Category Archives: MUSIC

INTERVIEW WITH JACK DE KEYZER

By Anita Malhotra Canadian guitarist, singer and songwriter Jack de Keyzer has been performing, recording and composing the blues for more than three decades. Along the way he has released eight albums and received a host of awards, including two … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH COLIN MACK

By Anita Malhotra Ottawa-based composer Colin Mack’s evocative pieces for piano, chamber ensemble, orchestra and voice have been broadcast and distributed by CBC Radio, Radio-Canada, Galaxie and the National Film Board. On July 11, 2011, a concert dedicated to his … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PAULINE OLIVEROS

By Anita Malhotra Composer and accordionist Pauline Oliveros has been experimenting with sound for more than six decades. She made her name in the 1960s as a pioneering electronic music composer and member of the San Francisco Tape Music Centre. … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH HARRI STOJKA

By Anita Malhotra One of Austria’s best-known jazz musicians, guitarist Harri Stojka began performing in 1970 and has since released more than 15 LPs and CDs. Playing in Viennese rock bands as a young teen, he formed his own jazz-rock band at … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH JOHN SHOWMAN

By Anita Malhotra Classically trained fiddle-player John Showman is the co-founder of two thriving and stylistically contrasting Toronto-based bands – the Foggy Hogtown Boys (bluegrass) and the Creaking Tree String Quartet, whose latest CD, a hybrid of roots, bluegrass, jazz and classical … Continue reading

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