William Winant

Born 1953
William Winant
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William Winant

William Winant Biography (Wikipedia)

William Winant (born 1953) is an American percussionist.

In addition to his work in contemporary classical music—notably performing Lou Harrison's compositions—Winant has worked in a variety of genres, including noise rock, free improvisation and jazz. Notable collaborators include Glenn Spearman, Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth, Mr. Bungle (with whom he toured in support of their albums Disco Volante and California), Secret Chiefs 3, Mondo Cane and Oingo Boingo. A member of the Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio, he has also frequently collaborated with John Zorn.

Winant received his undergraduate degree from York University, then attended the California Institute of the Arts for a couple of years, ultimately dropping out to go tour with Oingo Boingo. He currently is a faculty member at Mills College in Oakland, California. He also gives percussion lessons and teaches the percussion ensemble at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Lou Harrison
Harp Suite (1952-1977)
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Harp Suite (1952-1977)
Lou Harrison
Varied Trio 1. Gending
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Varied Trio 1. Gending
Lou Harrison
La Koro Sutro: Strofo 4
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La Koro Sutro: Strofo 4

La Koro Sutro: Strofo 4

Choir
Chorus and Chamber Chorus of the University of California at Berkele
Ensemble
American Gamelan
William Winant
Trackings 1
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Trackings 1
Lou Harrison
Solo to Antony Cirone
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Solo to Antony Cirone
William Winant
Rothko Chapel, 1st Movement
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Rothko Chapel, 1st Movement
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