Towards The Margins #47 Free Jazz Special part 1
Part 1 of a 2 part look at 10 classic albums of Free Jazz. The list was compiled with help from members of the Facebook Free Jazz Group. The list isn’t trying to be the definitive list of Free Jazz – it is more a good starting point to the genre compiled with members of the group.
Think of it as a Rough Guide to Free Jazz. So let the countdown from 10 through to 6 begin…..
- Pharoah Sanders – Black Unity (edit) – Black Unity (Impulse!) – Buy
- Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra – Thither And Yon – Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy (Saturn Research) – Buy
- Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra – Moon Dance – Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy (Saturn Research) – Buy
- Don Cherry – Symphony For Improvisers (edit) – Symphony For Improvisers (Blue Note) – Buy
- Art Ensemble of Chicago – Fanfare For Warriors – Fanfare For Warriors (Atlantic) – Buy
- Peter Brötzmann Octet – Machine Gun – Machine Gun (BRÖ) – Buy