Percussionist and composer Kevin Norton offers performed with lots of the main improvisers and contemporary composers such as for example Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Tag Dresser and Fred Lonberg-Holm, furthermore to dealing with jazz and klezmer music artists such as for example Slam Stewart and Andy Statman. Norton gained his bachelors level from CUNY’s Hunter University, and his experts in the Manhattan College of Music. Since that time, he provides received honours and grants or loans from Meet up with the Composer as well as the NEA, amongst others, and provides performed at songs and jazz celebrations internationally. Norton in addition has composed for the assorted configurations he’s performed in, like the Construction ensemble, and his very own quintet, aswell for duo and trio line-ups, occasionally with unspecified instrumentation. He in addition has constructed for dance, and has including The Story, in 1992. His very own ensemble’s documenting, Knots, released in 1999 for the Music & Arts label, contains renowned clarinetist David Krakauer.