Legendary saxophonist Giuseppi Logan will perform at the 1st Annual Albert Ayler Festival, July 10th 2-10pm Riverwalk Commons, Roosevelt Island. FREE.
Logan, who knew ESP labelmate Ayler in the 60's, has released his first album in 45 years, The Giuseppi Logan Quintet, featuring Dave Burrell, Francois Grillot, Warren Smith and Matt Lavelle.
With Giuseppi, it's always fresh. He's going to do things that no other saxophone player does." --Dave Burrell
There's a vibrancy to the music that's unexpectedly touching" --WIRE
There's a heartening tenderness and warmth to his playing" --Downbeat
An astonishing comeback record" --All Music Guide (4 stars)