Fred Frith
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Smell My Halo

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In the '60s and '70s, much (if not most) contemporary improvisation was jazz-based. That began to change in the '80s, when a significant number of rock musicians began exploring the possibilities of free improvisation and new classical forms. Fred Frith was one of the most prominent figures in the new free improvisation community, and continued to do vital work well into the 21st century. Co-founder of the underground British band Henry Cow in 1968 (and the post-HC group Art Bea... Read more

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