0208 677 0012, © MA Music, Leisure & Travel Ltd , Dolphy's group on Out There resembles the late 1950s ensembles of Chico Hamilton, with whom Dolphy played and recorded during that time, in that it features both a cello and a bass; however, unlike Hamilton's group, Dolphy's does not contain a guitar or other chordal instrument. Out There is a studio album by jazz musician and composer Eric Dolphy, released by Prestige Records in September 1961. ", "Out There/Eric Dolphy Out There [Rudy Van Gelder Remasters]", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Out_There_(Eric_Dolphy_album)&oldid=985532680, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 14:22. Dolphy’s recording debut under his own name recorded just months after settling in New York from the West Coast.  It was Dolphy's second album released as band leader, following his time with Charles Mingus.  The cover features a painting by Richard Jennings, known as "The Prophet". Check out Eric Dolphy on Amazon Music. Twelve Classic Albums:… DOLPHY,ERIC. Out There is one of Ron Carter's earliest appearances on record. Posthumous releases are listed by recording date, rather than release date. An avant-garde jazz innovator, fluent on several reed instruments, who pushed bop to its outer limits.  On the other hand, the presence of the cello lends the album a chamber music feel. Genres: Avant-Garde Jazz, Post-Bop, Hard Bop. This is an excellent collection of albums featuring the celebrated Eric Dolphy on various saxophones, clarinets and flutes, some featuring him as leader, others as a prominent sideman with the likes of Ron Carter, Ken McIntyre, Oliver Nelson etc. ... Top Albums (See all 119 albums) Out To Lunch (remaster… DOLPHY,ERIC. Find Eric Dolphy discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic. St. Judes Church, It was Dolphy's second album released as band leader, following his time with Charles Mingus. Eric Dolphy’s playing seemed to bring the best out in Booker Little, and vice versa, so this album is a natural for a list like this. Dolphy’s compositions, testament to his rising powers as a composer, exist only as melodies, leaving the musicians to provide each tune’s rhythmic character and harmonies, so posing the question where this direction might go. ", Writing for PopMatters, Will Layman called the album "a dream come true", and noted how Dolphy and Carter are Regarding "Eclipse", he wrote: "there is a wonderful classical vibe as the strings play as an ensemble behind the leader. It's a rare example of a jazz musician finding a new way to package a tune other than the usual melody-solos-melody format that was tired even in 1960. Jazzwise Magazine, Find Eric Dolphy discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. "free to explore harmony above the minimal barriers of George Duvivier's bass lines and Roy Haynes' snap-crackle-pop stick work." While Out There is neither the compositional masterwork of Out to Lunch or the improvisational firestorm of the Five Spot sessions with Booker Little of the following year, it's nevertheless a worthy record of one of the most innovative jazz musicians ever to have walked the planet. Out There is a studio album by jazz musician and composer Eric Dolphy, released by Prestige Records in September 1961. Albums include Out to Lunch, Out There, and Far Cry. His solo on ‘Tenderly’, for example, is a minor masterpiece, anticipating virtually every technical and structural device on Anthony Braxton’s ‘For Alto’. Take a peek inside the latest issue of Songlines magazine. CD: $17.66. At the time he had a far from impressive C.V., yet he presents a fully-formed style that is unique in jazz from the beginning – rich in harmonic and rhythmic detail, punctuated by intervallic leaps uncommon in jazz (then, as now) yet underpinned by harmonic logic, this album still has the capacity to surprise. His fiercely vocalised alto solo on ‘Fire Waltz’ is the stuff of legend, for many his most memorable, diverging from the linear logic and techniques of variation employed by most post-war jazz musicians. There's a sense of a proper Third Stream being mined here, and it says much for Dolphy's vision that such combinations are still the stuff of surprise 40 odd years later. Stuart Nicholson recommends five of Dolphy's finest moments on record. As a result, Dolphy and Ron Carter, the cellist, solo over bass and drums only, helping to give the album a freer, more open sound when compared to Dolphy's previous album, Outward Bound, which featured pianist Jaki Byard. New Releases. Some releases with Dolphy as a sideman were issued much later than the date of the recording session.