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Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice

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  1. Improvisation and Social Aesthetics
    Addressing a diverse set of improvised art and music forms—from jazz and cinema to dance and literature—this volume traces how the social, political, and the aesthetic relate within the context of improvisation.... Learn More
    Published: 12th April 2017
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Negotiated Moments
    Placing the body at the center of critical improvisation studies, the contributors to Negotiated Moments explore the challenges of negotiating subjectivity through improvisation in various forms—from jazz, Japanese taiko... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2016
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. The Fierce Urgency of Now
    The Fierce Urgency of Now offers an impassioned call to take the practices of musical improvisation often associated with jazz performance as a model for social-justice activism.... Learn More
    Published: 14th June 2013
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. People Get Ready
    Jazz musicians, scholars, and journalists emphasize how the political consciousness that infused jazz in the 1960s and 1970s has continued to animate the avant-garde, Free Jazz, fusion, and other forms of this lively, always-evolving... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2013
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £19.99