Jimmy Giuffre

    Jimmy Giuffre

    • Jimmy Giuffre
    Jimmy Giuffre

    Jimmy Giuffre

    • Jimmy Giuffre

    Jimmy Giuffre

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    Live in 1960 (Bonus Track Version)

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        Controversial, misunderstood, and underappreciated, Jimmy Giuffre was an unlikely candidate to break as much ground as he did in the art of free improvisation. A swing orchestra veteran, Giuffre made his name as part of the West Coast school of cool jazz, but his restless creative spirit drove him to push the boundaries of texture, dynamic shading, counterpoint, and improvisational freedom in surprisingly avant-garde ways, despite maintaining a cool, cerebral exterior. Born in ... Read more

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