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PANEL: Aural/Visual Confluences (Part one)

Alain Derbez, Sara Villa

Published: 2011-09-07

Alain Derbez speaks about freedom and jazz, specifically improvisation and how artists in Mexico utilize visuals to correspond to sound in performance. Sarah Villa explores jazz improvisation as storytelling, specifically manifested in Jack Kerouak's writing as a narrative that bridges the gap of orality in jazz 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