June 1st, 2023 | 45 mins 36 secs
collaboration, conversations, harp, hip-hop, interviews, jazz, newmusicbox, r&b, soundlives
Brandee Younger has carved out a very unlikely music career for herself, a classically-trained harpist who went from making her jazz debut over a decade ago to being an in-demand leader and collaborator in a wide range of musical genres.
June 29th, 2022 | 1 hr
collaboration, experimental, graphic scores, native american, social justice
While the idiosyncratic graphic scores of 2022 Pulitzer Prize winning composer Raven Chacon are stunningly original in their conception and have been recognized as works of visual art in their own right (several are in this year's Whitney Biennial), they have a larger social purpose.
May 5th, 2021 | 53 mins 14 secs
collaboration, gay pride, musical theater, musical theatre, opera, pandemic, words and music
Ricky Ian Gordon has been creating operas, musicals, or one-of a-kind music/theater hybrids one after another, seemingly without a pause.