The Steve Lacy Quintet:

The Gap

This quintet was formed in Paris about one year and is now really beginning to sound!

(Steve Lacy - liner notes)

Recorded in 1972

Steve Lacy soprano saxophone, vocals on (3) Steve Potts alto & soprano saxophones
Irene Aebi cello Kent Carter double bass Noel McGhee drums

Ind. Title Composer Dur.
1/ The Gap Steve Lacy 7:49
2/ Esteem 5:36
3/ La Motte-Picquet 3:46
4/ The Thing 18:43
5/ La Motte-Picquet (alternate take) 3:43

Note: track 5 on CD only.

Recorded at Studio Decca (rue Beaujon) in Paris, May 1972. Transfer and mastering by Alexis Frenkel, Art Son Studio, Paris (France). Note: back cover states May 1972 and liner notes December 6, 1972.

Producer: Pierre Berjot for America-Musidisc-Europe. Reissue supervised by Daniel Richard. Prepared for reissue by Bruno Guermonprez.

Cover artwork: Jérôme Witz (Oil on paper, 2 x 80 cm x 80 cm, 2003). Original liner notes by Steve Lacy (1972), CD liner notes by Philippe Carles (English translation by Martin Davies). Photos by Christian Rose & Horace. Art direction, design & paintings by element-s, Gilles Guerlet & Jérôme Witz, photographed by Frédéric Thomas.