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INTERVIEW: Pharoah Sanders and Wadada Leo Smith

Guelph Jazz Festival, ICASP

Published: 2014-08-19

A plenary interview presented as part of the 2013 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium. INTERVIEW with Pharoah Sanders and Wadada Leo Smith, conducted by Eric Lewis.

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  • GJFC_2013_Interview_Pharoah_Sanders_Wadada_Leo_Smith_full_edited.mp4

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag