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Jon Hassell

Jon Hassell
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Jon Hassell (born March 22, 1937) is an American trumpet player and composer. He is known for his influence in the world music scene, his unique playing technique and unusual electronic manipulation of the trumpet sound.
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http://www.jonhassell.com
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Releases on file (14)
Jon Hassell — Listening to Pictures Jon Hassell — Listening to Pictures
(Ndeya, 2018, CD)
Jan Bang — ...And Poppies from Kandahar Jan Bang — ...And Poppies from Kandahar
(Samadhisound sound cd ss018, 2010, CD)
Jon Hassell — Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street Jon Hassell — Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street
(ECM 2077, 2009, CD)
Jon Hassell — Maarifa Street - Magic Realism 2 Jon Hassell — Maarifa Street - Magic Realism 2
(nyen 2201, 2005, CD)
Jon Hassell & Bluescreen — Dressing for Pleasure Jon Hassell & Bluescreen — Dressing for Pleasure
(Warner Bros 9 45523-2, 1994, CD)
Jon Hassell — City: Works of Fiction Jon Hassell — City: Works of Fiction
(Opal 7599-26153-2, 1990, CD)
Jon Hassell — The Surgeon of the Nightsky Restores Dead Things by the Power of Sound Jon Hassell — The Surgeon of the Nightsky Restores Dead Things by the Power of Sound
(Intuition Records INT 3004 2, 1987, CD)
Jon Hassell — Power Spot Jon Hassell — Power Spot
(ECM 1327, 1986/2008, CD)
Jon Hassell — Aka / Darbari / Java - Magic Realism Jon Hassell — Aka / Darbari / Java - Magic Realism
(E.G. Records EEGCD 31, 1983/1991, CD)
Brian Eno — Ambient 4 (On Land) Brian Eno — Ambient 4 (On Land)
(Virgin ENOCD 8, 1982/2007, CD)
Jon Hassell — Dream Theory in Malaya (Fourth World Volume Two) Jon Hassell — Dream Theory in Malaya (Fourth World Volume Two)
(E.G. Records EEGCD 13, 1981/1990, CD)
Jon Hassell / Brian Eno — Fourth World Vol. 1: Possible Musics Jon Hassell / Brian Eno — Fourth World Vol. 1: Possible Musics
(E.G. Records EEGCD 7, 1980/1987, CD)
Jon Hassell — Earthquake Island Jon Hassell — Earthquake Island
(Tomato TOM-2024, 1978/2008, CD)
Jon Hassell — Vernal Equinox Jon Hassell — Vernal Equinox
(Lovely Music LCD 1021, 1978/1990, CD)

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