Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Christopher O'Riley

Interesting interview with pianist Christopher O'Riley on classical music and pop. And, yes, why did it take him so long to hear of Nick Drake. C'Mon...

O'Riley is still astonished that it took him so long to discover Drake's music, which was recorded in the early 1970s before his death.''It was a lightning-bolt moment,'' says O'Riley, recalling the first Drake song he heard ''five or six years ago'' while dining at the Three Muses in Minneapolis."

Read the rest here.

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