Monday, March 29, 2010

Wayne Horvitz

The upcoming King Sunny Ade album has many great collaborators, and to relly appreciate that we want to introduce you to them all! So it is our pleasure to introduce musician/speaker/producer Wayne Horvitz. Mr. Horvitz worked with the keyboards on the recording as a producer.

Wayne Horvitz Short Biography

Wayne Horvitz is a composer, pianist, and electronic musician. He has performed extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. He has performed and collaborated withBill FrisellButch MorrisJohn ZornRobin HolcombFred FrithJulian PriesterPhilip WilsonMichael ShrieveBobby PreviteMarty EhrlichSkerikWilliam ParkerRon MilesSara SchoenbeckPeggy LeeSteven BernsteinBriggan Krauss, and Dylan van der Schyff among others. He has been commissioned by the NEAMeet The Composer,Kronos String QuartetSeattle Chamber PlayersMary Flagler Cary TrustPGAFFBAMand others. Collaborators include Paul TaylorLiz Lerman Dance ExchangeGus Van Sandt and Gordon Edelstein. He has produced CDs for Eddie PalmieriFontella Bass,Robin Holcomb and Bill Frisell among others. He is the 2001 recipient of the Seattle Artist Trust Fellowship, 2003 and 2006 recipient of the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture fellowship, 2002 recipient of the Rockefeller Map Grant for JOE HILL, 16 Actions for Chamber Orchestra, Voices and Improviser, and the 2008 NEA American Masterpieces grant forThese Hills of Glory for string quartet and improviser. Ensembles include The President,PigpenZony MashThe HMP TrioThe New York Composers OrchestraThe 4 Plus 1 EnsembleSweeter Than the Day and The Gravitas Quartet.

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