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Cleve Pozar

Cleve Pozar is a percussionist and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. Born Robert F. Pozar in 1941, he is schooled in wide breadth of musical styles, including Afro-Cuban, Latin, jazz, free improvisation, classical, avant-garde, funk, country, polka, and more. In the early ‘60s, Pozar participated in some of the pivotal events in free jazz and avant-garde classical music: with Bill Dixon at the October Revolution in Jazz and with Gordon Mumma, Robert Ashley, Eric Dolphy, and many others at the Once Festivals in Ann Arbor. Among Pozar’s first appearances on record are some seminal titles: Bob James’ “Bold Conceptions” and “Explosions” (ESP-Disk), and Bill Dixon’s “Intents and Purposes” on RCA

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Recent Listening: A Bill Dixon Rarity

Recent Listening: A Bill Dixon Rarity

Bill Dixon, Intents and Purposes (International Phonograph). Dixon, who died last year at 84, is typically described as a force in the free jazz that emerged in the1960s. He was that, but Intents and Purposes defied labeling when Dixon recorded it more than four decades ago. This long overdue reissue confirms that the album withstands categorization. ...

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Bill Dixon: In Medias Res

Read "Bill Dixon: In Medias Res" reviewed by Clifford Allen

Trumpeter and composer Bill Dixon is one of those rare figures in creative music who was both there as it took its initial steps and currently remains at the forefront of contemporary improvisation. In the last two years, he has directed or co-led orchestral configurations and recorded and performed with hand-picked small groups of international renown. ...

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Cleve Pozar: The Web of Percussion

Read "Cleve Pozar: The Web of Percussion" reviewed by Clifford Allen

It has become somewhat commonplace in the past few years for improvising musicians who made names for themselves in the New York underground (and who have since dropped out of the scene) to make something of a comeback. These comebacks are welcome to those of us who didn't get a chance to see their work in ...


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