Oliver Lake

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Multi-reed player with a bold approach blending rhythm & blues and swing with free fire and impassioned testifying.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Ntu: The Point from Which Creation Begins 1971 Ntu: The Point from Which Creation Begins Soul Jazz / Universal Sound
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Heavy Spirits
1975 Heavy Spirits 1201 Music / Black Lion
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Holding Together
1976 Holding Together Black Saint
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Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions, Vol. 2 1977 Wildflowers: The New York Loft Jazz Sessions, Vol. 2
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Life Dance of Is 1978 Life Dance of Is Novus
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Buster Bee
1978 Buster Bee Sackville Recordings
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Shine 1978 Shine Novus
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Zaki
1979 Zaki Hat Hut Records
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The Prophet
1980 The Prophet Black Saint
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Clevont Fitzhubert
1981 Clevont Fitzhubert Black Saint
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Oliver Lake and Jump Up 1981 Oliver Lake and Jump Up Gramavision Records
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Plug It 1982 Plug It Gramavision Records
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Expandable Language
1984 Expandable Language Black Saint
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Gallery 1986 Gallery Gramavision Records
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Dancevision 1986 Dancevision Blue Heron Productions
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Otherside 1988 Otherside Gramavision Records
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Impala
1988 Impala Gramavision Records
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Boston Duets
1989 Boston Duets Music & Arts
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Again and Again
1991 Again and Again Gramavision Records
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Virtual Reality: Total Escapism
1991 Virtual Reality: Total Escapism Gazell Productions
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Edge-Ing
1993 Edge-Ing Black Saint
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Movement, Turns & Switches
1996 Movement, Turns & Switches Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Dedicated to Dolphy
1996 Dedicated to Dolphy Black Saint
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Matador of 1st & 1st
1997 Matador of 1st & 1st Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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A New Organization
1999 A New Organization Soul Note (Italy)
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Kinda' Up
1999 Kinda' Up Justin Time
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Talkin' Stick
2000 Talkin' Stick Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Have Yourself a Merry...
2001 Have Yourself a Merry... Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Cloth
2003 Cloth Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Dat Love
2004 Dat Love Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Frozen Ropes 2005 Frozen Ropes Barking Hoop
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Oliver Lake Quartet Live Featuring Mary Redhouse/Santi Debriano/Gene Lake Live
2006 Oliver Lake Quartet Live Featuring Mary Redhouse/Santi Debriano/Gene Lake Live Passin Thru Records / Passin' Thru
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Lake/Fox: Boston Duets 2006 Lake/Fox: Boston Duets Music & Arts / Music and Arts Programs of Ame
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Lake, Tchicai, Osgood, Westergaard
2007 Lake, Tchicai, Osgood, Westergaard Passin Thru Records
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Passing Thru
2008 Passing Thru Passin Thru Records
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Makin' It
2008 Makin' It Passin Thru Records
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Wheels
2013 Wheels Passin' Thru / Planetworks
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All Decks
2013 All Decks Intakt Records / Naxos of America
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To Roy
2015 To Roy Intakt Records
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Right Up On
2017 Right Up On Passin Thru Records
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Urban Rumination
Urban Rumination META Records
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Hexaphone: The Cosmology of Improvised Music Hexaphone: The Cosmology of Improvised Music
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What I Heard
What I Heard Passin Thru Records / Planetworks
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