Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Curious improvisations

This is curiously provocative.

“The non-idiomatic improvisational genre is informed by John Cage's chance-operation compositions, the delicate dissonance of Anton Webern's music, and the free jazz of Ornette Coleman, Albert Ayler, and Sun Ra. Musicians play with no predetermined structure, unlike in free jazz, which still includes a melody at the beginning and end of a piece”

Read the rest of this interesting write up here.

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