DigitalJazzMediaImprovisationArt Tim Sayer

Tim Sayer is a artist working in the area of digital music performance systems and currently a senior lecturer in Digital Media and Communication at the University College Plymouth St Mark and St John. Tim is also a multimedia software developer and works as a freelance trumpet player in the UK and across Europe playing with the likes of the Levellers, Eddie Floyd, Joe Lois Walker, Ottis Grand and Pee Wee Ellis. Tim completed his PhD in 2005 and has presented his work at the ICA in London, University of California Santa Barbara, Sonorities in Belfast and the International Computer Music Conference in Copenhagen. Tim has developed interfaces for various performances at Dartington as well the ‘Night Walking’ conference at the South Bank, London and the Peninsular Arts season at the Levinsky Building in Plymouth. His research interests include human computer interface design in the context of improvised musical performance, exploring the perceptual parameter space that exists between performer and technology as a means of investigating cognitive/behavioural mappings. Tim has written articles relating to this research published in Digital Creativity (Vol 12 No1) and Contemporary Music Review (Vol 25 Part1+2)

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