Paul Bley

Circles

Circles

  • Release Date: 24 Mar 1994
  • MCD-47102-2
Paul Bley (b. 1932) has always been well ahead of the curve. In New York in the late 1950s to mid-'60s Bley and Cecil Taylor were the two most consistently adventuresome pianists on that highly-charged scene. During the 1960s Bley introduced many important compositions written by Carla Bley (his first wife) and Annette Peacock (his second), both of whose works figure prominently in Circles. Bley had previously recorded some of these pieces--but never quite like this. In yet another exam… MORE