Moon (Steve Lacy album)

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Studio album by Steve Lacy
Released 1969
Recorded September 23, 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 28:49
Label BYG Actuel
Steve Lacy chronology

Moon is the ninth album by soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and was recorded in Rome in 1969 and originally released on the BYG Actuel label. It features five compositions by Lacy performed by Lacy, Italo Toni, Claudo Volonte, Irene Aebi, Marcello Melis and Jacques Thollot.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "Lacy had not yet fully developed his more relaxed, scalar approach to improvising, but his playing is certainly quite distinctive and generally pretty lyrical during performances of five Lacy originals.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hit" - 4:58
  2. "Note" - 4:27
  3. "Moon" - 7:30
  4. "Laugh" - 3:47
  5. "The Breath" - 8:07
All compositions by Steve Lacy
  • Recorded in Rome, Italy on September, 1969



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed March 12, 2012