Wednesday, October 10, 2012

R.I.P. John Tchicai...

Another titan who walked the high-wire to infinity...

"He borrowed some of the heart-rending wail of Albert Ayler, possibly the most passionate and noisiest of the new players. But whether in ballad whispers or jagged bursts on any of the saxophones and wind instruments he played, Mr. Tchicai produced a delicate sound."


(The late John Tchicai.)

Read the complete Times obituary here.

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TS

1 comment:

bruitiste said...

And now David S. Ware has left us...