Spiritual Unity is a 2005 album by Marc Ribot released on Pi Recordings. The album features compositions by Albert Ayler who Ribot identifies as a significant influence. It was recorded at Orange Music Sound Studio, West Orange, New Jersey on October 28, 2004, except "Bells", which was recorded live at Tonic in New York City on October 27, 2004.
However, when Ribot started playing Ayler songs he couldn't have dreamed that he'd be playing them with Henry Grimes, the original bass player on a number of Ayler's seminal mid-'60s recordings (Grimes walked away from music in 1967 and remained out of sight until 2002). Rounding out the group are Roy Campbell on trumpet and Chad Taylor on drums and percussion. The album is called Spiritual Unity, but it's not a direct cover of Ayler's Spiritual Unity album. In fact, Ribot's band only tackles one song from that particular album, "Spirits.
Marc Ribot: Spiritual Unity by Mark Corroto, published on May 9, 2005. His latest project, Spiritual Unity, is a cover band that honors the Ayler soul and the Ayler sound. The disc opens with Ribot's "Invocation. Bassist Henry Grimes, a former Ayler sideman, conjures the saxophonist with a swirling bowed approach.
Spiritual Unity Marc Ribot. This album has an average beat per minute of 104 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 64/139 BPM). Tracklist Spiritual Unity.
Spiritual Unity, 2017.
Spiritual Unity is a 2005 album by Marc Ribot released on Pi Records. All compositions are by Albert Ayler
Spiritual Unity is a 2005 album by Marc Ribot released on Pi Recordings.
Marc Ribot, Spiritual Unity. And though trumpeter Roy Campbell is more accurate and polished than Ayler was, he retains the music's raucously celebratory directness. Ribot introduces Ayler's famous Bells with a country-guitarist's romantic lyricism. It's an example of how this tribute album is unlike any other.
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