Steve Lacy's Monk Quartet, Solo Sax Albums Reissues Lacy ran with Monk's wisdom, beginning with the idea your voice as jazz composer starts with your sound and timing as an improviser.
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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

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.