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Sharp is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performer. A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New York City for over 30 years, Elliott Sharp has released over eighty-five recordings ranging from orchestral music to blues, jazz, noise, free improvisation, no wave, and electronic music. Having played in a number of bands; Hi Sheriffs Of Blue, Mofungo, Semantics; and Bootstrappers,…

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  • Interesting counterpart to John Zorn. Incredibly prodigous output. Love his string quartets. All his music emphasises rhyhtm, which is all but absent in Zorn's output. I wonder how remarkable musician like Sharp, in the days of internet piracy, break even. Grants? Touring? There's no way all these obscure records will make you dough! I remember reading an interview with him in The Wire years ago - his apartment and his bookshelves look swell.
  • thank you.
  • крайне!
  • oh my god
  • funny ! I am still not top listener with 600 plays!!! I am pretty shure no one is ever close to this quantity
  • One of his pieces ("Otolith" from "The Velocity of Hue") figures prominently in an audio feature on Narrative Medicine and psychiatry on the Elements website: http://wp.me/pLjcE-1aK (Huge thanks to Elliott for letting us use his music...)
  • Great picture.
  • talented mexican
  • funny ! I am not top listner with 300 plays!!! I am pretty shure no one is far to this quantity
  • Another awesome artist who's played at ISSUE.

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