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  • blog September 24, 2015

    John Coltrane’s African Connection

    John Coltrane is a quiet, powerfully built young man who plays tenor saxophone quite unlike anyone in all of jazz. His style has been described as “sheets of sound” or as “flurries of melody.” But, despite the accuracy, or lack … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 5, 2011

    The Art of Improvisation: Part 1

    This Hip Deep program begins a series of shows on contrasting approaches to musical improvisation. Beginning and ending with bebop and free jazz, the show takes sidetrips into Ghanaian percussion traditions, Mande string and vocal music, and solo taqsim improvisation … Read more »

  • discography-hip-deep February 9, 2005

    Discography: The Art of Improvisation Part 1

    Here is a list of albums heard on Afropop Worldwide’s The Art of Improvisation: Part 1: John Coltrane “The John Coltrane Anthology” (Rhino 1993) Ornette Coleman “The Shape Of Jazz To Come” (Atlantic 1959) Momo Wandel Soumah “Afro Swing” (Fonti … Read more »

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