Thursday, August 13, 2009
RIP Rashied Ali
Rashied Ali & Frank Lowe - Duo Exchange - Continuing through Thurston Moore’s Top Ten Free Jazz Underground records, we ominously find ourselves at #7 just as announcements of the passing of one of the artists in question, Rashied Ali, are starting to circulate. Here is an interview with Mr. Ali where he spells out what he is all about.
Parts one and two of this quest. Not superstitious or anything, but I don't want to jump onto #8 Peter Brotzman just yet, who I caught at the Big Top in New Orleans last year.