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January 13th, 2013

A Cageian Dream

January 13th, 2013

A Cageian Dream


I had the great pleasure of recording the inimitable Margaret Leng Tan performing John Cage's Suite for Toy Piano today.

What an honor, and what an incredible and generous woman.

The full video is for 49Waltzes.com as part of Waltz 38

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September 5th, 2012

49 Waltzes for The Five Boroughs

September 5th, 2012

49 Waltzes for The Five Boroughs


I'm extremely proud to announce the launch of a brand new interactive website version of John Cage's 49 Waltzes for The Five Boroughs.

I've been working for a few months with Oscar Henriquez to develop the site as a celebration of John Cage's 100th birthday and an homage to the great city of…

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August 31st, 2012

Releasing Cage, Unlocked

August 31st, 2012

Releasing Cage, Unlocked


Thank you to everyone that pledged to our Kickstarter campaign. Cage, Unlocked will be released on September 5th, with physical CDs shipping shortly after that. We're really excited to be celebrating John Cage this whole month, and we're working to schedule an album release party as well.

You can pre-order the album today from…

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August 1st, 2012

Celebrating John Cage at 100

August 1st, 2012

Celebrating John Cage at 100


Avant Media is planning to release a special Live CD of music by John Cage, recorded live during the 2012 Avant Music Festival. Featured on the album are Sonatas and Interludes, Concert for Piano and Orchestra, and Ryoanji. We are raising funds for this album…

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March 6th, 2012

Après the Deluge..

March 6th, 2012

Après the Deluge..


Thank you all for an amazing February and an extraordinary Avant Music Festival. This year saw the world premiere of my longest piece to date. The Third Pillar... written for the amazing trombonist William Lang. There are photos up on

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February 21st, 2012

The Third Pillar

February 21st, 2012

The Third Pillar


Dear friends and listeners,

Following the truncated, partial premiere last Saturday as part of the 2012 Avant Music Festival, William Lang and I are very excited to present the Full World Premiere of The Third Pillar in Primal Imperfect Palindrome with The Souvenir of The Second Pillar, The Floating Cirrus over the Pumping Slush,…

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February 9th, 2012

The Big February

February 9th, 2012

The Big February


It's turning out to be a pretty intense February.

This week and next is the Third Annual Avant Music Festival and this year is gonna be big. On Friday, February 10th, at 1PM I'll be appearing on The New Canon with Olivia Giovetti in an episode called, appropriately, Cage Match. Then Friday night, the opening night of the 2012 Avant…

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Analog Apparitions, my cassette for The Tapeworm featuring two 30 minute droning cassette explorations, has been officially sold out for some time now. However, the glorious cover image for Analog Apparitions created by Oscar Henriquez is available as part of The Bookwoorm's first publication

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This month's Textura magazine features a delightful review of Aqua Madora and an interview with yours truly.

Appropriate to the title's water allusion, the reverberations produced by…

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To celebrate the release of my limited edition album, Aqua Madora (Released Feb. 22nd) and the March 22nd release of the super-limited hand-embellished version, Avant Media will be hosting a free record release party at Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) on Sunday April 3rd, from 7-9pm.

We'll have some free food, and beer and wine can…

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March 5th, 2011

2011 Avant Music Festival

March 5th, 2011

2011 Avant Music Festival


This is the first video clip from the performance of Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Additive Primes as limited to the 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th New Primes chosen Cyclically, The Toll of Premonition, The Memorial Connector over the Outlying Primal Abyss, and The Mid-Winter Ending during this year's Avant Music…

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February 2nd, 2011

Aqua Madora

February 2nd, 2011

Aqua Madora


I'm very happy to announce that, Thanks to Kickstarter and the wonderful people that donated there, my next limited edition object CD release, Aqua Madora will be out officially on February 22nd through Avant Media

Limited copies will be available during the 2011 Avant Music Festival: Feb. 11-19, in New York City.

Here,…

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January 3rd, 2011

What's ahead for 2011

January 3rd, 2011

What's ahead for 2011


On Monday January 10th, the Kickstarter Campaign to fund the release of Aqua Madoraa closes. This nearly fifty minute piano solo is one of my favorite works, and I'm really looking forward to finally making the recording…

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December 8th, 2010

Aqua Madora on Kickstarter

December 8th, 2010

Aqua Madora on Kickstarter


I've recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to make a beautifully packaged CD of my piano piece Aqua Madora.

The really cool thing about Kickstarter, and the reason I wanted to go this route with this project, is…

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