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Improvisation in a Community Centre: Performance, Activism, and Research with the Carnegie Centre Jazz Band

Tegan Ceschi-Smith

Published: 2010-09-02

A reflective piece by ICASP graduate research assistant Tegan Ceschi-Smith, describing and analyzing her experience as part of the Carnegie Centre Jazz Band. She describes the group's organization, practices and performances, and outlines future research and outreach plans for the group.

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  • Improvisation_Community_Centre.pdf

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We’ll all be more innovative if we participate in collaborative webs and share more openly. Creativity is always a collaboration and it’s always a form of improvisation, written large in the social world.

– Keith Sawyer