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The Jazz Session #79: Myra Melford

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Pianist Myra Melford. Melford is active with many groups and on many recordings, including this years Under The Water (Libra, 2009) with pianist Satoko Fujii
Satoko Fujii
Satoko Fujii
b.1958
piano
. In this interview, Melford talks about her early contact with Leroy Jenkins
Leroy Jenkins
Leroy Jenkins
1932 - 2007
violin
, Henry Threadgill
Henry Threadgill
Henry Threadgill
b.1944
reeds
and other AACM musicians; her pursuit of an individual voice; and the role that her meditation and martial arts practices have played in her music.


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