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Chris Cutler & Fred Frith: 2 Gentlemen In Verona

Read "2 Gentlemen In Verona" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

On 2 Gentlemen In Verona guitarist Fred Frith and drummer Chris Cutler perpetuate an alliance that was established back in the pioneering days of “Henry Cow”, “The Art Bears” and other projects too numerous in scope to cite here. However, their intuitive improvisational speak once again comes to fruition on this altogether fascinating live exhibition recorded in Verona, Italy, April 16, 1999.

Here, the duo performs a series of “Acts” subdivided into incremental “Scenes”, akin to a theatrical production. However, ...


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