Mal Waldron Quintet with Steve Lacy:


I'll take two or three notes and really try to milk them dry before I move on to the next three or four notes. That's where the element of repetition comes in...

(Mal Waldron interviewed by Kevin Whitehead [liner notes])

Recorded in 1977 & 1978

Mal Waldron piano Manfred Schoof trumpet (1-3-5) Steve Lacy soprano saxophone (1-3-5) Jimmy Woode bass (1-3-5) Mayaka Ntshoko drums (1-3-5)

Ind. Title Composer Dur.
1/ One-Upmanship Mal Waldron 11:05
2/ Duquility * 8:31
3/ The Seagulls Of Kristiansund 11:20
4/ Thoughtful * 6:07
5/ Hurray For Herbie 19:39
6/ Soul Eyes * 6:49

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* CD bonus tracks (piano solo pieces).

Recorded on February 12, 1977 at Conny's Studio, Wolperath (Germany). Engineer: Conny Plank. Solo pieces (CD bonus tracks) recorded May 8, 1978 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg. Engineer: Carlos Albrecht.
Mastered at DMM, Traunwalchen in June 1998. Engineer: Wolfgang Meyscheider.

Producers: Matthias Winckelmann & Horst Weber.

Cover photography: Christian Fauchard. Cover art: Elisabeth Winckelmann. Layout & typography: Jürgen Hübner.