Albert Ayler
Favorite

Albert Ayler

Top Songs

1
Truth Is Marching In [Live At The Village Vanguard/1966]
2
Angels
3
Holy Ghost
4
Universal Indians [Full-length Version]
5
Holy Ghost

Albums

About

Albert Ayler

Biography

One of the giants of free jazz, Albert Ayler was also one of the most controversial. His huge tone and wide vibrato were difficult to ignore, and his 1966 group sounded like a runaway New Orleans brass band from 1910. Unlike John Coltrane or Eric Dolphy, Albert Ayler was not a virtuoso who had come up through the bebop ranks. His first musical jobs were in R&B bands, including one led by Little Walter, although oddly enough he was nicknamed "Little Bird" in his early days becau... Read more

Chat About Albert Ayler

For You