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My Name Is Albert Ayler

  • Release Date: Nov 09, 2007
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 19 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Kasper Collin


With his documentary My Name Is Albert Ayler, Swedish filmmaker [[Performer~P448003~Kasper Collin~kaspercollin]] pays unbridled homage to the titular musician, one of the most innovative and electric but least-known figures in contemporary jazz. [[Performer~P80284~Ayler~albertayler]]'s obscurity is at least as attributable to his short lifespan as it is to his musical iconoclasm -- he died under bizarre and inexplicable circumstances in late 1970; on November 5 of that year, Manhattan police found his...more Critics


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