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PANEL: The Virtual Future of Jazz: Improvisation, Technology, and Time

Roger Dean, Pauline Oliveros, Ken Prouty, Rob Wallace

Published: 2007-09-05

VIDEO: Four panelists present on a range of topics related to improvisation, technology, and time. Roger Dean: “Dynamic Signifying: Control of Sound Intensity by the Miles Davis Quintet and
in Computer-Mediated Improvisation.” Pauline Oliveros: “Deep Listening Convergence 2007: Description of a Process.” Ken Prouty: “Not Dead, But De-Centered: Jazz’s New (Web) Address.” Rob Wallace: "The Drumset is a Time Machine.” TEXT: An abstract and biography for each panelist.

Available Files

  • Improvisation_Technology_Time_bios.pdf

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  • Virtual_Future_of_Jazz_2.MP3

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  • Virtual_Future_of_Jazz_3.MP3

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  • Virtual_Future_of_Jazz_full.mp4

    451 MB | video/mp4

  • Virtual_Future_of_Jazz_4.MP3

    35 MB | audio/mpeg

  • Virtual_Future_of_Jazz_1.MP3

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

– Ajay Heble