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Friday, July 05, 2013

"You can't improvise on nothing, man."

--Charles Mingus to Timothy Leary

Santoro, George. 2000.Myself When I am Real : The Life and Music of Charles Mingus. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Via Google Books, URL http://books.google.com/books?id=qdWqrp9z5isC&lpg=PA270&pg=PA270#v=onepage&q&f=false, accessed 7/5/2013.

Sometimes appended with "You've got to improvise on something." http://secondlanguage.blogspot.com/2008/07/between-bullshit-and-plagiarism.html.

Collective Improvisation

Kernfield, Barry. 1995. What To Listen For In Jazz. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.