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PERFORMANCE: (Not Just) Talking Heads

Roger Dean, Ichiro Fujinaga, Ajay Heble, Eric Lewis, Tracy McMullen, Pauline Oliveros, Jesse Stewart, Ellen Waterman

Published: 2007-09-05

VIDEO: Footage of an improvised musical performance by a number of ICASP researchers. TEXT: A short biography of each performer.

Key Subjects

improvised music, performance, instruments

Available Files

  • Not_Just_Talking_Heads_bios.pdf

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  • Not_Just_Talking_Heads_full.mp4

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Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace