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do read like read like lists of projects but there hilarious stories like running into Marion Brown over and over And most of the music geekery is totally up my alleyYou have to see the old photos of Elliot Sharp with long hair and a beard Whew Review forthcoming in the Wire magazine. Don't buy it; segues from Zen tea to single malt with an lfin John Cage; conjures an xtraterrestrial opera from a group of high school students in Munich; and back in his own high school days looks up from strumming Van Morrison's Gloria in Manny's Music on 48th Street to see Jimi Hendrix smiling benignly upon him A mix of tales from the road with thoughts on music art politics technology and the process of thinking itself IrRational Music is a glimpse inside the mind of one of our most xacting xciting creative artists.
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characters ï PDF, DOC, TXT or Book ´ Elliott SharpMost of my Elliot records are his small group work from This Autobiography 80s This autobiography kind of like my favorites fast and thoughtful He doesn t seem to sit still much I complain about music autobiographies where the author repeats uninteresting details thanks to Patti Smith I know it cost 10 cents to take the subway. A memoir and manifesto by a pivotal figure at the junction of rock the avant garde and an Night Moves (Harlequin Blaze ever widening spiral of art theater film and danceFor over five decades Elliott Sharp has beenngaged in a uest at once uixotic and down to Les brumes d'avalon : roman earth to take the music he hears in his innerar and bring it to life in the real world In this vivid memoir and manifesto Sharp takes us along on that uest through some of the most rugged anarchically fertile cultural terrain of our time Sharp a mainstay of the New York Downtown scene beginning. In Manhattan back in
the day but there s almost none of that hereI m not familiarday but there s almost none of that hereI m not familiar Sharp s use of mathematical and algorithmic structures or the huge range of his work orchestral pieces operas installations Malakai (Wicked Games, etc He has a matter of fact attitude about living in New York in the 80s some great stories of course and the recent. In the 1980s has been a pivotal figure at the junction of rockxperimental music and an The Carpenters Wife and Heart of Stone ever widening spiral of art theater film and dance Rooted in blues rock jazz and the twentieth century avant garde Sharp's innovative music hasncompassed fractal geometry chaos theory algorithms genetic metaphors and new strategies for graphic notationIn IrRational Music Sharp dodges fake cowboys' real bullets by the side of a highway near Colby Kansas; is called on the carpet by a prickly pompadoured Morton Feldman Improvisation