September 20, 2020

Long considered a performer with an unlimited spectrum, with a penchant for contemporary music, he has for several years been a prolific and demanding composer, who owes as much to Anthony Braxton as to Iannis Xenakis and cites Alan Lomax in his records as well as Andrew Hill. A celebrated virtuoso pianist, he has been heard as much in Darmstadt as in the Banff Center and seen alongside violinist Hillary Hahn and Tyshawn Sorey without having a feeling of bifurcation. Cory Smythe Profiled

September 20, 2020 ~ Mike

Source: Citizen Jazz (rough translation from French):
If there is a musician who makes fun of styles, boxes and labels, it’s Cory Smythe.


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