Martin Davidson on free improvisation

“I don’t think the music has changed much – it’s nearly all based on one or more of the three modi operandi developed in the 1960s: Free Jazz, AMM and SME. This doesn’t mean that it has all become stagnant. There is still a lot of freshness probably because it allows one to express oneself without most of the restrictions of idiomatic music.

There is also a continuous supply of new people, both performers and audience, who manage to find the music even though it receives so little publicity.”

Read the rest of the interview here


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