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Frank Strozier: Quartets and Sextets

Read "Quartets and Sextets" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Talk about long overdue, the two albums contained on this new two-fer by neglected and forgotten saxophonist Frank Strozier have been highly sought after collectors items on vinyl, often fetching as much as $50 to $75 for mint copies. Now we have both Long Night from 1961 and the following year’s March of The Siamese Children out on one disc and a major portion of Strozier’s scant catalog has now been restored to its proper place in history.

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Frank Strozier: Long Night

Read "Long Night" reviewed by David Rickert

“Don't Follow The Crowd", a song on Frank Strozier's second release for Jazzland, is an apt title for an artist who worked hard to carve out a niche for himself in the jazz world. Unfortunately, Strozier is one of many who never got his due; despite gigs with Miles Davis, Don Ellis, and Chet Baker, Strozier quit playing music in the seventies out of frustration. His two early records for Jazzland have been reissued as a two-fer, and they show ...


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