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Free jazz

Free jazz is a style of music developed in the 1960s and pioneered by artists such as Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, and Albert Ayler. It uses jazz idioms but does not impose a strict sense of rhythm or harmony; the musicians improvise essentially everything.

See also free music, experimental music, noise music

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