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Dissertation on the Thinking In Jazz Improvisation now available online

7 YEAR OLD HANNAH PERFORMING LAZY NOTE BLUES FROM JAZZ FIDDLE WIZARD JUNIOR BOOK 2:

 

 

NEW ITEMS:

See video of one of my classical violin students who I've taught for nearly 7 years.

  

 

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS AND TEACHER TRAINING

Upcoming Presentations (for full schedule see here):

“Look how far we have come: an overview of creativity in the string classroom." (with Renata Bratt, Elizabeth Fortune, Amy Marr) American String Teachers Association National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2015.        

“The interplay between conscious and subconscious processes during expert musical improvisation.” 2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness, Oxford, England, April 2015.

IMPROVISING BRAIN SYMPOSIUM

Georgia State University, March 8-10, 2015. For more information

Scheduled for summer 2015:

NEW: Strings without Boundaries comes to Georgia State University!

Monday, June 22 and Friday, June 26, 2015
Atlanta, GA (more)

 

 

Publications:

Norgaard, M. (2014). How jazz musicians improvise: The central role of auditory and motor patterns. Music Perception.31(3), 271-287.

Norgaard, M., Spencer, J., & Montiel, M. (2013). Testing cognitive theories by creating a pattern-based probabilistic algorithm for melody and rhythm in jazz improvisation. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain. 23(4), 243-254.

Norgaard, M. (2011). Descriptions of improvisational thinking by artist-level jazz musicians. Journal of Research in Music Education. 59(2), 109-127.

  JAZZ STRING METHODS AND PIECES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:

Jazz Wizard Junior book 1

violin

viola

 

cello (bass parts)

 

JAZZ STRING METHODS AND PIECES FOR UPPER MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL:

Jazz Wizard Junior book 2

violin

viola

cello/bass

JAZZ STRING HISTORY

DISCOGRAPHY &
Read Rare Interview with Zbigniew Seifert. Read.

JAZZ STRING NETWORKING

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JAZZ STRING RADIO STATION

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