RTV: Marilyn Crispell

Release Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010

This RTV episode features Marilyn Crispell, a pianist composer, who performs with Lotte Anker, a saxophonist and composer.

Performance date: 04/13/2007
Episode release date: 04/22/2010
Host: Phoebe Legere


Marilyn Crispell has been a composer and performer of contemporary improvised music since 1978. For ten years, she was a member of the Anthony Braxton Quartet and the Reggie Workman Ensemble, and she has performed and recorded extensively as a soloist and with players on the American and international jazz scene, also working with dancers, poets, film-makers and visual artists, and teaching workshops in improvisation. She has been the recipient of three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship grants, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust composition commission.