Sheli Nan is an exceptional composer in the classical/jazz field. Her pieces reflect great beauty, and to hear her talk about them and her music is an experience in itself - she is charming, touching, and very, very personable. Born in 1950, she has lived and studied music in such diverse places as New York, Wisconsin, Italy, St. Thomas, Israel, Mexico and California. She believes her music reflects elements of the different cultures she's been exposed to. Now living in San Francisco bay area with her family. Program features Susan Sailow interviewing Sheli Nan with several of her pieces recorded in the KPFA studio interspersed throughout. In Part 1 14:00 she discusses the pleasure of working with women engineers and programmers at KPFA, a unique experience.
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