The Jazz Session #361: Myra Melford

Pianist Myra Melford’s most recent recording is The Guest House (Yellowbird Records, 2012) with her collective band Trio M, featuring Matt Wilson and Mark Dresser. In this interview, Melford talks about the recent premiere of her multimedia work “Snowy Egret” in New York; the formation and continued success of Trio M; and how she balances a busy life as a performer with a full schedule as a professor. Learn more at

Concert Note: Trio M is playing two East Coast CD release shows this week. On Friday, April 6, they’re at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, CT and on Saturday, April 7, they’re at the Kitano Hotel in New York City.

Previous Appearance: This is Myra’s second time on The Jazz Session. Listen to her 2009 episode.

Author: Jason Crane

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