Free Jazz Movement Cecil Taylor, Jazz Icon Of The Avant-Garde, Dies At 89 By editor • Apr 6, 2018 The Jazz Revolution Is Coming...Again! By Maureen Malloy • Oct 4, 2017 Listen Listening... / 1:52 Listen to the radio feature. It’s rare that avant-garde music gets time in the spotlight these days. WRTI’s Maureen Malloy gives you some history on the free jazz movement, and a glimpse into its future. Check out the October Revolution of Jazz and Contemporary Music organized by Ars Nova Workshop and Fringe Arts, from October 5th to 8th.