• U.S. violinist on improvisation

    22nd of August 2013 · tags:

    Wednesday 4th September the Danish-American jazz violinist and musicologist Martin Norgaard is visiting Aarhus to talk about his research on improvisation. Norgaard was born and raised in Denmark but is now associate professor of music at Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA. He has released 10 jazz instruction books for strings.

    In his research Martin Norgaard includes the cognitive processes that underlie improvisation. The lecture in Aarhus is entitled: “Ephemeral phenomenon: Investigating cognition behind musical improvisation from historical, quantitative, qualitative, and computer modeling perspectives.” All interested are welcome at 11:00 in the meeting room on the 4th floor of the Danish Neuroscience Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, building 10G.

    Arranger of the event is the Music in the Brain-group at the Royal Academy of Music / Center for functionally integrative neuroscience, CFIN, Aarhus University. The center conducts brain research with contributions from both music related and medical specialties.

    Read more here.

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