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Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy: Live at Dreher Paris, 1981, The Peak Vol.2

This duet performance, captured live during two fertile August days in 1981, chronicles the ongoing partnership/kinship of two musical twins: a matched pair of Monk disciples if there ever was one. The two CDs feature versions of “Round’ Midnight,” “Well You Needn’t,” and “Epistrophy” that weren’t available on the original vinyl issue. In addition to Monk, his kindred spirit Herbie Nichols is also saluted by originals from both the soprano master and the understated pianist.

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