World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

New York Eye and Ear Control

Article Id: WHEBN0007728914
Reproduction Date:

Title: New York Eye and Ear Control  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Michael Snow, Albert Ayler, NewYorkEyeAndEarControl.jpg, Albert Ayler albums, Sunny Murray
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

New York Eye and Ear Control

New York Eye and Ear Control
Studio album by Albert Ayler et al.
Released 1965
Recorded July 17, 1964
Genre Free jazz
Length 43:19
Label ESP-Disk
Albert Ayler chronology
Spiritual Unity
(1964)
New York Eye and Ear Control
(1964)
Ghosts
(1964)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic Allmusic link
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide [1]

New York Eye and Ear Control is an album of group improvisations recorded by an augmented version of Albert Ayler's group to provide the soundtrack for Michael Snow's 1964 film of the same name.[2]

Critics have compared the album with the key free jazz recordings: Ornette Coleman's earlier Free Jazz and John Coltrane's subsequent Ascension. John Litweiler regards it favourably in comparison because of its "free motion of tempo (often slow, usually fast); of ensemble density (players enter and depart at will); of linear movement".[3] Ekkehard Jost places it in the same company and comments on "extraordinarily intensive give-and-take by the musicians" and "a breadth of variation and differentiation on all musical levels".[4]

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Personnel 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4

Track listing

  1. "Don's Dawn" (Cherry/Peacock) – 0:57
  2. "AY" (Ayler) – 20:17
  3. "ITT" (Ayler) – 22:05

Personnel

External links

  • New York Eye and Ear ControlInterview with Michael Snow, discussing the conception of the film

References

  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 16.  
  2. ^ Review by Scott Yanow, Allmusic.
  3. ^ Litweiler, John (1984). The Freedom Principle: Jazz After 1958. Da Capo. 
  4. ^ Jost, Ekkehard (1975). Free Jazz (Studies in Jazz Research 4). Universal Edition. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.