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Dave Holland - Emerald Tears Album
Performer: Dave Holland
Title: Emerald Tears
Style: Contemporary Jazz
Year May 1978
Country Germany
Label ECM Records
Catalog Number ECM 1109, 2301 109
Genre: Jazz
Rating: 4.0
Votes: 719
MP3 size: 2749 mb
FLAC size: 2471 mb
WMA size: 2469 mb
Record From: Vinyl, LP, Album

Dave Holland - Emerald Tears Album


1B-40 / RS-4-W / M23-6K5:15
7Under Redwoods6:40
8Emerald Tears6:31


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ECM M5E 1109Dave Holland Emerald Tears ‎(Cass)ECM RecordsECM M5E 1109US1978
ECM-1-1109Dave Holland Emerald Tears ‎(LP, Album)ECM RecordsECM-1-1109US1978
ECM-1-1109Dave Holland Emerald Tears ‎(LP, Album, Promo, Not)ECM RecordsECM-1-1109US1978
ECM 1109, 529 087-2Dave Holland Emerald Tears ‎(CD, Album, RE)ECM Records, ECM RecordsECM 1109, 529 087-2Germany1995
ECM 1109 ST, 2301 109 Dave Holland Emerald Tears ‎(LP, Album, Promo)ECM Records, ECM RecordsECM 1109 ST, 2301 109 Germany1978


  • BassDave Holland
  • Composed ByAnthony Braxton (tracks: A4), Dave Holland (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4), Miles Davis (tracks: B2)
  • Design [Cover Design]B. Wojirsch
  • EngineerJan Erik Kongshaug
  • Photography By [Photo]Roberto Masotti
  • ProducerManfred Eicher


Recorded August 1977 at Talent Studio, Oslo

An ECM Production
Ⓟ 1978 ECM Records GmbH

Printed in W. Germany


  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 2516
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): 2301 1 09 = 2 S 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): 2301 1 09 = 2 S


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – ECM Records GmbH
  • Recorded At – Talent Studio



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