FRANK WRIGHT

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Frank Wright was a fiery tenor saxophonist. He gained recognition from his albums on the ESP-DISK label, recorded during the late sixties. He went on to record with such artists as Peter Brotzmann, Bobby Few, Noah Howard, and Alan Silva. He died in 1990.

---- Biography by Chris Kelsey (taken from Allmusic Guide) ----

Wright never made much of a name for himself outside the innermost circle of free jazz musicians and fans, yet he was influential in his own subversive way. Unlike Ornette Coleman, Albert Ayler, or Cecil Taylor —peers and contemporaries who were the same age or only slightly older — Wright never recorded even a single record under his own name for a major label; he was "underground" his entire career. Ayler's scalding abstract expressionism was the prime influence on Wright, who transformed it with his own personality and passed it on. Echoes of Wright's playing
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Blues for Albert AylerBlues for Albert Ayler
ESP Disk, Ltd. 2012
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Complete Esp-Disk' RecordingsComplete Esp-Disk' Recordings
ESP Disk, Ltd. 2005
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UnityUnity
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Alliance 2006
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FRANK WRIGHT Frank Wright Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Wright Trio
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
FRANK WRIGHT Your Prayer album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Your Prayer
Avant-Garde Jazz 1967
FRANK WRIGHT One for John album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
One for John
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
FRANK WRIGHT Uhuru Na Umoja album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Uhuru Na Umoja
Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
FRANK WRIGHT Church Number Nine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Church Number Nine
Avant-Garde Jazz 1971
FRANK WRIGHT Shouting the Blues album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Shouting the Blues
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
FRANK WRIGHT Kevin, My Dear Son album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kevin, My Dear Son
Avant-Garde Jazz 1978
FRANK WRIGHT Eddie´s Back In Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eddie´s Back In Town
Avant-Garde Jazz 1982
FRANK WRIGHT Run With the Cowboys album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Run With the Cowboys
Eclectic Fusion 1983

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FRANK WRIGHT Center of the World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Center of the World
Avant-Garde Jazz 1972
FRANK WRIGHT Last Polka In Nancy ? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Last Polka In Nancy ?
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
FRANK WRIGHT Frank Wright Duo Muhammad Ali : Adieu Little Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Wright Duo Muhammad Ali : Adieu Little Man
Avant-Garde Jazz 1974
FRANK WRIGHT Stove Man, Love Is the Word album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stove Man, Love Is the Word
Avant-Garde Jazz 1979
FRANK WRIGHT Unity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unity
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
FRANK WRIGHT Blues For Albert Ayler album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For Albert Ayler
Avant-Garde Jazz 2012

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FRANK WRIGHT The Complete ESP-Disk' Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete ESP-Disk' Recordings
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005

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