When you hear music, after it’s over, it’s gone, in the air. You can never capture it again.
Eric Dolphy was a true original with his own distinctive styles on alto, flute, and bass clarinet. His music fell into the “avant-garde” category yet he did not discard chordal improvisation altogether..
~Scott Yanow (allmusic.com)
Charles Mingus Sextet featuring Eric Dolphy Take The A Train (Live, Norway 1964):