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Amy Denio

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, improviser, studio engineer.

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Amy Denio is a multi-instrumentalist composer, singer and music producer based in Seattle, Washington USA. She started her record label Spoot Music in 1986, and has recorded & released more than 35 collaborative or solo CDs. She has been commissioned to write music for dance, theater and film in the United States and Europe for the last 25 years. She has created music with artists from North America, Europe, Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, India, and Russia. She has been awarded many grants and fellowships, and received a NYC Bessie Award for her soundtrack ‘Sky Down’ for David Dorfman Dance.

Her artistic collaborations have been seen and heard at Carnegie Hall, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Seattle Opera House, Detroit Institute of Art, Venice Biennale, Roman Theater Trieste, and on top of 3 Metro Busses in Seattle. She’s a formative member of Tone Dogs, Tiptons Sax Quartet and Kultur Shock, and has collaborated with KMFDM, Il parto delle Nuvole Pesanti, Guy Klucevsek, Fred Frith, Tom Cora, rapper Chuck D. and 25 students at the Camphor Tree School in Taipei, Taiwan. She has performed at festivals, clubs, schools, prisons, social centers and ruins throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

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