Robin Holcomb/Wayne Horvitz
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Somewhat experimental contemporary classical avant-garde piano instrumentals
Most recent release together, Solos (2004)
Robin Holcomb's site
Keith Jarrett's solo piano work
Own, occasional covers
Wayne Horvitz and Robin Holcomb are a couple who are well-known in new classical/experimental circles. Both of them play solo as well as with various, changing groups of other artists. Robin Holcomb also has an ongoing career doing experimental folk music. Both are masters of new classical music and of improvisation. (Neile)
Comments about live performance:
I have only heard Robin Holcomb do solo piano performances, but highly recommend hearing her live as her performances are incantory and transcendant experiences. (Neile)
Recommended first album:
Solos (2004) is their sole release as a together
2004—Songlines—SGL SA 5A1550-2
See Songlines' or Robin Holcomb's sites
Highly recommended for fans of solo piano work
Wayne Horvitz & Tony Reif
From the description of the project on Robin Holcomb's site:
The duo has recorded several songs for compilations including:
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