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NEWS: RECORDING

New Rashied Ali Quintet CD "Live in Europe"

New Rashied Ali Quintet CD "Live in Europe"

Survival Records is pleased to announce its latest release

RASHIED ALI QUINTET LIVE IN EUROPE

this is one of the more potent working quintets in jazz today.
Bill Milkowski JazzTimes magazine

Rashied Ali - drums; Lawrence Clark - tenor; Josh Evans - trumpet; Greg Murphy - piano; Joris Teepe - bass. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rashied Ali Quintet: Judgment Day, Volume 1

Read "Judgment Day, Volume 1" reviewed by Erik R. Quick

Rashied Ali is most commonly associated with his short tenure as John Coltrane's drummer on Interstellar Space (Impulse!, 1967). His significant participation in the New York loft-jazz movement by opening “Ali's Alley in 1973 is also frequently cited. His most recent collaborations with saxophonist Sonny Fortune continue the conception of Ali as an explosive participant in ...

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Rashied Ali Quintet: Judgment Day, Vol. Two

Read "Judgment Day, Vol. Two" reviewed by Russ Musto

Although rightfully revered as one of the fathers of avant-garde drumming for his role in John Coltrane's last band, Rashied Ali grew up in Philadelphia during the heyday of hard bop, so it should come as no surprise to find him at the helm of a group that reflects the influence of Art Blakey and the ...

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Rashied Ali Quintet: Judgment Day, Vol. One

Read "Judgment Day, Vol. One" reviewed by Jeff Stockton

Rashied Ali has always been unfairly typecast as the guy who usurped Elvin Jones from Coltrane's Classic Quartet, enforcing the dividing line between A Love Supreme and Trane's final phase, when the leader became all dissonant and difficult. Trane knew better than us, of course, but Ali's career after Trane didn't do much to change the ...

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Rashied Ali Quintet: No One In Particular

Read "No One In Particular" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Many of us might ordinarily surmise that a recording by famed modern jazz drummer Rashied Ali would reside within the free jazz spectrum of things. However, Ali and his quintet opts for the mainstream, post-Bop realm on this 2001 release, which presents the listener with a session recorded at a New York City studio in 1992. ...