Michael Hearst Writer, Composer

Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is a founding member of the band One Ring Zero, whose albums include Planets and As Smart As We Are, and his solo works include Songs for Ice Cream Trucks and the companion CD for this book, Songs for Unusual Creatures, which was praised by the New York Times for its “painterly inventiveness and lively humor”. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.