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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: January 6, 1943

Barry Altschul is a drummer who gained fame in the late 1960s with the pianists Paul Bley and Chick Corea, playing in the “outside” style of jazz that had been evolving steadily since the innovations of Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane. His first major gig in the late 1960s was with Paul Bley's trio. In 1969 he joined with Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Anthony Braxton to form the group Circle. At the time, he made use of a high-pitched Gretsch kit with add-on drums and percussion instruments, which he integrated seamlessly in a whirlwind of sound. No one sounded quite like him at the time, and his nuclear energy served him well when he teamed up with Sam Rivers and Anthony Braxton throughout the 1970s....
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Featured recording “The 3dom Factor”

The 3dom Factor

TUM Records
2013
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    Les Passagers Du Delta (The Passengers Of The Delta)

    Double-Time Records
    2013
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    The 3dom

    TUM Records
    2013
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    The 3dom Factor

    TUM Records
    2013
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    For Stu

    Double-Time Records
    1981
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    Another Time / Another Place

    Double-Time Records
    1978
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    You Can't Name Your Own Tune

    Double-Time Records
    1977
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    Virtuosi

    Double-Time Records
    1976
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