ALBERT AYLER trio » Spiritual Unity

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 […]

ALBERT AYLER || New Ghosts

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 […]

Trio 3 & Vijay Iyer: Wiring

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 […]