Have you ever heard of slave orchestras? What does a post-colonial 'classical' music ecosystem look like? Cellist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and writer Jon Silpayamanant joins Garrett to talk about how the intersection of colonialism and music have impacted the world, and ideas on how musicians can help inspire mental decolonization. Garrett and Scott highlight the story of a Black man who managed to make friends with members of the Ku Klux Klan, share music performed by Turkish and Armenian musicians, and more. And Garrett puts the trill in TRILLOQUY in a final movement admonishing a headline and article with extremely triggering and historically racist overtones.
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