By George E. Lewis
Founded in 1965 and nonetheless energetic this day, the organization for the development of artistic Musicians (AACM) is an American establishment with a world acceptance. George E. Lewis, who joined the collective as in 1971, establishes the entire significance and energy of the AACM with this communal historical past, written with a symphonic sweep that attracts on a cross-generational refrain of voices and a wealthy selection of infrequent images.
Moving from Chicago to big apple to Paris, and from founding member Steve McCall’s kitchen desk to Carnegie corridor, A energy more suitable Than Itself uncovers a colourful, multicultural universe and brings to mild a big piece of the background of avant-garde track and art.
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A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music by George E. Lewis