Interview: Howard Fishman

Howard FishmanHoward Fishman is a composer, guitarist and bandleader who has headlined at many venues including The Blue Note, NJPAC and Joe’s Pub. His performances combine the exuberance and spontaneity of jazz with a storyteller’s sense of drama, emotional depth and play.

In this interview we talk with him about the beauty of live performance, the connection with his audience and his all-encompassing use of different genres of music.

Photo by Jack Vartoogian

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5 Responses to “Interview: Howard Fishman”

  1. Fishman’s Blog » Blog Archive » New Interview Posted
    September 3rd, 2008 17:06
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    [...] I spoke with the good people at KadmusArts last week, and they’ve posted the conversation on their site here: http://kadmusarts.com/blog/?p=652 [...]

  2. KadmusArts - where culture speaks » Blog Archive » Slow Music Movement
    April 6th, 2009 03:37
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    [...] Howard Fishman spoke about the new community of the Slow Music Movement at a recent concert. Howard creates and performs outside of mass produced music for mass consumption, not necessarily by choice, but by reality. For him, though, the real value of the enterprise is the way his work parallels the slow food movement: his audiences have come to know him, to look forward to his latest natural harvest, and then to invest precious time and money to be together for a healthy meal of music. There is a complete mutuality: Howard offers his music and the audience is grateful to receive; the audience offers their hospitality, and Howard is grateful to receive. [...]

  3. KadmusArts - where culture speaks » Blog Archive » 2009 Festival Year in Review
    December 22nd, 2009 09:03
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    [...] The images are all from the festivals, artists, & audiences on KadmusArts.com. This year’s soundtrack is Do What I Want by Howard Fishman, who was featured in one of our 2009 podcasts. [...]

  4. KadmusArts Podcasts » Blog Archive » Howard Fishman: Take Two
    March 8th, 2010 06:34
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    [...] 2008, Howard talked with us about his connection to live performance and his audience, and in 2009 he contributed the [...]

  5. KadmusArts Culture News » Blog Archive » The Fishman Cult
    October 29th, 2010 00:06
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    [...] Living KadmusArts Podcast: Howard Fishman Howard Fishman’s Music: Festivals [...]

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