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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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Albums

Sharp? Monk? Sharp! Monk!
Sharp? Monk? Sharp!...
Clean Feed Records
2015
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Momentum Anomaly
Momentum Anomaly
New Atlantis Records
2014
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Momentum Anomaly
Emanem
2013
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Quintet
Quintet
Clean Feed Records
2013
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Crossing The Waters
Crossing The Waters
Intakt Records
2013
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Aggregat
Aggregat
Clean Feed Records
2012
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