DISCOGRAPHY (AS MUSICIAN / SIDEMAN)
A GENUINE TONG FUNERAL  
(Gary Burton)
RCA /BMG 74321192552
music by Carla Bley

Gary Burton (vibraphone), Larry Coryell (guitar), Steve Swallow (bass), Bob Moses (drums), Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gato Barbieri (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Knepper (trombone), Howard Johnson (tuba, baritone saxophone), Carla Bley (piano, organ)

recorded July 1967
LIBERATION MUSIC ORCHESTRA  
(Charlie Haden)
Impulse AS 9183
arrangements and including music by Carla Bley

Perry Robinson (clarinet), Gato Barbieri (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Dewey Redman (alto & tenor saxophone), Don Cherry (cornet, flutes), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Roswell Rudd (trombone), Bob Northern (french horn), Howard Johnson (tuba), Sam Brown (guitar), Carla Bley (piano), Charlie Haden (bass), Paul Motian, Andrew Cyrille (drums, percussion)

recorded Spring 1969
ESCALATOR OVER THE HILL  [BUY CD]  
(Carla Bley)
JCOA/EOTH
music by Carla Bley / words by Paul Haines

Jack Bruce, Linda Ronstadt, Viva, Jeanne Lee, Paul Jones, Carla Bley, Don Preston, Sheila Jordan, and others  (voices), Gato Barbieri (tenor saxophone), John McLaughlin (guitar),  Don Cherry (trumpet), Roswell Rudd (trombone), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Charlie Haden (bass), Paul Motian (drums), The Jazz Composer's Orchestra, and many others

recorded Fall 1968 to Summer 1971
TROPIC APPETITES  [BUY CD]   (out-of-print / check availability here)
(Carla Bley)
WATT/1
music by Carla Bley / words by Paul Haines

Julie Tippetts (voice), Gato Barbieri (tenor saxophone), Michael Mantler (trumpet, valve trombone) Howard Johnson (voice, clarinets, saxophones, tuba), Toni Marcus (violin, viola), Dave Holland (bass, cello), Carla Bley (piano, organ, voice, recorders, percussion), Paul Motian (drums, percussion), Karen Mantler (voice)

recorded Fall 1973
DINNER MUSIC  [BUY CD]
(Carla Bley)
WATT/6    
 

Roswell Rudd (trombone), Carlos Ward (alto & tenor saxophone, flute), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Bob Stewart (tuba), Richard Tee (piano), Eric Gale, Cornell Dupree (guitars), Carla Bley (organ), Gordon Edwards (bass), Steve Gadd (drums)

recorded Summer 1976
KEW RHONE  
(John Greaves / Peter Blegvad)
Voiceprint VP200CD

Lisa Herman (vocals), John Greaves (piano, organ, bass, vocals), Peter Blegvad (vocals, guitars), Mike Mantler (trumpet, valve trombone), Vito Rendace (alto & tenor saxophone, flute), Michael Levine (violin, viola), Carla Bley (vocals, tenor saxophone), Andrew Cyrille (drums), and others

recorded October 1976
EUROPEAN TOUR 1977  [BUY CD]   (out-of-print / check availability here)
(Carla Bley Band)
WATT/8 
  
  

     

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Elton Dean (alto saxophone), Gary Windo (tenor saxophone), John Clark (french horn, guitar), Roswell Rudd (trombone), Bob Stewart (tuba), Terry Adams (piano), Carla Bley (organ, tenor saxophone), Hugh Hopper (bass), Andrew Cyrille (drums)

recorded Fall 1977
MUSIQUE MECANIQUE  [BUY CD]   (out-of-print / check availability here)
(Carla Bley Band)
WATT/9

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Alan Braufman (alto saxophone, clarinet, flute), Gary Windo (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), John Clark (french horn), Roswell Rudd (trombone, voice), Bob Stewart (tuba), Terry Adams (piano), Carla Bley (organ, piano), Steve Swallow (bass), D. Sharpe (drums), Charlie Haden (bass), Eugene Chadbourne (guitar), Karen Mantler (glockenspiel)

recorded Fall 1978
FICTITIOUS SPORTS
(Nick Mason)
Sony SRCS 6408
music by Carla Bley

Robert Wyatt, Karen Kraft (vocals), Chris Spedding (guitar), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gary Windo (tenor saxophone, bassclarinet, flute), Gary Valente (trombone), Howard Johnson (tuba), Carla Bley (organ), Terry Adams (piano, harmonica), Steve Swallow (bass), Nick Mason (drums, percussion)

recorded October 1979
SOCIAL STUDIES  [BUY CD]   (out-of-print / check availability here)
(Carla Bley)
WATT/11

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Carlos Ward (soprano & alto saxophone), Tony Dagradi (tenor saxophone), Gary Valente (trombone), Joe Daley (euphonium), Earl McIntyre (tuba), Carla Bley (organ, piano), Steve Swallow (bass), D. Sharpe (drums)

recorded Fall 1980
AMARCORD NINO ROTA
(Carla Bley Band and various artists)
Hannibal HNCD 9301
includes 8 1/2 (Nino Rota) arranged by Carla Bley

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gary Windo (tenor saxophone), Courtenay Wynter (woodwinds), Gary Valente (trombone), Joe Daley (euphonium), Earl McIntyre (tuba), Carla Bley (organ, glockenspiel), Arturo O'Farrill (piano), Steve Swallow (bass), D. Sharpe (drums)

recorded 1981
LIVE!  [BUY CD]
(Carla Bley Band)
WATT/12

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Steve Slagle (alto & soprano saxophone, flute), Tony Dagradi (tenor saxophone), Gary Valente (trombone), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Earl McIntyre (tuba, bass trombone), Carla Bley (organ, glockenspiel, piano), Arturo O'Farrill (piano, organ), Steve Swallow (bass), D. Sharpe (drums)

recorded Summer 1981
I HATE TO SING  [BUY CD]
(Carla Bley Band)
WATT/12½

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Steve Slagle (soprano & alto saxophone, clarinet), Tony Dagradi (tenor saxophone), Gary Valente (trombone), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Earl McIntyre (tuba, bass trombone, voice), (or) Bob Stewart (tuba), Carla Bley (piano, organ, glockenspiel, voice), Arturo O'Farrill (piano, voice, organ), Steve Swallow (bass, drums), D. Sharpe (drums)

recorded Summer 1981
THE BALLAD OF THE FALLEN  [BUY CD]
(Charlie Haden)
ECM 1248
arrangements and including music by Carla Bley

Don Cherry (trumpet), Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gary Valente (trombone), Sharon Freeman (french horn), Jack Jeffers (tuba), Steve Slagle (soprano & alto saxophone, carinet, flute), Jim Pepper (soprano & tenor saxophone, flute), Dewey Redman (tenor saxophone), Mick Goodrick (guitar), Charlie Haden (b), Carla Bley (piano, glockenspiel), Paul Motian (drums, percussion)

recorded November 1982
MORTELLE RANDONNÉE
(Carla Bley Band / soundtrack Claude Miller film)
Mercury 812 097

     

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Steve Slagle (soprano & alto saxophone, clarinet), Tony Dagradi (tenor saxophone), Gary Valente (trombone), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Bob Stewart (tuba), Carla Bley (organ), Arturo O'Farrill (piano), Steve Swallow (bass), D. Sharpe (drums), Karen Mantler (organ), Chris Watrous (guitar)

recorded December 1982
HEAVY HEART  [BUY CD]   (out-of-print / check availability here)
(Carla Bley)
WATT/14

Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gary Valente (trombone), Earl McIntyre (tuba), Steve Slagle (flute, alto & baritone saxophone), Carla Bley (organ, synthesizer), Kenny Kirkland (piano), Hiram Bullock (guitar), Steve Swallow (bass), Victor Lewis (drums), Manolo Badrena (percussion)

recorded Fall 1983
THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL NOW
(Carla Bley Band and various artists)
A&M CD 6600A
A Tribute to Thelonious Monk   
includes Misterioso (arranged by Carla Bley)

      

The Carla Bley Band with Johnny Griffin (tenor saxophone solo) / Michael Mantler (trumpet), Gary Valente (trombone), Vincent Chancey (french horn), Bob Stewart (tuba), Steve Slagle (alto & baritone saxophone), Carla Bley (organ), Kenny Kirkland (piano), Hiram Bullock (guitar), Steve Swallow (bass), Victor Lewis (drums), Manolo Badrena (percussion, special effects), Hal Willner (voice of death)

recorded 1984
THE WATT WORKS FAMILY ALBUM  [BUY CD]
WATT/22
various artists
includes (by Michael Mantler)

A L'Abattoir
from Many Have No Speech  (WATT/19)
When I Run 
from Live  (WATT/18)
Alien (Part 2)
 from Alien  (WATT/15)
Twenty
 from Something There  (WATT/13)
Movie Six 
from Movies  (WATT/7)
The Doubtful Guest 
from The Hapless Child  (WATT/4)
released Spring 1990
GOING BACK A BIT
(A Little History of Robert Wyatt)
VIRGIN CDVDM 9031 (2-CD SET)
various artists
 
includes (by Michael Mantler)

The Doubtful Guest
and The Object Lesson from The Hapless Child  (WATT/4)
A L'Abbatoir
 from Many Have No Speech  (WATT/19)
released 1994
 
 
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