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For Record Store Day, Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy’s The Mighty Warriors is presented as a 2 LP set on 180g vinyl. All the performances are previously unreleased and have been transferred from the original tapes, preserved by Patrick Wilen (son of legendary saxophonist Barney Wilen.) An extensive booklet includes reflections by producer Zev Feldman and acclaimed jazz writer Adam Shatz, as well as testimonies from the concert’s bassist Reggie Workman and drummer Andrew Cyrille – and interviews with Jane Bunnett, David Virelles, David Liebman, Vijay Iyer, Evan Parker and Mal Waldron’s widow, Hiromi. Also included are never-before-seen photos from the concert taken by Hugo Peeters.

Tracklist
SIDE A:
1. WHAT IT IS (Mal Waldron) 17:33
2. EPISTROPHY (Thelonious Monk-Kenny Clarke) 5:58
SIDE B:
3. LONGING (Steve Lacy) 12:30
4. MONK’S DREAM (Thelonious Monk) 12:33
SIDE C:
5. VARIATION OF III (Reggie Workman) 24:43
SIDE D:
6. MEDLEY: SNAKE OUT (Mal Waldron) / VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY CECIL TAYLOR (Mal Waldron) 24:03

For Record Store Day, Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy’s The Mighty Warriors is presented as a 2 LP set on 180g vinyl. All the performances are previously unreleased and have been transferred from the original tapes, preserved by Patrick Wilen (son of legendary saxophonist Barney Wilen.) An extensive booklet includes reflections by producer Zev Feldman and acclaimed jazz writer Adam Shatz, as well as testimonies from the concert’s bassist Reggie Workman and drummer Andrew Cyrille – and interviews with Jane Bunnett, David Virelles, David Liebman, Vijay Iyer, Evan Parker and Mal Waldron’s widow, Hiromi. Also included are never-before-seen photos from the concert taken by Hugo Peeters.

Tracklist
SIDE A:
1. WHAT IT IS (Mal Waldron) 17:33
2. EPISTROPHY (Thelonious Monk-Kenny Clarke) 5:58
SIDE B:
3. LONGING (Steve Lacy) 12:30
4. MONK’S DREAM (Thelonious Monk) 12:33
SIDE C:
5. VARIATION OF III (Reggie Workman) 24:43
SIDE D:
6. MEDLEY: SNAKE OUT (Mal Waldron) / VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY CECIL TAYLOR (Mal Waldron) 24:03

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Mighty Warrior: Live In Antwerp [Record Store Day]
Artist: Mal Waldron / Lacy,Steve
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $48.98
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For Record Store Day, Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy’s The Mighty Warriors is presented as a 2 LP set on 180g vinyl. All the performances are previously unreleased and have been transferred from the original tapes, preserved by Patrick Wilen (son of legendary saxophonist Barney Wilen.) An extensive booklet includes reflections by producer Zev Feldman and acclaimed jazz writer Adam Shatz, as well as testimonies from the concert’s bassist Reggie Workman and drummer Andrew Cyrille – and interviews with Jane Bunnett, David Virelles, David Liebman, Vijay Iyer, Evan Parker and Mal Waldron’s widow, Hiromi. Also included are never-before-seen photos from the concert taken by Hugo Peeters.

Tracklist
SIDE A:
1. WHAT IT IS (Mal Waldron) 17:33
2. EPISTROPHY (Thelonious Monk-Kenny Clarke) 5:58
SIDE B:
3. LONGING (Steve Lacy) 12:30
4. MONK’S DREAM (Thelonious Monk) 12:33
SIDE C:
5. VARIATION OF III (Reggie Workman) 24:43
SIDE D:
6. MEDLEY: SNAKE OUT (Mal Waldron) / VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY CECIL TAYLOR (Mal Waldron) 24:03

        
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