If you think the jazz avant garde started with Ornette Coleman in 1959, prepare to have your mind blown. From the
heyday of the great Louis Armstrong to the present day, jazz musicians have been doing "experimental" for the last 100 years.
Jazz may be an American-grown art form,
but there are few places on the globe where
the music hasn't found a home. This week,
we travel everywhere from Japan to Israel in search
of the unique sounds of jazz's history abroad.
by longtime jazz composer and musician,
Jeff Haas, The New Jazz Archive is a
weekly public radio series exploring the stories
and sounds of jazz's place in American life.
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