One-Upmanship (album)

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One-Upmanship
One-Upmanship (album).jpg
Studio album by Mal Waldron & Steve Lacy
Released 1977
Recorded February 12, 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 42:04
Label Enja
Producer Horst Weber
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One-Upmanship is an album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron with soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, recorded in 1977, and released by the Enja label.[1] The CD reissue added three solo piano pieces to the original album.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review awarded the album 4 stars.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mal Waldron
  1. "One-Upmanship" — 11:05
  2. "Duquility" — 8:31 Bonus track on CD reissue
  3. "The Seagulls of Kristiansund" — 11:20
  4. "Thoughtful" — 6:07 Bonus track on CD reissue
  5. "Hooray for Herbie" — 19:39
  6. "Soul Eyes" — 6:49 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Conny's Studio in Wolperath, West Germany on February 12, 1977 (tracks 1, 3 & 5) and at Tonstudio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany on May 8, 1978 (tracks 2, 4 & 6).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mal Waldron discography accessed February 28, 2011
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed February 28, 2011