David Torn Interviewed by Rita Ryan of LocalMotion on 91.3 WVKR.
Can a jazz guitarist touch the void? What role can darkness play in improvised music, which has historically been built on a spirit of earnest collaboration and bright, restorative energy?
The guitarists Ben Monder and David Torn have been building their musical legacies for over three decades, and both approach those questions in their work.
A quick perusal of guitarist David Torn’s biography reveals a virtual who’s who of pop and rock titans to whom he’s loaned his talent over the years.
Chamber music, free jazz and electronic beats swirl together…
"I think the feeling of playing with the band is so overwhelming, you’re just off going, ‘I just want it to be how we feel,'" Torn says.