Originally Posted by Numberless
Yeah, it's great, my teacher gave it to me. I love teachers like that, everytime I enter the room he's like "hey have you heard this guy?" or "you have to check this record out". I'm listening to a ton of new music thanks to him.
btw I was catching up with your blog and I loved the Rules of Improvisation article, so much truth in there!
I was really struck by all the parallels between sketch improv and improvising in jazz, and I'm glad you liked the article. For those of you who haven't checked it out the article is here:
Very relevant to this thread actually. In the article I discuss Tina Fey's 4 rules of improv from her book "Bossypants" and apply them to improvising in jazz, check it out.