Steve Lacy Discography

1957 (age 23)

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Buell Neidlinger, bass; Dennis Charles, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 1, 1957
1376DaydreamPrestige PRLP 7125
1377Alone Together-
1378Work-
1379Rockin' In Rhythm-
1380Easy To Love-
1381Little Girl, Your Daddy Is Calling You-
* Prestige PRLP 7125; Original Jazz Classics OJC-130, OJCCD-130-2   Steve Lacy - Soprano Sax
= Status ST 8308   Wynton Kelly With Steve Lacy

1958

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Buell Neidlinger, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 17, 1958
1618Hornin' InNew Jazz NJLP 8206
1619Skippy-
1620Reflections-
1621Four In One-
1622Bye-Ya-
1623Ask Me Now-
1624Let's Call This-
* New Jazz NJLP 8206; Original Jazz Classics OJC-063, OJCCD-063-2   Steve Lacy - Reflections

1960

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Charles Davis, baritone sax; John Ore, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Nat Hentoff, supervisor.
Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, November 19, 1960
LouiseCandid CJM 8007
Introspection-
Donna Lee-
Played Twice-
Air-
Criss CrossCandid CJM 8007, (E) CCD 79000
* Candid CJM 8007, CJS 9007; Barnaby BR-5013; Candid (Eu) CS 9007, (E) CCD 79007   The Straight Horn Of Steve Lacy
* Candid (E) CCD 79000   Various Artists - Candid Jazz

1961

Steve Lacy Trio

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Carl Brown, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
NYC, October 31, 1961
5749/5752Brilliant CornersAtlantic unissued
-Ruby, My Dear-
-Trinkle, Tinkle-
-Off Minor-

Steve Lacy Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Carl Brown, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 14, 1961
3262Who KnowsNew Jazz NJLP 8271
3263The Mystery Song-
3264San Francisco Holiday-
3265Evidence-
3266Something To Live For-
3267Black BeautyPrestige unissued
3268Let's Cool OneNew Jazz NJLP 8271
* New Jazz NJLP 8271; Prestige MPP-2505; Original Jazz Classics OJC-1755, OJCCD-1755-2   Steve Lacy With Don Cherry - Evidence

1963

Steve Lacy - Roswell Rudd Quartet

Roswell Rudd, trombone; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Henry Grimes, double bass #2-6; Dennis Charles, drums.
"Phase Two Coffee House", NYC, March, 1963
1.Bye-YaEmanem (US) 3316
2.Brilliant Corners-
3.Monk's Dream-
4.Monk's Mood-
5.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are (Bolivar Blues)-
6.Skippy-
7.Pannonica-
* Emanem (US) 3316   Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Henry Grimes, Dennis Charles - School Days - A 1963 Live Session Released For The First Time
= QED 997   Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Henry Grimes, Dennis Charles - School Days
= hatART (Swi) CD 6140; hatOLOGY (Swi) 578   Steve Lacy-Roswell Rudd Quartet - School Days

Steve Lacy Quartet

Roswell Rudd, trombone; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Lewis Worrell, bass; Dennis Charles, drums.
NYC, 1963-1964
EronelColumbia unissued
Tune 2-
Think Of One-
unknown title-

1964 (age 30)

Steve Lacy Quartet

Roswell Rudd, trombone; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Lewis Worrell, bass; Dennis Charles, drums.
NYC, September, 1964
LocomotiveVerve unissued
Hornin' In-
Comin' On The Hudson-
I Mean You-

1965

Steve Lacy Trio

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Kent Carter, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.
Rome, Italy, December 21 & 22, 1965
Shuffle BoilVik (It) KVLP 200
Barble-
Chary-
Tune 2-
Pannonica-
M's Trannsport-
Comin' On The Hudson-
There We Were-
Generous 1-
Brake's Sakeunissued
* Vik (It) KVLP 200   Steve Lacy - Disposability

1966

Steve Lacy Quartet

Enrico Rava, trumpet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Kent Carter, double bass; Aldo Romano, percussion.
Milan, Italy, February 4, 1966
SortieGTA Records (It) GT LP 1002
Black Elk-
Helmy-
Fork New York-
Living T Blues-
2-Fou-
* GTA Records (It) GT LP 1002; Globe (J) SMJ-7429   Steve Lacy - Sortie
= Polydor (G) 423 223, (G) 623 223   The Steve Lacy Quartet - Sortie

Steve Lacy Quartet

Enrico Rava, trumpet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Johnny Dyani, bass; Louis T. Moholo, drums.
London, England, March 10, 1966
Ticklish (Touch And Go)unissued
Jungular Vein-
Plan B (For The Union)-
Birthday Party-
Obstinate-

Steve Lacy Quartet

Enrico Rava, trumpet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Johnny Dyani, bass; Louis T. Moholo, drums.: same personnel.
"Institute Di Tella", Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 8, 1966
ForestESP-Disk' ESP 1060
Zoo-
* ESP-Disk' ESP 1060, (G) ESP 1060-2, (US) ESP 1060; Fontana (E) SFJL 932   Steve Lacy - The Forest And The Zoo

1967

Steve Lacy Trio

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer; Irene Aebi, cello.
probably NYC, June, 1967
"Chinese Food": unknown titlesESP-Disk' unissued

1969

Steve Lacy Sextet

Italo Toni, trombone; Claudio Volonte, clarinet; Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Irene Aebi, cello; Marcello Melis, bass; Jacques Thollot, drums.
Rome, Italy, September 2, 1969
HitBYG (F) 529.352
Note-
Moon-
Laugh-
The Breath-
* BYG (F) 529.352; Affinity (E) AFF 23   Steve Lacy - Moon

Steve Lacy Quartet

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Michel Graillier, piano #2,4-7; Jean-Francois Jenny Clark, bass; Aldo Romano, drums.
Paris, France, September 23, 1969
1.Ruby, My DearBYG (F) 529.126
2.Epistrophy (take 1)-
3.Misterioso-
4.Thelonious-
5.Light Blue-
6.Epistrophy (take 2)-
7.Friday The Thirteenth-
* BYG (F) 529.126   Steve Lacy - Epistrophy
= Affinity (E) AFF 43   Steve Lacy Plays Monk

1976 (age 42)

Steve Lacy - Michael Smith Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Michael Smith, piano.
Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway, September 1, 1976
ExistenceImprovising Artists Inc. IAI 37.38.47
Utah-
Austin Stream-
Sideline-
Beeline-
Time 2-
Worms-
* Improvising Artists Inc. IAI 37.38.47   Steve Lacy, Michael Smith - Sidelines