New music musicians are generally left-leaning and pro-labor, yet much of the new music field is non-unionized. Why is that?
Composer John Supko and critic Jeffrey Edelstein on when composers get a little help from their friends.
Musical America’s 2016 awardees include several prominent new American music champions.
There is this split between the media’s impulse to categorize and the artist’s impulse to resist classification.
Bassist and jazz bandleader Linda Oh offers insights on bridging training and personal expression, ditching stifling preconceptions, and the fundamental value of truly listening to the people around you.
Would music by any other title sound the same? Composer John Supko and critic Jeffrey Edelstein contemplate the naming game.
Is the idea that musicians should be allowed to participate fully in our country’s economy unrealistic? A meditation on reversing the devastating effects that the digital age has wrought.
Musicians feel intense pressure to excel, but positive psychology offers strategies to help deal with and overcome the obstacles.
A conversation between composer John Supko and critic Jeffrey Edelstein
Composer, conductor, and pianist André Previn has been equally comfortable making music in and for concert halls, jazz clubs, opera houses, Broadway theaters, and the silver screen for three quarters of a century. But now he’s composing more prolifically than ever before.