Super Deal – Cecil Taylor Unit Dark to Themselves for 99 cents

So check this out - you can buy a download of "Streams and Chorus of Seed" by the Cecil Taylor Unit from Amazon for $.99.  The 61 minute track is from the 1976 album Dark to Themselves.  Features Raphe Malik on trumpet, Jimmy Lyons on alto, the recently deceased David S. Ware on tenor, and …

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Iain Anderson’s This is Our Music

Iain Anderson's 2007 book, This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture, successfully examines who decides the value of jazz and its meanings, especially in the 1950s and 1960s.  His book focuses on the increased popularization of jazz and its acknowledgment, or designation, of it as “America's art form”; the construction of …

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