ALVIN CURRAN

Jazz Related Improv/Composition / Third Stream / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
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Alvin Curran is an American composer, sound artist, writer, and educator. Over the course of his vast career, he has created sound installations, solo performance pieces, radio works, choreographic works, environmental concerts, and music for string quartets, chamber ensembles, and saxophone quartets. Many of his works combine acoustic instrumentation with electronics and taped/sampled sounds, including voices, fog horns, and sounds from nature such as wind, water, and animal noises. Curran co-founded the groundbreaking electro-acoustic improvisation ensemble Musica Elettronica Viva in 1966, and began releasing solo work during the '70s, beginning with the acclaimed Canti e Vedute del Giardino Magnetico in 1975. He continued releasing solo electro-acoustic works as well as collaborations with free jazz musicians such as Steve Lacy and Evan Parker throughout the decade. During the '80s, he began focusing on environmental concerts (later compiled on the release Maritime Rites) and radio concerts involving multiple ensembles performing simultaneously throughout read more...
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ALVIN CURRAN Canti E Vedute Del Giardino Magnetico (aka Songs And Views Of The Magnetic Garden) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Canti E Vedute Del Giardino Magnetico (aka Songs And Views Of The Magnetic Garden)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1975
ALVIN CURRAN Fiori Chiari, Fiori Oscuri album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fiori Chiari, Fiori Oscuri
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1978
ALVIN CURRAN The Works album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Works
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1980
ALVIN CURRAN Canti Illuminati album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Canti Illuminati
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1982
ALVIN CURRAN Natural History album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Natural History
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1983
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran - Ursula Oppens And Frederic Rzewski ‎: For Cornelius / Era Ora album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran - Ursula Oppens And Frederic Rzewski ‎: For Cornelius / Era Ora
Third Stream 1986
ALVIN CURRAN Schtyx album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Schtyx
Third Stream 1994
ALVIN CURRAN Crystal Psalms album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crystal Psalms
Third Stream 1994
ALVIN CURRAN Animal Behavior album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Animal Behavior
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1995
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran - Yvar Mikhashoff ‎: Yvar Mikhashoff Plays Alvin Curran - Piano Works album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran - Yvar Mikhashoff ‎: Yvar Mikhashoff Plays Alvin Curran - Piano Works
Third Stream 1995
ALVIN CURRAN Theme Park album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Theme Park
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1998
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran / Domenico Sciajno : Our Ur album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran / Domenico Sciajno : Our Ur
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2003
ALVIN CURRAN Maritime Rites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Maritime Rites
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2004
ALVIN CURRAN Lost Marbles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost Marbles
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2004
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran, Daan Vandewalle ‎: Inner Cities album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran, Daan Vandewalle ‎: Inner Cities
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2005
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran | Cenk Ergun : The Art Of The Fluke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran | Cenk Ergun : The Art Of The Fluke
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2007
ALVIN CURRAN Under The Fig Tree album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Under The Fig Tree
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2010
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran • Paolo Tofani • Mauro Tespio ‎: POPtraits 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran • Paolo Tofani • Mauro Tespio ‎: POPtraits 1
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2012
ALVIN CURRAN Shofar Rags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shofar Rags
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2013
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran, Eve Egoyan ‎: Inner Cities 8 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran, Eve Egoyan ‎: Inner Cities 8
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
ALVIN CURRAN From The Alvin Curran Fakebook - The Biella Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Alvin Curran Fakebook - The Biella Sessions
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017
ALVIN CURRAN Endangered Species album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Endangered Species
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018

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ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran, Andrea Centazzo, Evan Parker : Real Time (aka Real Time One) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran, Andrea Centazzo, Evan Parker : Real Time (aka Real Time One)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1978
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran / Rova Saxophone Quartet ‎: Electric Rags II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran / Rova Saxophone Quartet ‎: Electric Rags II
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1990
ALVIN CURRAN Toto Angelica album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Toto Angelica
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2005
ALVIN CURRAN Alvin Curran, Massimo Pupillo ‎: 12.10.16 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alvin Curran, Massimo Pupillo ‎: 12.10.16
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2017

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