Fielding Hope and Abby Thomas play their favourite records from the late Steve Lacy's early career, ahead of a performance of his music at OTO presented by Evan Parker and Seymour Wright.
Day Dream (Soprano Saxo, Prestige, 1958)
Bye Ya (Reflections, New Jazz, 1959)
Louise [composed by Cecil Taylor] - (Straight Horn of Steve Lacy, Candid, 1960)
The Mystery Song [composed like Duke Ellington] - (Evidence, New Jazz, 1962)
Forest - (Forest and the Zoo, ESP Disk, 1967)
Bone - (Stalks, Columbia, 1975)
The Cryptosphere [played by Seymour Wright] - recorded by night London July, 2018 by Crystabel Riley (containing Steve Lacy playing Thelonious Monk’s ‘Ruby My Dear’ recorded Paris, 1969).