https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PUBLIQ-inset-2.jpg 600 900 Amanda Angel https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Amanda Angel2019-02-07 13:21:452019-02-26 15:36:44PUBLIQuartet: Improvising the Future of Chamber Music
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.
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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.
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."