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Impulse!

Luca Cerchiari

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Record label. Founded as a subsidiary of ABC-Paramount in 1960, it became known for its strong roster of jazz artists. Through the efforts of the producer Bob Thiele in the 1960s, the label become very successful, recording avant-garde and free-jazz by such musicians as Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Mingus, and John Coltrane, who became its most prolific artist. It also featured hard-bop by Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Max Roach, and Sonny Rollins, mainstream by

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Subjects: Music

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