Fred Frith

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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Albums

Backscatter Bright Blue
Backscatter Bright...
Intakt Records
2015
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Backscatter Bright Blue
Backscatter Bright...
Intakt Records
2014
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Live At Cafe Oto 2012

2013
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Clearing Customs
Clearing Customs
Intakt Records
2011
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Ragged Atlas
Ragged Atlas
Intakt Records
2010
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Henry Cow: The 40th Anniversary Henry Cow Box Set
Henry Cow: The 40th...
ReR Megacorp
2009
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