CONNIE CROTHERS is known for her uncompromising spontaneous
improvisation, originality, virtuosity and a wide range of expression.
She has just released “Session at 475 Kent,” a duo with bassist Michael
Bisio, on the Mutable label.
Her CD—”Conversations”—a duet recording with clarinetist Bill Payne,
released in 1988 on New Artists—was chosen by Art Lange and Bill
Shoemaker for their best of the year lists.
She leads a quartet, with alto saxophonist Richard Tabnik, drummer
Roger Mancuso and bassist Ken Filiano.In January 2007, her quartet
released a CD, “Music is a Place,” New Artists, with Ratzo Harris on bass.
It was chosen by Stuart Broomer and Bill Shoemaker for their lists of the
top ten recordings of the year; it received an honorable mention for best
CDs of the year in All About Jazz/New York