LS005 Labirinti Sonori 2008

Monk Medley (18:10)
01. Shuffle Boil (Thelonious Monk) (3:07)
02. Eronel (Thelonious Monk) (4:24)
03. Evidence (Thelonious Monk) (4:00)
04. Reflections (Thelonious Monk) (3:18)
05. Little Rootie-Tootie (Thelonious Monk) (3:21)
Lacy Medley (17:55)
06. Sands (Steve Lacy) (7:24)
07. Stand (Steve Lacy) (5:11)
08. Jump (Steve Lacy) (0:46)
09. Fall (Steve Lacy) (4:34)
10. Revenue (Steve Lacy) (5:58)
11. Moms (Steve Lacy) (5:18)

Steve Lacy: soprano saxophone

Recorded live at the Labirinti Sonori Festival
Siracusa, August 12, 2001
Sound Engineer: Vincenzo Cavalli
Producer: Gioconda Cilio & Stefano Maltese
Photo: Alberto Bazzurro
Liner notes: Stefano Maltese
Cover Art: Gioconda Cilio

Registrazione inedita di un concerto al festival Labirinti Sonori, "Best Wishes" ci offre l’opportunità di riascoltare il grande sopranista in una esecuzione di rara bellezza e ispirazione. Steve Lacy solo con il suo sax soprano, in una magica notte d'estate del 2001, in un percorso che si sviluppa in modo naturale e affascinante fra un medley di composizioni proprie e uno dell'amato Monk: una performance magica e perfetta.

Unpublished recording of a gig at the Labirinti Sonori Festival, "Best Wishes" offers us the opportunity to listen again the great soprano player in an execution of rare beauty and inspiration. Steve Lacy alone with his soprano sax, on a magic summer’s night of 2001, develops a natural and fascinating run that includes a selection of personal compositions and some of the beloved Monk: a magic and perfect performance.