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10 of Dukes + 6 Originals

Steve Lacy:  solo soprano saxophone



A moment in an afternoon, Sunday at the Egg Farm (Japan),well known saxophonist extraordinare, Steve Lacy bounces his introverted sound off of wooden walls for a small live audience, mellow, gracefully reminiscent of his first inspiration in jazz, the Duke Ellington Band.  This is a sequence in which he experiments with techniques, subtle polytones, growls, smears and kisses, enhancing the stretched melodies of the predecessor.  After the break, there are six original Lacy compositions: 
Art, Gospel, On a Midnite Kick, Wave Lover, The Breath, and Traces. 
The music is personal, ambient, stream of consciousness alive in the moment.

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