Jasmine Barnes and Yoko Greeney

Jasmine Barnes in the studio for the recording of “Taking Names”

Recording sessions for Composer in Residence Jasmine Barnes’ piece, Taking Names, took place in late August 2021. In the studio were soprano Karen Slack and pianist Yoko Greeney, along with Producer Suzanne Nance, Creative Consultant Mara Miller, Bodecker’s Creative Director Chris Funk, and Engineer Adam Lee. This powerful work features lyrics by Shana Oshiro. All photos by Christine Dong.