Kuhn has a long association with ECM Records, which also released the three-disc box set Life's Backward Glances: Solo and Quartet in 2009, containing first-time CD issues of Ecstasy (1975), Playground (1980) and Motility (1977). Another ECM highlight is Promises Kept (2004), with strings orchestrated and conducted by Carlos Franzetti. Kuhn has also had long associations with Reservoir Records and Venus Records.
AAJ Contributor Wayne Zade revives his Jazz in Japan column with this insightful interview with an artist who may live in the United States, but spends considerable time each year in Japan. Check out Kuhn's views on the Japanes jazz scene in Steve Kuhn: On Japan, published at AAJ today!