Muhal Richard Abrams

    Muhal Richard Abrams

    • Muhal Richard Abrams
    Muhal Richard Abrams

    Muhal Richard Abrams

    • Muhal Richard Abrams

    Muhal Richard Abrams

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        Composer, arranger, and pianist Muhal Richard Abrams is largely a self-taught musician who was deeply influenced by the bop innovations of the late Bud Powell. Abrams has been a beacon in the jazz community as a co-founder (and first president), in 1965, of Chicago's legendary vanguard music institution, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). While Abrams is well-known as a mentor to three generations of younger musicians -- born in 1930 he was a decad... Read more

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