Musicians | Labels | Compilations | Index | Search | About | Links Jazzlists ... 1950's to 2000's jazz discographies


Kirk Lightsey discography

This is a discography of Kirk Lightsey albums and albums by other musicians that feature Kirk Lightsey


Kirk Lightsey: leader or co-leader discography

Habiba, Kirk Lightsey and Rudolph Johnson with The All Stars, 1975, Gallo GL 1774

Tracks : Habiba, Here It Is, Fresh Air

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Rudolph Johnson, Danny Cortez, Al Hall Jr., Delbert Hill, Charles Mallory, Johnny Boshoff, Curtis Kirk

album cover

Lightsey 1, Kirk Lightsey, 1983, Sunnyside

Tracks : Fee Fi Fo Fum, Habiba, Trinkle Tinkle, Moon Ra, Fresh Air, Wild Flower, Never Let Me Go

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Lightsey 2, Kirk Lightsey, 1983, Sunnyside

Tracks : Pee Wee, Speak No Evil, Oleo, Come Rain Come Shine, Water Bearer, You Are So Beautiful, Everything Is Changed, Heavendance, Goodbye Mr. Evans

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Roselyn Burrough (on one track)

album cover

Isotope, Kirk Lightsey, 1983, Criss Cross

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

album cover
 

Shorter By Two: The Music Of Wayne Shorter Played On Two Pianos By, Kirk Lightsey and Harold Danko, 1983, Sunnyside SSC 1004

Tracks : Ana Maria, Dolores, Dance Cadaverous, Pinocchio, Armaggedon, Lester Left Town, Witch Hunt, Iris, El Gaucho, Nefertiti

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Harold Danko

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Everything Happens to Me, Kirk Lightsey, 1984, Timeless SJP 176

Tracks : Ray's Ideas, Everything Happens To Me, Girl With The Purple Eyes, Speak No Evil, Inner Urge, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Chet Baker, David Eubanks, Eddie Gladden

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Lightsey Live, Kirk Lightsey, 1985, Sunnyside

Tracks : Pee Wee, Habiba, Trinkle Tinkle, Spring Is Here, Fee Fi Fo Fum, Just One Of Those Things

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Everything Is Changed, Kirk Lightsey Quartet, 1986, Sunnyside

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

First Affairs, Kirk Lightsey, 1987, Limetree

Tracks : Eighty One, From Dream To Dream, Habiba, Blues On The Corner, One Finger Snap, Up Jump Spring, For Albert

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Santi Debriano, Eddie Gladden, Jerry Gonzalez

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Kirk 'N Marcus, Kirk Lightsey Quintet featuring Marcus Belgrave, 1987, Criss Cross

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Temptation, Kirk Lightsey Trio featuring Freddie Hubbard, 1987?, Baystate RJL-8122

Tracks : Gibraltar, Evidence, Society Red, Temptation, Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing, Brigitte

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Freddie Hubbard, Santi Debriano, Eddie Gladden, Jerry Gonzalez

Same music as album below.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Temptation, Kirk Lightsey Trio, 1987?, Timeless SJP 257

Tracks : Gibraltar, Evidence, Society Red, Temptation, Love Is Many-Splendored Thing, Brigitte

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Freddie Hubbard, Santi Debriano, Eddie Gladden, Jerry Gonzalez

Same music as album above.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

From Kirk To Nat, Kirk Lightsey, 1991, Criss Cross 1050

Tracks : You And The Night And The Music, Sweet Lorraine, Never let me go, Bop Kick, Sophisticated lady, The Best is yet to come, Close enough for love, Little Old Lady, Kirk's blues

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Kevin Eubanks, Rufus Reid

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

1991, Lennart Ginman & Kirk Lightsey, 1991, Stunt

Tracks : Mr. Moore's Shiny Shoulders, A Little Piece of Heaven, Willow Weep for Me, Just Another Long Line of Camels, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, Tell It Like It Is

Musicians : Lennart Ginman, Kirk Lightsey, Tomas Franck, Jukkis Uotila

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Goodbye Mr. Evans, Kirk Lightsey Trio, 1996, Evidence

Tracks : A New Blue, In Your Own Sweet Way, From Chopin To Chopin, Medley: Freedom Jazz Dance/Pinocchio/Temptation/Giant Steps, Four In One, Habiba, Goodbye Mr. Evans

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Tibor Elekes, Famadou Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Reeds and Keys, Ricky Ford & Kirk Lightsey, 2003, Jazz Friends Productions JPF006

Tracks : Know Now, Old Bridge Town, Milestrane, Fordtonian, Sensuality, Ricky's Bridge, Purple Mountains, St Bop, Caceriones, Sounds Of Love

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Nights of Bradley's, Kirk Lightsey, 2004, Sunnyside

Tracks : I Told You So, Speak No Evil, A Time For Love, Giant Steps, From Dream To Dream, In Your Own Sweet Way, Oleo

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Rufus Reid

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Estate, Kirk Lightsey Trio, 2006?, Itinera

Tracks : A New Blue, In Your Own Sweet Way, From Chopin To Chopin, Medley: Freedom Jazz Dance/Pinocchio/Temptation/Giant Steps, Four In One, Habiba, Goodbye Mr. Evans

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Tibor Elekes, Famadou Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Lightsey To Gladden, Kirk Lightsey, 2008, Criss Cross

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Solo Piano En Argentina, Kirk Lightsey, 2013, RivoRecords

Tracks : More Than You Know, Goodbye Mr. Evans, In Your Own Sweet Way, Pee Wee/Heaven's Dance, Infant Eyes, Habiba

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Kirk Lightsey: sideman

Boss: Bossa Nova, The George Bohanon Quartet, 1963, Workshop Jazz 207

See more details

album cover

Smokin' With The Chet Baker Quintet, 1965, Prestige PR 7449

Tracks : Grade "A" Gravy, Serenity, Fine And Dandy, Have You Met Miss Jones?, Rearin' Back, So Easy

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Pow!, Sonny Stitt, 1966, Prestige PR 7459

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Groovin' With, The Chet Baker Quintet, 1966, Prestige PR 7460

Tracks : Madison Avenue, Lonely Star, Wee, Too, Tan Gaugin, Cherokee, Bevan Beeps

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Comin' On With, The Chet Baker Quintet, 1967, Prestige PR 7478

Tracks : Comin' On, Stairway To The Stars, No Fair Lady, When You're Gone, Choose Now, Chabootie, Carpsie's Groove

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Cool Burnin' With, The Chet Baker Quintet, 1967, Prestige PR 7496

Tracks : Hurry, I Waited For You, The 490, Cut Plug, Boudoir, Etude In Three, Sleeping Sun

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Boppin' With, The Chet Baker Quintet, 1967, Prestige PR 7512

Tracks : Go-Go, Lament For The Living, Pot Luck, Bud's Blues, Romas, On A Misty Night

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

album cover

The Second Coming, Rudolph Johnson, 1973, Black Jazz BJ 11

Tracks : The Traveller, Time And Space, The Highest Pleasure, The Water Bearer, The Second Coming

Musicians : Rudolph Johnson, Kirk Lightsey, Kent L. Brinkley, Douglas J. Sides

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Skipper At Home, Henry Franklin, 1974, Black Jazz BJ 17

Tracks : Blue Lights, What Was, Soft Spirit, The Magic Boy Venus Fly Trap, Waltz For Boobuss

Musicians : Henry Franklin, Oscar Brashear, Al Hall, Jr., Al Hall, Jr., Kemang Sunduza, David Durrah, Kirk Lightsey, Kenny Climas, Ndugu, Patricia Talbert*, Penny Holt, Shirley Reid, Shirley Thornton

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Proceed With Caution!, Calvin Keys, 1974, Black Jazz BJ 18

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Second Wave, Roland Haynes, 1974, Black Jazz BJ 19

Tracks : Eglise, Second Wave, Kirstn's Place, Aicelis, Descent Funky Mama Moose

Musicians : Roland Haynes, Kirk Lightsey, Henry Franklin, Carl Burnett

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Song of Soweto, The Mallory Hall Band, 1975, IRC

Tracks : Song of Soweto, Hamba Samba, Cape Town Blues, Moroka Rock, The African Night

Musicians : Charles Mallory, Al Hall Jr., Danny Cortez, Tommy "Cab" Cortez, George "Buster" Cooper, Rudolph Johnson, Herman Riley, Marshall Royal, Delbert Hill, Kirk Lightsey, Johnny Boshoff, Curtis Kirk

album cover

In Africa ... Live!, Monk Montgomery, 1975, Philadelphia International

Tracks : Jumping At The Woodside, Stella By Starlight, Blues For Newk, Testing One Two

Musicians (probably): Monk Montgomery, Rudolph Johnson, Marshall Royal, Danny Cortez, Al Hall Jr., Delbert Hill, Charles Mallory, Kirk Lightsey, Curtis Kirk

album cover

Sky Street, Kenny Burrell, 1976, Fantasy

Tracks : 3000 Miles Back Home, Kim-Den Strut, Habiba, Quiet Lady

Musicians : Kenny Burrell, Jerome Richardson, Kirk Lightsey, Stanley Gilbert, Eddie Marshall

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Time And Space, Rudolph Johnson, 1976, Ovation 1805

Tracks : Devon Jean, Time And Space, Spring Rain, Fonda, Sylvia Ann, Mr T.J., Dishwa, The Highest Pleasure

Musicians : Rudolph Johnson, Kirk Lightsey, Kent Brinkley, Doug Sides

album cover

Mapenzi, Harold Land/Blue Mitchell Quintet, 1977, Concord

Tracks : Mapenzi, Rapture, Habiba, Blue Silver, Everything's Changed, Inner Voice, Tres Senderos

Musicians : Blue Mitchell, Harold Land, Kirk Lightsey, Reggie Johnson, Albert "Tootie" Heath

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Criss Cross, Calvin Keys, 1977, Ovation Records

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Rush Hour, Jerry Rush, 1979, Inner City IC 1076

Tracks : Last Dance, You're What I Need, You're All The Way Live, Music Is You, Feelin' Groovy (The 59th St. Bridge Song), To Be Loved, Our Love Is Forever, Reverend

Musicians : Jerry Rush, Joe Henderson, Kirk Lightsey, Jean Hugo, Ronnie Hallman, Brenda Liu, Debbie Yamak, Herbie Lewis, John Heard, Billy Higgins, Victor Pantoja, Dee Henrichs

album cover

Perpetual Stroll, Rufus Reid, 1980, Theresa 111

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

album cover
 

Spaces, Doug Hammond, 1982, Idibib

Tracks : Space and Things Suite: Lopin'/Water Moves/Spell Dance, To My Family, Cüd Ba-Rith, Snakepit Strut, Mini Ensemble, Rizz Biz, Uhren, Murdxas, Figit Time

Musicians : Doug Hammond, Steve Coleman, Byard Lancaster, Muneer Abdul Fataah, Kirk Lightsey

Released on CD in 1992 by DIW with different front cover

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

album cover
 

The Master, Jimmy Raney Quartet featuring Kirk Lightsey, 1983, Columbia

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

American Classic, Dexter Gordon, 1983, Elektra Musician 60126

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

It Couldn't Happen Without You, Saheb Sarbib Quintet, 1985, Soul Note SN 1098

Tracks : Conjunctions, It Couldn't Happen Without You, Watchmacallit, You Don't Know What Love Is, East 11th Street, Sasa's Groove, Crescent

Musicians : Saheb Sarbib, Joe Lovano, Pete Chavez, Joe Ford, Kirk Lightsey, Rashied Ali

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Shorter Ideas, Ricky Ford, 1985, Muse 5314

Tracks : Yes Or No, Miyako, Dance Cadaverous, Pinnochio, Tabloid Blues, Wolf Trap, Happy Reunion

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Jimmy Knepper, James Spaulding, Kirk Lightsey, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Cobb

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Two Tenor Winner!, Clifford Jordan Quintet featuring Junior Cook, 1985, Criss Cross

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Love Is Here, Roslyn Burrough, 1985, Sunnyside SSC 1009

Tracks : Devil May Care, Love Is Here, Song For Jean-Gene, If I Were A Bell Never Let Me Go Did He Ever Loved Me, All The Things You Are, So Much In Love, I Want To Make You Smile, Youngfolks

Musicians : Roslyn Burrough, Jerry Gonzalez, Kirk Lightsey, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Kevin Eubanks, Rufus Reid, Warren Smith, Akira Tana

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Mudfoot, The Leaders, 1986, Black Hawk

Tracks : Miss Nancy, Elaborations, Midnite Train, Freedom Swing Song, Song of Her, Mudfoot, Cupid

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Something Special, James Moody, 1986, Novus

Tracks : I'm In The Mood For Love, Real Feels Good, Nubian Fantasies, Transfer To Manhattan, More Than You Know, Inside Lover, Shake, Rattle And Boogie (CD only)

Musicians : James Moody, Kirk Lightsey, Todd Coolman, Idris Muhammad

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Heads Up, David Newman, 1986, Atlantic

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Looking Ahead, Ricky Ford, 1986, Muse 5322

Tracks : Onward Forward, Back To America, Conga Brava, Ancient Air, Circle Of Ben, Living Doll, Supra Changes, Quiet Reflections

Musicians : Ricky Ford, James Spaulding, John Sass, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Freddie Waits

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Imagination, Woody Shaw, 1987, Muse 5338

Tracks : If I Were A Bell, Imagination, Dat Dere, You And The Night And The Music, Stormy Weather, Steve's Blues

Musicians : Woody Shaw, Steve Turre, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond, Carl Allen

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Saxotic Stomp, Ricky Ford, 1987, Muse 5349

Tracks : Saxotic Stomp, For Mary Lou Musradres, Major Love, Art Steps, Ben's Den, Long Shadows Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are

Musicians : Ricky Ford, James Spaulding, Charles Davis, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond, Jimmy Cobb

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Dakota Song, Jim Pepper, 1987, Enja 5043

Tracks : 3/4 Gemini, What's New, Jumpin' Gemini, Dakota Song, Mercer Street Blues, Comme Il Faut, It Could Happen To You

Musicians : Jim Pepper, Kirk Lightsey, Santi Debriano, John Betsch

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Peer Pressure, Brian Lynch Sextet, 1987, Criss Cross 1029

Tracks : Thomasville, Park Avenue Petite, Peer Pressure, The Outlaw, Change Of Plan, 'Nother Never, I Concentrate On You (CD only)

Musicians : Brian Lynch, Ralph Moore, Jim Snidero, Kirk Lightsey, Jay Anderson, Victor Lewis

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Red Zone, Peter Leitch, 1987, Reservoir RSR CD 103

Tracks : Red Zone, My One And Only Love, Speak No Evil, Urban Fantasy, Off Minor, Rio

Musicians : Peter Leitch, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond, Marvin "Smitty" Smith

Reissued on CD in 1994 with 5 bonus tracks: Lush Life/Daydream, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Round Midnight, Quasimodo, and It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Overcome: Live At The Leverkusen Jazz Festival, Attila Zoller, 1988, Enja 5053

Tracks : Overcome, Starry Night, Lullabye, Lev Blues, Keserges For Albert (CD only), Don Alabard (CD only)

Musicians : Attila Zoller, Kirk Lightsey, Michael Formanek, Daniel Humair

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Path, Jim Pepper, 1988, Enja 5087

Tracks : Bamasso, Lullaby, Marchant Le Chemin, Habi Ba, Reflections, Witchi Tia To, Caddo Revival (CD has two extra tracks)

Musicians : Jim Pepper, Stanton Davis, Kirk Lightsey, Santi DeBriano, John Betsch, Arto Tuncboyaci, Caren Knight

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Fresh Air, Sangoma Everett, 1988, IDA Records

Tracks : Awatif, Fresh Air, Springtree In Snowhill, Uncle Bubba, Waltzing At The Waterwolf, You The Child

Musicians : Sangoma Everett, Kirk Lightsey, Riccardo Del Fra

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Moves, Özay, 1988, Entente

Tracks : Alla, That's Alright, But, Crazy Over You, A Tear (From: A Suite For Families), Moves, Crystal Bells, Vain X, For Real, Daldalan

Musicians : Özay Fecht, Tony Lakatos, Kirk Lightsey, Melissa Slocum, Doug Hammond

album cover

Out Here Like This, The Leaders, 1989, Black Saint 0119

Tracks : Zero, Luna, Cool, Donkey Dust, Portraits, Felicite, Loves I Once Knew

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Unforeseen Blessings, The Leaders, 1989, Black Saint 0129

Tracks : In A Minute, Hip Dripper, Sun Precondition Five, The Search, Lightish, Sun Precondition Six, Peacemaker, Wait A Minute, Agadir, Heavens Dance, Now A Moment, Lucia, Blueberry Hill

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Heaven Dance, The Leaders Trio, 1989, Sunnyside

Tracks : Peacemaker, Uncle Bubba, Cecil To Cecil, This Is All I Ask, Heaven Dance, Little Big John, Fresh Air, Ode To Wilbur Ware

Musicians : Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Fire! Live at the Village Vanguard, David Newman, 1989, Atlantic

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Salute to Pops, Vol. 1, The Satchmo Legacy Band, 1989, Soul Note

Tracks : Struttin' With Some Barbecue, Ellingtonia Interlude: In A Sentimental Mood, Sophisticated Lady, Gut Bucket Blues, Blues For Pops, Ory's Creole Trombone, Stardust, When The Saints Go Marchin' In

Musicians : Alvin Batiste, Red Callender, Al Casey, Alan Dawson, Curtis Fuller, Freddie Hubbard, Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

We Remember Klook, Paris Reunion Band, 1990, Sonet

Tracks : Down Under Manteca, Bags' Groove, Jay Jay, Paris, Woody And Me, Lament, Resolution, Old Folks

Musicians : Nat Adderley, Claus Reichstaller, Curtis Fuller, Nathan Davis, Carlos Ward, Kirk Lightsey, Jimmy Woode, Louis Hayes

album cover

Full Nelson, Steve Nelson, 1990, Sunnyside

Tracks : The Nearness Of You, Do Nothing Until You Here From Me, Beautiful Love, Star Crossed Lovers, Come Rain Or Come Shine, Blues For George, There Are Many Angels In Florence, Chelsea Bridge

Musicians : Steve Nelson, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Fly By Night, Wendell Harrison, 1990, Wenha

Tracks : Spank, Tons & Tons Of B.S., In Your Own Sweet Way, Fly By Night, Bye Bye Black Bird, Just One Of Those Things, Merciful, Changing The Scene

Musicians : Wendell Harrison, Kirk Lightsey, Pamela Wise, Robert Pipho, Cecil McBee, Jaribu Shahid, Doug Hammond

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Feliz, Jerome Barde, 1990, Sunnyside

Tracks : Marc, Dad's Delight, No Words, La Nina Cecile, Citrons, Barde Bleue, Ombrage, Feliz, Lefru, I'll Be Seeing You

Musicians : Jerome Barde, Kirk Lightsey, Rufus Reid, Billy Hart

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Naima: Unusual Chet, Vol. 1, Chet Baker, 1991, Philology

Tracks : Chet's Blues Mr. B, Killer Joe, Lover Man, A Child Is Born, Seven Steps to Heaven, Naima

Musicians : This is a collection of recordings from the 1980's. Kirk Lightsey plays on one track, Naima, recorded in Italy in 1987. The musicians on that track are: Chet Baker, Kirk Lightsey, Rocky Knauer, John Engels

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Black & Black, David Murray, 1992, Red Baron

Tracks : Anti-calypso, Duke's Place, Cool, Black And Black, Head Out

Musicians : David Murray, Marcus Belgrave, Kirk Lightsey, Santi Debriano, Roy Haynes

album cover

Working Together, Marcus Belgrave / Lawrence Williams, 1992, Detroit Jazz

Tracks : No. 6, Prelude to No. 4 & No. 4, No. 9, Linda, Ballad for Lamont, Like a Tap Dance, Working Together, Home to Home, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Minuet for Lovers, Just One of Those Things

Musicians : Marcus Belgrave, Lawrence Williams, Geri Allen, Kirk Lightsey, Robert Pipho, Ralph Armstrong, Rodney Whitaker, David E. Williams

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Cookin' at the Continental, James Clay, 1992, Antilles

Tracks : Cookin' at the Continental, Sister Sadie Moanin', Crazeology, Easy Living, Georgia on My Mind, Barbados, You're Mine, You, Wide Open Spaces

Musicians : James Clay, Roy Hargrove, David "Fathead" Newman, Kirk Lightsey, Christian McBride, Winard Harper

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Soul Eyes, Vanessa Rubin, 1992, Novus

Tracks : I've Got The World On A String, When We Were One, Soul Eyes, Tenderly, Giant Steps, Autumn, Willow Weep For Me, Voyager II, Wait For Love, Dearly Beloved

Musicians : Vanessa Rubin, Roger Byam, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Lewis Nash, Eddie Allen (1 track)

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Monk's Mood, Sonny Fortune, 1993, Konnex KCD 5048

Tracks : Little Rootie Tootie, Nutty, Monk's Mood, In Walked Bud, Misterioso, I Mean You, Ruby, My Dear, Off Minor

Musicians : Sonny Fortune, Kirk Lightsey, David Williams, Joe Chambers

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Recycling, Tony Lakatos, 1993, Jazzline

Tracks : Recycling, Fusti, Light Blues, Sky Lark, Good Bait, Love I Once Knew, Jack's Groove, Quick Tip

Musicians : Tont Lakatos, Al Foster, Kirk Lightsey, Tibor Elekes

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Unfolding The Peacocks, Jeri Brown, 1993, Justin Time

Tracks : Somewhere Near, Orange Coloured Sky, Jean, If You Could See Me Now, The Peacocks, Don't Ask, Wouldn't You, Tuang Guru

Musicians : Jeri Brown, Michel Dubeau, Kirk Lightsey, Peter Leitch, Rufus Reid, Wali Muhammad, Suzanne Doucet, Shawn Smith

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Salute to Pops, Vol. 2, The Satchmo Legacy Band, 1993, Soul Note

Tracks : Struttin' With Some Barbecue, Ellingtonia Interlude: In A Sentimental Mood, Sophisticated Lady, Gut Bucket Blues, Blues For Pops, Ory's Creole Trombone, Stardust, When The Saints Go Marchin' In

Musicians : Muskrat Ramble, Blueberry Hill, Twelfth Street Rag, West End Blues, Blues for Duane, That Old Devil Called Love, Potato Head Blues

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Super Quartet, Louis Hayes & Company, 1994, Timeless SJP 424

Tracks : Bolivia, The Song Is You, Up Jumped Spring, In Your Own Sweet Way, Chelsea Bridge, Epistrophy, Blue Lou, Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum

Musicians : Louis Hayes, Javon Jackson, Kirk Lightsey, Essiet Essiet

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The News, Tony Lakatos, 1994, Jazzline

Tracks : Donkey Dust, Hotel Venus, The Duke, Monique, The News, Monk Up and Down, Double Reality, The Way You Look Tonight

Musicians : Tont Lakatos, Al Foster, Kirk Lightsey, George Mraz

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Slipping And Sliding, The Leaders, 1994, Sound Hills

Tracks : Slipping And Sliding, Everything Changed, Fukawe T, High Summer, Louisa, Blues On The Bottom, Mist, Drums Til Don

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Kirk Lightsey, Cecil McBee, Don Moye

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Faces, Carlos Ward, 1994, PM Media

Tracks : Kali, Hanna, Dance, Faces, Pettiford Bridge, Anastasia / Pyramid, Rosa Takes a Stand II, San Blas, Herbs, Nubian Stomp, Nubian Stomp, Mariposa, Translucence, The Gypsy

Musicians : Carlos Ward, Kirk Lightsey, Alex Blake, Pheeroan akLaff

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Four In One, Sonny Fortune, 1994, Blue Note

Tracks : Four in One, Criss-Cross, Reflections, Monk's Dream, Hornin' In, Coming on the Hudson, Trinkle, Tinkle, Pannonica, Hackensack, Ask Me Now

Musicians : Sonny Fortune, Kirk Lightsey, Buster Williams, Santi Debriano, Billy Hart, Ronnie Burrage

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Rio: Ballads & Bossa Novas, Billy Pierce, 1995, Sunnyside

Tracks : Rio, Dear Sir, Sweet Pea, The Survivor's Suite, Moment To Moment, Vapallia, Pra Dizer Adeus, Iris, Saindo De Mim

Musicians : Billy Pierce, Kirk Lightsey, Santi Debriano, Yoron Israel

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Saying Something, Roots, 1996, In+Out

Tracks : Lester Left Town, Night Dreamer, Heaven Dance, Ballads For Trane: It's Easy To Remember/Soul Eyes/You Leave Me Breathless/In A Sentimental Mood/How Deep Is The Ocean, Samba For Now, Toku-Du, Lester Leaps In

Musicians : Arthur Blythe, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Benny Golson, Kirk Lightsey, Buster Williams, Ed Thigpen

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Antiquated Love, Özay, 1996, Basic

Tracks : Antiquated Love, Ancient Dancer, Intuitively, En Güzel Deniz, Without Rhyme Or Reason, I See Your Face Before Me, I Thought About You, Peaceful Heart/Gentle Spirit, Istanblue

Musicians : Özay, David Murray, Chico Freeman, D.D. Jackson, Kirk Lightsey, Billy Bang, Calvin Jones, Pheeroan AkLaff

Probably subsequently released in 2011 as David Murray & Chico Freeman with Özay.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Lonely Star: The Prestige Sessions, Chet Baker, 1996, Prestige 24172

Tracks : Grade "A" Gravy, Serenity, Fine And Dandy, Have You Met Miss Jones?, Rearin' Back, So Easy, Madison Avenue, Lonely Star, Wee, Too, Tan Gaugin

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

Tracks originally released on Smokin' with the Chet Baker Quintet and Groovin' with the Chet Baker Quintet in the mid-1960's.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Stairway To The Stars: The Prestige Sessions, Chet Baker, 1996, Prestige 24173

Tracks : Cherokee, Bevan Beeps, Comin' On, Stairway To The Stars, No Fair Lady, When You're Gone, Choose Now, Chabootie, Carpsie's Groove, I Waited For You, The 490

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

Tracks originally released on Groovin' with the Chet Baker Quintet, Comin' On with the Chet Baker Quintet and Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet in the mid-1960's

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

On A Misty Night: The Prestige Sessions, Chet Baker, 1996, Prestige 24174

Tracks : Cut Plug, Bourdoir, Étude In Three, Sleeping Susan, Go-Go, Lament For The Living, Pot Luck, Bud's Blues, Romas, On A Misty Night, Hurry

Musicians : Chet Baker, George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright, Roy Brooks

Tracks originally released on Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet and Boppin' with the Chet Baker Quintet in the mid-1960's.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Burnin', Javon Jackson / Billy Pierce, 1997?, Criss Cross 1139

Tracks : So The Story Goes, Mr. Glenn-Roy, Dolo, Cocktails For Two, Homestretch, Ugly Beauty, Not Yet

Musicians : Javon Jackson, Billy Pierce, Kirk Lightsey, Christian McBride, Louis Hayes

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Ballads for Loving Kindness, Miriam Klein, 1997, Divox Jazz

Tracks : There Is Nothing Like the Feeling, Detour Ahead, A Time for Love, Easy Street, Deep in My Dreams, Love Is the Thing, Season, Mandy Is Two, Gloomy Monday

Musicians : Miriam Klein, Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Departure, Dan Saint Marseille, 1998, Resurgent Music

Tracks : Leila in Blue, Helen, Guapa, Pinocchio, If You Could See Me Now, Little Dancer, Reunion Blues, Little Miss Laurie, The Touch of Your Lips

Musicians : Dan Saint Marseille, Kirk Lightsey, Henry Franklin, Carl Burnette, Poncho Sanchez

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

For Diz and Bird, Roots, 2000, In+Out

Tracks : Blue'n' Boogie, Yardbird Suite, Bebop, Moose The Mooche, Stolen Moments, Toku-Do, To Hear A Teardrop In The Rain, Leaster Leaps In

Musicians : Arthur Blythe, Nathan Davis, Chico Freeman, Benny Golson, Kirk Lightsey, Buster Williams, Ed Thigpen plus Claudio Roditi

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Feelin' Good!, Joe Lee Wilson, 2001, Big City

Tracks : Pink Champagne, Home In The Country, Where Or When, Witchi-Tai-To, Feelin' Good, There's No You, Goin' To Chicago, So Many Stars, Medley: Azur Te/Don't The Moon Look Lonesome/Shining Through The Trees/Route 66/Now's The Time/The Blues Ain't Nothin', Thoughts Of The Season

Musicians : Joe Lee Wilson, Julian Siegel, Kirk Lightsey, Steve Watts, Dave Wickins

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Level 4, Florian Arbenz, 2001, meta records

Tracks : Los Sientos, The Opposite, Things, Evolution, Inside Outside, Sat3xq4

Musicians : Florian Arbenz, Bennie Maupin, Kirk Lightsey, Tibor Elekes

album cover

Kurt Weill: Jazz-Songs, Noga & Quartet, 2001, Sony

Tracks : I'm A Stranger Here Myself, My Ship, Alabama Song, Ballade Of The Nazi Soldier's Wife, Lost In The Stars, Surabaya Johnny, Speak Low, September Song

Musicians : Noga, Kirk Lightsey, Simon Belelty, Riccardo Del Fra, Sangoma Everett

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Path, Agostino Di Giorgio Trio, 2001?, Fono / Pereferic

Tracks (not in album sequence): Brother Rudolph, Blu Lu, Infant Eyes, It Is No Secret What God Can Do, Just The Same, Light Blues, Light Blues Take 2, Stella By Starlight

Musicians : Agostino Di Giorgio, Kirk Ligthsey, Marc Abrams

album cover

Green Note: Live At La Fenętre, Ricky Ford Quintet, 2003, Marge 33

Tracks : Green Note, A Maidens' Voyage, Satindolls Cornerpockets, The Melon Man, Horn And Soul, Stills Swingin', Mysteryalso, Miles Steppin

Musicians : Ricky Ford, Eddie Henderson, Kirk Lightsey, Doug Sides, James Lewis

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Fuller Nelson, Steve Nelson, 2004, Sunnyside

Tracks : The Second Time Around, Kirk's New Delight, I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You, Song For Justine, Easy To Love, Heaven Dance, Minor Blues, For Wes, Original #2, Laila In Blues

Musicians : Steve Nelson, Kirk Lightsey, Ray Drummond

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Atlanta Georgia May 5, 1981, Dexter Gordon, 2004, Storyville

See more details

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

A Real Deal, Doug Hammond, 2007, Sony

Tracks : We People, A Tear, We Together / Strutin' In, Real Deal, Singing Smiles/ Miss Cat / Perspicuity, Moves, Rizz Biz, Wholeness The One In All / Forgetfullness, From Spirits / Vain X / Placement, Laughing Time / Mo' Folks / Dope Of Power, Dope Of Power Suite (Four Tet Club Mix)

Musicians : Doug Hammond, Kirk Lightsey

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note, Lester Bowie, 2010, Black Saint/Soul Note

Tracks : The 5th Power: Sardegna Amore (New Is Full Of Lonely People), 3 In 1, Bbb, God Has Smiled On Me, The 5th Power (Finale) / Out Here Like This: Zero, Luna, Cool T, Donkey Dust, Portraits, Félicité, Loves I Once Knew / Unforeseen Blessings: In A Minute, Hip Dripper, Sun Precondition Five,The Search, Lightish, Sun Precondition Six, Peacemaker, Wait A Minute, Agadir, Heaven Dance, Now A Moment, Lucia, Blueberry Hill

This 3 CD set combines the Lester Bowie album The 5th Power with two albums by The Leaders: Out Here Like This and Unforseen Blessings.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

The Same As It Never Was Before, Stéphane Belmondo, 2011, Sunnyside

Tracks : So We Are, You And I, Habiba (Intro), Habiba, Free For Three, Light Upon Rita, Everything Happens To Me, Godspeed, United, Haunting By Now

Musicians : Stéphane Belmondo, Kirk Lightsey, Sylvain Romano, Billy Hart

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

David Murray & Chico Freeman with Özay, David Murray & Chico Freeman with Özay, 2011, ITM

Tracks : Antiquated Love, Ancient Dancer, Intuitively, En Güzel Deniz, Without Rhyme Or Reason, I See Your Face Before Me, I Thought About You, Peaceful Heart/Gentle Spirit, Istanblue

Musicians : Özay, David Murray, Chico Freeman, D.D. Jackson, Kirk Lightsey, Billy Bang, Calvin Jones, Pheeroan AkLaff

Probably originally released in 1996 as Antiquated Love.

album cover
Buy from amazon.com

Rose, Doug Hammond Tentet, 2012, Idibib

Tracks : Zeek, Ernie Cal, Steppin, Rose, Its Now, Lights, Mysterys

Musicians : Doug Hammond, Dwight Adams, Wendell Harrison, Stéphane Payen, Roman Filiu, Jean Toussaint, Dick Griffin, Kirk Lightsey, Aaron James, Howard Curtis

album cover

Ever After, Stéphane Belmondo, 2013, Sunnyside

Tracks : Someday We'll All Be Free, Ever After, Brother Hub, Flying Easy, Little Girl Blue, Turn Around Go Deep, For All We Know, You Were Meant For Me, Thought Of Spirit, Ever After

Musicians : Stephane Belmondo, Kirk Lightsey, Thomas Bramerie, Johnathan Blake, Guilhem Boudrant, Sébastien Plancade, Estelle Bartolucci, Maďlyss Caďn, Nicolas Saint-Yves, Sandra Nkaké, Gregory Porter, Jacky Terrasson

album cover

North Sea Jazz Legendary Concerts, Dexter Gordon, 2013, Bop City

Tracks : It's You or No One, More Than You Know, Backstairs

Musicians : Dexter Gordon, Kirk Lightsey, Rufus Reed, Eddie Gladden

album cover
Buy from amazon.com


Last updated October 2014