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one of the most inspiring music books ever,
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This review is from: Steve Lacy: Conversations (Paperback)
I probably have spent 40 years reading music books of every size and shape - histories, bios, photo books, you name it - but this relatively small volume ranks among the very best I've ever read. Lacy was a musical genius, and time will only enrich that status. But he was also one of the most articulate explainers of art. On nearly every page of this book, there's some concise and beautiful statement about music or about the making of art that will have you saying, "I gotta remember this." He's funny, humble, gracious, and outspoken. No matter whether you like (or even know about) his music -you'll learn a lot by spending a few hours of reading time with Steve Lacy. Jason Weiss has done a great service for all of us and a great honor to Lacy's memory by preserving these conversations.