Marfa Dialogues

THE WIND with Brian LeBarton

Brian LeBarton and Joel Nelson

2 January 2010


2 January 2010
Crowley Theater

Brian LeBarton is a keyboardist, composer and electronic musician from Los Angeles, California who works mostly in the alternative rock or electronic genre. He has been invited to Marfa to compose a live score to the 1928 silent film, The Wind.

The evening began with Alpine’s Joel Nelson, one of today’s most respected cowboy poets and reciters. His CD, The Breaker in the Pen, is the only Cowboy Poetry recording ever nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2009, Nelson was awarded a prestigious National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellowship.

This performance presented in collaboration with Marfa Public Radio.

    The Brian LeBarton performance in Marfa was made possible through the generous support of The Texas Commission on the Arts, The Crowley Theater and Ballroom Marfa’s Front Row Members. In-kind support for this performance generously provided by Katherine Shaughnessy.