About the Book
A 2019 recipient of the Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists and a “remarkable and insightful musician" (LA Times), Adam Tendler is a recognized figure in new music and leading interpreter of living and modern composers. Between 2005 and 2006, Tendler appeared in all fifty United States in a grassroots recital tour he called America 88x50, which became the subject of his memoir, 88x50, a Kirkus Indie Book of the Month and Lambda Literary Award nominee. An active presence in all new music genres, Tendler has also performed the complete major piano works of Aaron Copland, and collaborates with the John Cage Trust and Edition Peters in presenting Cage’s work internationally. Tendler has recorded for the digital music platform, Tido, collaborated with Edition Peters on a new edition of John Cage's "In a Landscape," and released the premiere recording of Edward T. Cone’s "21 Little Preludes." His album of piano works by Robert Palmer will appear on New World Records in 2019.