Milford Graves: improvvisazione come atto scientifico

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Andy Newcombe Farnborough, UK - P1090374 Milford Graves, CC BY-SA 2.0

Rischia di fare un grosso errore chi pensa che Milford Graves sia stato solo un importante batterista free jazz. La visione specifica di Graves fu inficiata da un periodo in cui la musica jazz sfornava intellettualità in modo permanente: nato nel quartiere dei Queens a New York, Graves spezzò quel legame adolescenziale principalmente rivolto all’Afro/Cuban jazz per innamorarsi

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Music writer and founder of Percorsi Musicali, a multi-genre magazine focused on contemporary music and improvisation's forms. He wrote hundreads of essays and reviews of cds and books (over 1700 articles) and his work is widely appreciated in Italy and abroad via quotations, texts' translations, biographies, liner notes for prestigious composers, musicians and labels. He provides a modern conception of musical listening, which meditates on history, on the aesthetic seductions of sounds, on interdisciplinary relationships with other arts and cognitive sciences. He is also a graduate in Economics.