Live New Departures 1960-1967 (Ephemera Map)
Label: Counter Culture Chronicles
Genre: Sound Art
*A numbered edition of 26 copies* Live New Departures featured some of the UK’s finest modern jazz musicians together with poets Pete Brown (co-writer/Cream) and Michael Horovitz (Britain’s Beat Laureate). Live New Departures 1960-1967 ephemera map. An A 5 envelope filled with Live New Departures ephemera. Facsimile prints of programs, selections of letters, press sheets, flyers and much more.
Live New Departures was a series of poetry, folk and jazz happenings - where interaction between artist and audience was central - touring the UK, organized by Pete Brown and Michael Horovitz. From the early 60s, Horovitz and Pete Brown, the poet and Cream lyricist, toured the UK with Live New Departures, aand although Horovitz is often associated with the Beat Generation of the 50s and 60s, his influence extended far beyond the countercultural scene.