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

1982

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.

"Bimhuis", Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1982

Blues For AidaDaybreak (Du) DBCHR 75249
Snake Out-
Reflections-
'Round Midnight-
Epistrophy-

* Daybreak (Du) DBCHR 75249   Steve Lacy & Mal Waldron - At The Bimhuis 1982

1984 (age 50)

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.

"Jazzbuhne Berlin", Berlin, West Germany, June 15, 1984

ImprovisationJazzwerkstatt (G) Jw022
Blinks-
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing-
Snake Out-
Epistrophy-

* Jazzwerkstatt (G) Jw022   Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron - Live In Berlin

1986

Steve Lacy Solo & Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Yoshisaburo Toyozumi, drums, percussion.

"Space Who", Saitama, Japan, May 22, 1986

Pannonica + HumphEgg Farm (J) EF-001
Misterioso-
Little Rootie-Tootie-
Who Knows?-
The Mantle-
Wickets-
Hallmark-

* Egg Farm (J) EF-001   Steve Lacy - Solo

1992

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.

"Jazz In'It Festival", Vignola, Italy, June 28, 1992

Monk's DreamNel Jazz (It) NLJ 0959-2
Reflections-
Epistrophy-
Mysterioso-
Let's Call This-
Round Midnight-
Evidence-
Well You Needn't-
I'll Keep Loving You-

* Nel Jazz (It) NLJ 0959-2; Jazzaround (It) JAR 959-2   Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron - Live At Jazz In'It: I Remember Thelonious

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.: same personnel.

"Space Who", Saitama, Japan, November 1, 1992

Monk's DreamEgg Farm (J) EF-006
I'll Keep Loving You-
Epistrophy-
Blinks-
Evidence-
Blues For Aida-
Snake Out-
Let's Call This-

* Egg Farm (J) EF-006   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Japan Dream

1993

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.

"Playhouse Theatre", Oxford, England, May 16, 1993

Introduction And Let's Call This...Slam (E) SLAMCD 501
Monk's Dream-
In A Sentimental Mood-
Snake Out-
Blues For Aida-
Johnny Come Lately-
What It Is-
Evidence-
Epistrophy-
Esteem-

* Slam (E) SLAMCD 501   Steve Lacy, Mal Waldron - Let's Call This... ...Esteem
= Silta Records (E) SR0901   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Let's Call This.... Esteem

1994 (age 60)

Steve Lacy - Mal Waldron Duo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Mal Waldron, piano.

Mu Rec Studio, Milan, Italy, March 8 & 9, 1994

Who KnowsSoul Note (It) 121298-2
Peggy's Blue Skylight-
Smooch-
Blue Monk-
Roll On-
No More Tears-
Esteem-
Prayer-
Fondest Recollections-
Wickets-
Communique-

* Soul Note (It) 121298-2   Steve Lacy/Mal Waldron - Communique

1995

Steve Lacy Solo

Steve Lacy, soprano sax.

"Hall Egg Farm", Saitama, Japan, September 10, 1995

Shuffle Boil / Eronel / Evidence / PannonicaEgg Farm (J) EF-04
Who Knows-
The Crust-
Blues For Aida-
Cette Fois-
The Mantle-
Prospectus-

same session.

Moms-
Art-
The Rent-
Revenue-
Retreat-
Deadline-
Trinkle Tinkle (encore)-

* Egg Farm (J) EF-04   Steve Lacy - Blues For Aida