Roland Kirk Discography

by Michael Fitzgerald
February 1994-December 1996 [NO LONGER BEING UPDATED]

Thanks to those who helped

Release dates and recording dates are given when known.

Editorial comments are in [square brackets].

Previously unreleased material is in {curly braces}.


Roland Kirk: Triple Threat
King 534
November 9, 1956

Roland Kirk: Introducing Roland Kirk
Argo 669
June 7, 1960

Roland Kirk: We Free Kings
Mercury 20679
August 16-17, 1961

Charles Mingus: Vital Savage Horizons
Alto 714
October 21, 1961

Charles Mingus: Oh Yeah
Atlantic 1377
November 6, 1961

Charles Mingus: Tonight At Noon
Atlantic 1416
November 6, 1961

Roland Kirk: Domino
Mercury 20748
April 17-18, September 6, 1962

Roy Haynes: Out Of The Afternoon
Impulse 23
May 16, 23, 1962

Quincy Jones: Hip Hits
Mercury 60799
June 15, 1962, April 9, 1963

Tubby Hayes and the All-Stars: Tubby's Back In Town
Smash 67026
June 23, 1962

Roland Kirk: Live At Newport Jazz Festival 1962
Mercury 846 630
July 2, 1962

Quincy Jones: Big Band Bossa Nova
Mercury 60751
August 13, 1962

Eddie Baccus: Feel Real
Smash 27054
October 1962

Roland Kirk: Reeds And Deeds
Mercury 20800
February 25-26, 1963

Roland Kirk: The Roland Kirk Quartet Meets the Benny Golson Orchestra
Mercury 20844
June 11-12, 1963

Roland Kirk: Kirk In Copenhagen
Mercury 20894
October 1963

Roland Kirk: Kirk's Work
Prestige 7210

Quincy Jones: Mancini Song Book
Mercury 60863
February 5-6, 1964

Roland Kirk: Berkshire Blues
Mercury 72325
May 26, 1964

Roland Kirk: Gifts and Messages
Mercury 20939
July 22, 1964

Roland Kirk: I Talk With The Spirits
Limelight 82008
September 16-17, 1964

Sonny Stitt: Loose Walk
Philology 43
September 24, 1964

Roland Kirk: Gifts And Messages
Allegro/Magnum America JACD 055
October 21, November 3, 1964

Quincy Jones: We Had a Ball
Limelight 86002
December 20, 1964

Roland Kirk: Rip, Rig and Panic
Limelight 82027
January 13, 1965

Roland Kirk: Slightly Latin
Limelight 82033
November 16-17, 1965

Roland Kirk: Here Comes The Whistleman
Atlantic 3007
1966, September 19, 1966

The Jazz Corps: Featuring Roland Kirk
Pacific Jazz 20116
October 11-12, 1966

Roland Kirk & John Cage: Sound??
1967

Roland Kirk: Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith
Verve 8709
April 1967

Roland Kirk: The Inflated Tear
Atlantic 1502
November 27, 30, 1967

Roland Kirk: Left and Right
Atlantic 1518
June 18, 1968

Roland Kirk: Volunteered Slavery
Atlantic 1534
July 7, 22-23, 1968

Jaki Byard: Experience
Prestige 7615
September 17, 1968

Quincy Jones: Walking In Space
A&M 93023
June 1969

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Live In Paris 1970
Esoldun 109, 115, Bandstand 1539
February 22, 1970

Roland Kirk: Live In Stuttgart 1970
Moon 27
February 26, 1970

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Rahsaan, Rahsaan
Atlantic 1575
May 11-12 1970

Roland Kirk & Al Hibbler: A Meeting Of The Times
Atlantic 1630
September 19, 1966, March 30-31, 1972

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Natural Black Inventions: Root Strata
Atlantic 1578
January 26, 1971

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The Best of Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Blacknuss
Atlantic 1601
August 31, September 8, 1971

Les McCann: Live At Montreux
Atlantic 2-312
June 24, 1972

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: (I, Eye, Aye)
Rhino/Atlantic 72453
June 24, 1972

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The One-Man Twins
Rhino/Atlantic [VIDEO]
June 24, 1972

Newport in New York '72: The Jam Sessions, Volumes 3 and 4
Cobblestone CST 9026
July 3, 1972

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle
Atlantic 1640
January 22, 1973

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Bright Moments
Atlantic 2-907
June 8-9, 1973

Charles Mingus: Mingus At Carnegie Hall
Atlantic 1667
January 19, 1974

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color
Atlantic 1674
May 14, 1975

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Other Folks' Music
Atlantic 1686
March 1976

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The Return of the 5000 Pound Man
Warner Bros. 2918
1976

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Kirkatron
Warner Bros. 2982
1976

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Paris 1976
Royal Jazz 510
November 14, 1976

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The Man Who Cried Fire
Night 91592
1973 - 1977

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Boogie-Woogie String Along For Real
Warner Bros. 3085
1977

Ken Kesey: Poetic Hoohaw
[VIDEO]
Summer, 1977

Bright Moments [Roland Kirk]

[Rahsaan is on screen for only 1:40 of this 65 minute film]


Roland Kirk-f, voc
Steve Turre-tbn
+ unknown others

Summer, 1977
University of Oregon
OR

Roland Kirk: Rahsaan - The Complete Mercury Recordings of Roland Kirk

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: The Vibration Continues

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Reduce, Garnish, Serve

Vibration Society: Plays the Music of Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Stash 261
c. 1986

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