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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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Discography

Chansons Du Crepuscule

Chansons Du Crepuscule

Public Eyesore
2017

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Dialectrical

Dialectrical

Clean Feed Records
2017

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Err Guitar

Err Guitar

Intakt Records
2017

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Port Bou

Port Bou

Infrequent Seams
2017

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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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