Art of Cobra

I went to see the McGill improv ensemble perform Art of Cobra by John Zorn. Usually, I find it more interesting to play free improvisation than listening to it, but this time it was quite entertaining.

Cobra is a rule game, explained by Zorn as “I’m going to hold up some cards and they’re going to play something.” he prompter holds up a que card, points at the performers and then they playing something.

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Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a music researcher and research musician living in Oslo, Norway.