Alison Blunt

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Since a classical violin training at Birmingham Conservatoire and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Blunt’s interests have led her to explore the relationships between art forms and genres and to create and perform new work either consisting of or utilising improvisation.

She has performed in the UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Holland, France, Spain, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand with various experimental projects including Barcode Quartet, BARREL, Burning Wood, Hanam Quintet, Pierette Ensemble, Ensemble Progresivo, Emja, Krillit, Blunt/Taylor/Leahy trio, Lode, Experiments in Spontaneous Performance, Improvisers Orchestra, London Improvisers Orchestra and various other artists.

Other recent recording releases include ‘Quartet Improvisations’ with Tony Marsh, Hannah Marshall and Neil Metcalfe (psi records, 2011), ‘Gratuitous Abuse’ with Barrel (Emanem, 2011) and ‘You’re It’ with Barcode Quartet (Slam Productions, 2012) and ‘Lio leo lion’ with London Improvisers Orchestra (psi records, 2010).

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