ESP Disk

990 Bedford Av
Brooklyn, NY 11205
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ESP Disk

ESP-DISK’ opened for business in New York City in 1966 on the 12th floor of 156 5th Avenue. During its first 18 months, 45 albums were recorded and released, featuring previously unknown free improvisational artists. The only exceptions were Ornette Coleman and Paul Bley, both of whom had gained global recognition during the 1950's. Artists who made their debuts as leaders on ESP included Albert Ayler, Sun Ra, Gato Barbieri, Bob James, Marion Brown, Roswell Rudd, Burton Greene, Patty Waters, Henry Grimes, Charles Tyler, Sunny Murray, Milford Graves, Sonny Simmons, Ronnie Boykins and Frank Wright

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Year established: 1963

The Unidentifiable

Matthew Shipp
published: September 28, 2020

The Unidentifiable

Matthew Shipp Trio
published: September 01, 2020

Every Dog Has His Day But It Doesn't Matter Because Fat Cat Is Getting Fatter

Okuden Quartet: Mat Walerian/Matthew Shipp/William Parker/Hamid Drake
published: July 25, 2020


Whit Dickey
published: June 26, 2020

Ineffable Joy

Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp / William Parker / Bobby Kapp
published: January 14, 2020

New Improvised Music from Buenos Aires

Various Artists
published: November 13, 2019


Gabriel Zucker
published: April 15, 2019


Matthew Shipp Trio
published: February 01, 2019

Sonic Fiction

Matthew Shipp
published: October 28, 2018


Matthew Shipp
published: April 16, 2018

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