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Jez Nelson presents a double-bill of gigs from the 2007 Vision Festival in New York.

Guitarist Marc Ribot's group Spiritial Unity reimagines the music of saxophonist and free music pioneer Albert Ayler with a quartet featuring former Ayler bassist Henry Grimes, recently out of retirement.

Pianist Viyar Iyer's trio Fieldwork includes saxophonist Steve Lehman and drummer Tyshawn Sorey in a style that combines a tight but complex rhythmic concept with explorative modal improvisation.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 15 Feb 2008 23:30

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