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Beb Guérin Discography

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French free jazz bass player.


Don Cherry et. al. — La Maison Fille Du Soleil
Studio Scriptone Nantes SN-4-64

recorded December 1964
Cherry, Don (corn), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jenny-Clark, Jean-Francois (ab), Tusques, Francois (ap)

1) Occident Et Texte Sur L'Inde — FTusques
2) Indes — FTusques


Francois Tusques — Free Jazz
Mouloudji EM 13507; IN SITU 039 (CD released as 1965); Basta IA-590039

recorded 1965
Guérin, Beb (ab), Jeanneau, Francois (ts fl), Portal, Michel (bcl), Saudrais, Charles (perc)
Tusques, Francois (ap), Vitet, Bernard (tr)

1) Souvenir de L'oiseau
2) Description II
3) La Tour Saint-Jacques


Rolf and Joachim Kόhn — Transfiguration
SABA 15118, MPS 15118, MPS/BASF CRM 637, MPS/BASF 21 20637-8, MPS (J) YS-2703,
CRYSTAL 066 CRY 45296

recorded January 19, 1967: Peter Von Zahn Studio, Hamburg, Germany
Berger, Karl (vib), Guérin, Beb (ab), Kόhn, Joachim (ap), Kόhn, Rolf (cl bcl), Romano, Aldo (drm)

1) Transfiguration — RKuhn/JKuhn 13:48
2) Lunch Date — JKuhn 8:22
3) Solo Flights — JKuhn 12:30
4) But Strokes of Folk — JKuhn 9:00


Barney Wilen — Le Noveau Jazz 1967
Mouloudji EM-13517

recorded February 15, 1967
Guérin, Beb (ab), Jenny-Clark, Jean-Francois (ab), Romano, Aldo (drm), Tusques, Francois (ap) Wilen, Barney (ts)

1) Dialogue 1
2) Cantique du Diable
3) Les Sorcieres
4) Dialogue 2

[Information on this session was obtained from http://home.att.net/~warren.robert/1960.htm]


Marion Brown — Unissued session
Unissued

recorded November 1, 1967: Paris, France
Brown, Marion (as), Fresnas, Jean (ap), Gaumont, Eddy (drm), Guérin, Beb (ab)

1) Exhibition — MBrown
2) 107, Rue de Vaugirard — MBrown

[Information on this session was obtained from the Marion Brown Discography]


Barney Wilen — Auto Jazz: Tragic Destiny Of Lorenzo Bandini
MPS 15164, MPS/BASF CRM 661, MPS/BASF 21 20661-0

recorded February 13, 1968: Germany (with soundtrack 25th Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco, recorded May 7, 1967)
Guιrin, Beb (ab), Gaumont, Eddy (drm), Tusques, Francois (ap), Wilen, Barney (ts)

1) 1st Movement: Expectancy "Bandini, Bandini" - Announcements - National Anthem In The Pit
2) 2nd Movement: Start
3) 3rd Movement: Tribune Princiere
4) 4th Movement: Hair Pin
5) 5th Movement: Canyon Sound And Tragedy


Sunny Murray
Shandar 10.008

recorded December 8, 1968: Studio 104 de la Maison de la Radio O.R.T.F., Paris, France
Bibbs, Hart Leroy (poem), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jackson, Ambrose (tr), Murray, Sunny (drm), Portal, Michel (bcl taragot), Terroade, Kenneth (ts), Tusques, Francois (ap), Vitet, Bernard (tr)

1) Angels and Devils — SMurray 5:40
2) Hilarious Paris — SMurray 5:40
3) Elephant's Dream — SMurray 9:00
4) Flower Train — SMurray 15:30


Colette Magny
Le Chant Du Monde LDX 74319

recorded 1968
Baker, Mickey (ag cond #3 #5 #7), Drouet, Jean-Pierre (vib #12), Guérin, Beb (ab #2 #9-10), Magny, Colette (voc), Morel, Jean-Marie (cond #1 #4 #6), Pierrot, Bernard (ag #13-14)

1) Vietnam 67 — CMagny 2:10
2) Aurons-Nous la Paix? — OdeMagny 1:57
3) Choisis ton Opium — CMagny 2:23
4) Dιsembourbez l'Avenir — VMaiaskovski/ETrioler/CMagny 2:25
5) Viva Cuba — CMagny 3:05
6) Je Chanterai — SEssenine/FHMiloslawsky/CMagny 2:53
7) Les Gens de la Moyenne — CMagny 2:29
8) La Blanche Aminte — VHugo/CMagny 2:13
9) La Dame du Guerveur — MBalbo 4:40
10) Trois Motifs — CMagny 2:10
11) Bura Bura — CMagny 3:15
12) A l'Origine — DleDantec/CMagny 2:00
13) Baise m'encor — LLabbe 3:02
14) A Saint-Nazaire — CMagny 3:18


Josι Mαrio Branco — Ronda Do Soldadinho
unknown release

recorded 1969
Branco, Josι Mαrio (ap, vla), Guérin, Beb (ab), Puyalte, Claude (vla)

1) Ronda Do Soldadinho — JMBranco 4:05
2) Mγos Ao Ar! — JMBranco 2:25


Sunny Murray — Big Chief
EMI/Pathe C062-10069, EMI/Pathe Marconi 1727561 (JP)

recorded January 11, 1969: Studio E.T.A, Paris, France
Beer, Ronnie (as), Bibbs, Hart Leroy (poem), Friend, Becky (fl), Guérin, Beb (ab), Murray, Sunny (drm), Silva, Alan (ab), Terroade, Kenneth (ts), Tusques, Francois (ap), Vitet, Bernard (tr)

1) Angels & Devils — JCoursil
2) Hilarious Paris — SMurray
3) Now We Know — SMurray
4) Angel Son — SMurray
5) Straight Ahead — HLBibbs/SMurray
6) This Nearly Was Mine — Rodgers/Hart


Burton Greene — Aquariana
BYG 529 308

recorded June 9, 1969: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Coursil, Jacques (tr #1), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Gewissler, Dieter (ab), Greene, Burton (ap), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jones, Arthur (as), Malherbe, Didier (fl shenai #2)

1) Aquarius Suite — BGreene 10:24
2) From "Out of Bartok" — BGreene 5:10
3) Two-One-Two Vibrations — BGreene 19:20


Kenneth Terroade — Love Rejoice
BYG 529 322

recorded June 10, 1969: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Beer, Ronnie (as ts fl), Chandley, Evan (bcl fl), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Freeman, Earl (ab), Guérin, Beb (ab), Terroade, Kenneth (ts fl), Tusques, Francois (ap bal)

1) Blessings — KTerroade 17:25
2) Love Rejoice — KTerroade 17:55


Archie Shepp — Full Moon Ensemble Live at Antibes
BYG 529 338/339

recorded 1969: Antibes, France
Dejean, Joseph (eg), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Guérin, Beb (ab), Shepp, Archie (ts poetry), Shorter, Alan (tr), Thornton, Clifford (trom)

Vol. 1—
1) The Early Bird — AShepp

Vol. 2—
1) Huru — AShepp


Jacques Coursil — Black Suite
BYG 529 349, America 30 AM 6111

recorded June 10, 1969: Paris, France
Braxton, Anthony (bcl ss), Coursil, Jacques (tr), Delcloo, Claude (drm perc), Greene, Burton (ap), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jones, Arthur (as)

1) Black Suite — JCoursil 31:00


Arthur Jones — Scorpio
BYG 529 350, America 30 AM 6112, Charly PLP-6501

recorded 1969
Delcloo, Claude (drm), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jones, Arthur (as)

1) C.R.M. — AJones 10:10
2) Sad Eyes — AJones 13:06
3) B.T. — AJones 8:00
4) Brother B — AJones 7:20


Jacques Coursil — Way Ahead
BYG 529 319

recorded July 7-8, 1969: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Coursil, Jacques (tr), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jones, Arthur (as)

1) Duke — JCoursil 7:35
2) Fidel — JCoursil 10:03
3) Paper — BDixon 18:45


Alan Silva — Luna Surface
BYG 529 312

recorded August 17, 1969: Paris, France
Burrell, Dave (ap), Braxton, Anthony (ss as), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Favors, Malachi (ab), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jenkins, Leroy (vln vla), Moncur, Grachan III (trom), Shepp, Archie (ss), Silva, Alan (vln), Terroade, Kenneth (ts), Vitet, Bernard (tr frhorn)

1. From the Luna Surface — ASilva 28:20


Clifford Thornton — Ketchaoua
BYG 529 323

recorded August 18, 1969: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Burrell, Burrell (ap bells), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Freeman, Earl (ab cong gong), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jones, Arthur (as), Moncur III, Grachan (trom), Murray, Sunny (drm), Thornton, Shepp, Archie (ss), Clifford (tr corn trom perc)

1) Ketchaoua — CThornton 12:35
2) Pan-African Festival — CThornton 7:50
3) Brotherhood — CThornton 10:40
4) Speak with your Echo Call this Dialogue — CThornton 9:15


Grachan Moncur III —
Aco Dei De Madrugada (Yo me levantι muy temprano una manana)

BYG 529 333

recorded November 4, 1969: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Guérin, Beb (ab), Martins, Fernando (ap voc), Moncur III, Grachan (trom), Serra de Castro, Nelson (drm)

1) Aco Dei De Madrugada (Yo me levantι muy temprano una manana) — Trad. 7:02
2) Ponteio — Trad. 6:46
3) Osmosis — GMoncurIII 9:25
4) Tiny Temper — GMoncurIII 5:28


Dave Burrell — La Vie de Boheme
BYG 529 330

recorded December 21, 1969: Studio Saravah, paris, France
Burrell, Dave (ap harp), Burrell, Eleanor (voc), Colbeck, Ric (tr), Delcloo, Claude (drm), Guérin, Beb (ab), Moncur III, Grachan (trom), Terroade, Kenneth (ts fl)

1) First Act — GPuccini 20:00
2) Second Act (1st Part) — GPuccini 5:00
3) Second Act (2nd Part) — GPuccini 12:00
4) Third Act — GPuccini 5:15
5) Fourth Act — GPuccini 7:45


Sonny Sharrock — Monkey-Pockie-Boo
BYG 529 337

recorded June 22, 1970: Studio Saravah, Paris, France
Guérin, Beb (ab), Sharrock, Linda (voc), Sharrock, Sonny (eg whistle voc), Thollot, Jacques (drm)

1) 27th Day — SSharrock 16:55
2) Soon — LSharrock 8:00
3) Monkey-Pockie-Boo — SSharrock 8:55


Jazz Festival in Zurich
MPS/BASF CRP 843, MPS/BASF 25 20843-5 [2LP]

recorded September 18, 1970: Zurich, Switzerland
Ambrosetti, Franco (tr), Favre, Pierre (drm), Gordon, Dexter (ts), Gruntz, George (ap), Guérin, Beb (ab), Oxley, Tony (drm), Portal, Michel (bcl taragato), Weber, Eberhard (ab)

1) Bunauara — GGruntz 23:35

Note: This compilation album is shared with other artists.


Clifford Thornton— The Panther and the Lash
America 30 AM 6113

recorded November 7, 1970: La Maison de la Radio (ORTF), Paris, France
Guérin, Beb (ab), McGhie, Noël (perc), Thornton, Clifford (corn trom maracas ap),
Tusques, Francois (ap celeste balafon maracas)

1) Huey is Free — CThornton 12:25
2) El Fath — CThornton 13:35
3) Tout Le Pouvoir au Peuple — FTusques 4:15
4) Paysage Désolé — FTusques 4:00
5) Right ON! — FTusques 3:30
6) Shango/Aba L'ogun — trad. 11:15
7) MAHIYA ILLA ZALAB — trad. 4:30


Alan Silva's Celestrial Communications Orchestra — Seasons
BYG 529 342/343/344

recorded December 29, 1970: Studio 104, Maison de l'O.R.T.F, Paris, France
Aebi, Irene (cell, celeste), Beer, Ronnie (ts ss fl), Bowie, Lester (tr flug), Burrell, Dave (ap), Carter, Kent (cell), Cooper, Jerome (drm perc bronte), Favors, Malachi (ab), Few, Bobby (ap), Gewissler, Dieter (e-vln), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jarman, Joseph (fl bass), Johnson, Oliver (tymp perc), Kenyatta, Robin (as fl), Kuhn, Joachim (ap), Lacy, Steve (ss), Minor, Jouck (e-vla), Mitchell, Roscoe (as ts fl ob), Moye, Don (drm perc), Portal, Michel (as cl), Shorter, Alan (tr), Silva, Alan (ab e-vln, e-sarangi, bow, electro-acoustical spring), Vitet, Bernard (tr frhorn)

1) Seasons — ASilva


Colette Magny — Feu et rythme
Le Chant Du Monde LDX 74444 (reissued as a 2LP set with Reprιssion as Le Chante Du Monde LDX 74800)

recorded 1970
Belany, Dane (voc #4), Guérin, Beb (ab except #5 #7 #10), Magny, Colette (voc ag), Phillips, Barre (ab except #5 #7 #10), Unidentified ensemble (directed by Diego Masson) on #5 #7 #10

1) Feu Et Rhythme — ANeto/CMagny 1:30
2) K 3 Blues — CMagny 2:05
3) Brave Nθgre — LJones/EKahane/CMagny 2:00
4) USA Doudou — CMagny 7:30
5) Jabberwocky — MPuig/LCarroll 2:30
6) Soupe De Poissons — PNeruda/AWurmser/CMagny 2:05
7) Malachites — MJacob/MPuig 1:32
8) Prends Moi, Me Prends Pas — CMagny 4:00
9) A L'Ιcoute — CMagny 5:35
10) La Marche — MPuig/GLarousse 2:26
11) L'Ιglise De Taban — PNeruda/AWurmser/CMagny 2:15
12) Conascor — CMagny 6:05


Alan Silva — My Country
LEO LR 302

recorded January 1971: Festival de Musique Contemporaine de Royan", Royan, France
Beer, Ronnie (as), Braxton, Anthony (as ss), Carter, Kent (ab), Cooper, Jerome (drm perc), Friend, Becky (fl as), Guérin, Beb (ab), Jackson, Ambrose (tr), Kenyatta, Robin (as), Lacy, Steve (ss), Levick, Hugh (ts), McGhee, Noel (drm perc), Minor, Jouck (bs), Reid, Bob (ab), Silva, Alan (vln sarangi spring), Stephens, Ochι Ray (tr), Tamaskovic, Lubomir (ts), Vitet, Bernard (tr frhorn), Wood, Robert (vib)

1) My Country — ASilva 64:08


Colette Magny — Représsion
Le Chante Du Monde LDX 74476 (reissued as a 2LP set with Feu at rythme as Le Chante Du Monde LDX 74800)

recorded March 1971 (#2-4); 1974 (#1): France
Guérin, Beb (ab), Francioli, Leon (ag #1) Magny, Colette (voc ag), McGhie, Noel (drm #1), Phillips, Barre (ab #2-4), Tusques, Francois (ap #1), Valoaz, Juan (as #1), Vitet, Bernard (tr #1)

1) Oink Oink-Babylone/U.S.A-Cherokee-Djoutche-Liberez Les Prisonniers Politiques — CMagny/FTusques 19:05
2) Repression — CMagny/BPhillips 5:45
3) Chronique du Nord — CMagny 8:35
4) Camarade-Cure — CMagny 2:55


Francois Tusques — Intercommunal Music
Shandar 10.010; Victor RCA 6097 (JP)

recorded May 11, 1971: Paris, France
Armfield, Louis (perc), Guérin, Beb (ab), Murray, Sunny (drm), Reid, Bob (ab), Potts, Steve (as), Shorter, Alan (tr), Silva, Alan (cell), Tusques, Francois (ap ag saw voc perc),

1) Intercommunal Music — FTusques 29:28
2) Song for Erika Huggins — FTusques 08:02


Bernard Vitet — La Guθpe
Futura SON 05

recorded December 17, 1971
Achard, Francoise (voc), Guérin, Beb (ab), Guérin, Jean (perc vib as), Minor, Jouck (ss bs vln cl), Rondepierre, Jean Paul (tr marim), Tusques, Francois (ap), Vitet, Bernard (tr vln corn ap vib)


Michel Portal — No, No But it May Be
Le Chante Du Monde LDX 74526

recorded 1972: Chateauvallon
Favre, Pierre (perc), Francioli, Leon (ab), Guérin, Beb (ab), Portal, Michel (cl bcl bs as ss), Tamia (voc),
Vitet, Bernard (tr corn vln)

1) No, No But it May Be — MPortal


Graeme Allwright — Jeanne D'arc
Mercury LP 6459 104

recorded 1972
Allwright, Nicolas (perc), Arvanitas, George (org perc), Blumenfeld, Gilles (perc), Detto, Eugenio (eg), Dorney, Michele (voc), Guérin, Beb (ab), Herald, Alice (voc), Hildebrandt, Malumbi (drm), Meunier, Claudine (voc), Scemama, Hubert (tbla)

1) Jeanne d'arc — LCohen
2) Les soeurs de la misιricorde — LCohen
3) Ballade de la dιsescalade — GAllwright
4) La petite souris — GAllwright
5) How can I possibly sing to you — GAllwright
6) Le monde se prιpare ΰ un grand changement — GAllwright


Norddeutscher Rundfunk Jazzworkshop '74
NDR 0666 516 S 2

recorded March 8, 1974: Hamburg Germany
favre, Pierre (drm), Francioli, Leon (ab), Guérin, Beb (ab), Portal Michel (bcl as), Vitet, Bernard (tr vln horn ap)

1) Splendid Yzlement — MPortal

Note: Guérin and company only appear on one of three tracks on this compilation LP.


Chateauvallon 1976
L'escargot ESC 382

recorded August 23, 1976: Festival de jazz de Chateauvallon, France
Francioli, Leon (ab), Guérin, Beb (ab), Lubat, Bernard (perc ap), Portal Michel (bcl as)

1) Souffriere-volcan-erruption — MPortal
2) En Voiture Simon — BLubat
3) A La Niche — BGuerin
4) 1, 2, 3, 4 — LFrancioli
5) Angels — AAyler
6) Los Inclassables — MPortal


Jacques Thollot — Resurgence
Musica records MUS 3021

recorded 1977
Gegenbach, Frederique, Guérin, Beb (ab), Jeanneau, Francois (ts), Kessler, Siegfried (ap), Thollot, Jacques (drm perc), Vasconselos, Nana (perc)


Toto Bissainthe — Chante Haiti
Arion ARN 33 380

recorded 1977
Benoit, Marie-Claude, Cinelu, Mino (perc), Cinelu, Patrice (ag), Guérin, Beb (ab), Matheus, Mariann

1) Soleil Damballah
2) Papa Loco
3) Ibo Ogoun
3) Papa Damballah
4) La Mise Pa Douce
5) Deuil
6) Rassemblement


Guérin/Mechali — Conversations
NATO 005

recorded September 6, 1980: Chantenay-Villedieu, France
Guérin, Beb (ab), Mechali, Francois (ab cell)

1) Rappel — FMechali 9:00
2) Grand II — FMechali 10:00
3) Arca — FMechali 18:00

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