Ways of the Hand: The Organization of Improvised Conduct
This is David Sudnow's classic account of how his hands learned to improvise jazz on the piano.
David Sudnow is the author of Passing On and editor of Studies in Social Interaction. Since writing this book, he has developed a piano training method based on its insights.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeProfundis - LibraryThing
This bokk channels the playing of jazz piano (specifically who the process develops) into a language that those of us who can only listen in awe almost can understand. Sort of like translating beowulf for 5th graders. Read full review
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The musical mind: the cognitive psychology of music
John A. Sloboda
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