Tom Johnson talks about his important connection to counting and his counting pieces, his love for counting, and how the intellect and languages influenced his composing. He explains the importance of the intelectual listener and why he staretd his Youtube Channel „Illustrated Music“. He learned a lot form his teacher Morton Feldman. John Cage is his role model in bravery, clearity, principles and as a human being. Tom put all his valuable insights into the new book „Finding music“ that Gisela Gronemyer, Raoul Morchen and MusikTexte published in April 2019. He also gives you precious tips on how to find your own music and follow your path as a composer and musician.
Tom´s new book in german and english:
Tom Johnson´s Youtube Channel:
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