• Andrew Cyrille Quartet - The News ****

    8 days ago - By Free Jazz

    By Stephen Griffith It's hard to overstate the number of seminal free jazz recordings drummer Andrew Cyrille has been part of, although the Cecil Taylor Unit's 1966 Blue Note Unit Structures and Conquistador come quickly to most people's minds. But the 2019 octogenarian has been constantly active since then as a leader or sideman with a who's who of major players. In 2016 he began a relationship with ECM with this quartet recording , followed by this trio date. The current quartet followed the sad demise of keyboard pioneer Richard Teitelbaum, leading to David Virelles assuming piano and...
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