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Best Bets: Free jazz with Idris Ackamoor, New Ballet new works, Queen’s Cartoonists cool tunes, West Edge Opera ‘Snapshot,’ Chanticleer and SF Girls Chorus  

Freebie of the week: Fifty years ago, Idris Ackamoor and a few other musically inclined students at Antioch College in Ohio began studying with the pianist and free jazz pioneer Cecil Taylor. Soon after they formed a band and took an epic trip through Europe and Africa, during which time Ackamoor immersed himself in African […]