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PANEL: Copyright, Justice, and Improvisation

Daniel Albahary, Charity Chan, Andrew Eckart, Martin Eckart

Published: 2009-06-20

VIDEO: Three presentations are given on a variety of topics related to copyright, justice, and improvisation. Charity Chan: “Alternative Copyright and Distribution Methods in Experimental Music.” Andrew Eckart and Martin Eckart: “Collective Improvised Authorship through Open Licensing.” Daniel Albahary: “The Constructive Trust as Remedy for the Appropriation of Jazz Music.” TEXT: An abstract for each presentation.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag