List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Creativity, Consciousness, and the Integral Vision 1. The AQAL Framework 2. Improvisation-driven Growth of Creativity and Consciousness 3. Meditation-driven Growth of Creativity and Consciousness 4. Integral Evolutionary Dynamic Part II. Jazz: An Integral Reading 5. Jazz and the Academy 6. Invention: Improvisation and Composition as Contrasting Pathways to Transcendence 7. Interaction: a Systems View of the Improvisation Process 8. Individuation: An Integral View of Personal and Collective Style Evolution 9. Jazz: An Integral Reading Part III. Change 10. The Music School of the Future 11. Paradigmatic Change and the Twenty-first-century Academy 12. Planet Earth Takes a Solo Notes Bibliography Index
Edward W. Sarath is Professor of Music and Director of the Program in Creativity and Consciousness Studies at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Music Theory through Improvisation: A New Approach to Musicianship Training.