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John Lurie

The ultimate avant-garde gadabout, John Lurie has been dancing about the edges of art since the saxophonist/composer first emerged from New York’s No Wave scene in the late-1970s. His greatest acclaim came by way of his creation of the Lounge Lizards, a loose amalgam of virtuosic musicians and true minds (including Arto Lindsay and Marc Ribot) who, starting in 1978, constructed an eclectic stew of raw African roots played with a latter-day jazz sophistication. Lurie’s sparse, otherworldly compositions… Show more

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