Brothers, let us celebrate the liberty's twilight,

The great and gloomy year.

(Osip Mandelstam - "The Twilight Of Freedom")

Recorded in 1989

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

Ind. Title Composer / Author Dur.
1/ Number One Steve Lacy 9:01
2/ Prayer Steve Lacy 9:21
3/ J. J.'s Jam Jean-Jacques Avenel 6:53
4/ Prelude And Anthem Steve Lacy / Osip Mandelstam 15:48
5/ The Mantle Steve Lacy / Mary Frazee 9:22
6/ The Rent Steve Lacy 7:17

Recorded on June 27-28, 1989 at Family Sound Studios, Paris (France).

Producer: Steve Lacy. Series Director: Steve Backer.

Cover painting: Arthur Secunda ("Another Vortex"). Cover art: Pietro Alfieri.