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PANEL: Words and Music: Powering Up (part two)

Houle François, Carol Ann Weaver, Jack Wright

Published: 2011-09-08

VIDEO: This panel discusses various topics including improvisation as oral storytelling in two contemporary African music groups, experiences with free improvisation, and concepts of time, space, memory and sampling in relation to musical performance.

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  • words_and_music_powering_up_two_full.mp4

    572 MB | video/mp4


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

– Youth participant, ICASP improvisation workshop