Discography

For the complete John Tchicai discography visit here

with Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra

with Kristian Blak & Yggdrasil

with saxophone sextet The Six Winds

1963 - 1980
JAZZ JAMBOREE 1963 vol.4 – Jorgen Leth-Quintet, 1962, Muza 0397
RUFUS – John Tchicai-Archie Shepp, 1963, Fontana SFON 7080
CONSEQUENCES – New York Contemporary Five, 1963, Fontana SFON 7077
ARCHIE SHEPP IN EUROPE vol 1 & 2 – 1963, Delmark DL 412
NEW YORK ART QUARTET & AMIRI BARAKA – 1964-ESP 1004
FOUR FOR TRANE – Archie Shepp, 1964, Impulse AS 71
NEW YORK EYE AND EAR CONTROL – Albert Ayler, 1964, ESP 1016
COMMUNICATION – The Jazz Composers Orchestra, 1964, Fontana 681 011
MOHAWK – New York Art Quartet, 1965-Fontana 681 009 ZY/PHCE 1003
ROSWELL RUDD – New York Art Quartet, 1965, America 30 AM 6114
ASCENSION – John Coltrane, 1965, Impulse AS 95
JOHN TCHICAI and CADENTIA NOVA DANICA – 1968, Polydor 583770
INSTANT COMPOSERS POOL – 1968-ICP 002
UNFINISHED MUSIC NO. 2: LIFE WITH THE LIONS – John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1969, Zapple 01
AFRODISIACA – John Tchicai and Cadentia Nova Danica, 1969, MPS 15249, re-issue 2008 by promising music, SPV
M 144 – Burnin’ Red Ivanhoe, 1969, Sonet SLPS 1512
INSTANT COMPOSERS POOL – 1970-ICP 005
WIEBELFETZER LIVE – 1971, Bazillus ZILL 111-112
MONSTER JAZZ – 1974, MPS-BASF 2122188-1
WILLIE THE PIG – John Tchicai/Irene Schweizer Group, 1975, WIL 1/Atavistic
JOHN TCHICAI SOLO – 1977, FMP SAJ 12
JOHN TCHICAI & STRANGE BROTHERS – 1977, FMP SAJ 15
DARKTOWN HIGHLIGHTS – John Tchicai and Strange Brothers, 1977, Storyville 1015
REAL TCHICAI – John Tchicai Trio, 1977, Steeple Chase SCS 1075 CD
DUETS – John Tchicai/Andre Goudbeek, 1977, SVM 2
TETTERETTET – 1977-ICP 020
BAREFOOT DANCE – John Tchicai/Andre Goudbeek 1978, Marge 07
WITCHDOCTOR’S SON – Johnny Dyani with John Tchicai and Dudu Pukwana, 1978-SCS 1098
WHO IS WHO? – The Berlin Jazz Workshop Orchestra, 1978, FMP SAJ 24
CONTINENT – John Tchicai/Hartmut Geerken, 1980, Praxis CM 102
JOHN TCHICAI LIVE IN ATHENS – John Tchicai solo, 1980, Praxis CM 101
1981 - 2000
BALL AT LOUISIANA – John Tchicai/Pierre Dorge, 1981, Steeplechase SCS 1174
YES, PLEASE – Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath, 1981, In and Out 1981
BINDER QUINTET FEATURING JOHN TCHICAI – 1982, Krem SLPX 17759
MERLIN VIBRATIONS – John Tchicai Orchestra, 1983, Plainisphere 1267-10
WINGED SERPENT – Cecil Taylor 1984, Soul Note SN 1089
TIMO’S MESSAGE – John Tchicai Group 1984, Black Saint BSR 20094
CASSAVA BALLS – Moye, Tchicai, Geerken 1984 GY 4
ANGOLIAN CRY – Johnny Dyani Quartet 1985-Steeple Chase SCS 1209
THE AFRICAN TAPES vol. I and II – Moye, Tchicai, Geerken 1985, GY009-010
PUT UP THE FIGHT – John Tchicai Group 1987, Storyville SLP 4141
GIANCARLO NICOLAI FEATURING JOHN TCHICAI – 1987, LR 164
TCHICAI/CLINCH John Tchicai & Clinch – 1988 Olufsen Records DOC 5071
LETTER TO SOUTH AFRICA – Curtis Clark Quintet, 1989, Nimbus Records NS 501C
SOAKED SORROWS – Brus Trio & John Tchicai, 1988, Dragon 162
CHARLES GAYLE QUARTET FEATURING JOHN TCHICAI – 1988, SHLP 115
SATISFACTION – John Tchicai & Vitold Rek 1992, Enja records CD 7033-2
GRANDPA’S SPELLS – John Tchicai Quartet featuring Misha Mengelberg 1993, Storyville STCD 4182
DARN IT! – Paul Haines, 1994, American Clave 1014/18
MUSIC FOR HIS FILMS 1967/1994 – Willem Breuker/Johan van der Keuken-compilation, BVHAAST CD9710
LOVE IS TOUCHING – John Tchicai & the Archetypes 1995, B&W/X-talk Records BW055
WAVELENGTH INFINITY – Sun Ra-compilation, 1995, Rastascan BRD 018
JOHN EHLIS ENSEMBLE – 1996, Sivac Records 1001
MUSIC WITH NO NAME – Dance-compilation, 1996, B&W 080
ADAPT! OR DIE – Rent Romus with John Tchicai and the Lords of Outland, 1997, Jazzheads
OK NOK …KONGO + 3 JOKERS plays Thomas Agergaard & John Tchicai – 1997, Storyville STCD 4220
ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS – Francisco Mondragon Rio, feat. Karl Berger and John Tchicai, 1997, Pulque Records
LOVE NOTES FROM THE MADHOUSE – John Tchicai & Yusef Komunyaaka, 1998, 8THHB 80001
BLAISE SMITH – 1998, BBB001
MOONSTONE JOURNEY – Ok Nok Kongo playing music by John Tchicai, 1999, DaCapo 9444
LIFE OVERFLOWING – John Tchicai-Charlie Kohlhase Quintet, 1999, Nada 001
35TH REUNION – New York Art Quartet, 2000, DIW 936
JOHN TCHICAI’S INFINITESIMAL FLASH – with Francis Wong, Adam Lane & Mat Marucci, 2000, ZZ 76010
2001 - 2013
ANYBODY HOME? – 2001, TUTL HJF 76
2 X 2 – John Tchicai, Vitold Rek, Karl Berger 2001, TMP 505
THE POLISH JAZZ EXPLOSION – Vitold Rek’s Kapela Resoviana feat. Albert Mangelsdorff, Charlie Mariano, John Tchicai and Gilbert Matthews, 2002, TMP 507
COMPOSED – Lou Grassi’s PoBand and guest-composer John Tchicai, 2002, CIMP 262
FO(U)R BEINGS – Adam Lane Quartet, 2002, CIMP 263
HOPE IS BRIGHT GREEN UP NORTH – John Tchicai, Pierre Dorge & Lou Grassi, 2003, CIMP 278
DOS – Adam Lane & John Tchicai, 2003, CIMP 281
SET LYD (VISUAL SOUND) – Sound-collage by John Tchicai in collaboration with painter Oda Knudsen & poet Arne Aertebjerg, 2004
SUDDEN HAPPINESS – John Tchicai with Triot, 2004, TUM 008
YO MILES!: SKY GARDEN – Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith, 2004, Cuneiform Rune 191-192 review
HYMNE TIL SOFIA – HYMN TO SOPHIA – Cantata composed by John Tchicai to texts by Kristian Hoeg and conducted by Ib Bindel, 2005, Cali012
BIG CHIEF DREAMING – John Tchicai, Garrison Fewell, Tino Tracanna, Paolino Della Porta, Massimo Manzi 2005, SoulNote
YO MILES!: UPRIVER – Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith, 2005, Cuneiform Rune 201-202
JOHN TCHICAI WITH STRINGS – John Tchicai and Spring Heel Jack, 2006, trd 005
WITCH’S SCREAM – John Tchicai, Andrew Cyrille and Reggie Workman, 2006, TUM 014
GOOD NIGHT STORIES – John Tchicai, Charlie Kohlhase and Garrison Fewell, 2006, BXH 050/051 review
LAKE/TCHICAI/OSGOOD/WESTERGAARD with Oliver Lake – 2006, Passin’ Thru 41224
BOILER All Ears Trio (Tchicai/Agergaard/Jorgensen) with Sirone – 2007, NWM 038
LETTER FROM AMERICA – John Tchicai with Paul Hemmings Trio 2007, LTR 07 003
COLTRANE IN SPRING – John Tchicai with Jonas Muller, Nicolai Munch-Hansen and Kresten Osgood, 2008, ILK
NO TRESPASSING – John Tchicai + Ice9, 2008 azurramusic.com
THE SPIRITUAL MAN – Italy’s Open Orchestra featuring John Tchicai, 2009, TSJEI008
LOOK TO THE NEUTRINO – Lunar Quartet featuring John Tchicai, 2009, BA 243
ONE LONG MINUTE – John Tchicai’s Five Points, 2009, NuBop 07
TREADER DUO’S – John Tchicai-Tony Marsh Duo on cd with two other duo’s, 2009, www.treader.org
IN MONK’S MOOD – John Tchicai, 2009, Steeplechase 31675
OLD STUFF – John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, Finn von Eyben, Louis Moholo, 1965, Rune 300
TRUTH LIES IN-BETWEEN – John Tchicai & John Stewart, 2010, HTE MARGE 01
REPTILES IN THE SKY – Peter Danstrup group feat. John Tchicai, 2010, Gateway DanpetCD01
DARKTOWN HIGHLIGHTS / PUT UP THE FIGHT – Tchicai & Strange Brothers, Re-issue as doubleCD, 2012 Storyville
ALONG THE WAY – John Ehlis Ensemble, 2012
EVOLVING STRATEGIES – Garrison Fewell’s VDSO, 2012
BEAUTIFUL UNTRUE THINGS – Danstrup/Reptiles, 2012, Gateway DanpetCD02
DELL, WESTERGAARD, LILLINGER featuring TCHICAI – 2012 Jazzwerkstatt Berlin
OTHER VIOLETS The Engines feat. John Tchicai – 2013, Not Two records
JAZZ/FREE IMPROVISATION MEETS AFRICA – Africa tour of Tchicai, Don Moyé and Geerken in 1984, DVD 2012, Hybriden Verlag
MESSAGE OF LOVE Katrine Suwalski Another World – 2013 Gateway Katsuw005

with Pierre Dorge and the New Jungle Orchestra:
VERY HOT, EVEN THE MOON IS DANCING – Steeplechase SCS 1209
DIFFERENT PLACES, DIFFERENT BANANAS – 1986, Olufsen 5079
PEER GYNT – 1989, Olufsen DOCD 5207
BALLAD ROUND THE LEFT CORNER – SCS 1132
BRIKAMA – SCS 1188
JOHNNY LIVES – SCS 1228
LIVE IN CHICAGO – 1990-Olufsen Records DOCD 5122
GIRAF – 1999, Dacapo Records DCCD9440

with Kristian Blak:
DEN YDERSTE OE – 1981- HJF 12
YGGDRASIL – 1983-TUTL HJF 18
CONCERTO GROTTO – 1984-TUTL HJF 33
ASKUR – 2007, HJF 133

with saxophone sextet The Six Winds:
ELEPHANTS CAN DANCE – 1988-Sackville Records 3041
MAN MET MUTS – 1989-BVHAAST CD 9004
ANGER DANCE – 1992-BVHAAST CD 9305
MANESTRAAL – 1997-BVHAAST CD9706