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Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Tribute To Lester

€ 19.95
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  • Type CD
  • Label ECM
  • UPC 0004401706622
  • Catalog number ECM 170662
  • Release date 02 January 13

About the album

When AEC trumpeter Lester Bowie died in November 1999 at the age of 58, the jazz world lost one of its great originals –­ a flamboyant sound-painter, a great soloist, a musical philosopher, and a charismatic performer. On this memorial album his friends and colleagues give a sense of his freewheeling, larger-than-life character. Powerful and uncompromising, “Tribute To Lester” is the first new Art Ensemble recording on ECM in almost 20 years, and one of their very finest discs.

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