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Steve Lacy, Joe McPhee

The Rest

Label: Roaratorio

Format: Vinyl LP

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In June of 1977, Steve Lacy and Joe McPhee shared a double bill in Basel, Switzerland. Lacy invited McPhee to join him for a duet to close his set, for which McPhee elected to bring out his own soprano saxophone. The main part of Lacy’s performance was issued on the classic Clinkers LP; after 36 years, here is The Rest. This one-sided, limited LP marks the first and only time that these two master musicians played together, but the simpatico meshing of their distinctly individual voices points towards a shared history on a different plane. Cover artwork by Judith Lindbloom. Download coupon included.

Cat. number: roar28
Year: 2013
Genre: Jazz

Recorded 9 June 1977 in Basel, Switzerland.