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Our Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz

Destination: OUT just turned 6 years old! To mark the occasion, we’ve revamped and reactivated our “Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz.” The main reason we launched the site was to turn people onto this remarkable music and show that, rather than being… Continue reading

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Trance Grooves

AFRICANASIA, PART TWO Claude Delcloo / Arthur Jones Africanasia BYG/Actuel : 1969 Claude Delcloo, drums; Arthur Jones, alto sax; Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Kenneth Terroade, flutes; Clifford Thornton, conga; Malachi Favors, log-drum; Earl Freeman, gong, bell, percussion. Africanasia, the two words run together… Continue reading

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All Apologies

PEOPLE IN SORROW (PART II) Art Ensemble of Chicago People in Sorrow Pathe-Marconi : 1969 Joseph Jarman, saxophones, clarinets, percussion; Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion; Lester Bowie, trumpet, percussion; Malachi Favors, bass, percussion, vocals. Dear C, Why does it… Continue reading

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Roscoe Mitchell’s Live in Detroit

SNURDY McGURDY AND HER DANCIN’ SHOES/SPIRITS AMONG STONES EXCERPTS FROM NON-COGNITIVE ASPECTS OF THE CITY Roscoe Mitchell Sound Ensemble Live in Detroit Cecma : 1989 RM, flute, alto sax, tenor sax, soprano sax; Hugh Ragin, trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet; Spencer… Continue reading

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D:O [Heart] The 80s, Part Three

  CHARLIE M Art Ensemble of Chicago Full Force ECM : 1980 Lester Bowie, trumpet; Joseph Jarman, saxophones; Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones; Malachi Favors Maghostus, bass; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion. BLACK BLUES The Henry Threadgill Sextett Just the Facts and Pass… Continue reading

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