Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1952 – present)
Rhys Chatham (b. New York City) is an American avant-garde composer, guitarist, and trumpet player. He currently lives in France.
In the early 1970s Chatham was the first music director of The Kitchen in New York. His early compositions owed a significant debt to La Monte Young and other minimalists.
His concert productions included experimenters Maryanne Amacher, Robert Ashley, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros, Steve Reich, and early alternative-rockers such as Brian Eno, Robert Fripp and Fred Frith.
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|1||Play on youtube||Guitar Trio||
|2||Play on youtube||Drastic Classicism||
|4||Excerpts from XS||
|5||Play on youtube||Die Donnergötter||
|6||Waterloo, No. 2||
|7||Play on youtube||Massacre on MacDougal Street||
|8||Play on youtube||Is There Life After Guitar Trio?||
|10||No Trees Left: Every Blade of Grass Is Screaming||
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