Steps Ahead

Steps Ahead

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Steps Ahead (originally known as simply Steps - see Steps (3)) is a jazz-fusion group and the brainchild of vibraphonist Mike Mainieri. According to the liner notes of "Steps Ahead", the group's 1983 debut album (for worldwide release), 'Steps began as a part-time venture in 1979 at Seventh Avenue South, New York City nightclub.'

Group members, 1989: Mike Mainieri, Bendik Hofseth, Steve Khan, Tony Levin, Steve Smith (5).
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Steps Ahead Discography Tracks

Albums

Steps Ahead Steps Ahead (Album) Elektra Musician, Elektra Musician US 1983 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead Modern Times (Album) Elektra Musician US 1984 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead Magnetic (Album) Elektra US 1986 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead N.Y.C. (Album) Capitol Records, Intuition Records Europe 1989 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead Yin-Yang (Album) NYC Records Germany 1992 Sell This Version
A-005 Mike Mainieri & Steps Ahead* / Loud Jazz Band / Alek Korecki Quartet Mike Mainieri & Steps Ahead* / Loud Jazz Band / Alek Korecki Quartet - Jazz A Go-go(CD) Akwarium Concert Agency, Jazz A go-go A-005 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead Vibe (Album) NYC Records US 1995 Sell This Version
NYC 6033 -2 Steps AheadMike Mainieri, Bob Berg, Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson (2), Peter Erskine Steps AheadMike Mainieri, Bob Berg, Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson (2), Peter Erskine - Holding Together (Live In Europe 1999)(2xCD, Album) NYC Records NYC 6033 -2 US 2002 Sell This Version
Steps AheadMike Mainieri, Bill Evans (3), Chuck Loeb, Tom Kennedy (2), Steve Smith (5), WDR Big Band Cologne* Arranged & Conducted By Michael Abene Steps AheadMike Mainieri, Bill Evans (3), Chuck Loeb, Tom Kennedy (2), Steve Smith (5), WDR Big Band Cologne* Arranged & Conducted By Michael Abene - Steppin' Out (Album) Jazzline Germany 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Steps Ahead Radio-Active (Single) Elektra US 1984 Sell This Version
ED 5156 Steps Ahead Trains / Magnetic Love / All The Tea In China(12", Promo, EP) Elektra ED 5156 US 1986 Sell This Version
TLKDJ4 Steps Ahead Get It (The Rap Remix)(12") Talkin' Loud TLKDJ4 UK 1990 Sell This Version
NYC 6001 8 Steps Ahead Praise(CD, Single) NYC Records NYC 6001 8 Germany 1992 Sell This Version

Videos

Steps Ahead Live Tokyo 86 (Album) VideoArts Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Steps Ahead In Europe (Album) Idem Home Video Andorra 2002 Sell This Version
EE 39079-9 Steps Ahead / Lee Ritenour Steps Ahead / Lee Ritenour - Live in Tokyo / RIT Special Live(DVD-V, NTSC) Eagle Eye Media EE 39079-9 US 2004 Sell This Version
26036 Steps Ahead Copenhagen Live(DVD-V, NTSC) Storyville Films 26036 US 2007 Sell This Version