The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1965 in Chicago by pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, pianist Jodie Christian, drummer Steve McCall, and composer Phil Cohran.
- May 1965
- Henry Threadgill, Anthony Braxton, Jack DeJohnette
- Muhal Richard Abrams, Jodie Christian, Steve McCall, Phil Cohran
- Support and encourage jazz performers, composers and educators
Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Die Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) ist eine Musikervereinigung im Bereich des Free Jazz, die am 9. Mai 1965 in Chicago gegründet wurde.
The AACM is a non-profit organization and a collective of composers and musicians dedicated to nurturing, performing and recording high artistic level programs designed to magnify creative music.
The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) was founded in 1965 in Chicago by a group of musicians who sought to build and sustain a creative community and new platforms for experimentation and innovation in music.
Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), cooperative organization of musicians, including several major figures of free jazz. The musical innovations of the AACM members became important influences on the idiom’s development.
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The AACM was chartered as a nonprofit organization in 1965 (with Abrams as president) and began to sponsor art exhibits, plays, living arrangements, and a school. At first, the music world greeted the AACM with hostility, and as a result the cooperative's early work was poorly documented.
6. März 2015 · 50 Years On, Association for Advancement of Creative Musicians Influences Jazz. Muhal Richard Abrams, Jack DeJohnette and Henry Threadgill at Subculture in the East Village last month, when they ...