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Blues For Albert Ayler

by Frank Wright

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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

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released January 1, 1978

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"It's pure, nakedly emotional music. "

--Ed Hazell, Jazziz

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