Exposé Online banner

Tony Levin

Tony Levin
Country
United States
Profile
One of the most widely recorded bassists of all time, Tony Levin came to public attention working in Peter Gabriel's band, then joining King Crimson in the 80s. In addition to uncounted studio sessions, he has released solo albums, led the Tony Levin Band, and formed Stick Men.
Photo by Danette Davis
Website
http://www.papabear.com
Related articles (42)
Releases on file (85)
Stick Men — Prog Noir Stick Men — Prog Noir
(Unsung SMN1611, 2016, CD)
King Crimson — Radical Action (To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind) King Crimson — Radical Action (To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind)
(Discipline KCXPBX5001, 2016, 3CD+BR)
Jerry Goodman — Violin Fantasy Jerry Goodman — Violin Fantasy
(Purple Pyramid CLO0289CD, 2016, CD)
Dewa Budjana — Zentuary Dewa Budjana — Zentuary
(Favored Nations , 2016, CD)
King Crimson — Live in Toronto King Crimson — Live in Toronto
(Discipline DGM5013, 2015/2016, 2CD)
Stick Men+ — Midori Stick Men+ — Midori
(Moonjune no#, 2015/2016, 2CD)
Stick Men+ — Midori - Live in Tokyo 2015 - Second Show Stick Men+ — Midori - Live in Tokyo 2015 - Second Show
( Iapetus no#, 2015, DL)
Levin Brothers — Levin Brothers Levin Brothers — Levin Brothers
(Lazy Bones Recordings no#, 2014, CD / LP)
The Crimson ProjeKCt — Live in Tokyo The Crimson ProjeKCt — Live in Tokyo
(Inside Out Music 0675-2, 2014, CD)
Stick Men — Power Play Stick Men — Power Play
(7d Media 7D1411, 2014, CD)
ToPaRaMa — ToPaRaMa ToPaRaMa — ToPaRaMa
(7d Media no#, 2014, CD)
Stick Men — Deep Stick Men — Deep
(7d Media 7D1311, 2013, CD)
Levin Minnemann Rudess — Levin Minnemann Rudess Levin Minnemann Rudess — Levin Minnemann Rudess
(Lazy Bones Recordings 7 39523 37924 8, 2013, CD)
The Crimson ProjeKCt — Official Bootleg Live 2012 The Crimson ProjeKCt — Official Bootleg Live 2012
(Unsung TCP001, 2013, CD)
Stick Men — Unleashed - Live Improvs 2013 Stick Men — Unleashed - Live Improvs 2013
(Unsung SMN1413, 2013/2015, CD)
Matte Henderson with Marco Minnemann — The Veneer of Logic Matte Henderson with Marco Minnemann — The Veneer of Logic
(7d Media 7D1315, 2013, CD)
Stick Men — Open Stick Men — Open
(7d Media 7D1313, 2012, CD)
Stick Men — Absalom Stick Men — Absalom
(7d Media 7D1314, 2011, CD)
Steven Wilson — Grace for Drowning Steven Wilson — Grace for Drowning
(Kscope 177, 2011, 2CD)
Tony Levin, David Torn, Alan White — Levin Torn White Tony Levin, David Torn, Alan White — Levin Torn White
(Lazy Bones Recordings B005H492PI, 2011, CD)
Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins — A Scarcity of Miracles Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins — A Scarcity of Miracles
(DGM DGM1101, 2011, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Andromeda California Guitar Trio — Andromeda
(Inner Knot INK7758, 2010, CD)
Stick Men — Soup Stick Men — Soup
(Stick Man Records SMN2309, 2010, CD)
Steven Wilson — Insurgentes Steven Wilson — Insurgentes
(Kscope 114, 2009, CD)
California Guitar Trio — Echoes California Guitar Trio — Echoes
(Inner Knot INK7716 , 2008, CD)
Steve Thorne — Part Two: Emotional Creatures Steve Thorne — Part Two: Emotional Creatures
(Giant Electric Pea GEPCD 1036, 2007, CD)
Tony Levin — Stick Man Tony Levin — Stick Man
(Lazy Bones Recordings no#, 2007, CD)
Tony Levin — Resonator Tony Levin — Resonator
(Narada 72438-60554-2-2, 2006, CD)
Marotta / Griesgraber — Waking the Day Marotta / Griesgraber — Waking the Day
(ThosSounds, 2006, CD)
Steve Thorne — Emotional Creatures, Part One Steve Thorne — Emotional Creatures, Part One
(Giant Electric Pea GEPCD 1035, 2005, CD)
Steve Howe — Spectrum Steve Howe — Spectrum
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 215, 2005, CD)
King Crimson — The Power to Believe King Crimson — The Power to Believe
(Sanctuary Records 06076-84585-2, 2003, CD)
California Guitar Trio with Tony Levin & Pat Mastelotto — CG3+2 California Guitar Trio with Tony Levin & Pat Mastelotto — CG3+2
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2043, 2002, CD)
Tony Levin Band — Double Espresso Tony Levin Band — Double Espresso
(Narada 72435-42523-2-7, 2002, 2CD)
David Bowie — Heathen David Bowie — Heathen
(Columbia CK 86656, 2002, 2CD)
Magellan — Hundred Year Flood Magellan — Hundred Year Flood
(Magna Carta MA-9045-2, 2002, CD)
Tony Levin — Pieces of the Sun Tony Levin — Pieces of the Sun
(Narada 72438-11626-2-0, 2002, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Up Peter Gabriel — Up
(Geffen Records 0694933882, 2002, CD)
King Crimsom — Vrooom Vrooom King Crimsom — Vrooom Vrooom
(Discipline DGM0105, 2001, 2CD)
Asia  — Aura Asia — Aura
(Acadia ACAM 8176, 2000/2007, 2CD)
King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club King Crimsom — A Beginners Guide to the King Crimson Collector's Club
(Discipline DGM0008, 2000, CD)
Bruford Levin Upper Extremities  — Blue Nights Bruford Levin Upper Extremities — Blue Nights
(Discipline DGM 002, 2000, 2CD)
Peter Gabriel — OVO Peter Gabriel — OVO
(RealWorld RWPG01 / RWPG02, 2000, 2CD)
California Guitar Trio  — Rocks The West California Guitar Trio — Rocks The West
(Discipline DGM0003, 2000, CD)
Bozzio Levin Stevens  — Situation Dangerous Bozzio Levin Stevens — Situation Dangerous
(Magna Carta MA-9049-2, 2000, CD)
Tony Levin — Waters of Eden Tony Levin — Waters of Eden
(Narada 72438-49132-2-9, 2000, CD)
Deborah Martin — Deep Roots, Hidden Water Deborah Martin — Deep Roots, Hidden Water
(Spotted Peccary SPM-0503, 1999/2010, CD)
Liquid Tension Experiment — Liquid Tension Experiment 2 Liquid Tension Experiment — Liquid Tension Experiment 2
(Magna Carta MAX-9035-2, 1999, CD)
King Crimson — The ProjeKcts King Crimson — The ProjeKcts
(Discipline DGM9913, 1999, 4CD)
Liquid Tension Experiment — Liquid Tension Experiment Liquid Tension Experiment — Liquid Tension Experiment
(Magna Carta MA-9023-2, 1998, CD)
Bruford Levin  — Upper Extremities Bruford Levin — Upper Extremities
(Discipline DGM9805, 1998, CD)
Bozzio Levin Stevens  — Black Light Syndrome Bozzio Levin Stevens — Black Light Syndrome
(Magna Carta MA-9019-2, 1997, CD)
Steve Gorn / Tony Levin / Jerry Marotta — From the Caves of the Iron Mountain Steve Gorn / Tony Levin / Jerry Marotta — From the Caves of the Iron Mountain
(Papabear PBCD2, 1997, CD)
Andy Summers — The Last Dance of Mr. X Andy Summers — The Last Dance of Mr. X
(RCA Victor 09026-68937-2, 1997, CD)
Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited
(Reef Recordings SRECD 704, 1996, CD)
King Crimson — Thrakattak King Crimson — Thrakattak
(Discipline DGM9604, 1996, CD)
Deborah Martin — Under the Moon Deborah Martin — Under the Moon
(Spotted Peccary SPM-0504, 1996/2015, CD)
Michael Zentner — Playtime Michael Zentner — Playtime
(Warped WR 88008-2, 1995, CD)
King Crimson — Thrak King Crimson — Thrak
(Discipline DGM0513, 1995/2005, CD)
Tony Levin — World Diary Tony Levin — World Diary
(Discipline DGM9601, 1995, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live
(Geffen Records GEFD2-24722, 1994, 2CD)
King Crimson — Vrooom King Crimson — Vrooom
(Discipline DR 9401 2, 1994, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Us Peter Gabriel — Us
(RealWorld PGCD 7, 1992, CD)
Yes — Union Yes — Union
(Arista ARCD-8643, 1991, CD)
Andy Summers — World Gone Strange Andy Summers — World Gone Strange
(Private 01005 82088 2, 1991, CD)
Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe — Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe
(Gonzo Multimedia HST004CDSE, 1989/2011, 2CD)
Laurie Anderson — Strange Angels Laurie Anderson — Strange Angels
(Warner Bros 9 25900-2, 1989, CD)
Richard Thompson — Amnesia Richard Thompson — Amnesia
(Capitol CDP 7 48845 2, 1988, CD)
David Torn — Cloud About Mercury David Torn — Cloud About Mercury
(ECM 1322, 1987, CD)
Peter Gabriel — So Peter Gabriel — So
(Geffen Records 9 24088-2, 1986, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Birdy Peter Gabriel — Birdy
(Geffen Records GHS 24070, 1985, LP)
King Crimson — Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal 1984 King Crimson — Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal 1984
(Discipline DGM9804, 1984/1998, 2CD)
King Crimson — Three of a Perfect Pair King Crimson — Three of a Perfect Pair
(Discipline DGM0510, 1984/2005, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Plays Live Peter Gabriel — Plays Live
(Geffen Records 2GHS 4012 F, 1983, 2LP)
King Crimson — Beat King Crimson — Beat
(Discipline DGM0509, 1982/2009, CD)
The Roches — Keep on Doing The Roches — Keep on Doing
(Warner Bros 23725-1, 1982, LP)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel (AKA Security) Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel (AKA Security)
(Geffen Records GHS 2011, 1982, LP)
King Crimson — Discipline King Crimson — Discipline
(Discipline KCSP8, 1981/2011, CD+DVD)
Roy Harper — The Unknown Soldier Roy Harper — The Unknown Soldier
(Science Friction HUCD031, 1980/1999, CD)
Robert Fripp — Exposure Robert Fripp — Exposure
(Discipline DGM0601, 1979/2006, 2CD)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4019, 1979, LP)
The Roches — The Roches The Roches — The Roches
(Warner Bros BSK 3298, 1979, LP)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4013, 1978, LP)
Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel — Peter Gabriel
(Charisma CDS 4006, 1977, LP)
Lou Reed — Berlin Lou Reed — Berlin
(RCA Victor APL1-0207, 1973, LP)

Latest news

2017-04-16
ProgDay 2017 Announces First Bands – Flor de Loto, Sonar, and Infinien are the first three performers to be announced for the 2017 edition of the long-running ProgDay Festival. The 23rd ProgDay takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. » Read more

2017-04-16
Allan Holdsworth RIP – Surely in the list of artists who have contributed to the sound of modern music, there is a special spot for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. His name is known to virtually every student of the instrument in jazz and rock, and his style has been so widely emulated that it's hardly worth mentioning anymore — we can just assume that every guitarist has Holdsworth as an influence. » Read more

2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Jack o' the Clock and Zero Times Everything, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Gamelan Sekar Jaya - American Works for Balinese Gamelan Orchestra – The tiny island of Bali in Indonesia carries over a thousand years of rich musical tradition, originally founded in the collision of Javanese, Hindu, and indigenous cultures, the music of Bali is...  (1994) » Read more

Various Artists - Psychedelic Underground 11 - 15 – Beginning with its first year of operations, Garden of Delights has released a yearly limited edition Psychedelic Underground sampler containing the best track from each of their 9 reissues for that...  (2011) » Read more

Orenda - A Tale of a Tortured Soul – Orenda is a French progressive metal band that began in 1998 and their debut release has been ten years in the making. A Tale of a Tortured Soul is a concept album in three acts, and the title might...  (2009) » Read more

Peter Hammill - The Peel Sessions – At last the quintessential cult artist has received the cherished BBC Peel sessions treatment! Peter Hammill' 25th official release (excluding recent compilations and bootlegs of note) encompasses...  (1996) » Read more

Magma - Theusz Hamtaahk - Premier Mouvement – This unauthorized release contains the first half of a live concert from March 1976. The band's lineup is identical to that of the Theatre du Taur show, but the performance reveals, among other...  (1995) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues