Unstrung                           
Kenny Wessel Quartet

On Nonotes Records/Meta-Dash
Bandcamp
Lisa Parrott – alto, bari and soprano saxophones
Adam Kolker – tenor saxophone
Matt Pavolka – acoustic bass
Russ Meissner – drums
Kenny Wessel – guitar / compositions


Weights & Measures

Kenny Wessel Quartet
On Nonotes Records
Bandcamp
Joel Frahm – saxophone

Brad Jones – bass
Kenny Wollesen – drums
Peck Allmond – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar / compositions


Jawboning

Wessel / Filiano / Grassi
www.cadencebuilding.com
Ken Wessel – guitar

Ken Filiano – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

 

Daybreak
Badal Roy / Ken Wessel / Stomu Takeishi
www.cadencebuilding.com

Badal Roy – tabla

Ken Wessel – guitar
Stomu Takeishi – bass
w/ Tim Ries – sax, flute
Satoshi Takeishi – percussion

 

Tone Dialing
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time
Ornette Coleman – alto sax, trumpet, violin
Ken Wessel – guitar
Chris Rosenberg – guitar
Dave Bryant – keyboards
Brad Jones – acoustic bass
Al MacDowell – electric bass
Badal Roy – tabla
Denardo Coleman – drums

 

Live at Jazzbühne Berlin – 1988
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time
Ornette Coleman – alto sax, trumpet, violin
Ken Wessel – guitar
Chris Rosenberg – guitar
Chris Walker – electric bass
Al MacDowell – electric bass
Badal Roy – tabla
Denardo Coleman – drums

 

Debashish Bhattacharya,                      Anders Lonne Gronseth,
Kenny Wessel &
Subhasis Bhattacharya

Pling Music
Debashish Bhattacharya – Hindustani slide guitar

Anders Lonne Gronseth – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – electric guitar
Subhasis Bhattacharya – tabla, percussion


Heart’s Fire
Rob Garcia’a Sangha
Yooni Choi – vocals
Michele Gentile – flute
Adam Kolker – sax
Ken Wessel – guitar
Daniel Kelly – piano
Dave Ambrosio – bass
Rob Garcia – drums / compositions


Morph the Cat

Donald Fagen
I play the guitar solo on “Security Joan”

 

Glare of the Tiger
Adam Rudolph and Moving Pictures
Meta Records

Graham Haynes – cornet
Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keyboards
James Hurt – percussion, keyboards
Damon Banks – bass
Hamid Drake – percussion
Adam Rudolph – percussion

 

Both/And
Adam Rudolph and Moving Pictures
Meta Records

Graham Haynes – cornet
Ralph Jones – woodwinds
Kenny Wessel – guitars, banjo
Jerome Harris – bass guitar, slide guitar
Brahim Fribgane – oud, percussion
Matt Kilmer – percussion
Adam Rudolph – percussion

 

Turning Towards the Light
Organic Guitar Orchestra

Cuneiform Records
Rez Abbasi
Nels Cline
Liberty Ellman
David Gilmore
Miles Okazaki
Marvin Sewell (electric guitars and effects)
Damon Banks (el. bass guitar)
Marco Capelli (acoustic guitar, effects)
Jerome Harris (el. guitar, el. bass guitar, lap steel guitar)
Joel Harrison (el. guitar, national steel guitar)
Kenny Wessel (el. guitar, banjo) 

Composed and improvisationally conducted by Adam Rudolph.

 

Sonic Mandala
Adam Rudolph’s Go Organic Orchestra
www.metarecords.com

34 Woodwind, brass, strings and percussion

Dream Garden       
Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures

www.metarecords.com

Graham Haynes – cornet, flugelhorn
Ned Rothenberg – woodwinds, shakuhachi
Steve Gorn – bansuri, woodwinds
KW – electric and acoustic guitars
Brahim Fribgane – oud/percussion
Shanir Blumenkranz – bass, sintir
Hamid Drake – drums, percussion
Adam Rudolph – percussion

 

Can You Imagine…
The Sound of a Dream

Adam Rudolph’s Go Organic Orchestra
www.metarecords.com

48 Woodwind, brass, strings and percussion

 

Heard Instinct
Bruce Arnold – guitar

Kenny Wessel – guitar
 

 

Shimmer and Melt
Big Picture Holiday
www.ropeadope.com
http://bigpictureholiday.bandcamp.com
Avram Fefer – woodwinds
David Phelps, Kenny Wessel – guitars / effects
Alex Marcello – keyboards
Jason DiMatteo – bass
Chris Eddleton – drums
Todd Isler – percussion


Periodic Table
Ole Mathisen Quartet
Jazzheads
Ole Mathisen – saxophone

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Francois Moutin – bass
Tony Moreno – drums


What Do I Know

Ingrid Sertso
www.creativemusicstudio.org

Ingrid Sertso – vocals

Karl Berger – vibes, piano
Steve Gorn – bansuri
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Mike Bisio – bass
Bob Selcoe – trumpet
Jane Scarpantoni – cello

 

Sandan Shuffle
Virginia Mayhew Quartet
Virginia Mayhew – sax
Ken Wessel – guitar
Harvie S – bass
Victor Jones – drums

 

A Simple Thank You
Virginia Mayhew Septet
Virginia Mayhew – saxophones
Lisa Parrot – alto & bari
Scott Harrell – trumpet & flugelhorn
Noah Bless – trombone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Harvie S – bass
Victor Jones – drums
Ingrid Jensen – trumpet
Mayra Casales – percussion

 

Thunk
nottwo records

Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Mike Bisio – bass
Jeremy Carlstadt – drums

 

Taxidermy
Sam Bardfeld Group
www.cadencebuilding.com
Sam Bardfeld – violin
Ken Wessel – guitar
Drew Gress – bass
Mike Sarin – drums

 

Music is the Meditation
William Gagliardi Quartet
www.cadencebuilding.com
William Gagliardi – saxophones
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

 

Nhlahla
William Gagliardi Quintet
www.cadencebuilding.com
William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grass – drums


Second Voyage

Lewis Porter Quintet
Lewis Porter – piano
Dan Faulk – saxophone
David Leibman – saxophone
Ken Wessel – guitar
Harvie S – bass
Marcus Baylor – drums

 

Hear and Now
William Gagliardi Quintet
www.cadencebuilding.com
William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums


M.D.

Haruko Nara
Haruko Nara – piano
Ken Wessel – guitar
Lonnie Plaxico – bass
Steve Moss – percussion
and others


Memories of Tomorrow

William Gagliardi Quintet
www.cadencebuilding.com
William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

 

Younger Dryas
William Gagliardi Quintet
www.cadencebuilding.com
William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

 

Cave Music
The Michael Dolan Quartet
Michael Dolan – flute
Kenny Wessel – guitar
David Meer – bass
Willard Dyson – drums


Cosmic Life

Mari Okubo
Mari Okubo – vocals
Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Chris Walker – bass
Ornette Coleman, Lew Soloff – trumpet
Robert Rouch – french horn
Kenny Wessel – guitar
and others


CIMPFest: Live in Villach 2011
Ken Filiano Quartet
Ken Filiano – bass

Herb Robertson – trumpet
Avram Fefer – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Vijay Anderson – drums

Adam Lane’s Villach Orchestra

CIMPFest: Live in Villach 2009
Stephen Gauci Quartet
Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Ken Filiano – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

and

William Gagliardi Quintet
William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

and

CIMP Orchestra
www.cimprecords.com

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Lessons Learned
Judi Silvano & The Zephyr Band
Judi Silvano – vocals
Adam Kolker – woodwinds
Bruce Arnold – guitar and super collider

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Ratso Harris – bass
Bob Meyer – drums
Todd Isler – percussion
Joe Lovano – saxophones, producer