The distance and volume between two notes is always perfect. She was sort of serious. Every jazz fan knows the name of Carla Bley, but her relentless productivity and constant reinvention can make it difficult to grasp her contribution to music.
The New York Times. Genre Jazz. As Serious As Your Life. Download as PDF Printable version. After giving up the church to immerse herself in roller skating at the age of fourteen,  she moved to New York at seventeen and became a cigarette girl at Birdlandwhere she met jazz pianist Paul Bley.
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Swallow and Bley are the focal point, essentially a duo whose not-so-hidden thoughts are spun outward by the other musicians. I wanted to be serious. Home Page World U. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Without an ounce of the vibrant and ear-changing challenges posed by so many of her previous recordings, this one nevertheless charms with a breeziness that could only be born of the confident carla bley sextet pictures in Anaheim turns taken to get to this two-lane highway. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:.
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