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Noise Orders: Jazz, Improvisation, and Architecture

Ian Panabaker

Published: 2007-05-03

A review of David P. Brown's "Noise Orders: Jazz, Improvisation, and Architecture" by Ian Panabaker, Member of The Royal Architectural Institute Of Canada and Heritage and Urban Design Planner for the City of Guelph.

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Listening itself, an improvisative act engaged in by everyone, announces a practice of active engagement with the world, where we sift, interpret, store and forget, in parallel with action and fundamentally articulated with it ("Mobilitas Animi" 113).

– George E. Lewis