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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.

This is a documentary film about a pioneering jazz group from the early 1960's, the New York Art Quartet.

`Why would three musicians squeeze through a manhole sized opening with their instruments to climb down a 14 foot ladder into a dark underground cistern .`

Duration 11` 37`` - plus advert, Speaker: Pauline Oliveros

Terry Riley discussed the genius of John Coltrane, his solo all-night concerts with the Phantom Band and the process of plunderphonics in this public lecture as part of Red Bull Music Festival Paris 2018.

Colours & Shapes: Portraits of Free Improvisers (Trailer)

`A wonderful short documentary made by the Dutch film team of Seeltje van Boeckel and Elsie Vermeer. Centered around the festival, The Present is Present, which took place in 2017, it gives a glimpse into the current scene in Amsterdam. Featuring interviews and performances by John Dikeman, Oscar Jan Hoogland, Nicolás Chientaroli, Ada Rave and many more.`

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