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The Many Voices of Joan La Barbara – 1990

Joan Le Barbara

Interview with Joan La Barbara

Date: November 8, 1990

Produced by: Kathy Kennedy

Show: Midnight Snacks

Vocalist and composer Joan La Barbara stops by the studio to chat and perform a live piece. Listening to how La Barbara describes her performance pieces explains what type of artist she truly is; she is able to compose music and vocals while incorporating costumes, movement, and lighting arrangements in order to tell creation myths from various cultures. WARNING: Her live performance will leave you making some strange noises.