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PANEL: Pedagogy

Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium 2010

Published: 2011-07-27

Moderator: Gillian Siddall. Melissa Walker and Rob Jackson (School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph), "Play-ability: Improvisation, Agency, and the Body in the 'Play Who You Are' Workshops.” Karen Duplisea (Theatre School Dance Program, Ryerson University), “A Dialogue Between Art and Dance: Painting into Improvisation.” Simon Rose (Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK), “Free Improvisation’s Relationship with Education.”

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.