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Charles Lloyd

Columns

Monday, March 10 2008

The Gap: Charles Lloyd

Saxophonist Charles Lloyd enjoyed periods of critical acclaim, popular celebration, eccentric withdrawal, and general trivialization. He was easy to ignore if you came of jazz fan age after 1970, and that's a shame.


Reviews

Sunday, April 30 2006

Charles Lloyd with Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland: Sangam

The last of the great cosmic jazzmen takes a trip way out east with this exhilarating live recording.


Tuesday, April 19 2005

Charles Lloyd: Jumping the Creek

Mostly one session too many, this session doesn't take itself lightly. As music, rather than an aid to meditation, it's short on original substance and long on repetition, stretching, exquisitely played padding. Inessential.


Thursday, November 7 2002

Charles Lloyd: Lift Every Voice


Saturday, December 31 1994

Charles Lloyd: The Water Is Wide


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