Albert Ayler

Bernard Stollman was a New York lawyer who didn’t even own a hi-fi system when his childhood friend Granville Lee urged him to the Baby Grand club in Harlem to hear the tenor saxophonist Albert Ayler. As Stollman later recalled the Christmas 1963 scene, “Near the end of the concert this little guy with what seemed like a huge horn jumped on the stage and started blowing. He had a black and grey beard and a leather suit, and he just blew...man, torrents of sound.” Stollman was so excited by the performance that when he introduced himself to Ayler, he surprised the them both by saying "I'm... Read More

City Of Origin:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Avant-Garde, Free Jazz
Birthdate:
07/13/1936
Death date:
11/05/1970
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Softly As in a Morning Sunrise

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I Didn't Know What Time It Was

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Moanin'

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Good Bait

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I'll Remember April

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Rollins Tune - the Stopper

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Tune Up

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