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us: Ayler, Albert

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936-07-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1970-11-05
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cleveland (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Newport Jazz Festival
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Academy of Music (Cleveland, Ohio)
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Saxophonists
          (lcsh) Jazz musicians
            (lcsh) Band directors
        • Sources

          • found: Albert Ayler Quartet. The Hilversum session [SR] between 1984 and 1991: container (Albert Ayler, tenor saxophonist)
          • found: LC data base, 1-28-92 (hdg.: Ayler, Albert)
          • found: Spirits rejoice!, c1996: p. 13, etc. (b. July 13, 1936, Cleveland; d. Nov. 1970)
          • found: Oxford music online, March 3, 2015: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Ayler, Albert; born July 13, 1936, Cleveland, died between November 5 and 25, 1970, ?New York; American jazz tenor saxophonist and bandleader)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 21, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ayler, Albert; saxophonist, jazz musician; born 13 July 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States; attended Cleveland's Academy of Music (1946-1954); entered the army where he switched to tenor saxophone and traveled throughout Europe with a Special Services band based in France (1958); performed throughout Sweden with a bebop trio that was recorded live (1962); first studio recording date in Copenhagen, “The First Recordings”, or “Something Different”; formed a quartet in New York (1964); the quartet toured Sweden and Holland; played in studios and clubs in New York (1965-1968); performed his first major United States concert at New York's Town Hall with his brother Donald (1965); appeared at the Newport Jazz Festival (1966); an European tour (1967-1970); died 05 November 1970 in, possibly, New York, New York, United States)
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          • 1991-11-27: new
          • 2015-11-09: revised
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