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Kukuruz Quartet: Julius Eastman - Piano Interpretations

Read "Julius Eastman - Piano Interpretations" reviewed by Troy Dostert

During the last several years, the work of minimalist composer Julius Eastman has been rediscovered and celebrated by both scholars and musicians. Numerous tributes and performances have reclaimed a musical visionary whose death at age 49 in 1990 was barely acknowledged, so far had he fallen into obscurity, homelessness and drug addiction. As George Lewis stresses in his illuminating liner notes to the Kukuruz Quartet's Julius Eastman -Piano Interpretations, Eastman's music is amply deserving of this retrieval, as his unique ...


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