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Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Born: October 28, 1940 | Died: October 21, 2009    

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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    Live

    Serious Music
    2011
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    Live

    Atavistic Worldwide
    2005
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    Sirone's Concord

    Not Two Records
    2003
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    Artistry

    Of The Cosmos
    1979
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