Joel Fan: Making New Connections with Open Source Music Festival

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Pianist Joel Fan talks about his new Open Source Music Festival, a new cross-genre series aimed at exploration, collaboration, sharing and, ultimately, the reimagination of music.

Paul Pinto: Political Art and the Uncommon Sense of Thomas Paine

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Writer, performer, and director Paul Pinto discusses his new radio opera, 'Thomas Paine in Violence,' which runs through Nov. 18 at HERE Art Space in New York City.

RB Schlather and Joan Retallack: Stein, Thomson, and The Mother of Us All

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Director RB Schlather and dramaturg Joan Retallack discuss at length a new production of 'The Mother of Us All,' the opera by Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein they are presenting now at Hudson Hall.

Early Audition: Bruno Maderna/Luciano Berio, Now, and Then

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Listen to exclusive streaming selections from 'Now, and Then,' a new album by Dennis Russell Davies and the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana scheduled for release Nov. 17 on ECM Records.

Early Audition: Conrad Winslow, The Perfect Nothing Catalog

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Listen to an exclusive preview of Conrad Winslow's debut album, 'The Perfect Nothing Catalog,' played by the Cadillac Moon Ensemble, remixed by Aaron Roche, and due Nov. 17 on Innova Records.

Announcing the 2018 NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon Lineup

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National Sawdust Log exclusively announces the hotly anticipated initial lineup for the 2018 NYC Winter Jazzfest Marathon, scheduled for January 12 and 13, 2018.

Wolf Parade: Vanishing Creative Communities and the Privilege of Making Art

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Wolf Parade members Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug talk about about privileged classes making art, vanishing creative communities, and what it takes to stare down the political zeitgeist through song.

Early Audition: Nicholas Deyoe, for Duane

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Listen to an exclusive full-album stream of 'for Duane' by composer Nicholas Deyoe, due Oct. 20 on Populist Records, and read about the personal relationships that shaped the music.