Charles Gayle + Invité.e.s
Suoni Per Il Popolo presents

Charles Gayle + Invité.e.s

June 17th 2019
8:30 pm / Doors: 8:00 pm

4873 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC, Canada
For more information about this event, please contact Casa Del Popolo at info@casadelpopolo.com.

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Charles Gayle

“Charles Gayle made his first significant impact on the free jazz scene with a series of critically acclaimed New York performances at the Knitting Factory in the mid- to late '80s. The tenor saxophonist's hyper-kinetic free expressionism draws on stylistic devices pioneered in the '60s by the late free jazz icon Albert Ayler. Like Ayler, Gayle employs a huge tone which, more often than not, he splits into its individual harmonic components. Timbral distortion is a key aspect of Gayle's work. His improvisations feature long, vibrating, free-gospel melodies, full of huge intervallic leaps, screaming multiphonics, and a density of line that evidences a remarkable dexterity in all registers of his horn (especially the altissimo). Gayle is also capable of great lyricism, imbued with the same bracing intensity present in his high-energy work.” - Chris Kelsey

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