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Making It Up Together The Art of Collective Improvisation in Balinese Music and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780226667607, ISBN: HB: 9780226661131, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
336 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 16 halftones, 165 musical exam
Most studies of musical improvisation focus on individual musicians. But that is not the whole story. From jazz to flamenco, Shona mbira to Javanese gamelan, improvised practices thrive on group creativity, relying on the close interaction of multipl...