Eric Dolphy had the opportunity to record a work without finishing it in February 1962. Indeed, Dolphy’s hasty death left “Out to Lunch”, an opus made in one afternoon, unfinished and unperformed live.
This is how ARFI (Association à la Recherche d’un Folklore Imaginaire) resurrects this classic and allows what has never been done: to play this work and enrich it with equally innovative amenities to do justice to their author, with manner if you please.
In February 1962, Eric Dolphy gathered some musicians and took advantage of a vacant studio to record Out to Lunch in half a day. He followed this up with a tour of Europe in Mingus’ quintet, then a date or two with Coltrane, and died in June of the same year. Needless to say, he […]Read more