This episode reflects on how time is interpreted and used—similar to the transcendent flow experienced by the improvising musician—and how we can apply this model to our lives and to our work in the world.
Our stories define our experience. We look further into how our internal narratives affect how we perceive time, the mechanics and balance of improvisation and what that requires. The continuing conversation about the basics of Jazz Metaphysics…
If we want to have a more intimate relationship with the moment (and therefore everything and everyone in our lives), we must address the elephant in the room:
Improvised music tends to pull the listener forward through time—moment by moment—inch by inch. This intimate relationship to the moment is the exception from how most of us live our lives. And yet, it is this intimacy with the flow of time that is the foundation of our ability to create and to relate to one another.