Webinar on Creative Music in the Time of the Pandemic

Source: The University of Chicago.

Circulation, Improvisation, and Attention: Creative Music in the Time of the Pandemic
Tuesday 27 April, 2021
6:00 PM (Paris Time) / 11:00 AM (Chicago Time)
Webinar co-organized by the University of Chicago Center in Paris and The Bridge – a transatlantic network for jazz and creative music.

This virtual panel discussion will bring together scholars and musicians from both sides of the Atlantic who will explore and discuss the notions of circulation, improvisation and attention in the context of today Covid pandemic and its impact on the field of creative music.


Yves Citton, Professor of Literature and Media at the Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint Denis and executive director of the Ecole Universitaire de Recheche ArTeC.

Travis Jackson, Associate Professor in the Department of Music and the Humanities at the University of Chicago.

Joëlle Léandre, double bassist, vocalist, and composer.

Nicole Mitchell, flautist and composer, and William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz at the University of Pittsburgh.

George Lewis, trombone player, composer, and Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University, where he serves as Area Chair in Composition and Faculty in Historical Musicology.

Yannick Séité, professor of French Literature at the Université de Tours.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Alexandre Pierrepont, founding director of The Bridge – a transatlantic network of jazz and creative music.