REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE

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This group was a favorite of many avant-garde jazz fans in the '70s, appealing to a generation of listeners who had been weaned on Frank Zappa, some only temporarily lured into his camp by the intoxicating sound of electric violin soloists such as Jean-Luc Ponty and Sugarcane Harris. The violinist in the Revolutionary Ensemble, Leroy Jenkins, was cut from the same mold as these players, bluesy and swinging, but he created his sometimes fiery solos within the context of something like a free jazz power trio, removed from the corny Zappa arrangements or repetitive rhythm & blues structures. This is just a partial description of the music of the Revolutionary Ensemble, however, just as calling Jenkins a violinist was only part of the story. He was also a composer, and played a variety of so-called "little instruments," the point of which wasn't so much the development of virtuosity but the read more...
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REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE Vietnam (aka Revolutionary Ensemble) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vietnam (aka Revolutionary Ensemble)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1972
REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE The Psyche album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Psyche
Avant-Garde Jazz 1975
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The People's Republic
Avant-Garde Jazz 1976
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And Now...
Avant-Garde Jazz 2004

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REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE Manhattan Cycles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan Cycles
Avant-Garde Jazz 1973
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Revolutionary Ensemble
Avant-Garde Jazz 1977
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Beyond The Boundary Of Time
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008

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