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INTERVIEW: Bob Ostertag

Mauricio Martinez

Published: 2011-07-06

Scholar, journalist, and improviser Bob Ostertag discusses the relationship between improvisation and electronic musical production, his time spent playing with renowned jazz improviser Anthony Braxton, and Walter Benjamin's insights on art with respect to contemporary forms of digital media distribution.

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If people talked the way they drummed in improvisation, then I think the world would be a lot nicer…

– Youth participant, ICASP improvisation workshop