The Australasian Jazz and Improvisation Research Network (AJIRN) is pleased to announce a call for papers/presentations for a 3-day research conference on jazz and improvised music in association with the 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF).
Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music I would like to announce the publication of a … Continue reading New Book – Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music
Canto a tenore, a traditional Sardinian folk music can take a bit of getting used … Continue reading Sardinian Liturgy – With Paolo Angeli (Ita) CD Release (2016)
On the 16th of July 2014 Associate Professor Rob Burke recorded a CD in NY with bassist Mark Helias and Drummer Nasheet Waits; both musicians considered archetypal improvisers on the New York scene.
Creative thinking stimulates innovation, broadens perspective and encourages critical thinking. It is fundamental to the success of human development and transports ideas beyond their usual realm. It is often overlooked but its absence always noticed.
In the first week of October (2013) Rob Burke recorded with legendary pianist Kenny Werner. Repertoire included original compositions from Rob Burke, Werner and Paul Grabowsky.
Analysis and observations of pre-learnt and idiosyncratic elements in improvisation: a reflective study in jazz performance