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New Issue of Critical Studies in Improvisation / Etudes critiques en improvisation

A new issue of Critical Studies in Improvisation / Etudes critiques en improvisation is now available. Vol. 5 No. 1 is a General Topics Issue and can be found on the journal's website at www.criticalimprov.com .

Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.