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My Name Is Albert Ayler


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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… wild, ecstatic, difficult for the ears …

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