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Eric Dolphy

themaninthegreenshirt: “ “He was like an angel that came down to Earth played his saxophone incredibly & passed too quickly.” Clifford Jordan talking about Eric Dolphy ”

Eric Dolphy. Yet another epic talent gone too soon #FreeJazz

Yet another epic talent gone too soon Eric Allan Dolphy, Jr. (June 1928 – June was an American jazz alto saxophonist, flautist, and bass clarinetist.

After the Percussion Bitter Sweet sessions with Max Roach, Dolphy was off to Europe (see the Dolphy in Europe albums released in 1964-65).

After the Percussion Bitter Sweet sessions with Max Roach, Dolphy was off to Europe (see the Dolphy in Europe albums released in

Eric Dolphy

The artwork of the legendary Blue Note jazz record label has come to represent everything that is brilliant and innovative in album cover design.

Thelonius Monk, 1947, in New York City, photo by William Gottlieb

thesorrowsofgin: “an-animal-imagined-by-poe: “ Thelonious Monk, Minton’s Playhouse, New York, September 1947 Photograph by William Gottlieb ” The Sorrows of Gin.

John Coltrane

themaninthegreenshirt: “ John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy and Reggie Workman, Holland, 1961 ”

Eric Dolphy was interested in bird songs. In one version, he played to them in his backyard and they sang back.

Eric Dolphy was interested in bird songs. In one version, he played to them in his backyard and they sang back.

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