The Improvised Space: Techniques, Traditions and Technologies

A Research Day on Improvised Music

Kingston University, London

Wednesday 6th April 2011

10:30am – 6:00pm, Concert 6:30pm

The Department of Music at Kingston University presents a research day on improvised music, with special guests Evan Parker and Bennett Hogg. The programme includes presentations, demonstrations and workshops by researchers and practitioners in a range of fields, from jazz to free improvisation, acoustic performance to laptop music and live electronics, and new theoretical perspectives on spontaneous music making.  The event will culminate in a concert of improvised music, featuring the eminent saxophonist, Evan Parker.

Keynote Speakers: Evan Parker & Bennett Hogg

Also presentations by Meredith White, Helen Julia Minors, John Ferguson, The Splice Girls (Manuella Blackburn & Diana Salazar), Jane Masters, and David Hackbridge Johnson amongst others…

Venue: Coombehurst Studio, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 7LB.

(25 minutes from Central London by train.)

For directions see

£10 Entry to all events (£2.50 for students).

Online booking required:

For further information, see or contact Diana Salazar,

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