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Experimental Jazz

Here you will find articles on experimental jazz music, as well as links to sites and blogs devoted to jazz that strays from tradition.
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Artist Profile: Trumpeter Arve Henriksen
A profile of Norwegian trumpeter Arve Henriksen, one of a long line of trumpet players for whom sound is their main focus.

Destination-Out
Read this jazz blog dedicated to rare and out of print music in the "free jazz" vein.

Interview: Trumpeter Cuong Vu on His Approach to Jazz Standards
Douglas Detrick interviews trumpeter and composer Cuong Vu about his treatment of jazz standards on his 2011 album, 'Leaps of Faith.'

Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians
The Chicago-based non-profit AACM is committed to the support of avant-garde, jazz, and world music performers, composers, and educators.

Do The Math
Do The Math is the blog of Ethan Iverson, pianist in The Bad Plus, a cutting edge group that combines improvisation with various rock and pop influences. Here you will find updates news about The Bad Plus as well as other musical musings.

The Center for Improvised Music
CIM is an organization dedicated to the advancement of creative and improvised music. It holds performances, clinics, and intensive workshops where students, artists, and supporters of creative music can connect.

Interview: Vocalist Theo Bleckmann
An interview with vocalist Theo Bleckmann, in which he discusses how the role of jazz singer has changed over the decades, and talks about his musical and non-musical influences alike.

Free Jazz and Free Improvisation: What's the Difference?
A brief look into what free jazz and free improvisation are, how they differ, and how they influence the jazz landscape today.

Free Jazz and Free Improvisation - Free Jazz and Free Improvisation User...
Users respond the our comparison of free jazz to free improvisation.

Brooklyn Jazz Underground
The Brooklyn Jazz Underground is an association of band leaders whose music is a blend of traditional jazz and improvisation and more experimental approaches.

Artist Profile: Trumpeter Cuong Vu
A profile of trumpeter and composer Cuong Vu, who makes extensive use of electronics and screeching and wailing trumpet effects.

Destination-Out
Read this jazz blog dedicated to rare and out of print music in the "free jazz" vein.

Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians
The Chicago-based non-profit AACM is committed to the support of avant-garde, jazz, and world music performers, composers, and educators.

Do The Math
Do The Math is the blog of Ethan Iverson, pianist in The Bad Plus, a cutting edge group that combines improvisation with various rock and pop influences. Here you will find updates news about The Bad Plus as well as other musical musings.

The Center for Improvised Music
CIM is an organization dedicated to the advancement of creative and improvised music. It holds performances, clinics, and intensive workshops where students, artists, and supporters of creative music can connect.

Brooklyn Jazz Underground
The Brooklyn Jazz Underground is an association of band leaders whose music is a blend of traditional jazz and improvisation and more experimental approaches.

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