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PANEL: Musicians, Critics, Journalists: Perspectives on the Future of Jazz

Howard Mandel, Jim Merod, Jane Reynolds

Published: 2007-09-06

VIDEO: Three panelists present a range of perspectives on the future of jazz. Jane Reynolds: “Musicians’ Perspectives on Creative Improvised Music.” Howard Mandel:
“The Future of Jazz – Thanks to Miles,
Ornette and Cecil.” Jim Merod: "Is the End in Sight for Jazz As We Know It? (A Reply to Red Rodney, Charles Mingus, and Stephen Hawking).” TEXT: An abstract and biography for each panelist.

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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