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Connie Crothers

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 2, 1941    

CONNIE CROTHERS is known for her uncompromising spontaneous improvisation, originality, virtuosity and a wide range of expression.

She has just released “Session at 475 Kent,” a duo with bassist Michael Bisio, on the Mutable label.

Her CD--”Conversations”--a duet recording with clarinetist Bill Payne, released in 1988 on New Artists--was chosen by Art Lange and Bill Shoemaker for their best of the year lists.

She leads a quartet, with alto saxophonist Richard Tabnik, drummer Roger Mancuso and bassist Ken Filiano.In January 2007, her quartet released a CD, “Music is a Place,” New Artists, with Ratzo Harris on bass. It was chosen by Stuart Broomer and Bill Shoemaker for their lists of the top ten recordings of the year; it received an honorable mention for best CDs of the year in All About Jazz/New York. In December, 2009, Howard Mandel chose this record for his best of the year list, in a listening category. The band’s two CDs, “Ontology” and “Live, Outpost Performance Space,” with poet Mark Weber, New Artists, received critical acclaim. She has performed with her quartet at the The Stone, JVC Jazz Festival and in Birdland and Small’s in New York City, Fasching in Stockholm (with guitarist Andy Fite and bassist Ulf Ackerhielm), Outpost Performance Space in Albuquerque....
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    Concert In Paris

    New Artists Records
    2014
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    Band Of Fire

    Polydor
    2011
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    Spontaneous Suite For Two Pianos

    Polydor
    2011
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    Session At 475 Kent

    New Artists
    2009
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    Music Is A Place

    New Artists Records
    2008
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    Conversations

    New Artists Records
    2008
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    Live at the Outpost Performance Space


    2005
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