Mar 5, 2021
On today's episode I talk to drummer and composer Bobby Previte.
Originally from Niagara Falls, New York, Bobby was one of the
seminal figures of the 1980s New York ‘Downtown’ scene that
included John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, and Elliott Sharp, and his
original compositions have been recorded and released on labels
like Sony, Elektra, Tzadik. He's also led a plethora of diverse
ensembles from behind his drums and has collaborated with many of
the leading lights in and beyond the world of music, including
master composer John Adams, iconic singer Tom Waits, pantheon
filmmaker Robert Altman, and most recently, rock legend Iggy Pop.
He's also the recipient of the 2015 Greenfield Prize for music and
was a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in 2012, and his latest albums
are a series of live recordings called Groundtruther, which you can
get on his Bandcamp site now!
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