New Haven Symphony Orchestra



Jazz might be the musical genre that people think of the most when they hear the word improvisation, but it’s not just jazz musicians that make up things on the spot. In this episode, we unpack various styles of improvisation, from rap to Baroque opera to jazz. Plus, we interview jazz composer and instrumentalist Kyle Saulnier, who explains what goes on inside his head when he’s improvising and gives tips on how beginners can approach musical improvisation.Support the show (

Duration: 15 min

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