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Fall Duets

Marshall and I played together for the first time in over a year last month in his practice room. Later I edited the session into several pieces employing some overdubbing. Some physical copies will be floating around soon for those … Continue reading

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Zwischenzug

Here is a sample of our music recorded recently at Rhizome DC…no audience present.

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Another Last Gasp

I had been pondering what to do with my Soundcloud tracks when the following news came out on July 6, 2017. “The situation at SoundCloud is quickly deteriorating, with bankruptcy potentially next. Company CEO Alex Ljung has just announced the … Continue reading

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Preparing Preparations for Cello

The visual layout of any objects to be used is an important consideration in my musical performances. Some objects may not be touched during the performance but will play a part in the composition by their presence alone.

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String Trio

I have been fascinated by the free improvised acoustic string trio format in the last two years. This is surely related to my love of the Lachenmann string quartets. Below is a list of my current favorites. I’m still looking … Continue reading

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Cello mit Sofa

My living room sofa provided an accompaniment to cello lines that float above in conversation with an imaginary house guest. Gary Rouzer – cello, living room sofa Photo – drawing for wall hanging by Anni Albers 1925

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