Vermilion Sands


Grew out of Hard Bop in the early to mid-1960s incorporating certain untraditional elements inspired largely in part from Avant-Garde Jazz, Modal Jazz and eventually, Free Jazz, such as non-diatonic chord progressions, irregular rhythms and amelodic forms.

1961 Oliver Nelson The Blues and the Abstract Truth
1961 John Coltrane Olé Coltrane
2021 Joe Chambers Samba de Maracatu
2024 Vijay Iyer / Linda May Han Oh / Tyshawn Sorey Compassion