The International Society of Bassists announces Volume 8 of the Online Journal of Bass Research (OJBR)

The Online Journal of Bass Research is a refereed electronic journal, published by the International Society of Bassists. The OJBR is published solely in an electronic format, accessible free of charge to musicians everywhere. The OJBR fosters and communicates original scholarly research pertaining to the history, development, function and features of the double bass and other related bowed bass instruments, their players and repertoires, as well as disseminates scholarly critiques of recently published books and articles in these subject areas.

Volume 8 of the OJBR presents Dr. Robert Sabin’s Revolution in Action: A Motivic Analysis of “Ghosts: First Variation” As Performed by Gary Peacock.

Dr. Sabin’s analysis of bassist Gary Peacock’s collaboration with Albert Ayler on “Ghosts” illuminates and explains Peacock’s innovations. For anyone who wants to delve deep into the details of Gary Peacock’s work, as well as the practices of the 1960s jazz Avant-Garde, there is much in this article that will be of interest.

The author Dr. Robert Sabin studied with Peacock from 2009-2014. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the bassist and of the early 1960s New York City Avant-Garde.

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Jeremy C. Baguyos
Editor, OJBR