The New Thing

The best contemporary jazz is always learning from other music, and Steve Lehman’s music is informed by both pop and classical music. For a very interesting look at how a jazz music looks at contemporary classical music, here’s a guest post on the subject from Lehman at destination: OUT –.


I'm a composer and musician, and I write about music—I do that here, for the New York Classical Review, at the Brooklyn Rail (I edit the music section there) and any place else that will have me, like New Music Box and Music & Literature. I also wrote the Miles Davis' Bitches Brew book in the 33 1/3 series.