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Gerald Gordon is a writer, poet, scholar and improvising musician residing in Osaka, Japan. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he has lived the last 26 years in Osaka. He is an associate professor in the International English Department at Baika Women’s University. His research focuses on improvisation, particularly in relation to music, dance, poetry and other arts practices. Gordon’s ongoing research project is interviewing improvising musicians regarding collaborative aspects of instrument/player physicality and improvisation. Since 2011, Gordon has served as the director of MIIT House, a small former-factory in the Konohana district of Osaka City which has been repurposed as a venue for improvised and experimental music, dance and performance. As well, Gordon is an avid bike rider and cook.