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Music Universe, Music Mind Music Universe, Music Mind: Revisiting the Creative Music Studio, Woodstock, New York (Ann Arbor, Arborville Publishing, 1996, ISBN 0965043843)
This book is the only full-length account of the legendary Creative Music Studio, founded by Ornette Coleman and Karl Berger in 1971.
A wonderful book of reminiscence. -- Karl Berger
A valuable addition to the bibliography on the pedagogy of improvisation. -- George LewisClick here to order.
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Monthly Archives: February 2012
This is the 2012 incarnation of the workshop/performance series that was being held at The Stone, April through December of last year. The full details follow, courtesy of Jim Eigo’s Jazz Promo Service: Karl Berger’s Improvisers Orchestra Launches New Series at the Jazz Gallery A New Round of Acclaimed Workshop/Performance Evenings Debuts Tuesday, March 20th [...]
I post hereunder the entire press release describing Karl’s involvement at ISIM. Karl and I had to allow ourselves to be amused over the irony of him having to go to New Jersey to play with Ann Arbor (University of Michigan) musicians. I tired to convince the folks at U-M to bring him out here [...]
I was remiss in not writing about Sam Rivers’ passing back in December. I have no excuse. But I want to make sure now that upon his passing it be noted that he was another great improviser in the African-American tradition whose contribution to the Creative Music Studio was formative and far-reaching. I remember playing [...]