ANFTD #24: Mary Halvorson

ANFTD #17: Apurva Narechania

Invertabrate Zoologist, Apurva Narechania joins Dave and Michael to play science related music and talk about some really smart stuff: emergence properties, dinosaurs, DNA as mass storage, exoplanets and the possibility of life on other planets. Michael interviews Dave about one of his tunes from the album “Leap of Faith”…..and they don’t call Drummond.

ANFTD #16: Rudy Royston

ANFTD #15: Greg Osby

Hosts Dave Douglas and Michael Bates continue the podcast with episode 15 in which they chat with saxophonist composer Greg Osby about generating creative ideas, finding new musicians, and more. Announcing a composition workshop on February 8 & 9, 2014, questions for Drummond, and music. Send us your questions and suggestions at

ANFTD #14: John Zorn (part 2)

Part 2 of Dave Douglas' sit down with John Zorn recorded on September 12th, 2013 at WNYU Studios. John talks about finding the language of the alto saxophone in the 70's through an obsessive practice method, his approach to writing for recent pieces that pair through-composed elements with improvisers, and the leadership strategies of Gen. George S. Patton.