AJIRN 2018 – Program

Day 1

Opening Reception 5:00 – 6:30pm

Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne, Australia

Day 2

SATURDAY 2nd June

Time

Rm 1 Upstairs

Rm 2 Downstairs

9.00

Registration – (Middle Room)

9.15

Introduction – (Middle Room)

Session 1

Session 2

Audiences

Creative Communities

9.30

Barry Long

Ellington and Coltrane: Tone Parallels

John Mackey

Extended Application of the Pentatonic Scale

10.00

Tim O’Dwyer

Jazz Education in the Lion City: Building a Jazz programme in Singapore, a bridge too far?

Johannes Luebbers

The application of the Tonnetz tonal map in a jazz composition practice

10.30

Alister Spence

‘What’s New?’: Contingency as an agent of change in improvisation and composition

James Mclean

Somatic Parameter Layering at the Drumset: Generative Processes adapted from Embodied Music Cognition

11.00

Break

Break

Session 3

Session 4

Institutions

Communities

11.30

Bruce Johnston

Making a Difference: more gigs, better pay.

Ben Phipps

Perspectives in Dialogue: Research, practice and praxis

12.00

Andrys Onsman

How does research undertaken in the academy feed back into communities of practice and how might this best be measured?

Helen Russell, Bruce Woodward Contemporary music students’ experiences of improvisation in the classroom.

12.30

Glen Hodges

Joining The Dots – Identifying why jazz and improvised music research with non-traditional outputs “means something

Adrian McNeil

Improvisation and Creativity: Emerging cross-cultural perspectives

1.00

Lunch

Session 5

1:40

Alistair Macaulay (Post Graduate Paper) Deleuze: Improvisation as Expressive Relation

2.00

Robert Burke

Transferable Knowledge in Free Jazz

2:30

Dave Wilson

What is this thing called collaboration?: Ethnography and the implications of music making as research

3:00

Break

Session 6

3:20

Roger Dean

Towards a Deep Net Improviser

3:50

Cat Hope

So What about the Women? The impact of Gender Mix on Communities of Practice

Session 7

Session 8

Post Graduate Papers

Post Graduate Papers

4:20

Aaron McCoullough

Converging Structures: An exploration of syntactic rhythmic organisation within improvised practice.

Jonathan Zion

How can research into musical interplay in Jazz expand practitioners’ reach for meaning in their music making?

4:40

Gerald Marko

Sonic Freedom: Differentiated muscular voice control in context of jazz voice qualities and improvisation

Bonnie Green

A dash through memory lane: Snapshots of the history of improvisation in the Western art music tradition

5:00

Simon Petty

Acknowledging Tasmania’s Unique Contribution to Australian Jazz History

Jordan Murray

Indices of Style in Group Improvisation: An Approach to Group Improvised Music

05:30

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Day 3

Sunday 3rd June

9.00

Coffee

Session 9

Performance Philosophies

9:30

Fiona Burnett

So What Is Time?: An examination of the temporal element in music improvisation and its impact on performance and research

10.00

Hannah Reardon-Smith

Sympoiesis in Free Improvisation

10:30

Robin Ryan
Integrating the Musical, the Natural, and the Improvised: David Rothenberg and Multispecies Musicking

11.00

Break

Session 10

Creative Communities

11.30

Andrew Butt

Jazz up North Down Under: An inquiry into jazz performance, culture and identity through collaborative recitals in Queensland, Australia

12.00

Aleisha Ward

Going to Town in the Big Jam: ‘Official’ Jam Sessions in the 1940s and the development of the New Zealand jazz community

12:30 John Whiteoak
A Good ‘Black Music’ Story? Black

American Stars in Australian Musical Entertainment Before ‘Jazz’

1.00

Lunch

2.00 – 2:20

Performance Joe O’Conner

Session 11

Performance Philosophies

2:30 Tim Willis, Paul Williamson Listening to Communities of Practice

3:00 Andy Sugg
Explaining and Advocating: Writing

about Jazz and Improvised Music

3:30 Lauren Istvandity
“Trading Fours”: A translational jazz

heritage project using composition and performance

4.00

Break

Session 12

4:20 Phil Sandford
Willie ‘The Lion’ McIntyre and the

Development of Australian Traditional Jazz

4:50 Phillip Johnston
Jazzin’ The Silents: Jazz and Improvised

Music in Contemporary Scores for Silent Film

5:20

Closing comments