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Sneak Peek: Henry Threadgill Podcast

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Sneak Peek: Henry Threadgill Podcast
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Jo Reed: I think the AACM, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, which was begun by NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard Abrams is such an important organization in modern music. Can you talk about the vision that propelled AACM, the philosophy that knitted you all together?
Henry Threadgill: It was really Muhal's singular vision concerning writing your own music and presenting your own music and developing and studying music, not jazz. The agenda was music. He believed deeply in that, and we all picked that up. You can't really...
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