Posts tagged as "improvisation"

Joel Ross On Black American Music, Politics and Good Vibes

October 22, 2020

Joel Ross plays the vibraphone. But that isn’t the most interesting thing about him. Joel is a 25-year-old musical prodigy. A young man born and raised in Chicago – the son of two police officers – who dares to move Black American Music into uncharted new territory. He does it with the gleeful joy of […]

'All That Is Not Solid' – Luke Howard's Freely Improvised Album

August 4, 2020

Melbourne pianist and composer Luke Howard is one of ZoneOut’s OG crew. The headline artist at 2019’s ZoneOut Festival in Sydney, Luke’s draws on both the free flowing improvisation of jazz and the structured motivic development of contemporary classical. It’s these two opposing forces – the Yin and the Yang – that fuel the unstable […]