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     Marilyn Crispell
 
 

Born: Mar 30, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Avant-Garde Jazz, Free Improvisation
Instruments: Piano

One of the finest modern jazz pianists, Marilyn Crispell first emerged as an exciting, adventurous soloist and composer on the free scene in the early '80s. She was a member of the Anthony Braxton Quartet during the '80s and '90s, and also led a number of her own dates (mostly for Leo and Music & Arts) during this period. Although not as widely acclaimed as she deserves, Crispell has nevertheless gained an increasing amount of respect and fewer write-offs as simply a pianist in the Cecil Taylor vein.

Crispell is a rarity in that she's not interested in hard bop, jazz/hip-hop, or fusion. Her style, with its slashing phrases, percussive mode, clusters, and speed, pays homage to Cecil Taylor (whom she reveres), but isn't merely an imitation. She's not as dance-oriented, and her use of space, African rhythms, and chording also recall Thelonious Monk and Paul Bley, two others she cites as influences, along with Leo Smith.

Crispell started piano lessons at seven at the Peabody Music School in Baltimore. She later studied piano and composition at the New England Conservatory in Boston. Crispell abandoned music for marriage and medical work in 1969. But she returned to the music world six years later, moving to Cape Cod after a divorce and being introduced to the sound of transitional John Coltrane (A Love Supreme) by pianist George Kahn. Crispell attended Karl Berger's Creative Music Studio and studied jazz harmony with Charlie Banacos in Boston. She met Anthony Braxton at the studio, and toured Europe with his Creative Music Orchestra in 1978, recording on his Composition 98 album in 1981. Crispell began playing solo and leading groups in the '80s, teaming with Billy Bang and John Betsch in one band. She made several albums on the Music & Arts and Leo labels, among others, working with Reggie Workman, Doug James, Andrew Cyrille, Anthony Davis, Tim Berne, Marcio Mattos, Eddie Prevost, and several others.

Crispell continued recording throughout the '90s, yielding a number of incredible albums and interesting lineups that included her Braxton Quartet bandmates Mark Dresser and Gerry Hemingway, as well as sessions with Paul Motian, Irene Schweizer, Workman, Georg Graewe, Braxton, Gary Peacock, Fred Anderson, and many others, not to mention a few solo recordings, including Live at Mills College 1995. Marilyn Crispell has performed at a large number of jazz and avant-garde festivals, occasionally as a solo artist, as with her set at FIMAV 2000 (aka Victoriaville 2000), which preceded a solo set by Cecil Taylor.

- Ron Wynn (All Music Guide)


Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=5983 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.marilyncrispell.com Personal website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilyn_Crispell About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilyn_Crispell About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Affinities' - 2011, Intakt
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Amaryllis' - 2001, ECM
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Collaborations' - 2009, Leo Records
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Duo' - 1992, Knitting Factory
 Marilyn Crispell - 'For Coltrane' - 1987, Leo Records
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Labyrinths' - 1987, Les Disques Victo
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Live At Mills College' - 1995, Music & Arts
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Nothing Ever Was, Anyway: The Music Of Annette Peacock' - 1997, ECM
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Piano Duets' - 1991, Leo Records
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Selected Works 1983-1986: Solo Duo Quartet' - 2001, Golden Years Of New Jazz
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Sibanye (We Are One)' - 2008, Intakt
 Marilyn Crispell - 'Vignettes' - 2008, ECM
  как соисполнитель ...
 Anthony Braxton - 'Creative Orchestra (Koln) 1978' - 2000, Hat Hut Records
 Anthony Braxton - 'Quartet (London) 1985' - 1985, Leo
 Anthony Braxton - 'Six Compositoins (Quartet) 1984' - 1985, Black Saint
 John Cage - 'Works For Piano, Toy Piano & Prepared Piano. Vol. III' - 1991, Wergo
 Ivo Perelman - 'Sound Hierarchy' - 1998, Music & Arts
 


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