Frank Wright

Blues for Albert Ayler

Recorded live in 1977 at Coltrane drummer Rashied Ali’s Studio 77 – Ali’s Alley – upon his triumphant return from an extended European sojourn the previously unreleased date features Wright paying tribute to his mentor Albert Ayler on his birthday with a luminary quartet including Ali, Ornette Coleman Prime Time guitarist James “Blood” Ulmer and bassist Benny Wilson.  The Right Reverend Wright at his most Holy Ghost-est!. 


Personnel

Frank Wright: Tenor Saxophone, Flute & Vocals
James Blood Ulmer: Guitar
Benny Wilson: Double-Bass
Rashied Ali: Drums

Track Listing

1.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 1
12:492.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 2
5:103.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 3
 14:374.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 4
 12:125.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 5
 23:576.Blues for Albert Ayler Pt. 6
 5:47



Press Quotes

"It's pure, nakedly emotional music. " 

--Ed Hazell, Jazziz



Media

Musicians: Frank Wright / James Blood Ulmer / Benny Wilson / Rashied Ali

PURCHASE OPTIONS
Digital download 320 kps MP3 DRM Free artwork included
Compact Disk In digipak with liner notes Digital download included
  • Product Code: ESP4068
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Digital Download $8.99
  • CD $12.98

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