Dan Tepfer plays the piano

Dan Tepfer

Natural Machines

"Combines superb technique with a complex set of impulses: he's a deeply rational improviser drawn to the unknown." — The New York Times

Pianist-composer Dan Tepfer has earned an international reputation for his individuality, technique and harmonic sensibility. In his recent video album, Natural Machines, he explores in real time the intersection between science and art, coding and improvisation, digital algorithms and the rhythms of the heart. 

Deeply committed to the ways music connects people in a time of crisis, Tepfer live-streamed close to two hundred online concerts from his home during the Covid pandemic for a devoted community of listeners. He also pioneered an ultra-low-latency audio technology enabling him to perform live through the internet with musicians in separate locations, culminating in the development of his own app, FarPlay.


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