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Alison Blunt

Blunt creates and performs new work utilising or consisting of improvisation.

Born in Mombasa, Kenya, grew up in Nairobi and subsequently in the Lake District, UK. Finding her way from a classical violin training at Birmingham Conservatoire and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Blunt’s fascination with sound, motion and space has led her into national and international projects exploring the boundaries between art forms and genres and creating, performing and recording new music.

Blunt’s activities range from composing for film, visual arts, theatre and contemporary dance productions to touring solo musical storytelling performances, from performances with interdisciplinary ensembles to arranging and recording children’s albums, from gigging with rock bands to gigging with world folk music artists, from writing about new music to performing and recording new music. Alison resists being pigeonholed.


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”Alison Blunt’s playing is unique. Eerie, gut-ripping rattles and chokes from hell are interrupted by ringing notes of heavenly hope. I have never heard anything like it...” —Jeffery Taylor, Sunday Express
Primary Instrument

Violin

Location

London

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Acclaimed international workshop leader and teacher working with all ages and abilities. Further details supplied on demand.

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Albums

Busy Butterflies

Amirani Records
2020

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HESITANCY

Creative Sources Recordings
2014

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Lasting Ephemerals

Amirani Records
2014

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HANAM QUINTET...

Aut Records
2013

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AKROSTIK

Gateway Music
2013

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Barrel

Idyllic Noise
2013

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