My early music influences in the 80s

I had to fight for my right to listen to “secular music”. My step father and mom were very extreme about their religious views back then. I had to mow lawns and dig ditches for illegal, well below minimum wage money to save up for music to listen to and my stepdad twice destroyed my entire collection, once burying it in the desert and once burning it in an incinerator at HELSTAF where he worked. I remember always being attracted to the sound of Stravinsky, klezmer, African music, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Chinese and Japanese classical music and free jazz, whenever … Continue reading My early music influences in the 80s