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Elliott Sharp

Elliott Sharp
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Elliott Sharp (born Cleveland, Ohio, March 1, 1951) is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performer. A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New York City since the late 1970s, Sharp has released over eighty-five recordings ranging from blues, jazz, and orchestral music to noise, no wave rock, and techno music. He pioneered the use of personal computers in live performance with his Virtual Stance project of the 1980s. He has used algorithms and Fibonacci sequences in experimental composition since the 1970s.
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http://elliottsharp.com
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Releases on file (14)
Elliott Sharp — Err Guitar Elliott Sharp — Err Guitar
(Intakt CD 281, 2017, CD)
Various Artists — Frets of Yore Various Artists — Frets of Yore
(Spectropol SpecT 41 , 2017, CD / DL)
Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp — Open the Door Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp — Open the Door
(Public Eyesore PE121, 2012, CD)
Michiyo Yagi / Elliott Sharp — Reflexions Michiyo Yagi / Elliott Sharp — Reflexions
(Idiolect ID-04, 2010, CD)
Petrina — In Doma Petrina — In Doma
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
Boris Savoldelli / Elliott Sharp — Protoplasmic Boris Savoldelli / Elliott Sharp — Protoplasmic
(Moonjune MJR025, 2009, CD)
Natsuki Tamura / Elliott Sharp / Takayuki Kato / Satoko Fujii — In the Tank Natsuki Tamura / Elliott Sharp / Takayuki Kato / Satoko Fujii — In the Tank
(Libra 104-011, 2005, CD)
David Torn / Vernon Reid / Elliott Sharp — GTR OBLQ David Torn / Vernon Reid / Elliott Sharp — GTR OBLQ
(Knitting Factory KFR-233, 1998, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith — Yo Miles! Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith — Yo Miles!
(Shanachie 5046, 1998, 2CD)
Elliott Sharp — Spring & Neap Elliott Sharp — Spring & Neap
(Zoar 16, 1997, CD)
Elliott Sharp / Carbon — Amusia Elliott Sharp / Carbon — Amusia
(Atavistic ALP29CD, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones Various Artists — The Sombient Trilogy: A Storm of Drones
(Asphodel ASP 0966, 1995, 3CD)
Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged
(Cramps Records 0138652CRA, 1993/2002, CD)
Wayne Horvitz — The President Wayne Horvitz — The President
(Dossier ST 7528, 1987, CD)

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