In anticipation of John Cage’s 100th Birthday, Relevant Tones examines his life and music. Two members of Chicago-based ensemble Third Coast Percussion, Robert Dillon and David Skidmore, join us in the studio to share anecdotes about their experiences playing Cage’s works.
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Want to see Cage in action? Here is a video of him performing Water Walk in January, 1960, on the game show I’ve Got a Secret.
Here is a preview of Third Coast Percussion’s Works for Percussion 2, available on both CD and DVD.