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Charles Gayle 3: Berlin Movement From Future Years

It’s another day at the office for tenor saxophonist Charles Gayle on Berlin Movement From Future Years, meaning that within seconds he can conjure molten rivers of magma and make computers explode. His unrelenting intensity is simply fascinating on this trio program with bassist Vittal Cherry and drummer Michael Wimberly. In a way, Gayle is very predictable-apocalyptic Ayleresque fanfares, eyebrow singeing altissimo screeches, gut-wrenching blasts-but he always connects the dots to reveal a disturbing picture of the beyond. This is one of his most vivid.

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