Charles Gayle Trio
Jez Nelson presents American free jazz saxophonist and pianist Charles Gayle performing with his trio at London's Cafe Oto. With Klaus Kugel (drums) and Ksawery Wojcinski (bass).
Jez Nelson presents leading American free jazz saxophonist and pianist Charles Gayle, with his trio.
Gayle, who turned 75 last week, has held a deep connection with improvisation throughout his life in music. From periods spent homeless as a street-sax legend in New York, to touring the world as a celebrated artist, the full range of his experiences are reflected in his sound. Recorded at London's Cafe Oto with German drummer Klaus Kugel and Polish bassist Ksawery Wojcinski, his trio conjure a charged performance full of raw emotion and teetering unpredictability.
Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Miranda Hinkley.
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Charles Gayle Trio in performance at Cafe Oto, London on 29 October 2013