The Sun

Steve Lacy

Medium: CD
Year: 2011

Availability: Out of stock

€12.95

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Four sessions of music mostly against the Vietnam War - all featuring Steve Lacy and Irene Aebi. A previously unissued 1968 presentation of a complex text by Buckminster Fuller intoned by Aebi - a veritable 5-minute tour de force that presages rap. Plus a 7-minute instrumental head arrangement or graphic score by the quintet with Enrico Rava, Karl Berger, Kent Carter & Aldo Romano. Also from 1968, a trio session with Richard Teitelbaum containing two versions of Lacy's first song, 'The Way', and two duo improvisations, which feature some very adventurous playing on saxophone and synthesizer. This was previously only issued in 2000 on the very limited edition Roaratorio LP 01. (3) The same trio performing the previously unissued 'Chinese Food' in 1967, with Aebi reading 2500-year old anti-war texts by Lao Tsu. Finally the powerful 1973 four-part anti-war suite, 'The Woe', with Steve Potts, Kent Carter & Oliver Johnson. - Emanem