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"Your bass sounds like a typewriter": A Reading and Interview with George Elliott Clarke. Accompanied by bassist, David Lee.

George Elliott Clarke, Katherine McLeod, Paul Watkins

Published: 2012-04-27

ICASP and the TransCanada Institute present George Elliott Clarke reading from his latest collection of Poetry "Red", accompanied by bassist David Lee. Following the reading is an interview with George Elliott Clarke conducted by PhD student and ICASP researcher Paul Watkins and Postdoctoral Fellow Katherine McLeod of the TransCanada Institute.

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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