The enigmatic quality of Eric Dolphy supersedes the strange circumstances surrounding his death. A major proponent of non-Western thinking, particularly regarding America's reception to non-linear jazz forms, the actuality of sound dominated Dolphy's thinking as a student. Thanks to Joe Con, indeed, for putting this up from his archives.
To celebrate the life and accomplishments of jazz visionary Eric Dolphy, Seed Artists presents Eric Dolphy: Freedom of Sound, a major two-day festival at Montclair State University.
On June 22, 2013, La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela celebrated their golden anniversary. Come August, the couple would mark an equally important bond together--50 years living, working and performing at their Dream House (between Franklin and White Streets) in Lower Manhattan.