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Musical Genre as a Creation of Racial Capitalism

Musician Vijay Iyer in conversation with Associate Editor Kamil Ahsan
VOL. 1
INTERVIEW

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8 Nov 2020
Interview
Jazz
Interview
Jazz
Criticism
Music
Music Criticism
Race & Genre
Black Radical Traditions
Amiri Baraka
Roscoe Mitchell
Racial Capitalism
Avant-Garde Origins
Village Vanguard
Post-George Floyd Moment
Historicity
Black Speculative Musicalities
Insurgence in Jazz
Genre Fluidity
Critical Improvisation Studies
The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition
Fred Moten
Charles Mingus

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We go through these cycles of the mainstream press declaring jazz dead, then rediscovering it. There's a savior! That narrative's really problematic. It excludes and erases countless Black musicians who have been at the vanguard for decades.

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