Album Types Archives: Solo Music

Harmonics of the Night

Harmonics of the Night is the third in what I’ve conceived of as a trilogy of recordings. Following on from ‘Metal Dog’ and ‘Triboluminescence’. The music for Harmonics of the Night came from a real-life situation, which was the occasion of a retrospective exhibition of my photography at the Pavilion Populaire in Montpellier. I was […]


Metal Dog

Metal Dog is the stunning new release from guitarist Andy Summers; an all instrumental album replete with razor edge guitar that pushes to the outer edges of generic description. Kicking off with the title track which opens with a compulsive metallic figure that insinuates itself immediately, the track bursts into almost an indie rock chorus […]

Earth & Sky

Andy Summers: GuitarVinnie Colaiuta: Drums Abraham Laboriel: Bass John Beasley: Keyboards John Novello: Keyboards Katisse Buckingham: Saxophone Recorded and Mixed by Eddie King at Divine Mother Venice California. November/December 2002 Produced by Andy Summers & Eddie King Special thanks to Dennis Smith for crevulation modulation, and to Ultrapan, Strange Attractor, Lola, Raquel, Julie-Anne and everyone at Dancing Ledge, and also to Kate, Layla, […]

The X Tracks

Produced by Andy Summers & Eddie King RandM Records 2004 (RAMCD0014) This CD is a selection of tracks recorded between 1997 and 2002. Already in 2004 they appear to me like fading photographs, memories, associations with people, time, and place. The song Big Thing was originally recorded on a CD called Charming Snakes… I called Herbie Hancock who I had recently played […]


A Piece Of Time World Gone Strange * Charming Snakes Mickey Goes To Africa Passion Of The Shadow Innocence Falls Prey Oudu Kanjaira * The Blue Prior To Richard * Blues For Snake Somewhere In The West * Compilation album taken from: The Golden Wire World Gone Strange Charming Snakes All songs composed by Andy Summers & […]

Peggy’s Blue Skylight

Boogie Stop Shuffle Tonight At Noon Reincarnation Of A Lovebird Opus Three Cumbia Jazz Fusion Remember Rockefeller At Attica Peggy’s Blue Skylight Weird Nightmare Goodbye Pork Pie Hat/ Where Can A Man Find Peace? Free Cell Block F Self Portrait in Three Colours Myself When I Am Real BOOGIE STOP SHUFFLE Andy Summers: Guitar Dave […]

Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys Hackensack Brilliant Corners Monk’s Dream ‘Round Midnight Bemsha Swing Shuffle Boil Boo Boo’s Birthday Evidence Ugly Beauty Think Of One Light Blue/Rhythm-a-ning Ruby My Dear Andy Summers Guitar, Banjo, Dobro Dave Carpenter: Upright and Electric Basses Peter Erskine: Drums Sting: Vocal on ‘Round Midnight Hank Roberts: Cello Joey de Francesco: Hammond B-3 Organ Steve Taviglione: Soprano & Tenor Saxophones, […]


Cubano Rebop Chocolate Of The Desperate Meshes Of The Afternoon Monk Hangs Ten Umbrellas Over Java Low Flying Doves Invisible Cities Synaesthesia I Remember ANDY SUMMERS: Guitars, Piano on ‘Synaesthesia’, Acoustic bass on ‘Umbrellas Over Java’GINGER BAKER: Drums GREGG BISSONETTE : Drums on ‘Monk Hangs Ten’ and overdubs for ‘Cubano Rebop’ JERRY WATTS: Bass MITCHEL FORMAN: KeyboardsTHE TROUSERFLY STRING QUARTET: […]

World Gone Strange

World Gone Strange Ruffled Feathers Bacchante Song For M Rhythm Spirits Somewhere In The West But She The Blues Prior To Richard Oudu Kanjaira Dream Trains All compositons by Andy Summers Produced by Mike Manieri Recorded & Mixed 05.21.91 – 06.14.91 at Centerfield studios New York Recorded by Garry Rindfuss Mixed by Garry Rindfuss & Oystein Sevag with Mike […]