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Name  Andy Biskin

Education  Yale University
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Albums  Trio Tragico, Early American: The Melodies of Stephen Foster, Act Necessary
Similar People  Kirk Knuffke, Doug Wieselman, The Microscopic Septet, John Hollenbeck, Jimmy Giuffre

Andy biskin trio with ron miles and kent maclagan


Andy Biskin (né Andrew Barry Biskin; born 1955 in San Antonio, Texas), is an American jazz clarinetist, bass clarinetist, composer, and filmmaker based primarily in New York City.

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Career highlights

Biskin is a graduate of Yale University and once served as an assistant for Alan Lomax. Biskin's music has often been played on NPR between segments on All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. In 2000, Biskin's album, Dogmental, was named album of the week in The New York Times by Ben Ratliff.

In 2004, he animated and set to music a series of Rube Goldberg machines, including a "self-operating napkin", for his film Goldberg's Variations.

Selected cinematography and videography

  • Lily Dale: Messages from the Spirit Side of Life (documentary), Cinema Guild (1991); OCLC 27818405
  • Produced and directed by Biskin

    References

    Andy Biskin Wikipedia


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