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The Frank Wright Quintet

Your Prayer (LP)

Label: Esp-Disk

Format: LP

Genre: Jazz

Preorder: due on/around January 15

€29.90
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Super Tip! Reissue, originally released in 1967. Frank Wright returned to the studio in May 1967 to make his second album using a quintet of players little-known at the time but now legends to free-jazz cognoscenti. Trumpeter Jacques Coursil, who almost made an album for ESP-Disk' himself, went on to the greatest fame of the players besides Wright; alto saxophonist Arthur Jones was not recorded nearly as often as his talents deserved; Steve Tintweis's stint playing with Albert Ayler raised the young bassist's profile; Muhammad Ali was Coltrane drummer Rashied Ali's brother. Together they raise the roof on a free-jazz marathon that still stands as Wright's magnum opus. "Your Prayer finds Wright refining the bag his solos come from, yet maintaining a firm hold on the ecstatic free-blues shout that makes up most of his solo language... Your Prayer is a rather lengthy slab of high-energy grit, but its unified forward and upward motion make for a firmly rooted sonic liberation." --Clifford Allen, All About Jazz "Rather intense at times, these emotional performances... still sound groundbreaking three decades later." --Scott Yanow, All Music Personnel: Frank Wright - tenor saxophone; Arthur Jones - alto saxophone; Jacques Coursil - trumpet; Steve Tintweis - bass; Muhammad Ali - drums.

Details
Cat. number: 1053
Year: 2022

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