ALBErT AYLeR | Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe
Starting your adventure in the new sounds would comprise Albert Ayler – so did I – blowing hard and a trio really listening to each other – a real Spiritual Unity! ESP’s first jazz recording session was on July 10, 1964, in the tiny Variety Arts Recording Studio, just off Times Square. Just before 1 […]
Just had to look for this Albert Ayler‘s double vinyl album – it was carefully kept from dust and time in a closet for that matter – to refresh my mind with all those sounds I heard so many times. Ayler was and still is one of the greatest, he was best understood by his […]
David Murray’s contribution for the Lullaby Project at the Howard Assembly Room, Flowers for Albert, one of his first songs written in New York, dedicated to Albert Ayler. The song was used as a lullaby to put Murray’s kids to sleep.
I admit I hate snakes – they creep me out, it’s something coming from my childhood days, so it’s too late to try to solve the issue. This ensemble’s name and the cover of the album make me get very suspicious about what kind of stuff they could be playing and yet, as much as […]
Trio 3 relives the free jazz of late Coltrane and Albert Ayler. This is their fourth album – each one brings a new pianist – now it’s Vijay Iyer‘s turn to share their free spirit. Saxophonist Oliver Lake (World Saxophone Quartet), bassist Reggie Workman (John Coltrane) and drummer Andrew Cyrille (Cecil Taylor) don’t need reinforcement […]