Album Review Go: Organic Orchestra, Sonic Mandala

Jazz musician, composer and conductor Adam Rudolph’s latest album is a widely varied work that does justice to its own title. Sonic Mandala takes listeners on a journey ranging from free jazz, to north Indian tabla music, using instruments from many different styles and cultures. In a general sense, the most impressive aspect of […]

Diversity Challenge, Already Being Met?

Greg Sandow has a series of posts on diversity in classical music where the principle idea is derived from Ramon Ricker’s quote:

Thinking about the well-documented changing demographic of the US towards greater numbers of citizens with other than European (read: white) ancestry, I can’t believe that this population, in 50 years or probably less, […]