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Watershed

kd lang — Watershed

2008

Nonesuch


kd lang's fifth solo studio album and her first collection of original material since Invincible Summer. JH plays on 'Upstream'.


My Name Is Buddy

Ry Cooder — My Name Is Buddy

2007

Nonesuch


A parable-like, storybook album with another all-star cast of Cooder regulars and special guests including Pete Seeger. JH on 'One Cat, One Vote, One Beer'.


The Tubes

Michael Fahres — The Tubes

2007

Cold Blue


Contemporary electro-acoustic music from composer Michael Fahres. JH on the second, lengthy title piece. Produced by soundtrack composer Michael Hoenig (ex-Agitation Free and Tangerine Dream).


So Still

Various artists —
Sonic Scenery: Music for Collections

2007


Limited edition CD featuring all the exclusive pieces created for the Sonic Scenery exhibition at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Includes three new CD-only tracks *.


1  The Sun Ra Arkestra—Untitled (5:54)

2  Nels Cline—Dinosaur Hall (4:34)

3  Autolux—Tears For An Inhaler (extended mix) (6:09)

4  Languis—Mending Spear, Part II (5:15)

5  Stephen Hartke—Percolative Processes (4:04)

6  Jon Hassell—Wilderness Psalms (4:03)

7  David J—Stars and Eyes (3:13)

8  Matmos—17 Species of North American Mammals (7:01)

9  Nobody and Mystic Chords of Memory—Blue Dissolve (5:33)

10  Ozomatli—Tickle Me! (3:19)

*11  Languis—Mending Spear, Part I (5:11)

*12  The Sun Ra Arkestra—Mayan Temples (5:06)

*13  The Sun Ra Arkestra—Space Chord (1:01)


So Still

Mozez — So Still

2006

Apace/Bar De Lune


Solo work from the Zero 7 singer. JH plays on (and co-writes with Guy Sigsworth) 'Venus Rise'.


Utopies

Hadouk Trio — Utopies

2006

Naive


Didier Malherbe (ex-Gong) with Steve Shehan (2006 Maarifa Street group) and Loy Ehrlich. JH plays on and co-writes 'Parasol Blanc' and 'Hijaz'.


Chavez Ravine

Ry Cooder — Chávez Ravine

2005

Nonesuch


Epic, critically-lauded album featuring an all-star cast of LA musicians including JH on 'Don't Call Me Red'.


Autek

Parallax Beat Brothers — Autek

2005

Bette


"Fluttering and intricate rhythms meet melancholic minimalism and abstract moods." Pete Lockett and Scanner with JH on two tracks.


Bleue Comme Une Orange

Lightwave — Bleue Comme Une Orange

2004

Signature


The French electronic ensemble play Scriabin-inspired chamber music. JH on one track, 'Huang Hong'.


Mint

Alexkid — Mint

2003

F Communications


Poppy French electronica from Alexis Mauri with JH on trumpet for slow atmospheric track 'Mint'. Lineup also features Jean Philippe Rykiel on keyboards, a member of the JH musical circle from Power Spot onwards.


Buenos Hermanos

Ibrahim Ferrer — Buenos Hermanos

2003

Nonesuch


Ry Cooder-produced solo album from the Buena Vista Social Club singer. Features all the usual recent Cooder regulars plus JH on trumpet.


Details

Frou Frou — Details

2002

MCA


Electro-pop from Imogen Heap and Guy Sigsworth. JH provides trumpet and also receives a co-writing credit on 'Flicks' and 'The Dumbing Down of Love'. A later edition of this release includes an extra track, 'Old Piano', also co-written by JH.


Folk

Howie B — Folk

2001

Polydor


Following from the Baaba Maal meeting (below), JH is back with Howie B for one track, 'Tap Dancer'.


Maria Falling Away

Rick Cox — Maria Falling Away

2001

Cold Blue


Ambient guitar from JH collaborator (Fascinoma, Maarifa Street) with JH on session trumpet.


Sound Virus

Nick Wood — Sound Virus

2001

Milan


JH provides trumpet. Mastered by Seigen Ono.


Revelling/Reckoning

Ani DiFranco — Revelling/Reckoning

Righteous Babe

2001


Double-album set with JH on trumpet along with other guests such as Maceo Parker.


Spirit of St. Louis

Manhattan Transfer — Spirit of St. Louis

2001

Atlantic


Collection of smooth jazz standards.


Instinct

Mandalay — Instinct

2000

V2


Second album from the group with JH playing trumpet again on 'Don't Invent Me' and 'It's Enough Now'. Also available in a double-disc edition entitled Solace.


Hollow Bamboo

Ronu Majumdar, Ry Cooder, Jon Hassell, Abhijit Banarjee — Hollow Bamboo

2000

Water Lily Acoustics


Majumdar's basuri flute is featured on Fascinoma and is here accompanied by Cooder and others with JH on 'African Queen' and 'A Day For Trade Winds'.


OHM: The Early Gurus Of Electronic Music

Various artists —
OHM: The Early Gurus Of Electronic Music

2000

Ellipsis Arts


An impressive three-disc collection of some of the landmark works of electronic music. The JH piece here is from Sulla Strada.


1-01  Clara Rockmore—Tchaikovsky: Valse Sentimentale (2:08)
1-02  Olivier Messiaen—Oraison (7:42)
1-03  Pierre Schaeffer—Etude Aux Chemins De Fer (2:50)
1-04  John Cage—Williams Mix (5:42)
1-05  Herbert Eimert & Robert Beyer—Klangstudie II (4:27)
1-06  Otto Luening—Low Speed (3:40)
1-07  Hugh Le Caine—Dripsody (1:26)
1-08  Louis And Bebe Barron—Main Title From Forbidden Planet (2:19)
1-09  Oskar Sala—Concertando Rubato From Electronische Tanzsuite (3:07)
1-10  Edgard Varèse—Poeme Electronique (8:00)
1-11  Richard Maxfield—Sine Music (A Swarm Of Butterflies Encountered Over The Ocean) (6:00)
1-12  Tod Dockstader—Apocalypse – Part 2 (2:01)
1-13  Karlheinz Stockhausen—Kontakte (Edit) (6:20)
1-14  Vladimir Ussachevsky—Wireless Fantasy (4:35)
1-15  Milton Babbitt—Philomel (Edit) (4:57)
1-16  MEV*—Spacecraft (Edit) (6:06)
2-01  Raymond Scott—Cindy Electronium (1:55)
2-02  Steve Reich—Pendulum Music (5:52)
2-03  Pauline Oliveros—Bye Bye Butterfly (8:02)
2-04  Joji Yuasa—Projection Esemplastic For White Noise (7:36)
2-05  Morton Subotnick—Silver Apples Of The Moon, Part 1 (Edit) (4:20)
2-06  David Tudor—Rainforest Version 1 (Edit) (5:09)
2-07  Terry Riley—Poppy Nogood (Edit) (7:55)
2-08  Holger Czukay—Boat-Woman-Song (Edit) (5:01)
2-09  Luc Ferrari—Music Promenade (Edit) (7:00)
2-10  François Bayle—Rosace 3 From Vibrations Composées (3:19)
2-11  Jean-Claude Risset—Mutations (Edit) (4:55)
2-12  Iannis Xenakis—Hibiki-Hana-Ma (Edit) (4:39)
2-13  La Monte Young—Excerpt "31|69 C. 12:17:22-12:25:33 PM NYC" From: Drift Study "31|69 C. 12:17:33-12:24:33 PM NYC" From: Map Of 49's Dream The Two Systems Of Eleven Sets Of Galactic Intervals (Edit) (7:00)
3-01  Charles Dodge—He Destroyed Her Image (1:59)
3-02  Paul Lansky—Six Fantasies On A Poem By Thomas Campion: Her Song (3:04)
3-03  Laurie Spiegel—Appalachian Grove I (5:20)
3-04  Bernard Parmegiani—En Phase/Hors Phase (2:29)
3-05  David Behrman—On The Other Ocean (Edit) (6:48)
3-06  John Chowning—Stria (Edit) (5:11)
3-07  Maryanne Amacher—Living Sound, Patent Pending Music For Sound-Joined Rooms Series (Edit) (7:02)
3-08  Robert Ashley—Automatic Writing (Edit) (7:07)
3-09  Alvin Curran—Canti Illuminati (Edit) (7:25)
3-10  Alvin Lucier—Music On A Long Thin Wire (Edit) (6:43)
3-11  Klaus Schulze—Melange (6:52)
3-12  Jon Hassell—Before And After Charm (La Notte) (7:59)
3-13  Brian Eno—Unfamiliar Wind (Leeks Hills) (5:21)


Invincible Summer

kd lang — Invincible Summer

2000

Warner


kd lang's fourth solo album with JH once again providing session trumpet.


All Is Full Of Love

Björk — All Is Full Of Love (remix)

1999

One Little Indian


The single with the renowned Chris Cunningham erotic robots video. In a double-CD set of different mixes the second disc included a mix by Guy Sigsworth which features JH on multi-tracked trumpet.


Hot Pants Idol

David Toop — Hot Pants Idol

1999

Barooni


Toop collaborates with a different guest on each track, including Bill Laswell, Paul Schütze and Talvin Singh. JH with long-time Toop collaborator Max Eastley on 'Wing Beats'.


Empathy

Mandalay — Empathy

1998

V2


Atmospheric Portishead-style trip-hoppery featuring JH on solo trumpet.


Nomad Soul

Baaba Maal — Nomad Soul

1998

Palm Pictures


Acclaimed poly-cultural album from the African singer. JH on final track, 12-minute 'Lam Lam', with Howie B and Brian Eno.


Little Plastic Castle

Ani DiFranco — Little Plastic Castle

Righteous Babe

1998


JH on 14-minute final track, 'Pulse'.


 

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