Item #6776 The October Revolution in Jazz. Jinichi Uekusa.

The October Revolution in Jazz

Tokyo: Shobunsha, 2005. Perfect bound, with obi band. Offset. 229 pp. 8th printing. Text in Japanese. 5 x 7 ½ in. Near fine. Item #6776

Jinichi Uesuka’s scrap book on the free jazz movement covering the history of the fabled 1964 jazz festival by way of biographies of free jazz musicians Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, and others devoted to the creation of the new music.

Organized by Bill Dixon, the October Revolution in Jazz led directly to the formation of the Jazz Composers Guild, whose roster included Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra, Mike Mantler, Burton Greene, Roswell Rudd, John Tchicai, and Bill Dixon.

Price: $75.00

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