George Cartwright

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        Composer/saxophonist/improviser George Cartwright is best known for his work with the group Curlew. Cartwright was born and raised in Mississippi. In the 1970s he studied at Karl Berger's Creative Music Studio in upstate New York, with such artists as Leo Smith, Anthony Braxton, and Oliver Lake. He moved to Manhattan and became involved in the "punk jazz" movement in the late '70s with Bill Laswell, Fred Frith, and the members of Curlew. He improvised with artists like John Zorn... Read more

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