JAZZIZ Magazine: Patricia Barber Finds A New Way Forward Between Jazz and Classical Music

Attending a reception welcoming her into the centuries-old American Academy of Arts & Sciences — in the 2019 class that includes Michelle Obama, jurist Merrick Garland and author Jonathan Franzen — Patricia Barber had no idea what to expect. “But everyone was so warm and welcoming,” she recalls. “This astrophysicist told me he loved my song ‘Redshift’ and had been a fan for years. It felt like I had finally looked up from working after 37 years and realized that people had been noticing.” READ COMPLETE ARTICLE