The Jazz Session #79: Myra Melford


Jason Crane interviews pianist Myra Melford. Melford is active with many groups and on many recordings, including this year’s Under The Water (Libra, 2009) with pianist Satoko Fujii. In this interview, Melford talks about her early contact with Leroy Jenkins, Henry Threadgill and other AACM musicians; her pursuit of an individual voice; and the role that her meditation and martial arts practices have played in her music. Find out more at

Author: Jason Crane

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