Emanem 5022 The sun


Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy, soprano saxophone (except 3); Irene Aebi, cello, voice (1, 4, 6, 8-12); Kent Carter, double bass (1-2, 9-12); Enrico Rava, trumpet (1-2); Karl Berger, vibraphone (1-3); Aldo Romano, drum set (1-2); Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer (4-8); Steve Potts, alto saxophone (9-12); Oliver Johnson, drum set (9-12).

  1. The sun (04.47)
  2. The gap (07.26)
  3. The way (introduction) (00.38)
  4. The way (take 5?) (02.51)
  5. Improvisation (Numero Uno) (04.38)
  6. The way (take 6) (06.33)
  7. Improvisation (Numero Due) (04.25)
  8. Chinese food (Cantata Polemica) (12.11)
  9. The woe: The wax (01.22)
  10. The wage (16.51)
  11. The wane (09.49)
  12. The wake (02.24)
Tracks 1-3 recorded in Hamburg, 12-18 February 1968 (previously unissued); 4-7 recorded in Rome, July 1968 (originally issued in 2000 on Roaratorio LP 01); 8 recorded in New York City on 31 August 1967 (previously unissued); 9-121 recorded in Zurich, 26 January 1973 (originally issued in 1979 as Quark LP 9998 and reissued on Emanem CD 4004).

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Martin Davidson.


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