Fred Frith
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1949-02-17
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Fred Frith

Fred Frith Biography (Wikipedia)

Jeremy Webster "Fred" Frith (born 17 February 1949) is an English multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improvisor.

Probably best known for his guitar work, Frith first came to attention as one of the founding members of the English avant-rock group Henry Cow. He was also a member of the groups Art Bears, Massacre, and Skeleton Crew. He has collaborated with a number of prominent musicians, including Robert Wyatt, Derek Bailey, the Residents, Lol Coxhill, John Zorn, Brian Eno, Mike Patton, Lars Hollmer, Bill Laswell, Iva Bittová, Jad Fair, Kramer, the ARTE Quartett, and Bob Ostertag. He has also composed several long works, including Traffic Continues (1996, performed 1998 by Frith and Ensemble Modern) and Freedom in Fragments (1993, performed 1999 by Rova Saxophone Quartet). Frith produces most of his own music, and has also produced many albums by other musicians, including Curlew, the Muffins, Etron Fou Leloublan, and Orthotonics.

Frith is the subject of Nicolas Humbert and Werner Penzel's award-winning 1990 documentary Step Across the Border. He also appears in the Canadian documentary Act of God, which is about the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning. Frith has contributed to a number of music publications, including New Musical Express and Trouser Press, and has conducted improvising workshops across the world. Frith's career spans over four decades and he appears on over 400 albums. He still performs actively throughout the world.

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Fred Frith Tracks

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Postcard From The Back
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Postcard From The Back
Fred Frith
D
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Violet Wires
Fred Frith
From the Backstretch
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From the Backstretch
John Zorn
The Chain
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The Chain
Fred Frith
Improvisation
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Improvisation
Fred Frith
Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda
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Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

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Dimitrios Polisoidis
Evelyn Glennie
Glennie: A Little Prayer
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Glennie: A Little Prayer
Fred Frith
Lots Out Of Large
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Lots Out Of Large
Chris Brown
Sings the Foundation
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Sings the Foundation
John Zorn
The Combiner
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The Combiner
Fred Frith
That Unforgettable Line
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That Unforgettable Line
Fred Frith
Only Light And Shadow
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Only Light And Shadow
Fred Frith
Spring Any Day Now
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Spring Any Day Now
Fred Frith
Slings and Arrows
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Slings and Arrows
Fred Frith
Jumped In
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Jumped In
Fred Frith
Shimmer, Shimmer
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Shimmer, Shimmer
Fred Frith
A deeper understanding of conflict
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A deeper understanding of conflict
Fred Frith
Delirium Perhaps
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Delirium Perhaps
Fred Frith
Moments Full of Many Lives
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Moments Full of Many Lives
Fred Frith
Run Don't Hide
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Run Don't Hide
Fred Frith
Dependence Over The Abyss
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Dependence Over The Abyss
Fred Frith
A Single Street Stretched Tight by the Waters
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A Single Street Stretched Tight by the Waters
Fred Frith
No Birds
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No Birds
Fred Frith
Hands of the Juggler
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Hands of the Juggler
Jutta Glaser, Fred Frith & Claus Boesser-Ferrari
Lost and Found
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Lost and Found

Lost and Found

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Jutta Glaser, Fred Frith & Claus Boesser-Ferrari
Fred Frith
Birds
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Birds
Fred Frith
Chitarra Ocarinistica Bad Reise
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Chitarra Ocarinistica Bad Reise
Fred Frith
Narrow Road
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Narrow Road
Fred Frith
Please Give It Back
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Please Give It Back
Fred Frith
Some Clouds Don't have a Silver Lining
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Some Clouds Don't have a Silver Lining
Fred Frith
The Boy Beats The Rams
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The Boy Beats The Rams
Fred Frith
Untitled
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Untitled
Fred Frith
A Career In Real Estate
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A Career In Real Estate
Fred Frith
Come Across
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Come Across
Fred Frith
Don't Cry For Me
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Don't Cry For Me
Fred Frith
One-Eyed Theater (Intro)
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One-Eyed Theater (Intro)
Fred Frith
Clearing Customs (excerpt)
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Clearing Customs (excerpt)
Fred Frith
My Need Is Greater Than Yours
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My Need Is Greater Than Yours
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Hear and Now
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City Halls
2014-02-22T12:30:42
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22
Feb
2014
Hear and Now

Hear and Now

20:00
City Halls

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