Lounge Lizards

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The Lounge Lizards were an eclectic musical group founded by saxophonist John Lurie and his brother, pianist Evan Lurie, in 1978. Initially known for their ironic, tongue-in-cheek take on jazz, The Lounge Lizards eventually became a showcase for John Lurie's sophisticated compositions straddling jazz and many other genres. They were active until about 1998 with the Lurie brothers as the only constant members, though many leading New York City based musicians were members of the group. The group's name was borrowed from American slang. A lounge lizard is typically depicted as a well-dressed man who frequents the establishments in which the rich gather with the intention of seducing a wealthy woman with his flattery and deceptive charm.
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Albums

EGSC 108 Lounge Lizards - The Lounge Lizards album art The Lounge Lizards* The Lounge Lizards (Album) Editions EG EGSC 108 US 1981 Sell This Version
JP 2012 Lounge Lizards - Live From The Drunken Boat album art The Lounge Lizards* Live From The Drunken Boat (Album) Europa Records JP 2012 US 1983 Sell This Version
JP 2015 Lounge Lizards - Fusion album art Teo Macero Conducts The London Philharmonic Orchestra Featuring The Lounge Lizards* Teo Macero Conducts The London Philharmonic Orchestra Featuring The Lounge Lizards* - Fusion (Album) Europa Records JP 2015 France 1984 Sell This Version
A-136 Lounge Lizards - Live 79-81 album art Lounge Lizards Live 79-81 (Album) ROIR A-136 US 1985 Sell This Version
IMA 20 Lounge Lizards - Live In Tokyo - Big Heart album art Lounge Lizards Live In Tokyo - Big Heart (Album) Island Records IMA 20 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
90592-2 Lounge Lizards - No Pain For Cakes album art The Lounge Lizards* No Pain For Cakes (Album) Island Records, Island Records 90592-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
CD CH 502, RC 650 Lounge Lizards - Voice Of Chunk album art The Lounge Lizards* Voice Of Chunk (Album) Lagarto Productions CD CH 502, RC 650 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
vBr 2044 2 Lounge Lizards - Berlin 1991 Part I album art Lounge Lizards Berlin 1991 Part I (Album) veraBra Records vBr 2044 2 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
vBr 2055 2 Lounge Lizards - Live In Berlin 1991 Vol. II album art Lounge Lizards Live In Berlin 1991 Vol. II (Album) veraBra Records vBr 2055 2 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
SB 0015 Lounge Lizards - Queen Of All Ears album art The Lounge Lizards* Queen Of All Ears (Album) Strange & Beautiful Music SB 0015 US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

EGP 1 Lounge Lizards - Harlem Nocturne = Harlem Nocturno album art The Lounge Lizards* Harlem Nocturne = Harlem Nocturno (Single) Editions EG EGP 1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
S 509 Lounge Lizards - Tuesday Night In Memphis album art John Lurie, The Lounge Lizards* John Lurie, The Lounge Lizards* - Tuesday Night In Memphis(7", Single) Milan S 509 France 1990 Sell This Version

Videos

VALJ-3408 Lounge Lizards - Live In Berlin 1991 album art Lounge Lizards Live In Berlin 1991(Laserdisc, 12", NTSC) VideoArts VALJ-3408 Japan 1991 Sell This Version