Inside Improvisation

Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from the fields of jazz to rock to funk to blues, about what improvisation means and involves.

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Part 1 of 4: Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from the fields of jazz to rock to funk to blues, about what improvisation means and involves."

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Part 1 of 4: Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from the fields of jazz to rock to funk to blues, about what improvisation means and involves.

"Part 1 of 4: Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from the fields of jazz to rock to funk to blues, about what improvisation means and involves."

0220050315Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught.

"Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught.

Part 2 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught."

"Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught."

Part 2 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught.

"Part 2 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet from jazz to rock to funk to blues, and speaks to jazz violinist Regina Carter about how improvisation is taught."

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Part 3 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from jazz to rock to funk to blues, including Paquito D'Rivera, Eliane Elias, Michael McDonald and Randy Brecker."

Part 3 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from jazz to rock to funk to blues, including Paquito D'Rivera, Eliane Elias, Michael McDonald and Randy Brecker.

"Part 3 of 4. Richard Niles talks to some of the greatest improvisers on the planet, from jazz to rock to funk to blues, including Paquito D'Rivera, Eliane Elias, Michael McDonald and Randy Brecker."

04 LAST20050329Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny.

"Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny.

Part 4 of 4. Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny."

"Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny."

Part 4 of 4. Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny.

"Part 4 of 4. Richard Niles concludes his investigation into the art of improvisation with insight from composers Maria Schneider and Bob Belden, and from musician Pat Metheny."