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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, accessed 7/5/2013.

Sometimes appended with "You've got to improvise on something."

Collective Improvisation

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