Lacy’s flawless, subtly colored, extended soprano-sax cadenza – as intriguing an opening as any recorded in years – draws us into Octet Vespers (Soul Note), a dark, densely packed work. As a player, Lacy is heard less than one might wish (and vocalist Irene Aebi perhaps more), but as a composer he speaks through all of his bandmates. And his is one of the most original voices in jazz. A
Octet Vespers Lacy's flawless, subtly colored, extended soprano-sax cadenza -- as intriguing an opening as any recorded in years -- draws us into Octet...Octet VespersJazz Lacy's flawless, subtly colored, extended soprano-sax cadenza -- as intriguing an opening as any recorded in years -- draws us into Octet...1994-02-11
Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Steve Lacy; Producer (group): Soul Note
Posted February 11 1994 — 12:00 AM EST
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