Tag Archives: Assn for the Advancement of Creative Musicians

The New Vanguard: Nicole Mitchell, an Innovative Flutist With an Afrofuturist Vision

Source: New York Times » Music

One of Chicago’s most influential jazz musicians, Ms. Mitchell released two standout albums last year, and is the artist-in-residence at Winter Jazzfest.

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Kelan Philip Cohran, a Musician Who Invigorated Chicago With Education and Activism, Dies at 90

Source: New York Times » Music

Mr. Cohran helped found the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, which raised public consciousness through performances.

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Playlist: The Playlist: J Balvin Displays His Global Savvy, and St. Vincent Keeps it Local

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear 11 new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Tyler, the Creator, the National and more.

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