Fran Snyder Podcast: Alan Williams of Birdsong at Morning. An odd and impactful path through music.

Alan Williams talks with Fran about: 
Asheville and amazing transformation  
Berklee vs New England Conservatory of Music
Thirst Stream Studies… Contemporary Improvisation (CI)
Learning classical music by ear
signed to Island Records
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
Dropped by Polygram after sale
breaking up before Newport Festival appearance
selling 30,000 units without a label
blowing up in Boston/Maine
engineering/producing Lucy Kaplansky, Patty Larkin, Kris Delmhorst, The Nudes. 
Musical director for Dar Williams first band tour w Richard Shindell
PHD from Brown in ethnomusicology
Academic work… peer reviewed journals… Technostalgia?…
Birdsong at Morning – origin of the name
Evidence Unearthed – resurrecting an unfinished CD after 25 years!
Live from the Aviary… Livestreaming a band

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Author: Franman

Singer-songwriter, music entrepreneur, and founder of Listening Room Festival, ConcertsInYourHome, and Listening Room Network

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