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Jazz Flower Power: The Charles Lloyd Quartet

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Charles Lloyd Quartet

In the mid-1960s, as rock music continued its powerful ascent while jazz seemed to split into two camps of what one journalist tagged “heard-it-all-before or never-want-to-hear-it-again," tenor saxophonist and flutist Charles Lloyd formed a quartet that found enthusiastic favor with young rock audiences and gave partial inspiration for the jazz fusion styles that Miles Davis and others would begin to explore as the decade ended. Lloyd had...

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