Eyvind Kang

Eyvind Kang

 

Composer and violist Eyvind Kang has been described as a "musical polymath" (The New York Times) whose music "exhibits a breath of enquiry that is rare, not just in music but in culture in general" (The Wire). He has released 15 acclaimed albums, including Visible Breath (2012, Ideologic Organ), The Narrow Garden (2012, Ipecac) and Grass (2012, Tzadik), as well as appeared on hundreds of recordings as an instrumentalist and arranger. A generous and long-term collaborator with a wide range of musicians including Laurie Anderson, Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Sunn O))), Sun City Girls, Jessika Kenney, and many others, Kang has also presented in depth readings of works by Christian Wolff, Giacinto Scelsi, Ornette Coleman, Satyajit Ray and Hanne Darboven.