Avant-garde jazz (also known as avant-jazz and experimental jazz) is a style of music and improvisation that combines avant-garde art music and composition with jazz. It originated in the 1950s and developed through the 1960s. 
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Avant-Garde is an album credited to jazz musicians John Coltrane and Don Cherry that was released in 1966 by Atlantic Records. It features Coltrane playing several compositions by Ornette Coleman accompanied by the members of Coleman's quartet: Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Ed Blackwell.
The 1960s saw a wave of avant-garde experimentation in jazz, represented by artists such as Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Albert Ayler, Archie Shepp, John Coltrane and Miles Davis. In the rock music of the 1970s, the "art" descriptor was generally understood to mean "aggressively avant-garde" or "pretentiously progressive".
O Avant-garde jazz (também designado por Avant-jazz), é um sub-género do jazz, muito em voga na década de 1960, caracterizado pela improvisação e pelos elementos tradicionais da música jazz.
Jazz Stylistic origins Blues ragtime spirituals folk marches classical West African music Cultural origins Late 19th century, New Orleans, U.S. Subgenres Subgenres Avant-garde jazz bebop big band chamber jazz cool jazz free jazz gypsy jazz hard bop Latin jazz mainstream jazz modal jazz M-Base neo-bop post-bop progressive jazz soul jazz swing third stream traditional jazz Regional scenes ...
Avant-garde today generally refers to groups of intellectuals, writers, and artists, including architects, who voice ideas and experiment with artistic approaches that challenge current cultural values. Avant-garde ideas, especially if they embrace social issues, often are gradually assimilated by the societies they confront. The radicals of ...
By the 1970s, the setting for avant-garde jazz was shifting to New York City. Arrivals included Arthur Blythe , James Newton , and Mark Dresser , beginning the period of New York loft jazz. As the name may imply, musicians during this time would perform in private homes and other unconventional spaces.