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Free jazz and post-bop

Free jazz and post-bop

Free jazz

The bop evolved very quickly during the fifties and some musicians (George Russell or Charles Mingus between they) developed, from the concepts of intuition and digression that the musician of Lennie Tristano had announced, formulations similar to those who had already happened in the classical music in the twenties, with the irruption, for example, of the atonalidad in the jazz of the sixties. It is generally accepted by the criticism that, to the margin of the already said precedents, the free jazz takes nature letter in, with the publication of the disc namesake of Ornette Coleman and its double quartet, which supposes a stylistic revolution in the jazz, but “not only that, but a putting in crisis, a rereading and a virtual overcoming of everything what had been the jazz, questioning the sociocultural essentials so much like its historical development”. Coleman had already edited previously some discs that were anticipating this explosion, as The Shape of Jazz to Eats or This Is Our Music, both for Atlantic Records.

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