Steve Kuhn Catalog

1960 (age 22)

Steve Kuhn, Scott LaFaro, Pete La Roca - 1960  (PJL (J) MTCJ-3024)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.
Peter Ind Studio, NYC, November 29, 1960
Little Old Lady
Bohemia After Dark
What's New
So What
So What (alternate take)

1963

Steve Kuhn And Toshiko Akiyoshi - The Country And Western Sound Of Jazz Pianos  (Dauntless DM 4308)

left channel: Steve Kuhn, piano, harpsichord; Dave Izenzon, bass; Pete Laroca, drums; + right channel: Toshiko Akiyoshi, piano, celeste; Barry Galbraith, guitar; John Neves, bass.
Olmsted Sound Studios, NYC, 1963
Trouble In Mind
Hang Your Head In Shame
May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You
Someday You'll Want Me To Want You
Down In The Valley
Beautiful Brown Eyes
It's No Secret What God Can Do
Nobody's Darling But Mine
Along The Navajo Trail
Foggy, Foggy Dew
** also issued on Dauntless DS 6308.

1966

Steve Kuhn, Gary McFarland - The October Suite  (Impulse! A-9136)

Isador Cohen, Matt Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, viola; Charlie McCracken, cello; Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Marty Morell, drums; Gary McFarland, arranger, conductor.
NYC, October 14, 1966
90660Remember When
90661St. Tropez Shuttle
90662One I Could Have Loved
Don Ashworth, Joe Firrantello, Irving Horowitz, Gerald Sanfino, woodwinds; Corky Hale, harp; Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Marty Morell, drums; Gary McFarland, arranger, conductor.
NYC, November 1, 1966
90643Traffic Patterns
90644Childhood Dreams
90645Open Highway
** also issued on Impulse! AS-9136, 024 654 413-2.

Steve Kuhn Trio - Three Waves  (Contact CM 5)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.
1966
Ida Lupino
Ah, Moore
Today I Am A Man
Memory
Why Did I Choose You
Three Waves
Never Let Me Go
Bits And Pieces
Kod Piece
** also issued on Contact CS 5.

1968 (age 30)

Steve Kuhn Trio - Watch What Happens!  (MPS (G) MPS 15193)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Palle Danielsson, bass; Jon Christensen, drums.
MPS Tonstudio, Villingen, West Germany, July 4, 1968
Watch What Happens
Silver
Lament / Once We Loved
Tom Jones
Windows Of The World / Here I Am
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Ad Infinitum
** also issued on MPS/BASF (G) CRM 676, 21 20676-9. Prestige PR 7694 entitled "Steve Kuhn In Europe".

1969

Steve Kuhn - Childhood Is Forever  (BYG (F) 529.136)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.
Paris, France, October 13, 1969
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
The Meaning Of The Blues
All That's Left
I Waited For You
Eiderdown

1971

Steve Kuhn  (Buddah BDS 5098)

Steve Kuhn, piano, electric piano, vocals, arranger; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; unidentified string quartet, Gary McFarland, arranger, conductor.
Mediasound, NYC, July, 1971
Pearlie's Swine
Silver
Time To Go
The Heat Of The Moment
The Baby
Hold Out Your Hand
The Meaning Of Love
Ulla

1972

Steve Kuhn - Live In New York  (Cobblestone CST 9020)

Steve Kuhn, piano, electric piano, vocals; George Mraz, bass; Bruce Ditmas, drums; Sue Evans, percussion.
"Folk City", Greenwich Village, NY, November, 1972
Gloria
The Child Is Gone
The Real Guitarist (In The House)
The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers
Chicken Feathers
Ida Lupino
Raindrops, Raindrops
Thoughts Of A Gentleman
** also issued on Muse MR 5106 entitled "Live In New York - Raindrops...".

1974

Steve Kuhn - Trance  (ECM (G) ECM 1052)

Steve Kuhn, acoustic, electric piano; Steve Swallow, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Sue Evans, percussion.
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, November 11 & 12, 1974
Trance
A Change Of Face
Squirt
The Sandhouse
Something Everywhere
Silver
The Young Blade
Life's Backward Glance
** also issued on ECM (G) ECM 1052 (CD).

Steve Kuhn - Ecstasy  (ECM (G) ECM 1058)

Steve Kuhn, piano.
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1974
Silver
Prelude In G
Ulla
Thoughts Of A Gentleman / The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers
Life's Backward Glance
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2090-92.

1977

Steve Kuhn And Ecstasy - Motility  (ECM (G) ECM 1094)

Steve Slagle, soprano, alto sax, flute; Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz, bass; Michael Smith, drums.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, January, 1977
The Rain Forest
Oceans In The Sky
Catherine
Bittersweet Passages
Deep Tango
Motility
The Child Is Gone
A Danse For One
Places I've Never Been
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2090-92.

1978 (age 40)

Steve Kuhn - Non-Fiction  (ECM (G) ECM 1124)

Steve Slagle, soprano, alto sax, flute, percussion; Steve Kuhn, piano, percussion; Harvie Swartz, bass; Bob Moses, drums.
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, April, 1978
Firewalk
Random Thoughts
A Dance With The Wind
The Fruit Fly
Alias Dash Grapey

1979

Steve Kuhn/Sheila Jordan Band - Playground  (ECM (G) ECM 1159)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz, bass; Bob Moses, drums; Sheila Jordan, voice.
Columbia Studios, NYC, July, 1979
Tomorrow's Son
Gentle Thoughts
Poem For No. 15
The Zoo
Deep Tango
Life's Backward Glance
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2090-92.

1981

Steve Kuhn Quartet - Last Year's Waltz  (ECM (G) ECM 1213)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz, bass; Bob Moses, drums; Sheila Jordan, voice.
"Fat Tuesday's", NYC, April, 1981
Turn To Gold
The Drinking Song
Last Year's Waltz
I Remember You
Mexico
The Fruit Fly
The Feeling Within
Medley: Old Folks / Well, You Needn't
Confirmation
The City Of Dallas

1984

Steve Kuhn - Mostly Ballads  (Polydor (J) 28MJ-3546)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz, bass #1,2,5,8,9,12.
Mediasound, NYC, January 3, 1984
1.Body And Soul
2.Emily
3.Lonely Town
4.Airegin
5.Tennessee Waltz
6.Danny Boy
7.'Round Midnight
8.Yesterday's Gardenias
9.Don't Explain
10.How High The Moon
11.Lover Man
12.Two For The Road
** also issued on Polydor (J) J33J-20118; New World NW 351, NW 351-2. PJL (J) MTCJ-6503 entitled "Mostly Ballads And More".

Steve Kuhn - Mostly Ballads And More  (PJL (J) MTCJ-6503)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Harvie Swartz as Harvie S, bass #1,3,4.
Mediasound, NYC, January 3, 1984
1.Triste
2.It Never Entered My Mind
3.There Is No Greater Love
4.The Meaning Of The Blues
** reissue of Polydor (J) 28MJ-3546 entitled "Mostly Ballads" + 4 bonus tracks.

1986

Steve Kuhn - The Vanguard Date  (Owl Time Line (F) 3819062)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 27-30, 1986
Clotilde
Superjet
Little Waltz
The Zoo
I Thought About You
Music Prayer For Peace
Dance Only With Me
Lullaby

Steve Kuhn Trio - Life's Magic  (BlackHawk BKH 522)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.: same personnel.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 28-30, 1986
Little Old Lady
Two By Two
Jitterbug Waltz
Ulla
Trance
Yesterday's Gardenias
Mr. Calypso Kuhn
** also issued on BlackHawk BKH 522-2.

Steve Kuhn Trio - Life's Magic  (BlackHawk BKH 522-2)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.: same session.
"Village Vanguard", NYC, March 28-30, 1986
Never Let Me Go
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
** reissue of BlackHawk BKH 522 + 2 bonus tracks.

1988 (age 50)

Steve Kuhn - Porgy  (JazzCity (J) PCCY-00012)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Buster Williams or Eddie Gomez, bass; Al Foster, drums; Laura Ann Taylor, vocals.
The Studio, NYC, December, 1988
Shoutin' Out
Just Squeeze Me
Tadd's Delight
I Loves You, Porgy
Isotope
Where Do You Go
Ladies In Mercedes
Repetition
On Stage
Lullaby
A House Is Not A Home
** also issued on JazzCity (J) PCCY-30027.

1989

Steve Kuhn - Oceans In The Sky  (Owl (F) OWL 056 CD)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Miroslav Vitous, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.
Studio Ferber, Paris, France, September 20 & 21, 1989
The Island
Lotus Blossom
La Plus Que Lente / Passion Flower
Do
Oceans In The Sky
Theme For Ernie
Angela
In Your Own Sweet Way
Ulla
The Music That Makes Me Dance

1990

The Steve Kuhn Trio - Looking Back  (Concord Jazz CCD-4446)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
RPM Sound Studios, NYC, October, 1990
Looking Back
The Duke
How Insensitive
Stella By Starlight
Alone Together
Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Zingaro
Will You Still Be Mine
Emmanuel

Steve Kuhn - Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Volume Thirteen  (Concord Jazz CCD-4484)

Steve Kuhn, piano.
"Maybeck Recital Hall", Berkeley, CA, November 18, 1990
Old Folks
Solar
Don't Explain
I Remember You
Autumn In New York
The Meaning Of The Blues

1992

The Steve Kuhn Trio - Years Later  (Concord Jazz CCD-4554)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Lewis Nash, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, September 20 & 21, 1992
Gloria's Theme
Upper Manhattan Medical Group
Years Later
In A Sentimental Mood
Ladies In Mercedes
Good Bait
Sometime Ago
Silver's Serenade
Born To Be Blue
Soul Eyes

1994

Steve Kuhn And Steve Swallow - Live In Japan, Vol. 1  (PJL (J) MTCJ-6501)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, electric bass.
"Sendai Silver Center", Sendai Japan, April 6, 1994
When Lights Are Low
Woody'n You
Passion Flower
I Loves You, Porgy
Oceans In The Sky
Airegin

Steve Kuhn And Steve Swallow - Live In Japan, Vol. 2  (PJL (J) MTCJ-6502)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, electric bass.: same session.
"Sendai Silver Center", Sendai Japan, April 6, 1994
Lover Man
Bitter Home And Gardens
Super Jet
Ladies In Mercedes
I Waited For You
Confirmation
Emmanuel

1995

Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow - Two By 2  (Owl (F) OWL 084)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, electric bass.
Sound On Sound, NYC, March 11, 1995
Gentle Thoughts
Two By Two
Remember
Wrong Together
Eiderdown
Lullaby
Ladies In Mercedes
Deep Tango
Poem For #15
Mr. Calypso Kuhn
Emmanuel

Steve Kuhn - Remembering Tomorrow  (ECM (G) ECM 1573)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1995
The Rain Forest
Oceans In The Sky
Lullaby
Trance
Life's Backward Glance
All The Rest Is The Same
Emmanuel
Remembering Tomorrow
The Felling Within
Bittersweet Passages
Silver

Steve Kuhn - Seasons Of Romance  (Postcards POST1009)

Tom Harrell, trumpet #3,6,9; Bob Mintzer, tenor sax #1,5,7; Steve Kuhn, piano; George Mraz, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Sound On Sound, NYC, April 12 & 13, 1995
1.Six Gun
2.Romance
3.Visions Of Gaudi
4.There Is No Greater Love
5.The Pawnbroker
6.Remember
7.Clotilde
8.Good Morning, Heartache
9.Looking Back

1996

Steve Kuhn - In Cafe  (Avino (J) TKCB-71161)

Steve Kuhn, piano.
The Studio, NYC, September 30, 1996
Black Coffee
How About You
Tennessee Waltz
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

1997

Steve Kuhn - Jazz 'N (E)Motion  (BMG France (F) 74321559382)

Steve Kuhn, piano.
Sound On Sound, NYC, June 15, 1997
Once Upon A Time
Last Tango In Paris
Lonely Town
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Love Is For The Very Young
Emily
The Rain Forest
The Pawnbroker
This Is New
Invitation
Smile

Steve Kuhn Trio - Sing Me Softly Of The Blues  (Venus (J) TKCV-35036)

Steve Kuhn, piano; George Mraz, bass; Pete LaRoca Sims, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, NYC, September 14, 1997
This Is New
Dance Only With Me
Chicken Feathers
My Funny Valentine
Sing Me Softly Of The Blues
Naima
Sticky Kisses
Who Cares
Lament
The Very Thought Of You
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35108, VHCD-78083.

Steve Kuhn - Dedication  (Reservoir RSR CD 154)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 6 & 7, 1997
Dedication
The Zoo
I Waited For You
Eiderdown
Please Let Go
It's You Or No One
For Heaven's Sake
Like Someone In Love
Blue Bossa

1998 (age 60)

Steve Kuhn Trio - Love Walked In  (Venus (J) TKCV-35062)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Bill Stewart, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, NYC, September 11 & 12, 1998
No Problem
Land Of The Living Dead
Sunny
Love Walked In
Saharan
Prelude To A Kiss
All Alone
Autumn Leaves
Lines
You've Changed
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35081, TKCV-35102, TKCV-35102 (2001), TKGV-13, VHCD-2003, VHCD-4052, VHCD-78031, VHGD4.

Steve Kuhn - Countdown  (Reservoir RSR CD 157)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 19 & 20, 1998
Countdown
Chalet
Last Year's Waltz
Wrong Together
Four
Why Did I Choose You
When Lights Are Low
She's Funny That Way
Speak Low
Tomorrow's Son

1999

Steve Kuhn - The Best Things  (Reservoir RSR CD 162)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums; Luciana Souza, vocals #7.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 20, 1999
1.The Best Things In Life Are Free
2.Luiza
3.Two By Two
4.Portrait Of Jennie
5.Confirmation
6.Poem For #15
7.Adagio

2000

Steve Kuhn Trio - Quiereme Mucho  (Venus (J) TKCV-35088)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Al Foster, drums.
Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, NYC, February 20, 2000
Andalucia (The Breeze And I)
Besame Mucho (Kiss Me Mucho)
Siempre En Mi Corazon (Always In My Heart)
Duerme (Time Was)
Quiereme Mucho (Yours)
Tres Palabras (Without You)
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35142, TKGV-4, VHCD-2009, VHCD-78091, VHGD10.

Steve Kuhn w/ Strings - Promises Kept  (ECM (G) ECM 1815)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, double bass; with Krista Bennion Feeney, Barry Finclair, Karl Kawahara, Helen Kim, Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Anca Nicolau, Carol Pool, Robert Shaw, Richard Sortomme, violin; Vince Lionti, Sue Pray, Karen Ritscher, viola; Stephanie Cummins, Joshua Gordon, Richard Locker, cello; Carlos Franzetti, conductor; Steve Kuhn, composer.
Edison Studios, NYC, June & September, 2000
Lullaby
Life's Backward Glance
Trance
Morning Dew
Promises Kept
Adagio
Celtic Princess
Nostalgia
Oceans In The Sky
Pastorale

2001

Steve Kuhn Trio - Temptation  (Venus (J) TKCV-35098)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
The Studio, NYC, June 13 & 14, 2001
Temptation
Dark Eyes
You Better Go Now
The Summer Knows
Love Is Here To Stay
Django
A Likely Story
I Can't Get Started
** also issued on Venus (J) TKGV-14, VHCD-2029, VHCD-78006, VHGD16.

2002

Steve Kuhn Trio - Waltz Blue Side  (Venus (J) TKCV-35306)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
The Studio, NYC, May 9, 10 & 11, 2002
When I Grow Too Old To Dream
Charade
Remember
Years Later
Once Upon A Summertime
I'll Take Romance
I'm Glad There Is You
Pastorale
My Buddy
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-2056, VHCD-78163.

Steve Kuhn Trio - Waltz Red Side  (Venus (J) TKCV-35307)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
The Studio, NYC, May 9, 10 & 11, 2002
Charade
Remember
Years Later
Once Upon A Summertime
How Am I To Know
My Buddy
I'll Take Romance
I'm Glad There Is You
Pastorale
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-2057, VHCD-78162.

2004

Steve Kuhn Trio - Easy To Love  (Venus (J) TKCV-35336)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, February 28 & 29, 2004
Super Jet
Dear Old Stockholm
Emily
Airegin
Morning Dew
New Valley
Dream Dancing
Two For The Road
Be My Love
Easy To Love
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78072.

2005

Steve Kuhn Trio - Pavane For A Dead Princess  (Venus (J) TKCV-35361)

Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
The Studio, NYC, August 18 & 19, 2005
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows -- Fantasy Impromptu
Pavane For A Dead Princess
Moon Love -- Symphony #5 2nd Movement
One Red Rose Forever -- Ich Liebe Dich
Swan Lake
Nocturne In E Flat Major Op. 9, No. 2
Reverie
Prelude In E Minor Op. 28, No. 4
Full Moon And Empty Arms -- Piano Concerto #2 3rd Movement
Pavane
Lullaby
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCV-35545, VHCD-78010.

2006

Steve Kuhn Trio - Live At Birdland  (Blue Note 0946 3 72992 2 7)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, July 7 & 8, 2006
If I Were A Bell
Jitterbug Waltz
Two By Two
La Plus Que Lente / Passion Flower
Little Waltz
Lotus Blossom
Stella By Starlight
Slow Hot Wind
Clotilde
Confirmation

Steve Kuhn Trio - Plays Standards  (Venus (J) TKCV-35395)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Al Foster, drums.
The Studio, NYC, August 30 & 31, 2006
Alone Together
Golden Earrings
I Wish I Knew
Left Alone
Blue Bossa
Nature Boy
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
You Leave Me Breathless
Oceans In The Sky
I See Your Face Before Me
Love Letters
Beautiful Love
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-5005, VHCD-78004.

2007

Steve Kuhn Trio - Baubles, Bangles And Beads  (Venus (J) VHCD-1003)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Dave Finck, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
The Studio, NYC, August 30 & 31, 2007
And This Is My Beloved -- Nocturne From "Strings Quartet No. 2"
Till The End Of Time -- Polonaise No. 53
Symphony No. 3, 3rd Movement
If You Are But A Dream -- Romance
Stranger In Paradise -- Plovetzian Dance
Gymnopedie No. 1
I Think Of You -- Piano Concerto No. 2, 1st Movement Op. 18
Prelude In C Minor No. 20, Op. 28
I Look At Heaven -- Piano Concerto In A Minor Op. 6, 1st Movement
Baubles, Bangles And Beads -- Strings Quartet No. 2 In D
Vilia -- From "The Merry Widow"
Prelude No. 7, Op. 28
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78102.

2008 (age 70)

Steve Kuhn Trio w/ Joe Lovano - Mostly Coltrane  (ECM (G) ECM 2099)

Joe Lovano, tenor sax, tarogato; Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, double bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, December, 2008
Welcome
Song Of Praise
Crescent
I Want To Talk About You
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Living Space
Central Park West
Like Sonny
With Gratitude
Configuration
Jimmy's Mode
Spiritual
Trance

2010

Steve Kuhn Trio - I Will Wait For You  (Venus (J) VHCD-1044)

Steve Kuhn, piano; George Mraz, bass; Billy Drummond, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, February 24 & 25, 2010
I Will Wait For You
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
Watch What Happens
How Do You Keep The Music Playing
Summer Me, Winter Me
Once Upon A Summertime
Brian's Song
You Must Believe In Spring
The Summer Knows
I Will Wait For You - Represe
** also issued on Venus (J) VHCD-78190, VHGD27.

2011

Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow, Joey Baron - Wisteria  (ECM (G) ECM 2257)

Steve Kuhn, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Joey Baron, drums.
Avatar Studios, NYC, September, 2011
Chalet
Adagio
Morning Drew
Romance
Permanent Wave
A Likely Story
Pastorale
Wisteria
Dark Glasses
Promises Kept
Good Lookin' Rookie