The Experimentalists: George Russell, Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman and Eric Dolphy (1956-1960)
August 27, 2019
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came a wave of players eager to experiment further within the broadening definition of jazz. Among the most durable of this next generation are composer
, alto saxophonist
and multi-reed player
. The late 1950s recordings of Russell, Taylor, Coleman and Dolphy in this hour of Jazz at 100.
Playlist Host Intro 0:00 George Russell Sextet "Concerto for Billy the Kid" from The Norton Collection (Norton) 2:50 George Russell Sextet "Ezz-Thetic" from Jazz Workshop (RCA) 7:33 Host speaks 28:02 Cecil Taylor Trio "Bemsha Swing" from Jazz Advance (Transition) 14:36 Cecil Taylor Trio "Rick Kick Shaw" from Jazz Advance (Transition) 22:00 Host speaks 28:02 Ornette Coleman Quartet "Lonely Woman" from Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic) 31:04 Ornette Coleman Quartet "Focus on Sanity" from Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic) 36:02 Host speaks 42:48 Eric Dolphy- Quintet "Miss Ann" from Booker Little Far Cry (New Jazz) 46:00 Eric Dolphy-Booker Little Quintet "Its Magic" from Far Cry (New Jazz) 50:14 Host Outro 55:53
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