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Elliott Sharp

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: March 1, 1951    

Elliott Sharp

Elliott Sharp is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performer.

A key figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New York City for over thirty years, Sharp has released over sixty-five recordings ranging from blues, jazz, and orchestral music to noise, no wave rock, and techno music. He pioneered ways of applying fractal geometry, chaos theory, and genetic metaphors to musical composition and interaction, as well as the use of computers in live improvisation with his Virtual Stance project of the 1980s. He is an inveterate performer, playing mainly guitar, saxophone and bass clarinet. Sharp has led many ensembles over the years, including the blues-oriented Terraplane and Orchestra Carbon....
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    Crossing The Waters

    Intakt Records
    2013
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    Quintet

    Clean Feed Records
    2013
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    Momentum Anomaly

    Emanem
    2013
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    Aggregat

    Clean Feed Records
    2012
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    Ostryepolya

    Emanem
    2011
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    Snowplow

    Emanem
    2011
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    The Age Of Carbon

    Emanem
    2011
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Quintet

Clean Feed Records (2013)

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