|01||20051029||Cherry helped pioneer the freeing up of harmony in jazz, alongside saxophonist Ornette Coleman in the late 1950s.|
Afterwards he collaborated with others including Sonny Rollins and Albert Ayler, before forming his own international quintet.
Featuring rare archive material from Don Cherry, plus vibraphonist Karl Berger and critic Ben Young.
|02 LAST||20051105||In the mid-60s at the height of the free jazz revolution, Don Cherry opted to go on the road in a VW camper van, travelling through Europe exploring the different folk music traditions and learning the instruments he came across along the way.|
In the decades which followed, he fused the improvising spirit of jazz with the indigenous music of Brazil, Turkey, India, Morocco, China and Indonesia.