Por cortesía de ese maravilloso regalo virtual que es UBU nos llega un interesante documental sobre la improvisación. Narrado por Derek Bailey, On the Edge trata el proceso creativo improvisado desde distintos puntos de vista y en distinto contextos musicales. Altamente recomendable.
“A series of four 55 minute films shown on Channel 4 TV in the UK in early 1992. To say this was the best and most intelligent analysis of improvisation to be screened on UK television is probably unnecessary: it has in all likelihood been the only televised programme on this form of music-making. Written and narrated by Derek Bailey, produced and directed by Jeremy Marr, it developed out of the first edition of Bailey’s book on improvisation (the broadcast almost coinciding with the publication of the second edition) and attempted to provide a world-view of the subject, not being bound by country, musical genre or preconception […]”