IMPROVISATION NOW Part 5 – the structure of flow (preview)

the fifth installment - reflecting on the notion that improvisation is without structure, because it does not start out from an idea, because it is not con-structed. but this is a misrepresentation of what improvisation is, and should be  by HA!Man | 25 July 2020 TO READ THE FULL ESSAY - and  receive regular new … Continue reading IMPROVISATION NOW Part 5 – the structure of flow (preview)

opening drone and a piece called thank you (extracts)

strong atmospheric opening, linked through whistling to a recording called "thank you" (strings) with piano added in Mozart (or Rachmaninov?) adagio fashion. live event, Johannesburg  by HA!Man  | 31 May 2017 https://soundcloud.com/francoisthehaman/opening-drone-and-a-piece-called-thank-you-extract   TO LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK - and  receive regular new releases, as well as many more catalogued videos, music tracks, writings, … Continue reading opening drone and a piece called thank you (extracts)

Die Spook Van Donkergat (extract)

poem and keyboard playing improvised on request from an audience member: the theme given was "die spook van donkergat" (the ghost from Dark Hole) - the title of some Afrikaans radio series of long ago by HA!Man  | 20 July 2018 https://soundcloud.com/francoisthehaman/die-spook-van-donkergat-extr TO LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK - and  receive regular new releases, as … Continue reading Die Spook Van Donkergat (extract)