The Beat Suite
Each song is a role, each poem is a story. This is highfalutin' material. It's not for everybody.
(Steve Lacy - liner notes)
Recorded in 2001
|Ind.||Title||Composer / Author||Dur.|
|1/||Wave Lover||Steve Lacy / Jack Kerouac||4:06|
|2/||Song||Steve Lacy / Allen Ginsberg||6:27|
|3/||Naked Lunch||Steve Lacy / William S. Burroughs||4:20|
|4/||Private Sadness||Steve Lacy / Bob Kaufman||8:40|
|5/||A Ring of Bone||Steve Lacy / Lew Welch||4:52|
|6/||The Mad Yak||Steve Lacy / Gregory Corso||4:46|
|7/||Jack's Blues||Steve Lacy / Robert Creeley||3:38|
|8/||Agenda||Steve Lacy / Jack Spicer||3:59|
|9/||In the Pocket||Steve Lacy / Anne Waldman, Andrew Shelling||4:24|
|10/||Mother Goose||Steve Lacy / Kenneth Rexroth||5:14|
Recorded December 1-4 and 13, 2001, mixed January 3-4 and 21, 2002 at Studios Ferber, Paris. Recording and mixing engineer: Laurent Peyron. Assistant engineer: Laurent Binder.
Mastered February 20, 2002 at Top Master, Paris engineer: Didier Marc.
Producer: Steve Lacy. Executive producer: Daniel Richard. Prepared for release by Dominique Bernard.
Cover painting: Judith Lindbloom ("In The Fragrance To Lose No Moss" - 2001 #66, acrylic and ink on paper). Graphic design: Jérôme Witz. Booklet photos by Mephisto. Liner notes by Vincent Lainé.