Discography

Weights & Measures
Kenny Wessel Quartet

Joel Frahm – saxophone
Brad Jones – bass
Kenny Wollesen – drums
Peck Allmond – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar/compostions

On Nonotes Records
CD Baby


Jawboning

Wessel/Filiano/Grassi

Ken Wessel – guitar
Ken Filiano – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

Daybreak
Badal Roy/Ken Wessel/Stomu Takeishi

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

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

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
Debashish Bhattacharya – Hindustani slide guitar

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

Pling Music

 


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

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

Meta Records

 

Both/And
Adam Rudolph and Moving Pictures

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
48 Woodwinds, brass, strings and percussion

Meta Records

 

Turning Towards the Light  
Organic Guitar Orchestra     

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. 

Cuneiform Records

Can You Imagine… The Sound of a Dream
Adam Rudolph’s Go Organic Orchestra

48 Woodwind, brass, strings and percussion

www.metarecords.com

 

Dream Garden
Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures

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

www.metarecords.com

 

 

Can You Imagine… The Sound of a Dream
Adam Rudolph’s Go Organic Orchestra

48 Woodwind, brass, strings and percussion

www.metarecords.com

 

 

Shimmer and Melt
Big Picture Holiday

Avram Fefer – woodwinds
David Phelps, Kenny Wessel – guitars, effects
Alex Marcello – keyboards
Jason DiMatteo – bass
Chris Eddleton – drums
Todd Isler – percussion

www.ropeadope.com
http://bigpictureholiday.bandcamp.com

 

 

Periodic Table
Ole Mathisen Quartet

Ole Mathisen – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Francois Moutin – bass
Tony Moreno – drums

Jazzheads

 


What Do I Know
Ingrid Sertso

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

www.creativemusicstudio.org

 

 

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
KW – guitar
Harvie S – bass
Victor Jones – drums
Ingrid Jensen – trumpet
Mayra Casales – percussion

 

Thunk
Stephen Gauci – tenor saxophone

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

nottwo records

 

Taxidermy
Sam Bardfeld Group

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Ken Wessel – guitar
Drew Gress – bass
Mike Sarin – drums

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

Music is the Meditation
William Gagliardi Quartet

William Gagliardi – saxophones
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

Nhlahla
William Gagliardi Quintet

William Gagliardi – saxophones
John Carlson – trumpet
Ken Wessel – guitar
Dave Hofstra – bass
Lou Grass – drums

www.cadencebuilding.com

 


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

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

www.cadencebuilding.com

 


M.D.

Haruko Nara

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



Memories of Tomorrow

William Gagliardi Quintet

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

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

Younger Dryas
William Gagliardi Quintet

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

www.cadencebuilding.com

 

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
https://www.amazon.com/Live-Villach-Austria-Cimpfest-2011/dp/B017EUBW7S

 

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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