The Art Ensemble of Chicago
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||Certain Blacks "Do What They Wanna" (Album Version)||The Art Ensemble of Chicago||23:37||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||One for Jarman (Instrumental)||The Art Ensemble of Chicago||7:03||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Bye Bye Baby (Instrumental)||The Art Ensemble of Chicago||11:37||Album Only||View in iTunes|
A classic, with spicy and frenetic solos one moment, comic overtones and clever melodies and rhythms the next. The Art Ensemble at this point were becoming stars overseas, and finding the going increasingly tougher in America. It's outside or avant-garde jazz with soul, heart, and funk.
Formed: 1966 in Chicago, IL
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s