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Guelph Reading Group: 2010 Readings

Paul Watkins. "Listening to a Listening:The Disruptive Jazz Poetics of Dionne Brand’s Ossuaries (a call towards freedom)."(Unpublished).

Excerpt from: Dionne Brand. "ossuary IV". Ossuaries. Toronto and New York: McClelland & Stewart, 2010. 39.

Charles Mingus, "Pithecanthropus Erectus" Pithecanthropus Erectus.New York, 1956. MUSIC: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjFtU0zEsWc

Jared B. Burrows. "Musical Archetypes and Collective Consciousness: Cognitive Distribution and Free Improvisation". Critical Studies in Improvisation. 1:1. 2004
http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/csieci/article/view/11/35

Susan Leigh Foster. "Taken by Surprise: Improvisation in Dance and Mind." Taken by Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader. Eds. Ann Cooper Albright and David Gere. London and New York: Routledge, 2003. 3-10.

J. Lassonde.“Thoughts on an Improvisation”. Critical Studies in Improvisation. Vol 6, No 1. 2010.
http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/csieci/article/view/1180

“Improvised Contemporary Movement and Sound,”per. J. Lassonde and J. Sobara. Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice Online Research Collection.
http://www.improvcommunity.ca/research/performance-improvised-contempora...

M.Martinez. "Artist's Statement: The Improvising Eye". Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice Online Research Collection.
http://www.improvcommunity.ca/sites/improvcommunity.ca/files/research_co...

"The Improvising Eye: Genesis”, dir. M.Martinez. Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice Online Research Collection.
http://www.improvcommunity.ca/research/improvising-eye-genesis

M. Melford "Aural Architecture: The Confluence of Freedom" in John Zorn. Ed. Arcana: Musicians on Music. New York: Granary. 2000. 119-135

...the innovative working models of improvisation developed by creative practitioners have helped to promote a dynamic exchange of cultural forms, and to encourage new, socially responsive forms of community building across national, cultural, and artistic boundaries.

– Ajay Heble