https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Dear-inset.jpg 600 900 Justin Joffe https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Justin Joffe2018-11-14 13:40:142018-11-14 13:40:14Matthew Dear: Otherness, Fatherhood, and the Wisdom in Talking to Strangers
Ahead of his National Sawdust show Nov. 16, Matthew Dear chats with Justin Joffe about embracing his inner oddball, staying up with the dance community after becoming a dad, and talking to strangers on airplanes.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Dominique-jacket-inset.jpg 639 901 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-11-13 22:00:362018-11-14 12:24:22David Dominique: Revealing the Man Behind Mask
Composer and trombonist David Dominique talks about his background in New York, his development in Los Angeles, and the tumultuous period that resulted in his bold new album, 'Mask.'
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Myra-inset.jpg 600 890 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-11-02 22:00:212018-11-03 12:42:20Myra Melford: Taking Flight Where Life Leads Her
Improvising pianist, composer, and bandleader Myra Melford talks at length about her newest audio and video releases, why working with women has become more vital, and the vibrant life she's built in California.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Wooley-banner.jpg 800 1499 Kurt Gottschalk https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Kurt Gottschalk2018-10-26 15:47:442018-10-26 16:33:04Nate Wooley: Plays Whole With Others
Trumpeter Nate Wooley talks with Kurt Gottschalk about the second "For/With" festival, at Issue Project Room Oct. 31-Nov. 1, and what it means to commission works for "the trumpet player as a whole."
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/HHH-banner.jpg 800 1500 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-10-23 14:07:272018-10-23 16:42:46Hunter Hunt-Hendrix: Origin of an Opera Cycle
Provocative black-metal polymath Hunter Hunt-Hendrix talks to Brad Cohan about 'Origin of the Alimonies,' the ambitious new live-scored video opera he'll present at National Sawdust Oct. 25.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Houben-banner.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-10-15 05:00:592018-10-15 06:07:08Eva-Maria Houben: The Singularity of the Moment
Ahead of a tour during which she'll collaborate with Ordinary Affects and New England Conservatory students, German composer Eva-Maria Houben talks about scripting musical encounters and decaying sounds.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Nadia-banner.jpg 800 1499 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-10-05 08:00:142018-10-05 10:25:30Nadia Sirota: New Music for New Audiences at the New York Philharmonic
Violist and radio host Nadia Sirota, a potent and persuasive advocate for new music and living composers, talks about her role and her goals as creative partner at the New York Philharmonic.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Jerome-banner.jpg 800 1500 Sarah Cahill https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Sarah Cahill2018-10-01 13:00:572018-10-01 19:04:44Jerome Kitzke: Telling Stories with the Piano
In advance of a concert featuring his complete works for amplified speaking pianist, the composer Jerome Kitzke talks about this unique body of work with Sarah Cahill, one of the participants.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Leila-banner.jpg 800 1500 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2018-09-24 14:13:212018-09-24 16:59:56Leila Bordreuil: The Physical Force of Sound
Improvising cellist and composer Leila Bordreuil speaks to Olivia Giovetti about her creative practice, her interest in the sensory force of sound, and upcoming projects at Issue Project Room and the Kitchen.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/180518_Pinhook_GavinRaynaRussom_006_Carlos-Gonzalez_IG-The1point8.jpg 600 900 Piotr Orlov https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Piotr Orlov2018-09-12 10:48:472018-09-12 11:17:44Gavin Rayna Russom: Synthesizing a Social Counterpoint
LCD Soundsystem synth wizard Gavin Rayna Russom talks to Piotr Orlov about her National Sawdust residency, which begins in collaboration with pioneering minimalist Terry Riley on Sept. 15.