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Albert Ayler Quartet – Copenhagen Live 1964 (2017)

Albert Ayler Quartet – Copenhagen Live 1964 (2017)

Albert Ayler’s violent alchemy of Africa and Europe imbues ‘Copenhagen Live 1964’ with historical importance because more than fifty years hence, these ideas put into practice sound as radical today as they did back then.

Something Else! sneak peek: Albert Ayler, “Ghosts [Live in Hilversum]” (1964; 2014 reissue)

Something Else! sneak peek: Albert Ayler, “Ghosts [Live in Hilversum]” (1964; 2014 reissue)

It’s about more than mere individuals playing well, and this performance brings real meaning to the words “spiritual unity.”

Neneh Cherry and The Thing – The Cherry Thing (2012)

Though there’s a long jazz tradition of puttin’ the swing on pop songs, the phenomenon is far less common in the hip-hop world. That’s not to say that there haven’t been successes

Don Cherry – Organic Music Society (1972; 2012 reissue)

Don Cherry was making world music before the genre had its own spot at the record stores, and that focus on new sounds always gives his albums a fizzy atmosphere of discovery

Mort Weiss: Ornette Coleman and Don Cherry once blew us away under LA's Big Top

Los Angeles/Hollywood, California, in the late 1940s through the early 1960s was a happening place for jazz and jazz musicians. There was always a place to play a jam session, or more correctly session(s)

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