Thursday, 29. September 2016, 19 h

Book presentation “Researching Improvisation – Researching by Improvisation” (ed. Reinhard Gagel, Matthias Schwabe)

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Talks with two of the authors: Eddie Prévost, Dr. Corinna Eikmeier and with the editors. Presenter: Dr. Matthias Nöther (music journalist)

The book brings together essays providing aesthetic, artistic and pedagogical interrogations of the art of musical improvisation. It contains reflections and models which deal both with the art of improvisation and with the people who carry it out.

In the first part of the evening, two of the authors and the two editors will be questioned by music journalist Dr. Matthias Nöther.

Series “Improvisation International”: Butcher – Prévost – Risser

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John Butcher (GB) – Saxophone
Eddie Prévost (GB) – Perkussion
Eve Risser (F) – Piano

Eddie Prévost, a founding member of the legendary improvisational ensemble AMM and author of several publications on improvisation, is one of the pioneers of free play and reflection about it. He summarized his theses in the featured book and will speak about them in the first part of the evening. In the second part, he will be heard in performance with a familiar companion, saxophonist John Butcher, together with the young French pianist Eve Risser.

Eddie Prévost will hold a workshop on Experimentalism in music improvisation on 30.9. – 2.10. in exploratorium.

Admission: 12 / 10 / 6 Euro (normal price / reduced / “Berlin-Pass”)

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