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Mats Gustafsson Discography

compiled by Jason Guthartz
last updated:  15-July-2010

Born October 29, 1964, in Umeå, Sweden.

Chronological listing of recordings featuring Mats Gustafsson.
(+) following the title of a recording indicates that it includes other tracks not listed here on which Gustafsson does not play.
Entries with unknown recording dates are grouped at the end.

Please take a look at the missing info page and let me know if you can help fill in the blanks.


Sten Sandell
Now or Never
(+)

Bauta Records BAR 8803 (LP)

1. Stumple and Run (Gustafsson / Sandell / Strid) [3:07]
2. Lungs and Legs (Gustafsson / Runolf / Sandell / Strid) [8:43]

Sten Sandell (sampling-key on #1; p on #2)
Mats Gustafsson (ts on #1; bar on #2)
Raymond Strid (d)
Sören Runolf (g) on #2

1988 – Spring
??
??

[info from Peter Hulsen]


The Too Much Too Soon Orchestra
Saw - Music for Instruments and Machines

Radium 046 (LP)

1. Saw Opening [19:58]
2. Saw Closing [19:58]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, drilling machine)
Dror Feiler (ts, Bb-cl, cbcl, grinding machine)
Sören Runolf (el-clo, syn)
Raymond Strid (d, perc, circle-saw machine)
Petter Hellsing (planning machine)

1988 – September 14
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from Jan Carlsson]


Gush and Sven-Åke Johansson
Tjo och Tjim

Dragon DRLP 192 (LP)    

1. Tjo och tjim (fun and games) [2:45]
2. Quartet VIII [4:05]
3. Ajax [1:52]
4. Quartet IX [3:02]
5. Platt är lusens huvud (flat is the head of the louse) [3:10]
6. Duo II [2:11]
7. Transmissionsförbundets remmar (the transmission(ary) society's belts) [3:15]
8. Duo IV [3:00]
9. Räven kastar loss (the fox lets go) [2:23]
10. Quartet VII [4:06]
11. Myrslokens besök (the ant-eater's visit) [3:10]

Mats Gustafsson (sss, ss, ts, fluteophone)
Sten Sandell (p, sampling-key)
Raymond Strid (d, g)
Sven-Åke Johansson (voc, acc)

1989 – August
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from P.Stubley]


various artists
The Aerial 6: A Journey in Sound (+)

Nonsequitur AERI 994/6 or AER 1994/6 (CD)

1. Xastock (Ricardo Dal Farra) [8:04]

Ricardo Dal Farra (digital signal processing)
Mats Gustafsson (ts)

1989 – August
live at the Musikaliska Akademien during the Stockholmsfestivalen För ElektroAkustisk Musik XI
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from Vladimir P.]


various artists
Sounds: Contemporary Swedish Improvised Music (+)

Blue Tower BTLP 01/02 (2-LP)    

1. Refrain III (Gustafsson / Munthe) [1:08]
2. Refrain IV (Gustafsson / Munthe) [4:48]
3. Three Arguments Against Television, Part III (Gustafsson / Lindsjö / Strid) [1:27]
4. Albumblatt (Gustafsson / Billström / Nordeson) [4:53]
5. Borstviska (Gustafsson) [10:49]
6. (From) Things (to Sounds) (Gustafsson / Sandell / Strid) [14:30]

Two Slices of Electric Car on #1, 2:
        Mats Gustafsson (sss, fluteophone)
        Christian Munthe (el-g, ac-g)
Maxcolic on #3:
        Mats Gustafsson (ts)
        Anders Lindsjö (bass-g)
        Raymond Strid (selected perc & d)
AALY Trio on #4:
        Mats Gustafsson (fluteophone)
        Niklas Billström (b)
        Kjell Nordeson (d)
Frim Storband on #5:
        Mats Gustafsson (conductor)
        Lars Almqvist (tpt)
        Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, tubaphone)
        Dror Feiler, Jörgen Adolfsson (cbcl, sss)
        Paul Pignon (ts)
        Kennet Schlaich (bar)
        Björn Hellström (bcl)
        Arne Forsén (p)
        Magnus Hayashi Alexanderson, Christian Munthe (el-g)
        Peter Söderberg (ac-g)
        Tuomo Haapala, Ulf Åkerhielm (b)
        Tommy Björk, Kjell Nordeson (d, perc)
        Marie Selander (voc)
Gush on #6:
        Mats Gustafsson (sss, ts, bar, fluteophone)
        Sten Sandell (p, sampling-key, voc, perc)
        Raymond Strid (selected perc)

1989 – November 3-5 (#1-4, 6)
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)

1990 – April (#5)
Umeå (Sweden)


Gustafsson / Lovens
Nothing To Read

Blue Tower BRCD 03 (CD)

1. I (Gustafsson / Lovens) [16:30]
2. II (Gustafsson / Lovens) [6:59]
3. III (Gustafsson / Lovens) [22:28]
4. V (Gustafsson / Lovens) [5:51]
5. VIII (Gustafsson / Lovens) [4:38]
6. IX (Gustafsson / Lovens) [5:45]
7. X (Gustafsson / Lovens) [4:01]
8. XI (Gustafsson / Lovens) [7:30]

Mats Gustafsson (sss, ss, ts, fl, fluteophone)
Paul Lovens (selected and unselected d & cym, saw)

1990 – March 6
1991 – March 3
Antikvariat Blå Tornet
Stockholm (Sweden)


Gush
From Things To Sounds

Dragon DRCD 204 (CD)

Gush of Things
1. I (collective) [2:28]
2. II (collective) [3:54]
3. III (Gustafsson) [4:28]
4. IV (collective) [10:32]
Gush of Sounds
5. I (collective) [5:18]
6. II (Gustafsson / Sandell) [9:52]
7. III (Strid) [4:30]
8. IV (collective) [5:53]
Gush of Gush
9. I (Sandell / Strid) [1:43]
10. II (Sandell) [2:14]
11. III (collective) [11:26]
12. IV (collective) [2:56]

Mats Gustafsson (sss, ss, ts, fl, fluteophone) on #1-6, 8, 11, 12
Sten Sandell (p, hrm, sampling-key, perc, voc) on #1, 2, 4-6, 8-12
Raymond Strid (d, g) on #1, 2, 4, 5, 7-9, 11, 12

1990 – May & October
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)


The Try Me Ensemble
Try Me

Blue Tower BTSHH 50 (7" EP, ltd ed. of 50)

1. Try Me (collective) [6:20]
2. Funktion Junction (Harrald Hult; arr. Gustafsson) [4:50]

Harald Hult (telephone) on #1; (p) on #2
Marie Selander (voc)
Pia Olby (voc)
Mats Gustafsson (ss on #1; reeds on #2)
Dror Feiler (cbcl on #1; reeds, metal on #2)
Johan Petri (ss on #1-2; voc on #1)
Jörgen Adolfssson (ss) on #1
Kari Sjöstrand (ts)
Paul Pignon (cl on #1; ts on #2)
Edward Jarvis (telephone-bar) on #1
Tommy Adolfsson (tpt)
Anders Nilssen (tpt)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Sören Runolf (el-g)
Ted Bjurwill (el-g)
Peter Söderberg (g)
Sten Sandell (p)
Arne Forsèn (p)
Anders Lindsjö (el-b)
Jan "Stampe" Henriksson (b)
Niklas Billström (b)
Ulf Åkerhielm (b)
Tuomo Haapala (b, voc on #1)
Christian Munthe (b) on #1
Sune Spångberg (voc on #1; d on #2)
Kjell Nordeson (Hult-tb on #1; d on #2)
Rolf Fredriksson (d)
Raymond Strid (perc, g on #1; d on #2)
Tommy Björk (d) on #1

1990 – October 30
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from cover scan provided by Vladimir P.]


Günter Christmann
Sometimes Crosswise:  Duos, Solo, Projects (+)

Moers 02094 (CD)

1. "Schleiss Affe" (Christmann / Gustafsson) [2:51]
2. Mais, pourquoi? (Christmann / Gustafsson) [3:53]
3. "erregte Einwände, entfernte Ereignisse" (collective) [6:17]
4. Par contr (collective) [8:04]

Günter Christmann (tb, clo)
Mats Gustafsson (ts on #1, ss on #2, sno-s on #3, 4)
Alexander Frangenheim (b) on #3, 4
Michael Greiner (perc) on #3, 4
Rudi Mahall (cl, bcl) on #3, 4
G Wolf (b) on #3, 4

1991 – April 12 (#1, 2)
Stockholm (Sweden)

1992 – June 8 (#3, 4)
International Jazzfestival Moers
Moers (Germany)

[info from P. Stubley]


Per Henrik Wallin
Dolphins, Dolphins, Dolphins

Dragon DRCD 215 (CD)

1. Korpo II (Gustafsson) [2:58]
2. Nu Nu Och Då Nu Går Då Och Nu (collective) [6:12]
3. Marodörerna Över Bagdad (collective) [3:30]
4. Dolphins Dolphins Dolphins (collective) [4:27]
5. J.W. (Wallin) [10:34]
6. Haecuba (collective) [8:06]
7. Min Elva Kan Kaste Alba (Nordeson) [2:38]
8. Du Går Den Ton (Nordeson / Wallin) [10:07]
9. Viska (Gustafsson) [4:19]
10. Döbeln 1981 (Gustafsson / Nordeson) [4:02]
11. Omvända Stycket (collective) [4:37]
12. I Should Care (Stordahl / Weston / Cahn) [2:38]

Per Henrik Wallin (p)
Mats Gustafsson (saxes)
Kjell Nordeson (d, perc)

1991 – August 26 (#1, 6, 10)
1991 – August 28 (#2-5, 7-9, 11, 12)
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)


Sainkho Namchylak
Letters (+)

Leo CD LR 190 (CD, 1993)

1. Letter 4 (Namchylak / Gustafsson) [6:33]

Sainkho Namchylak (voc)
Mats Gustafsson (bar)

1992 – November 9
Andra Bocker & Skivor
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from P. Stubley]


Gustafsson / Guy / Lovens
Mouth Eating Trees and Related Activities

Okkadisk OD12010 (CD)

1. Part I (collective) [4:25]
2. Part II (collective) [12:25]
3. Part III (collective) [6:40]
4. Part IV (collective) [27:15]
5. Part V (collective) [3:45]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fluteophone)
Barry Guy (b)
Paul Lovens (selected and unselected d & cym, saw)

1992 – December 11
The Radio House
Stockholm (Sweden)


various artists
Vario-34 (+)

Blue Tower BTCD 06 / edition explico exp05 (CD)

1. this (collective) [3:13]
2. then (collective) [4:05]
3. duo: Gustafsson - Munthe (Gustafsson / Munthe) [2:26]
4. that (collective) [3:30]
5. duo: Gustafsson - Lovens (Gustafsson / Lovens) [2:38]
6. all that (collective) [5:52]
7. if this, then that (collective) [3:07]
8. this here (collective) [2:28]
9. duo: Christmann - Gustafsson (Christmann / Gustafsson) [2:58]
10. then this (collective) [4:42]
11. duo: Frangenheim - Gustafsson (Frangenheim / Gustafsson) [3:55]
12. then there (collective) [7:33]
13. that's all (collective) [1:55]

Mats Gustafsson (saxes)
Günter Christmann (clo, tb)
Alexander Frangenheim (b)
Thomas Lehn (elec)
Paul Lovens (perc)
Christian Munthe (g)

1993 – October 28 & 29
Forum Kesselhaus
Hannover (Germany)


Gush & Phil Wachsmann
Gushwachs

Bead 002 (CD)

1. Electric match [1893] [4:51]
2. Gushwachs [3:48]
3. Photographic tricycle for tourists [1883] [16:25]
4. The electric torchlight procession [1884] [10:18]
5. Unrushed time [1995] [1:48]
6. Hanging garden [2:15]
7. Pictographic lines [2:41]
8. Phono proposition [6:45]
9. Duoscope part I, part II, part III [8:04]
10. Field of heavy wires [10:20]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, ss, fluteophone, fr-flgt)
Sten Sandell (p, prep-p, hrm, an-syn, voc, perc)
Raymond Strid (amplified and processed instruments and objects, table-perc)
Phil Wachsmann (vln, vla, elec, AKS-syn, elastic)

1994 – May 18
Swedish Broadcasting Corporation
Stockholm (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson
Parrot Fish Eye: Duets & Trios - Chicago 1994

Okkadisk OD12006 (CD)

1. Parrot fish eye (Gustafsson / Zerang) [3:41]
2. I'll give you this! (Gustafsson / Zerang) [2:35]
3. Knotted canvas (Gustafsson / Zerang) [1:59]
4. Elbow material (Gustafsson / Zerang) [4:52]
5. Where's the air? (Gustafsson / Zerang) [4:45]
6. Where's what? (Gustafsson / Zerang) [7:12]
7. Tied door (Gustafsson / Zerang) [5:33]
8. Shut up! (Gustafsson / Zerang) [2:14]
9. Even the rain (Gustafsson / Coleman / O'Rourke) [6:49]
10. So what? (Gustafsson / Coleman / O'Rourke) [5:05]
11. Dolphin nap music (Gustafsson / Coleman / O'Rourke) [2:23]
12. Where's the end? (Gustafsson / Coleman / O'Rourke) [2:35]
13. Again (With a lot of guitar?) (Gustafsson / Coleman / O'Rourke) [6:50]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, ss, fluteophone)
Michael Zerang (perc) on #1-8
Gene Coleman (bcl) on #9-13
Jim O'Rourke (g, acc, perc) on #9-13

1994 – October
Sparrow Sound Design
Chicago, IL (USA)


Guy - Gustafsson - Strid
You Forget To Answer

Maya MCD9601 (CD)

1. Air is a significant factor (collective) [5:46]
2. Schrödingers cat (collective) [6:00]
3. You forget to answer (collective) [5:26]
4. Discorsi (collective) [6:41]
5. Zonks (collective) [6:21]
6. EPR (collective) [10:18]
7. Eye-Luh (collective) [9:05]
8. The importance of oxidation (collective) [4:04]

Barry Guy (b)
Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar, fluteophone)
Raymond Strid (perc)

1994 – November 16 (#2, 4-7)
BBC London
London, England (UK)

1995 – July 24 (#1, 3, 8)
Jazz Gallery Nickelsdorf
Nickelsdorf (Austria)


Christmann-Gustafsson-Lovens
Tr!o

FMP CD136 (CD, 2010)

1. something more (collective) [4:33]
2. something more (collective) [5:29]
3. something more (collective) [6:31]
4. something more (collective) [8:01]
5. something more (collective) [5:59]
6. something more (collective) [7:31]
7. something more (collective) [8:01]
8. enough is not enough (collective) [9:02]

Günter Christmann (tb, clo)
Mats Gustafsson (ss, bar, fluteophone)
Paul Lovens (perc)

1994 – December 2
Kesselhaus
Hannover (Germany)


Joel Futterman-'Kidd' Jordan Quintet
Nickelsdorf Konfrontation
(+)

Silkheart SHCD143 (CD)

1. Hear With You (collective) [1:21]
2. Meeting Place (Futterman / Gustafsson / Guy) [6:41]
3. Nickelsdorf Summit - Parts 1-7 (collective) [44:09]
4. Fournier (collective) [5:16]
5. Going With You (collective) [1:53]

Joel Futterman (p, curved-ss, Indian-fl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Edward 'Kidd' Jordan (ts)
Barry Guy (b)
Alvin Fielder (d)

1995 – July 24
Jazz-Galerie Nickelsdorf
Nickelsdorf (Austria)


Mats Gustafsson
The Education of Lars Jerry

Xeric CD-100 (CD)

1. A Visit to Källom (Gustafsson) [8:51]
2. Lars Gets a Lesson in Mychelgensjö (Gustafsson) [4:30]
3. A Photo is Made in Sundsvall (Gustafsson) [4:19]
4. Disappointing Lack of Initial Support (in Kubbe) (Gustafsson) [6:22]
5. Success in Drömme II (Gustafsson) [4:57]
6. Message From Fatmomakke (Gustafsson) [4:28]
7. Studies in Saxnäs (Gustafsson) [6:41]
8. Lars Develops Arachnophobia in Amerika (Gustafsson) [5:33]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)

1995 – October 12
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago
Chicago, IL (USA)


FJF
Blow Horn

Okkadisk OD12019 (CD)

1. Dedication (collective) [13:36]
2. Blow Horn For Service (collective) [12:12]
3. Biomass (collective) [6:06]
4. Structure A La Malle [1st version] (Gustafsson) [14:31]
5. Carry Out (collective) [4:56]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fr-flgt)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bcl)
Kent Kessler (b)
Steve Hunt (d)

1995 – October 15
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Hamid Drake / Mats Gustafsson Duo
For Don Cherry

Okkadisk ODL10003 (CD, ltd ed. of 600)

1. (no title) (Drake / Gustafsson) [4:53]
2. (no title) (Drake / Gustafsson) [6:27]
3. (no title) (Drake / Gustafsson) [17:30]
4. (no title) (Drake / Gustafsson) [11:09]

Hamid Drake (perc)
Mats Gustafsson (reeds)

1995 – October 19
Urbis Orbis
Chicago, IL (USA)


Christer Bothén
The Spirit of Milvus Milvus (+)

Rub-A-Dub RUB CD-14 (CD, 1996)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Northern Rim (Bothen) [4:02]
2. Åh-hána! (Bothen) [4:59]

Christer Bothén (bcl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts)
Anders Åström (el-b)
Morgan Ågren (d)
Jan Erik Skoglund (bsn) on #1
Kjell Nordeson (midi mba) on #1
Raymond King (clo) on #1

1994/96 – ??
Rub-A-Dub Studios
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from CD scan from Vladimir P.]


Gastr del Sol
Upgrade & Afterlife
(+)

Drag City DC90 (2-LP, 1996)
Drag City DC90 (CD, 1996)  ** INCOMPLETE **

3. The Sea Incertain (Grubbs / O'Rourke) [6:12]

David Grubbs
Jim O'Rourke
Mats Gustafsson (flgt)
Gene Coleman (bcl)

?? rel. 1996 
Steam Room and Airwave
Chicago, IL (USA)

[info via Mike Corsa]


Guy-Gustafsson-Strid Trio with Marilyn Crispell
gryffgryffgryffs

Music & Arts CD-1003(1) (CD)

1. gryffgryffgryffs (collective) [7:25]
2. ififif (collective) [13:18]
3. INSCAPE (collective) [7:25]
4. ORG (collective) [5:59]
5. GHAST (collective) [14:48]
6. ORGHAST (collective) [6:47]
7. What else? (collective) [8:28]

Barry Guy (b)
Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar)
Raymond Strid (d)
Marilyn Crispell (p)

1996 – January 22
P2 Sveriges Radio
Stockholm (Sweden)


Blonk / Gustafsson / Zerang
Improvisors

Kontrans 143 (CD)

1. aav (collective) [5:32]
2. rorr (collective) [4:19]
3. cecis (collective) [6:03]
4. haba ki drok (collective) [4:42]
5. o böna se di hova (collective) [4:03]
6. dan skroich (collective) [5:34]
7. nüta (collective) [3:28]
8. beisa vö (collective) [4:30]
9. ohodaani (collective) [4:55]
10. krockenhaa (collective) [3:32]
11. en hoi (collective) [7:44]

Jaap Blonk (voc)
Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar, fl, fluteophone, fr-flgt)
Michael Zerang (perc)

1996 – March 4
Andra böker och skivor
Stockholm (Sweden)


Jormin - Gustafsson - Jormin
Opus Apus

LJ CD5212 (CD) info (pdf)

1. What Reason Could I Give? (Ornette Coleman) [5:11]
2. Crex Crex (collective) [7:56]
3. Apus Apus (for Allan Pettersson) (collective) [4:37]
4. Grus Grus (collective) [6:11]
5. Korpo II (Gustafsson) [13:53]
6. Lagopus Lagopus (collective) [3:43]
7. Buteo Buteo (collective) [2:18]
8. Alle Alle (Anders Jormin) [4:40]
9. Cygnus Cygnus (collective) [3:28]
10. Oriolus Oriolus (Christian Jormin) [3:14]

Anders Jormin (b, clo)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fl, fluteophone)
Christian Jormin (d, perc)

1996 – May
Bohus Sound Recording
Kungälv (Sweden)


Gush
Live at Fasching

Dragon DRCD 313 (CD)

1. Any Warranty Of (collective) [23:00]
2. And Any Warranty Otherwise (collective) [12:55]
3. Warranty Shall Be (collective) [15:07]
4. Warranty Within Reasonable Time (collective) [7:58]
5. All Other Warranties (collective) [2:21]

Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, fluteophone)
Sten Sandell (p, voc)
Raymond Strid (d)

1996 – June 12
Jazzclub Fasching
Stockholm (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson
Impropositions

Phono Suecia PSCD 99 (enhanced-CD)

1. VISKA: Too Hands (Gustafsson) [4:22]
2. Any way anyway (improvisation) [4:58]
3. Out of Ets (improvisation) [3:05]
4. Out of IF (improvisation) [7:24]
5. Long titles - NO WAY! (improvisation) [4:06]
6. Klabuster-M (Per-Åke Holmlander) [4:38]
7. Other Brothers (improvisation) [3:20]
8. Just a Slice of Acoustic Car (improvisation) [2:39]
9. In Side (improvisation) [2:40]
10. Bevllohallat Hhu/Ö (Gustafsson) [13:35]
11. WAKE UP and tell us again! (in Chicago) (improvisation) [3:07]
12. Stones and Black Water (improvisation) [5:24]
13. Plingaling (Olle Bonniér) [11:38]

Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar, afl, fluteophone, fr-flgt)

1996 – June 26-28
Radiohuset, Studio 2
Stockholm (Sweden)


Corbett / Gustafsson / Kapsalis / Lonberg-Holm
Batuto

Random Acoustics RA 023 (CD)

1. tagliatelle I (collective) [5:39]
2. tagliatelle II (collective) [2:29]
3. tagliatelle III (collective) [2:26]
4. trenne d'abruzzo I (collective) [4:17]
5. trenne d'abruzzo II (collective) [2:32]
6. trenne d'abruzzo III (collective) [1:32]
7. fusilli bucati lunghi I (collective) [5:21]
8. fusilli bucati lunghi II (collective) [1:44]
9. fusilli bucati lunghi III (collective) [2:27]
10. fusilli bucati lunghi IV (collective) [5:12]
11. fusilli bucati lunghi V (collective) [5:39]
12. fusilli bucati lunghi VI (collective) [4:29]
13. fusilli bucati lunghi VII (collective) [2:57]
14. fusilli bucati lunghi VIII (collective) [1:42]
15. fusilli bucati lunghi IX (collective) [4:04]
16. tagliatelle IV (collective) [3:46]
17. tagliatelle V (collective) [5:40]
18. tagliatelle VI (collective) [4:37]

John Corbett (g)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fl, fluteophone, flgt)
Terri Kapsalis (vln)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)

1996 – October 7
AirWave Recording Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Gush
Live in Tampere

Dragon DRCD 327 (CD)

1. Introduction (collective) [0:30]
2. Enough of Warranties! (collective) [38:18]
3. The Final Warranty (collective) [18:47]

Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, fl, fluteophone)
Sten Sandell (p, voc)
Raymond Strid (d)

1996 – November 3
Tampere Jazz Happening
Pakkahuone (Finland)


Gush
Electric Eel

QBICO 30 (LP, ltd ed. of 350)

1. EL (collective) [20:51]
2. AL Part 1 & 2 (collective) [12:57]

Mats Gustafsson (sss, ss, ts, bar, fl, fluteophone)
Sten Sandell (p, elec, hrm, voc)
Raymond Strid (g, perc, "amplified and processed instruments and objects")

1996 – November 6
Fylkingen
Stockholm (Sweden)


Georg Gräwe Quintet
Concert In Berlin

Wobbly Rail WOB-007 (CD)

Snapshots 1-53
1. Announcement [1:04]
2. Section A [6:16]
3. Section B [8:05]
4. Section C [11:03]
5. Section D [7:53]
6. Section E [12:25]

Georg Gräwe (p)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)
Sebi Tramontana (tb)
Marcio Mattos (clo)
Mark Sanders (d)

1996 – December 7
Deutschland Radio
Berlin (Germany)


AALY Trio + Ken Vandermark
Hidden In The Stomach

Silkheart SHCD149 (CD)

1. Structure À La Malle (Gustafsson) [13:37]
2. Why I Don't Go Back (Vandermark) [10:00]
3. Song For Che (Charlie Haden) [8:52]
4. Unknown Title (Vandermark) [8:25]
5. Albumblatt Again (collective) [1:46]
6. Ghosts / Spirits (Albert Ayler) [11:52]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Peter Janson (b)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

1996 – December 18
Europa Studios
Stockholm (Sweden)


Mengelberg / Gustafsson / Prins
Live in Holland '97

X-OR FR5 (CD)

1. Vermits [33:20]
2. Alhoewel [25:18]
3. I've told every little star [6:02]

Misha Mengelberg (p)
Mats Gustafsson (saxes, fl)
Gert-Jan Prins (perc, elec)

1997 – March 1 (#2, 3)
SJU Jazzpodium
Utrecht (Holland)

1997 – March 2 (#1)
Dodorama
Rotterdam (Holland)


Two Slices of Acoustic Car
Lennart

Blue Tower BTCDS 51 (CD, ltd ed. of 500)

1. Lennart XX (Gustafsson / Munthe) [2:28]
2. Lennart XIII (Gustafsson / Munthe) [3:06]
3. Lennart IX (Gustafsson / Munthe) [2:29]
4. Lennart VIII (Gustafsson / Munthe) [5:23]
5. Lennart V (Gustafsson / Munthe) [5:42]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Christian Munthe (g)

1997 – April 18
Andra Books & Records
Stockholm (Sweden)


Barry Guy / Mats Gustafsson
Frogging

Maya MCD 9702 (CD)

1. Bufo punctatus (Guy / Gustafsson) [8:30]
2. Hyla pickeringii (Guy / Gustafsson) [8:55]
3. Scaphiopus couchii (Guy / Gustafsson) [7:40]
4. Lythodytes ricordii (Guy / Gustafsson) [8:47]
5. Discoglossidae (Guy / Gustafsson) [3:13]
6. Hyla versicolor (Guy / Gustafsson) [4:52]
7. Rana clamitans (Guy / Gustafsson) [6:24]
8. Hyla gratiosa (Guy / Gustafsson) [15:14]
9. Chorophilus ocularis (Guy / Gustafsson) [4:32]

Barry Guy (b)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fluteophone, fr-flgt)

1997 – June 19
Air Wave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Christmann / Gustafsson
One to (two).....

Okkadisk ODL10002 (CD, ltd ed. of 750)

1. One to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:30]
2. Two to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [4:07]
3. Three to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [1:07]
4. Four to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:29]
5. Five to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [4:54]
6. Six to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [2:26]
7. Seven to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [1:38]
8. Eight to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [5:32]
9. Nine to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [1:51]
10. Ten to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:41]
11. Eleven to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:34]
12. Twelve to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:42]
13. Thirteen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [2:44]
14. Fourteen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [5:01]
15. Fifteen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [3:48]
16. Sixteen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [2:25]
17. Seventeen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [1:16]
18. Eighteen to..... (Gustafsson / Christmann) [7:07]

Günter Christmann (clo, tb)
Mats Gustafsson (saxes)

1997 – August 15 (live) & 16
Kesselhaus
Hanover (Germany)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
The Chicago Octet/Tentet (+)

Okkadisk OD12022 (3-CD)

1. Other Brothers (Vandermark) [24:39]
2. Old Bottles, No Wine (Gustafsson) [9:46]
3. Aziz (Zerang) [9:46]
4. Divide By Zero (Bishop) [12:53]
5. Foolish Infinity (Brötzmann) [26:45]
6. Immediate Music (Lonberg-Holm) [13:49]
7. Makapoor (Zerang / Drake) [12:53]
8. Foolish Infinity (Brötzmann) [26:12]
9. Old Bottles, No Wine (Gustafsson) [9:20]
10. Other Brothers (Vandermark) [24:44]
11. Divide By Zero (Bishop) [10:40]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Mars Williams (ts, as, ss)
Joe McPhee (p-cor, v-tb, ss)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Hamid Drake, Michael Zerang (d, perc)

1997 – September 16 (#6-11)
Airwave Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)

1997 – September 17 (#1-5)
live at the Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


Mats Gustafsson
Hidros One

Caprice CAP 21566 (CD)

Hidros One (1997) for nine improvisers, tape and conductor (Gustafsson)
1. Intro, A, B [4:47]
2. A, B, C [7:38]
3. A, B, C, D, E [8:04]
4. A, B, C, D, E, F, G [12:51]
5. A, B, C [6:19]
6. A, B, C [5:37]
7. A, B, C, D, E, F [18:25]
8. A, B, C [5:17]
9. A, B, C, D, E, Coda [3:59]

Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar, fluteophone, fr-flgt; conductor)
Axel Dörner (tpt)
Günter Christmann (clo, tb)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, cimbasso, aluminium tube)
Fredrik Ljungkvist (ts, bar, cl)
Fred Longberg-Holm (clo)
Sten Sandell (p, prep-p, p-org)
Barry Guy (b)
Raymond Strid (d)

1997 – October 30
Studio 2, Radiohuset
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from P. Stubley]


various artists
3 Concerts per a A.T. (+)

edition explico 08 (CD-R) limited edition of 100  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Recherche 2 [5:40]
2. Recherche 3 [3:38]
3. Recherche 5 [2:18]

Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Günter Christmann (tb, clo)
Paul Lovens (perc)

1997 – December 6 through 
1998 – February 22
Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover
Hanover (Germany)

[info from P. Stubley & M. Reh]


Simon Steensland
Led Circus (+)

Ultimate Audio Entertainment UAE11 (CD, 1999)

1. Instant Jesus (Captain Cluster's Last Crusade) (Simon Steensland) [16:12]

Simon Steensland (d, perc, b, hrm, acc, mba, el-g, ac-g, clo, syn, bjo, quadraphant, glck, zth)
Morgan Ågren (d) on part 1 & 3
Mikke Rönnkvist (el-g, ac-g)
Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Reuben Sallmander (voc)
Agneta Hellström (rec fl)
Mats Öberg (key)
Duo Angelica [Halla Margret Johannisdottir & Anna Takanen] (voc)

1997 and 1998 
Stråberry Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from Vladimir Picek]


AALY Trio + Ken Vandermark
Stumble

Wobbly Rail WOB002 (CD)

1. Stumble (for Pee Wee Russell) (Vandermark) [11:52]
2. Umeå (Janson) [11:28]
3. Hommage à Lillen (Gustafsson / Nordeson) [6:24]
4. Song for Che (Charlie Haden) [14:29]
5. Why I Don't Go Back (Vandermark) [13:40]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, fl, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Peter Janson (b)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

1998 – January 17
Unity Temple
Chicago, IL (USA)


Gregorio, Gustafsson & Nordeson
Background Music

hatOLOGY 526 (CD)

1. Vanderin' (to Ken Vandermark) (collective) [4:22]
2. A Tiny Bit More (to Tiny Kahn) (collective) [18:34]
3. Cannots (collective) [4:55]
4. Worn - First Variation (collective) [2:11]
5. Worn - Second Variation (collective) [5:01]
6. Worn - Third Variation (collective) [4:06]
7. Just About Five - Beginning (collective) [4:52]
8. Just About Five - Between (collective) [4:59]
9. Just About Five - Conclusion (collective) [4:48]

Guillermo Gregorio (as, ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)
Kjell Nordeson (d, perc)

1998 – January 19
WNUR Studios
Evanston, IL (USA)


David Grubbs & Mats Gustafsson
Apertura

Blue Chopsticks BC2 (CD, 1999)

1. Apertura - Pt. 1 [39:42]
2. Apertura - Pt. 2 [25:28]

David Grubbs (hrm)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)

1998 – January 19
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Jeb Bishop
98 Duets  (+)

Wobbly Rail WOB004 (CD)

1. b [6:40]
2. e [4:51]

Jeb Bishop (tb)
Mats Gustafsson (reeds)

1998 – January 21 through April 23
Überstudio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Vario 34-2
* water writes always in * plural

Concepts of Doing 004 (CD)

1. Water 1 [8:50]
2. Water 2 [5:25]
3. Water 3 [7:43]
4. Water 4 [5:43]
5. Water 5 [8:57]
6. Water 6 [5:58]
7. Water 7 [5:54]
8. Water 8 [6:59]
9. Water 9 [2:57]

Günter Christmann (tb, clo)
Alexander Frangenheim (b)
Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Thomas Lehn (an-syn)
Paul Lovens (perc)
Christian Munthe (g)

1998 – July 15
live during Hohe Ufer Konzert at Forum Kesselhaus
Hannover (Germany)


Thurston Moore / Lee Ranaldo / Steve Shelley with Mats Gustafsson
Without Kim I + II

included with Black Box, Olof Bright OBCD01 (CD, 2000, 150 of which 100 were for saleinfo here  

1. Without Kim I [44:26]
2. Without Kim II [17:35]

Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley (g, elec, perc)
Mats Gustafsson (reeds)

1999 – April 12
The Echo Canyon
New York, NY (USA)

[info from C.Lawrence's webpage]


Mats Gustafsson & His All-Stars featuring John Corbett
Sticky Tongues and Kitchen Knives

Xeric XER-CD-101 (CD)

1. For Hannah Höch and Harald Hult (Gustafsson / Corbett) [4:06]
2. For Betty Davis and Raymond Strid (Gustafsson / Corbett) [10:13]
3. For Gal Costa and Hal Rammel (Gustafsson / Corbett) [6:38]
4. For Mario Schiano and Andre Williams (Gustafsson / Corbett) [9:52]
5. A (Gustafsson / Corbett) [2:37]
6. B (Gustafsson / Corbett) [1:19]
7. C (Gustafsson / Corbett) [1:43]
8. D (Gustafsson / Corbett) [2:37]
9. E (Gustafsson / Corbett) [3:28]
10. F (Gustafsson / Corbett) [1:05]
11. G (Gustafsson / Corbett) [2:23]
12. H (Gustafsson / Corbett) [1:21]
13. I (Gustafsson / Corbett) [2:35]
14. J (Gustafsson / Corbett) [2:16]

Mats Gustafsson (ts on #1-4, bar, fluteophone)
John Corbett (CD players, ttbl, mix) on #1-4; (el-g) on #5-14

1999 – January 25 (#5-14)
Experimental Sound Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)

1999 – January 26 (#1-4)
live on Radio Dada, WHPK-FM
Chicago, IL (USA)


Mats Gustafsson
Windows: The Music of Steve Lacy

Blue Chopsticks BC4 (CD, 2000)

1. Deadline (Steve Lacy) [10:28]
2. Prospectus (Steve Lacy) [12:10]
3. Windows (Gustafsson) [8:03]
4. Louise (Cecil Taylor) [9:25]
5. Retreat (Steve Lacy) [4:45]
6. Outline (Gustafsson) [3:34]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fluteophone)

1999 – January 26
AirWave Recording Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Greg Goodman / Mats Gustafsson / George Cremaschi
They Were Gentle and Pretty Pigs

The Beak Doctor BD7 (CD, 2002)

1. I [5:08]
2. II M [3:25]
3. III MO [1:52]
4. IV MOV [8:07]
5. V MOVE [6:17]
6. VI MOVEM [6:36]
7. VII MOVEME [4:02]
8. VIII MOVEMEN [8:13]
9. IX MOVEMENT [9:59]

Greg Goodman ("unprepared piano and objets d'intérieur")
Mats Gustafsson ("imposing saxophones, disgruntled flute")
George Cremaschi ("contrabass and very strict rulers")

1999 – February 5 & 6
Woody Woodman's Finger Palace
Berkeley, CA (USA)


AALY Trio + Ken Vandermark
Live at the Glenn Miller Café

Wobbly Rail WOB008 (CD)

1. Unit Character (for Jimmy Lyons) (Vandermark) [8:56]
2. Ghosts (Albert Ayler) [17:42]
3. Alva Jo (Gustafsson) [12:21]
4. Idioms (Joe Harriott) [11:55]

Mats Gustafsson (as, ts)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Peter Janson (b)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

1999 – March 10
Glenn Miller Café
Stockholm (Sweden)


Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro
Port Huron Picnic

Spool Line 10 SPL 110 (CD)
    also:  all tracks issued on a CD-R entitled Grundlovsdagen, without titles and in different order [info from P.Stubley]

1. Port Huron (collective) [7:55]
2. La Peer (collective) [6:03]
3. Flint (collective) [7:10]
4. Lansing (collective) [4:52]
5. Battle Creek (collective) [4:00]
6. Kalamazoo (collective) [7:47]
7. Niles (collective) [4:26]
8. Chicago (collective) [12:42]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fl, fluteophone)
Kurt Newman (el-g)
Mike Gennaro (d, perc)

1999 – May 17
Airwave Studio
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Stone/Water

Okkadisk OD12032 (CD)
Okkadisk ODL12032 (LP, 2007, ltd ed of 1000)

1. Stone/Water (Brötzmann) [38:44]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)
Toshinori Kondo (tpt, elec)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler, William Parker (b)
Michael Zerang (d, perc)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d)

1999 – May 23
Live at the 16th Festival de Musique de Actuelle Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Quebec (Canada)


The Wild Mans Band
Three Rocks and a Pine

Ninth World Music NWM 020 (CD)

1. Western Messenger [4:52]
2. Yellow Fewer [1:28]
3. Volgograd [3:07]
4. Foliation [2:44]
5. Canned Beans [4:20]
6. The Four-Stroke Engine [13:00]
7. The Scapegoat [7:33]
8. Clearance Sale [0:22]
9. Hat and Shoes [6:15]
10. Butterflies [2:41]
11. The Armadillo Walk [9:09]
12. Dirt Track Road [10:03]
13. Magnetism [0:59]
14. The Stalking-Horse [2:30]

Peter Brötzmann (as, ts, cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Peter Friis Nielsen (b)
Peter Ole Jørgensen (d)

1999 – Summer
Sound Track II
Copenhagen (Denmark)


AALY/DKV Double Trio
Double or Nothing

Okkadisk OD12035 (CD)

1. Left To Right [for Henry Grimes] (Vandermark) [13:15]
2a. Angels (Albert Ayler) [21:12]
2b. Awake Nu (Don Cherry) [17:06]

AALY Trio:
    Mats Gustafsson (ts, as)
    Kjell Nordeson (d)
    Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
DKV Trio:
    Hamid Drake (d)
    Kent Kessler (b)
    Ken Vandermark (ts, cl, bcl)

1999 – September 23
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Mats Gustafsson / Jim O'Rourke
Xylophonen Virtuosen

Incus CD38 (CD)

1. Paging Cyndi [14:32]
2. Faxing Stina [5:13]
3. Calling Patti [13:17]
4. Telexing Jun [9:06]
5. Smoke signalling Polly Jean [9:37]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, fl, fluteophone)
Jim O'Rourke (g, junk)

1999 – September 23
Acme Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


David Grubbs
The Spectrum Between

Drag City DC186 (LP, 2000)
Drag City DC186 (CD, 2000)

1. Seagull and Eagull (Grubbs) [2:20]
2. Whirlweek  (Grubbs) [4:35]
3. Stanwell Perpetual (Grubbs) [3:29]
4. Gloriette (Grubbs) [6:02]
5. A Shiver in the Timber (Grubbs) [3:34]
6. Show Me Who to Love (Grubbs) [4:10]
7. Pink Rambler (Grubbs) [3:59]
8. Preface (Grubbs) [4:18]
9. Two Shades of Green (Grubbs) [3:34]

David Grubbs (g, voc)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone)
Quentin Rollet (ts)
Daniel Carter (tpt)
Noël Akchoté (g)
Dan Brown (d, perc)
John McEntire (d, perc)

1999 – September thru 
2000 – March
??
Chicago, IL (USA)


various artists
Sounds 99 (+)

Blue Tower BTCD 09/10/11 (3-CD)

1. To(o) late Frippe (Gustafsson) [4:00]
2. Fyl 2 (Gustafsson / Sandell / Strid) [10:43]
3. Ska man göra så? (Gustafsson / Munthe / Olding / Söderberg) [6:37]
4. After the Silence (Gustafsson / Sandell / Söderberg / Sen / Nordeson / Strid) [7:48]
5. Valse de Minute(r) (Gustafsson / Wallin / Janson / Nordeson) [2:31]
6. (Tribute to) Ellen (David Stackenäs) [16:31]
7. Music for Lungs (Sten Sandell) [15:09]
8. L'extension du domaine de la lutte (Dror Feiler) [18:27]
9. Come Sunday (Duke Ellington) [1:58]

Mats Gustafsson solo (#1) (fluteophone)
Gush (#2):
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Sten Sandell (p)
    Raymond Strid (d)
Two Slices of Acoustic Car plus two (#3):
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Christian Munthe (g)
    Hans Olding (g)
    Peter Söderberg (g)
Low Dynamic Orchestra (#4):
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Sten Sandell (p)
    Peter Söderberg (g, theorb)
    Amit Sen (clo)
    Kjell Nordeson (vib, mba, perc)
    Raymond Strid (d, perc)
AALY Trio + Per-Henrik Wallin (#5):
    Mats Gustafsson (ts)
    Per Henrik Wallin (p)
    Peter Janson (b)
    Kjell Nordeson (d)
Frim Storband (Frim Big Band) (#6-8):
    Lars Almkvist (tpt)
    Tomas Hallonsten (tpt) on #6, 7
    Tommy Adolfsson (tpt) on #7, 8
    Andreas Hedwall (tb)
    Jörgen Adolfsson, Mats Gustafsson, Martin Küchen, Fredrik Ljungkvist (reeds)
    Johan Arrias, Dror Feiler (reeds) on #6, 7
    Andreas Andersson (reeds) on #6, 8
    Johan Petri (reeds) on #7, 8)
    Johannes Bergmark (invented instr, Moog on #6; saw on #7; mel on #8)
    Hans Olding (g)
    Sören Runolf (g) on #6, 8
    David Stackenäs (g) on #7, 8
    Peter Söderberg (g) main soloist on #7
    Johan Berthling (b)
    Leo Svensson (clo)
    Arne Forsén (acc) on #8
    Andreas Axelsson (d) on #6, 8
    Henrik Olsson (d on #6; mba on #8)
    Kjell Nordeson (d on #6, 8; vib on #6, 7)
    Marie Selander; Lindha Svantesson (voc) on #6
Frim Storband (Frim Big Band) (#9):
    "most of" those on #6-8, with Lina Nyberg (voc)

1999 – October 7-10
Fylkingen
Stockholm (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson / Ingebrigt Håker Flaten / Paal Nilssen-Love
The Thing

Crazy Wisdom 001 (CD)
reissued in Now and Forever box set, Smalltown Superjazzz TBA (2008, 3-CD + DVD, ltd ed. of 2000)

1. Awake Nu (Don Cherry) [5:06]
2. Mopti (Don Cherry) [11:35]
3. Cherryco (Don Cherry) [8:45]
4. Ode to Don (collective) [3:37]
5. The Art of Steve Roney - Smilin' (collective) [2:38]
6. Trans-Love Airways (Don Cherry) [19:17]

Mats Gustafsson (as, ts)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2000 – February 10 & 11
Atlantis Studios
Stockholm (Sweden)


AALY Trio with Ken Vandermark
I Wonder If I Was Screaming

Crazy Wisdom 003 (CD)

1. 3 On 2 (Fred Anderson) [6:30]
2. There is a Balm in Gilead (traditional) [8:12]
3. In Between Films [for Bruce Conner] (Vandermark) [10:09]
4. Left To Right [for Henry Grimes] (Vandermark) [7:55]
5. Sand [for Lucky Thompson] (Vandermark) [9:10]
6. Würzburg (Janson) [10:39]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, as)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Peter Janson (b)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

2000 – March 30 & 31
Soundtrade Studios
Stockholm (Sweden)


Fred Lonberg-Holm / The Lightbox Orchestra
Two Lightboxes

Locust 53 (LP, ltd ed. of 500) with session 2 below

1. (untitled) [

The Come Sunday Ensemble:
    Jim Baker (p) [uncredited on sleeve]
    Jeb Bishop (tb)
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Kent Kessler (b)
    Fred Lonberg-Holm (lightbox operator)
    Lou Malozzi (ttbl, CDs, tapes, microphones)
    Tim Mulvenna (d)
    Sebi Tramontana (tb)
    Ken Vandermark (reeds)
    Michael Zerang (d)

2000 – April 2
Einstein Kulturzentrum
Munich (Germany)


Barry Guy New Orchestra
Inscape - Tableaux

Intakt 066 (CD)
#7 incl. on Portrait, Intakt 123 (CD, 2007)

Inscape - Tableaux (Guy)
1. Part I [14:41]
2. Part II [5:32]
3. Part III [10:39]
4. Part IV [8:38]
5. Part V [6:05]
6. Part VI [10:26]
7. Part VII [10:41]

Barry Guy (b, director)
Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Marilyn Crispell (p)
Evan Parker (sax)
Hans Koch (cl, sax)
Johannes Bauer (tb)
Herb Robertson (tpt)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Paul Lytton (perc)
Raymond Strid (perc)

2000 – May 18-19
Rote Fabrik 
Zürich (Switzerland)


Per-Åke Holmlander
carliot still walking (+)

[no label] CD4/5 (2-CD)

1. Good Friends (Gustafsson / Holmlander) [5:03]

Per-Åke Holmlander (tb)
Mats Gustafsson (as)

2000 – May 31
??


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet Plus Two
Broken English

Okkadisk OD12043 (CD)

1. Stonewater (Brötzmann) [42:48]
2. Broken English (for Franz Kline) (Vandermark) [20:09]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Roy Campbell (tpt, flhn)
Joe McPhee (tpt, v-tb)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler (b)
William Parker (b, log-d)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2000 – July 3 & 4
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Brötzmann Chicago Tentet Plus Two
Short Visit To Nowhere

Okkadisk OD12044 (CD)

1. Pet Peeve/Hold That Thought (Williams) [17:29]
2. Ellington (Gustafsson) [13:09]
3. Short Visit To Nowhere (Brötzmann) [25:05]
4. Lightbox, Studio #1 (Airwave) (Lonberg-Holm) [15:19]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, acl, trgt)
Roy Campbell (tpt, flhn)
Joe McPhee (tpt, v-tb)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, vln)
Kent Kessler (b)
William Parker (b, log-d)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d, fr-d, voc)

2000 – July 3 & 4
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Fred Lonberg-Holm / The Lightbox Orchestra
Two Lightboxes

Locust 53 (LP, ltd ed. of 500) with session 1 above

1. (untitled) [

The Peter Brötzmann Tentet (+2):
    Jeb Bishop (tb)
    Peter Brötzmann (reeds)
    Roy Campbell (tpt)
    Hamid Drake (d)
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Kent Kessler (b)
    Fred Lonberg-Holm (lightbox operator)
    Joe McPhee (v-tb)
    William Parker (b)
    Ken Vandermark (reeds)
    Mars Williams (reeds)
    Michael Zerang (d)

2000 – July 5
Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago, IL (USA)


Sonic Youth with Mats Gustafsson
Lightning I + II

included with Black Box, Olof Bright OBEP 5 (7" EP, 2000, ltd. ed. of 150 of which 100 were for saleinfo here  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Part I [5:00]
2. Part II [4:40]

Kim Gordon
Thurston Moore
Lee Ranaldo
Steve Shelley
Mats Gustafsson (ts)

2000 – July 8
Kongsberg Jazz Festival
Kongsberg (Norway)

[info from P.Stubley; C.Lawrence's webpage]


Diskaholics Anonymous Trio
Diskaholics Anonymous Trio

Crazy Wisdom CW 005 (CD)
    also:  alternative mix of #2 appears on Look at the Music CD see below
    also:  alternative mix of #3 appears on “Yellow Label Silence”/“Come Back Archimedes Badkar, All is Forgiven” (no label, 12", ltd ed. of 300: 100 with cover art by Moore, 100 with cover art by Gustafsson, and 100 with cover art by O’Rourke (about 60 of O’Rourke’s copies were lost in transit and may or may not be in circulation); B-side of this record is what O’Rourke describes as “a huge collage of the whole recording session” [info from Seth Tisue]

1. Tree Collectors of Bird Note [16:36]
2. Totally Gump (Gump Completist) [23:07]
3. Yellow Label Silence [26:43]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, fr-flgt, tubax cbsx)
Jim O'Rourke (syn, elec)
Thurston Moore (g)

2000 – September ??
Ystads Konstmuseum
Ystad (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson / Sonic Youth with Friends
Hidros 3

Smalltown Supersound STS080 (CD)

1. Part 1 (intro) [2:41]
2. Part 2 (voice) [17:40]
3. Part 3 (contrabass sax) [6:01]
4. Part 4 (voice) [2:01]
5. Part 5 (processed voice) [11:58]
6. Part 6 (voice) [1:58]
7. Part 7 (contrabass sax) [6:15]
8. Part 8 (processed voice) [9:53]
9. Part 9 (voice) [8:06]

Mats Gustafsson (cbsx)
Kim Gordon (voc)
Thurston Moore (g)
Lee Ranaldo (g, bl, live-elec)
Steve Shelley (g)
Jim O'Rourke (live mix)
Loren Connors (g)
Lindha Kallerdahl (processed-voc)
David Stackenäs (amplified ac-g)
Lotta Melin (audiobox)

2000 – October 9
Ystads Konstmuseum
Ystad (Sweden)


The Thing with Joe McPhee
She knows...

Crazy Wisdom 006 (CD)
reissued in Now and Forever box set, Smalltown Superjazzz TBA (2008, 3-CD + DVD, ltd ed. of 2000)

1. To Bring You My Love (Polly Jean Harvey) [7:53]
2. The Thing (Don Cherry) [8:51]
3. Baby Talk (James Blood Ulmer) [7:56]
4. Kathelin Gray (Ornette Coleman & Pat Metheny) [6:59]
5. Going Home (trad.) [5:51]
6. For Real (Frank Lowe) [10:28]
7. Old Eyes (McPhee) [7:56]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Joe McPhee (p-tpt, ts)

2001 – February 21 & 22
Nord Studios
Stockholm (Sweden)


Kevin Drumm / Leif Elggren / Mats Gustafssson
DEG

Firework Edition FER 1035 (LP, ltd ed. of 500)

1. side A [18:30]
2. side B [18:30]

Kevin Drumm (g, an-syn)
Leif Elggren ("Leif Elggren")
Mats Gustafsson (reeds, live-elec, prep-ts)

2001 – October 10
live on the Blue Tower Sound System 
Fylkingen, Stockholm (Sweden)


various artists
KREV X - The 10th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland (+)

Ash International 6.6 (CD, ltd ed. of 500)

1. No more coffee for King Leif I (Gustafsson) [8:01]

Mats Gustafsson (fluteophone, CD-players, ttbl, Siemens CTK A5)

2001 – October 18
Blue Tower Studios 
Stockholm (Sweden)


The Thing with Guests / School Days with Gustafsson
The Music of Norman Howard

Anagram Records ANA LP 001 (LP, ltd ed. of 750)

1. Soul Brother Genius (Norman Howard) [11:00]
2. Burn, Baby, Burn (Norman Howard) [7:03]
3. Haunted (Norman Howard) [11:04]
4. Bug Out (Norman Howard) [10:12]

Mats Gustafsson (as, ts)
Ken Vandermark (cl, bcl, ts, bar)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Kjell Nordeson (vib)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2001 – November 19
Anagram
Stockholm (Sweden)


Paal Nilssen-Love / Mats Gustafsson
I Love It When You Snore

Smalltown Supersound STS063 (CD)

1. I love it (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [7:53]
2. Come lie closer (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [8:51]
3. Face make (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [7:56]
4. Lightning bug (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [6:59]
5. Shake off (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [5:51]
6. Snarcus brutalis (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [10:28]
7. When you snore (Nilssen-Love / Gustafsson) [7:56]

Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Mats Gustafsson (bar)

2001 – November 21
Andra Böcker och Skivor
Stockholm (Sweden)


David Grubbs & Mats Gustafsson
Off-Road

Blue Chopsticks BC11 (CD, 2003)

1. Rendezvous Up North [12:11]
2. Dystopian Turboprop  [5:53]
3. Pumpkin Creek [3:26]
4. Three If By Train [1:56]
5. Skiing + Shooting [4:58]
6. Back off [4:54]

David Grubbs (computer, elec-g, hrm)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, fluteophone, flgt, syn, contact mics)
Henry Moore Selder (ttbl, maracas) on #3-5

2002 – February 20
??
Gröndahl, Stockholm (Sweden)


Diskaholics
Live in Japan, Vol. 1

Load 086 (CD, 2006)  ** INCOMPLETE **
Load 086 (LP, 2006)

1. Bent Triangle Pinakotheca [17:29]
2. Unreleased Voice [17:10]

Mats Gustafsson (sax, noise)
Thurston Moore (g, noise)
Jim O'Rourke (syn, noise)

2002 – March ??
??
Tokyo (Japan)


Håkan Blomkvist / Mats Gustafsson
Trees and Truths

Olof Bright OBEP 6/7/8 (3-EP, ltd ed. of 300)

OBEP 6 (baritone sax)
1. Related rings of vibrating fibre [4:24]
2. Non-related trees [3:56]
OBEP 7 (tenor sax)
3. Nordströms trä [4:11]
4. Transformations of one-dimensioned wood [4:09]
OBEP 8 (tenor and baritone sax)
5. I really wish I was here (to Raymond Strid) [4:26]
6. Fucked up people and self-centred mutations with an urge to assert them self and nothing to say (to whom it may concern) [4:14]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
[Håkan Blomkvist (visual art)]

2002 – April 4
Ystad Konstmuseum
Ystad (Sweden)


Paul Rutherford
Chicago 2002 (+)

Emanem 4082 (CD, 2002)

1. I love it [14:24]
2. Come lie closer [19:41]
3. Face make [11:18]

Paul Rutherford (tb)
Mats Gustafsson (ts)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Lol Coxhill (ss)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Kjell Nordeson (perc)

2002 – April 27
Empty Bottle
Chicago, IL (USA)


various artists
Friends of the Bumblebee (+)

Rönnells/Håll Tjäften TJÄFT 002 (CD)

1. The Beginning [3:59]

Mats Gustafsson (ttbl, live-elec)
Alva Melvin (b)
Yrsa Keysendal (p) 
Lotta Melin (ttbl, live-elec)

2002 – May 10
Blue Tower Studios
?? (Sweden)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Images

Okkadisk OD12047 (CD) with session 2 below

1. All Things Being Equal (for Robert Rauschenberg) (Vandermark) [37:05]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – June 17 & 18
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Signs

Okkadisk OD12048 (CD) with session 2 below

1. Six Gun Territory (Lonberg-Holm) [14:08]
2. Signs (Brötzmann) [17:02]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2002 – June 17 & 18
Airwave Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Diskaholics Anonymous Trio
Weapons of Ass Destruction

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ091 (CD, 2006)
Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ091 (LP, 2006, ltd ed. of 1000)

1. Weapons of Ass Destruction - part 1 [19:21]
2. Weapons of Ass Destruction - part 2 [20:18]

Mats Gustafsson (sax, elec)
Thurston Moore (g)
Jim O'Rourke (syn)

2002 – October 6
Ystads Teater
Ystad (Sweden)


Bob Hund
Ystad 7 Oktober 2002  

Dilettante tacit 1110 (LP, 2005, ltd ed. of 1000** INCOMPLETE **

1. upp, upp, upp, ner (Hund) [
2. det femte hjulet (Philemon Arthur & The Dung, arr. by Hund) [
3. mög (which uses the riff from, well...) [

Bob Hund (??
Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Ken Vandermark (sax)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

2002 – October 7
Ystads Konstmuseum
Ystad (Sweden)


Gush
Norrköping

Atavistic ALP161CD (CD, 2005)

1. Handpicked (collective) [18:47]
2. Sava (collective) [13:42]
3. Rhomb (collective) [26:36]

Mats Gustafsson (ss, ts, bar, fr-flgt, fluteophone, alto fluteophone)
Sten Sandell (p, voc)
Raymond Strid (d)

2003 – May 5
Crescendo
Norrköping (Sweden)


The Thing
Live at Blå

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ099 (CD, 2005)

1. Old Eyes /
Haunted /
Cha Lacy's Out East
(Joe McPhee) /
(Norman Howard) /
(Charles Tyler)
[28:13]
2. Aluminum /
Awake Nu /
Dewey's Circle
(The White Stripes) /
(Don Cherry)
/
(David Murray)
[36:31]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)

2003 – June 26
live at Blå 
Oslo (Norway)

[track/instrumentation/date info from Peter Stubley]


Mats Gustafsson
Solos for Contrabass Saxophone

Table of the Elements 68 (one-sided 12", ltd ed.)

1. Kicki and Micke (Gustafsson) [3:44]
2. Charlotte (Gustafsson) [2:51]
3. Marit and Rune (Gustafsson) [11:15]

Mats Gustafsson (cbsx)

2003 – October 10
Church of Gustafsberg
Gustavsberg, Värmdö (Sweden)


Sonore
No One Ever Works Alone

Okka Disk OD12052 (CD)

1. Elements of Refusal (collective) [10:50]
2. Trees After a Fire (collective) [13:16]
3. Broken Hymn (collective) [10:30]
4. Death Can Only Kill Me Once (collective) [14:51]
5. Hammer Requiem (collective) [6:02]
6. Blessed Assurance, Uninsured (collective) [8:42]
7. No One Ever Works Alone (collective) [2:46]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, bsx, acl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, Bb-cl)

2003 – October 26
Loft
Köln (Germany)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Images

Okkadisk OD12047 (CD) with session 1 above

1. Images (Brötzmann) [24:11]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – November 3
Västerås Konserthus
Västerås (Sweden)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Signs

Okkadisk OD12048 (CD) with session 1 above

1. Bird Notes (Gustafsson) [19:02]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, acl, trgt)
Joe McPhee (tpt)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, cl)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Mars Williams (as, ts, sss)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Hamid Drake (d)

2003 – November 3
Västerås Konserthus
Västerås (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson / David Stackenäs
Blues

Atavistic ALP163CD (CD, 2005)

1. Shave 'em Wet [7:58]
2. Bumble Bee Blues [6:01]
3. Built to Do What You Did Last Night [8:37]
4. You Have to Get Low as a Toad Again [9:27]
5. Take Your Hand Off It [4:56]
6. Rotten Herring Blues [10:21]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)
David Stackenäs (g)

2003 – November 14
Atlantis
Stockholm (Sweden)


The Thing
Garage

Smalltown Superjazzz STS078 (CD, 2005)
    also:  #1, 6 on Smalltown Superjazzz STS071 (7", 2005, ltd ed. of 700)
    also:  #6 on Counter Culture 05 compilation (Rough Trade, 2-CD, 2006)

1. Art Star (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) [4:31]
2. The Thing (The White Stripes) [4:13]
3. Haunted (Norman Howard) [5:59]
4. Eine Kleine Marschmusik (Peter Brötzmann) [6:15]
5. Hey Fläsk (collective) [3:52]
6. Have Love, Will Travel (Richard Berry) [2:17]
7. Garage (collective) [11:44]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)

2004 – January 3 & 4
Athletic Sound
Halden (Norway)


Mats Gustafsson / Paal Nilssen-Love
Splatter

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ115 (CD, 2007)

1. Carex Mackenziei [6:02]
2. Carex Rhynchophysa [7:14]
3. Carex Glacialis [3:57]
4. Carex Straminea [3:18]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Paal Nilssen-Love (perc)

2004 – February
??
Oslo (Norway)


Nash Kontroll
Your Left Hand Just Exploded

iDEAL 027 (CD, 2005)

1. In the Presence of Fuckin God... We Are All the Same [11:14]
2. Your Left Hand Just Exploded [18:28]
3. Passport to Pork [22:23]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, prep-sx, alto fluteophone, elec)
Dror Feiler (sss, as, cbsx, comp, cracklebox)
Lasse Marhaug (elec, comp, broken-g) 

2004 – April 28
Studio 3, Swedish Radio
Stockholm (Sweden) 


Barry Guy New Orchestra
Oort - Entropy

Intakt 101 (CD, 2005)

Oort - Entropy (Guy)
1. Part I [18:36]
2. Part II [18:22]
3. Part III [14:08]

Barry Guy (b, director)
Agustí Fernández (p)
Evan Parker (ss, ts)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, fluteophone)
Hans Koch (b-cl)
Johannes Bauer (tb)
Herb Robertson (tpt, flgn)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Paul Lytton (perc)
Raymond Strid (perc)

2004 – May/July
SWR-Studio 
Baden-Baden (Germany)


Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing with Joe McPhee
Sounds Like a Sandwich

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ103 (CD, 2005)
Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ103 (10" EP, 2005)

1. Sounds Like a Sandwich (Cato Salsa Experience) [1:43]
2. Whole Lotta Love (Willie Dixon / John Bonham / John Paul Jones / Jimmy Page / Robert Plant) [5:34]
3. Art Star (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) [2:47]
4. Our Prayer (Donald Ayler) [6:23]
5. Hardcore Mama (Cato Salsa Experience) [3:24]

Cato Salsa Experience:
    Cato Salsa (g, voc)
    Bård Enerstad (g, org, thrm, voc)
    Christian Engfelt (b, voc)
    Jon Riise (d)
The Thing with Joe McPhee:
    Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
    Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
    Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
    Joe McPhee (ts, p-tpt)

2004 – July 2
Kongsberg Jazzfestival
Kongsberg, Buskerud (Norway)


Agustí Fernández / Mats Gustafsson
Critical Mass

psi 05.06 (CD, 2005)

1. Critical Mass [5:58]
2. Critical Mass [5:32]
3. Critical Mass [4:26]
4. Critical Mass [6:53]
5. Critical Mass [4:46]
6. Critical Mass [6:04]
7. Critical Mass [3:20]
8. Critical Mass [MG solo] [5:15]
9. Critical Mass [AF solo] [6:13]
10. Critical Mass [5:59]

Agustí Fernández (p, prep-p)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)

2004 – July 30
Rosazul Estudi
Barcelona (Spain)


Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Quintet
ONJQ Live in Lisbon

Clean Feed CF063 (CD, 2006)

1. Song for Che /
Reducing
(Charlie Haden) /
(Otomo)
[11:31]
2. Serene (Eric Dolphy) [8:37]
3. Flutter (Otomo) [21:52]
4. Eureka (Jim O'Rourke) [14:57]

Otomo Yoshihide (g)
Mats Gustafsson (saxes)
Tsugami Kenta (as)
Mizutani Hiroaki (b)
Yoshigaki Yasuhiro (d)

2004 – August 6
live at the Jazz em Agosto Festival
Lisbon (Portugal)


Zu / Mats Gustafsson
How to Steal an Ox

Atavistic ALP168CD (CD, 2005)

1. Over a Furnace [1:46]
2. How to Raise an Ox [6:56]
3. Eating the Landscape [4:17]
4. The King Devours His Sons [7:21]
5. Bring the War Back Home [1:57]
6. Meat Eater, Solar Bird [6:13]
7. Palace of Reptiles [3:02]
8. Beasts Only Die to Be Born [4:06]
9. The Tiger Teaches the Lamb [4:50]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Luca Mai (bar)
Massimo Pupillo (b)
Jacopo Battaglia (d)

2004 – October
Locomotore Studio 
Rome (Italy) 


Mats Gustafsson / Fred Lonberg-Holm
But a Cry of Pain Rolls Up a Mountain

Kning Disk iDEAL028/KDHT003 (7" single box, 2005, ltd ed. of 300)

1. But a Cry of Pain Rolls Up a Mountain [4:29]
2. And Throws Itself From a Cliff to Crush [4:30]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, alto-fluteophone)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (nyckelharpa [key fiddle])

2004 – November 2
clava/4 deuces
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet featuring Mike Pearson
Be Music, Night: A Homage to Kenneth Patchen

Okkadisk OD12059 (CD, 2005)
Jazzwerkstatt JW002 (CD, 2006)

Be Music, Night (Peter Brötzmann)
1. Part 1* [12:40]
2. Part 2 [41:36]
3. Part 3 [10:53]

    *NOTE:  "Part 1 with the assitance of Fred Longberg-Holm's Lightbox"

Mike Pearson (voc)
Peter Brötzmann (bcl, Bb-cl)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, bcl)
Ken Vandermark (bar, Bb-cl)
Joe McPhee (tpt, as)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Michael Zerang (d)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2004 – November 5 & 6
Wall to Wall
Chicago, IL (USA)


Mats Gustafsson / Luca Tomasso Mai
While the Wind Mixes the Playing Cards of Polite Faces

Kning Disk iDEAL031/KDHT004 (7" one-sided white-vinyl single box, 2005, ltd ed. of 300)

1. While the Wind Mixes the Playing Cards of Polite Faces [4:00]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Luca Tomasso Mai (bar)

2004 – November 7
Locomotore Recording Studio
Rome (Italy)


Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra
ONJO

doubtmusic dmf-102 (CD, 2005)

1. Eureka (Jim O'Rourke) [11:13]
2. Theme From Canary (Otomo) [5:51]
3. Broken Shadows (Ornette Coleman) [4:17]
4. Lost in the Rain (Otomo / Kahimi Karie) [8:58]
5. Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk / Tails Out (Charles Mingus) / (Otomo) [9:16]
6. Mayonaka no shizuka na kuroi kawa no ue ni ukabiagaru shiroi yuri no hana (Otomo / Kahimi Karie) [7:45]
7. A-Shi-Ta (Otomo / Hamada Mariko) [7:49]

Otomo Yoshihide (g, ttbl on #2, 3, 5, conductor on #6)
Axel Doerner (tpt, sl-tpt)
Aoki Taisei (tb, bam-fl)
Tsugami Kenta (as, ss)
Alfred Harth (ts, bcl, tpt, misc)
Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Ishikawa Ko (sho)
Sachiko M (sinewaves, contact mic)
Takara Kumiko (vib)
Cor Fuhler (p, inside-p)
Mizutani Hiroaki (b)
Yoshigaki Yasuhiro (d, perc, tpt on #1, 2)
Okura Masahiko (as & tubes on #1, 5, 7)
Kahimi Karie (voc) on #1, 4, 6
Nananan Kiriko (bombo) on #1, 7
Otsu Makoto (drum samples) on #5
Unami Taku (computer) on #5
Hamada Mariko (voc) on #7

2005 – January 24
GOK Sound L studio
Kichijoji, Tokyo (Japan)


Mats Gustafsson
Catapult: Baritone Sax Solo

doubtmusic dms-103 (CD, 2005)

1. Memory of a Specific Silence - to Paul Auster (Gustafsson) [4:22]
2. Torparvisa /
Angels
(Gunde Johansson) / 
(Albert Ayler)
[7:32]
3. The Light (Alva Melin) [4:48]
4. Catapult of Solitudes - to Paul Auster (Gustafsson) [5:48]
5. The Nut (Alva Melin) [5:27]
6. It is. Remember - to Lars Gullin (Gustafsson) [6:19]
7. Flutter (Otomo Yoshihide) [6:43]
8. Chance Illusions - to Paul Auster (Gustafsson) [6:23]
9. Kungssangen (trad., arr. by Gustafsson) [5:16]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)

2005 – January 24
GOK Sound
Kichijoji, Tokyo (Japan)


Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra
ONJO Plays Eric Dolphy's 'Out to Lunch'

doubtmusic dmf-108 (CD, 2005)

1. Hat and Beard (Eric Dolphy) [6:08]
2. Something Sweet, Something Tender (Eric Dolphy) [9:20]
3. Gazzelloni (Eric Dolphy) [4:17]
4. Out to Lunch (Eric Dolphy) [9:38]
5. Straight Up and Down / Will Be Back (Eric Dolphy) / (ONJO) [27:45]

Otomo Yoshihide (g, conductor on #4)
Axel Doerner (tpt, sl-tpt)
Aoki Taisei (tb, bam-fl)
Tsugami Kenta (as, ss)
Alfred Harth (ts, bcl, tpt, misc)
Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Sachiko M (sinewaves, contact mic)
Takara Kumiko (vib)
Cor Fuhler (p, inside-p)
Mizutani Hiroaki (b)
Yoshigaki Yasuhiro (d, perc, tpt)
Okura Masahiko (as & tubes) on #1, 3, 5
Unami Taku (computer) on #1, 5
Ishikawa Ko (sho) on #2, 4, 5
Nakamura Toshimaru (no-input mixing board) on #5

2005 – January 26
GOK Sound L studio
Kichijoji, Tokyo (Japan)


Mats Gustafsson
Slide

Firework Edition Records FER1054 (CD, 2005)

1. Slide Perspectives (Gustafsson) [36:09]

Mats Gustafsson (sl-sx)

2005 – February 15
Gustavsbergs Kyrka
Gustavsberg, Värmdö (Sweden)


Mats Gustafsson
Slide Away

Kning Disk Gallery Edition 011 (3" CD, 2005, ltd ed. of 8)

1. Only one death to a customer, you know (Gustafsson) [6:23]
2. The evidence of the obscure demon (Gustafsson) [2:51]

Mats Gustafsson (sl-sx)

2005 – February 15
Gustavsbergs Kyrka
Gustavsberg, Värmdö (Sweden)


Olle Bronniér
Plingeling / Plingaling (+)

Olof Bright Records OBCD12 (CD)  see also session 2 below

1. Score for Invisible Sound (1984) (Bronniér) [3:48]

Mats Gustafsson (ts)

2005 – February 15
Gustavsbergs Kyrka
Gustavsberg, Värmdö (Sweden)


Two Bands and a Legend
Two Bands and a Legend

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ104 (CD, 2007) 

1. Who the Fuck? (P.J. Harvey) [2:36]
2. The Witch (Gerry Roslie) [4:12]
3. Too Much Fun (Jon Magne Riise) [1:40]
4. Tekla Loo (Mats Gustafsson) [6:00]
5. Louie Louie (Richard Berry) [5:39]
6. You Ain't Gonna Know Me 'Cos You Think You Know Me (Mongezi Feza) [5:30]
7. The Nut (Alva Melin) [7:36]
8. Baby Talk (James Blood Ulmer) [4:03]
9. Can't Find My Mind (Lux Interior / Ivy Rorschach) [6:51]

The Thing with Joe McPhee:
    Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, elec)
    Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b, elec)
    Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
    Joe McPhee (sax, tpt, voc)
Cato Salsa Experience:
    Cato Salsa (g, voc)
    Bård Enerstad (g, org, thrm, voc)
    Christian Engfelt (b, voc)
    Jon Magne Riise (d)

2005 – March ??
Grand Sport Studios
Oslo (Norway)

[track, instrumentation, date, location info from Tadeusz Kosiek, via e-mail 04-Jun-2007]


Two Bands and a Legend
I See You Baby

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ130 (CD, 2007) 

1. I See You Baby Shakin' That Ass (Groove Armada) [13:01]
2. Nation Time (Joe McPhee) [6:19]
3. Our Prayer (Donald Ayler) [9:12]

The Thing with Joe McPhee:
    Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, elec)
    Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b, elec)
    Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
    Joe McPhee (sax, tpt, voc)
Cato Salsa Experience:
    Cato Salsa (g, voc)
    Bård Enerstad (g, org, thrm, voc)
    Christian Engfelt (b, voc)
    Jon Magne Riise (d)

2005 – March ??
Grand Sport Studios
Oslo (Norway)


Mats Gustafsson & Yoshimi
Words on the Floor

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ114 (CD, 2007)    ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Soundless Cries With Their Arms in the Air [3:00]
2. And the Children Play Quietly With Words on the Floor [40:00]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, slide-sx, fluteophone, elec)
Yoshimi (voc, elec)

2005 – April 25
Malmo Konserthus
Stockholm (Sweden)

[date indicated here, via email from Rick Lopez of 19-Jan-2008]


Olle Bronniér
Plingeling / Plingaling (+)

Olof Bright Records OBCD12 (CD)  see also session 1 above

1. Plingeling / Plingaling (1949) (Bronniér) [5:57]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Mats Persson (p)

2005 – May 4
Studio 3, Sveriges Radio
Stockholm (Sweden)


Sonic Youth Med Mats Gustafsson og Merzbow
Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth

Smells Like Records SYR 8 (CD, 2008)

1. Other Sides of Sonic Youth (collective) [

Thurston Moore (el-g)
Lee Ranaldo (g)
Kim Gordon (b)
Steve Shelley (d)
Jim O'Rourke (el-g)
Mats Gustafsson (sax)
Merzbow [Masami Akita] (??)

2005 – July 1
Roskilde Festival
Roskilde (Denmark)


The Thing with Thurston Moore
Live at Øya

DVD included in Now and Forever box set, Smalltown Superjazzz TBA (2008, 3-CD + DVD, ltd ed. of 2000)

1. Art Star (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) [
2. The Witch (Gerry Roslie) [
3. Aluminum / Have Love Will Travel (The White Stripes) / (Richard Berry) [
4. No Crowd Surfing (collective) [

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc)
Thurston Moore (el-g)

2005 – August 12
Øya Festival
Oslo (Norway)


Original Silence
The First Original Silence

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ124 (CD, 2007)

1. If Light Has No Age, Time Has No Shadow [14:22]
2. In the Name of the Law [46:05]

Thurston Moore (g)
Terrie Ex (g)
Jim O'Rourke (elec)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, elec)
Massimo Pupillo (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc)

2005 – September 30
Teatro Arisoto
Reggio Emilia (Italy)

[track info from Tadeusz Kosiek, via e-mail 04-Jun-2007]


Boots Brown
Boots Brown

Slottet SLM7CD (CD, 2007)

1. Knee-High [1:45]
2. Teak Industrial Trailblazer [3:55]
3. Gaucho Volcano [10:04]
4. Mid Calf [5:51]
5. Black Industry Greasy [11:26]
6. Bark Industrial Grizzly [5:51]
7. Rigger Boots [1:51]

Mats Gustafsson (as, ts, slide-sx, elec)
Johan Berthling (b)
Magnus Broo (tpt)
David Stackenäs (ac-g, elec)
Tomas Hallonsten (org) on # 3

2005 – December 7
Atlantis Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)

[track, instrumentation, date info from Tadeusz Kosiek, via e-mail 04-Jun-2007]


The Thing
Action Jazz

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ123 (CD, 2006)

1. Sounds Like a Sandwich (Cato Salsa Experience) [2:04]
2. Chiasma (Yamashita Yosuke) [4:58]
3. Broken Shadows (Ornette Coleman) [2:28]
4. Ride the Sky (Lightning Bolt) [2:13]
5. Better Living (collective) [7:25]
6. Danny's Dream (Lars Gullin) [7:33]
7. The Nut / The Light (Alva Melin) [6:38]
8. ...Through BBQ (collective) [9:10]
9. Strayhorn (Mats Gustafsson) [7:03]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)

2005 – December 19 & 20
Atlantis Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)

[info from Franz H.]


The Thing 
Gluttony

CD included in Now and Forever box set, Smalltown Superjazzz TBA (2008, 3-CD + DVD, ltd ed. of 2000)

1. Gluttony I (collective) [17:57]
2. Gluttony II (collective) [12:43]
3. Gluttony III (collective) [13:26]

Mats Gustafsson (as, bar, slide-sx)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc)

2005 – December 20
Atlantis Studio
Stockholm (Sweden)


My Cat Is An Alien / Mats Gustafsson
Cosmic Debris vol. IV (+)

Opax Records OPXLP11 (LP, 2008)
A Silent Place ASP33 (CD, 2009)

1. I have not set any time limits for the attempt [21:30]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, slide-sx, Weevil sax, elec)

2006 – January 12
Blue Tower Studios
Gustafsberg (Sweden)

[info from Mark Evans via e-mail of 25-Mar-2008]


Mats Gustafsson
It is All About...

Tyyfus 5 (LP, 2007)

1. ... The Shit, Derek [6:32]
2. ... The Fire! Paal [6:26]
3. ... The Chance, Paul [4:30]
4. ... The Resistance, Dror [6:17]
5. ... The Keys, Peter [9:50]
6. ... The Time, Thomas + Ann [0:39]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, fluteophone)

2006 – January 22
Potlatch Festival, Oranssi
Helsinki (Finland)


Eric Oscarsson and the Perspectives
Free the Jazz

Free The Jazz Discs FREE#1 (CD, 2007)

1. Vi sitter på bussen och försöker komma på en låttitel (collective) [16:26]
2. Vi har kommit på en låttitel (collective) [32:13]
3. Busslåt (collective) [4:12]

Eric Oscarsson (p)
Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Johan Berthling (b)
Raymond Strid (d)

2006 – January 31
Nya Perspektiv, Culturen
Västerås (Sweden)


Strountes
Strountes

Slottet SLM2CD (CD, 2006)

1. She Sleeps, She Sleeps (collective) [3:05]
2. Sing Sit Here (collective) [5:23]
3. I Have a Cloud in My Arms (collective) [5:36]
4. I Turn in the Room Sleepless (collective) [6:50]
5. You Also I (collective) [5:05]
6. I Hate Being in Love (collective) [6:09]
7. As If Caught (collective) [3:12]
8. Stones That Can Only Be Themselves (collective) [5:57]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, ts, slide-sx, fluteophone, live-elec)
Maria Eriksson (voc, ac-g, toy-p)
Anla Courtis (el-g, vln, contact mic, pocket theremin)

2006 – March 2
Studio Cobra
Stockholm (Sweden)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
American Landscape 1

Okkadisk OD12067 (CD, 2007)

1. American Landscape part 1 (Brötzmann) [43:38]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, cl, taragato)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx)
Ken Vandermark (bar, ts, cl)
Joe McPhee (tpt, as)
Hannes Bauer (tb)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Michael Zerang (d)

2006 – May 28
live at Le Weekend in the Tolbooth
Stirling, Scotland (UK)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
American Landscape 2

Okkadisk OD12068 (CD, 2007)

1. American Landscape part 2 (Brötzmann) [52:48]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, cl, taragato)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx)
Ken Vandermark (bar, ts, cl)
Joe McPhee (tpt, as)
Hannes Bauer (tb)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Michael Zerang (d)

2006 – May 28
live at Le Weekend in the Tolbooth
Stirling, Scotland (UK)


Peter Brötzmann / Paal Nilssen-Love / Mats Gustafsson
The Fat is Gone

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ138 (CD, 2007)

1. Bullets Through Rain (collective) [9:57]
2. Colours in Action (collective) [28:53]
3. The Fat is Gone (collective) [22:34]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, cl, taragato)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2006 – July 20
Molde International Jazz Festival, Reknes
Oslo (Norway)

[date & venue indicated on Molde webpage, via email from Rick Lopez of 19-Jan-2008]


various artists
Beirut-Ystad (+)

Olof Bright Records OBCD16-17 (2-CD, 2007)

1. CS/MG/SÅJ I-II [5:26]
2. DS/MG/MK/RY/SS I [3:46]
3. DS/MG/MK/RY/SS II [3:23]
4. CH/LN/MG [8:01]
5. CS/MG/MK/RY [8:45]
6. CH/MG [2:30]

Mats Gustafsson (bar on #1-3, 6; ts on #2-5; slide-sx on #2-3)
Christine Sehnaoui (as) on #1, 5
Sven-Åke Johansson (perc) on #1
David Stackenäs (g) on #2-3
Mazen Kerbaj (tpt) on #2-3, 5
Raed Yassin (b) on #2-3, 5
Sharif Sehnaoui (g) on #2-3
Charbel Haber (g) on #4, 6
Lise-Lotte Norelius (laptop) on #4

2006 – September 4
The Church Studio
Hammenhög (Sweden)

[details from Improvised Music from Japan page]


Torden Kvartetten
Devil's Last Call

Ninth World Music NWM 042 (CD, 2009) 

1. Architect Shower [10:06]
2. 325 Grams of Ell [4:15]
3. Ståpäls [4:01]
4. Ambition Suck's [16:05]
5. Devil's Last Call [9:26]

MMats Gustafsson (reeds)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, tb)
Peter Friis Nielsen (b)
Peter Ole Jørgensen (d)

2006 – September 8
Jazz Club Loco, Stengade 30
Copenhagen (Denmark)


Sonore
Only the Devil Has No Dreams

Jazzwerkstatt JW013 (CD, 2007)

1. Straight Into the Light (collective) [15:31]
2. Open Shore (collective) [9:13]
3. First Feedback (collective) [8:25]
4. Two Birds in a Feather (collective) [5:06]
5. Driftwood (collective) [4:55]
6. Only the Devil Has No Dreams (collective) [6:53]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, Bb-cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, Bb-cl)

2006 – September 27
Jazzwerkstatt Nr. 1 Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie
Berlin (Germany)/p>


Original Silence
The Second Original Silence

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ144 (CD, LP, digital d/l, 2008)

1. Argument Left Hanging - Rubber Cement [7:34]
2. A Sweeping Parade of Optimism - Blood Strea [22:23]
3. High Trees & a Few Birds - The Doll's Reflection [18:31]
4. Crepescular Refractions - Mystery Eye [8:24]

Thurston Moore (g)
Terrie Ex (g)
Jim O'Rourke (elec)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, elec)
Massimo Pupillo (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc)

2006 – September 28
?? 
Brancaleone (Italy)


Guy-Gustafsson-Strid
Tarfala

Maya MCD0801 (CD, 2008)

1. Tarfala (collective) [27:23]
2. Taku (collective) [9:16]
3. Icefall (collective) [20:09]
4. Porphyr (collective) [9:32]

Barry Guy (b)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fluteophone)
Raymond Strid (perc)

2006 – October 3
Nya Perspektiv, Culturen Västerås
Stockholm (Sweden)


The Thing with Ken Vandermark
Immediate Sound

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ105 (CD, 2007) 

1. Immediate Sound - I (collective) [11:35]
2. Immediate Sound - II (collective) [2:22]
3. Immediate Sound - III (collective) [9:42]
4. Immediate Sound - IV (collective) [14:25]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, elec)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b, elec)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2007 – April 21
The Hideout
Chicago, IL (USA)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet
Chicago Tentet at Molde 2007

Okkadisk OD12072 (CD, 2007)

1. Ten By Ten (Brötzmann) [39:06]
2. Little By Little (Brötzmann) [11:52]
3. Step By Step (Brötzmann) [22:57]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, cl, taragato)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx)
Ken Vandermark (bar, ts, cl)
Joe McPhee (tpt, as)
Johannes Bauer (tb)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo)
Kent Kessler (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Michael Zerang (d)

2007 – July 20
Molde Jazzfestival
Molde (Norway)


Mats Gustafsson / Cor Fuhler
Narrowminded Split Series #3 (+)

Narrowminded Split Series #3 NM030 (LP, 2008)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Sleeping Instructions (Gustafsson) [

Mats Gustafsson (bar, elec)

2007 – September 10
Vaktmanna Studios
??/p>

[date & studio info from Mark Evans, e-mail of 24-Jun-2008]


The Thing
Bag It!

#1-8 on Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ156 (2-CD, 2009) 
#1-6, 9-11 on Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ155 (2-LP, 2010) 

1. Hidegen Fujnak a szelek (trad. / The Ex & Muzsikás) [5:06]
2. Drop the Gun (54 Nude Honeys) [6:14]
3. Bag It! (Gustafsson) [9:46]
4. Snusvisan (Åke Hodell) [4:58]
5. Hot Doug (collective) [8:50]
6. Mystery Song (Duke Ellington) [4:59]
7. Angels (Albert Ayler) [7:08]
8. Beef Brisket (for Ruby's) (collective) [30:49]
9. Metal Burger (collective)
10. Retreat (Steve Lacy)
11. Angels (take 2) (Albert Ayler)

Mats Gustafsson (as, bar, slide-sx, elec)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b, elec)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)

2008 – January 17 & 18
Electrical Audio Studios
Chicago, IL (USA)


Mats Gustafsson
The Vilnius Explosion

NoBusiness Records NBCD1 (CD, 2008; ed. of 1000)

1. Untitled (Just Say No) (collective) [31:34]
2. Untitled (We Don't Remember) (collective) [12:43]
3. Untitled (Shield) (collective) [10:16]
4. Untitled (The End) (collective) [1:10]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, alto fluteophone)
Liudas Mockunas (ss, ts, bar, bcl)
Eugenijus Kanevicius (b)
Arkadijus Gotesmanas (d)
Marijus Aleksa (d)

2008 – February 9
Vilniaus Mazasis Teatras
Vilnius (Lithuania)


Mats Gustafsson
The Vilnius Implosion

NoBusiness Records NBLP1 (LP, 2008; ed. of 500)

1. Untitled (Portrait) (Gustafsson) [7:06]
2. I Have Destroyed It Already From Day One (Gustafsson) [11:54]
3. The Death of the Author (Gustafsson) [3:53]
4. The Birth of the Listener (Gustafsson) [5:43]
5. A Walk in the Snow (Gustafsson) [0:30]
6. Untitled (Implosion) (Gustafsson) [9:46]

Mats Gustafsson (bar, slide-sx, alto fluteophone)

2008 – February 9
Vilniaus Mazasis Teatras
Vilnius (Lithuania)


Mats Gustafsson
Mats E Plays Duke E

Qbico Epsilon (one-sided LP, 2008) ltd ed. of 125 [26 copies (A-Z) with grey cover and signed photo; 99 copies with white cover]  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. In a Sentimental Mood (Ellington) [
2. I Never Felt This Way Before (Ellington) [
3. Come Sunday (Ellington) [
4. Blue Goose (Ellington) [
5. Sophisticated Lady (Ellington) [[

Mats Gustafsson (ts, elec)

2008 – April 8
Blue Tower Studios
Molde (Norway)


Barry Guy & London Jazz Composers Orchestra
Radio Rondo / Schaffhausen Concert (+)

Intakt 158 (CD, 2009)

1. Radio Rondo (Barry Guy) [30:01]

Barry Guy (b, director)
Irène Schweizer (p)
Evan Parker, Mats Gustafsson, Trevor Watts, Simon Picard, Pete McPhail (reeds)
Conrad Bauer, Johannes Bauer, Alan Tomlinson (tb)
Henry Lowther, Herb Robertson, Rich Laughlin (tpt)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba)
Phil Wachsmann (vln)
Barre Phillips (b)
Paul Lytton, Lucas Niggli (perc)

2008 – May 21
Schaffhausen Jazzfestival
Schaffhausen (Switzerland)


Mats Gustafsson / Lennart Nilsson
Sound Food: Listen Eat Drink

Olof Bright OBEP 24 (7" vinyl, 2009) incl. with 32-page book of writings by Nilsson

1. Three Courses By Lennart Nilsson [3:43]
2. Three Courses For Lennart Nilsson [2:58]

Mats Gustafsson (ts)

2008 – August ??
Blue Tower Studios
Gärsnäs (Sweden)


Swedish Azz
Jazz På Svenska

NotTwo MW 815-1 (11" LP, 2010)

1. Drottningholm Ballad (Lars Werner) [9:14]
2. Danny's Dream (Lars Gullin) [5:45]
3. Silhouette (Lars Gullin) [15:00]

Mats Gustafsson (as, bar, elec)
dieb13 (ttbl)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, cimbasso)
Erik Carlsson (d, perc)

2008 – October 27
Fasching
Stockholm (Sweden)


Sonore
Call Before You Dig

Okka Disk OD12083 (2-CD, 2009)

CD1: concert    
1. The Cliff (collective) [2:06]
2. Mountains of Love (collective) [18:14]
3. Snake-horn (collective) [14:11]
4. Unrecognized Reflections (collective) [7:03]
5. Charged By the Pound (collective) [15:09]
6. Mailbox For an Attic (collective) [13:56]
  7. Call Before You Dig (collective) [3:36]
CD2: studio    
  8. The Ravens Cry at Dawn (collective) [4:52]
  9. Better a Bird Than a Cow (collective) [3:01]
  10. Human Fact (collective) [2:23]
  11. IIronic (Jimmy Giuffre) [3:11]
  12. A Letter From the Past (collective) [3:06]
  13. The Bitter the Better (collective) [2:12]
  14. The Longer the Lieber (collective) [5:42]
  15. Birds of the Underworld (collective) [2:59]
  16. Waiting For the Dancing Bear (collective) [2:24]
  17. A Dyed String (collective) [3:25]
  18. Hellpig (collective) [3:18]
  19. Zipper Backwards (collective) [3:16]
  20. Dark Cloud Blues (collective) [3:39]
  21. Blue Stone (collective) [4:41]
  22. Hardline Drawing (collective) [2:04]
  23. Ratbag (collective) [4:43]
  24. Hard to Believe But Good to Know (collective) [[3:33]

Peter Brötzmann (as, ts, bsx, Bb-cl, trgt)
Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, fluteophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, bar, Bb-cl, bcl)

2008 – December 12 (#1-7)
2008 – December 13 (#8-24)

Loft
Köln (Germany)


Barry Guy & Mats Gustafsson
Sinners, Rather Than Saints (+)

NoBusiness Records NBLP6 (LP, 2009; ed. of 500)

1. Can Ye Wheeple, Puggy? (Guy/Gustafsson) [5:20]
2. Flisk the Thrapple (Guy/Gustafsson) [8:04]
3. Blad a Skelloch (Guy/Gustafsson) [10:20]

Barry Guy (b)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, alto fluteophone)

2009 – January 11
St. Catherine's Church
Vilnius (Lithuania)


Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet + 1
3 Nights in Oslo

Smalltown Superjazzz STSJ197 (5-CD, 2010)

disc 1
1. Chicago Tentet + 1 (collective) [53:15]
disc 2
1. Sonore - Oslo Improvisation 1 (Brötzmann / Gustafsson / Vandermark) [12:48]
2. Sonore - Oslo Improvisation 2 (Brötzmann / Gustafsson / Vandermark) [11:25]
3. Oslo Improvisation (Nilssen-Love / Zerang) [22:28]
4. Oslo Improvisation (Bauer / Holmlander) [18:15]
disc 3
1. McPhee-Vandermark duo (McPhee / Vandermark) [9:38]
2. McPhee-Vandermark duo (McPhee / Vandermark) [10:14]
3. Bishop-Nilssen-Love duo (Bishop / Nilssen-Love) [15:01]
4. Bishop-Nilssen-Love duo (Bishop / Nilssen-Love) [14:36]
disc 4
1. Survival Unit III (McPhee / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang) [15:10]
2. Survival Unit III (McPhee / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang) [10:50]
3. Trombone Choir (McPhee / Holmlander / Bauer / Bishop) [13:02]
4. Trombone Choir (McPhee / Holmlander / Bauer / Bishop) [8:10]
5. Trombone Choir (McPhee / Holmlander / Bauer / Bishop) [4:09]
disc 5
1. Oslo Improvisation 2 (collective) [36:32]
2. Oslo Improvisation 3 (collective) [16:28]

Peter Brötzmann (ts, as, Bb-cl, taragato)
Mats Gustafsson (bar, alto flutophone)
Ken Vandermark (ts, Bb-cl)
Joe McPhee (ts, pocket-tpt, flgn)
Johannes Bauer (tb)
Jeb Bishop (tb)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, cimbasso)
Fred Lonberg-Holm (clo, elec)
Kent Kessler (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d)
Michael Zerang (d)

2009 – February 19-21
Victoria, Nasjonal Jazzscene
Oslo (Norway)


Mats Gustafsson
Mats E Plays Albert A

Qbico Lamdba (one-sided LP, 2009) ltd ed. of 125 [26 copies (A-Z) with stamped & signed photo]  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Our Prayer (Ayler) [
2. Angels / Spirits (Ayler) [

Mats Gustafsson (bar, music box)

2009 – June 16
??
Svinaberga (Sweden)


Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher
Quartet (+)

BBB 12/13 (2-CD, 2010)

1. Q51 [6:57]

Michiel Braam (p)
Wilbert de Joode (b)
Michael Vatcher (d)
Mats Gustafsson (bar)

2009 – June 30
Roundhouse, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)


Fire!
You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago

Rune Grammofon RCD 2091 (CD, 2009); RCD 3091 (LP, 2009) ** INCOMPLETE **

1. If I Took Your Hand... [6:41]
2. But Sometimes I Am [17:52]
3. Can I Hold You For a Minute? [13:24]
4. You Like Me Five Minutes Ago [3:55]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar, elec, el-p)
Johan Berthling (b, el-b, el-g, org)
Andreas Werliin (d, perc)
Miriam Wallentin (voc) on #2

2009 – ??
Summa
Stockholm (Sweden)



UNKNOWN RECORDING DATES:


Anna Linder & AALY Trio + Ken Vandermark
Cum Pane

Lisbet Gabrielsson Film AB (film, DVD)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Cum Pane - the one you share your bread with [8:00]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Ken Vandermark (reeds)
Peter Janson (b)
Kjell Nordeson (d)

??


various artists
Look at the Music (+)

Olof Bright (CD, 2002, ltd ed.** INCOMPLETE **

1. Unit Character (Vandermark) [6:58]
2. Totally Gump (Gump Completist) - Alternative Mix by Jim [23:19]

    NOTE:  one of two limited-edition CDs issued to accompany the catalog for the Look at the Music/SeeSound festival

AALY on #1:
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Ken Vandermark (reeds)
    Peter Jansson (b)
    Kjell Nordeson (d)
    Conny Nimmersjö
    John Essing
Diskaholics Anonymous Trio on #2:  see above entry 
    Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
    Thurston Moore (g)
    Jim O'Rourke (

2001 – ?? (#1)
??
??

2002 – ?? (#2)
??
??


DJustable
The Zanzibar Excursion

STIM/SAMI PSDVD1 (DVD, 2003)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. The Zanzibar Excursion [32:04]
NOTE:  this DVD was made with filmmakers Josef Doukkali & Anders Blomqvist

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tb, euph)
Niklas Korsell (d)
David Stackenäs (g)
Henry Moore Selder (ttbl)

?? 2002
??


Torden Kvartetten
Erindringer fra Hr. Grøns liv

Ninth World Music NWM 035 (CD, 2007)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. Aflyst tidsfordriv [2:50]
2. Tåretangen [0:54]
3. Det uregerlige hjørne [1:56]
4. Den omvendte ø [3:06]
5. Thøger Ånakkes pæretræ [1:30]
6. Forsikring mod nedarvet apati [5:48]
7. Bagsæde kalas i smadderkassen [0:57]
8. Dødsdromen i Asserbo [3:05]
9. Forblæst - i det stiveste puds [1:41]
10. Udgået, topmodel [12:49]
11. Med løkken om halsen [8:49]
12. Gudrun Flittigmagers sidste time [2:34]
13. Præstens bønner med grønne ærter [1:10]

Mats Gustafsson (reeds)
Per-Åke Holmlander (tba, tb)
Peter Friis Nielsen (b)
Peter Ole Jørgensen (d, perc)

2004 – ??
Optaget i Sound Track
?? (??)


Kim Hiorthøy
This Record Can Not Set Me On Fire (+)

Smalltown Supersound STS 092 (12", 2006)  ** INCOMPLETE **

1. This Record Can Not Set Me On Fire [11:38]

Kim Hiorthøy
Mats Gustafsson (sax)

?? 2006 – ??
??
??


various artists 
Life Beyond Mars: Bowie Covered

Rapster 39077 (CD, LP, 2008)

1. Life on Mars (David Bowie) [4:35]

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)

?? – ??
?? (studio)
??


The Thing with Jim O'Rourke
tba

Smalltown Superjazzz CD (forthcoming 2008, CD)

1. [

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)
Jim O'Rourke

2007 – ??
??
Tokyo (Japan)


The Thing with Otomo Yoshihide
tba

Smalltown Superjazzz CD (forthcoming 2008, CD)

1. [

Mats Gustafsson (ts, bar)
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b)
Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc, sampler)
Otomo Yoshihide

2007 – ??
??
Tokyo (Japan)


Otomo Yoshihide / Ozeki Mikito / Mats Gustafsson
With Records

Doubtmusic dme-201g (2009, CD) ltd ed. of 800

1. [1] [6:25]
  2. [2]   [9:58]
  3. [3]   [0:37]

Mats Gustafsson (bar)
Otomo Yoshihide (tt)
Ozeki Mikito (cutout art)

??2009 – ??
??
Tokyo (Japan)

NOTE:

  • Ozeki put a polyvinyl chloride cutout on Gustafsson's solo LP It is All About; Otomo then plays, manipulate & controls the LP-with-cutout on his turntable.

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