For more than a quarter century now, Jim O’Rourke has been sculpting shadows. For some, the American musician is best known for the lush, psychedelic Americana of albums like Bad Timing, or his production
Steve Reich, one of the avatars of musical Minimalism, has written barely at all for the traditional symphony. He gained fame with his compositions for the ensemble he founded, Steve Reich and Musicians.
DETROIT — Wendell Harrison sat at his dining room table on Chandler Street in the North End neighborhood on a recent Sunday afternoon, leafing through the pages of old Tribe magazines and dusting off of