The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy

Improvisation ~ Innovation ~ Freedom

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The totally improvised music of the Spirit of Jazz & Democracy ensemble has been recognized as a new direction in jazz and art by Oxford University’s Grove Dictionary of American Music. This groundbreaking music puts true freedom on display.

Listen:

Freedom’s Bell: The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy Live at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

 

watch:

Concept overview of Spirit of Jazz & Democracy Programming


Murphy & Willis at St. Mary’s College of Maryland


Carroll, Murphy, & Willis at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Highlights from SJD residency at St. Mary’s College of Maryland


Murphy & Fragman at St. Mary’s College of Maryland