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Rune Grammofon publishing book on independent free jazz labels

Rune Grammofon is publishing a book tracing independent free jazz and improv labels between 1965 and 1985, from the beginning of ESP-Disk through to the ascendant CD format. 60 labels are covered and forewords are written by confessed discaholic Mats Gustafsson, plus Rune Grammofon founder Rune Kristoffersen.

Free Jazz And Improvisation On Vinyl 1965–1985, is published on 18 August, and an exhibition of the cover art included (which includes a number of rare releases) takes place at Kongsberg Jazz Festival, 2–5 July.