Monk's Dream

Steve Lacy / Roswell Rudd:

Monk's Dream

Nobody would hire us, or record us (we were too "radical"), so we invented our own gigs, playing for the door in numerous greenwich village cafes, theatres, restaurants.

(Steve Lacy, about his quartet with Roswell Rudd in the 60's)

Recorded in 1999

Steve Lacy soprano saxophone Roswell Rudd trombone

Jean-Jacques Avenel bass John Betsch drums Irene Aebi vocals (5-6)

Ind. Title Composer / Author Dur.
1/ Monk's Dream Thelonious Monk 7:35
2/ The Bath Steve Lacy 11:43
3/ The Rent 10:45
4/ Pannonica Thelonious Monk 9:26
5/ A Bright Pearl Steve Lacy / Ryókan 5:55
6/ Traces Steve Lacy / Ryókan 8:03
7/ Koko Duke Ellington 5:21
8/ Grey Blue Steve Lacy 10:08
9/ The Door 7:05

Recorded on June 21-22, 1999 and mixed on July 7-8, 1999 at Studios Ferber, Paris (France). Engineer: Laurent Peyron. Assistant engineer: Jeff Ginouvès. Second assistant: Arthur Pochon. Additional recording (vocals) on August 12, 1999.
Mastered at Parélies, Paris (France). Engineer: François Térrazzoni.

Producer: Steve Lacy. Executive producers: Daniel Richard & Jean-Philippe Allard.

Art Direction: Labomatic / Pascal Béjean, based on DAG's paintings ( Photos: Guy Le Querrec.

Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd

Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd... photographed by Guy Le Querrec
Photo (c) Vincent Lainé

Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd

Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd
Photo (c) Vincent Lainé

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