Date: Apr 27th, 2008 · Tags: Jazz Articles

Inside Out In the Open: A Film by Alan Roth ESP Disk 2001/2008

Spontaneous improvisation in music has long been relegated to the shadows of public recognition. However much the improvisers themselves have felt estranged from the general culture, they will not be thwarted in their efforts to continue expanding the improvisatory language. It is only they, after all, who can educate society about their music. Not the critics, not the theoreticians, not the academicians–the commentators who circumvent the music. The musicians, on the other hand, are always on the inside of the music: they are the actual story-tellers. They alone hold the key to the appreciation of what they do…Continue Reading >>