Jeff Kaliss

Jeff Kaliss is a longtime published journalist, author, annotator, and poet focused on music and entertainment. Jeff’s interviews, reviews, and features have spanned the genres of classical, jazz, rock, and world music, and have appeared in regional, national, international, and web-based periodicals. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University and a Certificate in Creative Writing from the City College of San Francisco, where he created and hosted the Poetry for the People podcast.

Alta Asks Live: Ander Monson

Author Ander Monson joins Alta Asks Live and Heather Scott Partington to discuss his new book, The Gnome Stories. 

Composer John Adams outside the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.

Provocateur of the Opera

Who composes opera these days? John Adams, famed for “Doctor Atomic,” “Nixon in China” and “The Death of Klinghoffer” does. A profile of the avant garde composer.


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