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  • Performer: Steve Lacy
  • Title: Only Monk
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Country: Italy
  • Date of release: 1987
  • Music style: Free Jazz, Post Bop
  • MP3 size: 1762 mb
  • FLAC size 1549 mb

Monk's Dream is an album by Steve Lacy and Roswell Rudd released on the Verve label in 2000. It features performances by Lacy, Rudd, Jean-Jacques Avenel, John Betsch and Irene Aebi's vocals on two tracks. Monk's Dream" (Monk) - 7:35. Pannonica" (Monk) - 9:26.

This set is a solo soprano saxophone recital in which Lacy digs into nine of Monk's compositions. Most of the interpretations are quite concise, with all but the seven-minute "Work" clocking in at under six minutes. As usual, Lacy shows great respect for the melodies, and his improvisations are built off of the themes rather than just the chord changes. The sparse setting allows the soprano master to utilize space effectively and to take his time. The overall results, which are certainly for selective tastes, are often fascinating.

Composed By – Thelonious Monk. Engineer – Gennaro Carone. Engineer – Giancarlo Barigozzi. Liner Notes – Max Harrison. Painting – Victor Braumer. Producer – Giovanni Bonandrini. Soprano Saxophone – Steve Lacy. Only Monk ‎(LP, Album).

Reflections (subtitled Steve Lacy Plays Thelonious Monk) is the second album by Steve Lacy which was released on the Prestige label in 1959. It features performances of Thelonious Monk's compositions by Lacy, Mal Waldron, Buell Neidlinger and Elvin Jones. According to biographer Robin Kelley, this was the first album devoted entirely to Monk's music recorded by another artist. For this CD reissue (a straight reproduction of the original New Jazz LP), Lacy teams up with pianist Mal Waldron, bassist Buell Neidlinger, and drummer Elvin Jones for seven Thelonious Monk compositions.

Only Monk is the third album by Steve Lacy to be released on the Italian Soul Note label (following two releases on the related Black Saint label). It features solo performances of nine tunes written by Thelonious Monk by Lacy. It is the second solo album composed totally of Monk's compositions recorded by Lacy following Eronel (1979) and follows a tradition established on Lacy's second album Reflections (1958) and Epistrophy (1969). This set is a solo soprano saxophone recital in which Lacy digs into nine of Monk's compositions.

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Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy is not only one of the few players since Sidney Bechet to specialize on the straight horn, he has become one of the most prolifically recorded musicians in jazz during a career that has spanned nearly fifty years. Though his early roots were in Dixieland, where he freely drew from Bechet's legacy, Lacy's major claims to fame have been as an avant-gardist and one of the premier interpreters of Thelonious Monk's music. This short overview presents some of the most essential and recommended releases. Cecil Taylor: Jazz Advance! (1956, Transition; reissued 1997, Blue Note) Lacy's first appearance on record, though he only plays on two tracks of Taylor's debut album, "Charge 'Em Blues" and the simply titled "Song.

Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy is one of the great interpreters of Thelonious Monk's music. His music is some of the most distinctive in all jazz, if not all music. But Steve Lacy injects his own style into Monk while maintaining the music's original intent and unique sound.

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Продавец: Интернет-магазин Ozon. Адрес: Россия, Москва, Пресненская набережная, 10. ОГРН: 1027739244741


1 Evidence 3:42
2 Humph 3:29
3 Eronel 4:38
4 Pannonica 5:48
5 Little Rootie-Tootie 4:23
6 Misterioso 5:49
7 Work 7:16
8 Light Blue 4:18
9 Who Knows? 5:07

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – IREC Milano
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Soul Note
  • Copyright (c) – Soul Note
  • Published By – IREC Milano
  • Recorded At – Barigozzi Studio
  • Mastered At – PhonoComp


  • Composed By – Thelonious Monk
  • Engineer [Mastering] – Gennaro Carone
  • Engineer [Recording] – Giancarlo Barigozzi
  • Liner Notes – Max Harrison
  • Painting [Front Cover] – Victor Braumer
  • Producer – Giovanni Bonandrini
  • Soprano Saxophone – Steve Lacy


Recorded on 29-31 July 1985, at Barigozzi Studio, Milano
Mastered at PhonoComp, Tribiano - Milano.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: SN 1160 MPO 03 @
  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SN 1160 Steve Lacy Only Monk ‎(LP, Album) Soul Note SN 1160 Italy 1987
121160-2 Steve Lacy Only Monk ‎(CD, Album) Soul Note 121160-2 Italy 1987
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