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Jessica Lurie

Jessica Lurie played alto and tenor in the Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet, which performed and recorded from the first ’90s until 1997 and released 3 albums, in the Knitting Manufacturer, ” NEW WORLD ” and Horn brands. Lurie also composes and provides received commissions and grants or loans for functions for multi-media, dance, and film through the NEA, the Saros Base, and from different Northwest arts groupings. The Seattle-based musician provides performed with bassist Arne Livingston and drummer Dale Fanning in the group Living Daylights as well as the music group released an record on Liquid Town in 1998 known as 500 Pound Kitty. Lurie spent some time working numerous inventive and eclectic-minded music artists, including Wayne Horvitz, Eugene Chadbourne, Sleater-Kinney, Frank Pahl, and Eyvind Kang. Lurie also helped organize and stage the Tonehole Celebration, an annual daring music celebration in Washington. The close from the ’90s discovered Lurie executing Bulgarian music and sometimes collaborating with previous Billy Tipton Memorial bandmate, Amy Denio.

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