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Third Stream

Scenes From Life: Cuba!

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 10.29.2015 | Chicago
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

To be anywhere near trumpeter and composer Orbert Davis these past couple of years is to hear the word "Cuba" over and over again. It is the verbal thread that weaves from conversation to conversation, rehearsal to rehearsal, performance to performance.

A Short Musing on Schuller's Musings

Daniel Asia | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts
Daniel Asia

Schuller was instrumental in developing the genre of "third stream", a co-mingling of jazz and classical. He stated "I don't care what category music belongs to; I only care whether it is good or bad."

Why Music Is Important: Pushing Boundaries

Tony Woodcock | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Recently, I attended a class by Hankus Netsky, who heads up the Contemporary Improvisation Department (CI) at New England Conservatory.