Jon Hassell

15 Experimental Albums We Loved in 2018

Experimental music, by its nature, resists easily followed narratives. As a genre tag it’s fundamentally clumsy, gathering together artists on the basis of what they…
SPIN Staff / December 21, 2018

Jon Hassell Announces New Album Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One), Releases “Dreaming”

Composer and trumpet player Jon Hassell is a seminal figure for fans of avant-garde, ambient, New Age, and world music. He's collaborated with many experimental-minded…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 5, 2018

Jon Hassell Goes Below the Belt, Challenges Phillip Glass to Dance-Off

With a résumé that begins with the epochal recording of Terry Riley's minimalist zenith In C in 1968 and stretches into the 21st century, trumpeter…
Andy Beta / July 8, 2014