MIA 2013

In the last month of may, I attended for the fourth time the improvised music encounter MIA 2013. This was again a very rewarding experience, having the opportunity to be close and to play with a different kind of musicians with various musical backgrounds but united to explore and discuss improvisation and music.

Advertisement

MIA 2012

Last June, I had the honour of participating on the Improvised Music Festival MIA, in Atouguia da Baleia. This was the 3rd edition. For those who are interested to know more about this festival, I leave here some links: http://mia-festival.blogspot.pt/

Poetry and Musical Improvisation

“A Cena do Ódio” (The Scene of Hatred), written by Almada Negreiros, gave birth to a meeting between improvised music and declamation, in the beautiful city of Peniche. The text was divided in several sections which provided some guidelines for improvisation. It was a great pleasure for me to be part of this project –Continue reading “Poetry and Musical Improvisation”

MIA 2010 – Free improvising session

Over the last weekend I had the privilege to attend the first edition of the free improvisation encounter at the town of Atouguia da Baleia – MIA 2010. The format of this festival consisted in making a draw of trios and quartets among all musicians which would improvise together. It was my first experience withContinue reading “MIA 2010 – Free improvising session”