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Frank Wright: Blues For Albert Ayler

Read "Blues For Albert Ayler" reviewed by John Sharpe

Reedman Frank Wright's eponymous first album surfaced on ESP-Disk in 1965, so it is fitting that this historic live recording also appears on the newly-revived imprint, making good its mission of releasing unheard sessions by label stalwarts, alongside newer works. Though dedicated to his erstwhile employer, saxophonist Albert Ayler, Wright's tenor saxophone also hints at the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Frank Wright: Blues for Albert Ayler

Read "Blues for Albert Ayler" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Seguendo il consiglio di Bernard Stollman, creatore dell'etichetta ESP, alla fine degli anni Sessanta Frank Wright si trasferì a Parigi, come fecero molti musicisti afroamericani ampiamente sottostimati in patria. Il suo ritorno a New York nell'estate del 1974 lo riportò in contatto con il batterista Rashied Ali, fratello di quel Muhammad che con il sassofonista aveva condiviso tante avventure musicali ...