The Inflated Tear

COMPOSERS: Roland Kirk
LABELS: Atlantic Jazz
ALBUM TITLE: Atlantic Reissues: Roland Kirk
PERFORMER: Roland Kirk
CATALOGUE NO: 8122-75207-2


The Inflated Tear is a sublimely melancholic and affecting work. Rahsaan Roland Kirk had a unique technique, sometimes playing three horns simultaneously. His influences ranged across R ā€™nā€™ B, blues, bebop, avant-garde and rock ā€“ which made him the quintessential Atlantic artist. Garry Booth