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Carla Kihlstedt

Carla Kihlstedt
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Carla Kihlstedt (born 1971) is an American composer, violinist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and currently working from a home studio on Cape Cod. She is a founding member of Tin Hat Trio (1997, now renamed Tin Hat), Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, The Book of Knots, Causing a Tiger and Rabbit Rabbit. Other musical projects include 2 Foot Yard, Charming Hostess, and Minamo (Carla Kihlstedt & Satoko Fujii). She is a recognized classical composer who has performed with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), has worked occasionally on projects with Tom Waits and Fred Frith, and recorded numerous albums as a guest or session musician. Kihlstedt has studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
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http://carlakihlstedt.com
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Cheer-Accident — Fades Cheer-Accident — Fades
(Skin Graft GR127, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Surplus 1980 — Relapse in Response Surplus 1980 — Relapse in Response
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM12, 2011, CD)
Carla Kihlstedt / Matthias Bossi / Shahzad Ismaily — Causing a Tiger Carla Kihlstedt / Matthias Bossi / Shahzad Ismaily — Causing a Tiger
(Victo cd 118, 2010, CD)
Cheer-Accident — Fear Draws Misfortune Cheer-Accident — Fear Draws Misfortune
(Cuneiform Rune 276, 2009, CD)
Minamo — Kuroi Kawa - Black River Minamo — Kuroi Kawa - Black River
(Tzadik Z7720-2, 2009, 2CD)
Fred Frith — Nowhere. Sideshow. Thin Air. Fred Frith — Nowhere. Sideshow. Thin Air.
(ReR Megacorp FRA 07, 2009, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — In Glorious Times Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — In Glorious Times
(The End TE 082, 2007, CD)
Carla Kihlstedt / Satoko Fujii — Minamo Carla Kihlstedt / Satoko Fujii — Minamo
(Henceforth 105, 2007, CD)
Pak — Motel Pak — Motel
(RA Sounds Ra007, 2005, CD)
Rova:Orkestrova — An Alligator in Your Wallet Rova:Orkestrova — An Alligator in Your Wallet
(EWCD 0069, 2004, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Of Natural History Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Of Natural History
(Web of Mimicry WOM019, 2004, CD)
Charming Hostess — Punch Charming Hostess — Punch
(ReR Megacorp CH1, 2004, CD)
Charming Hostess — Sarajevo Blues Charming Hostess — Sarajevo Blues
(Tzadik TZ 7197, 2004, CD)
Lesli Dalaba — Timelines Lesli Dalaba — Timelines
(Tzadik TZ 7713, 2004, CD)
Carla Kihlstedt — 2 Foot Yard Carla Kihlstedt — 2 Foot Yard
(Tzadik TZ 7706, 2003, CD)
Lesli Dalaba / Fred Frith / Eric Glick Rieman / Carla Kihlstedt — Dalaba Frith Glick Rieman Kihlstedt Lesli Dalaba / Fred Frith / Eric Glick Rieman / Carla Kihlstedt — Dalaba Frith Glick Rieman Kihlstedt
(Accretions ALP-030 CD, 2003, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Live Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Live
(Sickroom SRR014, 2003, CD)
Už Jsme Doma — Rybí Tuk (Cod Liver Oil) Už Jsme Doma — Rybí Tuk (Cod Liver Oil)
(Poseidon PRE-002, 2003, CD)
David Shamrock — Thin Pillow David Shamrock — Thin Pillow
(Pillowtime no#, 2003, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Grand Opening and Closing Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Grand Opening and Closing
(Seeland 523, 2001, CD)
Jewlia Eisenberg — Trilectic Jewlia Eisenberg — Trilectic
(Tzadik TZ 7155, 2001, CD)
Mr. Bungle — California Mr. Bungle — California
(Warner Bros 9 47447-2, 1999, CD)
Charming Hostess — Eat Charming Hostess — Eat
(Vaccination Records VAC016, 1999, CD)

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