Audio by album zak_hap_and_chason_goldfinger_s_interviews

Interview with Jeffrey Milarsky

35:31 minutes (81.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 17 Mar 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Monday, March 17th with Jeffrey Milarsky, one of the leading conductors of contemporary music in New York City. He is conductor and senior lecturer at Columbia University and conductor of contemporary music ensembles at Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music.  He has conducted ensembles across the globe to critical acclaim, as well as being a well-established timpanist and percussionist with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Interview with Mari Kimura

48:02 minutes (65.96 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 11 Mar 2014

Interview with violinist and composer Mari Kimura. She is a specialist in violin subharmonics — credited with "discovering" and mastering the technique for use in performance — and is a pioneer in interactive computer music. Kimura has completed violin studies at the Toho School, Japan's top conservatory; Boston University; and the Juilliard School, and has studied composition with Mario Davidovsky at Columbia University.

Interview with JACK Quartet

56:12 minutes (77.19 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 18 Mar 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Tuesday, March 18th with two members of the JACK string quartet, violinist Ari Streisfeld and violist John Pickford Richards.

Interview with Pablo Heras-Casado (NY Phil Biennial)

22:05 minutes (30.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 29 May 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 with Pablo Heras-Casado, principal conductor of the Orchestra of St. Luke's. He joined WKCR for an interview about his performances on May 31st and June 1st for the New York Philharmonic Biennial, during which he led the Orchestra of St. Luke's in two programs titled Circles of Influence: Boulez and Benjamin.

Interview with Steve Cohn

38:01 minutes (34.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 18 Jun 2014

A live interview with pianist and shakuhachi player Steve Cohn on the Musician's Show on WKCR from Wednesday, June 18th, 2014. Ever innovative, Steve has developed a unique style of improvisation over the course of his career, which has taken him across styles of jazz as well as across the world.