Infinite Improvisation Podcast

Infinite Improvisation Podcast

Why improvising is more than something from nothing, and how creativity and collaboration can improve lives and save the world. Part discussion and part experiment, the show’s hosts American saxophonist Steve Treseler and Canadian poet/musician Lauren Best find the fun in risk-taking, unscripted conversations, and multi-disciplinary perspectives to creative practice. Brought together by a shared belief in transformation through improvisation, Steve and Lauren bring their audience along for the journey, making it up as they go. . .

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August 3, 2022 59 min

Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best.

The fourth episode of a five-part series on how to improvise, exploring each of Infinite Improvisation's creative practices: Experimentation, Play, Limitations, Deep Listening, and Reflection. In this episode, we experiment live with listening activities. We discuss our potential for deep listening and how to develop our deep...

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Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best.

 

The third of a five-part series on how to improvise, exploring each of Infinite Improvisation's creative practices: Experimentation, Play, Limitations, Deep Listening, and Reflection. In this episode, we discuss the surprisingly expansive results of using, learning from, and embracing limitations. Featuring live musical exp...

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July 4, 2022 23 min

Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best.

The second of a five-part series on how to improvise, exploring each of Infinite Improvisation's creative practices: Experimentation, Play, Limitations, Deep Listening, and Reflection. In this episode, we dive into play—embracing the unknown, taking the scenic route while learning through exploration, and being kind to oursel...

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S2 E1: How to Improvise Part 1: Experimentation   Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. The first of a five-part series on how to improvise, exploring each of Infinite Improvisation's creative practices: Experimentation, Play, Limitations, Deep Listening, and Reflection. In this episode, we dive into experimentation—embracing the scientific method, c...
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April 20, 2022 41 min
S1 E5: Q&A: Student Reluctant to Improvise    Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. Steve and Lauren take questions from listeners about encouraging students who are reluctant to improvise, and how to foster creative student collaboration online.   For a transcription of this episode and more: https://infiniteimprovisation.podbean.com/e/q-a-studen...
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April 20, 2022 72 min
S1 E4: Who Are We? Part 2   Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. Learn about your hosts Steve and Lauren—where they are coming from, and why improvising and creativity are important in their lives.   For a transcription of this episode and more: https://infiniteimprovisation.podbean.com/e/who-are-we-part-2   Get updates and exclusive commun...
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April 20, 2022 52 min
S1 E3: Who Are We? Part 1   Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. Learn about your hosts Steve and Lauren—where they are coming from, and why improvising and creativity are important in their lives.   For a transcription of this episode and more: https://infiniteimprovisation.podbean.com/e/who-are-we-part-1   Get updates and exclusive commun...
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April 20, 2022 45 min
S1 E2: What is Improvisation?   Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. Steve and Lauren discuss what it means to make things up. What is improvisation? What isn't improvisation? What are we even talking about? What are the links between improvisation, art, and life.   For a transcription of this episode and more: https://infiniteimprovisa...
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April 10, 2022 51 min
S1 E1: Why Improvise?   Infinite Improvisation Podcast: adventures in music and creativity with Steve Treseler and Lauren Best. Our explorers discuss the "why" behind the show. Why this podcast? Why improvise? Why not improvise? Why are we talking about this? Why do we believe in creativity as a tool for transformation?   For a transcription of this episode and more: https://infiniteimprovisation.podbean.com/e/why-improvi...
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