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Jazz time remembered

By Steve Tromans “For [Louis] Armstrong, time is elastic, capable of infinite reshaping, unbound by artificial divisions into equal beats.” – Scott DeVeaux[1] “It is quite possible to divide an object, but not an act.” – Henri Bergson[2] This article is… Read More ›

Jazz practises knowledge

By Steve Tromans “Man, if you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” – Louis Armstrong “Practice-as-research is a knowledge-political intervention.” – Susan Melrose [1] This second research article for thejazzbreakfast follows on from the concerns of its predecessor (see… Read More ›