Musical Personae

Tim Barnes: Percussionist, sound designer, and Jeph Jerman collaborator from Louisville, Ky.

Alex Bruck: Multi-instrumentalist and curator of the TonalÁtonal series in Mexico City.

Chris Cogburn: See intro.

David Dove: Composer, trombonist, and teacher from Houston.

Sandy Ewen: Experimental guitarist and architect based in Houston.

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten: Prolific Norwegian double bassist now residing in Austin.

Frode Gjerstad: Avant-jazz reedist from Norway.

Robin Hayward: See interview.

Bob Hoffnar: Renowned pedal-steel player living in Austin.

Ko Ishikawa: Traditional Gagaku sho player from Tokyo.

Steve Jensen: Texas-based tape manipulator originally from Phoenix, Ariz.

Jeph Jerman: See interview.

Mike Majkowski: Australian double bassist and composer operating out of Berlin.

Ava Mendoza: Oakland guitarist living in Brooklyn.

Meteora: Multi-materialist duo from Mexico City.

Steve Parker: Trombonist and director of the SoundSpace art series at the Blanton Museum of Art.

Damon Smith: Non-idiomatic free improvisational double bassist based in Houston.

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