Discography

ZZ Quartet discography

  • Beyond The Lines (In + Out Records)
  • The Way We Talk (In + Out Records)
  • Don’t Try This Anywhere (In + Out Records)
  • On Stage – Live (coming out)

Selected discography by the members of ZZ Quartet

Ratko Zjaca

  • Ratko Zjaca Nocturnal Mission Quartet
  • “The Bag is Packed” – Benny Bailey Group
  • Ratko Zjaca Quartet live jazz festival
  • “A Day in Manhattan” – Ratko Zjaca, Reggie Workman, Al Foster
  • “Live” – Reggie Workman and Jim Cobb Sextet
  • “Shades of Spirit”, Fretless Guitar Project – Ratko Zjaca and Stanislav Mitrovic
  • “Crossing The Border” – Ratko Zjaca, Stan Mitrovic, John Pattituci, Al Foster
  • “Continental Talk” – Ratko Zjaca, John Patitucci, Steve Gadd, Stan Mitrovic, Randy Brecker
  • “The Way We Talk” – Ratko Zjaca, Simone Zanchini, Adam Nussbaum, Martin Gjakonovski
  • “Now and Then” – Ratko Zjaca with Simone Zanchini, Miroslav Vitous, John Patitucci, Reggie Workman, Adam Nussbaum, Steve Gadd, Al Foster and others
  • “Beyond The Lines” – Ratko Zjaca, Simone Zanchini, Adam Nussbaum, Martin Gjakonovski
  • “Don’t Try This Anywhere” – Simone Zanchini, Ratko Zjaca, John Patitucci, Adam Nussbaum and Stefano Bedetti
  • “Life on Earth” – Ratko Zjaca with Antonio Sanchez, Stefano Bedetti and Renato Chicco
  • “Light in the World” – Ratko Zjaca with John Riley, Stefano Bedetti and Renato Chicco

Simone Zanchini

  • MY ACCORDION’S CONCEPT (Silta Records, 2012), Simone Zanchini (solo; acoustic and midi accordion, electronics, noises, kazoo)
  • BETTER ALONE…! (Silta Records, 2008), Simone Zanchini (solo; midi accordion, acoustic accordion, live electronics, laptop)
  • FUGA PER ART (to Art Van Damme) (Dodici Lune, 2008), SIMONE ZANCHINI Jazz Quintet, Simone Zanchini, Giancarlo Bianchetti, Andrea Dulbecco, Stefano Senni, Massimo Manzi
  • BE-BOP BUFFET (Wide Sound, 2006), ZANCHINI – MAROCCO DUO, Simone Zanchini, Frank Marocco (accordions)
  • Milonga del Angel (Stradivarius, 2008), Mario Marzi, Simone Zanchini, Paolo Zannini
  • La Léuna Zala (2004), D. Piccari, S. Zanchini, G. Perinelli, D. Sillato, A. Alessi, S. Calvano
  • Live at Ravenna Festival (2001), Ensemble Strumentale Scaligero from LA SCALA, 14 musicisti del Teatro la SCALA
  • PROGETTI (Barvin, 2002), SIMONE ZANCHINI and friends
  • Faro, (Wide Sound, 2004), Terre di Mezzo quartetto, S. Zanchini, Emiliano Rodriguez, Roberto Bartoli, Ettore Fioravanti
  • Tango y Algo Mas (Velut luna, 2003), Mario Marzi, Simone Zanchini, Paolo Zannini

Adam Nussbaum

with John Abercrombie

  • Open Land – ECM
  • Tactics – ECM
  • Speak of the Devil – ECM rec. 1993
  • While We’re Young – ECM rec. 1992

with Allman Brothers Band

  • Live Beacon Theater New York 3/14/09 – Peach Records

with Jay Azzolina

  • Live at the One Station Plaza
  • Past Tense – DoubleTime

with Patricia Barber

  • Nightclub – Premonition
  • A Distortion of Love – Antilles

with Stefan Bauer

  • Best of Two Worlds – Jazzline

with Richie Beirach

  • Some Other Time – Triloka

with Chuck Bergeron

  • Loyalties – Gayle Force

with Anders Bergcrantz

  • C – Dragon
  • In This Together – Dragon
  • Live at Sweet Basil – Dragon
  • Live At Jazzclub Fasching – Dragon

with Jerry Bergonzi

  • Tenorist – Savant
  • A Different Look – DoubleTime
  • Wiggy – DoubleTime
  • Lost In the Shuffle – DoubleTime
  • Just Within – DoubleTime
  • On Again – RAM
  • Lineage – RED
  • The Standard Gonz – Blue Note

with Big Band de Lausanne

  • Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music – TCB

with Paul Bley

  • If We May – Steeplechase

with Bohuslän Big Band w/ Lew Soloff

  • Porgy & Bess – Vara Concert Hall

with Salvatore Bonafede

  • Actor-Actress – Ken/Bellaphon

with Michael Brecker

  • The Cost Of Living – Jazzdoor (bootleg rec.)
  • Live – Jazzdoor (bootleg rec.)
  • Now You See It… (Now You Don’t) – GRP
  • Don’t Try This At Home – GRP/Impulse

with George Cables

  • I Mean You – Steeplechase

with Joey Calderazzo

  • In The Door – Blue Note

with Gary Campbell

  • Thick & Thin – DoubleTime

with Richard Cole

  • The Forgotten – Origin

with Ted Curson

  • I Heard Mingus – Interplay

with Albert Dailey

  • Renaissance – Vee Jay/Catalyst

with Eddie Daniels

  • Real Time – Chesky
  • Nepenthe – GRP

with Lars Danielsson

  • Origo – Curling Legs
  • Continuation – L + R/Bellaphon

with Michael Davis

  • Trumpets Eleven – Hip Bone Music

with Peter Delano

  • Bite Of The Apple – Verve

with Christian Minh Doky

  • Minh – EMI/Medley Blue Note
  • Letters – Storyville
  • The Sequel – Storyville

with Niels Lan Doky

  • Friendship – Milestone
  • Dreams – Milestone

with Doky Brothers

  • The Toronto Concert – DAM

with Miles Donahue

  • The Good Listener – RAM

with Marc Ducret

  • Le Kodo – Label Bleu

with Bill Evans

  • Living in The Crest of a Wave – Elektra/Musician & Wounded Bird

with Gil Evans

  • Live at Sweet Basil vols. 1 & 2 – Gramavision & King/Evidence

with Dalia Faitelson

  • Point of No Return – Stunt
  • Global Sound Diamond of the Day – Stunt
  • Spring Alliance – Calibration Records

with Art Farmer & Slide Hampton

  • In Concert – Enja

with Riccardo Fassi

  • New York Quintet – YVP Music

with Axel Fischbacher

  • Mysterious Princess – Acoustic Music

with Fleischer / Jünemann Quartet

  • 4 – Village (ZYX) Records

with Hal Galper

  • Ivory Forest – Enja

with Herb Geller

  • A Jazz Song Book – Enja

with Gerardo DiLella Jazz Orchesrta

  • Napoli & Jazz – EmarcyRecords

with Bruce Gertz

  • Red Handed – DoubleTime
  • Dicovery Zone – RAM
  • Third Eye – RAM
  • Blueprint – Freelance/Evidence

with Maurizio Giammarco

  • Run Deep – Parco Della Muscia Records

with George Gruntz

  • Mock-Lo-Motion – TCB
  • Blues ‘n Dues Et Cetera – Enja
  • Serious Fun! – Enja
  • First Prize – Enja

with Tom Harrell

  • Visiones – Contemporary
  • Sail Away – Contemporary

with Conrad Herwig

  • New York Breed – DoubleTime
  • The Amulet – Ken/Bellaphon
  • New York Hardball – Ken/Bellaphon
  • With Every Breath – Ken/Bellaphon

with Michael Higgins

  • The Moon and the Lady dancing

with Matt Hilgenberg

  • Rasa – DoubleTime

with Chris Hunter

  • I Want You – Sweet Basil
  • Scarborough Fair – PaddleWheel

with Ove Ingmarsson

  • Heart of the Matter – Imogena

with Nucio Intrieri

  • Jazz My Dear – Splasc(h)

with Yvan Ischer

  • Scorpio 7 – Sleepless – TCB rec. 2004

with Mak Issacs

  • Keeping the Standards – Vorticity

with Christian Jacob

  • Time Lines – Concord

with Quinn Johnson

  • Quinn Johnson Trio – Birds Records

with Ulli Junemann

  • BooHoo – Nabel Records

with Vic Juris

  • Omega is the Alpha – Steeplechase
  • Blue Horizon – Zoho Music

with Chris Kase

  • Starting Now – Mons

with Morgana King

  • Simply Eloquent – Muse

with Niclas Knudsen

  • Second Stroke – Stunt
  • Human Beat Boxer – Stunt

with Lee Konitz

  • New York Album – Soul Note
  • Round and Round – MusicMasters

with Olga Konkova

  • Some Things From Home – Candid
  • Her Point Of View – Candid

with Tony Lakatos

  • The Music of Hoagy Carmichael – Skip Records

with Andy LaVerne

  • Farewell – Musidisc

with Soren Lee

  • Trio – L + R/Bellaphon

with Jed Levy

  • Rain – Steeplechase Records

with David Liebman

  • Monk’s Mood – Double-Time
  • Time Line – Owl
  • Homage to John Coltrane – Owl
  • If They Only Knew – Timeless & MCA/Impulse
  • Doin’ It Again – Timeless

with Rudy Linka

  • Live It Up – Timeless

with Joe Locke

  • Very Early – Steeplechase
  • Scenario – Cadence

with Rick Margitza

  • Color – Blue Note

with Phil Markowitz Trio

  • Catalysis – Sunnyside

with Giovanni Mazzarino

  • Light – Philogy
  • Jazz in Trio – Splasc(h)

with Ron McClure

  • Inspiration – Ken/Bellaphon
  • Tonite Only – Steeplechase
  • McJolt – Steeplechase

with John McLean

  • Easy Go – Premonition

with Jim McNeely

  • In This Moment – Stunt
  • East Coast Blow Out w/ John Scofield & WDR Big Band – Lipstick
  • From the Heart – Owl

with Kazu Michishita

  • You Can Dream – Kaz Music

with Karlheinz Miklin

  • Last Waltz – Acoustic Music

with James Moody/Hank Jones Quartet

  • Our Delight – IPO Records

with Tony Monaco

  • East to West – Chicken Coop Records

with Tisziji Munoz

  • Hearing Voices – Anami
  • Leaving This Planet – Anami

with Mark Murphy

  • Kerouac, Then and Now – Muse

with Judy Niemack

  • Straight Up – Freelance

with David O’Higgins

  • Beats Working For A Living – EFZ

with Peter O’Mara

  • Mirage – Pirouet
  • Avenue “U” – Enja

with Chuck Owen

  • Jazz Surge – Seabreeze

with Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge

  • The Comet’s Tail – Mama

with Jeff Palmer

  • Abracadabra – Soul Note
  • Lazer Wizard – Statiras

with Jackie Paris

  • Lucky to be Me – Emarcy

with Jaco Pastorius

  • Live In New York City vol. 5 – Big World

with Jiannis Pavilidis – George Kontrafouris – Adam Nussbaum

  • Migration – FMR Records

with Neils Henning Ørsted Pedersen

  • To A Brother – Pladecompagniet/Sony

with Kim Pensyl

  • At the Moment – Fable/Lightyear

with Joey Pero

  • Resonance – Resonance

with Charles Pillow

  • Currents – A Records

with Romano Pratesi Rubber Band

  • Live – Z Productions

with Jean-François Prins

  • All Around Town – TCB

with Doug Raney

  • Blues On A Par – Steeplechase

with Mikael Råberg

  • Big Band – TonArt rec. 1991

with Fritz Renold & Bostonian Friends

  • Starlight – CBS/Sony
  • Peace For Africa – EPM

with Mike Richmond

  • New Blues – Nuba
  • On The Edge – Steeplechase

with Rue De Paris

  • Trios – Intuition
  • New York Slow – Sony BMG
  • Quiet Motion – Sony BMG

with Dave Santoro

  • Introducing – All Art

with Doug Sertl

  • Joy Spring – Stash

with Loren Schoenberg

  • Sposin – Music Masters

with Joachim Schoenecker

  • In the Moment – Nagel-Heyer

with John Scofield

  • Out Like a Light – Enja
  • Shinola – Enja
  • Who’s Who – BMG/Novus
  • Bar Talk – BMG/Novus
  • Rough House – Enja

with Steve Slagle

  • Plays Monk – Steeplechase

with Larry Schneider

  • It Might As Well be Spring – Steeplechase

with Lew Soloff

  • Hanalei Bay – King/Electric Bird

with Mark Soskin

  • Around the Corner – Paddlewheel
  • Views From Here – Paddlewheel

with Uffe Steen

  • Dust In My Coffee – Stunt
  • Play – Stunt

with Curtis Stigers

  • Baby Plays Around – Concord

with Dave Stryker

  • Blue to the Bone 2 – Steeplechase
  • Stardust – Steeplechase
  • Passage – Steeplechase

with Ed Summerlin

  • Eye to the Future – Ictus

with Steve Swallow

  • Damaged In Transit – X-tra WATT
  • Always Pack Your Uniform On Top – X-tra WATT
  • Deconstructed – X-tra WATT

with Swallow/Talmor/Nussbaum

  • Playing In Traffic – Auand

with Tessarolo – Fassi – Dalla Porta – Nussbaum

  • Bemsha – Splasc(h)

with ‘Toots’ Thielemans

  • The Live Takes – Quetzal/-Narada Jazz
  • Come Together – NYC

with Frank Tiberi

  • Tiberian Mode – NY JAM

with Hans Ulrik

  • Day After Day – Storyville

with Sigurd Ulveseth

  • I Wish I Knew – Taurus
  • Infant Eyes – Taurus
  • To Wisdom, The Prize – Taurus

with Tom Varner

  • Motion/Stillness – Soul Note

with Gary Versaces

  • Reminiscence – Steeplechase

with Miroslav Vitous

  • Universal Syncopations 2 – ECM

with Dan Wall

  • Off The Wall – Enja

with Bobby Watson

  • Advance – Enja

with Peter Weniger

  • Key of the Moment – Mons

with Torben Westergaard

  • What I Miss – Olufsen

with Jack Wilkins

  • Artwork – Koch

with Dave Wilson

  • Spiral – Summit Records

with Glenn Wilson

  • Elusive – Sunnyside
  • Impasse – Cadence

with Jens Winther

  • The Escape w/ the WDR Big Band – Dacapo

with Simone Zanchini & Ratko Zjaca

  • The Way We Talk – In + Out Records
  • Beyond The Lines – In + Out Records

with Various Artists

  • As Long As You’re Living Yours – The Music of Keith Jarrett

with Tom Harrell & Joe Lovano

  • RCA Victor/BMG

with Loren Schoenberg

  • A Jazz Christmas – MusicMasters Jazz

with Bostonian Friends: Randy Brecker, Christian Jacob, Fritz Renold, Miroslav Vitous & Aargauer Symphony Orchestra

  • Helvetic Suite / Jazz Meets Classic – SRI Musica Helvetica

with Michael Brecker, Bill Evans, Stanley Turrentine & Ernie Watts

  • Select Live Sax Workshop – Polydor

with Joey Calderazzo & George Mraz

  • We Remember Pastorius – Eau

with Joey Calderazzo, Eliane Elias & John Scofield

  • Yule Struttin’ – Blue Note

Television & Video

  • John Abercrombie, Franco Ambrosetti, BANN, Patricia Barber, Bob Berg, Jerry Bergonzi, Carla Bley, Michael Brecker, Gary Burton, Ted Curson, Eliane Elias, Kurt Elling, Gil Evans, Søs Fenger, Mordy Ferber, Stan Getz, George Gruntz, Niclas Knudsen, David Liebman, James Moody, David Sanborn, John Scofield, ‘Toots’ Thielemans & We3

Martin Gjakonovski

  • Encore, Cam Jazz 2004, Antonio Faraò Trio
  • Far Out, Cam Jazz 2003, Antonio Faraò Trio
  • Nightlight (CD, Album), Double Moon Records, 2002
  • Samba Do Mar (CD, Album), Enja Records, 2003
  • Samba Tzigane (CD, Album) Enja Records, 2006
  • Better Times Ahead (CD, Album), Double Moon Records, 2006
  • At Work (CD, Album), Konnex Records, 2008
  • Summit Octet (Five Horns & Rhythm Unit) (CD, Album), B92, 2009
  • Ratko Zjaca, Simone Zanchini – The Way We Talk (CD, Album), In + Out Records, 2010
  • Duško Gojković & Soul Connection Big Band – Balkan Project (CD, Album), B92, 2010
  • Poesiealbum (CD, Album), Neuklang, 2011
  • Wise Guys – Zwei Welten – Instrumentiert (CD, Album), Polydor, 2012