JWQ Showcase 2017

Monday, May 2, 2016

JAZZ PAPERS: /Improv Games for One Player/IMPROVISATION ET RECHERCHE BASEE SUR L’ART

Jeffrey Agrell Jeffrey Agrell
The University of IowaMusic, Faculty Member
"The author’s Improvisation Games for Classical Musicians (GIA Publ., Dec. 2009) is a wonderful and comprehensive resource, but the vast content does not fit comfortably into the average musician’s instrument case. This slender volume of nonjazz musical games for one player is utterly portable. It should fit in just about every case with enough room to transport a sheet of music paper, but there is plenty of content to enliven and enrich a player’s daily technical and musical practice for a long time. About half the content is drawn from the original big book, and half is drawn from new,...
View Paper
Nisha Sajnani Nisha Sajnani
Lesley UniversityGraduate School of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty Member
Les chercheurs s’appuyant sur des pratiques artistiques comme média de création et de représentation des connaissances, requièrent et font preuve même souvent d’aptitudes essentielles à l’improvisation, telles que l’ouverture à l’incertain, une initiation à la différence et une intelligence esthétique. Cet article examine la recherche basée sur l’art à travers le spectre de l’improvisation, dans le but de mettre en lumière les opportunités et les défis fondamentaux que recouvre cette nouvelle approche d’étude.
View Paper
Cass Fisher Cass Fisher
University of South FloridaReligious Studies, Faculty Member
View Paper
Fumi  Okiji Fumi Okiji
Royal Holloway, University of LondonClassics and Philosophy, German, Post-Doc
View Paper
Swathi Swaminathan Swathi Swaminathan
University of TorontoPsychology, Graduate Student
Music is universal, at least partly because it expresses emotion and regulates affect. Associations between music and emotion have been examined regularly by music psychologists. Here, we review recent findings in three areas: (i) the communication and perception of emotion in music, (ii) the emotional consequences of music listening, and (iii) predictors of music preferences.
View Paper
Carleen S Hardin Carleen S Hardin
University Of AmsterdamAmerican Studies, Graduate Student
This briefly explores de Beauvoir's views on jazz music in her work America Day by Day.
View Paper