Author Archives: John Luther Adams

Finding the Center

Maybe wherever you are—listening, composing, performing, writing and talking about it—is the center of American music.

Ways of Listening

After intensive periods of performance, recording and teaching, my ears sometimes tell me they need a rest from music.

John Luther Adams Remembers William Colvig

William Colvig with Lou Harrison and John Luther AdamsPhoto by Dennis Keeley Musician and instrument builder, engineer and mountaineer William Colvig died on March 1, 2000 in Capitola California, at the age of 82. Born in Medford, Oregon on March 13, 1917, Bill grew up in Weed, California at the base of Mt. Shasta where […]