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Chris Corsano

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Chris Corsano
Background information
Born1975
Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Instrument(s)drums

Chris Corsano is an American improviser.[1][2][3]

Career

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Corsano has performed [1][3] with artists including Evan Parker,[4] Sunburned Hand of the Man,[5] Six Organs of Admittance,[6] Dredd Foole,[7] Bill Orcutt,[8] Kim Gordon,[8] Björk (on the studio recording and world tour for Volta),[9] Thurston Moore,[10] Jim O'Rourke,[11] Jandek,[12] Matt Valentine,[9] Nels Cline,[13] Vibracathedral Orchestra,[14] Cold Bleak Heat,[15] Michael Flower,[16] C. Spencer Yeh,[17] Mette Rasmussen,[18] John Edwards,[19] Sylvie Courvoisier,[20] Okkyung Lee,[21] and Nate Wooley.[22]

Corsano has performed with saxophonist Paul Flaherty for more than twenty years and on more than twenty records in a style they call "The Hated Music."[1][23] He has also recorded several albums each with Rangda (trio with Sir Richard Bishop and Ben Chasny),[24] Chikamorachi (duo with Darin Gray),[25] and Vampire Belt (duo with Bill Nace).[26]

Corsano received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award in 2017.[1]

Discography

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Solo

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Year Artist Album Label
2006 Chris Corsano The Young Cricketer[1] Hot Cars Warp
2006 Chris Corsano Blood Pressure[1] Hot Cars Warp
2009 Chris Corsano Another Dull Dawn[1] Ultra Eczema
2010 Chris Corsano Band High and Dry[27] Hot Cars Warp
2012 Chris Corsano Cut[1] Hot Cars Warp
2020 Chris Corsano QuaranTunes Series no. 003 Feeding Tube
2020 Chris Corsano Mezzaluna Catalytic

References

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Chris Corsano". Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  2. ^ Margasak, Peter (5 August 2016). "Versatile percussionist Chris Corsano plays a rare solo show Monday". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  3. ^ a b Barron, Michael (14 July 2014). "Chris Corsano by Michael Barron". BOMB. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  4. ^ Chinen, Nate (14 October 2009). "High-Energy Improvising With an Ever-Shifting Cast". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  5. ^ Murphy, Matthew (21 August 2005). "Sunburned Hand of the Man: Wedlock". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  6. ^ Mosurock, Doug (5 December 2016). "Songs We Love: Six Organs Of Admittance, 'Taken By Ascent'". NPR. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  7. ^ "Chris Corsano & Dredd Foole - Live @ Feeding Tube Records in Northampton, MA". Tiny Mix Tapes. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  8. ^ a b Bennett, David (18 December 2015). "For Bill Orcutt and Chris Corsano, It Was Noise at First Sight". Miami New Times. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  9. ^ a b Preira, Matt (28 November 2013). "Drummer Chris Corsano Explains What Makes a Jam Work and Björk". New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  10. ^ Morris, Dave (8 July 2003). "Wally Shoup / Paul Flaherty / Thurston Moore / Chris Corsano". Dusted. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  11. ^ Walls, Seth Colter (16 September 2015). "Merzbow / Jim O'Rourke / Akira Sakata / Chikamorachi: Flying Basket". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  12. ^ Pareles, Jon (8 September 2005). "An Elusive Rock Enigma Sings, but Doesn't Speak". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  13. ^ Shanley, Mike (25 April 2019). "Nels Cline, Wally Shoup, Chris Corsano: Immolation/Immersion". JazzTimes. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  14. ^ "Chris Corsano and Vibracathedral Orchestra - Live at Cafe Oto, August 23 2014". Internet Archive. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  15. ^ Wilmoth, Charlie (15 March 2005). "Dusted Reviews: Cold Bleak Heat - It's Magnificent, But It Isn't War". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  16. ^ Morgan, Frances (28 July 2010). "Field Day 2010: Flower Corsano Duo Interviewed". The Quietus. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  17. ^ "C. Spencer Yeh A Rock in the Snow/Slow Blind Avalanche (with The Flaherty-Corsano Duo)". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  18. ^ Hareuveni, Eyal; Acquaro, Paul (9 August 2015). "Mette Rasmussen Chris Corsano Duo - All The Ghosts At Once (Relative Pitch Records, 2015) ****½". Free Jazz Collective. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  19. ^ Eyles, John (2009-12-01). "John Edwards and Chris Corsano Tsktsking Review". BBC. Retrieved 2010-10-19.
  20. ^ Coombs, Philip (21 February 2017). "Chris Corsano, Sylvie Courvoisier and Nate Wooley - Salt Task (Relative Pitch, 2016) ****". Free Jazz Collective. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  21. ^ Ratliff, Ben (7 January 2016). "Review: The Cellist Okkyung Lee Tests Extended Technique's Boundaries". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  22. ^ Allen, Clifford. "Nate Wooley / Chris Corsano / C. Spencer Yeh The Seven Storey Mountain". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  23. ^ Shteamer, Hank (22 February 2017). "John Coltrane's 'Interstellar Space' at 50: Legacy of a Free-Jazz Masterpiece". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  24. ^ Murphy, Matthew (5 October 2012). "Rangda: Formerly Extinct". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  25. ^ Margasak, Peter (30 November 2017). "The agile duo of bassist Darin Gray and drummer Chris Corsano find a new sparring partner in Jeff Tweedy". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  26. ^ Meyer, Bill (December 2019). "Susan Alcorn / Chris Corsano / Bill Nace Live At Rotunda". DownBeat. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  27. ^ Masters, Marc (13 August 2010). "High and Dry". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
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