TC229: Exploring Types by means of Improv with Christopher Norton

TopCast Episode 229 - Exploring Styles through Improv with Christopher Norton

Composer Christopher Norton joins us to speak about exploring improv and the way it pertains to his compositional writing. We check out his newest writing, and the way academics can discover improv kinds by means of his particular accompaniments.

Christopher is a prolific composer, a coach for personal academics, and offers masterclasses all around the world. His Microjazz Sequence has been taught by piano academics worldwide. Norton’s newest, the Connection Sequence, takes an exploratory method to jazz and improv.




  • [04:23] Chris shares his newest initiatives
  • [06:29] His expertise in educating by means of on-line platforms.
  • [10:20] Chris’ compositions over time.
  • [13:10] He performs a pattern of an unreleased model of his music.
  • [15:08] On micro musicals works along with his spouse.
  • [17:19] Speaking in regards to the Connection Sequence.
  • [27:56] Future works we are able to anticipate from Chris.

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TopCast Episode 229 - Exploring Styles through Improv with Christopher Norton

Christopher Norton is a New Zealand-born composer, arranger, educationalist, and producer, and is effectively thought to be a thought chief in his discipline, having composed the internationally acknowledged Microjazz Sequence and Connections for Piano. He’s a prolific composer each of pedagogical piano repertoire, but in addition of suites for 2 pianos, sonatas, micro musicals, and extra. Norton is presently writing a collection of commissioned items, and resides along with his spouse Wendy in Ontario, Canada.

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