Amiri Baraka

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Poet, playwright, critic, and novelist Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones) was best known to the jazz community for his two books, Blues People: Negro Music in White America, published in 1964, and…
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Year Album Artist
2015 Galactic Parables, Vol. 1 Exploding Star Orchestra / Rob Mazurek Quotation Author
2012 Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974 Composer, Primary Artist
2011 Rendezvous Suite David Murray / Jamaaladeen Tacuma Featured Artist
2010 I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield William Parker Voices, Poetry, Composer, Lyricist
2009 Black & Beautiful, Soul & Madness Amiri Baraka / The Spirit House Movers Primary Artist, Liner Notes
2008 Blueprints of Jazz, Vol. 2 Billy Harper Spoken Word, Composer
2008 Family Story Session [DVD/CD] Primary Artist
2008 Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective Primary Artist
2007 The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield William Parker Vocals, Spoken Word, Voices, Poetry, Composer
2006 Poetry on Record: 98 Poets Read Their Work 1888-2006 Poetry, Primary Artist
2006 Sound Mirrors Coldcut Vocals, Primary Artist
2005 At Carnegie Hall John Coltrane / Thelonious Monk / Thelonious Monk Quartet Liner Notes
2005 Mosaic Select: Don Pullen Don Pullen Liner Notes
2004 Holy Ghost: Rare & Unissued Recordings (1962-70) Albert Ayler Liner Notes, Essay
2004 Trios Miles Davis Liner Notes
2002 Legacy John Coltrane Liner Notes
2002 Phrenology The Roots Guest Artist, Composer, Featured Artist
2002 Seize the Time! Nexus Liner Notes
2001 Encounter Trio 3 Liner Notes
2001 Every Tone a Testimony: An African American Aural History Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Live in New York Roswell Rudd / Archie Shepp Guest Artist, Poetry, Composer
2001 Zero Sun No Point: Dedication to Mynona & Sun Ra Hartmut Geerken Liner Notes
2000 35th Reunion New York Art Quartet Guest Artist, Ensemble, Liner Notes, Poetry Reading, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 John Davis Plays Blind Tom, The Eighth Wonder John Davis Liner Notes
2000 Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like the Rivers Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 River of Life Jon Jang Liner Notes
1999 An Afternoon in Harlem Hugh Ragin Guest Artist, Liner Notes, Vocals
1998 Freebop Now! Malachi Thompson Guest Artist, Recitation
1998 Moving Pictures Ravi Coltrane Liner Notes
1998 Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis 1969-1974 Miles Davis Liner Notes
1997 Fo Deuk Revue David Murray Poetry
1997 Good to Go, With a Tribute to Bu Andrew Cyrille Trio Liner Notes
1997 Interpretations of Monk, Vol. 1 Muhal Richard Abrams / Barry Harris Poetry, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Many Facez Tracey Lee Composer
1997 Monk's World Umberto Petrin Liner Notes, Poetry, Poetry Reading
1996 In Their Own Voices: A Century of Recorded Poetry Poetry, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Jali Kunda: Griots of West Africa & Beyond Foday Musa Suso Liner Notes
1996 Offbeat: A Red Hot Sound Trip Voices, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 United States of Poetry Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Two by Two Dave Young Composer
1994 Unity Ernie Watts Liner Notes
1993 Ugly Beauty Donal Fox Liner Notes
1991 Jazzspeak Engineer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1991 One for Junior Sheila Jordan Composer
1985 Shukuru Pharoah Sanders Liner Notes
1985 Tomorrow Is Now! Fred Houn Liner Notes
1983 Theatre George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band / George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band '83 Composer
1982 New Music New Poetry Amiri Baraka Primary Artist, Poetry, Composer
1981 Freeman & Freeman Chico Freeman Liner Notes
1978 Solo Vibraphone Jay Hoggard Liner Notes
1978 The Outside Within Chico Freeman Liner Notes
1968 A Black Mass Amiri Baraka / Sun Ra / Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra Primary Artist, Engineer, Liner Notes
1968 Orgasm Alan Shorter Liner Notes
1964 New York Art Quartet New York Art Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Spoken Word, Recitation, Group Member
Live in Sant'anna Arresi 2013 Amiri Baraka / Dinamitri Jazz Folklore Primary Artist
Route de Freres Andrew Cyrille / Hatian Fascination Liner Notes
The Untarnished Dream Steve Colson Liner Notes
Tribute to the Jazz Masters Dwight West Liner Notes
Wiring Vijay Iyer / Trio 3 Liner Notes