“Any kind of food that will keep me alive” (Seafood Marinara) with Joe Satriani

Inspired by https://www.latimes.com/health/la-xpm-2013-dec-27-la-he-five-questions-satriani-20131228-story.html and the cover for Satriani’s 1987 album “Surfing with the Alien” American rock musician, composer, songwriter and guitar teacher b:1956

Spices with David Tudor

Inspired by Tudor’s “Preparation” of his piano by pouring spices inside, “Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture” edited by Jacqueline Edmondson 2013, and a 1972 James Klosty photograph of Tudor American pianist and composer b:1926

Eggs and toast with Phillip Bimstein

Inspired by the first movement “Eggs and Toast” in Bimstein’s 2007 “Cats in the kitchen” for oboe, flute and sampled cat and kitchen sounds, and “Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture” edited by Jacqueline Edmondson 2013 America composer b:1947

A soft-boiled egg with Frederic Rzewski

Inspired by Rzewski’s 1986 six pieces for piano solo that do not last longer than boiling a soft-boiled egg and “Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture” edited by Jacqueline Edmondson 2013 and a Michael Wilson photograph of Rzewski American composer and virtuoso pianist b:1938