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Tom Cora: It's A Brand New Day - Tom Cora Live At The Knitting Factory

Read "It's A Brand New Day - Tom Cora Live At The Knitting Factory" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


With cellist Tom Cora’s untimely passing in 1999, the - modern music - world lost a true pioneer! And along with such folks as John Zorn, Eugene Chadbourne, George Cartwright, Fred Frith and a few others, Cora helped define what would become the now infamous, “New York City Downtown Scene”. Simply put, the cellist/composer was an innovative technical stylist who arguably helped revolutionize the role of the cello within modern/free jazz and progressive rock circles. A member of the excellent ...


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