In Which I Am Poeticized


I would be loath to argue that seeing me talk about 4'33" in front of the Maverick Concert Hall adds anything worthwhile to what can be gleaned from my book on it, but filmmaker Cambiz A. Khosravi, a historian of Woodstock, NY, has created such a video from an interview he did with me. As it ends, note the length (you can guess). Toward the end I overstate the dearth of indigenous American musical influences prior to 4'33"; perhaps what I said made more sense in the context of the complete interview. I'm a good writer partly because I'm a good … [Read more...]