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Announcing Music and Social Justice

University of Michigan Press is proud to announce a new series, Music and Social Justice. Across academic and trade presses, this is the first (and long overdue) series calling for work in music and justice.

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Short Takes October 2017

Short Takes from the October 2017 edition of Improv Notes. Improv Notes is edited and written by David Lee and assembled by administrative assistant Rachel Collins.

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Stories of Impact

The IICSI has launched two new video Stories of Impact featuring Play Who You Are partnership alumni, Talia and Katy. IICSI’s Stories of Impact are a new series exploring IICSI’s research and the wide-ranging impacts.

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Les Tableaux de Coin-du-Banc en folie

Lyn Westfall was the Artist-in-Residence at the IICSI’s 2017 session of MILE Camp and during the concert this year Westfall live painted each performance.

Music on CBC Radio

Music on CBC Radio – a call to those interested in jazz and improvisation to contact the programmers of CBC’s Radio. From the Sept 2017 edition of Improv Notes.

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Short Takes

From the September 2017 edition of Improv Notes, the IICSI’s monthly newsletter.

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Highlights of the 2017 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium!

Highlights of the 2017 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium, Partnering for Change: Learning Outwards from Jazz & Improvisation

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Short Takes August 2017

From the August 2017 edition of Improv Notes.

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Video Highlights of Improvise Here! Profiles in Practice – #GJFC2016

A highlight reel of the presenters, performances, panels and workshops from the 2016 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquim: Improvise Here! Profiles in Practice!

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Musical Improvisation at Land’s End 2017

This year’s session of MILE camp ran August 5-12, culminating in two public events: a performance by camp participants during the Festival Musique du Bout du Monde in Gaspé, and an August 11 public concert featuring camp participants and 2017 camp faculty: François Houle & Marianne Trudel, at the Corner of the Beach Cultural Museum in Gaspé, Québec. The session also featured guest presenters Kathy Kennedy and Robin Servant, and included a concert of solos and duets by Houle and Trudel.

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