Black Fire New Spirits Images of a Revolution Radical Jazz in the USA At the start of the s jazz entered a unique period of revolution as African American musicians redefined the art form in the context of the Civil Rights Movement Afro centric rhythm and thought

  • Title: Black Fire! New Spirits!: Images of a Revolution: Radical Jazz in the USA 1960-75
  • Author: Stuart Baker
  • ISBN: 9780957260016
  • Page: 251
  • Format: Hardcover
  • At the start of the 1960s, jazz entered a unique period of revolution as African American musicians redefined the art form in the context of the Civil Rights Movement, Afro centric rhythm and thought and an ideology of black economic empowerment John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler and others developed a new cosmology of sound that was asAt the start of the 1960s, jazz entered a unique period of revolution as African American musicians redefined the art form in the context of the Civil Rights Movement, Afro centric rhythm and thought and an ideology of black economic empowerment John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler and others developed a new cosmology of sound that was as revolutionary as the social and political changes that took place in America throughout the decade From the musical explorations of John Coltrane, Cecil Taylor and Ornette Coleman to the collective and community concerns of Chciago s Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians and the black science fiction of Sun Ra, the new jazz musicians created a musical and cultural landscape from which jazz never looked back This large format deluxe hardback book features hundreds of stunning photographs of the new jazz musicians in the USA throughout the 1960s, presented with an introductory essay and biographies on the many artists included in the book.

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    1. A lovely glossy coffee table book on the Jazz which the civil rights movement inspired The major part of it consists of fantastic photographs of the musicians accompanied with a short explanatory text The introduction sets the political context My only small quibble is that some of the great album covers of the era could also have been included People might be interested in a related blog of mine philbrett on the Jazz covers of the nineteen sixties This book makes a good gift for yourself or for [...]



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