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Why improvisation is not an imperfect art

While waiting for the next opportunity for live performance – my first ever publication in philosophy – where I set out my argument for why improvisation is not an imperfect art. Not too far from jazz singing at all!  

Gibbs, Louise (2021) ‘Improvising beyond Hamilton’s aesthetics of imperfection’ in A. Hamilton and L. Pearson, eds, The Aesthetics of Imperfection Music and the Arts: Spontaneity, Flaws, and the Unfinished, London: Bloomsbury,

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Uptown Lockdown Broadcast – 10 June 2020
I was delighted to be a guest contributor to UPTOWN LOCKDOWN – a live broadcast by The Duke Ellington Society UK (DESUK). I talked about what Ellington and Strayhorn’s music means to me, what I’ve learnt from the singers like Betty Roche, Joya Sherill, Kay Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Ella, to sing this this inspiring music.
UPTOWN LOCKDOWN is co hosted by Frank Griffith and Antony Pepper, both board members of
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SEVEN DEADLY SINGS
Louise Gibbs and The Septet with Tony Kofi (alto/baritone saxes), Tim Whitehead
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