More on Jemeel Moondoc

Source: WBGO.

Some jazz innovators are bathed in hype and adulation, while others labor in undeserved obscurity. Saxophonist and composer Jemeel Moondoc belonged to the latter camp. He was a prime mover of the New York City loft jazz scene of the 1970s, and then the Lower East Side/East Village scene of the early-to-mid ‘80s. Yet he rarely received accolades for his work.