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Oral Histories Project: Thomas King

Oral Histories is a showcase of interviews, performances, and articles by and about improvising musicians, artists, writers and scholars. This monthly feature offers an intimate look inside the minds and practices…

Sound Check: Thomas King’s Jazz Photography

“Sound Check”: the first major exhibition of storyteller Thomas King’s jazz photography. King’s contribution to the discourse of contemporary Canadian photography focuses an acute eye and a behind-the-scenes perspective on…

ImprovNotes October 2013 Artist of the Month: Tomomi Adachi

Tomomi Adachi (足 立 智美) is a Japanese vocal and electronics performer, improviser, composer, instrument builder, installation artist, theatre director, and sound poet. He is the only performer of sound…

Oral Histories Project: Tanya Tagaq

Oral Histories is a showcase of interviews, performances, and articles by and about improvising musicians, artists, writers and scholars. This monthly feature offers an intimate look inside the minds and practices…

The Guelph Reading Group is Back and it Swings!

Thinking Spaces: The Improvisation Reading Group and Speakers Series 2013-2014 The Reading Group is open to all – community members, faculty, and students – who are interested in improvisation as…

Thinking Spaces, the Guelph ICASP Reading Group returns Sept 27.

We’ll kick-off this year’s events with a visit from vocal improviser, composer, & sound poet, Tomomi Adachi (see below for more information). This opening event will happen at an irregular…

CFP: TACET

This next issue of TACET seeks to address these different points from an interdisciplinary perspective and to bring together an ensemble of studies (cross-disciplinary, general or focusing on the analysis…

CFP Deadline: “Sound Changes: Improvisation, Social Practice, and Cultural Difference”

As part of Duke University Press’s Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice Series, two volumes of which have already been published, this volume proposes an enhanced, interdisciplinary understanding of improvisation as a…

Musagetes Guelph Café – September 25-28, 2013

Performances / Workshops / Live Music / Discussions / Debates All events are free! Find the full program of events here. With performances, workshops, live music, discussions, hands-on publishing, outdoor…

Photo Recap: Guelph Jazz Festival Continues to Inspire at 20

The 20th Anniversary of the Guelph Jazz Festival and Colloquium was another resounding success. Over the last twenty years the Festival has burgeoned from what Artistic Director Ajay Heble describes…