Playing For The Planet: Improvisors Against Climate Change

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On Friday, December 5, the tenth “Playing For The Planet” benefit concert will showcase master musicians from three different musical traditions in a rare evening of pan-cultural improvisation, with all proceeds going to benefit the environmental advocacy group 350MA.org. The performers include Nima Janmohammadi, a contemporary master of Persian classical music; Triarky, a brilliant jazz […]

We Are Needed Now, And In The Future

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Last fall, this happened: Me (in conversation with World-Famous Instrumentalist): I’m very concerned about global warming. W.F.I.: What is global warming? The biggest problem we face in coping with climate change is that when we actually realize the magnitude of the crisis, it’s so scary that we almost have to ignore it if we are […]