Steve Lacy

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Birthday
23, 1934
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 4, 2004 (69)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1934
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 4, 2004 (69)

About

Late Dixieland jazz artist who was one of the most influential saxophonists throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

Before Fame

He began his music career at age sixteen as a backing saxophonist. He went on to work with Cecil Taylor.

Trivia

He released over 100 albums as a band leader from 1957 to 2004.

Family Life

He was married to singer and violinist Irene Aebi.

Associated With

Duke Ellington wrote two songs for Lacy's 1962 album, Evidence.