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Marty Ehrlich: The Long View

Read "The Long View" reviewed by Jeff Stockton

Jazz needs composers like Marty Ehrlich. Like his mentor Julius Hemphill, Ehrlich, while proficient in the more conventional small group settings, envisions something greater, hearing music of multiple textures, moods, origins and voicings. Divided into six movements and a postlude, The Long View was originally conceived as aural accompaniment to an exhibition of paintings by Oliver ...

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Marty Ehrlich: The Long View

Read "The Long View" reviewed by Rich Friedman



The Long View came out of a collaboration between Marty Ehrlich and his friend, the renowned painter Oliver Jackson, during a ten-week Harvard University residency in 2000. Inspired by Jackson’s work since the 1970s, Ehrlich sees his impressionistic paintings as “a visual counterpoint to what I have imagined in sound.” Although the music ...