Tag Archives: Muhal Richard Abrams

richard abrams | levels and degrees of light (1967)

Muhal Richards Abrams has always been a key figure for the AACM. One of the Chicago-based group’s co-founders, he was also a mentor and inspiration for many of the city’s younger musicians in the ’60s and beyond. Levels and Degrees … Continue reading

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anthony braxton | 3 compositions of new jazz (1968)

Anthony Braxton’s debut LP introduced an unconventional, often controversial new talent whose career – spanning decades and still going, without nearly enough attention, today – has been one of the most fascinating in jazz. At the time this was recorded, Braxton was … Continue reading

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