Music genres similar to or like Free improvisation

Improvised music without any rules beyond the logic or inclination of the musician involved. Wikipedia

  • Derek Bailey (guitarist)

    English avant-garde guitarist and an important figure in the free improvisation movement. Bailey abandoned conventional performance techniques found in jazz, exploring atonality, noise, and whatever unusual sounds he could produce with the guitar. Wikipedia

  • British record company and label founded by Derek Bailey, Tony Oxley, Evan Parker and Michael Walters that specializes in free jazz and improvised music. The Topography of the Lungs, recorded by Bailey, Parker, and Han Bennink in 1970. Wikipedia

  • Extended technique

    Unconventional, unorthodox, or non-traditional methods of singing or of playing musical instruments employed to obtain unusual sounds or timbres. Not specific to contemporary music and it transcends compositional schools and styles. Wikipedia

  • Free jazz

    Experimental approach to jazz improvisation that developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s when musicians attempted to change or break down jazz conventions, such as regular tempos, tones, and chord changes. Too limiting. Wikipedia

  • Evan Parker

    British tenor and soprano saxophone player who plays free improvisation. Pivotal figure in the development of European free jazz and free improvisation. Wikipedia

  • Collection of free improvising musicians. Devised by guitarist Derek Bailey in order to create challenging and artistically stimulating combinations of players who might not otherwise have had an opportunity to work together. Wikipedia


    Sentences forFree improvisation

    • Free improvisation or free music is improvised music without any rules beyond the logic or inclination of the musician(s) involved.Counterculture of the 1960s-Wikipedia
    • In 1978 Derome, St-Jacques and others founded EMIM (Ensemble de Musique Improvisée de Montréal), an informal association of free-improvising and jazz musicians.Jean Derome-Wikipedia
    • Free improvisation, as a genre of music, developed in the U.S. and Europe in the mid to late 1960s, largely as an outgrowth of free jazz and modern classical musics.Counterculture of the 1960s-Wikipedia
    • They took the radical option and abandoned composed material completely in favour of pure improvisation.Henry Cow-Wikipedia
    • Chance later on moved more up to Free improvisation.Experimental music-Wikipedia
    • During the 1980s, Merzbow was divided between Masami Akita's solo works and improvised works with Kiyoshi Mizutani.Duo (Merzbow album)-Wikipedia

      This will create an email alert.  Stay up to date on result for: Free improvisation