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AZUL 2013 CD, with John D'earth and Brian Caputo
AZUL is trio of musicians who specialize in spontaneous composition. Greg is joined by two great improvising musicians, Brian Caputo on drums and trumpeter John D'earth. They recorded these live improvisations in the studio in Charlottesville in May, 2013.

avaiable from iTunes, CD Baby physcal CD or download, amazon.com, Stick Enterprises,

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.

Stick Figures 1993 CD, remastered 2004
Greg's landmark solo CD. These 12 tracks helped define the solo Stick sound. Includes "Charmed Life", "Big Meadows" "Blue Ridge" and many other great tunes.

"Stick Figures is deeply lyrical, meticulously executed, and it swings." — John D'earth

avaiable from iTunes, CD Baby physcal CD or download, amazon.com, Stick Enterprises,

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.


Ether Ore 2005 live CD with bonus DVD - Greg explores the sonic universe on these live improvised pieces. Everything from spacey soundscapes to high-energy improv grooves. Includes a bonus-minute DVD of Dan Chapman's film of Greg's performance of "Big Bang 4965" at the San Jose Stick concert in 2003.

Preview and full download of the recording at bandcamp

Also available from: Stick Enterprises,

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.
Lift 2000 CD (CD out of print, download only)
All-original progressive rock and improvisation. Featuring Jan Wolfkamp on drums, Hubert Heeringa on sax, violin and EWI, and Jan van Olffen on bass, with guest Louis Gerrits on sax. Recorded at Studio Geikerk in The Netherlands.

(now available via
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Water on the Moon 1998 live CD - Greg's one-hour non-stop live improvised "Stick concerto". Greg recorded this in 1998 at Miller's in Charlottesville. This is a truly unique sonic expedition, but with a strong suite-like framework (don't let the word improvisation scare you...).

"Imagine Michael Hedges, Tony Levin, Stanley Jordan, Victor Wooten, Michael Brook, Jon Durant, Pat Metheny and Jeff Beck trading licks...Amazing effort and a hands-down winner."
-John W. Patterson, Progression Magazine

avaiable from iTunes, CD Baby, amazon.com, Stick Enterprises,

Preview and full download of the recording at bandcamp

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.

Sol 1997 CD Latin and Flamenco-inspired originals and "Guitarresque" with an all-star lineup: John D'earth on trumpet, Robert Jospé on drums, Darrell Rose on percussion, also Tim Reynolds, Dawn Thompson, Jeff Decker and Kevin Davis. Avaiable from amazon.com, Stick Enterprises,

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.

Shapes 1994 CD
(currently out of print)

Code Magenta 1995 CD "Groove Poetry" with LeRoi Moore and Dawn Thompson
SAMPLE MP3: "The Dance"

Avaiable from amazon.com, Stick Enterprises,

or buy direct at the greghoward.com online shop.


Stick and Stones: Transmigration 1991 CD with Tim Reynolds
This is an improvisation CD Greg recorded withTim Reynolds in 1991. Styles range from Eastern and Middle Eastern to electo-funk, jazz and space music....

Tim plays: guitar, sitar, violin, mandolin, percussion Greg plays: Stick, alto sax, synths, drum machine, prepared flute, percussion.

12 tracks, 60 minutes, available exclusively through greg's online store

Listen to the Sample Track with excerpts from:
Transmigration/Voo Doo Articife/The Bone People/A Distant Episode/Old Nick's Jig/Moonscape/Miller's Bounce/Dhama
Sticks and Stones: a collection of spontaneous improvisations 1987 CD with Tim Reynolds
CD Baby carries several of Greg's titles including Stick Figures, Water on the Moon and Code Magenta
Amazon.com carries Ether Ore, Stick Figures, Sol, Water on the Moon, Code Magenta, and Sticks and Stones
Stick Enterprises carries Ether Ore, Stick Figures, Sol, Water on the Moon, Code Magenta, and Sticks and Stones
iTunes now carries these Greg Howard releases and their individual tracks: Lift, Water on the Moon, Stick Figures