Improv Game of the Day: Shakespeare Madrigal

Today is the birthday of the immortal Bard of Avon, so let's celebrate by playing an improv game i...

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Tag: improv-game, improvisation, madrigal, music, quotes, shakespeare

Improv Game of the Day: Time Sharing

Improv Game of the Day: Time Sharing

3-6 players. Players must observe the following playing time chart: ¼ of the time – be silent (i...

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Tag: improv-games-2, improvisation, time-sharing

One Road to Improv: the Tongue Drum

One Road to Improv: the Tongue Drum

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="320"] (Photo credit: willapalens)[/caption] The best way...

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Tag: improvisation, tongue-drums

Improv Resources for Groups

Improv Resources for Groups

For jazz improv, there are approximately seventy-seven gazillion books, articles, playalongs, and e...

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Tag: concert-band, david-rosenboom, edwin-gordon, improvisation, improvisation-for-classical-musicians, improvisation-in-groups, jamey-aebersold, keith-hill

Improv Course Begins, Spring 2014

Improv Course Begins, Spring 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"] Percussion mallets held with Matched Grip (Photo cred...

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Tag: classical-improvisation, drum-sticks, gia, improvisation, improvisation-games-for-classical-musicians