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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.

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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.