Lorne Lofsky Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: April 15, 1980
Location: Manta Sound Company, Toronto, Canada
Label: Pablo

Lorne Lofsky (ldr), Lorne Lofsky (g), Kieran Overs (b), Joe Bendzsa (d)

a. a-01    It Could Happen To You - 5:57  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
b. a-02    Riffit Blues - 7:24  (Lorne Lofsky)
c. a-03    Body And Soul - 3:31  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. a-04    Giant Steps - 3:52  (John Coltrane)
e. b-01    The Boy Next Door - 7:05  (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
f. b-02    Stolen Moments - 2:34  (Oliver Nelson)
g. b-03    Blue In Green - 4:50  (Miles Davis, Bill Evans)
h. b-04    Nancy (With The Laughing Face) - 5:18  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers)
All titles on:      Pablo LP 12": 2312 122 — It Could Happen To You   (1981)

Date: January 27, 1985
Location: Toronto, Canada
Label: Unisson Records

Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky (ldr), Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky (g), Neil Swainson (b), Jerry Fuller (d)

a. a-01    Morning Star - 7:02  (Rodgers Grant)
b. a-02    I Remember You - 4:00  (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer)
c. a-03    Port Of Spain - 4:27  (Neil Swainson)
d. a-04    Falling Grace - 3:05  (Steve Swallow)
e. a-05    The Cupbearers - 3:29  (Tom McIntosh)
f. b-01    Bittersuite [aka Bittersweet] - 5:24  (Sam Jones)
g. b-02    Up With The Lark - 6:30  (Jerome Kern, Leo Robin)
h. b-03    Crazy He Calls Me - 4:15  (Carl Sigman, Sidney Keith 'Bob' Russell)
i. b-04    Bean And The Boys - 5:05  (Coleman Hawkins)
All titles on:      Unisson Records LP 12": DDA 1002 — The Quartet Of Lorne Lofsky And Friend - The Quartet Of Ed Bickert And Friend   (1986)

Ed Bickert (g) on a-c, e-i; Lorne Lofsky (g) on a-g, i; Neil Swainson (b) on a, c-i; Jerry Fuller (d) on a, c-i.


Date: December 1989
Location: Toronto, Canada
Label: Concord

Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky (ldr), Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky (g), Neil Swainson (b), Jerry Fuller (d)

a. 01    This Is New - 4:37  (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin)
b. 02    Elsa - 6:45  (Earl Zindars)
c. 03    Twisted Blues - 4:41  (Wes Montgomery)
d. 04    Maybe You'll Be There - 4:33  (Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop)
e. 05    Ecaroh - 6:05  (Horace Silver)
f. 06    Namely You - 3:15  (Johnny Mercer, Gene DePaul)
g. 07    Ah-Leu-Cha - 3:23  (Charlie Parker)
h. 08    Peau Douce - 5:33  (Steve Swallow)
i. 09    Cold Comfort - 6:24  (Neil Swainson)
j. 10    The Star-Crossed Lovers - 4:53  (Billy Strayhorn)
k. 11    Estate [aka Summer] [original or English lyric ver. 1] - 6:07  (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino, Joel Siegel)
l. 12    Ugetsu [aka Fantasy In D] - 5:08  (Cedar Walton)
All titles on:      Concord CD: CCD 4414 — This Is New   (1990)

Date: April 1992
Location: My Studio, Toronto, Canada
Label: Jazz Inspiration

Lorne Lofsky (ldr), Lorne Lofsky (g), Kieran Overs (b), Bob McLaren (d)

a. 01    All Of You - 6:27  (Cole Porter)
b. 02    My Foolish Heart - 7:11  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
c. 03    Highway 9 - 5:52  (Lorne Lofsky)
d. 04    Marion Kind - 5:16  (Lorne Lofsky)
e. 05    Solar [aka Sonny] - 4:34  (Chuck Wayne)
f. 06    Waltz You Needn't - 3:58  (Lorne Lofsky)
g. 07    All The Things You Are - 6:42  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
h. 08    Quiet Now - 7:07  (Denny Zeitlin)
i. 09    Hey There - 3:38  (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross)
j. 10    Lorne's Valtz - 3:26  (Lorne Lofsky)
k. 11    Why Did I Choose You - 5:13  (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin)
l. 12 - reprise    Highway 9 - 4:38  (Lorne Lofsky)
All titles on:      Jazz Inspiration CD: DSRD 31081 — Lorne Lofsky   (1992)

Lofsky overdubs multiple guitar parts.


Date: 1994
Location: Toronto, Canada
Label: Jazz Inspiration

Lorne Lofsky (ldr), Lorne Lofsky (g), Mike Downes (b), Jerry Fuller (d)

a. 01    Yesterdays - 6:14  (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach)
b. 02    Fall - 5:06  (Wayne Shorter)
c. 03    T. T. T. (Twelve Tone Tune) - 4:56  (Bill Evans)
d. 04    Witchcraft - 4:39  (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh)
e. 05    ESP - 4:02  (Wayne Shorter)
f. 06    Laurie - 6:16  (Bill Evans)
g. 07    Django - 10:28  (John Lewis)
h. 08    Very Early - 5:58  (Bill Evans)
i. 09    Daydream Believer - 3:22  (John Stewart)
j. 10    317 East 32nd Street - 7:40  (Lennie Tristano)
k. 11    The Lamp Is Low - 4:38  (Mitchell Parish, Peter DeRose, Maurice Ravel)
l. 12    Song For Helen - 6:05  (Bill Evans)
All titles on:      Jazz Inspiration CD: JID 9307 — Bill, Please   (1994)

CD issue gives no recording date - 1994 is issue date. Location need confirmation.

Lofsky overdubs multiple guitar parts.