New York Art Quartet

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The New York Art Quartet was a free jazz ensemble made up of saxophonist John Tchicai, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Milford Graves and bassists Lewis Worrell, Reggie Workman and Finn Von Eyben. They formed in 1964 as part of ESP Disk's original roster of jazz artists.[1]

The reformed in 1999 for a performance featuring Amiri Baraka whose poem "Black Dada Nihlismus" appeared on their debut album 35 years earlier.[2]