Friday, July 12, 2013

Music: Skeleton Crew : We are still free [in America]




Skeleton Crew:
Tom Cora
Fred Frith
Dave Newhouse
Zeena Parkins

Skeleton Crew was a United States experimental rock and jazz group from 1982 to 1986, comprising core members Fred Frith (guitar) and Tom Cora (cello), with Zeena Parkins (harp) joining later. Best known for their live improvisation performances where they played various instruments simultaneously, they also recorded two studio albums Learn to Talk (1984) and The Country of Blinds (1986)

from Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skeleton_Crew_%28band%29

Skeleton Crew in 1982. From left to right: Tom Cora, Dave Newhouse and Fred Frith.














 
Tom Cora – cello, electric bass, accordion, drums, voice
Zeena Parkins – Korg CX3, accordion, electric harp, drums, voice
Fred Frith – electric guitar and bass, drums, violin, voice