Interview with David Powell, February 13, 2021

Project: Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Orchestral musician David Powell talks at length about his career as a professional musician across the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. He describes the various companies and ensembles he has been part of, including his gigs on Broadway. He also talks about leaving as a full time performer after 9/11/2001 and his serious consideration of returning because of the vacuum created by COVID-19 on the musical community in New York City.

Interview Accession

2021oh0093_gig0027

Interviewee Name

David Powell

Interviewer Name

Kopana Terry

Interview Date

2021-02-13

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Powell, David Interview by Kopana Terry. 13 Feb. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Powell, D. (2021, February 13). Interview by K. Terry. Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Powell, David, interview by Kopana Terry. February 13, 2021, Gig Economy Workers in the Era of COVID-19 Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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