Live at Sweet Basil

Live at Sweet Basil

by Steve Lacy Sextet

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Overview

The Steve Lacy Sextet (comprised of the leader on soprano, Steve Potts doubling on alto and soprano, Irene Aebi playing violin and singing, pianist Bobby Few, bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel, and drummer John Betsch) had a rare opportunity to appear on a major American label in the early '90s. This live set is an excellent example of the group's unique music performed live. The versions of Lacy's five scalar originals ("Prospectus," "The Bath," "Morning Joy," "The Wane," and "Blinks") are each at least ten minutes long ("Morning Joy" clocks in over 16) and find the musicians playing with enthusiasm and consistent creativity. Their relaxed but adventurous solo and ensemble work make this a set worth several listens.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/24/1992
Label: Novus
UPC: 0012416312820
catalogNumber: 63128

Tracks

  1. Prospectus  -  Steve Lacy Sextet
  2. The Bath  -  Steve Lacy Sextet
  3. Morning Joy  -  Steve Lacy Sextet
  4. The Wane  -  Steve Lacy Sextet
  5. Blinks  -  Steve Lacy Sextet

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