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When Christopher and Charles passed away, I was completely depressed, I felt rejected and real down, and so Roscoe invited me because he had this…
Well, by the end of the millennium, five, six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move into a new location where we…
So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write a piece for chamber orchestra, and in working on the material I discovered it was…
So okay, I accepted, and I realized while working for that concert that I’d been missing something very important and vital to me, and that…
In fact, since no one’s been interested in my work, I took the responsibility recently to invest in my own work, so I’m producing a…
Lotta people don’t realize when you grow up with people, you have an affinity, a relationship you don’t get with anyone else. After you’re twenty…
I’ve been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because I’ve been interested in the sound of the universe,…
You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought…
Well, dojo is a traditional Japanese word for training hall.
We were doing performance art as far back as 1965, just not calling it that.
The Vision Festival was packed every night, always has been for the four years it’s been happening.
So all of the music had reference, or is inspired by something of the dharma that I’ve come in contact with.
People doing the kind of sound research that I’m interested in still have a difficult time.
People call to keep me abreast of what’s going on.
Only here, because of the illusion of intellectualism, our society separates the validity of human expression.
I’ve been fortunate in that I’ve been forced to move from zone to zone.
It took me a long time to reach the decision to retire, actually, from the Art Ensemble.
I hadn’t been practicing or playing or anything. But that had been a vital part of my life.
Well, remember that we were all members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.
You know, face painting in non-Western cultures is a sign of collectivism, is a sign of one representing the community, it’s not unique at all.
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