Ralph Lalama Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: November 23, 1990
Location: New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Ralph Lalama (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Tom Harrell (t, fh), Barry Harris (p), Peter Washington (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01    So Nice [aka Trippin'] - 10:12  (Elmo Hope)
b. 02    Third Time Around - 6:26  (Hank Mobley)
c. 03    Evol Deklaw Ni - 11:28  (Thad Jones)
d. 04    Short Story - 9:03  (Kenny Dorham)
e. 05    Theme For Mel - 9:45  (Ralph Lalama)
f. 06    Microwave Blues - 7:19  (Ralph Lalama)
g. 07    Paradox - 7:35  (Sonny Rollins)
h. 08    Crazeology [aka Little Benny] - 6:26  (Bud Powell)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1046 CD — Feelin' And Dealin'   (1991)

Date: December 22, 1991
Location: Sear Sound, New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Ralph Lalama (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Dennis Irwin (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01    Da-Lama's Da-Lemma - 7:48  (Ralph Lalama)
b. 02    The Rainbow People - 9:46  (Dexter Gordon)
c. 03    The Break Through - 5:20  (Hank Mobley)
d. 04    Kids Know - 8:05  (Sonny Rollins)
e. 05    Detour Ahead - 12:10  (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, John Frigo)
f. 06    Wonderful, Wonderful - 8:21  (Sherman Edwards, Ben Raleigh)
g. 07    Beautiful Moons Ago - 7:29  (Nat King Cole, Oscar Moore)
h. 08    Pal Joey - 6:51  (Ralph Lalama)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1063 CD — Momentum   (1991)

Date: December 26, 1993
Location: RPM Studios, New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Ralph Lalama (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), George Cables (p), Dennis Irwin (b), Leroy Williams (d)

a. 01    Lester Left Town - 8:25  (Wayne Shorter)
b. 02    This Love Of Mine - 9:45  (Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra)
c. 03    Falypso Calypso - 6:55  (Ralph Lalama)
d. 04    These Foolish Things - 8:36  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
e. 05    You Know What I Mean - 7:12  (Ralph Lalama)
f. 06    Love Letters - 9:53  (Victor Young, Edward Heyman)
g. 07    Will You Still Be Mine - 6:04  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
h. 08    Take The Coltrane - 7:09  (Duke Ellington)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1097 CD — You Know What I Mean   (1995)

Date: December 13, 1995
Location: RPM Studios, New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Ralph Lalama (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Peter Bernstein (g), Peter Washington (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01    Circle Line - 6:48  (Ralph Lalama)
b. 02    My Ideal - 6:40  (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting)
c. 03    Giant Steps - 5:31  (John Coltrane)
d. 04    You Are Too Beautiful - 7:12  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
e. 05    Fiesta Espa├▒ola - 6:57  (Cedar Walton)
f. 06    Dark Chocolate - 7:34  (Ralph Lalama)
g. 07    Homestretch - 6:29  (Joe Henderson)
h. 08    Without A Song - 6:31  (Vincent Youmans, Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1132 CD — Circle Line   (1997)

Date: December 18, 1998
Location: Systems Two Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Label: Criss Cross

Ralph Lalama (ldr), Ralph Lalama (ts), Richard Wyands (p), Peter Washington (b), Kenny Washington (d)

a. 01    I've Never Been In Love Before - 7:24  (Frank Loesser)
b. 02    Metro-North - 5:27  (Ralph Lalama)
c. 03    Lullaby Of The Leaves - 8:21  (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young)
d. 04    B├Ąchafillen - 8:53  (Garnett Brown)
e. 05    Blue Gardenia - 7:07  (Lester Lee, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
f. 06    Nonchalant - 7:42  (Ralph Lalama)
g. 07    Newk It! - 6:13  (Ralph Lalama)
h. 08    Scoops - 8:03  (Sonny Rollins)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1165 CD — Music For Grown-Ups   (1999)