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The Whammies: Play the Music of Steve Lacy, Vol. 2

The Whammies’ second helping of Steve Lacy interpretations, recorded about a year after the first batch, has a more outwardly exploratory quality than its exuberant predecessor. But the results are equally enjoyable, as you would expect from a superb group of far-flung but close-knit Lacey-ites including alto saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, pianist Pandelis Karayorgis and bassist … Read More “The Whammies: Play the Music of Steve Lacy, Vol. 2”

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The Whammies: Play the Music of Steve Lacy

A communal spirit warms this exuberant tribute to Steve Lacy, which brings together a great cast of players with varied mutual experiences and overlapping ties to Boston (alto saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra and pianist Pandelis Karayorgis), Chicago (trombonist Jeb Bishop and bassist Nate McBride) and Amsterdam (drummer Han Bennink and violinist Mary Oliver). The Whammies, named … Read More “The Whammies: Play the Music of Steve Lacy”

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