1. A major essay on the 40th Anniversary Concert of the Globe Unity Orchestra at the Berlin Jazz Festival 2006. Globe Unity Orchestra's performance at the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1966 was the first orchestral performance of free jazz, and caused an enormous controversy. With quotes from founding member Manfred Schoof and long-time member, percussionist Paul Lovens.
2. New book reviews. They can be viewed at our website.
Music and the Creative Spirit
Innovators in Jazz, improvisation, and the Avant Garde
by: Lloyd Peterson
Scarecrow Press 2006
A Certain Respect for Tradition
Selected Writings 1980-2005
by: Mark Miller
The Battle of the Five Spot
Ornette Coleman and the New York Jazz Field
by: David Lee
Free Jazz and Free Improvisation: an Encyclopedia
by: Todd S. Jenkins