The Music of Steve Lacy

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Driff Records 1201


released October 15, 2012

Jorrit Dijkstra - alto sax, lyricon

Pandelis Karayorgis - piano 

Jeb Bishop - trombone

Mary Oliver - violin, viola (on 2,3,6, and 7)
Nate McBride - bass

Han Bennink - drums

Total time: 46:29

All compositions by Steve Lacy, except Locomotive by Thelonious Monk.

Bone is part of the six-part Tao Suite, and based on a poem by Lao Tze
As Usual is based on a poem by Bob Kaufman
Dutch Masters is based on a painting by Larry Rivers
I Feel a Draft is part of the three-part Precipitation Suite

Recorded on February 2nd, 2012 by Matt Hayes at Wellspring Sound, Acton, MA
Mixed and mastered by Antonio Oliart at Oliart Studio, Watertown , MA
Produced by Pandelis Karayorgis and Jorrit Dijkstra
Cover art by Han Bennink, design by Hidde Dijkstra
Thanks to Curt Newton, the Netherland America Foundation, Julie Mallozzi, Ken Schaphorst, Irene Aebi-Lacy, Jef Charland, David Hawthorne Violin Bows, Rob Miller.



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