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Myra Melford interview

Nov 9, 2012 Updated Nov 16, 2012

Jessica Nicholas caught up with Myra Melford ahead of Trio M's set (with Australian guests) at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz. Hear it now.


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Trio M

Myra Melford; piano
Mark Dresser; bass
Matt Wilson; drums

Australian guests

Phil Slater; trumpet
Scott Tinkler; trumpet
Simon Barker; drums

Interview: Jessica Nicholas
November 3, 2012
Wangaratta Festival of Jazz


Artist Biography


Myra Melford (born January 5, 1957 in Illinois) is a jazz pianist and composer. In recent years, Melford has begun playing the harmonium as well as piano.Melford grew up in the Chicago area. Based in New York City since the mid 80s, Melford has played with Henry Threadgill, in addition to leading her own bands including players such as trumpeters Dave Douglas and Cuong Vu, reed players Marty...

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