Free jazz

Free jazz is a movement of jazz music first developed in the 1950s and 1960s. Though the music produced by free jazz pioneers varied widely, the common feature was a dissatisfaction with the limitations of bebop, hard bop, and modal jazz, which had developed in the 1940s and ’50s. Each in his or her own way, free jazz musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down the conventions of jazz, often by discarding hitherto invariable features of jazz, such as fixed chord changes or tempos. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: John Zorn

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Saturday 23 August 2014
Saturdays off the 405
BADBADNOTGOODConcert
The Getty Center
Los Angeles CA, United States
34.077519 -118.474187

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Thursday 28 August 2014
Homage to Nelson Mandela
Ernest DawkinsConcert
Jay Pritzker Pavillion
Chicago, United States
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Friday 29 August 2014
8.29 NCMF After: Lettuce – Badbadnotgood
Lettuce, BADBADNOTGOODConcert
Concord Music Hall
Chicago, United States
41.847739 -87.724779

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Friday 12 September 2014
Cibo Matto
Nels ClineConcert
Visulite Theatre
Charlotte NC, United States
35.21367 -80.825894

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Saturday 20 September 2014
Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola
Charlie Hunter, Scott AmendolaConcert
Iron Horse Music Hall
Northampton MA, United States
42.319177 -72.631664

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Saturday 27 September 2014
An Evening with Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola Duo
Charlie Hunter, Scott AmendolaConcert
Jammin' Java
Vienna, Washington DC, United States
38.904109 -77.261017
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