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Steve Lacy's Monk Quartet, Solo Sax Albums Reissues

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Steve Lacy's Monk Quartet, Solo Sax Albums Reissues

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Steve Lacy's Monk Quartet, Solo Sax Albums Reissues

Steve Lacy's Monk Quartet, Solo Sax Albums Reissues

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Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews two reissues featuring the late soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy — a live recording of a 1963 quartet that only played Thelonious Monk tunes, and later music for solo soprano. Monk was always Lacy's biggest influence.