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Lacy plays Monk

Steve Lacy
Page added Sep 7, 2012 Updated Sep 14, 2012

Saxophonist Steve Lacy devoted much of his life to the music of Thelonious Monk. Hear his classic 1958 recording 'Reflections' on Jazztrack.

Also on the program, a Humphrey Lyttleton, who moved from traditional jazz to mainstream in his long musical life.  Two recordings from 1959, from Paul Chambers and Kenny Burrell. Plus some late era Art Blakey, Don Pullen and recent releases.

See the complete playlist here.

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Sep 8, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Sep 11, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sep 11, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Steve Lacy (July 23, 1934 - June 4, 2004), born Steven Norman Lackritz in New York City, was a jazz saxophonist and composer recognized as one of the important players of soprano saxophone. Coming to prominence in the 1950s as a progressive Dixieland musician, Lacy went on to a long and prolific career. He worked extensively in experimental jazz and to a lesser extent in free improvisation, but...

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