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Barry Altschul

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Barry Altschul

Barry Altschul has been played on NTS in shows including Carolina Soul, featured first on 17 March 2019. Songs played include Conference Of The Birds.

Barry Altschul is a free jazz drummer who gained fame in the late 1960s with the pianists Paul Bley and Chick Corea.

In the early '70s, Barry Altschul was the drummer for Circle -- a band that (with a membership that also included Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Anthony Braxton) might possibly have been the most technically adept free jazz ensemble ever. Altschul's drumming with that band was stylistically all-encompassing -- in his own words, "from ragtime to no time" --…

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Conference Of The Birds
David Holland Quartet, David Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry Altschul
ECM Records, Warner Bros. Records1973
Conference Of The Birds
David Holland Quartet, David Holland, Sam Rivers, Anthony Braxton, Barry AltschulECM Records, Warner Bros. Records1973
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