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Wally Shoup

Wally Shoup
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Wally Shoup (born 1944 in North Carolina) is an American jazz alto saxophonist and painter. Based in Seattle, Washington since 1985, Shoup is a mainstay of that city's improvised music scene. Before arriving in Seattle, he began his musical career in Colorado, where his first recording came out in 1981. From the beginning, he incorporated non-musical sounds and noise into his style. Shoup has recorded with Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Nels Cline, and many others. He was a member of Dennis Rea's Stackpole.
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Wally Shoup / Bill Horist / Paul Kikuchi — Chemical Language Wally Shoup / Bill Horist / Paul Kikuchi — Chemical Language
(New Atlantis Records NA-CD-027, 2015, CD)
Dennis Rea / Wally Shoup / Tom Zgonc — Subduction Zone Dennis Rea / Wally Shoup / Tom Zgonc — Subduction Zone
((Not on label) no#, 2012, CD)
Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Greg Campbell — Suite: Bittersweet Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Greg Campbell — Suite: Bittersweet
(Strange Attractors SAAH053, 2007, LP)
Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Chris Corsano — Immolation / Immersion Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Chris Corsano — Immolation / Immersion
(Strange Attractors SAAH039, 2005, CD)
Stackpole — Stackpole Stackpole — Stackpole
(First World Music FWD 01.08, 2001, CD)
Thurston Moore / Wally Shoup / Toshi Makihara — Hurricane Floyd Thurston Moore / Wally Shoup / Toshi Makihara — Hurricane Floyd
(Sublingual SLR007, 1999, CD)

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