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Sean Ono Lennon

Sean Ono Lennon was born on October 9, 1975, in New York City, to John Lennon and Yoko Ono. As the son of two iconic figures in music and activism, Sean grew up surrounded by creativity and social consciousness. His early years were marked by tragedy when his father, John Lennon, was tragically assassinated in 1980.

Despite the immense shadow cast by his parents' fame, Sean developed his own passion for music and art. He learned to play multiple instruments, including guitar, piano, and drums, and began writing and recording his own music at a young age.

In 1998, Sean released his debut album, "Into the Sun," which showcased his eclectic musical style and songwriting talent. He continued to release solo albums and collaborate with other artists over the years, exploring various genres ranging from folk and rock to electronic and experimental music.

In addition to his music career, Sean Ono Lennon has been involved in activism and social causes, often advocating for peace and environmental sustainability, echoing the values championed by his parents. He's also occasionally worked as an actor, appearing in films and TV shows.

Throughout his life, Sean has navigated the complexities of being the son of two cultural icons while carving out his own identity as an artist and activist. His unique perspective and creative talent have earned him respect in the music industry and beyond.

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Sean Ono Lennon, Simon Spiess, Debby Wang, Ben Lumsdaine & More

Read "Sean Ono Lennon, Simon Spiess, Debby Wang, Ben Lumsdaine & More" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

The gorgeous new album by Sean Ono Lennon, Asterisms (Tzadik), opens a set of electro-acoustic otherworldly beauty.Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Sean Ono Lennon “Acisalia" Asterisms (Tzadik) 0:16 Host talks 7:17 Simon Spiess Quiet Tree “Grieving Was Yesterday" Euphorbia (Intakt) 8:44 Host talks 12:50 Ben Lumsdaine “Here's Your Next Clue" Murmuration Without End (International Anthem) 14:50 Debby Wang “Fairness" Aftertaste (Self-produced) 20:42 YES! Trio feat. Ali Jackson, ...

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Sean Ono Lennon: Asterisms

Read "Sean Ono Lennon: Asterisms" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Among the eagerly-awaited new releases is Sean Ono Lennon's Asterisms (Tzadik Records, 2024). When I first saw the project at The Stone in early October 2022 I was immediately struck by the enormous potential of the band and their music. Asterisms hovers over many genres and defies them all as its own thing, in a post-Bitches Brew kind of way. Plus, the band is an all-star avant-minded assemblage featuring Yuka Honda (electronics), Michael Leonhart (trumpet), Joao Nogueira (Wurlitzer), ...

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