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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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Musical improvisation is a crucial model for political, cultural, and ethical dialogue and action.

– Ajay Heble