Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy

    • Eric Dolphy
    Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy

    • Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy

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    Out To Lunch (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (1999 - Remaster)Eric Dolphy

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        Eric Dolphy was a true original with his own distinctive styles on alto, flute, and bass clarinet. His music fell into the "avant-garde" category yet he did not discard chordal improvisation altogether (although the relationship of his notes to the chords was often pretty abstract). While most of the other "free jazz" players sounded very serious in their playing, Dolphy's solos often came across as ecstatic and exuberant. His improvisations utilized very wide intervals, a varie... Read more

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