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Music Universe, Music Mind Music Universe, Music Mind: Revisiting the Creative Music Studio, Woodstock, New York (Ann Arbor, Arborville Publishing, 1996, ISBN 0965043843)
This book is the only full-length account of the legendary Creative Music Studio, founded by Ornette Coleman and Karl Berger in 1971.
A wonderful book of reminiscence. -- Karl Berger
A valuable addition to the bibliography on the pedagogy of improvisation. -- George LewisClick here to order.
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Tag Archives: Jack DeJohnette
Just before Christmas Jack DeJohnette, Henry Threadgill, Wadada Leo Smith, and John Lindberg recorded an album in New York for a Finnish record label Finnish!! No kidding. Check ‘em out. Tum Records. As far as I know, Henry Threadgill never came to CMS. (Anyone know different?) The other three, however, were all powerful contributors to [...]
That’s right, folks, Jack DeJohnette is turning seventy years old! Looks like a great party is going to happen this Saturday, August 12, 2012, in Woodstock. Terri Lyne Carrington is putting on the concert, and there will be “many surprise guests!” Get all of the details here.
I have not come across any CMS alums who have recounted experiences with John Abercrombie at CMS. Anyone out there with tales to tell? In the January issue of Guitar Player, John is described as “the elder statesman of the jazz guitar icons that came of age in the ’70s” (Ross, Michael. 2010. “John Abercrombie.” [...]