Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet 'Morning Shift' #19: Better living through improv October 4, 2012 By: Kate Dries Download Story [View the story "'Morning Shift' #19: Better living through improv" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #19: Better living through improvOn Wednesday's Morning Shift, we discuss debate reactions with both parties,take a look at teacher unity, and talk about improvisation in music with Chicago band KLANG.Storified by · Thu, Oct 04 2012 06:59:25I fell asleep and missed the debate so I'd love to hear what some of YU took from both parties #election #debate #presidencyChancellor WrightFirst, Congressman Peter Roskam of Illinois’ 6th District reacts to President Obama’s performance during Wednesday’s first debate. Then, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois’ 9th District reacts to Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney's debate performance.Obama, Romney clash on economy in first debateIn a showdown at close quarters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate We...We all lose the debate when it's all spin.BennettRomney prepped for tonight’s debate by debating with a man whose views differ radically from his own: himself from 8 years ago.Conan O'BrienNext, Chicago teachers found out today that they have a new contract. That document, of course, came out of a contentious seven-day teachers strike that disrupted school for 350,000 students. But now that teachers are back in class, some are seeing an unexpected benefit from the strike. WBEZ’s Linda Lutton reports.New closeness among teachers seen as silver lining to the strikeAsk teachers what they gained out on the picket lines, and some will mention their new contract.Chicago teachers say yes to contractChicago teachers have accepted the contract agreement that ended their seven-day strike last month.Made mistake of reading comments RE: Chicago teacher contract story on #msnbc. My Q: When/Why did teachers become most hated U.S. workers?Nicole WilsonThen, Improvisation is a form of musical expression found in almost every musical genre. From jazz to rock to ambient, improvisation has helped musicians express feelings in the moment, all the while providing a unique, exciting experience for listeners. WBEZ music lovers Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele explore the many facets of improv, while experiencing it first hand with the help of Chicago jazz quartet KLANG, who join Richard and Tony in the Jim and Kay Mabie performance studio.On the spot: musical improvisationTony Sarabia:Jam Band, Zappa, Taqsim, and Bach and of course jazz; these are all part of the extended musical family of improvisation.You...Strobe Sessions #12: Klangstroberecording Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia On the spot: musical improvisation Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia The Chicago International Film Festival: Quantity and quality View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Discussing Nelson Mandela in Room 215 Young man finds new hope after HIV diagnosis The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers'