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Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell
Born: Jan 1, 1952 in Oskaloosa, IA
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Died: Apr 4, 1992 in New York, NY
Genre: Classical, Other, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap
Biography: Arthur Russell was a formally trained cellist and composer with a background in Indian classical music, and a résumé highlighted by collaborations with Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass. His involvement in Manhattan's downtown performance scene of the '70s resulted in a long-running association with the ...Read full biography
World of Echo [Expanded]
Released: 1986
Label: Rough Trade
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An incredible assemblage of solo versions of this influential and unique downtown musician. Arthur Russell's World of Echo contains the songs and instrumentals written from 1980-1986: "Soon-To-Be Innocent ...Read full review
Tower of Meaning
Released: 1983
Label: Chatham Square
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Julius Eastman conducting an almost medievally pure music in which tone combinations of two or three notes tuned to modal/raga scales are played by various instrumental groups. There is a love of listening ...Read full review