Master Hitter of Things and long-time former curator of Make It Up Club, Sean Baxter has sean-baxterspent the best part of two decades obliterating the limits of free improvisation into previously-uncharted territories like death metal and noise. Baxter knows his avant garde improvisation history backwards, and has an opinion or three about it as well, so expect some straight-talking from his end of our illustrious Improv Idol judges panel; it may be the first time Adorno has every been quoted in a talent show. Asked to supply a definition of music for a recent book by Jon Rose, Baxter’s reply ended with “Music can get fucked”. Indeed.

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