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Jigsaw Workshop Preston introduction

Jigsaw Workshops: Preston, the nature and practice of free improvisation in music

 

This is an open & public workshop/performance session exploring the nature and practice of free improvisation in music through a mixture of; the playing of the music, discussion, and simple workshop routines.

If this is new to you and you want more information, complete the short form in the footer of this page.
(Members of the contact list will have received the doodle notification. )

All levels of ability and experience are welcome.
No need to book just turn up

The current session format is:

  • A series of small group improvisations. Duration 5 -10 minutes each.

  • There is some conversation & discussion between the pieces.

  • There is a social break of 15 minutes at the midway point.

  • The starting point is that there are no workshop type strategies or games, scores or contemporary compositions. The musicians play free improvisation in music in their own time

  • The above having been said, the January 15th 2019 session featured the workshop piece `step in step out` for more information, click here

 

The future design and content of the Jigsaw events will be shaped by those who are involved, attend the sessions and share their feedback. 

The sessions have been organised by Simon Partridge & Phil Morton who are looking forward to meeting you; hearing your music and sharing your ideas.

 

Please arrive and be ready to start at 6.45 pm - the session starts at 7.00 pm

 

Event information.
Venue Media Factory, Room ME111, UCLan

Cold Bath Street, Preston, PR1 1JN

Doors open 6.30 pm, please be ready to start at 6.45 pm
Next session date: In May - date to be announced
You can register with the mailing list (complete the form below) to be informed, to be keep up to date on Jigsaw-Preston workshop series.

Fee: the first session is free: free to UCLan students & staff: other participants, £3.00

Contact : preston@improvisersnetwork.co.uk
 

Parking: Guidance and advice URL LINK, UCLAN sitemap URL LINK, for your first visit be advised to allow extra time to locate the site and parking.
 

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