At 79, Charles Lloyd has taken part in a major chunk of modern jazz history. He’s called himself a “sound seeker,” and during the 60s and early 70s he became an inheritor of John Coltrane’s spiritual yearning, his sinewy tenor sax casting a veneer of calm over roiling arrangements. More recently, in a stunning late-career […]
The jazz great presents a new sound on his superb new album I Long to See You
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ECM Records collects the five contemplative albums reedist Charles Lloyd, who headlines the Chicago Jazz Festival tonight, cut with Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson beginning in 1989.
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