Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Jazz With a Norwegian Accent

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten
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From the Times:

Avant-garde jazz has almost always had its sacramental side. There’s a reason for the devotion that some listeners bring to the mid-1960s music of John Coltrane, or to the output of his fellow saxophonist Albert Ayler. The spirituality in these performances wasn’t subtext or suggestion; it radiated out from a fervent core.

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