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Fred Frith

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: February 17, 1949    

Composer, improviser and multi-instrumentalist, has situated himself for more than thirty years in the area where rock music and new music meet.

Co-founder of the British underground band Henry Cow (1968-78), he moved to New York in the late seventies and came into contact with many of the musicians with whom he's since been associated, including, for example, John Zorn, Ikue Mori, Tom Cora, Zeena Parkins, and Bob Ostertag.

Fourteen years in New York gave rise to groups like Massacre (with Bill Laswell and Fred Maher), Skeleton Crew (with Tom and Zeena), and Keep the Dog, a sextet performing an extensive repertoire of Fred's compositions....
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    Live At Cafe Oto 2012


    2013
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    Clearing Customs

    Intakt Records
    2011
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    Ragged Atlas

    Intakt Records
    2010
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    Nowhere / Sideshow / Thin Air

    ReR Megacorp
    2009
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    Henry Cow: The 40th Anniversary Henry Cow Box Set

    ReR Megacorp
    2009
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    The Happy End Problem

    ReR Megacorp
    2008
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    The Technology Of Tears


    2008
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