Iranian singer and setarist, Sepideh Raissadat. is an articulate and talented performer who, in the midst of a busy touring schedule, is currently studying ethnomusicology at the University of Toronto.
I first met Andrew Feldman at PASIC in 1981. For several years beginning in the late 1970s he manned a small booth at the conventions, and advertised his sticks and mallets in the classifieds at the back of Percussive Notes. I bought a number of bass drum beaters and tam tam mallets from his display… Read more »
A few weeks after facilitating the 3-week summer “Creative Music Making” course (July 6 to 25, 20154) at the Eastman School of Music, I received the following letter from one of the participating high school students. “Hello Mr.Cahn. How are you? I took the improvisation class from you at the 2014 Eastman Music Horizons Program…. Read more »
The Catskill Mountains of the Hudson Valley are part of the Appalachian Mountain Range and is considered a dissected plateau created by erosion. It is known around the world for its natural beauty, its arts colonies such as Byrdcliffe, the comedy resorts of what was known as the “Borsch Belt”, the 1969 Woodstock Festival and,… Read more »