Retreat:Wales 2022! Aims to take you to a peaceful place in Wales, rural and remote, where in solitude or in the presence of a community, artists can refresh and renew their engagement with the nature and practice of free ensemble improvisation in music and thought
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This article was unpublished in 2018. Progress came to a stand still, static. Then in 2021 as an unexpected outcome and consequence of COVID-19 and the software ZOOM I speculate there has been an increase in connectivity, networking, communication and social discourse between improvisers. This new connectivity could form the constituency of interest that makes the relaunch of `retreats for improvisers` a viable and realistic proposal..
Phil Morton commends this to the house of the commons.
Not all activities carried out by individuals or groups in the genre or practice of `free improvisation` are free ensemble improvisations,
Examples of interference with the practice of free improvisation are.
P Morton has come to adopt a term used by others: referential, in an attempt to categorise this list of methods that tresspass into the world of free improv. Referential simply means the improviser is required to refer to an external referent, that maybe a document or idea that influences what the person does within the parameters of music.
Here is a proposed list of what may happen at a Retreat.
Related: awaiting further citation
Full list to follow
The retreat concept: is to last for more than one day.
More citation is required.
This article documents experiences of Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra’s virtual, synchronous improvisation sessions during COVID-19 pandemic via interviews with 29 participants.
Pianist Connie Crothers offers insight on why she plays improvised music, her teaching philosophy, and more for Arts for Art’s interview series, Artist Talks.
The zoom account costs £11.00 per month. The website would like to share this account with improvisers who play `free improvisation.
Daniel thompson : web site
Daniel was born in Norfolk, England and since 2005 resides in london.
Title of the book : Tele-Improvisation: Intercultural Interaction in the Online Global Music Jam Session