Chris Kelsey

Writer, Musician, Educator

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Free: Kelsey/Porter Duo Plays Ornette, Vol. 1

by Chris Kelsey & Lewis Porter

The first in what is to be a multi-volume set, Free comprises ten little-covered Ornette Coleman compositions as interpreted by the duo of Chris Kelsey on straight alto saxophone and Lewis Porter on piano. Declared one of the top jazz recordings of 2015 by Bill Amutis of WUSB Radio and Craig Nixon of Acoustic Levitation. Volume Two has been recorded and is scheduled for release in 2016.