Okkyung Lee's Mixtape
Cellist, improviser and composer Okkyung Lee has thirty minutes to select the music that has been most meaningful in her life, including John Zorn, Jimmy Giuffre and Rick Astley.
Cellist, improviser and composer Okkyung Lee is the latest compiler of the Late Junction mixtape. She has thirty minutes to select the music that has been most meaningful in her life, including John Zorn, Jimmy Giuffre, Glenn Gould, Ella Fitzgerald, and Rick Astley.
Born in South Korea and based in New York, Okkyung Lee has created an extensive body of work blurring genre boundaries, while testing the limit of contemporary cello performance techniques. Her music draws from noise and extended techniques, jazz, Western classical, and Korean traditional and popular music. A prolific collaborator, she has worked with Laurie Anderson, David Behrman, Chris Corsano, Mark Fell, Vijay Iyer, Christian Marclay, Thurston Moore, Bill Orcutt, Marina Rosenfeld, Evan Parker, Wadada Leo Smith, Swans, and Cecil Taylor, to name just a few.
Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.