Avant-garde Jazz Musicians: Performing "out There"
Focuses on performers whose own styles, by definition, transcend traditional boundaries of jazz and most Western forms of music. The performers discussed include John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Daniel Carter, Billy Bang, and Jemeel Moondoc.
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Jazz Styles and the Precursors of Performing Out
The Founders of Out Jazz and Their Successors
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