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Book Launch - People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz is Now! &The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation

Guelph Jazz Festival, ICASP

Published: 2014-08-19

Remarks by Daniel Fischlin (Series Editor, Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice, Duke University Press)
People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz is Now! (edited by Ajay Heble and Rob Wallace)
The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation (co-authored by Daniel Fischlin, Ajay Heble, and George Lipsitz)

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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