The Jazz Session #540: Yelena Eckemoff

Pianist Yelena Eckemoff is a prolific composer. In this interview, she talks about Nocturnal Animals, which came out earlier this year, and Adventures Of The Wildflower, which comes out in March 2021. Eckemoff also talks about incorporating poetry and prose and art into her musical presentations; the path from idea to composition; and much more.

Technical note: This is the first episode I recorded in my van, so you may detect some slight audio differences from previous episodes. I’ll iron out those imperfections as I travel. Thanks for your patience.

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