Alfred Harth
Groups since 1967


Just Music 1967 - 70
septet - octet, free music, first free music ensemble with many strings: 2 cellos-
Franz Volhard & Thomas Stoewsand, 1 violin -Witold Teplitz, 1 bass-Peter Stock, 1 guitar-Johannes Kraemer + drums-Thomas Cremer, trombone-Dieter Hermann, sax&clarinet & others-AH
LP 1002, ECM, 1969, "just music"
LP Scout/CBS, 1970, "Born Free"

Alfred Harth Qintet 1970
free music with Nicole van den Plas - piano, Thomas Cremer - drums, Franz
Volhard - cello, Peter Stock - bass, AH - sax
LP "4. Januar 1970" / selfproduction

EMT 1971 - 74
with Nicole van den Plas - piano, Sven-Ake Johanson - drums & AH - sax&clar.
free music/energy playing. no bassplayer
LP 02, FMP/SAJ, 1974, "Canadian Cup Of Coffee" / tours & festivals in europe

Gunter Hampel Galaxie Dreamband 1973 - 74

(as a member)
free music with Gunter Hampel-vibes, bcl, Perry Robinson-cl, AH-cl, sax, Mark
Whitecage-as, Thomas Keyserlink-as, Jack Gregg-b, Martin Bues-dr, . . .
tours & festivals in europe

Duo Goebbels/Harth 1975 - 1988
multidimensional european music, improvisations about Eisler, Bach, Rameau, own
with multiinstruments
LP 08, FMP/SAJ, 1976, "Vier Faeuste für Hanns Eisler"
LP 20, FMP/SAJ, 1978, "Vom Sprengen des Gartens"
LP 4001, Eigelstein/Riskant, 1981, "Indianer fuer morgn"
LP 4014, Eigelstein/Riskant, 1981, "Zeit wird knapp"
LP 4011, Eigelstein/Riskant, 1984, "Frankfurt/Peking"
LP+CD 04, Victo Canada, 1987, "Live in Victoriaville"
CD on evva, Tokyo, 1992, "Goebbels Heart", Best-of-compilation from LPs
also some Samplers / tours & festivals all world

Sogenanntes Linksradikales Blasorchester 1976 - 1981
Brass- & woodwindorchestra in a european tradition playing in non-academical
manner styles from jazz/classic/folk/ to experimental with political & theatrical aspects
LPs+CD 0258-2, Trikont, 1977/80(2 LPs on one CD, 1999)

Buschi Niebergall Trio 1977 - 79
classical free-jazz with Alfred H - saxes, Buschi Niebergall - bass, Uwe Schmitt - dr
tours in europe

Punkjazzgroup 1979
with Christoph Anders - voice, sax, Nicole van den Plas - e-org, Frank Dietrich -bass,
Peter V - e-guitar, Uwe Schmitt - drums, AH - sax & comp
Es herrscht Uhu im Land 1981
postmodern european music: jazz/punk/classic with Paul Lovens - dr, Annemarie Roelofs - tb, viol, Heiner Goebbels -p, Christoph Anders - voice, sax, Rolf Riehm - as, AH - sax, bcl & idea
LP 60037, JAPO/ECM, 1981

Saxofonorchester Frankfurt 1980 - 82
about 21 saxplayers playing in an experimental manner compositions of AH
LP 40, FMP/SAJ, 1982

AORA Saxofonquartett 1981 - 82
a quartet of urban mix

Reklame der Wirklichkeit 1982 - 84
a nonet of urban mix

Cassiber 1982 - 84
avantgarderock with Heiner Goebbels-synth, Christoph Anders-vc, guit, synth,
Chris Cutler-dr, AH-multiinstr.
DoMaxi+CD 2, Recommended Records London, 1982, "man or monkey"
LP+CD 3, ReR London, 1984, "The beauty and the beast" / tours & festivals all world

This Earth! 1983 / Notes On Planet Shikasta 1987
lyrical jazz with Paul Bley-p, Maggie Nicols-vc, Phil Minton-vc, Trilok Gurtu-perc, Barre Phillips-b, AH-sax, clar. & idea
LP 1264, ECM, 1983, "This Earth!"

Duck and Cover 1983
avantgarderock with Fred Frith-guitar, Tom Cora-cello, Dagmar Krause-vc, George
Lewis-tb, Heiner Goebbels-synth, Chris Cutler-drums, AH-sax, tb, clar. & idea
LP+CD Vol. 1Quaterly, Recommended London, 1986 / festivals in europe

Gestalt et jive 1984 - 87
postmodern art-rock with Steve Beresford-p, org, guit, Ferdinand Richard-ebass,
Anton Fier-dr, Uwe Schmitt-dr, Peter Hollinger-dr, AH-multiinstr. & idea
LP 02038, Moers Music, 1985, "Nouvelle Cuisine"
DoLP 1006/7, Creative Works Records CH, 1986 / tours & festivals in europe

World Music Meeting 1984

(as a member)
worldmusic with Charlie Mariano-as, Peter Kowald-b, Barry Altshul-dr, Trilok
Gurtu-perc, O'Bryan-perc, Johnson-perc, Debski-viol, Mosalini-bandoneon,
Yamamoto-shakuhachi, AH-saxes
LP 2024, Eigelstein ES, 1984

Red Art 1986
Mani Neumeier-dr, A23H-multiinstr. &idea/ Lp 1004, Creative Works Records CH, 1986

Alfred 23 Harth / John Zorn Duo 1986
free saxes duo
LP 1008, Creative Works Records CH, 1987, "Plan Eden"
tours & festival Moers
Peter Broetzmann / Alfred 23 Harth Duo 1986 - 87
free saxes duo
LP 1150, FMP, 1987, "Go-No-Go" / tours in europe

Trio Peter Broetzmann / Alfred 23 Harth /

Sonny Sharrock 1987
energy playing / tours in europe

Oh Moscow 1987 - 1993

(as a member)
mostly compositions of & with Lindsay Cooper-bassoon, ss, with Sally Potter-vc,
Phil Minton-vc, tr, Hugh Hopper-eb, Marilyn Mazur-dr, Elvira Plenar-p, A23H-sax, cl
CD 015, victo, 1989, Victoriaville Canada / tours & festivals all world

La Guardia 1988
postmodern concept with Stephan Wittwer-guit, Lars Rudolph-tr, Witn Wito-eb, AH

Vladimir Estragon 1988 - 89
very postmodern concept with Phil Minton-vc, tr, Ulrike Haage-synth, FM Einheit-dr, A23H-sax, clar & idea
LP+CD 888 803, Tiptoe/enja, 1989, "Three Quarks for Muster Mark"
tours & festivals in europe

Trio Trabant a Roma 1990 - 93
free music with Phil Minton-vc, Lindsay Cooper-bassoon, ss, electronics, A23H-multi
CD 57, FMP, 1994, "State of Volgograd" / tours & festivals in europe
CDR, live in Strasbourg 1991, "Le cadran bleu"

Parcours Bleu a Deux 1990 - 92
new music impro with Heinz Sauer-ts, as, A23H-ts, as, electronics & idea
CDR, www. recout. de, 1996, "Die kainitische Stadt ueber Abels Gebeinen"/ tours world

Seti im Club 1991
computer-ambient & impro with Peter Fey-vc, computer, A23H-sax, clar
CDR. www. recout. de, 1996

Domestic Stories 1991

(as a member)
conceptual computermusic & impros with Chris Cutler-dr&idea, LutzGlandien-comp
Dagmar Krause-vc, Fred Frith-eb, AH-sax, clar
CD LSM, ReR London, 1992

Alfred 23 Harth QuasarQuartet 1992 - 93
retro-jazz with Simon Nabatov-p, Vladimir Tarasov-dr, Vitold Rek-b, Mark Dresser-b,
AH - saxes, clar. & idea
CD 0493, free flow music, 1992, "POPendingEYE

Akt 24 1993
with Christoph Korn-guit, Vladimir Tarasov-dr, AH-sax, clar
CDR, www. recout. de, 1996, "Ca Na Da dry & 20"
also with dancer Fine, "c plus a con fine"

FIM Orchester 1993
about 25 musicians from the avantgarde-scene Frankfurt

Trio Feather than God 1995
with Fred Hopkins-b, Dougie Bowne-dr, AH-sax
CDR, www. recout. de, 1996
recorded in New York City

Golden Circle 1995
with David Murray-ts, bcl, Fred Hopkins-b, Dougie Bowne-dr, AH-ts, bcl & idea
video of a live-concert at the Frankfurt Jazzfestival

Imperial Hot 1996 - 97
with Christoph Korn-guit, Bertram Ritter-dr, AH-sax, casio, tr
CDR, www. recout. de, 1996, "Hot Deals"

Duo Alfred Harth / Wolfgang Stryi 1996 - 97
two saxophone & clarinetimprovisors between new & free music
CDR, www. recout. de, 1997, "modern post"

Hale Peat 1996 - 98
neofreebop with Harry Petersen-as, clar, Martin Lejeune-guit, Bulent Ates-dr, AH-ts
CDR, www. recout. de, 1996, "Mo To No", 1997, "Pale Heat", 1998, "The sudden disappearance of Hale Bopp"

Pollock 1996 - 97
virtual remix-band with Elliott Sharp, Frank Rothkamm, Peter Fey, AH
CD 011, FTF Orkestrion Schallfolien, 1996
Vinyl 11", 23, 1997, "A two three age"
CD, 23, 1997, "planet beats"

Ground Zero 1996

(as a sampled member)
virtual & real band of Otomo Yoshihide
CD GZ1, ReR, 1996, "Ver. 1. 28 - Revolutionary Pekinese Opera"

Heartliners 23 1997 - 98
theatre-band for the West Side Story at Schauspiel Frankfurt with Martin Lejeune-
guit, Stefan Lottermann-tb, Annemarie Roelofs-tb, Peter Antony-synth, Günter
Bozem-dr, AH sax&clar. & arrangement & direction

Duo Alfred Harth - Uwe Oberg 1997 - 99
improvised music to avantgarde-films with piano & sax, clar.
Effort & Kraft 1997
free improvised music with Hamid Drake-dr, Kent Kessler-b, AH-ts, cl in Chicago

Cassini die flyby no net 1998
neostandardconceptmusic with Harry Petersen-as, Stefan Lottermann-tb, Bulent
Ates-dr, Peter Antony-synth, Martin Lejeune-guit, Christoph Korn-guit, Marcel
Daemgen-soundsystem, Günter Bozem-dr, AH-sax, clar & idea
CDR, www. recout. de, 1998, "Cassini"

Imperial Hoot 1998 - 2000
neoavantgarde-rock with Chistoph Korn-guit, delay, Marcel Daemgen-soundsystem,
Günter Bozem-dr, AH-sax, clar, tb, tr
CDR, www. recout. de, 1998, "Trialectrique", 1998, "Tribology"
CD 56512, Blue Noises, 1999, "secrets of development"
2000, concert & video "Time is of the Essence" with dancer Tamas Moritz
tours & festivals in europe

Region 2 for Seconds 1998 - 99
free music with Peter Kowald-b, AH-sax, clar, Xu Feng Xia - mixed media for film
in Moscow

U. C. Offenbach 1999
with AH-ts, Günter Bozem-dr, Steve Geata-eb(ex-"United Congress Of")

Pan Art Seoul 2000
free music & imaginary folk with Kang Tae Hwan-as, Park Chung-Soo -p,
Park Je-Chon -perc, AH-ts, cl and others
concerts in Seoul/Korea

tattoo 2000/01
freestyle dope beat with Ernst Seitz-synth, p, Manuel Lohnes-b, Günter Bozem -dr,
AH - ts, cl, synth & idea
CDR, 2001, "eclectronic vodoo" live at festival in Prague
CDR, 2001, "MIR, piercing the pacific" live at festival in Freiberg

Viriditas 2000/01
retromagics with Wilber Morris -b, Kevin Norton - vibes, dr, AH - sax, clar, electr.
CD, 2000, recorded in New York City, "waxwebwind@ebroadway"
tours & festivals all world June 01: Vision-festival in NYC, Knitting F.
CDR, 2001, "in the red wind" recorded in NYC

2002 - Terror Milk with Kim Hyung Tae