Branford Marsalis
The Circle Maker
Mann: Concerto Grosso in D Blues
Will Ackerman

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Chamber Jazz is distinguished by small, acoustic-based ensembles in which improvisation is a major factor. Though some groups are more jazz-based than others, they all tend to employ neoclassical aesthetics, particularly from the Impressionistic period and later 20th-century movements. Ethnic elements are also an important factor. These world-music leanings, however, are usually oriented toward the classical traditions of other cultures (Indian, Middle Eastern, and Asian), although South American styles also figure prominently in a lot of these recordings.

Chamber Jazz Artists Highlights

Branford Marsalis
Branford Marsalis
Will Ackerman
Will Ackerman
Paul Bley
Paul Bley
Steve Swallow
Steve Swallow
Herbie Mann
Herbie Mann
Béla Fleck
Béla Fleck

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Chamber Jazz Album Highlights

The Circle Maker
John Zorn
The Circle Maker
Mann: Concerto Grosso in D Blues
Herbie Mann
Mann: Concerto Grosso in D ...
A Windham Hill Retrospective
Mark Isham
A Windham Hill ...
A Windham Hill Retrospective
Will Ackerman
A Windham Hill ...
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
Hot Rats
The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles
The Art Ensemble of Chicago
The Art Ensemble of ...

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Chamber Jazz Song Highlights

Title/Composer Performer Stream
Kochot Masada String Trio
Wailing Wall William S. Fischer / Herbie Mann
Anne's Song Will Ackerman
Peaches en Regalia Frank Zappa
Funky AECO The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Peace Piece Kronos Quartet
Parker's Mood Charlie Parker
Linus and Lucy With the Band Vince Guaraldi
But Not for Me Ahmad Jamal Trio
Poinciana Ahmad Jamal

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