University of Tennessee
First Year Studies




The Golden Age of Non-Idiomatic (Free) Improvisation: Music like you’ve never heard it before.
First Year Studies
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Instructor:  Prof. David Keffer

References

 

Musical Improvisation: Its Nature and Practice In Music by Derek Bailey, Prentice-Hall, INC. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1980.
Tri-Axium Writings 1 By Anthony Braxton, Synthesis Music, 1985.
Tri-Axium Writings 2 By Anthony Braxton, Synthesis Music, 1985.
Tri-Axium Writings 3 By Anthony Braxton, Synthesis Music, 1985.
Extended Play: Sounding Off from John Cage to Dr. Funkenstein by John Corbett, Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1994.
Outside Music, Inside Voices: Dialogues on Improvisation and the Spirit of Creative Music by Garrison Fewell, Saturn University Press, Somerville, Massachusetts, 2014.
FMP Im Rückblick - In Retrospect by Ali Tercan & Jost Gebers et al., Free Music Production FMP-Publishing, Berlin, 2010, book+cdx12+box.
A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album by Ashley Kahn, Penguin Books, New York, 2003.
Free Jazz by Ekkehard Jost, Da Capo Press, 1994 (orig. 1975).
Steve Lacy: Conversations edited by Jason Weiss, Duke University Press, 2006.
Improvising Freely: The ABC's of an Experience by Lê Quan Ninh, (originally published in French, 2010), trans. Karen Houle, PS Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, 2014.
Joëlle Léandre: Solo: Conversations with Franck Médioni Kadima Collective, Israel, 2011.
A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music by George Lewis, University Of Chicago Press, 2009.
Blocks of Consciousness and the Unbroken Continuum edited by Brian Marley and Mark Wastell, Sound 323, London, 2005.
Perpetual Frontier/The Properties of Free Music by Joe Morris, Riti Publishing, 2012.
Deep Listening: A Composer's Sound Practice By Pauline Oliveros, iUniverse Inc, 2005.
Conversations by William Parker, Rogue Art, Paris, France, 2011.
Conversations II Dialogues & Monologues by William Parker, Rogue Art, Paris, France, 2015.
Music and the Creative Spirit: Innovators in Jazz, Improvisation and the Avant Garde by Lloyd Peterson, Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD, 2006.
No Sound Is Innocent: AMM and the Practice of Self-Invention by Edwin Prévost, Copula, Matching Tye, Essex, 1995.
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff, Picador Publishing, New York, 2008.
Notes (8 Pieces) Source A New World Music: Creative Music by Leo Smith, self-published, Chicago, IL, 1973.
Coltrane: Chasin' the 'Trane by J.C. Thomas, Da Capo Press, Boston, 1976.
Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation by Ben Watson, Verso, London, 2004.
Ornette Coleman: His Life and Music by Peter Niklas Wilson, Berkeley Hills Books, Berkeley, California, 1999.
Arcana: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2000.
Arcana II: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2007.
Arcana III: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2008.
Arcana IV: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2009.
Arcana V: Music, Magic and Mysticism edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2010.
Arcana VI: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2012.
Arcana VII: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Granary Books/Hips Road, New York, 2014.
Arcana VIII: Musicians on Music edited by John Zorn, Hips Road, New York, 2017.
 
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