Steve Kuhn Discography
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Mon, May 13, 2013


Date: 1957
Location: Boston, MA
Label: United Artists

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Chuck Israels (b), Arnie Wise (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Date: August 29, 1959
Location: Berkshire Music Barn, Lenox, MA
Label: [private recording]

Ornette Coleman (as), Don Cherry (t), Kent McGarity (bt, tb), Ron Brown, Steve Kuhn (p), Larry Ridley (b), Barry Greenspon (d), John Lewis, Max Roach (dir)

a.     The Sphinx - 6:30  (Ornette Coleman)
     Royal Jazz CD: 513 — Lenox School Of Jazz Concert   (1990)
b.     Compassion  (Ornette Coleman)
c.     Giggin'  (Ornette Coleman)
d.     Inn Tune - 3:13  (Margo Guryan) / arr: Margo Guryan
     Royal Jazz CD: 513 — Lenox School Of Jazz Concert   (1990)

Date: February 11, 1960
Location: New York City
Label: Time

Kenny Dorham (ldr), Charles Davis (bar), Kenny Dorham (t), Steve Kuhn (p), Butch Warren (b), Arnold 'Buddy' Enlow (d)

a. tk 5   alt A Waltz - 5:36  (Kenny Dorham)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)
b. tk 12    A Waltz - 5:27  (Kenny Dorham)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Time LP 12": 8 — Vol. 8 Jazz Series   
Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
c.     Horn Salute - 8:24  (Kenny Dorham)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Century CD: CECC 00065 — Jazz Contemporary   (1990)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)
d.     Tonica - 2:54  (Kenny Dorham)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Century CD: CECC 00065 — Jazz Contemporary   (1990)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)
e.    alt This Love Of Mine  (Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra)
f.    alt This Love Of Mine  (Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra)
g.    alt This Love Of Mine - 7:55  (Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)
h.     This Love Of Mine - 6:48  (Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Century CD: CECC 00065 — Jazz Contemporary   (1990)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)
All titles on:      Victor CD: VICJ 61545 — Jazz Contemporary   (2008)

Confirmation needed that alternative takes are from the same date.

Details needed on these takes (as well as clarification on why some CD reissues include "Sign Off" while others instead have unique takes of "This Love Of Mine").


Date: February 12, 1960
Location: New York City
Label: Time

Kenny Dorham (ldr), Charles Davis (bar), Kenny Dorham (t), Steve Kuhn (p), Jimmy Garrison (b), Arnold 'Buddy' Enlow (d)

a. tk 2   alt Monk's Mood - 2:53  (Thelonious Monk)
     Victor CD: VICJ 61545 — Jazz Contemporary   (2008)
b.     Monk's Mood - 8:01  (Thelonious Monk)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Century CD: CECC 00065 — Jazz Contemporary   (1990)
     Victor CD: VICJ 61545 — Jazz Contemporary   (2008)
c.     In Your Own Sweet Way - 7:54  (Dave Brubeck)
     Time LP 12": LPM 52004 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Bainbridge CD: BCD 1048 — Jazz Contemporary   
     Century CD: CECC 00065 — Jazz Contemporary   (1990)
     Victor CD: VICJ 61545 — Jazz Contemporary   (2008)
d.     Sign Off - 5:29  (Kenny Dorham)
All titles on:      M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30111 — Jazz Contemporary   (2001)
     Fresh Sound CD: ST 2001 — Jazz Contemporary   (2003)
     M & I Jazz CD: MYCJ 30299 — Jazz Contemporary   (2005)

Clarification needed on why some CD reissues include "Sign Off" while others instead have unique takes of "This Love Of Mine").


Date: June 10, 1960
Location: Jazz Gallery, New York City
Label: [private recording]

John Coltrane (ldr), John Coltrane (ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Davis (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a.     How High The Moon  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
b.     Minor Blues  (Traditional)
c.     Equinox  (John Coltrane)

Listed by Fujioka as April 1960, but as above by Lewis Porter.


Date: November 29, 1960
Location: Peter Ind Studio, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Scott LaFaro (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 01    Little Old Lady - 6:11  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams)
b. 02    Bohemia After Dark - 5:45  (Oscar Pettiford)
c. 03    What's New - 5:34  (Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke)
d. 04    So What - 5:34  (Miles Davis)
e. 05   alt So What - 5:57  (Miles Davis)
All titles on:      Polystar Co., Ltd. CD: MTCJ 3024 — 1960   (2005)

Date: December 6, 1960
Location: Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ
Label: Savoy

John Rae (ldr), Bobby Jaspar (f, af), John Rae (vib), Steve Kuhn (p), John Neves (b), Jake Hanna (d)

a. SJR60111    Potlikker Blues - 6:20  (Johnny Rae)
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
b. SJR60112    Ah-Leu-Cha - 6:56  (Charlie Parker)
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
c. SJR60113    Roll On Down - 6:29  (Johnny Rae)
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
d. SJR60114    Beat And Blue - 7:17  (Johnny Rae)
e. SJR60115    Back Yard Blues - 6:30  (Johnny Rae)
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
f. SJR60116    By My Side - 4:21
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
g. SJR60117    Parker's Mood - 5:37  (Charlie Parker)
     Savoy LP 12": MG 12156 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1961)
All titles on:      Savoy Jazz CD: SV 0179 — Opus De Jazz, vol. 2   (1992)

Bobby Jaspar (f) on a, e-g; (af) on b-d.

Original LP erroneously lists Jaspar as playing alto sax not alto flute.


Date: February 21, 1961
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Verve

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Scott LaFaro (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 23486-3    Baubles, Bangles And Beads  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
b. 23487-1    Little Old Lady  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams)
c. 23488-1    I Remember Clifford  (Benny Golson)
d. 23489-2    For You, For Me, For Evermore  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. 23490-3    Airegin  (Sonny Rollins)
     Verve LP 12": 815 239-1 — Stan The Man   (1991)
f. 23491-4    Speak Low  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
g. 23492-4    Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most  (Fran Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf, Jr.)

Location sometimes given as New York City but Getz was in Chicago from February 15-26, 1961.


Date: July 3, 1961
Location: Music At Newport, Newport, RI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Scott LaFaro (b), Roy Haynes (d)

a.     Baubles, Bangles And Beads  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
b.     Wildwood  (Gigi Gryce)
c.     Airegin  (Sonny Rollins)

In 1961 there was no Newport Jazz Festival affiliated with George Wein.

Stan Getz incorrectly announces second selection as "Where Do You Go" by Alec Wilder.


Date: September 12 & 13, 1961
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Verve

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Bob Brookmeyer (vtb), Steve Kuhn (p), John Neves (b), Roy Haynes (d)

a. 61VK 286    Minuet Circa '61 - 10:38  (Bob Brookmeyer)
b. 61VK 287    Who Could Care - 4:46  (Bob Brookmeyer)
c. 61VK 288    Nice Work If You Can Get It - 5:58  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. 61VK 289    Thump, Thump, Thump - 6:52  (Bob Brookmeyer)
e. 61VK 290    A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - 6:59  (Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin)
f. 61VK 291    Love Jumped Out - 7:47  (Buck Clayton)
All titles on:      Verve LP 12": V 8418 — Recorded Fall 1961   

Date: November 21, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Audio Fidelity

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Clark Terry (t), Bob Brookmeyer (vtb), Jimmy Raney (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Tommy Williams (b), Maurice Marks (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Date: November 27, 1962
Location: New York City
Label: Verve

Stan Getz (ldr), Stan Getz (ts), Bob Brookmeyer (vtb), Jimmy Raney (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Tommy Williams (b), Maurice Marks (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Date: 1963
Location: Olmsted Studios, New York City
Label: Dauntless

Toshiko Akiyoshi, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Barry Galbraith (g), Toshiko Akiyoshi (p, cel), Steve Kuhn (p, hps), David Izenzon, John Neves (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. a-01    Trouble In Mind - 4:48  (Richard M. Jones)
b. a-02    Hang Your Head In Shame - 3:57  (Ed G. Nelson, Steve Nelson, Fred Rose)
c. a-03    May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You - 3:25  (Meredith Willson)
d. a-04    Someday You'll Want Me To Want You - 4:21  (Jimmie Hodges)
e. a-05    Down In The Valley - 3:37  (Traditional) / arr: Ed Summerlin
f. b-01    Beautiful Brown Eyes - 4:20  (Grace Walters)
g. b-02    It's No Secret What God Can Do - 4:40  (Stuart Hamblen)
h. b-03    Nobody's Darling But Mine - 3:21  (Jimmie Davis)
i. b-04    Along The Navajo Trail - 3:31  (Dick Charles, Edgar DeLange, Lawrence Markes, Jr.)
j. b-05    The Foggy, Foggy Dew - 4:30  (Traditional) / arr: Ed Summerlin
All titles on:      Dauntless LP 12": DM 4308 — The Country & Western Sound For Jazz Pianos   
     Chiaroscuro LP 12": CR 2026 — Together   (1980)
     Dauntless CD: 6003 — The Country & Western Sound For Jazz Pianos   (2004)

Toshiko Akiyoshi (cel) on c, f; Steve Kuhn (hps) on f.

Advertised in Down Beat 4/25/63 p.28.

Akiyoshi was a replacement for planned pianist Herbie Hancock.


Date: March 27, 1963
Location: Gotham Studios, New York City
Label: Dauntless

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Willie Thomas (t), Clifton 'Skeeter' Best (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Henry Grimes (b), Charli Persip (d), Jose Soares (per)

a. a-04    Cool - 4:00  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
b. b-05    Somewhere - 3:55  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
c. b-03    I Feel Pretty - 3:44  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
All titles on:      Dauntless LP 12": DM 4312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
     Dauntless LP 12": DS 6312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
     Dauntless CD: DC 6004 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (2002)

Details from AFM Local 802 contract.


Date: March 28, 1963
Location: Gotham Studios, New York City
Label: Dauntless

Bill Barron (ldr), Bill Barron (ts), Willie Thomas (t), Kenny Burrell (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Henry Grimes (b), Charli Persip (d), Jose Soares (per)

a. b-02    America - 3:35  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
b. a-03    Gee, Officer Krupke - 4:00  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
c. a-02    One Hand, One Heart - 3:33  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
d. b-01    Tonight - 3:23  (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim)
All titles on:      Dauntless LP 12": DM 4312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
     Dauntless LP 12": DS 6312 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (1963)
     Dauntless CD: DC 6004 — West Side Story Bossa Nova   (2002)

Details from AFM Local 802 contract.


Date: March 1964
Location: New York City
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Izenzon (b)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Location not definite. Third musician (probably drums) unknown.


Date: March 12, 1965
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Art Farmer (ldr), Art Farmer (fh), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 8727    One For Majid - 5:57  (Pete LaRoca Sims)
     Atlantic LP 12": 1442 — Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1965)
     Collectables CD: COL-CD-6235 — Interaction/Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1999)
b. 8728    Petite Belle  (Steve Swallow)

Date: March 16, 1965
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Art Farmer (ldr), Art Farmer (fh), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 8741    Ad Infinitum - 6:19  (Carla Bley)
b. 8742    Sing Me Softly Of The Blues - 6:42  (Carla Bley)
c. 8743    I Waited For You - 5:53  (Walter 'Gil' Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie)
d. 8744    Tears [aka Tears Come From Heaven] - 5:43  (Pete LaRoca Sims)
All titles on:      Atlantic LP 12": 1442 — Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1965)
     Collectables CD: COL-CD-6235 — Interaction/Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1999)

Date: March 30, 1965
Location: Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City
Label: Atlantic

Art Farmer (ldr), Art Farmer (fh), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 8805    Petite Belle - 4:05  (Steve Swallow)
     Atlantic LP 12": 1442 — Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1965)
     Collectables CD: COL-CD-6235 — Interaction/Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   (1999)
b. 8806    One For Majid  (Pete LaRoca Sims)

Date: May 19, 1965
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Blue Note

Pete LaRoca Sims (ldr), Joe Henderson (ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. 1576 (tk 8)    Candu - 6:42  (Pete LaRoca Sims)
b. 1577 (tk 15)    Malagueña - 8:58  (Ernesto Lecuona, Marian Banks)
c. 1578 (tk 16)    Basra - 9:55  (Pete LaRoca Sims)
d. 1579 (tk 18)    Lazy Afternoon - 5:30  (Jerome Moross, John Latouche)
e. 1580 (tk 19)    Eiderdown - 4:26  (Steve Swallow)
f. 1581 (tk 20)    Tears [aka Tears Come From Heaven] - 4:58  (Pete LaRoca Sims)
All titles on:      Blue Note LP 12": BST 84205 — Basra   (1965)
     Blue Note CD: CDP 7243 8 32091 2 5 — Basra   (1995)

Tears listed as Tears Come From Heaven


Date: September 3, 1965
Location: New York City
Label: Ictus

Don Heckman, Ed Summerlin (ldr), Don Heckman (as), Ed Summerlin (ts), Lew Gluckin (t), Bob Norden (tb), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Joe Cocuzzo (d), Lisa Zanda (v)

a. b-02    Five Haikus - 6:20
     Ictus LP 12": 101 — Improvisational Jazz Workshop   (1967)

Date: ca. 1966
Location: New York City
Label: Contact

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. a-01    Ida Lupino - 2:34  (Carla Bley)
b. a-02    Ah-Moore - 3:25  (Al Cohn)
c. a-03    Today I Am A Man - 5:55  (Steve Kuhn)
d. a-04    Memory - 2:40  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-01    Why Did I Choose You - 2:53  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
f. b-02    Three Waves - 6:54  (Sergio Mihanovic)
g. b-03    Never Let Me Go - 3:00  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
h. b-04    Bits And Pieces - 4:32  (Steve Kuhn)
i. b-05    Kodpiece - 0:21  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Contact LP 12": CM 5 — Three Waves   
     RCA CD: BVCJ-2050 — Three Waves   (1992)
     Fresh Sound CD: FRS CD 1617 — Three Waves   (2003)

Date: March 31, 1966
Location: New York City
Label: Ictus

Don Heckman, Ed Summerlin (ldr), Don Heckman (as), Ed Summerlin (ts), Lew Gluckin (t), Bob Norden (tb), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Joe Hunt (d)

a. a-01    Jax Or Bettor - 9:45  (Don Heckman)
b. a-02    Leisure No. 5 - 7:40  (Ed Summerlin)
c. b-01    Dialogue - 9:17  (Ed Summerlin)
All titles on:      Ictus LP 12": 101 — Improvisational Jazz Workshop   (1967)

LP label gives title of b. as "Leisure".


Date: September 7, 1966
Location: Capitol Studios, New York City
Label: Impulse!

Oliver Nelson (ldr), Oliver Nelson (ss), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Grady Tate (d)

a. 90627    The Shadow Of Your Smile - 9:41  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)
b. 90628    Example 78 - 5:58  (Oliver Nelson)
c. 90629    Patterns - 6:20  (Oliver Nelson)
d. 90630    Elegy For A Duck - 6:20  (Oliver Nelson)
e.     Straight No Chaser - 8:54  (Thelonious Monk)
All titles on:      GRP/Impulse! CD: GRD-103 — Sound Pieces   (1991)

ABC Ledger does not show e.


Date: October 14, 1966
Location: New York City
Label: Impulse!

Steve Kuhn, Gary McFarland (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Marty Morell (d), Isadore Cohen, Matthew Raimondi (vn), Alfred Brown (vl), Charles McCracken (vc), Gary McFarland (con)

a. 90660    Remember When - 7:10  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
b. 90661    St. Tropez Shuttle - 6:19  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
c. 90662    One I Could Have Loved (Theme From 13) - 4:48  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
All titles on:      Impulse! LP 12": AS 9136 — The October Suite   
     Verve CD: 024 654 413-2 — The October Suite   (2003)

Engineer: Phil Ramone

It is assumed that Brown and McCracken's instruments were listed incorrectly on issues.


Date: October 29, 1966
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Label: Impulse!

Henry 'Red' Allen, Pee Wee Russell (ldr), Pee Wee Russell (cl), Henry 'Red' Allen (t, v), Steve Kuhn (p), Charlie Haden (b), Marty Morell (d)

a. 90708    Blue Monk  (Thelonious Monk)
b. 90709    I Want A Little Girl  (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll)
c. 90710    Body And Soul  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. 90711    Pee Wee's Blues  (Charles 'Pee Wee' Russell)
e. 90712    Two Degrees East, Three Degrees West  (John Lewis)
f. 90713    Graduation Blues  (Charles 'Pee Wee' Russell)
All titles on:      Impulse! LP 12": AS 9137 — The College Concert Of Pee Wee Russell And Henry 'Red' Allen   

Henry 'Red' Allen (t) on a-c, e-f; (v) on c, f.

ABC Ledger gives date as October 28, 1966.


Date: November 1, 1966
Location: New York City
Label: Impulse!

Steve Kuhn, Gary McFarland (ldr), Don Ashworth, Joe Firrantello, Irving Horowitz, Jerry Sanfino (ww), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Marty Morell (d), Corky Hale (hrp), Gary McFarland (con)

a. 90643    Traffic Patterns - 7:35  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
b. 90644    Childhood Dreams - 6:31  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
c. 90645    Open Highway - 6:03  (Gary McFarland) / arr: Gary McFarland
All titles on:      Impulse! LP 12": AS 9136 — The October Suite   
     Verve CD: 024 654 413-2 — The October Suite   (2003)

Engineer: Phil Ramone


Date: summer 1967
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Label: [radio broadcast]

Monica Zetterlund (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Palle Danielsson (b), Rune Carlsson (d), Monica Zetterlund (v)

a. 01    Thomas Alva Edison - 2:23  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Vers På Värmlandsfötter - 3:23  (Ahmed Muvaffak 'Maffy' Falay)
c. 03    How Insensitive [aka Insensatez] - 3:48  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
d. 04    Social Call [lyric version] - 2:02  (Gigi Gryce, Jon Hendricks)
e. 05    I Get Along Without You Very Well - 3:57  (Hoagy Carmichael)
f. 06    Att Bli Övergiven - 1:31  (Lars Färnlöf)
g. 07    The Meaning Of The Blues - 2:53  (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth)

Spoken comments by Stefan Wermelin precede the first selection.


Date: June 2 & 3, 1968
Location: MPS Studio, Villingen, Germany
Label: MPS

Lee Konitz, Pony Poindexter, Phil Woods, Leo Wright (as), Steve Kuhn (p), Palle Danielsson (b), Jon Christensen (d)

a. a-01    Native Land - 6:13  (Curtis Amy)
b. a-02    Skylark  (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
c. a-02    Blue And Sentimental  (Count Basie, Jerry Livingston, Mack David)
d. a-02    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
e. a-02    Body And Soul - 11:15  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
f. a-03    Prompt - 5:40  (Ernest 'Benny' Bailey)
g. b-01    The Perils Of Poda - 5:12  (Phil Woods)
h. b-02    Good Booty - 8:14  (Norwood 'Pony' Poindexter)
i. b-03    Lee-o's Blues - 4:30  (Lee Konitz, Leo Wright)
j. b-04    Lee's Tribute To Bach And Bird - 4:20  (J. S. Bach, Charlie Parker)
All titles on:      Pausa LP 12": PR 7026 — Alto Summit   (1968)

b, c, d, e performed as medley.

Lee Konitz (as) on a, e-g, i-j; Pony Poindexter (as) on a, c, f-h, j; Phil Woods (as) on a, d, f-h, j; Leo Wright (as) on a-b, f-g, i-j.

j. consisists of "Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein" from A Gessner's 60 selected 4 part chorals and Original Charlie Parker solo based on "Honeysuckle Rose"


Date: June 4, 1968
Location: MPS Studio, Villingen, Germany
Label: MPS

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Palle Danielsson (b), Jon Christensen (d)

a. a-01    Watch What Happens - 2:49  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
b. a-02    Silver - 2:16  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    Lament  (J. J. Johnson)
d. a-03    Once We Loved - 6:55  (Gary McFarland)
e. a-04    Tom Jones - 6:42  (John Addison, Mack Davis)
f. b-01    The Windows Of The World  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
g. b-01    Here I Am - 4:17  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
h. b-02    I Fall In Love Too Easily - 4:04  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
i. b-03    Ad Infinitum - 9:14  (Carla Bley)
All titles on:      MPS LP 12": 15 193 — Watch What Happens   
     Prestige LP 12": PR 7694 — Steve Kuhn In Europe   

c, d;   f, g performed as medleys.


Date: October 13, 1969
Location: Paris, France
Label: byg

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (b), Aldo Romano (d)

a.     The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 6:04  (Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin)
b.     Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most - 6:51  (Fran Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf, Jr.)
c.     Baubles, Bangles And Beads - 5:06  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
d.     The Meaning Of The Blues - 3:45  (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth)
e.     All That's Left - 5:52  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
f.     I Waited For You - 5:10  (Walter 'Gil' Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie)
g.     Eiderdown - 4:26  (Steve Swallow)
All titles on:      byg LP 12": 529 136 — Childhood Is Forever   
     Charly CD: 129 — Childhood Is Forever   (1999)

Date: November 7, 1969
Location: Berlin Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (b), Aldo Romano (d)

a. 01    All That's Left - 5:35  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
b. 02    Upper Manhattan Medical Group - 6:10  (Billy Strayhorn)
c. 03    Lament - 6:55  (J. J. Johnson)
d. 04    Watch What Happens - 3:30  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
e. 05    Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most - 4:40  (Fran Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf, Jr.)
f. 06    Tom Jones - 8:45  (John Addison, Mack Davis)

Date: November 28, 1969
Location: Großer Sendesaal des Funkhauses Studio 10, Hamburg, Germany
Label: NDR

Herb Geller (f, cl, as, ts), John Surman (bcl, ss, bar), Leszek Zadlo (ss, as, ts), Allan Botschinsky, Roger Guérin (t, fh), Nick Evans, Slide Hampton, Radu Malfatti (tb), Pierre Cavalli (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Palle Danielsson (b), Stu Martin (d)

a. 01    Catching The New Ones - 6:17
b. 02    Joachim - 6:47  (Stu Martin)
c. 03    Raindrops, Raindrops - 6:27  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Transmutations - 10:39  (Pierre Cavalli)
e. 05    Let Me Play The Lion Too - 13:26
f. 06    Pretty Thing - 7:13  (Slide Hampton)
g. 07    Black Horse - 6:15  (Nick Evans)
h. 08    Mini-Rock - 7:12  (Slide Hampton) / arr: Slide Hampton
     NDR LP 12": 654094 — NDR Jazzworkshops 1969/70   

Some sources reverse selections 4 and 5 and list 7 as "Wintersong".


Date: 1971
Location: Jazzhouse, Hamburg, Germany
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Palle Danielsson (b), Aldo Romano (d), Monica Zetterlund (v)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Date: July 1971
Location: Media Sound, New York City
Label: Buddah

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p, ep, v), Ron Carter (b), Billy Cobham (d), Airto Moreira (per), Gary McFarland (con)

a. a-01    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 5:29  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
b. a-02    Silver - 4:39  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
c. a-03    Time To Go - 3:22  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
d. a-04    The Heat Of The Moment - 1:54  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
e. b-01    The Baby - 4:47  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
f. b-02    Hold Out Your Hand - 3:13  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
g. b-03    The Meaning Of Love - 2:53  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
h. b-04    Ulla - 4:23  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Gary McFarland
All titles on:      Buddah LP 12": BDS 5098 — Steve Kuhn   

Unknown string quartet is present.


Date: November 1972
Location: Folk City, New York City
Label: Cobblestone

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p, ep), George Mraz (b), Bruce Ditmas (d), Sue Evans (per)

a. a-01    Gloria's Theme - 5:05  (Bronislau Kaper, Mack David)
b. a-02    The Child Is Gone - 3:00  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    The Real Guitarist In The House - 7:47  (Steve Kuhn)
d. a-04    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 5:20  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-01    Chicken Feathers - 6:37  (Steve Kuhn)
f. b-02    Ida Lupino - 4:10  (Carla Bley)
g. b-03    Raindrops, Raindrops - 4:30  (Steve Kuhn)
h. b-04    Thoughts Of A Gentleman - 3:06  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Muse LP 12": MR 5106 — Raindrops...   (1976)
     Cobblestone LP 12": CST 9020 — Live In New York   

a. listed as "Gloria" on issues.

Original issue gives no date, but reprints Variety review (dated June 7, 1972) of Folk City performance, which states, "On the basis of its opening night set, one of two to be recorded 'live' by Buddah's Cobblestone Records, the quartet is already a polished and smoothly integrated unit."

Muse issue gives date as November 1972.


Date: July 29-31, 1974
Location: Oslo, Norway
Label: Polydor

Karin Krog (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (eb), Jon Christensen (d), Karin Krog (v)

a. a-01    We Could Be Flying - 6:05  (Michel Colombier, Paul Williams)
     Crippled Dick Hot Wax CD: 27615 — Raindrops, Raindrops   (2002)
b. a-02    The Meaning Of Love - 5:07  (Steve Kuhn)
     Crippled Dick Hot Wax CD: 27615 — Raindrops, Raindrops   (2002)
c. a-03    Sometime Ago - 3:04  (Sergio Mihanovic)
d. a-04    All I Want - 3:31  (Joni Mitchell)
e. b-01    Sing Me Softly Of The Blues - 5:40  (Carla Bley)
f. b-02    Raindrops, Raindrops - 3:46  (Steve Kuhn)
     Crippled Dick Hot Wax CD: 27615 — Raindrops, Raindrops   (2002)
g. b-03    Lament [lyric version] - 2:50  (Jon Hendricks, J. J. Johnson)
h. b-04    Hold Out Your Hand - 2:24  (Steve Kuhn)
     Crippled Dick Hot Wax CD: 27615 — Raindrops, Raindrops   (2002)
i. b-05    Time To Go - 3:04  (Steve Kuhn)
     Crippled Dick Hot Wax CD: 27615 — Raindrops, Raindrops   (2002)
All titles on:      Polydor LP 12": 2382.051 — We Could Be Flying   
     P-Vine CD: 22061 — We Could Be Flying   (2004)

Steve Swallow (eb) on a-f, h-i; Jon Christensen (d) on a-f, h-i.

Kuhn may also play other keyboards. Details needed.

Lord lists additional selection "All Is Fair In Love" - details needed.


Date: November 1, 1974
Location: Arne Bendiksen Studio, Oslo, Norway
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a. a-01    Silver - 8:49  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    Prelude In G - 4:26  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    Ulla - 7:23  (Steve Kuhn)
d. b-01    Thoughts Of A Gentleman  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-01    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 12:16  (Steve Kuhn)
f. b-02    Life's Backward Glance - 4:45  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": 1058 ST — Ecstasy   
     ECM CD: 2090-92 — Touchstones   

d, e performed as medley.


Date: November 11 & 12, 1974
Location: Generation Sound, New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p, ep, spk), Steve Swallow (eb), Jack DeJohnette (d), Sue Evans (tmp, tam, mcs, cga, per)

a. a-01    Trance - 5:54  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    A Change Of Face - 4:56  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    Squirt - 3:00  (Steve Kuhn)
d. a-04    The Sandhouse - 3:45  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-01    Something Everywhere - 7:47  (Steve Kuhn)
f. b-02    Silver - 2:54  (Steve Kuhn)
g. b-03    The Young Blade - 6:15  (Steve Kuhn)
h. b-04    Life's Backward Glance - 3:08  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": 1052 ST — Trance   (1975)

Steve Kuhn (p) on a, c-d, f-h; (ep) on b, e; (spk) on h; Steve Swallow (eb) on a-e, g-h; Jack DeJohnette (d) on a-e, g-h; Sue Evans (tmp) on a-d, g-h; (tam) on b; (mcs) on b; (cga) on g; (per) on a-e, g-h.


Date: January 19, 1976
Location: Village Gate, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Gateway, Steve Kuhn, Ralph Towner, Collin Walcott (ldr), John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner (acg), Steve Kuhn (p), Dave Holland (b), Jack DeJohnette (d), Collin Walcott (per)

a. I - 01    Nardis  (Miles Davis)
b. I - 02    1 x 6  (Ralph Towner)
c. II - 02    Life's Backward Glance  (Steve Kuhn)
d. II - 03    Trance  (Steve Kuhn)
e. III - 01    Improvisation  (collective improvisation)
f. IV - 01    Improvisation  (collective improvisation)
g. V - 01    Night Glider  (Collin Walcott)
h. V - 02    Margueritte  (Collin Walcott)
i. VI - 01    Improvisation  (collective improvisation)
j. VI - 02    Improvisation  (collective improvisation)

Gateway (ldr) on i-j; Steve Kuhn (ldr) on c-d; (p) on c-d; Ralph Towner (ldr) on a-b; (acg) on a-b, e-f; Collin Walcott (ldr) on g-h; (per) on f-h; John Abercrombie (acg) on e-j; Dave Holland (b) on i-j; Jack DeJohnette (d) on i-j.

Additional unknown selections: II - 01, and II - 04 listed as "Tribute to 1976."


Date: September 13, 1976
Location: New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Slagle (f, ss, as), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Michael Smith (d)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Group known as Ecstasy. Personnel speculative based on studio sessions.

Broadcast on WRVR-FM.


Date: October 14, 1976
Location: WQXR-FM, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a.     [unknown titles]  (Composer Unknown)

Broadcast on WQXR-FM, beginning at 12:06 AM until 1:00 AM.


Date: October 22, 1976
Location: Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Slagle (f, ss, as), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Michael Smith (d)

a. 01    Oceans In The Sky  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    A Change Of Face  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Deep Tango  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Silver  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 05    The Rain Forest  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 06    A Danse For One  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 07    Squirt  (Steve Kuhn)

d, e;   f, g performed as medleys.

Group known as Ecstasy.

Final selection may be preceded by "Bittersweet Passages" (Steve Kuhn) - confirmation needed.

Personnel needs confirmation.


Date: January 1977
Location: Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Slagle (f, ss, as), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Michael Smith (d)

a. a-01    The Rain Forest - 6:15  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    Oceans In The Sky - 5:07  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    Catherine - 5:32  (Harvie Swartz)
d. a-04    Bittersweet Passages - 4:55  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-01    Deep Tango - 7:28  (Steve Kuhn)
f. b-02    Motility - 3:07  (Steve Kuhn)
g. b-03    The Child Is Gone - 4:14  (Steve Kuhn)
h. b-04    A Danse For One - 3:00  (Steve Kuhn)
i. b-05    Places I've Never Been - 4:52  (Harvie Swartz)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1094 — Motility   (1977)
     ECM CD: 2090-92 — Touchstones   

Group known as Steve Kuhn and Ecstasy.


Date: April 1978
Location: Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Slagle (f, ss, as, mcs), Steve Kuhn (p, mcs), Harvie Swartz (b), Bob Moses (d)

a. a-01    Firewalk - 8:00  (Harvie Swartz)
b. a-02    Random Thoughts - 8:08  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    A Dance With The Wind - 5:48  (Harvie Swartz)
d. b-01    The Fruit Fly - 5:54  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-02    Alias Dash Grapey - 11:57  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1124 — Non-Fiction   (1978)

Steve Slagle (f) on b, d; (ss) on a; (as) on b, e; (mcs) on d-e; Steve Kuhn (mcs) on a-b.


Date: July 1979
Location: Columbia Recording Studios, New York City
Label: ECM

Sheila Jordan, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Bob Moses (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. a-01    Tomorrow's Son - 8:58  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    Gentle Thoughts - 7:22  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 7:08  (Steve Kuhn)
d. b-01    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 4:32  (Steve Kuhn)
e. b-02    Deep Tango - 10:41  (Steve Kuhn)
f. b-03    Life's Backward Glance - 5:35  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1159 — Playground   (1980)
     ECM CD: 2090-92 — Touchstones   

c. listed as "Poem For No. 15" on issues. d. listed as "The Zoo" on issues.


Date: August 1979
Location: Platinum Sound, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Sutra

Bob Moses (ldr), Dave Liebman (ts), Terumasa Hino (c, per), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (eb), Bob Moses (d)

a.     Autumn Liebs - 7:23  (Bob Moses)
     Sutra LP 12": SUS 1003 — Family   (1980)
b.     Heaven - 8:18  (Duke Ellington)
     Sutra LP 12": SUS 1003 — Family   (1980)
c.     Radio - 6:58  (Steve Swallow)
d.     Snake And Pygmy Pie - 11:03  (Bob Moses)
e.     St. Elmo - 7:56  (Bob Moses)
f.     Portsmouth Figurations - 7:56  (Steve Swallow)
     Sutra LP 12": SUS 1003 — Family   (1980)
g.     Christmas '78 - 8:43  (Bob Moses)
     Sutra LP 12": SUS 1003 — Family   (1980)
h.     Devotion - 12:15  (Bob Moses)
     Sutra LP 12": SUS 1003 — Family   (1980)
All titles on:      Soul Note CD: 121 173-2 — Devotion   (1996)

Date: September 1979
Location: Columbia Recording Studios, New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Swallow (ldr), Dave Liebman (ss, ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Lyle Mays (syn), Steve Swallow (eb), Bob Moses (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. a-01    Some Echoes - 5:35  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
b. a-02    "She Was Young..." (from The Finger) - 3:32  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
c. a-03    "Nowhere One..." - 4:57  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
d. a-04    Colors - 4:22  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
e. a-05    Home - 3:20  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
f. b-01    In The Fall - 4:00  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
g. b-02    "You Didn't Think..." - 2:53  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
h. b-03    Ice Cream - 4:16  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
i. b-04    Echo - 5:22  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
j. b-05    Midnight - 3:42  (Steve Swallow, Robert Creeley)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1160 — Home   (1980)

Date: August 8, 1980
Location: Molde Jazz Festival - Molde Kino, Molde, Norway
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Bob Moses (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    I Can't Get Started - 11:12  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
b. 02    Mr. P. C. - 4:35  (John Coltrane)
c. 02    Airegin - 4:19  (Sonny Rollins)
d. 03    Baltimore Oriole - 4:53  (Hoagy Carmichael, Paul Francis Webster)
e. 04    I See Your Face Before Me - 5:14  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
f. 05    You Are My Sunshine - 3:21  (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)
g. 06    Deep Tango - 20:46  (Steve Kuhn)
h. 07    Ornithology - 4:54  (Charlie Parker, Bennie Harris)
i. 08    Little Willie Leaps - 18:11  (Miles Davis)

b, c performed as medley.

Steve Kuhn (p) on a-c, e-i; Harvie Swartz (b) on b-g, i; Bob Moses (d) on b-c, e-g, i; Sheila Jordan (v) on d-g, i.

Broadcast on the Jazz Alive radio program of February 14, 1981.


Date: April 21, 1981
Location: Fat Tuesday's, New York City
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Bob Moses (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    Till The Clouds Roll By  (Jerome Kern, P. G. Wodehouse)
b. 01    Look For The Silver Lining - 13:35  (Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva)
c. 02    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15]  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 02    Sheila's Blues - 16:30  (Sheila Jordan)
e. 03    Falling In Love With Love - 22:36  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 04    I Want A Home In The Country - 16:56  (Kenny Dorham, Patricia McIlnay)
g. 05    Song Of Joy  (Billy Preston, Reginald Boutte)
h. 05    We'll Be Together Again - 12:52  (Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)

a, b;   c, d;   g, h performed as medleys.

Falling In Love With Love is preceded and followed by an unknown title as part of a medley.

04 is interrupted for a tape flip. Spoken comments (1:07) precede the final selection.


Date: between April 21-26, 1981
Location: Fat Tuesday's , New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b), Bob Moses (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. a-01    Turn To Gold - 3:45  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    The Drinking Song - 5:42  (Steve Kuhn)
c. a-03    Last Year's Waltz - 4:04  (Steve Kuhn)
d. a-04    I Remember You - 8:19  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
e. b-01    Mexico - 5:02  (Harvie Swartz)
f. b-02    The Fruit Fly - 5:37  (Steve Kuhn)
g. b-03    The Feeling Within - 4:46  (Steve Kuhn)
h. b-04    Old Folks  (Willard Robison, Dedette Hill)
i. b-04    Well, You Needn't - 2:00  (Thelonious Monk)
j. b-05    Confirmation [lyric version 2] - 5:24  (Charlie Parker, Skeeter Spight, Leroy Mitchell)
k. b-06    The City Of Dallas - 2:55  (Steve Swallow)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1213 — Last Year's Waltz   (1982)

h, i performed as medley.


Date: November 1981
Location: Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway
Label: ECM

David Darling (ldr), Jan Garbarek (ss, ts), Oscar Castro-Neves (g), Collin Walcott (sit, tbl, per), Steve Kuhn (p), Arild Andersen (b), David Darling (vc)

a. a-01    Cycle Song - 7:09  (David Darling)
b. a-02    Cycle One: Namaste - 4:11  (Jan Garbarek, David Darling, Collin Walcott)
c. a-03    Fly - 9:25  (David Darling)
d. b-01    Ode - 6:55  (David Darling)
e. b-02    Cycle Two: Trio - 5:30  (David Darling, Steve Kuhn, Collin Walcott)
f. b-03    Cycle Three: Quintet And Coda - 7:52  (Arild Andersen, Oscar Castro-Neves, David Darling, Steve Kuhn, Collin Walcott)
g. b-04    Jessica's Sunwheel - 5:21  (Oscar Castro-Neves, David Darling)
All titles on:      ECM LP 12": ECM-1-1219 — Cycles   

Jan Garbarek (ss) on b; (ts) on b; Oscar Castro-Neves (g) on f-g; Collin Walcott (sit) on b, e-f; (tbl) on b, e-f; (per) on b, e-f; Steve Kuhn (p) on e-f; Arild Andersen (b) on f.

Darling also credited as playing 8-string electric cello.


Date: 1983
Location: Vanguard Studio or Gramavision Studio, New York City
Label: Gramavision

Bob Moses (ldr), Bob Moses (wf, syn, d, tim, per, v), Bob Mintzer (bcl, ts), Howard Johnson (cbc, bar, tu), Dave Liebman (ss), Tony Coe (ts), Tiger (Toru) Okoshi (t, fh), Bill Frisell (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Jerome Harris (eb)

a. a-02    Deepest Blue - 8:00  (Bob Moses) / arr: Michael Gibbs, Bob Moses
     Gramavision LP 12": GR 8307 — Visit With The Great Spirit   (1984)

Date: 1983
Location: Vanguard Studio or Gramavision Studio, New York City
Label: Gramavision

Bob Moses (ldr), Bob Moses (wf, syn, d, tim, per, v), Bob Mintzer (bcl, ts), Howard Johnson (cbc, bar, tu), Dave Liebman (ss), David Sanborn (as), Tony Coe (ts), John D'Earth (t), Tiger (Toru) Okoshi (t, fh), Steve Kuhn (p), Delmar Brown (syn), Jerome Harris (eb), Billy Martin (sd, per), Manoel Monteiro (ber, per, v), Ron De Francesco, Jahnet Levatin (per)

a. b-01    Monktional - 6:15  (Bob Moses) / arr: Michael Gibbs, Bob Moses
     Gramavision LP 12": GR 8307 — Visit With The Great Spirit   (1984)

Date: July 12-14, 1983
Location: Eurosound Studios, New York City
Label: Devil Moon

Carol Fredette (ldr), John Basile (g), Steve Kuhn (p, ep), David Finck (b), Victor Lewis (d), Carol Fredette (v)

a. a-01    I'll Take Romance - 2:45  (Ben Oakland, Oscar Hammerstein II)
b. a-02    Love Dance - 3:40  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Paul Williams)
c. a-03    Get Out Of Town - 2:53  (Cole Porter)
d. a-04    Why Did I Choose You - 4:23  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
e. a-05    Be My Love - 2:21  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)
f. a-06    Remind Me - 3:55  (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)
g. a-07    Old Devil Moon - 3:13  (Burton Lane, E. Y. Harburg)
h. b-01    You Turned The Tables On Me - 2:38  (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell)
i. b-02    Someone To Light Up My Life (Se Todos Fossem Iguas A Você) - 3:20  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Gene Lees)
j. b-03    Never Let Me Go - 4:43  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
k. b-04    Everything I Love - 2:26  (Cole Porter)
l. b-05    Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day - 3:03  (John Dankworth, William Shakespeare)
m. b-06    So In Love - 2:11  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Devil Moon LP 12": DM 001 — Love Dance   (1984)

John Basile (g) on h-i; Steve Kuhn (p) on a, c-g, i-m; (ep) on b; David Finck (b) on a-e, g-m; Victor Lewis (d) on a-e, g, i-m.


Date: January 3, 1984
Location: New York City
Label: New World

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Harvie Swartz (b)

a.     Body And Soul - 4:21  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
b.     Emily - 4:21  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
c.     Lonely Town - 2:40  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
d.     Airegin - 3:19  (Sonny Rollins)
e.     The Tennessee Waltz - 2:18  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
f.     Londonderry Air [aka Danny Boy] - 2:13  (Traditional, Fred E. Weatherly)
g.     'Round Midnight - 5:49  (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen)
h.     Yesterday's Gardenias - 3:58  (Nelson Cogane, Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson)
i.     Don't Explain - 4:33  (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
j.     How High The Moon - 2:15  (Nancy Hamilton, W. Morgan Lewis)
k.     Lover Man - 4:10  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
l.     Two For The Road - 2:52  (Leslie Bricusse, Henry Mancini)
All titles on:      New World LP 12": NW 351 — Mostly Ballads   

Harvie Swartz (b) on a-b, e, h-i, l.


Date: March 27-30, 1986
Location: Village Vanguard, New York City
Label: Black-Hawk

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a.     Clotilde  (Steve Kuhn)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
b.     Super Jet  (Tadd Dameron)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
c.     Little Waltz  (Ron Carter)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
d.     Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo]  (Steve Kuhn)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
e.     I Thought About You  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
f.     Music Prayer For Peace
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
g.     Dance Only With Me  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
h.     Lullaby  (Steve Kuhn)
     Owl CD: — The Vanguard Date   
i. a-01    Little Old Lady - 4:14  (Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
j. a-02    Two By Two - 7:48  (Steve Kuhn)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
k. a-03    Jitterbug Waltz - 10:11  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
l. b-01    Ulla  (Steve Kuhn)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
m. b-01    Trance - 12:01  (Steve Kuhn)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
n. b-02    Yesterday's Gardenias - 6:08  (Nelson Cogane, Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
o. b-03    Mr. Calypso Kuhn - 6:32  (Steve Kuhn)
     Black-Hawk LP 12": BKH 522 — Life's Magic   
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
p.     Never Let Me Go - 4:51  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   
q.     Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 13:39  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
     Black-Hawk CD: BKH 522-2 — Life's Magic   

l, m performed as medley.

i. through q. listed as recorded March 28-30, 1986.


Date: February 1988
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Jazz City

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Eddie Gomez, Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d), Laura Anne Taylor (v)

a. 01    Shoutin' Out - 6:09  (Horace Silver)
b. 02    Just Squeeze Me - 8:15  (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines)
c. 03    Tadd's Delight - 4:49  (Tadd Dameron)
d. 04    I Loves You Porgy - 6:46  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward)
e. 05    Isotope [lyric version] - 3:52  (Joe Henderson, Laura Anne Taylor)
f. 06    Where Do You Go? - 3:28  (Alec Wilder, Arnold Sundgaard)
g. 07    Ladies In Mercedes - 4:51  (Steve Swallow)
h. 08    Repetition - 4:55  (Neal Hefti)
i. 09    On Stage - 5:14  (Rudy Stevenson)
j. 10    Lullaby [lyric version] - 4:27  (Steve Kuhn, Laura Anne Taylor)
k. 11    A House Is Not A Home - 2:35  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
All titles on:      Jazz City CD: PCCY-00012 — Porgy   (1989)
     Evidence CD: ECD 22200-2 — Porgy   (1998)
     Jazz City CD: PCCY 30027 — Porgy   (2001)

Eddie Gomez (b) on d, f-g, j; Buster Williams (b) on a-c, e, h-i; Al Foster (d) on a-j; Laura Anne Taylor (v) on e, j.

Lord gives date as December 1988 but Evidence CD gives February 1988.


Date: November 6, 1988
Location: Berliner Jazztage, Berlin, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a. 01    Emily - 5:26  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
b. 02    Confirmation - 5:54  (Charlie Parker)
c. 03    Oceans In The Sky - 5:52  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Stella By Starlight - 6:18  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
e. 05    Trance  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 05    Countdown - 10:54  (John Coltrane)
g. 06    Two For The Road - 3:18  (Leslie Bricusse, Henry Mancini)

e, f performed as medley.


Date: June or July or August 1989
Label: Jazz City

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a.     Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer  (John Marks)
     Jazz City CD: PCCY 00036 — Jazz City Christmas   (1989)
     Jazz City CD: PCCY 30019 — Jazz City Christmas   (2001)
b.     Jingle Bells  (J. S. Pierpont)
     Jazz City CD: PCCY 00166 — Jazz City Christmas, Volume 2   (1990)
     Jazz City CD: PCCY 30020 — Jazz City Christmas, Volume 2   (2001)

Assumed that these were recorded at the same session, not separately as Lord lists (June/July 1989; July/August 1989). Confirmation needed.


Date: September 20 & 21, 1989
Location: Ferber Studio, Paris, France
Label: Owl

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Miroslav Vitouš (b), Aldo Romano (d)

a. 01    The Island - 7:50  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
b. 02    Lotus Blossom - 5:00  (Billy Strayhorn)
c. 03    La Plus Que Lente  (Claude Debussy)
d. 03    Passion Flower - 6:29  (Billy Strayhorn)
e. 04    - 4:28  (Aldo Romano)
f. 05    Oceans In The Sky - 6:02  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 06    Theme For Ernie - 5:24  (Fred Lacey)
h. 07    Angela - 4:43  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
i. 08    In Your Own Sweet Way - 7:26  (Dave Brubeck)
j. 09    Ulla - 4:53  (Steve Kuhn)
k. 10    The Music That Makes Me Dance - 2:39  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
All titles on:      Owl CD: R2 79232 — Oceans In The Sky   (1990)
     Sunnyside CD: SSC 3508 — Oceans In The Sky   (2003)

c, d performed as medley.

Miroslav Vitouš (b) on a-b, d-j; Aldo Romano (d) on a-b, d-j.


Date: October 1990
Location: New York City
Label: Concord

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Lewis Nash (d)

a. 01    Looking Back - 7:01  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    The Duke - 5:39  (Dave Brubeck)
c. 03    How Insensitive [aka Insensatez] - 5:52  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Norman Gimbel)
d. 04    Stella By Starlight - 7:21  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
e. 05    Alone Together - 8:40  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
f. 06    Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You - 5:05  (Don Redman, Andy Razaf)
g. 07    Baubles, Bangles And Beads - 5:57  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
h. 08    Zingaro [aka Portrait In Black And White] - 3:57  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
i. 09    Will You Still Be Mine - 5:13  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
j. 10    Emmanuel - 3:57  (Michel Colombier)
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD 4446-2 — Looking Back   (1991)

Date: November 18, 1990
Location: Maybeck Recital Hall, Berkeley, CA
Label: Concord

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a. 01    Old Folks - 6:35  (Willard Robison, Dedette Hill)
b. 02    Solar [aka Sonny] - 9:48  (Chuck Wayne)
c. 03    Don't Explain - 8:25  (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday)
d. 04    I Remember You - 10:21  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
e. 05    Autumn In New York - 10:55  (Vernon Duke)
f. 06    The Meaning Of The Blues - 6:18  (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth)
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD 4484-2 — Live At Maybeck Recital Hall, Vol. 13   (1991)

Date: September-November 1991
Location: Grog Kill Studio, Willow, NY
Label: Xtra Watt

Steve Swallow (ldr), Karen Mantler (h, syn), Gary Burton (vib), Hiram Bullock, John Scofield (g), Steve Kuhn (p), Carla Bley (org), Steve Swallow (eb), Robbie Ameen (d), Don Alias (per)

a. 01    Belles - 3:59  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
b. 02    Soca Symphony - 8:02  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
c. 03    Slender Thread - 5:45  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
d. 04    Thrills And Spills - 4:07  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
e. 05    William And Mary - 5:49  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
f. 06    Doin' It Slow - 7:30  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
g. 07    Thirty Five - 5:48  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
h. 08    Ballroom - 5:13  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
i. 09    Playing With Water - 4:21  (Steve Swallow) / arr: Steve Swallow
All titles on:      Xtra Watt CD: 6 — Swallow   (1992)

Additional recording at Berklee Studio, Boston, MA.

Burton and Scofield may not appear on all selections. Details needed.


Date: September 20 & 21, 1992
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: Concord

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Lewis Nash (d)

a. 01    Gloria's Theme - 4:49  (Bronislau Kaper, Mack David)
b. 02    Upper Manhattan Medical Group - 8:17  (Billy Strayhorn)
c. 03    Years Later - 6:18  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    In A Sentimental Mood - 5:19  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
e. 05    Ladies In Mercedes - 5:07  (Steve Swallow)
f. 06    Good Bait - 4:41  (Tadd Dameron, Count Basie)
g. 07    Sometime Ago - 7:15  (Sergio Mihanovic)
h. 08    Silver's Serenade - 6:40  (Horace Silver)
i. 09    Born To Be Blue - 6:16  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
j. 10    Soul Eyes - 7:19  (Mal Waldron)
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD-4554 — Years Later   (1993)

Date: ca. 1993
Label: Jazz City

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a.     Good Morning Heartache  (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham)
b.     Black Coffee  (Johnny Burke, Paul Francis Webster)
c.     How About You?  (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane)
d.     People  (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill)
e.     The Tennessee Waltz  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
f.     Moon River  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
g.     All The Way  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
h.     When I Fall In Love  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
i.     Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Jazz City CD: — In Cafe   

Date unknown - possibly multiple sessions.


Date: March 21 & 22, 1993
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Owl

Carol Fredette, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Carol Fredette (v)

a. 01    They Didn't Believe Me  (Jerome Kern, Anne Caldwell)
b. 01    They Say It's Wonderful - 4:55  (Irving Berlin)
c. 02    Jitterbug Waltz - 6:21  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
d. 03    Estate [aka In Summer] [English lyric ver. 3] - 6:36  (Bruno Martino, Jon Hendricks)
e. 04    Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year - 5:39  (Frank Loesser)
f. 05    Yesterday's Gardenias - 4:46  (Nelson Cogane, Sammy Mysels, Dick Robertson)
g. 06    Not You Again - 3:15  (Duncan Lamont)
h. 07    Indian Summer - 5:35  (Victor Herbert, Al Dubin)
i. 08    Sweet William - 5:11  (Joe Sherman, Sid Wayne)
j. 09    I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life - 3:47  (Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy)
k. 10    Kisses - 6:18  (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
l. 11    Shadow Waltz - 4:31  (Harry Warren, Al Dubin)
All titles on:      Owl CD: 075 830484 2 — In The Shadows   (1994)

a, b performed as medley.


Date: January 31, March 24, April 25, 1995
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Brownstone

Carol Fredette (ldr), Dave Frishberg (p, v), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Billy Drummond (d), Carol Fredette (v)

a. 01    I've Got Just About Everything - 3:03  (Bob Dorough) / arr: Carol Fredette, Steve Kuhn
b. 04    Let's Eat Home - 4:10  (Dave Frishberg) / arr: Steve Kuhn
c. 05    Listen Here - 2:16  (Dave Frishberg) / arr: Carol Fredette, Steve Kuhn
d. 10    Love Came On Stealthy Fingers - 5:36  (Bob Dorough) / arr: Carol Fredette, Steve Kuhn
e. 11    Zanzibar - 3:07  (Dave Frishberg) / arr: Steve Kuhn
f. 13    I Got To Get Me Some Zzz - 4:00  (Dave Frishberg) / arr: Dave Frishberg
All titles on:      Brownstone CD: BRCD 9903 — Everything I Need   (1999)

Dave Frishberg (p) on f; (v) on f; Steve Kuhn (p) on a-e.

Session specifics for three dates unknown.


Date: March 1995
Location: Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    The Rain Forest - 4:04  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Oceans In The Sky - 7:58  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Lullaby - 4:52  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Trance - 8:03  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 05    Life's Backward Glance - 5:15  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 06    All The Rest Is The Same - 7:37  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 07    Emmanuel - 5:07  (Michel Colombier)
h. 08    Remembering Tomorrow - 7:55  (Steve Kuhn)
i. 09    The Feeling Within - 6:02  (Steve Kuhn)
j. 10    Bittersweet Passages - 4:48  (Steve Kuhn)
k. 11    Silver - 6:53  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM CD: 1573 — Remembering Tomorrow   (1995)

Date: March 11, 1995
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: Owl

Steve Kuhn, Steve Swallow (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (eb)

a. 01    Gentle Thoughts - 4:01  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Two By Two - 3:51  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Remember - 5:56  (Steve Swallow)
d. 04    Wrong Together - 4:33  (Steve Swallow)
e. 05    Eiderdown - 5:33  (Steve Swallow)
f. 06    Lullaby - 5:47  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 07    Ladies In Mercedes - 6:30  (Steve Swallow)
h. 08    Deep Tango - 6:31  (Steve Kuhn)
i. 09    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 6:39  (Steve Kuhn)
j. 10    Mr. Calypso Kuhn - 2:55  (Steve Kuhn)
k. 11    Emmanuel - 5:39  (Michel Colombier)
All titles on:      Owl CD: 854176 — Two By 2   (1997)
     Sunnyside CD: SSC 3526 — Two By 2   (2007)

Date: January 31, March 24, April 25, 1995
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Brownstone

Carol Fredette (ldr), Chris Potter (f, as, ts), Wayne Andre (tb), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Billy Drummond (d), Cyro Baptista (per), Carol Fredette (v)

a. 06    Devil May Care - 2:21  (Bob Dorough) / arr: Steve Kuhn
b. 03    The Wheelers And Dealers - 2:30  (Dave Frishberg) / arr: Steve Kuhn
c. 02    I Could Care Less - 3:35  (Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg) / arr: Bob Dorough
d. 09    Nothing Like You - 2:58  (Bob Dorough) / arr: Bob Dorough
All titles on:      Brownstone CD: BRCD 9903 — Everything I Need   (1999)

Chris Potter (f) on a; (as) on b; (ts) on c-d; Wayne Andre (tb) on c; Cyro Baptista (per) on a-b.

Session specifics for three dates unknown.


Date: April 12 & 13, 1995
Location: New York City
Label: Postcards

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Bob Mintzer (ts), Tom Harrell (t), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01    Six Gun - 4:58  (Bob Mintzer)
b. 02    Romance - 4:12  (Dori Caymmi)
c. 03    Visions Of Gaudí - 9:11  (Tom Harrell)
d. 04    There Is No Greater Love - 5:26  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
e. 05    The Pawnbroker - 5:58  (Quincy Jones)
f. 06    Remember - 6:05  (Steve Swallow)
g. 07    Clotilde - 6:16  (Steve Kuhn)
h. 08    Good Morning Heartache - 5:35  (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham)
i. 09    Looking Back - 5:04  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Postcards CD: POST 1009 — Seasons Of Romance   (1995)

Bob Mintzer (ts) on a, e, g; Tom Harrell (t) on c, f, i.


Date: January 31, March 24, April 25, 1995
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Brownstone

Carol Fredette (ldr), Lee Konitz (as), Chris Potter (ts), Ronnie Cuber (bar), Lew Soloff (t), Wayne Andre (tb), Steve Kuhn (p), Rufus Reid (b), Billy Drummond (d), Bob Dorough, Carol Fredette (v)

a. 07    Never In A Single Year - 5:22  (Bob Dorough) / arr: Bob Dorough
b. 08    Wouldn't You [lyric version of Woody 'n You] - 6:13  (Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Dorough, Ray Passman) / arr: Bob Dorough
c. 12    Zoot Walks In [lyric version of The Red Door] - 6:10  (Gerry Mulligan, John Haley 'Zoot' Sims, Dave Frishberg) / arr: Jack Daney
All titles on:      Brownstone CD: BRCD 9903 — Everything I Need   (1999)

Bob Dorough (v) on a.

Session specifics for three dates unknown.


Date: December 9, 1996
Location: Porgy & Bess Club, Wien, Austria
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sheila Jordan, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    The Rain Forest  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 01    Oceans In The Sky - 11:33  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 02    The Very Thought Of You - 5:40  (Ray Noble)
d. 03    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 3:59  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 04    Sheila's Blues - 8:38  (Sheila Jordan)

a, b performed as medley.

Sheila Jordan (v) on c-e.

Spoken introductions precede c. d. e.


Date: June 15, 1997
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: BMG

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a. 01    Once Upon A Time - 3:42  (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse)
b. 02    Last Tango In Paris - 7:34  (Leandro 'Gato' Barbieri)
c. 03    Lonely Town - 6:36  (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
d. 04    The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 6:57  (Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin)
e. 05    Love Is For The Very Young - 3:46  (David Raksin)
f. 06    Emily - 6:46  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
g. 07    The Rain Forest - 6:03  (Steve Kuhn)
h. 08    The Pawnbroker - 5:53  (Quincy Jones)
i. 09    This Is New - 5:10  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
j. 10    Invitation - 7:27  (Bronislau Kaper, Paul Francis Webster)
k. 11    Smile - 3:40  (Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner)
All titles on:      BMG CD: 74321 55938 2 — Jazz 'n (E)Motion   (1998)

Date: September 14, 1997
Location: Clinton Studio A, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Pete LaRoca Sims (d)

a. a-01    Chicken Feathers - 4:56  (Steve Kuhn)
b. a-02    Sing Me Softly Of The Blues - 5:29  (Carla Bley)
c. a-03    Who Cares - 4:38  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. a-04    Lament - 5:28  (J. J. Johnson)
e. b-01    This Is New - 7:28  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
f. b-02    My Funny Valentine - 5:59  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
g. b-03    The Very Thought Of You - 7:09  (Ray Noble)
All titles on:      Venus LP 12": TKJV 19043 — Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   
     Venus CD: TKCV 35036 — Sing Me Softly Of The Blues   

Date: October 6 & 7, 1997
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Reservoir

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Dedication - 6:13  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 5:50  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    I Waited For You - 5:51  (Walter 'Gil' Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie)
d. 04    Eiderdown - 5:38  (Steve Swallow)
e. 05    Please Let Go - 7:29  (Steve Swallow)
f. 06    It's You Or No One - 8:02  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
g. 07    For Heaven's Sake - 6:12  (Elise Bretton, Sherwin Edwards, Don Meyer)
h. 08    Like Someone In Love - 7:18  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
i. 09    Blue Bossa - 5:55  (Kenny Dorham)
All titles on:      Reservoir CD: RSR CD 154 — Dedication   (1998)

Date: April 1 & 2, 1998
Location: Sound On Sound, New York City
Label: High Note

Sheila Jordan (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d), Theo Blackman, Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    Jazz Child - 0:33  (Sheila Jordan)
b. 02    The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress - 5:22  (Jimmy Webb)
c. 03    Reel Time - 3:13  (Chris Lee)
d. 04    Art Deco [lyric version] - 6:16  (Don Cherry, Sheila Jordan)
e. 05    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 4:17  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 06    My Ship - 4:03  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
g. 07    Oh Henry - 3:17  (Ernie Henry, Walter 'Gil' Fuller)
h. 08    Bird Alone - 4:43  (Abbey Lincoln)
i. 09    Ballad For Miles  (Sheila Jordan)
j. 09    My Funny Valentine - 9:27  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
k. 10    Buffalo Wings - 6:21  (Tom Harrell, Cheryl Pyle, Sheila Jordan)
l. 11    Everything Happens To Me - 4:37  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
m. 12    Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye  (Cole Porter)
n. 12    For All We Know - 5:38  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
o. 13    Jazz Child - 0:36  (Sheila Jordan)
All titles on:      High Note CD: HCD 7029 — Jazz Child   (1999)

Theo Blackman (v) on c, g, m; Sheila Jordan (v) on a-l, n-o.


Date: July 23 & 24, 1998
Location: Kampo Audio/Video, New York City
Label: Grapeshot

Bob Moses (ldr), Jacques Schwartz Bart (ts), Rossen Zahariev (fh), Steve Kuhn (p), Chris Wood (b), Bob Moses (d), Abbey Lincoln (v)

a.     How Deep Is The Ocean - 5:16  (Irving Berlin)
     Grapeshot CD: ? — Nishoma   

Date: September 11 & 12, 1998
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Buster Williams (b), Bill Stewart (d)

a. 01    No Problem - 7:35  (Irving 'Duke' Jordan)
b. 02    In The Land Of The Living Dead - 7:04  (Alexander Gafa)
c. 03    Sunny - 6:14  (Bobby Hebb)
d. 04    Love Walked In - 6:15  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
e. 05    Saharan - 5:21  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 06    Prelude To A Kiss - 6:26  (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills)
g. 07    All Alone - 5:27  (Irving Berlin)
h. 08    Autumn Leaves [aka Les Feuilles Mortes] - 5:17  (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert, Johnny Mercer)
i. 09    Lines - 5:51  (Vigleik Storaas)
j. 10    You've Changed - 7:36  (Carl Fischer, Bill Carey)
All titles on:      Sunnyside CD: 1109 — Love Walked In   (2003)
     Venus CD: TKCV-35513 — Love Walked In   
     Venus CD: TKCV-35102 — Love Walked In   

Date: October 19 & 20, 1998
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Reservoir

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Countdown - 3:48  (John Coltrane)
b. 02    Chalet - 5:07  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Last Year's Waltz - 3:26  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Wrong Together - 6:26  (Steve Swallow)
e. 05    Four - 7:06  (Eddie Vinson, Miles Davis)
f. 06    Why Did I Choose You - 4:52  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
g. 07    When Lights Are Low - 6:46  (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams)
h. 08    She's Funny That Way - 4:30  (Charles N. Daniels [aka Neil Moret], Richard Whiting)
i. 09    Speak Low - 9:32  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
j. 10    Tomorrow's Son - 3:20  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Reservoir CD: RSR CD 157 — Countdown   (1999)

Date: December 20, 1999
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Reservoir

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d), Luciana Souza (v)

a. 01    The Best Things In Life Are Free - 8:30  (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson)
b. 02    Luiza - 5:30  (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
c. 03    Two By Two - 6:52  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    A Portrait Of Jennie - 6:29  (Gordon Burdge, J. Russell Robinson)
e. 05    Confirmation - 8:15  (Charlie Parker)
f. 06    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15] - 10:47  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 07    Adagio - 7:24  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Reservoir CD: RSR CD 162 — The Best Things   (2000)

Luciana Souza (v) on g.


Date: February 20, 2000
Location: Clinton Recording Studios, Studio A, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01    The Breeze And I - 8:01  (Ernesto Lecuona, Al Stillman)
b. 02    Bésame Mucho - 8:06  (Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar)
c. 03    Always In My Heart [aka Siempre En Mi Corazón] - 6:49  (Ernesto Lecuona, Kim Gannon)
d. 04    Time Was [aka Duerme] - 5:41  (Gabriel Luna, Miguel Prado, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
e. 05    Quiereme Mucho - 4:56  (Augustin Rodriquez, Gonzalo Roig, Jack Sherr)
f. 06    Without You [aka Tres Palabras] - 9:45  (Osvaldo Farrés)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV-35088 — Quiereme Mucho   (2001)

Date: June and September 2000
Location: Edison Studios, New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Krista Bennion Feeney, Barry Finclair, Karl Kawahara, Helen Kim, Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Anca Nicolau, Carol Pool, Robert Shaw, Richard Sortomme (vn), Vince Lionti, Sue Pray, Karen Ritscher (vl), Stephanie Cummins, Joshua Gordon, Richard Locker (vc), Carlos Franzetti (con)

a. 01    Lullaby - 4:45  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
b. 02    Life's Backward Glance - 5:03  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
c. 03    Trance - 8:12  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
d. 04    Morning Dew - 5:34  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
e. 05    Promises Kept - 5:19  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
f. 06    Adagio - 7:31  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
g. 07    Celtic Princess - 5:10  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
h. 08    Nostalgia - 5:27  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
i. 09    Oceans In The Sky - 5:40  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
j. 10    Pastorale - 5:40  (Steve Kuhn) / arr: Carlos Franzetti
All titles on:      ECM CD: 1815 — Promises Kept   (2004)

Confirmation needed that date is not 2002.


Date: June 13 & 14, 2001
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Temptation - 7:17  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)
b. 02    Dark Eyes [aka Otchi-tchor-ni-ya] - 6:06  (Traditional)
c. 03    You Better Go Now - 6:20  (Irvin Graham, Bickley Reichner)
d. 04    The Summer Knows - 7:48  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
e. 05    Love Is Here To Stay - 6:40  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
f. 06    Django - 3:30  (John Lewis)
g. 07    A Likely Story - 9:17  (Steve Kuhn)
h. 08    I Can't Get Started - 5:27  (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV 35098 — Temptation   

Date: 2002
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: High Note

Sheila Jordan (ldr), Tom Harrell (t, fh), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    Little Song  (Sheila Jordan)
b. 01    Blackbird - 2:14  (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
c. 02    Autumn In New York - 7:46  (Vernon Duke)
d. 03    Barbados - 4:49  (Charlie Parker)
e. 04    On A Slow Boat To China - 5:07  (Frank Loesser)
f. 05    Hello Young Lovers - 2:45  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 06    Fair Weather - 5:31  (Kenny Dorham)
h. 07    Something's Gotta Give - 5:29  (Johnny Mercer)
i. 08    If I Should Lose You - 6:05  (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
j. 09    The Way He Captured Me - 5:09  (David Finck)
k. 10    Deep Tango - 6:48  (Steve Kuhn)
l. 11    The Touch Of Your Lips - 5:07  (Ray Noble)
m. 12    When I Grow Too Old To Dream - 4:05  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
n. 13    Little Song - 0:44  (Sheila Jordan)
All titles on:      High Note CD: HCD 7096 — Little Song   (2003)

Tom Harrell (t) on c, i, l; (fh) on g.


Date: February 24 & 25, 2002
Location: Carriage House, Stanford, CT
Label: Cheetah

Bob Mintzer (ldr), Bob Mintzer (bcl, ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Steve Gadd (d)

a. 01    Blue Bossa - 7:45  (Kenny Dorham)
b. 02    Bop Boy - 5:32  (Bob Mintzer)
c. 03    Embraceable You - 5:40  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
d. 04    Francisca - 5:02  (Toninho Horta)
e. 05    Invitation - 7:17  (Bronislau Kaper, Paul Francis Webster)
f. 06    Re-Re - 6:11  (Bob Mintzer)
g. 07    Runferyerlife - 4:46  (Bob Mintzer)
h. 08    Speak Low - 8:14  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
i. 09    St. James Infirmary - 5:18  (Joe Primrose)
j. 10    Why Did I Choose You - 8:03  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
All titles on:      Leafage Jazz Pony Canyon CD: PCCY 30047 — Bop Boy   (2002)
     Explore CD: EXP 0019 — Bop Boy   (2007)

Bob Mintzer (bcl) on i-j; (ts) on a-h.


Date: May 9-11, 2002
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Charade  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
b. 02    Remember  (Steve Swallow)
c. 03    Years Later  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Once Upon A Summertime [aka La Valse des Lilas]  (Michel Legrand, Edmond David Bacri, Johnny Mercer)
e. 05    How Am I To Know?  (Jack King, Dorothy Parker)
f. 06    My Buddy  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
g. 07    I'll Take Romance  (Ben Oakland, Oscar Hammerstein II)
h. 08    I'm Glad There Is You  (Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
i. 09    Pastorale  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV-35307 — Waltz - Red Side   

Date: May 9-11, 2002
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Gary Peacock (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    When I Grow Too Old To Dream  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
b. 02    Charade  (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03    Remember  (Steve Swallow)
d. 04    Years Later  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 05    Once Upon A Summertime [aka La Valse des Lilas]  (Michel Legrand, Edmond David Bacri, Johnny Mercer)
f. 06    I'll Take Romance  (Ben Oakland, Oscar Hammerstein II)
g. 07    I'm Glad There Is You  (Paul (Madeira) Mertz)
h. 08    Pastorale  (Steve Kuhn)
i. 09    My Buddy  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV-35306 — Waltz - Blue Side   

Date: July 24 & 25, 2003
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Venus

Charles McPherson (ldr), Charles McPherson (as), Steve Kuhn (p), David Williams (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Be My Love - 8:17  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)
b. 02    I Should Care - 8:35  (Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston, Sammy Cahn)
c. 03    We'll Be Together Again - 10:34  (Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
d. 04    My Ideal - 8:52  (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting)
e. 05    I Didn't Know What Time It Was - 7:20  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
f. 06    I'll Never Stop Loving You - 7:05  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)
g. 07    Love Letters - 3:12  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
h. 08    But Beautiful - 9:26  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
i. 09    Gone With The Wind - 7:10  (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV 35331 — But Beautiful   (2004)

Date: February 28 & 29, 2004
Location: Avatar Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Super Jet - 5:30  (Tadd Dameron)
b. 02    Dear Old Stockholm [Ack Värmeland, Du Sköna] - 6:28  (Traditional)
c. 03    Emily - 7:16  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
d. 04    Airegin - 4:44  (Sonny Rollins)
e. 05    Morning Dew - 6:00  (Steve Kuhn)
f. 06    New Valley - 6:51  (David Finck)
g. 07    Dream Dancing - 8:04  (Cole Porter)
h. 08    Two For The Road - 5:13  (Leslie Bricusse, Henry Mancini)
i. 09    Be My Love - 9:17  (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)
j. 10    Easy To Love - 6:11  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV 35336 — Easy To Love   (2004)

Date: November 16, 2004
Location: Ridotto dello Spasimo, Palermo, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. I - 01    Theme From "The Godfather"  (Nino Rota)
b. I - 01    There Is No Greater Love - 15:50  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
c. I - 02    Ladies In Mercedes - 13:45  (Steve Swallow)
d. I - 03    Oceans In The Sky - 19:50  (Steve Kuhn)
e. I - 04    Stella By Starlight - 10:45  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
f. I - 05    Super Jet - 13:14  (Tadd Dameron)
g. II - 01    Emily - 1:01  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
h. II - 02    Speak Low - 13:08  (Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash)
i. II - 03    I Thought About You - 10:40  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
j. II - 04    Confirmation - 15:23  (Charlie Parker)
k. II - 05    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 10:37  (Steve Kuhn)

g is incomplete on only known source.


Date: November 18, 2004
Location: Auditorium di Valderice, Valderice, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    There Is No Greater Love - 14:04  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
b. 02    Ladies In Mercedes - 10:47  (Steve Swallow)
c. 03    Oceans In The Sky - 18:54  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Stella By Starlight - 8:36  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
e. 05    Jitterbug Waltz - 14:21  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)

Date: August 18 & 19, 2005
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - 7:22  (Harry Carroll, Joseph McCarthy, Frederic Chopin)
b. 02    Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte - 6:26  (Maurice Ravel)
c. 03    Moon Love - 6:49  (Andre Kostelanetz, Mack David, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)
d. 04    One Red Rose Forever - 5:32  (Edvard Grieg, Martin Block)
e. 05    Swan Lake - 6:09  (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)
f. 06    Nocturne In E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2 - 6:38  (Frederic Chopin)
g. 07    My Reverie - 8:09  (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy)
h. 08    Prelude In E Minor, Op. 28, No. 4 - 5:43  (Frederic Chopin)
i. 09    Full Moon And Empty Arms - 6:51  (Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman, Sergei Rachmaninoff)
j. 10    Pavane - 6:32  (Gabriel Fauré)
k. 11    Lullaby (Wiegenlied) - 3:37  (Johannes Brahms)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV 35361 — Pavane For A Dead Princess   (2006)
     Venus CD: TCKV 35212 — Pavane For A Dead Princess   (2007)

Date: October 13 & 14, 2005
Location: Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway
Label: Grappa

Karin Krog, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Karin Krog (v)

a. 01    Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' - 6:09  (Joe Greene)
b. 02    I Thought About You - 5:06  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03    Alfie - 5:16  (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
d. 04    Time On My Hands - 3:54  (Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon)
e. 05    We'll Be Together Again - 5:04  (Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine)
f. 06    Wee Baby Blues - 4:12  (Pete Johnson, Joe Turner)
g. 07    Lazy Afternoon - 3:46  (Jerome Moross, John Latouche)
h. 08    Time After Time - 3:08  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
i. 09    Jim - 5:26  (Caesar Petrillo, Milton Samuels, Nelson Shawn)
j. 10    The Party's Over - 5:41  (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
All titles on:      Grappa CD: GRCD 4247 — Together Again   (2006)

Date: 2006
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Staying Power

Laura Anne Taylor (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Lewis Nash (d), Laura Anne Taylor (v)

a. 01    But Not For Me - 3:15  (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
b. 02    You're My Thrill - 4:26  (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney)
c. 03    My Funny Valentine - 6:12  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    Just Friends - 3:21  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
e. 05    My Buddy - 4:10  (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)
f. 06    Spellbound - 6:06  (Laura Anne Taylor)
g. 07    I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You - 4:44  (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby)
h. 08    I Fall In Love Too Easily - 5:06  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
i. 09    Speak Of Love - 3:49  (Steve Kuhn)
j. 10    I Remember You - 3:39  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
k. 11    Lovelight - 5:40  (Laura Anne Taylor)
l. 12    Let's Get Lost - 3:37  (Jimmy McHugh, Frank Loesser)
m. 13    He Was Too Good To Me - 2:42  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
All titles on:      Staying Power CD: 837101141369 — My Funny Valentine...Memories Of Chet Baker   (2006)

CD issue gives no recording date. 2006 is issue date.


Date: July 7 & 8, 2006
Location: Birdland, New York City
Label: Blue Note

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01    If I Were A Bell - 9:31  (Frank Loesser)
b. 02    Jitterbug Waltz - 10:47  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
c. 03    Two By Two - 6:13  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    La Plus Que Lente  (Claude Debussy)
e. 04    Passion Flower - 7:03  (Billy Strayhorn)
f. 05    Little Waltz - 7:16  (Ron Carter)
g. 06    Lotus Blossom - 6:12  (Billy Strayhorn)
h. 07    Stella By Starlight - 8:12  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
i. 08    Slow Hot Wind - 7:16  (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
j. 09    Clotilde - 6:16  (Steve Kuhn)
k. 10    Confirmation - 6:54  (Charlie Parker)
All titles on:      Blue Note CD: 0946 3 72992 2 7 — Live At Birdland   (2007)

d, e performed as medley.


Date: August 30-31, 2006
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Buster Williams (b), Al Foster (d)

a. 01    Alone Together - 7:21  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
b. 02    Golden Earrings - 5:36  (Victor Young, Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
c. 03    I Wish I Knew - 6:04  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
d. 04    Left Alone - 4:12  (Mal Waldron, Billie Holiday)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
e. 05    Blue Bossa - 6:30  (Kenny Dorham)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
f. 06    Nature Boy - 6:39  (Eden Ahbez)
g. 07    Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - 6:37  (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
h. 08    You Leave Me Breathless - 5:25  (Frederick Hollaender, Ralph Freed)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
i. 09    Oceans In The Sky - 6:23  (Steve Kuhn)
j. 10    I See Your Face Before Me - 5:33  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
     Venus LP 12": TKJV 19190 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2008)
k. 11    Love Letters - 6:55  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
l. 12    Beautiful Love - 4:35  (Victor Young, Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne)
All titles on:      Venus CD: TKCV 35395 — Steve Kuhn Trio Plays Standards   (2007)

Date: August 30 & 31, 2007
Location: The Studio, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    And This Is My Beloved - 4:49  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
b. 02    Till The End Of Time - 6:06  (Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman)
c. 03    Symphony No. 3, mvt. 3 - 5:03  (Johannes Brahms)
d. 04    If You Are But A Dream - 4:54  (Nat Bonx, Jack Fulton, Moe Jaffe)
e. 05    Stranger In Paradise - 3:58  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright, Alexander Borodin)
f. 06    Gymnopedie #1 - 6:10  (Erik Satie)
g. 07    I Think Of You - 5:36  (John M. 'Jack' Elliott, Don Marcotte)
h. 08    Prelude In C Minor, Op. 28, No. 20 - 4:01  (Frederic Chopin)
i. 09    I Look At Heaven - 5:15  (Ray Austin, Martin Freddy, Edvard Grieg)
j. 10    Baubles, Bangles And Beads - 5:33  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
k. 11    Vilia - 4:37  (Franz Lehar)
l. 12    Prelude, Op. 28, No. 7 - 5:28  (Frederic Chopin)
All titles on:      Venus CD: VHCD 1003 — Baubles, Bangles, And Beads   (2008)

Date: November 15, 2007
Location: Chet Baker Club, Bologna, Italy
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    Alone Together - 9:50  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
b. 02    Slow Hot Wind - 11:04  (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
c. 03    Oceans In The Sky - 15:49  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    I Thought About You - 11:09  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
e. 05    Airegin - 13:21  (Sonny Rollins)
f. 06    Prelude To A Kiss - 6:20  (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills)

Date: July 4, 2008
Location: Jazzbaltica Festival - Große Konzertscheune, Salzau, Germany
Label: [television broadcast]

Steve Kuhn, Joe Lovano (ldr), Joe Lovano (ss, ts), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    Crescent  (John Coltrane)
b. 02    Fifth House  (John Coltrane)
c. 03    Configuration  (John Coltrane)
d. 04    Jimmy's Mode  (John Coltrane)
e. 05    Spiritual  (John Coltrane)
f. 06    My Little Brown Book  (Duke Ellington)
g. 07    Impressions  (John Coltrane)

Date: July 5, 2008
Location: Jazzbaltica 2008 - Kleine Scheune, Salzau, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Joey Baron (d)

a.     There Is No Greater Love - 12:00  (Isham Jones, Marty Symes)
b.     Jitterbug Waltz - 13:05  (Thomas 'Fats' Waller)
c.     Stella By Starlight - 8:02  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
d.     Chalet - 8:10  (Steve Kuhn)
e.     La Plus Que Lente  (Claude Debussy)
f.     Passion Flower - 10:07  (Billy Strayhorn)
g.     Lotus Blossom - 7:02  (Billy Strayhorn)
h.     Trance  (Steve Kuhn)
i.     Oceans In The Sky - 18:58  (Steve Kuhn)
j.     Airegin - 5:16  (Sonny Rollins)

e, f;   h, i performed as medleys.

David Finck (b) on a-d, f-j; Joey Baron (d) on a-d, f-j.


Date: September 24, 2008
Location: Systems Two Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Stunt

George Garzone (ldr), George Garzone (ss, ts), Steve Kuhn (p), Anders Christensen (b), Paul Motian (d)

a. 01    Theme For Ernie - 10:08  (Fred Lacey)
b. 02    Alone - 6:04  (George Garzone)
c. 03    To My Papa - 6:58  (George Garzone)
d. 04    Between Two Cities - 5:28  (George Garzone)
e. 05    My One And Only Love - 7:58  (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood)
f. 06    Milestones - 5:51  (John Lewis)
g. 07    Farewell - 8:06  (George Garzone)
h. 08    Free - 5:47  (George Garzone)
All titles on:      Stunt CD: STUCD 09022 — Among Friends   (2009)

George Garzone (ss) on d, h; (ts) on a-c, e-g; Steve Kuhn (p) on a-g; Anders Christensen (b) on a-d, f-h; Paul Motian (d) on a-d, f-h.


Date: October 4, 2008
Location: Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill, Montréal, Canada
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (eb), Billy Drummond (d)

a. II - 01    Four  (Eddie Vinson, Miles Davis)
b. II - 02    Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte  (Maurice Ravel)
c. II - 03    The Saga Of Harrison Crabfeathers [aka Poem For No. 15]  (Steve Kuhn)
d. II - 04    Bitter Homes And Gardens  (Steve Swallow)
e. II - 05    Blue Bossa  (Kenny Dorham)
f. II - 06    Born To Be Blue  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
g. II - 07    Confirmation  (Charlie Parker)

Date: December 2008
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Joe Lovano (ts), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    Welcome - 5:01  (John Coltrane)
b. 02    Song Of Praise - 7:31  (John Coltrane)
c. 03    Crescent - 6:23  (John Coltrane)
d. 04    I Want To Talk About You - 6:00  (Billy Eckstine)
e. 05    The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 8:45  (Buddy Bernier, Jerome Brainin)
f. 06    Living Space - 5:13  (John Coltrane)
g. 07    Central Park West - 3:51  (John Coltrane)
h. 08    Like Sonny - 6:04  (John Coltrane)
i. 09    With Gratitude - 3:41  (Steve Kuhn)
j. 10    Configuration - 4:19  (John Coltrane)
k. 11    Jimmy's Mode - 6:54  (John Coltrane)
l. 12    Spiritual - 8:22  (John Coltrane)
m. 13    Trance - 5:25  (Steve Kuhn)
All titles on:      ECM CD: 2099 — Mostly Coltrane   (2009)

Lovano (trg) on unspecified selections.


Date: December 12, 2008
Location: WGBH Studios, Fraser Performance Studio, Boston, MA
Label: [radio broadcast]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p)

a. 01    Silver - 4:01  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Old Folks - 3:22  (Willard Robison, Dedette Hill)
c. 03    Trance  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 03    Oceans In The Sky - 8:56  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 04    Confirmation - 4:29  (Charlie Parker)

c, d performed as medley.


Date: September 29, 2009
Location: Nola Studios, New York City
Label: Justin Time Records

Hilary Kole (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Hilary Kole (v)

a.     Two For The Road - 4:22  (Leslie Bricusse, Henry Mancini)
     Justin Time Records CD: JTR 8561-2 — You Are There   

Date: November 8, 2009
Location: Jazzfest Berlin - Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany
Label: [radio broadcast]

Sheila Jordan, Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Sheila Jordan (v)

a. 01    It's You Or No One - 4:21  (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
b. 02    Emily - 5:29  (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer)
c. 03    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo] - 7:54  (Steve Kuhn)

Sheila Jordan (v) on a, c.


Date: February 24 & 25, 2010
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Venus

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), George Mraz (b), Billy Drummond (d)

a. 01    I Will Wait For You - 5:40  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
b. 02    What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life - 7:05  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
c. 03    Watch What Happens - 6:29  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
d. 04    How Do You Keep The Music Playing - 7:13  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
e. 05    Summer Me, Winter Me - 8:13  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
f. 06    Once Upon A Summertime [aka La Valse des Lilas] - 6:56  (Michel Legrand, Edmond David Bacri, Johnny Mercer)
g. 07    Brian's Song - 7:12  (Michel Legrand)
h. 08    You Must Believe In Spring - 5:27  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
i. 09    The Summer Knows - 7:41  (Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
j. 10    I Will Wait For You - 5:51  (Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel)
All titles on:      Venus CD: VHCD 1044 — I Will Wait For You   (2010)

Date: July 4, 2010
Location: Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Théâtre Gesu, Montréal, Canada
Label: [private recording]

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), David Finck (b), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    If I Were A Bell  (Frank Loesser)
b. 02    Two By Two  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Blue Bossa  (Kenny Dorham)
d. 04    Oceans In The Sky  (Steve Kuhn)
e. 05    Stella By Starlight  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
f. 06    Slow Hot Wind  (Henry Mancini, Norman Gimbel)
g. 07    Confirmation  (Charlie Parker)
h. 08    Pearlie's Swine [aka The Zoo]  (Steve Kuhn)

Spoken comments precede the first selection.


Date: March 27 & 28, 2011
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: Venus

Tessa Souter (ldr), Joel Frahm (ts), Joe Locke (vib), Steve Kuhn (p), Gary Versace (acc), David Finck (b), Billy Drummond (d), Tessa Souter (v)

a. 01    Prelude To The Sun [lyric version of Symphony No. 7, mvt 2] - 3:25  (Ludwig van Beethoven, Tessa Souter)
b. 02    The Lamp Is Low - 5:02  (Mitchell Parish, Peter DeRose, Maurice Ravel)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
c. 03    Dance With Me [lyric version of Polovetsian Dance] - 5:45  (Alexander Borodin, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
d. 04    Chiaroscuro [lyric version of Adagio In G Minor] - 5:29  (Tomaso Albinoni, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
e. 05    My Reverie - 4:34  (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy)
f. 06    En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor [lyric version of Concierto De Aranjuez] - 5:40  (Joaquin Rodrigo, Tessa Souter)
g. 07    Sunrise [lyric version of Symphony No. 3, mvt 3] - 4:41  (Johannes Brahms, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
h. 08    Baubles, Bangles And Beads - 4:21  (George 'Chet' Forrest, Robert Craig Wright)
i. 09    Beyond The Blue [lyric version of Prelude In E Minor, Op. 28, No. 4] - 5:52  (Frederic Chopin, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
j. 10    The Darkness Of Your Eyes - 5:05  (Gabriel Fauré, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
k. 11    Noa's Dream [lyric version of Serenade] - 4:40  (Franz Schubert, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
l. 12    Brand New Day [lyric version of Elegy] - 5:30  (Gabriel Fauré, Tessa Souter)
     Venus LP 12": VHJD 57 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)
All titles on:      Venus CD: VHCD 1055 — Beyond The Blue   (2011)
     Motéma CD: MTM 87 — Beyond The Blue   (2012)

Date: September 2011
Location: Avatar Studios, New York City
Label: ECM

Steve Kuhn (ldr), Steve Kuhn (p), Steve Swallow (eb), Joey Baron (d)

a. 01    Chalet - 6:27  (Steve Kuhn)
b. 02    Adagio - 7:06  (Steve Kuhn)
c. 03    Morning Dew - 6:37  (Steve Kuhn)
d. 04    Romance - 4:28  (Dori Caymmi)
e. 05    Permanent Wave - 6:37  (Carla Bley)
f. 06    A Likely Story - 6:45  (Steve Kuhn)
g. 07    Pastorale - 6:19  (Steve Kuhn)
h. 08    Wisteria - 5:50  (Art Farmer, Jamil Sulieman)
i. 09    Dark Glasses - 5:53  (Steve Swallow)
j. 10    Promises Kept - 5:33  (Steve Kuhn)
k. 11    Good Lookin' Rookie - 5:50  (Steve Swallow)
All titles on:      ECM CD: 2257 — Wisteria   (2012)

Date: April 11, 2012
Location: St. Peter's Church, New York City
Label: [private recording]

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra (ldr), Billy Drewes (f, cl, ss, as), Dick Oatts (f, ss, as), Ralph Lalama (cl, ts), Oliver Leicht (cl), Scott Robinson (bcl, cbc, bar), Bill Kirchner (ss), Lee Konitz (as), Rich Perry (ts), Tanya Darby, Nick Marchione, Richie Vitale, Scott Wendholt (t, fh), Jimmy Owens (fh), Luis Bonilla, Christian Jaksø, John Mosca, Ed Neumeister (tb), Douglas Purviance (btb), Brad Shepik (Schoeppach) (g), Steve Kuhn, Jim McNeely, Kenny Werner (p), Bill Crow, Mike Karn, Martin Wind (b), John Hollenbeck, Michael Stephans (d)

a. 01    Hello And Goodbye  (Bob Brookmeyer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
b. 02    Open Country  (Bob Brookmeyer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
c. 03    Remembering  (Bob Brookmeyer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
d. 04    Skylark  (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
e. 05    First Love Song  (Bob Brookmeyer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
f. 06    There Will Never Be Another You  (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon)
g. 07    Body And Soul  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
h. 08    In A Rotten Mood  (Bob Brookmeyer)
i. 09    Seesaw  (Bob Brookmeyer) / arr: Bob Brookmeyer
j. 10    I Remember You  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra (ldr) on a, d-e, i; Billy Drewes (f) on a, d-e, i; (cl) on a, d-e, i; (ss) on a, d-e, i; (as) on a, d-e, i; Dick Oatts (f) on a, d-e, i; (ss) on a, d-e, i; (as) on a, d-e, i; Ralph Lalama (cl) on a, d-e, i; (ts) on a, d-e, i; Oliver Leicht (cl) on c; Scott Robinson (bcl) on a, d-e, i; (cbc) on a, d-e, i; (bar) on a-b, d-e, i; Bill Kirchner (ss) on g; Lee Konitz (as) on j; Rich Perry (ts) on a, d-e, i; Tanya Darby (t) on a, d-e, i; (fh) on a, d-e, i; Nick Marchione (t) on a, d-e, i; (fh) on a, d-e, i; Richie Vitale (t) on a, d-e, i; (fh) on a, d-e, i; Scott Wendholt (t) on a, d-e, i; (fh) on a, d-e, i; Jimmy Owens (fh) on f; Luis Bonilla (tb) on a, d-e, i; Christian Jaksø (tb) on c; John Mosca (tb) on a, d-e, h-i; Ed Neumeister (tb) on a-e, i; Douglas Purviance (btb) on a, d-e, i; Brad Shepik (Schoeppach) (g) on c; Steve Kuhn (p) on g-h; Jim McNeely (p) on a, d-e, i; Kenny Werner (p) on c, j; Bill Crow (b) on g-h; Mike Karn (b) on a, d-e, i; Martin Wind (b) on b-c; John Hollenbeck (d) on a-e, i; Michael Stephans (d) on g-h.

Spoken comments by the following are interspersed between the selections: Bill Kirchner, Dave Bailey, Bill Crow, John Snyder, Terry Teachout, Greg Bahora, Michael Stephans, Jim McNeely, Jimmy Owens, Darcy James Argue, Joel Thome, Ed Dix, Jim Hall. Audio of Clark Terry and video by Maria Schneider, Ryan Truesdell, and Marie Le Claire precede i.

Videotape exists of this Bob Brookmeyer Memorial Tribute coordinated by Bill Kirchner, who served as master of ceremonies.