JOE HARRIOTT

Avant-Garde Jazz / World Fusion / Post Bop / Hard Bop / Bop • Jamaica
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Joe Harriott's music goes virtually unheard today, yet the alto saxophonist exerted a powerful influence on early free jazz in England. The Jamaican-born and raised Harriott played with his countrymen, trumpeter Dizzy Reece and tenor saxophonist Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, before emigrating to England in 1951. In London, Harriott worked freelance and in the band of trumpeter Pete Pitterson. In 1954, he landed an important gig with drummer Tony Kinsey; the next year he played in saxophonist Ronnie Scott's big band. His first album as a leader was 1959's Southern Horizon. Originally a bop-oriented player, Harriott gradually grew away from the conventions of that style. During a 1960 hospital stay, Harriott envisaged a new method of improvisation that, to an extent, paralleled the innovations of Ornette Coleman. Harriott was initially branded a mere imitator of Coleman, but close listening to both men reveals distinct differences in their respective styles. Harriott manifested read more...
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Abstract-Southern Horizons-FreeAbstract-Southern Horizons-Free
Poll Winners 2014
$7.49
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Joe Harriott StoryJoe Harriott Story
Box set
Proper Box Uk 2011
$10.95
$8.65 (used)
Helter SkelterHelter Skelter
Acrobat 2017
$10.26
$13.19 (used)
3 Classic Albums3 Classic Albums
Real Gone Music 2016
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Joe Harriott & Amancio D'Silva Quartet - Hum DonoJoe Harriott & Amancio D'Silva Quartet - Hum Dono
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Vocalion Ltd
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Free FormFree Form
Remastered
Gottdiscs 2007
$36.35
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Joe Harriott Amancio D'Silva - Hum Dono (1969) 180g virgin vinyl LP reissueJoe Harriott Amancio D'Silva - Hum Dono (1969) 180g virgin vinyl LP reissue
Reissued · Limited Collector's Edition · Original recording
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JOE HARRIOTT Southern Horizons album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Southern Horizons
Post Bop 1960
JOE HARRIOTT Free Form album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Free Form
Avant-Garde Jazz 1961
JOE HARRIOTT Abstract album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Abstract
Avant-Garde Jazz 1962
JOE HARRIOTT Movement album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movement
Avant-Garde Jazz 1963
JOE HARRIOTT High Spirits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
High Spirits
Post Bop 1965
JOE HARRIOTT Indo - Jazz Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Indo - Jazz Suite
World Fusion 1966
JOE HARRIOTT Indo - Jazz Fusions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Indo - Jazz Fusions
World Fusion 1967
JOE HARRIOTT Personal Portrait album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Personal Portrait
Hard Bop 1968
JOE HARRIOTT Indo-Jazz Fusions II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Indo-Jazz Fusions II
World Fusion 1968
JOE HARRIOTT Hum Dono album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hum Dono
World Fusion 1969
JOE HARRIOTT Swings High album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swings High
Post Bop 1970
JOE HARRIOTT Joe Harriott, Tony Kinsey ‎: Jump For Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Harriott, Tony Kinsey ‎: Jump For Me
Bop 1987
JOE HARRIOTT Genius album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Genius
Post Bop 2000

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JOE HARRIOTT Cool Jazz With Joe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool Jazz With Joe
Bop 1954
JOE HARRIOTT No Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Strings
Hard Bop 1955
JOE HARRIOTT BBC Jazz for Moderns album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
BBC Jazz for Moderns
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

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JOE HARRIOTT Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Journey
Hard Bop 2011
JOE HARRIOTT Partying With Joe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Partying With Joe
Hard Bop 2011

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JOE HARRIOTT Movement / High Spirits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movement / High Spirits
Post Bop 2012
JOE HARRIOTT Abstract/Southern Horizons/Free Form album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Abstract/Southern Horizons/Free Form
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
JOE HARRIOTT Joe Harriott & Co Feat. John Dankworth & Tubby Hayes : Helter Skelter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Harriott & Co Feat. John Dankworth & Tubby Hayes : Helter Skelter
Bop 2017

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