Inside Mark Stewart’s Island of Misfit Toys: Q2 Spaces

In his own words, Mark Stewart makes a living playing a little bit of popular music, quite a bit of semi-popular music and an enormous amount of unpopular music — the last being all the music you probably haven’t heard. A musician, instrument maker, guitarist for the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the music director for Paul Simon’s band, we visited Stewart at his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn. More:

Video: Kim Nowacki & Hannis Brown | © Q2 Music

Music: Performed by Bang on a Can All-Stars
Breakfast at J&M (by David Longstreth | David Longstreth Music/SESAC).
Sunray (by David Lang | Red Poppy/ASCAP)
Hout (by Louis Andriessen | Boosey & Hawkes/ASCAP)

Music: Performed by Mark Stewart live at Look & Listen Festival 2012
Sounds for the Common Object
To Whom It May Concern

Paul Simon band photo: fulya atalay |
Bang on a Can All-Stars photo: © 2013 Stephanie Berger |
Special Thanks: Cantaloupe Music |

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