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Body and Soul: An Interview with Andrew Cyrille conducted by Rob Wallace

Andrew Cyrille, Rob Wallace

Published: 2011-07-12

Rob Wallace conducts an interview with renowned drummer Andrew Cyrille as part of the 2010 Guelph Jazz Colloquium. They discuss the body in relation to spirituality, drumming, dance, pedagogy, improvisation, sociality, big bands, among other insights and reflections informed by Cyrille's own practice.

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...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)