This day (December 26, 2011), in Orlando, Florida, died Sam Rivers, an American jazz musician – soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica and piano – and composer .
At work . w/ Arthur Blythe, Chico Freeman, Don Pullen – Live in Germany (1992) . Beatrice (1989) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie – Tanga / Con Alma (1987) . Live in Germany (1979) .
Beatrice . Postlude . Luminous Monolith . Earth Song . Bursts . Point of Many Returns . Precis . Dance of the Tripedal . Mellifluous Cacophony . Paean .