If you write songs you have an idea how they're going to sound.
I don't know if I'm striving for anything that I can put into words.
Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it?
Some things don't wind up sounding like you'd expect, which is just as well.
Improvised music involves a lot of intuition and I like developing intuition.
There's an awful lot of resources that can be drawn upon in an improvised music concert.
Not necessarily in one concert, but they're all there to be used if you want to use them.
As an improviser I'm now pretty comfortable with trios, so I'm thinking of working up to quartets.
I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it.
I think that one of the things that influences me most as a composer is to what extent I can deconstruct and reconstruct the material that I'm working with.