Jack Wright has written a fascinating book about his experiences in the worlds of free improvisation. It’s more than a memoir; it’s a genealogical anthropology of a very distinct and changing world. I’ve written a review/essay on the book, which All About Jazz has just published.
A new article, up on Arteidolia.
In the new Perfect Sound Forever, Mirio Cosottini and I have a conversation about silence, sound and their relationships. Part One of a two-part series.
Mirio Cosottini‘s book Playing with Silence occasions some thoughts, in Avant Music News.
And a Happy New Year/Buon Anno to all!
In the new Perfect Sound Forever, a review-essay on John Corbett’s A Listener’s Guide to Free Improvisation.
Bassoonist Dana Jessen and I talk about the bassoon, commissioning new work, and the relationship between composition and improvisation in the latest number of Perfect Sound Forever.
I have an interview up at 15 Questions, a site that asks 15 questions of a set of performers and composers from all areas of new and experimental music. Great thanks to Tobias Fischer for a stimulating battery of questions.