Notes:

+Tokafi.com asked for a short "15 Questions" interview. You can read it here.

+ I am currently Editor of the popular contemporary-music news site Sequenza21; please pay a visit!
I am a composer, currently living in Dallas, Texas. In my work, traditional and "imaginary" modern classical mix it up with electronic, historical, and world vernacular influences. My music operates on a number of different levels, making an often dense, but rich and colorful music.

"Traditional" and "avant-garde", "possible" and "impossible" music? To me, each piece reinvents a World; through the past, in ways that could only happen here and now.

There are music, images and words in this place; together or apart, they aim for the same goal, evocation. Of what?... Too many answers to that question, some mine and some yours. I'm a musician by training but sometimes words and pictures come instead. To me, they all follow the same fundamental instinct and aesthetic. Art happens.

Echoes and reflections are good things, in every sense; my debt of influences happily come from an enormous web of people, places and times. What is summoned here is up to you, through me...

"When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest." -- Henry David Thoreau, 1857


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