PFL Traject, aka Jean-Charles François, Gilles Laval, Pascal Pariaud
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What follows here is a succession of types of musical improvisation, from one group, in which everyone contributes their notes within a clear framework, to an exchange of ideas between individual musicians with different sounds.
1938 Louis Armstrong When the Saints Go Marching In
Note that the improvisational passages are linked to playing with the tune, the rhythm, and the harmonic changes. The musicians are playing as a group.
1947 Thelonius Monk Round Midnight
The instruments are more independent, adding personalities, but still held together as a group.
1960 Ornette Coleman Change of the Century
Extremely independent. Simultaneities.
1996 Machine for Making Sense Talk is Cheap
Independence and interaction. Different sounds that complement each other together.
2005 Leroy Jenkins Revolutionary Ensemble Configuration
Independent musicians coming together.
2015 PFL Traject
Bringing different sounds together into an interactive process. For a video, and more information about this group, go here
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