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A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings by Sarah Hennies, Sylvie Courvoisier, A Thousand Other Names, and Tetuzi Akiyama/Magnus Granberg/Henrik Olsson.

On the Record: January 19, 2018

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This week On the Record features an exclusive stream of a Kraftwerk cover by the John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble, whose 'All Can Work' arrives Jan. 26 on New Amsterdam Records.

Julius Eastman: A Radical Legacy Celebrated at the Kitchen

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David Menestres talks with Mary Jane Leach and Christopher McIntyre about 'Julius Eastman: That Which Is Fundamental,' an extensive interdisciplinary retrospective running Jan. 19-Feb. 10 at the Kitchen and other venues.

Missy Mazzoli: Examining the American Dream Onstage

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Missy Mazzoli, whose new opera 'Proving Up' has its premiere at the Kennedy Center Jan. 19 and 21, talks about examining the American Dream onstage, the urge to compose, and the slow pace of progress.

You Should Be Following: Wynton Grant

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You should be following Wynton Grant, a conservatory-trained violinist whose crash course in personal finance helped him become a Los Angeles homeowner at 25.

Nicole Mitchell: Science Fiction and Sound Strategies

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Nicole Mitchell, a dynamic flutist, composer, bandleader, and teacher named artist-in-residence for the 2018 Winter JazzFest in New York City, discusses her creative path and aspirations in and beyond music.

Playlist.

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A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings by Mike Shiflet, Johnny Gandelsman, Henryk Gorecki, and Arvo Pärt.

On the Record: January 12, 2018

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Introducing On the Record, a weekly column meant to round up details about new and pending recordings of interest to the new-music community.

Paola Prestini Honored by National Organization of Italian American Women

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Composer Paola Prestini, co-founder and artistic director of National Sawdust, will be one of three women from the New York area to be formally recognized by the National Organization of Italian American Women on January 17.

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A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings by Chaya Czernowin, Milica Djordjević, Natasha Barrett, Onuté Narbataité, and the Juilliard String Quartet.