The Cowboy’s Dreams of Home

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Illuminating and thought provoking selection of writing on music, jazz, poetry, composition and art.

The Cowboy’s Dreams of Home takes its name and cover illustration from a psychedelic Wild West reverie of Texan singer-songwriter and visual artist Terry Allen. Alongside a dialogue with Terry Allen, we get a great piece on the legend Milford Graves plus a rare new translation of writing by Rene Daumal.

Contained within:

Conversations:

Terry Allen interviewed by ICA Philadelphia chief curator Anthony Elms.

A conversation between writers and friends Thulani Davis and Jessica Hagedorn.

A discussion between composer Sarah Hennies and cellist Judith Hamann about their recent collaboration.

A conversation with composer-performers Tashi Wada and Charles Curtis on the heels of a recent compilation of Curtis’s work, Performances & Recordings 1998–2018, produced by Wada.

Articles:

The legendary jazz percussionist and healer Milford Graves.

English multimedia artist Graham Lambkin and his beguiling 2011 album Amateur Doubles.

UK-based experimental music trio Still House Plants.

Writing:

Rare text, newly translated, by the mystic and surrealist author René Daumal.

Auto-Mythological writings commissioned from Chicago-based composer and musician Angel Bat Dawid.

Published by Blank Forms NYC.

202 pgs, 20 × 15 cm, Softcover, 2021.

New copies in stock.