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Eric Boeren
Eric Boeren (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Guitarist James Moore will perform selections from John Zorn‘s Book of Heads next month as part of New York’s Other Forces Festival.

Dutch cornetist Eric Boeren is profiled.

Extended Techniques provides an overview of New York City performances coming this month.

Finally, a writer discusses why we listen to avant-garde music, with a focus on the recent passings of Henze and Carter, as well as the Cage centenary.