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Read:NY Times features Foward Music Project

Very excited for the release of Amanda Gookin’s Forward Music Project 1.0, and grateful for the awesome love for the project in The New York Times! “This initial offering in Gookin’s planned series commences in high style, courtesy of the composer and multi-instrumentalist Nathalie Joachim’s track “Dwam Mwen Yo.” As with Joachim’s 2019 set, “Fanm d’Ayiti,” this opus […] Read more…

Read: New York Times Black Composers Feature

I am exceptionally proud to be included in this wonderful feature on Black composers written by formidable composer George E. Lewis for The New York Times.  Of my Grammy-nominated album, Fanm d’Ayiti, Lewis writes, “Black liveness, Black women and Black spirituality arrive at the center of the classical music table.”  I am humbled, and so […] Read more…

Read: Framebridge features Fanm d’Ayiti Artwork

In addition to the praise the music of my Grammy-nominated album, Fanm d’Ayiti, has received, I’ve gotten tons of comments about the beautiful album artwork created by Erin Robinson aka Brooklyn Dolly.  I recently wanted to purchase a custom framed large print of the artwork for my new home, and Framebridge was the obvious choice.  […] Read more…

Read: Nathalie on NewCity’s Top Chicago Artists List

Nathalie has snagged the #13 spot on NewCity’s biannual Music 45 list of artists keeping Chicago in tune.  The list “showcases the artists, performers and ensembles that have been Chicago’s most resonant and reliable voices leading up to the flashpoint—those who have defined the past few (and possibly last ever) years of the Chicago music […] Read more…

Watch: Flutronix’s Library of Congress World Premiere

Very honored to share the world premiere performance of Have and Hold written by my Flutronix partner Allison Loggins-Hull, and commissioned by The Library of Congress as part of the “Boccaccio Project.” Inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century work The Decameron, a written piece about escaping the deadly effects of the Black Plague, the Boccaccio Project is […] Read more…

Listen: NPR Morning Edition features Flutronix’s Library of Congress Commission

Nathalie is so proud to be giving the world premiere performance of “Have and Hold”, a new Library of Congress commissioned work written by her Flutronix partner, Allison Loggins-Hull as part of the Library’s “Boccaccio Project”. Nathalie and Allison talk about the work and more on NPR Morning Edition. > Listen to the full story Read more…

Read: New Music Box features Nathalie’s Response to Injustice

How can artists respond to injustice? Very proud to have been able to lend my voice along with six of my esteemed music colleagues in this beautiful piece over on NewMusicBox. “If you look through time, almost every major artistic movement that has happened in every field has coincided with some major change or event […] Read more…