Mary Halvorson

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Thumbscrew

Bending Bridges

Departure Of Reason

Electric Fruit

Saturn Sings
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Biography:
Genres: Experimental Music, Avant-garde Jazz, Jazz

Mary Halvorson is a guitarist from Boston, Massachusetts, currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She is a 2002 graduate of Wesleyan University. She has performed with many artists, including Anthony Braxton, Jessica Pavone, Taylor Ho Bynum and Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant. As of 2008, she leads a trio including John Hebert and Ches Smith. She is also associated with violist Jessica Pavone with whom she has recorded as a duo. According to the biography on her website, "In 2008, the success of her trio's debut, Dragon's Head (Firehouse 12 Records), led critics to call Ms. Halvorson 'probably the most original jazz guitarist to emerge this decade' (Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader) and 'the freshest,... Continue Bio >>

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