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little dabs

Working further on the Long River picture (its working title), I’ve turned my attention to little spots of paint.  I have no system.  It’s all experimentation — just seeing what rhythm seems to work in the small passages. 20 more words


The IG Best of 2017: Drew Boudreau

The final offering in The IG Best of 2017 series is with Drew Boudreau – improviser, actor, entrepreneur. His California based prep company, College Audition Professionals, has been growing exponentially the past three years. 93 more words


Working Title - Album with James L Malone on Confront Recordings

First release of 2018 is the debut duo album by James L Malone and myself. Microcomputer feedback vs guitar. Improvisations edited for length, recorded in summer 2017, and… 11 more words


Creative practicing: not an oxymoron

I recently attended a workshop on improvisation*, and one of the interesting topics was practicing.  Not just figuring out how to improvise over a jazz standard, although we did some of that as well.  206 more words


In The Midst Of Winter

In The Midst Of Winter is actually the title of a recent book by Isabel Allende, but it’s apropos for today – snowing quite heavily right now, has been snowing all day. 476 more words


w2 recorded January 16, 2018

Still the same patch, exploring rhythms: AVSynth single pass, real-time, no edits.

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The Best of The IG 2017: Kelly Tietjen

Chicago based actress and improviser Kelly Tietjen talks about her one woman show, ‘A Touchy Subject’, pieces of her origin story, and being relied on to set the bar for others at a young age. 69 more words