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Potsa Lotsa: The Complete Works Of Eric Dolphy

Read "The Complete Works Of Eric Dolphy" reviewed by Keith Henry Brown

The great multi-instrumentalist/composer Eric Dolphy spent almost as much time being criticized in his career as he was praised. Remarkably, there was dissension in some critical circles at the time about his abilities as a performer and writer. In the infamous cover story in the April 1962 issue of Downbeat Magazine, Dolphy and his employer at the time, John Coltrane, found themselves in the precarious position of having to “Answer The Jazz Critics": “What I'm trying to ...


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