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Charlie's Island Tool

Jesse Stewart

Published: 2010-08-26

One in a series of tool cards for teaching improvisation. Part of ICASP's Improvisation Toolkit. Source: David Mott, who learned it from Charlie Mariano

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Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace