Improvisation: a topic that is full of once-in-a-lifetime moments, tremendous virtuosity, freedom and… controversy. Why controversy? Because there’s a healthy dose of misconception as to what is improvisation actually is.

It is an ultimate form of art, perhaps the most perfected in the realm of music so far. Nonetheless it is present in other art forms and virtually everything that we do on a daily basis involves some kind of improvisation. Like life itself, musical improvisation is dynamic and ever-adjusting to the world around us. Once you master the rules of improvisation you achieve great freedom of expression: the most rewarding artistic experience a creator can achieve.

The art of improvisation has been part of music since time immemorial. Before the invention of musical no