Du Film) (Album) Mercury 812 097-1 France 1983 Sell This Version
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4-23794 The Ballad Of The Fallen — Carla Bley Charlie Haden / Carla Bley Charlie Haden / Carla Bley - The Ballad Of The Fallen (Album) ECM Records, ECM Records, ECM Records 4-23794 US 1983 Sell This Version
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WATT/14, 817 864-1 Heavy Heart — Carla Bley Carla Bley Heavy Heart (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/14, 817 864-1 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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WATT/16, 25036-1 E, ECM W16 Night-glo — Carla Bley Carla Bley Night-glo (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/16, 25036-1 E, ECM W16 US 1985 Sell This Version
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831 697-4 Sextet — Carla Bley Carla Bley Sextet (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records 831 697-4 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
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WATT/20, 837 345-4 Duets — Carla Bley Carla Bley & Steve Swallow Carla Bley & Steve Swallow - Duets (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/20, 837 345-4 France 1988 Sell This Version
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WATT/21 Fleur Carnivore — Carla Bley Carla Bley Fleur Carnivore (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/21 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
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DIW 8045 Dream Keeper — Carla Bley Charlie Haden And The Liberation Music Orchestra* , With The Oakland Youth Chorus , Arrangements By Carla Bley Charlie Haden And The Liberation Music Orchestra* , With The Oakland Youth Chorus , Arrangements By Carla Bley - Dream Keeper(LP, Album, Gat) DIW DIW 8045 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
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WATT/23, 847 942-1 The Very Big Carla Bley Band — Carla Bley Carla Bley The Very Big Carla Bley Band (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/23, 847 942-1 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
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WATT What Box? — Carla Bley Carla Bley ... Orchestra Siciliana ... Michael Mantler ... Karen Mantler Carla Bley ... Orchestra Siciliana ... Michael Mantler ... Karen Mantler - What Box?(6xLP, Album) ECM Records GmbH WATT Germany 1992 Sell This Version
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WATT/24, 314 517 673-2 Go Together — Carla Bley Carla Bley / Steve Swallow Carla Bley / Steve Swallow - Go Together (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/24, 314 517 673-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
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WATT/25, 78118-23125-2 Big Band Theory — Carla Bley Carla Bley Big Band Theory (Album) WATT (2) WATT/25, 78118-23125-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
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TCD 0485 6th Glasgow Jazz Festival  — Carla Bley Carla Bley 6th Glasgow Jazz Festival (CD, Transcription) BBC Transcription TCD 0485 UK 1993 Sell This Version
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WATT/26 Songs With Legs — Carla Bley Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Songs With Legs (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/26 US 1995 Sell This Version
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WATT/28, 539 937-2 Fancy Chamber Music — Carla Bley Carla Bley Fancy Chamber Music (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/28, 539 937-2 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
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WATT/29, 547 297-2 Are We There Yet? — Carla Bley Carla Bley / Steve Swallow Carla Bley / Steve Swallow - Are We There Yet? (Album) WATT (2), ECM Records WATT/29, 547 297-2 Germany 1999 Sell This Version

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recrecshop

recrecshop

November 22, 2022
...you'll always see me with a big smile while i listen to "dinner music". when
it came out i just recovered from a months long depression, so this
heartwarming & sarcastic flirt with "mainstream jazz" full of archness was
exactly the right medicine. carla bley & michael mantler were like alternate
parents for me then, building a bridge between contemporary jazz & profound
literature like samuel beckett, inviting half the crew of the soft
machine-family...

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