Gavin Bryars

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Percussionist and bandleader who became one of the most versatile British composers to emerge in the second half of the 20th century.
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Year Album Artist
2019 Perpetulum: Philip Glass, Gavin Bryars Third Coast Percussion Composer
2017 Music for Mindfulness Composer, Primary Artist
2017 Pure Comedy Father John Misty Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements, Vibraphone
2017 The Stopping Train Gavin Bryars / Blake Morrison Primary Artist
2016 Adelaide Town Hall Adelaide Symphony Orchestra / Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer, Conductor
2016 British Music for Harpsichord: Berkeley, Howells, Bryars, Jeffreys Christopher D. Lewis Composer
2016 Gavin Bryars: I Tatti Madrigals Singer Pur Producer, Executive Producer, Composer
2016 Gavin Bryars: Nothing Like the Sun Gavin Bryars / Gavin Bryars Ensemble Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
2016 Gavin Bryars: The Fifth Century The Crossing / Donald Nally / Prism Quartet Liner Notes, Composer
2016 Inheritance Audrey Assad Arranger
2016 Psallite Cor Cantiamo / Eric Johnson Composer
2014 Gavin Bryars: Heroes Meet Rúni Brattaberg / Gavin Bryars / Eivør Primary Artist, Producer, Executive Producer, Composer, Conductor
2014 Gavin Bryars: The Sinking of the Titanic Gavin Bryars Ensemble Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
2014 Gavin Bryars: The War in Heaven Anja-Nina Bahrmann / Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic / Netherlands Radio Choir Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
2014 Laid Bare: Love Songs Juice Vocal Ensemble Composer
2013 Around Britten Matthew Barley Composer
2013 Bridges David Ake Quotation Author
2013 Classical Collection: The Essential Moderns Composer
2013 The Coral Sea McKenzie Sawers Duo Composer
2013 Wind in Lonely Fences: 1970-2011 Harold Budd Primary Artist
2012 Cold Blue Two Composer
2012 Mercy and Grand: The Music of Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan Gavin Bryars / Jess Walker Primary Artist, Producer, Double Bass, Executive Producer, Arranger, Harmonium
2011 A Worcester Ladymass Trio Mediæval Composer
2011 Gavin Bryars: New York Percussions Claviers de Lyon Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
2011 Gavin Bryars: Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal) Ralph van Raat / Otto Tausk Composer
2011 Sentieri Selvaggi plays Gavin Bryars & Philip Glass Sentieri Selvaggi Composer
2010 Gavin Bryars: Live at Punkt Gavin Bryars / Gavin Bryars Ensemble Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Double Bass, Piano
2010 I Send You This Cadmium Red John Berger / John Christie Featured Artist, Liner Notes, Composer, Double Bass, Electric Keyboard
2009 Chambre d'Écoute Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Double Bass, Tubular Bells, Executive Producer, Korg Synthesizer, Bowed Vibes, Composer
2009 Season of Mists Gavin Bryars / Peter Nalitch's Musical Collective Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Composer
2009 The Sinking of the Titanic: Bourges 12/13.4.1990 Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Composer, Liner Notes, Double Bass, Group Member
2008 Amjad Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
2008 Eight-Point Turn Relache Ensemble Composer
2008 Glorious Hill Latvian Radio Choir Executive Producer, Liner Notes, Producer
2008 Miniatures One+Two: Two Sequences of Tiny Masterpieces from 1980 and 2000 Composer, Piano, Primary Artist
2007 Ghost Stories Smith Quartet Liner Notes, Producer
2007 LateNightTales Nouvelle Vague Primary Artist
2006 A Bloody Show: John Wesley Harding & Friends Live at Bumbershoot 2005 [DVD] John Wesley Harding Composer
2006 Invisible Fields Iarla Ó Lionáird Arranger
2006 The Moat Recordings Joseph Holbrooke Trio Producer, Audio Production, Liner Notes, Member of Attributed Artist, Bass (Upright), Bass, Group Member
2005 Gavin Bryars: Biped Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Director, Liner Notes, Keyboards, Double Bass, Executive Producer, Composer
2005 Gavin Bryars: Oi Me Lasso Anna Maria Friman Double Bass, Liner Notes, Producer
2005 Miniatures Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2005 On Photography Latvian Radio Choir Executive Producer, Liner Notes, Producer
2004 Adam's Apple John Wesley Harding Composer
2003 26 Mixes for Cash Aphex Twin Performer, Primary Artist
2003 A Gavin Bryars: A Portrait Double Bass, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Gavin Bryars: A Man in a Room, Gambling Juan Muñoz Executive Producer
2003 Lockerbie Memorial Concert Gavin Bryars / Fretwork / The Hilliard Ensemble Primary Artist, Executive Producer, Liner Notes, Producer
2002 Crepuscule for Cafe Apres-Midi, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2002 I Have Heard It Said that a Spirit Enters: Music of Gavin Bryars Gavin Bryars / CBC Radio Orchestra / Holly Cole Primary Artist, Producer, Liner Notes, Composer, Double Bass
2002 Selected Recordings (Rarum I-VIII) Double Bass, Composer
2002 Selected Recordings (Rarum V) Bill Frisell Primary Artist, Double Bass, Composer
2000 Joseph Holbrooke '98 Joseph Holbrooke Trio Bass, Composer
2000 Lovers Leap Dan Bryk Primary Artist
2000 Miniatures, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Music of Lord Berners Liner Notes
1999 '65 (Rehearsal Extract) Joseph Holbrooke Trio Bass
1999 Gavin Bryars: The North Shore; Intermezzo; Allegrasco Harmonia Ensemble Composer
1999 Jean-Luc Godard: Histoire(s) du cinéma Jean-Luc Godard Composer
1999 Live in Concert Natalie Merchant Arranger
1999 The North Shore: Intermezzo, Allegrasco Gavin Bryars Primary Artist
1998 Bryars: Cadman Requiem Fretwork / The Hilliard Ensemble Composer, Double Bass, Executive Producer
1998 Gavin Bryars: A Man in a Room, Gambling Gavin Bryars / Gavin Bryars Ensemble Primary Artist, Piano, Synthesizer, Double Bass, Bass, Executive Producer, Korg M1, Composer, Electric Keyboard, Ensemble
1998 Ophelia Natalie Merchant Guest Artist, Arranger, Conductor
1997 Black Flowers Geoff Smith Double Bass, Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Gavin Bryars: Farewell to Philosophy Charlie Haden / Julian Lloyd Webber / Nexus Composer, Liner Notes
1996 The Last Days Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Composer
1996 Visitations I & II + Thirties (30's) Jon Gibson Percussion, Performer
1995 Gavin Bryars: The Last Days Balanescu Quartet Liner Notes
1995 Gavin Bryars: The Sinking of the Titanic Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Cello, Double Bass, Percussion, Bass, Text, Composer, Ensemble, Liner Notes
1994 Christmas Through Your Eyes Primary Artist
1994 Gavin Bryars: Vita Nova Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Composer, Liner Notes, Double Bass, Bass, Ensemble
1994 Terminal Velocity Icebreaker Composer
1993 1993 Mercury Music Prize: Shortlist Sampler Composer, Primary Artist
1993 Górecki: O Domina Nostra; Satie; Milhaud; Bryars Sarah Leonard Composer
1993 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet Gavin Bryars / Tom Waits Primary Artist, Composer, Liner Notes, Cello, Percussion
1992 Saxophone Works Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Composer
1991 Gavin Bryars: After the Requiem Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Bass, Composer
1987 Three Viennese Dancers Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Featured Artist, Cello, Percussion, Composer
1982 Hommages Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Producer, Director, Conductor, Liner Notes, Piano, Vibraphone, Images, Roto Toms, Musician, Composer
1980 From Brussels with Love Producer, Piano, Composer, Primary Artist
1978 The Pavilion of Dreams Harold Budd Vocals, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Voices
1976 Ensemble Pieces Gavin Bryars / Christopher Hobbs Primary Artist, Producer, Reed Organ, Percussion, Bass, Executive Producer, Composer, Cymbals, Double Bass, Guitar, Triangle, Wood Block
1976 Hallelujah Portsmouth Sinfonia Cello
1976 Sinking of the Titanic/Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet Gavin Bryars Primary Artist, Piano, Composer
1975 Discreet Music Brian Eno Guest Artist, Arranger, Conductor, Main Personnel
1974 Portsmouth Sinfonia Plays the Popular Classics Portsmouth Sinfonia Cello
1971 Solo Guitar, Vol. 1 Derek Bailey Composer
Gavin Bryars: Epilogue from Wonderlawn; Eight Irish Madrigals; The Church Closest to the Sea Susan Hamilton / Mr. McFall's Chamber Liner Notes, Composer
Gavin Bryars: Madrigals, Vol. 1 Vox Altera Ensemble Producer, Liner Notes, Composer
Julian Marshall: Out of the Darkness Ian Belton / Sophie Harris / Howard Moody / Melanie Pappenheim Liner Notes, Composer
Landscape with Tears Manuel Zurria Composer
Martland Steve Martland Band / Smith Quartet Quotation Author
Myths 3: La Nouvelle Serenite Piano, Sketches, Composer, Primary Artist
Ni d'Eve Ni'Adam Composer
Silva Caledonia Estonian National Male Choir Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Composer
Soul Boys of the Western World [Original Film Soundtrack] Arranger
Step Right Up! Composer, Primary Artist