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Keynote: Jazz and the Way to Other Worlds

Guelph Jazz Festival, ICASP, George Lipsitz

Published: 2014-08-19

A keynote presented as part of the 2013 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium. George Lipsitz (Department of Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara)
“Jazz and the Way to Other Worlds”

Available Files

  • GJFC_2013_Keynote_Geroge_Lipsitz_full_edited.mp4

    536 MB | video/mp4


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