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LANDRY, DICKIE - Fifteen Saxophones

Unseen Worlds

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"Reissue of this little known classic from founding Philip Glass Ensemble member Richard Dickie Landry. Following two jazz LPs issued on the Chatham Square label (which he co-ran), Dickie Landry released Fifteen Saxophones, a set of 1974 recordings done with engineer Kurt Munkacsi, on the Northern Lights and Wergo labels in 1978. Fifteen Saxophones simultaneously demonstrates Landrys boundary-pushing saxophone and his understanding of the minimalists long-form treatises on sound. Using intricate Revox tape delays on Fifteen Saxophones, Alto Flute Quad Delay, and the side-long live document Kitchen Solos, Landrys strong personality as a player shines through a brilliant wall of sound. It is unsurprising Landry was a fixture in the same New York scene that spawned artists like Richard Serra - something equally monumental exists in the pieces found on this album. This reissue includes new liner notes by Clifford Allen and period photos by Gianfranco Gorgoni." - Unseen Worlds

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