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Pianist Steve Lantner Interviewed at AAJ

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Steve Lantner's current run of creative output may be below the radar, but the quality of his recordings is off the charts. His debut as bandleader came in 1997 alongside longtime cohort/violist/violinist Mat Maneri in an adventurous set of duets that had Lantner playing both acoustic piano and a synthesizer set ninety degrees apart [Reaching (Leo)]. Lantner furthered his exploration of microtonalities on Voices Lowered (Leo 2001), where he played two pianos tune pitch apart alongside Joe Maneri and Joe Morris playing electric violins. Notably, the multi-talented Morris' first recording as a bassist--a debut Lantner prefers to take no credit for--came just one year later on Saying So (Riti, 2002).

AAJ Contributor James Taylor spoke with Lantner about projects current and past, his approach to improvisation and group interplay, and much more.

Check out Steve Lantner: An Introduction at AAJ today!

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