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Symphony for Improvisers - Don Cherry
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  1. Symphony for Improvisers: Symphony for Improvisers/Nu Creative Love
  2. Manhattan Cry: Manhattan Cry/Lunatic/Sparkle Plenty/Om Nu

For his second album, Symphony for Improvisers, Don Cherry expanded his Complete Communion quartet -- tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri, bassist Henry Grimes, and drummer Ed Blackwell -- to a septet, adding vibraphonist Karl Berger, bassist Jean François Jenny-Clark, and tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders (who frequently plays piccolo here). The lineup has a real international flavor, since Barbieri was from Argentina, Berger from Germany, and Jenny-Clark from France; Cherry had gigged regularly with all three during his 1964 ...