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PANEL 5A: Ancient to the Future: Myth, Technology, and Community Moderator: Patrick Case

Guelph Jazz Festival, ICASP

Published: 2014-08-19

A conference panel presented as part of the 2013 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium. Moderator: Patrick Case
• Jeff Albert (Music Industry Technology, Loyola University New Orleans), “Valued Features of Improvised Musical Interactions (or What I learned from my computerized improvisation partner)”
• Brian Lefresne (School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph), “‘A Spectacle of Resistance’: Sun Ra, Bakhtin, and the Carnival”
• Alexandre Pierrepont (Paris 7 – Denis Diderot, Sciences Po, Paris, France, and Columbia University), “The Society in and out of the AACM: ‘Unity and Diversity in the Secret Garden of Life’”
• Matt Valnes (Music, University of Pennsylvania), “Sounds of the Afrofuture: Improvisation and Technology in 1970s Popular Music”

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...the innovative working models of improvisation developed by creative practitioners have helped to promote a dynamic exchange of cultural forms, and to encourage new, socially responsive forms of community building across national, cultural, and artistic boundaries.

– Ajay Heble