Guitarist David Fiuczynski says the emphasis on ear training in the Contemporary Improvisation program at NEC helped lead him toward his own style. “You internalize all these melodies and you analyze them and you know what the intervals are and so forth,” the 2011 Guggenheim Fellow says, “and once you can identify things that are on the outside, you start to identify things that are on the inside.” Jeremy Goodwin talks to other CI alumni about their experiences.
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