Ken Vandermark Celebrates the Midwest School | Elastic | Jazz | Chicago Reader
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Ken Vandermark Celebrates the Midwest School 

When: Thu., June 21, 9 p.m. 2012
Price: $10
The lineage of midwest-based, jazz-rooted artists rewriting the rules of engagement between improvisation and composition stretches back to Sun Ra's sojourn in Chicago in the 50s. In the 60s and 70s Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, Henry Threadgill, and Julius Hemphill each found…

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