William Winant 

William Winant is a percussionist and educator who, during his 40+ year career, has collaborated with composers such as John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Barbara Monk Feldman, Wendy Reid, Frank Zappa, Roscoe Mitchell, Anthony Braxton, Hi-Kyung Kim, James Tenney, Terry Riley, Cecil Taylor, George Lewis, Joan LaBarbara, Yo-Yo Ma, Lou Harrison, John Zorn, Bun-Ching Lam, Gordon Mumma, Alvin Lucier, and Wadada Leo Smith, several of whom have written pieces specifically for him. He has recorded and toured worldwide and teaches at Mills College and UC Santa Cruz.