Stranger in a Strange Land: Eric Dolphy’s Legacy Revisited

Although he’s revered today as one of jazz’s truly original voices, saxophonist Eric Dolphy was not universally celebrated during his lifetime. Embraced by John Coltrane, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman, with each of whom he recorded landmark albums, Dolphy nonetheless proved a hard sell to critics, the public and even fellow musicians. Like Coleman, who…
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