Spontaneous Music Ensemble

Also known as S.M.E.
Members of Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Barry Guy, Bob Norden, Brian Smith, Bruce Cale, Carolann Nichols, Chris Cambridge, Chris Pyne, Colin Wood, Dave Holland, Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Ian Brighton, Ian Carr, Jane Robertson, Jeff Clyne, John Butcher, John Marshall, John Stevens (2), Johnny Dyani, Julie Tippetts, Karl Jenkins, Keith Bailey (2), Kenny Wheeler, Kent Carter, Laurie Allan, Lindsay Cooper (2), Maggie Nicols, Marcio Mattos, Mike Pyne, Nigel Coombes, Nik Bryce, Norma Winstone, Paul Rutherford (2), Pepe Lemer, Peter Lemer, Ray Warleigh, Roger Smith, Roland Czyzyk, Ron Herman, Ron Mathewson, Trevor Watts

Discography of Spontaneous Music Ensemble:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Volume Two 4 Audio 1981 Nessa Records
2 Face To Face 7 Audio 1975 Emanem
3 A New Distance 11 Audio 2005 Emanem
4 Eighty-five Minutes Part 1 2 Audio 1986 Emanem
5 Eighty-five Minutes Part 2 3 Audio 1986 Emanem
6 1.2. Albert Ayler 2 Audio 1982 Affinity
7 The Source - From And Towards 7 Audio 1971 Tangent Records (2)
8 Live Big Band And Quartet 2 Audio 1979 Vinyl Records
9 Face To Face 10 Audio 1995 Emanem
10 Summer 1967 10 Audio 1995 Emanem
11 Quintessence 2 4 Audio 1997 Emanem
12 Quintessence 1 4 Audio 1997 Emanem
13 Hot And Cold Heroes 5 Audio 1996 Emanem
14 Withdrawal 11 Audio 1997 Emanem
15 Low Profile 4 Audio 1999 Emanem
16 Biosystem 8 Audio 2006 psi (3)
17 Bare Essentials 1972-3 16 Audio 2007 Emanem
18 Quintessence 10 Audio 2007 Emanem
19 Karyobin 2 Audio 1968 Island Records
20 Birds Of A Feather 5 Audio 1972
21 So, What Do You Think? 2 Audio 1973 Tangent Records (2)
22 Biosystem 5 Audio 1977 Incus Records
23 Frameworks 3 Audio 2007 Emanem
24 Challenge 10 Audio 2001 Emanem
25 John Stevens Spontaneous Music Ensemble 2 Audio 1972 Polydor
26 Bobby Bradford With John Stevens And The Spontaneous Music Ensemble 3 Audio 1974
27 John Stevens Spontaneous Music Ensemble 2 Audio 1969 Marmalade
28 Bobby Bradford With John Stevens And The Spontaneous Music Ensemble 8 Audio 2009 Nessa Records
29 Trio & Triangle 5 Audio 2008-06-00 Emanem
30 Birds Of A Feather 2 Audio Not On Label
31 Challenge 10 Audio 2013-06-20 Emanem
32 New Surfacing 3 Audio 2013-06-20 Emanem
33 Challenge 8 Audio 1966 Eyemark
34 For You To Share 4 Audio 1973-03-00 A Records (3)
35 Oliv & Familie 4 Audio 2014-09-15 Emanem


British free improvisation group, formed in the mid-1960s by John Stevens (2) and Trevor Watts


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