The Avant-Jazz of Michael Cosmic and Phill Musra 

Source: JazzTimes.

Underground and staunchly DIY, the radical creative music movement that emerged from Boston throughout the 1970s featured a classification-defying community of artists who have been criminally overlooked. Enter the long overdue reissue of a pair of private-press touchstones that helped document that clandestine scene. Originally released in 1974 and recently anthologized by Now-Again Records, Peace in the World, by Michael Cosmic, and Creator Spaces, by the Phill Musra Group, serve as fascinating complements to the work of avant-jazz seekers like late-period John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler and Sun Ra.

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