Holy Ghost: The Life and Death of Free Jazz Pioneer Albert Ayler

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Holy Ghost: The Life and Death of Free Jazz Pioneer Albert Ayler

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Holy Ghost is the first extended study of free jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler, who is seen today as one of the most important innovators in the history of jazz.

ISBN

1911036939

Publication Date

11-15-2022

Publisher

Jawbone Press

Keywords

jazz, saxaphonist, twentieth-century music, music, jazz musician biographies, ethnomusicology

Disciplines

Musicology

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About the Author

Richard Koloda has a master’s degree in Musicology from Cleveland State University (having written a thesis on the piano music of Frederic Rzewski). He was a contributor to the critically acclaimed documentary My Name Is Albert Ayler by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin and was a consultant on Revenant Records’ ten-CD retrospective of Ayler, which has been called 'the Sistine Chapel of box sets'.

Holy Ghost: The Life and Death of Free Jazz Pioneer Albert Ayler

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