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  1. This is one of Albert Ayler's finest albums which was beautifully recorded in a Hilversum radio studio at the end of the group's European tour. Ayler had assembled a potent and empathetic quartet for this tour featuring Don Cherry (cornet), Gary Peacock (bass) & Sunny Murray (drums).4/5(9).
  2. (Long-rumored tapes of Ayler performing with Taylor's group were released by Revenant Records in , as part of a CD set.) The album My Name Is Albert Ayler is a session of standards recorded for a Copenhagen radio station with local musicians including Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and drummer Ronnie Gardiner, with Ayler playing tenor.
  3. His trio and quartet records of , such as Spiritual Unity and The Hilversum Session, show him advancing the improvisational notions of John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman into abstract realms where whole timbre, and not just mainly harmony with melody, is the music's backbone.
  4. Albert Ayler ( - ) Biography [A brief biography of Albert Ayler] Discography [Complete discography with alternate album titles] The Music [A few mp3s, sheet music, a list of other versions of Ayler tunes and tributes, and breakdowns of the European tour recordings and the Slugs’ and La Cave sessions] The Archives.
  5. Recorded live at New York's Judson Hall in , Spirits Rejoice is one of Albert Ayler's wildest, noisiest albums, partly because it's one of the very few that teams him with another saxophonist, altoist Charles mondmilksevemengeotroxtunordovora.coinfo's also one of the earliest recordings to feature Ayler's brother Don playing an amateurish but expressive trumpet, and the ensemble is further expanded by using bassists.
  6. Oct 26,  · Albert Ayler's "Spirits Rejoice" represents the first real codification of the sound which he would work in for the next several years-- while "Bells", recorded three months prior began introducing this sound, "Spirits Rejoice", from September of fully embraces it. The Hilversum Session Albert Ayler Quartet. out of 5 stars 9. $ /5(6).
  7. The compilation The Artistry of Albert Ayler on Victor Records (Japan) SMJ is a double LP set of Spiritual Unity and Spirits Rejoice. In a 5 cassette box set was issued by Old Heaven Books in China, licensed by ESP, including Spirits Rejoice.

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