Posted in music | tour dates on September 11, 2013

Fred Frith

Avant-garde guitar great Fred Frith just wrapped up a NYC residency at The Stone, and now he's set to return to the stage later this month for two nights at Roulette (9/19-20) (509 Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn), as part of the venue's 35th season. The shows will be performances of his 1980 "avant-garde dance record" Gravity, and will feature Fred on guitar/electric bass being joined by:

Marie Abe, accordion
Myles Boisen, sound
Jordan Glenn, drums
Kaethe Hostetter, violin
Kasey Knudsen, alto sax
Dominique Leone, keyboards
Ava Mendoza, guitar
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Aaron Novik, clarinet/bass clarinet
William Winant, percussion
Wobbly, sampling
Each night will be opened by one of his collaborators other projects. The first night is being opened by Aaron Novik's Thorny Brocky and the second by Dominique Leone Band. Tickets for night 1 and night 2 are on sale now.

Stream some tracks from Gravity below...


Fred Frith - Gravity Playlist



Comments (4)

So timeless and modern, evocative of nothing but itself. Listening now elicits no feeling of high school in 1981 when I bought it. Here, now, always.

Posted by noisejoke | September 11, 2013 10:29 AM

One´╗┐ of my favorite albums ever. This and Dave Holland's Conference of the Birds both musts on my desert island list.

Posted by Helena | October 4, 2013 12:41 PM

This is another great song on this album. When I had this album in my hands I heard it a thousand times. Thousand Thanks...!!!

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