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Upstream Association

Sally Booth

Published: 2010-09-06

A profile of Halifax's Upstream Association, which promotes 'pan-genre orchestral music' and encourages collaboration between composers, musicians and community members in generating cutting-edge musical performances.

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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.