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The Online Journal of Bass Research (OJBR) 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.

Volume 8 of the OJBR presents Revolution in Action: A Motivic Analysis of "Ghosts: First Variation" As Performed by Gary Peacock, by Robert Sabin, Ph.D.

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.

Call for Papers: The OJBR is soliciting original manuscripts from scholars and practitioners. Please view the Submission Guidelines for more information.