Skip to Content

2007 Speaker Biographies and Abstracts


Published: 2007-09-05

Biographies and abstracts for all speakers and presenters at the 2007 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium on "People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz is NOW!" Held September 5-7, 2007. Speakers and presenters were: Amiri Baraka, Ron Gaskin, William Parker, Tamar Barzel, John Brackett, Marc Ribot, Anthony Braxton, Roger Dean, Alain Derbez, Charlie Haden, Peter Johnston, Howard Mandel, Roger Mantie, Tracy McMullen, Kevin McNeilly, Jim Merod, Michael Morse, DY Ngoy, Pauline Oliveros, Benjamin Piekut, Alexandre Pierrepont, Ken Prouty, Jane Reynolds, Jason Robinson, Daniel Schnee, Andrew Jacob Scott, Alan Stanbridge, Rob Wallace, Peter Williams.

Available Files

  • 2007_Speaker_Bios_Abstracts.pdf

    250 KB | application/pdf


Listening itself, an improvisative act engaged in by everyone, announces a practice of active engagement with the world, where we sift, interpret, store and forget, in parallel with action and fundamentally articulated with it ("Mobilitas Animi" 113).

– George E. Lewis