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Anthem (Steve Lacy album)

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Released  1990
Length  57:42
Morning Joy (1990)  Anthem (1990)
Release date  1990
Recorded  June 27–28, 1989
Label  Arista/Novus
Artist  Steve Lacy
Genre  Jazz
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Steve lacy number one

Anthem is an album by Steve Lacy released on the Arista Novus label in 1990. It features five of Lacy's compositions (and one by Jean-Jacques Avenel) with texts by Osip Mandelstam and Mary Frazee performed by Lacy, Bobby Few, Steve Potts, Jean-Jacques Avenel, John Betsh, Sam Kelly, Glenn Ferris, La Velle and Irene Aebi.


Steve lacy prelude and anthem


The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4.5 stars stating "With more composition and performance highlights than most jazz albums ever muster, Anthem is essential listening for Lacy fans and all other adventurous listeners out there.".

Track listing

  1. "Number One" - 9:01
  2. "Prayer" - 9:21
  3. "J. J.'s Jam" (Avenel) - 6:53
  4. "Prelude And Anthem" (text by Osip Mandelstam) - 15:48
  5. "The Mantle" (text by Mary Frazee) - 9:22
  6. "The Rent" - 7:17
All compositions by Steve Lacy except as indicated
  • Recorded June 27–28, 1989 at Family Sound Studios, Paris
  • Personnel

  • Steve Lacy - soprano saxophone
  • Bobby Few - piano
  • Steve Potts - alto and soprano saxophones
  • Jean-Jacques Avenel - bass
  • John Betsch - drums
  • La Velle - vocals
  • Irene Aebi - vocals
  • Sam Kelly - percussion
  • Glenn Ferris - trombone
  • References

    Anthem (Steve Lacy album) Wikipedia

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