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Marty Ehrlich Rites Quartet: Things Have Got To Change

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Things Have Got to Change del quartetto del sassofonista Marty Ehrlich è il secondo disco nel giro di pochi mesi, dopo il fantastico Historicity di Vijay Iyer, a contemplare nella propria scaletta un capolavoro negletto del jazz contemporaneo come “Dogon A.D." di Julius Hemphill. In questo caso la circostanza non dovrebbe sorprendere più di tanto, dal momento che del ...

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Marty Ehrlich: Things Have Got To Change

Read "Things Have Got To Change" reviewed by Stuart Broomer

The clarity that's so immediately apparent in Marty Ehrlich's alto sound permeates his work, so that there's a quality at once naked and luminous in the music heard here. The quartet with trumpeter James Zollar, cellist Erik Friedlander and drummer Pheeroan akLaff and the concept harkens back to the early Ornette Coleman Quartet, each member committed ...

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Marty Ehrlich Rites Quartet: Things Have Got To Change

Read "Things Have Got To Change" reviewed by Troy Collins

One of the seminal artists of the New York Loft jazz scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Julius Hemphill (1938-1995) left a diverse legacy that lives on through the tireless efforts of saxophonist Tim Berne and multi-instrumentalist Marty Ehrlich. Hemphill's earthy forays with cellist Abdul Wadud in the early seventies broke new stylistic ground, unapologetically drawing inspiration from ...