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KEYNOTE: Tono Rhythymology and Biocosmology: New Paradigms for Creating a Unified All-Pervasive Music

Milford Graves

Published: 2009-09-11

VIDEO: Dr. Graves discusses his theories regarding musical orthodoxies and the connections between music and the biological body. TEXT: An abstract and biography for Dr. Graves.VIDEO: Dr. Graves discusses his theories regarding musical orthodoxies and the connections between music and the biological body. TEXT: An abstract and biography for Dr. Graves.

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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