Improvising Across Abilities, Media, Communities

"Do You AUMI?" Jam and Recording Sessions wind up great year; will resume in Fall 2016

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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"Do You AUMI?" We did at the Lawrence Public Library . . . and will again after a summer break!!

KU AUMI-InterArts would like to thank our partners, Ranita Wilks, Independence Inc., and Ed Rose, Sound/Vision Studio, Lawrence Public Library, a great group of KU students from Music Therapy and American Studies, and the many curious and fantastic community improvisers who showed up to play, for a magnificent first set of "Do You AUMI?" jam and recording sessions. From October 2015 through April 2016, community members came together to create improvised music together, using a musical instrument (the AUMI) that adapts to every body and that requires no musical experience to play. Sessions were held in the state-of-the-art recording studio in the Lawrence Public Library, managed by Ed Rose, who then popped the music into the Sound/Vision SoundCloud, where they can still be listened to.

Sessions will resume in Fall 2016 (date TBA) 



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Performance this Friday!

Please join us Friday, August 11th at  5:30 for a 30-45 minute performance, followed by audience feedback and discussion.  The performance features Jesse Stewart and the Wooden Snap Dragons Ensemble.