https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Thirlwell-inset.jpg 600 900 Steve Dollar https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Dollar2019-02-28 12:00:162019-02-28 12:12:30JG Thirlwell: Cartoons, Chamber Music, and the Art of Managing Time
JG Thirlwell, famed for his groundbreaking industrial-rock work as well as his scores for animated TV hits, talks to Steve Dollar about the chamber project he presents at National Sawdust Feb 28-March 1.
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Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, the married musicians of violin duo String Noise, talk to Steve Dollar about punk rock and wild experimentation in advance of shows this week at Areté in Greenpoint.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Zeigler-inset-1.jpg 576 900 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-02-19 01:00:552019-02-21 13:32:19Jeffrey Zeigler: Cello and the Art of Meaningful Conversation
Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, who performs nightly in the Stone series at the New School Feb. 19-23, talks with Olivia Giovetti about improvisation as conversation, and choosing to focus on meaningful work.
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PUBLIQuartet cellist Amanda Gookin chats with Amanda Angel about "Freedom and Faith," the group’s second album, which it will showcase on Feb. 10 as part of a season-long residency at National Sawdust.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/YWrainbowborder.jpg 601 900 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2019-01-29 02:30:532019-01-30 01:08:01Yarn/Wire: Building a New Model for Making New Music
Russell Greenberg, a founding member of the groundbreaking quartet Yarn/Wire, talks with Brad Cohan about the group's origin and inspiration, operating in disparate musical scenes, and improvising new music at the Stone.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Gibson-banner-2.jpg 800 1500 Catherine Womack https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Catherine Womack2019-01-22 16:41:552019-01-22 16:50:21Sarah Gibson: Finding the Music in Visual Art
Composer-pianist Sarah Gibson, whose 'warp & weft' gets its world premiere by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jan. 26 and 27, talks to Catherine Womack about her creative path, her new piece, and what it was like to interact with LACO "Sound Investors."
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Negron-banner.jpg 800 1500 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-01-02 14:00:272019-01-02 14:02:40Angelica Negron: Revealing Personal Truth Through Beautiful Illusion
Composer-performer Angélica Negrón talks to Olivia Giovetti about 'Chimera,' her new opera for drag-queen performers, portions of which will premiere during the FERUS Festival at National Sawdust.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Wendy-Nublu-inset.jpg 600 900 Brad Cohan https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brad Cohan2018-12-20 16:06:012018-12-20 16:34:11Wendy Eisenberg: Embracing Complexity and Duality
Wendy Eisenberg, a fast-rising improvising guitarist, composer, and bandleader, talks about her creative path, including two wildly disparate albums newly released by Tzadik and VDSQ.
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Violinist Andie Springer talks to Steve Dollar about her debut release, 'Dandelion,' a video album that evokes her creative journey through collaborations with composers and videographers.
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.