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     Don Pullen

Real name: Don Gabriel Pullen
Born: Dec 25, 1941 in Roanoke, VA
Died: Apr 22, 1995 in East Orange, NJ
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Post-Bop, Free Jazz, Avant-Garde Jazz
Instruments: Organ, Piano, Organ (Hammond)

Don Pullen developed a surprisingly accessible way of performing avant-garde jazz. Although he could be quite free harmonically, with dense, dissonant chords, Pullen also utilized catchy rhythms, so even his freest flights generally had a handle for listeners to hang on to. The combination of freedom and rhythm gave him his own unique musical personality.

Pullen, who came from a musical family, studied with Muhal Richard Abrams (with whom he played in the Experimental Band) and, in 1964, made his recording debut with Giuseppi Logan. In the 1960s, he recorded free duets with Milford Graves, led his own bands, and played organ with R&B groups, backing Big Maybelle and Ruth Brown, among others. Although he worked with Nina Simone (1970-1971) and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1974), Pullen became famous as the pianist with Charles Mingus' last great group (1973-1975). From 1979-1988, he co-led a notable inside/outside quartet with tenor saxophonist George Adams that was in some ways an extension of Mingus' band. In later years, Pullen led his African-Brazilian Connection and recorded with Kip Hanrahan, Roots, John Scofield, David Murray, Mingus Dynasty, and Jane Bunnett, among others. His last project found the always searching pianist seeking to fuse jazz with traditional Native American music. Although his life was too short, Don Pullen fortunately did make a fair amount of recordings as a leader, including for Sackville (1974), Horo, Black Saint, Atlantic (his funky "Big Alice" became a near-standard), and Blue Note.

-Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.vervemusicgroup.com/artist/default.aspx?aid=6326 About on Verve Record
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10463 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.wnur.org/jazz/artists/pullen.don Discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Pullen About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Pullen About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Don Pullen - 'Breakthrough' - 1986, Blue Note
 Don Pullen - 'Capricorn Rising' - 1975, Black Saint
 Don Pullen - 'Evidence Of Things Unseen' - 1983, Black Saint
 Don Pullen - 'Healing Force' - 1975, Black Saint
 Don Pullen - 'Live .. Again' - 1995, Blue Note
 Don Pullen - 'Milano Strut' - 1978, Black Saint
 Don Pullen - 'The Sixth Sense' - 1985, Black Saint
 Don Pullen - 'Tomorrow's Promises' - 1977, Koch
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 George Adams - 'Earth Beams' - 1981, Timeless
  как соисполнитель ...
 Hamiet Bluiett - 'Live At Carlos I. Another Night' - 1997, Just a Memory
 Kip Hanrahan - 'All Roads Are Made Of The Flesh' - 1995, American Clave
 Kip Hanrahan - 'Exotica' - 1994, American Clave
 Charles Mingus - 'Changes One. Changes Two' - 1974, Rhino, Lider
 Charles Mingus - 'Mingus At Carnegie Hall' - 1974, WEA
 David Murray - 'Children' - 1986, Black Saint
 David Murray - 'Shakill's Warrior' - 1991, Columbia
 Maceo Parker - 'Roots Revisited' - 1990, Verve, Polygram
 Ivo Perelman - 'Children Of Ibeji' - 1991, Enja
 Roots - 'Stablemates' - 1992, In + Out

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