477 page paperback. This wonderful new book is a captivating compilation of interviews with extraordinary New York City improvisational musicians on the values and practices that shape their art. Radhika asks them about composing, improvising, leading groups, and about the relationship between their art and the audience. The book is a resource on the creative process, and tells a story of jazz at this rich time and place. Featured artists: Andy Bey, Ben Monder, Billy Hart, Bill Frisell, Brian Blade, Butch Morris, Chris Potter, Dafnis Prieto, David Binney, Dave Douglas, Gregoire Maret, Henry Threadgill, Jane Ira Bloom, Jason Moran, Kenny Wollesen, Maria Schneider, Mark Turner, Robert Glasper, Steve Coleman, Thomas Morgan, Vijay Iyer, William Parker.