Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Art Ensemble Of Chicago is an avant-garde jazz group hailing from Chicago, Illinois. Formed in the late 1960s, they emerged from the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). With their innovative and experimental approach to music, Art Ensemble Of Chicago has become a pioneering force in the jazz scene.

Inspired by artists such as Anthony Braxton, Don Cherry, and Albert Ayler, Art Ensemble Of Chicago pushes boundaries and challenges traditional notions of jazz. Their unique sound combines elements of free improvisation, African rhythms, and various musical styles from around the world.

Known for their captivating live performances and diverse instrumentation including saxophones, trumpets, percussion instruments, and more; Art Ensemble Of Chicago continues to captivate audiences with their fearless exploration of sound. They have left an indelible mark on the genre and remain influential to this day.


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