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Tigran Hamasyan/Third Stream

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Composer Gunther Schuller first mentioned this style in a 1957 lecture, describing it as a synthesis of classical and jazz, in which improvisation plays an important role. Draws liberally from both genres, therefore practitioners need to be proficient in both.