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Carla Bley / Paul Haines, Jazz Composers Orchestra*Escalator Over The Hill

Label:JCOA Records – JT 4001
Format:
3 x Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Embossed cover, booklet
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Big Band, Contemporary Jazz

Tracklist

AHotel Overture
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
Bells [Orchestra Bells]Bill Morimando
CongasRoger Dawson
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornBob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman
Soloist, BassCharlie Haden
Soloist, ClarinetPerry Robinson
Soloist, Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
Soloist, TromboneRoswell Rudd
13:12
B1... This Is Here
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
French HornBob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman
Organ, PianoCarla Bley
Piano [Ring Modulated], Piano [Prepared]Michael Mantler
Sounds [Flies, Bullfrogs And Mindsweepers]Carla Bley, Don Preston, Michael Mantler
Synthesizer [Moog]Don Preston
VoiceCarla Bley
Voice [Ginger II]Jeanne Lee
Voice [Jack]Jack Bruce
Voice [Multiple Public Members II]Carla Bley, Howard Johnson (3)
Voice [Sand Shepherd]Don Cherry
6:00
B2Like Animals
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornSharon Freeman
TromboneRoswell Rudd, Sam Burtis
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Voice [Doctor]Don Preston
1:20
B3Escalator Over The Hill
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
ClarinetPerry Robinson
French HornBob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman
PianoCarla Bley
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TrumpetMichael Mantler
ViolaNancy Newton
Voice [Ancient Roomer]Karen Mantler
Voice [Calliope Bill]Bill Leonard (2)
Voice [Cecil Clark]Tod Papageorge
Voice [Lion]Don Preston
Voice [Mutant]Carla Bley
Voice [Operasinger]Rosalind Hupp
Voice [Roomer]Bob Stewart
Voice [Viva]Viva (22)
4:51
B4Stay Awake
NarratorViva (22)
Organ, Celesta, ChimesCarla Bley
Piano [Ring Modulated], PercussionMichael Mantler
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
Voice [Loudspeaker]Roswell Rudd
1:18
B5Ginger And David
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornSharon Freeman
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Voice [Cecil Clark]Tod Papageorge
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
Voice [Nurse]Jane Blackstone
Voice [Roomer]Bob Stewart
Voice [Used Woman]Sheila Jordan
1:40
B6Song To Anything That Moves
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
Bells [Orchestra Bells]Roger Dawson
ClarinetPerry Robinson
French HornBob Carlisle
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetEnrico Rava
2:17
C1Eoth Theme
Alto SaxophoneBill Morimando, Jimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
ClarinetPerry Robinson
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornBob Carlisle
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
0:38
C2Businessmen
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric BassJack Bruce
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
Piano [Ring Modulated]Michael Mantler
Voice [Jack I & II]Jack Bruce
5:37
C3Ginger And David Theme
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornBob Carlisle
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetMichael Mantler
0:55
C4Why
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
ClarinetPerry Robinson
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
French HornSharon Freeman
PianoCarla Bley
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Voice [Ginger]Linda Ronstadt
Voice [His Friends]Charlie Haden
2:19
C5It's Not What You Do
DrumsPaul Motian
PianoCarla Bley
TrumpetMichael Snow
Valve TromboneMichael Mantler
ViolaNancy Newton
Voice [Lion]Don Preston
0:13
C6Detective Writer Daughter
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
French HornSharon Freeman
NarratorViva (22)
PianoCarla Bley
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Voice [Jack]Jack Bruce
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
3:00
C7Doctor Why
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornSharon Freeman
TromboneRoswell Rudd, Sam Burtis
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Voice [Ginger]Linda Ronstadt
Voice [Jack]Jack Bruce
1:30
C8Slow Dance (Transductory Music)
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
French HornBob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman
2:51
C9Smalltown Agonist5:29
D1End Of Head
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
French HornBob Carlisle, Sharon Freeman
Voice [Mutant]Carla Bley
0:37
D2Over Her Head
Alto SaxophoneJimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornBob Carlisle
PianoCarla Bley
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri, Peggy Imig
TromboneRoswell Rudd
TrumpetMichael Snow
Valve Trombone, TrumpetMichael Mantler
ViolaNancy Newton
Voice [Ginger]Linda Ronstadt
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
Yodeling [Yodelling Ventriloquist]Howard Johnson (3)
2:37
D3Little Pony Soldier
Alto SaxophoneDewey Redman
BassCharlie Haden
CelestaBill Morimando
DrumsPaul Motian
GuitarJohn McLaughlin
PianoCarla Bley
TrumpetMichael Mantler
Vibraphone [Vibes]Karl Berger
Voice [Doctor]Don Preston
Voice [Jack I & II]Jack Bruce
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
4:35
D4Oh Say Can You Do?
Performer [Calliope]Carla Bley
Voice [Calliope Bill]Bill Leonard (2)
1:08
D5Holiday In Risk
NarratorViva (22)
PianoCarla Bley
Voice [Cecil Clarke]Tod Papageorge
Voice [Leader]Carla Bley
Voice [Leaders II & III]Carla Bley
Whistle [Birdwhistle]Tod Papageorge
3:10
D6Holiday In Risk Theme
Alto SaxophoneBill Morimando, Jimmy Lyons (2)
Baritone SaxophoneChris Woods
Bass TromboneJeff Jeffers
ClarinetPerry Robinson
CongasRoger Dawson
DrumsPaul Motian
French HornBob Carlisle
Tenor SaxophoneGato Barbieri
TromboneRoswell Rudd
0:47
E1A.I.R. (All India Radio)
Acoustic BassRon McClure
Acoustic GuitarSam Brown (2)
CelloCalo Scott
Goblet Drum [Dumbec]Souren Baronian
OrganCarla Bley
PercussionPaul Motian
TrumpetDon Cherry
ViolinLeroy Jenkins
4:00
E2Rawalpindi Blues
Acoustic BassRon McClure
Acoustic GuitarSam Brown (2)
CelloCalo Scott
ClarinetSouren Baronian
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric BassJack Bruce
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
OrganCarla Bley
PercussionPaul Motian
Piano, OrganCarla Bley
Trumpet, Flute [Ceramic], PercussionDon Cherry
ViolinLeroy Jenkins
Voice [Desert Women]Carla Bley
Voice [His Friends]Steve Ferguson
Voice [Jack]Jack Bruce
Voice [Parrot]Jack Bruce
Voice [Sand Shepherd]Don Cherry
12:40
F1End Of Rawalpindi
Acoustic BassRon McClure
Acoustic GuitarSam Brown (2)
CelloCalo Scott
ClarinetSouren Baronian
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric BassJack Bruce
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
OrganCarla Bley
TrumpetDon Cherry
ViolinLeroy Jenkins
Voice [Ginger II]Jeanne Lee
Voice [His Friends]Steve Ferguson
Voice [Jack I & II]Jack Bruce
9:38
F2End Of Animals1:25
F3... And It's Again
Acoustic BassRon McClure
Acoustic GuitarSam Brown (2)
BassCharlie Haden
Bass TromboneJack Jeffers
CelloCalo Scott
ClarinetSouren Baronian
DrumsPaul Motian
Electric BassJack Bruce
Electric GuitarJohn McLaughlin
French HornSharon Freeman
OrganCarla Bley
TromboneRoswell Rudd, Sam Burtis
TrumpetDon Cherry
Trumpet, Piano [Ring Modulated], Piano [Prepared]Michael Mantler
ViolinLeroy Jenkins
Voice [Dad]Perry Robinson
Voice [Desert Women]Carla Bley
Voice [Ginger II]Jeanne Lee
Voice [I & II]Carla Bley
Voice [Jack I & II]Jack Bruce
Voice [Loudspeaker]Roswell Rudd
Voice [Multiple Public Members III]Carla Bley
Voice [Sand Shepherd]Don Cherry
Voice [Speakers, Blindman]Bill Roughen
Voice [Speakers, Calliope Bill]Bill Leonard (2)
Voice [Speakers, Lion]Don Preston
Voice [Speakers, Mutant I & II]Carla Bley
Voice [Speakers, Viva I & II]Viva (22)
Voice [Viva]Viva (22)
Yodeling [Yodelling Ventriloquist]Howard Johnson (3)
9:55
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Credits

Notes

A chronotransduction.

℗ 1974 Virgin Records Ltd.
Published By Alrac Music.
Copyrights © 1971 by Alrac Music.

Recording
- November 1968, RCA Recording Studio, New York
- November 1970 - June 1971, RCA Recording Studio, New York
- March 1971, Empirical Sound, at the Cinematheque, New York
- June 1971, Butterfly Mobile Sound Van, at the Public Theater, New York

Releasing artist is
- Carla Bley, Paul Haines on frontcover
- Jazz-Composers Orchestra on center labels

Issued in a gatefold cover with a 12-page booklet - front cover typesetting embossed.
Album is autocoupled:
- vinyl one holding sides 1 and 6
- vinyl two holding sides 2 and 5
- vinyl three holding sides 3 and 4

This version was used for sale in Germany, distributed by Ariola-Eurodisc with stickered cat# 88 999 XDT

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, stamped): JTA 411 A-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout F-side, stamped): JTA 411 B-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B-side, stamped): JTA 412 A-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout E-side, stamped): JTA 412 B-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C-side, stamped): JTA 413 A-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D-side, stamped): JTA 413 B-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label A-side): JTA 411-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label F-side): JTA 411-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label B-side): JTA 412-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label E-side): JTA 412-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label C-side): JTA 413-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label D-side): JTA 413-B
  • Other (Catalog number, vinyl 1): JTA 411
  • Other (Catalog number, vinyl 2): JTA 412
  • Other (Catalog number, vinyl 3): JTA 413
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Other (Library Of Congress catalog card number): 74-750397

Other Versions (5 of 25)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Escalator Over The Hill (3×LP, Album, Box Set, )JCOA Records3LP-EOTHUS1971
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Escalator Over The Hill (3×LP, Album, Box Set, )JCOA RecordsJCOA PA-3083-85Japan1972
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Escalator Over The Hill (3×LP, Album)JCOA Records, Virgin840 050/51/52, noneFrance1974
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Escalator Over The Hill (3×LP, Album, Reissue, Gatefold)JCOA Records, VirginJT 4001, 88 999 XDTUK1974
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Escalator Over The Hill (3×LP, Album, Box Set, )JCOA RecordsJT 4001US1974

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