Sirone

A renowned double bassist of exceptional talent Sirone, (Norris Sirone Jones) was a founder member of the Revolutionary Ensemble and remained with it throughout its six-year life. His memory is principally cherished by observers of the fine detail of jazz history, but his power, flexibility and musicality as an improviser entitle him to much more than a footnote.

Back in 1971, three adventurous young US jazz musicians formed an uncompromising improvisational group called the Revolutionary Ensemble--a title that had resonances in the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the radical transformation of jazz making that had been ignited by Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane.

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Albums

Beneath Tones Floor
Beneath Tones Floor
NoBusiness Records
2011
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Live
Serious Music
2011
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Live
Live
Atavistic Worldwide
2005
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Sirone's Concord
Not Two Records
2003
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[no cover]
Artistry
Of The Cosmos
1979
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