janet feder

Posted on August 10th, 2008 by Monsieur K..
Categories: featured artists.

Janet Feder | Photo: Michael McGrath | Please click on the image to enlarge. A native of Boulder, Colorado Janet Feder is the Chair of the Music Department at Naropa University. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musicology from the University of Massachusetts (1983). She also maintains a busy private teaching studio in Denver, where she lives with her husband David Quint – a freelance filmmaker and cinematographer – and their three children. Most widely known for pioneering composition for prepared guitar, Janet has been featured on many recordings; among them are solo projects Speak Puppet (ReR Recommended Records/UK 2001) and Ironic Universe – a CD & DVD featuring Fred Frith (AdHoc Records/USA 2006) as well as compilations for Zerx Records (Albuquerque, NM; 1999-07) and 156 Strings for Cuneiform Records (2002) featuring the work of the most innovative acoustic guitar players worldwide today. Janet has taught extensively in the United States and toured both solo and with her duo Cowhause (with Colin Bricker, live electronics) from both coasts of the US to London, Marseille, and Tel Aviv. Performances in prestigious modern music festivals in Europe include MIMI (Marseille, France 2004), The London Musician’s Collective (London, 2004), and Music Unlimited (Wels, Austria 2006). She has performed and collaborated with Fred Frith, Elliott Sharp, Nels Cline, Henry Kaiser, Mike Keneally, Amy Denio, Chris Cutler, Mike Johnson/Thinking Plague, Wu Fei, Thomas Dimuzzio – all legends of modern music. Janet is also an Advisory Board member of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association for whom she is an advocate and guest lecturer. In her free time she is an avid cyclist. Much more can be found on Janet Feder’s web site here…

vol7klein.jpg ALBUzerxQUE Vol. 7

Zerx #037

Tony Cesarano, Fred Sturm, Gamelan Encantada, Janet Feder, Ray Zepeda, Katie Harlow, Chris Shultis, Jeff Bryan (aka JB), Out of Context, much more …. Master’d by Quincy.

All tunes recorded in Albuquerque unless otherwise noted. All compositions by the artists unless otherwise noted. Sleeve art by Mark Weber. All Music herein found on no other disk.

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9 Euro incl. world-wide shipment Download listen to Janet Feder | Safety Takes A Minute Janet Feder appears on several other great ZERX releases which can be purchased here… 3 music videos from the band Cowhouse with Janet Feder

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