Writing by Miya Masaoka.
Deep and wide. May 29, 2002
Pauline Oliveros, the Bay Area’s godmother of sound, talks about her life’s work and the world it’s helped shape.
Innovation, improvisation. October 25, 2000
Pianist Cecil Taylor talks about music, magic, and finding his own way.
Keeping it simple. June 7, 2000
Meredith Monk talks about making “folk music from another planet.”
Rules of engagement. March 8, 2000
Thulani Davis talks about race, gender, murder, and her play, Everybody’s Ruby.
Examining obsession. October 20, 1999
Laurie Anderson talks about technology and audiences beyond the art world.
Unfinished music. August 27, 1997
A conversation with Yoko Ono.
Koto no tankyu (Koto explorations). Spring, 1996