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Steve Lacy - The Door FLAC album

Performer: Steve Lacy
Genre: Jazz
Title: The Door
Country: US
Released: 1989
Style: Free Jazz
FLAC version ZIP size: 1392 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1902 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1889 mb
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The Door is the second album by Steve Lacy to be released on the RCA Novus label. It was released in 1989 and features four of Lacy's compositions and one each by Monk, Bud Powell, Duke Ellington and George Handy performed by Lacy, Bobby Few, Steve Potts, Jean-Jacques Avenel, Oliver Johnson and Irene Aebi with Sam Woodyard guesting on one track recorded shortly before his death.

The Door is the second album by Steve Lacy to be released on the RCA Novus label. An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a collection on compact disc, vinyl, audio tape, or another medium. Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century as individual 78-rpm records collected in a bound book resembling a photograph album; this format evolve. arly record albums were multiple 78rpm discs packaged in book form, like a photograph album. A vinyl LP on a turntable.

Steve Lacy (July 23, 1934 – June 4, 2004), born Steven Norman Lackritz in New York City, was a jazz saxophonist and composer recognized as one of the important players of soprano saxophone. Coming to prominence in the 1950s as a progressive Dixieland musician, Lacy went on to a long and prolific career. He worked extensively in experimental jazz and to a lesser extent in free improvisation, but Lacy's music was typically melodic and tightly-structured. The Door is the second album by Steve Lacy to be released on the RCA Novus label.

The Door" (a whimsical piece built off of the knock of a door) and Thelonious Monk's "Ugly Beauty" (played as a waltz) are performed by the s quintet (consisting of altoist Steve Potts, pianist Bobby Few, bassist Jean-Jacques Avinel and drummer Oliver Johnson). Cliches" is an overlong duet by Lacy and Avinel with the bassist switching to thumb piano.

Lacy began his career as a guitarist and producer for the Los Angeles- based R&B/soul band, The Internet, and as a solo artist in the mid-to-late 2010s. His debut project, a song-series titled Steve Lacy's Demo, was released in February 2017 and his debut album, Apollo XXI, was released on May 24, 2019. He is currently signed to 3qtr (Three Quarter) and Columbia.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Door 7:26
A2 Ugly Beauty
Composed By – Thelonious Monk
A3 Cliches 8:27
B1 Forgetful
Composed By – George Handy, Jack Segal
B2 Blinks 9:14
B3 Virgin Jungle
Composed By – Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington


  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Steve Potts (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3)
  • Bass, Mbira [Sanza] – Jean-Jacques Avenel (tracks: A1 to A3, B2, B3)
  • Composed By – Steve Lacy (tracks: A1, A3, B2)
  • Drums – Oliver Johnson (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3), Sam Woodyard (tracks: B3)
  • Engineer – Daniel Vallancien
  • Piano – Bobby Few (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3)
  • Producer – Ed Michel
  • Soprano Saxophone – Steve Lacy
  • Violin – Irene Aebi (tracks: B3)


Recorded directly to two-track digital tape, July 4 and 5, 1988, Family Sound, Paris.

European issue of (US LP) Novus 3049-1-N.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
3049-1-N Steve Lacy The Door ‎(LP, Album) Novus 3049-1-N US 1989
PD83049 Steve Lacy The Door ‎(CD, Album) RCA PD83049 Germany 1989
3049-4-N Steve Lacy The Door ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Novus 3049-4-N US 1989
3049-4-N Steve Lacy The Door ‎(Cass, Album, Promo) Novus 3049-4-N US 1989
3049-2-N Steve Lacy The Door ‎(CD, Album) Novus 3049-2-N US 1989