New Music and DVD-Audio: A Marriage Built to Last?
[Author’s note: When I first got my hands on Immersion, the new DVD-Audio from the Colorado-based Starkland, I was disappointed to find that there was no accompanying movie. After I missed the …
The Jazz Composers Collective on Creating and Performing
Photo by Lourdes Delgado
February 8, 2001 at The Jazz Standard, NYC
Ben Allison Frank Kimbrough Ted Nash Michael Blake Ron Horton
with Frank J. Oteri
Conversation transcribed by Karyn Joaquino
Precedents for the Collective
How spontaneous or worked out are your improvisations?
Regina Carter“…If you try to do the same thing again, you wind up sounding forced and then it’s not improvisation anymore…”
David Krakauer“…each improvisation develops a certain "worked out" quality that comes from the effort to …