Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium 2009
Improvisation, the Arts, and Social Policy
September 9-11, 2009
The 2009 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium focused on exploring the influence improvisation has on shaping how and why music is performed and funded. The Colloquium featured: two keynote speeches; the launch of Hearing-Visions-Sonores (Guelph Extension), a multimedia art exhibit featuring the graphic scores of thirteen Canadian composers; talks and workshops with participants from thirteen different countries; and free concerts featuring Guelph Jazz Festival artists.
See bottom of page for links to the 2009 Abstracts & Bios and the original Call For Papers.
- Robin Kelley: "Citizen Monk: Stories of Civic Engagement and Visionary Politics"
- Milford Graves: "TONO RHYTHMOLOGY and BIOCOSMOLOGY: New Paradigms for Creating a Unified All-Pervasive Music"
- Gustavo and Gaelyn Aguilar: "Ah Raza! The Making of an American Artist"
- Jesse Stewart, Joe Sorbara, Germine Liu
- Rodéoscope (Quebec)
- Scott Thompson, Acoustic Orienteering
Archived Schedule of Events
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Archived Abstracts and Bios
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Archived Call For Papers
Please click here to download an archived copy of the 2009 Colloquium Call For Papers in PDF form.