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Curlew

Band, US
Jazz and Rock

Curlew is an experimental free jazz group founded by saxophone player George Cartwright in 1979. Members of the band have included cellist Tom Cora, guitarists Davey Williams and Fred Frith, and bassist Bill Laswell.

        
Members
PortraitBill Laswell
b *1955 US
PortraitBill Bacon
dr, perc US
PortraitNicky Skopelitis
g *1949 US
PortraitFred Frith
g *1949 US
PortraitSamm Bennett
perc, dr, sampler *1957 US
PortraitDavey Williams
g, eg *1952 US
PortraitTom Cora
vc 1953-1998 US
PortraitWayne Horvitz
key, p *1955 US
PortraitGeorge Cartwright
ts, as, sax *1950 US
PortraitPippin Barnett
dr, perc
Fred Chalenor
b
PortraitJim Spake
sax US
PortraitDenardo Coleman
dr, key *1956 US
Ann Rupel
b, voc
Bruce Golden
dr
PortraitDean Granros
g, eg
Chris Parker
p, ep, key
Popular Tracks   
Two Norwegian Reinlanders on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Shetland Reels: Da Cauld Nights of Winter / Square da Mizzen / Da Ness of Sound on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Shetland Reels: Ramna Stacks / Da Spirit of Whisky / Gold for da Boannie Lasses on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Shetland Reels: Tilley Plump / Auld Foula Reel / Oot and in Da Harbour on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Hornpipe & Reels: Father Tom / Véronique's Reel / Hamish's Reel on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Shetland Reels: Da Road to Houll / John Pottinger's Compliments to Ronnie Cooper / Simon's Wart on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Alvadansur on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Shetland Reels: Da Oyster / Yonder Hills / Fit Da Gutter on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Childgrove / Muñeira de Cabanas on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew
Janne's Reinlander / The Cambridge on Fiddle Music of Shetland & Beyond by Curlew

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Band Membership
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
A Beautiful Western Saddle / The HardwoodCurlew With Amy Denio Lyrics By Paul Haines2010Album
GussieCurlew2003Album
MercuryCurlew2003Album
Meet The Curlews!Curlew2002Album
Fabulous DropCurlew1998Album
ParadiseCurlew1996Album
A Beautiful Western SaddleCurlew With Amy Denio Lyrics By Paul Haines1993Album
The HardwoodCurlew1992Album
BeeCurlew1991Album
Live In BerlinCurlew1988Album
North AmericaCurlew1985Album
CurlewCurlew1984Album
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