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recordings list

recordings as a leader:

time changes, with blood drum spirit ensemble (2019)

*****[listening – all tracks limited availability via bandcamp]; if not possible, disc 2, track 1, circle of creation/adzohu suite, 3:22-fade 14:22-26

blood drum spirit: the royal hartigan ensemble live in china, double CD, Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, May (2008)

*****[listening – all tracks limited availability via bandcamp]; if not possible, disc 2, track 10, tenderly, 1:55-fade 6:22-26

ancestors double CD, with numerous master world artists, Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, (2008)

*****[listening – all tracks limited availability via bandcamp]; if not possible, 3 pieces: disc 2, track 17, through the light (whole track, 1:40); disc 2, track 3, ray hart (whole track, 2:59); and disc 2, track 16, five foot two, 0:43-fade 3:39-4:03

blood drum spirit double CD (1997) Transparent Records, Albany, NY/reissue (2003) on Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, including a Quick Time video, Eve (1997); track

*****[listening – all tracks limited availability via bandcamp]; if not possible, disc 1, track 1, whole piece, wadsworth falls (11:31)

all recordings:

time changes, with blood drum spirit ensemble (2019)

Water Prayers for Bass Clarinet (2018) with the Paul Austerlitz Ensemble

Ten Billion Versions of Reality (2017) with the David Bindman Sextet

Skins (2016) with the Nana Simopolous’ ensemble, Na Records

Post Chromodal Out! (2012) Pi Records, with Hafez Modirzadeh’s ensemble

Sunset Park Polyphony (2011) with the David Bindman Sextet

The Sweet Science Suite (2011) with Fred Ho’s Green Monster Big Band, Innova

The Music of Cal Massey: A Tribute/Black Liberation Movement Suite (2011), with Fred Ho’s Green Monster Big Band, Innova

Year of the Tiger (2011), with Fred Ho’s Green Monster Big Band, Innova

Big Red (2011) Innova with Feed Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

NYFA Music/Sound Fellows  The NYFA Collection: 25 Years of New York New Music (2010) Innova

Celestial Green Monster (2009) Mutable Music, New York, NY, with Fred Ho’s Green Monster Big Band

Journey (2008) with Paul Austerlitz’ Afro-Universal Jazz Merengue ensemble, Innova records

blood drum spirit: the royal hartigan ensemble live in china, double CD, Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, May (2008)

ancestors double CD, with numerous master world artists, Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, (2008)

Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon! (2006) Innova with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music ensemble

Suraghati (2006) with Global Phatness, Dan Newman, and Hafez Modir, San Francisco, CA

SARA NOT SURE IF THIS HEFFLEY RECORDING HAS BEEN RELEASED POSSIBLY OMIT

Big and Little Instrus, parts 1 and 2; with Michael Heffley, 2003 AND 2007, Middletown, CT, Hefley records with Michael Heffley ensemble

Classical Stretch (2005) with the soundSFound Orchestra, San Francisco, CA

Voice of the Dragon Part II: Shaolin Secret Stories (2004) Innova Records, St. Paul, MN with Fred Ho’s ensemble

blood drum spirit double CD (1997) Transparent Records, Albany, NY/reissue (2004) on Innova Records, St. Paul, MN, including a Quick Time video, Eve (1997)

Black Panther Suite (2003) with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

Voice of the Dragon Part I, Once Upon a Time in Chinese America (2001) with Fred Ho’s

Night Vision (2000), Koch International, New York, with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

By Any Mode Necessary (1999) XDot 25 Music, Berkeley, CA, with the Hafez Modirzadeh ensemble

Warrior Sisters (1999) with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

Yes Means Yes, No Means No! Whatever She Wears, Wherever She Goes! (1998) with Fred Ho’s

Collaborations with Dead and Living Males and Females from Different Gene Pools; Fishy Scales, Fuji Scaled (1998) Hefley records with Michael Heffley ensemble

The Mystery of Sama (1998) AsianImprov, with Hafez Modirzadeh ensemble

Turn Pain into Power! (1997) O.O. discs, with the Fred Ho

Monkey Epic, Part 2 (1997) with the Fred Ho Monkey Orchestra

Nava-ye Mardom/The People’s Blues (1996) X DOT 25, with Hafez Modirzadeh ensemble

Iliana’s Dance (1996) with the David Bindman ensemble

Monkey Epic, Part 1 (1996) with the Fred Ho Monkey Orchestra

Strick: Song of the Andoumboulou 16-25 (1995) Spoken Engine, Nashville, TN, with Poet Nathaniel Mackey and Hafez Modirzadeh

Contemporary Compositions Recital by Soprano Chen Hongyu: Six Times Solitude (1994) China Record Corporation

Strawman Dance (1994) with the Tyrone Henderson-David Bindman Project

In Chromodal Discourse (1993) AsianImprov, with Hafez Modirzadeh’s Paradox ensemble

Underground Railroad to My Heart (1994) with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

Happy Feet audiocassette (1991) with Lucinda Ellert and her Happy Feet Orchestra, Duke Ellington – Fletcher Henderson style large ensemble music of 1919-35, Boston, MA

A Song for Manong record (1988) AsianImprov, San Francisco, CA, with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

We Refuse to be Used and Abused! (1987) with Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Music Ensemble

Some Day Catch Some Day Down (vinyl 1987) with African traditional and African Jazz group Talking Drums, Shanachie Records; reissued as an enhanced CD 26 July 2011 (Innova)

Look on the Rainbow record with the Juba ensemble (self-produced 1987) original compositions in the African American tradition

Talking Drums (audio cassette, self-produced 1985), with the Talking Drums traditional and African Jazz ensemble 19 July 1985 as Talking Drums TDCS 1000; reissued in enhanced CD 26 July 2011 in album Someday Catch Someday Down (Innova)

In The Dreamtime (1982 vinyl, 2008 CD) with electronic music composer Michael William Gilbert, Amherst MA

The Call (1980 vinyl, and 2008 CD) with electronic music composer Michael William Gilbert, Amherst MA

Brahms Requiem, vocalist with the St. Michael’s College Glee Club, William Tortolano, Director, and Boston Civic Symphony Orchestra, Kalman Novak, Conductor, 1967

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