Live In NYC
Till There's Nothing Left
The Lost and Found
In A Dream
Puppet Mischief
Virgin Forest - The Complete Sessions
Aisha Duo
Quiet Songs
OS 502
Thanks to Windows Vista Media Player, this unconventional project by the Italian vibraphone and marimba duo has gained huge worldwide visibility. The album includes a unique transcription of eight of the «Children Songs» by Chick Corea.
Alon Yavnai
Travel Notes
OS 510
Pianist Alon Yavnai is joined by bassist Omer Avital and percussionist Jamey Haddad in this outstanding performance of original compositions. It includes a few gem solo-piano performances on the tracks «Numi, Numi» and «Shir Ahava Tari».
Andy Milne + Grégoire Maret
OS 507
A journey through the telepathic improvisations of pianist Andy Milne with harmonica player Grégoire Maret in his debut release as a co-leader. The album features a unique take on the classic «Moon River» with guest vocalist Gretchen Parlato.
Like Water
OS 513
Flutist Anne Drummond's elegant debut as a bandleader, featuring uplifting jazz compositions, played with a Brazilian rhythm section and a string section. With Xavier Davis, Klaus Mueller (piano), Nilson Matta (bass) and Duduka da Fonseca (drums).
Bebo Ferra + Paolino Dalla Porta
OS 505
“This is a great example of the art of the musical duet.” – Ralph Towner
OS 029
The incredible debut album of the Paris-based Franco-Canadian alternative/art-rock band. It includes the songs «Get Back To Me», «Look Behind» and «Sensation». Available also on LP vinyl (OS 030).
Push (Digital EP)
OS 028
The debut digital EP of the Parisian art-rock band in its early quartet version. It includes the hit track «Grand Piano».
OS 501
The album that launched ObliqSound Instrumental Series. // "Flügelschalg is a breath of fresh air and deserves some serious listening." -Chick Corea // "Bravo!" -Steve Reich
OS 512
The acclaimed Gilfema trio with an added unique texture provided by John Ellis on bass clarinet and Anat Cohen on B-flat clarinet. "Neatly blending African and European sources into a winning hybrid." -DownBeat
OS 504
The highly acclaimed first release of the collaborative trio featuring Lionel Loueke, Massimo Biolcati and Ferenc Nemeth. "Lionel brings something new to the straight-ahead jazz context." -The New York Times
Till There's Nothing Left
OS 033
Fourth album by poet Black Cracker (vocals), Leo Tardin (piano/keyboards) and Dom Burkhalter (drums). The band has been performing from Mumbai to Istanbul, Prague to London, Berlin to Lisbon, from Montreux Jazz Festival to SXSW.
Smooth Danger
OS 027
Keyboard visionary Leo Tardin teams up with drum modernist Dominik Burkhalter on this third instalment of Grand Pianoramax. Recorded in India and Switzerland, it features tabla player Karsh Kale and spoken-word artists Mike Ladd and Black Cracker.
The Biggest Piano In Town
OS 018
The album that started the collaboration between Leo Tardin and Black Cracker. Also featuring the phenomenal Deantoni Parks on drums (from The Mars Volta) and spoken word artist Mike Ladd on «Showdown».
Grand P i a n o r a m a x
OS 009
First instalment from Leo Tardin's Grand Pianoramax, this debut album blends jazz with modern electronic elements to create a unique nu-jazz experience. Recorded New York with drum sensation Jojo Mayer and rising-star jazz drummer Ferenc Nemeth.
The Hook Remixes (Digital Single)
OS 021
The single from The Biggest Piano In Town with stellar remixes by DJ Spinna and Stefan
Live In NYC
OS 114/115
Gretchen Parlato releases her first live album on CD and DVD in one package featuring Taylor Eigsti, Alan Hampton, Burniss Earl Travis, Mark Guiliana, and Kendrick Scott. Available also as audio+video bundle on iTunes.
The Lost and Found
OS 113
The most acclaimed vocal jazz album of 2011! Produced by Robert Glasper and featuring the songs «I Can't Help It» and «Still».
In A Dream
OS 107
The acclaimed debut album by Gretchen Parlato accompanied by an all-star band that features Lionel Loueke, Aaron Parks, Derrick Hodge and Kendrick Scott.
Retro Future
OS 031
Jesse Fischer's debut on ObliqSound, Retro Future is an offbeat blend of jazz-funk, electro and psychedelic soul, impeccably performed by a live band. It features singers Rachel Eckroth on «Aquarius» and Chris Turner on «Electric Ladyland».
John Ellis & Double Wide
Puppet Mischief
OS 026
John Ellis's second album with his New Orleans-based band Double-Wide, featuring Brian Coogan on organ, Matt Perrine on sousaphone and Jason Marsalis on drums, plus special guests Gregoire Maret on harmonica and Alan Ferber on trombone.
American Mystic
OS 105
The first visionary album of the ethereal singer-songwriter originally released on ObliqSound. Features the songs «Somewhere» and «Golden Eagle».
Somewhere Remixes (Digital Single)
OS 023
Two-time Grammy® Winner Eric Kupper has given to «Somewhere», the single from the American Mystic album, his signature treatment, providing a rhythmic and sultry downtempo remix and reprise with lush accents and a killer groove.
The ObliqSound Remixes Vol.2
OS 011
A double CD selection designed by Karim Rashid, from the label's eclectic catalogue, of tracks brilliantly re-worked by world class producers Osunlade, Mark de Clive Lowe, Matthew Herbert, Nuspirit Helsinki, Trüby Trio, Atjazz and more.
The ObliqSound Selection Vol.2
OS 010
The second edition of the sampler introducing the label's releases up to 2005 and featuring exclusive never-released-before tracks from Renovation Unlimited, Tama Waipara and Tony Devivo.
The ObliqSound Remixes
OS 002
An EP of five "year-2000" remixes by Chris Brann Ananda Project, Riton, Wai Wan, Freaks and Paul Tietze from tracks introduced on The ObliqSound Sampler.
The ObliqSound Sampler
OS 001
The very first release of the label, introducing the vision of producers Michele Locatelli and Ralf Schmid through their own compositions and the performances of artists such as Aisha Duo, Tama Waipara and Renovation Unlimited.
Lionel Loueke
Virgin Forest
OS 104
Lionel Loueke at its best singing and playing all original music with guests Gretchen Parlato, Herbie Hancock and Cyro Baptista. It includes a rare collaboration with outstanding percussionists from Benin, Lionel's homeland.
Lionel Loueke
Virgin Forest - The Complete Sessions
OS 815/816
The extended version re-issued in 2012 of Loueke's masterpiece with exclusive unreleased material. Also available as iTunes LP in the U.S.
Luigi Bonafede + Pietro Tonolo
OS 508
Pianist/composer Luigi Bonafede and saxophonist Pietro Tonolo (former member of Paul Motian's band) meet in this lyrical and intimate duo setting. Recorded in Milan, Italy on direct-to-tape on vintage analog equipment.
Luigi Bonafede + Pietro Tonolo
Living In The City (Remixes) feat. Gerardo Frisina
OS 017
The remixes by Italian producer Gerardo Frisina of one of Luigi Bonafede's tracks from the album Peace (OS 508)
OS 509
Biolcati's solo project with a stellar band that includes Lionel Loueke, Pete Rende, Jeff Ballard and guest vocalists Gretchen Parlato and Lizz Wright.
OS 108
An ecstatic combination of jazz and south african music featuring vocalists Chiwoniso and the young and talented Sam Mtukudzi, sadly victim of a fatal car accident a few months after the recording of this album.
Teerera feat. Oliver Mtukudzi
OS 020
Only available as a digital single, «Teerera» marks a unique collaboration between saxophonist Max Wild with Zimbabwean megastar Oliver Mtukudzi and Oliver's late son Sam Mtukudzi.
Olivier Manchon
Orchestre De Chambre Miniature (vol.1)
OS 514
Multi-instrumentalist Manchon creates a cinematic narrative for strings and woodwinds, written especially for a select group of friends: Hiroko Taguchi (vla), Christopher Hoffman (cel), Alan Hampton (bs), John Ellis (cl./sax) and guest Grégoire Maret.
Paula Morelenbaum & SWR Big Band
OS 111
The U.S. version of the acclaimed collaboration between Paula Morelenbaum, the SWR Big Band and arranger conductor Ralf Schmid. This version features exclusive mixes and and a brilliant remix by Michael Olatuja of Quincy Jones' «Soul Bossa Nova».
Pietro Tonolo, Gil Goldstein, Steve Swallow and Paul Motian
Your Songs - The Music of Elton John
OS 506
Saxophonist Pietro Tonolo leads an all-star group that includes Gil Goldstein, Steve Swallow and the late Paul Motian on this concept album dedicated to the music of pop star Elton John, revealing the influence on jazz of the '70s and '80s.
If The Rains Come First
OS 109
The album that reached #2 in the Billboard World Music Chart. Arguably the best album this soulful elegant singer has ever recorded. The song «Enganjyani» features an extraordinary appearance by legendary Hugh Masekela.
Tales In Tones Trio
Sub Surface
OS 503
The award-winning german musicians Ralf Schmid, Veit Hübner and Torsten Krill present their newest works for their ObliqSound debut.
Tama Waipara
Triumph Of Time
OS 101
The solo debut album of the incredible maori singer from Nathan Haines band. A soul-world music feast with rich textured vocals and afro-cuban percussion.
Tama Waipara
Where I Go (Digital Single+Remixes)
OS 019
The original version of the single plus outstanding remixes by Nathan Haines and Marc de Clive-Lowe.
Flowing Mood
OS 515
Violinist and composer Tobias Preisig, one of the rising stars from the Zurich jazz scene, leads an all-Swiss band that includes pianist Stefan Rusconi, bassist Andre' Pousatz, and drummer Michi Stultz.
Unknown Angels
OS 110
A journey through avant-rock, electronica, jazz and indian music. Tony Grey steps into a new role as composer, band-leader and singer. Featuring Romain Collin, John Shannon, Obed Calvaire, Deantoni Parks, Gregoire Maret, U.Shrinivas and Selvaganesh.
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