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PANEL: Jazz Education, Jazz Futures, Jazz Activisms

Peter Johnston, Roger Mantie, Alexandre Pierrepont, Andrew Jacob Scott

Published: 2007-09-06

VIDEO: Four panelists present on a range of topics related to education, activism, and jazz music. Alexandre Pierrepont: "The Inside (Outside) Songs of William Parker." Roger Mantie: "Is Jazz Dead: Who’s Asking and Who Cares?" Peter Johnston: "Searching for Uncommon Ground: Eddie Prévost’s Improvisation Workshop and the Construction of Collective Identity.” Andrew Jacob Scott: "Community as a Site of Jazz Pedagogy: Exploring Toronto’s Jam Sessions from 1956-1962.” TEXT: An abstract and biography for each of the panelists.

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If people talked the way they drummed in improvisation, then I think the world would be a lot nicer…

– Youth participant, ICASP improvisation workshop